CLAT 2020 CUTOFF
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CLAT 2020 will now be administered on August 22, 2020 in SD-CBT mode. The registration window for the exam has been extended till July 10, 2020. Declaration of CLAT result date has not been announced by the authorities yet. CLAT Cut Off list will be issued after the declaration of results. NLUs will release separate cut-offs for each program as per a candidate’s category.
For the year 2020, CLAT Cut Off is expected to touch 120 for NLSIU Bangalore, the top and most preferred NLU. However, a score between 90-120 can fetch admission into a good NLU. CLAT Cut off is calculated by considering various factors such as a total number of test takers, total seats and difficulty level of the exam. For NLUs, the cut off is determined in the form of Opening and Closing Ranks. Candidates are shortlisted for admission process based on the ranks secured by them. Check CLAT Result
Candidates who qualify the minimum CLAT cut off are eligible to participate in the centralized CLAT Counselling. Counselling Process is conducted in four rounds and CLAT Seat Allotment is done on the merit-cum-preference basis. Read the following article to know more about expected CLAT 2020 cut off, previous years’ cut off, category wise seat reservation in NLUs, placement opprtunities via CLAT, and PSU recruitment through CLAT 2020.
Tabulated below is the expected cut off of CLAT 2020 by the experts. The cut off has been predicted considering that the level of the paper will be easy.
|NLU||Expected Cut Off|
|NLSIU, Bengaluru||119.5 - 120.5|
|NALSAR, Hyderabad||114 - 115|
|NLIU, Bhopal||107 - 108|
|NUJS, Kolkata||112 - 113|
|NLU, Jodhpur||109 - 111|
|HNLU, Raipur||103 - 104|
|GNLU, Gandhinagar||106 - 107|
|RAMNLU, Lucknow||100 - 102|
|RGNUL, Punjab||99 - 100|
|CNLU, Patna||95 - 96|
|NUALS, Kochi||99 - 100|
|NLUO, Cuttack||97 - 98|
|NUSRL, Ranchi||94 - 95|
|NLUJA, Guwahati||93 - 94|
|DSNLU, Vizag||92 - 93|
|TNNLS, Tiruchirapalli||92 - 93|
|MNLU, Mumbai||105 - 106|
|MNLU, Nagpur||91 - 92|
|MNLU, Aurangabad||91 - 92|
|MPDNLU, Jabalpur||90 - 91|
|HPNLU, Shimla||89 - 90|
|Dr. B. R. Ambedkar NLU||87 - 88|
According to previous years’ cut off trend, collegedunia has prepared a tentative sectional cut off list for the exam that will help all CLAT aspirants to make their way into the selection list. Tabulated below is the expected cut off for each section.
|Section||Expected Cut off||Total Marks|
|English including Comprehension||30||40|
|General Knowledge and Current Affairs||30-35||50|
|Elementary Mathematics (Numerical Ability)||10-15||20|
The following table shows the highest and lowest ranks of top NLUs (in rank order) for Unreserved Category after the 3rd round of Centralized Admission Process (CAP Round) post CLAT 2019.
|NLU||Highest Rank||Lowest Rank|
Here we are providing the previous years cut off of CLAT Exam for various NLUs:
|Participating NLUs||Opening Rank 2018||Closing Rank 2018||Opening Rank 2017||Closing Rank 2017||Opening Rank 2016||Closing Rank 2015|
|National Law School of India University, Bangalore||1||66||59||177||58||54|
|National Law Institute University, Bhopal||155||390||351||17348||339||285|
|National Academy of Legal Studies and Research, Hyderabad||11||137||130||5098||123||125|
|West Bengal National University of Judicial Sciences, Kolkata||43||260||213||7556||221||203|
|Hidayatullah National Law University, Raipur||401||657||574||29835||555||500|
|National Law University, Jodhpur||129||376||343||8051||347||308|
|Ram Manohar Lohiya National Law University, Lucknow||358||668||627||28216||626||569|
|Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar||142||498||453||10585||465||398|
|Chanakya National Law University, Patna||718||1186||909||16614||911||877|
|Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, Patiala||358||924||801||12580||759||697|
|National Law University Odisha, Cuttack||564||1167||1023||15734||1038||888|
|National University of Advanced Legal Studies, Kochi||290||928||826||24087||918||814|
|National Law University and Judicial Academy, Guwahati||1016||1556||1124||17322||1103||2192|
|National University of Study and Research in Law, Ranchi||705||1255||1051||28174||1037||3284|
|Damodaram Sanjivayya National Law University, Visakhapatnam||223||1432||1180||38156||1132||7758|
|Tamil Nadu National Law School, Trichy||459||1571||1151||25604||1160||4134|
|Maharashtra National Law University, Mumbai||246||503||478||17294||466||–|
|Maharashtra National Law University, Nagpur||520||1532||1126||39573||–||–|
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Candidates with a valid CLAT 2020 score can apply for recruitment offered by various PSUs. Currently, 5 Public Sector Units (PSUs) have signed MoU with CLAT. The positions one can acquire through the Common Law Admission Test is as follows:
Read more about CLAT PSU Recruitment
For all law aspirants, we at collegedunia have prepared a comprehensive table highlighting the NIRF Ranking of top law institutes along with their placement opportunities in the past few years.
|NIRF Ranking||Name of NLU||No. of students graduating||No. of students placed||Median Placement Package(Rs.)||No. of students graduating||No. of students placed||Median Placement Package(Rs.)||No. of students graduating||No. of students placed||Median Placement Package(Rs.)|
|1||National Law School of India University||82||51||15,20,000||77||39||14,50,000||69||42||14,50,000|
|2||National Law University||81||26||13,80,000||81||30||15,00,000||73||15||11,80,000|
|3||Nalsar University of Law||74||58||15,00,000||73||58||15,00,000||78||53||14,00,000|
|4||Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur||29||24||7,40,000||37||26||8,00,000||29||20||7,25,000|
|5||The West Bengal National University of Juridicial Sciences||114||87||15,00,000||117||76||15,00,000||103||87||15,00,000|
|NIRF (ranking)||Name||No. of students graduating||No. of students placed||Median Placement Package(Rs.)||No. of students graduating||No. of students placed||Median Placement Package(Rs.)||No. of students graduating||No. of students placed||Median Placement Package(Rs.)|
|1||National Law School of India University||49||16||6,00,000||53||8||4,71,000||48||8||6,00,000|
|2||National Law University||23||2||6,00,000||39||20||7,00,000||47||15||5,50,000|
|3||Nalsar University of Law||63||46||8,50,000||57||45||7,00,000||54||42||6,00,000|
|4||Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur||8||4||6,00,000||13||7||6,00,000||NA||NA||NA|
|5||The West Bengal National University of Juridicial Sciences||35||10||6,00,000||36||12||5,00,000||40||11||4,00,000|
Ranking of NLU starts mainly with Jodhpur as Bangalore, Hyderabad, and Kolkata acquire undisputed first, second, and third positions. Below given is the seat matrix in various NLUs in accordance with reservation criteria. The NLUs are divide in to two groups: i) NLUs with CLAT Rank lower or equal to 1000; ii) NLUs with CLAT Rank equal or highet to 1000.
|No of Seats for Indians||104||104||163||62||167||162||185||60|
|All India Category – Unreserved Seats||65||75||115||31||62||80||133||31|
|Unreserved Seats as a % of Total Seats||63%||72%||71%||50%||37%||49%||72%||52%|
|State/State Domicile (Horizontal)**||25||0||39||31||80||80||18||29|
|State seats as a % of Total Seats||24%||0%||24%||50%||48%||49%||10%||48%|
|Women Candidates (Horizontal)**||30||0||47||19||54||32||0||0|
|Foreign Nationals/NRI/NRI sponsored seats||18||16||24||20||20||16||10||8|
|Highest-lowest CLAT ranks*||256-376||181-354||301-468||449-512||439-638||451-694||600-926||699-983|
|No of Seats for Indians||159||120||60||126||122||114||120|
|All India Category – Unreserved Seats||85||60||31||60||27||44||58|
|Unreserved Seats as a % of Total Seats||53%||50%||51%||48%||22%||38%||48%|
|State/State Domicile (Horizontal)**||39||60||29||48||60||57||62|
|State Category seats as a % of Total Seats||25%||50%||48%||38%||49%||50%||52%|
|Women Candidates (Horizontal)**||0||4||0||22||0||20||0|
|Foreign Nationals/NRI/NRI sponsored seats||21||20||0||12||18||6||0|
|Highest-lowest CLAT ranks*||726-953||878-1098||968-1299||1080-1292||960-1088||1005-1412||990-1190|
Ques. When will CLAT cut off be released?
Ans. CLAT cut off is released after every round of counselling. However, exact dates for the release of cut off will be announced after the release of CLAT Meri List.
Ques. CLAT cut off will be released for how many rounds?
Ans. Release of CLAT cut off in rounds entirely depends upon the vacant seats with participating institutes. Last year, NLU Odisha released 3 lists. However, senario may change for CLAT 2020.
Ques. What rank does one needs to secure to get admission in top 3 NLUs?
Ans. To get admission in top NLUs in CLAT 2020, candidates are advised to secure a rank between 105-120.
Ques. Will General Knowledge marks be included in CLAT 2020 UG score?
Ans. General Knowledge forms one of the most prominent section of CLAT UG paper, and will consists of around 25% weightage. Marks secured in this section will be duly considered for the final cut off and candidates are advised to prepare well for this section.
*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College
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