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    CLAT Admit Card 2023 (Out) : Steps to Download Hall Ticket, Direct Link, Guidelines

    Edited By Shubham Bhakuni | Updated on Dec 18, 2022 01:52 PM IST | #CLAT
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    CLAT Admit Card 2023 - The Consortium of National Law Universities (NLUs) will conduct the CLAT 2023 exam today, December 18, 2022 from 2 pm to 4 pm. Earlier the consortium had released the exam day guidelines for CLAT 2023 on December 14, 2022. The CLAT 2023 admit card was released on December 6, 2022, at 6 pm. Candidates can mark their admission preferences to NLUs and download their CLAT admit card 2023 till December 17, 11:59 pm, from the official website - The direct link to download the CLAT admit card is mentioned below. The admit card mentions essential details such as the name, and roll number of the candidate, exam centre name, address and CLAT exam date and time. The admit card is a mandatory document for appearing in CLAT 2023. Candidates must adhere to the CLAT exam day guidelines to avoid any discrepancy during the exam. Read the complete article to know how to download CLAT admit card 2023, dates, self-declaration form, and exam instructions.

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    CLAT Admit Card 2023 (Out) : Steps to Download Hall Ticket, Direct Link, Guidelines
    CLAT Admit Card 2023 (Out) : Steps to Download Hall Ticket, Direct Link, Guidelines

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    CLAT admit card 2023 - Overview

    Issuing authorityConsortium of National Law Universities (CNLU)
    CLAT 2023 admit card release date and timeDecember 06, 2022
    Official website to download CLAT admit
    Credentials required to download CLAT 2023 admit cardRegistration number/mobile number and password
    ImportanceMandatory for appearing in CLAT exam, counselling and admission process
    Total number of candidates expected to appear in CLAT 2023CLAT UG - 55,000+
    CLAT PG - 10,000+
    Total number of seats offeredCLAT UG - 3000+
    CLAT PG - 1100+

    CLAT 2023 Admit Card - Important Dates



    CLAT admit card release date

    December 6, 2022, 6 pm

    CLAT 2023 exam date

    December 18, 2022 (2 pm to 4 pm)

    How to Download CLAT 2023 Admit Card?

    Candidates can follow the steps mentioned below to download their admit cards.

    • Visit the official website of NLU Consortium -

    • Click on CLAT 2023 and open the registration portal

    • Login using mobile number and password

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    • Fill the admission preferences to NLUs before downloading Admit Card for the CLAT 2023

    • Click on CLAT admit card link given on the dashboard, after filling the admission preferences

    • The admit card will be displayed on the screen

    • Download and take a printout of the admit card for the examination.

    Important Details Mentioned on CLAT Admit Card 2023

    The admit card mentions the following details.

    • Name of the candidate and date of birth

    • Passport size photograph

    • Roll number, application number

    • Parent’s name

    • CLAT exam centre name and address

    • CLAT exam date and reporting time

    CLAT 2023 admit card sample image


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    How to Correct Discrepancies in CLAT 2023 Admit Card?

    In case of any discrepancy in the admit card of CLAT 2033, candidates should contact the exam authorities immediately. The consortium has provided a helpdesk for accepting all queries on the CLAT exam.

    CLAT 2023 Helpdesk

    E-mail -

    Contact number - 08047162020 (10:00 am to 05:00 pm on all working days)

    CLAT 2023 Admit Card - Important Items to Carry on Exam Day

    Candidates appearing for CLAT 2023 should carry the following items to their examination hall.

    CLAT admit card printout

    A valid ID card issued by government authority

    A blue and black ballpoint pen

    A transparent water bottle, an analogue watch

    A mask or face shield

    Hand sanitizer

    CLAT 2023 Exam Day Instructions

    The admit card will mention the CLAT exam instructions. Candidates should read all the instructions carefully before going to the exam centre. They must follow the test centre rules and regulations while appearing in the exam. Some of the important exam guidelines are as mentioned below.

    CLAT Exam Reporting time

    • Candidates will be permitted to enter the test centre premises from 01:00 pm onwards and are to be seated at the respective seats in the examination hall by 01:30 pm.

    • Candidates who arrive later than 2:15 pm will not be permitted into the examination hall.

    • Candidates will not be permitted to leave the examination hall before 04:00 pm.

    • The test will commence sharp at 2 pm on December 18, 2022.

    • PwDs/ SAPs should carry their original disability certificate to the test centre.

    CLAT 2023 - Permitted items

    • CLAT 2023 admit card (In case the photograph is not clear on the admit card, bring a self-attested photograph)

    • A Government ID proof

    • Black or blue ballpoint pen

    • Transparent water bottle

    • Face mask

    • An analogue watch

    • PwDs/ SAPs should carry their original Disability Certificate

    Attendance: Write the QB number, and the OMR sheet number, and sign in the space/column provided in the attendance sheet circulated during the test

    Items not allowed to CLAT 2023 exam centre

    • Mobile phone

    • Calculator

    • Smartwatches

    • Any other electronic devices, paper, notes

    • Camera

    Baggage centre

    • The consortium will not be responsible for providing baggage centres at the exam centre. It will be the responsibility of the candidates to keep their belongings safe. Candidates are therefore advised to avoid carrying unnecessary items to their exam hall.

    Question booklet and OMR sheet

    • Question booklet (QB) will contain 150 multiple choice questions and 2 blank pages for rough work. No additional sheet(s) of paper will be supplied for rough work.

    • Enter your admit card number on the first page of the QB at the beginning of the test

    • Answer the questions in the separate carbonised Optical Mark Reader (OMR) response sheet supplied along with the QB using black or blue ball point pen only.

    • Candidates can retain the QB and the candidate’s copy of the OMR sheet after the test.

    CLAT marking scheme

    • Every right answer secures one mark. Every wrong answer results in the deduction of 0.25 marks.

    • There will be no deductions for unanswered questions.

    Bell timings

    Candidates should note the bell timings carefully while appearing for the examination. It will help them keep a track of the time inside the exam hall.

    TimeType of BellPurpose
    1:00 P.M.Long BellPermitting the entry of candidates inside the test centre premises
    1:30 P.M.Long BellPermitting the entry of Candidates inside the hall/ classroom
    1:50 P.M.Short Bell- Distribution of the sealed Envelopes
    - Announcement of Instructions by the Invigilators
    2:00 P.M.Long BellCommencement of the test. The candidates can open the sealed envelopes
    2:15 P.M.Short BellNo candidate will be allowed to enter the test centre after this time
    3:00 P.M.Short BellMarks the completion of 60 (sixty) minutes of the test
    3:50 P.M.Short BellWarning Bell to indicate that 10 (ten) minutes are remaining for the test to end
    4:00 P.M.Long BellMarks the Completion of the test. No candidate will be allowed to write anything on the OMR Response Sheet/Question Booklet after this Bell

    Guidelines for PWDs and Specially abled persons released by consortium

    • Persons with a benchmark disability will get an extra time of 40 minutes in addition to the allotted time. The total time that PwDs/SAPs will be provided for the CLAT 2023 will therefore be 2 hours and 40 minutes.
    • PwDs/ SAPs should carry their original Disability Certificate to the Test Centre on the day of the CLAT 2023.
    • PwDs/ SAPs shall make arrangements for their own scribe and bear the associated costs.
    • Pwds/ SAPs who wish to avail the facility of a scribe are required to email the duly filled proformas given below to the coordinator supervising the city in which they have been allotted a test centre by 5 pm on December 15, 2022. Any requests received after 5 pm on December 15, 2022 will not be considered.

    Click here to download proformas

    PwDs/ SAPs who would like to avail the facility

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    CLAT 2023 Exam Centres

    The consortium will conduct the CLAT 2023 in 127 test centres in 23 States and 2 Union Territories across India. The exam centre name and address will be printed on the admit cards of the candidates. So, they must check the location of the exam centre and ensure that they reach the centre as per the scheduled time. The list of exam centres is given below.

    CLAT Exam Centres 2023














    Greater Noida



















    Navi Mumbai



    New Delhi
















    Amrawati (Maharashtra)




    Hubli / Dharwad






























    What after CLAT admit card 2023?

    After release of admit card of CLAT 2023, candidates should focus on CLAT syllabus and exam pattern and check that nothing is left for preparation. Candidates should identify the overlapping topics and prepare them according to their weightage in the examination.

    CLAT 2023 Syllabus - Section-wise distribution of questions


    Number of Questions

    English Language

    28-32 questions

    Current Affairs, including General Knowledge

    35-39 questions

    Legal Reasoning

    35-39 questions

    Logical Reasoning

    28-32 questions

    Quantitative Techniques

    13-17 questions



    Important Tips for Appearing in CLAT 2023 Exam

    Candidates appearing in CLAT 2023 should note the following points.

    • Avoid studying in the last hour - Candidates should avoid studying anything new on exam day. It may create confusion or increase nervousness.

    • Time management - The test paper for CLAT 2023 will be very lengthy. Around 28-30 comprehension passages will be given. Therefore, time management is the key to success. In previous years, many students could not complete the CLAT question paper due to want of time, even when they knew the answers.

    • Solve enough CLAT mock tests before during the last few days. It will help the candidates become exam ready.

    • Focus on accuracy - In the CLAT exam, one should focus on accuracy in solving problems. If the answers are confusing, it is better not to attempt and move to the next question.

    • Try to score 100+ marks. Even though 90+ marks would be a safe score, a 100+ score will increase the chances of getting admission to top NLUs.

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    Frequently Asked Question (FAQs)

    1. When will CLAT 2023 admit card be released?

    The admit card of CLAT 2023 has been issued on December 6, 2022. Candidates could download it till 11:59 pm, December 17, 2022.

    2. How many candidates appear in CLAT?

    Around 60,000 candidates are expected to appear in CLAT 2033.

    3. How can I download the CLAT admit card?

    You can download the CLAT 2023 admit card by logging into the registration portal at the official website of the consortium.

    4. I have lost my CLAT password, how can I recover my account and download admit card?

    You can recover your account by clicking on forget password link given on the registration portal and download your admit card.

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    Questions related to CLAT

    Have a question related to CLAT ?
    Hello Vanshika,
    Hope you are doing good.
    So, generally there is no such thing called syllabus for the CLAT. However, for the purpose of general knowledge section, you will have to study, Constitution, Current affairs,   Static GK, History and Geography as well.
    So it's not about topics, just read everything barely and get to know the gist of the subject. That's it. For this you remember certain important articles like articles related to fundamental rights, fundamental duties, appointment and impeachment of judges, president, etc. Appointment of election commissioners, their powers and all. Just have in your mind the articles related to them and the powers entrusted with such articles.
    Good luck!!

    Hey aspirant,

    The below-mentioned resource pools the host relevant preparatory content to crack the CLAT examination.

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    Good luck!

    Hello aspirant,

    Candidates will be asked questions in this section based on texts that are up to 450 words long each. The passages will draw from non-fiction writing, journalism, and other news sources. The questions are designed to evaluate the candidate's understanding of legal concepts or concepts linked to the passing. Candidates should be aware that there won't be any questions posed beyond the passage provided. Each of these chapters will include a series of questions that will test your general knowledge and awareness of relevant current events. The following topics have been included in this area by the Consortium of NLUs:

    Important recent happenings in India and around the globe

    Culture and the Arts

    the world's affairs

    Historical occurrences that are still important today

    A few pointers for preparing for the CLAT in current affairs

    1.Take a look at the test from last year.

    Understanding the structure of the general knowledge section of the CLAT is crucial after learning about it. 40–50 multiple-choice questions are present in this section. Verify the CLAT test questions from previous years to get a sense of the questions that were asked. Start practising using the available offline and online CLAT sample questions from previous years after you have a general idea of the format. You can get better grades by answering questions correctly and by being aware of the trend.

    2. Keep yourself updated and practise regularly

    Success in anything requires practise and consistency. If you want to ace all the general knowledge questions, be sure to stay up to date on current affairs and keep your knowledge current. By studying the topic for a few days, you cannot successfully answer general knowledge questions. The knowledge must be acquired gradually (at least for a year). Along with responding and practising questions, make sure you stay up to date with global current events. Keep up with the news and read the newspaper daily to keep current.

    3. Take CLAT practise exams

    Do you wish to understand how the CLAT test actually feels? Utilize practise tests! Attending practise exams will increase your accuracy and entrance preparation while also boosting your confidence in your ability to pass the test.

    Many centres provide test series. Numerous internet platforms offer practise examinations. Choose a mode that is convenient for you. Take practise tests for each subject so you can determine your general knowledge subject strengths and weaknesses. Additionally, try to deliver at least ten full mock exams to get a feel for the actual exam.

    4.Select your study materials carefully.

    One of the factors that will have the biggest impact on your CLAT score is the study material you choose. There is a tonne of study material available, both online and offline. By selecting the greatest and most precise study materials, you can have an idea of how the entrance exam will be. Numerous offline and online study resources make the claim to be able to assist you in passing the CLAT, but in reality they are full of inaccurate material and questions. Choose reading material that closely follows the format of the current exam and is appropriate for your level of comprehension.

    5. Eliminate speculative thinking

    The answer out of the four options would be something you would be reasonably certain of if you had done a decent job of studying for the general knowledge test. If you don't know the solution to a question, don't base your decision on conjecture. For each question you successfully respond to, you will receive one mark; if you don't, you will receive 0.25 marks less. You won't receive a point deduction for providing a negative response. Pick the correct response if you are certain. If not, your best option is to ignore the question about which you are confused.

    6.Limit Your Sources

    Attempt to limit the amount of current affairs information you consume. Candidate mistakes usually involve spending time by reading multiple newspapers. Make a choice, then utilise the internet sensibly. Use a top book for the CLAT  Current Affairs section.

    7.Pay attention to the curriculum

    Always bear in mind to concentrate on the topics covered in the CLAT UG curriculum when attempting to completely cover this section. After all, more passages should be expected for these subjects.

    8.Build your own notes

    The focus of current affairs is one-liners or, at best, three to four lines. Make your notes as simple to understand and retain the information as you can. All the important notes should be underlined using a distinct colour of ink. It is crucial to take your own notes because it has been established that writing is one of the finest ways to retain information. Remember that it would be impossible to memorise everything as well.

    9. Use online examinations or practise exams.

    Practice questions on current events and general knowledge are the greatest way to ace this section. This will also provide you a general sense of the questions that will be asked, helping you to assess your level of preparation or monitor your progress. But you shouldn't try this until you've made a few preparations.

    10.Use the Internet responsibly.

    There is enough material on the internet to cover anything, but how do you decide which link to click? A collection of General Knowledge pdfs that will certainly help you with your preparation for this subject is the most significant thing you will find. Before beginning to study something, it is always advisable to confirm its credibility.

    11. Review what you've read.

    Daily review and reading of current events are crucial because their volume increases daily. The notes will be helpful for review and for keeping in mind current affairs or recent news.

    I hope these suggestions prove to be helpful to you.

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