How to prepare for the NALSAR (CLAT) Exam?


The NALSAR Entrance test is carried out by the National Academy of Legal Studies and Research. The aim of this exam is the admission of candidates into the graduate and postgraduate level courses that are being offered in the institution. The admittance of the aspirants is done by way of the Common Law admission Test (CLAT).

Structure of the NALSAR (CLAT) Exam

The paper of the CLAT entrance test will carry 200 marks. The questions will be of the objective nature and the aspirants will have the opportunity to select the correct answer from the set that is provided to them. The duration of the exam is 2 hours. The questions of the exams will be from topics like:

  • English
  • Mathematics
  • General Knowledge
  • Logical Reasoning
  • Legal Aptitude

Each of these sections will carry 50 marks.

Syllabus of the NALSAR (CLAT) Exam

The CLAT exam will be similar to the syllabus of class 12. The topic division is as follows:

English - 40 questions:

  • Antonyms
  • Synonyms
  • Comprehension
  • Grammar and Its Usage

Elementary Mathematics - 20 question:

  • Short note questions and simple problems from elementary mathematics

General Awareness – 50 questions:

  • The aspirants will have to write small essays on different topics concerning laws.

Legal Aptitude - 45 questions:

  • The aspirants will have to write an essay about Constitutional law of India.

Logical Reasoning - 45 question:

  • The aspirants will have to write short essay on the jurisdiction.

Reference books for the NALSAR (CLAT) Exam

  • Dr. B. B. Jain’s  A Comprehensive Book of English Grammar by AP Bhardwaj’s Study Package for LAT & LLB Entrance Examinations
  • Legal Aptitude and Legal Reasoning by Panel of Experts
  • Mazumdar Rituparna’s CLAT Common Law Admission Test
  • Practise Papers for CLAT Common Law Admission Test 2010 by Gaurav Mehta
  • RPH Editorial Board’s Guide for Common Law Admission Test CLAT

Study plan for the NALSAR (CLAT) Exam

The candidate should read newspapers, magazines to know about the happenings in India and all over the world. Apart from this, they must concentrate on the subject themselves too. Each and every topic has to be covered completely. Besides the guides mentioned above, many more will be available for giving guidance to the students. One other thing the students need to keep in mind is to keep in touch with the internet. News as well as other details concerning the exam itself will be updated and the students will find that a great help prior to their exams.



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7 Responses to “How to prepare for the NALSAR (CLAT) Exam?”

  1. 7

    can you tel me what are the subjects a bio student aspiring for nalsar should be thorough in 11the class.

  2. 6
    Rohit Dubey:

    I m a bio student nd I m not able to do maths question…….what I m doing please guide me

  3. 5

    i am not able to do gk and english and dont have any proper way to prepare for the exam please guide me

  4. 4

    Can you tell me what are the subjects a student aspiring for nalsar should opt in class 11?

  5. 3
    anil syal:


  6. 2

    pl.give me a clat ahmedabad traning institute name and address

  7. 1

    What is the structure of fees at nalsar university of law hyderabad?