AILET 2015: Exam Day Guidelines
Apratim Chatterjee, 02 May 2015, #AILET

As AILET 2015, the second most sought after law entrance for admissions to five-year integrated law programmes is scheduled to be held on May 3, 2015, aspirants will be all set with their final level preparation. Careers360 brings you AILET 2015 Exam Day Guidelines to help you with expert insights on how to appear and crack AILET 2015.

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Before going further to Exam Day Tips and Tricks for AILET 2015, let us have an overview of All India Law Entrance Test (AILET) 2015 with the paper pattern and marking scheme.

Modalities of AILET 2015

  • AILET 2015 is scheduled to be held on May 3, 2015 in offline mode

  • The undergraduate law entrance exam will be held for an hour and 30 minutes

  • The question paper will be set in English medium only

  • There shall be 150 questions carting a total of 150 marks

Candidates can look below for section-wise distribution of questions in AILET 2015 –

  • Every correct answer will be awarded one mark

  • NLU Delhi follows a system of negative marking , where one mark will be deducted for every incorrect response

  • If any candidate responds a question with more than one answer, the question will be regarded as wrong even if one of the answers marked is correct and negative marking will be applicable to the very question

What experts’ advice before the exam day? 

Stay Calm – Experts advice AILET 2015 aspirants to stay calm as they have prepared all the way long for the big day. Moreover, some exam experts suggest to revise and study with regular pace, they have been doing since their preparatory days. Rajneesh Singh, Law Exam Expert, IMS Learning resource Pvt. Ltd. says, “I would still advise the law aspirants to study at least 8-10 hours for AILET 2015 in the last few days.”

No need to attempt anything new – Experts suggest not to begin anything new before the exam day as it’ll disturb your confidence. Rajneesh Singh says, “AILET 2015 aspirants need not to study before the exam day except for revising some current affairs and General Knowledge.”

Arrange your documents a night before the exam – Experts have also suggested arrange your documents and necessary exam articles including pen, rubber, pencil, admit card and id proof, a night before the exam as it’ll help you in saving yourself from panic at eleventh hour.

Visit your exam centre personally – while appearing for AILET 2015 on May 3, it is advised to visit the your exam centre on May 2, so that you have the directions and idea about traffic and location of your centre. It shall help you in reaching your exam centre in time on May 3.


Expert Advisories for AILET 2015 Exam Day

Wake up Early – Candidates will need to wake up a little early on May 3 and get ready for the decisive day. They need to keep calm and just concentrate on performing in AILET 2015.

Verify your documents – As you wake up early, you’ll have the time to verify and re-check your documents, which you need to carry to your exam centre.

No need to carry unimportant items – As per NLU Delhi, candidates need to carry their admit card, proof of identity, blue/black ball point pen, pencil and photographs. No other items are considered necessary to be carried to the respective exam centres. Articles like mobile phones, pager, electronic watches or other electronic gadgets are banned.

Report to the exam centre timely – As you will be visiting the exam centre on May 2, you will have a fair idea of the direction, traffic and time to reach your exam centre on May 3. Now on the exam day, you’ll need to reach the exam centre at least an hour prior to the commencement of exam.

Ensure your seating arrangement – As you reach the exam centre an hour before the commencement of exam, utilize your time by checking and ensuring your seating plan by verifying your Name, Roll Number and Date of Birth as provided on the notice board at the exam centre.

Section-wise strategy for AILET 2015 

Exam experts have suggested strategies to take AILET 2015 Paper. Careers360 brings you expert advice for exam day where Harsh Gagrani, Director, LegalEdge Tutorials guides the aspirants who are appearing for AILET 2015 on May 3. The law aspirants need to go through these last minute tips and tricks to crack AILET 2015

English – The Reading Comprehension passages in the previous years’ papers have been long and slightly difficult to comprehend. Hence, it is recommended to practice the long passages and on the exam day try to read them quickly but attentively.

Logical Reasoning – Past AILET papers reflect that NLU Delhi has been repeating paragraph based questions on Critical Reasoning. In fact, these questions have been a regular trend of AILET. Therefore practicing paragraph based Critical Reasoning questions from CAT and LSAT-India papers as it will help the aspirants mastering on this section on the exam day.

Legal Reasoning – Normally questions in Legal Knowledge section have not been featured in AILET previous years’ papers, it would be wise to be well-prepared for this section. Since single marks are known to create big differences in AILET, it is advisable to go through important articles of the Indian Constitution. Moreover, update with important facts about Indian Polity including Houses and Assemblies, President and Prime Minister is also recommended.

The general trend of NLU Delhi has been setting Legal Reasoning questions without principle(s). It is advised that aspirants should practice such questions from past years’ papers of AILET.

General Knowledge – The difficulty level of General Knowledge questions in AILET has usually been a notch above CLAT and SET papers. Many questions have appeared from general science and history in GK section. Aspirants need to update these sections by reading a good current affairs and GK guide including Manorama Yearbook.

Mathematics – Considering previous years’ papers of AILET, Mathematics section does not have any highlighting facts for preparation. Questions have appeared from almost all major topics in the past few years. AILET 2015 aspirants need to ensure that they are thorough with all the relevant formulas from important chapters be it Profit and Loss, Mensuration, Trigonometry and Algebra.

When we are just few hours away from the big day, these are the important hours which require smart work and planning on aspirants’ end. LegalEdge Director suggests the following last minute tips for cracking AILET 2015

  • Keep calm and don’t panic at the exam hall as you get your AILET 2015 Paper. Previous years’ AILET papers have been more difficult than CLAT papers. So, it is advised to be prepared for surprises

  • It is recommended to keep as many blunt pencils as possible so that it is convenient for you to mark the OMR sheet in the 90 minutes paper

  • It’s better to take rest and remain calm for the exam and not panic. Concentrate on taking the AILET 2015 Paper

  • Time Management in the exam hall while taking AILET 2015 Paper will play a crucial role in keeping you over the edge. A clear strategy regarding time to be devoted to each section in the first one or two minutes of getting the question paper will be needed. More importantly, you are advised to stick to your strategy throughout the paper

  • All the best for your AILET 2015

AILET 2015 is the second most sought after law entrance exam for admissions to 80 seats in NLU Delhi for five-year integrated law programmes including BA LLB. NLU Delhi is the only National Law University (NLU) among the 17 NLUs in India which is not a member of CLAT 2015 Committee. As per the official information, as many as 16215 applicants have registered for AILET 2015.

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I failed in Maths in science stream, but passed overall with 70%. So am I eligible for CLAT & AILET exams. plzz reply!!!

Ashish pal Student Expert 3rd Oct, 2019

Hello dear aspirant.

As of now you will be facing a great problem at the time of admission because they can't allow a failed candidate. Yes in eligibility criteria you will find that only +2 passed is required. But it will be not sufficient when you go for admission.

Hope you get it.

Good luck.


how much extra time is given to pwd students in CLAT and AILET?

Priyaanka Sarkar Student Expert 1st Oct, 2019

Dear Sonu, Candidates with PWD can opt for Scribes. Scribes are those who assist PWD Candidates in writing the exam. The scribe will read out the question for the Candidate and the Candidate will give the answer and the scribe has to mention that as the answer. These scribes are used for visually imparied, Candidates with cerebral palsy, with locomotor disabilities and whose speed or writing or using a mouse is affected. And there is a compensatory time of 20 minutes allotted in additional for every 1 hour of exam duration. So for CLAT, there is 40 minutes of additional time that is allotted.


what are the important topics in Economics to be covered forAILET 2020

Afreen Anjum Student Expert 15th Sep, 2019


As you ask about the important topics in Economics for AILET 2020 ..

So AILET 2020 syllabus is like...


Elementary Mathematics

general knowledge in general knowledge you have to prepare economics, civics and in Economics you have to prepare about some common topics..


legal aptitude

For more information about the topics and syllabus of AILET 2020 click here:
All the best!!

are therw any institute for AILET preperations

Mahima Student Expert 10th Sep, 2019


AILET is an entrance test for admission to National Law University, Delhi. Admission to all other NLUs in India is done through CLAT exam. The syllabus and level for both exams is quite similar. And hence so is the preparation required. There are various coaching institutea that provide coaching for CLAT and AILET. Now it also depends on the city in which you are looking for as the faculty etc would differ. But a few top institutes are-

Career Launcher

CLAT Possible

Bulls Eye


TIMES institue

Best of luck


with last year graduation how to prepare for LLB entrance AILET and DU university without coaching? is it sufficient for crack these exams?

Gehna Chawla 6th Sep, 2019


Some tips which can help you to prepare for your LLB entrance :

1. You can solve the mock tests provided in this link, they are very benificial as they help you to practice and increases your knowledge as well. You can solve them when you are not willing to study or learn anything, by this way you can easily test your knowledge

2. You can refer to exam expert on Legal aptitude published by Wiley Publications, this will be helpful.

3. You must go through History, Geography, Economy and General Science from any national level publication such as Arihant, Pearson or Universal.

4. Go through newspapers such as The Hindu, especially its Editorial and National pages. Plus, online portals such as GK Today, TCY and Cloud Affairs are of much help.

5. For English, You should regularly practice it and while answeing questions you should read the passage properly

6. For quantitative aptitude, you can refer to  Tenth standard R.S. Aggarwal or R.D. Sharma, it will be more than sufficient.

7. For Logical reasoning, you may refer to Books by M.K. Pandey and R.S. Aggarwal .

Some tips for DU LLB entrance exam ;

1. Make a daily schedule and make sure that you stick to it as you have very less time being in 3rd year of graduation. Keep some leisure time as well.

2. Start managing your time according to your subjects. Start making short term goals.

3. You can take help of a good coaching institute. They can easily help you with clearing of doubts, tests etc.

4. you can go for online mock tests available on the internet. Link ;

All the best

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