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Subject-Specific Study Guides

Candidates preparing for the CLAT exam should have access to an extensive collection of books. Nonetheless, not all books offer enough content required to crack the exam. Hence, CLAT aspirants must make careful and informed choices while choosing the most suitable books that cover all the crucial factors necessary for the examination. Mentioned below are subject-specific study guides that would certainly help you succeed. 

English Language 

To get a good score in the English section in the CLAT examination, one should read newspapers regularly more specifically The Hindu, The Indian Express, The Frontline, and The Open Magazine as these are the top sources.

Also to boost your English preparation, make sure to check out these books:

> Word Power Made Easy by Norman Lewis

> Barron’s Pocket Guide to Vocabulary Objective

> General English by RS Aggarwal

> Verbal and Non-verbal Reasoning by RS Aggarwal

> High School English Grammar and Composition by Wren & Martin

> The Pearson Guide to the CLAT by Pearson's

> CLAT Guide by Tata McGraw-Hill 

Legal Reasoning

The legal reasoning section in the CLAT exam doesn’t require any prior legal understanding or proficiency. But in order to get a perfect score in this very section, it is crucial to pay extra attention to the following sources of study: 

> Important Judgement That Transformed India by Alex Andrews George

> The Pearson Guide to the CLAT by Harsh Gagrani

> LST’s Legal Reasoning Module

> Legal Awareness and Legal Reasoning by Pearson

> Legal Aptitude and Legal Reasoning by A P Bhardwaj

>Objective Legal Aptitude by RS Aggarwal 

General Knowledge & Current Affairs Section

The General Knowledge & Current Affairs section is a nightmare for many CLAT aspirants. However, with proper and careful preparation, you can ultimately overcome your fear if you follow the right method and study materials.

> General Knowledge 2023, 2022, and 2021 by Arihant Publications

> Manorama Year Book by Manorama Publications

> General Knowledge 2022-2023 by Lucent Publications

> General Knowledge by Lucent Publications

> Competition Success Review

> Pratiyogita Darpan

> Current Affairs Yearly by Arihant Publications

> General Knowledge by Tarun Goyal

> Pearson's Concise GK Manual

> India Year Book

> Newspapers for current affairs - The Hindu, Telegraph, Times of India.

Mathematics/Quant Section

You can easily score well in this section if you have prepared well. Here are some of the specific guides which you can refer to:

> 30 Days of Wonder for Math by S Chand

> Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Examinations by Pearson's

> Quantitative Aptitude by RS Aggarwal

> Data interpretation by R.S. Aggarwal

> Elementary Mathematics with Numerical Ability by Prateek Jain

> Magical Book on Quick Math by M Tyra

> Fast Track Objective Arithmetic by Arihant Publications

> Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Examinations by Pearson's

Logical Reasoning Section

To Ace this section, you need to enhance your ability to think, comprehend fast, and also brush up on your writing skills.

> Verbal and Non-Verbal Reasoning by R.S. Aggarwal

> Logical Reasoning by Arun Sharma

> Analytical Reasoning by M. K. Pandey

> Analytical and Logical Reasoning by R.S. Aggarwal

> A Modern Approach to Logical Reasoning by RS Aggarwal

> A New Approach to Verbal and Analytical Reasoning by Arihant

> 501 challenging Logical Reasoning Practice book

> Quantitative Aptitude ebook (ALL Parts Solved) by RS Aggarwal