Crack: CLAT – 2016


Crack: CLAT – 2016

CLAT (Common Law Admission Test) is the most coveted law entrance exam for the national law universities of India. It is an online objective test which is conducted on a rotating basis for admission to law universities. It has a single level and selection of candidates is based on rank preference criteria. Many law aspirants are gearing up for this law exam. During the preparation phase, aspirants need expert guidanceand suggestions for cracking this law entrance exam.CLAT 2016 will be conducted by Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law (RGNUL) Patiala on May 8, 2016. This exam is a gateway of admissions to as many as 2252 seats in five-year integrated law programmes including BA LLB, B.Com LLB and B.Sc. LLB and is conducted every year by a National Law University (NLU) among the 17 member NLUs of the CLAT Committee, by rotation in the order of their establishment.

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  • Identify and improve on your weak areas
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CLAT 2016 Important Dates –

The exam conducting body, RGNUL Patiala has declared the dates of CLAT 2016 along with the scheduled events. You can have an overview of CLAT 2016 Dates as provided below–

CLAT 2016 Events Important Dates
Notification December 14, 2015
Application Form January 1 – March 31, 2016
Admit Card April 15, 2016
Online Exam May 8, 2016
Result and Rank List May 23, 2016
Counselling and Seat Allotment June 1 – July 6, 2016
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As per the eligibility criteria, candidates need to have qualified 12th standard of 10+2 examination system or equivalent examination securing a minimum of 45% marks in aggregate of the subjects.


The online law entrance exam for admissions to five-year integrated law programmes in 17 NLUs comprise questions from five sections namely, English with Comprehension, General Knowledge & Current Affairs, Elementary Mathematics (Numerical Ability), Legal Aptitude and Logical Reasoning.

Specific Preparation Strategy:

  • Take note of the problems that you’re facing while practicing mock tests.
  • Don’t ignore the analysis provided and use them to your fullest. Most of the online Mock Test Series give fantastic analysis to the students of the tests they’ve taken. This includes percentile analysis, question analysis, details explanations to questions, national rank etc.
  • Be aware and make full use of all links/buttons. If there is a doubt with any feature of your testing platform, ask your invigilator (e.g. what does ‘mark for review’ mean?)

Book Recs

Recommended Books:

  • English – ‘Objective English’ by Pearson
  • Mathematics – ‘Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Examinations’ by R.S. Aggarwal
  • K – GK Today and Jagranjosh for Current Affairs. GK Today Quizzes and Pearson/Lucent Concise GK Guide for Static GK.
  • Legal Aptitude – ‘The Pearson Guide to the CLAT’ by Harsh Gagrani for Legal Reasoning. ‘Legal Awareness and Legal Reasoning’ by A.P. Bharadwaj, and ‘The Ultimate Guide to the LLB Entrance Examinations 2016’ for Legal Knowledge.
  • Logic – ‘A Modern Approach to Verbal Reasoning’ by R.S. Aggarwal and ‘Analytical Reasoning’ by M.K. Pandey
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Participating institutes:

The 17 NLUs that are participating, according to their year of establishment, are:

  • National Law School of India University, Bangalore (NLSIU)
  • National Academy of Legal Study and Research University of Law, Hyderabad (NALSAR)
  • The National Law Institute University, Bhopal(NLIU)
  • The West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences, Kolkata (WBNUJS)
  • National Law University, Jodhpur (NLUJ)
  • Hidayatullah National Law University, Raipur (HNLU)
  • Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar (GNLU)
  • Dr. Ram ManoharLohiya National Law University, Lucknow (RMLNLU)
  • Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, Punjab (RGNUL)
  • Chanakya National Law University, Patna (CNLU)
  • The National University of Advanced Legal Studies, Kochi (NUALS)
  • National Law University Odisha, Cuttack (NLUO)
  • National University of Study and Research in Law, Ranchi (NUSRL)
  • National Law University and Judicial Academy, Assam (NLUJAA)
  • DamodaramSanjivayya National Law University, Visakhapatnam (DSNLU)
  • Tamil Nadu National Law School, Tiruchirappalli (TNNLS)
  • Maharashtra National Law University, Mumbai (MNLU)

Bright Educational Service’s Mantra:

Don’t lose hope and have faith even if you don’t score well in mock tests. Worrying won’t do any good! Deeply analyse your scores and identify your weak points at micro level and work on them to convert into your strong points. There’s enough time to perform a miracle. Plan accordingly and start implementing them and nothing can stop you from hitting your target.

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