“The key to scoring high marks in this section is ‘constant practice’ of as many different types of questions as possible.” - Aman Garg AIR 1 CLAT 2018
Our team has mentored thousands of students in the last 3 years, including 100+ law graduates from the National Law School and National Law University. One thing that was common among all the toppers is the strategy and practice they did to crack the exam. With the help and guidance of various law graduates, the relevant information regarding CLAT has been compiled in this document to help you devise your own strategy. Our efforts are targeted to help you score well in the exam.
The Logical Reasoning section is one of the five sections in the CLAT exam. All topics are important. It constitutes approximately 20% (28-32 Questions) of the exam.
The purpose of this EduRev document is to make you understand how to study logical reasoning for the CLAT exam. By the end of this document, you will have clarity on how to tackle the logical reasoning section. We at EduRev recommend LPA – Learn, Practice and Analyse to maximise your CLAT scores.
Total Questions in CLAT Logical Reasoning Section
Total Marks in CLAT Logical Reasoning Section
Types of Questions in Logical Reasoning Section
Difficulty in Logical Reasoning for CLAT Section
Marking Scheme in Logical Reasoning for CLAT
+1 (for the correct answer)
-0.25 (for incorrect answer)
0 ( for unmarked answer)
CLAT changed the exam pattern recently in 2019; therefore, the first step would be to understand CLAT’s syllabus. So, you are advised to check the CLAT syllabus to get well-versed with the exam and prepare accordingly. To access the syllabus document, click on the link:
EduRev Tip: Attempt Past Year Questions of CLAT exam to understand & adapt to the pattern of the exam.
You can check out past year papers for the last 13-years under the CLAT Past Year Papers course on EduRev.
Section-wise weightage in Logical Reasoning (2018-2019)
You can check out CLAT legal reasoning questions for the last 3-years:
Topics in the CLAT Logical Reasoning
Considering the pattern of past CLAT exams, our experts have created the logical reasoning course, which offers 100+ video lectures, detailed notes, 1500+ practice questions & level-wise MCQ tests for each topic. The topics covered in the course are:
1. Understanding the Basics
You can get well acquainted with the basics through regular practice and tests. Also, it is suggested to thoroughly practice each topic until you are confident.
One way to assess your knowledge is to start practising the questions; first-hand practice will help you cover the basics. You can access practice docs and tests for all the reasoning topics here to understand the type of questions being asked in the CLAT exam.
You can also view detailed lectures, practice questions under the Logical Reasoning section under the CLAT exam category.
Start reading the concepts and keep in touch with your basic fundamentals of Logical Reasoning by reading notes prepared by teachers, who've been teaching CLAT aspirants for 10+ years.
This section cannot be aced without regular practice. You do not need to devote a lot of time to it, but you need to practice this section daily.
Once you have completed the basic levels of preparation, attempting tests that are planned level-wise will help you in sharpening your concepts. You can try them here - level-wise tests.
Our team of experts has prepared these level-wise tests by referring to books like RS Aggarwal, MK Pandey, etc., in order to give you the best possible experience of attempting these tests. Our medium level tests replicate the level of majority CLAT questions, and hard level questions are generally present for you to be competitive for a tougher CLAT exam.
EduRev Tip: Practice and lots of practice is the way to go.
“Revising modules and chapters many times is also useful, and candidates must focus on all the subjects from the starting only. Try avoiding silly mistakes and focus on weaker sections.” - Anurag Tiwari (CLAT 2019; AIR 3)
The probability of success increases with the revision of concepts. There is no topper of CLAT who aced the exam without revising the concepts. Logical reasoning for CLAT course has 200+ tests with 5-10 tests for each topic, prepared just for you so that you can revise and master each and every topic and gain confidence. We also recommend you to attempt the cumulative subject wise tests which will give you an idea of how the final logical reasoning section would look like.
In case you feel the necessity of revising through videos, you can access the best videos prepared by experts that can help you revise the concepts easily and quickly.
4. Solve Mock Tests and Previous Year Papers
“Students need to focus on their accuracy and practice solving more mock tests and previous year sample papers. ” - Harsh Tomar (CLAT 2019; AIR 2)
CLAT mock tests are very crucial as the test acquaints you with the real exam scenario and helps in analysing the preparation level. The past year papers are beneficial to analyse the paper pattern and difficulty level of questions.
You will be asked to identify patterns, understand logical links and correct illogical statements. Practice and trick formulas will make this section a smooth sail for you. Both speed and practice are essential for questions under this section.
You sit in front of your CLAT 2021 question paper, and the first question comes in front of you; if you have identified the logic of the question or seen the question of a similar pattern earlier, your entire preparation is rewarded. Any other preparation is quite worthless and meaningless. It remains our responsibility to help you achieve this confidence through our planned curriculum.
The sureshot way to attain this confidence is to attempt as many mock tests for CLAT as possible. As an aspirant, you might consider giving exams of other colleges as well. Though their syllabus is almost the same, the pattern of the actual exam is really different.
So, we've created a different mock test series for AILET:
To know more about the CLAT logical reasoning section, go through the frequently asked questions in the course.