NLUs & Non-NLU Colleges Accepting CLAT Score

After all the ups and downs, the CLAT 2021 exam is finally happening on the 23rd of July 2021. For all the law aspirants doing CLAT preparation since last year, it is like one of the biggest opportunities to score good marks, achieve high rank, and find the best law college for graduation.

Based on the exam score, the students will get admission to the CLAT 2021 participating colleges and institutes across the country. But which colleges are accepting CLAT 2021 rank for admission? Apart from the National Law Universities (NLUs), some private law colleges also accept it. 

So if you are appearing in this year’s Common Law Admission Test, you must know about both the NLUs and non-NLUs where you can apply for admission with your CLAT score or rank. The number of seats in NLUs is over 2,600, whereas the number of seats for other colleges is varied. 

Things to Know About CLAT 2021 Colleges and Institutes

Before finalizing a law college for yourself, you must know the following things about the CLAT participating colleges and institutes:

Check every bit of information about the college before you choose it for your graduation in law. You can find online reviews and other details on the website of the respective college. 

Know about the CLAT eligibility criteria, cut-off, as well as the process for selecting the candidates of the college that you apply for. It is because the cut-off and selection process is not the same for every college. 

If you apply for a law college but don’t appear for the final admission procedure, then your candidature will be discarded. So don’t take things lightly when it comes to college admission with a CLAT score. 

Also read: List of 23 NLUs in India 2022

NLUs Participating in CLAT 2021

Here is the list of National Law Universities that will accept CLAT score for their 2021 admission:

  • National University of Study and Research in Law, Ranchi
  • West Bengal National University of Judicial Sciences, Kolkata
  • National Law University and Judicial Academy, Guwahati
  • National Law University, Jodhpur
  • Damodaram Sanjivayya National Law University, Visakhapatnam
  • Hidayatullah National Law University, Raipur
  • Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar
  • Chanakya National Law University, Patna
  • Ram Manohar Lohiya National Law University, Lucknow
  • National University of Advanced Legal Studies, Kochi
  • Rajiv Gandhi National Law University, Patiala
  • National Law University Odisha, Cuttack
  • Tamil Nadu National Law School, Trichy
  • Maharashtra National Law University, Mumbai
  • Maharashtra National Law University, Aurangabad
  • Maharashtra National Law University, Nagpur
  • National Academy of Legal Studies and Research, Hyderabad
  • National Law Institute University, Bhopal
  • Dharmashastra National Law University, Jabalpur (MPDNLU)

Also read: Top 10 NLUs in India to kick start your Legal Career

Non-NLU Colleges Accepting CLAT Score 

If you don’t succeed with getting admission to the National Law Universities because of the difference of margin in CLAT score, you can opt for a reputed private college. While there are many colleges that accept CLAT score for admission, we have listed some of the suitable options for you below:

  • Azim Premji University, Bengaluru
  • Ramaiah Institute of Legal Studies (RILS), Bengaluru
  • Lloyd Law College, Greater Noida
  • School of Law, The NorthCap University, Gurugram, Haryana
  • Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies [NMIMS] (Deemed to be University), Mumbai
  • Maharaja Surajmal Brij University, Bharatpur
  • Asian Law College, Noida
  • Amity University, Noida
  • Maharashtra National Law University, Aurangabad
  • Prestige Institute of Management & Research, Indore
  • Delhi Institute of Rural Development (D.I.R.D.), Holambi, Delhi
  • JIMS Engineering Management Technical Campus School of Law, Greater Noida
  • Institute of Law, Nirma University, Ahmadabad
  • Galgotias University, Greater Noida
  • Indore Institute of Law, Indore
  • Harlal School of Law, Greater Noida
  • Alliance School of Law, Bangalore
  • Jagannath University, Jaipur
  • IFIM Law College, Bengaluru
  • JECRC University, Jaipur
  • Disha Law College, Raipur
  • Geeta Institute of Law, Panipat
  • MATS University, Raipur
  • Manipal University, Jaipur

Also read: Why NLUs Are Worth The Hard Work?

Jobs in PSUs with CLAT 2021 Score

This is for the law aspirants who are appearing for the CLAT postgraduate (PG) exam. While there are several Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs), only three of them accept CLAT rank and score. You can find excellent job opportunities in these PSUs:

  • GAIL India Limited
  • Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited, Dehradun
  • Oil India Limited

Wrapping Up:

The aim of appearing in the CLAT exam is to find admission to a good law college that can pave the way for success and a bright future. The colleges and universities mentioned above are accepting admissions with CLAT scores. Depending on your preference and score, you can choose the right college for yourself.