Youth of India that aims to make career in the field of Law must appear for CLAT. Common Law Admission Test is the national level entrance exam, for which around 50000 candidates apply. General perception is that through CLAT, admission is granted in NLUs but there are 34 more colleges which accept the score of the examination. These institutes have signed the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with CLAT office and uses the scores for admission.
To assist law aspirants, Aglasem brings the complete list of institutes which accept the CLAT score. Candidates can go through this list and choose their institute wisely.
Institutes other than NLUs which will accept CLAT 2018 score are:
Alliance University, Bangalore
Amity University, Uttar Pradesh
Asian Law College, Noida
Dr. K.N. Modi University, Rajasthan
Faculty of Law, Marwadi University, Rajkot
Geeta Institute of Law, Panipat
Gitam School of Law, Visakhapatnam
Harlal School of Law, Greater Noida
ICFAI University, Tripura
IIMT University, Meerut
Indore Institute of Law, Indore
Institute of Law, Nirma University, Ahmedabad
Institute of Legal Studies and Research, GLA University, Mathura
ISBR Law College, Bangalore
Jims Engineering Management Technical Campus (JEMTEC) School of Law, Greater Noida
Kalinga University, Faculty of Law, Naya Raipur
Law College Dehradun, Uttaranchal University
Lloyd Law College, Greater Noida
Maharishi University of Information Technology, Delhi NCR
Mahatma Jyoti Rao Phoole University, MJRP Academy of Law, Jaipur
Mewar Law Institute, Ghaziabad
NIMT Vidhi Evam Kanoon Sansthan (NIMT Institute of Method and Law), Greater Noida
Raffles University, Neemrana, Rajasthan
Renaissance Law College, Indore
Reva University, Bangalore
RNB Global University, Bikaner
Sandip University, Nashik
Shree Guru Gobind Singh Tricentenary (SGT) University, Gurugram
Siddhartha Law College, Dehradun
SRM University, Haryana
The NorthCap University, Gurgaon
Unitedworld School of Law, Karnavati University, Gandhinagar
Vivekananda Global University, Jaipur
Xavier University, Bhubaneswar
Every year, one NLU conducts the exam and next year the responsibility for organizing the exam is shifted to another NLU. In total, 19 NLUs accept the score of the examination but NLU Delhi, conducts AILET for admission. It is a seperate entrance examination, the score of which are only accepted by NLU Delhi for B.A., LL.B. and LL.M. admission.
National Law Universities that accept CLAT score are:
CLAT which is also the most competitive one. National Law Universities (NLUs) conduct the exam for UG Law admission in 3 and 5 year L.L.B courses. This year, it will be held on May 13, 2018, in around 65 centers across India. It is estimated that more than 40000 candidates will appear for the exam. The exam will be held in online mode. The exam will be of 2 hours, in which candidates will have to solve multiple choice questions.
The number of questions in CLAT UG will be 200, whereas, in PG exam it will be 150. Each question, in both the exam will be of 1 mark. Candidates will only get mark per question if they will choose correct option as answer. Else, negative marking of -0.25 mark shall be implemented.
Candidates appearing for the exam will only be allowed to enter exam hall if they will carry 2 copies of CLAT admit card, 2 passport size photograph, and one ID proof. At the exam hall, one copy of the admit card will be kept by the invigilator and another one will be returned to the candidates. A valid photo id card can be Aadhar Card/ Voter ID Card/ PAN Card/ Driving License, etc.
Candidates qualifying CLAT will get admission in more than 2400 UG and 624 PG courses. The result of CLAT will be announced by May 31, 2018, and after it, the counselling will begin.