The Indian Law Institute conducts an entrance test every year - ILI CAT. This entrance test is conducted for enrolling students to its postgraduate level programme in the field of law - Master of Laws (LLM), a two-year full time course. Candidates are finally selected on the basis of ranks obtained by them in this written test and their performance in Viva-Voce.
Before appearing for the exam, the candidates must have knowledge about the examination pattern of Indian Law Institute Common Admission Test. The entrance test is divided into three parts, which are given in following lines.
Part one of the entrance test carries only multiple-choice type questions. Each question contains four answers in which the student has to find out the correct one. The questions in this part are generally asked from the subjects of English and General Knowledge. ¼ mark is deducted for each wrong answer.
The second part of the question paper also consists of objective-type questions. The candidates have to answer the correct option out of given four options. The questions are generally based on the law subjects including jurisprudence, Constitutional Law, IPC, Commercial Laws (Contract, Partnership and Sale of Goods Act) and Family Law. There is a provision of negative marking in this part, that is, one fourth mark is deducted for each wrong answer.
The third part of the entrance test consists of subjective type questions, which are asked from the law stream. The candidates are required to answer in not more than 150 words. The questions are asked from the subjects of jurisprudence, Constitutional Law, IPC, Commercial Laws (Contract, Partnership and Sale of Goods Act) and Family Law.
The candidates who have successfully passed the ILI CAT Exam are short listed to appear for Viva-Voce. It is conducted at the campus of the Indian Law Institute. For final selection, merit list is prepared on the basis of the marks of the candidates in both written test and viva-voce.