CNLU 2018 Entrance Exam

Chanakya National Law University invites applications for admission to BA LLB ( Hons ) & BBA LLB ( Hons ) Programs through Common Law Admission Test ( CLAT 2018 ) for the academic year 2018 – 2019.

CNLU 2018 Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidates shall be below Twenty ( 20 ) Years of age as on 1st July 2018 in case of all Unreserved / NRIs / NRI Sponsored categories candidates.
    • Candidates shall be below Twenty Two ( 22 ) years of age as on 1st July, 2018 in case of SC / ST / OBC / Specially Abled Persons ( SAP ) category candidates.
  • As regards minimum percentage of marks in qualifying examination ( i.e., 10+2 ) , the candidates must have secured:
    • Forty five percent ( 45% ) marks in case of candidates belonging to Unreserved / OBC / Specially Abled Persons ( SAP ) and other categories, and
    • Forty Percent ( 40% ) marks in case of candidates belonging to SC / ST categories.
  • Candidates who are appearing in the qualifying examination in March / April, 2018 are also eligible for appearing in CLAT 2018 online examination.
  • However, they shall be required to produce an evidence of their passing the qualifying examination at the time of admission, failing which they shall lose their right to be considered for admission.
  • The result of qualifying examination ( i.e., 10+2 ) shall be submitted by the candidate at the time of admission failing which the candidate shall be ineligible for admission to the Course.

CNLU 2018 Application Form

CNLU 2018 Application Form available Website : www.cnlu.ac.in

Age Limit

Candidates should be below twenty ( 20 ) years of age in case of Unresreved / NRI / NRI sponsored categories.Candidates appeaing in the qualifying examination in Aptil / May, 2018 are also eligibility to apply.

CNLU 2018 Admission Procedure

The admission to UG and PG programme in participating universities under CLAT 2018 shall be completed through online centralised counselling conducted by CLAT Office. The basis of allotment of seats shall be ‘merit-cum-preference.’ That is, CLAT Rank and order of preference given by the candidate in the CLAT application form. Online counselling shall start after the declaration of CLAT 2018 results. The entire procedure shall be completed as per the CLAT calendar which is available on CLAT website.

The stepwise procedure for admission which shall be adopted by CLAT Office after declaration of result for admission is as follows

Step 1

Publication of first indicative list based on merit cum preference The University-wise First Indicative List based on merit-cum-preference will be published on CLAT website.

Step 2

Payment of counselling fee and exercising of option by provisionally selected candidates

  • A specified number of candidates from various categories will be allowed to participate in the counselling process against actual number of seats available with participating NLUs.
  • The provisionally selected candidates must deposit the requisite counselling fee of Rupee 50,000 / -with CLAT 2018 Office.
  • The adjustable counselling fee of Rupee 50,000 / – deposited with the CLAT office will be transferred to the respective participating NLUs where the candidate has finally taken admission after the completion of the entire admission process.
  • The candidates failing to deposit the requisite counselling fee through the CLAT website by the specified date will lose their right to be considered for admission under CLAT 2018 and their names will be dropped from the CLAT 2018 merit list.
  • The candidates have to reserve their seats after paying the counselling fee by the above said procedure prescribed in counselling guidelines given on the CLAT 2018 website.

Step 3

Publication of second list having the names of finalized candidates after payment of counselling fee and additional waitlisted candidates

  • The CLAT office shall publish a second list of candidates who have paid their counselling fee and reserved their seats in the participating NLUs.
  • A list of waitlisted candidates will also be released in the second list who are provisionally selected against dropped out candidates, if any.
  • The additional candidates are also required to pay the requisite counselling fee of Rupee 50,000 / – and reserve their seats within the prescribed time period as per the CLAT 2018 calendar.

Step 4

Publication of second list having the names of finalized candidates after payment of counselling fee and additional waitlisted candidates

  • The CLAT office shall publish a second list of candidates who have paid their counselling fee and reserved their seats in the participating NLUs.
  • A list of waitlisted candidates will also be released in the second list who are provisionally selected against dropped out candidates, if any.
  • The additional candidates are also required to pay the requisite counselling fee of Rupee 50,000 / – and reserve their seats within the prescribed time period as per the CLAT 2018 calendar.

Step 5 

Publication of fourth list allotting seats to candidates

  • The provisionally selected candidates can withdraw from the admission process within stipulated time as per the CLAT 2018 calendar. Nominal fee of Rupee 10,000 / – will be deducted from the deposited counselling fee.
  • Any withdrawal after the stipulated period will result in forfeiture of entire amount of counselling fee.
  • The CLAT office shall publish a comprehensive fourth allotment list of candidates who have paid their counselling fee and reserved their seats in the participating NLUs.
  • The comprehensive list shall include the names of the candidates who have paid the counselling fee against the first, second and third indicative lists.
  • The candidates whose names appear in the fourth list and who have not deposited the counselling fee of Rupee 50,000 / – are required to pay full fee to the allotted NLUs at the time of admission.

Step 6

Completion of admission formalities at the allotted NLUs.

  • After the candidates are finally allotted seats in participating NLUs, they will be required to approach the allotted NLU with the balance amount towards the admission and other fees.
  • The candidates shall carry relevant certificates / documents in original issued by the competent authority in support of the various claims made by the candidates, during the scheduled periods given in CLAT 2018 calendar and complete their admission formalities. Students are advised to visit the website of concerned NLUs to see the format of specific desired documents required for admission.
  • The certificates in original will be checked by the respective universities at the time of their admission. ( For detailed information / updates about the scheduled dates, the candidates must refer to CLAT 2018 calendar as updated from time to time ) .
  • The candidates not possessing the required certificates / documents in original or failing to meet the eligibility requirements will not be allowed to seek admission in participating NLUs.
  • The candidates seeking admission under various categories specially those belonging to the reserved categories such as SC / ST / OBC / SAP ( Specially Abled Persons ) / DFF / NRI / NRI sponsored and the unreserved category candidates seeking admission under State Domicile Category, will be required to obtain the relevant and authentic certificates / documents from the competent authorities and produce the same at the time of admission in the concerned NLU.
  • Those candidates who fail to report at the allotted NLU after the publication of CLAT merit list and fail to complete the admission formalities as per CLAT 2018 calendar will automatically lose their claim for admission and their entire amount of the counselling fee of Rupee 50,000 / – will be forfeited.

Note

As per Rule 2 ( 4 ) of The Bihar ( In Admission in Educational Institutions ) Reservation Act 2003 Women of Backward Classes means women of all reserved classes and includes women of Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes, Extremely Backward Classes and Backward Classes.

4 thoughts on “Chanakya National Law University – CNLU Entrance Exam 2018

  1. Sir,
    I am passed entermediate exam 60% in bseb board..and also passed gurdation in 60% faculty account(H) in tmbu 2013..my certificate age above 22.and I belong to general cast..can I atten clat test..

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