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AILET Exam: Exam info, Eligibility,Paper Pattern and Syllabus.

Updated on 03 November 2020
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Updated on 03 November 2020


AILET refers to All India Law Entrance Test conducted by NLU Delhi. It is a five year integrated program for undergraduate and 3 year program for post graduate. This exam is only for the admission for NLU Delhi and not for other NLUs. One has to write CLAT for admission in other NLUs. In this article we will cover all about the AILET Exam info for all the aspirants.


AILET is conducted every year on the first Sunday of May. But this year due to COVID crisis, the exam will be conducted on 18th August 2020.


  1. The university admits 80 students every year to the BA.LLB (Hons).
  2. 10 seats are set aside for foreign nationals.
  3.  The remaining seats (70), 15% are reserved for scheduled caste, 7.5% for scheduled tribe, 5% for people with disability.
  4. 1 seat reserved for migrants from Kashmir.
  5. 2 seats for the residents of Jammu and Kashmir.


AILET Exam Eligibility :


  1. Undergraduate
  2. All candidates should appear for the AILET Exam paper and selection will be solely made on those basis.
  3. Candidates should score at least 40% of the marks in the AILET. 
  4.  In order to appear AILET candidates should have passed the 10+2 exam and scored a minimum of 50%.


  1. Post Graduate
  2. Students who want to pursue law after graduation need at least 55% marks in graduation.




AILET Exam pattern :


Paper Structure for AILET


Sr No

Sections

No of questions

Total questions

1

English

35

35

2

General knowledge (history, geography, science,civics)

35

35

3

Mathematics

10

10

4

Logical Reasoning

35

35

5

Legal Aptitude

35

35


Total

150

150


Negative marking of 0.25 is applicable.

The English, General knowledge, Logical Reasoning, Legal aptitude sections are the non numerical based questions.

In these sections your reading speed should be maximum.

The time duration for this exam is 90 minutes.

 

Let's look at the list of syllabus from each section that are asked for the AILET Exam Paper:


1. English


This section tests the vocabulary and reading skills of the candidate.

The questions will be based on passages and you need to answer the questions from the passage. In this section your reading speed should be maximum.


  1. Vocabulary
  2. Grammar
  3. Reading Comprehension
  4. Inference based questions
  5. Synonyms
  6. Antonyms
  7. Word usage
  8. Foreign words and phrases
  9. Parajumbles


2. General knowledge


This section has the Highest weightage and very important section of AILET Exam paper. The questions in this section are based on the current affairs which has happened in the recent year. Read a lot of General knowledge books and newspapers everyday to excel in this section.


  1. International events
  2. UN bodies
  3. Major areas in the development of sports, geopolitics and environmental agreements.
  4. Current Affair
  5. Eminent personalities
  6. Sports
  7. Awards and honours


3. Maths


The math sections of this exam are very basic and questions are based on 10th and 12th Math. Try learning mental math as it would be very helpful for this exam.


  1.  Number system
  2. HCF/LCM
  3. Linear Equations
  4. Arithmetic
  5. Ratio proportion


4. Legal Reasoning


The type of questions asked on this section are based on the assertion-reason,principal fact and legal fact. There are a total 35 questions asked in this section and 25 and plus is the best attempt. This section tests the basic legal knowledge of the students.


  1. Torts
  2. Vicarious Liability
  3. Law of Crimes
  4. Contracts and constitutional law
  5. Strict Liability
  6. International Law
  7. International property rights legal Awareness
  8. Legal Awareness covering constitution, law and polity


5. Logical Reasoning


This section is comparatively difficult compared to other sections. There are a lot of tricky questions that are asked in this section. This is a combination of all the sections.


  1.  Series 
  2. Blood relation
  3. Direction
  4.  Critical Reasoning
  5. Syllogism
  6. Analogy


These are some of the important syllabus from each section.


This was the complete AILET Exam info that one needs to know. AILET will be pretty easy if you practice the mock papers once a week till the date of exam. Try to time yourself while solving papers it will help you a lot in catching speed during the examination. The latest updates about AILET are posted in my past articles do check that out. Good Luck!

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