Best Books For CLAT Exam - Common Law Admission Test

Updated: Aug 19


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We are back again with a new article, which is on law books. I know it may sound boring for someone. But if you want to make your career in the legal field than it is very important for everyone to know which books should they refer to in order to one who want for preparation, one for studying in colleges and so on.


Law may be a system of rules which especially country or community recognizes as regulating the actions of its members and which it's going to enforce by the imposition of penalties. The word law has different meaning in different spheres, i.e. the rules defining correct procedure or behaviour in sport.


Basically, the law is the set of the rules and regulations decided by a particular state for the purposes of keeping peace in the society and security of the society as well, to maintain the decorum of the state worthwhile.


Starting with the preparations, if one wants to step into the legal shoes then they should have their good strategy and CHOOSING THE RIGHT BOOK IS THE MOST INTEGRAL PART OF THE STRATEGY. There are mountains of books available in the market and the online stores dealing with the subjects but every book is not equal.


Procedure for sitting in any entrance exam is the

• One’s preparation,

• Selection of books

• One’s dedication, efforts and hard work.

As discussed earlier there are thousands of books easily available in the market for the preparation of the CLAT, LL.B. three years. As books are meant to be an ocean of knowledge where you dive in and just swim across like a scalar quantity.


Here is a list of some of the books that candidates can take up for CLAT preparation.

1. Word Power Made Easy

2. Butterworths

3. Lexis Nexis

4. Analytical Reasoning

5. Verbal Reasoning

6. Analytical and Logical Reasoning

7. Objective Arithmetic

8. GK Today

9. Manorama Year Book

10. India Year Book

11. Universal’s LLB Entrance Guide

These are just a compilation of the foremost read books for CLAT preparation.


Best books for CLAT for English Language Preparation

English and Comprehension section within the offline CLAT paper carries as many as 40 questions with the questions mainly supported comprehension passages. There would be also grammar-related questions supported the comprehension passage and also the vocabulary related questions.


And then again the question strikers back - Which books to study for CLAT English section?


The candidates can check the list of CLAT books which they will refer for preparation of English section.


• Word Power Made Easy by Norman Lewis BUY NOW



• High School English Grammar and Composition by Wren & Martin




• English is Easy by Chetananand Singh




• Objective General English by RS Aggarwal




• Barron’s Pocket Guide to Vocabulary



CLAT Best Books for General Knowledge Preparation

The General Knowledge and Current Affairs section carries as many as 50 questions in the online CLAT paper. The questions are supported subject-matters of Static public knowledge including Books and Authors, Nation and Currency, Country and Capital, Indian and World Geography, Indian and World Flora and Fauna, Indian Constitution, etc. Besides, the Static GK part, a balanced number of questions cover the present events of national and international importance.


CLAT aspirants can refer to these books if preparing for the General Knowledge section of the Common Law Admission Test.

• Pearson General Knowledge Manual BUY NOW


• Lucent’s General Knowledge BUY NOW


• Manorama Year Book BUY NOW


• India Year Book BUY NOW


• Competition Success Review BUY NOW


• Pratiyogita Darpan BUY NOW


• The Indian Express Newspaper READ HERE


• Hindustan Times READ HERE


• The Telegraph Newspaper READ HERE


Best books for CLAT for Legal Aptitude Preparation

There will be as many as 50 questions covering CLAT offline paper from Legal Aptitude and Knowledge section. The questions are going to be basically framed abreast of legal propositions and their conclusions. The section also will have questions from Legal Awareness topics like some recent big cases in the Supreme Court or Legal Maxims/Legal Vocabulary.


Which books to review for CLAT Legal Aptitude section?


1. Universal’s CLAT Guide BUY NOW


2. Legal Awareness and Legal Aptitude by AP Bhardwaj BUY NOW


3. LexisNexis Butterworths


4. Bare Acts of Indian Constitution ANYONE


CLAT Best books for Logical Reasoning Preparation

This section of the Common Law Admission Test carries questions on analytical and logical reasoning. There will be questions framed on missing series, missing numbers, syllogism, statement-assumption reasoning, blood relations, mapping and directions, circular arrangements and coding-decoding.


Which books to review for CLAT Logical Reasoning section?


1. Verbal and Non-Verbal Reasoning by RS Aggarwal


2. Analytical Reasoning by MK Pandey BUY NOW


3. Analytical and Logical Reasoning by R.S. Aggarwal


Best books for CLAT for Mathematics Preparation

The Mathematics section of the offline national-level law entrance examination will basically have elementary numerical ability questions of sophistication 10th standard carrying 20 marks. The questions will cover a varied number of topics including Number systems, Algebra, Co-ordinate Geometry, Geometry, Trigonometry, Mensuration, Statistics and Probability.


Which books to study for CLAT Mathematics section?


• Quantitative Aptitude by RS Aggarwal BUY NOW


• Class 10th NCERT Textbook


Preparation Best Books for CLAT


Section Books recommended by toppers


1. Elementary Mathematics with Numerical Ability Quantitative Aptitude by RS Aggarwal


2. Word Power Made Easy by Norman Lewis


3. English Grammar and Composition by Wren & Martin


General Knowledge and Current Affairs


1. Lucent’s GK


2. Manorama Yearbook


3. Pratiyogita Darpan


Legal Aptitude


1. Universal’s CLAT Guide


2. Bare Acts on Indian Constitution


3. Legal Awareness and Legal Aptitude by AP Bhardwaj


4. LexisNexis Butterworths


Logical Reasoning


1. Verbal and Non-Verbal Reasoning by RS Aggarwal


2. Analytical Reasoning by MK Pandey


Best Books for CLAT - Exam Pattern

The offline paper of NLUO Cuttack administered CLAT 2020 will be a 120-minute exam where candidates will need to answer as many as 150 questions of objective-nature having multiple-choices as answer options.

  • The candidates will get to choose the foremost appropriate of these answer options.

  • The questions marked with correct answers are going to be awarded one mark and people answered wrong are going to be responsible for deduction of 1 mark each from the entire score of CLAT.

  • The 150 questions will cover the subsequent sections- Elementary Mathematics, English, public knowledge, Legal Aptitude and Logical Reasoning.

  • Instead of pondering over the whole book one should basically, start reading through session wise or topic wise and avoid going astray into irrelevant subject matters.

If you are appearing in the state-level exam, there are many benefits if you have the best study material at your disposal like they tend to be error-free, comprehensively covers most of the topics, are easy to follow, and contains lots of practice sets. Legal Aptitude and Legal Reasoning Section.

Book Author (or publisher)

1. The Ultimate Guide to the LLB Entrance Examination by M.A. Rashid and Nisa Fasil

2. LAW FOR L.L.B. (for 3 year & 5 Year Course) Adv. Rewati Mohite and Gajanan Shewalkar

3. Complete Guide to Legal Aptitude and Legal Reasoning by Abhishek Krishna Gupta

4. Best books for preparation of any 3 years Law - Logical and Analytical Reasoning Section

Book Author (or publisher)

1. Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension by Arun Sharma and Meenakshi Upadhyay

2. Quantitative Aptitude by R.S. Aggrawal

3. A New Approach to Reasoning

4. Verbal, Non-Verbal & Analytical by BS Sijwali and Indu Sijwali

GK and Current Affairs Section


1. NCERT books of History, Geography and Economics


2. Newspaper ( The Hindu/Indian Express/The Telegraph, etc.)


3. Read any monthly current affairs magazine

Law best books - English section


Book Author (or publisher)

Word Power Made Easy Wren & Martin


English Vocabulary in Use Felicity O' dell


High School English Grammar and Composition Wren & Martin


Objective General English RS Aggarwal

Mathematics section

Book Author-

NCERT books up to class 10 NCERT

Taxmann’s Mathematics for CLAT Shailesh Kumar

law syllabus and important topics


By following the candidate will get to know which topics will be covered in the exam. So, if a topic is not included in the syllabus, the candidate may skip it, or not spend prodigious time on it. Instead, one may focus on the more important topics which carry more weightage.

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