CLAT 2025 Important Topics: Check GK, Mathematics, English, Legal & Logical Reasoning

Common Law Admission Test 2025 ( CLAT )

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Here are some important topics from CLAT 2025 syllabus that carry more weightage, and preparing these topics can help you secure more marks in the exam.

The Consortium of NLUs released the updated syllabus for the CLAT exam. The exam pattern of CLAT 2025 is based on five subjects, and each section has a different weightage. Therefore, when preparing for the exam, candidates should reckon with important topics from CLAT syllabus, especially for the sections with higher weightage. The Legal Reasoning and Current Affairs including GK sections will carry more weightage in CLAT 2025 than the remaining three sections. If candidates prepare important topics from CLAT Syllabus for Legal Reasoning and Current Affairs including GK, their chances of scoring well in the overall exam will improve as well. Similarly, candidates should prepare important topics from the CLAT syllabus 2025 for Logical Reasoning, English and Quantitative Techniques. Candidates must practice legal maxims for CLAT 2025 on a daily basis to excel in it. 

Shiksha has compiled a list of important topics from CLAT 2025 syllabus so that candidates can prepare these topics to improve their chances of securing a seat in their dream National Law University (NLUs).  

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CLAT 2025 Main Subjects and Weightage

The CLAT question paper is based on the following five subjects:


Sectional Weightage (in %)

English Language


Current Affairs including General Knowledge


Logical Reasoning


Legal Reasoning


Quantitative Techniques (Elementry Mathematics up to Class 10)




CLAT 2025 Important Topics: English Language 

The English section of CLAT Exam will test candidates' reading, comprehension, vocabulary and grammar skills. The important topics to prepare for CLAT English section are:

Q:   Will CLAT be held twice in 2025?


In 2022, CLAT exam was held twice, I. e. on June 19 as CLAT 2022, and on December 18, 2022 as CLAT 2023. However, from 2024 onwards, CLAT exam is to be conducted once in a year only, as confirmed by the exam officials in the latest notification. Earlier, CLAT exam was conducted in May or June, but from 2024 onwards the entrance exam will be conducted in December (of preceding year to the admission year) itself for concluding admissions on time. Therefore, CLAT counselling process will be completed by May of each academic year.

Q:   When will the CLAT 2025 exam be held?


The Consortium of National Law Universities (NLUs) has announced the exam date of CLAT 2025. The Consortium will conduct CLAT 2025 Exam on December 1, 2024. The exam authority will publish the admission notification for CLAT 2025 with details of syllabus, exam pattern and events on the official website. 

Q:   Is there Maths in CLAT 2025?


Yes, there is math in CLAT exam. The section carries 10 per cent weight. Scoring well in maths can give candidates big boost over competition. The CLAT syllabus for Quantitative Techniques  includes the following important highlights:

  • The section includes 13-17 questions in the exam
  • Unlike other sections, the Quantitative Techniques section includes short sets of facts, propositions, graphs or other textual, pictorial, diagrammatic representation of numerical information
  • Majority of the questions in the section are created specifically for the exam, however, few graphs and histograms are also derived from public sources such as the official website of Reserve Bank of India
  • The difficulty level of questions in the exam is of Class 10 level, however, the questions are more logic-based rather than formulae-based
  • Important topics on which Maths questions are based in the exam include:

CLAT Syllabus for Quantitative Techniques

Number Theory & Basic Arithmetic

Averages & Percentages

Ratio & Proportion

Mixtures & Allegations

Time & Work

Time, Distance & Speed

Fractions & Equations

Monetary Evaluations


Permutations & Combinations

Data Interpretation to analyse Charts, Tables, Histograms & other Graphical Information


  • Reading comprehension
  • Sentence completion and correction
  • Spelling errors
  • Proverbs and adverbs
  • Synonyms and antonyms
  • Idioms and phrases
  • Vocabulary and word meanings

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CLAT 2025 Important Topics: Current Affairs including General Knowledge 

As per the CLAT exam pattern, in this section, candidates will be evaluated on their awareness about various events of national and international importance. Apart from this, candidates will also be evaluated on their general knowledge about subjects such as History and Art & Culture. The important topics to prepare for CLAT GK and Current Affairs are: 

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  • National and international current affairs (from April 2021 to October 2024)
  • Contemporary events of significance from India and the world
  • General knowledge about world leaders, industrialists, lawyers
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  • Historical events of continuing significance
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CLAT 2025 Important Topics: Legal Reasoning 

For this section, candidates do not need to have any prior knowledge of Law. However, they need to be aware about all the contemporary legal and moral issues. Important topics to cover for Legal Reasoning section for CLAT 2025 include: 

  • Facts, situations or outlines of legal matters, public policy or moral philosophical enquiries
  • General awareness of contemporary legal and moral issues
  • Legal terms and meanings

CLAT 2025 Important Topics: Logical Reasoning 

During their CLAT preparation, candidates should focus on the Logical Reasoning topics mentioned below:

  • Relationships
  • Analogies
  • Arguments and conclusions 
  • Logical sequences

CLAT 2025 Important Topics: Quantitative Techniques 

Questions in this section will contain short sets of facts. Candidates need to calculate the data and information given in the short sets and then attempt the questions. The difficulty level of questions from this section will be of Class 10. Candidates should prepare the following topics from the CLAT Mathematics section: 

Q:   Where can I get the CLAT 2025 invite list?


Only those aspirants who have been included in the CLAT 2025 invite list will be allowed to appear for CLAT 2025 Counselling. The counselling procedure of CLAT 2025 is conducted through an online centralised system. The counselling is conducted separetly for undergraduate and postgraduate courses. The entire process is conducted as per the CLAT 2025 counselling dates that is released by consortium. After every round, the consortium will announce the seat allotment for national law universities (NLUs) that are pariticipating in the admission process.

Q:   How to Check CLAT Merit List 2025?


Candidates can check the NLU-wise CLAT merit list by following the below steps:

Step 1: Visit CLAT official website

Step 2: Navigate to ‘Notifications’ section

Step 3: Click on ‘CLAT 2024 Allotment List’ link

Step 4: View and download the CLAT allotment list 2025

Candidates must note that they can appear for CLAT Counselling 2025 only if there name is there in the merit list. CLAT counselling will be conducted in online mode. Candidates must appear for the counselling to get admission to one of the NLUs in the country.

Q:   Will CLAT be conducted in regional languages?


CLAT 2025 is expected to be held in regional language. The Bar Council of India is planning to include vernacular languages as medium of paper in the coming years. Till CLAT exam 2024, it was held in the English language only like in previous years. CLAT 2025 PG Exam is also expected to be conducted in English only.

Q:   What to do if I forget the password for CLAT Login?

In case you forget the password for CLAT login, then you can recover it easily by clicking on 'Forgot Password' link at the bottom of the login window. For recovering the password or resetting the login account, the exam authority will ask your registered mobile number and email ID, and send an OTP on it. You need to enter this OTP to recover the account by clicking on 'Reset Account' button, and then create a new password for CLAT application login.

Q:   What are the exam timings for CLAT 2025?


CLAT 2025 exam timings was confirmed in admission notification. The CLAT exam will be held from 2 pm to 4 pm. The duration of CLAT exam will be two hours, and therefore, the exam authority scheduled exam on the same day for both undergraduate and postgraduate courses. On the day of examination, candidates must report at least an hour before the exam timings, so as to complete frisking and check seating plan at the test centre. Know all about exam day events and test timings here -

  • Ratios and proportions
  • Basic algebra
  • Mensuration
  • Statistics
  • Profit and loss
  • Mensuration 
  • Time and work 

Type of questions in CLAT 2025

The questions in CLAT 2025 paper will be based on reading comprehension. This means that the CLAT 2025 question paper will contain various reading comprehensions, which will be followed by series of questions. Candidates need to thoroughly read the passages and then answer the objective-type multiple-choice questions (MCQs). The details about the reading passages that will be included in CLAT 2025 are mentioned in the table below:


Details on Reading Passages in CLAT 2025

English Language  Passages of around 450 words based on contemporary, historically significant fictional and non-fictional writings
Logical Reasoning  Passages of around 300 words based on relationships, analogies, logical sequences and arguments of deductive reasoning, inductive reasoning and abductive reasoning
Legal Reasoning  Passages of 450 words wherein the legal rules, principles, matters, public policy questions or moral philosophical will be given. 
Quantitative Techniques Short sets of facts, propositions, graphs, pictorials, textuals or diagrammatic representation of numerical data
Current Affairs including GK

Passages of around 450 words based on news, legal information, journalistic sources, contemporary events in India and the world, art and culture, historical events and other non-fiction writings

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CLAT Important Topics from Syllabus FAQs

Q. What are the important topics from CLAT syllabus?

A. The important topics for CLAT exam are the topics from each section that are asked every year. Candidates must practice these CLAT important topics to score well in the exam. 

Q. Are all topics for CLAT syllabus asked in the exam?

A. CLAT syllabus is vast, and the exam authority shares this syllabus as an indication about the topics and types of questions candidates can expect. 

Q. What are some important topics from CLAT Quantitative Techniques syllabus?

A. Candidates must prepare CLAT important topics from Quantitative Techniques syllabus as mentioned below:

  • Ratios and proportions
  • Basic algebra
  • Mensuration
  • Statistics
  • Profit and loss
  • Mensuration 
  • Time and work 

Q. What are the type of questions asked in CLAT 2025?

A. Candidates can expect short passages of around 450 words from each section of CLAT 2025. The passages will be followed by multiple questions of 1 mark each. 

Q. What are some important questions for GK section of CLAT exam?

A. Candidates must ensure reading current affairs from the past one year, and static GK topics to score well in CLAT exam. 

Q. Are there important questions that are repeated in CLAT exam every year?

A. CLAT exam authority ensures that the question paper is different every year, however, each section has important topics from syllabus from which questions afre asked every year. 

Q. Is writing skill important to qualify CLAT?

A. No, since the CLAT exam is an objective type test, writing skill is not a mandatory requirement to qualify it. However, candidates should have strong reading comprehension and interpretational skills to qualify CLAT. Moreover, to become a prominent lawyer, candidates must improve their writing skills once they secure a seat through CLAT 2025. 

Q. When should I start CLAT exam preparation?

A. Ideally, candidates who want to score well in the CLAT exam, should plan their preparation a year in advance. However, candidates can start preparation for CLAT exam as soon as they register, if they decide to apply at the last moment. CLAT preparation should be strategic and not lengthy. Candidates should cover important topics from CLAT syllabus, and 2-3 months should be enough to score well. 

Q. How to identify the important topics from CLAT exam that are asked every year?

A. Candidates should analyse the previous years CLAT question papers to understand the key topics that are asked every year. 

Q. Can I secure good marks in CLAT exam with preparation based on important topics?

A. To ensure higher marks, candidates should prepare all the topics from CLAT syllabus. However, if they have limited time left to prepare, then important topics from CLAT syllabus will help them score well enough to secure a good rank. 

Q. Are legal reasoning topics from CLAT syllabus tough to prepare?

A. CLAT legal reasoning section will carry topics such as legal rules, principles, matters, public policy questions or moral philosophical. These topics are not tough to prepare and score well in CLAT exam. Candidates, however, should work on their interpretational skills to attempt this section. The section will not carry core legal topics but, basic principles of law in every day life. 

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