CLAT 2018: Supreme Court asks students to complain to panel set up by NUALS

Hindustan Times

The Supreme Court on Friday said that students, who had appeared in the May 13 Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) and complained about several glitches, could make their representation online to a two-member panel set up by the National University of Advanced Legal Studies (NUALS) till 7 pm of May 27. A bench comprising Justices A M Khanwilkar and Indu Malhotra was informed by the counsel appearing for the NUALS that they have constituted a two-member committee, to be headed by retired Kerala high court judge Justice M R Hariharan Nair, which would look into complaints received by students who had appeared in the exam. The apex court said students can make their representation online till 7 pm of May 27 to the panel which after due analysis of complaints would take appropriate decision on a case-to-case basis. The bench which was informed by the NUALS that results of the Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) 2018 examination will be declared on May 31, directed that status report of the complaints and redressal be placed before it on May 30.The bench said the representation by students would be sent on a dedicated email id which would be set up by the NUALS within two hours today. The court was hearing the pleas filed by six candidates who appeared for the CLAT, seeking a direction to quash the examination and hold it afresh.