CLAT Cutoff 2024 (Expected) for General, OBC, SC & ST Category

CLAT Cutoff 2024: The Consortium of NLUs will release the CLAT cut off 2024 along with CLAT 2024 result has been released. The exam conducting authority will release the CLAT 2024 cutoff on its official website,, in PDF form. 

Candidates must note that the CLAT cutoff 2024 stands for the minimum marks that a candidate has to score to be able to take admission in various CLAT score accepting colleges. Given below are a few important details regarding the CLAT 2024 cutoff.

CLAT 2024 Expected Cutoff 

Candidates must note that the CLAT 2024 exam is conducted once a year. Candidates will be notified once the CLAT 2024 cutoff gets uploaded on the official website. Given below is a table consisting of the expected cutoff for CLAT 2024.

CategoryCLAT CutOff Marks 2024
General75-80 Marks
OBC70-75 Marks
SC60-65 Marks
ST60-65 Marks
EWS70-75 Marks
PwD50-55 Marks

Important Dates for CLAT 2024 Cutoff 

Candidates must note that after the CLAT 2024 exam date, the cutoff will be released on the official website. They must make sure they refer to all the important dates for CLAT 2024 before applying for the counselling process. Given below is a table consisting of the important dates for CLAT 2024

Particulars Important Dates 
CLAT Exam DateTo Be Notified
CLAT Provisional Answer Key To Be Notified
Last date of Raising Objections To Be Notified
CLAT Final Answer KeyTo Be Notified
CLAT score 2024 announcement date To Be Notified
CLAT Counselling Begins To Be Notified
CLAT Cutoff for Round 1To Be Notified
CLAT Cutoff for Round 2 To Be Notified
CLAT Cutoff for Round 3To Be Notified
CLAT Cutoff for Round 4To Be Notified
CLAT Cutoff for Round 5 To Be Notified

CLAT 2023 Analysis 

The CLAT 2023 exam was conducted in the month December 2022 which consisted of five sections, as per CLAT exam pattern. The sections in English include comprehension; legal aptitude; logical reasoning; general knowledge and current affairs and quantitative techniques. Given below is a detailed explanation of the CLAT 2023 exam.

  • English Language & Reading comprehension- The reading comprehension section consisted of 6 passages wherein questions were asked in every single passage. Some of them were slightly easy and the other were difficult. The questions were factual and were based on the tone of the passage, inferences, central idea etc. A good score would be around 20-21. 
  • General Knowledge- the General knowledge section consisted of 35 questions and candidates were given 7 passages to solve. The difficulty level of the general knowledge section was moderate. A good attempt was considered to be around 20-21 and a good score was around 15-16. 
  • Legal Reasoning- The legal reasoning section consisted of 8 passages and 5 questions were individually asked from every passage. The candidates were tested on topics such as Law of Torts, Contract Law, the Indian Penal Code, and related concepts. A good attempt was around 34 to 37. A good score was around 32-33. 
  • Logical Reasoning- The logical reasoning section consisted of 5 passages, from which a total of 30 questions were asked. The questions were based strictly on critical reasoning.The difficulty level was easy to moderate. 
  • Quantitative Aptitude- The quantitative aptitude section consists of 15 questions. The quant section consisted of three sets and the difficulty level of questions asked was difficult. A good attempt would have been 7-9 und a good score would have been 7-8. 
SectionNo. of QuestionsIdeal AttemptGood ScoreLevel of Difficulty
Reading Comprehension3025–2719-21Moderate
GK, including Current Affairs3520-2114-15Moderate
Legal Reasoning4035-3731-32Moderate
Logical Reasoning3026-2719-21Moderate
Quantitative Techniques157-96-7Difficult

CLAT 2024: Previous Years Cutoff 

Candidates must refer to the previous years cutoff list for understanding the CLAT 2024 scores. The CLAT 2024 cutoff will be based on various factors. The factors such as the difficulty level of the exam, the number of questions asked and other factors. Given below is a table containing the CLAT cutoffs of previous years. 

CLAT 2023 Cutoff 

NIRF rankingName of college/universityLast rankMarks
1National Law School of India University9792.75
3NALSAR University of Law17789.75
5National Law University Jodhpur32386
6The West Bengal National University of Juridicial Sciences22788.25
7Gujarat National Law University47083.25
10The Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law101277.5
11Dr. Ram Manohar Lohiya National Law University73880
14National Law University Cuttack105277.25
16National Law University and Judicial Guwahati158473.75
17National Law Institute University, Bhopal53282.25

CLAT 2022 Cutoff 

National Law Universities (NLUs)General OpeningRankGeneral ClosingRankSC Opening RankSC Closing RankST Opening RankST Closing Rank
NLSIU Bangalore1543631892691857
NALSAR Hyderabad50120144301017774275
NLIU Bhopal1483803097462858406780
WBNUJS Kolkata822031862399428535531
NLU Jodhpur762942268493045336849
HNLU Raipur32954949406877771210719
GNLU Gandhinagar1244174984679155699640
RMLNLU Lucknow3426174259109481231124763
RGNLU Patiala442805520793301043513334
CNLU Patna6239497313168342034920349
NUALS Kochi4748804891142811952819528
NLU Odisha Cuttack46587962769550983217610
NUSRL Ranchi68896677079991720715028
TNNLS Tiruchirappalli43611865681103971338316827
DSNLU Vishakhapatnam830108020733223402041333221
MNLU Mumbai3834625734133781815235981
MNLU Nagpur589107311256189403332146781
MNLU Aurangabad710116714219201044120146928
NLUJAA Guwahati968110412648285652154241841
HPNLU Shimla62212256896107381346416879
DNLU Jabalpur99112638550108221112118000

Determinants of CLAT Cutoff 2024

The CLAT 2024 cutoff will be based on a few important factors. There are a few sets of factors that will play the final role in deciding the CLAT 2024 cutoff. Given below are a few determinants that will help candidates in getting a genauer understanding of how the cutoff list is formed. 

  • The total number of students filled CLAT 2024 Form
  • Number of students who qualified for the exam 
  • The total number of seats available for CLAT Seat Allotment
  • Previous year cut-off
  • The difficulty level of the paper
  • Category

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FAQs Related to CLAT Cutoff 2024 

  1. When will the CLAT 2024 cutoff be released?

    The CLAT 2024 cutoff will be released after the CLAT 2024 result has been released in the month of December 2023. 

  2. Is CLAT 2024 cutoff same for all the NLU’s?

    The CLAT 2024 cutoff varies from NLU to NLU. The CLAT 2024 cutoff is based on the scores that will be individually allotted to each institution.

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