SYLLABUS OF CLAT -2019
English including comprehension:
The English section will test the candidates’ proficiency in English based on comprehension passages and grammar. In the comprehension section, candidates will be questioned on their understanding of the passage and its central theme, meanings of words used therein, etc. The grammar section requires correction of incorrect grammatical sentences, filling of blanks in sentences with appropriate words, etc.
General Knowledge and Current Affairs:
The General knowledge will be tested on the general awareness including static general knowledge. Questions on current affairs will test candidates on their knowledge of national and international current affairs. Various topics like Polity, Economics, Finance, Sports, History, Geography, etc will form a part of this section.
This section will test candidate’s knowledge on elementary mathematics, i.e., maths taught up to 10th Class/standard. Questions from the topics like Ratio & Proportion, Percentages, Profir & Loss, Time & Distance, Time & Work, Elementary Algebra, Geometry, Permutation & Combination, etc will be tested in this section.
This section will test candidate’s interest towards study of law, research aptitude and problem solving ability. Questions may include legal propositions (described in the paper), and a set of facts to which the said proposition has to be applied. Some propositions may not be “true” in the real sense, however the candidates will have to assume the “truth” of these propositions and answer the questions accordingly.
The purpose of the logical reasoning section is to test the candidate’s ability to identify patterns, logical links and rectify illogical arguments. It may include a variety of logical reasoning questions such as syllogisms, logical sequences, analogies, etc. Visual reasoning will not be a part of this section.