Saiyed Kamil, a student of NUJS and our General Knowledge Teacher shares the plan for the 2016-17 session

I did the maths and approximated that there will be around 27 classes in the entire year and hence I formulated the strategy accordingly.

I have skipped some weekends for the Durga Puja Vacation, New Year Break and the Outlawed (NUJS Cultural Festival) weekend.


6th and 7th August

Basic knowledge about General Knowledge relevant to CLAT. Analysis of previous CLAT and AILET papers and entrance examination papers of various law colleges prior to CLAT.

Basic knowledge about how to go about General Knowledge. What to study what not to study. How to study GK.

Explanation of what not to do. Motivate.

Explanation of entire model of the syllabus to children, how we will go about our syllabus, for e.g., Which topic will be taught when and how this model of approaching General Knowledge through a strategy will benefit them.

In another half of this session, I’ll discuss the recent Current affairs that have transpire from Arpil’16 till July’16.

13th and 14th August

Carry on with the current affairs of the last class. Start History.


Ancient India

Harappan/Indus Civilization.

Vedic culture

Mohanjodaro period –  Religious periods

Maurya Period

20th and 21st August

Pre-Gupta period

Sangam Period

Gupta period

Vardhana dynasty

Medieval India

North India (Rajputa period)

South India (Cholas and others)

Delhi Sultanate and others


27th and 28th August

Delhi Sultanate (parts left out during last class)

Religious Movements

Mughal Period

3rd and 4th September

Maratha Period

Advent of Britishers

Modern Period

Expansion of British powers (Bengal, Mysore, Punjab).

Economic impact of britishers

Socio-Religious movements in 19th– 20th century

Freedom Struggle

The revolt of 1857

Moderate Phase

 10th and 11th September

Freedom Struggle 

Extremist phase

Ghandian era



Important dates, places, Foreign Travelers, Battles, Reforms/Acts, Committees/Commissions, Congress Sessions, Governor general and Viceroys.

17th and 18th September

World History

French revolution

First and Second World Wars

Miscellaneous facts such as Nazism, the great depression (1928), Important Dates and Battles


The Solar System

Continents and Ocean

Biosphere, Lithosphere, Hydrosphere, Atmosphere and Latitude and longitude.

24th and 25th September

Weather and Climate

Internal structure of Earth

Land Forms ( Mountains, Plateaus, Plains, Grasslands etc. )

The Indian Sub- continent

Natural Resources and Multipurpose River Valley Projects

India- facts and figure

Wildlife Sanctuaries and National Parks in India

Important Irrigation and Power Projects

Miscellaneous facts relating to Earth

5th and 6th November

Indian Constitution

Constituent Assembly and the Making of India Constitution

Different Sources of Indian Constitution

Important articles of the India Constitution

Important amendments to the Constitution

26th and 27th November

The Preamble

Lapse of paramountcy


Fundamental Rights

Directive Principles of State Policies

Fundamental duties

3rd and 4th December

The Executive

The Parliament

Municipal Bodies


The Supreme Court

10th and 11th December

The High Court

Finance Commission

Planning commission/Niti Aayog

National Development Council

Emergency Provisions


Delimitation Commission

Miscellaneous aspects of the Constitution

17th and 18th December


Characteristics of Indian Economy


National Income



7th and 8th January


Physics – Unit


Work, energy and power

Gravity and pressure

Heat light and sound

Chemistry – Metals and non-metal


Acid, bases and salts

14th and 15th January

Biology – classification of organisms

Human body


Pending current affairs

21st and 22nd January

Miscellaneous for Static

First in India (men and women) in different fields.

Superlatives – India

Superlatives – World

World boundaries

Intelligence Agencies

National Emblems

National Animals



World Organistaions

International Years and International Days

Important National Days

28th and 29th January


All the relevant awards, their history, first person to receive it and the latest winner

11th and 12th February

Current Affairs

18th and 19th February

Current Affairs

25th and 26th February

Current affairs


All the further 7 extra lectures shall be utilised to cover up Current Affairs, Revision and readying the aspirants for any unexpected scenario in CLAT.





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