NLU Delhi has scheduled the All India Law Entrance Test for 20th June 2021. The question paper will include 150 questions divided into 4 sections. The total duration of the exam is 90 minutes (1 hour 30 minutes). 

This post provides a detailed AILET review of 2020 and 2019 that lets you understand the difficulty level of the exam. 

AILET Exam Analysis 2021

In the previous year, around 18000 candidates appeared for AILET Exam. On the day of the exam, our panel of experts will take feedback from students who appear for the exam. There would be a live analysis done by our experts to explain the questions asked under each section.

Along with the previous year's analysis, try to solve as much as AILET Question Paper with Answer Key to know the difficulty level of question papers and the type of questions asked. 

AILET Study Plan 2021

AILET Study Plan 2021

AILET Exam Review 2020

  • The exam was conducted in Remote Proctoring Online Assesment. You can scroll down to know what does this exam mean
  • Negative marking prevails in the exam making the overall difficulty level of the exam from Moderate to Difficult
  • Mathematics was the toughest section for most of the students in the exam. 
  • The students are glad as time management was easier for this exam.
  • Based on the difficulty level, the number of students who appeared, the AILET Cut Off for general category was 75.25. 

AILET Analysis 2020 for English

AILET 2020 English section was predictable and easy in comparison to the other sections in the exam. Candidates spent the least time to complete the questions in this section. Given below is the details of AILET Exam Analysis for the English section in the exam:

  • There were more questions related to Idioms, Grammatical errors, and general English.
  • As compared to the previous year English papers for AILET, there was no reading comprehension in this exam
  • Considering the numbers, there were 23 questions of Grammar out of the total 35 questions which is why this section was less time consuming and easy
  • 7 questions in this section were based on Figures of Speech, which is yet again an easy topic.
  • 5 questions from Idioms was another inclusion in the exam

Good Attempts for English Section in AILET 2020- 21+ questions

AILET Exam Analysis for Maths

AILET Maths section has always been a fearful section for all the law aspirants but on the contrary, this section turned out to be a doable section. Given below is the detailed AILET Paper analysis for the Maths section:

  • This section was dominated by questions based on Arithmetic
  • This section was lengthy and moderately difficult for the students
  • This section is the last section exhausted the students while they were already exhausted because of the previous sections in the exam
  • There were 2 questions from Ratio and Proportion in the exam and 1 from Profit and Loss both falling under the Arithmetic topic
  • There were questions based on Speed, Time and Distance, Simple Interest, and clock
  • There was one question on Probability and 3 questions on Mensuration

Good Attempts for Maths section in AILET 2020- 7+ questions

AILET Paper Analysis for GK/ Legal Aptitude

AILET Legal Aptitude is considered to be the doable sections for the law aspirants while to their shock, this section was not only lengthy but very difficult too. Given below is the detailed analysis for the AILET Legal Aptitude section in the exam this year:

  • Legal GK was easier while Legal Reasoning was extremely difficult as mentioned by the students
  • There were multiple principles given for a fact situation and each situation took time to read and understand the questions based on Legal Reasoning
  • There were questions based on Contract, Criminal Law, and Law or tort.
  • 14 questions in this section were from Legal Reasoning while there were 21 questions from Legal General Knowledge
  • Legal GK had questions based on current affairs related to legal issues such as Right to Privacy, Triple Talaq, Petition to revive the case of Mahatma Gandhi’s assassination, the “living entity” status of Ganga and Yamuna etc.
  • Almost 1/3 of this section was based on current affairs.

Good Attempts for Legal Aptitude section in AILET 2020- 18+ questions

AILET Exam Analysis for Logical Reasoning

AILET Logical Reasoning section was considerably on the easier side. It included questions based on Critical Reasoning, Analytical reasoning, and True-False based questions. Given below is the detailed AILET Exam Analysis for Logical Reasoning section:

  • Questions were based on all the typical topics from Reasoning including circular seating arrangement, coding-decoding, sequence, and series, direction-based questions, assertion, and passages
  • True False questions in this exam were doable and easy to attempt. This set of questions were different from the previous year's papers for AILET.
  • Critical reasoning included 5 questions in the exam
  • 22 questions in the exam out of the total 35 were based on Analytical Reasoning
  • 12 questions (2 sets) were based on Seating Arrangement.
  • 2 questions each were based on Series, Direction, Odd one out, and Coding-Decoding.
  • 1 question each was based on Fractions and clock
  • Verbal Reasoning comprised 13 questions which included 5 questions on True-False, 6 on Passages, and 2 on Reasoning and Assertions.

Good Attempts for Logical Reasoning section in AILET 2020- 20+ questions

AILET Exam Analysis 2019

AILET Exam Analysis as per the experts states that the exam was lengthy and difficult in comparison to other law exams. Critical reasoning and Legal GK section plat a crucial role in deciding the cut off for the exam. Students can go through the section-wise analysis from below:

AILET English Analysis 2019

Reading comprehension was a dominating section in the exam for the English section. There were a total of 35 questions in this section. Here is AILET Paper Analysis for English section to understand the difficult level of the questions asked:

Question Type No.of Questions Difficulty level
Cloze Passage 06 Easy
Figures of Speech 06 Easy to Difficult
Parts of Speech 02 Moderate to Difficult
Reading Comprehension 08 Moderate
Sentence Correction 10 Easy to Moderate
Synonyms 03 Moderate to Difficult

AILET GK Analysis 2019

The GK section was comparatively scoring an easy since the maximum questions asked from the Current Affairs were easy to attempt as per the students. Here is the detailed analysis for student's reference:

Question Type No.of Questions Difficulty level
Static GK 02 Easy to Moderate
Current Affairs 33 Easy

AILET Legal Aptitude Paper Analysis 2019

Legal GK dominated this section with approximately 20 questions. Here is the detailed analysis of this section:

Question Type No.of Questions Difficulty level
Facts Principle 13 Moderate to Difficult
Reason Assertion 02 Easy to Moderate
Legal Knowledge 20 Easy to Difficult

AILET Logical Reasoning Analysis 2019

Puzzles, Critical Reasoning, Individual/Miscellaneous questions related to Arrangements, Blood Relations etc. were mostly asked in the exam. Here is the detailed distribution of questions in the exam:

Question Type No.of Questions Difficulty level
Analogies 03 Easy to Moderate
Cause and Effect 02 Moderate
Critical Reasoning 05 Moderate to Difficult
Course of Action 03 Moderate
Individual Questions (Arrangements, Blood Relations, Clock and Direction sense) 08 Easy
Inference (DT/PF/PT) 05 Moderate to Difficult
Puzzles 07 Moderate to Difficult
Syllogisms 02 Easy

AILET Maths Analysis 2019

Questions were based on mensuration, time-distance-speed, profit & loss and averages. Due to the length and difficulty of this section, on an average student could only attempt 4 to 6 questions. Here is the detailed analysis for this section:

Question Type No.of Questions Difficulty level
Time-Speed-Distance 03 Easy to Moderate
Mensuration 02 Easy to Moderate
Average, Cisterns, Pipers and Profit & Loss 05 Easy to Moderate

What is the RPA (Remote Proctoring Online Assessment)?

NLU and NTA had jointly decided to conduct the AILET Written exam in online mode. The students had to visit the center physically and appear for the exam. Everyone had to strictly follow the norms of social distancing at the centers. There was no change in the pattern for the exam. 

Advantages of Remote Proctoring Assessment

With respect to conventional Exams, the RPA has a number of advantages, such as follows:

  • It saves assessing time in evaluating the answers submitted by the candidates, there is hardly a possibility of any error in assessment and assessment is instantaneous.
  • Scaling the number of candidates for whom a Test is conducted can easily be done, test for a few hundred to lakhs of candidates/shift is easily achievable.
  • A highly secured system, full proof in handling Question Papers, it's delivery and conduct of Tests across the country, almost no chances of impersonation.
  • Total transparency, candidates after the Test are offered ‘Answer Key Challenge’ (AKC) in which they are shown Questions, the Answer keyed by the candidate, and the correct answer by NTA. If a candidate is not happy with the correct NTA answer, she/he can challenge it against payment of a fee and it shall get evaluated by a set of academicians. On evaluation, if found the candidate's answer is correct, her/his score shall be improved and fee refund. The modified answer at the same time shall be implemented for all candidates.
  • Transparency is also maintained in preserving the Audit Log of all candidates, the record of Biometrics, etc.


How is the AILET Analysis prepared?

The analysis for AILET Exam is prepared by collecting the feedback about the exam from students who had appeared in the exam. 

What are the benefits of AILET Exam Analysis?

By going through the analysis you can

  • understand the difficulty level of the exam
  • know which type of questions will be asked
  • know number of good attempts
  • also know previous year difficulty trend.

Can I get previous year AILET Exam Review?

Yes, this post provides a deep insight on previous year AILET Exam. Read through the article to understand the difficulty level of the exam, type of questions asked, and number of good attempts.