Best Books for CLAT 2020 - National University Of Study And Research In Law (NUSRL), Ranchi will conduct CLAT 2020 tentatively in the 4th week of May, 2020; many law aspirants have already begun their preparation for the Common Law Admission Test. When preparing for a national-level law entrance examination like CLAT, one needs a good strategy and choosing the right books is an integral part of that strategy. While there is an abundance of CLAT books 2020 readily available in the market dealing with the subject, not all books are equal. So, the moot question is which CLAT books should one choose that will aid in CLAT preparation and also help qualify in CLAT 2020?
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Choosing the best books for CLAT 2020 preparation is the first step towards qualifying in the most-sought after law entrance examination. With an objective to help the aspirants in their preparation, Careers360 brings you CLAT 2020 best books.
But before we proceed to check the list of CLAT preparation books, let us gather some information about CLAT 2020 exam pattern. Further, Careers360 will also provide you specific CLAT books to prepare for each section of the offline CLAT 2020 paper.Watch Video on CLAT Best Books
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As discussed above, there are hundreds of books easily available in the market for the preparation of CLAT 2020. But, the ‘most appropriate’ and ‘right’ books to qualify for CLAT 2020 will only be considered as the CLAT 2020 best books for preparation.
Else, books are the ocean of knowledge where you dive in and just swim across like a scalar quantity.
Moreover, with a designed set of books for CLAT 2020, candidates can specifically concentrate upon the exam-related topics and avoid going astray into irrelevant subject-matters.
Candidates may also note that they need to consult not only section-wise books for CLAT 2020 preparation but also the CLAT sample paper and assignment books so that they can solve the questions after they are well aware with the basics with the national-level law exam.
Overall, the CLAT preparation books are authored in the manner that they cover every aspect of the sections of the Common Law Admission Test.
Now when aspirants like you have known the exam pattern of CLAT, you also need to know which books would help you in the CLAT preparation, strategically. With the list of important books, you can also know which are the important topics which you need to focus to qualify the CLAT 2020.
While there are lots and lots of books authored, the exam experts recommend a few of them for the examination view-point. Here are a list of some of the books that candidates can take up for CLAT 2020 preparation.
Word Power Made Easy
Analytical and Logical Reasoning
Manorama Year Book
India Year Book
Universal’s LLB Entrance Guide
These are just a compilation of the most read books for CLAT preparation.
Let us go through the CLAT section-wise recommended books.
English And Comprehension section in the offline CLAT paper carries as many as 40 questions with the questions mainly based on comprehension passages. There would be also grammar related questions based on the comprehension passage and also the vocabulary related questions.
Which books to study for CLAT English section?
The candidates can check the list of CLAT books which they can refer for preparation of English section.
Word Power Made Easy by Norman Lewis
High School English Grammar and Composition by Wren & Martin
English is Easy by Chetananand Singh
Objective General English by RS Aggarwal
Barron’s Pocket Guide to Vocabulary
The General Knowledge and Current Affairs section carries as many as 50 questions in the online CLAT paper. The questions are based on subject-matters of Static General Knowledge including Books and Authors, Nation and Currency, Country and Capital, Indian and World Geography, Indian and World Flora and Fauna, Indian Constitution, etc. Besides, the Static GK part, a balanced number of questions cover the current events of national and international importance.
Which books to study for CLAT General Knowledge section?
CLAT 2020 aspirants can refer to these books if preparing for General Knowledge section of Common Law Admission Test.
Pearson General Knowledge Manual 2020
Lucent’s General Knowledge
Competition Success Review
The Hindu Newspaper
The Indian Express Newspaper
The Telegraph Newspaper
There will be as many as 50 questions covering CLAT offline paper from Legal Aptitude and Knowledge section. The questions will be basically framed up on legal propositions and their conclusions. The section will also have questions from Legal Awareness topics like some recent big cases in Supreme Court or Legal Maxims/Legal Vocabulary.
Which books to study for CLAT Legal Aptitude section?
Universal’s CLAT Guide
Legal Awareness and Legal Aptitude by AP Bhardwaj
Bare Acts of Indian Constitution
Candidates can also go through a list of Legal Terms brought to you by Careers360.
This section of Common Law Admission Test carries questions on analytical and logical reasoning. There will be questions framed on missing series, missing numbers, syllogism, statement-assumption reasoning, blood relations, mapping and directions, circular arrangements and coding-decoding.
Which books to study for CLAT Logical Reasoning section?
Verbal and Non-Verbal Reasoning by RS Aggarwal
Analytical Reasoning by MK Pandey
Analytical and Logical Reasoning by R.S. Aggarwal
The Mathematics section of the offline national-level law entrance exam will basically have elementary numerical ability questions of Class 10th standard carrying 20 marks. The questions will cover a varied number of topics including Number systems, Algebra, Co-ordinate Geometry, Geometry, Trigonometry, Mensuration, Statistics and Probability.
Which books to study for CLAT Mathematics section?
Quantitative Aptitude by RS Aggarwal
Class 10th NCERT Textbook
The toppers of Common Law Admission Test have also recommended a number of books for CLAT 2020 preparation. Find here the list of CLAT preparation books recommended by the toppers.
Books recommended by toppers
Elementary Mathematics with Numerical Ability
English including Comprehension
English Grammar and Composition by Wren & Martin
General Knowledge and Current Affairs
Bare Acts on Indian Constitution
The offline paper of NLUO Cuttack administered CLAT 2020 will be a 120-minute exam where candidates will need to answer as many as 200 questions of objective-nature having multiple-choices as answer options. The candidates will need to choose the most appropriate of those answer options.
The questions marked with correct answers will be awarded one mark and those answered wrong will be liable for deduction of one mark each from the total score of CLAT 2020.
The 200 questions will cover the following sections- Elementary Mathematics, English, General Knowledge, Legal Aptitude and Logical Reasoning.
Find here the subject-wise distribution of questions -
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A minimum marks of 45% in the qualifying exam is to be scored by the candidate to be eligible to take the CLAT exam. The minimum marks required is 40 % for the reserved category and 45 for general category. The candidate must have passed senior secondary that is 12th exam to be eligible to take the paper.
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CLAT is a national level exam. It is conducted for admission to programs offered by the 22 participating NLUs. PU LLB is a entrance exam for admission to pujab University. The Entrance exam dates for both the exam are same i.e. 24th may
You can mail to PU LLB entrance authority at email@example.com about your problem.You must mention your name, application no. and other information related to your problem in the email.
Hope they resolve your problem. If they not hear your problem then you have to give that exam which is your higher priority or deciding institution where you want to take admission.
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We cannot authenticate other video lectures for the lack of authenticity. But CLAT syllabus has changed and t o give you a gist of the changed syllabus,
The no.of questions asked will be reduced from 200 to 150 but the time duration will be the same
English: There will be no more direct vocabulary questions
GK: Static GK will be removed and only your knowledge on current affairs will be tested
Mathematics: Only DI based questions.
Logical Reasoning: More emphasis on critical reasoning questions
Legal Aptitude: No Legal GK questions but the reasoning questions will remain.
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