The CLAT Consortium in a meeting on March 18, 2019, has rescheduled the CLAT 2019 exam to May 26, 2019, to avoid clash with Lok Sabha elections.
Earlier, the exam was scheduled to be held on May 12, 2019, however, due to coinciding with the Phase 6 of the Lok Sabha elections, the CLAT Consortium changed the schedule of the exam to May 26 from 3 pm to 5 pm.
In addition to postponing the CLAT 2019 exam, the CLAT Consortium has also decided to extend the application deadline for the Law Entrance Exam by two weeks. Now the last date for submitting applications is April 15, 2019, which was earlier March 31, 2019. This year, the exam will be conducted offline, the decision in this view was taken at the 4th meeting of the Consortium of National Law Universities, which was held on October 17, 2018, at the National Law School of India University (NLSIU), Bangalore under the Chairmanship of Prof. Faizan Mustafa, Vice-Chancellor, NALSAR, Hyderabad and the President of the Consortium.