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CLAT (Common Law Admission Test) is conducted on a rotational basis by 18 National Law Universities (NLUs) in India. Candidates need to clear CLAT to secure admission into BA LLB (Hons), BSc LLB (Hons), BBA LLB (Hons), BSW LLB (Hons), BCom LLB (Hons) and LLM programmes on offer at the 18 NLUs.
CLAT 2017 is scheduled on May 14, 2017. This year, CNLU, Patna will organize the exam. On the basis of a candidate's score in CLAT exam, he/she can secure admission to fill 632 LLM seats and 2342 LLB seats.
CLAT is a CBT (Computer Based Test) and the questions are objective in nature. There are 200 questions in the test paper for LLB and 150 questions in the test paper for LLM courses. The eligibility to appear in CLAT is 10+2 for LLB programmes, and LLB or equivalent degree for LLM programmes. For every correct answer 1 mark is awarded but for every wrong answer 0.25 mark is deducted.
If you are looking for a career in law, check out the overview of top law entrance exam in India. Listed below are the list of top 10 Law Universities among the Best Law Colleges of India, which carry out admissions through Common Law Admission Test (CLAT).
As you aspire to become a professional law graduate, it’s important for you to pursue legal education from one of the best law schools/universities of India. It is important for the eligible students to know about the top list of law schools/universities which give admission through CLAT.
Here is the List of Top 10 Law Universities (CLAT) in India: -
The National Law School of India University came into existence through a Notification under the National Law School of India University Act. The Chief Justice of India is the Chancellor of the University.
|All India seats||75|
The National Academy of Legal Studies and Research (NALSAR) was established in 1998 by a Statute of the State of Andhra Pradesh. Since its inception, the University has been home to vital conversations on law and justice.
|All India seats||84|
National Law Institute University (NLIU) is a law school and centre for research located in Bhopal, India. It is one of the first three law schools to have been established under the National Law School system.
|All India seats||80|
The West Bengal National University of Judicial Sciences was established under the WBNUJS Act, 1999 adopted by the West Bengal Legislature in July, 1999.
|All India seats||94|
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National Law University-Jodhpur (NLUJ) is one of India’s leading Law Schools situated at the vibrant and colorful city of Jodhpur, Rajasthan. NLUJ has constantly been ranked as one of the top law schools in India.
|All India seats||100|
HNLU is a Residential University and is sixth in the series of National Law Schools in India. HNLU has been included in the list of the Universities maintained by the University Grants Commission.
|All India seats||80|
Gujarat National Law University (GNLU) is the statutory university established by the Govt. of Gujarat. The University is recognized by the Bar Council of India (BCI) and the University Grants Commission (UGC).
|All India seats||156|
Dr. Ram Manohar Lohiya National Law University, was established by an Act of Govt. of Uttar Pradesh in 2005, and came into being on January 4, 2006 to meet up the new challenges in legal field and to strengthen the vision that was given by the establishment of first National Law School of the country.
|All India seats||80|
Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law (RGNUL), Punjab, was established by the State Legislature of Punjab by passing the Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, Punjab Act, 2006. The University acquired approval of the Bar Council of India (BCI) in July 2006.
|All India seats||175|
CNLU was established under the Chanakya National Law University Act, 2006. Number of retired Judges of the Supreme Court, High Courts and lower Judiciary as well as Senior Advocates & Educationalist have offered to assist the CNLU in its teaching and research programmes.
|All India seats||60|
With an increased number of seats in both undergraduate and post graduate law programmes in National Law Universities (NLUs). Chanakya National Law University (CNLU), Patna is conducting Common Law Admission Test Exam (CLAT) for 2342 seats in BA LLB and 632 seats in LLM programmes. Last year, the coveted law entrance was conducted for 2190 UG seats and 592 PG seats.
|CLAT 2017 Top Law Colleges||All India Category seats for undergraduate programmes||All India Category seats for postgraduate programmes|
|National Law School of India University, Bangalore||75||50|
|National Academy of Legal Studies and Research, Hyderabad||84||40|
|National Law Institute University, Bhopal||80||31|
|West Bengal National University of Judicial Sciences, Kolkata||94||40|
|National Law University, Jodhpur||100||115|
|Hidayatullah National Law University, Raipur||80||45|
|Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar||156||52|
|Ram Manohar Lohiya National Law University, Lucknow||80||10|
|Rajiv Gandhi National Law University, Patiala||175||38|
|Chanakya National Law University, Patna||60||Nil|
|National University of Advanced Legal Studies, Kochi||65||21|
|National Law University Odisha, Cuttack||159||44|
|National University of Study and Research in Law, Ranchi||60||10|
|National Law University and Judicial Academy, Guwahati||60||10|
|Damodaram Sanjivayya National Law University, Vishakhapatnam||12||2|
|Tamil Nadu National Law School, Trichy||90||Nil|
|Maharashtra National Law University, Mumbai||50||10|
|Maharashtra National Law University, Nagpur||60||10|
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