CLAT syllabus is the first thing that must be understood by an aspirant who is planning to prepare for CLAT 2021. Knowing the CLAT syllabus 2021 is one thing, and understanding the contents of that syllabus is quite another. By contents of the syllabus, we mean the individual topics and subtopics that fall in that syllabus.
It is for this reason that we recommend the student to understand the syllabus by getting into the details of the different topics and subtopics, by understanding the different types of questions that have come from those topics and subtopics, and by understanding their relevance in the context of the latest CLAT exam pattern.
Before we go ahead into the nitty-gritty of the CLAT syllabus, we want you to know that CLAT changed its exam pattern recently in 2019; therefore, you must go through the syllabus once.
The CLAT exam tests the aspirants in five areas:
We will try to understand the syllabus for CLAT Legal Reasoning in this doc.
This section contains 35-39 questions equivalent to 25% of the exam.
It will also have passages of up to 450 words each. These may relate to scenarios or fact situations based on public policy questions, legal matters or moral philosophical enquiries. No prior knowledge of the law is required to answer questions/passages in this section. The questions asked will require you to:
Legal GK (Current Affairs Related to Law.)