CLAT Result 2016 for Common Law Admission Test

CLAT Result 2016 and Cut off Marks Merit List for UG and PG | Test held on 8 May 2016

Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law will be shortly release the CLAT Result 2016 for the Common Law Admission Test for UG and PG. The exam was held successfully on 8 May 2016 across various centers in which approximately 40000 applicants participated. Now the Common Law Admission Test Results 2016 for the 08.05.2016 will be available on 23 May 2016 (Expected Date) at the official website The CLAT Counseling and Seat Allotment will be conducted from June 1 to July 6. Applicants are also looking up for the CLAT Answer Key of 08/05/2016 so that they evaluate their performance by matching their answers with the official solutions of the answer key. In this notification we will provide you the complete details regarding CLAT Result 2016, Answer Key, Cut off Marks, Merit List, Expected Cut off Marks, Rank List, Seat Allotment, Counseling Process, List of Participating Institutes, Seats and Reservation List for SC, ST, OBC & Other Categories, Date of declaration of Result of Online Exam held on 8 May 2016 etc.

The Common Law Admission Test is the most popular law entrance examination to get admissions in Law program five-year incorporated programs (total number of seats 2252) and is conducted by (NLU) The National Law University every year. CLAT examination is managed by Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law (RGNUL).

Important Dates:

CLAT Notification: December 14, 2015

Online Application Form: January 1 – April 5, 2016

Date of Release of Admit Card: April 19, 2016

Online Exam Date: May 8, 2016

CLAT Result 2016 Date and Rank List: May 23, 2016

Dates for Counseling and Seat Allotment: June 1 – July 6, 2016

CLAT Result 2016 Admission Procedure

The applicants will be considered eligible for the five-year integrated law program on the basis of merit-cum-preference of the candidates appearing in CLAT 2016 Test. The candidates will be awarded an All India Rank (AIR) as per their performance obtained in the online exam. For the admission process, counseling will be arranged where seats will be allotted to the applicants on the basis of the CLAT All India Rank, State Rank and Category Rank.

The marks of the candidate obtained in the CLAT Online examination will be listed in the CLAT Scorecard 2016 which will display the marks of the applicant obtained in each section. The marks will decide whether the candidate is qualified in the online examination or not. Students are required to meet the cut off marks. These are minimum scores that are needed to be qualified in the written examination. If candidate fails to achieve the cut off marks he is not considered eligible for further selection process. The CLAT Mark Sheet 2016 can be obtained from the official website with the release of the results. Candidates can also check their expected marks in the exam on the basis of the CLAT 2016 Answer Key. The counseling process will start from 1 June onwards. Thus candidates must stay in tuned with the official website in order to get latest updates.

CLAT Rank List 2016

The Commission will decide the selection process on the basis of the merit list. This list will display the names and roll number of candidates who will be declared eligible for the admission. In addition to this candidates can also download the scorecard which will display the marks of the candidates obtained in the exam. The CLAT 2016 Rank List will be available along with the release of the CLAT Result 2016. The list will provide important information such as total number of candidates, their total scores, subject-wise marks and All India Rank as well as State Ranks. So candidates are advised to stay in tuned with us or the official website for important updates.

CLAT Cut off Marks 2016

These are minimum scores that are needed to be qualified in the written examination. These are different for different categories. Cut off marks for General, SC, ST, OBC, PWD etc. varies each year on the basis of the performance of applicants.

Cut off Marks for Last Year:


Cut off

NLSIU Bangalore 118.25
NALSAR Hyderabad 111.5
NLIU Bhopal 100.5
WBNUJS Kolkata 107
NLU Jodhpur 102.75
HNLU Raipur 97.75
GNLU Gandhinagar 78.25

CLAT Counseling Procedure and Seat Allotment 2016

As per the tentative Schedule the counseling process and seat allotment for CLAT 2016 will be held from 1 June to 6 July 2016. During the counseling process, students can lock their choices of preferences for NLUs. As per the choices locked by the applicants and their rank obtained, they will be allotted seats in the NLUs. Candidates during the counseling rounds can lock, update or withdraw any seat. The CLAT Organizing may conduct up to 4 counseling rounds for the seat allotment process for Common Law Admission Test. Applicants will be allotted seats of NLUs based on their AIR and choices locked.

List of Participating Institutes:

  • The National Law Institute University, Bhopal(NLIU)
  • National Law University, Jodhpur (NLUJ)
  • Hidayatullah National Law University, Raipur (HNLU)
  • National Law School of India University, Bangalore (NLSIU)
  • National Academy of Legal Study and Research University of Law, Hyderabad (NALSAR)
  • The West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences, Kolkata (WBNUJS)
  • Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar (GNLU)
  • Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, Punjab (RGNUL)
  • National Law University Odisha, Cuttack (NLUO)
  • National University of Study and Research in Law, Ranchi (NUSRL)
  • Chanakya National Law University, Patna (CNLU)
  • Ram Manohar Lohiya National Law University, Lucknow (RMLNLU)
  • The National University of Advanced Legal Studies, Kochi (NUALS)
  • National Law University and Judicial Academy, Assam (NLUJAA)
  • Damodaram Sanjivayya National Law University, Visakhapatnam (DSNLU)
  • Tamil Nadu National Law School, Tiruchirappalli (TNNLS)
  • Maharashtra National Law University, Mumbai (MNLU)

The results will be available shortly within few weeks after the conduction of the online examination. Candidates can also refer to the CLAT 2016 Answer Key to calculate their expected performance they can achieve in the written examination. You can follow the official link mentioned below in order to check their CLAT Result 2016

Check CLAT 2016 Result

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