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Date : 1st July, 2017

CLOSURE NOTICE

The date of receiving the status of admission from participating NLUs will be 1st July 2017 instead of 4th July 2017 and date of closure of admission process by CLAT 2017 Office will be 1st July 2017 instead of 6th July 2017. Accordingly vacancies for UG and PG courses, if any, in any NLU, the waitlisted candidates who have written CLAT 2017 are directed to visit the website of the respective NLUs to know the further admission process.

CLAT 2017 wishes all the best to the candidates who have taken admission in 18 Participating National Law Universities of India.

Date: 8th July, 2017, The last chance is provided to the CLAT 2017 Candidates to download the Score Card by logging into their registered account till 14th July 2017. No further query or request shall be entertained by the CLAT 2017 Office. Click here to download CLAT 2017 Score Card.

Eligibility UG Programme

Under-Graduate Programme offered by the National Law Universities The eighteen NLUs offer five-year integrated Under-Graduate Law Courses leading to the award of a degree in Law as per their respective nomenclature.

Eligibility Criteria for UG Programme in CLAT-2017

  1. .(i) Candidates shall be below Twenty (20) Years of age as on 1st July 2017 in case of all Unreserved/NRIs/NRI Sponsored categories candidates.
    (ii) Candidates shall be below Twenty Two (22) years of age as on 1st July 2017 in case of SC/ST/ OBC/Specially Abled Persons (SAP) category candidates.

    Note:- Notice Regarding Age Relaxation for the Under-Graduate Course in CLAT-2017.

    In its order dated 03/03/2017 in the Writ Petition (Civil) No. 1023/2016, the Hon’ble Supreme Court of India has put a stay on the Notification No. BCI: D : 1519 (LE: Cir.-6) of the Bar Council of India dated 17th September, 2016 and all consequential actions taken in pursuance thereof pending decision of the aforesaid writ petition.

    In the light of the aforesaid stay order of the Hon’ble Supreme Court, students who are above 20 Years of age in case of UR/NRI/NRI Sponsored category and above 22 Years of age in case of SC/ST/OBC/SAP category as on 1st July 2017 are also eligible to apply for the Under-Graduate Courses in CLAT-2017. However, the candidature and admission of such applicants shall be subject to the final decision of the Hon’ble Supreme Court in the aforesaid matter which is listed for final hearing in the third week of July, 2017.

  2. As regards minimum percentage of marks in qualifying examination (i.e., 10+2), the candidates must have secured:
    (i) Forty five percent (45%) marks in case of candidates belonging to Unreserved /OBC /Specially Abled Persons (SAP) and other categories, and
    (ii) Forty Percent (40%) marks in case of candidates belonging to SC/ST categories.
  3. Candidates who are appearing in the qualifying examination in March/April 2017 are also eligible for appearing in CLAT-2017 online examination. However, they shall be required to produce an evidence of their passing the qualifying examination at the time of admission, failing which they shall lose their right to be considered for admission.
  4. The result of qualifying examination (i.e., 10+2) shall be submitted by the candidate at the time of admission failing which the candidate shall be ineligible for admission to the Course.
  5. In case of equal marks, the breaking of tie shall be by the following procedure and order as under:
    (i) Higher marks in the section of legal aptitude in CLAT-2017 exam.
    (ii) Higher age.
    (iii) Computerised draw of lots.