10 Tips to Crack the Common Law Admission Test
The CLAT (Common Law Admission Test) is an All-India based common Law entrance exam held to facilitate the admissions to the 16 prominent National Law Universities in India. The duration of this law entrance exam is 2 hours. This undergraduate LLB entrance exam is a computer based standardized test which contains objective based type questions covering numerical ability, general knowledge, English comprehension, current affairs, logical reasoning and legal aptitude.
10 important tips to crack the CLAT (Common Law Admission Test) are listed below-
- Improve General Knowledge– Develop a habit of reading a good newspaper on a daily basis. Some recommended newspapers are The Hindu, The Times of India and The Indian Express. Subscribe to national monthly magazine like CSR, Chronicle etc. A good hold on general knowledge and current affairs is extremely important for the students aiming to crack LLB entrance exam.
- Syllabus and exam pattern- Candidates must know the syllabus and the pattern of the examination. Try to prepare according to the syllabus and cover all the topics thoroughly.
- Make a time table– Creating a time-table will help you a lot. Managing your time as per your created schedule will help you stay on track and complete your preparation for the test. Regular and sufficient intervals for rest and refreshments should not be foregone.
- Join a reliable Coaching Centre– Joining a coaching institute will help you in understanding all that you find difficult during self-study time. Guidance from expert and experienced instructors will also be a boon. Some top recommending coaching centres for LLB entrance exams (especially for CLAT) are Tara Coaching Institute in Delhi, Competition Exam Coaching Institute in Delhi, Crack CLAT Tutorials in Jodhpur, PACE (Professional Academy for Career Excellence), Jodhpur etc.
- Reference books– Using too many reference books will only lead to confusion and waste of time. Some of the recommended books for CLAT entrance exams are Word Power Made Easy by Norman Lewis, English is Easy by Chetananand Singh, Analytical Reasoning by M. K.Pandey, Verbal Reasoning by R.S. Aggarwal, Objective Arithmetic by R.S. Aggarwal, Analytical and Logical Reasoning by R.S. Aggarwal, GK Today, Manorama Year Book and Universal’s LLB Entrance Guide.
- Previous year question papers- It is necessary to take a rough idea about the examination pattern by considering the previous year question papers. This will give you an idea of how to tackle the paper. Try to figure out which section takes most of your time and try to practice more on that section.
- Do not hesitate to ask –You should always clarify your doubts. Asking questions will help you retain the knowledge gained for a longer time.
- Stay motivated– Cracking CLAT is neither too difficult nor is it everybody’s cup of tea. Always try to stay motivated by watching motivational movies or reading motivational novels etc. Keep a positive mindset and don’t let negativity come anywhere close to you.
- Start preparing from the beginning - No one can get success in a short period of time. Hard-work from the very beginning is extremely necessary to stand out from others.
- Take proper rest –Indulging only in studies might make you lose focus with time. Repose of at least 7-8 hours on daily basis is very necessary. Manage your time in such a way so that you can equally give time to your study as well to your favorite hobby such as singing, dancing and listening music etc.