CLAT 2017 will be held on May 14 and the application for the same will begin from January 1, 2017. Maharashtra National Law University (MNLU) Nagpur is the latest addition to committee of common law admission test.
“We will conduct CLAT on May 14. This year onwards, MNLU Nagpur will also be the part of CLAT Committee,” CLAT Convenor Dr A Lakshminath told Careers360. With the addition of the NLU Nagpur, the total number of seats for CLAT 2017 will increase to 2352 for 2017 admission year, the CLAT convenor added.
The Convenor said that notification for the online test will be announced on December 25.
Chanakya National Law University (CNLU) Patna is conducting the online Common Law Admission Test.
CLAT Convenor Dr A Lakshminath also shared CLAT exam calendar along with the changes in admission policy. “CLAT 2017 applications will begin from January 1 as we will be conducting the exam on May 14 for which the results will be declared on May 25,” he said, adding, “This year the exam will be conducted for a total of 2352 seats as MNLU Nagpur is the 18th NLU to join CLAT committee.”
Important date of CLAT 2017
|1.||CLAT 2017 Notification||December 25, 2016|
|2.||CLAT 2017 Application window||January 1 – March 31, 2017|
|3.||CLAT 2017 online exam||May 14, 2017|
|4.||Result of CLAT 2017||May 25, 2017|
|5.||Counselling of CLAT 2017||May 29 – June 25, 2017|
Important – The age criteria for the CLAT have been revised for 2017 admission year. The age limit has now been fixed to 20 years. Last year, as per Allahabad Court’s order, the age bar was lifted for CLAT.
Modifications in CLAT 2017 admission policy
CLAT 2017 committee will have the following modifications in admission policy of CLAT. Find the new changes in CLAT 2017–
Change in eligibility criteria of CLAT 2017– The maximum age limit for CLAT 2017 has been fixed to 20 years for General and OBC categories’ candidates and 22 years that for SC, ST and other reserved categories.