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AILET Exam Pattern 2024: Know the Latest Test Structure and Marking Scheme

Updated On - May 23 2023 by Abhinandan Singh

AILET Exam Pattern 2024 provides crucial insights into the test structure and marking scheme for the upcoming exam. It is essential for aspiring candidates to be familiar with the latest exam pattern to prepare effectively. The exam consists of sections tailored to each program, including BA LLB (Hons.), LLM, and PhD. Each section focuses on specific subjects, such as Logical Reasoning, English Language, Current Affairs and General Knowledge, Legal Reasoning, and Descriptive Test on Core Law Subjects. The marking scheme involves awarding 1 mark for each correct answer, while deducting 0.25 marks for each incorrect response. However, the Descriptive Test in the BA LLB (Hons.) program follows a unique scoring pattern, where each correct answer fetches 5 marks. Understanding the AILET Exam Pattern 2024 is crucial for candidates aiming to excel in the examination and secure their desired program.

AILET Exam Pattern 2024: Know the Latest Test Structure and Marking Scheme

The AILET Exam Pattern 2024 outlines the latest test structure and marking scheme for the exam. It includes specific sections for each program, such as BA LLB (Hons.), LLM, and PhD, covering subjects like Logical Reasoning, English Language, Current Affairs, General Knowledge, and Legal Reasoning. 
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ParameterBA LLB (Hons.)LLMPhD
Mode of ExamPen-and-paper basedPen-and-paper basedPen-and-paper based
Number of Sessions221
Duration of Exam3 hours3 hours3 hours
Number of Questions150150100
Weightage of SectionsLogical Reasoning: 30%, English Language: 30%, Current Affairs and General Knowledge: 40%English Language: 40%, Legal Reasoning: 40%, Descriptive Test on Core Law Subjects: 20%English Language: 50%, Legal Reasoning: 50%
Marking SchemeEach correct answer will fetch 1 mark, while each incorrect answer will deduct 0.25 marks.Each correct answer will fetch 1 mark, while each incorrect answer will deduct 0.25 marks.Each correct answer will fetch 1 mark, while each incorrect answer will deduct 0.25 marks.

 

AILET 2024 Exam Pattern: A Comprehensive Guide for Effective Preparation

Exam Pattern
ProgramSectionDescription
BA LLBLogical ReasoningTests logical reasoning skills with questions on syllogisms, analogies, and figural reasoning.
 English LanguageTests command over English language with questions on grammar, vocabulary, and comprehension.
 Current Affairs and General KnowledgeTests knowledge of current affairs and general knowledge with questions on politics, economics, history, and science.
LLMEnglish LanguageTests command over English language with questions on grammar, vocabulary, and comprehension.
 Legal ReasoningTests application of legal principles to real-world situations with questions on jurisprudence, constitutional law, and criminal law.
 Descriptive Test on Core Law SubjectsTests knowledge of core law subjects with descriptive questions on topics like contract law, tort law, and property law.
PhDEnglish LanguageTests command over English language with questions on grammar, vocabulary, and comprehension.
 Legal ReasoningTests application of legal principles to real-world situations with questions on jurisprudence, constitutional law, and criminal law.

 

AILET 2024 Marking Scheme

The National Law Institute, Delhi (NLU) conducted the Law Entrance Test for offering admission to various programs. Therefore, the conducting authority decides the Marking Scheme of AILET as per the rules of the Bar Council of India. So, the students who are planning to sit for the entrance test must check the subject-wise marking criteria for the entrance exam. The details of the AILET 2024 marking scheme for each subject is given below:
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ProgramSectionMarking Scheme
BA LLB (Hons.)Logical ReasoningCorrect answer: +1 mark
  Incorrect answer: -0.25 marks
 English LanguageCorrect answer: +1 mark
  Incorrect answer: -0.25 marks
 Current Affairs and General KnowledgeCorrect answer: +1 mark
  Incorrect answer: -0.25 marks
LLMEnglish LanguageCorrect answer: +1 mark
  Incorrect answer: -0.25 marks
 Legal ReasoningCorrect answer: +1 mark
  Incorrect answer: -0.25 marks
 Descriptive Test on Core Law SubjectsCorrect answer: +5 marks
  Incorrect answer: -0.25 marks
PhDEnglish LanguageCorrect answer: +1 mark
  Incorrect answer: -0.25 marks
 Legal ReasoningCorrect answer: +1 mark
  Incorrect answer: -0.25 marks

 

Course-Wise Exam Pattern of AILET

AILET offers admission to law courses at Undergraduate (UG), Postgraduate (PG), and Doctoral (Ph.D.) levels. The marking scheme and exam pattern for each of these entrance tests are different. Candidates must check the exam pattern scheme for each of these courses separately. The details of the course-wise exam pattern of the AILET entrance exam are given below:
Course Level
B.A.LLB
LLM
PhD
Mode of Examination
Offline 
Offline
Offline
Type of Question
MCQ
MCQ
MCQ
Maximum Marks
150 marks
150 marks
100 marks
Total Number of Questions
150 MCQ Type
100 MCQ Type
100 MCQ Type

AILET B.A. LL.B Exam Pattern

The NLU offers a B.A. LL.B course for its 80 seats to all eligible candidates. This is a GRaduation (UG) level course offered for a period of 5 years. The admission is given on the basis of a written entrance test. The candidates who have applied for this program must check the AILET B.A. LL.B exam pattern from the table given below:
Important Topics/ Sections
Number of Questions
Maximum Marks
English
35
35
General Knowledge
35
35
Legal Aptitude
35
35
Logical Reasoning
35
35
Elementary Mathematics
10
10

AILET 2024 LL.M Exam Pattern

LL.M or Masters in Law is a one-year Postgraduate level course offered by NLU. So, the candidates who want to pursue the LL.M course must check the exam pattern and marking scheme of the entrance test. The details of the AILET LL.M exam pattern is given in the table below:
Number of Questions
100
Maximum Marks
100
Type of Questions
MCQ (Objective-type)
Important Topics
  • Law of Contracts
  • Family Law 
  • Jurisprudence
  • International Law 
  • Property Law
  • Intellectual Property Law 
  • Law of Trots
  • Criminal Law 
  • Constitutional Law
  • Legal Theory

AILET Ph.D. Exam Pattern

The admission to the Ph.D. program is very different from the UG/PG courses. The candidates who are interested in pursuing a Ph.D. in Law stream will have to appear for the AILET entrance test conducted by NLU. Those applicants who secure the qualifying marks in the AILET will be asked to submit their research proposal. Finally, those candidates whose proposal will be selected can take part in the Ph.D. program. The details of the AILET exam pattern for Ph.D. admission are given below:
Number of Questions
100
Maximum Marks
100
Type of Questions
MCQ (Objective-type)
Duration
90 MInutes
Important Topics
  • Research Methodology
  • Legal Research Aptitude

Important Points of AILET 2024 Exam Pattern

The candidates must note the important points regarding the All India Law Entrance Test. AILET Exam Pattern 2024 details are given below:
  • Candidates must refer to the previous year’s question papers to check the exam pattern of AILET for UG/PG courses.
  • The exam pattern will help the candidates to score maximum marks. The admission will be given to BA LLB (80 seats) and LLM (35 seats) by NLU, Delhi. 
  • The examination will be in offline mode. However, due to the Coronavirus impact, the official authority may conduct the online (Computer Based Test).
  • There will be negative marking in the AILET exam.
  • There is no negative marking for any Unattempted questions/ Overwriting in the OMR sheet in the exam.
  • Candidates must also check the detailed Syllabus of ALIET exam before the exam preparation.
  • The exam pattern decided by the NLU is final and the candidates must follow the same instructions. 

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