CLAT 2017 results released, Jaipur's Rajat Maloo tops exam

Bar & Bench May 29 2017
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The results of this year's edition of the Common Law Admission Test (CLAT 2017) have been released on the CLAT website (

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Rajat Maloo

HT reported that Rajat Maloo from Jaipur topped the undergraduate exam with a score of 154.25. Vihit Ashish Shah of Maharashtra and Radhika Sharda from Rajasthan took the second and third ranks woth scores of 150.25 and 148.5 respectively. Sumit Kumar Gupta from Bihar was in fourth, with a score of 147.5.

According to the report, 47,108 students reported for the online undergraduate exam.

A total of 2299 seats are up for grab in the eighteen national law universities across different categories. The total number of all-India seats is 1468, whereas 579 seats are reserved under state categories. 252 seats are reserved under special categories like Non-Resident Indians (NRIs), Foreign Nationals and Residents of Jammu & Kashmir.

Maharasthra National Law University (MNLU), Nagpur had recently announced that it would double its intake from 60 to 120 seats starting this academic session.

Below is the intake of each of the CLAT universities:

University Total No. of seats
NLSIU Bangalore 80
NALSAR Hyderabad 124
NLIU Bhopal 128
WBNUJS Kolkata 127
NLU Jodhpur 115
HNLU Raipur 187
GNLU Gandhinagar 187
RMLNLU Lucknow 178
RGNUL Patiala 196
CNLU Patna 140
NUALS Kochi 67
NLUO Cuttack 180
NUSRL Ranchi 120
NLUJAA Gauhati 60
DSNLU Visakhapatnam 120
TNNLS Tiruchirappalli 110
MNLU Mumbai 60
MNLU Nagpur 120
TOTAL 2299

A number of other non-NLUs will also consider CLAT scores for admission.

In the coming days, the provisional lists of students admitted to various NLUs will come out. For a fair idea on what the cut off for each university could be, read CLAT mentor Rajneesh Singh's analysis here.