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CLAT Examination 2020

Due to the pandemic of COVID-19, The Consortium of National Law Universities (NLU) postponed the CLAT 2020 also known as the CLAT 2020 to 24th May 2020

About CLAT

Common Law Admission Test also known as the CLAT is a centralised exam structured for admission to 21 National Law Universities across India. These scores can be used as a benchmark for 43 other education institutes and two public sector institutes also. The examination is directed by the 21 participating law schools in succession, in the sequence of their establishment, starting with National Law School of India University which organized CLAT-2008, and currently National Law University Odisha which conducted CLAT-2019. The examination is conducted after the 12th grade Higher Secondary Examination for admission in integrated under graduation courses in Law and post graduation like Law for Master of Laws (L.L.M.) programmes carried out by these law universities. The 2 hour admission test comprises of objective type questions on Elementary Mathematics or Numerical Ability, Comprehensive English, General knowledge and Current affairs, Legal Aptitude and Legal Awareness and Logical reasoning.

 Latest Updates

Due to the pandemic of COVID-19, The Consortium of National Law Universities (NLU) postponed the Common Law Admission Test 2020 also known as the CLAT 2020 to 24th May 2020. The Consortium also extended the application deadline to 25th April 2020 (Tentative date), this year’s CLAT convenor and DNLU Jabalpur VC, Professor Balraj Chauhan confirmed. The examination was previously scheduled on 10th May 2020.

 Exam Structure

Exam

Common Law Admission Test

Governing Body

CLAT consortium

Frequency

Once every year

Skills

Legal aptitude, Logical reasoning, English, General knowledge, Quantitative Techniques

Exam Duration

2 hours

Score Range

-50 to 150

Mode of Exam

Offline (Paper Based)

Fees

Rs. 4,000/- for General/OBC/PWD/NRI/ PIO/ OCI categories and Rs. 3,500/- for SC/ ST/BPL categories

Authorized Colleges

118 Colleges

Score Validity

1 year

Official Website

https://clatconsortiumofnlu.ac.in/

 Eligibility Criteria

Under Graduate Qualifications

  • A candidate will be considered eligible for CLAT if he or she has cleared the 12th board’s examination with minimum 45% marks (40% for SC or ST candidates).

  • Candidate appearing for the 12th board examination in March/April will also be eligible for CLAT 2020. Such applicants have to produce a documented proof of clearing the qualifying examination at the time of admission.

  • There’s no maximum age to appear for the UG CLAT 2020 as per the Bar council of India (BCI).

Important Dates

Dates

Events

Description

21st November 2019

Official Notification for exam date

CLAT consortium announces the exam date and changes in the exam pattern of CLAT 2020

14th December 2019

Detailed notification Update

Consortium approves the exam schedule

1st January 2020

Online Registrations

Online application forms are available on the official website

25th April 2020

Deadline

Application forms are required to be submitted prior to the deadline

May 2020

Admit Card release

Candidates can access their admit cards

24th May 2020

Examination Date

Candidates need to appear for the exam at their allocated test centres.

(NA)

CLAT 2020 results

CLAT consortium declares the CLAT 2020 results

Syllabus

CLAT syllabus comprises of questions referenced from:-

Quantitative Techniques - Class 10th level

This section assesses the candidate’s elementary level mathematics i.e. up to class 10. A common reference book would be class 10th NCERT book.

English language - Class 12th level

This section assesses the candidate’s English proficiency skills by putting in questions related to comprehension writing and grammar. A common reference book would be “Objective General English by RS Aggarwal”.

Current affairs including General Knowledge - Class 12th level

This section assesses the candidate’s general awareness on any event, be it national or international. A common reference book would be “Pearson’s Concise General Knowledge Manual”.

Legal Reasoning - Class 12th level

This section comprises of questions based on legal procedures, public policy questions and moral philosophical enquiries. A common reference book would be “Legal Awareness and Legal Reasoning: For the CLAT and LLB Entrance Examinations (English)”.

Logical Reasoning - Class 12th level

This section comprises of 300 word passages based on relationships, analogies, logical sequences, and arguments which are to be critically analysed by the candidate. A common reference book would be “A Modern Approach to Logical Reasoning by RS Aggarwal”.

Registration Procedure

Candidates are requested to follow these steps to apply for admission into NLUs and law schools.

Step 1 - CLAT 2020 Registration

  • Visit the CLAT 2020 official website https://consortiumofnlus.ac.in/. Click the “CLICK HERE” option appearing on the homepage.
  • Candidates who don’t have an account should register by clicking the “Don’t have an Account? Register” option.
  • Then, the CLAT 2020 online registration form will pop-up where the candidate needs to fill the following fields-
    • Name
    • Mobile Number
    • Password
    • Confirm Password

Step 2 – Activating your account

  • Candidates should enter the OTP they received on their mobile number in the “Activate Account” form.
  • Then login by using your credentials.

Step 3 – Filling up the Application Form

  • Candidate should upload his/her photograph and signature in .jpg/.jpeg format.
  • Fill up of the following fields:-
    • Applicant Name – as per the class 10+2 certificate
    • Gender
    • Date of Birth in MM/DD/YY format
    • Father’s name
    • Mother’s name
    • Nationality
    • Correspondence address – present residential address
    • State/ UT, District
    • PIN code of your corresponding address
    • Permanent Address – fill the same details as correspondence if the address is same.
    • Mobile number and email ID
    • Qualifying examination
    • Board/ University
    • Status of qualifying examination – whether already appeared, appearing or passed
    • Month of passing the examination
    • Year of passing
    • Qualifying marks in percentage
  • Candidate should select at least 3 cities for his city preference.
  • Candidate needs to choose his college preferences.
  • Candidate has to select a reservation category himself/herself, if any.

Step 4 – Fees Payment

After filling the application form, proceed to the fee payment section to make your online payment for CLAT 2020.

Best Colleges

Government Colleges

Here’s a list of top performing government colleges to get into through CLAT 2020:-

Rank

Government Colleges

1

National Law School of India University, Bangalore

2

NALSAR University of Law, Hyderabad

3

National Law University, Jodhpur

4

Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar

5

WB National University of Juridical Sciences, Kolkata

6

Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, Patiala

7

National Law Institute University, Bhopal

 

Private Colleges

Here’s a list of top performing private colleges to get into through CLAT 2020:-

Rank

Private Colleges

1

Institute of Law – Nirma University, Ahmadabad

2

MS Ramaiah College of Law, Bangalore

3

School of Law – GITAM University, Visakhapatnam


Degrees

Courses

Course Duration

Bachelor of Laws (LLB)

3 Years course

Undergraduate degrees – (B.A. LLB, B.Sc. LLB, BBA LLB, B.Com. LLB)

5 Years course

Master of Laws (LLM)

1-2 Years course

Integrated MBL-LLM / MBA-LLM

3 Years course (Double degree integrated course with business law specialization)

 Fees Structure

Category

Application Fee in Rupees

Application Fee with question papers in Rupees

General/OBC/PWD/NRI/ PIO/ OCI

Rs.4,000/-

Rs.4,500/-

SC/ ST/BPL

Rs.3,500/-

Rs.4,000/-

(An additional bank charge of Rs.50 maybe included)

Admit Card

The admit Cards for CLAT 2020 will be available on the official website of CLAT consortium from 1st/2nd week of May.

Results

The dates for CLAT 2020 results will soon be declared on the official website of CLAT consortium.

FAQs

Q. What happened to the CLAT 2020 dates?

A. Due to the pandemic of COVID-19, the consortium has postponed the examination date to 24th May 2020.

Q. My age is 19; can I apply for CLAT 2020?

A. There is no age restriction to appear for CLAT 2020.

Q. Can I give the exam from my home?

A. No, CLAT is a written pen-and-paper based examination.

Q. How many questions do I have to answer in CLAT 2020?

A. You have to answer just answer 150 questions instead of 200 questions according to the new examination pattern.A. 

IGNOU 2020 TEE Answer Booklets & Re-evaluation Now Allowed to Applicants
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IGNOU 2020 TEE Answer Booklets & Re-evaluation Now Allowed to Applicants

IGNOU 2020 TEE Answer Booklets & Re-evaluation Now Allowed to Applicants

Students participated in Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) June 2020 TEE, and December 2019 TEE exam will now be allowed to apply for the xerox copies of answer booklets. Indira Gandhi National Open University has decided to allow the students for the revaluation and re totalling of marks, they scored in these examinations.

The results of IGNOU June 2020 TEE were announced on October 1. With the upcoming facility of issuance of the photocopy of answer booklets, the students who were dissatisfied with their results can apply for the revaluation of marks scored in the term-end examinations and the photocopies of IGNOU TEE answer sheets. 

The application for the same will have to be made online on the official website of the university. Students simply need to go to the IGNOU website and click apply on the designated link. After which, a few details need to be filled, followed by the payment of the application fee and submission of the application form. 

It must be noted that the applications for revaluation and photocopies of IGNOU December 2019 TEE and IGNOU June 2020 TEE of exams comprising MCQ type questions are disallowed. 

According to the statement in the IGNOU revaluation window,  “Reevaluation and copy of Answerscripts is not available for the Following Exam for Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) type and conducted on OMR sheets.”

Students can apply for and get the photocopies of the answer booklets of IGNOU June TEE and IGNOU December TEE examinations if the answer copy has not been handled for Re-evaluation. Students can either first make an application for the copy of Answer Sheet, followed by an application for Re-evaluation or go for both simultaneously. 


 

UP Govt to pay Education Expenses of NEET Topper
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UP Govt to pay Education Expenses of NEET Topper

UP Govt to pay Education Expenses of NEET Topper

Education expenses of NEET topper Akansha Singh will be paid by Uttar Pradesh Government. Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has made an announcement about the disbursement of her graduation expenses. These expenses will include the expenditure of food and lodging during all the academic levels of her graduation.

Akansha Singh lives in Kushinagar district of UP and has achieved 100% score in NEET 2020 exam.  

Though Akansha was given second rank in the examination, she has been declared as top-ranked along with Soyeb Aftab who is native of Odisha state. On the direction of CM Yogi Adityanath, a letter is to be sent by the chief secretary of UP state, to the authorities concerned for the declaration of NEET 2020 ranks to declare Akansha Singh and Soyeb Aftab, both as the first rankers of NEET 2020 examination as they both have scored 720 marks out of maximum score of 720. 

Besides, personal wishes are sent from UP CM to the family members and parents of AKansha Singh, laurelled the top- scorer as an ideal for all the girls. CM Yogi Adityanath appreciated the hard -work she has made and the high perseverance she has maintained throughout her preparation. 

On the other side, Shoyeb Aftab has also created a history with a full score of 720/720 and All India Rank of 1. He is the first-ever candidate to score 100% in NEET examination. From Odisha state also, he is the first student to Top NEET. With this high score, he hopes to get admission in AIIMS New Delhi. 

NEET 2020 comprises a sum of 180 MCQ type questions for a maximum of 720 marks. Qualified candidates who have scored at least or more than NEET 2020 cut-off are considered eligible to participate in the counselling process of NEET 2020. This implies that the candidates with scores more than NTA NEET 2020 cut-off will be eligible for enrollment to state-quota seats India quota (AIQ) seats through NEET 2020 counselling. The NEET 2020 cutoff for students who belong to General Category is 147. The highest number of students who have qualified NEET 2020 are from Uttar Pradesh followed by Maharashtra.

 

KPPGCA Releases KMAT 2020 Admit Card
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KPPGCA Releases KMAT 2020 Admit Card

KPPGCA Releases KMAT 2020 Admit Card

Karnataka Private Post Graduate Colleges Association, KPPGCA has released the admit card for KMAT 2020 for the eligible candidates who applied for the examination by filling the application form and paying the prescribed application fee. The admit card has been released via online mode on the official website of KPPGCA on 27th October 2020. 

Successful candidates need to download their admit card from the official website i.e. kmatindia.com. using their login credentials.

Karnataka Management Aptitude Test (KMAT) 2020 is an entrance examination that will be conducted by KPPGCA (Karnataka Private Post Graduate Colleges Association) to offer enrollment to the qualified candidates in 189+ AICTE or University accredited Management Schools established in Bangalore and Karnataka. This year, the examination will be conducted on 29th October 2020 for admission to management institutes in the state. 

The exam will take place via online mode, keeping in mind all the precautionary measures amid COVID-19. All the participants must carry along their KMAT Admit Card otherwise the entry to the exam hall is prohibited. Check below the simple steps to download the KMAT 2020 Admit Card. 

Step 1: Go to the official website i.e. kmatindia.com.

Step 2: Click on the link that reads KMAT Admit Card 2020.

Step 3: Enter the details asked on the page and download the KMAT 2020 admit card.

Step 4: Save a copy of KMAT Admit Card 2020 for future reference.

KMAT 2020: Official notice

According to the latest official notification on the website, Karnataka Management Aptitude Test (KMAT) 2020 will be conducted throughout the country and in more than 10 cities in Karnataka and Karnataka. Anyone from any part of India or world is allowed to apply for the examination.


 

 

 

230 Additional Seats For MBBS In Four Medical Colleges In Rajasthan
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230 Additional Seats For MBBS In Four Medical Colleges In Rajasthan

230 Additional Seats For MBBS In Four Medical Colleges In Rajasthan

According to an official statement by Raghu Sharma, Rajasthan Health Minister, approval for the additional seats in MBBS in Rajasthan has been granted. 230 additional seats have been green signalled for the MBBS programmes at four medical schools in the state. 50 additional seats will be given to the medical schools in Udaipur and Ajmer. As far as Barmer Medical College is concerned, there will be an increment of 30 seats this year. 

In comparison to last year when there was a total increment of 550 seats, seats added this year are lower. However, if taken together, the total addition in MBBS seats in the last two years reaches 880 in Rajasthan, thereby making a sum of 2830 total MBBS seats in Rajasthan, today. 

The initiation of Srikalyan Government Medical College, Sikar has also received approval by the National Medical Science Commission. The Srikalyan Government Medical College, Sikar will be started in the session 2020-21. 

Sikar is a native district and approval of a medical college in Sikar was great news for Govind Singh Dotasara, Congress State President, who expressed extreme joy through a tweet over the approval.

"The much-awaited Sikar Medical College has received the approval of the National Medical Science Commission. It is a result of the strong will power of the Congress government of the state that the Sikar people have got their right, their medical college," a tweet by Mr Dotasara.

NEET 2020 Counselling: To Start from Tomorrow, Make Sure To Register
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NEET 2020 Counselling: To Start from Tomorrow, Make Sure To Register

The news highlights the commencement of first round of NEET 2020 Counselling from Tomorrow

The first round of the NEET 2020 Counselling will start from 27th of October 2020 by the Medical Counselling Committee (MCC). The first round of seat allotment under this process will commence from tomorrow. The counselling process will be conducted only for those candidates who have qualified the NEET 2020 exam. Unqualified aspirants will not be able to take part in the same. However, the registration is mandatory for the eligible candidates to participate in the counselling. 

Registration for the first round of seat allotment needs to be done on the official website of MCC - mcc.nic.in. and will remain open till 2nd November 2020 before 5 pm. It must be noted that registration must be done before the deadlines otherwise the participation in the seat allotment process is prohibited. 

NEET 2020 registration process seeks the names of the courses and colleges preferred by the candidates that means the candidates will have to fill in their choices about the college and the course during the registration process. However, the candidates will be allowed to fill in their preference within a specific course of time i.e. from 28th October 2020 to 2nd November 2020, after that the preferences will be frozen. 

Followed by the 2nd round of seat allotment, details about which will be notified very soon, the 1st round will be conducted on 3rd and 4th November and the results of the same will be declared on 5th November 2020. Here is the process to register for the counselling process of NEET 2020:

NEET counselling 2020: Online registration process

Step 1: Go to the official website of MCC i.e. mcc.nic.in.

Step 2: Find and click on the ‘UG Medical Counselling’ link available on the homepage.

Step 3: Click on ‘New Registration’.

Step 4: Save your new login ID and password that will appear on the screen.

Step 5: Click on ‘Candidate Login’ and enter your new login credentials.

Step 6: Enter all the details asked.

Step 7: You will get a registration slip after filling all the details. 

Step 8: Make a payment of the registration fee. 

The registration fee needs to be paid before the deadline and the due date for the payment of the registration fee for NEET 2020 Counselling's first round is 2nd November 2020.