CLAT is conducted for admission to five years integrated law program by 14 NLUs, and 52 private colleges, apart from this following entrance tests are conducted which you can give:
AILET, conducted by National Law University, Delhi
LSAT scores are accepted by many law schools such as Jindal Global Law School, Sonepat
SET, by Symbiosis Law Schools Pune & Noida
CET of GGS Indraprastha University, Delhi which scores are accepted by 6 law schools including USL, LS and Amity Law School, Delhi
CUSAT Cochin for admission into
School of Legal Studies, Cochin
Bharti Vidyapeeth Pune for admission into
New Law College, Pune
Christ University for admission into
Christ Universitys School of Law
Panjab Univ. Chandigarh for admission into
UILS Panjab University Chandigarh
AMU Aligarh for admission into
Faculty of Law, AMU
Jamia Milia, Delhi for admission into
Faculty of Law, Jamia Milia Islamia
Andhra Pradesh, accepted by all law colleges in AP affiliated to state universities
CEE - Kerala, accepted by four government Law colleges of Kerala
No CLAT is not must for taking admission in BA LLB courses, however, it is an entrance test for the admission in NLUs, National Law Universities all across the country and these are very very good colleges. CLAT is exam for admitting candidates to undergraduate law programs offered by the 22 participating NLUs. The total CLAT-based seat intake for UG is 2538.
You can join the law programme in many other universities without clat also.
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