AILET 2020 Analysis

This year All India Law Entrance Test (AILET) 2020 was conducted by National testing agency on September 26, Saturday. This year also the pattern was almost the same as it was in the last year. The paper was moderate to tough and lengthy as well. The paper had a total of 150 questions (one mark per question & 0.25 negative for a wrong answer) to be attempted in 90 minutes. The paper was conducted online across 100 plus centers but students faced many technical glitches such as auto-submission before time, screen going blank often, computer not working and other similar issues. The overall feel of the paper was moderate to tough. The legal section of the paper was lengthy.
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Overview of the AILET 2020 Paper
AILET 2020 Exam Pattern
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 0.25 Negative Marking
Below-mentioned is the Sectional division of questions, along with the, marking scheme.
Sections Number of Questions Marks Allotted
English 35 35
General Knowledge and Current Affairs 35 35
Elementary Mathematics (Numerical Ability) 10 10
Legal Aptitude 35 35
Logical Reasoning 35 35
Total 150 150
Section-wise Analysis of AILET 2020
Section I: - English
English section was moderate and lengthy. So it was essential to manage time and accuracy as far as this part of the paper was concerned.
Area
No of Question
Sentence Completion
5-6
Parts of Speech
1-2
Reading Comprehension
4-5
Sentence Correction (voice based)
6-7
Synonyms
2-3
Idiom/Phrases
3-4
Appropriate Word
3-4
Odd One Out
3-4
The section was dominated by sentence correction, reading comprehension and vocabulary based questions. Sentence completion questions, were easy to moderate and should have been done in less time. The sentence correction questions were based on the basics of grammar and hence were easy to deal with. The reading comprehension was a little tricky (content-wise) and questions based on then were also had close choices. This time vocabulary based questions and idiom/phrases questions were moderate to difficult. There were no questions based on figure of speech.
The attempt of 26-28 questions would have been considered good.
Section II: - General Knowledge
This section was dominated by the questions based on current affairs (20 out of 35), and this section was manageable for those who were in touch with any good newspaper. The questions were based on Awards & Sports, science & social science, Business and Economy. Overall the section was manageable, and the attempt of 25+ would be considered reasonable.
Section III: - Legal Aptitude
The Legal Aptitude section was considered difficult this year. Out of 35 questions 17 were based on Legal Knowledge and 18 questions were based on Legal Reasoning (Principle based questions). The Legal Knowledge based questions were mostly based on current legal awareness such as CAA, recent ordinances and anti-defection law. The legal reasoning questions were quite lengthy and difficult and were from Law of Contract and Law of Torts mainly.
Area
No of Question
Legal Knowledge
17
Legal Reasoning
18
Overall an attempt of 20+ would be considered reasonable for this section.
Section IV: - Logical Reasoning
This year also the section had questions based on all common areas such as arrangements, coding, directions etc. The blood relation questions were based on family tree which was easy. Seeing the time constraint, this section being easy, could have helped in maximization of attempt.
Area
No of Question
Odd Man Out
2
Syllogisms
2
Direction, Arrangements etc.
6
Blood Relation
4
Clock & Calendar
4
Puzzle
7
Coding Decoding
2
Verbal Reasoning
6
Misc
2
An attempt of 24+ questions would be considered useful in this section
Section V: - Mathematics
Apart from basic arithmetic questions on Average, Profit and Loss, SI and CI, Percentage, there were also questions on Permutation Probability, Equations etc. Selection of questions was required to be swift.
Area
No of Question
Probability
1
Interest
1
Equations
2
Mixtures
1
Permutation & Combination
1
Profit, Loss and Discount
1
Time and Work
1
Arithmetic Mean/div>
1
Pricing
1
Attempt of 5-6 can be considered good in this section.
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