How to prepare for CLAT 2019 Legal Aptitude by Prof. K. Madan
Updated on Jan 28, 2019 - 10:45 a.m. IST by Madhuwrita Nandi
Applications Open Now
UPES - Integrated LLB Programs
Lovely Professional University - LAW Admissions 2020

How to prepare for CLAT 2019 Legal Aptitude by Prof. K. Madan - Mastering the CLAT legal aptitude section is indeed a mammoth task specifically for students who are just out of school. However, as Prof. K. Madan says, “This is one of the core sections of this exam so mastering this section will help you ace the exam.”

Latest: Download Free Sample Paper for CLAT - Download Now

With CLAT 2019 hardly four months away, candidates may be wondering as to how to prepare for CLAT legal aptitude section in an effective manner. Conceptual clarity, rigorous practice, and ruthless analysis are the keys to cracking the CLAT legal aptitude section as per Prof. K Madan. In yet another advisory on “How to prepare for CLAT 2019 Legal Aptitude” by Careers360, Prof. K. Madan, Faculty Head of the Delhi Law Academy, shares his valuable tips on how candidates can ace the legal aptitude section and maximize their test scores. 

CLAT Sample Paper

Download Free Sample Paper for CLAT

Download Now

To know Prof. K Madan’s expert tips and give their preparation for CLAT legal aptitude an extra edge, candidates can read further. 

Preparation strategy for CLAT 2019 Legal Aptitude

At this stage, candidates are advised to work on their knowledge of the laws. After the candidates have obtained a fairly thorough knowledge of the laws, they should devote at least 60 minutes daily to solve problems to prepare for CLAT legal aptitude section. The key is to understand the question thoroughly. Once a candidate achieves that, he/she can easily come to a logical question. However, attaining an expertise in that will not be easy in the beginning but rigorous practice will help them reach there. To bolster conceptual clarity, candidates should get all the doubts they come across while practicing legal aptitude questions cleared at the earliest. They should not hesitate at all to take expert advice. Candidates should take sharp mock test series for CLAT 2019 preparation.

Applications Open Now
PES University Law Admissions 2020
Apply Now for Law Admissions 2020 at PES University | Ranked 7th in all over India. Scholarship available.

Books for CLAT 2019 Legal Aptitude preparation

Candidates should remember that most of the books commonly available in the market suffer from quality problems. Answers are wrong, and many facts are outdated. It is better to subscribe to a better source of information like a good online course rather than any standard book to prepare for CLAT legal aptitude section. 

Mock test strategies for CLAT 2019 Legal aptitude preparation

One cannot emphasize on solving CLAT mock test for CLAT preparation enough. Solving more problems and looking at past papers gives candidates an idea of how the exam will be. While solving mock test, candidates should not get stuck on just one problem. If they are not able to solve a question, they should skip it and instead answer those questions first which they know completely. Judge the situation properly and then answer.

Some pointers to keep in mind while solving mock tests to prepare for CLAT legal aptitude are as follows. 

 1) Refer to past question papers and solve as many problems as possible.

 2) Understand the question thoroughly, judge the situation properly and come to a logical conclusion.

 3) Try to time yourself when you are attempting this section.

How can candidates with no knowledge of the legal realm tackle the section?

This section is new for students as they just have passed school and they have never been taught this subject. But since this section is at the core of the test, candidates need to work substantially hard on this section to achieve a high score. 

Candidates should be aware of the fact that questions will include legal principles that have to be applied to certain situations. The candidate will have to judge the situation and come up with an apt conclusion or solution. It is the candidate’s expertise in research and ability to solve these problems plays a big role. Therefore, candidates should acquire a thorough legal knowledge and solve as many questions as they can to improve their legal reasoning abilities. 

Time management strategies to prepare for CLAT 2019 Legal Aptitude

One of the ways with the help of which candidates can execute a perfect performance in the paper is with the help of time management strategies both during preparation and on the day of the exam. 

To prepare CLAT legal aptitude efficiently, candidates should devote at least 60-90 minutes daily. They should solve the legal aptitude case studies and also time themselves to know exactly how much time is to be spent on each question. 

Last week strategies for CLAT 2019 Legal Aptitude

During their last week preparation for CLAT legal aptitude, candidates should solve as many mock tests as possible and ruthlessly analyze their performance to know their weak and strong sections. This will help them score better in each successive test. They should also brush up their concepts. During this stage of CLAT 2019 legal aptitude preparation, candidates should calmly revise the syllabus and not panic. 

*Common Law Admission Test, popularly known as CLAT, is conducted by NLU, Odisha, Cuttack for candidates who seek admissions into its undergraduate and postgraduate law programmes. Upon qualifying the test, candidates will get a chance to grab a seat for themselves amongst 2600 offered by 21 participating institutes. CLAT 2019 is set to be conducted on May 26, 2019. 

Applications Open Now

Lovely Professional University - LAW Admissions 2020
Lovely Professional Universit...
PES University Law Admissions 2020
PES University Law Admissions...
UPES - Integrated LLB Programs
UPES - Integrated LLB Programs
KIIT University (KIITEE- 2020)
KIIT University (KIITEE- 2020)
View All Application Forms

More like CLAT

Questions related to CLAT

Showing 6411 out of 6411 Questions

please name the books that I prefer for clat 2020 after 12th class of all subjects?

KUNAL LANJEWAR 26th Jan, 2020


CLAT ( Common Law Entrance Test ) is an exam conducted to take admission into the 21 National Law Universities of India and 43 other Educational Institutes. National University of Study And Research In Law (NUSRL), Ranchi will conduct CLAT 2020 in offline mode on May 10, 2020.

Given below are some books suggested by the experts that you can prefer for preparing for the CLAT 2020 examination.

  • Word Power Made Easy

  • Butterworths

  • Lexis Nexis

  • Analytical Reasoning

  • Verbal Reasoning

  • Analytical and Logical Reasoning

  • Objective Arithmetic

  • GK Today

  • Manorama Year Book

  • India Year Book

  • Universal’s LLB Entrance Guide

Best Wishes.


after 12 can i get admission in PU or there is any exam like CLAT for admission

Sanjay Khandelwal 25th Jan, 2020
Punjab university conducts its own entrance examination for admission in law courses. That is for BA LLB or BCOM LLB. One will have to apply for application of the college and will have to appear for the entrance examination conducted by Punjab university for admission.
1 View

Do I need to upload EWS Certificate along with CLAT Application form

Md Azmer 24th Jan, 2020

Hello Aspirant,

No there is no notification came out regarding to submit EWS certificate with the CLAT 2020 form. I suggest you to go the link before filling the form.


I hope this will solve your query.

Good Luck


can i get admission in Indra Prastha university on the basis of my rank in CLAT

akshat a. jha 24th Jan, 2020

No, IPU or GGSIPU conducts its own exam for entrance in its various courses.

The exam for law courses to get admission in IP university is IPU CET Law.

The Last date of Application submission for the exam is 1st week of May 2020 .

The Date of exam  and Result date would be 3rd  week of May 2020  and 4th week of May 2020  respectively.

The application fees is 1000 Rs for all category students. The exam is of 600 marks and has 150 questions in total to attempt in 150 minutes.

About Clat, The Clat exam provides admission in several other law colleges all over the country including all the NUL's.

For further information on Clat exam you can visit:-

and for For IPU CET Law:-


I am 28 now. Can i get admission in basis of CLAT ot LSAT Score

Sourandhi Saha Student Expert 23rd Jan, 2020
There is no age limit for appearing in CLAT 2020 for UG program as well as in CLAT PG exam. So if you are able to fetch decent score, then you can get admission on the basis of that score. There is also no upper age limit for appearing in LSAT India Examination. But you can check the age limit specified by individual colleges wherein you want to seek admission.
The question have been saved in answer later, you can access it from your profile anytime. Access now

Download the Careers360 App on your Android phone

Regular exam updates, QnA, Predictors, College Applications & E-books now on your Mobile

Careers360 App
150M+ Students
24,000+ Colleges
500+ Exams
1500+ E-books