CLAT 2020 Frequently Asked Questions – Part 3

CLAT 2020 FAQs Previous Year Question Paper Mock Test Series Study Material - Part-3

We will be launching our CLAT 2020, AILET 2020, DU LLB 2020, BHU LLB 2020 and other 2020 LLB Entrance Mock Test Series shortly.

Enter your details below and we will inform you as soon as we launch the Online Mock Test Series.

This article is part of a series covering the Frequently Asked Questions about the CLAT 2020. Read the complete series through the links below :

This is Part 3 of the FAQs Series. We regularly receive quite a few Questions about the CLAT 2020, the preparation strategy, application process, important dates and other details. Some of these question may be very specific and some are about the profession of Law in general. In this series, we have answered all the questions, without any prejudice.

If you have any query that is not covered in this series, feel free to contact us at

You asked and we have answered!

Which is the best CLAT coaching?

A coaching program serves three functions.

  • To provide you with the essential reference material
  • To provide you with a structured study program to ensure consistent preparation for CLAT 2020
  • To provide you with Mock Tests and Previous Question papers that are a key element to your exam practice

There are plenty of Online and Offline providers who specialize in CLAT coaching. You should also check out the MagicExam Online Practice Packs, which provide you with all the three aforementioned components.

Which is the best National Law University in India? Which is the best NLU in India?

As per the latest NIRF rankings, the top 15 law schools and colleges in India are :

  • National Law School of India University, Bengaluru *
  • National Law University, New Delhi *
  • NALSAR University of Law, Hyderabad *
  • Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur
  • The West Bengal National University of Juridicial Sciences, Kolkata *
  • National Law University, Jodhpur *
  • Symbiosis Law School, Pune
  • Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi
  • Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar *
  • The Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, Patiala *
  • National Law Institute University, Bhopal *
  • Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology, Bhubaneswar
  • Indian Law Institute, New Delhi
  • Dr. Ram Manohar Lohiya National Law University, Lucknow *
  • Dr. B. R. Ambedkar College of Law, Visakhapatnam *


In this list, there are ten NLUs, marked with asterisks. (*)

Which mock test series is best for CLAT?

There are plenty of Online and Offline options available for CLAT 2020 mock tests.

You should also check out the MagicExam Online Practice packs, which have 100 full length mock tests, generated from a database of over relevant 10000 questions.

All our mock tests can be attempted unlimited number of times; and the questions, answer choices are shuffled with every attempt for better practice.

Which newspaper is best for CLAT preparation?

In terms of the quality of the news and the editorials, we recommend ‘The Hindu’ newspaper. The ‘Economic Times’ is also a very good publication to keep track of the important happenings in the worlds of Business and Economy.

Which NLU has best placement?

In terms of the range of companies coming to campus and the salary packages being offered, NLSIU Bengaluru tops the group, with NLU-D and NALSAR following very closely.

The median salary of placed graduates of the most recent batch passing out of NLSIU is INR 15,20,000; which is a great starting salary for a relative fresher.

Refer to the article on the best placements at NLUs for more details.

Which NLU has the biggest campus?

Biggest is an ambiguous term, since it can refer to the absolute area of the campus, even if it is not being utilized for any purpose. The best way to look at this question is to read it as ‘Which NLU has the best campus?’, where ‘best’ is in the context of the facilities.

While all the NLUs have the standard facilities, NLSIU, NLU-D, NALSAR, WBNUJS and NLUJ have some of the best equipped campuses. The other NLUs are also not far behind.

What does really make a difference is the quality of the Faculty and the students; who make the NLUs the best law schools in India.

Which subjects are required for CLAT?

The CLAT 2020 exam will have five sections.

  • English & comprehension
  • General Knowledge (Static GK & Current GK)
  • Current Affairs
  • Numerical Ability
  • Legal Aptitude
  • Logical Reasoning

Refer to this article for a detailed explanation of the CLAT syllabus : 

Which type of lawyer has the highest salary in India?

If we look at the list of the most highly paid Lawyers in India, we see that it comprises of almost all the fields of law.

Though Lawyers dealing with high profile Criminal and Corporate cases may be in the news, there are plenty of Lawyers who specialize in niche areas like ‘Marine Law’, who are rarely in the news, but can have very lucrative practice or employment.

Which NLU will conduct CLAT 2020?

Since 2019, the central administration and coordination of the CLAT exam has been handed over to the CLAT Consortium based in NLSIU Bengaluru.

The core committee of the consortium consists of the Vice-Chancellors of all the member NLUs and the executive committee will have members from across various NLUs.

The ground work, including collating the question papers, may be done by experts from one of the NLUs e.g. NLU Ranchi, the exam will be conducted by the Consortium.

Who is conducting CLAT 2020?

In the past, the CLAT was conducted on a rotational basis by one of the participating NLUs. In 2019, the CLAT Consortium was established to coordinate and administer the exam on behalf of all the NLUs.

Though some of the background work, such as creating the question papers, will be done by experts from one of the NLUs, the overall exam will be conducted by the CLAT Consortium.

Will CLAT 2020 be online?

CLAT has a history of being conducted both in Online & Offline modes in the past.

The most recent edition in 2019 was conducted offline and went off without any major glitch. The 2018 edition was conducted online and saw many issues, leading to filing of PILs across the country and recalculation of the results.

The 2020 version of CLAT is most likely to be conducted offline, in a paper-pen mode. But eventually the exam will be moved to an online mode and administered by a specialized agency like the NTA.

What is the syllabus for CLAT 2020?

Refer to article for the detailed explanation about the CLAT 2020 syllabus. :

Where can I get mock tests for CLAT 2020?

While there are plenty of websites providing mock tests, the quality of the questions and their relevance with respect to the syllabus, will make all the difference in your CLAT preparation.

Try Online Practice packs, which have 100 full length mock tests generated from a database of over 10000 relevant questions covering the complete syllabus. All the questions and even the answer choices are shuffled with every attempt for better practice.

Is solving mock tests important for CLAT 2020?

Mock tests are probably the most important part of your CLAT 2020 preparation. Solve as many mock tests as possible, to ensure that you get used to solving the paper within the allotted time; you will also become familiar with most of the important question that you likely to see in the actual exam.

In our online practice pack at MagicExam, we have included 100 full length mock tests for better practice.

Should I solve previous question papers to prepare for CLAT 2020?

Yes. The previous question papers will not only help you understand the type of questions you can expect in the CLAT 2020 exam, there is also a significant number of repetition and variations of questions from the previous papers.

Our online practice pack includes all the previous questions papers from 2008 onward, which can be practised in a mock test format on our prep portal.

What is the cost of CLAT Mock Test 2020?

The CLAT 2020 exam fee for General Category candidates will be around Rs.4000, with the payment gateway charges additional.

The exam application fees for SC/ST/BPL candidates will be Rs.3500.

How can I get access CLAT Mock Test?

You can register on and try our free mock tests. If you register for our online practice pack, you can access 100 full length mock tests, with unlimited access.

In addition, you can practice all the previous question papers for CLAT in a mock test format for better preparation.

We will be launching our CLAT 2020, AILET 2020, DU LLB 2020, BHU LLB 2020 and other 2020 LLB Entrance Mock Test Series shortly.

Enter your details below and we will inform you as soon as we launch the Online Mock Test Series.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *