Preparing for CLAT 2024 Quantitative Techniques 

The Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) is a highly competitive entrance exam for admission into top NLUs in India. Among the various sections of CLAT, the Quantitative Aptitude (QA) section often poses a challenge for many aspiring law students. However, with proper preparation and a strategic approach, conquering the QA section is achievable. In this blog, we will explore some effective tips to excel in the section. 



  1. Understand the Exam Pattern: Familiarize yourself with the CLAT QA section's format and question types. The QA section primarily tests your mathematical aptitude, logical reasoning, and data interpretation skills. Knowing the structure and weightage of different topics will help you allocate your study time and efforts accordingly. 
  2. Build a Strong Foundation: Strengthen your fundamental mathematical concepts. Brush up on topics like arithmetic, algebra, geometry, and statistics. Focus on understanding key concepts, formulas, and their applications that you have already covered in school. 
  3. Practice Regularly: Solve a wide range of practice questions to enhance your problem-solving skills. Gradually increase the difficulty level of questions to challenge yourself and improve your speed and accuracy. Learn which topics you score well in, and which topics you should avoid on the test day.  
  4. Learn Time Management: Develop effective time management skills by practicing timed mock tests. Allocate time accordingly to different sections and question types, and stick to the topics you score well in. This approach will help you attempt maximum questions within the given time limit. 
  5. Get familiar with all exam hacks: Learn and master shortcut techniques for calculations, solving equations, and simplifying complex problems. For English, learn how to skim a passage, and be efficient in finding answers. These techniques can save valuable time during the exam and boost your overall efficiency. However, use shortcuts wisely and only when you are confident in their accuracy. 
  6. Solve Previous Years' Question Papers: Solve CLAT's previous years' question papers to familiarize yourself with the exam's pattern and difficulty level. Analyze the trends and types of questions that are frequently asked. This exercise will help you understand the exam's expectations and boost your confidence. 
  7. Seek Guidance and Assistance: Consider enrolling in a reputable CLAT coaching institute or joining online platforms that offer guidance specifically for the QA section. Expert mentors can provide valuable insights, tips, and techniques to enhance your preparation. Additionally, participating in study groups or discussing concepts with fellow aspirants can broaden your perspective and deepen your understanding. 


Preparing for the QA section of CLAT requires a strategic and consistent approach. Remember to stay focused, stay positive, and believe in your abilities.  

Best of luck! 

Team LST