CLAT 2022 Current Affairs: How to Prepare GK & Current Affairs Section for Good Score

By Aman Prakash|Updated : February 19th, 2022

Prepare General Knowledge for CLAT 2022 using the best preparation tips and strategy discussed in this article. CLAT 2022 will be conducted on 8th of May 2022 and it will be a 2-hour test, with 150 multiple-choice questions carrying 1 mark each. Only 3 months are left. So, gear up your preparations now!

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The CLAT Syllabus is basically divided into five wings.

  • English Language
  • Current Affairs including General Knowledge
  • Legal Reasoning
  • Logical Reasoning
  • Quantitative Techniques

GK and Current Affairs section of CLAT 2022 requires continuous preparation and practice. 

CLAT 2022 Pattern & Syllabus: GK and Current Affairs

CLAT 2022 will be a 2-hour test, with 150 multiple-choice questions carrying 1 mark each. There will be a negative marking of 0.25 marks for every wrong answer. 

As per the latest CLAT 2022 exam patternCurrent Affairs, including General Knowledge will include 35 - 39 questions in the question paper. Candidates are advised to go through the previous year  CLAT question papers to understand what kind of questions are asked and prepare accordingly. 

Download CLAT question papers to analyze the types of questions asked in the GK section. 

The candidate appearing for CLAT needs to check the official website of Consortium and go to the current affairs part and check out what are the various topics mentioned under it.

As per the official description, the section will include multiple passages taken from news, journalistic sources, and other non-fiction writing.

How to Prepare GK & Current Affairs for CLAT 2022

It is more of a factual section. Either you know the answer or you don’t. There is no grey area between the lines. To ensure that you fully understand how to prepare the GK section, here are some tips to prepare GK & Current Affairs.

The candidate must be aware of the recent activities going across the world. The candidate must read daily newspapers, editorials and relevant articles. Keep yourself updated is the only key to success here.

Here are some preparation advice for preparing this section-

  1. Develop a habit of reading daily newspapers. The suggested newspapers are-
  • The Hindu
  • The Indian Express
  • The telegraph
  1. Questions will examine the legal information or knowledge discussed in the passage especially related to:
  • Contemporary events from India and the world
  • Arts and Culture
  • Historic events of continuing significance
  • International Affairs
  1. You must be able to;
  • Comprehend what is in the passage
  • Grasp the central idea of the passage
  • Analyze the various points
  1. You can also take the help of online resources
  2. Practice is the key to success. Start practicing daily. Take mock tests and keep a check on the speed and accuracy.
  3. You may also try to solve previous question papers.

You can also download important current affairs PDFs for CLAT 2022

A trick for improvement:

Do read the questions first then read the passage. You will know what is the central theme asked in the question So, you will be able to deduct it easily. This will save your time because while reading the passage you will find the answer there at that moment only.

 

 

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FAQs

  • Questions will examine the legal information or knowledge discussed in the passage especially related to:

    • Contemporary events from India and the world
    • Arts and Culture
    • Historic events of continuing significance
    • International Affairs


  • Develop a habit of reading daily newspapers. The suggested newspapers are-

    • The Hindu
    • The Indian Express
    • The telegraph
    • You can also take the help of online resources


  •  CLAT is divided into five parts So this section takes the 20% weightage in the examination. If you want to score well in the exam you must do well in this section.

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