The National Law University, Delhi has come out with its detailed notification for the AILET that it shall conduct on the 1st of May, 2011. NLUD is an upcoming NLU with huge potential to break into the top tier, very soon.
There are seventy seats open to Indian nationals while the rest ten seats are filled with foreign nationals.
The pattern and specifics are as follows:
|Total Marks||: 150|
|Total number of questions||: 150|
|Duration of the Examination||: 1 hour 30 minutes|
English : 35 marks
General Knowledge : 35 marks, comprising current affairs, general science, history, geography, economics, civics
Legal Aptitude: 35 marks
Reasoning: 35 marks
Elementary Mathematics(Numerical Ability) : 10 marks.
What’s the deal?
Unlike CLAT 2011 you can expect static GK in the NLUD AILET. Also the current affairs questions are usually very ‘current’ and of considerable importance and not obscure information.
The notification mentions ‘Legal Aptitude’ so we cannot totally rule out Legal Knowledge but as it is with NLUD, we expect only Legal Reasoning questions of a very commendable standard.
When I finished my NLUD paper 10 minutes before the time limit most people in my centre told me either my paper had gone really well or I had messed it up big time. The main trick in this exam is speed. You shall be literally racing against time while doing this paper and unlike CLAT you are sure to be in considerable hurry while solving it.
Therefore the strategy is : ‘FAST AND ACCURATE’.
Do please solve all the past NLUD papers on OMR sheets (procure these sheets from somewhere), as the ‘art of bubbling’ might just be a make or break factor. You need to be practised in it and be accurate, speed being of the utmost importance. I used to always solve the GK section first and I had my own order of solving the other sections, but this should be based on personal prefernces and competencies with the relevant sections. Last year’s paper did not have the sections marked out so don’t waste time flipping through pages trying to find your section of comfort first. Get the paper and jump at it!
With the good God’s grace I managed to get AIR 2 in the exam. Rupali was AIR 4, another of our CG editors. Both of us agree that NLUD is not just a wonderful paper in terms of the level of reasoning but it also tests your accuracy, given the time factor.
That’s all the Gyan as of now!
“There’s no art to find the mind’s construction i’ the face.”