CLAT Counselling 2022: Dates, Registration, Seat Allotment

May 12, 2022 | Law


CLAT 2022 counselling will start after the conduction of the exam. The mode of counselling is online, considering the situation of COVID-19 in the country. It has been reported that NUSRL, Ranchi has been given the responsibility to carry out a Centralised Counselling this year. All the important information related to CLAT 2022 counselling is discussed on this page.

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CLAT 2022 Counselling Highlights

After CLAT results are announced, the respective NLUs and other participating colleges will release their cut-offs. The candidates who manage to secure the minimum admissible marks must register for CLAT centralised counselling on the official website. The process involves the following steps:

  • Registration is on the official website.
  • Choosing the NLU in which the candidate wants admission.
  • Seat allotment
  • Document Verification.
  • Payment of Admission Fee.
CLAT 2022 Counselling Highlights
Mode Online
Total Seats Available in NLUs Around 3000

CLAT 2022 Counselling Dates

The counselling is held after the announcement of CLAT result. The date of examination is announced and it will be held on Jun 19, 2022. The information on CLAT counselling 2022 dates, once announced, will be updated in this section.

CLAT 2022 Counselling Dates
Event Date
Consolidated CLAT Merit List Release To be Announced
Counselling Invite List Publication To be Announced
Registration and Choice Filling To be Announced
Publication of First Allotment List To be Announced
Publication of Second Allotment List To be Announced
Publication of Third Allotment List To be Announced
Publication of Fourth Allotment List To be Announced
Publication of Fifth Allotment List To be Announced

After CLAT seat allotment lists are published, the candidates will be given time to choose whether they prefer to accept, apply for an upgrade, or exit CLAT admission process. 

CLAT Counselling 2022 Procedure

Given below is the detailed process that the candidates can follow to participate in CLAT counselling 2022 successfully.

Register for CLAT Counselling 2022

Registration marks the first step for attending the counselling for CLAT 2022. The candidates can enrol for counselling online by following the steps mentioned below.

  • Step1: Go to the official website of the Consortium of NLUs.
  • Step 2: Login by entering the registered ID or mobile number and password.
  • Step 3: On the page that opens up, the candidates must find and click on the link for counselling registration & fee payment.
  • Step 4: From the given list of NLUs, the candidates must choose the colleges they would like to take admission.
  • Step 5: Submit the choices.
  • Step 6: Pay the counselling fee.
CLAT Counselling Fee 2022
Mode of CLAT Counselling Fee Payment Online
Amount in INR 50,000

CLAT 2022 Seat Allotment

After registering, the Consortium will prepare a list of all the candidates in order of merit. The first seat allotment will be done on the basis of CLAT merit list prepared. The candidates will then be given the following options.

CLAT Counselling 2022 Seat Allotment Options
Option Description
Accept the Seat The candidate accepts the seat allotted to them at the NLU. They shall not participate in the further rounds of CLAT counselling 2022.The candidate may proceed to upload their documents online.
Apply for Upgrade These candidates are dissatisfied with the seat allotted to them, and would like an upgrade. These candidates will be considered active participants in the upcoming round of seat allotment.
Exit From the Seat Allotment The candidate would like to withdraw their candidature. INR 40,000 will be refunded back to their accounts, after a deduction of the processing charges.

Note: The Consortium of NLUs will publish three seat allotments. The candidates must note that if they don’t get a seat till the third round, the INR 50,000 deposited by them will be refunded.

Other Formalities in CLAT 2022 Counselling

The candidates will have to fulfil the other formalities such as submission of all the required documents, payment of CLAT admission fees, etc.

Those candidates who are unable to get a seat even after participating in the three rounds of seat allotment will receive a refund of INR 50,000. Those candidates who are deemed ineligible at the later stages of counselling will be given a refund of INR 40,000, after deducting the processing fee.

Direct Link to CLAT Counselling 2021

Documents Required at CLAT Counselling 2022

The candidates who have reserved the seats allotted to them will be called for document verification. They must carry the below-mentioned documents in original, along with two sets of photocopies.

  • Scorecards of Class 10 and 12
  • CLAT Application Form 2022
  • CLAT Admit Card 2022
  • CLAT Scorecard 2022
  • Payment Receipt of CLAT 2022 Counselling Fee.
  • Caste Certificate (if applicable)
  • PwD Certificate (if applicable)
  • NRI Certificate (if applicable)
  • Domicile Certificate (if applicable).

CLAT 2022 Counselling Participating Universities

The consortium of NLUs has released the list of all the Law institutions participating in CLAT 2022:

NLUs Participating in CLAT Counselling 2022
CLAT 2022 Counselling Participating Universities
NALSAR, Hyderabad NLSIU, Bengaluru
WBNUJS, Kolkata NLIU, Bhopal
HNLU, Raipur NLU, Jodhpur
RMLNLU, Lucknow GNLU, Gandhinagar
NUALS, Kochi NLUO, Odisha
DSNLU, Visakhapatnam TNNLU, Tiruchirapalli
NUSRL, Ranchi NLUJA, Assam
MNLU, Mumbai HPNLU, Shimla
MNLU, Aurangabad MNLU, Nagpur
DNLU, Jabalpur DBRANLU, Haryana
CNLU, Patna RGNUL, Punjab

There are various other private institutes which accept CLAT scores for admission, as they have a MoU with CLAT 2022 office. Some of them are as follows.

Other Colleges Accepting CLAT Scores
Other Colleges Accepting CLAT Scores
Galgotias University, UP Geeta Institute of Law, Panipat
Alliance University, Bengaluru Amity University, UP
DIRD Holambi Khurd, Delhi Dr KN Modi University, Rajasthan
Harlal School of Law, Gr. Noida Xavier University, Bhubaneswar
Asian Law College, Noida Renaissance Law College, Indore



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