CLAT Counselling 2020, Seat Allotment – Know Admission Procedure Here

CLAT 2019CLAT 2020 Counselling will be released in first week of October 2020. It will be organized through online mode. Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) is a national level law entrance exam. CLAT 2020 will be conducted by the Consortium of National Law Universities. Through CLAT examination, candidates can get admission into integrated LL.B. and LL.M. programmes. The CLAT score card is considered by various private and government law colleges in India. Candidates can check the complete information about CLAT Counselling 2020.

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CLAT Counselling 2020

CLAT 2020 Counselling will be conducted for admission to UG and PG law degree programmes. The courses will be offered by CLAT participating institutions, including NLUs, government and private institutions. The admission will be provided through centralized counselling. The counselling process will take place in four rounds.

The seat allotment will be done on merit-cum-preference basis. After a few days of the declaration of written result, the authority will release the merit list in which candidates must check their names. Candidates those names appear in the merit list will be called for the counselling.

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CLAT Counselling Schedule 2020

Here we are providing the schedule for the centralized counselling:

EventsDates 2020
Declaration of result & releasing of merit listOctober 2020
Releasing of 1st seat allocation list
Payment of counselling fee & exercising options
Releasing of 2nd seat allotment list
Counselling fee payment & exercising options
Date for locking of allotted seats after exercising option for shifting or withdrawing from the admission process against the second allotment list
Releasing of 3rd allotment list
Payment of full fees by the candidates whose name appear for the first time in the third allotment list to the allotted Universities
Receiving status of admissions from the participating NLU (s) in the CLAT office

CLAT Counselling Procedure 2020

The CLAT centralized counselling will take place through online mode. Below, candidates will be able to check the step-wise procedure of admission in CLAT participating NLU’s.

Step 1: Publication of first indicative seat allotment list:

  • The CLAT office publish the university-wise first indicative list through online mode.
  • It will be released on the basis of merit-cum-preference.
  • The list can be accessed from the CLAT website.

Step 2: Payment of counselling fee and exercising the option for provisionally selected candidates:

  • Candidates will be called for web based counselling from various categories.
  • Candidates will have to pay the counselling fee of Rs. 50,000/-.
  • Candidates those will fail to deposit the requisite amount of fee for the counseling before the last date, their names will be dropped from the CLAT 2020 merit list.
  • Candidates can only reserve their seats if they will pay the required amount of counselling fee.

Step 3: Publishing the second list having the names of finalized candidates and additional wait listed candidates:

  • The CLAT office will release the second list having the names of the candidates those will have paid the counselling fee and reserve their seats.
  • The list of wait listed candidates will also be released against the dropped out candidates.
  • The provisionally selected candidates will also have to submit the counselling fee within prescribed time period to reserve their seats.

Step 4: Publishing of third list of selected candidates:

  • The CLAT office will be published the third list of the candidates those who have paid the counselling fee and reserve their seats in the participating NLU’s.
  • The list of waitlisted candidates will also be released against the dropped out candidates along with third allotment list.
  • The provisionally selected candidates will have to submit the counselling fee in the given time period to reserve their seats.

Step 5: Publishing of fourth list of selected candidates:

  • The provisionally selected candidates will be able to withdraw their seats within the prescribed time period. The authority will deduct the nominal fee of Rs. 10, 000/- from the submitted counselling fee.
  • After the last date, no withdrawal from the admission process will be entertained.
  • The authority will publish the fourth list of the candidates those have submitted their fee and reserved the seats.
  • The comprehensive list will contain the names of the candidates those who have paid the counselling fee against the first, second and third indicative lists.
  • Candidates those names will appear in the fourth list have to submit the full fee to the allotted NLU at the time of admission.

Step 6: Completion of admission formalities to the allotted NLUs:

  • After the candidates will finally allot the seats, they will have to report at the allotted NLU with the balance amount towards the admission and other fees.
  • The candidates will have to carry the relevant certificates/documents in original issued by the competent authority to complete their admission formalities.
  • The certificates in original will be checked by the respective universities at the time of their admission.
  • The candidates failing to meet the eligibility requirements will not be allowed to get admission in participating NLU.
  • The candidates seeking admission under various categories will be required to obtain the relevant and authentic certificates/documents from the competent authorities and produce them at the time of admission in the concerned NLU.
  • Candidates those will fail to report at the allotted NLU to complete the admission formalities will automatically lose their claim for admission and their entire amount of the counselling fee of Rs. 50,000/- will be forfeited.

Documents Required

List of documents to be required at the time of admission

  • CLAT application form 2020
  • CLAT admit card 2020
  • CLAT score card
  • Class 10th and 12th mark sheet for proof of date of birth
  • Caste certificate (if applicable)
  • Specially-abled certificate
  • NRI certificate
  • Domicile certificate

If you have any other queries about CLAT Counselling 2020, you can write your queries in the comment box given below.

Displaying 52 Comments
  1. sachit singh says:

    what if the high school marksheet has ben lost?
    can i use digilocker marksheet for verification at the counselling

  2. Rajat Sharma says:

    is birth certificate required during clat counselling

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  4. Arjun Rathva says:

    Can we attend counselling online or it’s needed to remain present in person?

  5. pawan says:

    list of second round counselling clat 2019

  6. sanjay jain says:

    kya sonipat nlu bhi clat counsling mai shamil hai

  7. Pavani says:

    I got 40,000 rank in clat 2019 and 1500 rank in ap lawcet. Is there any chance to get seat in any law college

  8. Guntuka Abhishek says:

    Sir I have scored OBC rank 9742 in clat 2019 weather I will got set in Clat

  9. Shanoor Khushru Mirza says:

    I am unable to get my Result even after repeated trials…. Is there no other way to know the Result of CLET 2019 online Test held on 1st June 2019

  10. yaash yashovardhan.. says:


    what about the domicile certificate for Delhi born candidates ? what kind of doc. should be submitted as domicile ?

  11. Bholu says:

    If the student is alloted college in last merit list then is it confirmed that he will get that college

  12. Sneha singh says:

    Sir, why the third allotment list of 2018 is not displaying ? Instead of that commencement of call letter download is showing.
    Pls help me regarding my question

  13. Sonali Oram says:

    Its 25 today, when the clat 3rd allotment list publish?

  14. anusha says:

    how can I access to my clat 2018 admission form ?Is it compulsory for clat counselling?

  15. Plz help says:

    My rank is 2145 in general and 304 in obc in p.g and counciling fee was nt submitted by me there any way to attend the counciling???

    Kindly help me

  16. Taranth says:

    When will clat second seat allotment starts

  17. Aanchal Jaiswal says:

    It’s 19 today and I have not yet gone through any counselling and I don’t even know what should be done next. Can you please help me with the further process or guide me ??

  18. Rahul says:

    Not able to sign in for 2nd allotment

  19. Priya says:

    My daughter secured 72.25 marks in Clat 2018.
    All India Rank: 11203
    Sc category
    Will she get any NLU??

  20. Jyoti katariya says:

    Sir mere mark 23.25 he sc rank 411 he mera no aa skta he kya

  21. Alka says:

    My son got 800rank in clat I have not save application form so how can got application form for counciling

  22. Sakshi says:

    My obc rank is 545 in clat ug 2018 and have bihar domicile is there any chance of getting Cnlu in any allotment list plzzz tell asap..

  23. tiwari says:

    I want full merit list for CLAT 2018. where it is available

  24. Perminder says:

    after paying counselling fee , if I go for opting upgrading, and I get an upgraded college. After that I don’t want to upgrade. Can I lock my seat in that upgraded college. Then I don’t want further upgradation. Can I do so?

  25. Divija says:

    i got 7197 rank in clat im of general category i have state domicile of andhra pradesh and im a female can i get seat in dsnlu vizag

  26. shadman says:

    Sir i have scored 6427 rank in obc cetogory so should i fill the counseling form or not and I have heard someone with 7000+ rank got admission so what about my chance please inform me its urgent for this kind act i will be thankful to you.

  27. Daulat Ram Nagwanshi says:

    I have scored 951 rank in sc category in clat 2018. Is there any chance of selection.

  28. Anurag meena says:

    एस टी रेकं 557हैं अस्थाई पृवेश हेतु जानकारी देने की कृपा करें ।

  29. Suman says:

    Sir I want full merit list of clat 2018. Merit list was published last year.

  30. Ritu says:

    I didnt print my CLAT application form 2018 since there was no instruction to do so. Is this application form necessary for counselling or during the admission process? Will this hinder my chances of getting into a NLU? Cuz last year only the score card and admit card were asked.
    Is there any other way to obtain a copy of my application form?
    Please help!

  31. Shashvat says:

    Why hasn’t the first allotment/counselling list for CLAT 2018 been released yet?

  32. Chalajaanand.rapaka says:

    Sir l have scored clat 2018,all indiarank43271,all India sc rank ,2762,sc there any chance to get seat in dsnlu,plz guide me,how to apply seat.tq

  33. Saurabh diwajar says:

    my score 38.25 Air 32000 CR sc 1521.Up Domicile.Any chance in last Round list .Clat

  34. SAMRIDDHI says:

    I had not printed my apllication form of CLAT 2018. What do i do now?

  35. Dheepika R says:

    I lost my CLAT application form 2018. Is this application form necessary for counselling or during the admission process? Will this hinder my chances of getting into a NLU?
    Is there any other way to obtain a copy of my application form?
    Please help!
    Thank you.

  36. Veena says:

    We have not retained my daughter’s CLAT application form copy but we have her admit card and score card and all other documents in the list above. Will we face a problem during admission because of the application form copy not being there?

  37. Mehul Saxena says:

    I haven’t downloaded my CLAT score card and it would be required for admission purpose (document). Is there any solution to it?

  38. Anil Bhandari says:

    If we confirmed the seat allotted in first list with upgradation,can we withdraw at last.what about 50000 deposit.

  39. Aditya K. Gheeyal says:

    Hello.Sir, I have secured 65 marks under sc. Category all india. Can possible 3-4 rounds counselling admission secure in any NLU. Kindly suggest pl. Thanks

  40. Amilya says:

    I scored 56.5 Maks.what r my chance for NLU

  41. Rachit Sah says:

    I scored a 88 and got the rank of 5481. Do I stand a chance at getting an admission at any NLU? I don’t understand how the process for admission exactly goes since I heard last year someone with a 6000+ rank got an admission at NLU Assam even though the total seats at all NLUs combined is only around 1500 (for General Category). Please respond to my asap.

  42. Anamika jain says:

    I have scored 10064 rank in clat 2018. Is there any chane of selection.

  43. Bhumika says:

    Where can i get counselling notifications???

  44. Anamika Bhatia says:

    I Anamika gave clat this year 2018 and score 70 marks and my AIR rank is 13,402. is there any chances that in 3rd merit list with MP domicile. genral categorie.

  45. Sania says:

    Who are provisionally selected candidates??

  46. kumar amrit says:

    Sir..I have appeared in clat 2018 for pg..I have secured 278 rank in general category..wheather I will be able to get NLU.if yes then which NLU..And what is the procedure to take admission ..Please guide me.

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