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.

Event Date
CLAT 2018 Exam will take place on 13 May 2018
The Declaration of CLAT 2018 Result 31 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.

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 University City, State Cut Off
National Law School of India University Bangalore, Karnataka Click Here
NALSAR University of Law Hyderabad, Telangana Click Here
National Law Institute University Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh Click Here
West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences Kolkata, West Bengal Click Here
National Law University Jodhpur, Rajasthan Click Here
Hidayatullah National Law University Raipur, Chhattisgarh Click Here
Gujarat National Law University Gandhinagar, Gujarat Click Here
Ram Manohar Lohiya National Law University Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh Click Here
Rajiv Gandhi National Law University Patiala, Punjab Click Here
Chanakya National Law University Patna, Bihar Click Here
National University of Advanced Legal Studies Kochi, Kerala Click Here
National Law University Odisha Cuttack, Odisha Click Here
National University of Study and Research in Law Ranchi, Jharkhand Click Here
National Law University and Judicial Academy Guwahati, Assam Click Here
Damodaram Sanjivayya National Law University Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh Click Here
Tamil Nadu National Law School Tiruchirappalli, Tamil Nadu Click Here

Score card of CLAT Result contains

Name of the candidate Name of candidate as entered in application form
Father’s name Name of candidate’s father, same as in application form
Roll number Roll number assigned in admit card
Application number Application number, same as in application form
Category As per CLAT form
CLAT score Same as displayed with revised answer key
All India Rank As per merit obtained in CLAT 2018 Result
Category Rank As 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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