CLAT 2020 postponed again; new dates to be announced by September 1
New Delhi: The NLU Consortium has indefinitely postponed the Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) 2020, which was scheduled to be conducted on August 22. The exam was originally scheduled for May 10, but has since been postponed multiple times in view of the COVID-19 enforced situation.
The consortium has also decided to extend the last date to fill the CLAT 2020 application for till August 15.
As per the notification released by the NLU Consortium, the decision to postpone the exam and extend the application was taken unanimously by the executive committee of the consortium.
Students to get minimum 21 days notice
The notice says that the student will be given a minimum 21 days notice for the exam. This is most likely done to give the students some breathing who are already under the pump over the uncertainty surrounding the exam.
Will the CLAT 2020 exam be cancelled eventually?
Social media, including Quora, twitter, and Facebook in recent times have been abuzz with speculations of various kinds, including one about whether the CLAT 2020 exam will be eventually postponed. Students are concerned as to how they can take the exam in exam centres in the current situation with the COVID-19 cases spiking rapidly in recent dates.
Then there is this related question. If in the unlikely circumstances the exam is cancelled, what will be the basis of admission to various law programs!
As of now the exam is still on!
There is no hint of any kind that the consortium will cancel the exam. So students shouldn't fall into the trap of giving up their studies. Aso note that as per new CLAT 2020 exam pattern, the exam will be conducted in online, centre-based mode.
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