If you are someone who is preparing for the General knowledge/Current Affairs section of the AILET exam, then, going through some tips and strategies will help you score better in this section.

Mayur Upadhyay, a subject matter expert for general knowledge at Legal Edge (a pioneer in providing the best online guidance for law entrance exams) has provided some simple tips which will help you get an idea about how to prepare for GK/Current Affairs section.

How to Prepare for AILET GK/Current Affairs 2021?

As we all know the exam pattern varies for each program. Through AILET, you can get admission into UG or PG courses. When you begin your AILET GK preparation, a lot of queries arise in your mind. 

We have addressed a few questions to Mayur that students usually ask, here are the answers to them.

AILET Study Plan 2021

AILET Study Plan 2021

Step 1: What are the Important Topics Under AILET GK Syllabus 2021?

Well in my opinion students need to research. They need to understand the AILET Syllabus and exam pattern first. The GK syllabus is divided into two parts: Static GK and Current Affairs.

I will brief it here for the students, Gk section includes questions from history, polity, general science, science, and technology, books, and authors, sports, industries, etc.

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

Step 2: What Should I consider for my AILET GK Preparation?

You can consider the best books for the preparation of GK and the current affairs section of the AILET Exam, Mayur said. Selecting the right books for the GK current affairs is definitely a tough task as there are many resources available both offline and online.

So, he suggested referring to the following AILET Books can help in clearing the exam with high score. 

  • General Knowledge Book by Arihant
  • Lucent’s General Knowledge NCERT Book (History and Civics) by Lucent
  • Manorama Year Book by Mammen Mathew
  • Current Affairs Yearly 2021 by Arihant Experts

Step 3: What will be My Initial Step After Collecting Books?

  • After collecting books or study material from proper resources, make a study plan.
  • The study plan must include all the topics as per the latest syllabus.
  • Allocate at least 2 hours of your daily time for preparing static GK and current affairs.
  • Make a habit of reading the newspaper daily.
  • Follow Daily Current Affairs on a regular basis to stay updated with important events.

Step 4: What are the AILET GK Preparation Tips?

  • Prefer major newspapers and magazines to prepare current affairs
  • Make sure to be well equipped with history, polity, and geography topics
  • Note down all the important dates related to sports, history, etc
  • Focus more on topics like books, awards, national & international events as most of the questions are asked from these topics.
  • Practice more and more questions from AILET Previous Year Papers.
  • At the end of the day, ensure to revise the topics that you have learned on the previous day and on the same day.

Step 5: Is Solving Mock Test will Help me Score More Marks in the AILET GK Section?

Yes. Solving mock tests would definitely help improve your speed and accuracy on the day of the final exam and score good marks, Mayur said. Also, it will help you know the difficulty level of the paper and the type of question asked in the exam.

  • Practicing AILET Mock Tests will help improve your time-management skills and build your confidence levels for the upcoming exam.
  • As per AILET Current Affairs Preparation Tips, attempting mock tests shall help in enhancing your preparation levels. 

Step 6: How to Attempt AILET GK Current Affairs Section?

  • Read the given question carefully.
  • You do not have much time to spend reading questions again and again. So, make sure you read it with a focus on the first time.
  • Note that the AILET Exam has negative marking. So, try to avoid guessing the answer.
  • Move to the next question if you are not able to identify the correct answer.
  • You can save time in this section as the questions are all direct and that time can be utilized in a tough section like Reasoning.

AILET Study Plan 2021

AILET Study Plan 2021

Step 7: Which Type of Questions will be Asked in AILET GK Current Affairs?

As you have now gone through AILET GK Preparation Tips, make sure to solve question papers to test your preparation levels. Mayur has shared an expected or sample question with us which we have included here for your reference. 

Following AILET Preparation Tips lets you understand subject-wise preparation strategies and tricks. 

1. Which Movie won the Best Picture in 92nd Academy Awards 2020?

  • (A) Joker
  • (B) Parasite
  • (C) Jojo Rabbit
  • (D) Once Upon a Time in Hollywood

2. Which State in India tops the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) India Index 2019?

  • (A) Kerala
  • (B) Gujarat
  • (C) Andhra Pradesh
  • (D) Himachal

3.Who among the following is not a recipient of Padma Vibhushan Award 2020?

  • (A) Sushma Swaraj
  • (B) George Fernandez
  • (C) Arun Jaitley
  • (D) Teejan Bai

4. What is the main reason of people’s protest in Hong Kong in 2019-20?

  • (A) Unemployment
  • (B) Economic slow down
  • (C) Extradition law
  • (D) labour laws

5. Apple has started a credit card named “Apple Card” in collaboration with which of the following companies?

  • (A) MasterCard
  • (B) CitiBank
  • (C) American Express
  • (D) Goldman Sachs

6. Where is the Nine Dash Line located?

  • (A) South China Sea
  • (B) North Atlantic Ocean
  • (C) Arctic Ocean
  • (D) East Philippine Sea

7. Sound cannot travel through

  • (A) Gas
  • (B) Liquid
  • (C) Metal
  • (D) Vacuum

8. Who has been appointed India’s first Lokpal?

  • (A) Justice (retd.)Pinaki Chandra Ghose
  • (B) Shri. Suresh Mathur
  • (C) Justice (retd.) A. D. Koshal
  • (D) Justice (retd.) A.K. Sikri

9. In which of the following countries, a law to criminalize fake news came into effect in October 2019?

  • (A) Singapore
  • (B) Finland
  • (C) China
  • (D) India

10. Who has been elected as the Speaker of the 17th Lok Sabha?

  • (A) Rjiv Gauba
  • (B) Om Birla
  • (C) Adhir Ranjan Chowdhary
  • (D) Sumitra Mahajan


How many questions are asked from the GK section in the AILET 2021 Exam?

A total of 35 questions will be asked from the GK section in the AILET 2021 Exam.

Which are the best books for AILET General Knowledge section?

  • General Knowledge 2021 by Arihant Publications
  • Current Affairs Yearly by Arihant Publications
  • Manorama Yearbook

How to crack AILET GK section in one month?

Study the current affairs and read General Knowledge books regularly. Also, solve as many previous year papers as possible to know the type of questions and the difficulty level.

What are the important topics to be studied under AILET Static GK and Current Affairs section?

In AILET GK Section, you must be aware of all the latest issues across the globe. Also, you need to focus more on topics like History, Polity, Environment, National & International Events, Sports, New Appointments, Awards & Honours.