CLAT SYLLABUS

COMMON LAW ADMISSION TEST (CLAT) UG Programme syllabus :

The different subject areas of the exam are explained as under :

1. English including Comprehension
The English section will test the candidates proficiency in English based on comprehension passages and grammar. In the comprehension section, candidates will be questioned on their understanding of the passage and its central theme, meanings of words used therein etc. The grammar section  requires correction of incorrect grammatical sentences, filling of blanks in sentences with appropriate words, etc.

  1. General Knowledge And Current Affairs
    As far as general knowledge is concerned, the candidates will be assessed on their general awareness including static general knowledge.  Questions on current affairs will test candidates on their knowledge of national and international current affairs.
  2. Mathematics
    This section will test candidates only on “elementary” mathematics i.e. maths that is taught till the class 10.
  3. Legal Aptitude

This section will test candidate interest towards study of law, research aptitude and problem solving ability. Questions will be framed with the help of legal propositions (described in the paper), and a set of facts to which the said proposition has to be applied. Some propositions may not be “true” in the real sense (e.g. the legal proposition may be that any person who speaks in a movie hall and disturbs others that are watching the movie will be banned from  entering any movie theatre across India for one year). Candidates will have to assume the “truth” of these propositions and answer the questions accordingly.

5. Logical Reasoning

The purpose of the logical reasoning section is to test the candidate ability to identify patterns, logical links and rectify illogical arguments. It may include a variety of logical reasoning questions such as syllogisms, logical sequences, analogies, etc. However, visual reasoning will not be tested.

Some important topics in above sections can be

English

English Vocabulary

Synonyms

Antonyms

Analogies

English Proficiency

Idioms And Phrases

One Word Subsitution

Sentence Improvement

Rearrangement of Words in Sentence

Rearrangement of Sentence in Paragrph

Fill in The Blanks

Cloze Tests

English Usage Errors

Common Errors

Spotting Errors

Inappropriate Usage of Words

Spelling Mistakes (English Usage)

English Comprehension

Current Affairs

Events of National and International importance. Also covering current events in area of Economics, Science, Technology, Sports, Persons and Places, Books and Authors

Mathematics (Based on Mathematics upto class X)

Arithmetic (Number Theory)

Number Systems

Surds and Indices

Square Roots

Fractions And Decimals

H.C.F. And L.C.M.

Simplification

Approximations

Ratio And Proportion

Average

Logarithms

Commercial Maths

Interest

Percentage

Profit And Loss

Partnership

Discounts

Mensuration- Areas And Volumes

Reasoning

    Reasoning Tests

  • Direction and Distance Test
  • Analogy Test
  • Classification (Odd Man Out) Test
  • Coding Decoding Test
  • Number Test
  • Series Test
  • Relationships Test
  • Alphabet Test
  • Ranking Tests
  • Time Sequence Test
      Logic Tests

    • Statements Assumptions
    • Statements Arguments
    • Statements Conclusions
    • Statements Action

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