CLAT 2019 examination date rescheduled: Careers360 Impact
Updated on Mar 18, 2019 - 4:22 p.m. IST by Apratim Chatterjee
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The CLAT 2019 Consortium has rescheduled CLAT 2019 on May 26, bringing relief to thousands of law aspirants who will be appearing for Common Law Admission TestEarlier, the national-level law entrance examination was scheduled to be held on May 12, 2019, which was clashing with the Lok Sabha Elections, to be held in as many as seven states of India. Careers360 foreseeing this situation wrote to the Consortium of National Law Universities (CLAT Consortium) and CLAT 2019 Convenor requesting them to find an amicable solution to this issue. The CLAT Consortium hearing Careers360 plea on behalf of the thousands of law aspirants finally rescheduled the examination date of CLAT 2019 to May 26.

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The Situation
On October 19, 2018, an official notification from CLAT Consortium announced that the CLAT 2019 would be held on May 12. A week earlier, the Election Commission of India had announced that the General Elections (Lok Sabha Elections) 2019 would be carried out in seven phases.

The sixth phase of the Lok Sabha Elections 2019, will be held on May 12, 2019, at 59 Lok Sabha constituencies of seven states, Bihar, Haryana, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, New Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, and West Bengal.

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If CLAT 2019 have been conducted on May 12, it would have clashed with Lok Sabha Elections, thereby causing several problems to the law aspirants who would be appearing for the Common Law Admission Test on the scheduled date. The major problem arising out of this situation would have been commute to the CLAT 2019 exam centres on May 12, 2019.

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What Careers360 did?
Careers360 anticipating these problems of law aspirants and CLAT 2019 applicants wrote to CLAT 2019 Convenor, Dr Sri Krishna Deva Rao and CLAT Consortium including the President Dr Faizan Mustafa, the Vice Chancellor of NALSAR Hyderabad, requesting them to find an amicable solution to the grave problems taking cognizance of the Lok Sabha Election dates clashing with CLAT 2019 examination date.

The CLAT Consortium receiving the Careers360 letter on CLAT 2019 examination date change request, decided to hold a meeting and reverted to Careers360 that an amicable solution will be found based on the consortium meeting.

The Solution
CLAT Consortium which met on March 18, 2019, in presence of the Consortium President, Dr Mustafa and CLAT 2019 Convenor, Dr Rao, decided to reschedule the CLAT 2019 examination date. Therefore, the CLAT 2019 which was earlier to be held on May 12, will now has been postponed by as many as two weeks to be conducted on May 26, 2019 between 3:00 pm and 5:00 pm.

The Bonus
CLAT 2019 aspirants besides this rescheduling of CLAT examination date were facilitated by an extension of CLAT 2019 application deadline. Earlier, the law aspirants who had to submit their filled-in CLAT application form by March 31, 2019, would now have been given a two-week extension. The last date to submit CLAT 2019 application form is now April 15, 2019.

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please name the books that I prefer for clat 2020 after 12th class of all subjects?

KUNAL LANJEWAR 26th Jan, 2020


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after 12 can i get admission in PU or there is any exam like CLAT for admission

Sanjay Khandelwal 25th Jan, 2020
Punjab university conducts its own entrance examination for admission in law courses. That is for BA LLB or BCOM LLB. One will have to apply for application of the college and will have to appear for the entrance examination conducted by Punjab university for admission.
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Do I need to upload EWS Certificate along with CLAT Application form

Md Azmer 24th Jan, 2020

Hello Aspirant,

No there is no notification came out regarding to submit EWS certificate with the CLAT 2020 form. I suggest you to go the link before filling the form.


I hope this will solve your query.

Good Luck


can i get admission in Indra Prastha university on the basis of my rank in CLAT

akshat a. jha 24th Jan, 2020

No, IPU or GGSIPU conducts its own exam for entrance in its various courses.

The exam for law courses to get admission in IP university is IPU CET Law.

The Last date of Application submission for the exam is 1st week of May 2020 .

The Date of exam  and Result date would be 3rd  week of May 2020  and 4th week of May 2020  respectively.

The application fees is 1000 Rs for all category students. The exam is of 600 marks and has 150 questions in total to attempt in 150 minutes.

About Clat, The Clat exam provides admission in several other law colleges all over the country including all the NUL's.

For further information on Clat exam you can visit:-

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I am 28 now. Can i get admission in basis of CLAT ot LSAT Score

Sourandhi Saha Student Expert 23rd Jan, 2020
There is no age limit for appearing in CLAT 2020 for UG program as well as in CLAT PG exam. So if you are able to fetch decent score, then you can get admission on the basis of that score. There is also no upper age limit for appearing in LSAT India Examination. But you can check the age limit specified by individual colleges wherein you want to seek admission.
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