How to prepare CLAT 2017 [Law Entrance Exam]

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How to prepare CLAT 2017-LAW ENTRANCE EXAM

Today we will discuss how to prepare CLAT 2017. In this year, some changes in CLAT 2017 entrance exam have been made which is mainly related to qualification of the aspirants.

How to prepare CLAT 2017

How to prepare CLAT 2017

Lets us discuss these changes in details:

a) Around 40000 candidates will try their luck this year in Common Admission Test (CLAT) for approx 2804 seats.

b) CLAT 2017 entrance exam marks its popularity for admission in undergraduate Law Programs.

c) National level Entrance Exam has been conducted by Chanakya National Law University (CNLU) Patna this year.

d) CLAT 2017 entrance exam will be conducted on 14 May 2017 for the admission in 18 National Law Universities (NLU) and the Undergraduate programs of other schools that accept the score of this entrance exam.



How to prepare CLAT 2017

How to prepare CLAT 2017


a) CLAT 2017 entrance exam was announced on 25 December 2016.

b) In this year Maharashtra National Law University, Nagpur had been included in CLAT committee.

c) Due to this, the offered number of seats for the exam is increased by 60.

d) The disappointment for general category candidates in this year is that the BCI has reduced the Age limit for the entrance exam.

e) According to the notice released on September 17 by Bar Council of India, CLAT committee has decided that only those candidates whose age is 20 years until July 1, 2017, are allowed to participate in the examination.

f) For SC/ST/OBC candidates, this age limit is 22 years.

g) The promise of ‘No maximum Age’ had been organized in 2015.

h) There was no age limit for this exam till last year. But a number of applicants did not meet the decided expectation level.


How to Apply for CLAT 2017

You can apply for CLAT entrance exam from January 1, 2017.

1)    You need an active mobile number and E-mail ID

2)    You can apply online and fill the login details along with user ID and password.

3)    The application fee for the exam is Rs 4,000/- for General category candidates. Besides this photocopy of class 10 and class 12 mark-sheets has to attach in the form of documents.

4)    For  SC/ST candidates the fee for the exam is Rs 3500/-

5)    You can apply either online or offline mode.

6)    Payments can be made through debit card, Debit card, Net banking or Challan.


Qualification FOR CLAT 2017

a) Minimum 45% marks in the 12th board for general candidates.

b) Minimum 40% marks in the 12th board for reserved candidates.

c) Age limit should be applied according to new laws.

d) Candidates appearing class 12 exams this year can also apply. But all the remaining procedure should be completed at the time of admission.



How to prepare CLAT 2017

How to prepare CLAT 2017

To crack CLAT 2017 exam candidates have to focus the following subjects:

English: In the English subject candidates should make good command over Grammar section, passage theme and vocabulary section. Also, other sections which include fill in the blanks, Grammatical Errors correction, sentence arrangement.

General knowledge: For General knowledge preparation, one should focus on Current Affairs of National & International region, factual general knowledge.

Reasoning: This section covers questions on pattern link, the capability to find logical Arguments, Syllogism, Logical sequence, and Analogy.

Mathematics: Numerical questions based on class 10, Quantitative Aptitude.

Legal Aptitude: Questions on General Knowledge. This is a very important section.


According to experts, Legal Aptitude section should be prepared strongly by the CLAT candidates because of the following reasons.

1)    This section consists of 50 questions which cover a large portion.

2)    This section has given the priority in marking, in case, if the same mark is obtained by any candidates.

3)    In this section, the involvement of candidates has been tested towards LAW, however, it is not necessary for the candidates to build knowledge of India Constitution and Penal Code.



Experts advise cracking CLAT 2017

There is very less time remaining for CLAT exam, therefore, go for hard preparation, Go through mock tests and make a strategy to clear the tests, start finding the required study materials for CLAT 2017 exam preparation then star deep study and revision. After this give mock test after every 3 to 4 days.


How to prepare CLAT 2017-General knowledge preparation

For the preparation of general knowledge section in CLAT exam read at most 2 National Newspaper daily and accurately. It will help you in gathering study materials based on Current Affairs section.

Deep understanding of Indian Constitution and Chief Justice.


CLAT 2016 Toppers opinion

According to CLAT 2016 topper Shrija Paul, “My strategy for preparation is fulfilled by understanding the concept of Legal Knowledge, Reasoning, and Mathematics etc. Besides this, I worked hard for making good command over General knowledge section as I have found myself weak in this section. For Current Affairs preparation I preferred to read” The Hindu” and “Indian Express” daily.’

Kashish Makkad mentions that ‘My confidence level has increased with the mock test because I got to know about my level of preparation from these mock tests and I had never repeated the mistakes again and again.

Before the CLAT main exam, I had completed around 100 mock tests.”


I hope you will be satisfied with the above discussions on “how to prepare CLAT 2017” with these collections of information and study for this very important entrance exam for taking admission in top law colleges in India according to the above guidance, you will hardly face any difficulty.



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