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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Best Books for CLAT 2020

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.

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Best Books for CLAT 2020 - Why Needed?

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.

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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.

Best books for CLAT 2020

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.

CLAT 2020 Best Books - Recommended by experts

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.

  1. Word Power Made Easy

  2. Butterworths

  3. Lexis Nexis

  4. Analytical Reasoning

  5. Verbal Reasoning

  6. Analytical and Logical Reasoning

  7. Objective Arithmetic

  8. GK Today

  9. Manorama Year Book

  10. India Year Book

  11. 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.

Best books for CLAT 2020 for English Language Preparation

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

CLAT 2020 Best Books for General Knowledge Preparation

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

  • Manorama Year Book

  • India Year Book

  • Competition Success Review

  • Pratiyogita Darpan

  • The Hindu Newspaper

  • The Indian Express Newspaper

  • Hindustan Times

  • The Telegraph Newspaper

Best books for CLAT 2020 for Legal Aptitude Preparation

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?

  1. Universal’s CLAT Guide

  2. Legal Awareness and Legal Aptitude by AP Bhardwaj

  3. LexisNexis Butterworths

  4. Bare Acts of Indian Constitution

Candidates can also go through a list of Legal Terms brought to you by Careers360.

CLAT 2020 Best books for Logical Reasoning Preparation

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?

  1. Verbal and Non-Verbal Reasoning by RS Aggarwal

  2. Analytical Reasoning by MK Pandey

  3. Analytical and Logical Reasoning by R.S. Aggarwal

Best books for CLAT 2020 for Mathematics Preparation

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

CLAT 2020 Best Books - Recommended by Toppers

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.

Preparation Best Books for CLAT 2020

Section

Books recommended by toppers

Elementary Mathematics with Numerical Ability

Quantitative Aptitude by RS Aggarwal

English including Comprehension

  1. Word Power Made Easy by Norman Lewis

  2. English Grammar and Composition by Wren & Martin

General Knowledge and Current Affairs

  1. Lucent’s GK

  2. Manorama Yearbook

  3. Pratiyogita Darpan

Legal Aptitude

  1. Universal’s CLAT Guide

  2. Bare Acts on Indian Constitution

  3. Legal Awareness and Legal Aptitude by AP Bhardwaj

  4. LexisNexis Butterworths

Logical Reasoning

  1. Verbal and Non-Verbal Reasoning by RS Aggarwal

  2. Analytical Reasoning by MK Pandey

Best Books for CLAT 2020 - Exam Pattern

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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How much marks required for apply in CLAT examination 2020

Smrity 5th Apr, 2020

Hey,

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.

For more details visit the link below:

https://law.careers360.com/articles/clat-eligibility-criteria

I hope this helps.

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CLAT and BALLB are on the same date what should i do, as i want to give both exams

Akram Khan 5th Apr, 2020

Hi,

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 uglaw@pu.ac.in 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.

All the best.

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From which app will I get free video lectures for preparing CLAT Examination

Priyaanka Sarkar Student Expert 5th Apr, 2020

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.

You can prepare by downlaoding our books for free from: https://law.careers360.com/download/ebooks and use our tips given by experts and previous toppers https://law.careers360.com/articles/clat-preparation-tips

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clat exam 2019 question paper and answer

Aditya kumar Student Expert 5th Apr, 2020
Hi There

You you can get clat exam 2019 question paper and answer by going through our page for which link is provided below

https://law.careers360.com/download/sample-papers/clat-ug-question-paper-and-answer-key-2019

This past year paper will help you to understand the types of questions which are asked in exam, you will understand the important topics which are covered in the exam by practising them, you will also get to know your preparation level .Best of luck for your clat examination.



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can i get into jindal only through clat?

Papeya Dubey Student Expert 5th Apr, 2020
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Admission to Jindal Global Law School is done through LSAT, and this goes for all their law programs such as integrated law program for five year duration,three years LLB program or one year LLM program, in case you're interested register at http://jgls.edu.in/jgls-admission-process/
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