CLAT Participating Institutes 2018 – NUALS Kochi (The National University of Advanced Legal Studies) will announce CLAT 2018 participating institutes. These are the law colleges which will be participating in CLAT, the Common Law Admission Test accepting CLAT 2018 scores. The CLAT participating institutes include as many as 19 National Law Universities (NLUs) and other private colleges offering law programmes at both undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. Maharashtra National Law University Aurangabad and Maharashtra National Law University Nagpur were the 19th and 18th NLUs, respectively, to join the CLAT committee. With the latest addition, CLAT 2018 will be conducted on May 13 for admissions to more than 2300 undergraduate seats. Further, CLAT participating institutes’ list also includes Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs) which will accept scores of CLAT 2018. The CLAT scores will be valid for admissions into the list of institutions (colleges) for this year only. Candidates may note that the number of seats for both undergraduate and postgraduate law programmes as given in this article of CLAT Participating Institutes 2018 is based on last year's data and is subject to change. The revised number of seats for each of the CLAT participating colleges (institutes) will be announced after NUALS Kochi delcares the official brochure.
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CLAT Participating Institutes 2018: List of NLUs
The table below is a list of NLUs participating in CLAT 2018. Alongside the table, there are number of seats offered in each of the NLUs at undergraduate and postgraduate level. Candidates may also note here that these are seats offered under All India Category and are not the total number of seats offered.
CLAT Participating Institutes
CLAT Participating Institutes
Number of seats*
Number of seats^
Maharashtra National Law University, Aurangabad
*All India Category seats for undergraduate programmes
^All India Category seats for postgraduate programmes
The table below mentions another list of law colleges offering admissions into undergraduate law programmes based on CLAT 2018 scores. The list, however, is tentative and is based on the data of last year. The final list of private law schools participating in CLAT 2018 will be declared after CLAT official brochure is announced by NUALS Kochi.
CLAT Participating Institutes 2018: Private law colleges accepting CLAT scores
CLAT participating law colleges (Private)
Asian Law College, Noida
Disha Law College, Raipur
Maharaja Surajmal Brij University, Bharatpur
Ramaiah Institute of Legal Studies (RILS), Bengaluru
Vivekanand Global University, Jaipur
Apart from the above law colleges (NLUs as well as privates), there are some other institutions which accept CLAT 2017 score for recruiting the law students as legal advisors. Such institutions are recognised as Public Sector Undertakings.
CLAT Participating Institutes 2018: Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs) accepting CLAT scores
PSUs participating in CLAT 2018
Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited, Dehradun
Oil India Limited
GAIL India Limited
CLAT Participating Institutes 2018: CLAT Seats
Break-up of UG Seats
Break-up of PG Seats
Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) is held every year by an NLU for offering admissions to undergraduate and postgraduate law programmes across the Indian law schools.