The consortium of National Law Universities, Bengaluru has postponed CLAT 2020 examination. The examination scheduled on September 28 and Admit Cards download from August 24. CLAT is an aptitude-based exam where the intent is to test the student’s interest in law and not their knowledge of the law.
Latest Update: The Consortium of National Law Universities – the conducting body of CLAT, has released the CLAT 2020 admit cards on 15-09-2020. Candidates who have applied online and paid the requisite fees can download the CLAT admit cards from the official website – consortiumofnlus.ac.in.
Common Law Admission Test, or CLAT, is a national level entrance exam for admissions to undergraduate (UG) and postgraduate (PG) law programmes offered by several National Law Universities in the country. The CLAT 2020 examination for both UG and PG candidates will be held on 28th September 2020 from 2 to 4 PM
CLAT 2020 Exam Date Announced: The Consortium of National Law Universities has announced the exam date of CLAT 2020. The eligibility test of CLAT 2020 is scheduled on September 28 between 2 pm and 4 pm.
Common Law Admission Test, or CLAT, is a national level entrance exam for admissions to undergraduate (UG) and postgraduate (PG) law programmes offered by 22 National Law Universities in the country.
CLAT 2020 examination is a centralized exam for admissions to bachelor’s and master’s courses in law in 22 NLUs in the country and is conducted by the consortium.
CLAT admit cards: CLAT 2020 will be held in online mode at designated centres across the country. Students can download their CLAT admit cards from August 24 at consortiumofnlus.ac.in. The CLAT 2020 admit cards will mention the details of exam centres and roll numbers of the candidates.
The examination would be conducted in 203 locations across the country. Students appearing for the examination can choose a center nearby to minimize travel requirements during the COVID19 pandemic. Earlier the examination was scheduled to be conducted in 67 locations for a pen and paper mode.
CLAT Admit Cards 2020 – Details
|Name Of The Admit Card||CLAT Admit Card 2020|
|Conducting Agency Name||The consortium of National Law Universities|
|Title||Download CLAT Admit Card|
|Subject||The consortium of National Law Universities would release Admit Card for CLAT Exam|
|Admit Card frequency||Once|
|Admit Card Level||National Level|
|Abbreviation||CLAT Admit Card|
|Full-Form||Common Law Admission Test Admit Card|
|Name Of The Department||Higher Education Department|
|Mode Of Admit Card||Online|
|Download Admit Cards||One week before conduct of the entrance examination|
|Exam Date||28th September|
|Announcement of Results||One week after the examination|
CLAT comprises 5 sections, namely English Language, Current Affairs, including General Knowledge, Legal Reasoning, Logical Reasoning, and Quantitative Techniques.
It is a two-hour exam where candidates are to solve 150 questions. Those go score at least 40 per cent marks are considered to be pass in the exam and eligible for admission to undergraduate and postgraduate level courses. For reserved category candidates, the cut-off is 35 per cent, as per rules.
Last year, the CLAT was held on May 26 and the result was announced in June. The pandemic has postponed all the entrance exams and hence delayed the next academic session for students across streams.
After the announcement of the results, candidates will be ranked based on marks obtained in the exam. Each college will announce its cut-off. Those who match the cut-off or minimum requirement for an institute will have to appear for counseling.
Other undergraduate-level law entrance exams include the All India Law Entrance Test (AILET), LSAT India, ULSAT by UPES and Banaras Hindu University (BHU) conducts UET. Due to the pandemic, the LSAT India has been moved online.
CLAT assesses candidates on subjects including English comprehension, general knowledge and current affairs, elementary mathematics (numerical ability), legal aptitude, and logical reasoning.
The eligibility test of CLAT 2020 is scheduled on September 7 between 2 pm and 4 pm. The exam conducting body will issue the CLAT admit cards soon at consortiumofnlus.ac.in.
Steps to download CLAT Admit Card 2020
- Visit the official website: consortiumofnlus.ac.in
- Enter the mobile numbers and passwords to login
- On the next window, check and download the CLAT admit card 2020
The admit cards of CLAT 2020 will mention details of the candidates including application numbers, roll numbers and the CLAT 2020 exam centres.
Candidates can keep themselves updated with CLAT latest information including admit card release date, exam day instructions and result date from the official website at consortiumofnlus.ac.in.
- Staff will be deployed for Crowd Management and orderly movement.
- Staff with Thermo Guns will be present at entry gate
- Sufficient cleaning staff, center administrators and invigilators with face masks and hand gloves will be deployed.
- Spray machines with disinfectant liquid will be used to sanitize examination centers thoroughly.
- Sufficient hand sanitizer and hand soap will be present across the test centers and washrooms.
- Candidates with fever or COVID symptoms will not be permitted inside the exam venue. A separate isolation lab will be set up to accommodate these candidates.
- PPE kits will be made available for staff in isolation labs.
- 3 ply masks and gloves will be provided to isolated candidates
Important Instructions for candidates:
- No candidate shall be allowed to enter any examination centre without a mask.
- The Consortium will review centre locations on an ongoing basis to ensure that students and staff are protected at all times.
- All candidates with temperature > 99.14 will be directed to the isolation lab for taking the examination.
- In case of candidate with scribe, both the candidate and the scribe must bring their own N95 mask
- Candidates will be permitted to carry following items with them into the venue:
- Personal transparent water bottle
- Personal hand sanitizer (50 ml)
- A simple pen
- Exam related documents (Admit Card, ID card, etc.)
Exam day guidelines for students
- To appear in the law admission test, the students must bring their admit card and a valid ID card. The acceptable ID cards include Aadhar Card, Voter ID, Passport or any other document as prescribed by the Consortium.
- Candidates should report at the test centre at least half an hour before the commencement of the examination to complete their verification and medical test.
- Candidates are also advised to maintain social distancing outside the test centre and avoid forming groups.
- Candidates should not bring any prohibited items such as electronic gadgets including calculators, paper, study materials, eatable items at the examination centre.
Medical precautions guidelines
- Before the commencement of the test, candidates will have to mandatorily undergo the thermal screening process.
- Candidates who record a temperature greater than 99.14 will be shifted to the isolation labs where the staff will also be given PPE kits.
- All candidates will be permitted to carry a safety mask, gloves, transparent water bottle and a 50ml hand sanitizer bottle.
CLAT 2020 – Exam centre conditions
The Consortium has adopted social distanced based test mode. The infrastructure at the exam centres is being prepared after considering the safety concerns of the candidates. For example, the keyboards, computers, sitting place, doorknobs, washroom and other essentials will be sanitised. At the test centre, sufficient staff will be deployed to manage the crowd. Cleaning staff, centre administrators and invigilators will also be equipped with safety masks and hand gloves. The test centre model as prescribed by the Consortium is explained below.
Thermal screening at the entry gate
The staff with thermo guns will be deployed at the gate to conduct thermal screening of the candidates. Candidates above prescribed temperature will be shifted to the isolation labs.
Separate isolation labs
Candidates who report COVID symptoms or fever will be accommodated in separate isolation labs. Such candidates will also be given 3-ply masks and gloves.
Sanitisation and cleaning at the test centre
The test centres will be sanitized thoroughly with disinfectants, spray machines. In addition, hand sanitizers and hand soap will be made available at the test centres and washrooms.
Additional Instructions To Candidates:
The test centre allotted in the Admit card is final and requests to change the test centre will not be considered.
The candidate should keep the Admit Card and I.D. proof ready for verification at the gate of the entrance of the centre. Further, the bar code scanning will be done inside the test centre.
The candidate will not be permitted to bring any sheet of paper including blank sheets. Rough sheets will be provided by the centre on each desk. The candidate must write their Admit Card number on each sheet. After the test, the rough sheets should be dropped in the drop box.
In case of SAP (PWD) candidates opted for Scribe, the candidate should submit the SAP (PWD)certificate, certificate as per Appendix I and letter of undertaking for using own scribe as per the Appendix II along with the proof of the educational qualifications and identity of the scribe to the Invigilator at the test centre.
Follow the instructions announced by the Invigilator carefully. No clarifications or doubts relating to the questions of examination will be entertained during the examination. If you face any hardware or software problems with the computer system provided, please inform the same to the Invigilator for rectifying the problem immediately. In case the problem is not rectified within the reasonable time, you will be provided with another computer system. In such cases timer will be stopped automatically and resumes from same time in another computer system.
The candidate should also sign on the Admit Card in the presence of the Invigilator as signed in the Filled in Online Application Form.
The duly filled and signed Medical Self-Declaration should be shown at the Entrance and should be submitted to the Invigilator.
Mapping of Candidate Admit Card No and the Room / Hall / Lab Number will not be displayed outside the venue. However, the same will be informed to the candidates after the candidates enter the venue and after the verification of Admit Card and ID.
Candidates should leave all their personal belongings in their baggage outside the examination hall at their own risk. The authorities of the Centre should not be held responsible for any loss or damage of such items. Advance visit to the test center can be allowed only upto the main entrance gate. Inside the center is not allowed.