CLAT Exam: 5 Alternatives If You Expect a Disappointing Score

    Neha Rani Neha Rani
    Exams Prep Master

    Common Law Admission Test or CLAT is the top-of-the-line entrance test for legal studies in India. The entrance is held annually by one of the 19 National Law Universities (NLUs). CLAT scores are also accepted by various PSUs for recruitment purpose. Check CLAT Results

    Latest: CLAT 2019 is scheduled for May 12, and the online registration is currently open till March 31. Apply now!

    The examinees that want to pursue legal studies are required to meet the specified cut-off score in order to be eligible for admission at the NLUs. The cut-offs for admission, as per records from CLAT 2018, ranges from 108 – 132. Check CLAT Cut off

    Majority of law school aspirants target to qualify the exam in order to gain entry into one of the NLUs. But, what if you miss the cut-off score or fail to grab a seat at one of your preferred colleges? Do you dream to pursue law as a career end? No, absolutely not. There are several other options, that you can pick up as a Plan B to give shape to a career in law. Let us explore some of the top options here!

    LSAT India - Law School Admission Test

    Law School Admission Test (LSAT) conducted annually by Pearson VUE on behalf of Law School Admission Council (LSAC) is a standardized, paper-based test of reading proficiency and verbal reasoning skills for LLB and LLM admissions. conducts the exam. Approximately 76 law colleges accept LSAT India Score. Application Form can be accessed at the official website

    Exam Level: National

    Exam Date: May 26, 2019

    Apply Before: May 15, 2019

    Read more about LSAT Exam

    AILET - All India Law Entrance

    AILET is a university-level entrance test for law programs conducted by the National Law University, Delhi. Nearly 20,000 candidates attempt AILET every year, to get a hold of 80 seats of B.A. LL. B (Hons.) and LL. M programs each and 8 seats of the Ph.D. program offered by NLUD. The test is delivered in an offline mode while the application process is online. The application form can be accessed at the official website

    Exam Level: University

    Exam Date: May 5, 2019

    Apply Before: March 30, 2019

    Read more about AILET Exam 

    TS LAWCET - Telangana State-Law Common Entrance Test

    The Osmania University conducts the TS-LAWCET annually on behalf of TSCHE for admission into 3-year LL. B, and 5-year integrated LL. M programs offered at partner institutes at the state. The online registration process can be accessed at The test is delivered in the offline format.

    Exam Level: State

    Exam Date: May 26, 2019

    Apply Before: April 2019

    Read more about TS LAWCET Exam 

    AP LAWCET - Andhra Pradesh- Law Common Entrance Test

    Sri Krishnadevaraya University, Ananthapuramu on behalf of APSCHE conducts the AP LAWCET annually for admission into 3750 seats of the 3-year LL. B program and 1920 seats of the 5-year Integrated LL. B program in 50+ institutes in the state of Andhra Pradesh. The test is delivered in a computer-based format. Detailed information about the test can be obtained from the official website

    Exam Level: State

    Exam Date: May 6, 2019

    Apply Before: Not Released Yet

    Read more about AP LAWCET

    MH CET - Maharashtra Law Common Entrance Test

    Directorate of Higher Education (DHE) conducts the MH-CET Law for admissions into the LL. B, and integrated LL. B programs offered at 218 colleges affiliated to 11 state universities in Maharashtra. A total of 15,040 seats are available for the 3-year program LL.B program while 10,060 seats are the capacity for the integrated LL. M program. the exam is delivered in the computer-based format and the application form can be accessed online at or

    Exam Level: State

    Exam Date: April 21, 2019 (integrated program); May 11, 2019 (LL. B)

    Apply Before: March 11, 2019 (integrated program); April 2019 (LL. B)

    Read more about MH CET Law Exam 

    Other Law Entrance Exams in India

    SLAT - Symbiosis Law Admission Test

    Symbiosis Law School, Pune, conducts the online SLAT for selection of candidates for admission into its BBA LL. B(Hons) and BA LL. B(Hons) programs. The intake capacity is 300. The online registration process is currently on and can be accessed at

    Exam Level: University

    Exam Date: May 5, 2019

    Apply Before: April 14, 2019

    Read more about SLAT Exam

    DU LLB - Delhi University Law Entrance Exam

    The Faculty of Law at Delhi University conducts its own Law Entrance Test to shortlist candidates for admissions into its 3-year LL. B program. Intake capacity for the program is 2,658. The application process for the online test can be accessed at the official website Graduate candidates seeking admission into the LL. M program at the university will have to qualify the Entrance Test conducted by DU.

    Exam Level: University

    Exam Date: Not Released Yet

    Apply Before: Not Released Yet

    Read more about DU LLB Exam 

    BHU-Entrance Tests

    The Banaras Hindu University (BHU) conducts two Undergraduate Entrance Test (UET) and one Post Graduate Entrance Test (PET) every year for admission into its various undergraduate and postgraduate programs including the LL. B(Hons), B.A LL. B(Hons), LL. M and LL. M(HRDE) offered by the university’s Law School. The number of seats available for all the programs combined together is approximately 370. Please visit the official website for further information about the entrances and the programs.

    Exam Level: University

    Exam Date: Not Released Yet

    Apply Before: Not Released Yet



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