Common Law Admission Test commonly known as CLAT is the most desirable of all the law entrances in India after Class XII. Every year more than 40,000 students write the entrance exam to secure a seat in any one of the participating National Law University including NLSIU Bangalore which is known as the Harvard of the East. In this article, find a list of all the CLAT participating institutes i.e colleges which will be giving admission via/accepting scores of CLAT.
CLAT 2018 Eligibility:
(1) The eligibility criteria for CLAT is that the candidate must have secured:
- Forty five percent (45%) marks in Qualifying Exam (Class XII or equivalent) in case of candidates that belong to Unreserved /OBC /Specially Abled Persons (SAP) and other categories.
- Forty Percent (40%) marks in case of candidates belonging to SC/ST categories.
(2) The candidate will not be eligible for admission to the course if he/she is not able to submit the result of qualifying examination (i.e., 10+2) at the time of admission.
CLAT 2018 Syllabus:
CLAT exam is conducted in online mode where the paper has 200 questions from five different subjects including English (Comprehension), General Knowledge & Current Affairs, Elementary Mathematics (Numerical Ability), Legal Aptitude and Logical Reasoning.
English including comprehension: The English section will have comprehension passages, incorrect grammatical sentences, filling of blanks in sentences with appropriate words, etc.
General Knowledge and Current Affairs:The General knowledge will be based on the general awareness including static general knowledge questions and questions on national and international current affairs.
Mathematics:This section will have maths taught up to 10th Class/standard.
Legal Aptitude: This section will include legal propositions and some propositions may not be “true” in the reality but the candidates will have to assume those as the “truth” and answer the questions accordingly.
Logical Reasoning: This section will include a variety of logical reasoning questions such as syllogisms, logical sequences, analogies, etc.
CLAT 2018 Exam Pattern
CLAT exam is of two hour duration, which is conducted online and consists of 200 questions across five different fields.
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CLAT Participating Institutes 2018 –
Common Law Admission Test is a national level law entrance test organized by NLUs on rotation basis. Every year CLAT is conducted to select students for 19 National Law Universities in India, other than National Law University-Delhi and HP National Law University-Shimla, which have their own process to select the students.This year NUALS Kochi (The National University of Advanced Legal Studies) has announced CLAT 2018 participating institutes. These law colleges will be participating in the Common Law Admission Test . 18th and 19th NLUs to join the CLAT committee this year are Maharashtra National Law University Aurangabad and Maharashtra National Law University Nagpur.These CLAT participating institutes and other private colleges accepting CLAT score card offer law programmes at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels.There are more than 2300 seats for the admission into undergraduate programmes. Further, the list of CLAT participating institutes also include Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs) which accepts scores of CLAT 2018.
CLAT Participating Institutes 2018: List of NLUs
The table given below includes the list of all National Law University’s participating in CLAT 2018. Also, you can see in the table the number of seats offered in each of the NLUs at undergraduate and postgraduate level. These seats are not the total number of seats offered but only those that are offered under All India Category.
|CLAT Participating Institutes||Number of seats for undergraduate programmes (All India Category)||Number of seats for postgraduate programmes (All India Category)|
|National Law School of India University, Bangalore||75||50|
|National Law Institute University, Bhopal||80||25|
|National Academy of Legal Studies and Research, Hyderabad||86||42|
|Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar||156||52|
|Hidayatullah National Law University, Raipur||80||45|
|West Bengal National University of Judicial Sciences, Kolkata||94||40|
|Chanakya National Law University, Patna||60||NIL|
|Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia National Law University, Lucknow||80||10|
|National University of Advanced Legal Studies, Kochi||33||21|
|National Law University Odisha, Cuttack||159||44|
|Rajiv Gandhi National Law University, Patiala||175||38|
|National Law University and Judicial Academy, Guwahati||45||10|
|Damodaram Sanjivayya National Law University, Vishakapatnam||48||10|
|National University of Study and Research in Law, Ranchi||60||10|
|Maharashtra National Law University, Mumbai||25||Nil|
|Maharashtra National Law University, Nagpur||30||Nil|
|Tamil Nadu National Law School||52||Nil|
|Maharashtra National Law University (MNLU)||60||Nil|
CLAT Participating Institutes 2018: Private law colleges accepting CLAT scores
There is another table below that mentions list of law colleges that are offering admission to students into five year LLB programs based on CLAT 2018 scores :
|S.no.||CLAT Participating Law Colleges (Private)|
|1.||Alliance School of Law, Bangalore|
|2.||Amity University. Noida|
|3.||Asian Law College, Noida|
|4.||Delhi Institute of Rural Development(D.I.R.D.), Holambi, Delhi|
|5.||Azim Premji University, Bengaluru|
|6.||Geeta Institute of Law, Panipat|
|7.||Disha Law College, Raipur|
|8.||Galgotias University, Greater Noida|
|9.||IFIM Law College, Bengaluru|
|10.||Institute of Law, Nirma University, Ahmedabad|
|11.||Harlal Law of School, Greater Noida|
|12.||Indore Institute of Law, Indore|
|13.||JECRC University, Jaipur|
|14.||Jagannath University, Jaipur|
|15.||JIMS Engineering Management Technical Campus of Law, Greater Noida|
|16.||Maharaja Surajmal Brij University, Bharatpur|
|17.||Manipal University, Jaipur|
|18.||Lloyd Law College, Greater Noida|
|19.||JECRC University, Jaipur|
|20.||Maharashtra National Law University, Aurangabad|
|21.||Mewar University, Chittorgarh|
|22.||NIMT Institute of Method and Law( NIMT Vidhi Evam Kanun Sansthan, Delhi NCR)|
|23.||MATS University, Raipur|
|24.||Narsee Monjee Institute of Mnagement Studies(NMIMS)(Deemed to be University), Mumbai|
|25.||RNB Global University, Bikaner|
|26.||Rennaisance Law college, Indore|
|27.||Prestige Institute of Management and Research, Indore|
|28.||Ramaiah Institue of Legal Studies (RILS), Bengaluru|
|30.||Siddhartha Law College, Dehradun|
|31.||School of Law, The Northcap University, Gurugram, Haryana|
|32.||Dr. K.N. Modi University, Rajasthan|
|33.||Vivekananda Global University, Jaipur|
|34.||Faculty of Law, Marwadi University, Rajkot|
|35.||United world School of Law, Karnavati University, Gandhinagar|
|36.||Reva University, Bangalore|
|37.||Maharishi University of Information Technology, Delhi NCR|
|38.||Law College Dehradun, Uttaranchal University|
CLAT Participating Institutes 2018: Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs) accepting CLAT scores
Apart from National Law Universities (NLUs) various other institutions such as Public Sector Undertakings consider the CLAT scores for providing admissions and recruiting the law students as legal advisors . Here we have mentioned the list of participating PSUs .
|S.no.||PSUs participating in CLAT 2018|
|1.||Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited, Dehradun|
|2.||GAIL India Limited|
|3.||Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited|
|4.||Oil India Limited|
Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) is conducted every year by an NLU that offer admissions to undergraduate and postgraduate law programs across India. Best of Luck for CLAT 2019.
Check out our article on CLAT syllabus 2019 here.