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CLAT Syllabus 2023: Section-Wise Syllabus and Study Material

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CLAT Syllabus

Due to clashes with board exams and other entrance exams, the Consortium has decided to shift the CLAT date. Now onwards, CLAT will be held in December instead of May. Due to the CLAT 2023 exam postponing, the preparation time has been reduced by almost 6 months. Here is the latest and updated CLAT syllabus to help you effectively prepare for CLAT 2023. Along with the syllabus, good CLAT study material has also been listed in the article. 

CLAT 2023 Syllabus

The CLAT 2023 exam has 5 sections. Each section aims to assess a set of skills of the candidates. Therefore, the candidates must prepare section-wise. To help you effectively and efficiently prepare for CLAT 2023, section-wise topics and the skills to be assessed are listed below. The tables also include some excellent study material for your reference. 

English Language
Assessed Skills
  • Read and comprehend the main point discussed in the passage, as well as any arguments and viewpoints discussed or set out in the passage.
  • Draw inferences and conclusions based on the passage.
  • Summarise the passage.
  • Compare and contrast the different arguments or viewpoints set out in the passage and
  • Understand the meaning of various words and phrases used in the passage.
Important Topics
  • Sentence Sequence Arrangement
  • Phrase Replacement
  • Synonyms & Antonyms
  • Tenses
  • Spotting Error
  • Fill in the blanks
  • Active and Passive Voice.
Reference Books
  • High School English Grammar and Composition by Wren & Martin
  • Barron’s Pocket Guide to Vocabulary
  • Word Power Made Easy by Norman Lewis
  • English is Easy by Chetananand Singh
  • Objective General English by RS Aggarwal


Current Affairs (including current affairs)


Areas of assessment
  • Contemporary events of significance from India and the world
  • Arts and Culture
  • International affairs and
  • Historical events of continuing significance.
Important Topics
  • National & International Affairs
  • Government Schemes
  • Science and Technology
  • Summits and Conferences
  • Foreign Affairs
  • Arts and Culture
  • Awards and Honours
  • Sports
  • Science and Technology.
Reference Books
  • Pearson General Knowledge Manual
  • Manorama Year Book
  • Lucent’s General Knowledge
  • Competition Success Review
  • Pratiyogita Darpan
  • India Year Book


Quantitative Techniques


Areas to be Assessed
  • Deriving, inference and manipulation of numerical information given in the paragraphs or the form of other representations; and
  • Application of different 10th standard mathematical operations like ratios and proportions, basic algebra, mensuration and statistical estimation.
Important Topics
  • Permutation and Combination
  • Average and Percentage
  • Ratio and Proportion
  • Time and Work
  • Time, Distance and Speed
  • Fractions and Equations
  • Mixtures and Allegations
Reference Books
  • Quantitative Aptitude by RS Aggarwal
  • 30 days wonder for Maths by K.J.S Khurana
  • Class 10th NCERT Textbook


Legal Reasoning


Areas to be Assessed
  • Identify and infer the rules and principles laid out in the passage;
  • Apply rules and principles to similar and varied scenarios; and
  • To infer the impact of alteration in rules or principles on different scenarios.
Important Topics
  • Important Supreme Court Judgements
  • Tax Law
  • Environmental Law
  • Contract Law
  • Legal Maxims
  • International Treaties & Conventions affecting National Legal Framework
  • Public International Law
  • Public Policy Questions.
Reference Books
  • Universal’s CLAT Guide
  • LexisNexis Butterworths
  • Bare Acts of Indian Constitution
  • Legal Awareness and Legal Aptitude by AP Bhardwaj


Logical Reasoning


Areas to be Assessed
  • Understanding the argument, its premises and conclusions.
  • Read and identify the arguments set out in the passages.
  • Critically analyse patterns of reasoning and assess how conclusions may depend on particular premises or evidence.
  • Infer what follows from the passage and apply these inferences to new situations.
  • Draw relationships and analogies, identify contradictions and equivalence and assess the effectiveness of arguments.
Important Topics
  • Syllogism
  • Statement & Course of Action
  • Statement & Assumption
  • Inference of Statements
  • Cause and Effect
  • Analogy.
Reference Books
  • Verbal and Non-Verbal Reasoning by RS Aggarwal
  • Analytical and Logical Reasoning by RS Aggarwal
  • Analytical Reasoning by MK Pandey


Note: Candidates are advised to opt for the latest and updated editions of the books recommended above. The latest editions are based on the latest CLAT syllabus and CLAT exam pattern.


Pro-tips for CLAT 2023 preparations

Use the above-given CLAT syllabus and CLAT study material for your reference. Keep the following tips in mind while preparing for CLAT 2023.

  1. Focus on the skills/areas of assessment.
  2. Make best attempts to cover up as many topics as possible. Make the best use of the study material. 
  3. You can also get free CLAT online study material like mock tests and sample papers. Solve at least 2-3 mock tests each week.
  4. The mock analysis is as crucial as mock solving. Analyse the mocks to know your progress and adjust your study plans accordingly.
  5. Revise the covered topics every week. Do not wait for the whole syllabus to be complete before starting revision. Revision is needed for better retention of subjects.
  6. Keep visiting the Consortium’s official website for the latest updates.


Make persistent efforts and work hard; you will indeed manage to get a good CLAT score. For more details on CLAT 2023, visit the Consortium’s official website.

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