CLAT (Common Law Admission Test) is the first option for every student who wants to pursue law after class 12th. It is a single most powerful weapon that can lead the student into the NLU of his choice. There are currently 22 NLUs all over the country and one has to clear either CLAT or AILET (applicable only for NLU Delhi) to get into one. The number of students who attempt the exam is increasing year by year and with this increase in students, it becomes quintessential for students to get proper guidance. There is no dearth of the content that is available to the students but what is necessary is to have an idea of what and how much to study from it. Every student has his own strength and weaknesses and the role of coaching institutes is to help him work on his strength. There is no straightjacket formula that will apply to every student. Before going into the detail of the strategy that needs to be applied for clearing this exam, it is necessary to have an idea about the syllabus. English – The questions will be based on a reading comprehension that is generally picked up from newspapers and other online sources. In order to be able to answer accurately, the student will have to properly analyze the passage and its theme. Only after reading and understanding it in an accurate manner, will he be able to answer it correctly. Quantitative techniques – The questions in this passage are based on graphs, paragraphs. Ideally the students should have ample practice in these types of questions as speed is the crucial factor given the paucity of time. Student can recover the time he has lost in other parts in this section. The questions are based on graphs and charts and are generally not very difficult. They are generally based on class 10th level and include topics such as algebra, ratios and proportions etc. General knowledge & Current affairs – This section is mostly based on contemporary issues on both national as well as international level.