CLAT Cut Off

Every year National Law Universities (NLUs) conduct CLAT on a rotational basis. As per convention, CLAT 2019, the exam is being organized by the Consortium of National Law Universities and it is being conducted by NLU, Odisha, CLAT 2018 was conducted by NUALS, Kochi, CLAT 2017 was conducted by Chanakya National Law University (CNLU), Patna. Similarly, CLAT 2016 was conducted by Rajiv Gandhi National Law University. However, this year, CLAT Exam will be managed by the Consortium of National Law Universities. And, on the basis of CLAT scores, candidates will get admission in National Law Universities and private colleges. It is also important to mention here that CLAT this year will not be online and will be conducted in an offline manner. In the present article, students can take a look at the previous year CLAT cut-offs and keep their preparation level accordingly.
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CLAT 2019 Cut Off
CLAT 2019, the exam is being organized by the Consortium of National Law Universities and it is being conducted by NLU, Odisha, The first allotment list will be released on June , 2019.
The table contains the expected cut-off marks for CLAT 2019:
Score and rank-wise CLAT 2019 cutoff
National Law Universities (NLUs)
General
Scheduled Caste
Scheduled Tribe
Opening Rank Closing Rank Opening Rank Closing Rank Opening Rank Closing Rank
NLSIU Bangalore 1 54 363 1892 69 1857
NALSAR Hyderabad 50 120 144 3010 1777 4275
NLIU Bhopal 148 380 3097 4628 5840 6780
WBNUJS Kolkata 82 203 1862 3994 2853 5531
NLU Jodhpur 76 294 2268 4930 4533 6849
HNLU Raipur 329 549 4940 6877 7712 10719
GNLU Gandhinagar 124 417 4984 6791 5569 9640
RMLNLU Lucknow 342 617 4259 10948 12311 24763
RGNLU Patiala 442 805 5207 9330 10435 13334
CNLU Patna 623 949 7313 16834 20349 20349
NUALS Kochi 474 880 4891 14281 19528 19528
NLU Odisha Cuttack 465 879 6276 9550 9832 17610
NUSRL Ranchi 688 966 7707 9991 7207 15028
TNNLS Tiruchirappalli 436 1186 5681 10397 13383 16827
DSNLU Vishakhapatnam 830 1080 20733 22340 20413 33221
MNLU Mumbai 383 462 5734 13378 18152 35981
MNLU Nagpur 589 1073 11256 18940 33321 46781
MNLU Aurangabad 710 1167 14219 20104 41201 46928
NLUJAA Guwahati 968 1104 12648 28565 21542 41841
HPNLU Shimla 622 1225 6896 10738 13464 16879
DNLU Jabalpur 991 1263 8550 10822 11121 18000
CLAT 2018 Cut Off
CLAT 2018 was conducted on May 13 by NUALS, Kochi and the answer key was released on May 28, 2018. The first allotment list will be released on June 10, 2018.
The table contains the cut-off marks for CLAT 2018:
Score and rank-wise CLAT 2018 cutoff
CLAT Guru
College CLAT 2018: First Cut-off CLAT 2018: Closing Cut-off
Score Rank Score Rank
National Law School of India University (NLSIU), Bangalore 135.5 58 135.5 60
NALSAR University of Law, Hyderabad 128.25 130 128 135
National Law Institute University (NLIU), Bhopal 120 355 118.75 395
The West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences (NUJS), Kolkata 122.5 215 122 240
National Law University, Jodhpur (NLUJ) 120 350 118.75 400
Hidayatullah National Law University (HNLU), Raipur 116.5 555 112 850
Gujarat National Law University (GNLU), Gandhinagar 118 450 117.25 510
Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia National Law University (RMNLU), Lucknow 115.25 620 112.5 800
Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law (RGNLU), Patiala 113 780 110 1050
National University of Advanced Legal Studies (NUALS), Kochi 111 900 108 1200
Chanakya National Law University (CNLU), Patna 111 900 104.5 1600
Damodaram Sanjivayya National Law University (DSNLU), Visakhapatnam 108 1200 92 3500
National Law University Odisha (NLUO), Cuttack 110.5 1050 104.5 1600
National University of Study and Research in Law (NUSRL), Ranchi 110.5 1050 97 2600
National Law School and Judicial Academy, Assam (NLUJAA), Guwahati 110.5 1060 92 3500
The TamilNadu National Law School (TNNLS), Tiruchirappalli 110.5 1160 92 3500
Maharashtra National Law University (MNLU), Mumbai 116.25 575 110.5 1050
Maharashtra National Law University (MNLU), Nagpur 108 1200 90 4000
Maharashtra National Law University (MNLU), Aurangabad 107.75 1250 90 4000
CLAT 2017 Cut Off
CLAT 2017 was conducted on May 14 by Chanakya National Law University (CNLU), Patna and the answer key was released on May 29, 2017. The first allotment list will be released on June 11, 2017.
The table contains the cut-off marks for CLAT 2017:
National Law University Closing Marks Closing Cut-off
National Law University (NLSIU), Bangalore 139.75 58
NALSAR University of Law, Hyderabad 132.5 130
National Law Institute University (NLIU), Bhopal 121.75 410
The West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences (NUJS), Kolkata 126 245
National Law University, Jodhpur (NLUJ) 121 440
Hidayatullah National Law University (HNLU), Raipur 116.5 750
Gujarat National Law University (GNLU), Gandhinagar 118.75 540
Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia National Law University (RMNLU) 114.75 770
Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law (RGNLU), Patiala 112.75 980
National University of Advanced Legal Studies (NUALS), Kochi 106.25 1580
Chanakya National Law University (CNLU), Patna 109.25 1450
Damodaram Sanjivayya National Law University (DSNLU), Vishakhapatnam 104.75 1750
National Law University Odisha (NLUO), Cuttack 106.5 1500
National University of Study and Research in Law (NUSRL), Ranchi 105.5 1600
National Law School and Judicial Academy, Assam (NLUJAA), Guwahati 105.25 1700
The Tamil Nadu National Law School (TNNLS), Tiruchirappalli 104.75 1750
Maharashtra National Law University (MNLU), Mumbai 112.75 1050
Maharashtra National Law University (MNLU), Nagpur 104.25 1800
CLAT 2016 Cut Off
The first allotment list was released on 1st June. RGNLU released the second list in the second week of June. The third and the fourth allotment lists on the 20th and June and 29th June respectively. The admissions closed on 6th July 2016.
The table below mentions the trends of cut offs for all participating NLU's of CLAT 2016:
College General OBC SC ST
National Law School of India University (NLSIU), Bangalore 145.2 132.6 102.4 99.1
National Academy of Legal Study & Research (NALSAR) University of Law, Hyderabad 142 133 104 98.12
National Law Institute University (NLIU), Bhopal 134.23 104.6 89 76
The West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences (WBNUJS), Kolkata 136.56 104.6 86 71.23
National Law University (NLUJ), Jodhpur 131.88 104.6 81.23 83.77
Hidayatullah National Law University (HNLU), Raipur 122.05 109.11 80 62
Gujarat National Law University (GNLU), Gandhinagar 125 11.23 73 64
Dr. Ram Manohar Lohiya National Law University (RMLNLU), Lucknow 120.11 103 81 61
Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law (RGNUL), Patiala 115.29 101.77 68 57
Chanakya National Law University (CNLU), Patna 115.29 101.77 68 57
National University of Advanced Legal Studies (NUALS), Kochi 119 103 62 55
National Law University Odisha (NLUO), Cuttack 121 104 66 59
National University of Study & Research in Law (NUSRL), Ranchi 117 102 70 61
National Law University & Judicial Academy (NLUJAA), Assam 114 99 69 50
The Tamil Nadu National Law School (TNNLS), Tiruchirappalli 116 102 67 53
Damodaram Sanjivayya National Law University (DSNLU), Vishakhapatnam 119 104 62 51.11
Maharashtra National law University, Mumbai  127 111.23 78.23 59.76
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CLAT 2015 Cut Off
In the year 2015, CLAT was conducted online for the first time by Dr. Ram Manohar Lohiya National Law University, Lucknow and following was the trend of cut-offs for CLAT 2015:
College General OBC
SC
ST
National Law School of India University (NLSIU), Bangalore 118   77.75 75
National Academy of Legal Study & Research (NALSAR) University of Law, Hyderabad 111.75 93.75 53 51.5
National Law Institute University (NLIU), Bhopal 100.5 88.5 54.25 42.25
The West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences (WBNUJS), Kolkata 109.5      
National Law University (NLUJ), Jodhpur 102.5 102.5 59.5 53
Hidayatullah National Law University (HNLU), Raipur 75.25 55.75 28 16.5
Gujarat National Law University (GNLU), Gandhinagar 78.25      
Dr. Ram Manohar Lohiya National Law University (RMLNLU), Lucknow 77      
Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law (RGNUL), Patiala 91.75   49.5 38.75
Chanakya National Law University (CNLU), Patna 90.75 40.75 36.5  
National University of Advanced Legal Studies (NUALS), Kochi 85 33 30.25 14.5
National Law University Odisha (NLUO), Cuttack 89   48 35.75
National University of Study & Research in Law (NUSRL), Ranchi 52 40.5 28 17
National Law University & Judicial Academy (NLUJAA), Assam 57 59 23 37.5
The Tamil Nadu National Law School (TNNLS), Tiruchirappalli 35 28 24.25 35
When compared to CLAT 2014, the cut-offs took a dip in 2015 due to the increased difficulty in the mathematics and reasoning sections. The cut-off data is indicative as official cut-off lists of the participating colleges are available on the registered accounts of the aspirants who take the exam.
Following list of cut offs for CLAT 2014 has been prepared on the basis of insights provided by aspirants who took this exam:
CLAT 2014 Cut Off
Name of the Institute General SC ST OBC/BC/EBC Others
NLSUI, Bangalore 171.75-124.75 140 - 116 137.5-105.5 157.25  
NALSAR, Hyderabad 160.5-102.5 117 - 94 96.25-80 155.25-147.25  
NLIU, Bhopal 152-87.75 113.5-83 89.25-61.5 148.25-127.25  
WBNUJS, Kolkata 169-96.25 125-98.5 92.75-85.75 148.5  
NLU, Jodhpur 155.25-91.25 112.50-87.75 98.25-59.25   120-42.5
HNLU, Raipur 139-61.75 103.75-23.75 89.25-17.25 135.25-32.25  
GNLU, Gandhinagar 149.75-86 101.5-81.5 88.75-74.75 139.75  
RMLNLU, Lucknow 143.5-69 83.25-68.5 63-48.75 141-86.75  
RGNUL, Patiala 142.5-40.5 98.75-77.25 72-65.75 133.75-131.5  
CNLU, Patna 133-125.75 69.5-42.5 61.25 128-31.75  
NUALS, Kochi 138.75-60 124-61.75     130-54.75
NLUO, Orissa 137.5-128.25 79 - 77 71 - 53   133.5-57
NUSRL, Ranchi 132.5-107.25 76.75-40.5 62-33.25   76.25-29.75
Admissions to the coveted National Law Universities in India are on the basis of CLAT score only. Therefore, you need to clear the cut offs to get into your dream institute. So, it is very important to score well in each section of the test. Post the written exam, the applicants are screened based on their CLAT score and called for the counseling round by the institutes they indicated in their choice in the online form.
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