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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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-
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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 ;
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the basic eligiblity criteria to appear for ailet examination is that the student must have completed his highersecondary with a pass percentage of 50% from any strea. it is also mentioned that students who are appearing for the current year higher secondary examination can also apply for the examination.
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