AILET 2022

AILET 2022: AILET is an All India Law Entrance Test conducted by the National Law University, Delhi. The eligible candidates aspiring to make a career in law can appear for AILET. The courses available at NLU Delhi are BA LLB (Hons), LLM, and Ph.D. The total number of seats available for the BA LLB program is 83. The number of seats for Ph.D. is 10 and for LLM is 50.

The students who aspire to study Law will have to join at the basic level of BA LLB, which is a five-year degree course. Of the 83 seats, 70 are available for Indian national students. The AILET cut-off marks for different categories vary considerably. For the general category candidates in the year 2022, the cutoff mark was 105 out of 150. This cutoff varies each year and is set by the NLU.

AILET 2022: Important Dates

EventsTentative Exam Dates
AILET 2022 Notification date releaseJanuary 2022
Start to submit an online application formJanuary 2022
Closing date of application form SubmitJuly 2022
AILET 2022 Exam DateTo be announced later

AILET Exam Pattern 2022

  • The duration of the exam is 1 hour 30 minutes
  • One mark is awarded for every correct answer
  • There will be a negative marking of 0.25 for every wrong answer. 
SubjectsQuestions Marks
Legal Aptitude3535
General Knowledge & Current Affairs3535
Quantitative Aptitude1010
Legal Reasoning3535
Total150 Questions150 Marks

AILET Syllabus 2022: 

Legal Aptitude: Indian Constitution, Law of Torts, Indian Penal Code, Contract Act of India, Family Law, Legal fundamentals and terms, Legal Maxims Important Landmarks, Supreme Court Judgements

General Knowledge: Basic General Knowledge, General Science, Indian Politics, World Geography, Chemistry, Indian Geography, Honors and Awards Technology, Indian Culture, World Organisations, Indian History, Famous Personalities, Physics, Indian Economy, Inventions, Biology, Famous Places in India, Books and Authors, Sports, Days and Years

English: Spotting Errors, Antonyms, Spellings, Ordering of Words, Sentence Improvement, Ordering of Sentences, Closet Test, One Word Substitutes, Change of Voice, Verbal Analogies, Synonyms, Selecting Words, Sentence Formation, Sentence Correction, Completing Statements, Paragraph Formation, Comprehension, Idioms and Phrases, Change of Speech

Logical Reasoning: Number Series, Verbal Classification, Analogies, Matching Definitions, Verbal Reasoning, Logical Games, Statement and Assumption, Statement and Conclusion, Cause and Effect, Logical Deduction, Letter and Symbol Series, Essential Part, Artificial Language, Making Judgments, Logical Problems, Analyzing Arguments, Course of Action, Theme Detection, Statement and Argument

Mathematics: Algebra, Logarithms, Matrices, Trigonometry, Coordinate Geometry, Dimensional Coordinate geometry, Theory of Calculus, Application of Calculus, Permutation and combination, Statistics and Probability

CLAT 2022: CLAT is a Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) organized by the consortium of National Law Universities (NLUs). CLAT entrance exam is conducted for admissions to undergraduate (UG) and postgraduate (PG) law programmes offered by 22 NLUs around the country. Candidates can apply for the test through online mode only. 

The application form will be available in the 1st week of January 2022. The NLUs offer around 2,622 seats in 5-year integrated law programmes and more than 750 seats in LLM programmes.

The exam is conducted in offline mode. Before heading to the form filling part, candidates must check their eligibility status for the exam.

CLAT 2022 Important Dates

EventsTentative Exam Dates
Release of CLAT Notification 2022December 2021
CLAT 2022 Online Registration January 2022
Last date to apply for CLAT 2022March 2022
CLAT 2022 Exam DateTo be announced later

CLAT Exam Pattern 2022

  • The duration of the exam is 2 hours.
  • One mark is awarded for every correct answer.
  • There will be a negative marking of 0.25 for every wrong answer.
English Language28-3228-32
Logical Reasoning28-3228-32
Quantitative Techniques13-1713-17
Legal Reasoning35-3935-39
Current Affairs including General Knowledge35-3935-39
Total150 Questions150 Marks

CLAT 2022 Syllabus

The CLAT exam syllabus for the UG programme includes the following topics:

English Language

This section includes passages of about 450 words that are given to test the basic understanding of the language and comprehension skills. The passage will test the ability of the applicants to:

  • Draw the inference from the passage
  • Language comprehension skills
  • Identifying the core issue on which the passage is based

Quantitative Aptitude 

  • This section deals with analyzing the basic arithmetic of the candidates by assigning the passages to interpret the data and solve the questions.
  • A set of questions are derived from the Graphical representation or passages to test the analytical ability of the candidate. Percentages, Profit and Loss, Ratios, Averages, Time and Work, determine the maximum chunk of questions in this section.
  • The questions will be of elementary level. 

Current Affairs & General Knowledge 

  • This section will have passages of about 450 words.
  • Passages will have information from news and non-fiction articles not based on the hardcore legal domain.

The passages can be from topics related to:

  • Modern History (1600-1947)
  • Art and Culture in India
  • International Relations and Affairs
  • Current Affairs on national and international news

Legal aptitude

  • One needs to excel in reading to complete this section holistically. 
  • The knowledge of fundamental legal principles can enhance the candidate’s chance to secure good marks in this section. 
  • Legal awareness of the candidate can help them in understanding the context of the question as CLAT now focuses more on comprehension and drawing inferences from the passage. 

Logical reasoning 

This section will test the candidate’s ability to think rationally by assigning 9-10 passages with a total of around 29-30 questions.

This section requires a lot of practice to solve the questions in the time period.

Analytical Reasoning

Puzzles, Syllogism, Circular Arrangements, and Inequality determine the maximum chunk of questions.

The Final Word

To help you out in the exam preparation, we suggest taking our demo class of our new batch which is starting from 16th August.