CLAT 2022 Counselling is conducted by the Consortium of NLUs, through a centralised process for candidates who are invited for the counselling. CLAT 2022 Seat Allotment are done through the candidates ranking, cutoffs, scores and preferences. Also Check CLAT 2022 Cutoffs
CLAT 2022 Counselling registration will only be concluded by paying the registration fee. Without the registration, candidates will not be considered for admissions for UG/PG courses in law. CLAT Counselling is done after the results and CLAT 2022 Merit Lists are published. Check CLAT 2022 Results
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CLAT 2022 Counselling Highlights
|Conducting Authority||Consortium of NLUs|
|Mode of Counselling||Online|
|Minimum Eligibility||CLAT Rank and order of preference in CLAT Form|
|Total Participating Colleges||22 NLUs and private/self-financed colleges|
|Total Seats||3000 approx. (in NLUs)|
CLAT 2022 Counselling Important Dates
|CLAT 2022 Exam Date||4th week of July, 2022|
|Result Announcement||5th week of July, 2022|
|Counselling Registration||1st week of August, 2022|
|Release of 1st allotment list||1st week of August, 2022|
|Verification & Acceptance of Seats after 1st allotment list||1st week of August, 2022|
|Release of 2nd allotment list||2nd week of August, 2022|
|Verification & Acceptance of Seats after 2nd allotment list||2nd week of August, 2022|
|Release of 3rd allotment list||3rd week of August, 2022|
|Verification & Acceptance of Seats after 3rd allotment list||3rd week of August, 2022|
|Release of 4th allotment list||4th week of August, 2022|
|Verification & Acceptance of Seats after 4th allotment list||4th week of August, 2022|
|Release of 5th & final allotment list||5th week of August, 2022|
|Verification & Acceptance of Seats after 5th & Final allotment list||5th week of August, 2022|
How to Register for CLAT 2022 Counselling?
The counselling procedure of CLAT 2022 is expected to be done via an online centralized system. It is conducted separately for UG and PG programs. The entire process will be done as per the CLAT Exam Dates created by the conducting authorities.
The stepwise procedure for final admissions to the 22 NLUs is as follows:
Step 1: Results Published
Once the results and merit lists are published to shortlist candidates for the final admissions, they will be available on the official website. On merit-cum-preference basis of CLAT 2022 scores, the first list for CLAT counselling will be declared after the publishing of results.
Step 2: Selection of NLUs
Shortlisted candidates will be invited to register for their preferred NLUs through the official website. Candidates are required to select a minimum of five preferred colleges. No changes will be allowed after the last date of submission. The selection must be done by taking into consideration the candidates rank and marks against the seats. Candidates cannot update their college preferences and they will be considered for only those NLUs which they have provided.
Step 3: Payment of Fees
After candidates have selected their preferred choices, they should pay the required fees of INR 50,000 to be provisionally selected. Candidates are advised to pay the fees online only, through the login on the official website. Only candidates who participate in the conselling will be considered for the seat allotment process.
Step 4: Seat Allotment Lists Published
After the candidates are registered, the seat allotment lists are published online through the official website. The candidates who have not been allotted a seat will be provided a seat in the upcoming seat allotment lists.
Step 5: End of Admissions
The candidates who have been allotted a seat for their selected college have three options provided for them:
- Accept Seat: Candidates can choose to accept their choice of the preferred NLU. In which case, candidates will not be considered for further seat allotments to any other NLUs of their preference.
- Choose for an Upgrade: Candidates can choose for an upgrade, during which they will be considered against any other vacancies in their preferred choices NLUs Candidates choosing for the upgrade will be required to pay the required amount as fees.
- Withdrawal from CLAT Seat Allotment: In this process, candidates forfeits their seat and will not be considered for future seat allotments either.
If candidates do not choose any one of the above options by the required date, will not be given admissions.
Also Check CLAT 2022 Rank Predictor
CLAT 2022 Counselling Registration Fees
Given below is registration fees for CLAT 2022 Counselling
|CLAT 2022 Counselling Registration Fees||INR 50,000|
Note: There shall be no refund of the counselling fee after the last date of withdrawal from the admission process.
Documents Required for CLAT 2022 Counselling
Candidates having their names on the merit list should have the following documents at the time of CLAT Counselling:
- CLAT 2022 Application Form
- CLAT Admit Card 2022
- CLAT 2022 Score Card
- Class 10th Marks-sheet/Certificate
- Class 12th Marks-sheet/Certificate
- Caste Certificate (If applicable)
- Specially-Abled Certificate (If applicable)
- NRI Certificate (If applicable)
- Sponsored NRI Certificate (If applicable)
- Domicile Certificate (If applicable)
- Call Letter issued by CLAT authority
- Current passport size photographs
Note: The documents should be scanned as per the specified standards.
Participating Institutes in CLAT 2022
Many institutes, including NLUs, accept CLAT 2022 Results for admission to law courses.
Given below is the list of participating National Law Universities is as follows:
|National Law School of India University, Bangalore||National Academy of Legal Studies and Research, Hyderabad|
|National Law University, Nagpur||Himachal Pradesh National Law University, Shimla|
|Maharashtra National Law University, Aurangabad||Maharashtra National Law University, Mumbai|
|Damodaram Sanjivayya National Law University, Visakhapatnam||Tamil Nadu National Law School, Trichy|
|National Law University and Judicial Academy, Guwahati||National University of Study and Research in Law, Ranchi|
|National Law University, Delhi||National Law University Odisha, Cuttack|
|National University of Advanced Legal Studies, Kochi||Chanakya National Law University, Patna|
|Rajiv Gandhi National Law University, Patiala||Ram Manohar Lohiya National Law University, Lucknow|
|Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar||Hidayatullah National Law University, Raipur|
|National Law Institute University, Bhopal||West Bengal National University of Judicial Sciences, Kolkata|
|National Law University, Jodhpur||-|
The following institutions are having MoU with CLAT 2022 for using CLAT score for admission purposes.
Check CLAT Accepting Colleges
CLAT 2022 Counselling FAQs
Ques: Is CLAT 2022 Counselling registration fees refundable?
Ans: CLAT 2022 Counselling registration fees are fully refundable if the candidates withdraws before the counselling is over. Counselling fees are partially refundable is the candidate’s documents are not ineligible or they have forfeited their seats for three rounds.
Ques: How many rounds of CLAT 2022 Counselling are there?
Ans: There are a total of five round for CLAT 2022 Counselling sessions. Candidates should be allotted a seat by the fifth round of counselling.
Ques: Are there any changes in CLAT 2022 Counselling structure?
Ans: There have been no new changes announced for CLAT 2022 Counselling. Any changes will be provided in the official website.
Ques: Can I apply for CLAT 2022 Counselling offline?
Ans: No, CLAT 2022 Counselling should be done online through the official website of the Consortium of NLUs. There are no facilities to conduct offline applications for CLAT 2022. Any changes will be announced in the official website.
Ques: How can I pay for CLAT 2022 Counselling?
Ans: Candidates can pay for CLAT 2022 Counselling through online payment gateway. Payments can be made through credit card/ debit card/ online banking.
Ques: I have been waitlisted, will i be allotted in CLAT 2022 Counselling?
Ans: Waitlisted candidates will also be given admissions through provisional seat allotment lists. The lsit will include candidates from various categories proportionally.
Ques: Can I withdraw my CLAT 2022 Counselling application?
Ans: Candidates can withdraw from CLAT Counselling any time during the process. However, if the candidates withdraw from a seat after the last date of counselling, there will be a particular amount that will be deducted when refunding.
Ques: Can I change my preferred NLU while CLAT 2022 Counselling?
Ans: Candidates can change their preferred NLU till the last date of CLAT Counselling registration. After that no changes will be allowed.
|Alliance University, Bangalore||Amity University, Uttar Pradesh|
|Asian Law College, Noida||DIRD Holambi Khurd, Delhi|
|Dr. K.N. Modi University, Rajasthan||Faculty of Law, Marwadi University, Rajkot|
|Galgotias University, Uttar Pradesh||Geeta Institute of Law, Panipat|
|GITAM School of Law, Visakhapatnam||Harlal School of Law, Greater Noida|
|ICFAI University, Dehradun||ICFAI University, Tripura|
|IFIM Law College, Bangalore||IIMT University, College of Law, Meerut|
|IMS Unison University, Dehradun||Indore Institute of Law, Indore|
|Institute of Law, Nirma University, Ahmedabad||Institute of Legal Studies and Research, GLA University, Mathura|
|ISBR Law College, Bangalore||Jain University, 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|
*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College.