AILET Syllabus 2025: Test Pattern

Before we look at the sections present in the exam, let’s have a general overview of the AILET test pattern.

Test Highlights


Test Conducting Body

National Law University in Delhi (NLU Delhi)

Test Format

MCQ style questions

Total Questions

150 multiple-choice questions carrying 1 mark each

Marking Scheme

1 mark will be given for every correct answer. 0.25 marks will be deducted for every incorrect answer. Getting 4 questions wrong means losing 1 mark.

Test Sections

English Language

Current Affairs and General Knowledge

Logical Reasoning

AILET Exam Syllabus

Candidates must extensively study the three sections given in the AILET syllabus in order to excel in AILET.

English Language

The English Language section of the AILET syllabus will assess the candidate's proficiency in English grammar, vocabulary, and reading comprehension. It will have 50 multiple-choice questions, of one mark each. Some important topics of the English Language include:


Reading Comprehension


Inference-based questions

Synonyms and antonyms

Sentence completion/ correction


Nouns/ Pronouns

Word Usage

Para Jumbles

Here are some preparation tips for the AILET English Language section:

  • Read daily: Try to read newspapers on a daily basis. Additionally, reading magazines and all sorts of books on a wide range of topics can help you with reading comprehension and assist with expanding your vocabulary.
  • Get a graph of English Grammar: Review and understand the fundamentals of English grammar. Improving your speech, tenses, subject-verb agreement, and punctuation. There are several resources available online to help you with grammar.
  • Practice similar questions: Once you've established a solid basis in English grammar and vocabulary, you can start focusing on practicing passage-based questions. Many of such practice questions can be found online and in books.

Current affairs and General knowledge

This section of the AILET syllabus will have 30 MCQs in total. The significance of this section comes from the fact that you may save a significant amount of time in this section, which can then be used for more difficult sections such as Reasoning and English. Because the questions are straightforward, there is no room for ambiguity. 

Candidates need to focus and keep up with the current events around the world and brush up their GK knowledge to prepare for this section. Some important topics in the current Affairs and GK section are:

Historical significance of India and the world

Functions of UN Bodies, WHO, UNESCO, IOC

Geography of India and the world

Administrations of Indian states and UTs

Indian Politics

Banking, Finance, and Corporates

Indian Economy

Awards and Achievements

Environmental and social sciences

Sports and Entertainment

Information, Technology, and Science

Ukraine-Russia war (Previous year topic)

Here are some preparation tips for the Current affairs section:

  • Make a schedule for GK and Current Affairs preparation.
  • Make a list of subjects and make notes on them. 
  • Regular practice with mock tests.
  • Reading newspapers, magazines, and books as they cover the majority of the syllabus
  • Cover legal general knowledge by focusing on well-known cases and notable individuals.
Logical Reasoning

The purpose of the logical reasoning portion is to examine the candidate's critical thinking skills in finding patterns and logical linkages, as well as correcting incorrect arguments. Some important topics in the logical reasoning section are given below:

Critical reasoning

Analytical Reasoning


Blood Relations





Binary Logic


Here are some preparation tips for the Logical Reasoning section:

  • Before completing the answers, read and comprehend the statements and paragraphs.

  • To compute solutions to data-based questions, practice basic arithmetic.

  • Instead of going with your gut instinct, have a rational basis for answering inquiries.

  • Take notes and discover tricks for each topic.

  • Take sample tests on a regular basis to enhance your abilities and score well in this subject.

AILET Syllabus: Section-wise Question Distribution

The table below shows the section-wise question distribution in AILET 2025.


Number of Questions

English Language


Current Affairs and General Knowledge 


Logical Reasoning




Frequently asked questions

There is no upper age limit for CLAT.

Common Law Admission Test(CLAT) is a national-level entrance exam for admissions into the top law schools in the country. There are 24 participating National Law Universities and various other law colleges in the country accepting this examination.

Begin by reviewing the question papers from the previous year. It will give you an idea about the exam pattern and CLAT syllabus.

There is no fixed cut-off for CLAT, as it changes according to factors such as the level of difficulty and the number of exam takers. For CLAT 2024, the cut-off was around 100, while the cut-off for CLAT 2023 was around 80.

The ideal time required to prepare all the concepts needed to secure a top rank in CLAT depends upon the candidate's preparation level and comfort in comprehension and aptitude. However, an aspirant starting from scratch for this shall ideally devote two (2) years to this exam.

To be eligible for the CLAT , one must have at least 45% overall in Class 12 exams or an equivalent qualification from a recognized board or institution. However, the minimum required percentage for candidates in the SC/ST category is 40%.

CLAT is a pen-and-paper based test, i.e, an offline exam.

Consortium of NLUs conduct CLAT exam. The consortium of NLUs consist of 24 NLUs.

CLAT 2025 will be held on 1st December, 2024.