Common Law Admission Test
Common Law Admission Test

CLAT Books 2024: Recommended UG and PG Books

Selecting the appropriate sets of books to help with exam preparation is vital. A candidate can buy books created specifically for the exam or generic publications on English, Reasoning, or General Knowledge to help them prepare.
CLAT Books 2024

CLAT Books 2024

CLAT Books 2024: Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) 2024 will be held in December 2023. Interested applicants must start preparing for the exam, and their preparation should be done with books and study materials that are actually useful. The paper is conducted separately for UG and PG programs and the CLAT pattern also differs for each program. For UG exams, students do not require to have a strong knowledge of the law, just knowing the legal basics is enough. Whereas, to tackle the questions in CLAT PG, applicants must have a well-built knowledge of law-related subjects such as Constitutional Law.

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It is crucial for students to pick out the right sets of books that would aid with exam preparation. Additionally, the books that are purchased should match the candidate’s personal strengths and weaknesses and their level of preparation. The study materials that students utilize should be practical and easy to use. A candidate who is preparing for the exam may purchase specific books created just for the test or general books on English, Reasoning, or General Knowledge. Read on to find a list of books recommended by experts for both UG and PG CLAT exams.


When searching for the ideal collection of study resources, students might be curious as to what makes a specific book stand out. Applicants must consider a few factors before spending money on books for the CLAT exam.  A "quality" book should have a few characteristics in order to aid students in performing better and to the best of their abilities on test day, specifically:

  • Inclusion of practice tests and sample questions
  • Detailed content on every section of the test
  • Engaging content
  • User-friendly
  • Inclusion of strategies and tips for test-takers 
  • Answer keys to asked questions
  • Guides and tips
  • Inclusion of past questions
  • Alignment with CAT Pattern and Syllabus

CLAT UG Books and Study Material

Candidates who successfully complete their application to the UG-CLAT will also receive access from the Consortium to a learning platform where they may access the study resources on various exercises and sample test questions. Some of the features include-

  • Model question papers
  • Guides to the sample questions and question papers
  • Exercises and Instructional materials for each subject in UG-CLAT 

Some CLAT UG books that applicants may refer to during the preparation period include-

CLAT English Books



Оbjeсtive Generаl English

RS Agarwal

Оbjeсtive Generаl English

SP Bakshi

СLАT Guide

Tаtа MсGrаw-Hill

Word Power Made Easy

Norman Lewis

The Pearson Guide to the CLAT


CLAT Logical Reasoning Books



Verbal Reasoning

RS Agarwal

A modern approach to logical reasoning

RS Agarwal

СLАT Guide

Tаtа MсGrаw-Hill

А New Аррrоасh tо Verbаl аnd Аnаlytiсаl Reаsоning

Аrihаnt Рubliсаtiоns

Verbаl and Nоn-Verbаl Reаsоning

RS Agarwal

Logical Reasoning

Arun Sharma

CLAT Quantitative Techniques Books



30 Dаys Wоnder fоr Mаths

Аrihаnt Рubliсаtiоns

Fаst Trасk Оbjeсtive Аrithmetiс

SP Bakshi

Quаntitаtive Арtitude

RS Agarwal

Elementary Mathematics with Numerical Ability

Prateek Jain

Quаntitаtive Арtitude fоr Соmрetitive Exаminаtiоns


CLAT Legal Reasoning Books



Legаl Awareness and Legal Aptitude

AP Bharadwaj

Guide To CLAT & LLB Entrance Examination

Universal Publication

Legal Awareness and Legal Reasoning


Thinking Like a Lawyer: A New Introduction to Legal Reasoning

Frederick Schauer

Legal Aptitude and Reasoning

Disha Experts

CLAT General Knowledge Books



General Knowledge 2023, 2022, and 2021, 2029, 2018, 2017

Arihant Publications

Manorama Year Book 

Manorama Publications

General Knowledge 2021-2022

Tarun Goyal

Current Affairs Yearly

Arihant Publications

CLAT PG Books and Study Material

After the end of undergraduate law studies, the CLAT PG is administered. Since the course is at the master's level and offers degrees like the LLM, understanding the law concepts and topics is necessary to do well on the test. Family law, criminal law, public international law, labour law, and industrial law amongst other sub-topics will all be covered in the test. Various subfields include Company Law, Constitutional Law, and others. even though constitutional law will be the primary topic

Some CLAT PG Books for the reference of students include-



Constitutional Law

A.K. Jain


K. Jain or Salmond 

Tort Law

R.K. Bangia

Family and Property Law

Poonam Pradhan

Contract Law

Avtar Singh and/ or R.K. Bangia

Public International Law

K. Jain

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Are there different books for CLAT UG and PG?

Yes, there will be different CLAT books for both undergraduate and postgraduate courses. UG books will be based on English, Legal & Logical Reasoning, Quantitative Techniques, and GK- whereas PG programs would require applicants to study hardcore law concepts.

When will CLAT 2024 be conducted?

CLAT 2024 will be held on 3rd December 2023. Interested students should keep checking the official website for further updates on CLAT notification and the official brochure. 

Which section should be prepared first for CLAT?

This depends wholly on candidates and is a subjective question. What students prepare for first depends on their personal preparation levels and strengths and weaknesses.

What are the other study materials apart from books?

Apart from studying from CLAT books, students can utilize the official study material and guides issued by the exam conducting body. Moreover, they can join online forums, coaching, online classes, and more.

How much time should be devoted to CLAT preparation?

Applicants should at least study for 8 hours every day to get the desired exam results.

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