Tribune News Service
New Delhi, September 21
The Supreme Court on Monday quashed the National Law Admission Test (NLAT-2020), carried out by National Law School of India University (NLSIU), Bengaluru, on September 12 for admission to its regulation programs. The courtroom mentioned: “All national law universities have to conduct themselves in a manner which fulfils the cause of education and maintain the trust reposed on them.”
A Bench, headed by Justice Ashok Bhushan, directed the NLSIU to confess college students to regulation programs as per the Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) to be held on September 28.
The Bench, which had allowed the college to carry NLAT, however restrained it from declaring outcomes, mentioned CLAT outcomes ought to be declared on the earliest to allow regulation universities to start the admission course of as quickly as potential and begin the course by mid-October. The order got here on petitions filed by former NLSIU Vice Chancellor Prof R Venkata Rao and a few college students and their dad and mom, difficult the college’s resolution to have its personal entrance take a look at. The petitioners had contended the choice to go for a separate take a look at will make NLSIU an “island of exclusion” from an “island of excellence”.