CLAT 2022 Today: Know exam timings, admit card, instructions

CLAT 2022 aspirants should download and keep a hard copy of the hall ticket before going to the exam venue.


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Deepti Shikha | June 19, 2022 | 08:28 AM IST

NEW DELHI: The Consortium of National Law Universities (NLU) has said that CLAT 2022 will not be postponed and will be held as scheduled today June 19, 2022, (2 pm to 4 pm). The exam will be held in 131 exam centres, in 25 states, across the country.

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The CLAT 2022 admit card has already been released on the official website - Those appearing in CLAT 2022 must download and keep a hard copy of the hall ticket before going to the exam venue. No student will be allowed inside the venue without an admit card and valid Id proof.

Students must go through the important details including entry time, test time, test venue, and other important instructions carefully. It is mandatory to follow all the instructions mentioned in the CLAT admit card 2022.

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CLAT 2022: Exam day instructions

Reporting time: Students appearing for CLAT 2022 today must report to the exam centre by 1.30 pm. They will not be allowed to enter the exam hall after 2.15 pm under any circumstances. Law aspirants must identify their seating place as per the roll number in the seating plan displayed at the test centre.

CLAT 2022 exam timings


Type of bell


1:30 pm

Long bell

Entry of candidates inside the centre hall


Short bell

Distribution of transparent sealed envelopes containing question booklets and OMR response sheets. Invigilators also announce important instructions to be followed by the candidates at this time.

2:00 pm

Long bell

CLAT 2022 begins: Candidates can open the sealed envelopes

2:15 pm

Short bell

After this time, no candidate will be given entry

2:30 pm

Short bell

To mark the completion of 30 Min of the test

3:00 pm

Sort bell

Indicating one hour

3.30 pm

Short bell

To mark the completion of 1:30 hours of the test

3:50 pm

Short bell

Warning bell - Only ten minutes left remaining before CLAT 2022 time completion

4:00 pm

Long bell

Completion of the test, OMR sheets are to be submitted after this

Documents required for appearing in CLAT 2022 exam

Candidates must carry the following items;

  • A copy of CLAT 2022 admit card

  • Valid original photo ID proof issued by the government

  • Disability certificate for PWD candidates

  • Self-health medical declaration copy.

Other than the above-mentioned documents, candidates must also carry a blue/black ball pen, transparent water bottle, face mask, gloves and personal hand sanitiser inside the exam venue.

Items such as electronic/communication devices such as mobile phones, any kind of watch, calculator, headphones and any extra sheets of paper are strictly prohibited inside the exam hall.

CLAT 2022 COVID-19 guidelines

Candidates will have to go through a thermal screening before entering the exam premises. Those with a temperature above 99.14 will be allowed to take the exams in a separate room. Candidates infected with Covid-19 or those who were in isolation will not be allowed to take the CLAT 2022 exam. Candidates must follow all the COVID-19 protocols and safety guidelines like wearing face masks and practising social distancing.

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Once the test starts, candidates will not be allowed to go out of their room without taking permission from the invigilator. The examination will get over at 4 pm. Students will be given 120 minutes to complete the exam and they will not be allowed to leave until the invigilator finishes counting the number of OMR sheets.

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