The Supreme Court has given its nod for the declaration of CLAT 2018 results on Thursday allowing more time to the Grievance Redressal Committee (GRC) to probe against the complaints on glitches in conducting the online exam.
The bench of Justice L Nageswara Rao and Justice Mohan M Shantanagoudar has permitted the Kochi-based National University of Advanced Legal Studies to declare the result of CLAT 2018 scheduled for May 31. The bench has also allowed the GRC headed by Justice M R Hariharan Nair to take up the complaints related to conduct of the exam by the candidates appeared in the common entrance test for admission to national law universities.
As per the instructions by the apex court, GRC has to submit its report till 6 June after looking into the complaints.
“GRC in its report submitted to the court has revealed that out of 251 complaints received till May 23, the committee has reviewed 167,” said Professor Santosh Kumar, Member, GRC.
The committee had urged the Supreme Court to grant it more time to complete scrutiny of the complaints which it has received beyond 251 and another 25 who had approached the top court and the high courts seeking the annulling of the exams.