CLAT preparation is a deep ocean, technically 6 Months of dedicated preparation is required to crack this exam, so if you are desperate to get admissions to top NLU’s then kick-start your preparations for CLAT 2023 now (Your mindset should be now or never). This article is specifically aimed at those students who are planning to take off their airplanes for future endeavors through the runway of CLAT 2023. For the accomplishment of any mission, the prime ingredients are - a smart action-plan, and proper arsenal/resources, required to effectively (with minimum cost) and efficiently (timely) execute that plan.
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3 Months Basics Study Plan to Crack CLAT 2023 Exam
Your ‘Kit of Resources’ for accomplishing your mission of cracking CLAT 2023 may vary, depending upon your personal choices and capabilities, but some pervasive resources that each one of you must have in your kitbag for CLAT 2023 preparations are:
- A smartly drafted action plan: A goal without a plan is just a wish. So, the utmost requirement for achieving your goal of being a top NLU student, and thus cracking CLAT should be the creation of a carefully drafted Study plan. The study plan should have the following details:
- Essential information regarding your syllabus
- How the syllabus should be covered up with the allotted time
- Methodology to study
- What to do and not to do
- Details of your strengths and weaknesses etc.
CLAT Exam Pattern 2023
The UG-CLAT 2023 shall be a 2-hour test, with 150 multiple-choice questions carrying 1 mark each. There shall be a negative marking of 0.25 marks for every wrong answer. There must be conceptual clarity in the applicants regarding the questions asked in the paper and complete CLAT Exam Pattern.
CLAT 2023: Pattern for Undergraduate Course
No. of Qs
Current Affairs, including General Knowledge
The changes in the exam pattern of CLAT 2023 include reducing the number of questions to 150 from 200 as asked earlier. Also, the question paper will now include comprehension-based questions from Quantitative Techniques, English Language, Current Affairs including General Knowledge, Legal Reasoning, and Logical Reasoning sections.
CLAT Syllabus 2023
Check the detailed CLAT Syllabus and all the sections to be covered for comprehensive preparation.
1. English Language
- In this section, passages of about 450 words will be given to test the comprehension skills of the applicant. The difficulty level of passage will pertain to the general understanding of a class 12th student. The passage can be derived from non-fiction and fiction. The average reading time for a passage pertains to 7-8 minutes.
The given passage will test the ability of the applicants regarding:
- Language skills Comprehension
- Drawing an inference from the given passage
- Identifying the core issues on which the passage is based
2. Current Affairs/General Knowledge
- This particular section will also contain a passage of around 450 words.
- It will be containing information from news and non-fiction not particularly based on the legal domain as prior knowledge of the law is not tested in CLAT.
The question that will follow the passage will test the applicant on the knowledge of:
Modern History (1600-1947)
Art and Culture (India)
Contemporary International Relations/Affairs
Current Affairs of national and international importance
3. Quantitative Techniques
- This particular section deals with analyzing the basic arithmetic of the applicants by assigning 5-6 passages to interpret the data given thereto with a total of 15 - 17 questions.
- Graphical representation or passage follows a set of questions derived from that particular data to test the analytical ability of the applicant. Percentages, Ratios, Averages, Profit & Loss along with time & work determine the maximum chunk of questions in this section.
- The questions will be of elementary that is up to the level of 10th standard, there is no need to further dive into the secondary stage of mathematics that is there in the syllabus of class XI & XII.
4. Logical Reasoning
- This particular section deals with analyzing the basics of critical aspects of the applicants by assigning 9-10 passages with a total of around 29-30 questions.
- This section requires lots of practice and applicants need to get themselves acquainted with the questions that are asked to solve them in less time.
- Puzzles, Circular Arrangements, Syllogism, and Inequality determine the maximum chunk of questions in this section.
- Only through guidance and practice, one can master the art of solving logical reasoning questions as it is set on a definite pattern.
5. Legal Reasoning
- It is the core of the question paper. One needs to excel in reading and comprehension to attempt the paper holistically.
- The knowledge regarding fundamental legal principles enshrined in the constitution can vastly enhance the chance of an applicant in securing good marks in the CLAT.
- Legal awareness of an applicant helps him/her in understanding the background of the questions as CLAT now focuses more on comprehension and drawing relevancy along with inferences from given passage/circumstance.
Our expert team will help you to prepare a personalized Study plan exclusively for you, after carefully analyzing your strengths & weakness and other required needs and preferences. Here is a complete day-wise study plan for all the CLAT aspirants:
90 Days Plan CLAT 2023
|Day 1||Generic||Eligibility Criteria||Vocabulary Quiz|
|Day 2||Generic||CLAT 2023- How to Read Without Losing Concentration||Static GK Quiz|
|Day 3||Generic||CLAT 2023: How to solve Verbal/Logical Reasoning questions||Passage Based Current Affairs Quiz|
|Day 4||Legal Reasoning||CLAT 2023: Most Relevant Topics for Legal Reasoning||Legal Reasoning Quiz|
|Day 5||English Language||CLAT 2023 - Importance of Reading newspaper regularly||Reading Comprehension Quiz|
|Day 6||Current Affairs||Vocabulary Special: Idiom & Phrases||Weekly Vocab and Word Usage Quiz|
|Day 7||Quantitative Techniques||How to handle pressure in Quantitative Techniques||GK Quiz|
|Day 9||Current Affairs||How to prepare GK & Current Affairs for CLAT||GK Quiz|
|Day 10||Generic||How much time is required to prepare for CLAT||Passage Based Current Affairs Quiz|
|Day 11||Logical Reasoning||How to Prepare for Logical Reasoning||Legal Aptitude Quiz|
|Day 12||Legal Reasoning||Most Relevant Topics for Legal Reasoning||Critical Reasoning Quiz|
|Day 13||Quantitative Techniques||CLAT Quantitative Techniques||Bar Graph Quiz|
|Day 14||Generic||Drive yourself towards CLAT||Daily Current Affair Quiz|
|Day 15||English Language||10 Important Idiom & Phrases for CLAT||Daily Vocab & Usages Quiz|
|Day 16||Generic||Important Topics to Focus for CLAT||Passage Based Current Affairs Quiz|
|Day 17||Current Affairs||CLAT 2023: How to prepare for current affairs||Critical Reasoning Quiz|
|Day 18||Current Affairs||Importance of current events in CLAT||Bar Graph Quiz|
|Day 20||Generic||Know your High Courts: Manipur High Court||Critical Reasoning Quiz|
|Day 21||English Language||How to prepare One Word Substitution for CLAT||Daily Vocab and Word Usage Quiz|
|Day 22||Logical Reasoning||How to prepare liner Arrangement for CLAT||Reasoning Quiz|
|Day 23||Critical Reasoning||Critical Reasoning: How to solve Syllogism Questions? Tips & Tricks||Line Graph Quiz|
|Day 24||Current Affairs||Chronology of Important Events in Indian History||Passage Based Current Affairs Quiz|
|Day 25||English Language||How to prepare for Spotting Errors for CLAT||Weekly Vocab and Word Usage Quiz|
|Day 26||Legal Reasoning||Study Notes on Fundamental Rights in the Indian Constitution||Legal Reasoning Quiz|
|Day 27||Quantitative Techniques||How to prepare Time & Work for CLAT||Tabulation Quiz|
|Day 28||Logical Reasoning||How to prepare Blood Relation for CLAT||Critical Reasoning Quiz|
|Day 29||English Language||How to prepare Puzzle for CLAT||Para Jumbles Quiz|
|Day 30||Legal Reasoning||Study Notes on Important Amendments in Indian Constitution||Critical Reasoning Quiz|
|To be Continued|
A study plan is a very important and unique way to understand yourself and to know where you stand as it helps it in various ways, for example; A study plan navigates you through the examination syllabus in a very organized way. As every student has a different study plan, so there is no ideal study plan or any fixed plan. Also, a study plan will help you to save time and you spend less time on what to study and do it correctly.
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