CLAT 2018: Official notification out; No age bar mentioned for May 13 online paper
Updated on Dec 21, 2017 - 4:26 p.m. IST by Apratim Chatterjee
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CLAT 2018 Notification - CLAT 2018 will be held on May 13 as per an official notification of Common Law Admission Test released by The National University of Advanced Legal Studies (NUALS) Kochi on December 20, 2017. To the relief of many law aspirants, there is no mention of age bar in the CLAT 2018 official notification for appearing in the NUALS Kochi administered NLU admission test.

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Careers360 had first reported about CLAT 2018 on November 19, 2017, over a month before the official announcement was finally released. The CLAT 2018 Convenor had given an exclusive interview to Careers360 on NUALS Kochi conducting the Common Law Admission Test this year.

 

Surprisingly, despite the release of the official notification, the CLAT 2018 official website is not yet active and is displaying a 'temporarily down' message when last accessed on the morning of December 21.

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CLAT 2018 aspirants can view here the official notification as advertised in leading newspapers across India.

 

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Further, the law aspirants can also check the 'temporarily down' message seen on the CLAT official website on December 20, 2017, even after the publication of the CLAT notification 2018.

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CLAT 2018 Important Dates announced

 

As per the official announcement by NUALS Kochi through the CLAT 2018 advertisement and in the information conveyed to Careers360 earlier, the exam will be held online on May 13, 2018. The candidates will be able to fill CLAT application form 2018 from January 1 and submit the duly filled-in application after paying the CLAT application fees till March 31, 2018. The CLAT applicants can download CLAT 2018 admit card on April 20 and the results of Common Law Admission Test will be announced on May 31, 2018.

 

Why CLAT 2018 notification does not mention age criteria?

 

Last year, the Bar Council of India (BCI) had introduced an age bar policy on law admissions. As per the BCI age bar policy, candidates above 20 years of age were not eligible for CLAT. However, after a Supreme Court stay order on BCI’s age bar, CNLU Patna, the CLAT 2017 administering NLU, allowed all the law aspirants to appear for CLAT irrespective of their age. Thus, abiding by the apex court’s order, NUALS Kochi has not mentioned any age criteria this year too.

 

What’s new in CLAT 2018?

 

The Common Law Admission Test is being conducted for the tenth year in a row, with NUALS Kochi administering the online paper for admissions to undergraduate and postgraduate seats in a total of 19 NLUs including Maharashtra National Law University, Aurangabad. Hence, with the addition of one more NLU, the seats available for admissions have increased and a significantly higher number of law aspirants are expected to appear for the national-level law exam this year.

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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

Hello,

CLAT ( Common Law Entrance Test ) is an exam conducted to take admission into the 21 National Law Universities of India and 43 other Educational Institutes. National University of Study And Research In Law (NUSRL), Ranchi will conduct CLAT 2020 in offline mode on May 10, 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.

Link: https://law.careers360.com/articles/clat-application-form-what-you-must-know-applying

I hope this will solve your query.

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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:-

https://law.careers360.com/colleges/list-of-law-colleges-in-india-accepting-clat


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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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