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CLAT Exam Centers 2018

Updated On - April 20th 2018 by KRITIKA GUPTA


CLAT Exam Centers 2018 – National University of Advanced Legal Studies, Kochi has scheduled the Common Law Admission Test or CLAT 2018 for May 13. Candidates who registered successfully will be issued their CLAT Admit Card from April 26, 2018.

Candidates satisfying the eligibility standards defined by conducting body can apply online before March 31, 2018. Around 50,000 candidates appear for CLAT each year. To accommodate such a large number, the exam is conducted in several cities across India. This year, it is expected to be conducted in approximately 66 cities across India. 

Listed below are quick facts related to CLAT Exam Centers:

  • At most three centers are to be selected while filling online form for CLAT 2018.
  • Mention the exam centers in the decreasing order of preference.
  • The venue is assigned as per the availability.
  • It is mandatory to carry a valid Photo ID Proof along with the hall ticket at CLAT Exam Center.
  • Once the venue is allocated, there will be no option to change the center at later stages.

CLAT Exam Centers in India

We at collegedunia brings you the official list of all CLAT Exam Centres 2018 introduced for this session. Tabulated below are the centers name:

State/ Union TerritoryCLAT City/ Centers
Andhra PradeshVijayawada
Andhra PradeshVisakhapatnam
Himachal PradeshShimla
KeralaCalicut/ Kozhikode
Madhya PradeshBhopal
Madhya PradeshIndore
Tamil NaduChennai
Tamil NaduCoimbatore
Tamil NaduMadurai
Tamil NaduTiruchirappalli
Uttar PradeshAgra
Uttar PradeshAllahabad
Uttar PradeshGhaziabad
Uttar PradeshGorakhpur
Uttar PradeshGreater Noida
Uttar PradeshKanpur
Uttar PradeshLucknow
Uttar PradeshNoida
Uttar PradeshVaranasi
West BengalKolkata
West BengalSiliguri
Uttar PradeshAgra
Uttar PradeshAllahabad
Uttar PradeshGhaziabad
Uttar PradeshGorakhpur
Uttar PradeshGreater Noida
Uttar PradeshKanpur
Uttar PradeshLucknow
Uttar PradeshNoida
Uttar PradeshVaranasi

As per previous year analysis, it expected that CLAT Exam Centers in Kolkata, Bangalore, Hyderabad and Indore will be increased. This is because of the participation level from these cities is high.

Note: CLAT Authority reserves the right to allot final CLAT Exam Center. 

Documents Required at CLAT Exam Center

Candidate must carry any one of the photo ID proof mentioned below for verifying identity, along with CLAT Admit Card. The list is as follows:

  • PAN Card
  • Passport 
  • Driving License 
  • Voter’s ID Card
  • Bank Passbook with photograph
  • Photo identity proof issued by a Gazetted Officer on official letterhead along with photograph
  • Photo identity proof issued by a People’s Representative on official letterhead along with photograph
  • Valid recent Identity Card issued by a recognized College/ University
  • Aadhar card with a photograph/ Employee ID/  Bar Council Identity Card

Candidates using a Scribe in CLAT

Candidates applying under Specially Abled Persons (SAP) category will be allowed 40 minutes extra to complete the exam. The category of disability would include blindness, low vision, locomotor disability, mental retardation, hearing impairment, etc. They are required to provide a certificate of disability, issued by a competent authority.

The facility of scribe is also applicable for PwD candidates. Applicants who require scribe during exam should indicate the same during online registration. They must also upload the photocopies of the relevant documents (attested by Gazetted officer). The list of documents are mentioned below:

  • Certificate of Disability from appropriate authority
  • A statement indicating whether scribe will be brought by candidate or required to be provided by the CLAT authorities.
  • Declaration from the scribe, in case arranged by the candidate, stating that he/she would comply with all the rules & regulations and would not indulge in any unfair activity like helping out the candidate in answering questions. They will only perform their duty of reading out the questions and marking/clicking the correct answers.

Read About CLAT Exam Pattern

Instructions for CLAT Exam Centers

Candidates are advised to adhere to the instructions mentioned below at their respective exam centers:


  • Carry all the requisite documents carefully along with the hall ticket.
  • They should ensure that the computer systems are working
  • Candidates are advised to report at least one hour prior to the commencement of exam.
  • Candidate should maintain the conduct during the examination.
  • Rough work is required to be done only on the space available on the exam booklet.
  • Handle the OMR sheet carefully to prevent any damage.


  • Candidates should make sure that they are not carrying any unrequired things like paper chits or electronic devices to the test center.
  • Candidates will not be allowed to enter examination after 30 minutes from the commencement of the exam.
  • They should not carry any electronic gadgets like calculators, mobile phones, digital watches, etc.

Read More CLAT Sample Papers

CLAT 2018 Participating Institutes

For the academic session 2087-19, there are 18 NLUs participating in CLAT. CLAT scores are also accepted by some of the top private law universities in India. The list of  National Law Universities are as follows:

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

*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College



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