CLAT 2024: Exam day instructions, OMR sheet, question paper and answer key

Mahima Gupta
Mahima GuptaUpdated On: December 03, 2023 01:30 pm IST
CLAT 2024 Exam is scheduled to be conducted today, between 2 and 4 PM. Candidates must familiarize themselves with the OMR instructions and guidelines provided by the authorities. Scroll down below to check details regarding CLAT 2024!
CLAT 2024 Exam LIVE (Image Credit: Pexels)CLAT 2024 Exam LIVE (Image Credit: Pexels)

CLAT 2024 Exam LIVE: The Consortium of National Law Universities will be conducting CLAT Exam 2024 from 2 PM to 4 PM today, December 3, 2023. For the examinees belonging to the PwD/SAP category, the exam will be held for 2 hours 40 minutes (till 4.40 P.M). The exam will be conducted offline in 130 exam centres across the country. Ahead of the CLAT 2023 exam, candidates must familiarize themselves with the OMR instructions and exam day guidelines provided by the authorities. These instructions will outline the proper method of marking the OMR answer sheets, guidelines for the examination hall, and other important details to ensure a smooth and fair conduct of the test. 

CLAT 2024 Exam Day Instructions

Candidates who are appearing for the exam must check the exam day guidelines mentioned below

  • They must reach the examination centre from 1 PM onwards. The CLAT 2024 exam will start at 2 PM sharp at the designated centres.
  • Seats must be occupied by 1;30 PM in the exam hall as no entry after 2:15 will be allowed.
  • They are required to carry the hall ticket along with a valid Government identity proof. 
  • Disability Certificates must be carried by PwD/ SAP candidates.
  • Carrying any sort of electronic gadget inside the examination hall is banned. 
  • During the exam, candidates are not allowed to go outside the hall under any circumstances. 
  • Candidates found not abiding by the instructions will be disqualified. 

CLAT 2024 Exam: Check OMR Instructions

The instructions related to marking answers in the OMR sheet have been given below- 

  • Before the exam, they will be provided 10 minutes to fill up the necessary fields in the OMR sheet. 
  • All the questions have to be marked in the OMR response sheet and Question booklet. 
  • The OMR sheet will comprise 2 parts. The first page is original and will be taken by invigilators. The second page of the sheet will be returned to the candidates.
  • They must use a blue or black ballpoint pen to mark their answers on the sheet. 
  • Ensure the OMR response sheet should not be torn or folded, or else the candidate will be disqualified. 
  • In the sheet, shade the circle fully for the most appropriate answer without leaving any space.

CLAT 2024 Question Paper 

The maximum marks of CLAT exam are 150 for 120 questions. There will be 5 sections in total in this undergraduate examination i.e., English language, current affairs, logical reasoning, legal reasoning, and quantitative techniques. To get detailed information on the question paper click on the link below.

CLAT Question Paper 2024 - To be Updated

CLAT 2024 Answer Key

Candidates await the release of answer keys after taking the examination. The marking scheme for both undergraduate and postgraduate is the same. A deduction of 0,25 marks for each incorrect attempt and 1 mark for every correct answer, will be given. Therefore, by clicking on the link below, candidates can stay updated with all the latest updates concerning the answer key.

CLAT Answer Key 2024 Live Updates - To be Updated

Know all the latest updates pertaining to the CLAT 2024 Exam, OMR sheet, exam day instructions, question paper, answer key, expected cutoffs and more!

CLAT 2024 Exam Live Updates

  • Dec 03, 2023 01:30 PM IST

    CLAT 2024 Exam to begin at 2 PM

    Candidates shall have reached the test centres. The exam will commence at 2 PM. We wish you all the best for CLAT 2024 exam!



     

  • Dec 03, 2023 01:00 PM IST

    CLAT 2024 Exam: Electronic devices not allowed inside test centres

     

    The following electronic gadgets are not allowed inside test centres.

    • Mobile Phones
    • Headphones
    • Digital Watches

  • Dec 03, 2023 12:40 PM IST

    CLAT 2024 Exam: Expected NLIU Bhopal ST Cutoff

    Based on the previous year’s cutoff, find the expected All India Rank for NLIU Bhopal for ST candidates below.

    Opening Rank

    5674

    Closing Rank

    17826

  • Dec 03, 2023 12:30 PM IST

    CLAT 2024 Exam: Expected NLIU Bhopal SC Cutoff

    Based on the previous year’s cutoff, find the expected All India Rank for NLIU Bhopal for SC candidates below.

    Opening Rank

    3162

    Closing Rank

    6434 

  • Dec 03, 2023 12:20 PM IST

    CLAT 2024 Exam: Expected NLIU Bhopal EWS Cutoff

    Based on the previous year’s cutoff, find the expected All India Rank for NLIU Bhopal for EWS candidates below.

    Opening Rank

    514 

    Closing Rank

    742

  • Dec 03, 2023 12:10 PM IST

    CLAT 2024 Exam: Expected NLIU Bhopal OBC Cutoff

    Based on the previous year’s cutoff, find the expected All India Rank for NLIU Bhopal for OBC candidates below.

    Opening Rank

    428 

    Closing Rank

    10097

  • Dec 03, 2023 12:00 PM IST

    CLAT 2024 Exam: Expected NLIU Bhopal General Cutoff

    Based on the previous year’s cutoff, find the expected All India Rank for NLIU Bhopal for General candidates below.

    Opening Rank

    217

    Closing Rank

    10316

  • Dec 03, 2023 11:50 AM IST

    CLAT 2024 Marking Scheme

    Find the marking scheme for CLAT 2024 UG (Five-Year Integrated Programme) below.

    • Correct Question: 1 mark
    • Incorrect Question: 0.25 marks
    • Unattempted Question: Nil

  • Dec 03, 2023 11:40 AM IST

    CLAT 2024 Exam: Expected WBNUJS Kolkata ST Cutoff

    Based on the previous year’s cutoff, find the expected All India Rank for WBNUJS Kolkata for ST candidates below.

    Opening Rank

    5084 

    Closing Rank

    5571

  • Dec 03, 2023 11:30 AM IST

    CLAT 2024 Exam: Expected WBNUJS Kolkata SC Cutoff

    Based on the previous year’s cutoff, find the expected All India Rank for WBNUJS Kolkata for SC candidates below.

    Opening Rank

    2503

    Closing Rank

    3619

  • Dec 03, 2023 11:20 AM IST

    CLAT 2024 Exam: Expected WBNUJS Kolkata OBC-B-WB Cutoff

    Based on the previous year’s cutoff, find the expected All India Rank for WBNUJS Kolkata for OBC-B-WB candidates below.

    Opening Rank

    1989

    Closing Rank

    2462

  • Dec 03, 2023 11:10 AM IST

    CLAT 2024 Exam: Expected WBNUJS Kolkata GC-WB Cutoff

    Based on the previous year’s cutoff, find the expected All India Rank for WBNUJS Kolkata for GC-WB candidates below.

    Opening Rank

    248

    Closing Rank

    12809 

  • Dec 03, 2023 11:00 AM IST

    CLAT 2024 Exam: Expected WBNUJS Kolkata General Cutoff

    Based on the previous year’s cutoff, find the expected All India Rank for WBNUJS Kolkata for General candidates below.

    Opening Rank

    117

    Closing Rank

    6800 

  • Dec 03, 2023 10:50 AM IST

    CLAT 2024 Exam: Question Booklet Instruction 3

    On the first page of the question booklet, aspirants must enter their CLAT 2024 Admit Card number at the beginning of the examination.



     

  • Dec 03, 2023 10:40 AM IST

    CLAT 2024 Exam: Question Booklet Instruction 2

    During the exam, no clarifications in the question booklet will be clarified. Any discrepancy in the QB must be reported to the invigilator who can replace their QB and response sheet.


     

  • Dec 03, 2023 10:30 AM IST

    CLAT 2024 Exam: Question Booklet Instruction 1

    The question booklet will comprise 120 multiple choice questions. Candidates will be provided 2 blank pages for rough work. No additional blank page will be given.


     

  • Dec 03, 2023 10:20 AM IST

    CLAT 2024 Exam: OMR Response Sheet Instruction 3

    Candidates after the CLAT 2024 exam is over must return the OMR sheets to their concerned invigilators. The original OMR response sheets are not allowed to be carried outside the exam hall else, they will be disqualified.



     

  • Dec 03, 2023 10:10 AM IST

    CLAT 2024 Exam: OMR Response Sheet Instruction 2

    If candidates shade more than one circle for a question or make any stray marks on the OMR Response Sheet will be considered a Wrong Answer and double marking will be done.


     

  • Dec 03, 2023 10:00 AM IST

    CLAT 2024: OMR Response Sheet Instruction 1

    If candidates do not shade any circle for a question, or shade a circle incompletely it will be considered an ‘Unanswered Question’.


     

  • Dec 03, 2023 09:50 AM IST

    CLAT 2024 Exam: Expected NALSAR Hyderabad ST Cutoff

    Based on the previous year’s cutoff, find the expected All India Rank for NALSAR Hyderabad for ST candidates below.

    Opening Rank

    3818 

    Closing Rank

    5026

  • Dec 03, 2023 09:40 AM IST

    CLAT 2024 Exam: Expected NALSAR Hyderabad SC Cutoff

    Based on the previous year’s cutoff, find the expected All India Rank for NALSAR Hyderabad for SC candidates below.

    Opening Rank

    1252

    Closing Rank

    2782

  • Dec 03, 2023 09:30 AM IST

    CLAT 2024 Exam: Expected NALSAR Hyderabad EWS Cutoff

    Based on the previous year’s cutoff, find the expected All India Rank for NALSAR Hyderabad for EWS candidates below.

    Opening Rank

    214

    Closing Rank

    415

  • Dec 03, 2023 09:20 AM IST

    CLAT 2024 Exam: Expected NALSAR Hyderabad OBC Cutoff

    Based on the previous year’s cutoff, find the expected All India Rank for NALSAR Hyderabad for OBC candidates below.

    Opening Rank

    361

    Closing Rank

    748 

  • Dec 03, 2023 09:10 AM IST

    CLAT 2024 Exam: Expected NALSAR Hyderabad General Cutoff

     

    Based on the previous year’s cutoff, find the expected All India Rank for NALSAR Hyderabad for General candidates below.

    Opening Rank

    8

    Closing Rank

    4856

  • Dec 03, 2023 09:00 AM IST

    CLAT 2024 Exam: Expected NLSIU Bengaluru ST Cutoff

     

    Based on the previous year’s cutoff, find the expected All India Rank for NLSIU Bengaluru for ST candidates below.

    Opening Rank

    554

    Closing Rank

    13869

  • Dec 03, 2023 08:50 AM IST

    CLAT 2024 Exam: Expected NLSIU Bengaluru EWS Cutoff

     

    Based on the previous year’s cutoff, find the expected All India Rank for NLSIU Bengaluru for EWS candidates below.

    Opening Rank

    91

    Closing Rank

    4493

  • Dec 03, 2023 08:40 AM IST

    CLAT 2024 Exam: Expected NLSIU Bengaluru OBC Cutoff

    Based on the previous year’s cutoff, find the expected All India Rank for NLSIU Bengaluru for OBC candidates below.

    Opening Rank

    84

    Closing Rank

    4010

  • Dec 03, 2023 08:30 AM IST

    CLAT 2024 Exam: Expected NLSIU Bengaluru General Cutoff

    Based on the previous year’s cutoff, find the expected All India Rank for NLSIU Bengaluru below.

    Opening Rank

    1

    Closing Rank

    4494

  • Dec 03, 2023 08:30 AM IST

    CLAT 2024 Exam: Expected NLSIU Bengaluru General Cutoff

    Based on the previous year’s cutoff, find the expected All India Rank for NLSIU Bengaluru below.

    Opening Rank

    1

    Closing Rank

    4494

  • Dec 03, 2023 08:20 AM IST

    CLAT 2024 Exam: Documents to be retained by candidates after exam

    After the test candidates must retain the following documents.

    • Admit Card (duly signed by the Invigilator)
    • Question Booklet
    • OMR Response Sheet

  • Dec 03, 2023 08:10 AM IST

    CLAT 2024 Exam: Acceptable Government ID Proof

    Candidates can bring any of the following valid photo ID proofs to CLAT 2024 exam centres.

    • Aadhaar Card 
    • PAN Card
    • Ration Card / PDS Photo Card
    • Voter ID Card
    • Driving License
    • Passport
    • Photo ID issued by Recognized Educational Institution
    • Address Card 
    • Certificate of Identity 
    • Disability ID Card/handicapped Medical Certificate 
    • Photo Bank ATM Card
    • Kissan Photo Passbook
    • CGHS / ECHS Photo Card

  • Dec 03, 2023 08:00 AM IST

    CLAT 2024 Exam: Instructions to mark attendance

    In the attendance sheet, aspirants must write their Question Booklet Number, OMR Sheet Number, and Signature.


     

  • Dec 03, 2023 07:50 AM IST

    CLAT 2024 Exam Timings for PwD/SAP Candidates

    For PwD/SAP category candidates, 40 minutes will be given extra. The CLAT 2024 exam for such candidates will be concluded at 4.40 P.M.



     

  • Dec 03, 2023 07:40 AM IST

    CLAT 2023 Exam: Reporting Timings

    Candidates must reach the centres as per their reporting timings mentioned below.

    CLAT Reporting Timings 2024

    I:00 PM

  • Dec 03, 2023 07:30 AM IST

    CLAT Exam 2024: Items allowed inside exam centres

    • Black or Blue Ball Point Pens
    • Transparent water bottle
    • An Analogue Watch
    • Candidates Government ID Proof 
    • Bags or any other items are not allowed.

  • Dec 03, 2023 07:20 AM IST

    CLAT 2024 Exam Timings

    Test takers must carry the following documents inside the examination hall.

    • Admit Card (bring a self-attested photograph, if it is not clear on the admit card)
    • Government ID Proof 
    • Disability Certificate (for PwD/ SAP candidates)

  • Dec 03, 2023 07:10 AM IST

    CLAT 2024 Exam Timings

    The CLAT 2024 exam will begin sharp at 2 PM and will conclude at 4 PM
     

  • Dec 03, 2023 07:00 AM IST

    CLAT 2024 Exam will be conducted today in offline mode

    Consortium of National Law Universities is all set to conduct CLAT 2024 exam today, December 3, 2023 in offline mode in a single session.

  • Dec 03, 2023 01:15 AM IST

    CLAT 2024 Exam: Instruction for candidates suffering from illness

    Aspirants, if suffering from an illness must carry a medical certificate with them, and if they wish to take the test in isolation they must inform the Centre Superintendent at least 48 hours before CLAT 2024 exam.



     

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