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The National Law University, Delhi doesn’t officially release the syllabus for the law entrance exam every year. But on the basis of the previous years’ CLAT syllabus and question papers, we have painstakingly put together the syllabus  for BA LLB, LLM and Ph.D. programs. In this article, find all information you need to know about AILET syllabus.

This year, AILET 2019 is expected to be conducted on May 5 in an offline (pen-paper) mode. All the law aspirants can get started with the registration at from January 2019. All candidates can take a look at the AILET syllabus in order to prepare for the examination.

  • AILET Syllabus for LLB program would include topics from English including Comprehension, General Knowledge & Current Affairs, Legal Aptitude, Elementary Mathematics and Logical Reasoning.
  • AILET Syllabus for LLM program would cover topics from Law of Contracts, Constitutional Law, Law of Torts, Criminal Law and Legal Theory.

Highlights of the LLB Exam 

Mode of Examination Offline
Total No. of Questions 150 questions
Maximum Marks 150 marks
Exam Duration 90 minutes
Nature of Questions Objective Type
AILET Marking Scheme +1 for correct answer; 0.25 for incorrect answer

Highlights of the LLM Exam 

Mode of Examination Offline
Total No. of Questions 100 questions with 1 essay
Maximum Marks 150 marks
Exam Duration 90 minutes
Nature of Questions Objective and descriptive Type
AILET Marking Scheme +1 for correct answer; 0.25 for incorrect answer

AILET Syllabus – LLB

For BA LLB, the AILET Syllabus would cover the following sections:

Students need to attempt 35 questions in each of the first four sections and 10 question in the last section.

AILET Syllabus 2019 for English Section

English section is all about testing a candidate’s aptitude in English language in terms of Grammar, Comprehension and Vocabulary. Here are the 4 major groups that come under this section:

  1. Reading Comprehension: Passages based on topics like Introduction to Law, Social Issues, International Law, Administrative Law, Criminal Law, etc. All the questions are theme-based.
  2. Grammar: Fill in the Blanks, Sentence Correction, Identification of Part of Speech, etc.
  3. Vocabulary: Error Spotting, Synonyms, Cloze Test, etc.
  4. Verbal Ability: Para Jumbles, Summary Writing, Critical Reasoning, etc.
Chapter Topics
English Vocabulary Synonyms, Antonyms, Homonyms, Word definitions, Analogies
English Proficiency Idioms and Phrases, One-word substitution, Sentence improvement & rearrangement, Fill in the blanks with suitable words, Subject-Verb Agreement, Conditionals, Noun, Pronoun, Articles & Conjunction, Adjective and Determinants
English Usage Errors Grammatical errors- tense, voice, preposition usage, speech errors, Correct Spelling, Spotting errors, Inappropriate usage of words
English Comprehension Various questions will be asked on the basis of the passage provided. It is recommended to thoroughly go through the questions first and then read the passage. It will really help you find out the answers and get information relating to the questions.

AILET Preparation Books for English Section

AILET Books Author/ Publisher
High School English Grammar and Composition Key Wren and Martin
Word Power Made Easy Norman Lewis
A Modern Approach to Verbal & Non-Verbal Reasoning R.S. Aggarwal

AILET Syllabus for Elementary Mathematics

  • In this section, the exam tests the basic arithmetic skills of candidates.
  • AILET includes 20 questions from this section.
  • It consists of both the basic mathematical concepts and certain modern mathematical concepts.
  • The questions get asked from mostly class 10th Mathematics. Therefore, even the level of questions would generally be easy to moderate.
  • Ensure that you go through all the basic formulas and concepts of Class 10th and 12th.
Chapter Topics
Mensuration Areas, Volumes
Commercial Mathematics Interest, Profit, loss and Discounts, Percentage, Partnership
Modern Mathematics Permutation & Combination Probability, Clocks & Calendars
Data Interpretation Graphs, Charts
Arithmetic Number system, H.C.F and L.C.M, Logarithms and, Functions, Fractions and decimals, Roots and Indices, Simplification, Ratio and proportions, Time and work, Average

Take a look at the most important topics for Elementary Mathematics in AILET:

Important Topics
Number System Algebra
Percentage Geometry
Profit and Loss Height and Distance

AILET Preparation Books for Mathematics

AILET Books  Author/ Publisher
Universal’s Elementary Mathematics (Numeral Ability) Jain Prateek
Mathematics for CLAT Shailesh Kumar

AILET Syllabus for General Knowledge and Current Affairs

  • This section is all about testing the general awareness including static GK.
  • Apart from GK, the questions also are about the recent topics and current affairs that have broadly happened between March 2019 and April 2019.
  • This section also includes a vast range of topics. It has a total of 50 questions.

Take a look at the AILET Syllabus GK section:

AILET Syllabus for GK
Politics Ancient, Medieval, Modern and World History
Geography Economics (Outline of Indian Economy, Five Year Plans, National Income of India, Indian Tax Structure)
Science and technology Environment & Ecology
General Science National & International Burning topics
Books and Authors Environment
Industries Major Industries in India
Agriculture Awards and Achievements

AILET Preparation Books for GK Section

AILET Book Author/ Publisher
Manorama Yearbook 2017 Mammen Mathew
Current Affairs Yearly 2017 Arihant Experts
General Knowledge 2017: Latest Current Affairs & Who’s Who RPH Editorial Board

AILET Syllabus for Logical Reasoning

  • Logical reasoning is meant to test a candidate’s ability to analytically comprehend various aspects of a situation and then logically come up with solutions.
  • It also covers various logical aptitude questions like syllogism, logical sequences, analogies, etc. But this section does not have visual reasoning questions.
  • A total of 40 questions are there in this section.
AILET Syllabus for Logical Reasoning
Statement & Assumptions Statement & Conclusions
Statement & Arguments Statement & actions
Assertion – Reason Syllogism
Number test Direction and distance test
Coding and Decoding Blood Relationships
Ranking Analogy

AILET Preparation Books for Logical Reasoning Section

AILET Books Author/ Publisher
Universal’s Logical Reasoning for CLAT, LSAT and other Law Entrance Exams Jain Prateek
Analytical Reasoning M. K. Pandey
Logical Reasoning R K Gupta and Samiksha Gupta

AILET Syllabus for Legal Aptitude

  • This section totally focuses on the legal aptitude of students.
  • The questions are specially framed as legal propositions with a set of facts that satisfies the propositions.
  • Candidates need to analyze suitable propositions and also answer questions based on the given set of facts. They need to apply their legal aptitude for solving the problems.
  • This section makes up for 50 questions out of the total 200 questions in AILET.
AILET Syllabus for Legal Aptitude
Indian Constitution Indian Penal Code
Indian Contract Act Family Law
Law of Torts Legal fundamentals and terms
Legal Maxims Important Landmarks, Supreme Court Judgements

AILET Preparation Books for Legal Aptitude Section

AILET Books Author/ Publisher
Legal Aptitude for the AILET and other Law Entrance Examinations Bhardwaj
Legal Awareness Legal Reasoning Bhardwaj
Legal Aptitude RK Gupta

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