CLAT Result 2017

CLAT Result 2017CLAT Result 2017 – CNLU Patna has declared CLAT 2017 result on May 29 after 8:30 pm. The result of CLAT 2017 mentions qualifying status of candidates appearing in the Common Law Admission Test. Candidates can check the CLAT result by accessing their registered login accounts of Chanakya National Law University administered law entrance test. CLAT result 2017 also lets the candidates know their scores in the national-level law entrance exam and also their All India Rank (AIR) as well as Category Rank (CR) secured in the exam. According to the CLAT Result, Rajat Maloo of Jaipur has bagged AIR 1 scoring 154.25 marks in CLAT 2017. Vihit Ashish Shah of Maharashtra with a total score of 150.25 ranks second, closely followed by Radhika Sharda who scored 148.5 to bag AIR 3 in CLAT 2017. The fourth position in CLAT 2017 has been secured by Sumit Kumar Gupta who scored 147.5 marks as per the CLAT results 2017. CLAT 2017 results are basis for determining cut off and eventually offering admission to undergraduate and postgraduate law programmes in 18 NLUs participating in CLAT 2017. Along with CLAT Result 2017, CNLU Patna and the CLAT 2017 Committee will be issuing a merit list of all those candidates who will be appearing in the May 14 law entrance examination.
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Last year, CLAT was topped by Viraj Ananth of Bengaluru who scored 174.5 marks in the common law admission test. He was followed by Vansh Aggarwal, a Delhite who bagged AIR 2 with a CLAT score of 172.15 and Ankur Singhal, another Delhite bagging AIR 3 and a score of 171.75 in the law exam. Read here CLAT Topper Interviews.


CLAT Result 2017: Important Dates


Exam Events of CLAT

Important Dates


Conduct of CLAT 2017

May 14, 2017


Release of CLAT answer key 2017

May 16, 2017 (Provisonal)
May 19, 2017 (Final)


Announcement of CLAT 2017 Result

May 29, 2017 (8:00 pm)

CLAT Result 2017 – How to check the results of common law admission test


Candidates appearing in the law admission test can follow the steps mentioned below for checking their law entrance exam results–

  1. Click on the official link of CLAT 2017 result.

  2. Enter your CLAT 2017 user id and password.

  3. Click on ‘Result’ tab given in the candidates’ CLAT 2017 login account.

  4. Check the scores and rank secured in CLAT 2017.

  5. Download your CLAT scorecard and result sheet.

CLAT Result 2017 - Click here to check your result, rank and score card of the common law admission test (CLAT)



CLAT Result 2017: Important instructions

  • CLAT 2017 Result will be announced online.

  • The result of CLAT 2017 can be accessed only by the Common Law Admission Test taker after logging through the registered user id.

  • The official link of CLAT Result 2017 will be provided below in this page.

  • With CLAT result 2017, candidates can download their score-card of CLAT.

  • CLAT Result also specifies the merit secured by the test taker.

  • The merit of candidates as per the CLAT results are specified by the rank allotted to the candidates at an All India level as well categorically.

  • The CLAT 2017 result will form the basis of seat allotment and counselling rounds for admission to NLUs.

  • Candidates are required to keep their examination score card, which is the result of CLAT 2017 as it will be required during CLAT counselling 2017.

CLAT Result and Score Card


The CLAT 2017 score card mentions following details of candidates’ results (performance) in the national-level law exam–

  1. Name of the candidate - It's the name of CLAT test taker.

  2. Father’s name - It's the name of CLAT test taker's father.

  3. Roll Number - It's the roll number allotted to the CLAT test taker and same as given in the CLAT admit card 2017.

  4. Application number - It's the number of CLAT application 2017, which was filled by the test taker during registration for Common Law Admission Test.

  5. Category (as per CLAT 2017 application form) -  It's the category, under which the test taker has applied for.

  6. CLAT Score - It's the marks scored by a test taker in the CLAT 2017.

  7. CLAT All India Rank (AIR) - It's the rank allotted to the candidate on an All India merit list (All India level).

  8. CLAT Category Rank (CR) - It's the rank allotted to the candidate on an category merit list (categorically).

  9. NRI Rank - It's the rank allotted only to candidates who have applied under NRI quota.

  10. NRI Sponsored Rank - It's the rank allotted only to candidates who have applied under NRI Sponsored quota.

Candidates can find below the replica of score card of CLAT 2017, which can be downloaded after the CLAT results have been declared.



CLAT Result 2017: How to break tie in the law exam results


There can be circumstances, when two or more candidates appearing in CLAT 2017 may score equal marks. In such cases of tie in the CLAT 2017 result of two or more candidates, the tie will be broken in the following procedure and method as devised by CLAT committee–


I. Higher marks in Legal Aptitude section of CLAT 2017

II. Higher age

III. Computerized draw of lots


CLAT Cut off Trend

*It’s the closing (last) rank at which candidates have been admitted offered seats in undergraduate law programmes.


CLAT Result 2017: Expected Cut off


Candidates appearing in May 14 law entrance test, may be inquisitve about the CLAT cut off 2017. The core committee of Common Law Admission Test will determine CLAT cut off 2017, which is the minimum marks required to qualify the national-level law entrance test. Candidates can find below the table of CLAT expected cut off.


CLAT cut off marks (Expected)


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Expected Cut off*


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*Cut off marks as expected in the last year for popular NLUs


What after CLAT 2017 Result


With the declaration of CLAT Results 2017, candidates will get ready for the next phase, i.e. admissions into NLUs through CLAT Counselling 2017. However, the candidates need to meet the CLAT cut-off 2017 to secure a seat in NLU and being called for counselling of CLAT.

Further, even if the candidates aren't shortlisted for CLAT Counselling, they do not need to loose hope. Why? Candidates have the options of several law schools apart from the 18 NLUs which accept CLAT scores 2017. Candidates may go for them.


CLAT Seats

CLAT 2017 offers admission to as many as 2312 seats for UG programme and 604 for PG programme. CLAT takers can check below for the seats structure of CLAT 2017 for both the law UG and PG programmes.


CLAT 2017 UG Seats




CLAT 2017 PG Seats



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