NEW DELHI: The annual governing body meeting of the Consortium of National Law Universities (NLUs) has elected a new executive committee. It announced that the Maharashtra National Law University (MNLU) vice-chancellor Vijender Kumar will be the next president of the Consortium of NLUs for Common Law Admission Test (CLAT 2024).
Kumar will take over as Consortium of NLUs’ president from the outgoing president Poonam Saxena, who also holds the position of vice-chancellor at Jodhpur NLU. The annual governing body meeting was held on January 31, 2023 at Diu under the chairmanship of Poonam Saxena. “At the meeting, the Governing Body elected a new Executive Committee for the Consortium of NLUs, with Vijender Kumar, Vice-Chancellor, Maharashtra National Law University, Nagpur taking over as President from the Outgoing President Poonam Saxena,” the official statement read.
VC Vivekanandan, vice-chancellor of Hidayatullah National Law University, Raipur was elected vice-president. During CLAT 2023, Vijender Kuma held the vice-president post. Shanthakumar, director, Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar was elected Convenor, CLAT 2024, it said. CLAT 2024 is a national level entrance exam for admissions to undergraduate (UG) and postgraduate (PG) law programmes offered by 22 National Law Universities in India. The Consortium of National Law Universities was established on 19th August, 2017 to facilitate better coordination amongst National Law Schools to achieve highest standards of legal education in the country.
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