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CLAT Study Plan: Time-Table,Tips & Preparation Strategy

Samiksha Rautela
Samiksha RautelaPublished On: July 13, 2021 | CLAT

Preparing for CLAT but don't know how to begin? Get the exclusive expert tips, preparation guide and study plan for CLAT here.

CLAT Study Plan: Time-Table,Tips & Preparation Strategy

CLAT is the most popular law entrance exam in India that is conducted once every year. The exam will now be held on July 23 in offline mode from 2 to 4 pm. While preparing for the exam, it is important that candidates are equipped with an apt study plan for CLAT to cover the entire syllabus on time. Candidates also need to solve the sample papers and last year’s question papers of CLAT to improve their speed and accuracy.

CollegeDekho has curated a CLAT Study Plan that can help candidates in scoring well in the final exam. Scroll through the page to get your hands on the time table, tips and strategies for CLAT preparation.

Highlights for CLAT 2021

Given below are a few highlights for CLAT 2021 exam. Applicants are advised to go through it before starting the exam preparation.

Parameters

CLAT UG

CLAT PG

Mode of Exam

Offline Mode

Offline Mode

Type of Questions

Objective

Objective (Subjective Removed due to COVID)

Medium of Instructions

English only

English only

Exam Duration

2 Hours

2 Hours

Total Questions

150 Questions

120 Questions

Total Marks

150 Marks

120 Marks

Marks per Correct Attempt

+1

+1

Marks per Incorrect Attempt

-0.25

-0.25

Exam Sections

5 Sections

2 Sections

CLAT Study Plan for UG

Provided below is the CLAT UG study plan for 4 months, 2 months, 1 month and a week 

CLAT Study Plan for 4 Months

With four months left on the exam calendar, here is a quick CLAT study time-table that can be adopted for preparation.

Number of Days for CLAT Preparation

120 Days

Total Topics for the English Language

10- 15 Topics

Time for English Language

1 Hour per Day

Total Topics for the Current Affairs and General Knowledge

Undefined

Time for Current Affairs and General Knowledge

Approx. 1-1.5 Hours Everyday

Total Topics for Legal Reasoning

Around 5-8 Topics

Time for Legal Reasoning

Approx. 1-1.5 Hours per Day

Total Topics for Logical Reasoning

Around 16 Topics

Time for Logical Reasoning

2 Hours per Day

Total Topics for Quantitative Techniques

10-15 Topics

Time for Quantitative Techniques

Approx. 1.5-2 Hours per Day

Sample Papers/Mock Tests

At least 1 test per Day

Total Studying Time

6-7 Hours per Day

Days for Revision

20 Days

CLAT Study Plan for 2 Months

CLAT Study Plan for 2 months has been explained below.

Number of Days for CLAT Preparation

60 Days

Total Topics for the English Language

10- 15 Topics

Time for the English Language

1-1.5 Hours per Day

Total Topics for the Current Affairs and General Knowledge

Undefined

Time for Current Affairs and General Knowledge

Approx. 1.5 Hours Everyday

Total Topics for Legal Reasoning

Around 5-8 Topics

Time for Legal Reasoning

Approx. 1.5-2 Hours per Day

Total Topics for Logical Reasoning

Around 16 Topics

Time for Logical Reasoning

2 Hours per Day

Total Topics for Quantitative Techniques

10-15 Topics

Time for Quantitative Techniques

Approx. 1.5-2 Hours per Day

Sample Papers/Mock Tests

At least 2 tests per Day

Total Studying Time

7-8 Hours per Day

Days for Revision

12-15 Days

Get the detailed CLAT Study Plan for 60 Days!

CLAT Study Plan for 1 Month

Check out the study plan of CLAT for a month or 30 days.

Number of Days for CLAT Preparation

30 Days

Total Topics for the English Language

10- 15 Topics

Time for the English Language

1.5 Hours per Day

Total Topics for the Current Affairs and General Knowledge

Undefined

Time for Current Affairs and General Knowledge

Approx. 1.5 Hours Everyday

Total Topics for Legal Reasoning

Around 5-8 Topics

Time for Legal Reasoning

Approx. 1.5-2 Hours per Day

Total Topics for Logical Reasoning

Around 16 Topics

Time for Logical Reasoning

2 Hours per Day

Total Topics for Quantitative Techniques

10-15 Topics

Time for Quantitative Techniques

Approx. 1.5 Hours per Day

Sample Papers/Mock Tests

At least 2 tests per Day

Total Studying Time

7-8 Hours per Day

Days for Revision

8-10 Days

CLAT Study Plan for a Week

Here is how you can study for CLAT in a week in order to get the best result.

Number of Days for CLAT Preparation

7 Days

Total Topics for the English Language

10- 15 Topics

Time for the English Language

1 Hour per Day

Total Topics for the Current Affairs and General Knowledge

Undefined

Time for Current Affairs and General Knowledge

Approx. 1-1.5 Hours Everyday

Total Topics for Legal Reasoning

Around 5-8 Topics

Time for Legal Reasoning

Approx. 1 Hour per Day

Total Topics for Logical Reasoning

Around 16 Topics

Time for Logical Reasoning

Approx. 1 Hour per Day

Total Topics for Quantitative Techniques

10-15 Topics

Time for Quantitative Techniques

Approx. 1.5 Hours per Day

Sample Papers/Mock Tests

3-4 tests per Day

Total Studying Time

5-6 Hours per Day

Days for Revision

Revise important topics every day

Overview of CLAT Study Plan for PG

Go through the outline of the CLAT Study Plan for PG below. Applicants can choose to modify it according to their own convenience.

Parameters

CLAT PG (per day)

Overall Studying Time

8-12 Hours

Time for Constitutional Law 

2-3 Hours

Time for other Law Subjects such as IPR, Torts, Contract, Criminal Law, International Law and Jurisprudence

3-4 Hours

Essays on contemporary issues and topics of law

1-1.5 Hours

Mock Tests/ Sample Papers

2 Tests/ Papers

Days for Revision

10-20 Days

Note: Applicants can increase or decrease the study hours as per their understanding of topics and concepts. They can keep the number of days left for the exam in their mind and make the alterations accordingly.

Also Read: Total NLU Seats in India - CLAT 2021 Seat Matrix

Important Instructions for CLAT Study Plan 2021

The study plan of CLAT depends on the number of days left for the exam. Applicants are required to focus on their strengths and weaknesses and allocate time accordingly. Here are a few tips explaining the approach an individual should have while preparing for the CLAT exam.

  1. Categorise subjects from most important to least important as per the weightage and your understanding. For example: In CLAT PG, topics such as Advanced Jurisprudence, Constitutional Law and International Law are considered most important while Environmental Law and Contract Act are provided with the least importance.

  2. Read the current affairs every day by staying aware of the amendments, legal updates and recent developments.

  3. Give time to the relevant mapping of cases while studying legal topics. Read about the recent cases, developments and various landmarks. 

  4. Practice mock tests and plenty of comprehension based exercises. They increase efficiency and develop a habit of reading faster which saves time.

  5. Solve as many mock tests, sample questions and previous year question papers as possible. Keep a timer while doing so.

  6. Review your weak areas and devote more time to topics that have a scope of improvement.

  7. Keep sufficient time for revision in the end.

Last Minute CLAT Preparation Hacks

Here are a few last-minute CLAT Preparation hacks that can help an individual in attaining the best possible result.

CLAT 2021 Dos and Don'ts

Last Minute Preparation Tips for CLAT 2021

 All-in-One Guide for CLAT Study Plan 2021

Provided below is important information about the CLAT exam. Aspirants can go through this before moving forward to the CLAT Study Plan 2021.

Exam Pattern of CLAT

Syllabus for CLAT

Best Books for CLAT

What to Expect From CLAT 2021?

How to Prepare for CLAT 2021 amid COVID

How to Prepare for CLAT 2021 Without Coaching

CLAT 2021 Important Topics: Subject Wise Weightage

Mock Tests for CLAT

Section-wise Preparation Tips for CLAT 2021

Candidates are advised to keep the following sectional tips in mind before following a CLAT Study Plan 2021.

Preparation Tips for CLAT 2021 Legal Reasoning Section

Tips to Prepare for CLAT 2021 Quantitative Techniques Section

Tips to Prepare for Current Affairs Section of CLAT 2021

Preparation Tips for CLAT Logical Reasoning 2021

Tips to Prepare for the English Language Section of CLAT 2021

Also Read: How to Choose the Best NLU after CLAT 2021?

Colleges Accepting CLAT Scores for Law Admissions

Given below are the links with top colleges that accept CLAT Scores for law admissions.

Private Law Colleges in India Accepting CLAT Scores

Colleges Accepting CLAT 2021 Score and Seat Matrix

Admission to Law Colleges Despite Low Rank in CLAT

Participating Institutes of CLAT 2021

Law aspirants can also get through colleges that offer Direct Law (LLB) Admission. To explore the list of law colleges and find the suitable one for you, just dial our toll-free number 1800-572-9877 or fill-up the Common Application Form. To get your queries solved, write to us through the QnA zone.

Stay tuned to CollegeDekho for more information on CLAT!

FAQs

How much time should I keep aside for CLAT revision?

Applicants must keep aside at least 15-20 days for CLAT revision.

Is solving mock tests vital while preparing for the CLAT exam?

Yes, solving mock tests and sample papers is very crucial while preparing for CLAT as they help in boosting confidence and building the exam stamina. Also, solving CLAT mock tests provides an idea of the exam pattern and the type of questions that might pop-up in the exam.

How many hours of sleep is required while preparing for CLAT?

Preparing for CLAT is not an easy task. To improve the concentration and avoid restlessness, an individual should take 7-8 hours of sleep everyday.

How many hours in a day should I study to prepare for CLAT?

It is crucial to study at least 7-8 hours a day to prepare for the CLAT exam. Candidates are free to increase or decrease the time limit as per their own convenience.

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