Best Books to Prepare for CLAT PG – by Harshit Sharma, (AI Rank 15 in CLAT PG 2019 & Rank 23 in CLAT PG 2020)

Mr. Harshit Sharma has been selected for the post of Civil Judge-cum-Judicial Magistrate First Class, Rajasthan Judicial Services (RJS). He has also successfully secured a CLAT PG all India rank of 15 in 2019 and then 23 in 2020, and qualified the UGC NET exam.

As a part of Lawctopus’ Free Webinar on ‘Acing Competitive Exams in Law: CLAT PG, UGC NET, Judiciary’ dated January 18, 2021, he has prepared this brief list of the best books one can refer to while preparing for CLAT PG examination.


  • PSA Pillai or Ratanlal & Dhirajlal for IPC
  • Poonam Pradhan on Family and Property Law,
  • Avtar Singh or R.K. Bangia for Contract
  • R.K. Bangia or R&D for Torts
  • P Massey on Administrative Law
  • K. Jain (Dukki) Part – I & II for Constitution
  • K. Jain or Salmond for Jurisprudence
  • K. Jain for Public International Law
  • For Laws like Arbitration, IBC, Labour, Tax, IPR, Environment etc. refer to bare acts and do a simple google search for latest cases and notes.

For practicing MCQs you can refer to:

  • Universal’s Book on Past year Papers
  • A. Rashid’s Book on MCQ’s
  • CLAT Past Year
  • AK Jain MCQs

This was for your static law part. To score good marks and secure a double-digit rank, you need to be aware about the current legal topics. So, follow some good legal websites regularly and look for judgements and news related to the laws that can be asked in the exam. To reduce the burden of students I will be very soon coming out with a book covering current legal topics that are important from the MCQ and Essay Questions point of view.

CLICK HERE to watch the complete webinar.

To get in touch with Mr. Harshit Sharma, you could check out his LinkedIn page HERE.

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