The Common Law Admission Test (CLAT), a national level entrance exam for admissions to undergraduate (UG) and postgraduate (PG) law programmes has been postponed to June 13. The exam was earlier scheduled to be held in May but the exam has been deferred due to a clash with the CBSE board exams.
“The Executive Committee of the Consortium of National Law Universities met on 6th January 2021 to consider rescheduling the date of the CLAT 2021 exam due to clashes with the CBSE Board examination schedule announced last week,” the official notice read.
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CLAT is the entrance gateway for admission to 22 National Law Universities across the country. It is organised by the Consortium of National Law Universities consisting of the representative universities. Registrations for the examination closed on March 31. The exam will now be conducted on June 13 from 2 pm to 4 pm.
The application process for the same is still on. Interested candidates can apply at the official website consortiumofnlus.ac.in. The last date to apply is March 31.
The CLAT 2021 for undergraduate admissions is a two-hour test, with 150 multiple-choice questions carrying one mark each. There will be a negative marking of 0.25 marks for every wrong answer. These questions would be divided across the following five subjects, namely, English language, current affairs including General Knowledge, legal reasoning, logical reasoning, and quantitative technique.