AILET Syllabus 2020 - National Law University, Delhi will release AILET 2020 syllabus for the upcoming All India Law Entrance Test (AILET). The syllabus for AILET 2020 gives an overview of the subject and topics candidates will cover while preparing for the test. It will help the students to understand and prioritise the topics ranging from most important to least important. AILET syllabus 2020 contains information on the subjects/topics, topic-wise marks and pattern of the paper followed in the national level law entrance examination. The sections in focus are- English, Elementary Mathematics, General Knowledge, Reasoning and Legal Aptitude. The syllabus of AILET 2020 also includes an outline of all the subjects listed under undergraduate and postgraduate law programmes. All the information related to AILET will be available online. Candidates are recommended to check the article regularly for references and updates to keep updated on AILET syllabus and any related details.
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idioms and phrases
jumble words and sentences
choosing the correct words
profit and loss
time and work
average, speed and distance
permutation-combination and venn diagrams
Logical and Analytical reasoning skills
Study of law
Problem solving ability
English- In this section, the questions will be based on Grammar, vocabulary, antonyms, synonyms, choosing the correct words, idioms and phrases and jumble words and sentences. The section will also have an English comprehension to evaluate the candidates’ interpretation and answering capability.
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Elementary Mathematics- Under this section, the questions will be based on 10th standard’s mathematics syllabus.
General Knowledge- This section will consist of questions from Economics, Civics, History, Current affairs, Geography and General science.
Reasoning- In this section, candidates will be tested on their logical and analytical skills. Questions will be covering topics such as syllogism, blood relations, identifying patterns, logical links and rectify illogical arguments.
Legal Aptitude- This sections will test candidates’ research skills, interest in law and problem solving abilities.
Law of Torts
Intellectual Property Law
Law of Contracts
Law of Torts- In common law jurisdictions, it is a civil wrong that causes a claimant to suffer loss or harm resulting in legal liability for the person who commits tortious act.
Family Law- This section includes marriage, domestic partnership, adoption, paternity, child custody, surrogacy and juvenile laws.
International Law- It is a set of rules, agreements and treaties implemented and used for bridging gaps between nations. It serves as a framework for the practice of stable and organized international relations.
Jurisprudence- It is the theoretical or philosophical study of law which is studied to gain a deeper understanding of legal systems, legal reasoning, legal institutions and their role in the society.
Property Law- It can area of law that governs the various forms of ownership and tenancy in real property and personal property, within the common law legal system. In the civil law system, there is a division between movable and immovable property.
Intellectual Property Law- It revolves around the rules for securing and enforcing legal rights to inventions, designs, and artistic works. Just as the law protects ownership of personal property and real estate, it also protects the exclusivity of intangible assets.
Law of Contracts- It can be defined as an agreement between two or more parties to perform a service, provide a product or commit to an act which is enforceable by law. There are several types of contracts, and each have specific terms and conditions. The law governing the same can be defined as law of contracts.
Criminal Law- It is law which basically deals with crimes. It includes threatening, harmful, or otherwise endangering to the property, health, safety, and moral welfare of people inclusive of one's self.
The following table contains section-wise marks distribution for BA LLB and LLM programmes:
AILET Syllabus 2020- BA LLB programme
Number of questions
AILET 2020 Syllabus- LLM programme
No. of Questions
Constitutional Law, Law of Contracts, Criminal Law, International Law, Property Law, Family Law and Intellectual Property Law
Please note, the entrance examination for both undergraduate and postgraduate courses will be held on the same date. Candidates can refer to the table given below to understand the paper pattern of AILET 2020.
Mode of Examination
Duration of Examination
1 hour 30 minutes
Type of Questions
Total Number of Questions
DISCLAIMER- The details mentioned in this article are based on previous year’s notification. The article will be updated once the data for new session is released.
NLU, Delhi, which is the exam conducting body, will release the syllabus of AIlET 2020.
By consulting the AILET syllabus 2020, the candidate will get to know about the subjects and subject-wise topics from which questions will be set in the exam
No, the AILET syllabus 2020 will be programme-specific. This means, the syllabus for LLM and BA LLB programs will be different.
The AILET syllabus covers five (5) sections for BA LLB program - English, Elementary Mathematics, General Knowledge, Reasoning, and Legal Aptitude.
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The National Law University, Delhi will conduct All India Law Entrance Test - 2020 (AILET - 2O2O)" for admission to Five Year B.A.LL.B. (Hons.), LL.M. and Ph.D Programme on Sunday, May 3, 2O2O from 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM at various test centres across the country. The admission notice will be issued in the first week of January 2020 and the Online Application Forms will be available on the University website http://nludelhi.ac.in from first week of January 2O2O.
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The Common Law Entrance Test (CLAT) and the All India Law Entrance Test (AILET) are both entrance examinations for undergraduate law courses in India. AILET is considered tougher than CLAT. The basic difference on the basis of Institutes is that CLAT has 19 participating Universities but AILET offers admission only to the National Law University in Delhi.
For admission in NLU, Delhi you have to prepare for the national level entrance test AILET 2020. It is conducted for both LLB, LLM and PhD. programmes. Also, it is help on the first Sunday of May and that is what is proposed for this year as well.
Here are the details of the exam. The application starts in the first week of January 2020 and will go on till the second week of April 2020. After you get your admit card in the very next week, the exam will be held in the first week of May 2020. The announcement of the results will depend on the course. For instance, results for LLB will be declared in the 3rd week of May 2020 while for LLM, they will be declared in the 1st week of July, 2020 and PhD in the subsequent week.
If you are applying for LLB, you should have passed your 10+2 exam from a recognised board or an equivalent examination with the aggregate of 50% marks in the final examination. Even if you have given the following in March 2019/April 2019, you are eligible to apply.
For LLM, you need an LLB degree or equivalent law degree with an aggregate of 55% marks or 50% marks depending on your caste.
The syllabus is the exam is as follows:
Here is the exam pattern with the details about the paper and the marking scheme:
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Hope this helps. All the best!
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