CLAT Seats 2020
Updated on Dec 26, 2019 - 10:44 a.m. IST by Shubham Bhakuni
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CLAT Seats 2020 - There are 21 National Law Universities that will offer seats through CLAT 2020, which is scheduled to be conducted on May 10. Admission to all these NLUs are subject to the CLAT merit list and maximum intake capacity of colleges. At present, there are around 2476 seats in undergraduate CLAT 2020, while, around 724 seats are available in CLAT PG. The total CLAT seats will get divided into several categories depending upon the reservation policy of NLUs. To get an overview of CLAT, candidates must know how many seats will be filled through CLAT 2020 and how many seats are available in top NLUs such as NLSIU Bangalore, NALSAR Hyderabad, MNLU, Mumbai etc. Go through the complete article to know more about CLAT seats 2020 and CLAT seat breakup etc.

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CLAT 2020 - Key dates

Events

Dates (Announced)

CLAT application window

January 1, 2020 - March 31, 2020

Conduct of CLAT 2020

May 10, 2020

Result declaration

May 24, 2020

CLAT seats 2020

21 National Law Universities will offer CLAT 2020 seats. These colleges offer CLAT seats in varying number, much depending upon their maximum intake capacity. Candidates should also note that CLAT 2020 seat distribution in some NLUs will be affected by their reservation policy, state merit list, all India merit list etc. For eg, The National University of Advanced Studies, Kochi offers 31 out of 60 seats on the basis of all India merit list and 9% seats are filled on the basis of state merit list and the rest are filled on the basis of reservation policy. The details of CLAT seats 2020 are given below in a table.

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CLAT 2020 participating institutes and seats (Undergraduates 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

75

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

69

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 and seats (Postgraduates courses)

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

37

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

Important facts about CLAT seats 2020

  • CLAT participating institutes 2020 includes not only the NLUs but also the 53 private colleges and several other colleges, which also offers CLAT seats depending upon their intake capacity.

  • The CLAT 2020 seats will be segregated in different categories such as Gen, SC, ST, OBC, EWS and the seat distribution will be governed by the reservation policy of the participating institutes.

  • For five-year integrated LLB, there are approx 1433 seats for general category candidates out of around 2476 seats in 21 NLUs.

  • For the LLM programme, There will be around 443 seats for general category students, out of a total of 724 seats offered by 18 NLUs.

Disclaimer - The data related to the CLAT seats, provided here, is derived from the last year’s information brochure of participating colleges. In case there are any changes to the number of CLAT seats, the same will be updated here at earliest.

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Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - CLAT Seats 2020

Question: How many undergraduate law seats are offered by National Law School of India University, Bangalore?

Answer:

As of now, there are a total of 80 seats in BA LLB programme offered by NLSIU Bangalore.

Question: How many undergraduates seats are available through CLAT 2020?

Answer:

At present, there are around 2476 seats that will be offered by 21 NLUs through CLAT 2020

Question: How many seats are there in CLAT for general category candidates?

Answer:

In CLAT UG, there are around 1433 seats for general category candidates offered by participating NLUs. While in LLM, there will be approx 443 seats through CLAT 2020.

Question: What are the top-ranked NLUs that are participating in CLAT 2020?

Answer:

As per the NIRF 2019 ranking of law colleges, National Law School of India University, Bangalore, Karnataka is ranked first. The other top colleges are Nalsar University of Law, Hyderabad, The West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences etc.

Question: How many NLUs are participating in CLAT 2020?

Answer:

There are 21 NLUs that are participating in CLAT 2020.

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Md Azmer 24th Jan, 2020

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No there is no notification came out regarding to submit EWS certificate with the CLAT 2020 form. I suggest you to go the link before filling the form.

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