Preparing for NLU Delhi's AILET exam 2018, know more about the All India Law Entrance Test, AILET exam pattern and syllabus with subjects wise.

AILET Exam Pattern and Syllabus

AILET Exam Pattern and Syllabus

NLU Delhi's AILET exam is nearing and this article contains AILET exam pattern and syllabus details. NLU Delhi is one such national law school that is not affiliated to CLAT and does not take into account CLAT scores to offer admission to its BA.LLB course. Instead, this college conducts its own law entrance exam which is called AILET or all India law entrance test. 

Important nuggets of information on the AILET exam pattern and syllabus 2018 are as follows:
  • Offline law entrance exam also means that you will have to be present at the venue which has been assigned to you on the date and at the time specified on the admit card.
  • The AILET exam pattern and syllabus 2018 is such that it will be conducted in English language only
  • AILET  Exam 2018 will last for 1.5 hours which means 90 minutes.
  • During this time you will have to solve 150 multiple choice questions.
  • There is one mark for every correct answer and there is no negative marking. The maximum marks are 150.
Below table illustrates in brief the above information

Features of the exam
Mode of the AILET exam 2018
Language of the exam paper
English only
Duration of the exam
90 minutes i.e. 1.5 hours
Question type
Entirely objective with four options and one correct answer.
Total questions
Maximum marks
Marks per question
1 mark
Negative marking

There are five subjects in the AILET exam 2018 on which your knowledge will be tested. These are
  •     English
  •     General knowledge
  •     Basic Maths
  •     Logical reasoning
  •     Legal Aptitude
Below table illustrates total questions and marks per section as per the rules of AILET exam pattern and syllabus

Total questions per section and total marks per section
General Knowledge
Basic Maths
Logical reasoning
Legal aptitude
Total marks

Now let's look at the section wise or subject wise syllabus of the AILET exam 2018.

AILET Syllabus - English

  • Reading comprehension that checks one's speed of reading, and checks one's ability to promptly answer questions that are based on the passage
  • Synonyms and antonyms and fill in the blanks- These test your vocabulary.
  • Idioms and phrases- Test of your in-depth knowledge of the language.
  • Jumble words and sentences- Test your in-depth knowledge of the language and ease of manoeuvring different questions aimed at exploring your knowledge of the language
  • Grammar- Finding errors, and correcting grammar mistakes.
  • The toughness level of these questions will be up to the level of grade X

AILET Syllabus - General Knowledge

  •  All Current Affairs of the entire year preceding the exam happening at both national and international level.
  •  Static GK topics are history, geography, general science, economics, and civics of the nation.
  • Focus on UN bodies, their Headquarters, functioning, aim, membership and more, eminent personalities, environment-related news and pacts, and awards and awardees.

AILET Syllabus - Basic Maths

  • Profit and loss, Speed and distance, Time and work, Algebra, Average, Permutation and combination, and Venn diagrams 
  • The level of the questions will be up to what one studies till grade X.

AILET Syllabus - Legal Aptitude

  • Most questions in this section will check your legal aptitude and there will be principles given which you have to apply to facts to arrive at the correct option or answer.
  • The principles might not be actual legal principles and you have to assume they are true and then apply the same.
  • Basic knowledge of torts- vicarious liability and strict liability, Indian penal code- definitions of offences, and contracts, constitutional basics, principles of international law, latest legal case laws and their decisions and their judgments.

AILET Syllabus - Logical Reasoning

  • Completion of series, logic based questions on relations between family members, sense of direction based logic questions, syllogisms and analogies.

This concludes the article on AILET Exam Pattern and Syllabus.


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