CLAT Time Management – The Key to Acing CLAT 2025

02 February, 2024
Artika Shan

CLAT (Common Law Admission Test) is one of the most challenging and competitive law exams. It is a national offline law entrance exam conducted by the Consortium of National Law Universities (NLUs). These competitive exams are not easy to crack and most difficult to score high marks. These aspirants study hard for these exams. But they end up complaining they are unable to complete the exam paper on time.  CLAT is one of the toughest exams as it tests the aspirant’s reasoning and mental ability and their knack for time management. Thus, effective CLAT time management plays a key role in securing a good rank in the exam. Here, in this article, you will learn to manage your time well, which is crucial for acing CLAT 2025.


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CLAT time management tips for CLAT 2025
1. Pre-decide the time for each question 

It is recommended that aspirants allocate a certain amount of time for each portion of the examination to help them determine the types of questions they will be able to answer accurately and efficiently. Focus on answering straightforward questions as much as possible. Assign a time average and percentages in Maths, and in the reasoning section, track down the arguments, different ideas, and series. Examining the question papers is the best way to manage your time for CLAT.

2.  Practice as many mock tests as possible 

CLAT success depends on practice. While completing the syllabus, one should take mock tests. Take mock tests to get familiar with exam patterns and to improve your time-management skills.

3. Stick to the study plan

The biggest challenge for any student is sticking to their study plan. It is essential to adhere to a schedule if one wishes to manage their time effectively. The preparation process should be strict and adhere to the timetable meticulously. When one does not adhere to it, it adversely affects their studies and their preparation for the test.

4. Unknown questions should be skipped

The aspirants should not become excessively engrossed in their preferred subjects and should complete them and move on to the next. One should not waste time on questions that they cannot answer or do not understand 

5. Perform a SWOT analysis

To gain a seat at NLU, one should be aware of their strengths and weaknesses. This requires SWOT analysis, and this will aid in identifying the blind spot. The SWOT analysis is done by analyzing the mock tests and identifying the sections in which one has taken the time or made the most mistakes. 

The aspirants appearing for the CLAT exam should avoid distractions, and these could be anything that attracts attention and makes them lose focus.  A fellow student’s terrifying look after looking at peculiar questions, or sitting close to you in the test could be a source of distraction. So, this time could have been utilized to answer a few unanswered questions. 

Besides this, you should prioritize your workload, subjects, and time, so that anxiety and stress levels may be reduced. Also, one should prepare a schedule with dates and the number of topics to be covered each day. By doing this, one will be able to determine how much time one should devote to each topic and when one should begin the revision process.

The best way to master CLAT time management skills is to practice from previous year’s papers. Another is by regularly reading newspapers and magazines. The above tips will aid you in better understanding and managing time to succeed in the Common Law Admission Test 2025. 

You can contact IMS for more information about the CLAT exam and other CLAT classroom and CLAT live programs. Contact IMS  admission consultants for more information on how IMS can assist you in getting a good score and admission to the right university abroad.