The inclination for legal field is soaring high and so is the popularity of CLAT and AILET. With every passing year, not only is the number of applicants increasing, but the difficulty level of examination pattern is also going up at meteoric speed.
AILET is organized by The National Law University, Delhi consisting of the representative universities.
AILET is a pen and paper examination. That is, this examination will be conducted in offline mode and not in online mode.
Total seats: 110
Last date for submission of applications: July 7, 2020.
Change in exam city preference: 24-Jun-2020 to 30-Jun-2020 (Candidates can change their exam city for test centre preferences in online mode.)
Date for AILET Exam: August 18, 2020 (10 AM to 11:30 AM) (Candidates need to appear at the allotted test centres with their admit cards and a valid photo ID proof.)
Availability of admit cards: 27-Jul-2020
Result declaration: Last week of August 2020
Important -> AILETwill be pen and paper examination. In case of any problem in conducting pen and paper examination, the University will also explore the possibilities of conducting online AI-ENABLED REMOTE-PROCTORED EXAMINATION. In such a case, the candidates will be informed well in advance.
Senior Secondary School Examination (10+2 System) or Equivalent Examination with 50% marks. The candidates appearing in the 12th standard examination in March/April, 2020 can also apply.
50% seats are reserved for students of Delhi. For category wise reservation for SC/ST/OBC/EWS/ Persons with Disabilities and seat matrix, please visit University website https://www.nludelhi.ac.in
The AILET has 150 Multiple Choice Questions for 150 marks that must be attempted within 1 hour 30 minutes (90 minutes). The AILET has sections on English, General Knowledge, Basic Mathematics, Logical Reasoning and Legal Aptitude.
There will be Negative Marking in AILET 2020-21. The criteria for negative marking will be based on the formula 0.25 x 4 = 1 that means per wrong answer 0.25 Marks will be deducted. Therefore, four wrong answers will lead to deduction of 1 Mark.
English, General Knowledge/Current Affairs, legal aptitude and reasoning would carry a weightage of 35 marks each. General Mathematics would be of 10 marks.
Vocabulary includes Synonyms , Antonyms , Idioms, One Word Substitution, Spellings/Odd word
Rest of the section includes Grammar and Usage Error , Re-ordering, Comprehension, Filling the passage with words
Tip-> From the trend we see that vocabulary covers sizeable portion. 50% questions are directly asked on various forms of vocabulary, such as synonyms, antonyms, idioms and phrases, spellings, finding odd word and the closest meaning. It is because your word power must be strong for the legal field.
Current Affairs Including General Knowledge
Static G.K. includes (i) History (ii) Geography (iii) Science (iv) Economic (v) Polity (vi) General Awareness (Books, UNO, Records, First and Last, Highest, Tallest, Smallest, Biggest)
Dynamic G.K. (Current Affairs) inludes latest developments in the country and abroad.
Tip -> In CLAT exam, it is noted that more weightage is given to current affairs (dynamic GK) rather than static GK!
Legal Aptitude and Legal Reasoning
Legal awareness includes: (i) Legal Terms (ii) Constitutional and (iii) Legal G.K.
Legal reasoning includes (i) Law of Torts (ii) Civil Law (iii) Criminal Law and (iv) Miscellaneous (Hindu Marriage and Adoption Act, Environmental Pollution. Copyright Violation)
Tip -> The trends of previous years’ papers clearly indicate that Constitutional Law and Law of Torts are given the highest precedence as compared to other components of Legal Aptitude.
This section includes Series , Analogy , Venn Diagrams, Blood Relations, Sitting Arrangement, Distance and Directions Statement and Assumptions Statement and Argument Cause and Effect Logical Deductions
Tip -> The most important topics (where multiple questions are asked) are blood relations, distance, direction, sitting arrangements. In addition to these, the other important topics are series, analogy, classification, Venn diagram, statement assumption and statement arguments. This section demands lot of regular practice.
Quantitative Techniques (General Mathametics)
It includes Average , Simple Interest, Simple/Compound Interest, Ratio Proportion, Loss/Proflt, Partnership, Time, Work and Distance Probability AreaArolume Surds and Indices
Tip -> The topics invariably covered are average, simplification, ration/proportion, simple interest/compound interest, (time-workdistance), partnership, area/ volume, probability, surds and indices. For this purpose, refreshing your fundamentals from 9th and 10th standard school books and bit of practice will be sufficient.