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CLAT UG and PG Counselling Process

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Every specialized UG and PG course has its own entrance exams to place deserved students in universities. Entrance exams are conducted at the national level, state level or by private universities. To get admission into law courses, the students should also undergo entrance exams which further proceed with the counselling process like other courses. The CLAT – Common Law Admission Test is the national level entrance exam for students aspiring to study law.

Overview Of CLAT

The Common Law Admission Test- CLAT is a centralized national entrance test. Students interested in getting admission to UG and PG law courses must prepare for CLAT. A total of twenty-two National Law Universities in India participate in the entrance. CLAT examination is accepted by more than 60 private and public colleges and universities in India.

These universities sign a Memorandum of Agreement (MoU) with the National Law Universities to accept the CLAT scores for admission and counselling procedure.

Nationalities of India and NRIs can only appear at the entrance. The eligibility for CLAT is based on the factors such as educational qualification, minimum required marks and age limit.

Students preparing to be admitted into undergraduate law courses should have completed their intermediate 10 +2 from a recognized Board. The percentile should not be less than 45 % marks in aggregate. 5 % marks are released for the SC and ST candidates. There is no upper age restriction for CLAT.

Students preparing for post-graduate law courses should have a LL. B or B. L. Degree from a recognized University with a minimum of 50 % marks for the general category and 45% for SC and ST candidates. The candidates who qualified through supplementary and repeated attempts are also eligible for entrance.

Details Of Counselling Process Of CLAT

The students participating in the CLAT test must know the basic and necessary process of counselling for UG and PG courses, respectively. The CLAT counselling process is a systematic way of allotting seats to the deserved students based on the entrance score like other entrances.

This is the official procedure of allocating seats based on the All India Rank. The factors needed to consider and undergo in the counselling process are online registration, NLU choices, seat allotment and payment of counselling fees. This is the final step to admission to a law college or university.

The counselling process immediately begins after the CLAT results declaration. The seat allotments completely depend on the preference list by the candidates. The preference list is filled along with the CLAT admission form.

The seat is allotted based on the cut-off marks of the entrance and the preferred cut-off by the particular college in that year. After the final allotment, the candidate can lock the choice of college, which cannot be changed later.

Rounds Of Counselling process Of CLAT

  1. Announcement Of Result

The counselling process starts once the results of CLAT are announced on the online portal of the national website. As soon as a result is declared, the dates of the entire counselling process will be announced to keep students alert about the admission.

  1. Online Counselling Registration and Fees Payment

The qualified students should fill out their online counselling registration form. The form includes various details and questions to be filled, including the mark secured in the exam. Once the form is filled, the final step is to pay the fees for counselling.

  1. First Seat Allotment List

When all the qualified students undergo registration, the first allotment list will be announced in the NLU portal. Students should check their names on the list as per their college preferences. The students should wait for the second list if they don’t find their names.

  1. Acceptance And Verification of First Seat Allotment List

Once the allotment is out, the student should accept the college and undergo a verification process. After college is locked for choice, it cannot be changed later.

  1. Second Seat Allotment List

The date will be announced for the second seat allotment list for the next merited students. Students who didn’t find their names in the first list should check the second.

  1. Acceptance And Verification of Second Seat Allotment List

The second list of candidates will follow the same acceptance and verification process to get admission to the colleges.

  1. Third Seat Allotment List

After the first and second seat allotment list, the third list will be declared on a specific date.

  1. Acceptance And Verification of Third Seat Allotment List

Students present in the third list can undergo the verification and acceptance process.

  1. Total 5 Rounds of Seat Allotment

A total of five rounds of seat allotments are conducted in the counselling process of CLAT. If the students still don’t find their name, they can opt for spot admission with their CLAT score to different universities.

After completing the counselling process, the students will undergo a successful admission process to different law colleges and universities.

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