How to Prepare for CLAT 2022?

As we all know, the Consortium of National Law Universities has postponed the CLAT exam date. But it doesn't mean that you can start your preparation late. You must utilize this time for enhancing your preparation. 

Preparing for the CLAT entrance exam is not a difficult task if the strategies and moves taken by you are right.

You must make sure to start your preparation early, at least 6 months in advance, so that you will have sufficient time for your preparation as well as revision.

Wondering how to prepare for CLAT 2021 Exam? Well, we have curated the best tips provided by our experts at LegalEdge (a pioneer in providing the best online guidance for law entrance exams) here.

Follow these tips and better succeed in the upcoming exam.

What is the Preparation Strategy for the CLAT 2021 Entrance Exam?

In the current situation, it is difficult for many of you to step out of your home to take regular coaching classes for CLAT preparation. However, it is easy to crack the exam by following a proper preparation plan.

Prepare a schedule that includes a combination of all subjects each day. Try to finish all topics planned for each day without postponing them.

If you start your preparation early, you can complete the basics and move on to the complex questions, get involved in practicing previous papers and mock tests.

Are you looking for the best study plan for the CLAT exam? Read through the CLAT Study Plan provided by the LegalEdge team that will give an insight into what to be included in the plan and how to follow it.

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How To Prepare For CLAT Exam at Home?

Those who have been preparing in institutions or some classrooms are facing issues due to the lockdown across the nation. You have to now inculcate skills and tactics to manage your preparation at home.

Here are some full-proof tips that help to know How to Prepare for CLAT at Home:

The mentality of Study Online

Analyzing your schedule or day plan can help you understand this a little better. You have always planned your day with many other recreational activities or new learnings along with your study hours.

The activities that you are getting involved in nowadays because of being at home around everyone is overpowering the time devoted to the exam preparation.

Now that the exam is round the corner, you must seriously build in the mentality of “Study Only”

Aim to study for 12-13 hours each day keeping aside all the curricular activities that one has been into.

Simplifying one’s day by keeping coordination between essential/necessary tasks and study is the only key to ace the exam at this point.

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Question Yourself: Where did my last 3 Days go?

Recall and note down a brief of the activities done in the last 3 days. This shall give you an understanding of the areas where you have failed in your daily planning.

Noting down this shall help to minimize the distractions.

Scheduling is Important! Most Important!

Plan your study schedule with divisions of “Subject” breaking it down to the topic and then the medium of study.

The medium can be CLAT Books, sample papers, mocks, modules from the coaching, or your own study notes.

Can I Get Section-Wise CLAT Preparation Tips?

There are a total of five subjects included in the CLAT: English, Maths, Legal Aptitude, Logical Reasoning, and GK/Current Affairs.

Here is the subject-wise preparation strategy for CLAT 2021 Exam. Try following these tips and enhance your preparation to better succeed in the exam.

How to Prepare for CLAT English 2021?

Just like the age-old proverb, 'Rome was not built in a day, the similarly English language cannot be learned in a day and you need to read a lot to become an expert. 

Read the Newspaper editorial and opinion columns to improve your English. The English used in Newspaper editorials and opinion columns is good enough to improve your English.

Extensive Reading

Read More to improve language. Read books, magazines, newspapers, and novels to enhance your vocabulary. To score good marks in the English section, it is important for you to prepare well for CLAT English including Comprehension.

Improve Grammar

Study the basics of grammar and this can be done even from school-level grammar books to strengthen your basics. However, you need to get your grammar right and fix the mistakes to secure a good rank in CLAT 2021

Read More: CLAT English Preparation Tips

How to Prepare for CLAT Mathematics?

  • For law aspirants, mathematics may not be a big deal as this is just Class 10 mathematics.
  • Go through NCERT Mathematics textbooks of class 9 and class 10 is more than enough.
  • There are several school-level topics in maths that need your attention. 
  • So just relax. Rewind and go back to your school textbooks a bit.

If you are still worried about how to prepare for the Mathematics subject, then go through CLAT Maths Preparation Tips to know the topic-wise tricks to crack the exam.

How to Prepare for CLAT Legal Aptitude?

  • Legal aptitude continues to be the most important section of CLAT 2021.
  • Important book references for this would be the Constitution of India and the Legal Penal Code.
  • Refer to books like “Most commonly used legal terms” and “legal glossary terms”.
  • It is very important to understand legal terms and the most commonly used terms.
  • It is also good to read law magazines and have a more legal perspective on issues or have a more legal opinion on issues that matter.

Read About: CLAT Legal Aptitude Preparation Tips

How to Prepare CLAT Logical Reasoning?

  • Clear your concepts and understand the foundation of the topics that are included in the syllabus.
  • Focus more on topics like blood relations, directions, number series, deriving conclusions, etc.
  • Study and solve questions from verbal and non-verbal reasoning. 
  • Solve as many questions as possible from previous year CLAT Question Papers.
  • Try to solve puzzles and games that demand logic on a daily basis.

Read About: CLAT Logical Reasoning Preparation Tips 

How to Prepare CLAT General Knowledge and Current Affairs?

  • Basic knowledge of History, Geography and Science will be preferred as a great advantage.
  • Make a habit of reading the newspaper daily.
  • Do not cram dates, events. Rather, understand why something happened. Get an idea behind these matters. 
  • Prepare your own notes that include important dates, awards, etc as this will help during your revision time.
  • For current affairs, prefer major newspapers and monthly magazines.

Read About: CLAT GK Preparation Tips

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How to Prepare for CLAT Exam in One Month?

Many of you will be thinking about how to make a timetable for CLAT preparation in one month. To help you better understand how to make the best study plan, we have provided some simple tips here.

Week 1

  • Try to learn 100-120 new words
  • Read the newspaper daily and watch the news regularly
  • Clear all the basic concepts and learn all fundamentals from each subject
  • Go through the weekly magazine to know all the happenings around the world for that particular week.
  • Try to solve at least 1-2 mock tests regularly

Week 2

  • In week 2, attempt the mock test and try to analyze your performance in the exam.
  • After completion of analyzing know your weak areas and know how to improve in those areas.
  • Try to solve as many questions as possible from previous year papers
  • Read monthly magazines and solve daily quiz to test your preparation level for the GK section.
  • Practice English questions from topics idioms, proverbs, fill in the blanks, root words, close test, etc

Week 3

  • Revise all the topics that out have prepared in the last week.
  • Solve as many previous year papers as possible to improve your time management skills and problem-solving skills
  • Try to solve at least 2 mock tests every day.
  • Analyze your performance and try to work on the weak areas.

Week 4

  • In the last week of preparation, it is common that many students will get panic. But with proper preparation, it is easy to clear the CLAT exam
  • Read the newspaper daily till the end of the exam
  • Attempt a mock test and analyze your performance after completion of each mock test.
  • Try to improve your weak areas


How much time does it takes to prepare for CLAT?

With proper study plan and regularly studying each topic can help in preparation for CLAT. Ensure to study each topic from the right book and practice previous year papers for understanding the difficulty level. Also, make sure to attempt the mock test series regularly to analyze preparation levels.

Is the CLAT Exam difficult?

The difficulty level of the exam depends on the candidate's mindset and preparation levels. If prepared well for all topics, then it is easier to answer any question asked in the exam. Candidates must also ensure not to get tensed while taking up the exam this helps in answering better all questions. The question paper might be lengthy but it depends on how a candidate answers the questions.

Which newspaper is best for CLAT Preparation?

Most of the experts recommend that The Hindu Newspaper is the best material for the CLAT Preparation of General Awareness section.

Can I Prepare for CLAT in one month?

To prepare for CLAT in one month requires constant dedication and concentration. Candidates must study each subject in-depth and be well prepared to crack the exam with a high score. But it is slightly difficult for an average student to prepare for CLAT in one month.

How to Prepare for the CLAT Logical Reasoning Section?

You can prepare for the Logical Reasoning Section of the  CLAT syllabus in the following way-
Clear your concepts and understand the foundation of the topics that are included in the syllabus. Refer to good books that are well-approved. You must learn to manage time. You can do this by timing yourself when you solve practice question papers. Practice thoroughly on a regular basis and solve as many mock test papers and previous year papers as possible.

How to Prepare for CLAT GK section in one month?

Study the current affairs and read General Knowledge books regularly. Also, follow experts preparation tips to crack the GK section in one month.

How can I improve my accuracy in the CLAT exam?

You can easily improve your speed and accuracy in the CLAT Exam by solving as many sample papers as possible. Practicing mock tests would definitely improve your time management skills and problem-solving techniques. So, it is advisable to solve mock tests on a daily basis.

How do I prepare for CLAT at the last minute?

The last-minute preparation refers to revision and giving a quick glance to all topics. This time is utilized for solving previous year papers, attempting mock tests, and revising each topic from all subjects.