In a notification issued on Monday, the Consortium of National Law Universities has informed the applicants appearing for CLAT 2021 examination that since the Pandemic situation is currently being monitored, it shall take the stock of the situation in the first week of May and will decide a date thereafter.
The notification issued by the Convenor of Clat 2021 read thus:
"All applicants of CLAT-2021 are hereby informed that Consortium of National Law Universities is monitoring the COVID- 19 Pandemic situation and will take the stock of the situation in the first week of May 2021 regarding the date of test. Notification will be issued on the website of Consortium subsequently. The applicants are advised not to panic at this stage as the Consortium shall be taking appropriate steps as time and situation demand and shall keep the applicants updated accordingly."
In view of this, the candidates are advised to keep checking the website for regular updates by the Consortium on the conduct of examination.
The Consortium had vide notification dated 25th March extended the last day for submitting online applications for the CLAT 2021 examination to April 30 2021.
The last date for submission of online applications was earlier announced to be March 31, 2021.
The CLAT examination, initially scheduled to be conducted on May 9 was postponed to June 13 vide notification dated January 6.
According to the notification, those students who secured 45% marks or higher in their 10+2 exams will be eligible to appear for CLAT 2021. The cut-off is 40% for Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe candidates.
The application fee for the exam is Rs. 4,000 (Rs. 3,500 for SC/ST candidates).