To select candidates for admission to its LLM programs, the Indian Law Institute (ILI) conducts the Indian Law Institute Common Admission Test (ILLICAT) across the nation. The institute offers about 20 seats for its LLM program. Register yourself to get more information - Click here
Facts & Figures of ILICAT
|Name of the exam
| Indian Law Institute Common Admission Test (ILICAT)
| Indian Law Institute (ILI)
|Mode of Exam
|Duration of exam
| 2 hours
| LLB Degree (Graduation)
|Number of seats
|Minimum percentile/ marks
Candidates should carefully review the eligibility requirements set forth by the authorities, as your application will only be approved if you meet the requirements of the ILICAT. The following are the program's eligibility requirements as stated by ILI:
- Applicants must hold a valid LLB degree from any university or recognized institute recognized by the Indian Bar Council, with at least 50% of the total points required.
- Candidates must have a law degree from a foreign university that is associated with a prestigious university and have earned at least 50% of their degree in aggregate, or the equivalent.
- If they receive the necessary scores in the qualifying exam, candidates who are in their final semester of study are also qualified to apply.
- There is no set upper age limit for the exam, but applicants must be at least 21 years old to be eligible to apply.
ILICAT Exam Centers
- All candidates are eligible to take the national-level ILICAT 2022 exam, which is only held in Delhi.
- In order to see the ILICAT exam center address, which is listed on the admit card, students must arrive in Delhi at least two days prior to the exam.
ILICAT Exam Pattern
- The 2022 ILICAT will be administered offline. There will be a two-hour exam period.
- The test will take place during the second shift, and the type of paper you'll be taking will depend on the course you're taking.
- The only language used for instruction will be English. Exam marks are 180 in total, broken down into three categories.
- There are questions that are both subjective and objective. Subjective questions have a word restriction of 150.
- While Part C is subjective, Parts A and B are objective.
- For each incorrect response in the multiple-choice question part, one mark is awarded, and a quarter of a mark is subtracted.
- The three sections of the ILICAT 2022 exam are Legal Aptitude, Legal Writing, and English and General Knowledge.
- Topics at the graduation level will be covered in the ILICAT syllabus.
Legal Aptitude Important Topics
- Law of Torts
- Law of Limitation
- Environmental Law
- Commercial Law (Contract and Specific Relief Act, Partnership and Sale of Goods Act)
- Constitutional Law
- Public International Law
Legal Aspects Important Topics
- Constitutional Questions
- Legal Theories on Different Subjects of Law
- Crime and Law Enforcement
- Rights of Families and Children
General Knowledge Important Topics
- Historical Events
- Current Events
- Science & Technology
- Geography, etc
English Language Important Topics
- Language Comprehension
- Reading Comprehension
- Inference-based Questions
ILICAT Preparation Books
The study guides to help with ILICAT exam preparation are listed below:
| Book name
|Study package for CLAT and LLB entrance exam
| McGraw Hill Education (India) Private Limited
|Complete the self-study guide for the LLB entrance exam
| Arihant publications
|The Complete Success Package - CLAT (Common Law Admission Test) 2017
| Arihant Publications
|Universal's Guide to CLAT & LL.B. Entrance Examination 2017-18
| Universal Law Publishing - An Imprint of Lexis Nexis; Twenty-Seventh edition
|CLAT & LL.B. Entrance Examination
| Sandpiper Publishers