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AILET GK/Current Affairs Preparation Tips 2024

Author : Shashwat Srivastava

Updated On : June 6, 2023


The General Knowledge section of the AILET exam entrance exam will have questions based on Static GK and current affairs. However, current affairs dominated this section from the previous year's trends.

The importance of this section lies in the fact that you can save a lot of time in this section, wherein you can utilize this time in relatively challenging areas like legal aptitude and logical reasoning.

With proper preparation, you can easily score anywhere between 28-32 marks on the exam.

This post shall guide you through simple tips and tricks on preparing for AILET's general knowledge and current affairs section, best preparation books, sample questions, and more.

Important Topics for AILET GK & Current Affairs Section 2024

The GK section includes history, polity, general science, science, technology, books, authors, sports, industries, etc.

Last year, the GK section had 30 questions on current affairs and only five questions on static GK. The below table gives you an idea about the essential topics for AILET Exam 2024.

Topic 2022 2021
Sports 2 2
Economics & Govt. Policy 7 11
History/ Art & Culture 1 2
Polity 3 3
National & International Events/ Organizations/ People 7 8
Miscellaneous (Geography, Environment, Books, Awards, etc.) 15 11

How do I Start Preparing for AILET GK/Current Affairs Section 2024?

Most of you might think that you can prepare for the GK section at the end. But this is not a good practice.

As the syllabus is vast, you would need at least six months to one year to cover all the topics and revise the topics that you have studied earlier.

Make a habit of reading the newspapers for 1 hour daily. Also, focus on covering Daily Current Affairs regularly for at least 5-6 months.

Consume daily short videos for some insights about the questions that can be asked in the exam.

What is the Best Way to Prepare for the AILET GK 2024?

The following are some of the best tips that you follow to enhance your AILET GK preparation for the upcoming exam.

Firstly, you should build a habit of Reading the Newspaper Daily for the AILET Exam in the morning, as it will help improve your vocabulary and stay updated about all the happenings worldwide.

  • You can prefer either Hindi or the Times newspaper for preparing current affairs. 
  • Also, you can write short notes in one to two-liners and blanks on what seems vital to you from the exam point of view.
  • For current affairs and GK preparation, writing is the best way. So, note down important dates, events, names of famous personalities, and important terminologies, as it will help during your last-minute preparation.
  • The questions in the static GK are easy and straightforward. You can easily solve around 90% of questions if you prepare from reliable sources.
  • It will help if you focus more on topics like books, awards, and national & international events, as most of the questions are asked.
  • Make sure to practice more and more questions from the Previous Year's Question Papers for AILET, as it will help you understand the type of questions asked in the exam and the difficulty level.
  • Also, revise all the topics you have learned on the previous day and the same day.

AILET GK Current Affairs Preparation Tips 2024: Best Books

Selecting the right books for the GK current affairs is a challenging task, as many resources are available offline and online.

So, referring to the following Preparation Books for the AILET Exam can help clear the exam with a 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 2024 by Arihant Experts

Can Solving Mock Test Help Scoring More Marks in the AILET GK Section 2024?

Yes. Solving mock tests would help improve your speed and accuracy on the final exam and help you score good marks in the upcoming exam.

  • Practising AILET Mock Tests will help improve your time-management skills and build your confidence levels for the upcoming exam.
  • With the help of mock tests, you can analyze your performance levels and work on weaker areas.

How to Attempt GK Questions in the AILET 2024?

The following are some of the best AILET GK & Current Affairs Preparation Tips that you can follow while solving the GK questions.

  • Read the given question carefully.
  • You do not have much time to spend reading questions again and again. So, ensure you read it with a focus on the first time.
  • Note that the AILET Entrance 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 you can utilize that time for other tricky sections like legal reasoning and legal aptitude.

Sample GK Questions for AILET 2024

To help you get an idea about the type of questions asked in the exam, we have provided a few sample questions that are curated from the previous year's papers.

Try to practice all these AILET GK Questions to enhance your preparation for the upcoming exam.

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

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

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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 the Padma Vibhushan Award 2020?

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

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

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

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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' laws to criminalize fake news come 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) Rajiv Gauba
  • (B) Om Birla
  • (C) Adhir Ranjan Chowdhary
  • (D) Sumitra Mahajan

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