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1 question in CLAT 2018 paper recommended to be cancelled • Nuals closes grievance redressal • university allocation to depend on Supreme Court

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CLATaclysm becomes even bigger CLATsterfudge...CLATaclysm becomes even bigger CLATsterfudge...

The _Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) 2018_ university allotment lists will be modified as per the decision of the Supreme Court in the challenge it is hearing by 34 CLAT 2018 candidates in two writs before it, the Supreme Court said today.

It is understood that CLAT 2018 convenor _Nuals Kochi’s grievance redressal committee has recommended to cancel one incorrect question that was part of this year’s LLB entrance question paper.

Nuals today submitted to the bench a sealed cover report carrying the recommendations of the expert committee that had looked into complaints of over 6000 CLAT 2018 candidates who were aggrieved with technical glitches and question paper errors in the exam.

All the petitioners have been allowed to obtain a copy of the sealed cover report.

The next hearing in the case is on Monday 11 June.

The result and merit list for CLAT 2018 has already been published but the court said that this is not final and will change according to its decision in the writ.

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Like +3 Object -20 Guest 06 Jun 18, 11:42
I once again request everyone to understand that the Supreme Court has said NO to a retest. Students should not have false hopes and instead accept the reality. CLAT merit list has also been declared. Only possible solution can be a refund and reform NEXT YEAR.

Furthermore 6000 students is just 10% of the total, which means 90% did not complain. We also need to check the CLAT scores of these students and if it is just sour grapes. If your rank is 12,000 then it makes no difference if you lost 2 minutes.
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Like +16 Object -0 wth 06 Jun 18, 13:27  interesting  top rated
This is such an immature and irrational thing to say. My rank is quite high and I still know what's right or wrong. Such a victory, knowing that I probably took advantage of some one else's illfortune doesn't make me feel good in any case. NUALS is just washing it's hand off it's responsibility and the SC is actively allowing it.

Fine, there won't be a retest. But why allow the counselling process to continue when the question paper itself of suspect and ranks might change later on?

As for your 6000 and 90 percent comment, a majority isn't always right and a minority isn't always wrong. Even if one student was treated unfairly, it'd be a miscarriage of justice.
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Like +0 Object -17 Guest 06 Jun 18, 19:58
If your rank is actually good and you are getting into one of the top-3, then don't worry you'll get over the false victory/miscarriage of justice in five years when you pick up your big fat pay check.

If your rank isn't as good then you nothing that you said was true to begin with.

Sum - get over it.
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Like +6 Object -0 wth 06 Jun 18, 22:33  interesting
Empathy. You need some. ASAP. The entire point of my comment just flew over head didn't it?
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Like +6 Object -0 wth 06 Jun 18, 22:36  interesting
And as for the fat pay checks. Not everyone gets into the profession for money. Some of us here want to work towards building a better society. A fair society with equality of opportunity. The same opportunity which was denied to some in this exam.
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Like +2 Object -7 Guest 07 Jun 18, 12:31
Post your name here, let's see where you are in five years. Making money or saving society.
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Like +6 Object -0 wth 07 Jun 18, 14:13  interesting
I sir, am already a lawyer. A graduate from a top law school, did not sit for placements. I am inclined towards academics and I appeared for post graduation examination this year. To you, I do not need to prove my credentials. I did not sell my conscience to the higher bidder and neither do I plan to in the future. You on the other hand sound like you did. The narrow mindedness and baseless presumptions on display here have already told me a lot about you. This conversation is at an end. Good day.
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Like +0 Object -0 DONT CRITICIZE 07 Jun 18, 07:02
I Would only say that don't criticize judiciary without knowing the truth, today's hearing lasted for only 5 minutes ,so can you read 1000 pages report on 5 minute,ok should previous leave their jobs and go to every students and ask "Hy buddy what problem do you face tell me and I open CCTV camera and see it.

Don't criticize unlesss you have some experience in courtrooms.Judges can't give stay order without knowing the truth .
If any illegality found later the whole exam will be cancelled.Remember there are many which cancelled after everything gets over admission , counseling , recruitment etc.
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Like +1 Object -0 DONT CRITICIZE 07 Jun 18, 08:28
Aipmt 2015 was conducted on 3 May and cancelled on 15 June and conducted within 4 weeks ,their academic session start on 1 August .At that time only 44 cheaters found among 6 lakh students
Similarly situation is ours,25 min lose is not joke ,
I'm not saying anything about cancellation ,but if court want to they are well within their rights.
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Like +13 Object -0 Moby 06 Jun 18, 15:47  interesting  top rated
If you are one of the 60,0000 I hope you go to NUALS. They should specially keep a seat just for your trolling efforts and impeccable logical reasoning skills. It’s a shame that SC has done this. My head hangs in shame that I am a part of this country’s legal fraternity.
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Like +6 Object -0 Darkseid 06 Jun 18, 12:41  interesting
And thus goes the saying by Frederick Douglass: Where justice is denied, where poverty is enforced, where ignorance prevails, and where any one class is made to feel that society is an organized conspiracy to oppress, rob and degrade them, neither persons nor property will be safe.
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Like +17 Object -0 wth 06 Jun 18, 13:13  interesting  top rated
I fail to understand the point of allowing a process and then subjecting it to the outcome of a case. It's almost as if the outcome of the case is predecided and whatever is happening now is just to create a facade of justice. Why not hear the matter and then decide on whether to proceed with the counselling? If the committee has indeed asked for the removal of a question, the same will lead to a change in ranks. Furthermore, allowing the same concurrently will clearly prejudice the outcome of the case. What's done is done, the wise men will say.
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Like +9 Object -0 Chances of REEXAM 06 Jun 18, 19:11  interesting
My only point for REEXAM in simple language is that you must have heard about Triple Talaq case in which Justice KHehar and Nazeer said that Triple Talaq is VALID .Similarly for few judges technical snags and extra time is ok ,other studennts should not be troubled ,reexam cannot be conducted and for few other judges these things are not ok and reexam should be conducted.Honorable Justice U.U Lalit and Deepak Gupta will hear on next date ,so please be calm.
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Like +1 Object -1 mohit arya 06 Jun 18, 14:12
were i can find all india clat merit list
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Like +4 Object -0 Darkseid 06 Jun 18, 17:44
You cannot, since they have not released it yet despite requests for the same. Just another towering example of the inherent transparency of the whole process.
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Like +2 Object -0 Ask Kian 06 Jun 18, 18:01
Wait I think IDIA is filing petition for the same .
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Like +1 Object -0 Victim 06 Jun 18, 19:49
Which question has been cancelled?? Does anybody have any idea?.Or even this like other topics will be followed by uncertainty??
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Like +4 Object -0 SM21 06 Jun 18, 22:05
The reliability of the forthcoming merit list is already questionable when it is well reported that level playing field was denied to all the candidates.
Had the SC stayed the publishing of the merit list and seat allotment now, at least some semblance of a fair CLAT 2018 would have remained.
It has now just been reduced to fait accompli..
CLAT 2018 would be remembered not only for its mismanagement, technical glitches, petitions in courts etc. but also for probability defying coincidence (less than 1 in a million occurances), observing especially the well trumpeted about the first three positions being scored by three friends .. and who knows there may be more of such"coincidences"may be hidden down the line which could have missed the limelight ,in the awaited list on the 7th june.When it is already well established in media/social media about the arbitrary handling of the time extension of the exam centres and incompetent invigilators, and mismanagement of the exam process by the organizing NUALS and its contracted company, doubts should have been quashed logically and at least a few steps to transparency could have been made by the honourable SC.Those who got the benefits are not going to approach any grievance redressal mechanism.

And all those who have been put at this disadvantage will have lost some sense of justice even after joining the sentinals of our honorable judicial system...

It seems the outcome of the CLAT 2018 is not being decided by the players(candidates) but the referees, all by themselves

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Like +3 Object -1 SM21 06 Jun 18, 23:08
The reliability of the forthcoming merit list is already questionable when it is well reported that level playing field was denied to all the candidates.
Had the SC stayed the publishing of the merit list and seat allotment now, at least some semblance of a fair CLAT 2018 would have remained.
It has now just been reduced to fait accompli..
CLAT 2018 would be remembered not only for its mismanagement, technical glitches, petitions in courts etc. but also for probability defying coincidence (less than 1 in a million occurances), observing especially the well trumpeted about the first three positions being scored by three friends .. and who knows there may be more of such"coincidences"may be hidden down the line which could have missed the limelight ,in the awaited list on the 7th june.When it is already well established in media/social media about the arbitrary handling of the time extension of the exam centres and incompetent invigilators, and mismanagement of the exam process by the organizing NUALS and its contracted company, doubts should have been quashed logically and at least a few steps to transparency could have been made by the honourable SC.Those who got the benefits are not going to approach any grievance redressal mechanism.

And all those who have been put at this disadvantage will have lost some sense of justice even after joining the sentinals of our honorable judicial system...

It seems the outcome of the CLAT 2018 is not being decided by the players(candidates) but the referees...
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Like +1 Object -8 Guest 07 Jun 18, 00:17
Compare LI's coverage with other media. LI = Fake News.

CLAT-2018: SC refuses to stay counselling, admission process
http://www.tribuneindia.com/news/nation/clat-2018-sc-refuses-to-stay-counselling-admission-process/601024.html

Supreme Court refuses to stay CLAT counselling
http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/supreme-court-refuses-to-stay-clat-counselling/article24098233.ece

CLAT 2018: Supreme Court refuses to stall declaration of merit list
https://www.indiatvnews.com/education/news-clat-2018-supreme-court-refuses-to-stall-declaration-of-merit-list-445916
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Like +3 Object -2 Guest 07 Jun 18, 18:09
Jindal LSAT cutoffs are out. They are aggressively poaching good students who missed out on CLAT due to glitches. So those deserving Jindal are going to NLUs and those deserving NLUs are going to Jindal, Symbi etc. Mockery of justice.
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Like +2 Object -8 #NoRetest 08 Jun 18, 03:32
When will you idiots realise that those who cleared CLAT are brilliant students who will clear it 10 times over if there are retests. You people will keep getting low ranks. Just frustrated mediocre people making excuses. No wonder you go running to ABVP. They are the ones who protested against the logical reasoning section in the UPSC and wanted an easier test.
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Like +2 Object -0 Vis 08 Jun 18, 14:23
One or two questions cancellation can compensate 5-20 mints glitch during test and what about ranking destroyed due to these technical problems. Any bulk decision is not going to solve any point for ex if someone got 750 ranking with 15 mints technical issue how can you compensate him? he will definitely do better if everything's going OK.
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Like +4 Object -0 wth 08 Jun 18, 20:24
Ok. New issue. Not only are these blundering buffoons at NUALS not publishing the pdf of the merit list, they haven't even published the allocation lists. What is it exactly that they have to hide from us? Dhandlebaazi much?
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Like +1 Object -0 Guest 11 Jun 18, 03:33
This exam is having importance as NEET and JEE, only the scale is much smaller. Conducting a retest thus would be more appropriate and highly desirable for doing justice to the future lawyers of the country. The merit and cutoff to various institutions has not shown by NUALS, in the seat allotment done on 10th June, which has been shown in earlier years. This clearly indicates that NUALS is not only incapable to conduct exam fairly, but also not sure whether the allotment of seats is fair, and thus they have chosen not to be transparent and visible to society.

The worst thing has been that some people have misused the technical glitches and favoured some students in getting disproportionately higher time extension, and in some cases up to 2 hours, and these set of people have got extra time in hours, in a exam, where even 2 extra minutes mean a lot. So the present merit list can not be trusted as true merit list and, if something further done statistically, it would hardly correct such wrong doings like generous time extension to few candidates.

In fact all case where the extra time is given to be investigated for the time allotted, and if it was very generous for few fellows/ centers, it calls for retest.
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