CLAT!! Common-Law Admission Test is considered as one of the arduous entrance examination organized in our country, India. With comparatively less no. of candidates participating in the examination, securing a seat among the leading National Law Universities such as Hyderabad and Bangalore is still higher.
But to take advantage of the thing, you still need to be prepared for the examination beforehand, and the syllabus should be on your tips. Sounds easier? Well, of course not nevertheless don’t worry; we are here to tell you some secrets to imbibe in your preparation plan to help you cover everything within the syllabus.
Without creating any more suspense here with words, below, I have reiterated the tips to tackle different subject areas of the CLAT examination.
SUBJECT-WISE TIPS FOR PREPARATION
- Legal Aptitude
Having a total weightage of 50 marks in the CLAT exam, it is considered a tie-breaker between two students with the same scores. For this, there are three pivotal sections
- Criminal Law
Study these sections thoroughly, and for reference, you can have books like Trueman, Arihant, Universal, etc.
- Elementary Mathematics
Unlike as it sounds, it is quite an easy segment with a little weightage of 20 marks. For this, I would recommend keeping a significant focus on till 10th books. There will be no question out there that will need you to have advanced mathematical knowledge. However, most of the questions can be from algebra and arithmetic. So now you know where to row your boat of preparation.
Like mathematics, the English segment also is easier in the exam as you might even be studying this subject for years now. So the consent is with you, just improve your reading skills, and focus on grammar.
- General Knowledge
A section for which almost every other student had developed hatred is General Knowledge. Well, the reason being is its endless course segment. But GK has the highest questions in the exam owing to which self it cannot be ignored. The tip is to go through newspapers like The Hindu, Times, etc. The tip here is to stick to a single or two newspapers from which the questions usually comes and the one having a language that you understand. Also, make sure to stay updated with current affairs as most of the questions are from this section.
- Logical Reasoning
In the exam, you will get analytical reasoning and verbal logic one as well. One part will be full of digits and data, whereas the latter will cover puzzles and words. For this RS Aggarwal or M.K. Pandey will serve a sufficient purpose. The key here is not the books but practice. Reasoning requires a lot of practice with no other alternative.
With these, I mark the end of the article. I hope and believe these tips will surely bring your preparation to the next level. Rest; there are some marvelous CLAT books available in the market which you can buy. Consulting your teachers, or even browsing through the internet will also tell you the best books available.