Summary - Well, well, well! It looks like someone's gearing up to take on the CLAT PG 2024! Congratulations on deciding to take the plunge into the world of law. But before you start imagining yourself in the top NLUs, let's talk about the elephant in the room - the CLAT PG exam.
The first choice for any student who wishes to pursue LLM is at one of the top NLUs, and its only entry is through CLAT PG 2024; this makes it highly competitive. Looking at the previous year's paper, it's safe to say that the question paper had a moderate-tough difficulty level.
Note that this is not shared to put you through anxiety but let you know that your preparations must be a mixture of intelligence and hard work.
The CLAT PG exam pattern has seen some significant changes in recent years, and CLAT PG preparations will require time and dedication.
Without further delays, let's check how to prepare for CLAT PG 2024.
Recent Changes in the CLAT PG Exam
In recent years the CLAT PG has become an objective-type question paper.
Earlier Consortium used to provide a subject-wise weightage, so the preparation for CLAT PG was much easier.
As the Consortium does not give much topic-wise weightage, you must cover entire subjects and sub-topics.
However, we will help you with the number of questions in each topic so that you can prioritize and give more preparation time for essential topics.
Your CLAT PG preparations must begin only after you know these changes.
What is the Ideal Time to Start CLAT LLM Preparation 2024?
"Better to start early than finish late."
Two sets of students took CLAT PG, namely:
Those interested inPublic Sector Undertakingsshould rank in the top 20, which necessitates a year of diligent study because the subjects are vast, and questions might be asked from any angle.
Those interested in pursuing an LL.M. from top NLUs: Anyone with a good understanding of the law can get into NLUs with six months of preparation. However, you'll have to work hard to get into elite NLUs like NLSIU or NALSAR.
Therefore CLAT PG preparations will differ with the pursuit of taking the exam.
CLAT PG preparation tips and suggestions to keep a note of to devise the best strategies to help you succeed with CLAT PG preparations.
Thorough understanding of the syllabus: It is not just sufficient to know the syllabus but to prioritize them. Constitutional law is fundamental as it suffices the maximum number of questions in the paper.
Prioritize: The first and most fundamental step is understanding the CLAT PG Syllabus 2024, after which you must prioritize what you learn. Understand the basics; most of the paper will require you to understand the primary legal concepts in fields like law, regulations, and statutes. Questions will need you to have specific knowledge for memory-based questions. However, most question papers will require you to understand the basics.
Recent Judgements: Stay tuned for recent developments. Sureshot questions will be asked about the recent legal developments in our country.
Time management: Divide your time wisely. Giving more time to cover the topics with maximum marks is simple.
Important Topics: First, focus on highlighted subjects having the maximum weightage; Constitutional law, Advanced Jurisprudence, and International Law. These three subjects usually carry maximum marks and require maximum attention.
Practise: CLAT PG is MCQ based paper. Therefore, the best way to prepare is to solve comprehension passage-based MCQs. Doing this will help you practice the syllabus and improve your solving speed.
Include Current Affairs
Read current affairs daily as it has been an inseparable part of the exam.
Recently, RTI Act and Sedition- (related sections 124- A, Right to Protest) were in the news.
Use a Mapping Strategy
Try to connect important sections and topics. Map important landmark judgments. This will not only help you to connect, relate and remember but also will improve your understanding.
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