The Common Law Admission Test is conducted annually by the National Law University and the same is responsible for declaring the CLAT Results.The CLAT-2018 result will be published on 31 st May, 20i8 in the CLAT website ( The Result of CLAT 2018 will include All India Rank and Merit List for UG and PG programmes. The test-takers can view the scorecard by accessing the main website of CLAT and thereafter mentioning the details on the login page. The enrollment to one of the National Law Universities (NLU) will be based on the CLAT 2018 Result.

CLAT 2018 Result, Merit List, Rank

The CLAT 2018 Rank List will be published category wise for the UG and PG courses. Know your chances of admission in CLAT 2018 here. We will discuss below how the results are prepared based on the cutoffs and how one can know his/ her result upon the announcement.

CLAT 2018 Exam will take place on13 May 2018
The Declaration of CLAT 2018 Result31 May 2018

Result: CLAT 2018 Result will be announced

Stepwise Procedure to check the CLAT 2018 Result Online

The test-takers can access the website of CLAT to know their result. Follow these steps to check the CLAT 2018 Result.

Step 1: CLAT Official Portal: Search through Google Search Engine.

Step 2: Navigate to the Result Link: On the main page, look for the “CLAT 2018 Result” link under the latest notifications released by the Chanakya National Law University.

Step 3: Candidate Login: Login by typing down the Registered email id and password to get the result.

Selection Procedure

Let’s discuss how the final merit list is made by the university.

CLAT 2018 UG/ PG Online: Initially, the candidates will need to secure marks over the cutoff in order to qualify. The previous year cutoff is mentioned in the cutoff section of this page.

Merit List: Those who obtain score over the cutoff point will feature in the list rank wise. The individuals with higher marks or higher rank will be preferred during the counselling round.

Resolving Tie- Breaker: If there occurs a tie between two or more aspirants, then, these methods will be implemented to resolve the tie.

  • Those who will obtain higher marks in the section of legal aptitude will be preferred.
  • If there still persists a tie, then, the candidates older in age will be considered.
  • Another tie would be resolved through Computerised draw of lots.

All India Rank: After resolving the tie, the names of the qualified aspirants will be entered in the merit list in order of rank. Each aspirant will have an All India Rank. Admission to the top universities will demand higher ranks.

CLAT 2018 Counselling Session

  • The Counselling Notification will invite the qualified candidates who featured in the merit-list.
  • There shall be subsequent rounds of counselling session for the allotment of seats to one of the National Law Universities.
  • Centralised counselling will take place based on the CLAT 2018 Result after which the candidates will be notified about the number of vacant seats.
  • The Seat allotment for the admission to one of the NLUs will be done on the basis of All India Rank. Those who secures higher rank will be preferred.
  • Once you have been allotted seat, you will have to report to the particular university to deposit the admission fee.
  • In case, an aspirant who secured a higher rank do not attend the counselling round will have to give away his seat to the aspirant with the very next AIR.

List of Institutions using CLAT Score

The following institutions are having Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Common Law Admission Test (2018) Office for using CLAT score for admission purposes in their respective Institutions. The list is not exhaustive and the MoU of other Institutions are under consideration:

  • Alliance University
  • Asian Law University, Noida
  • Dr. K.N. Modi Unversity, Rajasthan
  • Faculty of Law, Marwadi University, Rajkot
  • Geeta Institute of Law, Panipat
  • ICFAI University, Tripura
  • Law College Dehradun, Uttaranchal University
  • Lloyd Law College, Greater Noida
  • Maharishi University of Information Technology, Delhi NCR
  • Reva University, Bangalore
  • RNB Global University, Bikaner
  • Siddhartha Law College, Dehradun
  • SRM University, Haryana
  • Unitedworld School of Law, Karnavati University, Gandhinagar

Previous Year Cutoff of CLAT College Wise

Refer to the table below to get an idea regarding the cutoff details by knowing the AIR and score of the candidates in previous years.

Name of the UniversityCity, StateCut Off
National Law School of India UniversityBangalore, KarnatakaClick Here
NALSAR University of LawHyderabad, TelanganaClick Here
National Law Institute UniversityBhopal, Madhya PradeshClick Here
West Bengal National University of Juridical SciencesKolkata, West BengalClick Here
National Law UniversityJodhpur, RajasthanClick Here
Hidayatullah National Law UniversityRaipur, ChhattisgarhClick Here
Gujarat National Law UniversityGandhinagar, GujaratClick Here
Ram Manohar Lohiya National Law UniversityLucknow, Uttar PradeshClick Here
Rajiv Gandhi National Law UniversityPatiala, PunjabClick Here
Chanakya National Law UniversityPatna, BiharClick Here
National University of Advanced Legal StudiesKochi, KeralaClick Here
National Law University OdishaCuttack, OdishaClick Here
National University of Study and Research in LawRanchi, JharkhandClick Here
National Law University and Judicial AcademyGuwahati, AssamClick Here
Damodaram Sanjivayya National Law UniversityVisakhapatnam, Andhra PradeshClick Here
Tamil Nadu National Law SchoolTiruchirappalli, Tamil NaduClick Here

Score card of CLAT Result contains

Name of the candidateName of candidate as entered in application form
Father’s nameName of candidate’s father, same as in application form
Roll numberRoll number assigned in admit card
Application numberApplication number, same as in application form
CategoryAs per CLAT form
CLAT scoreSame as displayed with revised answer key
All India RankAs per merit obtained in CLAT 2018 Result
Category RankAs per merit obtained in CLAT 2018 Result in that category

A study of CLAT cut offs is done before CLAT result releases, on basis of marks. After CLAT Result is declared, analysis is done as per rank. By looking at expected CLAT cut off, it is easy for candidates to know what to expect in first round.

At the same time, one must keep in mind that there is usually a huge difference between last rank of first round, and last rank of last round. So even if you do not get admission in first round, chances are still there.

Given below is an expected last rank and last marks plot for first round of CLAT admission on basis of CLAT Result.

Break-up of Seats for UG & PG Programme


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