CLAT 2020 Dos and Don'ts

Sukriti Vajpayee
Sukriti VajpayeePublished On: September 19, 2020 | CLAT

There are certain guidelines associated with CLAT that every candidate appearing for the exam must abide by. This article provides a detailed analysis of CLAT 2020 dos and don'ts and is a must-read for every CLAT 2020 aspirant.

CLAT Dos and Don'ts

CLAT 2020 is just a week away and all the candidates who registered for the law entrance exam are going through the last minute preparation tips of CLAT 2020. The exam was postponed many times and it was finally decided by the CLAT Consortium to conduct CLAT 2020 on September 28, 2020. The exam will be organised in a centre-based online mode which means candidates will have to go to their allotted CLAT 2020 exam centres and give the exam online through computer systems.

There are certain rules regarding CLAT that every candidate who is appearing for the exam must abide by. Apart from that, every CLAT aspirant has to follow some guidelines on the exam day. In this article, we have provided a detailed list of the dos and don'ts of CLAT 2020. All those who have registered themselves for CLAT 2020 must go through this article and follow the points carefully.

Dos and Don't for CLAT 2020

With almost a week left for the exam, candidates might find it difficult to remember all the important guidelines of CLAT 2020. Therefore, CollegeDekho has prepared a comprehensive list of what a candidate should do on the exam day and what all should he/ she steer away from. They must go through the list provided below to recollect the dos and don'ts of CLAT 2020.

CLAT 2020: Dos

The candidate must have downloaded and taken a print out of his/ her CLAT 2020 admit card at least a day before the exam. Keeping this for the last day can create unwanted hassle and stress for candidates.

  • It is best to keep aside all the items that are to be taken at the CLAT 2020 exam centre on a day prior to the exam date. This will help candidates in not forgetting something on the last minute and they will have everything they require.

  • The applicants must go through all the instructions mentioned on their admit card of CLAT. The authorities at the exam centre will follow the guidelines strictly.

  • Knowing the exam day procedure properly will help candidates in saving time and they will also not be confused about what has to be done on the exam centre.

  • One of the most important things that has to be done on the CLAT 2020 exam day is reaching the exam centre on time. The student must leave for the exam centre well in advance, leaving enough margin for reaching the centre before the reporting time. Being late at the exam centre will render them anxious and that will have a poor impact on their performance. Therefore, it is highly recommended to reach the exam venue at least 45 minutes before the reporting time.

  • Owing to the coronavirus situation, it will be better if you carry as fewer things with you as possible. Despite the facility of keeping your belongings at the exam centre, it is advised to opt for this only if there is no other way out. Your belongings will come in contact with those of many other candidates and thus, it will increase the risk of spreading the virus.

  • Ensure that you carry your own bottle of hand sanitiser at the exam centre and keep using it frequently. The sanitizer bottle should be of 50 ML only.

  • Candidates who do not wear a mask will not be allowed to enter the exam centre. Therefore, make sure you do not forget to wear a mask and keep it on for as long as you are outside. Since candidates will have to wear the mask for a long time at a stretch, they must pick a mask that is comfortable as well as keeps them safe.

  • It is also mandatory for the candidates to wear gloves while entering the exam centre and they are not allowed to take them off throughout the exam.

  • Candidates are allowed to carry their own water bottles to the exam centre but it must be transparent.

  • Every applicant must carry an identity card that has been issued by the government.

  • In stationery items, only one black and one blue ball point pens are permitted to be carried inside the exam centre.

  • No other item apart from those listed above must be with the candidate when the reporting begins at the exam centre.

  • If any candidate is sick, he/ she must have a medical declaration form stating he/ she is not suffering from COVID -19.

Also Read:CLAT 2020 Important Dates

CLAT 2020: Don'ts

  • No matter what, the candidate must not be late at the exam centre. The reporting process takes a while and candidates must have enough time at hand to complete the procedure.

  • In an attempt to keep themselves safe from the coronavirus, the candidates must not come in contact with anything or anyone unless it is absolutely necessary. They must follow all the social distancing protocols.

  • No electronic gadgets are allowed inside the CLAT exam centre. Hence, it will be the best if you leave your mobile phones or any other gadget at home and do not bring them to the centre. If you are coming with someone to drop you, you can give it to them as well. The exam centre will have the facility of keeping the mobile phones and other items of test-takers but it is best to be careful as there is a chance of losing your belongings in such cases.

  • Carrying any other item apart from the ones mentioned in the admit card will not only be troublesome for the candidate on the exam day but it will also lead to the wastage of his/ her time. Therefore, all applicants must carry with themselves only those items that are required.

  • If a candidate is feeling sick while giving the exam, he/ she must not keep it to himself/ herself. An examiner or authority must be informed about it immediately so that necessary steps can be taken in required.

  • The applicants must not leave his/ her seat during the exam. If he/ she has any query, he/ she can raise a hand and speak to the examiner who will approach.

  • Candidates must not talk to each other when they are in the exam hall. They must observe discipline and not make any noise.

  • It does not need to be mentioned that candidates should not try to resort to any unfair means while giving the exam. This will lead to serious consequences apart from his/ her disqualification from the exam.

The exam timing of CLAT 2020 is from 2 PM to 4 PM. The reporting process will commence thirty minutes before the exam commences.

Also Read: CLAT Rank vs NLU: Detailed Analysis

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