Tuesday, October 27, 2020
Nagaland

Law Exam: NLSF seeks NSLSA intervention

Dimapur, October 1: The Nagaland Law Students Federation (NLSF) has sought immediate intervention of the member secretary, Nagaland State Legal Services Authority (NSLSA) for smooth conduct of the odd semester (offline) LL’B Examination.
In a press release, NLSF said the tentative examination for the LL’B 1st, 3rd and 5th semesters have been put on hold for six-seven months and now that the tentative examination (offline mode) has been released beginning from October 5 after an inexorable delay of months, it expressed apprehension and concern about the impact that would be brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic.
The NLSF said many students of the three law colleges in the state – Kohima Law College,
Mokokchung Law College and City Law College, Dimapur will face difficulties and challenges in numerous ways on their way to sit for the examination as outstation students from far-flung areas and certain students from the neighboring state may non availability of safe and public transport; closure of hostels and other accommodation challenges; students might be asked to quarantine; issues of student’s health and safety and other factors that could contribute to rising discontent of students, hindering to sit their examination smoothly, etc.
The NSLSF requested NSLSA to direct the respective District Legal Services Authority (DLSA) by issuing necessary steps or ordinance as the case may be in the interest and safety of law students. (Page News Service)

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