The Supreme Court on Wednesday disapproved a petition seeking direction to conduct the Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) through offline mode because of the increasing number of COVID-19 cases across the country.
A bench led by Justice L Nageswara Rao denied to hear the appeal filed by advocate Mitul Jain.
The advocate appearing for the petition pleaded that the CLAT committee had initially decided to conduct the exam by offline.But now it is going ahead with the online test. The lawyer pleaded that the move will prevent students who do not have access to computers to do for the admission test.
The CLAT committee should have proved with an impeccable solution. This has given a month’s time to the aspiring candidates, the advocate included.
The CLAT, a national level entrance exam for admissions to undergraduate and postgraduate law programmes offered by 22 National Law Universities around the country. Further also it is organized by the Consortium of National Law Universities consisting of representative universities.
According to CLAT, registrations for the examination closed on July 10, 2020. The online exam will behold on August 22, 2020.