AILET LLM Syllabus 2024

Author : Shashwat Srivastava

Updated On : July 28, 2023


Reader's Digest: Are you looking to excel in AILET LLM 2024? Want to know what's in store for you in the AILET LLM syllabus 2024? Look no further! In this article, we've got all the essential information you need to ace the AILET PG exam.

NLU conducts the AILET LLM exam annually to offer admission to the PG program in law; the examination is quite challenging to crack, so landing a seat at the top NLU Delhi is most rewarding. 

Typically around 1500-1600 students appear for the exam, which translates to a success rate of 4.5%! To acquire your name in this 4.5% of the students, it is vital to understand the AILET LLM exam pattern and the syllabus.

You mainly have 2 sections in the AILET LLM exam pattern that requires you to cover topics from

  • English
  • Legal Reasoning

This article further breaks down the syllabus and topics for your convenient preparation.

AILET LLM Syllabus 2023

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Type of Questions Asked in AILET LLM Exam Syllabus 2024

The type of questions asked in the AILET LLM exam syllabus 2024 is namely:

  • MCQs
  • Descriptive Type Questions

Your evaluation in the AILET LLM exam will broadly be based on two segments:

Section AILET LLM Sections Type of Questions Number of Questions Total Marks
Section A English language and Legal reasoning 50 & 50 MCQ questions     50 & 50
Section B Subjects of law     10 (Only 2 to be attempted) Descriptive Questions     50
Total 150 150

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What are the AILET LLM Syllabus 2024 Topics to Study? 

AILET PG exam constitutes all significant subjects of law. You must prepare the following topics in the AILET syllabus for the LLM exam.

As per the official website, the AILET syllabus includes - Criminal Law, Constitutional Law, Law of Contract, Jurisprudence, Law of Tort and International Law, etc.

However, part "etc." has a broad scope described as follows.

Topics within sections A and B, as per the syllabus and AILET PG Exam Pattern 2024, are explained as follows: 

AILET LLM Syllabus 2024 Legal Reasoning Topics

Check out the Legal Reasoning Topics for AILET PG 2024:

  • Jurisprudence 
  • Law of Tort
  • Family Law
  • Criminal Law
  • International Law
  • Intellectual Property Law
  • Law of Contracts
  • Property Law

Note: Legal reasoning section is super important and quite approachable. Each question is worth 2 marks, and there is no negative marking.

AILET LLM Syllabus 2024 English Language Topics

English Language topics for AILET PG are as follows: 

  • Reading Comprehension
  • Vocabulary
  • Idioms and Phrases
  • Spotting Errors
  • Legal Terms and Maxims
  • Subject Verb Agreement
  • Tenses
  • Parts of Speech 
  • Figure of Speech 
  • Punctuation
  • Sentence Rearrangement 

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AILET LLM Syllabus 2024 Marking Scheme

Once you understand the syllabus, learn how and when you could lose marks attempting questions you are unsure of to avoid it. 

  • The university will prepare a list consisting of three times the number of seats for each category of students, taking into account the reservation policy of the University, based on total marks secured in Section A. Evaluation for Section B will be done only for the candidates covered by this list.
  • The final rank list will be prepared based on a combination of Section A and Section B scores.
  • If two or more candidates get the same marks at the All India Law Entrance Test PG (AILET PG), their merit will be decided as follows based on Senior Age and Computerized draw of lots.

Negative marking: There will be a Negative Marking in Section-A in AILET 2024. The criteria for negative marking will be based on the formula 0.25*4=1, which means that 0.25 marks will be deducted per the wrong answer. Therefore, four wrong answers will lead to a deduction of one (1) mark.

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Section A is for 100 Marks

According to the NLU, Section A of the AILET LLM 2024 Syllabus consists of 100 questions separated into two parts.

  • Part 1- English Language 
  • Part 2- Legal Reasoning 

Part 1 and Part 2 of AILET PG 2024 again consist of 50 MCQ questions each, where each question carries one mark.

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Section B is for 50 Marks

  • This section consists of eight to ten questions from different branches of law. You will only be required to answer two (2) descriptive questions of your choice.
  • Each of these questions carries 25 marks.
  • This indicates Section B constitutes a total of 50 marks.

Look at the table given below to understand it in a better way:

Sections  Parts Total Questions| Total Marks
Section-A Part 1: English Language 50 Questions| 50 Marks
Part 2: Legal Reasoning 50 Questions| 50 Marks
Section-B Descriptive questions  2 questions| 50 marks

To ace your preparations, solve questions from AILET's previous year's papers

What Topics to study in each section of the AILET PG Syllabus 2024?

You must understand the basics of all the subjects, but if you're having a time crunch, you can focus on the following topics to quickly run through your syllabus. 

  • Criminal law: Study Bare acts and guide for cases
  • Constitutional law: Study Bare act (P.M Bakshi or Universal) and guide for cases
  • Personal Law: Study Bare Act Provisions, latest legal developments, case laws, and guides.
  • Property Law: Study Bare Act provisions and various laws regarding ownership and tenancy in real property and personal property within the common legal system.
  • Intellectual Property Law: Study Main Bare Act provision, special on registration, opposition, infringement, remedy, and penalty, Law of contract
  • Jurisprudence: This subject holds a good weightage in the AILET PG exam. Jurisprudence requires detailed study and revision.
  • Human rights: Study Laws related to the UN charter
  • International Law: Study recent/ongoing laws

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Note that most of these topics are gathered from your undergraduate classes; therefore, grasping the syllabus should be easy. 

Understanding what to prioritize matters. Do not take a lot of time going through the syllabus rather, list and prioritize the important topics and start with your preparation process. 

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