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Indian Law Institute All India Common Admission Test 2020

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ILICAT Syllabus 2020: Exam Pattern, Details

Updated On - May 05 2020 by Kartik Arya

ILICAT Syllabus 2020 is released by ILI(Indian Law Institute). The syllabus remains as same as the previous year's entrance exam. This exam is conducted once every year to enroll the eligible candidates in law courses. On qualifying ILICAT, 2020  candidates can choose degree courses like LL.M and Ph.D. in Law.  For the candidates to prepare better and smart, a synopsis of the ILICAT syllabus for the exam and chapter-wise weightage is the most important step. So, read the below-given article to know more about ILICAT 2020 Syllabus in detail.

ILICAT Syllabus 2020

ILICAT 2020  will have questions from the subjects of English, General Knowledge and Legal Aptitude. Included within the sections, there are a range of topics in the ILICAT 2020 syllabus from which the candidates have to preapare for the examination. The detailed list of ILICAT syllabus is given below:-

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 Issues, Legal theories around various law subjects, Crime and Law Enforcement, Education, Family & Children's Rights

General Knowledge

Current Events, Historical events, Science & Technology, Geography etc. 


Grammar, Vocabulary, Reading Comprehension, Inference-based questions

ILICAT Exam Pattern 2020

Candidates must be aware of the ILICAT 2020 Exam Pattern to get an idea regarding the exam. Check the exam pattern for ILICAT LLM 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 2020 Important Books

Given below are the preparation books to related to the preparation for ILICAT 2020:

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
The Complete Success Package - CLAT (Common Law Admission Test) 2017Arihant Publication
Universal's Guide to LL.B. & CLAT Entrance Examination 2017-18Universal Law Publishing - An Imprint of Lexis Nexis; 27 edition

ILICAT 2020 Preparation Tips

Apart from knowing the exam pattern and books to prepare for ILICAT 2020, the test-takers must know some preparation tips as well for ILICAT 2020. Check some of the expert tips given below.

  • Analyze the exam pattern properly: Candidates must read the exam pattern carefully before starting the preparation.
  • Proper time management: The sections covered in the exam are vast, so make sure you have decided the time to cover a particular section well in advance . Follow the same time table and Practice before the examination
  • Practice Online mock tests: Practice the ILICAT 2020 online mock tests.
  • Start the preparation early: For any exam, it is important for the candidates to start their ILICAT preparation as early as possible. This will enable you to know your weaknesses and strenghts will in time and you can rectify the errors too.
  • Practice previous year question papers: To score well in any examination, it is important for the candidates to practice from the ILICAT previous year question papers and sample papers. To understand the difficulty level of the exam over the year and prepare accordingly.

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