The Consortium of National Law Universities (CNLU) has released a detailed exam preparation guide for CLAT UG. Candidates can go through the CLAT preparation guide simply by visiting the official website of CLAT 2020.

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The CLAT preparation guide, provided by the conducting body is inclusive of subject-wise preparation tips, questions and is also explained in a video, the link for which is provided in the end.

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There are five subjects for which the conducting body has released the preparation guide. The subjects are -

  • English language

  • Current affairs

  • Legal reasoning

  • Logical reasoning

  • Quantitative abilities

CLAT preparation tips are divided in three sections, namely.

  • How to approach questions

  • Preparation strategies

  • Illustration questions

How to prepare for CLAT 2020?

How to approach questions

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This section informs the candidates about the format and type of questions that will be asked in CLAT 2020. Candidates are further given important guidelines on how they should attempt a question which include the following.

  • Candidates are advised to read the paragraph carefully and understand the broad theme mentioned.

  • Give close attention to the wordings of the questions

  • In the legal aptitude and logical aptitude section, principle fact based questions will not be asked separately. Rather, principles will be mentioned in the paragraph. Similarly, the facts will be mentioned either in paragraphs or will be given with the questions. Identify the facts and principles and try to simplify them by breaking down into simple parts.

  • Words like ‘OR’ and ‘AND’ impose some conditions and can change the meaning of a statement considerably. Hence, pay close attention to such words while answering a question. Also, give close attention to the small changes to the facts and principles.

  • The quantitative technique section will also be based on comprehension passage and candidates will have to read the paragraph and apply the analytical ability to solve the questions. There may be some graphical information based on which candidates will have to answer the questions.

Preparation strategies

  • Read newspapers and magazines.

  • Read the editorial and opinion section as the comprehension passage will be taken from such sources.

  • The newspapers and magazines will also help in preparing general knowledge and current affairs.

  • Practice grammar from any good 10th standard books and also refer to Wren and Martin’ English grammar and composition.

  • For legal aptitude also read the opinion and editorial section, read different news articles available in both print and offline media.

  • Use fact compendiums to make your preparation better.

  • The CLAT sample papers, provided by the conducting body are one of the best sources to prepare for CLAT 2020. They make the candidate familiar with the preparation. Students should attempt these papers in an environment somewhat similar to what we experience in a general exam. Analyse the result and then identify those topics, points that need to be prepared.

  • For quantitative ability, practice is the key. Candidates are advised to go through the 10th standard books and practice as much as they can. Solve the exercise given in them and focus on improving accuracy and speed.

  • Solve the previous year papers for preparing the quantitative ability. This will help in improving calculation skills.

  • After solving practice papers for quantitative ability, candidates should analyse the answers by going through the solution provided in the answer section.

Illustration questions

In its preparation guide, the conducting body has also provided the illustration examples to make the candidates familiar with the test paper. The questions are given separately for each section. The format of question includes a comprehension passage along with five questions which are asked from the passage itself. The answers of all questions are also explained in a detained manner.

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Send me some studie material for clat exam

Awanya Dabas 5th Apr, 2020


CLAT is the most important law entrance examination in India. To clear the examination, it is important to practice daily. For that, you need the best study material. Please find it here:

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How much marks required for apply in CLAT examination 2020

Smrity 5th Apr, 2020


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

Akram Khan 5th Apr, 2020


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 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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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.

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