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Common Law Admission Test is a national level entrance exam conducted every year in the month of May. CLAT 2017 is to be organized by Chankya National Law University, Patna. The exam is conducted for admission in three year B.law degree program and five-year Integrated L.L.B and L.L.M courses in seventeen National Law Universities of India.
In order to crack the CLAT exam candidate should cover the entire CLAT syllabus, consult the best preparation books, follow the effectiveCLAT preparation tips and go through various CLAT Sample Papers.
Candidates can commence and complete the registration process from January 01, 2017 to March 31, 2016. The CLAT results will be declared in the third week of May 2017.
CLAT 2017 for Under Graduate programs includes 5 subjects namely - English (Comprehension), Elementary Mathematics (Numerical Ability), General Knowledge & Current Affairs, Legal Aptitude and Logical Reasoning in which 40, 50, 20, 50 and 40 questions are asked respectively. The section wise preparation strategy for CLAT 2017 exam is given in this article.
Here, we are providing CLAT Exam pattern for the candidates. So that they know the pattern and prepare accordingly.
|Section||No. of Questions|
|GK & Current affairs||50|
This section is to assess the proficiency of the candidate in English. The section includes comprehension and grammar. For the comprehension part, the candidates mostly have to solve the passages. For the grammar section, the candidate will have solved the questions like spot the wrong sentences and correct them, correct grammar usage at the identified sections, wrong word meanings, fill in the blanks etc.
This section is to assess the candidate’s knowledge in current affairs
Preparation tips for GK and Current Affairs
In this section, the basic mathematics questions which a candidate has studies till class 10th are asked. The section is comparatively easy and a candidate can score full marks in this section.
This section is to assess the candidate’s interest towards law. In this section, the questions are based on legal principles that have to be applied to certain situations. The candidate is supposed to judge the situation and provide a proper conclusion or solution to it.
This section is important and the score of the candidate in this section will be used as the 'tie breaker'.
This section tests the candidate's ability to think logically, spot correct arguments, identify pattern etc. The questions in this section are mainly based upon syllogism, logical sequence, analogies, number test, coding-decoding, verbal reasoning, logical reasoning, blood relations, directions, rankings, arrangements, calendars etc.
Of all the 5 sections, this section is comparatively difficult. This section needs dedicated practice and an extra question. The section carries 40 marks and thus can’t be ignored .Clear concepts can help the candidate in boosting the overall CLAT Score.
Candidates who are preparing for CLAT 2017 exam must know about the important books. They can go through the following table for recommended books:
|Name of the book||Authored by|
|Common Law Admission Test (CLAT)||Student Aid Publications|
|Model Test Papers For CLAT & LL.B||A P Bhardwaj|
|CLAT 2013 Common Law Admission Test||Expert Compilations|
|CLAT And LLB Entrance Examination||A. P Bhardwaj|
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