How to Study Mathematics for Law Entrance Exams in India?

This post will help you with Mathematics preparation for law entrance examinations in India. It will guide you how to study and be well prepared for the Mathematics section in Law Entrance Exam..

Let us look at strategies, tips, and tricks for excelling in the Math portion of Law Entrance Exams.

How to Study Mathematics for Law Entrance Exams in India?

Let us walk through the article to understand more about the section, what to Prepare, where to Prepare from? and What should be the Daily Study Plan?

Know About the Section

Before you begin intensive preparation, learn everything you can about the section.

As per the change in the pattern of the CLAT Exam in 2020, the mathematics section was called Quantitative Techniques. Before 2020, all law entrance exams including CLAT had only Quantitative Aptitude. 

In other exams, the Mathematics section includes both aptitude and basic maths. In SLAT Exam, this section is known as Basic Mathematics as it includes question from basic maths. 

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Be thorough with the Pattern

The question paper pattern and marking scheme of every law entrance exam shall vary. In all the law entrance exams, subjects are common like Legal Reasoning, Logical Reasoning, Mathematics, General Knowledge, and English. 

You can expect around 10-13 questions from this section. 

What to Prepare in Maths?

The syllabus of the maths section is vast, however, there are few prominent topics you need to prepare to score full marks. Data Interpretation Questions are to be solved more as the highest number of questions are from this topic. 

Some of the important topics you need to prepare for are: Percentages, Profit & Loss, Average, Ratio & proportion, Time Speed and Distance, Time and Work, Mensuration, Area Perimeter. Unlike other exams, CLAT includes Data Interpretation Questions.

So, it is very important to solve as many Data Interpretation Questions asked in the Law Entrance Exam for better preparation. 

Where to Prepare from?

Legal Edge offers expert-curated study products such as LE RSM, LE GMB, and LE Test Series. These materials provide a full explanation of each topic as well as previous year solved papers with detailed analysis of solutions.

Apart from this, you can refer to additional books for the Maths section like Quantitative Aptitude by RS Aggarwal. 

LegalEdge offers study materials specific to law entrance exams. 

What should be my Daily Study Plan?

Each one of your preparation strategies may vary, but by preparing a proper study plan for the law entrance exam you can achieve your goals. 

Ensure to allow 50% of the time for studying topics one by one. 30% of the time for studying the Data Interpretation section. Also, 20% of the time must be the revision. Make sure to revise all the topics you have studied. 

You can follow this plan weekly. You can study all the topics for 4 days, 2 days for Data Interpretation and one day for revising all the topics you have studied in an entire week. 

Learning from Previous Year Papers

Solving previous year question papers for law entrance exams lets you understand the difficulty level of the exam. You can also know which type of questions are asked in the exam. 

During the revision period, you can solve question papers for enhancing preparation levels. 

Except for CLAT, all other law entrance exams don't have any change in the pattern of exams. Thus, for CLAT Exam try to solve sample papers provided by LegalEdge.