Law Entrance Exams 2020 Live Updates
NEW DELHI - The admission schedule of almost all law entrance exams have been affected in recent times due to COVID-19 and subsequent lockdown. In fact, in some cases, schedules are getting revised every couple of days, which is making it difficult for the students to keep track of things. To make life easier for the test taker, we have created a dedicated page that will alert them on all the latest updates, be it related to application last date extension, the release of admit card, or change in exam date or exam pattern.
Latest Law Entrance Exams 2020 - Live Updates
AILET 2020 application extended; seat intake increased for BA LLB program
The last date to fill AILET 2020 application form has been extended to July 11. Please note that the AILET 2020 entrance exam will be now be conducted in online remote-proctored mode on August 18.
In another update, the AILET-based seat intake for the BA LLB program has been increased to 110 from 70.
Punjab University will now conduct PU BA LLB 2020 exam on October 4, and PU LLB 2020 exam on October 22. The exams will continue to be conducted in pen-and-paper mode. Also, the last date to submit PU BA LLB and PU LLB applications have been extended to September 19 and October 1, respectively.
After the intervention of the Delhi High Court, NLU Delhi has issued a notification saying it is restoring 22% reservation for Other Backward Classes (OBC) and 10% reservation for Economically Weaker Section (EWS).
Earlier, the institute had removed the reservation for these categories for the current academic session, a move which was challenged by NLUD students in the Delhi High Court.
Symbiosis International (Deemed University) will now conduct the SLAT 2020 exam as an internet based online proctored test; previously the exam was slated to be held in online centre-based mode. Also, the exam will now be conducted between July 26-28.
With change in exam pattern, the SLAT 2020 admit card which was slated to be released on July 7 has been postponed. Please note that as the exam will now be conducted in home proctored mode, no exam centres will be allocated.
SIU has released a detailed outline of the remote-proctored exam, including dry runs to test infrastructure readiness of the candidate. To read the notification - Click here
LSAT India 2020 online exam gets additional test date
July 7: Law School Admission Council (LSAC) has notified that remote-proctored exam will now be conducted also on July 26, to go with the previously announced dates - July 19, 20, 21 and 22. The additional test date have been added to accommodate any candidate impacted by the postponement or cancellation of other law entrance exams.
The exam conducting authority has also re-opened the LSAT India 2020 registration process from July 7-10.
CLAT 2020 Mock Tests on July 15 & 22 to help candidates transition to online exam
July 7: The consortium of NLUs have announced that it will conduct mock tests for UG and PG applicants so as to help them get accustomed to the online centre-based CLAT 2020 exam. The mock tests for UG programme will be open on July 15 and again on July 22. Meanwhile, PG applicants can take the mock test on July 15.
By taking the mock tests, the applicant will learn the functionalities of the computer-based exam, navigation, how the exam will look like, and other important facets that will make the transition to the online mode easier. Note that the CLAT 2020 exam was previously scheduled to be conducted in pen-and-paper mode, but later moved to online mode owing to COVID-19 pandemic,
CLAT 2020 to be conducted at 203 test locations
July 1: The Consortium of NLUs has notified that it will conduct the national-level exam in online remote proctored mode at 203 test locations; earlier when the exam was set be conducted in offline mode, there were only 67 locations. The new test locations have been added to ensure candidates don't have to travel far from their homes to take the test; this will limit the exposure to COVID-19. Also, an increase in test centres will mean fewer number of candidates in a test centre, which will make it easier to follow social-distancing norms.
The applicant will be able to select three test centres in the order of preference till July 10, which is also last date for submission of CLAT 2020 application form.
To read the official notification on increase in CLAT 2020 test centres - Click here
Calcutta University BA LLB 2020 application form released; last date of application is July 30
Calcutta University has released the application form for admission to its BA LLB program, which has a intake capacity of around 1500 in participating colleges. Eligible candidates need to duly fill and submit the application form before the last date.
The Calcutta University BA LLB 2020 exam date has not been notified yet.
BHU LLB and BLAT exam dates announced
June 30 - Banaras Hindu University has announced that the law entrance exams of the university, BHU LLB and BLAT, will be conducted between August 16 and August 31. Candidates will be issued the admit card of BHU LLB and BLAT tentatively one week before the exam. However, the final decision on the exam dates will be subject to the guidelines of the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India. BHU LLB is conducted for admission to the 3-year LLB programme of the university, meanwhile, the BLAT is conducted for admission to 5-year integrated BA LLB programme.
BHU opens facility to a change most preferred Test City (Choice 1) for BHU LLB and BLAT 2020
Banaras Hindu University (BHU) will allow candidates to change their first choice exam city through log-in accounts till June 20. The facility will accommodate applicants who may have left their cities owing to COVID-19.
To read the official notification - Click here
June 30 - The NLU Consortium has notified that it will conduct the CLAT 2020 exam in online, computer-based mode; previously the exam was conducted in pen-and-paper (offline mode) mode. Also, to ensure social distancing norms and public safety, new exam centres will be added to the existing ones. The full list of CLAT exam centres 2020 will be announced on July 1.
The CLAT 2020 application form also has been extended to July 10 from July 1.
CLAT 2020 exam postponed; application extended to July 1
The Consortium of NLUs will announce fresh exam dates by July 1. The last date of submission of application form also has been extended to accommodate candidates affected by the lockdown.
To read the postponement notification - Click here
June 30 - In view of the current lockdown situation and to ensure safety of applicants, NLU Delhi has decided to conduct the AILET 2020 in online remote proctored mode. The exam was previously conducted in offline mode.
Also, the last date to submit AILET 2020 application form has been extended to July 7.
May - AILET 2020 exam to be conducted on August 9
NLU Delhi will conduct the exam in pen-and-paper mode on August 9 from 10 am to 11.30 am. However in case of any difficulty in conducting the exam in pen-and-paper mode, there are plans to conduct the exam in online AI-enabled remote proctored mode.
Meanwhile, admit cards will be available for download from July 24. To read the official notification - Click here
TS LAWCET 2020 exam indefinitely postponed
June 30 - TSCHE has postponed the exam until further notice; previously the online exam was scheduled to be conducted on July 10. TS LAWCET 2020 application is now open with various late fees.
June 25 - APSCHE has postponed the conduct of the common entrance tests (CETs) of AP and will release a revise schedule for the entrance exams. It may be noted that as per earlier notification, the computer-based exams were scheduled to be conducted on August 6.
To read the official notice - Click here
AP LAWCET and AP PGLCET 2020 exams on August 6; applications extended
Sri Krishnadevaraya University will conduct online-based exams on August 6. The last date to submit without a late fee is June 15. The schedule for application submission with late fee will be announced shortly.
To check the official schedule - Click here
DU LLB 2020 Admission Process Commenced, Apply here
June 20 - Delhi University has released the application form for DU LLB entrance examination and DU LLM entrance test. The application form can be filled in online mode only. DU offers admissions to 3-year LLB at its 3 law centres, while the LLM programme is offered at DU Faculty of Law. The entrance exams for both law programmes are scheduled to be conducted in the month of August.
To apply for DU LLB and LLM - Click here
KLEE exam conducted successfully for 3-year LLB - Answer key released
June 24 - The KLEE conducting body has released the answer key of the law entrance exams. Candidates can download the answer key from the official website - cee.kerala.org. The answer key released in the first instance is only provisional. The conducting body has asked the students to submit their objection until June 29 (5 pm). The final answer key and result will be released after considering the validity of the objections raised by the students.
June 20 - CEE Kerala has successfully conducted the KLEE 2020 for 3-year LLB programme. The exam was conducted in online, compute based test mode. Exam centres were allotted to the candidates across Kerala. Further, considering the COVID-19 situation in the state, the candidates were given safety guidelines in advance.
June 19 - CEE Kerala is conduct the KLEE 2020 entrance exam for 3-year LLB program tomorrow. Considering the exam will be conducted in online mode at traditional exam centres, it will be interesting to see how exam officials manage to handle social distancing, thermal testing and other COVID-19 safety norms. Exam officials have earlier released guidelines for candidates that they need to follow at the exam centre, including that they need to bring at least two pairs of masks with them.
KLEE exam for 5-year LLB program will be conducted in June 22.
KLEE 2020 exams postponed; admit card issued on June 6
CEE Kerala will conduct the exam for the 3-year LLB on June 20, while the exam for the 5-year LLB programme will be conducted on June 6. Both the exams will be conducted in computer-based mode. Also, note that exam officials have released fresh exam day guidelines as protection against COVID-19, like students need to bring masks, maintain social distancing, and agree to thermal scanning.
SLAT 2020 registration process re-opened
Candidates who have been affected by COVID-19 can now register and pay the fee from June 11 to 30. The computer-based exam will be conducted on July 19.
To read the official notice - Click here
SLAT 2020 has a new exam pattern, exam dates revised
The exam will be conducted on Jul 19 (9.30 am - 11.30 am). Admit cards will be available from July 7. To check out the official update - Click here
The number of questions for the online exam has been reduced to 90 from 150. The number of sections remains the same (five) - Logical Reasoning, Legal Reasoning, Analytical Reasoning, Reading Comprehension, and General Knowledge But each section will now have 18 questions (unlike the old pattern which had 30 questions). To check out the new pattern - Click here
TS LAWCET and TS PGLCET 2020 exams to be conducted on July 10
TS LAWCET entrance exam is for admission to 3- and 5-year LLB programmes, and TS PGLCET is for admission to the LLM programme. Previously the exam was scheduled on May 27.
To check out the full details, visit the official website
ILSAT exam postponed!
ICFAI Hyderabad will now conduct the Online exam on June 14; it was originally scheduled for May 2. The extended application form closed on May 31.
To check the official exam calendar - Click here
LSAT India 2020 to be conducted in online mode; exam starts on June 19
To address the COVID-19 and country-wide lockdown, the exam will now be conducted in online remote proctored mode. So, candidates will be able to take the exam from the comfort and safety of their homes. Also, the online exam will be conducted on multiple days and slots. Previously the exam was conducted in pencil-and-paper mode. To check out the full details of the online exam - Click here
In some other changes, the variable section has been dropped.