CLAT 2016 is scheduled to be held on May 8 with an increased number of seats in both undergraduate and post graduate law programmes in National Law Universities (NLUs). Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law (RGNUL) Patiala is conducting Common Law Admission Test Exam (CLAT) for as many as 2342 seats in BA LLB and 632 seats in LLM programmes. Last year, the coveted law entrance was conducted for as many as 2190 UG seats and 592 PG seats.Related PostCLAT 2019CLAT Application Form 2019CLAT Admit Card 2019With RGNUL Patiala convening CLAT for the year 2016, the exam Committee has increased a total of 152 seats in the five-year integrated law programmes and as many as 40 seats for the post graduate law programmes. Dr. G.I.S. Sandhu, Convener of CLAT 2016 said, “This year we have included Maharashtra National Law University (MNLU) Mumbai in the CLAT Committee and also increased the number of seats for both BA LLB and LLM programmes.”Common Law Admission Test Exam[Click here to enrol for CLAT Complete Study Material and Preparation Package]
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Careers360 brings you a detailed insight on how many seats have increased in every NLU for each of the programmes. Check below to know more on increased number of seats in NLUs for CLAT 2016.
Five-year integrated law programmes – As many as 4 NLUs have increased their seats in the undergraduate law programmes. NLU Odisha has increased as many as 60 seats for the UG programme. The table below represents the increased number of seats in undergraduate law programmes in each NLU
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CLAT 2016 Participating Institutes
CLAT 2016 Seats
CLAT 2015 Seats
National Law School of India University, Bangalore
National Academy of Legal Studies and Research, Hyderabad
National Law Institute University, Bhopal
West Bengal National University of Judicial Sciences, Kolkata
National Law University, Jodhpur
Hidayatullah National Law University, Raipur
Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar
Ram Manohar Lohiya National Law University, Lucknow
Rajiv Gandhi National Law University, Patiala
Chanakya National Law University, Patna
National University of Advanced Legal Studies, Kochi
National Law University Odisha, Cuttack
National University of Study and Research in Law, Ranchi
National Law University and Judicial Academy, Guwahati
Tamil Nadu National Law School, Trichy
Damodaram Sanjivayya National Law University, Vishakhapatnam
Maharashtra National Law University, Mumbai
*Last year, MNLU did not participate in CLAT
LLM Programmes – The number of seats for LLM programmes in NLU Odisha has been increased by two folds in CLAT 2016. However, as many as 9 LLM seats have been subtracted out from that of last year in NALSAR Hyderabad (Telangana). The table below represents the change in number of seats in post graduate law programmes in each NLU
CLAT PG 2016 Participating Institutes
CLAT PG 2016 Seats
CLAT PG 2015 Seats
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The below info-graph may help you in understanding the change in number of seats in CLAT–
The increase in number of seats for both five-year integrated as well as post graduate law programmes will attract more registrations. “We hope that with the increased number of seats, there will be more number of registrations this year”, the CLAT Convener added.
Last year as many as 39686 candidates had registered for CLAT out of which 37358 candidates appeared for the admission test in 16 NLUs. Check here the list of 17 participating NLUs.
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CLAT ( Common Law Entrance Test ) is an exam conducted to take admission into the 21 National Law Universities of India and 43 other Educational Institutes. National University of Study And Research In Law (NUSRL), Ranchi will conduct CLAT 2020 in offline mode on May 10, 2020.
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No, IPU or GGSIPU conducts its own exam for entrance in its various courses.
The exam for law courses to get admission in IP university is IPU CET Law.
The Last date of Application submission for the exam is 1st week of May 2020 .
The Date of exam and Result
date would be 3rd week of May 2020 and 4th week of May 2020 respectively.
The application fees is 1000 Rs for all category students. The exam is of 600 marks and has 150 questions in total to attempt in 150 minutes.
About Clat, The Clat exam provides admission in several other law colleges all over the country including all the NUL's.
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