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Someone asked me a very common question. How can I prepare for GK when just one month is left in the light of the fact that my GK is quite poor and I have not done much to improve my GK so far?
Try answering these questions after you read this. Write your answers in the comments to this post, feel free to discuss why you think an answer is correct:
1. Principle: An act done by a child between 7 and 12 years of age is not an offence, if he/she is not mature enough to understand the nature and consequences of the act. [NLS 2000]…Continue
For both legal GK and legal reasoning, learning some criminal law can be important, because questions are often asked on these concepts. This quick snapshot of criminal law will enable you to learn what you need to know in half an hour. All the best! When you are done reading, try to solve these questions.
Since it is now very common for most law entrances to ask questions on legal GK and legal history, it will be a great idea to read up on the following subjects:
Development Under British East India Company
The Regulating Act for India, 1773
By 1773 the…
Added by Ramanuj Mukherjee on January 2, 2014 at 11:59am — No Comments
In the judicial system there are two types of cases: Civil cases and Criminal cases. Civil Procedure deals with non-criminal disputes. It is one of the most oldest and prevalent surviving legal systems in the world. Civil law is the most popular system of law. Civil law is a unique type of law inspired by Roman law Corpus Juris of emperor Justinian. It is based on the historic customs that are stuck…Continue
Added by Ramanuj Mukherjee on November 7, 2013 at 4:31pm — No Comments
The President of India is the?
a. Patron of the defence forces
b. Head of the Rajya Sabha
c. Supreme Commander of the defence forces
d. A titular head
When did the General Assembly of the United Nations adopt the Universal Declaration[mv1] of Human Rights?
a. 18th August 1950
Added by Ramanuj Mukherjee on August 2, 2013 at 4:30pm — No Comments
Join Ramanuj Mukherjee and Harsh Gagrani for the second version of CLAT chat right here.
The video will go live on this page at 8 PM, tonight…Continue
Added by Ramanuj Mukherjee on August 1, 2013 at 2:00pm — No Comments
In order to discuss the biological diversity act, the essential requirement is to know the meaning of biodiversity. Biodiversity refers to the variability among living organisms from all sources and the ecological complexes of which they are part and includes diversity within species or between species and of eco-systems.
Biodiversity encompasses the…Continue
Added by Ramanuj Mukherjee on July 30, 2013 at 7:10pm — No Comments
The Right to Information Act was passed by the Parliament in June 2005. The bare text of the act describes it as act to provide for setting out the practical regime of right to information for citizens to secure access to information under the control of public authorities, in order to promote transparency and accountability in the working of every public authority, the Constitution of a Central Information Commission and State information…Continue
Added by Ramanuj Mukherjee on July 30, 2013 at 7:09pm — No Comments
The application of information technology has reached almost all sectors of our lives. However, regulation of this sector is necessary due to the risks posed to financial and commercial transactions, national security systems, banking and communication networks and all other sectors and individual availing of the benefits of the internet and the Information Highway. The rapid development of information and communication technologies has revolutionized business…Continue
Added by Ramanuj Mukherjee on July 30, 2013 at 7:08pm — No Comments
The problem of unemployment in India is colossal. In order to counter this massive problem, the National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme was enacted in 2005.
The Act was notified in 200 districts in the first phase with effect from February 2nd 2006 and then extended to additional 130 districts in the financial year 2007-2008 (113 districts were notified with effect from April 1st 2007, and 17 districts in UP…Continue
Added by Ramanuj Mukherjee on July 30, 2013 at 7:07pm — No Comments
To provide free and compulsory education to children has been a long cherished dream first envisaged by our constitution makers and they provided for the same under article 45 of the constitution. This directive principle of state policy urges the state to endeavour to provide for free and compulsory education for all children until they complete the age of fourteen years. Though the time period specified within article 45…Continue
Added by Ramanuj Mukherjee on July 30, 2013 at 7:06pm — No Comments
If you want to pursue law as a career in India, getting into a National Law School should be at the top of your priority list. We have 15 National Law Schools in the country for undergraduate courses in law. You can get into 14 of these universities by clearing CLAT [Common Law Admission Test]
Before getting into the need of a coaching, we need to specify the contents of CLAT. CLAT is divided into 5 sections:
Added by Ramanuj Mukherjee on June 22, 2013 at 2:39pm — No Comments
(updated upto January, 2012 - Ramanuj on 1 Feb 2012)
There are two reasons you should be in touch with current affairs.
Reason 1: law entrances - current affairs will be tested - and you have about a hundred blogs keeping you updated on that - not to forget the quizes on CLAThacker.
Reason 2: you real goal is to be a lawyer, and a good one - not just getting through a law school somehow. So I thought, I am going to keep you updated over here about things…
Sigmund Freud's 150th birthday will be celebrated this month. Freud was a revolutionary thinker who developed psychoanalysis and changed how we perceive psychology forever.
DO read the link provided above to know more about Freud and his impact.
1.You have to learn the law by rote
What is the date today? W hich year, and which century is this? In the age of handheld smart devices and ubiquitous internet, no one needs to memorise any law. The information is at fingertips. The skill that a lawyer brings on the table is the ability to process and interpret that information, and identify a course of action based on the information. Memorising the law is futile, though some law students do it for the…Continue
What is law school ranking all about?
Law school ranking is all about perpetuating a myth. Its all about getting worked up and fighting tooth and nail.
To understand the sinister design behind these rankings, you must consider the origin of these ranks. There was a time when there was only one law school, as an experiment of a maveric visionary. This was the case for one whole decade as that law school struggled in Bangalore hidden away from public eye to prove…Continue
Those of you who are still not being able to find results:
Dont try to open CLAT.ac.in. try to open this page - http://clat.ac.in/result.php
The mystery of Master Ranks:
CLAT office did not break ties for reaching these ranks, so on any given rank there maybe hundreds of people tied. Naturally, your rank is of no value unless you know how many people are there above you tied at the above…Continue
what is symbiosis GD/PI like? What questions can they ask you? One good thing is that those who are well prepared for GK, has an advantage in GD/PI.
GD/PI is going to be easy. Just speak, try to give intelligent answers as opposed to dumb/routine "blah" answers. Be honest, be…Continue
The National Law University, Delhi (NLUD) paper was unexpectedly easy, given the standard of the last two years papers. It was heavy on critical reasoning and current affairs keeping with the changing trend set by CLAT committee. I had strongly recommended…Continue