Aakash Jain – Topper of CLAT 2015
The results for the Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) were declared on Tuesday with Aakash Jain of Madhya Pradesh emerging as a topper in the all-India entrance examination for entry into sixteen national law universities. The CLAT exam is held for admissions into under-graduate and post-graduate degree programs LLB and LLM.
The marks secured by Aakash Jain in the test are 141.25. Within the female category, Neha Ludha of Rajasthan has topped with 128.5 marks. She is ranked 9 in all-India.
Anant Khanna of Lucknow, who is ranked 6 in all-India, has topped in Uttar Pradesh in the undergraduate course. He states that, "It was a dream come true. I'm just delighted. I was expecting good marks but never thought I would top in the state."
In the ISC examination Anant Khanna secured 94% marks, the results for which were declared on Tuesday.
Ankit Raj Singh of UP topped in the country with a score of 123.25 in the postgraduate category.
Gurdeep Singh, vice-chancellor of the Dr Ram Manohar Lohiya National Law University, announcing the CLAT results on Tuesday evening said; "Among top the 2,000 candidates selected for the undergraduate course, 1,181 are men and 819 are female. There are 2,204 UG seats and 514 PG seats in 16 National Law Universities."
The top ranked among the scheduled caste candidates has secured 108 marks, the one from scheduled tribe secured 123 marks and the one from OBC secured 115.5 marks.
The selected candidates will be open to opt for the universities of their choice with their rank by 21st May. The authorities will process the applications and will disclose the first list on 31st May.
A steep jump in the number of candidates appearing in the CLAT exam this year as compared to the last year has been noted. In 2014, 29,268 applicants had appeared for the UG course and 2,024 applicants had appeared for PG course.