Top Universities and Colleges under CLAT

The most coveted law entrance exam in India is the Common Law Admission Test (CLAT). It is conducted annually for admissions to the 5 years integrated law course offered by the National Law Universities across India. The 5 years integrated law degree combines two degrees in one academic programme. The course options available under the 5 year integrated law domain are B.A. LL.B. (Combination of Bachelor of Arts and Law program), B.Com. LL.B. (Combination of Bachelor of Commerce and Law Program), B.Sc. LL.B. (Combination of B.Sc. and Law programs). This article comprehensively sets out the list of top institutes and private colleges which admit students based on their CLAT scores:
  • National Law School of India University, Bangalore (NLSIU)
  • National Academy of Legal Study and Research University of Law, Hyderabad (NALSAR)
  • The National Law Institute University, Bhopal (NLIU)
  • The West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences, Kolkata (WBNUJS)
  • National Law University, Jodhpur (NLUJ)
  • Hidayatullah National Law University, Raipur (HNLU))
  • Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar (GNLU)
  • Dr. Ram Manohar Lohiya National Law University, Lucknow (RMLNLU)
  • Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, Punjab (RGNUL)
  • Chanakya National Law University, Patna (CNLU)
  • The National University of Advanced Legal Studies, Kochi (NUALS)
  • National Law University Odisha, Cuttack (NLUO)
  • National University of Study and Research in Law, Ranchi (NUSRL)
  • National Law University and Judicial Academy, Assam (NLUJAA)
  • Damodaram Sanjivayya National Law University, Visakhapatnam (DSNLU)
  • Tamil Nadu National Law School, Tiruchirappalli (TNNLS)
  • Maharashtra National Law University, Mumbai (MNLU)
  • Maharashtra National Law University, Nagpur (MNLU)
  • Dharmashastra National Law University, Jabalpur (MPDNLU)
  • Himachal Pradesh National Law University (HPNLU)
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Various private institutions also admit students based on their score in CLAT. Following is a list of a few private institutions that accepted CLAT 2017 scores:
  • Nirma University-Institute of Law
  • UPES College of Legal Studies , Dehradun
  • SRM University, Tamil Nadu
  • N.A Global Law School
  • Galgotias University, Greater Noida
  • Alliance University, Bangalore
  • SRM University, Haryana
  • Altius Institute of Universal Studies, Indore
  • Manipal University
  • Lloyd Law College, Greater Noida
  • ITM University, Gurgaon
  • IAMR Law College, Ghaziabad
  • Raffles University, Rajasthan
  • SGT University, Gurgaon
The CLAT 2019 website will have an online interface called CLAT Online Application Processing System (CAPS) for filling the CLAT form online. CLAT 2019 has witnessed the participation of 21 National Law Universities and the examination will take place in an offline mode.. While applying, the students will be expected to fill their order of preference for admission into the NLUs. Hence, it is very essential for a student to have a clear idea about the participating institutes in CLAT.
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