CLAT counselling 2017 will be conducted for admission to UG and PG law degree programmes offered by CLAT participating institutions including NLUs, government and private institutions. The centralized counselling will be conducted for providing admission through CLAT. The seat allotment will be done on merit-cum-preference basis. Get complete details about CLAT 2017 counselling including counselling schedule and seat allotment details.
CLAT Counselling 2017
CLAT 2017 counselling will be conducted as per the CLAT 2017 calendar. The online counselling of CLAT 2017 will commence from the first week of June 2017 tentatively. Before moving towards the counselling process, students are advised to read carefully all the counselling and admission instructions that will be available on CLAT website.
CLAT Counselling 2017 Procedure
The counselling procedure of CLAT 2017 for admission to CLAT participating institutions is as follows:
Step-1: Publication of First Indicative List Based on Merit Cum Preference (first week of June 2017)
Based on merit-cum-preference, University-wise first indicative merit list will be released. Candidates can access the list through the official website of CLAT 2017.
Step-2: Payment of Counselling Fee & Option Exercising by Shortlisted Candidates (Second week of June 2017)
The selected candidates are required to pay the counselling fee of Rs. 50,000 and choose any of the following options:
- Lock: By choosing lock option, candidates affirms his/her choice of the allotted NLU. These candidates will not be allowed for further shifting to any other NLUs of their choice in case of any seat remainsvacant at the subsequent stages during counselling process.
- Shifting: Those selecting “shifting” option will be considered against any vacancy arising at NLUs of their choice via subsequent allotment list.
- Candidate’s default choice will be considered as “Lock”.
Step-3: Publication of second list containing the names of finalized candidates and additional waitlisted candidates (Second week of June 2017)
- The second list contains the name of eligible candidates who have paid the counselling fee and reserved their seats in NLUs.
- List of waitlisted candidates will also be released in the second list.
- The candidates who are selected against dropped candidates are required to pay the counselling fee of Rs. 50,000/- and exercise their option.
- The waitlisted candidates can withdraw from the admission process. A fee of Rs. 10,000/- will be deducted from the submitted counselling fee.
Step-4: Publication of Third Allotment List (Third week of June 2017)
- The third round allotment list will be published for the candidates who have paid counselling fee and reserved their seat in participating NLUs.
- The list contains the name of candidates who have paid counselling fee against first and second indicative list.
- List of waitlisted candidates will also released along with third allotment list who are provisionally selected against dropped out candidates. Such candidates have to pay the counselling fee and reserve their seats.
Step-5: Reporting & Completion of Admission Formalities at the Allotted NLUs (Last week of June 2017)
- The allotted candidates are required to approach the allotted NLU with the admission fee.
- Candidates have to carry all the necessary documents in original to the allotted institute.
Step-6: Publication of Fourth & Final Allotment List (Last Week of June 2017)
- The fourth and final list will include the names of candidates who have paid counselling fee against first, second and third indicative list.
- The fresh candidates whose names will be new in fourth list will be required to pay the requisite counselling fee.
Step-7: Completion of Admission Formalities at the allotted NLUs against fourth allotment List (First week of July 2017)
The candidates whose names are included in the fourth allotment list need to approach the allotted institute for the completion of admission formalities.