After much wait, the Consortium of National Law Universities has finally announced the new date for law entrance CLAT 2020 exam! The exam will now be held on 22nd August, 2020. Students who have not applied can apply by 10th July, 2020. The application process for CLAT 2020 will remain open until 10th July, 2020.
According to the notification, the candidates would first have to register themselves at consortiumofnlus.ac.in.
Law Entrance Exam Postponed Thrice due to Pandemic
As we all know, the date for CLAT 2020 law entrance exam – which is the centralized national level entrance exam for the National Law Universities (NLUs) and other undergraduate and postgraduate law programmes in India – has been consistently getting postponed due to the coronavirus crisis in the country.
First, the exam was scheduled to be conducted on 10th May, 2020.
Then, it was postponed to 24th May, 2020
Further, it was postponed to 21st June, 2020
CLAT Entrance Exam 2020 Will Be Conducted Online
Finally, after the executive council meeting, the Consortium on 30th June, 2020, decided that they would be conducting the Common Law Admission Test, 2020 (the “CLAT 2020”) as an online test.
CLAT 2020 Application Withdrawal
Candidates who do not wish to appear for CLAT 2020 entrance exam can withdraw their applications by 10th July, 2020.
The fees of such candidates will be refunded after a deduction of Rs 400 for SC/ST candidates and Rs 500 for other candidates as processing fee.
The refund will be reflected by 18th July, 2020.