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CLAT Syllabus 2023: Check Exam Syllabus for UG and PG

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CLAT Syllabus 2023: The Consortium of National Law Universities has released the CLAT syllabus along with the UG and PG courses notification on the official website. The NLUs provide a CLAT syllabus for the graduate and postgraduate level exams which will be held on December 18, 2022. The syllabus includes the scope, chapter-wise weightage and details of topics from which the questions will be asked in the CLAT exam.

Candidates who have applied for the exam are suggested to prepare according to the syllabus provided by the Consortium of NLUs. The CLAT exam syllabus is different for both levels. Since the exam is near, the candidates must be aware of the syllabus. Read the complete article to find all the important information on CLAT subjects and the syllabus.

Latest Update:
– The authorities released the CLAT 2023 Application Form on the official site, i.e. consortiumofnlus.ac.in. The last date to fill out the CLAT application is November 13, 2022.
CLAT 2023 Exam for UG and PG courses will be on December 18, 2022.

CLAT Syllabus 2023: Overview

Before we move to the CLAT UG and PG syllabus. Let’s have a look at the overview of the exam given below.

ParticularsDetails
Name of the ExamCommon Law Admission Test (CLAT)
Conducting BodyThe Consortium of National Law Universities (NLUs)
Mode of ExamPen-and-paper mode
Number of Questions150 for UG CLAT, 120 for PG CLAT
Question TypeMCQs
Number of SeatsCLAT-based seat Intake: 5-year integrated LLB program – 2538 seats
LLM program – 742 seats
Participating NLUs22
Purpose of ExamAdmission to:
BA LLB, B.Sc LLB, BBA LLB, B.Com LLB, BSW LLB, and, LLM
Official Websiteconsortiumofnlus.ac.in

CLAT Syllabus 2023: Highlights

Under Graduate Level 

CLAT applicants are advised to go through the CLAT syllabus before starting their exam preparations. CLAT Subjects covered under the syllabus for the undergraduate level are as given below.

Post Graduate level 

Applicants applying for CLAT are suggested to understand the detailed analysis of the syllabus and CLAT exam pattern. CLAT subjects covered under the CLAT post-graduate level syllabus are as follows.

  • Constitutional Law
  • Other Law Subjects such as Contract, Torts, Criminal Law, International Law, IPR and Jurisprudence

CLAT Subjects (Under Graduate Level) 

The subject’s detailed analysis as per the CLAT exam syllabus is given below

English Language Syllabus 

The topics covered under the English language part of the CLAT syllabus are given below.

  • Grammar
  • Word meanings
  • Incorrect/ correct sentences
  • Fill in the blanks with appropriate words
  • Idioms
  • Reading comprehension
  • Meaning-usage match
  • Analogies
  • Synonyms
  • Antonyms
  • Sentence correction
  • Jumbled sentence
  • Comprehension of passages
  • Summary based questions

Current Affairs, including General Knowledge Syllabus

The topics covered under the Current Affairs, including the General Knowledge part of the CLAT syllabus, are given below.

  • Current Affairs- National
  • Current Affairs- International
  • Global Environment
  • Political Events
  • Current Affairs
  • Sports
  • Awards
  • Personalities
  • Humanities
  • Technology and Science
  • Cultural Events
  • Indian Business Environment

Legal Reasoning Syllabus

The topics covered under the Legal Reasoning part of the CLAT syllabus are given below.

  • Constitutional Law
  • Criminal Law
  • Family Law
  • General Legal Principles
  • Intellectual Property Law
  • International Law
  • Torts
  • Indian Penal Code
  • Law of Torts
  • Family Law
  • Indian Contract Act
  • Labour Law
  • Current Legal General Knowledge
  • Miscellaneous Topics

Logical Reasoning Syllabus 

The topics covered under the Logical Reasoning part of the CLAT syllabus are given below.

  • Logical Ability
  • Analogy
  • Analytical Ability
  • Pie Charts
  • Puzzles
  • Logical Related Aspects
  • Binary Logic
  • Seating Arrangement
  • Analytical Ability
  • Assumption
  • Blood Relations
  • Calendars
  • Clocks
  • Coding & Decoding
  • Conclusion
  • Data Structure
  • Diagrams
  • Linear And Matrix Arrangements
  • Logical Sequence
  • Premise
  • Puzzles
  • Related Aspects
  • Verbal Ability

Quantitative Techniques Syllabus

The topics covered under the quantitative techniques part of the CLAT syllabus are given below.

  • Algebra
  • Averages
  • Geometry
  • LCM & HCF
  • Mensuration
  • Number Systems
  • Percentage
  • Percentages
  • Permutation Combination
  • Probability
  • Profit and Loss
  • Quadratic and Linear Equations
  • Ratio & Proportion
  • Simple and Compound Interest
  • Time & Speed
  • Time and Work
  • Trigonometry

List of CLAT Books 

All the applicants are advised to learn as per the CLAT syllabus provided on the official website. The following books are recommended for undergraduate-level candidates preparing for CLAT Exam.

List of Books for Undergraduate Level

Books NameAuthor’s Name
Universal’s CLAT GuideUniversal Publication House
Legal Awareness and Legal AptitudeA.P. Bhardwaj 
Chapter-wise Objective Question Bank LawArihant Publication 
Study Package for CLAT & LLB Entrance ExaminationsA.P. Bhardwaj
LexisNexis ButterworthsLexis Nexis Publication 
Manorama Year BookManorama Publication 
Self Study guide CLATArihant Publication
Constitution of India Bare Act Common-Law Publications

CLAT Subjects Detailed Analysis (Post Graduate Level)

The detailed analysis of all the subjects covered in the Post Graduate level CLAT exam is given below,

Constitutional Law

The topics covered under the constitutional law part of the CLAT exam paper are as given below.

  • Amendment of The Constitution
  • Citizenship
  • Directive Principles of State Policy
  • Elections
  • Emergency Provisions
  • Finance, Property, Contracts and Suits
  • Fundamental Duties
  • Fundamental Rights
  • Municipalities
  • Panchayats
  • Part Services Under The Union and The States
  • Relations Between The Union and The States
  • Special Provisions Relating to Certain Classes
  • Temporary, Transitional and Special Provisions
  • The Scheduled and Tribal Areas
  • The States
  • The States in Part B of the First Schedule
  • The Union
  • The Union and Its Territory
  • The union territories
  • Trade, Commerce and Intercourse within The Territory of India

Other Law Subjects such as Contract, Torts, Criminal Law, International Law, IPR and Jurisprudence

The topics covered under the Contract law, torts, criminal law, IPR and Jurisprudence as per CLAT PG Syllabus are as given below.

  • Acceptance
  • Agreements without Consideration
  • Communication of Offer and Acceptance and Revocation of Offer
  • Essentials of a Contract
  • Essentials of Torts
  • Important Judgements of Criminal Laws
  • International Law and Its Judgements
  • Latest Judgements as per Intellectual Property Laws
  • Legal Rules Regarding Consideration
  • Proposal or Offer
  • Schools of Law in Jurisprudence
  • Source of law in Jurisprudence
  • The Doctrine of Privity of Contract
  • Types of Contract – Based on Formation
  • Types of Contract – Based on Performance
  • Types of Contract – Based on Validity
  • What is a Contract?

CLAT 2023 Books 

The applicants are advised to study from the textbooks the experts recommend as per the syllabus provided on the official website to crack the CLAT. The list of recommended CLAT books is given below.

Books NameAuthor’s Name
Universal’s CLAT GuideUniversal Publication House
Guide to LLM Entrance Examination. PaperbackShowick Thorpe.
Universal’s LL.M. Examination Including Previous Years’ Solved PapersGaurav Mehta  
Decoding The Jurisprudence: A Compilation of Objectives, List of Quotes, Theories & Books of Jurists.Sudipta Bhowmick
Constitution of India Bare ActCommon-Law Publications

FAQs On CLAT Syllabus 2023

The frequently asked questions on the CLAT syllabus are below.

Q.1: What are the subjects in the CLAT exam?
Ans:
CLAT exam paper comprises five sections- English, General Knowledge, Legal Reasoning, Logical Reasoning, and Quantitative Techniques (Mathematics).

Q.2: Is CLAT more difficult than JEE?
Ans:
CLAT is easier to crack as compared to JEE Main. In terms of difficulty level and competition, JEE is much higher.

Q.3: What are the important topics of the CLAT PG syllabus?
Ans:
Some of the most important topics of the CLAT PG syllabus are Directive Principles of State Policy, Essentials of a Contract, Important Judgements of Criminal Law, International Law and Its Judgements and Source of Law in Jurisprudence. The candidates can find the complete list of important topics in this article.

Q.4: What is the date of the CLAT 2023 exam?
Ans:
The CLAT 2023 exam will be held on December 18, 2022.

Q.5: Where can I find the books for the CLAT exam?
Ans:
The candidates can find the best books for CLAT 2023 exam online. Some of the best books recommended for preparation are Universal’s CLAT Guide, Constitution of India Bare Act by Common-Law Publications and Universal’s LL.M. Examination Including Previous Years’ Solved Papers.

You can also check,

CLAT ExamCLAT Application Form
CLAT Eligibility CriteriaCLAT Exam Pattern
CLAT Exam CentreCLAT Sample Paper
CLAT Admit CardCLAT Answer Key
CLAT ResultCLAT Cut-off
CLAT CounsellingCLAT Seat Allotment

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