How to Start Preparing for CLAT 2022, 2023 in Class 10? Check Experts Tips

By Prakhyati Chauhan|Updated : October 25th, 2021

CLAT preparation is a deep-sea, technically a year of focus and dedication is required to complete this test but if you are clear about your wish why not start today? so if you direct a top National Law University then start your preparations from Class 10 itself. Make a plan and start and land your plane to do future things with the CLAT flight route.

Read the full article to know all about CLAT preparation from Class 10

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Now that you have decided from Class 10 itself to start your career in the legal profession, the first step is to successfully qualify the CLAT entrance exam. mentioned below are expert tips to prepare for the CLAT exam along with Class 10. To begin with, it is important to understand the CLAT pattern and the latest CLAT syllabus as it helps you understand the work required to succeed in the exam.

Don't worry, as we bring you a host of tips and tricks to follow to secure a place in this prestigious institution. We will also talk about the pattern and what things to keep in mind while doing the test.

CLAT Exam Important Details

Note all the important details about the CLAT exam below. 

CLAT Full Form

Common Law Admission Test


Exam FrequencyOnce a year
Exam TypeLaw Entrance Test
Exam ModeOffline
Exam Duration2 hours
Test TakersApprox. 59,000
Accepting CollegesCLAT Exam Colleges List
Official Website
Contact Details Email:
Phone: 08047162020
Time: 10:00 am to 05:00 pm on all working days

CLAT Exam Pattern

Go through the CLAT paper pattern in detail to have a proper understanding of the exam. 

  • Mode of examination: Offline examination
  • Type of questions: Multiple choice questions
  • Duration of examination: 2 hours 
  • Number of questions: 150 questions
  • Maximum Marks: 150 marks
  • Negative Marking: -1 for each incorrect answer


No. of Questions

English Language

28-32 questions

Current Affairs including General Knowledge

35-39 questions

Legal Reasoning

35-39 questions

Logical Reasoning

28-32 questions

Quantitative Techniques

13-17 questions

Go through the CLAT Syllabus to understand your focus areas. 

How to prepare for CLAT with Class 10?

Since you have enough time to prepare for the test, you are advised to keep it steady and consistent. Do not rush and follow the tips given below: 

1. Write down the main points

  • Go through the complete syllabus.

  • Make a list of common questions in the test by referring to last year's questionnaires.

  • Pay close attention to such topics.

  • Review articles and practice questions related to such topics.

2. Build the basics

  • Do not try to approach the questions first and learn the basics behind them.

  • Try to grasp the essence of the topic.

3. Do not put new items on the table

  • Do not try to read anything new in the review because it will not help anything rather it may cause confusion.

  • During the review, keep in mind the topics that you have already prepared.

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4. Create a timetable and follow it closely

  • Creating a personal study plan is a good way to prepare for this limited time.

  • Make sure you follow the timetable without fail.

5. Books can be your saviour

  • Trust books for guidance.

  • Always look at the quality of the items and not the quantity.

6. Update

  • Review all relevant topics daily.

  • Give only the last two weeks for review.

7. Work in your weak areas

  • Identify your weaknesses and have room for improvement.

  • Try to clear up all your doubts related to the topic in advance, so you have time to review.

8. General mock tests for success

  • Based on fake tests, you can manage time successfully.

  • You can analyze a smart score in a section and improve your level of preparation.

  • Practice CLAT Mock test which are based on the latest paper pattern.

9. Last year's paper for guidance

  • For a better understanding of the examination, see the CLAT previous year's question.

  • They will give you an idea of what to expect in the exam.

  • There is plenty of time to prepare, and you should not panic. Maintain your composure, eat well, stay healthy, mentally and physically and remember to enjoy the stage, rather than pressing on it.

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  • The Consortium of National Law Universities based at NLSIU Bangalore conducts CLAT.

  • No, there is no age limit in CLAT.

  • The dates have not been announced yet.

  • CLAT offers 2596 seats in UG law programmes.

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