SC Cancelled NLAT & NLSUI Bangalore on the basis of CLAT 2020. The Supreme Court decided to cancel the National Law Aptitude Test (NLAT) 2020 Examination instead of this on the basis of Common Law Admissions Test (CLAT) 2020 the NLSUI Bangalore will conduct their admission – R Subhash Reddy and MR Shah ordered.
The CLAT will be scheduled to be held on 28.09.2020. Due to COVID-19 all the exams are cancelled and postponed. The exam will be held by the officials and proceed the admission based on the CLAT 2020 Exam ordered by Supreme Court.
The Notification said:
“Candidates will be selected on the basis of the aggregate marks secured in an online home-based Entrance Examination known as NLAT. The NLAT 2020 will test applicants for admission to the undergraduate B.A., LL.B. (Hons), and postgraduate LL.M programmes commencing in 2020,”
“Each term must accommodate 60 hours of classroom instruction in each course and adequately provide for examination and evaluation processes. Further, the academic offering for the 3rd, 4th, and 5th year of the B.A., LL.B programme as well as the LL.M programme is fully integrated and requires a common academic calendar,”
Dr. Venkat Rao, who was a former Vice-Chancellor at NLSIU approached:
The Supreme Court challenging NLAT stating that the decision taken by the Executive Council of NLSIU to conduct NLAT was illegal and without any legal authority.