The Consortium of National Law Universities (Consortium of NLUs) has revised the CLAT-2022 exam date for Common Law Admission Test (CLAT). The exam will now be conducted on June 19. Candidates can check the revised schedule notification on the official website – consortiumofnlus ac.in.
As per the notice, the last date to apply for the CLAT-2022 exam has also been extended till May 9. The exam will be conducted on June 19 from 2 PM to 4 PM for both undergraduate and postgraduate programmes.
Candidates who have passed class 12 or will appear in board exam are eligible to apply for UG-CLAT 2022, while candidates who have completed LLB or are in final year of LLB program can apply for CLAT LLM.
In a first, the consortium has scheduled two tests in 2022. The consortium has also reduced the counselling fee from Rs 50,000 to Rs 30,000 for candidates from the unreserved category. For reserved category students, the fee will be Rs 20,000.
There are 120 questions in total for the PG exam and 150 questions for UG. There are 5 sections in CLAT which are – quantitative techniques, English, current affairs and general knowledge, legal reasoning, and logical reasoning. One mark is awarded for the correct answer and the 0.25 mark is deducted for an incorrect answer.
About The Consortium:
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.
The Consortium aspires to facilitate better coordination amongst National Law Schools to achieve highest standards of legal education in the country. Twenty-One National Law Universities have joined the Consortium as founder members.
The serving President of the Consortium is Prof. (Dr.) Poonam Saxena, Vice-Chancellor, NLU Jodhpur and Vice-President is Prof. (Dr.) Vijender Kumar, Vice-Chancellor, MNLU, Nagpur.