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Common Law Admission Test (CLAT)

09 September 2013

vqf3iekfA Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) 2012 examinee lost out on a Nalsar Hyderabad seat due to a mistake in last year’s question paper, the Delhi high court has held.

12 June 2013

CLAT preferencesAt least 50 CLAT 2013 candidates were reshuffled to different colleges two weeks after the first results were first released.

10 June 2013

The Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) 2013’s first university allotment list published on 2 June will be revised to account for candidates’ complaints regarding withheld results, swapped university preferences, and alleged wrongful denial of reservation.

05 June 2013

CLAT complaints Six Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) 2013 LLB aspirants have alleged mistakes in the allotment list.

03 June 2013

Clat preferences Nuals Kochi drops behind RMLNLU Lucknow and CNLU Patna but seven oldest national law schools stay top.

31 May 2013

 

3q044iccThe Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) 2013 results have been announced for 27,627 national law university LLB aspirants.

31 May 2013

 

 

For Increasing Diversity by Increasing Access to Legal Ed pressure-free times are few but moments of “inordinate” pride are many.

31 May 2013

2gl2khemLLM aspirants were yesterday allowed to freshly submit their university preferences online to the Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) 2013 core committee.

03 May 2013

Chetan ‘Porny’ Bhagat: Gujarat high court chief justice’s bench dubs Chetan Bhagat’s book pornographic after reading a passage on riots in open court, which contained “abuses”. The CJ commented: “The language doesn't look decent. A chaste writer cannot write this stuff.” [TOI]

Madras, vacancy: Madras high court potentially faces one-third roster vacancy after retirements, two state law officers and/or others might ascend in six months. [TOI]

Gopal ADR fail: Senior advocate Gopal Subramanium recommends a constitutional body – the National Judicial Commission for Performance & Audit of the Judicial System - to aid the high courts. He notes that “fixation of [pendency reduction] targets” for judges is a roadblock to justice, and the promotion of alternate dispute resolution is a failure of the justice system [Hindu]

200% Rs 20 stamp hike: Madras HC clears the way for increased advocates welfare stamp fee to be affixed with the vakalatnama – the memo of appearance. Tamil Nadu advocates are now to affix a stamp of Rs 30 instead of Rs 10 [DC]

All-woman law offices: Udaya PS Menon and Associates is Coimbatore’s only all-women law firm with seven women advocates was set up in 2000. The founder Udaya Menon explains reason behind founding the firm: “It was very difficult for me to explain at home why I had to spend so much time with my male colleagues!” [Hindu]

CLAT chat: What’s in store for CLATaspirants? NLSIU Bangalore students chalk it out. “You will find a small bunch of bright, attentive, confident people who will not hesitate in challenging your beliefs and will expect you to argue out every position you take on a certain issue.” [HT]

Engineering Law Schoolites? SC advocate and NLSIU 2001 grad criticises the “narrow worldview” of NLSIU administrators who, according to him, curtail diversification of student interests by imposing on them the belief that legal academia and advocacy are the only professional ways in which the grads can become “social engineers” [DH]

26 April 2013

CLAT MCQCommon Law Admission Test (CLAT) 2013 convenor HNLU Raipur rejected 1,317 out of 29,500 application forms that were “incomplete or filled improperly”, but on 23 April notified on its website that “on the basis of requests made by applicants and their parents” it would allow rejected applicants to apply again on a “provisional basis”.

09 April 2013

Gearing up for law early 11th-standard students in 200 Indian schools may have “legal studies” as an elective subject option academic year 2013-14 onwards.

03 April 2013

CLAT 2013Numbers up by 4,000 this year as against exam conducted by NLU Jodhpur last year.

10 June 2012

post CLAT hangoverExaminees in the Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) 2012 have pointed out at least 10 errors worth 10 marks in the question paper’s answer key that was released by the CLAT committee on Friday. The key was released exactly a week after this year’s convenor NLU Jodhpur published a reshuffled university allotment list to replace an earlier list that contained errors.

06 June 2012

Eager legal eagles all ears in Sikkim11 out of 40 students coached for the Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) 2012 by the Increasing Diversity by Increasing Access to Legal Education (IDIA) free coaching program, made it to six NLUs in the first admission lists this year, including NLSIU Bangalore, NUJS Kolkata and NLU Jodhpur.

The undergraduate educational expenses of four out of the 11 successful IDIA scholars are completely covered by the programme.

04 June 2012

post CLAT hangoverThe first writ against Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) 2012 should not have been dismissed by the Delhi high court, said a division bench of the court admitting a letters patent appeal against the dismissal today.

04 June 2012

post CLAT hangoverThe first writ against Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) 2012 should not have been dismissed by the Delhi high court, said a division bench of the court admitting a letters patent appeal against the dismissal today.

03 June 2012

Nuals Kochi and NLU Orissa climbed in the traditional college preferences of Common Law Admissions Test (CLAT) at the expense of RMLNLU Lucknow and CNLU Patna, while other CLAT preferences remained unchanged in the corrected university allotment list, with NLSIU Bangalore coming top followed by Nalsar Hyderabad, NUJS Kolkata, NLIU Bhopal and NLU Jodhpur.

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