CLAT is considered one of the toughest exams in India in the law domain. So, to crack this CLAT exam you must follow a proper procedure or proper strategy. Hence, to build a proper strategy we have given some tips and tricks and this article is based on a research analysis of our team to give you the required strategy by analyzing the candidate’s performance. Before diving into the study plan to crack the CLAT exam. First, we need to know what is CLAT? The full form of CLAT is Common Law Admission Test. This exam is conducted in May or June of every month.

The Consortium of National Law Universities (NLUs) will take the CLAT exam offline in pen and paper mode. On the basis of the result scored in the CLAT exam, candidates can secure admission to top NLUs law schools in India. That’s why the candidates who are dedicated enough to get into these NLUs, must have to prepare strategically for the CLAT exam in order to score well. Hence, we also recommend the candidates enroll themselves in the Best CLAT Coaching in Delhi. This coaching institute will help in providing the necessary guidance and assistance. Now, let us understand the exam pattern of the CLAT Exam.

CLAT Exam Pattern

Under the new exam pattern for CLAT, here are the key features available:

Exam Mode – Pen Paper Mode

Exam Duration – 120 minutes

Test Timings – 2 pm to 4 pm

Total Questions – 150 questions

Total Marks -  150 marks

Marking Scheme – For every correct answer, 1 mark will be rewarded. For a wrong answer, the 0.25 mark will be subtracted.

Now let’s analyze the section-wise weightage of the marks and questions asked in the CLAT exam

Subject

Questions

Marks

Weightage

English Language

28-32

28-32

20%

Current Affairs including General Knowledge

35-39

35-39

25%

Quantitative Techniques (Elementary Mathematics)

13-17

13-17

10%

Logical Reasoning

28-32

23-32

20%

Legal Reasoning

35-39

35-39

25%

Total

150

150

100%

 

The Strategy for the preparation for the CLAT exam is what our team recommends to the students who are undergoing a full-time preparation that can bring a phenomenal change in their scores and overall performance in the CLAT exam.

 

Understand the CLAT syllabus

This is the most pertinent and the most crucial common mistake the students make these years. We have seen that the students are spending an irrelevant and disproportionate amount of time on topics like mathematics and logical reasoning solving many tough to tough questions from these sections. This happens because the students haven’t properly distributed their time among the other subjects as well. And for this, the students must understand the CLAT syllabus of every topic and subject that comes under the CLAT exam.

 

Now let’s focus on understanding the subject-wise preparation strategy for the CLAT exam. Given below are the recommended tips and tricks to enhance your preparation levels to succeed in the CLAT exam:-

English Section preparation Strategy

English is such a subject that cannot be learned in a day when you need to acquire a lot to become skilled in English.

  • Make a habit of reading the Newspaper Editorial and opinion columns to improve your CLAT English Skills.
  • Also the English level used in the Newspaper editorial and opinion section is very good enough to enhance the skills.
  • Study the fundamentals of grammar, you can achieve this by targeting your school textbooks.
  • However, you need to have a strong grip on the grammar section. You must how to fix the mistakes and errors in question to secure a good rank in CLAT Exam.
  • To score well in this English section, you need to go through the daily magazines, read books, and novels to enhance your vocabulary. Which also enhance your comprehension skills.