Supreme Court allows declaration of CLAT 2018 results

Supreme Court of India
Supreme Court of India, File Photo

New Delhi, May 30: The Supreme Court on Wednesday refused to stay the announcement of results for Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) 2018.

Permitting the Kochi-based National University of Advanced Legal Studies to go ahead with the declaration of results scheduled for May 31, a bench of Justice L. Nageswara Rao and Justice Mohan M. Shantanagoudar allowed the GRC headed by Justice M.R. Hariharan Nair to take up the complaints on the conduct of the exam by the candidates who took the common entrance test for admission to national law universities, news agency IANS reported.

The court has granted GRC time till June 6 to look into the complaints and hand over its report in this regard.

The report of the GRC, which has Professor Santosh Kumar as its other member, that was submitted to the apex court in a sealed cover, said that it has gone into the complaints of 167 examinees out of 251 complaints that were received till May 23.

The committee had urged the court to grant it more time to complete scrutiny of the complaints which it has received beyond 251 and another 25 who had moved the top court and the high courts seeking the annulling of the exams.


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