With the successful performance of the first-ever National Aptitude Test by IDIA (I-NAT) through which IDIA was able to successfully place 14 students from low-income background in various National Law Universities, IDIA is all set to conduct the second National Aptitude Test (I-NAT) on November 6, 2011 at 14 cities across the country, for underprivileged and financially weak students interested in appearing in the Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) 2012 and 2013.
Last April, IDIA had chosen 50 students, based on their performance in the first I-NAT, for free CLAT coaching and training by IMS, a pioneer coaching institute for CLAT. Out of these 50 students, 11 were able to make it to various NLUs with one student making it to NLSIU, Bangalore with an All India Rank of 45 in the General category. Karthika Annamalai, another IDIA scholar and a Quarry worker’s daughter has made it to NLIU, Bhopal.
Every year, Increasing Diversity by Increasing Access to Legal Education (IDIA) as part of its vision of bringing diversity in law colleges, plans on choosing a few deserving, underprivileged and financially weak students, interested in making a career in Law, for free training and coaching for CLAT.
The IDIA National Aptitude Test is expected to be more widespread and bigger this time, with around 19 centres across the country and estimated registrations of more than 1500 students. The cities where the test would be conducted are
The test will be on 6th November 2011 from 10 am to 11 am ( 60 Minutes) and the questions will be related to basic General Knowledge, Logic and basic English.
All students whose combined income of parents is less than Rs. 40,000 a month are eligible to apply.
Interested students may apply for registration here: firstname.lastname@example.org or call any of the following IDIA volunteers:
Bharat Itagi : +919845442956
Anukanksha Kalkeri: +919845442924
Pranusha Kulkarni: +919164197317
All candidates will be required to send a scanned copy of their parent’s income certificate to the above email ID for confirmation of their registration
The seats are very limited and are on a first come first serve basis. Everyone is requested to immediately make the registrations. All selected INAT Scholars will be given completely free coaching by IMS and there will not be any payment for the same.
Also, Please spread the word around and aware as many students you can who fit the category and eligibility for I NAT.