The Common Law Admission Test – CLAT, is the most popular law entrance exams 2021 in India, through which students get admissions into prestigious National Law Universities (NLUs). Thousands of students appear for CLAT and dream of becoming successful lawyers in India. 

But much similar to the previous year, the second wave of COVID-19 has affected many entrance and competitive exams. In this current scenario, all major central and state boards, including CBSE and ICSE, have postponed the Class 12th exams. And similarly, some entrance exams are likely to be postponed due to this tough pandemic situation in the country. So, it is important for the aspiring law students to be aware of the updated exam dates and new dates that are to be announced. In this article, you will give you the details about the law entrance exams – CLAT, MH CET law, AILET, SLAT and more. Read further information and stay tuned for more updates on the law entrance exams. 

Law Entrance Exams 2021: Revised Dates

Name of examDatePostponement status
Common Law Admission Test (CLAT)June 13, 2021To be decided in first week of May 2021
Symbiosis Law Aptitude Test (SLAT)June 27, 2021Not announced
All India Law Entrance Test (AILET)June 20, 2021Not announced
MH CET law To be notified soonNot announced
TS LAWCET 2021August 23, 2021Not announced

CLAT 2021 Postponed

The NLU consortium on 19th April announced that the exam date for CLAT 2021 will be decided in the first week of May. As per the current status, the CLAT 2021 stands postponed. The exam date will be announced after reviewing the COVID-19 situation in the country. The consortium says candidates are advised not to panic in this situation, and the decision regarding the exam will be updated on the website. 

Will SLAT 2021 be postponed?

SLAT 2021 is scheduled to be held on June 27. As per the current status, no official statement is declared on the postponement of the exam. But observing the current situation in the country, the Covid cases are increasing with each passing day. As soon as the situation improves, the Class 12th boards exams are lined up first. So, in that situation, the exam may be shifted to July or August. 

The last day to fill SLAT 2021 form is June 04. The eligible candidates can fill the form through online mode. 

Will AILET 2021 be Postponed?

NLU Delhi has not yet announced anything regarding the postponement of the exam. But AILET 2021 is likely to be postponed looking at the current situation of the country. The AILET exam is scheduled to be held on June 20. But the postponement of the CBSE Board exams will affect the exam date. Also, considering the rising cases in the country, AILET is likely to be postponed. The eligible candidates can fill the application form by May 20, 2021.

Will MH CET Law 2021 be Postponed?

Even though there’s no official statement announced by any institute regarding the postponement of the exams, but, considering the country’s situation, the exams are likely to be postponed. 

Earlier this year, the State CET Cell Maharashtra announced that MH CET exam will be delayed this year because of the delay in the previous session. 

As per the current status, the exam authorities are shortlisting the test conducting agency, and once it is finalized, the application form will be released at the official MHCET website. Students can expect the application form to be released sometime in the first week of May.

The second wave of COVID-19 is seemingly bigger than the previous one. And that’s why there’s so much uncertainty regarding the law entrance exam dates. In this situation, it is advised to focus on the preparation and not panic. Think on the positive side that you have more time to revise and prepare with the CLAT 2021 mock test. Take this as an opportunity to boost your chances of securing seats in the desired law colleges.

All the Best!

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