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CLAT publishes answer keys after writ, but errors and more alleged [CLARIFICATION]

The Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) 2015 question paper and answer key was published on the exam’s official website yesterday, following a 25 May Allahabad high court order in a writ praying for directions to the CLAT 2015 convenor to publish the question paper o CLAT's website.

Clarification: RMLNLU joint registrar Dr JD Gangwar, in an email clarified today that the high court had only directed the convenor to publish the CLAT 2015 result and had said nothing about publishing its question paper.

Download answer key here.

The high court had on 25 May ordered CLAT 2015 convenor RMLNLU Lucknow to publish the merit list of candidates on its website. 11 petitioners had filed a writ before the high court when, despite it being specified in the CLAT 2015 brochure, the convenor did not publish the question paper for several days after the 10 May exam.

The first university allotment list is due to be released on CLAT’s website today, after CLAT notified on its website yesterday that it could not follow the 31 May schedule to release the list due to “some technical reasons”.

A candidate’s email to the CLAT help desk, to which Legally India was copied in, stated that there were errors in the answer key. The email stated:

i am the applicant for clat 2015 P G program.Today i saw and compared answer key and my marks summary ,i noticed following points-

1.)many questions’ correct answers are different in answer key and marks summary

2)many questions attempted by me correctly were wrongly numbered in marks summary

3)according to answer key my many attempted answers are right but according to marks summary they are wrong.

CLAT mentor Rajneesh Singh agreed that there were apparently some errors in the answer key, and added that due to several sets of papers having been set, the answer key currently published was problematic:

They have mailed just one set of question papers. This does not help. No one is sure if they have been checked correctly or not.

The response sheet has no meaning because of two reasons. 1. It should have been instantly mailed the moment exam got over or submit button was clicked. Otherwise what is the guarantee that it can not be manipulated. And the response sheet came after lots of pressure. 2. When they are not issuing all sets of question papers then how will the student check.

RMLNLU vice chancellor Prof Gurdip Singh was not reachable for comment by phone and messages since last week.

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