Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) 2015 results have been declared by Ram Manohar Lohia National Law University of Lucknow (RMLNLU) on Tuesday night. This exam is a gateway to many National Law Universities of India. On May 10 this test was conducted online and many had appeared for the test which was piloted by RMLNLU this year. Nearly 45,000.00 students had appeared for the test and the result was available on the official website of CLAT i.e clat.ac.in. For 200 marks Akash Jain scored 141.25 and topped the exam who was from Madhya Pradesh. Neha Ludha of Rajasthan became the female topper where she got 128.5 marks out of 200 marks. In undergraduate course Anant Khanna has topped who is from Uttar Pradesh. Many students have applied for CLAT 2015 admissions to get into under graduate or graduate course in it. First CLAT exam was done in the year 2008 now nearly 16 national law universities are participating in it.
In under graduate test paper had 200 multiple choice questions which had to be completed within 2 hours-time. It consisted of English, Current Affairs, General Knowledge, Numerical ability, Legal Aptitude and Logical Reasoning. Students who are aspiring to get into law appear to the CLAT exams every year now. Candidates can get the results online and download the same. For all students CLAT will be a gateway to the national law university and also help them get a job. RMLNLU that is conducting CLAT 2015 has signed an MOU with few public sector undertaking like Power Grid Corporation, Tehri Hydro Power Corporation Limited and Oil and Natural Gas Commission and they have told that all the meritorious students of LLM students will be getting job opportunities. Even National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) can also sign the MoU soon. Those who are selected to these companies can be asked to get specialised in petroleum studies. By signing MOUs the companies are trying to make CLAT as the base for recruiting the law students directly from the universities into the legal field for their respective firms. Earlier National Eligibility Test was started by Indian Oil Corporation for recruiting the students into their firms.
by Sushma Javare.