IILET 2023: Important Dates, Eligibility, Application, and More

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Indore Institute of Law Entrance Test (IILET)

The legal profession is often considered to be one of the last few ‘noble’ professions left in the world. However, the scope and ambit of work of lawyers have exponentially increased over the years. Today, lawyers are an essential part of any business as they help protect organizations against risks. Given the rise in opportunities for lawyers, more and more universities are offering legal courses. Candidates interested in pursuing law can take the Indore Institute of Law Entrance Test (“IILET”). 

The Indore Institute of Law was established in the year 2003 and is recognized by The Bar Council of India. By taking the IILET exam, candidates can enroll themselves in one of the three (3) courses offered by Indore Institute of Law, i.e., BA LLB, BBA LLB, and BBA LLB with Global and Transnational studies. This blog will discuss the examination process and other relevant details associated with the IILET exam. 

ParticularsRelevant details
Conducting bodyIndore Institute of Law
Courses offeredBA LLB, BBA LLB and BBA LLB with Global and Transnational Studies 
Frequency of examOnce a year
Application processOnline
Offical website www.indoreinstituteoflaw.org
Negative markingYes. One-fourth deduction for every incorrect answer

Important Dates for Indore Institute of Law Entrance Test 2023

The relevant dates for the upcoming IILET exam for the year 2023 are yet to be notified. However, based on data accumulated over the years, we have prepared a list of tentative dates below:

Last date of registrationMarch 12, 2023
Date of examJune 30, 2023 (tentative)
Declaration of resultsJuly 5, 2023 (tentative)
Second counselingJuly 7, 2023 (tentative)
Second counsellingJuly 11, 2023 (tentative)

Eligibility Criteria for Indore Institute of Law Entrance Test

In order to be eligible for the exam, candidates must fulfill the below-noted criteria. It is pertinent to note that there is a common criterion for all three (3) courses:

CourseDuration of courseCriteria
BA LLBFive (5) yearsCandidate must have completed Class 12 in any subject from a recognised board with an aggregate score of sixty (60) percent. 
BBA LLBFive (5) yearsCandidate must have completed Class 12 in any subject from a recognised board with an aggregate score of sixty (60) percent. 
BBA LLB with Global and Transnational StudiesFive (5) yearsThere is also a relaxation of five (5) percent for those belonging to reservation categories. 

Application Process

The application process for the IILET Exam can be conducted online on the official website. While candidates applying for BA LLB and BBA LLB will be directly selected through the IILET Exam, candidates wishing to enroll in the BBA LLB with Global and Transnational Studies program will have to go through additional rounds of a psychometric test as well as a personal interview before selection. 

Source: Indore Institute of Law Official Channel

Breakdown of Seats

The total number of seats available for each course in the Indore Institute of Law is discussed below:-

CourseTotal Intake
BA LLBTwo hundred and forty (240)
BBA LLBOne hundred and twenty (120)
BBA LLB with Global and Transnational Studies Thirty (30)

Further, the total number of seats is further divided based on the following:

  • Seventy (70) percent of the seats are filled on the basis of IILET scores.
  • The remaining ten (10) percent are filled through 12th-grade scores of candidates.

Also Read: Maharashtra State Common Entrance Test (MH CET)

Exam Pattern for IILET Exam

The exam pattern is discussed below:-

Duration of examTwo (2) hours
Language of examEnglish
Total questionsOne hundred and fifty (150)
Total marksOne hundred and fifty (150)
Negative markingYes. One-fourth deduction for every incorrect answer


The detailed syllabus for the IILET exam is discussed below: 

SubjectTotal number of questionsWeightage
EnglishTwenty-eight (28) to thirty-two (32)Twenty (20) percent
Current affairsThirty-five (35) to thirty-nine (39) Twenty-five (25) percent
Legal reasoningThirty-five (35) to thirty-nine (39) Twenty-five (25) percent
Logical ReasoningTwenty-eight (28) to thirty-two (32)Twenty (20) percent
Quantitative techniquesThirteen (13) to seventeen (17) Ten (10) percent

Also Read: AIBE (All India Bar Exam)

Preparation for IILET Exam

The following are the preparation sources for IILET Exam:

Recommended Books

Candidates interested in the IILET exam can refer to the below-mentioned books for their preparation:

SubjectRecommended book
EnglishWord Power Made Easy by Norman Lewis 
Current affairsGeneral Knowledge by Lucent’s
Legal reasoningLegal Awareness and Legal Reasoning by Pearson
Logical reasoningObjective Logical Reasoning by Vikas Experts
Quantitative techniquesQuantitative Aptitude for Competitive Examinations by R.S. Aggarwal

In addition to the above, candidates are advised to find additional study material best suited to their goals and objectives. 

Scholarships after the IILET Exam

Candidates who perform exceptionally well in the IILET Exam will be eligible for scholarships. The details of the scholarships are as follows:-

ScoreScholarship amount
One hundred and forty-one (141) or aboveINR 50,000 on first-year tuition fee
One hundred and twenty-five (125)  to one hundred and forty (140)INR 40,000 on first-year tuition fee
One hundred (100) to one hundred and twenty-four (124)INR 30,000 on first-year tuition fee
Eighty (80) to ninety-nine (99)INR 20,000 on first-year tuition fee

Also Read: Banaras Hindu University (BHU UET)

Preparation Tips 

Given the popularity of the legal field in today’s world as well as the fact that more and more students are now attempting legal exams, a well-planned strategy might prove to be the difference between clearing and not clearing the exam. Here are a few tips for candidates preparing for the IILET exam:-

  • Try finishing the entire syllabus and do not leave any sections untouched.
  • Prepare detailed notes that will also come in handy at the time of revision.
  • Since the exam also has negative markings, do not unnecessarily attempt questions that you do not know.
  • Take time to relax and unwind to give yourself some time away from the stress of preparation.
  • Clear your doubts, if any, well in advance and do not leave them for the last minute.


Is the IILET exam objective or subjective?

The IILET exam is an objective exam consisting of MCQ questions.

Is there a negative marking in the IILET exam?

Yes. There is a one-fourth deduction of marks for every incorrect answer

What all courses are covered by the IILET exam?

The IILET exam is conducted for admissions to three (3) programmes, i.e., BA LLB, BBA LLB and BBA LLB with Global and Transnational Studies. 

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