The Common Law Admission Test [CLAT] exam date has been rescheduled to evade a clash with CBSE board exams 2021. CLAT is a national level entrance examination through which the students can take admissions to various UG and PG law programmes. Previously, the CLAT 2021 entrance exam was scheduled for 9th May 2021. Later, the officials have rescheduled to hold the exam on 13th June 2021.
During a meeting of the Executive Committee of the Consortium of National Law Universities conducted on 6th January 2021, the officials decided to postpone the exam. The official notice reads, ‘The rescheduling was considered because the date was clashing with the CBSE exams schedule which was announced last week.’ The candidates who will take part in the CLAT examination can get admission into 22 National Law Universities across the nation.
The whole process of examination and admission is managed by the Consortium of National Law Universities. It comprises representatives from all the universities. The registration process for this year’s examination commenced on 1st January 2021. The willing students need to make sure that the process is continuing and the final date to apply for the exam is 31st March 2021. As per the latest notice, the CLAT 2021 entrance examination will be organized on 13th June 2021. It’s a 2-hour examination that will be conducted between 2 PM and 4 PM.
The eligible and interested students can visit the official website i.e., at consortiumofnlus.ac.in. The authorities have issued an official notification regarding the same. The candidates preparing for UG admission need to attempt 150 multiple-choice questions in 120 minutes. Each question carries 1 mark and 0.25 marks will be reduced for every incorrect answer. The questions will be asked from a total of 5 subjects that include current affairs such as General Knowledge, English, Legal reasoning, logical reasoning, and quantitative technique.
Meanwhile, the students who will take part in the PG-CLAT 2021 examination need to answer 2 sections of questions. The first section comprises 100 objective-based questions with a similar marking pattern as the UG examination. In the second section, the students need to write 2 descriptive essays. Keep in touch with our website to get the latest educational updates.