On the previous date of hearing, Balbir Singh, Additional Solicitor General, had submitted that the process for appointment of candidates who have been selected pursuant to the procedure which was initiated in 2019 shall be expedited and orders of appointment shall be issued soon.
The Delhi High Court today dismissed a petition seeking directions to conduct the Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) 2020 as a home-based online test in view of the pandemic situation due to the COVID-19 outbreak.
Like other exams in the time of Covid-19, the National Law Aptitude Test (NLAT) 2020, meant for admission to National Law School of India University (NLSIU), Bengaluru, has been in the midst of controversy. It was challenged in different courts and criticised over social media.
The plea before the Madhya Pradesh High Court challenging the NLSIU’s decision to conduct NLAT in lieu of CLAT for admissions to its own law programmes this year, has been withdrawn after the High Court today expressed reservations regarding territorial jurisdiction.
The National Law School of India University (NLSIU) said yesterday that no member of the university, including the vice-chancellor or any member of the staff, will participate in the Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) 2020.
A petition has been moved in the Jharkhand High Court challenging the decision of the National Law School of India University (NLSIU), Bangalore to break away from CLAT and conduct its own entrance exam for admission to its five-year B.A. LL.B.(Hons) course this year.