The CLAT 2015 examination is to be held online this year, following the mishap that occurred last year with the results. In a news report in leading media newspapers, it was announced that the Common Law Admission Test will be conducted on 10 May, 2015. Application form submission for the CLAT exam will be online and commence from 1 January 2015. The process shall continue for a period of 90 days and conclude on 31 March, 2015. These dates are applicable for UG as well as PG candidates who will appear in the Common Law Admission Test, commonly known as CLAT 2015.

Regarding confirmation of CLAT exam dates, we urge students to wait for the final notification. At present, the organizing NLU is in the process of deciding the agency that will be given the responsibility of holding the online CLAT 2015 exam. The notification is expected to be published by the end of November, 2014.

What led to the decision of holding CLAT exam online?

CLAT 2014 was surrounded by controversies. Not only were there minor issues in the application submission, but the major blow came to the students in the results. Within 24 hours of publishing the results of CLAT, it were withdrawn citing technical difficulties. It was revealed that the system that calculated results had encountered discrepancies in bar codes of answer sheets and paper codes. This led to a lot of confusion and chaos where students were distraught over their results.

New pattern of CLAT online 2015 exam details regarding

A large number of entrance exams such as JEE Main and CAT are already being held online as Computer Based Tests. CLAT will be a welcome addition to this for various reasons. For one, students will feel more comfortable knowing that the level of transparency in conduct of exam will improve by doing so.

NLUs shall soon upload a CLAT mock test outlining the new exam pattern. Each candidate will be able to take the mock test of CLAT 2015 online and get familiar with the exam pattern and understand the new computer based test navigation.

CLAT 2015 Important Dates can be summarized as follows.

Important event Date
Availability of online application forms January 1, 2015
Last date to fill and submit CLAT application form and fees March 31, 2015
CLAT 2015 exam date May 10, 2015
Notification of CLAT exam to be published on December 2014 (second week)
Admit cards to be available online from April 2015 (second week)
CLAT 2015 results declaration May 2015 (last week)
Counseling for admission to NLUs to begin on June 2015 (first week)

The dates have been published in news reports, and we would urge students to check the official notification as soon as it is published. This page is being updated and on availability of CLAT 2015 notification, dates shall be updated.

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