The Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) scores for 2012 were released today and the top scorer secured 159 marks out of a total 200 in the exam. The lowest score among the top 63 ranks was 145, with only two candidates entitled to the “OBC” quota sitting among the top 63.
Anhad Singh Milhani from the general category secured the highest marks.
The topper from the “OBC” category sat at the eleventh overall rank with a score of 150, while the second highest “OBC” category scorer was at rank 25 with 148 marks.
The next 80 ranks closed at a score of 140, with 27 candidates sitting at 141 marks and 21 candidates tying at 142 marks.
There were 29 candidates below rank 140 and tied at 140 marks and 37 candidates were tied at 139 marks up to rank 203. These 63 general category candidates made the third highest scoring batch.
Last year NLSIU Bangalore – the most preferred law school among CLAT 2011 takers, admitted 58 students from the general category. The lowest scorer among these secured 147 marks out of 200, and rank 64.
If the law school’s general category intake remains 58 this year as well and all the top 58 scorers opt for it, then Shubhaang Sinha at rank 60, with 145 total marks will be the last person making it to Bangalore.
Nalsar Hyderabad – the second most preferred law school last year opened 44 places to the general category, admitting up to rank 117 with a total score of 142.
NUJS Kolkata – the last of the top three preferences last year, admitted 83 general category candidates, going up to rank 196 and a score of 137.