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CLAT Participating Institutes 2020- Candidates who wish to take admission through CLAT can refer to list of CLAT 2020 participating institutes to be aware of college and courses being offered by them. The participating institutes for Common Law Admission Test 2020 (CLAT) will be conducting the exam tentatively in the second week of May. These institutes will accept CLAT 2020 marks for admission in law undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. The list of participating institutes consists of 20 National Law Universities (NLU) that offer to 2420 seats to over 50,000 test-takers. In addition to this, CLAT participating institues 2020 list will have Dharmashastra National Law University, Jabalpur (MPDNLU) accepting CLAT scores for admission to law programmes. The CLAT committee will release the notification around the month of December this year, followed by the announcement of application form tentatively in the month of January 2020. Please note, the validity of the scores obtained by the candidates in CLAT 2020 will be restricted to 20 NLUs and over 25 private law schools only. For further information, stay tuned to CLAT 2020 participating institutes.

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CLAT 2020 Participating Institutes- Candidates appearing for CLAT 2020 are advised to refer to CLAT participating institutes 2020 for an enhanced understanding of the institutes and law schools offering the law programmes.

CLAT Participating Institutes 2020- Seat breakup for undergraduate courses

S.No.

National Law Universities

General Category Seats

Total seats

1


National Law School of India University, Bangalore

53

80

2


National Academy of Legal Studies and Research, Hyderabad

81

105

3

National Law Institute University, Bhopal

65

122

4

West Bengal National University of Judicial Sciences, Kolkata

74

115

5

National Law University, Jodhpur

72.5% of total available seats

104 + 16 seats for NRI/ NRI sponsored candidates

6

Hidayatullah National Law University, Raipur

62

180

7

Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar

115

180

8

Ram Manohar Lohiya National law University, Lucknow

80

178

9

Rajiv Gandhi National Law University, Patiala

133

180

10

Chanakya National Law University, Patna

60

120

11

National University of Advanced Legal Studies, Kochi

31

60

12

National Law University Odisha, Cuttack

114

180

13

National University of Study and Research in Law, Ranchi

60

140 (including 20 special category seats)

14

National Law University and Judicial Academy, Guwahati

47

60

15

Damodaram Sanjivayya National Law University, Vishakhapatnam

72

120 (including 12 seats for Foreign Citizens / Non-Resident Indians.)

16

Tamil Nadu National Law School, Trichy

62

120 (including 6 seats for NRI/OCI quota)

17

Maharashtra National Law University, Mumbai

-

100

18

Maharashtra National Law University, Nagpur

39

130

19

Maharashtra National Law University, Aurangabad

19

60

20

Dharmashastra National Law University, Jabalpur (MPDNLU)

76

120

21

Himachal Pradesh National Law University, Shimla

46

60

CLAT 2020 Participating Institutes- Seat breakup for LLM programmes

S.No.

National Law Universities

General Category Seats

Total seats

1

National Law School of India University, Bangalore

38

50

2

National Academy of Legal Studies and Research, Hyderabad

38

50

3

National Law Institute University, Bhopal

35

60

4

West Bengal National University of Judicial Sciences, Kolkata

31

42

5

National Law University, Jodhpur

72.5% of total seats

50

6

Hidayatullah National Law University, Raipur

35

45

7

Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar

38

60

8

Ram Manohar Lohiya National law University, Lucknow

10

27

9

Rajiv Gandhi National Law University, Patiala

29

40

10

National University of Advanced Legal Studies, Kochi

20

40

11

National Law University Odisha, Cuttack

32

50

12

National University of Study and Research in Law, Ranchi

20

50 (10 Special category seats)

13

National Law University and Judicial Academy, Guwahati

23

30

14

Damodaram Sanjivayya National Law University, Vishakhapatnam

16

24 (including 2 seats for Foreign Citizens / Non-Resident Indians)

15

Tamil Nadu National Law School, Trichy

10

18

16

Maharashtra National Law University, Mumbai

10

50

17

Maharashtra National Law University, Nagpur

6

20

18

Himachal Pradesh National Law University, Shimla

15

20

CLAT Participating Institutes 2020- Private Law Colleges accepting CLAT scores

Apart from the National Law Universities, there are some private law colleges which also accept CLAT scores for admission to their law programmes. Below you can find a list of the colleges:

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CLAT 2020 Participating Institutes- Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs) accepting CLAT scores

Along with 20 NLUs and 32 private law colleges, there 3 PSUs which accept CLAT scores for recruiting the law students as legal advisors:

  • Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited, Dehradun

  • Oil India Limited

  • GAIL India Limited

CLAT Participating Institutes 2020- Total Seat Breakup

The CLAT Committee has not yet announced the final seat breakup for undergraduate and postgraduate law programmes. To get an idea of the seats, candidates can check the pdf below which provides the tentative seat break up:

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Please note, all the NLUs have their own selection process to be followed by the candidates to enroll themselves in the law undergraduate and postgraduate programmes.

DISCLAIMER- The details mentioned in this article are based on previous year’s notifications. The article will be updated once the data for new session is released.

Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - CLAT Participating Institutes 2020

Question: How many NLUs will participate in CLAT 2020?

Answer:

A total of 21 NLUs will participate in CLAT 2020. Apart from these NLUs, 52 private institutes as well as Dr. B R Ambedkar National Law University Sonipat, Haryana, will use CLAT scores for admission to their UG and PG courses.

Question: How many seats are available in the participating institutes of CLAT 2020?

Answer:

The CLAT 2020 participating institutes (or NLUs) have a combined intake capacity of around 2500 undergraduate and 720 postgraduate seats. 

Question: How are seats allotted in the participating institutes of CLAT 2020?

Answer:

The allotment of NLUs will be based on both the merit rank of the candidate in CLAT 2020 and also choices opted for admission.

Question: Is there reservation of seats in the CLAT 2020 participating institutes?

Answer:

Yes, seats are reserved for economically weaker sections like SC and ST categories. 

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Yes you can prepare for the exam just consistency should be maintained . The law aspirants need to check CLAT 2020 eligibility criteria to ensure they follow the right protocols prescribed for the admission process; refer the bullet points given below for complete details.


Eligibility requirement for UG program:


Qualifying exam: The candidate must have passed 10+2 or an equivalent exam from a recognised university or board.

Marks in qualifying exam: General category candidates need minimum 45% marks in the qualifying exam,  while SC and ST candidates need only 40% marks.

Age limit: There is no upper age limit for appearing in CLAT 2020

Candidates who are appearing in qualifying exam in March/April 2020: Such candidates may also apply, subject to the condition they produce evidence of passing the qualifying exam at time of admission

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