CLAT 2021 application form ends today; Demand grows for postponement

Candidates may register for CLAT 2021 online at consortiumofnlus.ac.in. The CLAT exam date will be announced soon.

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shubham.bhakuni | May 15, 2021 - 11:36 a.m. IST
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NEW DELHI: The registration for the Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) will be closed today, on May 15, 2021. The students who want to appear in the CLAT 2021 may register online at consortiumofnlus.ac.in. The CLAT registration fee is Rs 4,000 for the general category and SC and ST candidates have to pay Rs 3,500.

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How to apply for CLAT 2021

  • Visit the official website of the Consortium of National Law Universities

  • Click on the “CLAT 2021” link

  • Register yourself as using a mobile number and email address

  • Fill the application form by entering personal information, communication details, educational qualifications, reservation and other details.

  • Submit the application form and pay the registration fee online using a credit card, debit card, UPI or net banking options.

  • Take a printout of the filled-in application form for future reference.

Will CLAT 2021 be postponed?

The decision over CLAT exam date 2021 is likely to be taken soon. Earlier, the consortium had announced that it will make the decision regarding the exam date only after reviewing the pandemic situation across the country. Given the COVID-19 pandemic situation, the CLAT 2021 is likely to be postponed to the next date.

Demand for CLAT postponement grows due to COVID-19

The student fraternity is now requesting the consortium to postpone CLAT 2021 to the next date as COVID-19 continue to wreak havoc across the country. Many students took to Twitter to express their concerns over holding CLAT amid the pandemic and requested the consortium to postpone the exam.

A student shared her response from CLAT officials stating that the decision on the exam date will be taken on May 15 (today).

A Twitter user, Vandita Rastogi, asked, “When major exams of India can be postponed, just in order to save lives! Then why can't CLAT 2021 be postponed?”

Another user Aditya Rai expressed his displeasure over the CLAT schedule and requested a postponement of the exam.

Similarly, Divoraj R Nair expressed his inability to travel to another city for appearing in CLAT 2021, on June 13, 2021.

As of now, there is no official update from the Consortium of NLUs regarding the CLAT 2021 exam date. However, a pandemic situation and an incomplete vaccination drive would mean that holding CLAT 2021 on June 13 would not be feasible.

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