CLAT 2018 Latest News and Updates
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As per the CLAT 2018 Committee, National University of Advanced Legal Studies (NUALS) Kochi is the regulating body for the law admission test. The exam was administered online on May 13, 2018. Around 51,000 CLAT aspirants appeared in the law exam for admissions to nearly 2300 seats on offer across 19 National Law Universities (NLUs) including Maharashtra National Law University, Aurangabad.

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There are 21 NLUs across India, out of which the 19 offer admissions through CLAT. The remaining two, National Law University Delhi (NLU-D) and Himachal Pradesh National Law University (HPNLU) hold their own entrances, AILET and HPNET, respectively for offering admissions into the law programmes.

CLAT Latest News & Updates


Date: May 31, 2018

NUALS Kochi announces CLAT 2018 Results

The National University of Advanced Legal Studies Kochi has announced CLAT 2018 result, on May 31 as per the calendar of Common Law Admission Test. The pink city boys, Aman Garg, Devansh Kaushik and Anmol Gupta have secured AIR 1, 2 and 3, respectively.


Date: May 30, 2018

SC refusing to put stay order on CLAT allows publication of result

Hearing a petition of 29 CLAT takers, the Supreme Court Bench of Justices L Nageswara Rao and Mohan M Shantanagoudar gave a green signal for the publication of CLAT 2018 results which is scheduled to be announced on May 31, 2018.


Date: May 26, 2018 (4:00 pm)

NUALS Kochi publishes final answer key of CLAT 2018

The National University of Advanced Legal Studies Kochi has announced the CLAT 2018 answer key, the final one on May 26 as per the calendar of Common Law Admission Test.


Date: May 26, 2018 (10:00 am)

NUALS Kochi agrees to accept test takers' representation mails until May 27

NUALS Kochi has notified that it will be accepting the representations against the technical glitches faced by the CLAT 2018 takers till May 27, 7:00 pm. The test takers of CLAT 2018, who had faced the technical problems on the 13th May online law admission test paper, need to send their representations to the CLAT office in the mail by writing to [email protected] up to the aforesaid mentioned date and time.


Date: May 25, 2018

NUALS Kochi constitutes Grievance Committee

Following the SC order, the National University of Advanced Legal Studies Kochi constituted a two-member Grievance Redressal Committee- Retired Kerala High Court Judge, Justice MR Hariharan Nair and Head of Computer Science Department of Cochin University, Dr Santosh Kumar G, to deal with the complaints of the test takers against the CLAT 2018.


Date: May 23, 2018

NUALS Kochi to receive SC order copy of CLAT petition

The Supreme Court has directed a copy of CLAT 2018 petition to be served on NUALS Kochi and the Core Committee of Common Law Admission Test. The petition filed by six test takers of CLAT 2018 states the mismanagement and misconduct of the national level most sought-after admission test for the five-year integrated law programmes.


Date: May 17, 2018

After Rajasthan, Punjab & Haryana HC to hear plea on CLAT 2018

After Rajasthan High Court, a similar petition has been filed in the Punjab & Haryana High Court drawing attention towards the ‘irregularities’, ‘mismanagement’ and ‘misconduct’ of CLAT 2018, portrayed by the ‘technical snags’ on the 13th of May.


Date: May 16, 2018

CLAT 2018 takers file petition in Rajasthan HC

The Common Law Admission Test takers have filed a writ petition in the Jaipur bench of Rajasthan High Court, pleading for re-test of the CLAT 2018. The plea had been made by two CLAT 2018 takers on May 16, after three days of the exam.


Date: May 15, 2018

CLAT 2018 provisional answer key released

NUALS Kochi has announced the provisional answer key of CLAT 2018 on May 15, even as the test takers claim 'technical-discrepancy' in the May 13th online test.


Date: May 13, 2018

NUALS Kochi conducts online Common Law Admission Test marred by technical glitches; paper 'not so tough'

The Kochi NLU conducted CLAT 2018 on May 13. Even as the test takers find the online paper to be easy, they were not happy with the exam management. The test takers had to face technical glitches on several occasions.


Date: April 26, 2018

NUALS Kochi issues CLAT 2018 admit card

The NUALS Kochi issued admit card of CLAT 2018 on April 26, late night.


Date: April 26, 2018

NUALS Kochi postpones CLAT 2018 admit card for second time
Citing no reasons, the CLAT 2018 conducting NLU, NUALS Kochi seems to postpone the date for downloading admit card for the second time in a row. Till late night of 26th April, 2018, there was no link for downloading CLAT admit card on the official website.


Date: April 20, 2018

NUALS Kochi postpones CLAT 2018 admit card by six days
Citing technical problems, the CLAT 2018 conducting NLU has postponed the date for downloading admit card until April 26, 2018. Earlier, the CLAT applicants could download their CLAT Hall Tickets 2018 on April 20, 2018.


Date: March 31, 2018

CLAT 2018 Office closes online application window

The Common Law Admission Test office has closed the online application window on March 31, 2018 (11:59 pm). No application form can now be filled for the CLAT.


Date: January 8, 2018

NALSAR Hyderabad revises numbers of seats under SAP category in law programmes

NALSAR University of Law, Hyderabad publishes a corrigendum regarding reservation of seats for the candidates belonging to SAP category. The candidates can check the details below.


Date: January 8, 2018

WBNUJS revises numbers of seats in law programmes
West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences, Kolkata publishes a corrigendum regarding the allocation of seats for the undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. The candidates can find the revised stats of seats for both UG and PG programmes.


Date: January 1, 2018 (3:00 pm)

CLAT 2018 application begins

NUALS Kochi opens online window of CLAT application form 2018. Candidates wishing to appear in Common Law Admission Test for admissions to undergraduate and postgraduate law programmes in 19 NLUs need to register and apply for the national-level law exam.



Date: January 1, 2018 (9:00 am–2:30 pm)

CLAT 2018 website down; No application forms released till mid-day

CLAT 2018 application form not announced till 2:30 pm of January 1, 2018. Adding dilemma to the situation, the CLAT 2018 official website remains down too. This leaves law aspirants in utter confusion and they can’t do much but to wait for everything to be going.



Date: December 20, 2017 (9:00 am)

NUALS Kochi announces CLAT 2018 official notification

The National University of Advanced Legal Studies Kochi publishes notification of Common Law Admission Test on December 20, 2017.



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Common Law Admission Test is being held for the eleventh time in a row. NUALS Kochi is administering CLAT 2018 for admissions to 19 NLUs where MNLU Aurangabad joins the CLAT Committee as 19th NLU.

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