The General Body of Consortium of National Law Universities on Monday has announced CLAT Exam Date 2021. A notification has also been published stating that Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) will be organized on July 23, 2021. Exam for Undergraduate ( BA LLB, BBA LLB), and Postgraduate (LLM) programs will be organized on the same day between 2:00 PM and 4:00 PM.
On June 12, 2021 the General Body of Consortium of National Law Universities held a meeting to decide CLAT 2021 Exam Date. The exam was earlier scheduled to take place on June 13, 2021. Due to the rise in coronavirus cases, the official body thus decided for CLAT postponement. Last date to submit online applications was also extended till June 15, 2021.
As per the new notification released on June 14, 2021, the conducting has decided to conduct the CLAT exam 2021 next month on July 23, 2021. For both UG and PG programmes, the exam will be held on the same day from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM. The CLAT admit card 2021 generally releases at least 02 weeks before the exam. It is likely this year, CLAT admit card will be out by July 09, 2021.
CLAT exam 2021 will be organized via offline mode i.e a pen and paper-based test (PBT). Candidates for the LLM programme in CLAT have to appear for an exam that comprises 120 MCQs. The time duration is 120 minutes for LLM programme candidates. However, this year, there will be no descriptive section in CLAT 2021. For the UG programme, there will be 150 MCQs to be answered in 120 minutes, The rest exam pattern for UG and PG remains the same.
The aspirant who wishes to join the career path of law has to appear for the CLAT. The CLAT application form 2021 is available on the official website, consortiumofnlus.ac.in. They first need to register themselves and then submit the application fee. For the General/OBC/PWD/NRI/PIO/OCI category, the application fee is Rs 4000, and Rs 3500 for SC/ST/BPL. The CLAT registration last date is June 15, 2021.
After the last date, candidates will get the last chance to revisit their preference of the test centre. According to their travel arrangement and other conditions, aspirants can select the centre. The Consortium will allot test centre as first/ second preference of the candidate.
Moreover, candidates should get themselves vaccinated before appearing for CLAT exam. All the other exam day guidelines will be published in due course of time. Candidates are advised to visit the official website of Consortium to get Centres and protocols for the exam