NLU Cut off 2021 - There are 22 national law universities that will participate in CLAT 2021. Admission to all such NLUs will be offered based on seat allotment list and university-wise cut off. The NLU cut offs will hence set a minimum benchmark for admission to these universities. NLU 2021 cut off for a university will be the last rank in the CLAT seat allotment list to be considered for admission. The cut off for NLUs will be released separately by the Consortium of National Law Universities. It will depend on many factors such as college preference given by the candidates, merit rank, CLAT score, category and others. For most candidates, the top ranked NLUs are the most preferred options, so in these colleges, cut off tends to be high. Go through the complete article to know all about NLU cut off 2021, important factors that may affect the cut offs etc.
The cut off for NLUs changes every year. It depends on various factors which include the following.
Number of candidates appear in CLAT 2021.
Number of candidates apply for a particular national law university
Difficulty level of the test
Preference given by the candidates
Category of the candidate
Reservation policy of the university
Number of seats offered by each NLU
Also read - CLAT participating institutes and seat matrix
The previous year's cut off of NLUs provide vital hints towards the prevailing trends. Candidates should analyse the NLU cut off trends in the previous year to get a clear picture of expected cut off for the current year. So, candidates may check the previous year cut offs from the table given below.
National Law University
Cut off Link
In most cases, the candidates tend to provide the top NLUs as their first preference. As a result, seats in such NLUs are filled immediately. In terms of marks and rank, the following table would help the candidates in understanding the CLAT cut off trends in the top NIRF ranked NLUs.
Name of college/university
National Law School of India University
NALSAR University of Law
National Law University Jodhpur
The West Bengal National University of Juridicial Sciences
Gujarat National Law University
The Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law
Dr. Ram Manohar Lohiya National Law University
National Law University Cuttack
National Law University and Judicial Guwahati
National Law Institute University, Bhopal
The cut off for NLUs are determined in the seat allotment rounds. The CLAT seat allotment lists are released in three or more rounds, depending on the seats left vacant after each round of admission process. Candidates who secure admission in a given round will be required to complete the admission process by reporting at the allotted college. Meanwhile, the remaining candidates may participate in the subsequent rounds of counselling and seat allotment.