CLAT 2021: Fees and intake of National Law Universities

The average fee charged by NLUs for students of the first year is INR 2,27,358 per annum.
CLAT Based University fees and vacancies
CLAT Based University fees and vacancies

With this year's edition of the Common Law Admission Test (CLAT 2021) fast approaching, Bar & Bench consolidated the number of seats up for grabs as well as the annual fees of each CLAT-based National Law University (NLU).

This year, the total number of seats available is 3,275, out of which 1,426 are for students from the All India General/Unreserved category, 194 seats are for All India Schedule Caste, 119 seats for All India Schedule Tribe and 139 seats for other All India categories like Economically Weaker Sections, de-notified communities, residents of Jammu & Kashmir etc. The total number of seats for domicile reservation available across categories is 1,146.

NLU intake for 2021-22 academic year

Below is the table indicating vertical and horizontal reservations across the CLAT-based NLUs.

Recently, the governing body of National Law School of India University (NLSIU) Bangalore horizontally reserved 25% of its seats for students domiciled in Karnataka despite the pending litigation before the Supreme Court.

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The move is part of the University's 'Inclusion and Expansion Plan 2021-25,' which was approved with a view to increasing diversity at NLSIU by admitting students from various marginalized and disadvantaged sections of Indian society. The intake for this year has been increased to 120 students for the five-year BA LL.B programme.

NLU Jodhpur remains the only CLAT-based NLU to not have domicile reservation.

Annual fees for first year students

Attached below is a compilation of the annual fees charged by the NLUs for students of the General/Unreserved category. The fee structure for students admitted through reservations is separate for NLSIU Bangalore, NALSAR Hyderabad and TNNLU Tiruchirappalli.

The average fee charged by NLUs for students of the first year is INR 2,27,358 per annum.

As per the table of fees, the highest fee is charged by WBNUJS, Kolkata at INR 2,96,400 per annum. The lowest fee is charged by RMLNLU, Lucknow at INR 1,19,000 per annum.

Private universities that accept CLAT scores for admission

In addition to the NLUs, a number of private law colleges and universities will accept CLAT 2021 scores for admission. Below is the list:

  1. Academy of Law, Mahatma Jyoti Rao Phoole University, Jaipur

  2. Alliance School of Law, Alliance University, Bangalore-562106

  3. Amity University, U.P.

  4. Aryans College of Law, Punjab

  5. Asian Law College, Noida

  6. Bennett University, Greater Noida, NCT Region UP

  7. Chettinad Academy of Research and Education, Tamil Nadu

  8. DIRD College, Delhi

  9. Dr. K N Modi University, Jaipur

  10. Galgotia University, Greater Noida Uttar Pradesh

  11. Geeta Institute of Law, Panipat, Delhi NCR

  12. GITAM SCHOOL OF LAW, Rushikonda, Visakhapatnam

  13. GLA University Mathura, Uttar Pradesh

  14. Glocal Law School, Glocal University Saharanpur Uttar Pradesh

  15. Gujarat Maritime University, Ahmedabad

  16. Harlal School of Law, Knowledge Park I, Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh

  17. ICFAI Law School, ICFAI University, Dehradun

  18. ICFAI University, Tripura

  19. IFIM Law School, Bangalore

  20. Indore Institute of Law, Indore

  21. Institute of Law, Nirma University, Ahmedabad

  22. ISBR Law College, Bangalore

  23. ITM University Gwalior M.P.

  24. Jain University, Bangalore

  25. Kalinga University, Naya Raipur, CG

  26. Kirit P. Mehta School of Law, SVKM’s NMIMS (Deemed-to-be-University) Mumbai

  27. Law College Dehradun

  28. LLOYD Law College, 11, K.P.-II, Greater Noida-201304, U.P.

  29. Maharishi Law School, Maharishi University of Information Technology, NCR Delhi

  30. Manipal University, Jaipur, Rajasthan

  31. Marwadi University, Rajkot, Gujrat

  32. NIMT Institute of Method and Law, Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh

  33. Renaissance Law College, Indore, Madhya Pradesh

  34. REVA University, Bangalore, Karnataka

  35. RNB Global University, Bikaner, Rajasthan

  36. School of Law, FIMT, New Delhi

  37. School of Law, JIMS Engineering and Management Technical Campus Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh

  38. School of Law, Oriental University, Indore, Madhya Pradesh

  39. School of Law, Presidency University, Bengaluru

  40. School of Legal Studies, Mody University, Lakshmangarh Rajasthan

  41. Shobhit University, NH-58, Modipuram, Meerut, U.P.

  42. Shri Ram Murti Smarak College of Law, Bareilly Uttar Pradesh

  43. Shri Vaishnav Institute of Law, Indore

  44. Siddharth Law College, Dehradun

  45. SRM University Delhi-NCR, Sonepat

  46. TERI School of Advanced Studies, New Delhi

  47. The North Cap University, Gurugram, Haryana

  48. The Raffles University, Alwar Rajasthan

  49. United World School of Law, Karnavati University, Gandhinagar, Gujarat

  50. Vivekananda Global University, Jaipur Rajasthan

  51. Vivekananda Institute of Professional Studies, AU-Block, Outer Ring Road, Pitampura, Delhi-110034

  52. Xavier Law School, Xavier University, Bhubaneswar

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