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05 March 2021
Pre-law student

The 2021 Common Law Admission Test (CLAT), which had been scheduled to take place on Sunday, 13 June 2021, may again face a clash with other school exams that will cause it to discuss whether another postponement may be required.

04 March 2021
Law schools

JGLS Sonepat has continued its steady climb up the QS World University Rankings law subject rankings and is now in the top 100 while NLSIU Bengaluru had disappeared, following both having managed to crack the QS’ metrics last year.

26 February 2021
Law schools

The National Law University consortium of vice-chancellors (VCs), which has mainly been responsible for running the Common Law Admission Test (CLAT), has decided that “there is no compelling academic reason to bring back batches graduating in 2021”.

22 February 2021
Law schools

NLU Odisha in Cuttack, whose former vice-chancellor (VC) Prof Srikrishna Deva Rao had joined NLU Delhi in September 2020, will be appointing his replacement with Delhi University’s law faculty former dean and head, Prof Ved Kumari.

22 February 2021
Law schools

OP Jindal Global University (JGU), and its largest vertical JGLS Sonepat, which teaches law, has announced that its long-time benefactor, billionaire industrialist, politician and namesake Naveen Jindal would be loosening his considerable purse strings to the tune of another Rs 1,000 crore.

21 February 2021
Graduates & Bar Exam

The All India Bar Exam (AIBE) has been postponed from 21 March 2021 to 25 April 2021, according to a notification on its website (see above).

11 February 2021
Law schools

The Supreme Court began hearing challenges to the Bar Council of India’s (BCI) unceremonious decision to pull masters in laws (LLMs) into its regulatory orbit and ordering the ban of one-year LLM degrees (the most popular kind in India), reported LiveLaw and others.

30 January 2021
Law schools

The Bar Council of India (BCI), hot on the heels of having announced the banning of Indian one-year LLM programmes and a greater focus on continuing legal education (CLE), has announced that through the BCI Trust it would start an Indian Institute of Law (IIL) in Odisha’s Bhubaneswar, under an MOU with with the Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology (KIIT).

27 January 2021
Pre-law student

NLSIU Bengaluru has announced online four-week classes for high schoolers to help them become a lawyer, called the Foundations for a Legal Education (FLE) Certificate Course costing up to Rs 7,500.

11 January 2021
Law schools

NLU Delhi registrar Prof GS Bajpai, who has been in the role since 2014 under previous vice-chancellor (VC) Prof Ranbir Singh, has stepped down from the position.

08 January 2021
Law schools JGLS Sonepat has announced the joining of another 64 faculty members to its law school in January 2021.
06 January 2021
Pre-law student

The 2021 Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) has been rescheduled from 9 May 2021 to 13 June due to a clash with the CBSE Board exam schedule that had been announced last week.

27 December 2020
Pre-law student

The Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) consortium has announced the 2021 exam to take place on 9 May 2021 at physical test centres, according to newspaper advertisements published today and as we have confirmed from CLAT sources.

21 December 2020
Graduates & Bar Exam

The Bar Council of India (BCI) has announced a second All India Bar Exam (AIBE) date to be held in 2021 and confirmed that the previously announced upcoming bar exam on 24 January 2021 will be happening on time.