Best Books for CLAT 2021 for New Pattern – English, GK, LA, LR, Mathematics

Best Books for CLAT 2021

CLAT exam went through some changes last year. The new exam pattern included 5 sections in the exam that are English Language, Current Affairs including General Knowledge, Legal Reasoning, Logical Reasoning, and Quantitative Techniques. Therefore going by that, the candidates need to follow the books that cover the syllabus of CLAT for these sections. On this page, we have provided some of the most recommended books as per the new exam pattern of CLAT 2021 for English Language, Current Affairs including General Knowledge, Legal Reasoning, Logical Reasoning, and Quantitative Techniques.

The aspirants of CLAT 2021 who wish to crack the exam must have idea if the books that are:

  • Easy to understand
  • Most recommended by the toppers and experts
  • Cover all the topics for the exam
  • Latest in publication
  • Have the sample papers and previous year CLAT question papers

To help you we have given below a list of books that follow all he above criteria for each of the section in Common Law Admission Test (CLAT):

Best Books for CLAT 2021 English Language

Name of the bookLink to buy online
Unlock Your Word Power: Have English at Your FingertipsCheck Price
The Pearson Guide to the CLATCheck Price
Objective General English (English) by RS AggarwalCheck Price
A Modern Approach to Verbal & Non-Verbal ReasoningCheck Price
Key to High School English Grammar and CompositionCheck Price

Best Books for CLAT 2021 Current Affairs including General Knowledge

Name of the bookLink to buy online
General Knowledge & Current AffairsCheck Price
General Knowledge Overview with Current AffairsCheck Price
Manorama Yearbook 2020Check Price
Complete CLAT Companion(3e): with free current affairs booklet | All Major Legal ExaminationsCheck Price
Current Affairs Yearly 2020Check Price

Best Books for CLAT 2021 Legal Reasoning

Name of the bookLink to buy online
Wiley’s ExamXpert Legal Awareness & Legal Reasoning (LA & LR) for CLAT & other Law Entrance ExamsCheck Price
Legal Awareness and Logical Reasoning 2020Check Price
Legal Aptitude & Reasoning for CLAT & AILET ExamsCheck Price
Legal Aptitude for the CLAT (Old Edition): A WorkbookCheck Price

Best Books for CLAT 2021 Logical Reasoning

Name of the bookLink to buy online
Legal Awareness and Logical Reasoning 2020 | CLAT, AILET, SLAT and Other Law Entrance ExaminationsCheck Price
A Modern Approach to Logical ReasoningCheck Price
501 Challenging Logic and Reasoning ProblemsCheck Price
Shortcuts in Reasoning (Verbal, Non-Verbal, Analytical & Critical)Check Price

Best Books for CLAT 2021 Quantitative Techniques

Name of the bookLink to buy online
RS Agarwal – Quantitative Aptitude + Logical ReasoningCheck Price
Quantitative Aptitude for CATCheck Price
Fast Track Objective ArithmeticCheck Price
Maths 30 Days WonderCheck Price

CLAT 2021 Books with Mock Tests, Sample Papers, and Previous Year Question Papers

Apart from the books that will help you with the topics covered in each of the sections, you can also check some books that have sample papers, previous year papers, and mock tests for practice:

Name of the bookLink to buy online
Kiran UG CLAT 2020 MOCK TESTCheck Price
Super 10 Mock Tests for CLAT with Passage based QuestionsCheck Price
CLAT 2020 : 12 Mock TestsCheck Price
Law Entrance (CLAT/AILET) Exam Mock Test 2020 | Unlimited Online Test Series & Speed TestCheck Price

Free Mock Tests for CLAT 2021

The books are fr preparation and to test the preparation, candidates need to take mock tests, here is CAT mock test for free:

SectionNumber of quesLink
English40Start
GK and current affairs50Start
Legal aptitude40Start
Logical reasoning40Start
Maths20Start
Full length200Start

CAT 2021 Syllabus

(Based on what is known about the upcoming exam as on the date of first publishing this article)

Tye syllabus for CLAT 2021 is prescribed by the Consortium of National Law Universities. It is important to go through the syllabus properly before starting the preparation for CLAT 2021. The books recommended above for CLAT 2021 cover all the full syllabus of the exam which is as follows:

Current Affairs including General Knowledge: In this section, candidates are given a passage of up to 450 words following a series of questions. The passage can be based on news, journalistic sources and other non-fiction writing. In this section, candidates are expected to exhibit knowledge of legal information related to the passage.

Legal Reasoning: In this section, candidates get a 450 words passage based on facts, situations and scenarios related to legal matters, public policy questions or moral philosophical enquiries. Candidates with prior knowledge of law like general awareness of contemporary legal and moral issues will help you score good marks in the exam. 

Logical Reasoning: This section contain a series of short passage of about 300 words followed by one or more questions after each passage.

Quantitative Techniques: This section has short sets of facts or propositions, graphs, textual material, pictorial material, or diagrammatic representations of numerical information followed by a series of questions. Candidates need to derive information from the facts and apply mathematical operations to them.

About CLAT 2021

(Based on what is known about the upcoming exam as on the date of first publishing this article)

Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) is a national-level law entrance exam for admission in the LLB, LLB 5 year Integrated, LLM, etc. courses offered by the NLUs. For UG law admission CLAT UG is held and admission on PG law courses is done on the basis of CLAT PG. The admission in the participating institutes is granted on the basis of merit-cum-preference basis of CLAT exam. All the NLUs use CLAT score to grant admission, other than NLU Delhi which conducts All India Law Entrance Test (AILET) to fill seats.

The exam pattern of CLAT 2021 as per last year is as follows:

Exam pattern of CLAT 2021 UG

  • Duration of the Exam: The duration of the test is 2 hours (120 minutes).
  • Number of questions: There are 150 questions in the exam.
  • Type of Questions: The question paper of CLAT contains Multiple Choice Questions
  • Marking Scheme: Add 1 mark for each correct answer and deduct 0.25 marks for each wrong answer.

Subject areas

English languageLogical reasoning
Legal reasoningQuantitative techniques
Current affairs including general knowledge questions

Exam pattern of CLAT 2021 PG

  • Duration of the Exam: The duration of the exam is 2 hours (120 minutes).
  • Type of Questions: It consists of both objective and subjective type questions.
  • Number of questions: There are 100 MCQ and 50 subjective type questions in the exam.

Marking scheme:

  • 2 essay type questions of 25 marks each
  • 100 multiple choice questions of 1 mark each
  • -0.25 for the wrong answers

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