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06 June 2017
Pre-law student

order: 1The first indicative allotment list published by the Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) yesterday evening contained errors and will be revised by tonight (11pm on 6 June), according to a notification on the CLAT website today.

31 May 2017
Pre-law student

The first legal challenge to the Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) 2017 has been withdrawn as the petitioner, after repeatedly curing formatting and technical defects and filing his petition again in the Delhi high court, has decided to approach the court through a letter petition to the Chief Justice of the Delhi HC and the Chief Justice of India (CJI).

29 May 2017
Pre-law student

The Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) 2017 convenor CNLU Patna is in the Delhi high court facing a writ for its negligence in framing the question paper.

26 May 2017
Pre-law student

The Common Law Admission Test (CLAT), which published a revised answer key making 9 corrections yesterday after at least 13 potential errors were identified in its original key, has managed to correct a question that had two correct answers, by removing the previous correct option from the list.

25 May 2017
Pre-law student

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.

19 May 2017
Pre-law student

The Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) 2017 yet again managed to probably get a whole bunch of questions wrong, with at least 13 allegedly confirmed errors, four questionable answers and 10 questions framed so badly that they would have been difficult or unfair to answer.

18 May 2017
Pre-law student

The Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) prejudices non-elite and non-NLU graduates, two Delhi University (DU) students have complained.

05 April 2017
Pre-law student

With a final spurt of more than 3,000 LLB and LLM applicants registering for the Common Law Admission Test (CLAT), just a few hours after our report last week (on 31 March) and before the 1159pm deadline.

31 March 2017
Pre-law student

The Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) 2017 has already seen a record-breaking all-time high in the number of applicants. Almost 50,000 candidates have already registered for the exam, with a few hours still to go before its application deadline closes tonight and final tallies are counted.

10 March 2017
Pre-law student

After having left students on tenterhooks and without information for 7 days after the Supreme Court had unequivocally stayed the Bar Council of India (BCI) age limit on studying law, the Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) convenor CNLU Patna finally issued a formal notification that, in line with the decision of the apex court and two high courts, students over the age of 20 would indeed be able to study law.

03 March 2017
Pre-law student

The Supreme Court has issued an ad interim stay of the Bar Council of India (BCI) age limit today, and ordered the BCI that no age limit should apply to law aspirants seeking to study LLB.

28 February 2017
Pre-law student

The Supreme Court challenge of the Bar Council of India (BCI) age limit to studying law has given the BCI until Friday (3 March) to figure out its position after the BCI asked for more time because its general council would discuss the matter tomorrow at a meeting.

27 February 2017
Pre-law student

The Bar Council of India (BCI) managed to avoid a serious challenge to the revival of its LLB age bar on 20 February in the Supreme Court, when its counsel admitted that it does not apply to a petitioner who challenged it.

20 February 2017
Pre-law student

Supreme Court Justice SA Bobde, presiding over a bench with Justice L Nageswara Rao, told the Bar Council of India (BCI) today that it should reconsider the undergraduate law degree age limit of 20 years that it had foisted unexpectedly on law aspirants late last year.

09 February 2017
Pre-law student

Scoop: The Allahabad high court has today ordered the Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) convenor to allow around 70 aspirants older than 20 years to apply for the exam, despite the last minute rule change by the Bar Council of India (BCI), though the order is contingent on the pending Supreme Court challenge of the age limit, which we had first reported last week.

06 February 2017
Pre-law student

There have been numerous pending challenges and at least six high court judgments on the issue of whether the Bar Council of India (BCI) can impose a maximum age limit on law students (of which four judgments quashed the age limit and two upheld the BCI’s power to set one - see table above).