AILET Exam Pattern

The All India Law Entrance Test (AILET) is conducted once a year by National Law University- Delhi. National Law University of Delhi does not participate in CLAT and it admits students to it based on AILET, for admissions to its courses of B.A LL.B, LL.M and Ph.D. AILET 2017 is being conducted on 7th May 2017 at 19 centers across the country. The total number of seats that are being offered for B.A LL.B are 80. There is 1 additional seat for Kashmiri migrants and 2 supernumerary seats for the students from Jammu and Kashmir.

AILET is an offline pen & paper based exam. In order to score well in the exam it is very important to understand the exam pattern. Additionally, a clear insight of the pattern will be helpful in building a concrete preparation strategy.

Overview of the Exam:
Number of Sections 5
Sections English including comprehension; General Knowledge and Current Affairs; Elementary Mathematics; Legal Aptitude; Logical Reasoning
Total no. of questions 150
Duration of the test 90 minutes (1hr. 30 mins)
Total marks 150
Marks per question 1
Negative Marking No Negative Marking
Mode of Examination Offline/Paper-Pen Based
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Sections No Of Questions Marks Alloted
English 35 35
General Knowledge and Current Affairs 35 35
Elementary Mathematics (Numerical Ability) 10 10
Legal Aptitude 35 35
Reasoning 35 35

Since, AILET is paper based, students find it less challenging to attempt when compared to the online CLAT examination. However, the main challenge for the test takers for AILET is the time constraint. AILET consists of 150 questions to be solved in a span of 90 minutes without compromising on the accuracy. Hence, you should devise for yourself an effective preparation strategy combined with ample practice tests.

National Law School-Delhi has maintained a uniform sectional break-up of the exam since the year 2011.The level of difficulty of the exam varies from moderate to difficult. However the level of difficulty within the prescribed sections has varied from year to year.

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