June 5, 2017, 9 pm Update: CLAT 2017 first seat allotment list is out now, head towards the CLAT website www.clat.ac.in to check seat allotment status. A new portal has been set up clat2017.admissionhelp.com to carry out the proceedings of CLAT 2017 counselling.
June 5, 2017, Afternoon Update: CLAT committee will publish the first indicative seat allotment today after 10 pm, as official site (www.clat.ac.in) has notified now. We’ll update.
The first allotment list of CLAT 2017 for admissions in 18 participating NLUs will be out today. The national-level Common Law Admission Test (CLAT 2017) was conducted by the CNLU Patna on May 14 and the results were announced on May 29. Along with the result, CNLU had also published the category-wise merit list. Now, as per the schedule, the University-wise first indicative seat allocation list based on merit-cum-preference of CLAT 2017 candidates will be published today on June 5. The CLAT allotment list will be published at www.clat.ac.in.
After the publication of CLAT allotment list today, the selected students will have a three-day long window for securing admission in the respective allotted NLU. For securing admission based on the CLAT 1st allotment list, the students will have to deposit the counselling fee of Rs. 50,000 to CLAT 2017 office. The students will have two choices; either to lock the allotted seats or to exercise the options for shifting against the indicative seat allocation list. The facility will remain open from June 6 to 8, after which the first round of seat allotment will end.
As per CLAT counselling rules, the candidates failing to deposit the required fees by the specified date will forfeit their right to be considered for admission in CLAT 2017 and their names will be dropped from the CLAT 2017 merit list. Otherwise, the counselling fee deposited by the candidate will be transferred to the respective participating NLUs where the candidate has finally taken admission after the completion of entire admission process.
Overall, there will be four allotment lists for admissions through CLAT 2017 scores and each list will comprise of the finalized candidates who had deposited the counselling fee in the previous round along with the additional waitlisted candidates. The second allotment list will be published on June 12. After the candidates are finally allotted seats, they will be required to approach the allotted NLU with the balance amount towards the admission and other fees.
The admission process by CLAT 2017 office will come to an end on July 6. If any seat will remain vacant after the closure of admission process, it will be filled by the respective NLUs at their own level from the CLAT 2017 list in order of merit as per the rules and regulations of the 18 participating NLUs.
Chanakya National Law University, Patna was the organizing university of CLAT 2017. The entrance test was conducted in online mode on May 14 at 138 test centers across the Country for which total 50,676 candidates had registered. The test offers total 2,299 seats in UG and PG programs at 18 participating NLUs and as much as 47,108 appeared in the test for admission in 5-year Integrated LL.B. (Hons.) course and 1-year LL.M. course being offered at NLUs. Out of all the seats, 1,468 seats fall under all-India quota, while 579 seats are under State categories. The remaining 252 seats are reserved under special categories like NRIs, Foreign National and Residents of J&K.