CLAT Exam Day Instructions 2022

On the CLAT 2021 Exam, you must observe specific norms and regulations set forth by the Consortium of NLUs. Any violation of these rules mentioned might result in disqualification.

This year's CLAT Exam will be conducted online. As a result, only mask-wearing applicants will be allowed into the testing centre. You must also follow the exam day standards and dress code if you are taking the test.

Let us walk you through all of the critical guidelines to follow at the exam centre.

General Exam day Instructions for CLAT 2021 

  • Any changes to the exam centre indicated on the admission card will not be considered. 
  • Admit card and ID proof are mandatory documents to enter the CLAT Exam Centre. Make sure you have them in hand while entering the exam hall.
  • No Blank sheets or pieces of paper are allowed inside the exam room.
  • You must provide an SAP (PwD) certificate if you're using the scribe.
  • You must sign in the Admit Card in the presence of the Invigilator.
  • Medical Self-Declaration duly signed in the presence of the Invigilator at the Entrance and submitted to the Invigilator.

CLAT General Instructions

Medical Instructions for CLAT 2021

The prominent health specialists will provide all health-related inputs and instructions to validate the procedure followed at various exam phases.

  • Staff deployed for Crowd Management and orderly movement.
  • You must participate in the thermal screening process at the exam centre gate.
  • Maintaining a social distance is a must at the exam centre.
  • It would be best if you did not form groups at the exam hall.
  • There are sufficient cleaning staff, centre administrators, and invigilators with face masks and hand gloves at the examination centre.
  • Spray machines with a disinfectant liquid kept at your disposal and sanitisation done in all examination centres thoroughly.
  • Sufficient hand sanitiser and hand soap will be present across the test centres and washrooms.
  • You will not be allowed inside the exam hall if you have a fever or cold.
  • Three-ply masks and gloves will be provided at the exam centre for those who are isolated.
  • If temperature >99.14, you have to take the test CLAT Exam 2021 in isolation.
  • If you arrive with a scribe, then you and the writer should carry your one N95 mask.
  • Make sure to switch off your mobile phones and deposit them at the designated location.

CLAT Medical 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 centre 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 centre.
  • 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.
  • You will be disqualified from the exam if found either copying or receiving, or giving assistance to others.
  • Avoid talking inside the exam hall.
  • Staff with Thermo Guns will be present at the entry gate.
  • Sufficient cleaning staff, centre administrators and invigilators with face masks and hand gloves will be deployed.
  • Spray machinery with a disinfection solution that you have on hand, and sanitise all examination centres entirely.
  • Sufficient hand sanitiser and hand soap will be present across the test centres and washrooms.
  • PPE kits will be made available for staff in isolation labs.
  • Three-ply masks and gloves will be provided to isolated candidates.
  • You will not be allowed to take the exam if you tested positive and are under medical surveillance or in isolation.
  • Only significant 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.

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CLAT Exam Dress Code

You must make every effort to adhere to the dress code. Candidates are on the spot disqualified if they don't obey the clothing code on exam day.

  • To eliminate the possibility of hiding any cheating material, you should only wear light clothing.
  • A half-sleeved shirt or t-shirt with no big buttons or emblems is preferred.
  • As recommended, you must wear just slippers or sandals; also refrain from wearing unapproved shoes in the test venue.
  • Avoid carrying items that are unacceptable in the Examination Center.
  • Females should not carry rings, nose pins, chains, badges, etc., inside the exam hall.

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CLAT 2021 Guidelines - Allowed & Not-Allowed Items

Certain items will be allowed and not allowed inside the CLAT Exam Centers. Check out the table below to know which are allowed and 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 jewellery or ornaments)
Tiny Rubber Band Bangles not allowed (only married can wear)
Mangal Sutra Hair Clips/ Big Rubber Bands etc.

CLAT 2021 Misconduct Rules

All are advised that you do not cause any disruption at the exam centre. If caught misbehaving in the middle of the exam, you will suffer the consequences. If you are found guilty of any of the following misconduct would lead to instant disqualification:

  • 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 would lead to the following situations:

  • Instant disqualification from the exam or on the spot disqualification.
  • Rule out on a temporary or permanent basis from the procedure of recruitment.
  • Disqualification will still be practised if any guideline is not followed throughout the selection process.

CLAT 2021 Banned Items

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

  • Food items.
  • Any metallic items.
  • Electronic devices like Cell Phones, Bluetooth, Headphones, Headsets, Cameras, pagers, Microphones, Health bands, etc., are banned.
  • Items like Goggles, Handbags, Caps, Wallets, belts, etc., are banned.
  • 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.

On getting caught in possession of the goods listed above in the exam room, the officials will deem it offensive and take action against you using unfair means.


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.