The Consortium of NLUs will prescribe certain rules and regulations that you must follow on the day of the CLAT 2021 Exam. Any violation of these regulations can lead to debarment.

This year, the CLAT Exam will be conducted in offline mode. You must ensure to follow the exam day guidelines and dress code if you are appearing for the exam.

This post takes you through the latest CLAT Exam Day Instructions 2021.

Medical Instructions for CLAT 2021

The input and guidelines will be taken from prominent health experts to validate the process that needs to be followed at various stages of the exam.

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  • Staff will be deployed for Crowd Management and orderly movement.
  • You must participate in the thermal screening process at the exam center gate.
  • Maintaining a social distance is a must at the exam center.
  • You should not form groups at the exam hall.
  • Sufficient cleaning staff, center administrators, and invigilators with face masks and hand gloves will be deployed at the examination center.
  • Spray machines with disinfectant liquid will be used to sanitize examination centers thoroughly.
  • Sufficient hand sanitizer and hand soap will be present across the test centers and washrooms.
  • You will not be allowed inside the exam hall if you are having a fever or cold.
  • 3 ply masks and gloves will be provided at the exam center for those who are isolated.
  • You will be directed to the isolation lab for taking the CLAT Exam 2021 if you are having a temperature >99.14
  • If you arrive with a scribe, then you and the scribe should carry your one N95 mask.
  • Make sure to switch off your mobile phones, and deposit them at the designated location.

CLAT Medical Instructions

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General Exam day Instructions for CLAT 2021 

  • The test center allotted in the Admit card is final and requests to change the test center will not be considered.
  • Make sure to keep the Admit Card and ID proof ready for verification at the gate of the entrance of the center.
  • You will not be permitted to bring any sheet of paper including blank sheets inside the exam hall.
  • You must submit the SAP (PWD)certificate if you opt for the scribe.
  • You should sign on the Admit Card in the presence of the Invigilator.
  • The duly filled and signed Medical Self-Declaration should be shown at the Entrance and should be submitted to the Invigilator.

CLAT General Instructions

CLAT Code of Conduct

You must make sure to bring the CLAT Admit Card and any government ID proof on the exam day. Otherwise, you will not be allowed to write the exam.

  • You must reach the exam center at least one hour before the examination.
  • You will not be allowed inside the exam hall after 15 minutes of the commencement of the examination.
  • Do not carry electronic devices inside the examination center.
  • Make sure 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.
  • You will be disqualified from the exam in case if found either copying or receiving or giving assistance to others.
  • Avoid talking inside the exam hall.
  • You will not be allowed to take the exam if you are tested positive and are under medical surveillance or in isolation.
  • Only major items that include Mask, Gloves, Personal Transparent water Bottle, Personal Hand Sanitizer (50 ml), Exam related documents (Admit Card, ID card, etc) will be allowed to carry to the exam hall.

CLAT Exam Dress Code

You must make sure to follow the dress code carefully. You will be debarred right away if you are not following the dress code on the day of the exam.

  • You should wear only light clothes to avoid any chance of hiding any kind of cheating material.
  • You must wear half sleeves shirt or t-shirt that should not have a big button or any badge.
  • You are advised to wear only slippers or sandals and avoid the shoes which are not permitted in the exam hall.
  • Avoid carrying items that are not permitted in the Examination Center.
  • Females should not carry any kind of rings, nose pins, chains, badges, etc. inside the exam hall.

CLAT 2021 Guidelines - Allowed & Not-Allowed Items

There are certain items that will be allowed and not allowed inside the CLAT Exam Centers. Check out the table below to know which are allowed and which are not allowed inside the exam hall.

Allowed Not Allowed
Slippers and Sandals only Shoes
Half T-Shirt, Shirt Burka, Cap, Kurta Pajama
Jeans Watches
Kurti/Top (Half-Sleeves) SunGlasses
Leggings/Churidar Bracelets
Lowers Saree (Married or Unmarried)
Trousers/Jeans Full Sleeves Shirt or T-Shirts
Salwar Big buttons, brooch/badge T-Shirts
Doctor Prescribed lens specs only Rings/ Chain/ Necklace etc. (any jewelry or ornaments)
Tiny Rubber Band Bangles not allowed (only married can wear)
Mangal Sutra Hair Clips/ Big Rubber Bands etc.

Notice for Carrying calculators to the CLAT Exam

CLAT 2021 Misconduct Rules

It is advised that you must not create any sort of nuisance at the exam center. In case if you found misbehaving in the center in any realm, you will have to face negative results. You will not be entertained if you found guilty of the following reasons:

  • Making use of any debarred items in the hall
  • Trying to impersonate or mimic someone
  • Misbehaving during the interview or at the time of the exam
  • Using the candidature in the wrong means in any way

The negative results that will be faced are as follows:

  • You will be disqualified from the exam on the spot
  • You can be debarred on a temporary or permanent basis from the procedure of recruitment
  • If any guideline is not taken into consideration at the time of the selection process, the disqualification will still be practiced.

CLAT 2021 Banned Items

You must make sure not to carry any of the following items inside the examination hall.

  • Food items
  • Any sort of metallic items
  • Electronic devices like Cell Phones, Bluetooth, Headphones, Headsets, Camera, Pager, Microphones, Health Band, etc
  • Items like Goggles, Handbags, Caps, Wallets, Belt, etc
  • Stationery Items such as textual material, Pencil Box, Calculator, Geometry, Pen/Pencil, Plastic Pouch, Writing Pad, Scanner, Eraser, Scale, Pen Drive, Log Table, bits of papers, Electronic Pen, etc.

If you found in possession of the items mentioned above in the exam hall, the officials will consider it offensive and use unfair means and they will take action against you.


Is the Calculator allowed in the CLAT Exam?

No, the Calculator is not allowed in the CLAT Exam 2021. Also, electronic gadgets are not allowed in the exam hall. You must ensure to follow the complete CLAT Exam Day Instructions without violating.

What are the ID proofs required on the day of the CLAT Exam?

You must carry one Photo ID proof for verification like Aadhar Card, Driving Licence, PAN card, etc.

Will there be any thermal screening at the CLAT Exam Center?

Yes, Candidates will be thermally screened at the exam center dates. Any candidate found having a temperature above 99.14 F will be sent to the isolation lab for taking up the exam.

Can I carry my personal hand sanitizer to the CLAT Exam?

Yes, you can carry your own personal hand sanitizer of 50 ml to the exam hall.

Is it safe to take up the exam in the currents situation?

If everyone follows the CLAT Exam Day Guidelines then it is safe to take up the exam. Ensure to follow all the guidelines for the CLAT Exam provided by the authorities for safe conduction of the exam.

What documents are to be carried along with the admit card on the day of the exam?

The following documents need to be carried along with the admit card on the day of the exam:

  • Voter identity card
  • Driving license
  • Passport
  • Any government ID proof

Can I carry a black and white printout of the Admit card? to the CLAT Exam Center?

Yes. Candidates need to carry a black and white printout of the Common Law Admission Test Admit Card to the examination center. Candidates will not be allowed to write the exam if they do not carry the admit card to the center.

Do I need to submit my Admit Card at the exam center?

No, the authorities will check the admit card only for the candidate verification. After verification, the authorities will return your admit card.

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