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CLAT admits 9 errors in revised answer key (but 7 may still be dubious) [UPDATE-1]

Oops we did it again: Revisions of wrong questions now uploaded
Oops we did it again: Revisions of wrong questions now uploaded

The Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) will publish a revised answer key at 10pm, according to its website, following at least 13 potential errors in the initially published key.

Update: The new answer keys have been uploaded but are only accessible to CLAT applicants after logging in.

So much for transparency.

In any case, according to CLAT mentor Rajneesh Singh, these are the questions revised by the new answer keys:

Total 9 errors accepted 4 questions canceled (726, 744, 782, 870) 3 answers changed (856, 857, 876)

2 questions have two correct answers, one more correct answer accepted (727, 741)

Singh added that in his opinion, the “highest possible increase is 7.25 marks” after the correction.

Question 876 also still has two correct answers, he noted, adding: “They make a mistake and after so much time they can not correct their incorrectness correctly.”

Finally, he said that at least seven other clear errors had been ignored in the revision. Then again, it’s not as bad this year as it was in 2015, when up to 30 questions allegedly had some errors in them (though the convenors’ expert committee eventually strangely concluded that everything was basically fine).

A writ petition against the inconsistent quality and other deficiencies in the CLAT, filed by academic Shamnad Basheer in 2015, remains pending in the Supreme Court.

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