CLAT 2018 to be held on May 13 with MNLU Aurangabad joining as 19th member, says CLAT Convenor

CLAT-2018-Convenor-Interview-Careers360CLAT 2018 will be held on May 13, confirmed Dr. Rose Varghese, the CLAT Convenor for the eleventh Common Law Admission Test. In an exclusive interview with Careers360, Dr. Varghese elaborated on the CLAT conducting procedure, change in the admission process of the national level law exam and important dates of CLAT 2018.
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Read further to know what the CLAT 2018 Convenor shared regarding maintaining transparency in the NLUs’ admission process including timeliness of exam events.

Excerpts from the CLAT 2018 Convenor Interview

DrRoseVargheseCLAT2018InterviewCareers360Careers360: NUALS Kochi is conducting CLAT 2018. When will the CLAT 2018 website be launched?
Dr. Rose: National University of Advanced Legal Studies (NUALS) Kochi is indeed extremely happy to conduct the Common Law Admission Test 2018. The official website of CLAT 2018 will be launched soon in a few weeks from now. Our technical support team is trying to ensure everything runs flawlessly before going live.

Careers360: When will the CLAT 2018 notification be declared?
Dr. Rose: The CLAT notification for NLUs for the admission year 2018 will be out on December 20, 2017. The admission notification for CLAT 2018 will be published across all leading newspapers.

Careers360: What will be new in CLAT 2018?
Dr. Rose: This year, we are welcoming the Maharashtra National Law University (MNLU) Aurangabad as the 19th NLU in our CLAT Committee. Now finally, with 19 NLUs onboard, CLAT 2018 will offer more number of seats both at undergraduate as well as postgraduate level. CLAT 2018 will have more number of test centres as well, which however have not been finalised yet. Moreover, this year, there will be only three rounds of CLAT counselling 2018.

Careers360: Though the official CLAT 2018 notification will be out on December 20, 2017, can you share the CLAT 2018 calendar with our law aspirants now?
Dr. Rose: Of course! Since the CLAT 2018 Committee has finalised the CLAT calendar 2018, we can share it with you. CLAT application form 2018 will be available from January 1 and candidates can fill their application form of CLAT till March 31, 2018. The successful applicants will be able to download their CLAT admit cards from April 20 till May 13, 2018 which is the online examination date of the Common Law Admission for NLUs. The examination will be held for two hours commencing from 3:00 pm. The CLAT result 2018 will be announced on May 31. The online counselling for NLU admissions will begin on June 7 and the admission process for CLAT 2018 ends on July 6.

Careers360: Anything else you would like to share with CLAT 2018 aspirants?
Dr. Rose: I invite the law aspirants to apply for CLAT 2018 and wish them best of luck for the admission test. NUALS Kochi has taken the responsibility of conducting CLAT 2018 with cent per cent transparency and we fully intend to maintain it. We know that we are accountable for the fair admission process through CLAT as thousands of law aspirants will be vying for the online national-level law exam. The CLAT committee as a team will ensure that no technical glitches occur during the examination. Moreover, even if this happens in a worst-case scenario, our examination cells and service providers will be skilled to meet those glitches without letting the test takers face any problems.

First Published On : 17 Nov 2017 01:46 AM IST

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