ILI CAT 2013 Exam Pattern

ILI CAT, or Indian Law Institute Common Admission Test, is conducted by Indian Law Institute (Deemed University), New Delhi, for selecting qualified candidates for admission into two years / three years post graduate degree programmes in Law i.e. Master of Law (LLM). The LLM programmes offered are: LLM 2 year course, and LLM (Evening) 3 year course. It is only a qualifying examination, as the final admission to the courses will be made on the basis of merit obtained by the candidates in CAT, followed by their performance in the Group Discussion and Viva Voce, to be conducted by the Institute.
Like every entrance exam, ILI CAT 2013, too, has a set exam pattern, of which a candidate should be familiar with, before appearing for the same. Here are some important points about the entrance exam pattern:
ILI CAT 2012 exam pattern comprises of Four Parts bearing a total of 200 marks:
Part-I (30 Objective Type Questions) - This part is of 30 marks, in which each question carries one mark.
Part-II (70 Objective Type Questions) - This part is of 70 marks, in which each question carries one mark.
Part-III (5 Subjective Type Questions) - This part carries 40 marks with 5 questions, each carrying 8 marks. Subjective type questions have to be answered from (i) Jurisprudence, (ii) Constitutional Law, (iii) IPC, (iv) Commercial Laws (Contract, Partnership and Sale of Goods Act), and (v) Environmental Law.
Part-IV: This part is further segregated into three parts i.e. Legal Reasoning (bearing 30 marks) in which candidate will be tested on Legal Reasoning, Group Discussion (bearing 10 marks), and Viva Voce (bearing 20 marks) in which candidates will be divided into teams consisting of 6 candidates and asked to perform a Group Discussion on any legal topic decided by a team of moderators.
Note: For objective type questions, there will be a negative marking of 25% marks for incorrect answers.

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