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    AILET Exam Pattern 2023: Mode, Marking Scheme, Number of Questions

    Edited By Deepti Shikha | Updated on Oct 31, 2022 01:14 PM IST | #AILET

    AILET Exam Pattern 2023: Before appearing in the exam, it will be very helpful to know the All India Law Entrance Test (AILET) pattern 2023. The AILET exam pattern 2023 tells you about the number of questions, type of questions, marking scheme, time duration, and much more. AILET 2023 is a national exam, it is considered to be one of the most difficult law entrance exams along with CLAT, so understanding the exam pattern is crucial.

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    AILET Exam Pattern 2023: Mode, Marking Scheme, Number of Questions
    AILET Exam Pattern 2023: Mode, Marking Scheme, Number of Questions

    The AILET exam pattern 2023 was changed last year. There are more comprehnsion based questions in AILET compared to previous years which makes the test paper lengthy. Read the entire article to learn everything you need to know about the AILET exam pattern 2023, syllabus, and other important details.

    AILET 2023 Exam Pattern - Complete Details


    Description (BA LLB)

    Description (LLM)

    Exam mode



    Time duration

    90 minutes

    90 minutes

    Type of questions

    Multiple choice questions (MCQs)

    Multiple choice questions (MCQs) and descriptive

    Total questions


    100 MCQs and 10 descriptives (Only 2 to be answered from the descriptive section)

    Marking scheme

    For each accurate response, one mark will be given; for each incorrect attempt, a 0.25 mark will be deducted.

    For each right answer, 1 mark will be given;

    0.25 mark will be deducted for a wrong attempt

    Descriptive section - Each question will carry 25 marks

    Language of the exam



    AILET Exam Pattern 2023 - Important points keep in mind

    • AILET 2023 will be held offline in pen and paper mode.

    • A physical OMR sheet will be given to the candidates to mark their answers.

    • In the AILET 2023 BA LLB exam, there will be 150 questions in total.

    • AILET LLM 2023 exam will consist of 100 questions along with 10 descriptive questions out of which only 2 questions need to be answered.

    • The descriptive questions in AILET LLM exam 2023 will carry a weightage of 25 marks each.

    • Each correct answer will be given 1 mark and there will be a negative marking of 0.25 marks for each incorrect response.

    • The duration of the AILET exam will be of 90 minutes.

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    AILET 2023 syllabus

    The AILET BA LLB and LLM syllabus has been published by the university. There are certain changes to the AILET BA LLB and AILET LLM syllabus, which are detailed below.

    AILET syllabus BA LLB 2023



    Total number of questions


    Section A

    English language



    Section B

    General knowledge (Current affairs)



    Section C




    Number of questions



    AILET exam pattern LLM - Questions and marks are distributed by section



    Subject-wise questions


    Section A

    Part -1 English language



    Part -2: logical reasoning



    Section - B

    Legal knowledge - From different branches of law

    There will be ten questions.

    two questions to be answered

    50 (25 marks each)




    What is the procedure for preparing the AILET UG merit list?

    The AILET 2023 BA LLB merit list will be prepared based on the overall performance of the candidates (By combining the grades obtained in each of the three sections. In case of a tie among two or more candidates the university will give the candidates a higher rank who has scored the higher marks in reasoning. If the tie still persists, the senior candidate (in terms of age) will get preference.

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    AILET 2023 Preparation Tips

    Following are some preparation tips for AILET 2023:

    • Create a study schedule and organize your daily activities with AILET preparation in mind.

    • Each day, spend four to five hours studying and try to be regular.

    • Make short notes, flow charts, and diagrams wherever essential for AILET preparation and revise them regularly.

    • At least two months before the exam, complete the AILET course.

    • In the final two to three months, take AILET practice tests and solve AILET previous year papers. After you've finished solving and correcting your general problems, analyze each mock test of AILET.

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    Frequently Asked Question (FAQs)

    1. How will the AILET exam 2023 be conducted?

    The AILET exam will be conducted in offline mode.

    2. Who would be conducting the AILET Exam 2023 across India?

    AILET exam 2023 is held throughout India by the National Law University in Delhi.

    3. What is the duration of the AILET Exam?

    The duration of AILET 2023 exam is 90 minutes.

    4. Will AILET 2023 have any negative marking?

    In AILET 2023, there will be a 0.25 mark deduction for each wrong response.

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    Questions related to AILET

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    No, Chanakya National Law University (CNLU) accepts CLAT scores for admission to BA LLB (Hons), BBA LLB (Hons), and LLM Programs.

    Yes, there will be a negative marking of -0.25 marks in AILET 2024.

    AILET 2024 application form will be released tentatively in August 2023.

    The general knowledge section of AILET 2024 will have straightforward questions on recent events of the last six months.

    The legal aptitude section is not explicitly mentioned in AILET 2024 exam. However, the logical aptitude section will have questions testing the legal aptitud

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