CLAT 2023 Exam on December 18, Check Reporting Time, Bell Timings, Exam Day Instructions Here

CLAT 2023: CNLU has slated the rules and regulations for the conduction of CLAT 2023 exam. This includes the bell timings of the test, the code of conduct, the marking scheme, and the criteria for answering the questions. Know details here 

Updated: Dec 14, 2022 16:45 IST
CLAT 2023 Exam
CLAT 2023 Exam

CLAT 2023: As per the recent updates, the Consortium of National Law Universities (NLUs) has released Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) test day instructions for the candidates taking the exam. As per the dates announced, CLAT 2023 is scheduled to be conducted on December 18, 2022. Those appearing for the law entrance exam must go through the detailed CLAT 2023 test day instructions before appearing for the exam. 

The CLAT exam instructions pdf includes bell timings, code of conduct, marking scheme and guidelines for attempting the question paper. CLAT is conducted for admission to 5-year integrated LLB (UG) and one-year LLM (PG) courses offered by 24 participating NLUs. Currently, UG courses are offered by all 24 NLUs, and PG courses are offered at 20 NLUs.   

CLAT 2023 Exam Reporting Time 

  • Candidates can enter the CLAT test centre from 1 pm onwards. They must be seated at their respective seats by 1:30 pm.
  • Candidates reaching after 2:15 pm will not be permitted to appear for CLAT 2023. 
  • Once a candidate has entered the CLAT exam hall, they will not be permitted to leave it before 4 pm. 
  • Candidates reporting after 2 to 2:15 pm will not get additional time for attempting the question paper. 
  • In case of any medical issues, candidates should inform their Invigilators before starting the test.

CLAT 2023 Bell Timings 


Type of bell

Bell purpose

1:00 pm

Long Bell

Entry of candidates inside the test centre premises

1:30 pm

Long Bell

Candidates can enter the exam hall

1:50 pm

Short Bell

Distribution of the sealed envelopes and announcement of instructions by the invigilators

2:00 pm

Long Bell

Commencement of the test.

2:15 pm

Short Bell

No candidate will be allowed to enter the test centre after this time

3:00 pm

Short Bell

Marks the completion of 60 (sixty) minutes of the test

3:50 pm

Short Bell

Warning bell to indicate that 10 (ten) minutes are remaining for the test to end

4:00 pm

Long Bell

Marks the completion of the test. No candidate will be allowed to write anything on the omr response sheet/ question booklet after this bell

List of Documents To Carry For CLAT 2023

While going for CLAT entrance exam 2023, candidates must carry all the specified documents along with one valid identity card. CLAT admit card carries all important details like - application number, candidates name, exam date, venue, time etc. Check list of ID card and other documents that has to be carried while going law exam - 

  • CLAT 2023 Admit Card 
  • Any one of the government photo IDs - (original, valid and non-expired), PAN card, driving license, voter ID, passport, aadhaar card (with photograph)
  • Blue/black ball pen
  • One passport size photograph
  • PwD certificate (if specified) 

CLAT 2023 Exam Day Instructions 

  • Candidates must carry CLAT admit card and one valid ID proof or else, they will not be allowed inside the exam centre. 
  • Also, a recent passport photograph has to be brought to the exam centre.
  • Candidates are not allowed to carry the following items inside the exam centre - Mobile Phones, Calculators, Watches, Stationery items, Wallets and Goggles. 
  • Eatables or snacks and tea, coffee, cold drinks or water (loose or packed) etc. are not allowed in the examination hall. 
  • They are not allowed to carry any metal objects inside the exam centre. 

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