Is it possible to crack CLAT 2018 in just one month? Yes, definitely anybody can crack CLAT in one month by brushing up their concepts properly. It’s time to organize your CLAT 2018 preparation for the exam which will be held online on May 13, where candidates will have to answer a total of 200 questions from as many as five sections–English, General Knowledge, Mathematics, Legal Aptitude and Logical Reasoning.
There are many best Law Schools and Universities in India from where the candidates aspire to pursue their law education to become a lawyer. If candidates score good marks in CLAT, they can easily get admission into the best law schools and universities. Most of the students want to prepare CLAT 2018 under proper guidance because the competition level is tough and that too increasing every year. So, here, we are providing you with some guidance regarding CLAT 2018 preparation and examination.
CLAT 2018 preparation has two pillars i.e. strategy and practice, the more you practice the more you speed up. Now about the strategy, it plays the vital role in the preparation of any exam, if you make the strategy then you find the direction in which you have to work hard. CLAT exam is not tough but its competition is tough and to overcome that competition you have to make strategy and then practice it accordingly.
We are here to guide you for with Strategy, tips for CLAT 2018 preparation. Glance through the various tips and tricks for Maths and logic, when your base is strong then only you are able to build anything. Always remember that the foundation of a building is the strongest as well as important part of it.
The tips given here will teach you the exam pattern of CLAT and the way to attempt it. CLAT 2018 will be conducted online and it’s a test of 200 marks including positive and negative marking, you have to try to score well in order to get the admission call from leading Law Institutes/Universities.
Exam pattern for CLAT UG
|Number of Questions||Maximum Marks|
|Logical Reasoning||40 Questions||40 Marks|
|Legal Aptitude||50 Questions||50 Marks|
|Elementary Mathematics (Numerical Ability)||20 Questions||20 Marks|
|General Knowledge and Current Affairs||50 Questions||50 Marks|
|English including Comprehension||40 Questions||40 Marks|
|Total||200 Questions||200 Marks|
Exam Pattern for CLAT PG
|Subjects||Number of Questions||Maximum Marks|
|Jurisprudence||50 Questions||50 Marks|
|Constitutional Law||50 Questions||50 Marks|
|Other law subjects like Law of Contracts, Law of Torts, Criminal Law, International Law, Family Law, Property Law, Intellectual Property Law, etc
|50 Questions||50 Marks|
|Total||150 Questions||150 Marks|
Section-Wise Syllabus of CLAT UG
Important topics according to CLAT Syllabus
|1.||English (with Comprehension)||Comprehension passages and grammar, Vocabulary, Fill in the Blanks, Correcting sentences, etc.|
|2.||General Knowledge & Current Affairs||Static General Knowledge, Current Affairs|
|3.||Elementary Mathematics (Numerical Ability)||Number System, Percentage, Profit and Loss, Time and Work, Height and Distance, Geometry, Algebra, Trigonometry, etc.|
|4.||Legal Aptitude||Legal propositions|
|5.||Logical Reasoning||Syllogism, Logical sequences, Analogies, Blood relation, etc.|
- Legal Aptitude
In this Legal Aptitude section, it is not to understand the law but to know how to apply it to the given facts. This section will test your legal reasoning, not legal knowledge) Students must have a good reading speed and quick analyzing capacity to crack this section.
Most of the legal aptitude questions are being repeated year by year so don’t forget to go through the previous year papers.
For English – Just like other exams CLAT too has a word pool but you need to enrich your vocabulary as well as practice comprehensions. The proficiency of candidates will be tested on the basis of comprehension passages and grammar. Some topics are being repeated regularly just figure out those and make your own grammatical chart on them. The vocabulary of the candidates should be very good as it is important in such competitive exam.
- General Knowledge
The candidates must focus on current happenings and they should also be aware of general knowledge by reading newspapers, magazines, Yearbook etc. you can also download some good apps for the current affair and current affair quiz.
- Mathematical Ability
Most of the candidates have fear of Mathematics. As far as Mathematics is concerned, browse through previous year papers and try to find out the section with most number of questions.
There is no worry about this section because only 10% of questions will be asked to solve. In this section, candidates will be tested on the basis of elementary mathematics and fundamentals of standard X level. You need to practice more on concepts, prepare a list of some sections and then practice their questions.
- Logical Ability
This section has two parts – i.e. critical and analytical reasoning. This section will test candidate’s ability to identify patterns and rectify illogical arguments. They can master in this section by preparing old question papers. If one is not sure about the answers there is no harm in leaving questions since there is negative marking involved.
Tips For CLAT 2018 Preparation and Strategy
If you really want to crack the CLAT then you have to spend more and more time on preparation now, when you put extraordinary effort then you are capable of scoring good marks.
- Make Schedule
Candidates should very importantly make a study schedule for the preparation of CLAT on the basis of daily, weekly to cover all their studies on time. Divide your time according to the subject and keep it in your mind that how much time you will give to each subject in your exam.
- Study Material, Books and Guidance
Students can buy study material according to the CLAT Syllabus. If you attempting CLAT for the first time, get the proper guidance either from those who are in this field or from online readings. They can also take suggestions from their seniors or teachers or tutors. It will be easy to study if one will follow the syllabus properly.
All the subjects of CLAT cannot be mastered in just one month, but there are some subjects i.e. current affair, logical reasoning and legal aptitude to which you can devote about 60%.
- Notes Preparation
Candidates must prepare notes from books and study material according to the subjects because it is the easiest way to revise later at the time of the exam.
- Reading Current Affairs
Read the newspaper magazines and social articles to update yourself on your country, world, and society.
- Joining Coaching
Candidates should have to decide if they want to study by themselves or from the reputed coaching centers. Self-study is compulsory but also the guidance provided by the experienced faculty can also be very supportive.
- Depth Study
Candidates should remember one thing that just studies, study and keep studying will make your success in CLAT. Reputed coaching and the expensive books cannot help you if you are not studying with depth concentration.
- CLAT Sample Papers and Mock Test
Candidates can judge themselves by solving CLAT sample papers. They will get much benefit and get to know about your preparation. The more you solve the sample papers the more you improve yourself to fight for CLAT.
The most important tip is attempt CLAT Mock test, which will help you to streamline your preparation by identifying your weakness and also help to recognize whether you have improved or not. Anyone appearing for the CLAT should attempt at least 15 mock test in last month.
Common Law Admission Test (CLAT 2018) to be conducted by NUALS Kochi (National University of Advanced Legal Studies Kochi) on May 13, 2018, from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm, is a national level entrance exam for seeking admissions to five-year integrated law programmes (BA LLB, BCom LLB, B.Sc LLB and BBA LLB) offered by 19 National Law Universities (NLUs) of India. In addition to the undergraduate law programmes, CLAT has also conducted for admission into postgraduate law programmes LLM.
The CLAT Scores are considered by 19 National Law Universities of India, various government undertaking colleges and private law colleges across the country for admission into law programmes.
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