CLAT Counselling 2017


CLAT Counselling 2017CLAT Counselling 2017 – The revised University-wise seat allocation list is available now and the CLAT 2017 counselling has commenced. The CLAT counselling rounds was delayed due to some discrepancy in the seat allocation list. The counselling rounds of CLAT 2017 will be held through an online centralised system for admission to the 2312 LLB and 604 LLM seats of the 18 NLUs. The candidates shortlisted in the merit-cum-preference list can pay the counselling fee of Rs. 50,000 only. After the payment, candidates will be able to opt for Lock or Upward Shifting. If candidates fail to deposit the fee within the provided time-period, then then their names will be dropped off from the list and won’t be considered for admission under CLAT 2017. The CLAT 2017 counselling will conclude on July 09. The candidates who are allotted seats in the NLUs are required to approach the particular NLUs for further admission process. Candidates must make sure to carry the required documents along with them. Read this article to know more about the CLAT counselling 2017, the process, required fee and documents, etc.
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CLAT Counselling Dates 2017

The important dates regarding CLAT counselling are provided in the table below. Candidates must make sure they are familiar with the CLAT 2017 counselling dates so that they don’t miss any deadline.

CLAT Counselling Dates 2017
S.No. CLAT 2017 Events Dates
1. Issuance of merit list May 29, 2017
2. Release of first seat allocation list June 06, 2017
3. Candidates can pay the counselling fee June 07, 2017
4. Last date to pay the counselling fee June 09, 2017
5. Release of second merit list June 12, 2017
6. Date for payment of counselling fee June 13, 2017
7. Last date to pay the fee June 14, 2017
8. Release of third allotment list June 19, 2017
9. Candidates can pay the counselling fee June 20, 2017
10. Last date to pay the counselling fee June 21, 2017
11. End date to withdraw from the admission process June 21, 2017
12. Release of fourth allotment list June 24, 2017
13. Candidates can pay the fee from & start with the formalities June 28, 2017
14. Last date to pay the fee & to complete the formalities June 30, 2017
15. NLUs will send the admission status to CLAT office July 04, 2017
16. Conclusion of admission process July 06, 2017

Note: In the case of any vacancy in any of the NLUs, then the seats will be filled by the respective NLUs as per the rules and regulations.

Stepwise process of CLAT Counselling 2017

The counselling rounds for CLAT 2017 will be conducted by the exam body for admission into the various undergraduate and postgraduate law programmes of the participating institutes. For the allotment of the seats, the candidate’s merit and preferences (entered in the CLAT Application Form) will be considered. With the declaration of the result, the exam body will release the list of shortlisted candidates for CLAT Counselling. Check the complete step-wise procedure for CLAT 2017 counselling from below –

Step 1. The release of the First merit list based on the merit and preference of the candidates.

Based on the preference entered in the application form and the merit of the candidate, the Institutes accepting the CLAT score will publish their merit list.

Step 2. Payment of counselling fee and exercising the options available. To pay the counselling fee, the candidates can check the following sub-steps –

  • Here, the candidates are required to pay the counselling fee at the CLAT office. Then the fee will be transferred to the participating NLU in which the candidate has taken admission.
  • The candidates are required to be physically present at the participating Institutes for the counselling rounds.
  • Once the candidates pay the counselling fee, they will be able to reserve their seats as prescribed by the exam body.

Note: If the candidates fail to pay the counselling fee within the specified time, then their names will be dropped from the merit list.

Step 3. Release of the second merit list

The CLAT office will release the second list of selected candidates who have paid the counselling fee and reserved a seat in one of the participating NLUs. Along with the second list, the CLAT office will also release a waitlist of the candidates selected provisionally against the dropped out candidates, if any. These candidates in the waitlist are required to pay the counselling fee and reserve their seat.

The entire CLAT counselling fee will be fortified in case of any withdrawal after the provided time period.

Step 4. Release of the third merit list

The candidates who have paid the counselling fee and reserved their seat in the participating NLUs will make it to this list. Also in this round, a waitlist will be released for candidates selected provisionally against the dropped out candidates, if any. These candidates must pay the CLAT counselling fee within the provided time period and also reserve their seats.

Step 5. Conclusion of the admission formalities at the allotted NLUs

To conclude the admission procedures, the candidates can follow the steps given below –

  • The candidates must visit the allotted NLUs to pay the remaining counselling fee and other fees.
  • The candidates must produce the required documents and certificates to support their claims made in the application form. These documents are to be produced in both photocopies and originals.
  • If the candidates fail to produce the required documents, then the admissions will not be allowed.
  • If the candidates fail to report to their allotted NLUs within the given time period, the claim for the admission and the entire counselling fee will be fortified.

Required documents to be produced at the CLAT Counselling rounds

The candidates whose names are in the CLAT merit list are required to carry the following documents at the time of CLAT counselling –

  • CLAT 2017 Admit Card
  • The call letter issued by the CLAT exam authority
  • Class 12th original documents
  • Date of Birth of Class 10 pass certificate
  • Original category certificate for candidates applying under the reserved categories.
  • Passport size photographs.
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