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Common Law Admission Test (CLAT)

02 July 2020

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
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
CLAT is overwhelmingly likely to remain an English CLAT this year though very few other things remain certain about it
28 May 2020

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
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

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

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.

21 April 2020
'No way out': the second extension of CLAT dates was indeed inevitable
27 March 2020

The Consortium of National Law Universities (NLU) has extended the Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) date to 24 May 2020, with the application deadline extended to 25 April 2020.

23 November 2019

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.

21 November 2019

The next Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) will take place on 10 May 2020 with 25-40% fewer questions and revised undergraduate test patterns to reduce the “mental stress” of law school aspirants, according to the decision made by the CLAT Consortium of national law schools today.

15 June 2019

The Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) 2019 are out and the first provisional allocation list has been released by the CLAT consortium on its website.

28 May 2019

The All India Entrance Test (AILET), conducted by NLU Delhi outside of the Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) group of national law schools since its inception, has released its results today, but not without controversy.

25 May 2019

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.

20 November 2018

The West Bengal state government is in the process of quietly pushing through a bill that would triple NUJS Kolkata’s domicile reservation, taking advantage of the power vacuum at the top of the institution presided over by its appointee and acting vice chancellor (VC) Amit Talukdar, following the student-led ouster of previous VC Prof Ishwara Bhat eight months ago.

01 November 2018

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

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.

19 October 2018

The new Common Law Admission Test (CLAT), which the national law universities (NLU) had recently decided will be held by a permanent CLAT secretariat instead of letting a new NLU learn find new ways of botching it up every year, will be held entirely offline.

04 October 2018

The Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) has moved one step closer to possibly an error-free conduct by establishing a seven-member permanent secretariat for conducting the exam from this year onward, as first reported by Live Law.