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Important Topics for CLAT GK and Current Affairs

Author : Palak Khanna

September 2, 2022

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Current Affairs is one of the most important sections that you should not neglect while preparing for the CLAT exam as it holds almost 25% weightage in the exam.

Out of 150 questions, 35-39 questions are from the GK section. Therefore, it is essential to focus more on current affairs to score good marks in this section.

This post shall take you through the important CLAT GK and Current Affairs topics, which months are the most important for current affairs, and more.

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5 Most Important Topics of Current Affairs for May 2022

The following are some of the most important topics that you need to focus on more for the current affairs section of the CLAT from May month 2021. Be aware of the news related to all these topics and enhance your GK Preparation for CLAT.

1. CEC moves Supreme Court against Madras HC's Comments

Chief Election Commissioner of India has appealed to the supreme court through a special leave petition against the oral comments attributed to the judges of the Madras High Court on the poll body and its officials.

2. FCRA (Foreign Contribution Regulation Act) amendments and NGO's

An NGO has now moved the Delhi High Court seeking exemption from the Union Ministry's March 31 deadline to open an FCRA account with the SBI branch in New Delhi.

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3. SC Verdict on Maratha Reservation

A five-judge Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court has struck down the Maharashtra law granting reservation to the Maratha Community in admissions and government jobs.

4. Cyclone Yass

Recently, cyclone Yass made landfall south of Balasore in Odisha. Another cyclone storm named 'Cyclone Tauktae' has affected the Indian states of Kerala, Gujarat, Maharashtra, Goa, Karnataka, and two unions: Daman & Diu and Lakshadweep.

5. Lakshadweep Development Authority Regulation (LDAR) 2023

Residents of Lashadeep have been protesting against some new regulations that have been introduced by their new administrator Praful Khodaa Patel.

5 Most Important Current Affairs Topics for CLAT from April 2023

If you are preparing for the CLAT exam, then following Daily Current Affairs will help you know about the current happenings in the nation and worldwide.

The following are some of the most important current affairs topics that you need to focus on from April 2023.

1. International Religious Freedom Report 2023

The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) has recommended for the 2nd year in a row that the State Department put India on a list ('Countries of Particular Concern') for the worst violations of religious freedom in 2020.

2. Collegium System

The Supreme Court has asked the government to clarify 55 recommendations made by the Collegium for judicial appointments to High Courts.

3. Electoral Bonds Scheme

In the wake of the upcoming state elections, the Association of Democratic Reforms (ADR) has filed a petition in the Supreme Court, seeking a stay in the electoral bond. 

Any citizen or institution or any company can purchase electoral bonds to fund registered political parties.

4. Disaster Management Act, 2005 Invoked

Ministry of Home Affairs invoked Disaster Management Act, 2005 and ordered the free inter-state movement of oxygen-carrying vehicles. The government of India passed this act in 2005 for the efficient management of disasters. However, the act came into force in January 2006.

5. Liquid Medical Oxygen

It is high purity oxygen that is suitable for use in the human body. So, it is used for medical treatments.

The World Health Organization (WHO) includes on their list of Essential Medicines.

Which Months are Most Important for Current Affairs in the CLAT 2021?

Preparing for current affairs is one of the biggest problems for most of you, and more than that, covering current affairs from which month for the CLAT exam is the most frequently asked question.

Although over the years, it has been seen that CLAT usually asks current affairs from January to June. However, to be on the safer side, prepare it from August 2020 to July 2021.

Also, try to solve as many questions as possible from the previous year's Question Papers for CLAT as this will help you get an idea about the type of questions asked in the exam.

As per the previous year exam analysis, the passage-based questions asked last year ranged from the last 6-7 months before the exam month.

Frequently Asked Questions

Study the current affairs and read General Knowledge books regularly. Also, follow experts preparation tips to crack the GK section in one week. 
Hindu Newspaper is considered as the best newspaper for the preparation of CLAT GK section.
No. You do not require any additional knowledge of law apart from what is in the passage to attempt CLAT GK.
In CLAT GK Section candidates must be aware of all the latest issues across the globe. Some of the important topics to prepare are Static GK, History, Polity, Environment, National & International Events, Sports, New Appointments, Awards & Honours.
Reading Newspapers regularly. Watching News to stay updated about latest happening across the globe. Also, attempting Current Affairs Quiz will help in knowing the difficulty level of the exam and estimating which type of question can be asked.
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Important Topics for CLAT GK and Current Affairs

Author : Palak Khanna

Updated On : September 2, 2022

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Current Affairs is one of the most important sections that you should not neglect while preparing for the CLAT exam as it holds almost 25% weightage in the exam.

Out of 150 questions, 35-39 questions are from the GK section. Therefore, it is essential to focus more on current affairs to score good marks in this section.

This post shall take you through the important CLAT GK and Current Affairs topics, which months are the most important for current affairs, and more.

Download FREE Study Material For& CLAT Exam by LegalEdge

5 Most Important Topics of Current Affairs for May 2022

The following are some of the most important topics that you need to focus on more for the current affairs section of the CLAT from May month 2021. Be aware of the news related to all these topics and enhance your GK Preparation for CLAT.

1. CEC moves Supreme Court against Madras HC's Comments

Chief Election Commissioner of India has appealed to the supreme court through a special leave petition against the oral comments attributed to the judges of the Madras High Court on the poll body and its officials.

2. FCRA (Foreign Contribution Regulation Act) amendments and NGO's

An NGO has now moved the Delhi High Court seeking exemption from the Union Ministry's March 31 deadline to open an FCRA account with the SBI branch in New Delhi.

All India Scholarship Admission Test

All India Scholarship Admission Test

3. SC Verdict on Maratha Reservation

A five-judge Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court has struck down the Maharashtra law granting reservation to the Maratha Community in admissions and government jobs.

4. Cyclone Yass

Recently, cyclone Yass made landfall south of Balasore in Odisha. Another cyclone storm named 'Cyclone Tauktae' has affected the Indian states of Kerala, Gujarat, Maharashtra, Goa, Karnataka, and two unions: Daman & Diu and Lakshadweep.

5. Lakshadweep Development Authority Regulation (LDAR) 2023

Residents of Lashadeep have been protesting against some new regulations that have been introduced by their new administrator Praful Khodaa Patel.

5 Most Important Current Affairs Topics for CLAT from April 2023

If you are preparing for the CLAT exam, then following Daily Current Affairs will help you know about the current happenings in the nation and worldwide.

The following are some of the most important current affairs topics that you need to focus on from April 2023.

1. International Religious Freedom Report 2023

The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) has recommended for the 2nd year in a row that the State Department put India on a list ('Countries of Particular Concern') for the worst violations of religious freedom in 2020.

2. Collegium System

The Supreme Court has asked the government to clarify 55 recommendations made by the Collegium for judicial appointments to High Courts.

3. Electoral Bonds Scheme

In the wake of the upcoming state elections, the Association of Democratic Reforms (ADR) has filed a petition in the Supreme Court, seeking a stay in the electoral bond. 

Any citizen or institution or any company can purchase electoral bonds to fund registered political parties.

4. Disaster Management Act, 2005 Invoked

Ministry of Home Affairs invoked Disaster Management Act, 2005 and ordered the free inter-state movement of oxygen-carrying vehicles. The government of India passed this act in 2005 for the efficient management of disasters. However, the act came into force in January 2006.

5. Liquid Medical Oxygen

It is high purity oxygen that is suitable for use in the human body. So, it is used for medical treatments.

The World Health Organization (WHO) includes on their list of Essential Medicines.

Which Months are Most Important for Current Affairs in the CLAT 2021?

Preparing for current affairs is one of the biggest problems for most of you, and more than that, covering current affairs from which month for the CLAT exam is the most frequently asked question.

Although over the years, it has been seen that CLAT usually asks current affairs from January to June. However, to be on the safer side, prepare it from August 2020 to July 2021.

Also, try to solve as many questions as possible from the previous year's Question Papers for CLAT as this will help you get an idea about the type of questions asked in the exam.

As per the previous year exam analysis, the passage-based questions asked last year ranged from the last 6-7 months before the exam month.

Frequently Asked Questions

Study the current affairs and read General Knowledge books regularly. Also, follow experts preparation tips to crack the GK section in one week. 
Hindu Newspaper is considered as the best newspaper for the preparation of CLAT GK section.
No. You do not require any additional knowledge of law apart from what is in the passage to attempt CLAT GK.
In CLAT GK Section candidates must be aware of all the latest issues across the globe. Some of the important topics to prepare are Static GK, History, Polity, Environment, National & International Events, Sports, New Appointments, Awards & Honours.
Reading Newspapers regularly. Watching News to stay updated about latest happening across the globe. Also, attempting Current Affairs Quiz will help in knowing the difficulty level of the exam and estimating which type of question can be asked.

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