CLAT Important Topics 2021 - For UG, PG Section wise, Best Books
CLAT Important Topics 2021 - The syllabus of CLAT 2021 is vast, so it is a smart strategy of preparation to mark important topics. The aspirants should figure out the CLAT 2021 important topics at the start of their preparation so that more focus and time can be invested in covering those topics. However, with the change in new exam pattern of CLAT, more importance is given to conceptual understanding than rote learning. The comprehension based question makes it difficult to identify the CLAT important topics, so Careers360 has on the basis of analysis of previous year CLAT paper and syllabus prepared a detailed guide highlighting the important topics for CLAT 2021. This article covers subject-wise CLAT important topics for both UG and PG students. This article also provides a clear cut understanding of the Common Law Admission Test. Read the complete article to know more about CLAT important topics 2021 and other important details related to the exam.
CLAT 2021 - An overview to exam
CLAT UG & PG
Law programmes offered
CLAT 2021 Important Topics - Undergraduate level
The Consortium of National Law Universities (NLUs) had last year introduced comprehension based questions for all sections of CLAT UG. The comprehension passages are taken from various articles, newspapers, editorials. Candidates are advised to read the syllabus and check the previous year paper of CLAT to develop an understanding of the exam. The important topics will be those making the theme of CLAT UG. The subject wise important topics of CLAT UG are given below.
CLAT UG English language - Important topics
This section will have comprehension passages of 450 words each. Note that no prior learning of this section is required. CLAT English will only test the comprehension and language skills of the candidates. Candidates will be expected to quickly read and comprehend the main theme discussed in the passage and identify the arguments and perspectives.
To answer the questions from this section, candidates should have good reading ability along with knowledge of grammar and vocabulary.
Important topics for CLAT English
Antonyms and Synonyms
Adverb & Proverbs
One word substitution
CLAT general knowledge and current affairs topics
This GK and current affairs section will be analysis based. Candidates will be provided passages of up to 450 words each. The content of the passages will be taken from the news, journalistic sources and other non-fiction writing.
Candidates will be required to demonstrate their knowledge and awareness of the topics discussed in the passage. The important topics that one should focus for CLAT preparation of this section include the following.
General knowledge and current affairs topics for CLAT 2021 preparation
Contemporary events of significance from India and the world
Arts and culture
Historical events of continuing significance
CLAT important topics for elementary maths
The elementary mathematics too will include facts or propositions, graphs, or other textual, pictorial or diagrammatic representations of numerical data. Each section will be followed by 4-5 numerical questions. Candidates will have to derive information from the data, passage, graph and apply the mathematical calculations to answer the questions. So, it is important to understand the basic mathematical calculations, formulas and operations. The important topics for this section are given below.
Important topics for CLAT elementary maths
Time Speed and Distance
Work and Time
Ratios and proportions
CLAT 2021 important topics for legal aptitude
The legal aptitude section of CLAT will be comprehension passage based. Each passage will be of about 450 words. Generally, the comprehension passage of legal aptitude will be taken from legal journals, newspapers, articles, editorials involving legal matters, public policy questions or moral philosophical enquiries.
To answer the questions from legal aptitude of CLAT, one should have the awareness of contemporary legal and moral issues. This awareness should be complemented with the general knowledge of law. The important topics for this section are given below.
Important topics for CLAT legal aptitude section
History of Indian constitution
Important acts and amendments
Important laws like IPC, CrPC, law of torts etc
Prepositions and facts
Important events related to legal and constitutional developments
Rights and Duties
Judiciary - Supreme Court and High Court
Parliament - Executive, Legislature, President
Current events related to Indian polity.
CLAT important topics 2021 - Logical reasoning
This section will also have passages of about 300 words each. Each passage will have 2-4 questions to test the candidate’s logical and analytical skills. Candidates will be required to recognize the arguments, premises and conclusions. The questions may also require the candidates to draw relationships and analogies, identify contradictions and equivalence, and assess the effectiveness of given arguments.
Legal reasoning important topics for CLAT 2021
Logical sequences and matching
Calendars and clocks
CLAT PG important topics 2021
CLAT LLM is a graduate level test. Candidates are expected to demonstrate their legal knowledge and awareness of graduation level. CLAT LLM will also have comprehension based questions to be asked from the compulsory subjects of graduation. The important topics of CLAT LLM include the following.
CLAT 2021 important topics for LLM
Judicial bodies - Supreme court, High Court, District courts
Quasi-Judicial bodies - Tribunals
Rights, Writs and Duties
Elections to President, Vice-President, legislative assembly etc.
Important acts like Panchayati Raj, Emergency powers etc
Law of Contracts
Nature of contracts and formation
Void and illegal, unenforceable contracts
Discharge of contracts
Guarantee and insurance
Consequences of breach of contracts
Agency contract etc
Law of Torts
Liability, strict and absolute liability, different types of liability
Remedies, Negligence, Defamation
False imprisonment and malicious prosecution
General principles of criminal law
Punishments and exceptions
Offences and defamation
Major international bodies like the UN, WTO, IMF, World Bank etc.
Humanitarian laws, UN charter
Law of the sea,
Terrorism in different forms
Intellectual Property Rights
WTO IPR rules
The patents Act, 1970 and other important rules
Recommended books for CLAT 2021
While most parts of CLAT UG will not require prior reading, the candidates still need to develop the surface level understanding to connect with the content of the comprehension passages. CLAT 2021 is more about practice then mugging up facts and going into rote learning. To develop conceptual understanding, candidates will need to refer to some standard books as given below.
CLAT 2021 books and sturdy material
Data Interpretation Book by K. Kundan
Legal Articles on various legal websites, CLAT mock tests
Gmat book and sample papers
Note - The CLAT book list given above is recommended by Ishan Thakur, CLAT 2020 - AIR-19.
Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - CLAT Important Topics 2021 - For UG, PG Section wise, Best Books
Question: What subjects do I need to study for CLAT UG preparation?
For CLAT preparation, you will need to study subjects like general knowledge and current affairs, English language, Legal aptitude, Logical reasoning and Elementary maths.
Question: What type of questions are asked in CLAT?
In CLAT 2021, objective type questions will be asked from comprehension type passages.
Question: What are the important topics for CLAT legal aptitude preparation?
Even though the questions in legal aptitude will be asked from the passages, the candidates should study topics such as Indian constitution, important acts and amendments, important laws like IPC, CrPC, law of torts etc and Prepositions and facts.
Question: How many questions are asked in CLAT UG? What is the marking scheme of the exam?
There will be 150 objective type questions. Each question will carry one mark and for each incorrect answer 0.25 marks will be dedicated from the total score.
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Questions related to CLAT
suggest me best the book for legeal reasoning to prepare clat just 1book name
See there are multiple books form which one can prepare for Legal reasoning section of CLAT but if you want to go for only one book then to be honest you should go with Legal Awareness and Legal Reasoning by Pearson . I am enlisting down the best books for CLAT preparation for all subjects :-
@GK & CURRENT AFFAIRS
Manorama Year Book
General Knowledge by Arihant Publications
Current Affairs Yearly by Arihant Publications
A Modern Approach to Logical Reasoning by RS Aggarwal
Analytical Reasoning (English) by M K Pandey
Quantitative Aptitude ebook (ALL Parts Solved) by R S Agarwal
Legal Awareness and Legal Reasoning by Pearson
Objective Legal Aptitude by Rs Agarwal
Fast Track Objective Arithmetic, Arihant Publications
Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Examinations by Pearson's
Objective General English by R S Aggarwal
Word Power Made Easy by Norman
For complete information kindly check out the link given below :
I hope this information helps you.
suggest me best coaching center to prepare clat 2021 in hyderbad
Some of the best coaching Institute for preparation of CLAT 2021 in Hyderabad are the following.
Career Launcher - Ameerpet Centre
Career Launcher - Tarnaka Centre
Career Launcher - Himayathnagar
Hope this information will help you
suggest me single book for each subject to prepare for clat 2021..just single book from each subject
Here we provide you some books that you can refer for preparation of CLAT 2021:
1. English Language - Word Power Made Easy by Normal Lewis
2. Quantitative Aptitude - Quantitative Aptitude by RS Aggarwal
3. Logical Reasoning - Analytical Reasoning by MK Pandey
4. Legal Reasoning - Bare Acts of Indian Constitution
5. Current Affairs - India Year Book
Hope it helps.
how to prepare for CLAT examination
Before starting your preparation for clat examination you should know its examination pattern so that you can prepare accordingly
Here's a brief of your clat UG 2021 examination pattern :-
* total number of questions :- 150 questions
* type of questions asked :- mcqs/objective. Basically, your clat question paper will contain several passages of around 300 to 450 words and those passages will be followed by series of mcqs.
* medium of the question paper :- English
* mode of the examination :- it will be conducted in offline mode / pen paper based examination
* total marks :- the examination will be conducted for a total of 150 marks
*Duration of the examination :- 2 hours
*marking scheme :-
. -) you get one mark for each correct answer .
. -) here is penalty of 0.25 Mark for each wrong answer
Subject wise number of questions in your clat 2021 examination is provided below:-
*english language :- 28 - 32 questions
*quantitative techniques :- 13-17questions
*Legal Reasoning :- 35-39 questions
*current affairs including gk :- 35-39 questions
*Logical Reasoning :- 28-32 questions
For more details regarding clat examination pattern you can visit our page at
Coming to how you should prepare,
Follow the below tips to prepare well for your clat examination:-
*Go well through your CLAT syllabus , don't leave any part just because you find it difficult or boring or you don't like it.You can get clat syllabus at https://law.careers360.com/articles/clat-syllabus
List of best books which you can follow to master CLAT syllabus is given below subject wise :-
GK & CURRENT AFFAIRS
*Manorama Year Book
*General Knowledge by Arihant Publications
*Current Affairs Yearly by Arihant Publications
*A Modern Approach to Logical Reasoning by RS Aggarwal
*Legal Awareness and Legal Reasoning by Pearson
*Objective Legal Aptitude by Rs Agarwal
*Fast Track Objective Arithmetic, Arihant Publications
*Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Examinations by Pearson's
*Objective General English by R S Aggarwal
*Word Power Made Easy by Norman
For detailed information about books for CLAT go through
*A major part of your Clat question paper are from the gk and current affairs section , so focus more on them, read news papers like The Hindu, Financial Express, and The Economist on daily basis to keep you updated
*Make a routine or a time table and religiously follow it , take short breaks in between your studies, studying continuously can be brain tiring and it becomes difficult to focus and study with concentration, so take breaks to relax and refresh your brain.
* Plan your studies, and set daily, weekly and monthly goals to cover the syllabus and meet them without any fail.
*Revise at regular intervals as syllabus is wide .
*Solve previous year CLAT questions :-it will let you know the examination pattern, type and difficulty level of questions asked in the exam etc
* Once done with complete syllabus, go through CLAT mock test papers , it will let you know your preparation level and and weak areas so that you can work on them and perform well in your CLAT examination
For more preparation tips go through
suggest me best books to prepare clat 2021 exam
You can refer to these books for CLAT preparation :
English (RC too)
- The Pearson Guide to the CLAT
- Objective General English (English) by RS Aggarwal
- Verbal and Non Verbal Reasoning by RS Agarwal
- High School English Grammar & Composition by P C Wren, H Martin
General Knowledge and Current Affairs
- Manorama Yearbook
- Lucents General Knowledge
- Pratiyogita Darpan
- Quantitative Aptitude and Logical Reasoning (English) by RS Aggarwal
- Fast Track Objective Arithmetic by Arihant
- A Modern Approach to Logical Reasoning by RS Aggarwal
- Analytical Reasoning by M K Pandey
- Verbal Reasoning by RS Aggarwal
- Quantitative Aptitude by R S Agarwal
- Legal Awareness and Legal Reasoning: For CLAT and LLB Entrance Examinations by Pearson
- Legal Aptitude and Legal Reasoning byA P Bhardwaj
- Objective Legal Aptitude by RS Aggarwal
- LSTs Legal Reasoning Module
- Lexis Nexis Butterworths
- Bare Acts on Indian Constitution
I hope this helps.