The Consortium of National Law Universities was established on 19th August 2017 with the aim of improving the standard of legal education in the country and justice system through legal education with Prof. R. Venkata Rao, erstwhile Vice-Chancellor, NLSIU as President and Prof. Faizan Mustafa, Vice-Chancellor, NALSAR, as Vice-President.

The Consortium aspires to facilitate better coordination amongst National Law Schools to achieve the highest standards of legal education in the country. Twenty-One National Law Universities have joined the Consortium as founder members.

  1. There will be no upper age limit for UG Programme in CLAT 2020.

  2. As regards the minimum percentage of marks in the qualifying examination (i.e., 10+2 or an equivalent examination), the candidates must have secured:
    1. Forty-five per cent (45%) marks or its equivalent grade in case of candidates belonging to General / OBC / PWD / NRI / PIO / OCI categories
    2. Forty Percent (40%) marks or equivalent in the case of candidates belonging to SC/ST categories.

  3. Candidates who are appearing in the qualifying examination in March/April 2020 are also eligible to appear in CLAT 2020 examination. However, they shall be required to produce 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 the 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 break of tie shall be by the following procedure and order as under:
    1. Higher marks in the component/section on legal aptitude in the CLAT 2020 exam;
    2. Higher age;
    3. Computerised draw of lots.
  1. Maximum Marks                                                     150
  2. Duration of CLAT 2020 Exam                             2:00 Hours
  3. Multiple-Choice Questions                                   150 questions (1 mark each)
  4. Negative Marking                                                   0.25 wrong answer

Subject Areas with weightage: (approximate number of questions)
English Language 28-32 questions, or roughly 20% of the paper
Current Affairs, including General Knowledge 35-39 questions, or roughly 25% of the paper
Legal Reasoning 35-39 questions, or roughly 25% of the paper
Logical Reasoning 28-32 questions, or roughly 20% of the paper
Quantitative Techniques 13-17 questions, or roughly 10% of the paper
 NLU'sCourseSeatsRank - GeneralReservedState ReservationWEBSITE
1National Law School of India University(NLSIU), BengaluruBA LLB1201 TO 98 145 TO 3707 NO
2NALSAR University of Law (NALSAR), HyderabadBA LLB12340 TO 1761968 TO 8476180 TO 887
3The National Law Institute University(NLIU), BhopalBA LLB102137 TO 4292638 TO 8881182 TO 527
4The West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences (WBNUJS), KolkataBA LLB, Bsc LLB1036 TO 2261854 TO 6968275 TO 842
5National Law University (NLU), JodhpurBA LLB, Bsc LLB104162 TO 3173084 TO 8915NO
6Hidayatullah National Law University(HNLU), RaipurBA LLB160470 TO 757 3539 TO 11504796 TO 2533
7Gujarat National Law University(GNLU), GandhinagarBA LLB, Bcom LLB156259 TO 4614773 TO 11368686 TO 2993
8Dr. Ram Manohar Lohiya National Law University (RMLNLU), LucknowBA LLB160462 TO 738798 TO 13912NO
9Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law (RGNUL), PunjabBA LLB175443 TO 10123448 TO 14500NO
10Chanakya National Law University (CNLU), PatnaBA LLB120753 TO 12561701 TO 15698NO
11The National University of Advanced Legal Studies (NUALS), KochiBA LLB58472 TO 13779228 TO 2772NO
12National Law University Odisha (NLUO)BA LLB, BBA LLB159478 TO 10525180 TO 161671086 TO 3283
13National University of Study and Research in Law (NUSRL), RanchiBA LLB120934 TO 12901322 TO 166191343 TO 2653
14National Law University and Judicial Academy (NLUJA), Assam*BA LLB601024 TO 15845485 TO 52225 NO
15Damodaram Sanjivayya National Law University (DSNLU), VisakhapatnamBA LLB1201047 TO 151811698 TO 272191698 TO 7684
16Tamil Nadu National Law University (TNNLU), TiruchirappalliBA LLB, Bcom LLB1141124 TO 17998693 TO 171032099 TO 4321
17Maharashtra National Law University (MNLU), MumbaiBA LLB100246 TO 5571304 TO 49427
18Maharashtra National Law University (MNLU), NagpurBA LLB113812 TO 15753133 TO 50789
19Maharashtra National Law University (MNLU), AurangabadBA LLB531539 TO 21207323 TO 28328
20Himachal Pradesh National Law University (HPNLU), ShimlaBA LLB, BBA LLB1201013 TO 200510072 TO 174122331 TO 10786
21Dharmashastra National Law University, Jabalpur (M.P.)BA LLB1201022 TO 20012047 TO 35956
22National Law University, SonepatBA LLB1171271 TO 20007257 TO 182192106 TO 2474