Here is the decoding of the exam preparation strategy of the best CLAT rankings
Jul 29, 2022, 06:00
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The Common Law Admissions Test (CLAT) is a national-level entrance examination for aspiring law candidates organized by the Consortium of National Law Universities.
Candidates who pass this exam can be admitted to BA LLB, BSc LLB, BCom LLB, BBA LLB, BSW LLB and LLM programs at top institutes.
Here are some exam preparation strategies that will help you decipher the CLAT.
Stay up to date with general knowledge
It is vital for a candidate to be aware of everything that is happening in the world around him.
Students should dedicate some time daily to reading newspapers and use online GK sources such as Drishti IAS, GKToday, Affairs Cloud, etc.
Attempting general knowledge quizzes and test series from reputable coaching institutes will also help improve your GK.
Decide to join a coaching institute or opt for self-study
Many toppers believe in self-learning. However, you have to choose what suits you best.
Whether to enroll in a coaching institute or study on your own using books and online materials, the decision should be made after considering the pros and cons.
Many institutes also provide CLAT resources that help students learn and revise on their own. So pick a path and stick to it.
Start preparing in advance
The time CLAT toppers take to prepare before the exam varies from person to person.
Usually, most of the top ranked take one or two years to prepare for this competitive exam.
In addition, following an appropriate schedule is essential to doing well. It helps students to study in an organized way.
Know your strengths and weaknesses
The CLAT has a vast program. It has five sections: English, including comprehension, current affairs, including general knowledge, legal reasoning, logical reasoning and quantitative techniques (mathematics).
Figure out what your weakest topic is and put extra effort into it. This will encourage you to have a more confident approach to the diverse exam.
You should review the subjects you have already studied on a daily or weekly basis. It is also important to allow time for review after completing the program.
Use mock test sets and handouts provided by online platforms/coaching institutes to practice the exam format.
This will increase your speed while trying out the paper and will also act as another review level.