CLAT Admit Card 2017

CLAT Admit Card 2017 can be downloaded from 10 p.m onwards on April 20th, 2017. Try to download your CLAT admit card at the earliest to avoid any last minute hassle on the website. The exam will be held on May 14th, 2017. The Common Law Admission Test (CLAT), is an all India common entrance examination, which is conducted on rotational basis by eighteen National Law Universities acronymed as NLUs for admissions to their under graduate and post graduate programmes. This year Chanakaya National Law University, Patna is conducting the CLAT exam.

CLAT Admit Card 2017

CLAT Admit Card Release Date April 20th, 2017
CLAT Exam Date May 14th, 2017
Conducting Body this Year Chanakaya National Law University
Total Participating Universities 18
Official Website


CLAT Admit Card 2017: Official Update

An official update was issued earlier in regards to CLAT admit card which states the following

The CLAT admit card 2017 will be available to download from your registered account from 10 pm on 20th April 2017.”

Points to Note for CLAT Admit Card 2017

 No Personal Intimation  The CLAT Hall Ticket aka CLAT admit card will not be sent individually to candidates. It is expected that individuals visit the official website and download it from there only.
 Proof of Identity Along with the CLAT admit card, candidates are supposed to carry with them at least one valid proof of identity. Without the proof, they will be debarred from the exam.
 Updates The exam aspirants should visit the official site for all the latest updates.

Download Link for CLAT Admit Card 2017


How to Download Your CLAT Admit Card 2017

In order to download your hall ticket for Common Law Admission Test 2017, follow the subsequent steps –

Step 1 Visit the official website for CLAT i.e
Step 2 Go to the top right section and click on ‘Apply now’
Step 3 Now click on ‘CLAT Admit Card’ or CLAT Hall Ticket’
Step 4 Enter your credentials (registered email ID and password of CLAT account)
Step 5 A drop down column will appear with ‘Assessment’, ‘Course’ and ‘Action’ as choices.
Step 6 Click on the Generate button.
Step 7 Your CLAT Admit Card for this year will be downloaded. Take a printout and make sure to verify all details.

Check the following Details on your CLAT Admit Card 2017 –

Your hall ticket for CLAT 2017 should consist of the details listed below. In case of aby discrepancy, contact the exam conducting authorities of Chanakaya National Law University immediately.

Candidate’s Name Roll Number
Signature of the Candidate Photo of the Candidate
Father’s Name Category of the Candidate
Date of Exam Time of Exam
Exam Venue/Centre Space for Invigilator’s Signature (on the day of examination)


Instructions Printed on the Backside of CLAT Admit Card 2017

1. In case, the photograph and signature are not properly visible on the admit card, then the candidate should carry two print outs of the admit card. He/She should paste his/her recent color passport size photographs and sign them 2. Candidates are advised to report at least one hour prior to the commencement of exam
3. Candidates will not be permitted to enter the examination hall after 30 minutes of the start of the examination 4. Candidate should maintain the code of conduct during the examination
5. If any candidate is found using unfair means, he/she is liable to be debarred from taking the exam 6. Rough work is required to be done only on the space available on the exam booklet
7. The OMR should be handled carefully. 8. 0.25 marks will be deducted for each incorrect response in the OMR sheet

Essential Documents Required along with CLAT Admit Card 2017

On the day of the CLAT Exam, each candidate is required to carry the documents listed below. Any candidate failing to provide the document, on being asked by the competent exam authorities will not be allowed to appear for the examination.

CLAT Admit Card 2017 Proof of Identity (Voter Identity Card, Driving License, or any other valid proof issued by Government of India or your respective state government)


CLAT Admit Card 2017: Frequently Asked Questions

 Q1. Who issued the CLAT hall ticket?  A1. The CLAT admit card or hall ticket is issued by the organizing body of CLAT for the respective year. This year it is Chanakaya National Law University, Patna.
 Q2. Is it mandatory to carry the CLAT admit card on the day of the examination ?  A2. Yes its is extremely essential that you carry your CLAT admit card because without it you will be debarred from the examination.
 Q3. Is a black and white print out of the CLAT admit card sufficient ?  A3. Yes a black and white copy is sufficient. No need for a coloured printout.
 Q4. Can a candidate be issued 2 admit cards ?  A4. No , only one admit card per candidate will be issued.
 Q5. Should the signature scanned on the CLAT admit card match the candidate’s signature on the day of the exam.  A5. Yes it should match 100%. Use of any unfair means is strictly dealt with by the authorities.



CLAT Admit Card 2017: Primary Contact for Queries

In case of any query related to your CLAT admit card or discrepancies, you can reach out the CLAT officials via phone or email.

Phone Numbers 0612-2361114, 2361115 & 2361116
Email Id


CLAT Exam 2017: Changes This Year

 1. From this year onwards, the upper age limit for the exam will be 20 years as on December 31st, 2017.
 2. The counselling will be held in only 3 rounds.

CLAT Exam 2017: Pattern This Year

Subjects Marks
 Reasoning 40
 English  40
 Legal Aptitude 50
 Elementary Mathematics 20
 General Knowledge  50

Note: The duration of the exam is 2 hours. Each correct response will fetch the candidates 1 mark and each incorrect response will cost the candidates 0.25 marks.

Recommended Books for CLAT Exam 2017

The fact that lakhs of aspirants appear for CLAT each year has made it extremely competitive in nature. A wise selection of books is recommended for preparation.

Subject Book
 Reasoning Verbal & Non-Verbal Reasoning by R.S Aggarwal
 English General English by S.P. Bakshi
 Legal Aptitude Legal Aptitude by A.P Bhardwaj
 Elementary Mathematics Quantitative Aptitude by R.S Aggarwal
 General Knowledge GK by Lucent

CLAT Exam 2017: Centres for Examination

A total of 66 cities across India will host the candidates for CLAT Exam 2017 to be held on May 14th. The candidates were asked to fill in three top choices for centres in decreasing order of their preference at the time of filling their application form. On the day of the exam, the candidates are expected to reach 30 minutes prior to the commencement of the CLAT examination.Your venue will be mentioned on your CLAT admit card.


CLAT Exam 2017 : Important Dates

Event Important Date
Last Date to Register for CLAT March 31st, 2017
CLAT Admit Card Download April 20th, 2017
CLAT Exam 2017 May 14th, 2017
CLAT 2017 Result May 29th, 2017


CLAT Exam 2017: Participating National Law Universities (NLUs)

National Law School of India University (NLSIU), Bengaluru. National Academy of Legal Study and Research (NALSAR) University of Law, Hyderabad.
National Law Institute University (NLIU), Bhopal. West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences (NUJS), Kolkata.
National Law University (NLU), Jodhpur Hidayatullah National Law University (HNLU), Raipur.
Gujarat National Law University (GNLU), Gandhinagar. Dr. Ram Manohar Lohiya National Law University (RMLNLU), Lucknow.
Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law (RGNUL), Punjab. Chanakya National Law University (CNLU), Patna.
National University of Advanced Legal Studies (NUALS), Kochi National Law University Odisha (NLUO), Cuttack
National University of Study and Research in Law (NUSRL), Ranchi. National Law University and Judicial Academy (NLUJA), Assam.
Damodaram Sanjivayya National Law University (DSNLU), Visakhapatnam. Tamil Nadu National Law School (TNNLS), Tiruchirappalli.
Maharashtra National Law University (MNLU), Mumbai. Maharashtra National Law University (MNLU), Nagpur.


  1. Hi Sandhya,

    The previous year papers for law we’ll be providing on our bulletin.
    As for English, DU doesn’t hold an entrance exam for English. Selection will be made on the basis of the marks secured by you in 12th boards. You’ll have to make it to the cut off.

  2. Historically considered one of the best books. However a wide range of options is available in the market. So you can refer to a lot others as well.

  3. The admit card link will be activated on the official website shortly. You can click on the download link in the article above and reach the official site to be able to download your admit card.

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