In yet another embarrassment to CNLU Patna, the CLAT 2017 conducting institute had to withdraw its first seat allotment list of Common Law Admission Test after errors were reported in the list on June 6, 2017 late night. The indicative seat allocation list released by CNLU Patna did not carry the category-wise listing of candidates. Only the AIR of the candidates were released which gave no clarity regarding the category under which the candidate had been offered the seat. CNLU Patna had published the CLAT seat allotment list 2017 for the first round of NLU admissions on June 5, 2017 late night, however within 24 hours the list was withdrawn due to the inaccuracies. The CLAT 2017 Committee has officially admitted the errors in CLAT 2017 seat allotment. “As some inaccuracies have crept in the first indicative seat allotment lists uploaded on 5th June, 2017, the lists are withdrawn. The revised lists will now be published (uploaded) by 9 pm on 7th June, 2017,” the CLAT Committee said. The fresh list will be announced on June 7 now.
Careers360 had reported about errors in CLAT 2017 seat allotment list to CLAT Committee and CNLU Patna by writing it to them on June 6, 2017 evening after which the CLAT 2017 seat allotment list was withdrawn.
According to the CLAT officials, the candidates will be provided choice locking and other options for CLAT counselling 2017 from June 7 and the online counselling process for the first round of admissions into NLUs has been extended by two more days. “Consequently, dates of online payment of counselling fee of Rs. 50,000/- are extended up to 10th June, 2017. Accordingly exercising the options for locking or shifting will be considered between 7th June, 2017 and 10th June 2017 up to 4 pm,” read the official notification published by CNLU Patna on CLAT official page.
Earlier, the revised CLAT seat allotment for NLU admissions 2017 was to be announced on June 6 by 11 pm, which however has been further extended to June 7, 2017. The last notification read, “It is hereby notified that certain errors were spotted in the seat allotment list uploaded on 5th June 2017. The same list is withdrawn with immediate effect. The revised list shall be published (uploaded) by 11 pm on 6th June, 2017. The dates of online payment of counselling fee of Rs. 50,000/- are extended up to 9th June, 2017.”
Candidates can look below for the revised as well the earlier notification by CLAT 2017 Committee.
CLAT 2017 Revised Notification on Seat Allotment List (notified late evening of June 6, 2017)
CLAT 2017 Earlier Notification on Seat Allotment List (notified mid-night of June 6, 2017)
Needless to say, the consequent dates of CLAT counselling 2017 is also expected to change. The revised CLAT seat allotment list 2017 will also change the CLAT Cut off 2017.
Earlier, CLAT Committee headed by CNLU Patna had scrapped four erroneous questions of CLAT 2017 after admitting multiple discrepancies in the question paper of the national-level test held on May 14. An expert committee set by the CLAT Convenor had also found three wrong answers in the official answer key released by the Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) 2017 conducting body. Read for more details here.
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