[NTPC law officer selection] Competence not fiefdom of NLU grads: Kerala High Court strikes down need for CLAT clearance

"There is no logical basis for the assumption that professionalism and competence is the fiefdom of only those passing from elite institutions," the Court said.
 Kerala high court and Justice VG Arun
Kerala high court and Justice VG Arun

The Kerala High Court recently held that the need for applicants to compulsorily clear the Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) to be eligible for the post of Assistant Law Officer at National Thermal Power Corporation Limited (NTPC) is violative of Article 16 of the Constitution of India [Aishwarya Mohan v Union of India & Ors].

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