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02 July 2020
Pre-law student

The Cold War-esque rivalry between NLU Delhi’s All India Law Entrance Test (AILET) and all the other national law universities’ (NLUs) competing Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) has intensified, with the former directly implying that the latter’s plan to conduct the admissions test would be unsafe and against government policy, amidst the Covid-19 pandemic.

30 June 2020
Pre-law student Diverging approaches as the CLAT will play it more old-school with an in-person test while the smaller AILET emulates LSAT model with online proctored exam.*
25 June 2020
Pre-law student CLAT is overwhelmingly likely to remain an English CLAT this year though very few other things remain certain about it
02 June 2020
Pre-law student

NLU Delhi’s All India Law Entrance Test (AILET) has been postponed for the second time, now to be held on 9 August 2020, according to a notification on NLU Delhi’s website (see above).

01 June 2020
Pre-law student

The Increasing Diversity by Increasing Access (IDIA) initiative has tied up with UK-international law firm giant Linklaters for financial support and some help in preparing training materials to allow students from non-traditional backgrounds - and potentially all others who may need it - to crack entrance exams such as the Common Law Admission Test (CLAT).

28 May 2020
Pre-law student

The LSAT-India exam has been postponed from 14 June to 19 July, due to an apparent clashing with students’ preparations for the CBSE board exams, which are scheduled between 1 to 15 July, continuing the long-running Covid-19-triggered experiment of being the first to hold a law university entrance test where the stakes are high and the risks are many.

26 May 2020
Pre-law student CLAT convenor and DNLU Jabalpur VC Prof Balraj Chauhan shares some of his and the committee's current deliberations surrounding potentially taking the admissions test online this year
18 May 2020
Pre-law student

Again, very few surprises to anyone as the Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) 2020 has again announced that it would postpone its exam from 21 June to some indeterminate point after 1 July, in light of the ongoing and extended Covid-19 crisis and lockdowns.

18 May 2020
Pre-law student

Again, very few surprises to anyone as the Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) 2020 has again announced that it would postpone its exam from 21 June to some indeterminate point after 1 July, in light of the ongoing and extended Covid-19 crisis and lockdowns.

08 May 2020
Pre-law student Scoop: And with an online LSAT postponed to 14 June, can the CLAT still hit its offline date of 21 June?
21 April 2020
Pre-law student 'No way out': the second extension of CLAT dates was indeed inevitable
23 November 2019
Pre-law student

The recent press release by the CLAT Consortium (or the consortium of National Law Universities) contains possibly the most significant change to the CLAT exam pattern since its inception.

25 May 2019
Pre-law student

The 2019 Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) will be held tomorrow, so, first of all, we’d would like to wish good luck to all aspirants.

01 November 2018
Pre-law student

The Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) should not cost law aspirants more than Rs 1,500 recommended a government committee that found it “egregious” that the national law universities (NLU) were making a profit of 90-95% on the joint entrance exam which currently has an application fee of Rs 4,000.

24 October 2018
Pre-law student

The National Testing Agency (NTA) is open to take on the mandate for conducting the Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) from 2019 onward, while the Bar Council of India (BCI) has re-asserted that it is the only body suitable to conduct the CLAT going forward.