CLAT Syllabus and CLAT Books for Preparation

Get CLAT Syllabus along with suggestion for best CLAT preparation books to cover important topics of CLAT exam 2018. We have selected CLAT books as per latest CLAT syllabus and have done topic wise evaluation of all sections of CLAT question paper. However, if you are in search of CLAT Guide, you can pick any one book from popular category

Popular Books For CLAT Syllabus 2018 

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Clat Study Kit ( Legal Reasoning, English, Logical Reasoning, Mathematics And Legal Awareness & General Knowledge)
By Lexis Nexis

Universal's Guide to CLAT & LL.B. Entrance Examination 2017-18 (Old Edition)
By Universal Law Publishing

CLAT Syllabus 2018

CLAT Preparation Books for CLAT Syllabus of General Knowledge:

In CLAT exam 2018, general knowledge and current awareness plays a major role. If you will check previous years question papers, you will find that from this section 50 questions are asked.

In any competitive exam including CLAT, general awareness part comprise of Static GK and Current Affairs. Current affairs can be covered with help of a newspaper of national level. Newspaper should be read on daily basis without gap. However, in market several books are available for CLAT preparation but they cannot be alternative of newspaper.

CLAT Books of general awareness should always be read along with daily reading of newspaper. You can check given book for G.K.  Read this book along with your board preparation as you have to learn lots of things which are asked as part of static G.K.

The Pearson Concise General Knowledge Manual 2018
by Thorpe Edgar,‎ Thorpe Showick

CLAT Preparation Books for CLAT Syllabus of Legal Aptitude:

A student appearing for CLAT exam 2018 is expected to have inclination towards legal principles. But, it does not mean that they need to have in depth knowledge of various laws.

This part will also have 50 questions and will take time. So, you need to prepare this part. Important portion to prepare is ...

  • Law of Contracts,
  • Law of Torts,
  • Criminal law and
  • Legal GK.


Legal Awareness and Legal Reasoning by A. P. Bhardwaj
This book covers…
Important Legal Terms and Facts
Introduction of various topics on legal awareness
Provisions of Civil Law, Criminal Law and Law of Torts
Practice test papers
MCQs and Mock test papers
Legal Aptitude (CLAT) by RK Gupta Taxman Publication
Taxman’s publication is a good option to read books on law and accounts. This book explains topic in detail and good for legal reasoning.
However, book has several mistakes in answers and beginners may get confused.

CLAT Preparation Books for CLAT Syllabus of English:

Any candidate cannot get proficiency in language in few days. It is result of persistent efforts. But, with a strategic preparation for CLAT exam 2018, candidates can develop sufficient skill to score. In CLAT exam, 40 questions are asked. Section of English will be based on 

  • Comprehension passages, 
  • Grammar and 
  • Vocabulary.

Do practice of unseen passages because at least one passage of 400-450 words would be there in the CLAT paper.

From grammar section common questions like; grammatical errors in the sentences, filling in appropriate words in a given sentence, etc. is asked.

Solving Wren & Martin is best option for the purpose. However, few more books are available. You can purchase any one out of links given below.

Objective General English for Competitive Exams - SSC/Banking/Rlwys/CLAT/NDA/CDS/Hotel Mgmt./B.Ed by Disha

Objective General English by S.P. Bakshi

Objective General English by N. Khurmi

CLAT Preparation Book for CLAT Syllabus of Logical Reasoning:

To attempt this section very well; CLAT aspirants need to do practice to increase their speed. As they have to solve 40 questions which could be from topics like…

  • Identify patterns,
  • Logical links and rectify illogical arguments,
  • Logical sequence,
  • Deductions or syllogism, analogies,
  • Odd man out,
  • Statement and assumptions.

Book By RS Agarwal

CLAT Preparation Book for CLAT Syllabus of Mathematics:

Last but not the least, Mathematics will comprise of 20 questions which will be from elementary mathematics. Candidates need to revise basic maths taught up to 10th standard.

Common topics are…

  • Number System
  • Percentage,
  • Profit and loss,
  • Average & mixture,
  • Simple interest & compound Interest,
  • Time and work,
  • Ration Proportion
  • Clock
  • Probability.

Book By RS Agarwal

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