CLAT 2016 to be conducted by RGNUL Patiala; writ petition pending in SC
Updated on Nov 12, 2015 - 5:33 p.m. IST by Apratim Chatterjee
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CLAT 2016 shall be conducted by Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law Patiala (RGNUL Patiala). The NLU has officially notified the same while a Writ Petition demanding constitution of a permanent body of CLAT is still pending in the Supreme Court of India. RGNUL Patiala has officially announced that it shall be conducting CLAT 2016 for admissions to undergraduate as well as post graduate law programmes including BA LLB, LLM and Ph.D.

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The announcement came in between while a writ petition filed by Dr. Shamnad Basheer, is still pending in the Supreme Court of India. The next hearing for this petition is January 4, 2016.

Earlier, Dr. Shamnad Basheer had filed a Writ Petition in the Supreme Court demanding formation of a permanent CLAT conducting body. He says, “The petition seeks intervention of the apex court against arbitrary, unreasonable, inconsistent, opaque, negligent, sub-standard and inefficient implementation of the Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) held by National Law Universities (NLUs) constituting CLAT Committee, every year by rotation in the order of their establishment and not a permanent body.”

Last year, CLAT was conducted by Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia National Law University (RMLNLU) and had been drawn to a number of controversies including erroneous questions. The law aspirants filed a number of cases in different courts regarding the erroneous questions but the CLAT Committee barring a few questions, didn’t pay heed to the law aspirants’ appeal. Despite the pending court cases, RMLNLU conducted the counselling process and after completing the admission formalities, on July 7 closed the central admission process of CLAT 2015.

Different exam experts had commented that the ‘non-friendly action’ of CLAT Committee and RMLNLU, had outraged the law aspirants and it had led to demand of a permanent CLAT body.

Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) is the national level law entrance exam conducted every year for shortlisting candidates for as many as 2190 seats distributed among the 16 participating NLUs. Last year as many as 39686 candidates had registered for CLAT out of which 37358 candidates appeared for the admission test.

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I scored 63% in 10th board. will it create any hindrances in CLAT selection?

Md Azmer 23rd Feb, 2020

Hello Aspirant,

No it will not cause any issue as for 10th there is no eligibility criteria written as such for CLAT. But you have to score atleast 45% if you are unresearved category.

I hope this will solve your query.

Good Luck

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right now I have just finished with my 11th std final examination. when should I start preparing for clat.

Kalpana Sharma 23rd Feb, 2020
Hi Khushi,
It will be good for you if you start preparing for the CLAT exam alongside with your class 12 examination.
It will help you to score good and you can get admission in five years integrated law course in your desired institution.
The entrance exam syllabus consists of English, mathematics, logical reasoning and Aptitude, GK and current affairs.
For more detailed information about the exam, refer the following website:
https://www.google.com/amp/s/law.careers360.com/articles/clat-syllabus/amp

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I have applied for clat 2020 I will be eligible to get admission in bba llb in u s l l s I I p Delhi on the basis of clat score or seperate IPucet ?

Shudhanshu Gupta Student Expert 23rd Feb, 2020
Hello.
In 2019  indraprastha University has changed the rules regarding IPU CET Exam now for various law courses it will take admission on the basis of your merit prepared  in common law admission Test that is CLAT exam so you don't need to appear for any separate exam you can directly go through the CLAT exam.
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sir if i got bck in last semester in llb then i am eligible for clat exam or not

Shudhanshu Gupta Student Expert 22nd Feb, 2020
Hello.
It is not mentioned anywhere that you can be eligible for CLAT exam with having backlog in LLB if you are asking for CLAT PG for 1 year LLM course, then as it is mentioned that to be eligible you need to have minimum 50% in graduation but this percent should be without backlog in any subject you will have to clear that backlog and then you can fill the application form of CLAT.
Best of luck.
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sir if i got bck in last semester then i will be eligible for clat exam or not bcoz i have to give the special bck ppr

Shareef 23rd Feb, 2020

Hello,

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You are eligible for CLAT PG because you will be considered as final year student. But you have to pass in all subjects atleast by the time of counselling. You should have all your documents by the time of counselling. Or else your admission will be cancelled.

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