The Common Law Aptitude Test (CLAT) 2020 is scheduled to be conducted on September 28, 2020. The examination is conducted across the country by a consortium of National Law Universities. This examination is conducted for students who wish to pursue law-related courses in 22 National Law Universities in the nation. More than 50,000 students in total are appearing for the national level entrance test. Hence, CLAT 2020 is competitive and tough to ace. Just solving previous year question papers is not enough to get a good rank. Candidates must take that extra step to get the college of their choice. Here are some pro-tips and success mantra by CLAT toppers from last 3 years.
Shubh Mittal, living in Prayagraj, acquired All India Rank (AIR) 8 in CLAT 2019 with a whopping score of 172.25 marks out of 180 in the test. He believed in the smart study and not just mugging-up of knowledge. According to him, CLAT is an aptitude-based test and requires consistent practice and self-study. He took proper coaching for the entrance exam and solved multiple test series and mock tests. He also tried to improve his reading speed as one has to solve 200 questions in 120 minutes.
Aman Garg from Jaipur secured AIR 1 in CLAT 2018 by scoring 159 marks out of 200. He also secured AIR 17 in the All India Law Entrance Test (AILET) 2018. Aman emphasized on the importance of standard 11 in comparison to standard 12. In grade 11, students get more free time to study for the law entrance exams. Moreover, most students refer to one source for their current affairs. However, he referred to 6-7 sources to build up his knowledge. Furthermore, he gave 90-100 mock tests and analysed every exam to understand his weaknesses and strengths. This provided him with clarity and confidence during the examination.
Rajat Maloo from Jaipur, the pink city of Rajasthan, secured AIR 1 in CLAT 2017 with an impressive score of 154.25 out of 180. He was a science-stream student who believed in reading the newspaper on a daily basis to improve his general knowledge and English. According to him, it is important to revise the study material given by coaching institutes multiple times and practise as many mock tests as possible. He also emphasized on studying for 6-7 hours every day without any distractions to ace the national-level entrance examination.
A very important thing that all CLAT toppers emphasize on is proper sleep and a healthy diet. Creating a schedule and following it on a daily basis is of paramount importance. These steps shall improve a student’s concentration provide strength to study every day and remain confident while solving the paper. Consistent hard work and efforts help in acing any exam, no matter how competitive and tough it may be. Have faith and success shall come knocking on the door.