AILET 2014 Preparation Tips from AILET 2013 AIR 8, Yashika Jain
Updated on Aug 6, 2014 - 11:52 a.m. IST by Apratim Chatterjee
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AILET, All India Law Entrance Test 2014 is being conducted by National Law University, Delhi. NLU, Delhi is the only National Law University among all the NLUs who conducts entrance test and does not participate in CLAT 2014. AILET is the next most sought after law entrance examination after CLAT 2014 for which the law aspirants will be getting ready.

AILET 2014 is scheduled for May 4, 2014. For getting admissions in NLU, Delhi you need to be prepared for the exam.

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Careers360 brings you AILET Topper Interview of Yashika Jain, who took AILET 2013 and secured 8th All India Rank (AIR). She is currently pursuing B.A. LL.B course from National Law University, Delhi.


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Read below the excerpts of the AILET 2013 Topper Interview with Careers360 –

Careers360: With most of students selecting Engineering, Medical and CA or CS as career path, what made you to take AILET and pursue a degree in Law?

Yashika Jain: Legal system has become an indispensible part of our lives. Operation of legal system, its merits and demerits fascinated me. I have always been attracted to legal issues such as gender equality and rights of minorities. I always felt like understanding how the system works and then work towards making a difference in this line.

Careers360: Which other exams did you take? How was your performance in those?

Yashika Jain: Apart from AILET, I took SLS. However I did quite well in it. I couldn’t take CLAT due to certain reasons.

Careers360: Please share your different stages of preparation strategy.

Yashika Jain: I began my preparation from the beginning of 11th standard. I got the preparatory notes at par the exam pattern of AILET and studied through those materials during my 12th standard along with keeping myself up to date with the current happenings through newspapers.

I practiced logical reasoning through R K Sharma’s book on logical reasoning. For Mathematics; I didn’t require much effort. Only revision sufficed. In order to be good in English I tried increasing my vocabulary through various websites and books.
Before the exam I took mock tests and practiced last years’ question papers.

Time management and concentration were the points that I always kept in mind while preparing as well as taking the exam.

Careers360: Which books did you prefer during your preparation?

Yashika Jain: I took help from R K Sharma’s book on Logical Reasoning. I practices previous years’ question papers of AILET for Mathematics. Apart from that I referred to CSR-Competition Success Review and Pratiyogita Darpan for updating current affairs and English newspapers for enhancing my vocabulary as well for day-to-day happenings and General Knowledge.

Careers360: Share your weakness and strength? How did you tackle your weakness?

Yashika Jain: During the preparation of entrance exam my weakest point was General Knowledge which actually forms an important part in these examinations. In order to overcome my weakness I made it a habit to read newspaper daily. Along with that I tried to keep myself up to date with the current happenings through certain books like CSR-Competition Success Review and Pratiyogita Darpan. I also took help of the course material that I gathered from markets. I had command over Mathematics and Logical Reasoning which proved to be my strong points at the entrance exam. Moreover I easily managed time between the sections of the question paper and it was possible through taking mock tests and practicing more and more.

Careers360: Legal Aptitude is not taught as a subject in Class 10th and 12th, then how did you prepare for the same which is an important part in the entrance test?

Yashika Jain: I started studying legal aptitude since 11th standard through various books readily available in the market. Further I concentrated on reading the principals provided in the questions of last years’ and started solving them and gradually they became really easy.

Careers360: What was your time management strategy for the exam day? How did you manage it among the different sections of the paper?

Yashika Jain: Time management is the most strategic key for success in competitive exam. As I was good in Mathematics and Logical Reasoning; I attempted these two sections at the very first and didn’t waste time on difficult, tricky and lengthy questions. If I found a question time consuming, I passed on to another question and after I was done with my entire exam, tried to attempt the left over questions. In the last fifteen minutes I tried answering as many GK questions as possible. GK being my weakest section, I purposely left it for the last. I gave enough time to Mathematics, Legal Aptitude and Logical Reasoning. However, in the first fifteen minutes of commencement of examination, I attempted the English section.

Careers360: Please share your valuable tips with the AILET aspirants.

Yashika Jain: It isn’t a very difficult to crack AILET, if you have a set plan and know how you want to go about it. Recognizing your weak and strong points is the first step towards AILET. Strengthen your weak points by working on them and practice on your strong point.

Time Management is the most crucial part. It is extremely necessary to manage your time while preparing for the exam and while writing it. There should be smart approach towards attempting the exam. Every correct answer fetches 1 mark so each of them becomes equally important. First do whatever you know and then try to solve the other questions. Don’t waste time on lengthy, tricky and difficult ones.

At last but not the least, as it is said; “The key to success will always be hard work and practice. So try and try until you succeed.”

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i completed my graduation in now in 2020 i want to join National law university delhi AILET.can i eligible to this year entrance exam or not?? is my admission will be or not.

Charvi Nayyar 26th Jan, 2020

Hello aspirant

You are eligible for this course(llm) unltil you full fill the following criteria:

  1. Those who are applying for this programme must have an LL.B. or an Equivalent Law Degree with 55% marks. For the candidates of SC/ST/ Persons with Disabilities category, the applicants must have scored 50% marks.
  2. The candidates appearing in final year LL.B. Examination in April/May 2019 can also apply.
  3. If you want to apply for phd you must have llm degree

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i am cbse private candidate am i eligible for Ailet 2020 conduct by nlu delhi if yes, plz tell me what to be filled in school name blank in the form of Ailet 2020

Archita Aggarwal 26th Jan, 2020


You are eligible for Ailet 2020, in school name fill your school name from which you are giving exams from. You are a private candidate so you must be from some right, just mention that name in the school blank, or else you may contact helpline no.

Hope this answer helps.


Which books should I prefer for the preparation for CLAT, AILET, DU LLM 2020. Can we crack the exams without coaching and please help me to make a good time table for studies to crack the exams !! thanks

Malini S N 15th Jan, 2020


The below mentioned books are some of the best books that can be used for your CLAT exam preparation:

  • General Knowledge 2020 and 2019 by Arihant Publications and Current Affairs Yearly by Arihant Publications
  • Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Examinations (English) by RS Aggarwal
  • A Modern Approach to Logical Reasoning and Quant by RS Aggarwal
  • Study Package for CLAT & LLB Entrance Examinations by AP Bhardwaj

To get a properly scheduled timetable for your CAT preparation,visit the below given website.The study timetable will ensure that you will stay focused and you will be able to complete the CLAT syllabus within time.All the best!!


is their any reservation for kashmiri students in ALIET

Yashu Shrivastava 13th Jan, 2020

Hello Syed

Yes there are seat for Kashmiri Students and Migrants.

Total Seats: 80 [70 Seats on merit through All India Law Entrance Test (AILET) and 10 Seats for direct admission to Foreign Nationals on merit (5 seats for Foreign Nationals & 5 seats for OCI/PIO)] . Foreign Nationals are exempted from AILET. Reservation: 15% for SC candidates, 7.5% for ST candidates and 5% for Persons with Disabilities.

One additional supernumerary seat for Kashmiri Migrants. Two additional supernumerary seats for Residents of Jammu & Kashmir.

More Information you can check on National Law University,Delhi website

I Hope This Help

Best Of Luck!!!


When will the application form for 2020 admissions released?

ayush mishra 13th Jan, 2020

Hey Aditi!

All India Law Entrance Test will be conducted by NLU Delhi on May 3,2020. The application form of AILET 2020 will be opened online probably from the third week of January. The tentative date from which the online application form will be open to be filled by aspirants is around 20 January. Till then, stay connected to the official website to get knowledge about new updates regarding the exam. Also, you can check out other details about the exam including the eligibility criteria in the following link

Good luck.

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