CLAT 2020: What’s Allowed? Can COVID +ve Candidates Take The Test?

CLAT 2020 candidates are required to bring a self-health declaration form to enter the exam hall.

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The Common Law Admission Test (CLAT 2020) is scheduled to be held on 28 September in a single session in the afternoon from 2 pm to 4 pm. The revised guidelines by the Consortium of National Law Universities lays down the rules for candidates registered to appear for the test amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

What should you know before you give your test? What about candidates who are coronavirus positive? Here’s all you need to know.

Who will be allowed to enter?

  • Only those CLAT 2020 candidates who bring a self-health declaration form to the exam hall, without which entry will not be permitted
  • Only those candidates with masks, gloves and personal hand sanitiser will be allowed to enter the exam centre

I am COVID-19 positive. Can I give the test on 28 September?

All candidates who have been tested positive for COVID-19 and are under medical surveillance or in isolation will not be permitted to take the CLAT 2020 exam scheduled on 28 September.

When should I reach the exam centre?

CLAT 2020 candidates are expected to reach the exam centre an hour before the exam begins. No candidate shall be allowed to enter the exam centre after 15 minutes of the commencement of the exam.


What items are the candidates allowed to carry to the centre?

According to the revised guidelines, candidates are allowed to carry only the following to the exam hall:

  • Blue/Black ball pen
  • Admit Card
  • Any photo I.D. proof issued by the government.
  • Transparent water bottle.
  • Own mask, gloves and personal hand sanitiser (50ml).
  • Self-Health Declaration
  • Disability Certificate for PWD candidates

Candidates are not permitted to carry any electronic or communication devices such as mobile phones, any kind of watches, calculator, headphones, etc.


How can I download the CLAT 2020 admit card?

Admit cards for CLAT 2020 were released on 16 September and candidates who registered for the exam can download them from the official website:

The admit cards for CLAT 2020 will mention details of the candidates, including application numbers, roll numbers and CLAT 2020 exam centres.

  • Visit the official website:
  • Fill in the mobile numbers and passwords to login
  • On the next window, check and download the CLAT 2020 admit cards

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