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Documents Required to Fill CLAT 2023 Application Form - Photo Specifications, Scanned Images

Samiksha Rautela
Samiksha RautelaUpdated On: August 08, 2022 04:20 pm IST | CLAT

CLAT 2023 application form has been released on August 8, 2022, and the last date to apply for the same is November 13, 2022. Check out the detailed list of documents that are required to fill out the CLAT 2023 application form.

Documents Required to Fill CLAT 2023 Application Form

CLAT 2023 application form is now available on website. The Consortium of NLUs started the CLAT 2023 online application process on August 8, 2022 and candidates can register themselves for the exam until November 13, 2022. CLAT 2023 official notification was released on July 15, 2022.

Candidates willing to participate in the CLAT application process must be aware of the documents required to fill out the CLAT 2023 application form beforehand. Each and every detail mentioned in the CLAT 2023 application form has to be filled up and the fees need to be paid on or before November 13, 2022 (11:59 pm). The application form must be duly filled out and submitted before the last date to avoid any last-minute rush.

The Consortium of  National Law Universities (NLUs) is the conducting body of CLAT 2023. It is responsible for releasing the CLAT application form for admission to the  5-year Integrated UG and one-year PG level law courses. Candidates who will meet the eligibility criteria can only fill up the CLAT 2023 application form. CLAT aspirants must know the format and specifications of the documents that will be needed while filling up the application form. It will automatically help the candidates to easily fill up the application form and successfully submit it. Keep reading through the article to gather all the information regarding the same.

CLAT 2023 Application Form Important Dates

The important dates regarding the CLAT 2023 application form are given here:



Start of Online Application

August 8, 2022

Last Date for Online Application

November 13, 2022

CLAT 2023 Exam Date

December 18, 2022

Also Read: CLAT 2023 Exam Date Released at Registration Dates, Steps to Apply Online

Requirements for CLAT 2023 Application Form

Below is a list of information one needs while filling up the application form for CLAT 2023.

Contact Details

Official email id

Personal Mobile Number

Residential Address


Class 10th

Class 12th 

Graduation (if applicable)

ID Proofs

Address Proof (Aadhar Card/ PAN Card/ Driving License etc.)


Qualification Certificate/ Provisional Certificate

Certificate of impairment for Specially Abled Persons

Certificate claiming NRI/ NRI Sponsored candidate (if applicable)

Relevant certificate claiming candidate under BPL category

Scanned Documents

Passport Size Photograph


Caste Certificate (if applicable)

State Domicile Certificate (if applicable)

Also Read: CLAT 2023 Application Form Correction: Dates, and Instructions

Documents Required for CLAT 2023 Application Form

Below given is the list of documents needed to fill up the CLAT 2023 application form. 

  • A front-facing passport size recent photograph of the applicant with a plain background.
  • The signature of the candidate.
  • Candidates applying under SC/ST/OBC quota need to show their category certificate.
  • A PwD candidate needs to present a relevant certificate issued by the competent authority. 
  • Candidates applying under the BPL category must present a relevant certificate issued by the concerned authority. 


  • There is no need of attesting the photograph and signature of the candidate while submitting the online application form. 
  • The documents or certificates required for CLAT 2023 application form must be uploaded in PDF format. 
  • The original documents or certificates issued by the competent authority have to be submitted to the allotted university in the prescribed form and manner as the respective universities have specified at the time of admission. 

Photo Specifications to Fill CLAT 2023 Application Form

While filling out the application form for CLAT 2023, certain document specifications need to be followed by an individual. Mentioned below are the documents and the format and specifications that must be followed while uploading them.

Document Name




File Size: 20 KB - 50 KB

Dimensions: 200 X 230 Pixels



File Size: 10 KB - 20 KB

Dimensions: 140 X 60 Pixels



1.5 MB


Guidelines to Upload Photograph in CLAT 2023 Application Form

Check a few of the crucial instructions on how to upload photographs in the CLAT 2023 Application Form.

  • The photograph of the candidate must be front faced.
  • Caps, dark glasses and hats are not acceptable in the passport size photograph.
  • Religious headwear is allowed but in a manner that does not cover the applicant’s face.
  • ‘Red-Eye’ on the photograph should be avoided.
  • The photograph of the candidate should not be black and white. Only coloured images are allowed in the form.
  • The photograph must be clicked with a clear and white background.

Guidelines to Upload Signature in CLAT 2023 Application Form

Provided below are guidelines on how to upload the signature in the application form of CLAT 2023.

  • The signature of the applicant must be on white paper with a black ink pen.
  • The signature must not be in the block or capital letters.
  • Documents of the candidates must follow the format and size prescribed above.
  • Documents must be scanned in a manner that all the details mentioned on them are clearly visible.

Instructions to Scan Documents for CLAT 2023 Application Form

Provided below are the instructions mentioning how to scan documents for CLAT 2023 Application Form.

  • Set the resolution of the scanner to a minimum of 200 dots per inch or dpi.
  • The file size must follow the specified format mentioned above.
  • Set Colour to True Colour
  • After scanning, crop the images to remove the unwanted area.
  • The resolution or size of the images can be modified using MS Paint, Adobe Photoshop or Microsoft Office Picture Manager.

Also Read: CLAT 2023 Login - Forgot Password, Username, Steps to Retrieve

How to Change Images for CLAT 2023 Application Form

Candidates are advised to upload the documents carefully while filling up the application form for CLAT 2023. Once the form is submitted, no changes can be made to the uploaded image. Applicants willing to sit for the CLAT exam can also go through the List of Documents Required for CLAT Counselling.

For any queries related to the application form, feel free to drop your questions in the  QnA zone.

Stay tuned to  CollegeDekho for more details on CLAT 2023!

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