September 29, 2020

Results cheer for aspiring lawyers

Patna: The results of the Common Law Admission Test (CLAT), 2018, were declared on Thursday for admission to 19 prestigious national law universities across the state.

Aman Garg, a student from Jaipur, was declared the topper in the under-graduation level for admission in the five-year integrated LLB course, while Patna boy Amritesh Anand secured All India Rank 92 and is the state topper.

Anand who has got 135 marks is likely to get admission at the National Academy of Legal Studies and Research (Nalsar), Hyderabad.

Amritesh, a Class XII pass-out in 2017, was preparing for the examination for the past one year. Amritesh told The Telegraph: “I got the inspiration to pursue legal studies from my sister who is currently pursuing LLB from Nalsar.” Amritesh, son of contractor Jitendra Singh has done his Class XII studies from Scholar Abode in Patna.

Saurabh Kumar Sharma with 131.75 marks is in second rank in the state while Saloni with 128.5 marks has claimed third place in the state. Saloni, a student of St Michael’s High School, Patna, has secured a rank of 172. Saloni has also secured an all India rankof 25 in the National Law University, Delhi, and is more willing to join the Delhi institution.

Saloni’s father Shiv said: “Based on the available rank my daughter can get admission to West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences, Calcutta, but I would prefer her admission to National Law University, Delhi,.”

On Wednesday, the Supreme Court gave its consent for declaring results after some students had approached it with a plea alleging that there were technical and other glitches during the online test conducted on May 13.

Courtesy: The Telegraph

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