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CLAT Cut off 2022: Previous Years’ Cut offs & College-wise Opening and Closing Ranks

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Exams Prep Master | Updated On - Dec 17, 2021

CLAT Cut off 2022 are the minimum marks and ranks required for admission in NLUs. CLAT cut off is released in the form of opening and closing ranks by each NLU after the conclusion of counselling rounds. In the 2021 session, the closing rank of NLSIU Bangalore after round 1 was 80 for the general category. Candidates planning to appear for the upcoming exam can use CLAT 2022 College Predictor to get an idea about the colleges in which they can get admission based on their raw scores. 

  • CLAT Seat Allotment is based on the cut off set by the university. Generally, the cut off mark for admissions to the top 3 NLUs ranges between 80 to 85.
  • Based on CLAT 2022 scores candidates can get admission to both UG and PG programs. If a candidate looking for admission in LLM colleges then they have to score above 90 to get their name on the first merit list. Also Check Colleges Accepting CLAT Scores  
  • Read the article to know more about round wise previous years CLAT cut off for admission in LLB and LLM programs. 
CLAT Cut off for LLB and LLM

CLAT Cut off 2021 for LLB and LLM

CLAT Cut off 2021: Round 5

Given below are the round 5 cut off closing and opening ranks for general candidates attempting CLAT 2021.

CLAT Cut off 2021 LLB Round 5 Closing Ranks (GN Category) LLM Round 5 Closing Ranks (GN Category)
NLSIU Bangalore - 153
NALSAR Hyderabad 172 170
NLIU Bhopal - -
WBNUJS Kolkata 241 418
NLU Jodhpur 356 434
HNLU Raipur 765 742
GNLU Gandhinagar 375 -
RMNLU Lucknow 676 -
RGNLU Patiala 1075 528
CNLU Patna 1312 -
NUALS Kochi 1144 944
NLU Odisha 1072 -
NUSRL Ranchi 1507 938
TNLS Tiruchirappalli 1834 1143
DSNLU Visakhapatnam 1473 1134
MNLU Mumbai 453 -
MNLU Nagpur 1448 990
MNLU Aurangabad 2022 1148
NLSJA Assam 1659 943
DNLU Jabalpur 1996 -
HPNLU Shimla 2009 829
DBANLU Sonepat 2040 -

CLAT Cut off 2021: Round 4

Given below are the round 4 cut off closing and opening ranks for general candidates attempting CLAT 2021.

CLAT Cut off 2021 LLB Round 4 Closing Ranks (GN Category) LLM Round 4 Closing Ranks (GN Category)
NLSIU Bangalore - -
NALSAR Hyderabad - 168
NLIU Bhopal 378 222
WBNUJS Kolkata 233 392
NLU Jodhpur 343 423
HNLU Raipur 733 -
GNLU Gandhinagar - -
RMNLU Lucknow 658 -
RGNLU Patiala 1003 514
CNLU Patna 1282 -
NUALS Kochi 1105 843
NLU Odisha 1032 -
NUSRL Ranchi 1400 803
TNLS Tiruchirappalli 1710 1090
DSNLU Visakhapatnam 1352 1077
MNLU Mumbai 442 -
MNLU Nagpur 1419 908
MNLU Aurangabad 1821 1056
NLSJA Assam 1530 856
DNLU Jabalpur 1841 -
HPNLU Shimla 1869 -
DBANLU Sonepat 1927 -

CLAT Cut off 2021: Round 3

Given below are the round 3 cut off closing and opening ranks for general candidates attempting CLAT 2021.

CLAT Cut off 2021 LLB Round 3 Closing Ranks (GN Category) LLM Round 3 Closing Ranks (GN Category)
NLSIU Bangalore - 121
NALSAR Hyderabad - 166
NLIU Bhopal 372 -
WBNUJS Kolkata 227 387
NLU Jodhpur 336 419
HNLU Raipur - -
GNLU Gandhinagar 366 -
RMNLU Lucknow 641 81
RGNLU Patiala 973 492
CNLU Patna 1269 -
NUALS Kochi 1075 762
NLU Odisha 1001 -
NUSRL Ranchi 1339 757
TNLS Tiruchirappalli 1606 1030
DSNLU Visakhapatnam 1286 1006
MNLU Mumbai 434 544
MNLU Nagpur 1346 839
MNLU Aurangabad 1710 -
NLSJA Assam 1447 828
DNLU Jabalpur 1721 -
HPNLU Shimla 1800 -
DBANLU Sonepat 1848 -

CLAT Cut off 2021: Round 2

Given below are the round 2 cut off closing and opening ranks for general candidates attempting CLAT 2021.

CLAT Cut off 2021 LLB Round 2 Closing Ranks (GN Category) LLM Round 2 Closing Ranks (GN Category)
NLSIU Bangalore 83 115
NALSAR Hyderabad 163 162
NLIU Bhopal 358 208
WBNUJS Kolkata 223 369
NLU Jodhpur 329 395
HNLU Raipur 675 594
GNLU Gandhinagar 362 173
RMNLU Lucknow 633 74
RGNLU Patiala 963 459
CNLU Patna 1268 --
NUALS Kochi 1032 788
NLU Odisha 993 --
NUSRL Ranchi 1338 752
TNLS Tiruchirappalli 1586 982
DSNLU Visakhapatnam 1283 961
MNLU Mumbai 424 471
MNLU Nagpur 1334 821
MNLU Aurangabad 1672 950
NLSJA Assam 1443 791
DNLU Jabalpur 1685 --
HPNLU Shimla 1743 738
DBANLU Sonepat 1794 --

CLAT Cut off 2021: Round 1

Given below are the round 1 cut off closing and opening ranks for general candidates attempting CLAT 2021.

NLUs LLB Round 1 Closing Ranks (GN Category) LLM Round 1 Closing Ranks (GN Category)
NLSIU Bangalore 80 99
NALSAR Hyderabad 163 153
NLIU Bhopal 350 188
WBNUJS Kolkata 216 312
NLU Jodhpur 317 368
HNLU Raipur 651 519
GNLU Gandhinagar 348 173
RMNLU Lucknow 600 74
RGNLU Patiala 940 404
CNLU Patna 1184 --
NUALS Kochi 978 672
NLU Odisha 945 --
NUSRL Ranchi 1233 616
TNLS Tiruchirappalli 1469 815
DSNLU Visakhapatnam 1158 845
MNLU Mumbai 423 471
MNLU Nagpur 1276 759
MNLU Aurangabad 1575 887
NLSJA Assam 1337 709
DNLU Jabalpur 1533 --
HPNLU Shimla 1598 633
DBANLU Sonepat 1669 --
Factors Affecting CLAT Cut off

Factors Affecting CLAT Cut off

Given below are some factors that affect the candidates CLAT Cut off scores.

  • Applications Received: Fewer applications were received for the exam, the lesser the competition, and more relaxed CLAT Cut off scores.
  • Qualifying Candidates: If the number of applicants who are qualified is low, the Cut off is relaxed.
  • Seats Available: The higher the seats available the more relaxed are the Cut off scores.
  • Exam’s Difficulty Level: If the question paper is difficult, Cut off are relaxed, and vice versa.
CLAT Previous Years’ Cut off

CLAT Previous Years’ Cut off

Given below are the opening and closing ranks for candidates who attempted Previous Years Cut off

CLAT 2020 College-wise Cut off

Given below are the opening and closing ranks for College-wise CLAT 2020 Cut off

College Name Opening Rank Closing Rank
National Law School of India University 119.5 120.5
National Academy of Legal Studies and Research 114 115
National Law Institute University 107 108
West Bengal National University of Judicial Sciences 112 113
National Law University Jodhpur 109 111
Hidayatullah National Law University 103 104
Gujarat National Law University 106 107
Ram Manohar Lohiya National Law University 100 102
Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law 99 100
Chanakya National Law University 95 96
National University of Advanced Legal Studies 99 100
National Law University Odisha 97 98
National University of Study and Research in Law 94 95
National Law University and Judicial Academy 93 94
Tamil Nadu National Law School 92 93
Damodaram Sanjivayya National Law University 92 93
Maharashtra National Law University, Mumbai 105 106
Maharashtra National Law University, Nagpur 91 92
Maharashtra National Law University, Aurangabad 91 92
Dharmashastra National Law University, Jabalpur 87 88
MPDNLU, Jabalpur 90 91
HPNLU, Shimla 89 90

CLAT 2019 College-wise Cut off

Given below are the opening and closing ranks for College-wise CLAT 2019 Cut off

College Name Opening Rank Closing Rank
NLSIU, Bengaluru 1 54
NALSAR, Hyderabad 50 120
NLIU, Bhopal 107 355
NUJS, Kolkata 112 215
NLU, Jodhpur 109 350
HNLU, Raipur 103 555
GNLU, Gandhinagar 106 450
RAMNLU, Lucknow 100 620
RGNUL, Patiala 99 780
CNLU, Patna 95 900
NUALS, Kochi 99 900
NLUO, Cuttack 97 1050
NUSRL, Ranchi 94 1050
NLUJA, Guwahati 93 1060
DSNLU, Vizag 92 1200
TNNLS, Tiruchirapalli 92 1160
MNLU, Mumbai 105 575
MNLU, Nagpur 91 1200

CLAT 2018 College-wise Cut off

Given below are the opening and closing ranks for College-wise CLAT 2018 Cut off

College Name Opening Rank Closing Rank
NLSIU, Bengaluru 1 66
NALSAR, Hyderabad 11 137
NLIU, Bhopal 155 390
NUJS, Kolkata 43 260
NLU, Jodhpur 129 376
HNLU, Raipur 401 657
GNLU, Gandhinagar 142 498
RAMNLU, Lucknow 358 668
RGNUL, Patiala 358 924
CNLU, Patna 718 1186
NUALS, Kochi 290 928
NLUO, Cuttack 564 1167
NUSRL, Ranchi 705 1255
NLUJA, Guwahati 1016 1556
DSNLU, Vizag 223 1432
TNNLS, Tiruchirapalli 459 1571
MNLU, Mumbai 246 503
MNLU, Nagpur 520 1532

CLAT 2017 College-wise Cut off

Given below are the opening and closing ranks for College-wise CLAT 2017 Cut off

College Name Opening Rank Closing Rank
NLSIU, Bengaluru 59 177
NALSAR, Hyderabad 130 5098
NLIU, Bhopal 351 17348
NUJS, Kolkata 213 7556
NLU, Jodhpur 343 8051
HNLU, Raipur 574 29835
GNLU, Gandhinagar 453 10585
RAMNLU, Lucknow 627 28216
RGNUL, Patiala 801 12580
CNLU, Patna 909 16614
NUALS, Kochi 826 24087
NLUO, Cuttack 1023 15734
NUSRL, Ranchi 1051 28174
NLUJA, Guwahati 1124 17322
DSNLU, Vizag 1180 38156
TNNLS, Tiruchirapalli 1151 25604
MNLU, Mumbai 478 17294
MNLU, Nagpur 1126 39573

Check out CLAT 2022 Seat Matrix

CLAT Marks and Ranks

CLAT Marks and Ranks

Given below are the ranks and the marks that candidates obtain accordingly.

Rank Obtained Marks Obtained
1 – 2 150 – 200
3 – 148 130 – 150
149 – 1211 110 – 130
1212 – 4609 90 – 110
4610 – 11683 70 – 90
11684 – 22834 50 – 70
22825 – 34649 30 – 50
34650 – 41468 1 – 30
CLAT NLU Seat Matrix and Reservation

CLAT NLU Seat Matrix and Reservation

NLSIU (Bangalore), NALSAR (Hyderabad) and NUJS (Kolkata) respectively are ranked top in India. Given below are the seat matrix of all major NLU’s according to rank.

NLUs with CLAT Rank lower or equal than 1000

Indicator NLIU, Bhopal NLU, Jodhpur GNLU Gandhinagar MNLU Mumbai HNLU Raipur RAMNLU Lucknow RGNUL Patiala NUALS Kochi
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 0
Highest-lowest CLAT ranks 137-526 432-1142 259-3102 4-941 470-2408 462-705 307-943 472-1297

NLUs with CLAT Rank equal to or higher than 1000

Indicator NLUO, Cuttack CNLU, Patna NLUJA, Guwahati DSNLU, Vizag NUSRL, Ranchi TNNLS, Tiruchirapalli MNLU, Nagpur
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 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 478-3283 432-1142 1005-2828 986-1362 934-1189 1124-3890 543-1312
CLAT Cut off FAQs

CLAT Cut off 2022 FAQs

Ques. For admission in NLIU Bhopal what will be CLAT cut off 2022?

Ans. For admission in NLIU Bhopal, the closing rank accepted by the college for general category candidates in rounds 1, 2, 3, and 4 was 350, 358, 372, and 378 respectively. 

Ques. What is CLAT cut off for admission in LLM programs at top NLUs?

Ans. NLSIU Bangalore had accepted the closing rank of 99 in the 2021 admissions round 1 whereas it was 115 after the conclusion of round 2. 

Ques. What is the lowest CLAT cut off accepted by NLU Shimla in the 2021 admissions?

Ans. The lowest CLAT cut off accepted by NLU Shimla in the 2021 session was 1598, 1743, 1800, and 1869 after the end of rounds 1, 2, 3, and 4 respectively. 

Ques: What happens if I cannot meet the CLAT Cut off 2022?

Ans: Candidates who do not meet CLAT Cut off 2022, will not be granted admission to the NLUS. Candidates can, however, apply to other colleges that accept CLAT scores.

Ques: Do all the NLUs have similar CLAT Cut off 2022?

Ans: No, CLAT Cut off are not the same for all NLUs. Cut off for the NLUs will be published by the university when the counselling begins.

Ques: Which colleges are the best for admissions based on CLAT Cut off 2022?

Ans: Some top NLU universities in India are NLSIU (Bangalore), NALSAR (Hyderabad) and NUJS (Kolkata). Candidates are advised to earn good grades to get admission to the universities.

Ques: What is the validity of CLAT Cut off 2022 and how can I check CLAT Cut off 2022?

Ans: CLAT Cut off are valid for a year. The exams are conducted once annually. Candidates can find the Cut off online. CLAT Cut off are published on the official website when they are released.

Ques: How many seats are available for admissions through CLAT Cut off 2022?

Ans: Admissions through CLAT 2021 Cut off had around 4,009 candidates. Out of it, 3,012 students were allotted to UG courses and 997 students were allotted to PG courses. Changes with CLAT seatings are announced with the exam notification.

Ques: What is the qualifying scores with CLAT 2022?

Ans: The qualifying scores for CLAT 2021 was expected to be 50% for undergraduate courses and 45% for postgraduate courses. This can be changed by the conducting body, in which case, official notification will have the information.

*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College.

Comments


14 Comments
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Anonymous
SIR PLEASE tell me i have already passed graduation with 65 percent mark but i am confuse in which course to apply ug or pg
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Anonymous
Hi Aftab, you will be applying for PG course as you have already done graduation.
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Anonymous
I am from BIHAR and MY ALL INDIA OBC RANK IS 2242 CAN i get NLU
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Anonymous

Hi Prajwal, its depends upon the merit list whetehr you will get admission or not according to your rank.

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Anonymous
How can I know when the NRI(s) quota cutoff will be out?
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Anonymous
Hi Maryada, To get cutoff details you may check the official website .
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Anonymous
I HAVE SECURED 19500 RANK AIR AND OBC AIR IS 2440 ANA A KERALA DOMICILE TOO WHEATHER I HAD CHANCE IN KOCHI NUALS
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Anonymous
Hi Athmaj, It depends on the merit list of the college whether you will get admission according to your rank or not.
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Anonymous
I have score obc rank 226 U.P. domicile in clat 2018. Can I get any NLU
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Anonymous

Hi Atul, You will get the information about NLU Cut off CLAT Entrance Test please check this link to get the detail CLAT Cut off.

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Anonymous
I have a score of 89.25. Is there any chance of getting into any of the NLUs? I had even applied for the NRI category in WBNUJS and NLUO.
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Anonymous

Hi Maryada, For the admission you can check cut off list which is mentioned above on this page

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Anonymous
last year in 2017 may clat score was 72 .what are the possibility of cracking clat or ailet in year 2018.
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Anonymous

Hello Neeraj, If your focus is clear and if you are doing hard work then you can score even more than 72. Use this link to prepare better: Practice Paper.

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Anonymous
I get 56.5 marks in clat 2017 can I get cnlu from ebc category.
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Anonymous

Hello Divyansh, According to your category the cutoff of Chanakya National Law University for both courses are listed below-

BALLB Hons.           State EBC 1726 8661

BBA L.L.B. (Hons.)  State EBC 1726 8661

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Anonymous
I scored 79.5 in Clat PG. Will I make it to any NLU?
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Anonymous

Hi Joyanta, You are not eligible to take admission in any NLU's because Cutoff for PG is high and 79.5 marks is not enough. However, you can apply for other colleges, find the link and check other law colleges

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Anonymous
I scored 135.50 with no reservations whatsoever. Which NLU can I expect?
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Anonymous

Hi Harshit, You can apply in NLU's which are mentioned below:

  • NLIU-Bhopal
  • NLU-Jodhpur
  • GNLU-Gandhinagar
  • HNLU-Raipur
  • RMLNLU-Lucknow
  • RHNLU-Patiala
  • NLU – Mumbai
  • NLU-Odisha

Check here for more NLU's

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Anonymous
1. my score in CLAT is 66 for LLM i.e. PG course.can i get the admission in any NLU ?
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Anonymous
Hi Aayushi, You are not eligible to take admission in any NLU's because Cutoff for LLM is high and 66 marks is not enough. However, you can apply for other colleges, find the link and check other law colleges
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Anonymous
i am from up i have state domicile i am in obc if i score 100 marks then is there any chance to get any nlu
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Anonymous
Hi Prateek, Please find the link and check category wise Cutoff for NLU's
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Anonymous
what is the expected cut off for any nlu for general category for undergraduate course ?
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ruby pakhariya

Hi Kushal, to get the idea on general candidates score, you may go through the CLAT category wise cut off. Please find the link for the same http://exams.collegedunia.com/clat/cutoff

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Anonymous
sir I have completed the Bsc and presently working in a gov Bank for the past 5 year. I want to do LLB. can you suggest me some of the Good college name which offers evening class so that i can study there while working. what is the procedure to get admission in such college?
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ruby pakhariya

Hi Satyajeet, i am providing you the college's information you may contact the college for evening classes of your choice. to get details on well-reputed colleges for LL.B Course, please find the link http://collegedunia.com/courses/bachelor-of-laws-llb-colleges-in-india


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