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For the Static GK portion of CLAT, you are expected to have knowledge of both Indian and World literature. It is not necessary for you to be familiar with the storylines of all books. Knowing the names of the most prominent books and authors of those books would be adequate.
List of Important Books And Authors for CLAT | General Test Preparation for CUET - CUET CommerceHere is a list of books and their authors:
You should know each of these pairs by the time you sit for CLAT. Knowledge of these books and their authors will not only help you crack CLAT but will also greatly increase your cultural awareness and aid you when you are participating in quizzes and debates.

Important Books And Authors for CLAT

Ancient India

  1. Antigone-Sophocles
  2. Arthashastra-Kautilya 
  3. Ashokavadana- Buddhist monks of the Mathura region
  4. Brihaddeshi- Matanga Muni 
  5. Buddha Charitam-Ashwaghosha
  6. Geet Govinda-Jaya Deva                
  7. Harshacharita-Banabhatta
  8. Illiad-Homer
  9. Natya Shastra-Bharata Muni
  10. Indica-Megasthenes
  11. Kamsutra-Vatsayan
  12. Kathasaritsagar- Somdeva
  13. Kumar Sambhava-Kalidas    
  14. Lysistrata-Aristrophanes                
  15. Mahabharata- Valmiki                
  16. Malikagnimitra-Kalidas                
  17. Manusmriti-Manu                
  18. Medea-Euripides                
  19. Meghdoot-Kalidas                
  20. Mrichchakatikam-Shudraka                
  21. Mudra Rakshasa-Vishakha Datta            
  22. Nagananda-Harshavardhana            
  23. Odyssey-Homer                    
  24. Oedipus rex-Sophocles                
  25. Oresteia-Aeschylus                
  26. Panchatantra- Vishnu Sharma            
  27. Priyadarsika- Harshavardhana            
  28. Raghuvansha-Kalidas                
  29. Rajtarangini-Kalhana                
  30. Ramayana- Ved Vyas                
  31. Ratnavali-Harshavardhana                
  32. Shatapatha Brahmana-Yajnavalkya            
  33. The Bacchae-Euripides                
  34. Yoga Sutra- Patanjali

Medieval India

  1. A Voyage to East India-Thomas Roe                
  2. Akbarnama-Abul Fazl                    
  3. Baburnama- Babur                    
  4. Book of Durate Barbosa- Duarte Barbosa            
  5. Book of Sir Marco Polo- Marco Polo                
  6. Burkan-i-Maasir- Saiyaad Ali Tabtaba                
  7. Chua-Fan Char- Chonjukua                    
  8. Fatwa-i-Jahandari-Ziauddin Barni                
  9. Futuhat-i-Alamgiri- Ishwar Das Nagar                
  10. Futuhat-i-Ferozshahi-Ferozshah Tughlaq            
  11. History of the late Rebellion in the State of the great Mughal-Francois Bernier
  12. Humayanama-Ghiyasuddin Mohammad            
  13. Humayun Nama-Gulbadan                    
  14. Insha-i-Mahru- Ainul-ul-Mulq Multani                
  15. Kitab-ul-Hind-Al Beruni                    
  16. Kitab-ul-Rehala- Ibn Batuta                    
  17. Maasir-e-Alamgiri- Mohammad Saqi Mustaid Khan        
  18. Maasir-e-Apm- Mirza Mohammad Qazwini            
  19. Mirat-i-Ahmadi- Diwan Ali Mohammad bin Khan            
  20. Mirat-i-Sikandari-Sikandar bin Mohammad Manju        
  21. Murujul Jahab- Al Masudi                    
  22. Narrative of Domingo Paes- Domingo Paes            
  23. Padshahnama- Abdul Hamid Lahori                
  24. Raj Tarangini-Kalhan                    
  25. Shahjahannama- Inayat Khan                
  26. Storio Dor Mogor- Manucci                    
  27. Tabkat-i-Akbari- Khwaja Nizamuddin Ahmed Harvi        
  28. Tabkat-i-Nasiri- Minhanjus Siraj                
  29. Tajkirat-ul-Muluk- Rafiuddin Shiraz                
  30. Tarikh-i-Alfi- Abdul Qadir Badayuni                
  31. Tarikh-i-Feroz shahi-Ziauddin Barni                
  32. Tarikh-i-Khafi Khan- Mohammad Hashim Khafi Khan        
  33. Tarikh-i-Mubarak Shahi- Yahya Abdullah Sarhindi        
  34. Tarikh-i-Shershahi- Abbas Khan Sherwani            
  35. The Itinerary of Ludouico de Verthema- Ludouico de Verthema    
  36. The Voyage of John Hughen Von Linschotten-John Linschotten    
  37. Trarikh-I-Farishta- Mohammad Qasim Hindu Shah Astarabadi    
  38. Travels in India- Jean Baptist Tavernier            
  39.  Travels in the Mogul Empire-Francois Bernier            
  40. Tughlaq Nama-Amir Khusrau                
  41. Tujuk-i-Jahangiri- Jahangir

Medieval Europe (1500 AD-1900 AD)

  1. Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland-Lewis Caroll    
  2. Around the World in Eighty Days-Jules Verne    
  3. Dracula-Bram Stoker            
  4. Frankenstein-Mary Shelley            
  5. Great Expectations-Charles Dickens        
  6. Gulliver’s Travels-Jonathan Swift        
  7. Huckleberry Finn-Mark Twain        
  8. Ivanhoe- Walter Scott            
  9. Jane Eyre-Charlotte Bronte            
  10. Les Propheties-Nostradamus        
  11. Little Women-Louisa May Alcott        
  12. Macbeth-William Shakespeare        
  13. Merchant of Venice-William Shakespeare    
  14. Moby Dick-Herman Melville        
  15. Paradise Lost-John Milton            
  16. Pride and Prejudice-Jane Austen        
  17. Romeo Juliet-William Shakespeare        
  18. Silas Marner-George Elliot            
  19. Tess of the D’Ubervilles-Thomas Hardy    
  20. The Picture of Dorian Gray-Oscar Wilde    
  21. The Wonderful Wizard of Oz-L. Frank Baum    
  22. Three Men in a Boat-Jerome.K.Jerome    
  23. Treasure Island- Robert Louis Stevenson    
  24. Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea-Jules Verne
  25. Vanity Fair-William Makepeace Thackeray    
  26. Wuthering Heights-Emily Bronte

Pre Independent India


  1. A Forgotten Empire (Vijayanagar)- Robert Sewell
  2. A Gift to Monotheists-Raja Rammohan Roy    
  3. A Nation in the Making-S.N.Banerjee        
  4. Anand Math-Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay    
  5. Byomkesh Bakshi series-Saradindu Bandopadhyay
  6. Debi Choudhurani-Bankim Chandra  Chattopadhyay
  7. Devdas- Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay    
  8. Discovery of India-Jawaharlal Nehru        
  9. Ghulam Giri-Jyotibha Phule            
  10. Gitanjali-Rabindranath Tagore        
  11. Hind Swaraj-Mahatma Gandhi        
  12. Neeldarpan-Dinbandhu Mitra        
  13. Parineeta – Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay    
  14. Pather Panchali-Bibhutibhuson Bandopadhyay    
  15. Poverty and Un-British rule in India-Dadabhai Naoroji
  16. Precepts of Jesus-Raja Rammohan Roy    
  17. Stree Purusha Tulana-Tarabai Shinde        
  18. Sultana’s Dream-Begum Rokeya Sakhawat Hossein
  19. The Indian Struggle-Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose
  20. The Spirit of Islam-Syed Amir Ali        
  21. Unhappy India-Lala Lajpat Rai        
  22. Untouchable-Mulk Raj Anand

Why am I an Atheist?- Bhagat Singh MODERN


  1. A Game of Thrones-George R.R.Martin        
  2. A History of Rome- Christian Matthias Theodor Mommsen    
  3. A Streetcar Named Desire-Tennessee Williams        
  4. A Suitable Boy-Vikram Seth                
  5. Animal Farm-George Orwell            
  6. Atonement-Ian McEwan                
  7. Black Beauty-Anna Sewell                
  8. Dear John-Nicholas Sparks                
  9. Dubliners-James Joyce                
  10. Famous Five series-Enid Blyton            
  11. Feluda series-Satyajit Ray                
  12. Flood of Fire-Amitav Ghosh                
  13. Go Set a Watchman-Harper Lee            
  14. Gone Girl-Gillian Flynn                
  15. Half Girlfriend-Chetan Bhagat            
  16. Harry Potter series-J.K.Rowling            
  17. I Too Had a Love Story-Ravinder Singh            
  18. Ignited Minds-A.P.J.Abdul Kalam            
  19. James Bond series-Ian Fleming            
  20. Lady Chatterley’s Lover-Chester Brown        
  21. Lolita-Vladimir Nabokov                
  22. Mary Poppins-P.L.Travers                
  23. Matilda-Roald Dahl                
  24. Midnight’s Children-Salman Rushdie            
  25. Nostromo-Joseph Conrad                
  26. Old Man and the Sea-Ernest Hemmingway        
  27. One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest-Ken Kesey        
  28. One Hundred Years of Solitude-Gabriel Garcia Marquez    
  29. Peter Pan-J.M.Barrie                
  30. Q&A-Vikas Swarup                
  31. Rebecca-Daphne du Maurier            
  32. Sherlock Holmes-Sir Arthur Conan Doyle        
  33. Tarzan of the Apes-Edgar Rice Burroughs        
  34. The Alchemist-Paulo Coelho            
  35. The Bell Jar-Sylvia Plath                
  36. The Cask of Amontillado-Edgar Allan Poe        
  37. The Chronicles of Narnia-C.S. Lewis            
  38. The Cuckoo’s Calling-Robert Galbraith (J.K.Rowling)    
  39. The Da Vinci Code-Dan Brown            
  40. The Diary of a Young Girl-Anne Frank            
  41. The Doomsday Conspiracy-Sidney Sheldon        
  42. The Firm-John Grisham                
  43. The God of Small Things-Arundhati Roy        
  44. The Great Gatsby-F. Scott Fitzgerald            
  45. The Great Indian Novel-Shashi Tharoor        
  46. The Host-Stephenie Meyer                
  47. The Kiterunner-Khaled Hosseini            
  48. The Lord of the Rings-J.R.R. Tolkien            
  49. The Maneater of Malgudi-R.K.Narayan        
  50. The Metamorphosis-Franz Kafka            
  51. The Mysterious Affair at Styles-Agatha Christie        
  52. The Namesake-Jhumpa Lahiri            
  53. The Oath of the Vayuputras-Amish Tripathi        
  54. The Peacock Garden-Anita Desai            
  55. The Shining-Stephen King                
  56. The Sins of the Father-Jeffrey Archer            
  57. The White Tiger-Aravind Adiga            
  58. To Kill A Mockingbird-Harper Lee            
  59. Train to Pakistan-Khushwant Singh            
  60. War and Peace-Leo Tolstoy                
  61. Winnie the Pooh-A.A.Milne            
  62. Wise and Otherwise-Sudha Murty
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1. What are some important books and authors for the CLAT exam?
Ans. Some important books and authors for the CLAT exam include "Medieval Europe (1500 AD-1900 AD)" and "Pre Independent India." Additionally, "Why am I an Atheist?" by Bhagat Singh is also an important book for the Modern period.
2. Why is it important to study the Medieval Europe (1500 AD-1900 AD) for the CLAT exam?
Ans. Studying Medieval Europe is important for the CLAT exam as it provides insights into the political, social, and cultural developments that took place in Europe during the specified time period. This knowledge is essential for understanding the historical context of various legal frameworks and principles.
3. How does studying Pre Independent India help in preparing for the CLAT exam?
Ans. Studying Pre Independent India is crucial for the CLAT exam as it enables candidates to comprehend the legal and political history of India before its independence. This knowledge is significant for understanding the evolution of legal systems, governance, and constitutional developments in India.
4. What is the significance of the book "Why am I an Atheist?" by Bhagat Singh for the Modern period in the CLAT exam?
Ans. "Why am I an Atheist?" by Bhagat Singh holds importance for the Modern period in the CLAT exam as it provides insights into the ideology, thoughts, and beliefs of one of India's prominent freedom fighters. Understanding Bhagat Singh's perspective is crucial for comprehending the socio-political context of that era.
5. Can you suggest some additional books or authors that may be beneficial for CLAT exam preparation?
Ans. Along with the mentioned books, some additional beneficial books for CLAT exam preparation include "Introduction to the Constitution of India" by Durga Das Basu, "Legal Aptitude for the CLAT and other Law Entrance Examinations" by Bhardwaj, and "Word Power Made Easy" by Norman Lewis. These books cover various sections of the CLAT exam and can enhance the overall preparation.
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