ILI CAT Exam Pattern 2017
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ILI CAT Exam Pattern 2017 - Indian Law Institute will conduct ILI CAT 2017 in June 2017. Before taking the exam, it is necessary for candidates to thoroughly go through the ILI CAT Exam pattern 2017, to undertsand the structure of the entrance exam. Understanding and becoming familiar with the ILI CAT exam pattern 2017 will help candidates know what to expect of the test day. This will help test takers prepare for ILI CAT.

Aspirants who have registered and submitted the ILI CAT Application form 2017 can download the ILI CAT admit card 2017 a week before the exam date.


If there are any changes made in the ILI CAT exam pattern 2017 by Indian Law Institute (ILI), it will be updated here.


Scroll down to check the modalities of ILI CAT 2017-


Mode of the Exam  – The entrance exam for postgraduate law programmes is conducted in offline mode.


ILI CAT 2017 Duration – Time allotted for attempting the question paper of ILI CAT 2017 is 2 hours and 30 minutes for example, from 3.00 pm to 5.30 pm.  


Types of Questions – The ILI CAT 2017 exam will carry both objective as well as subjective type of questions.


Test Medium – The law entrance exam will be conducted only in English medium.


ILI CAT 2017 Marking Scheme – The ILI CAT 2017 paper will be scored out of total 160 marks, which is then divided into three parts i.e. Part A – 40 marks, Part B – 100 marks and Part C – 20 marks. Candidates preparing for the ILI CAT must be careful when answering, as an inccorect answer will fetch negative marking for objective questions. Therefore, candidates must avoid questions whose answers they are not sure of.


ILI CAT 2017 Exam Modalities


Below you can check the important features of the Law entrance exam–

  • The ILI CAT 2017 will be conducted only in offline mode.

  • Whereas, the test location is concerned, it will be conducted only at Delhi. As there is no other ILI CAT 2017 test location.

  • ILI CAT 2017 will comprise of both subjective as well as objective type of questions. Part A and Part B of the ILI CAT paper will carry objective questions, while the Part C section will include subjective questions.

  • When answering the subjective questions, make sure to take care of the word limit. As the word limit is set to 150 words per question.

  • Candidate must answer all questions of Part C as it is required to test the writing skills of candidates

  • The objective questions carries 1/4th negative marking for wrong answers.

Distribution of Questions

Below you will find the distribution of questions in the ILI CAT exam pattern 2017.



Number of Questions


Part A

General Knowledge and English Language



Part B

Partnership and Sale of Goods
Act), Jurisprudence, I P C, Public International Law, Constitutional Law, Commercial Law (Contract and Specific Relief Act, Law of Limitation and Environmental Law and Law of Torts



Part C

Legal writing skills






Indian Law Institute Common Admission Test is conducted for admission in 1 year LLM programme. Through ILI CAT 2017 exam around 20 LLM seats are offered by the Institute Law Institute, New Delhi.


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Utkarsh kanchan 29th May, 2018

Hello Soulath,

As per the new rules by the Bar Council of India there is no age limit to pursue law i.e LLB or LLM as students can take admission without any age restrictions unlike in past.


Syllabus for cet law 3year llb

Gunjan verma 18th May, 2018

Dear Pankaj,

Here is the CET LAW syllabus (3 years):



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For more in-depth deatails you can go through the following link:

Hope it helps.

Good Luck. 



When Is the exam date

Priyanka Kaul 14th Feb, 2018

The date is not officialy released. But the exam date is expected in mid June. The forms shall be available from May 2018.


I passed b. com with 42 %. am i able to take this exam?

Priyanka Kashyap 8th Feb, 2018

I am sorry but you are not eligible for this exam as for general category candidate 50% are compulsory and for reserved ones students must have got 45%.


Good Luck!!!

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