CLAT 2020 Result Live Updates: Released at, Merit List, Toppers

CLAT 2020 Result Live Updates: Released at, Merit List, Toppers
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NEW DELHI: Consortium of National Law Universities (CNLU) has declared CLAT 2020 result at The direct CLAT result link is available on this page. To check the CLAT result 2020 and merit list, candidates must login using their mobile number and password. The consolidated Merit List of CLAT-2020 has been released on the Consortium’s official website.
To download the CLAT 2020 result /score card click here.
To download CLAT 2020 merit list for UG click here
To download the CLAT PG merit list 2020 click here

Candidate can check the category rank and other details through their individual login ids and can download their CLAT result/ score card. Check the CLAT result 2020 live updates here. Know the CLAT result statistics, CLAT 2020 topper details here.

CLAT counselling 2020 starts on October 6 at 9 am instead of 12 noon as per the latest CLAT result notification. The consortium will invite 5 times the number of candidates as compared to the number of seats

CLAT 2020 exam was conducted on September 28 in online mode. CLAT counselling 2020 to start on October 6 with first allotment release on October 9.

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CLAT 2020 result is declared now at in online mode through candidate login. Check the CLAT 2020 result live updates here along with details on CLAT score, CLAT 2020 toppers, CLAT counseling, NLU admissions and more. The consolidated merit list has been published on the official website.

Oct. 5, 2020 | 07:42 PM IST

Top colleges other than NLUs that will accept CLAT scores

While the NLUs tend to be the first choice of most candidates, there are a host of other good options like Amity University, UP, Bennett University (Times of India Group), and Kalinga University that will also offer admission based on CLAT scores. These colleges that accept CLAT scores are called affiliate colleges.

Candidates can check the complete list of affiliate colleges on the official website of the consortium - Click here

So, the candidate must keep their options open and go through all the pros and cons, like placement report, faculty, and industry-law school interaction before taking a final call on a particular school (s).

Oct. 5, 2020 | 06:56 PM IST

CLAT result 2020: Interesting facts

This year, CLAT result declaration was contentious. Many students raised objections to the answers key published by the consortium. However, prof Faizan Mustafa later cleared all the doubts by saying that all aspects of CLAT 2020 were closely examined. Here are some interesting facts on CLAT 2020 result.

  • Only 19 candidates were able to score more than 100. The highest CLAT marks were 127.25 in UG Law.
  • In CLAT LLM result, the highest marks were 72. Two candidates score 72 marks.
  • The CLAT cut off for admissions are expected low as candidates have scored fewer marks this year.
  • After CLAT result declaration, many candidates would receive the counselling call letters. Those who do not receive the counselling letter may receive in 2nd or 3rd round.
  • The premier law school, NLSIU Banglore will offer 120 seats in BA LLB. Last year it offered only 80 seats.
Oct. 5, 2020 | 06:23 PM IST

CLAT 2020: Admission counselling rules you must know

The CLAT counselling starts with the registration. The candidates are expected to follow certain guidelines while appearing in the CLAT 2020 counselling. These are;

  • Online registration is mandatory for all candidates who are invited for the CLAT counselling.
  • Candidates must give NLU preferences. If the preferences are not updated, the preferences given in at the time of application form will be considered.
  • NLU choices once given will not be changed
  • Candidates will be considered for admissions to only those NLUs for which they have applied by providing preferences.
  • only those candidates who have registered for counselling will be considered for seat allotment.
  • Those who do not participate in the counselling process will not be given admissions to the National Law Universities.
  • Candidates who do not receive the counselling invitation in the first round may be called in the subsequent round.
  • Those who have been allotted seats must accept the admission offer by locking their seat online.
  • Candidates may also apply for upgrade for a better NLU or may choose the exit from the admission process.
Oct. 5, 2020 | 06:04 PM IST

CLAT 2020: Counselling process released

Along with CLAT result, the NLU Consortium has released the counselling instructions. The counselling registration can be done in two steps;

  • Updating NLU preference
  • Online payment of Rs 50,000

Candidates who successfully complete the CLAT counselling registration process will be called for seat allotment. The first seat allotment will be released on October 9. 

Oct. 5, 2020 | 05:40 PM IST

CLAT result 2020: Know top scores in CLAT PG

clatconsortium has released the top scores in CLAT 2020 PG result. The details can be checked below. It is to be noted that ranks have been awarded as per the inter-se-merit methodology.


Oct. 5, 2020 | 05:36 PM IST

CLAT result: Know top scores

After the declaration of CLAT 2020 result, the question comes of the top scores in CLAT 2020. The image below represents the top 10 scores along with the AIR ranks. The ranks have been allotted as per the inter-se-merit already mentioned on this page


Oct. 5, 2020 | 05:26 PM IST

CLAT result: Check consolidated merit list

nluconsortium has released the consolidated merit list 

CLAT 2020 result: UG Merit list Click here

CLAT result 2020: PG Merit List Click here

Oct. 5, 2020 | 05:18 PM IST

CLAT 2020 result: Five times the number of candidates to be invited for counselling

clatconsortium has announced that five times the number of candidates as the number of seats will be invited for the CLAT counselling which will start at 9 am on October 6. 

Oct. 5, 2020 | 05:14 PM IST

CLAT 2020 counselling date and time: Changes announced in timing by authorities

Consortium of NLUs has announced a slight change in timing of CLAT counselling. The change has been mentioned in the CLAT result notification. Now CLAT counselling will start at 9 am instead of 12 noon. Candidates have been requested to note this change.


Oct. 5, 2020 | 05:10 PM IST

CLAT Counselling: List of candidates qualifying as per CLAT result

What after CLAT result? Consortium of NLUs will release the list of candidates qualifying for CLAT counselling on October 6 by 9 am. Only those candidates mentioned in the list will be eligible to apply for the counselling as per their CLAT result.

Oct. 5, 2020 | 05:05 PM IST

CLAT 2020 Score Card

The image of the CLAT result cum score card is 


Oct. 5, 2020 | 04:57 PM IST

CLAT 2020 Result release notification

Consortium of NLUs has announced the CLAT result. The consortium has also released the notification for CLAT result 2020.


Oct. 5, 2020 | 04:45 PM IST

CLAT 2020: Petition filed in Supreme Court for quashing the exam

On October 4, 2020, some CLAT aspirants have filed a petition in the Supreme Court asking to quash the exam and directing the consortium of NLUs to re-conduct the same. The petitioners have stated that the conduct of the CLAT 2020 exam violated Articles 14 and 15.  

Oct. 5, 2020 | 04:33 PM IST

Other institutes accepting CLAT result 2020

Other than IPU, the other institutes accepting CLAT 2020 result are Nirma University and the Indore Institute of Law. Candidates who have qualified as per the CLAT result can apply to these institutes.

Oct. 5, 2020 | 04:28 PM IST

CLAT 2020 result for IPU law admissions

CLAT result will be the basis for admissions to the law courses at IPU University and its affiliated colleges. Candidates who have qualified in CLAT 2020 exam mjust apply on the basis of the same for the IPU law admissions.

Oct. 5, 2020 | 04:18 PM IST

CLAT result: PSU recruitment

Leading PSUs also take CLAT result 2020 for recruitment purposes. Some of the leading PSUs which take CLAT results for recruitment are

  • Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL)
  • Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL)
  • National Thermal Power Corporation Limited (NTPC)
  • Oil India Limited (OIL)
  • Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC)
  • Power Grid Corporation of India Limited
Oct. 5, 2020 | 03:51 PM IST

CLAT result: Know tie breaker methodology for inter-se-merit

CLAT result 2020 will be declared anytime on The authorities have released the tie breaker methodology for candidates who have the same scores. This is to compute the all India Rank that will be mentioned in the CLAT 2020 result. The tie breaking methodology is given below. Candidates will be ranked higher as per the following rules in the given order.

  • Candidate who score more marks in Legal Aptitude section.
  • Candidate older in age will be ranked higher if the tie still persists
  • A computerized draw of lots will be used to rank candidates if the tie still persists.
Oct. 5, 2020 | 03:40 PM IST

724 PG seats to be filled on basis of CLAT 2020 result

Once the CLAT result is declared on, the counselling will commence from October 6. Around 724 PG seats (LLM ) will be filled on the basis of the ranks obtained in CLAT 2020 result.

The seat matrix for PG through CLAT result 2020 is

CLAT LLM seats

S. No

Name of NLU

CLAT PG seats


NLSIU Bangalore



NALSAR Hyderabad



NLIU Bhopal



WBNUJS Kolkata



NLU Jodhpur



HNLU Raipur



GNLU Gandhinagar



RMLNLU Lucknow



RGNLU Punjab



CNLU Patna






NLUO Odisha



NUSRL Ranchi






DSNLU Visakhapatnam



TNNLU Tiruchirappalli



MNLU Mumbai



MNLU Nagpur



MNLU Aurangabad



HPNLU Shimla



MPDNLU Jabalpur







Oct. 5, 2020 | 03:37 PM IST

CLAT 2020 result: 2569 UG seats available as per CLAT seat matrix

After declaration CLAT result , the 22 participating NLUs will start counselling. Around 2738 seats in integrated LLB courses will be filled on the basis of the CLAT 2020 result. NLSIU Banglore has increased the BA LLB seats this year from 80 to 120 and these will be filled on the basis of the ranks obtained in CLAT result 2020. Domicile and EWS reservation have been introduced by many NLUs.

CLAT UG law seat matrix

S.No.National Law Universities

Total CLAT seats

1National Law School of India University, Bangalore120
2National Academy of Legal Studies and Research, Hyderabad120
3National Law Institute University, Bhopal102
4West Bengal National University of Judicial Sciences, Kolkata103
5National Law University, Jodhpur104
6Hidayatullah National Law University, Raipur160
7Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar156
8Ram Manohar Lohiya National law University, Lucknow160
9Rajiv Gandhi National Law University, Patiala175
10Chanakya National Law University, Patna120
11National University of Advanced Legal Studies, Kochi60
12National Law University Odisha, Cuttack159
13National University of Study and Research in Law, Ranchi120
14National Law University and Judicial Academy, Guwahati60
15Damodaram Sanjivayya National Law University, Vishakhapatnam120
16Tamil Nadu National Law School, Trichy114
17Maharashtra National Law University, Mumbai100
18Maharashtra National Law University, Nagpur106
19Maharashtra National Law University, Aurangabad60
20Dharmashastra National Law University, Jabalpur (MPDNLU)110
21Himachal Pradesh National Law University, Shimla120
22Dr. B.R. Ambedkar National Law University (earlier known as National Law University Haryana), Rai, Sonepat (Newly added)120


Oct. 5, 2020 | 03:31 PM IST

CLAT result: How many students registered for CLAT 2020?

75,183  candidates had registered for the CLAT 2020 exam while 68,833 candidates had downloaded the admit cards. CLAT 2020 result will be declared for the 59334  candidates who appeared for the exam.

Oct. 5, 2020 | 03:16 PM IST

CLAT 2020 result: Know the cutoff for top NLUS

After the CLAT result is declared, candidates may look for the cutoffs for the top NLUS to plan their admissions. The details of the CLAT 2019 cutoff has been listed below for the general category .

National Law Universities (NLUs)

General Category





NLSIU Bangalore



NALSAR Hyderabad



NLIU Bhopal



WBNUJS Kolkata



NLU Jodhpur



HNLU Raipur



GNLU Gandhinagar



RMLNLU Lucknow



RGNLU Patiala



CNLU Patna






NLU Odisha Cuttack



NUSRL Ranchi



Oct. 5, 2020 | 03:13 PM IST

CLAT result: Top Law Institutes

NIRF rankings 2020 for law insitutes show the following top 10 law institutes

Name of the InstituteStateNIRF ScoreNIRF Rank

National Law School of India University, Bengaluru




National Law University, New Delhi




Nalsar University of Law




Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur

West Bengal



National Law University, Jodhpur




The West Bengal National University of Juridicial Sciences

West Bengal



Gujarat National Law University




Symbiosis Law School




Jamia Millia Islamia




The Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law




Oct. 5, 2020 | 03:04 PM IST

CLAT 2020 result and merit list

The consortium of NLUs will release the CLAT merit list along with the CLAT 2020 result. A common merit list for all candidates will be released. In addition, a separate CLAT category wise merit list will also be released with the CLAT result 2020. The merit list will mention roll numbers of all candidates who appeared in the examination along with their CLAT scores, category and rank. 

Oct. 5, 2020 | 02:58 PM IST

What after CLAT 2020 result?

After CLAT result declaration on October 5, the next step will be counselling and seat allotment process. The consortium of NLUs will start CLAT counselling from October 6  at 12 pm. CLAT counselling fee is Rs 50,000. The last date to register for CLAT counselling is October 7.

CLAT 2020 seat allotment for round 1 will be published on October 9 on the basis of CLAT result 2020. The CLAT admission process will be completed by October 15. 

Oct. 5, 2020 | 02:57 PM IST

CLAT result: Details mentioned

CLAT result 2020 will give a detailed report of candidate’s performance in CLAT 2020 exam. Details mentioned in CLAT result are

  • Candidate’s name
  • CLAT 2020 roll number
  • Category
  • Programme applied for admission
  • Overall CLAT 2020 score
  • Subject wise marks scored by the candidate in CLAT
  • All India Rank (AIR) of candidate
  • Category rank (CR) of the candidate
Oct. 5, 2020 | 02:49 PM IST

CLAT 2020 merit list will also be released today

The consortium will also release the CLAT merit list today. The merit list of CLAT 2020 will be released separately for all categories. It will contain the following details;

  • Roll number of the candidates
  • Marks scored by the candidates
  • Category (National and state category)
  • Rank; overall rank and category rank

The CLAT 2020 merit list will be very important given that in the counselling, candidates are called in the order of their rank in merit list. Also, the admissions will be offered on the basis of merit cum preference. 

Oct. 5, 2020 | 02:46 PM IST

CLAT 2020 result login window

The CLAT result will be declared on the official website. The image of the login window to check the CLAT 2020 result is given below


Oct. 5, 2020 | 02:44 PM IST

CLAT 2020 result: Know steps to check the CLAT result and download scorecard

CLAT 2020 result date is October 5 and the declaration will be on the CLAT 2020 official website which is Candidates will have to login using their mobile number and password. 

The steps to download the CLAT result are

  • Visit the official website of Consortium of NLUs
  • Click on “CLAT 2020”
  • Log in using the registered mobile number and password
  • Click on the CLAT result option
  • The scorecard will be displayed on the screen; download and save it for future use.
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