Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) 2014
Gujarat National Law University (GNLU) after assuming the convenership of CLAT 2014 held the first Core Committee meeting of CLAT-2014 comprising of Vice Chancellors/Directors of 14 National Law Universities across India on 22nd October, 2013.
The participating Universities are:
- NLSIU, Bangalore, Karnataka
- NALSAR, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh
- NLIU, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh
- WBNUJS, Kolkata, West Bengal
- NLU, Jodhpur, Rajasthan
- HNLU, Raipur, Chattisgarh
- RMLNLU, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh
- RGNUL, Patiala, Punjab
- CNLU, Patna, Bihar
- NUALS, Kochi, Kerala
- NLUO, Cuttack, Odisha
- NUSRL, Ranchi, Jharkhand
- NLUJA, Guwahati, Assam
The core committee deliberated on various issues related to the examination including Eligibility Criteria for the UG and PG courses, test centres, notification for application forms, important dates and pattern of question papers.
The scheduled date for CLAT 2014 examination is Sunday, 11th May, 2014.
There has been a significant growth among 10+2 pass out students to opt for admission at one of the national law universities. Approximately 31,000 students appeared in 2013 CLAT examination for about 1,600 seats in these NLUs. GNLU expects more than 35,000 students in 2014 CLAT.
One of the most important features of CLAT 2014 is the introduction of Centralized Online Counseling. It is believed that this scheme will save time, energy and efforts of thousands of students and parents and make the overall process more efficient and effective.
GNLU has already established CLAT 2014 website and it encourages suggestions and ideas from across the nation to further streamline the admission procedure within the CLAT framework.