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● Conducted by the Consortium of National Law Universities consisting of the representative universities
● Its scores are used by 22 National Law Universities across the country.
● Around fifty thousand students appear for the exam each year.
● Registrations have already closed and the exam will be conducted on September 28,2020
● Paper dissection:
● Question paper for UG program will include 150 multiple-choice types (MCQs) questions.
● PG paper will have 120 questions to be answered within 120 minutes.
● Each objective type question will carry 1 mark, while for incorrect attempt 0.25 marks will be deducted
● There will be no deduction of marks in case a candidate chooses not to attempt a given question.
● For undergraduates ,the paper has five sections:
NUMBER OF QUESTIONS
Current Affairs, including General Knowledge
● For postgraduate, the question paper has one section with 120 questions to be answered within two hours.
Syllabus and Types of questions asked:
1. English Language:
I. Read and comprehend the main point discussed in the passage, as well as any arguments and viewpoints discussed or set out in the passage
II. Draw inferences and conclusions based on the passage
III. Summarize the passage
IV. Compare and contrast the different arguments or viewpoints set out in the passage
V. Understand the meaning of various words and phrases used in the passage
Note: this section includes passages of about 450 words derived from contemporary or historically significant fiction and non-fiction writing, and would be of a standard that a 12th standard student.
You must read a passage within 5-7 minutes.
1. Current Affairs, including General Knowledge:
I. Contemporary events of significance from India and the world
II. Arts and Culture
III. International Affairs
IV. Historical events of continuing significance
Note: This section includes passages of 450 words derived from news, journalistic sources and other non-fiction writing
The questions may include an examination of legal information or knowledge discussed in or related to the passage, but would not require any additional knowledge of the law beyond the passage.
1. Legal Reasoning:
I. Identify and infer the rules and principles set out in the passage
II. Apply such rules and principles to various fact situations
III. Understand how changes to the rules or principles may alter their application to various fact situations
Note: this section includes passages up to 450 words relating to fact scenarios involving legal matters, public policy questions or moral philosophical enquiries.
No prior knowledge of law is required.
1. Logical Reasoning:
I. Recognize an argument , its premises and conclusions
II. Read and identify the arguments set out in the passage
III. Critically analyse patterns of reasoning, and assess how conclusions may depend on particular premises or evidence
IV. Infer what follows from the passage and apply these inferences to new situations
V. Draw relationships and analogies, identify contradictions and equivalence, and assess the effectiveness of arguments.
1. Quantitative Techniques:
I. Derive, infer, and manipulate numerical information set out in such passages, graphs, or other representations
II. Apply various 10th standard mathematical operations on such information, including from areas such as ratios and proportions, basic algebra, mensuration and statistical estimation.
I. Constitutional law
II. Administrative law
III. Law of torts
IV. Criminal law
V. Family law
VI. Labor and industrial law
VII. Property law
VIII. Public International law
X. Company law
XI. Intellectual property law
XII. International law
XIII. Law of contracts
XIV. Tax law
XV. Environment law
I. The constitutional law constitutes of 60 marks i.e. 50% of the paper while the other subjects such as Contract of Torts etc. constitute the other half.
II. You will be provided extracts from primary legal materials such as important court decisions in various fields of law, statutes or regulations.
● Lets understand the cutoff
● Factors affecting
I. Difficulty level of the exam
II. Total number of candidates appearing
III. Total number of seats available
IV. Overall merit of qualifying students
Note: With changes in the question paper pattern and reduced number of questions, the cut off is expected to go high this year
o .conducted by law school admission council(lsac)
o the registrations start in december and the exam is generally conducted in may or june
o Its scores are used by 55 law colleges round the country.
● Paper dissection
● It consists of approximately 92 questions (MCQs) and has a score range between 420-480.
● there is no negative marking or penalty for incorrect answers.
● It has 4 sections:
NUMBER OF QUESTIONS
● Syllabus and types questions:
1. Analytical reasoning:
i. structure of relationships with logical conclusions
ii. relationships based on things, persons and events
iii. statements and conclusions
iv. some legal statements and relationships based problems
1. Logical reasoning 1 and 2:
The sections assess candidates' ability to analyse, critically evaluate, and complete arguments through logical reasoning questions based on passages (comprehension or legal).
The type of questions will be of statement-conclusions, reasoning by analogy, determining how additional evidence affects an argument, applying principles or rules, and identifying argument flaws
1. Reading comprehension:
The section carries questions to assess candidates' reading and interpretation skills based on four sets of reading questions, each consisting of a selection of reading material, followed by four to nine questions that test reading and reasoning abilities.
● Conducted by national law university delhi
● For admissions in UG PG and PhD courses
● Registrations start in January and the exam is held in May
● The exam consists of 150 MCQs with 90 min to solve them.
● Each correct answer carries 1 mark and wrong answer carries -1/4.
● The medium of exam is English.
It has 5 sections
No of questions asked
● Reading Comprehension
● Inference-based questions
● Word Usage
● Foreign Words/Phrase
● Para Jumbles
❖ Note :This section of the exam checks the proficiency in grammar and comprehension.
❖ Candidates should build a good vocabulary.
General knowledge and current affairs
● International events
● UN bodies
● Major developments in the areas of sports, geopolitics and important environmental agreements
● Current affairs
● Eminent personalities
● Awards and honours.
▪ Candidates should stay aware of the latest happenings and events around the globe.
❖ According to the previous years’ question papers of AILET, more questions are asked from current affairs than static GK.
❖ Candidates should cover the topics for static data from reliable sources.
● Vicarious Liability
● Strict Liability
● Law of Crimes
● Contracts and Constitutional Law
● International Law
● Intellectual Property Rights
● Legal Awareness covering Constitutional Law and Polity
❖ According to the exam pattern and recent trends of the exam, most of the questions in this section are Principle-fact based.
❖ Majorly, questions from the Indian Constitution and Legal GK are asked under this section.
● Blood Relations
● Critical Reasoning
❖ This section tests the ability to understand logical links and identify patterns.
❖ Majority of questions in this section are asked from topics like Critical and Verbal Reasoning, Analogies, Number Series and Fact inference judgement.
● Quadratic equations
● Arithmetic progression/ geometric progression
❖ To ace this section, candidates need to clear their basic concepts of Elementary Mathematics i.e., X grade Mathematics.
❖ Candidates should not undermine the value of this section as the weightage of this section is less compared to the other sections of the paper.
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