CLAT 2021 Exam Day Guidelines - The Consortium of National Law Universities will conduct CLAT 2021 today from 2 pm to 4 pm. CLAT will be conducted in offline, pen and paper-based mode. Earlier, it released a comprehensive CLAT exam day guidelines 2021 in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. The CLAT exam day instructions are mentioned in the CLAT admit card which was released on July 15.
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Candidates appearing in CLAT 2021 should read and follow all the exam day guidelines which are of two types. The first guidelines are related to the code of conduct while the other one is related to the COVID specific guidelines. Read the complete article to know more about the complete CLAT 2021 exam day guidelines, practices to be followed to ensure safe conduct of CLAT and more.
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The 22 participating NLUs offer 2622 seats in the undergraduate programmes and around 783 seats in the postgraduate programmes. The NLUs offer law programmes such as BA LLB, BBA LLB, B.Com LLB and B.Sc LLB and LLM.The guidelines related to the code of conduct are mentioned in the CLAT admit card. The guidelines related to the exam day guidelines are mentioned below.CLAT Exam Day Guidelines 2021 - Code of Conduct
Type of bell
Entry of candidates inside the centre hall
Distribution of transparent sealed envelopes containing question booklets and OMR response sheets followed by the announcement of important instructions by the invigilators
CLAT 2021 begins: Candidates can open the sealed envelopes
After this time, no candidate will be given entry
Indicating one hour
Warning bell - Only ten minutes left remaining before CLAT 2021 time completion
Completion of the test, OMR sheets is to be submitted after this
Candidates who do not have their photograph printed on CLAT admit card must paste their own recent passport size photo. Candidates will be asked to show the admit card of CLAT with a photograph at the test centre.
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The exam centre of CLAT 2021 will be fully equipped with all safety measures. The staff will be available for conducting the thermal screening, cleaning and maintaining the order at the exam centre. The CLAT 2021 conduct model is explained below.
|Blue/Black Ball Pen||Face shield|
|Personal transparent water bottle||Personal hand sanitiser (50 ml)|
|A Pen||Admit card|
|Identity card||Phone - will be deposited outside|
CLAT syllabus 2021 (Content of the test) - Under CLAT UG, candidates will be asked questions from 5 topics namely - Legal Aptitude, Logical Reasoning, English (including Comprehension), General Knowledge & Current Affairs and Elementary Mathematics (Numerical Ability). All questions will be objective type with multiple-choice type,
Marking scheme of CLAT 2021 - As per the CLAT exam pattern, every correct answer will be given 1 mark and for every negative answer, 0.25 marks will be deducted.
CLAT PG: Please note that the CLAT 2021 exam for the LLM programme will for this academic session two sections - Objective and Subjective. The objective section will have 100 questions, whereas, there will be two subjective or essay type questions.
To address the grievances of the candidates on CLAT 2021, the Consortium will form a four-member grievance redress committee. This committee will review the complaints raised by the candidates against the test and answer key.
On the day of the exams, students wish to know tips and tricks to apply a few hours before the exam to succeed in their exams. They often become anxious and experience performance pressure which is why Careers360 has come up with an article to help the candidates deal with the pressure.
Rest Hours - It's very important for the candidates to take a proper 7-8 hours of sleep to keep their minds clear and thought process functional.
Document Checklist - Though the candidates will keep all the necessary documents handy for the exam day yet it is advised that they should cross verify them to avoid minutest of the chances of skipping any document. Do not forget to carry your CLAT 2021 admit card along with an identity proof such as Aadhaar card/ driving license/PAN card etc.
Do not begin a new topic - Often candidates feel that they could use up extra time to read something new once their course is over and revised. But DO NOT begin a new topic on the day of the exam. It will only take up your memory and burden you with extra information which may lead to forgetfulness during the exam. Students often panic when they start mugging up additional information instead of revising the prepared course and relaxing.
Know the exam centre location - Candidates must have prior information about the exam centre such as its location, distance from home to the centre, commuting time, popular landmarks nearby etc to avoid any kind of trouble while reaching the exam centre.
Do not carry unnecessary items - Candidates must not carry unnecessary articles such as electronic gadgets like mobile phones, digital watches, calculators etc to the exam hall. Only admit card, id proof and basic stationery such as pencil, pen and eraser is permitted. Anyone found not following the established rules will be debarred from the exam.
Reporting - Punctuality is important. Hence it is highly advised to reach on time on the exam centre at the reporting time 1 pm. This should be followed to avoid inconveniences such as traffic jams, vehicle breakdowns, etc.
Check seating arrangement - Candidates should check the seating arrangements as soon as he/she reaches the exam centre. The seating arrangement should be checked along with other details including name, roll number and date of birth so as to ensure the identified seat is correct and to avoid wastage of time in finding the seat after reporting time.