Syllabus for CLAT

Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) Syllabus


1. English Language


Reading Comprehension


Passage Types:
  • Contemporary and historical fiction
  • Non-fiction and current affairs
  • Legal articles and editorials 
Skills Tested:
  • Understanding main ideas and themes
  • Inferences and conclusions
  • Summarizing and paraphrasing
  • Vocabulary and contextual usage


Grammar and Usage


  • Sentence correction
  • Error spotting
  • Fill in the blanks


  • Synonyms and Antonyms
  • Word usage in context
  • Idioms and Phrases


2. Current Affairs, including General Knowledge


Current Affairs


  • National and international events
  • Awards and honors
  • Appointments
  • Sports
  • Science and technology
  • Important Days

General Knowledge

  • History
  • Geography
  • Polity
  • Economics
  • Environment


3. Legal Reasoning


Passage-based Questions

Skills Tested:
  • Identifying and inferring rules and principles
  • Applying rules to various fact situations

Understanding legal principles and terminologies


  • Areas of Law:
  • Criminal Law
  • Contract Law
  • Constitutional Law
  • Torts
  • Family Law

4. Logical Reasoning

Analytical Reasoning

  • Puzzles
  • Series
  • Seating arrangement
  • Blood relations
  • Directions

 Critical Reasoning

  • Arguments (Strengthening and Weakening)
  • Conclusions and Assumptions
  • Cause and Effect
  • Analogies 

5. Quantitative Techniques


  • Number System
  • Algebra
  • Percentage
  • Profit and Loss
  • Ratio and Proportion
  • Average
  • Time, Speed, and Distance
  • Time and Work

Data Interpretation

  • Graphs (Bar, Line, Pie)
  • Tables
  • Charts
  • Data Sufficiency
Preparation Tips

1. Time Management: Practice with timed mock tests to improve speed and accuracy.

2. Consistency: Regular study and revision of concepts.

3. Mock Tests and Analysis: Take regular mock tests and analyze performance to identify weak areas.

4. Reading Habits: Develop reading habits for improving comprehension and current affairs knowledge.

5. Conceptual Clarity: Focus on understanding concepts rather than rote learning.

This structured syllabus provides a comprehensive overview of the topics and preparation strategies for the CLAT exam.

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