CLAT 2019 – According to report published by Telangana Today, the Consortium of National Law Universities during its fourth meeting held under the chairmanship of Prof. Faizan Mustafa, Vice-Chancellor, NALSAR, Hyderabad and president of the Consortium at the National Law School of India University (NLSIU), Bengaluru on October 17 has brought a major change in conduction of CLAT 2019 Examination. The Consortium has taken a decision to hold CLAT 2019 exam in offline mode. The decision was taken keeping in view about the technical glitches faced to conduct online CLAT Exam during last few years. The consortium has resolved to consider the probability of the online exam when the number of aspirants taking up the test increases or when admissions to all law colleges in the country would be based on the CLAT score only.

CLAT 2019 Exam going to be conducted Offline?

A press release stated, “Keeping in view that in last few years there have been glitches due to the fault of the service provider in the conduct of the online CLAT examination, the CLAT Consortium unanimously resolved that CLAT-2019 will be conducted Offline. It was also resolved that as and when number of candidates taking up CLAT drastically increases or when admission to law colleges in the entire country would be based only on the CLAT score, the feasibility of  online test will be considered”.
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On the occasion of a permanent CLAT secretariat inauguration in the newly constructed building of NLSIU, Bangalore by by Prof. Faizan Mustafa and Prof. V. Vijayakumar, Vice-Chancellor, NLIU, Bhopal the Consortium further resolves that,

  • For admissions into LLM course, the PG CLAT would also have a subjective portion besides multiple choice questions from next year. The details of the subjective portion would be worked out by the CLAT 2019 Executive Committee and would be announced soon.
  • To improve quality of CLAT question paper, the Consortium resolved to create a question bank for which experts from all the NLUs and other institutions would be asked to contribute.
  • In addition to NLUs, CLAT will be conducted in other centres/cities as well depending upon the number of candidates. A decision to this effect would be taken by the CLAT Executive Committee.
  • The Consortium also decided to hold a workshop in collaboration with NAAC and UGC on evolving objective parameters for accreditation of NLUs by NAAC and other accrediting agencies.
  • The Consortium also decided to have a permanent CLAT official website 2019 Exam and the CLAT Secretariat would function throughout the year from its permanent office in Bengaluru.