Common Law Admission Test which is popularly known as CLAT for admission to the under graduate and post graduate courses offered by the National Law Schools for the academic year 2015 – 16 will be held on May 10, 2015. Initial admission notification with respect to CLAT 2015 will be published by the CLAT Core Committee on December 25 on the official website www.clat.ac.in.
Admissions to under graduate and post graduate courses by the National Law Schools or National Law Universities are done only through CLAT Examination conducted by the Core Committee. Students planning to pursue their career in law shall apply for the CLAT online within the prescribed time schedule.
Age restriction remains unchanged for CLAT
As reported in the Times of India, the 20 year age limit to appear in Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) remains unaffected by the Allahabad High Court judgment of May 2014, in which the court had noted there can be no such restriction since Bar Council of India (BCI) had already scrapped maximum age limit for undergraduates.
CLAT to go online
The Common Law Admission Test popularly known as CLAT for the academic year 2015 – 16 under the supervision of Ram Manohar Lohiya National Law University (RMLNLU) will be conducted online. Common Law Admission Test is an all India entrance examination conducted on rotation by National Law Universities (NLUs) for admissions to their under-graduate and post-graduate degree programmes.
Ram Manohar Lohiya National Law University (RMLNLU) will conduct this year’s Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) exam online. This year onwards, right from filling up the forms to the final fee submission, everything will be online. This step is taken in order to ensure efficiency and transparency in the examination process.