Common-Law Admission Test (CLAT) for the year 2022 will be held on May 8, 2022, while Common-Law Admission Test (CLAT) for the year 2023 will be held on December 18, 2022. This will be the first time that CLATS of two different years will be held in the same year.
This was decided at the Meeting of the Consortium of National Law Universities which was held on 14 November 2021 (Sunday) at NALSAR University of Law, Hyderabad under the chairmanship of Prof. Faizan Mustafa.
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Further, the Consortium decided to reduce the counselling fee from Rs. 50,000 to Rs. 30,000 for the General Category applicants and Rs. 20,000 for ST, SC, OBC, BC, EWS, PWD and other reservation candidates.
The Consortium has also elected a new Executive Committee like:
Prof. Poonam Saxena, Vice-Chancellor, National Law University, Jodhpur taking over as President from the outgoing President Prof. Faizan Mustafa.
Prof. Vijender Kumar, Vice-Chancellor, Maharashtra National Law University, Nagpur was elected as the Vice President.
Prof. V.C. Vivekanandan, Vice-Chancellor, Hidayatullah National Law University, Raipur was elected as CLAT Convenor, 2022.
This year, Common-Law Admission Test (CLAT) was postponed many times due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Initially, CLAT 2021 was scheduled on May 9, 2021, then it was postponed to June 13, 2021, and again it was rescheduled to July 23, 2021.
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The application form for the CLAT 2022 will be released shortly on the official website i.e. consortiumofnlus.ac.in.
Further, In 2021, there were errors in the answer key. Some questions were wrong. The Consortium of National Law University received more than 1000 objections from the candidates who appeared in the CLAT 2021.