Registration for CLAT 2021 counselling to start on July 29; Check step-wise process here

CLAT 2021 counselling will be conducted in an online, centralized mode. As part of the counselling process, candidates need to enter NLU preferences and pay the registration fee.

Registration for CLAT 2021 counselling to start on July 29; Check step-wise process here
Manashjyoti | Jul 26, 2021 - 1:25 p.m. IST
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NEW DELHI: The Consortium of NLUs has released the detailed CLAT 2021 counselling schedule on its official website - consortiumofnlus.ac.in. Registrations for CLAT 2021 counselling will start on July 29. The consortium will send invites for counselling to five times the total number of available seats in participating NLUs.

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CLAT 2021 counselling will be conducted in online mode and candidates have to get registered for counselling and pay a counselling fee of Rs 50,000. The last date to register for CLAT counselling 2021 is July 30.

The national-level CLAT 2021 exam was conducted on July 23, 2021, in pen-and-paper mode at 84 test locations across the country.

CLAT 2021 post-exam dates

Event

Dates

Release of Final Answer Key

July 27, 2021

Publication of CLAT 2021 Merit List

July 28, 2021

Publication of Counselling Invite List and Start of Counselling

July 29, 2021


CLAT 2021 counselling schedule

Candidates included in the Invite List need to register for counselling


- Invite List will include approximately five times the number of seats in each category

July 29-30, 2021 (12 noon)

1) Shortlisted candidates have to pay Rs.50,000 to

block the seat

2) They also have to enter preferences in order of priority

(A Minimum of five preferences

should be filled)

Round I - Seat Allotment List and Payment of fees to the respective NLUs.


Upon seat allotment, the candidates will have to either


1) Accept/Lock the seat and

upload documents and pay fee to the NLUs; OR

2) Apply for upgrade and submit documents and pay the fee to the NLUs; OR

3) Exit admission process

August 1-5, 2021

Only students registered for

Counselling will be considered.

(All NLUs to verify the documents

and accept the candidate after

receiving the fee at their end.

Update the details online

‘Accepted’ or ‘Not Accepted’ with

Reasons.)

Round 2- Seat Allotment and payment of fees to the respective NLUs


The newly allotted candidates will have to either:


1) Accept/Lock the seat and

upload documents and pay fee to the NLUs; OR

2) Apply for upgrade and submit documents and pay the fee to the NLUs; OR

3) Exit admission process

August 9-10, 2021

Candidates registered for

Counselling and also those applied for up-gradation in the First List.

(All NLUs to verify the documents

and accept the candidate after

receiving the fee at their end.

Update the details online

‘Accepted’ or ‘Not Accepted’ with

Reasons.)

Round 3 - Seat Allotment and Payment of fees to the respective NLUs

1) Accept/Lock the seat and

upload documents and pay fee to the NLUs; OR

2) Apply for upgrade and submit documents and pay the fee to the NLUs; OR

3) Exit admission process

August 13-14, 2021

Candidates registered for

counselling and also those applied for up-gradation in the First List

and Second List.

(All NLUs to verify the documents

and accept the candidate after

receiving the fee at their end.

Update the details online

‘Accepted’ or ‘Not Accepted’ with

Reasons.)

Round 4 - Seat Allotment and Payment of fees to the respective NLUs

1) Accept/Lock the seat and

upload documents and pay fee to the NLUs; OR

2) Apply for upgrade and submit documents and pay the fee to the NLUs; OR

3) Exit admission process

August 17-18, 2021

Candidates registered for

counselling and also those applied for up-gradation in the First, Second, and Third List.

(All NLUs to verify the documents

and accept the candidate after

receiving the fee at their end.

Update the details online

‘Accepted’ or ‘Not Accepted’ with

reasons.)

Round 5 - Seat Allotment and Payment of fees to the respective NLUs

1) Accept/Lock the seat and

upload documents and pay fee to the NLUs; OR

2) Exit admission process

July 20-21, 2021

Candidates registered for

counselling and also those applied for up-gradation in the First, Second, Third and Fourth List.

(All NLUs to verify the documents

and accept the candidate after

receiving the fee at their end.

Update the details online

‘Accepted’ or ‘Not Accepted’ with

Reasons.)

Step-wise CLAT 2021 Counselling Process

  1. Registration - In this step, invite-list candidates will have to enter NLU preference and pay the counselling fee of Rs. 50,000

  2. Publication of allotment list - The allotment of seats will be done based on CLAT merit rank 2021 and NLU preference opted by candidates.

  3. Post-seat allotment options - In this step, a candidate will have to pick from three options: 1) accept the seat, 2) Opt for an upgrade (not available for the last seat allotment round), 3) exit the admission process.

To check previous years’ CLAT cut-off for participating NLUs - Click here

CLAT seat allotment 2021

The counselling process will include five seat-allotment rounds. In the first four rounds, the candidate will have three options post seat allotment:

  1. Accept / Lock the allotted seat

  2. Opt for upgrade

  3. Exit the admission process.

The upgrade option will not be available for the fifth and final CLAT 2021 seat allotment round.

CLAT Result 2021

The consortium will declare the result of CLAT 2021 on July 28, 2021. The CLAT 2021 result would be declared in the form of a consolidated merit list that will contain details like the name of candidates, their All India Rank (AIR), and category ranks.

Prior to the declaration of results, the consolidated will also release the CLAT 2021 answer key (Final) on July 27. The provisional CLAT 2021 answer key was released on July 23.

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