Team  SoOLEGAL

Delhi High Court allows Delhi University to rely on CLAT 2022 score for admission to 5-year law course this year

Team SoOLEGAL 20 Sep 2023 12:03pm

Delhi High Court allows Delhi University to rely on CLAT 2022 score for admission to 5-year law course this year

New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Monday allowed the University of Delhi (DU) to use the Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) 2022 score to admit students to its newly introduced five-year LLB course this year.

A division bench of Chief Justice Satish Chandra Sharma and Justice Sanjeev Narula issued the order after noting that classes for other courses had already begun and that the matter before the Court required extensive hearing and consideration.

The Court was hearing a public interest litigation (PIL) petition filed by law student Prince Singh seeking that Common University Entrance Test (CUET) scores be taken into account for admission to the course instead of CLAT scores.

Senior Advocate Pinky Anand appeared for DU and claimed that the CUET prospectus did not include the 5-year course, despite the fact that the Bar Council of India (BCI) had granted DU approval to offer a 5-year LLB degree.

At the same time, the Central Government and the University Grants Commission (UGC) informed the Court that CUET is required for admission to general degree courses under the National Education Policy and the UGC's 566th meeting.

Additional Solicitor General Chetan Sharma, representing the Central government, claimed that the Central universities have the liberty to rely on exams such as CLAT, NEET, and others in order to grant admission to professional courses such as law, medicine, and management.

The Court observed that the main issue before the Court was whether admissions to Central universities could be granted solely on the basis of CUET or could also be based on other exams.

The Court appointed Senior Advocate Arun Bhardwaj as Amicus Curiae and directed the Court's registry to send him all case files.

The matter was then scheduled for further consideration on November 23.

Particularly, the Court had previously questioned the opposing stands on the issue taken by the Central Government and the UGC. While the Centre maintained that CUET is not required, the UGC contended otherwise.

During the previous hearing, the Court asked the UGC Chairman to state its view unequivocally.

 

The UGC Chairman then responded, stating that CUET is not required for all courses and that universities can consider marks in exams such as CLAT and NEET for admission to professional courses.



Tagged: Delhi High Court   Delhi University  
Did you find this write up useful? YES 0 NO 0
Edwin Hiking   8 Apr 2024 5:41pm
Hello everyone. My name is Edwin Hiking. I want to publicly thank GEO COORDINATES HACKER for retrieving my stolen bitcoins. I never believed in bitcoin read more
Reply
Edwin Hiking   8 Apr 2024 5:33pm
Hello everyone. My name is Edwin Hiking. I want to publicly thank GEO COORDINATES HACKER for retrieving my stolen bitcoins. I never believed in bitcoin read more
Reply
JENKINS COOPER   19 Jan 2024 7:44am
MY PERSONAL EXPERIENCE ON LOST CRYPTO RECOVERY! I read so many stories about bitcoin loss to scams. I will like to start by saying the agencies responsible read more
Reply
leonard deric   19 Nov 2023 5:02am
I have finally recovered all the lost crypto which i made to some fake crypto trading company with the help of Jeff Silbert a financial recovery expert. read more
Reply
DANIEL RAY  6 Nov 2023 10:56pm
THE ONLY LEGITIMATE CRYPTO RECOVERY EXPERT….!!! Good day Audience, I want to use this great medium to announce this information to the public about Mr read more
Reply
Kylie Harvey   16 Oct 2023 9:20pm
GET RICH WITH BLANK ATM CARD, Whatsapp: +18033921735 I want to testify about Dark Web blank atm cards which can withdraw money from any atm machines around read more
Reply
JAMES AIYD   23 Sep 2023 1:15am
How it feels good to become the winner after feeling low for a long time all because of something you think you did right and of a truth it's right for read more
Reply
PAQUETA   23 Sep 2023 1:15am
For a while i felt i was too weak so they took advantage of me. They defravded me through a crypto trading platform, all my savings , i passed on mortgages read more
Reply
×

C2RMTo Know More

Something Awesome Is In The Work

0

DAYS

0

HOURS

0

MINUTES

0

SECONDS

Sign-up and we will notify you of our launch.
We’ll also give some discount for your effort :)

* We won’t use your email for spam, just to notify you of our launch.
×

SAARTHTo Know More

Launching Soon : SAARTH, your complete client, case, practise & document management SAAS application with direct client chat feature.

If you want to know more give us a Call at :+91 98109 29455 or Mail info@soolegal.com