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CLAT Colleges: The Common Law Admission Test, commonly known as CLAT, is the entrance exam for admission to undergraduate law programs, like BA-LLB, BBA-LLB, B.Com-LLB, and B.Sc-LLB as well as postgraduate law programs, like LLM, in a number of law colleges across the country. These institutes which offer admissions to law aspirants on the basis of CLAT scores are known as CLAT Colleges.
According to the complete list of CLAT Colleges, there are as many as 21 National Law Universities (commonly called as NLUs) which accept CLAT score. The score of CLAT is accepted by more than 60 private colleges. A candidate’s CLAT score will determine their admission to the Undergraduates and Postgraduates program in one of these CLAT colleges. CLAT is conducted every year in offline mode. Read this article to find out which are the CLAT score accepting colleges in India.
Latest Update: CLAT 2023 will be held on December 18, 2023.
CLAT Score is accepted by various private as well as government institutes. These are 21 NLUs or National Law Universities present across the country where a candidate can get admission to through CLAT. The table also provides an insight on the number of seats available for UG students for the five-year integrated course in the NLUs.
|National Law Universities||Commonly Known as||UG Seat Intake|
|National Law School of India University, Bangalore||NLSIU Bengaluru||180|
|NALSAR University of Law, Hyderabad||NALSAR Hyderabad||132|
|National Law Institute University, Bhopal||NLIU Bhopal||120|
|West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences, Kolkata||WBNUJS Kolkata||132|
|National Law University, Jodhpur||NLU Jodhpur||104|
|Hidayatullah National Law University, Raipur||HNLU Raipur||170|
|Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar||GNLU Gandhinagar||174|
|Dr. Ram Manohar Lohiya National Law University, Lucknow||RMLNLU Lucknow||169|
|Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, Punjab||RGNUL Punjab||180|
|Chanakya National Law University, Patna||CNLU Patna||138|
|National University of Advanced Legal Studies, Kochi||NUALS Kochi||60|
|National Law University, Cuttack, Odisha||NLUO Odisha||180|
|National University of Study and Research in Law, Ranchi||NUSRL Ranchi||120|
|National Law University and Judicial Academy, Guwahati, Assam||NLUJA Assam||60|
|Damodaram Sanjivayya National Law University, Visakhapatnam||DSNLU Visakhapatnam||120|
|Tamil Nadu National Law University, Tiruchirappalli||TNNLU Tiruchirappalli||120|
|Maharashtra National Law University, Mumbai||MNLU Mumbai||150|
|Maharashtra National Law University, Nagpur||MNLU Nagpur||120|
|Maharashtra National Law University, Aurangabad||MNLU Aurangabad||60|
|Himachal Pradesh National Law University, Shimla||HPNLU Shimla||120|
|Dr. B.R. Ambedkar National Law University, Rai, Sonepat|| DBRANLU|
Here is the list of state-wise universities. Andhra Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh have 2 NLUs while Maharashtra has 3 NLUs.
|Andhra Pradesh||NALSAR Hyderabad|
|Himachal Pradesh||HPNLU Shimla|
|Madhya Pradesh||NLIU Bhopal|
|Tamil Nadu||TNNLU Tiruchirappalli|
|Uttar Pradesh||RMLNLU Lucknow|
|West Bengal||WBNUJS Kolkata|
For 1-year PG-LLM courses, the number of seats in each of the NLUs is tabulated below:
|National Law Universities||CLAT SEATS|
|WBNUJS Kolkata|| |
|NLU Jodhpur|| |
|HNLU Raipur|| |
|GNLU Gandhinagar|| |
More than 60 colleges participated in accepting the CLAT 2022 score for the admission process. The colleges are listed below:
|Name of Law College|
|Alliance School of Law, Bangalore|
|Amity University, Noida|
|APEX University, Jaipur|
|ARKA Jain University, Jharkhand|
|Aryans College of Law, Chandigarh|
|Asian Law College, Noida|
|BM Law College, Jodhpur|
|Delhi Institute of Rural Development|
|Fairfield School of Law, New Delhi|
|Galgotias University, Greater Noida|
|GLA University, Mathura|
|Gujarat Maritime University, Gandhi Nagar|
|Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, New Delhi|
|Harlal School of Law, Greater Noida|
|IFIM Law College, Bengaluru|
|IMS Unison University, Dehradun|
|Indian Institute of Management, Rohtak|
|Indore Institute of Law, Indore|
|Institute of Law, Nirma University, Ahmadabad|
|IPS Academy College of Law, Indore|
|ITM University, Raipur|
|Jaipur National University|
|JIMS Engineering Management Technical Campus School of Law, Greater Noida|
|Kalinga University, Raipur|
|Karnavati University, Gandhinagar|
|KL Deemed To Be University, Guntur|
|Lloyd Law College, Greater Noida|
|Maharshi Law School|
|Mahatma Jyoti Rao Phoole University, Jaipur|
|Manipal University, Jaipur|
|Mangalayatan University, Jabalpur|
|Marwadi University, Rajkot|
|MIT World Peace University, Pune|
|MODY Institute of Science and Technology, New Delhi|
|Nancy College of Law, Patiala|
|National Forensic Sciences University, New Delhi|
|NIMT Institute of Method & Law (NIMT Vidhi Evam Kanun Sansthan), Delhi NCR|
|Oriental University, Indore|
|Presidency University, Bangalore|
|Punjab College of Law, Amritsar|
|Raffles University, Neemrana|
|Rashtriya Raksha Academy,|
|Renaissance Law College, Indore|
|RNB Global University, Bikaner|
|Sai University, Chennai|
|Sanskriti University, Mathura|
|Shri Ram Murti Smarak College of Law, Bareilly|
|Shyam University, Rajasthan|
|Shri Vaishnav Institute of Law, Indore|
|SVKM’S Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies (NMIMS)|
|Siddhartha Law College, Dehradun|
|SRM University, Haryana|
|Techno India University, West Bengal|
|The ICFAI University, Dehradun|
|Universal Law College, Chandigarh|
|Usha Martin University, Jharkhand|
There following PSUs accept CLAT scores for recruiting law students at legal advisors.
Here are some of the frequently asked questions on CLAT colleges:
Q.1: How many NLUs participated in CLAT 2022?
Ans: 21 NLUs participated in CLAT 2022.
Q.2: When will the CLAT 2023 be conducted?
Ans: CLAT 2023 is scheduled for December 18, 2022.
Q.3: Are there any other options available to get admission in NLUs without CLAT?
Ans: NLU Delhi conducts separate entrance examinations. Candidates can attempt it to get admission to NLU Delhi. Other NLS offers admission through CLAT scores only.
Q.4: How many seats does NLSIU Bangalore offer for UG admission?
Ans: NLSIU Bengaluru offers 180 seats for UG students.
Q.5: Can I get admission to law colleges without CLAT?
Ans: Several universities conduct their own entrance examinations, for example, SLAT.
We hope this article has provided you with all the necessary information regarding CLAT colleges. If you have any queries, you can visit our website and write to us with your queries. We will assist you in the best way possible.
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