CLAT 2017 eligibility criteria is likely to be changed as Bar Council of India (BCI) revives age restriction for admissions to five-year integrated law programmes. The age bar for admissions in the UG law programmes through Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) is expected to be fixed to 20 years, following an official notification by the bar council.Related PostCLAT 2019CLAT Application Form 2019CLAT Admit Card 2019The maximum age limit is expected to be fixed for every law entrance examination conducted in India including AILET, as the BCI has sent a letter to all the universities, earlier in September.
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The BCI officials had sent a notification to Vice Chancellors and Registrars of all universities including NLUs for reviving of age restriction for the UG law programmes. “As per Clause 28 of Legal Education Rules, 2008, the upper age limit for LL.B five years course is 20 years in case of general category candidates and 22 years that for applicants from SC, ST and other backward communities,” read the BCI notification.
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Moreover, the law examination regulatory body has revived the age bar for admissions to LL.B programmes as well. The applicants of LL.B entrance examinations like DU LLB need to be less than 30 years of age, if they belong to General category candidates and that for SC, ST and OBC categories, less than 35 years.
BCI has restored the age limit for three-year LL.B and five-year LL.B programme after Madurai bench of Madras High Court held that the BCI’s earlier decision regarding withdrawal of Clause 28 of the Legal Education Rules was not appropriate.
The bar council has also challenged the Madras HC’s order in the Supreme Court, which however, was dismissed by the apex court.
The law applicants who will be applying for the undergraduate law exams including CLAT 2017 and AILET 2017 will be left distressed, as the BCI’s revision of age bar will affect them drastically.
“I have taken a year drop as am vying for CLAT 2017 but it seems that it is the last time I’ll be allowed to appear for CLAT as BCI puts the age bar,” says Manasi, a 19 year old law aspirant.
The applicants who have taken drop for last one year or two, have been preparing for the national law exams with an air of insouciance as there were no maximum age limits. But now as the BCI has asked all the universities to revive the age bar for law admissions, they won’t be able to apply for any of the law entrance exams even the state law exams like MH CET Law, AP LAWCET and TS LAWCET.
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NLUI, Bhopal takes admission to its 5 year BA.LLB course on the basis of CLAT scores and it has its own seat matrix and seats reserved for students having domicile of Madhya Pradesh i.e. state domicile students.
To answer your question, as per the latest admission brochure which is uploaded by the university, it is offering a total of 07 seats out of a total of 122 seats in its BA.LLB course to MP State OBC students so it is not true that the university is not offering reservation to state domicile OBC students.
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After you get your CLAT scores, you will be given an All India Rank based on that scores, after you get the rank you will need to take p-art in counselling round where all the participating National Law Universities will declare their individual cut off list and based on this cut off list you will be allotted a college after this you will have to either lock in the college you have been allotted or continue to take part in the counselling process. If you decide to lock in the seat then you will have to pay the required admission fees to that particular NLU and get your required documents physically verified. For more details about the counselling process please visit,
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