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CLAT Exam Centers List 2023

Author : Palak Khanna

August 29, 2022

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The consortium of NLUs will administer the CLAT 2023 exam at the test centers. However, the number of test centers may vary based on the number of applications received at each center.

The CLAT exam was conducted at 147 test centers across 82 cities in the previous edition.

While filling out the application form, you have the option of selecting up to three exam centers.

You should exercise extreme caution while selecting an exam center, as you will not be able to change your decision once the registration window is closed. This year there is a change of address in 2 centres which will be further discussed in this article as follows. 

Read on to learn more about CLAT Exam Centers 2023 and crucial documents to bring to the exam hall.

Download FREE Study Material for CLAT Exam by LegalEdge

CLAT 2023 Exam Centers

The Consortium of NLUs previously added 18 additional centers to the list of CLAT Exam centers. The exam center is allotted as per your preferences in the registration form.

Check out the table below to know CLAT Exam Centers List 2023.

Allahabad Aurangabad Varanasi
Agra Ahmedabad Thane
Vishakapatnam Amritsar Vijayawada
Barasat Barrackpore Thiruvananthapuram
Bengaluru Bhopal Trichy
Bhubaneswar Bilaspur Srinagar
Chandigarh Calicut Sonepat
Chennai Coimbatore Shillong
Dehradun Durg Siliguri
Ernakulam Faridabad Shimla
Gangtok Gorakhpur Ranchi
Gandhinagar Ghaziabad Raipur
Gurugram Guwahati Pune
Greater Noida Haldwani Patna
Hisar Hyderabad Patiala
Indore Imphal Noida
Jabalpur Jalandhar New Delhi
Jaipur Jammu Navi Mumbai
Jodhpur Jamshedpur Nagpur
Kanpur Kota Mysore
Kolkata Kurukshetra Mumbai
Lucknow Madurai Muzaffarpur
Mohali Hooghly Amrawati (Maharashtra)
Hubli / Dharwad Puducherry Rajahmundry
Salem Kanyakumari Surat
Chittor/Tirupathi Cuttack Kottayam
Kurnool Tirunelveli Vadodara
Vellore Mangalore Meerut
Gwalior - -

These are the CLAT exam centers in India. 

Check: How to Prepare for CLAT 2023?

State-wise CLAT Exam Centers List 2023

As said above, the CLAT Entrance Exam is conducted in more than 80 cities across the nation. Check out the table below to know the state-wise list of CLAT Exam Centers. CLAT exam centers list 2023 pdf will be found on the official website. 

Exam Centre States Exam Centre Cities
Andhra Pradesh Anantapur, Chirala, Eluru, Guntur, Kadapa, Kakinada, Kurnool, Nellore, Ongole, Rajahmundary, Srikakulam, Tekkali, Tirupathi, Vijayawada, Visakhapatnam, Vizianagaram
Arunachal Pradesh Itanagar / Naharlagun
Assam Guwahati, Dibrugarh, Jorhat, Silchar, Tezpur
Bihar Muzaffarpur, Patna, Arrah, Bhagalpur, Darbhanga, Purnea
Chattisgarh Bilaspur, Raipur, Chandigarh, Bhilai Nagar, Durg
Delhi New Delhi
Goa Panaji / Madgoan
Gujrat Ahmedabad, Gandhinagar, Anand, Bhavnagar, Himatnagar, Jamnagar, Mehsana, Rajkot, Surat, Vadodara
Haryana Faridabad, Gurugram, Ambala, Hisar, Karnal, Kurukshetra, Panipat, Rohtak, Sonipat, Yamuna Nagar
Himachal Pradesh Bilaspur, Hamirpur, Kangra, Kullu, Mandi, Shimla, Una
J&K Jammu, Srinagar, Samba
Jharkhand Jamshedpur, Ranchi, Bokaro Steel City, Dhanbad, Hazaribagh, 
Karnataka Ballari(Bellary), Belagavi(Belgaum), Bengaluru, Bidar, Davanagere, Dharwad / Hubli, Kalaburagi (Gulbarga), Hassan, Mangaluru(Mangalore), Mysuru(Mysore), Shivamogga(Shimoga), Tumakuru(Tumkur), Udupi, Vijayapura(Bijapur)
Kerala Alapuzzha, ErnakulamIdukki, Kannur, Kasaragod, Kollam, Kottayam, Kozhikode, Malappuram, Palakkad, Thiruvananthapuram, Thrissur
Madhya Pradesh Bhopal, Indore, Gwalior, Jabalpur, Sagar, Satna, Ujjain
Maharashtra Akola, Amravati, Aurangabad (Maharashtra), Chandrapur, Dhule, Jalgaon, Kolhapur, Latur, Mumbai/Navi Mumbai, Nagpur, Nanded, Nashik, Pune, Raigad, Ratnagiri, Sangli, Satara, Solapur, Thane, Wardha
Manipur Imphal
Meghalaya Shillong
Mizoram Aizwal
Nagaland Kohima
Odisha Balasore, Berhampur-ganjam, Bhubaneswar,  Cuttack , Dhenkanal , Rourkela , Sambalpur
Punjab Amritsar, Bhatinda, Jalandhar, Ludhiana, Mohali, Patiala, Sangrur
Rajasthan Alwar, Bikaner, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Kota, Sikar, Sriganganagar, Udaipur
Sikkim Gangtok
Tamil Nadu Coimbatore, Madurai, Salem, Erode, Thanjavur, Nagercoil, Tirunelveli, Tiruchirappalli, Vellore, Namakkal
Telangana Khammam, Karimnagar, Warangal, Nizamabad, Mahabubnagar
Tripura Agartala
Uttar Pradesh Greater Noida, Meerut, Noida, Agra, Aligarh, Bareilly, Gorakhpur, Jhansi, Kanpur, Lucknow, Mathura, Moradabad, Muzaffarnagar, Prayagraj, Varanasi, Allahabad, Ghaziabad
Uttarakhand Dehradun, Haldwani, Haridwar, Roorkee
West Bengal  Asansol, Burdwan(Bardhaman), Siliguri, Hooghly, Barasat, Howrah, Barrackpore, Kalyani, Kolkata

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CLAT Exam Centers List 2023 Address Changes

Note the changes in the address from the previous years. 

Previous address Current Address
Name: University of Engineering & Management Address: Ashram building campus GN34/2, Ashram Building, Opposite to Nalban Saltlake Electronics Complex, Street Number 27, next to Cognizant Technology Solutions Private Ltd, Sector V, Bidhannagar, Kolkata, West Bengal 700091 Name: Institute of Engineering and Management Address: Ashram building campus GN34/2, Ashram Building, Opposite to Nalban Saltlake Electronics Complex, Street Number 27, next to Cognizant Technology Solutions Private Ltd, Sector V, Bidhannagar, Kolkata, West Bengal 700091
Name: IES College of Technology ; Address: IES University campus, Ratibad Main Road, Bhopal-462044 Name: IES Public School ; Address: IES University campus, Ratibad Main Road, Bhopal-462044

How to Choose CLAT Exam Centers 2023?

You can follow the instructions below to select the exam centers while filling out the CLAT Application Form 2023.

  • While registering on the official website, click on the "Apply" button.
  • Go to the CLAT application dashboard and click on the "preferences" tab.
  • You have to select three exam centers in the order of preference as per your choice.
  • Click on the "save & continue" button and submit the application form.

Documents to be carried to CLAT Exam Center 2023

You must carry any of the following photo ID proofs for identity verification, along with the CLAT Admit Card 2023, to the exam hall.

  • PAN Card
  • Passport
  • Photo identity proof issued by a People’s Representative on official letterhead along with a photograph
  • Photo identity proof issued by a Gazetted Officer on official letterhead along with a photograph
  • Driving License
  • Voter’s ID Card
  • Valid recent Identity Card issued by a recognized College/ University
  • Bank Passbook with a photograph
  • Aadhar card with a photograph/ Employee ID/ Bar Council Identity Card

Check: CLAT Study Plan 2023

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CLAT Exam Center Instructions 2023

There are certain CLAT Exam Day Instructions set by the Consortium of National Law Universities (CNLU) that everyone must follow on the exam day. Any violation of these rules mentioned below might result in disqualification. 

  • Carry all the documents along with the admit card to the CLAT Exam City without fail.
  • Ensure that you do not carry any unrequired objects to the test center, such as paper chits or electronic devices like mobile phones, Bluetooth, earphones, pager, health band, etc.
  • Reach the respective CLAT exam center at least one hour before the commencement of the exam.
  • You shall not be permitted to enter the exam hall after reporting time. 
  • You will be disqualified from the exam if found either copying or receiving or giving assistance to others.
  • Avoid talking inside the exam hall.
  • Ensure to write your roll number on the top of the rough sheet and dump the same in the drop-box before leaving the examination room.

Frequently Asked Questions

No, the exam center authorities only need the admit card for verification of the applicant, and they will return it to the candidates once verification is complete.
Candidates must have prior information about the exam center such as its location, to avoid any delay. In case of any queries or difficulties regarding the CLAT exam, candidates are advised to contact the helpline numbers of the consortium.
You must carry the admit card of CLAT 2020 along with a valid identity proof (Aadhar Card/ Voter Id card/ Driving License/ Passport, etc.) to their respective examination centers.

In such cases of computer system failure or any other related problems, the candidates should intimate the examination invigilator. However, there will be enough buffer systems available at the examination system to take care of such problems. Moreover, the time lost in changing of systems will be duly counted and compensated as every second will be recorded by the examination server.

Yes, examination centers will be providing the rough sheets for calculations. However, no electronic devices will be allowed in the CLAT examination centers.

No. You should show a soft copy of the admit card at the CLAT exam center. However, candidates are not allowed to carry their mobile phones inside the exam center.


No. The admit card is required only for candidate verification during the exam. Invigilators will return the CLAT 2020 Admit card after the completion of verification.
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CLAT Exam Centers List 2023

Author : Palak Khanna

Updated On : August 29, 2022

SHARE

The consortium of NLUs will administer the CLAT 2023 exam at the test centers. However, the number of test centers may vary based on the number of applications received at each center.

The CLAT exam was conducted at 147 test centers across 82 cities in the previous edition.

While filling out the application form, you have the option of selecting up to three exam centers.

You should exercise extreme caution while selecting an exam center, as you will not be able to change your decision once the registration window is closed. This year there is a change of address in 2 centres which will be further discussed in this article as follows. 

Read on to learn more about CLAT Exam Centers 2023 and crucial documents to bring to the exam hall.

Download FREE Study Material for CLAT Exam by LegalEdge

CLAT 2023 Exam Centers

The Consortium of NLUs previously added 18 additional centers to the list of CLAT Exam centers. The exam center is allotted as per your preferences in the registration form.

Check out the table below to know CLAT Exam Centers List 2023.

Allahabad Aurangabad Varanasi
Agra Ahmedabad Thane
Vishakapatnam Amritsar Vijayawada
Barasat Barrackpore Thiruvananthapuram
Bengaluru Bhopal Trichy
Bhubaneswar Bilaspur Srinagar
Chandigarh Calicut Sonepat
Chennai Coimbatore Shillong
Dehradun Durg Siliguri
Ernakulam Faridabad Shimla
Gangtok Gorakhpur Ranchi
Gandhinagar Ghaziabad Raipur
Gurugram Guwahati Pune
Greater Noida Haldwani Patna
Hisar Hyderabad Patiala
Indore Imphal Noida
Jabalpur Jalandhar New Delhi
Jaipur Jammu Navi Mumbai
Jodhpur Jamshedpur Nagpur
Kanpur Kota Mysore
Kolkata Kurukshetra Mumbai
Lucknow Madurai Muzaffarpur
Mohali Hooghly Amrawati (Maharashtra)
Hubli / Dharwad Puducherry Rajahmundry
Salem Kanyakumari Surat
Chittor/Tirupathi Cuttack Kottayam
Kurnool Tirunelveli Vadodara
Vellore Mangalore Meerut
Gwalior - -

These are the CLAT exam centers in India. 

Check: How to Prepare for CLAT 2023?

State-wise CLAT Exam Centers List 2023

As said above, the CLAT Entrance Exam is conducted in more than 80 cities across the nation. Check out the table below to know the state-wise list of CLAT Exam Centers. CLAT exam centers list 2023 pdf will be found on the official website. 

Exam Centre States Exam Centre Cities
Andhra Pradesh Anantapur, Chirala, Eluru, Guntur, Kadapa, Kakinada, Kurnool, Nellore, Ongole, Rajahmundary, Srikakulam, Tekkali, Tirupathi, Vijayawada, Visakhapatnam, Vizianagaram
Arunachal Pradesh Itanagar / Naharlagun
Assam Guwahati, Dibrugarh, Jorhat, Silchar, Tezpur
Bihar Muzaffarpur, Patna, Arrah, Bhagalpur, Darbhanga, Purnea
Chattisgarh Bilaspur, Raipur, Chandigarh, Bhilai Nagar, Durg
Delhi New Delhi
Goa Panaji / Madgoan
Gujrat Ahmedabad, Gandhinagar, Anand, Bhavnagar, Himatnagar, Jamnagar, Mehsana, Rajkot, Surat, Vadodara
Haryana Faridabad, Gurugram, Ambala, Hisar, Karnal, Kurukshetra, Panipat, Rohtak, Sonipat, Yamuna Nagar
Himachal Pradesh Bilaspur, Hamirpur, Kangra, Kullu, Mandi, Shimla, Una
J&K Jammu, Srinagar, Samba
Jharkhand Jamshedpur, Ranchi, Bokaro Steel City, Dhanbad, Hazaribagh, 
Karnataka Ballari(Bellary), Belagavi(Belgaum), Bengaluru, Bidar, Davanagere, Dharwad / Hubli, Kalaburagi (Gulbarga), Hassan, Mangaluru(Mangalore), Mysuru(Mysore), Shivamogga(Shimoga), Tumakuru(Tumkur), Udupi, Vijayapura(Bijapur)
Kerala Alapuzzha, ErnakulamIdukki, Kannur, Kasaragod, Kollam, Kottayam, Kozhikode, Malappuram, Palakkad, Thiruvananthapuram, Thrissur
Madhya Pradesh Bhopal, Indore, Gwalior, Jabalpur, Sagar, Satna, Ujjain
Maharashtra Akola, Amravati, Aurangabad (Maharashtra), Chandrapur, Dhule, Jalgaon, Kolhapur, Latur, Mumbai/Navi Mumbai, Nagpur, Nanded, Nashik, Pune, Raigad, Ratnagiri, Sangli, Satara, Solapur, Thane, Wardha
Manipur Imphal
Meghalaya Shillong
Mizoram Aizwal
Nagaland Kohima
Odisha Balasore, Berhampur-ganjam, Bhubaneswar,  Cuttack , Dhenkanal , Rourkela , Sambalpur
Punjab Amritsar, Bhatinda, Jalandhar, Ludhiana, Mohali, Patiala, Sangrur
Rajasthan Alwar, Bikaner, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Kota, Sikar, Sriganganagar, Udaipur
Sikkim Gangtok
Tamil Nadu Coimbatore, Madurai, Salem, Erode, Thanjavur, Nagercoil, Tirunelveli, Tiruchirappalli, Vellore, Namakkal
Telangana Khammam, Karimnagar, Warangal, Nizamabad, Mahabubnagar
Tripura Agartala
Uttar Pradesh Greater Noida, Meerut, Noida, Agra, Aligarh, Bareilly, Gorakhpur, Jhansi, Kanpur, Lucknow, Mathura, Moradabad, Muzaffarnagar, Prayagraj, Varanasi, Allahabad, Ghaziabad
Uttarakhand Dehradun, Haldwani, Haridwar, Roorkee
West Bengal  Asansol, Burdwan(Bardhaman), Siliguri, Hooghly, Barasat, Howrah, Barrackpore, Kalyani, Kolkata

All India Scholarship Admission Test

All India Scholarship Admission Test

CLAT Exam Centers List 2023 Address Changes

Note the changes in the address from the previous years. 

Previous address Current Address
Name: University of Engineering & Management Address: Ashram building campus GN34/2, Ashram Building, Opposite to Nalban Saltlake Electronics Complex, Street Number 27, next to Cognizant Technology Solutions Private Ltd, Sector V, Bidhannagar, Kolkata, West Bengal 700091 Name: Institute of Engineering and Management Address: Ashram building campus GN34/2, Ashram Building, Opposite to Nalban Saltlake Electronics Complex, Street Number 27, next to Cognizant Technology Solutions Private Ltd, Sector V, Bidhannagar, Kolkata, West Bengal 700091
Name: IES College of Technology ; Address: IES University campus, Ratibad Main Road, Bhopal-462044 Name: IES Public School ; Address: IES University campus, Ratibad Main Road, Bhopal-462044

How to Choose CLAT Exam Centers 2023?

You can follow the instructions below to select the exam centers while filling out the CLAT Application Form 2023.

  • While registering on the official website, click on the "Apply" button.
  • Go to the CLAT application dashboard and click on the "preferences" tab.
  • You have to select three exam centers in the order of preference as per your choice.
  • Click on the "save & continue" button and submit the application form.

Documents to be carried to CLAT Exam Center 2023

You must carry any of the following photo ID proofs for identity verification, along with the CLAT Admit Card 2023, to the exam hall.

  • PAN Card
  • Passport
  • Photo identity proof issued by a People’s Representative on official letterhead along with a photograph
  • Photo identity proof issued by a Gazetted Officer on official letterhead along with a photograph
  • Driving License
  • Voter’s ID Card
  • Valid recent Identity Card issued by a recognized College/ University
  • Bank Passbook with a photograph
  • Aadhar card with a photograph/ Employee ID/ Bar Council Identity Card

Check: CLAT Study Plan 2023

clat mock test

clat Mock test

CLAT Exam Center Instructions 2023

There are certain CLAT Exam Day Instructions set by the Consortium of National Law Universities (CNLU) that everyone must follow on the exam day. Any violation of these rules mentioned below might result in disqualification. 

  • Carry all the documents along with the admit card to the CLAT Exam City without fail.
  • Ensure that you do not carry any unrequired objects to the test center, such as paper chits or electronic devices like mobile phones, Bluetooth, earphones, pager, health band, etc.
  • Reach the respective CLAT exam center at least one hour before the commencement of the exam.
  • You shall not be permitted to enter the exam hall after reporting time. 
  • You will be disqualified from the exam if found either copying or receiving or giving assistance to others.
  • Avoid talking inside the exam hall.
  • Ensure to write your roll number on the top of the rough sheet and dump the same in the drop-box before leaving the examination room.

Frequently Asked Questions

No, the exam center authorities only need the admit card for verification of the applicant, and they will return it to the candidates once verification is complete.
Candidates must have prior information about the exam center such as its location, to avoid any delay. In case of any queries or difficulties regarding the CLAT exam, candidates are advised to contact the helpline numbers of the consortium.
You must carry the admit card of CLAT 2020 along with a valid identity proof (Aadhar Card/ Voter Id card/ Driving License/ Passport, etc.) to their respective examination centers.

In such cases of computer system failure or any other related problems, the candidates should intimate the examination invigilator. However, there will be enough buffer systems available at the examination system to take care of such problems. Moreover, the time lost in changing of systems will be duly counted and compensated as every second will be recorded by the examination server.

Yes, examination centers will be providing the rough sheets for calculations. However, no electronic devices will be allowed in the CLAT examination centers.

No. You should show a soft copy of the admit card at the CLAT exam center. However, candidates are not allowed to carry their mobile phones inside the exam center.


No. The admit card is required only for candidate verification during the exam. Invigilators will return the CLAT 2020 Admit card after the completion of verification.

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