CLAT one of the toughest entrance tests, amongst all Law entrance Exams, yet it can be beaten with excellent time management. Failure is mostly due to a lack of effective Time Management. This must be said clearly. CLAT Aspirants must be alert and quick-witted. It is not easy to answer a set of 150 questions in less than two hours.

Many of you must have taken at least 5-10 mocks and there would be a lot of questions in your mind like how much time should be devoted to each section, how to set a fixed time for each section, how to solve all the questions within a given time, and more.

Well, read through CLAT Time Management Tips provided by our experts at CLATATHON (CLAT Coaching by NLU Grads) here and get clear all your questions.

Section-wise Time Management Tips for CLAT-UG

Before you begin to attempt the paper, use the time given to read it. Read it with focus. Allot time to all the sections in which you are going to finish it. It is very important to previously allot time to each section.

1. Understand the Question in First Reading

Before answering any question, one should read it with focus and try to understand it. Answering a question with unclear observation is dangerous.

► Develop a habit to understand the depth of problems and the drawing of their solutions

► Do not hurry when it comes to attempting problems. No matter if it is during the practice or actual exam

► The seriousness and mindset during the preparation has a direct impact on the actual exam

► Cramming never works. Especially when it is such an important exam like CLAT

► Deep knowledge of the topics' basic concepts is a positive pathway to crack the exam

► One does not have much time to spend reading questions again and again. So, make sure you read it with a focus on the first time

► Concentration is a very important aspect of CLAT Time Management Tips. Understand the questions in the first reading

2. Set the time for each part in advance

► English Section is easy most times. So, strive to finish it in 20 minutes

► Try to finish Legal Reasoning & Logical Reasoning sections within 30-35 minutes

► GK & Math’s must not take more time than 20 minutes

► Give rest of the time to attempt the skipped questions

► And then there must be some 5-10 minutes of time to review all the questions, once

► If one feels that a question is tricky and time-consuming, do not waste time there. Move on and solve it in the end

► Skip the question rather than filling in the wrong answer. Do not forget that Negative Marking is applicable in the paper

► Also, there is no sectional cut-off which is another reason to skip questions.

► In the reading time, ensure to go through the passages once. Later when you start answering, you can read the passage quickly once again.

3. Skip Tricky Questions

At the beginning of the exam, you must allocate time to each and every question in every section. This will help you to form an idea regarding the sort of questions you can answer fast.

► If a question seems tricky, skip it. Do not spend time thinking over it. It can waste a lot of time

► Mark that question and move on to the next one. This is the best application for CLAT Time Management Tips.

► The goal here is to attempt more and more questions with correct answers

► If it takes more than 1 minute on a problem, mark it and move ahead

► Try to attempt the paper in a way that you still have around 15-20 minutes at the end

► At last, pick the marked questions. Start attempting with the easiest one of all

► Do not waste time on questions you are certain of not knowing the concepts of

► Every single second, here, is important and valuable. Attempt the paper accordingly

Mock Tests are the best way to fuel your preparation. Set timer when you attempt Mock Tests and try to finish it on time.

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Quick Time Management Tips to be Follow on the Day of Exam

1. Do not revise anything new at the end hours.

2. At the exam hall, try to be calm and silent

3. Do not indulge in any kind of talks at the exam hall

4. Talking about the exam, especially, can build the pressure of attempting it. So, avoid conversation anyway

5. Do not get yourself into any kind of negative thoughts, talks, quotes, etc. before the exam

6. Do not guess in the exam. Take the problem, understand it and then answer it. If it does not get into the mind, leave it. Do not play a guessing game

7. Do not jump on sections. Attempt one section then move on to the other one. Otherwise, it will create confusion

8. Do not stick to questions. Move on. Keep solving. Mark the questions that are time-consuming. Solve them later

9. Be positive. Things will work out

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