AILET Syllabus 2021

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The AILET 2020 syllabus is basically wings through five sections.

  • Legal Aptitude
  • Mathematics
  • Reasoning
  • General Knowledge
  • English

General Knowledge

The General knowledge will be tested on the general awareness including static general knowledge.

Questions on current affairs will test candidates on their knowledge of national and international current affairs.

Table Supporting: General_Knowledge
PoliticsAncient, Medieval, Modern and World History
GeographyEconomics (Outline of Indian Economy, Five Year Plans, National Income of India, Indian Tax Structure)
Science and technologyEnvironment & Ecology
General ScienceNational & International Burning topics
Books and AuthorsEnvironment
IndustriesMajor Industries in India
AgricultureAwards and Achievements

Legal Aptitude

Questions may include legal propositions (described in the paper) , and a set of facts to which proposition has to be applied.

Table Supporting: General_Knowledge
Indian ConstitutionIndian Penal Code
Indian Contract ActFamily Law
Law of TortsLegal fundamentals and terms
Legal MaximsImportant Landmarks, Supreme Court Judgements


This section will test candidate՚s knowledge on elementary mathematics, i.e.. , maths taught up to 10th Class/standard

Table Supporting: General_Knowledge
MensurationAreas, Volumes
Commercial MathematicsInterest, Profit, loss and Discounts, Percentage, Partnership
Modern MathematicsPermutation & Combination Probability, Clocks & Calendars
Data InterpretationGraphs, Charts
ArithmeticNumber system, H. C. F and L. C. M, Logarithms and, Functions, Fractions and decimals, Roots and Indices, Simplification, Ratio and proportions, Time and work, Average

Logical Reasoning

It may include a variety of logical reasoning questions such as syllogisms, logical sequences, analogies, etc. However, visual reasoning will not be tested.

Table Supporting: Logical_Reasoning
Statement & AssumptionsStatement & Conclusions
Statement & ArgumentsStatement & actions
Assertion – ReasonSyllogism
Number testDirection and distance test
Coding and DecodingBlood Relationships


In the comprehension section, candidates will be questioned on their understanding of the passage and its central theme, meanings of words used therein, etc.

Table Supporting: Logical_Reasoning
VocabularySynonyms, Antonyms, Homonyms, Word definitions, Analogies
ProficiencyIdioms and Phrases, One-word substitution, Sentence improvement & rearrangement, Fill in the blanks with suitable words, Subject-Verb Agreement, Conditionals, Noun, Pronoun, Articles & Conjunction, Adjective and Determinants
Usage ErrorsGrammatical errors- tense, voice, preposition usage, speech errors, Correct Spelling, Spotting errors, Inappropriate usage of words
ComprehensionOn the basis of the passage provided, various questions will be asked. It is advisable to first go through the questions first and then read the passage. Doing this will help them to point out the answers and gather information relating to the questions.

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