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Common Law Admission Test (CLAT)

19 April 2021

The 2021 Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) remains scheduled for 13 June 2021 but with the pandemic re-raging more strongly than ever, the CLAT Consortium of National Law Universities has announced that it is aware of this (see notification above).

05 March 2021

The 2021 Common Law Admission Test (CLAT), which had been scheduled to take place on Sunday, 13 June 2021, may again face a clash with other school exams that will cause it to discuss whether another postponement may be required.

27 January 2021

NLSIU Bengaluru has announced online four-week classes for high schoolers to help them become a lawyer, called the Foundations for a Legal Education (FLE) Certificate Course costing up to Rs 7,500.

06 January 2021

The 2021 Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) has been rescheduled from 9 May 2021 to 13 June due to a clash with the CBSE Board exam schedule that had been announced last week.

27 December 2020

The Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) consortium has announced the 2021 exam to take place on 9 May 2021 at physical test centres, according to newspaper advertisements published today and as we have confirmed from CLAT sources.

06 October 2020
Scoop: Justices Bhushan, Reddy, Shah to get an update on what has happened since NLAT
06 October 2020
The Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) has released the consolidated merit list including the results of 53,226 candidates today, amongst whom a whopping 25% (around 13,300 candidates) scored fewer than 18.5 points (equivalent to 13% out of the 147 maximum points available in the 2020 CLAT).
01 October 2020

Potential user experience (UX) issues in the design of the computerised Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) exam 2020 may have caused issues for potentially hundreds of candidates or more.

10 September 2020

To some extent, NLSIU Bangalore can’t be faulted for the lack of quantity in its communication about the last-minute announcement of the National Law Aptitude Test (NLAT), with its frequently asked questions (FAQ) page having seen an average of half a dozen or more updates per day.

07 September 2020

An NLSIU student, who has requested anonymity, has received more than 220 responses online from candidates who were interested in joining a national law school this year, but who were facing problems due to the NLSIU's plans for an online-only proctored entrance test. Legally India has seen a copy of the Google form responses. A selection of these has been shared in the article below, but identities of respondents have been anonymised. We have reached out to the NLSIU administration for comment.

07 September 2020

The cold war that has mostly been fought via press releases between the Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) Consortium and NLSIU Bangalore, after the latter’s shock decision to hold its independent entrance test last week, has escalated.