AILET 2018, the law admission test conducted by National Law University Delhi, concluded on May 6, 2018. The exam experts talking to Careers360 share their expert analysis of AILET 2018. According to them, the All India Law Entrance Test, this year, brought several surprises including a change in the AILET exam pattern. Read here what the law exam experts talk about the NLU Delhi law admission test and share their expected cutoff of AILET 2018.
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AILET 2018 Analysis by Rajendra Khadav, CrackCLAT Tutorials
Talking about his overall analysis on AILET 2018, Rajendra Khadav, Director, CrackCLAT Tutorials mentions that the exam was of moderate difficulty level while section wise difficulty level could be scaled as moderate to tough. A big surprise that came the way of the AILET 2018 test-takers was negative marking of 0.25 marks.
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AILET is considered to be one of the toughest legal entrance exam of India. Talking about the toughest section in AILET 2018, Khadav mentions that this year Maths turned out to be the toughest section with types of questions never seen before.
Moving onto the Current Affairs section from General Knowledge, The CrackCLAT Tutorials remarks that questions in General Knowledge came majorly from Current Affairs sections, where the events were as recent as those happened in the months of May first week. The AILET 2018 takers needed to keep themselves updated with the most recent happenings.
The English section surprisingly did not see any Reading Comprehension passages compared to the previous year. Further, the section carried more questions related to idioms, grammatical errors and General English.
Legal Aptitude section comprising Legal General Knowledge questions came out to be easy but Legal Reasoning turned out to be the lengthiest. AILET 2018 takers had a tough time answering the Legal Reasoning questions.
The exam expert also mentioned that there were two puzzle questions carrying 9 and 5 questions which made this the lengthiest section of all.
Rajendra Khadav remarks that with the introduction of negative marking in NLU Delhi administered law exam, the AILET cutoff could be around the range of 90-92 marks.
AILET 2018 Analysis by Harsh Gagrani, Director, LegalEdge Tutorial
Harsh Gagrani, Director of LegalEdge Tutorial mentions, “The exam was difficult but were on expected lines. However, there has been the introduction of 0.25 marks negative marking for wrong answers, which was not there until last year. In terms of the exam structure and syllabus, it was similar to that of previous years. Legal Aptitude was the toughest section whereas GK and Maths were the easier sections.”
Talking about the sectional traits, Gagrani says, “English section was grammar based. There was no question on Reading Comprehension. Majority of the GK section questions were on Current Affairs and few questions on Static GK, from Science. The Legal Aptitude section was too lengthy. There were around 20 current legal knowledge questions. Logical Reasoning section had a couple of lengthy and tough puzzles and around 10-11 Critical Reasoning questions. Overall this section was easy to moderate. Mathematics was also of moderate level.”
AILET 2018 results will be announced on May 24, followed by the admission counselling process for NLU Delhi undergraduate and postgraduate law programmes.
All India Law Entrance Exam conducted by National Law University Delhi, is one of the most popular law entrance exams held in India. As many as 18,650 candidates have applied for AILET 2018 for 83 BA LLB seats on offer by the NLU.
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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.
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.
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-
Best of luck
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
Thankyou, I hope it helps, Feel free to approach for further queries
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