Tribune News Service
New Delhi, September 11
The Supreme Court in the present day allowed the National Law School of India University (NLSIU), Bengaluru, to carry its separate entrance examination — NLAT-2020 — on Saturday, however restrained it from declaring outcomes and admitting college students till the matter was lastly determined.
“It’s an important matter. It’s a matter which needs to be decided,” a Bench headed by Justice Ashok Bhushan mentioned.
The court docket is seized of a petition filed by former NLSIU Vice-Chancellor Prof R Venkata Rao and a mum or dad of a regulation aspirant difficult the college’s resolution to stroll out of the Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) and to go for a separate entrance take a look at for admission to regulation programs.
Prof Rao contended that the choice to go for a separate National Law Aptitude Test (NLAT) would make NLSIU an “island of exclusion” from an “island of excellence”.
The Bench issued notices to NLSIU and its Vice-Chancellor Prof Sudhir Krishnaswamy asking them to reply in three days and posted the matter for additional listening to on September 16.
The interim order permitting NLAT-2020 was primarily on account of the truth that it was scheduled to be held on Saturday and there was not a lot time left. However, the court docket mentioned NLAT outcomes can’t be declared and no admissions can happen throughout pendency of the matter.