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Organisation : Chanakya National Law University, Patna
Entrance Exam : CLAT-2017 Common Law Admission Test
Date of Examination : 14-05-2017
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Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) is a non-statutory body created under a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the convenience of the students seeking admission to various National Law Universities in the country.
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An entrance test is conducted to provide a list of candidates on the basis of ‘merit-cum-preference’ to each University for admission to their Under-Graduate (UG)/ Post-Graduate (PG) programmes, as per the eligibility, reservation and other criteria laid down under the respective statutes of the participating Universities.
The Common Law Admission Test (CLAT), is an all India common entrance examination, conducted on rotational basis by 18 National Law Universities (NLUs) for admissions to their UG and PG degree programmes.
Admission Procedure :
The admission to UG and PG programme in participating universities under CLAT-2017 shall be completed through online centralised counselling conducted by CLAT Office. The basis of allotment of seats shall be ‘merit-cum-preference.’
That is, CLAT Rank and order of preference given by the candidate in the CLAT application form. Online counselling shall start after the declaration of CLAT-2017 results. The entire procedure shall be completed as per the CLAT calendar which is available on CLAT website.
The stepwise procedure for admission which shall be adopted by CLAT Office after declaration of result for admission is as follows:
STEP 1 :
Publication of first indicative list based on merit cum preference
The University-wise First Indicative List based on merit-cum-preference will be published on CLAT website.
STEP 2 :
Payment of counselling fee and exercising of option by provisionally selected candidates:
** A specified number of candidates from various categories will be allowed to participate in the counselling process against actual number of seats available with participating NLUs.
** The provisionally selected candidates must deposit the requisite counselling fee of Rs. 50,000/- with CLAT-2017 Office.
** The adjustable counselling fee of Rs. 50,000/- deposited with the CLAT office will be transferred to the respective participating NLUs where the candidate has finally taken admission after the completion of the entire admission process.
** The candidates failing to deposit the requisite counselling fee through the CLAT website by the specified date will lose their right to be considered for admission under CLAT-2017 and their names will be dropped from the CLAT-2017 merit list.
** The candidates have to reserve their seats after paying the counselling fee by the above said procedure prescribed in counselling guidelines given on the CLAT-2017 website.
STEP 3 :
Publication of second list having the names of finalized candidates after payment of counselling fee and additional waitlisted candidates
** The CLAT office shall publish a second list of candidates who have paid their counselling fee and reserved their seats in the participating NLUs.
** A list of waitlisted candidates will also be released in the second list who are provisionally selected against dropped out candidates, if any.
** The additional candidates are also required to pay the requisite counselling fee of Rs. 50,000/- and reserve their seats within the prescribed time period as per the CLAT-2017 calendar.
STEP 4 :
Publication of third list allotting seats to candidates
** The CLAT office shall publish a comprehensive third allotment list of candidates who have paid their counselling fee and reserved their seats in the participating NLUs.
** The comprehensive list shall include the names of the candidates who have paid the counselling fee against the first and second indicative lists.
** A list of waitlisted candidates will also be released along with the third allotment list who are provisionally selected against the dropped out candidates
** These waitlisted candidates are also required to pay the requisite counselling fee and reserve their seats within the prescribed time period as per the CLAT-2017 calendar.
STEP 5 :
Publication of fourth list allotting seats to candidates
** The provisionally selected candidates can withdraw from the admission process within stipulated time as per the CLAT-2017 calendar. Nominal fee of Rs. 10,000/- will be deducted from the deposited counselling fee.
** Any withdrawal after the stipulated period will result in forfeiture of entire amount of counselling fee.
** The CLAT office shall publish a comprehensive fourth allotment list of candidates who have paid their counselling fee and reserved their seats in the participating NLUs.
** The comprehensive list shall include the names of the candidates who have paid the counselling fee against the first, second and third indicative lists.
** The candidates whose names appear in the fourth list and who have not deposited the counselling fee of Rs. 50,000/- are required to pay full fee to the allotted NLUs at the time of admission.
Important Date :
1 Date of Issue of Admission Notification 25th December, 2016 (Sunday)
2 Starting date for submission of online application form along with order of preferences for NLUs 1st January, 2017 (Sunday)
3 Last date for submission of filled-in online application form along with order of preferences for NLUs 31st March, 2017 (Friday) till 11:59 pm
4 Download of Admit Cards/Hall Tickets begins 20th April, 2017 (Thursday)
5 Date of CLAT – 2017 online examination 14th May, 2017 (Sunday) from 03:00 pm to 05:00 pm
6 a. Date of uploading the Answer Key 16th May, 2017 (Tuesday)
b. Representation, if any, relating to exam, questions or key 17th May – 19th May, 2017 (Wednesday – Friday)
c. Date for uploading the amended answer key (if required) 25th May, 2017 (Thursday)
7 Declaration of results, i.e., issue of Merit List (Category-wise) 29th May, 2017 (Monday)
8 Publication of first indicative seat allocation list based on merit-cum-preference 5th June, 2017 (Monday)