CLAT Cut Off 2023: Category-Wise, Expected & Previous Year NLU CLAT Cut Off, Closing Ranks

CLAT Cut Off 2023: Category-Wise, Expected & Previous Year NLU CLAT Cut Off, Closing Ranks

ByNeeraj Mishra  |  Updated on: Feb 3, 2023
CLAT Cut Off 2023 marks will be released soon by the exam conducting authority. The Consortium of National Law Universities releases the CLAT Cut Off every year. Check previous CLAT Passing Marks out of 150 for the years 2021 and 2020.
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CLAT Cut Off 2023 round-wise will be released by the exam conducting body for the participating NLUs. The authority releases CLAT 2023 Cut Off separately for UG and PG courses as well as for each of the categories. CLAT Cut Off is the minimum qualifying mark that candidates need to secure to qualify for the exam and get admission to one of the CLAT participating NLUs in India.

However, expert analysis says that the trend of CLAT Cut Off is always expected to be 95+ in the top 3 NLUs (86+ for reserved categories). Several factors like exam difficulty level, seat intake, answer key disparities, and the total number of shortlisted candidates influence the CLAT Cut Off every year. Here, we have shared all the important details related to CLAT 2023 Cut Off. You must check these all to know the range of CLAT Cut Off marks that need to be scored to become shortlisted for the NLUs final admission process.

CLAT Cut Off 2023

The Consortium of NLUs successfully conducted the CLAT 2023 on 18 December 2022 across the country. The CLAT Cut Off is the requirement of the minimum mark that is needed to be cleared to get admission in top NLUs. CLAT 2023 Cut Off will be shared along with the result declaration.

Note one thing, the exam conducting authority will release a separate list of CLAT Cut Off for both UG and PG courses. Here, we will provide the latest list of CLAT 2023 Cut Off once it is released on the website. As of now, you can refer to the expected CLAT Cut Off for the exam conducted on 18 December 2022. Additionally, in the below section, we have provided a list of previous year's CLAT Cut Off for 2022, 2021, 2020, 2019, 2017, 2016, and 2015.

☛ The candidates must go through the CLAT in detail, to know official updates on exam patterns, syllabus, eligibility and more.

Expected CLAT 2023 Cut Off

CLAT Cut Off depends on various factors such as the difficulty level of the exam, number of applicants, number of seats, average performance by the candidates, and more. Students must check the previous year's CLAT Cut Off to ascertain the target score to achieve and prepare accordingly. Here, we will provide the section-wise expected CLAT Cut Off 2023 based on the student's feedback and expert's analysis.

CLAT Sections

Expected CLAT Cut Off 2023

English

22-23

Current Affairs, including General Knowledge

26-27

Legal Reasoning

27-28

Logical Reasoning

20-21

Quantitative Techniques

11-12

Previous Year CLAT Cut Off

In the table below, we have shared the college-wise CLAT Passing Marks out of 150 that the students had to secure in order to be eligible for admission to the concerned college. Note CLAT Passing Marks Out of 150 for 2021 and 2020, and CLAT Passing Marks Out of 200 for 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, and 2014.

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NLUs

CLAT Passing Marks out of 150

CLAT Passing Marks out of 200

CLAT 2021

CLAT 2020

CLAT 2018

CLAT 2017

CLAT 2016

CLAT 2015

CLAT 2014

NLSIU Bengaluru

103.5

92.75

135.5

139.5

145.2

118

157

NALSAR Hyderabad

99

89.75

128

132.5

142

111.75

142

WBNUJS Kolkata

96.75

88.25

122

126

136.56

109.5

146

NLU Jodhpur

93.25

86

118.75

121

131.88

102.5

142

NLIU Bhopal

92.75

82.25

118.75

121.75

134.23

100.5

138.5

CLAT 2022 Cut Off

We have shared the college-wise opening and closing ranks for the year 2022 in the table below. Check it to get updated information regarding CLAT Cut Off 2022 for general category candidates.

Sl. No.

NLUs

Opening Rank

Closing Rank

1

NLSIU Bengaluru

1

85

2

NALSAR Hyderabad

08

162

3

WBNUJS Kolkata

117

257

4

NLU Jodhpur

155

378

5

NLIU Bhopal

217

451

6

GNLU, Gandhinagar

33

430

7

RMLNLU, Lucknow

377

756

8

HNLU, Raipur

430

837

9

RGNUL, Patiala

437

1184

10

NLUO, Odisha

470

1193

11

MNLU, Mumbai

64

548

12

NUALS, Kochi

413

1315

13

CNLU, Patna

932

1412

14

MNLU, Nagpur (B.A.LL.B)

796

1657

15

(TNNLU), Tiruchirappalli

807

2024

16

NUSRL, Ranchi

933

1729

17

DSNLU, Visakhapatnam

1002

1617

18

NLUJA, Assam

1131

1917

19

HPNLU, Shimla

1056

2477

20

NLU, Sonepat

1094

2481

21

MPDNLU, Jabalpur

1314

2399

22

MNLU, Aurangabad

1390

2500

CLAT Cut Off 2021

CLAT 2021 was conducted on 23 July 2021 from 02:00 to 04:00 PM. The official CLAT Cut Off was released after the declaration of the result. However, along with the analysis, our experts have also released the cut-off for the top 5 NULs. These cut-offs are the minimum CLAT Passing Marks Out of 150. Every candidate must score to qualify for the written exam. Note the table below to get details for CLAT Cut Off 2021.

☛ Get the PDF for all India CLAT Merit List 2021.

NLUs

Opening Rank

Closing Rank

Score in CLAT Passing Marks Out of 150 in 2021

NLSIU Bengaluru

1

83

103.5

NALSAR Hyderabad

65

172

99

WBNUJS Kolkata

24

241

96.75

NLU Jodhpur

185

356

93.25

NLIU Bhopal

176

384

92.75

CLAT Cut Off 2020

Check the CLAT 2020 Cut Off for the general category Check the NLU cut-off marks for 2020 and other top colleges.

☛ Get the PDF list for CLAT UG Merit List 2020.

NLUs

Opening Rank

Closing Rank

Score in CLAT Passing Marks Out of 150 in 2020

NLSIU Bengaluru

1

97

92.75

NALSAR Hyderabad

40

177

89.75

WBNUJS Kolkata

6

227

88.25

NLU Jodhpur

162

323

86

NLIU Bhopal

137

532

82.25

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College Wise CLAT Cut Off

CLAT Cut Off 2019

We have shared the official CLAT 2019 Cut Off closing and opening rank in the section below. Note the table below to get the list of CLAT UG Cut Off 2019.

NLUs

Opening Rank

Closing Rank

NLSIU Bengaluru

1

54

NALSAR Hyderabad

50

120

WBNUJS Kolkata

82

203

NLU Jodhpur

76

294

NLIU Bhopal

148

380

CLAT 2018 Cut Off

The below table highlights the CLAT Cut Off for the year 2018 for all general category students.

☛ Check CLAT Exam Analysis before starting your preparation.

NLUs

Opening Rank

Closing Rank

NLSIU Bengaluru

1

60

NALSAR Hyderabad

11

135

WBNUJS Kolkata

43

240

NLIU Bhopal

44

395

NLU Jodhpur

129

400

CLAT Cut Off 2017

Note the table below to know the CLAT 2017 Cut Off for general category students.

NLUs

Opening Rank

Closing Rank

NLSIU Bengaluru

1

58

NALSAR Hyderabad

-

130

WBNUJS Kolkata

-

245

NLIU Bhopal

-

410

NLU Jodhpur

-

440

Factors Affecting CLAT Cut Off

There is no such common cut-off for the CLAT. The different NLUs have their individual cutoff scores, based on which opening and closing ranks are specified for which students are eligible to take admission in the respective NLU. The CLAT Cut Off depends on different factors including

  • Total seat availability
  • Total number of candidates who appeared in the examination
  • The difficulty level of the CLAT Exam.

☛ Learn more about CLAT Eligibility.

How to Clear CLAT 2023 Cut Off?

It is important for the candidates to have proper strategies for clearing CLAT Cut Off to get a chance at desired Law Institutes. You have to be well-versed with the CLAT Exam Pattern and syllabus to ensure that you are fully prepared for the exam. Here are some tips to clear CLAT Cut Off 2022.

  • Study Plan: Make a dedicated study plan for preparing for the CLAT. It is very important to achieve a good CLAT Score.
  • Practice Mock Test: Attempt CLAT Online Test Series to analyze your preparation level. Keep a track of your preparation so that you can understand whether you have completed all the chapters or not.

What is After CLAT Cut Off?

After the declaration of the CLAT 2023 Cut Off, the exam authorities will release the merit list. All the candidates who will clear the CLAT Cut Off will be called to attend the CLAT Counselling. Note that, during this counselling process, you have to submit all the required documents for the document verification process. After the completion of this document verification process, the candidates will be provided with admission to the Law Colleges based on their scores.

FAQs on CLAT Cut Off

  • The Consortium of National Law Universities (NLUs) will release the final CLAT Cut-Off 2023 for UG & PG exams after the result declaration. We will upload the final CLAT 2023 Cut Off list for the top 10 NLUs in the above section.

  • As per the trends, CLAT Cut Off is released by NLUs and other colleges that accept the CLAT score individually. You can visit the NLU official website and other college's websites to check the CLAT 2023 Cut Off.

  • Enlisted below are the factors that determine CLAT Cut Off Marks:

    • The number of aspirants appeared for the CLAT.
    • CLAT Exam Difficulty Level
    • Average marks scored by the candidates.
  • Yes, the consortium releases the CLAT Cut Off Marks for each category separately. In the above post, we have shared the previous year's category-wise CLAT Cut Off Marks for your reference. 

  • NLSIU Bengaluru offers 180 seats for the candidates who have qualified CLAT exam. However, 25% of seats are reserved for the students having domicile certificate of Karnataka.

  • The candidates will get to know the CLAT 2023 Good Score after the exam. As per the experts, the good attempts for the CLAT 2022 Exam were around 120 - 135 questions. So, in that case, the candidates can expect CLAT Good Score is around 85+.

  • Understanding CLAT Cut Off marks is important. If you check CLAT Previous Year Cut Off, you will understand the trends of exam difficulty level and how much score you have to require for final admission. We recommend comparing your projected grades to the actual CLAT Cut Off scores. 

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