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ILICAT Syllabus 2021: Exam Pattern, Details

Updated On - January 12 2021 by Sakshi Sharma

ILI (Indian Law Institute) is launching the 2021 ILI CAT Syllabus. The syllabus remains the same as the entrance exam for the previous year. This exam is conducted once every year to enrol the eligible candidates in law courses.
2020 candidates will choose degree courses such as LL.M and PhD on the qualifying ILICAT. The most critical move is synopsis of the ILICAT syllabus for the exam and chapter wise weighting for the candidates to study better and smarter. So, to learn more about the ILI CAT 2021 Syllabus in-depth, read the article below.

ILICAT Syllabus 2021

Questions will be posted by ILI CAT 2021 on the subjects of English, General Knowledge and Legal Aptitude. Included in the parts, the ILI CAT 2020 syllabus includes a selection of subjects from which candidates must prepare for the Test. Below is comprehensive list of the ILICAT syllabus:-
SectionImportant Topics
Legal Aptitude

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

Legal Aspects
Constitutional questions, legal theories on different subjects of law, crime 
and law enforcement, education, the rights of families and children 
General Knowledge
Historical events, current events, 
science technology, geography, etc. 

Grammar, Vocabulary, Reading Comprehension, Inference-based questions

ILICAT Exam Pattern 2021

To get an idea about the test, candidates must be informed of the ILICAT 2021 Exam Pattern. Check the ILICAT LLM review pattern below: 
Exam PatternDetails
Mode of ExaminationPen & Paper(Online mode)
Medium of ExaminationEnglish
Sections Three Sections
Exam Duration2.5 hours
Part I Question TypeObjective Type
Marks for correct answer(Part I)1 marks
Marks for wrong answer(Part I)-0.25 marks
Part II Question TypeObjective Type
Marks for correct answer(Part II)1 mrks
Marks for wrong answer(Part II)-0.25 marks
Part III Question TypeSubjective Type
Marks for correct answer(Part III)10 marks
Marks for wrong answer(Part III)-0 marks

Section-Wise Distribution:-

SectionsMarks Distribution
English & General Knowledge40 marks
Legal Aspects & Legal Aptitude100 marks
Legal Writing40 marks
Total180 marks

 ILICAT 2021 Important Books

The planning books relating to preparations for ILICAT 2021 are given below:  
Books NameAuthor Name
Study package for LLB and CLAT entrance examMcGraw Hill Education (India) Pvt. Ltd.
Complete self study guide of LLB entrance exam
Arihant publication
LL.B. & CLAT Entrance ExaminationSandpiper Publishers
CLAT (Common Law Admission 
Test) 2017-The Full Performance Package 
Arihant Publication
Guide to 
Universal's LL.B. 
CLAT Entrance exam 
2017-18 Entrance exam 2017-18 
Publishing Universal Law-An Imprint 
of Lexis Nexis; 27 edition 

ILICAT 2021 Preparation Tips

In addition to learning the review pattern and books to prepare for ILICAT 2020, some training tips for ILICAT 2021 must also be understood to the test-takers. Check some of the tips given below for experts. 
  • Properly examine the examination pattern: Before beginning training, candidates must carefully read the examination pattern.
  • Proper time management: The parts covered in the exam are huge, so make sure you have agreed well in advance on the time to cover a specific segment. Opt the same time table before the test and practise.
  • Practice Online mock tests: Practice the ILICAT 2021 online mock tests.
  • Start training early: It is critical for candidates to begin their ILICAT training as early as possible for any review. This will help you to know the weaknesses and strenghts in time and you will also be able to correct the errors.
  • Practice question papers from the previous year: It is necessary for candidates to practice from the previous year's ILICAT question papers and sample papers's in order to perform well in any test. To understand the difficulty level of the exam over the year and prepare accordingly.


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