CLAT 2021 Dates Announced- Exam held on July 23 02-4 PM for Both UG & PG.
- the Consortium of National Law Universities will publish the CLAT 2021 final answer key via its official website. Candidates can check the CLAT 2021 answer key after it is released on the official website of CLAT 2021
CLAT Exam 2021:CLAT 2021: The Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) 2021 will be held on July 23 between 2 pm and 4 pm for both undergraduate and postgraduate courses. After the law entrance exam was postponed, the decision on final dates was made after a meeting between the General Body of the Consortium of National Law Universities on June 12. The were asked to get themselves vaccinated before appearing for exams. The Executive Committee of the Consortium of National Law Universities met on May 15, 2021. After reviewing the surge of COVID-19 pandemic in the country and keeping in view of health and safety of all stakeholders of CLAT, the Committee resolved that:
The CLAT-2021 scheduled to be held on June 13, 2021 stands postponed. New date of the Test will be notified in due course.
Further, the last date for submission of online application has been extended to June 15, 2021.
Those students who secured 45% marks or higher in their 10+2 exams will be eligible to appear for CLAT 2021. The cut-off is 40% for Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe candidates. As announced earlier, Prof (Dr.) Vijender Kumar, Vice-Chancellor of Maharashtra National Law University, Nagpur is the Convener for CLAT 2021. Prof (Dr.) Faizan Mustafa, Vice Chancellor at NALSAR, Hyderabad as unanimously elected as President of the Governing Body of Consortium of National Law Universities.
About CLAT Exam: The Consortium of National Law Universities was established on 19th August, 2017 with the aim of improving the standard of legal education in the country and justice system through legal education with Prof. R. Venkata Rao, erstwhile Vice-Chancellor, NLSIU as President and Prof. Faizan Mustafa, Vice-Chancellor, NALSAR, as Vice-President. NLUs were created on the pattern of IIMs and IITs. NLUs have changed the face of legal education in India. Infact, India, is the only country in the world which has Universities for legal discipline alone. Today, we have 23 NLUs out of which 22 are admitting students through Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) (National Law University, Delhi having its own separate test).From 1987 to 2007, there were only seven NLUs each having its own test.
This year, the examination was earlier scheduled to be conducted on 7th September, 2020. However, the same stood postponed on assessment of the prevailing lockdown situation in various parts of the country, particularly the lockdown announced in the state of West Bengal for 7th September and continued
lockdown in the state of Bihar until 6th September. The CLAT 2020 examination for both UG and PG candidates was finally held on 28th September, 2020 from 2 to 4 PM.