Top Law Colleges in India Accepting CLAT Scores

The Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) is conducted by the Consortium of National Law Universities (NLUs) for admissions to Undergraduate (BA LLB) and Postgraduate (LLM) degree programs. The exam is primarily conducted for admissions to the NLUs in India, however, many private colleges and universities also accept CLAT exam scores for admission to law courses. So in order to crack any of the leading law colleges in India, a law aspirant must get good scores in CLAT. 

List of CLAT Accepting NLUs

Here is the list of 22 National Law Universities accepting CLAT scores that offer admission to UG courses of law. 

S.No. Name of the UniversityLocationUG Seats
National Law School of India University, BangaloreBangalore, Karnataka120
The West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences, KolkataKolkata, West Bengal127
National Law Institute University BhopalBhopal, Madhya Pradesh80
National Law University JodhpurJodhpur, Rajasthan104
NALSAR University of Law HyderabadHyderabad, Telangana60
Gujarat National Law UniversityGandhinagar, Gujarat187
Hidayatullah National Law University RaipurRaipur, Chattisgarh187
National University of Advanced Legal Studies KochiKochi, Kerala68
Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia National Law University LucknowLucknow, Uttar Pradesh178
Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law PatialaPatiala, Punjab196
Chanakya National Law University PatnaPatna, Bihar140
National Law University Odisha CuttackCuttack, Odisha180
 National University of Study and Research in Law RanchiRanchi, Jharkhand140
National Law University and Judicial Academy GuwahatiGuwahati, Assam60
Damodaram Sanjivayya National Law University VisakhapatnamVisakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh120
Tamil Nadu National Law University TiruchirapalliTiruchirapalli, Tamil Nadu120
Maharashtra National Law University MumbaiMumbai, Maharashtra122
Maharashtra National Law University NagpurNagpur, Maharashtra120
Himachal Pradesh National Law University ShimlaShimla, Himachal Pradesh148
Maharashtra National Law University AurangabadAurangabad, Maharashtra60
Dharmashastra National Law University, JabalpurJabalpur, Madhya Pradesh120
Dr. B.R. Ambedkar National Law University, Rai, SonepatSonepat, Haryana120

Also Read: List of 23 NLUs in India 2022

List of Private Colleges Accepting CLAT Scores 

Apart from NLUs, 48 private colleges and universities also accept CLAT scores and offer admission to the CLAT aspirants. The private colleges that accepted CLAT scores in 2021 are listed below: 

Name of the CollegeState/City
Alliance School of LawBangalore, Karnataka
Amity Law SchoolNoida, Uttar Pradesh
Apex UniversityJaipur, Rajasthan
Arka Jain UniversityMohanpur, Jharkhand
Aryans College of LawChandigarh, Punjab
Asian Law CollegeNoida, Uttar Pradesh
Delhi Institute of Rural DevelopmentDelhi
Fairfield School of LawFIMT, Delhi
GITAM School of LawVisakhapatnam
IFIM Law SchoolBangalore
IMS Unison University,Dehradun, Uttarakhand
Indian Institute of Management (IIM)Rohtak, Haryana
Indore Institute of LawIndore, Madhya Pradesh
Nirma UniversityAhmedabad, Gujarat
ITM UniversityRaipur, Chhattisgarh
Jaipur National UniversityRajasthan
JIMS Engineering and Management Technical CampusGreater Noida, Uttar Pradesh
Kalinga UniversityChhattisgarh
United world School of Law, Karnavati UniversityGandhinagar, Gujarat
Law College Dehradun, Uttaranchal UniversityDehradun, Uttarakhand
Lloyd Law CollegeGreater Noida, Uttar Pradesh
Maharshi University of Information TechnologyDelhi
Mahatma Jyoti Rao Phoole UniversityJaipur, Rajasthan
Manipal UniversityJaipur, Rajasthan
Mangalayatan UniversityJabalpur, Madhya Pradesh
Marwadi UniversityRajkot, Gujrat
Mewar UniversityRajasthan
MIT World Peace UniversityPune, Maharashtra
Nancy College of LawPatiala, Punjab
National Forensic Sciences UniversityGujarat
Oriental UniversityIndore, Madhya Pradesh
School of Law, Presidency UniversityBengaluru, Karnataka
The Raffles UniversityAlwar Rajasthan
Raksha Shakti UniversityAhmedabad, Gujarat
RNB Global UniversityBikaner, Rajasthan
SAI UniversityChennai
Sanskriti UniversityMathura, Uttar Pradesh
Shri Ram Murti Smarak College of LawBareilly, Uttar Pradesh
Shri Vaishnav Institute of LawIndore, Madhya Pradesh
Siddharth Law CollegeDehradun, Uttarakhand
SRM University Delhi-NCRSonepat, Haryana
Kirit P. Mehta School of Law, SVKM’s NMIMS (Deemed-to-be-University)Mumbai, Maharashtra
Techno India UniversityKolkata, West Bengal
ICFAI Law School, ICFAI University,Dehradun, Uttarakhand
Universal Law CollegeChandigarh, Punjab
UPESDehradun, Uttarakhand
Usha Martin UniversityRanchi, Jharkhand

Also Read: NLUs & Non-NLU Colleges Accepting CLAT 2021 Score

Public Sector Undertaking Accepting CLAT Scores

Apart from the admission in NLUs, private universities and private colleges, some public sector units or organizations also consider CLAT scores for recruitment purposes. Check out more details on recruitment through CLAT scores below:

  • PGCIL Recruitment 
  • ONGC Recruitment 
  • IOCL Recruitment 
  • NTPC Recruitment 
  • BHEL Recruitment 
  • PSU Recruitment 

The Last Word

CLAT is a centralized law exam that every law aspirant wants to crack to build a strong career in law. Acing the law exam will not only help in providing admission to top law schools/universities of India but also gives a kick to the professional world.