ILICAT 2024 Exam Date, Registration, Revised Syllabus, Pattern, Eligibility

ILICAT stands for The Indian Law Institute Common Admission Test commenced by The Indian Law Institute. Candidate seeking admission into law courses must go through the ILICAT entrance test. The institute offers Undergraduate, postgraduate and Ph.D. courses. In this article, we will discuss ILICAT 2024 Exam Date, Registration, Revised Syllabus, Pattern, Eligibility, etc.

ILICAT 2024 Important Dates

For Ph.D. Programmes

EventsTentative Dates
Availability of application formMay
Last date to submit the application formJune
Admit cardsJune
Date of admission testJune
Result DeclarationJune
Personal Interview and Presentation of the research planJuly

For LL.M Programmes

EventsTentative Dates
Availability of application formMay
Last date to submit the application formJune
Release date of the admit cardsJune
Date of admission testJune
Result DeclarationJune
Group discussion and viva-voceJuly
Display of merit listJuly
Last date of fee submissionJuly
Beginning of classesAugust

For Postgraduate Diploma Programmes

EventsTentative Dates
Application form AvailableMay
Last date to submit the application formJune
Merit list ReleaseJune
Last date of fee submissionJune
Commencement of classesJune

ILICAT Courses Offered

Course LevelName of CourseCourse Duration
UndergraduateBA LLB5 Years
PostgraduateLLB3 Years

ILICAT Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria of ILICAT is as follows-

  • The candidate must be a citizen of India
  • Ph.D. in Law- Candidate must hold a LL.M Degree form a recognized Institution recognized by Bar Council of India or Association of Indian University Guidelines with a minimum of 55% marks
  • LLM- Candidate must have passed from 12th from a recognized board with minimum of 50% marks
  • PG Diploma- Those with a graduate degree from a recognized University can apply. For PG Diploma in Labour Laws the minimum requirement is LL.B/ M.A. in Social Sciences (II Division)

ILICAT Admission Process

The Application form of ILICAT Law University can be filled online. The following are the steps by step application process-

  • Visit the official website of the ILICAT-
  • Click on the ‘New Candidate Registration’ and start filling in the required details like email ID password etc.
  • Now, verify the email by clicking on the verification link send by Karnataka CET
  • Now, Log in to your account and click on the apply button
  • A form will appear, fill the form with correct information
  • Now upload your scanned passport size photograph
  • Now you have to upload the scanned copy of all the certificates and documents mentioned below
  • Now a payment gateway will open where you have to pay the application fee using Credit/Debit, UPI, Net Banking, or challan
  • Take a print out of the payment confirmation slip and the application for future uses

Documents required for ILICAT

The following are the list of documents required for ILICAT Law University-

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  • Scanned Passport Size photograph under 1 MB
  • Scanned copy of class  10th, passed certificate/ Mark Sheet showcasing all the marks obtained in the subjects
  • Degree in Law for UG Course
  • Aadhar Card

Application Fee

Candidate can pay the application fee using Credit/Debit card, Net banking, UPI etc. The following are the list of application fee for different courses-

CoursesApplication fee
PG DiplomaRs.2000/-

ILICAT Examination Pattern

The examination pattern will be MCQ based and will be conducted offline. A total of 144 questions will be asked with a total of 180 marks. The following are the list of ILICAT Examination Pattern which is as follow-

SubjectsNo. of QuestionsTotal Marks
Part 1 – English & General Knowledge40 questions40 marks
Part 2 – Legal Aptitude100 questions100 marks
Part 3 – Subjective Questions on Legal aspects4 questions40 marks
Total144 questions180 marks

ILICAT Syllabus

General Knowledge & Current Affairs

  • General Awareness
  • History
  • Art and Literature
  • Economics
  • Current affairs regarding latest happenings i.e. Politics, Economy, Science & Technology, Sports and Entertainment

English Language Comprehension

  • Passage – understanding of the passage and its central theme
  • Word meanings from the passage
  • English Grammar including correction
  • Fill in the blanks with appropriate words
  • Jumbles words and sentences
  • Antonyms and synonyms
  • Parts of speech
  • Idioms and phrases
  • Legal Propositions
  • Legal Facts
  • The Constitution of India
  • Legal Phrases
  • Public Interest Litigations
  • Legal Word Meanings
  • Judiciary

ILICAT Reservation Criteria

The following are the reservation criteria for different categories students-

CategoryReservation percentage
Scheduled Castes15%
Scheduled Tribes7.5%
Other Backward Classes (OBC)27%
Physically Handicapped candidates5%

ILICAT 2024 Admit Card

The admit card is the most important document without which you will not be allowed to participate in the examination. You can download the admit card of ILICAT on the official website for 2024.

ILICAT 2024 Exam Result

The examination result of the ILICAT will be released after 2-3 weeks of examination. You can find the exam result on the official website of the ILICAT.

ILICAT Counselling

ILICAT Counselling is an event where the institute invite the candidate for blocking the seat for the candidate in the course. The candidates have to carry the essential document listed below for document verification along with the original the candidate has to carry Xerox copy as well.

Document Required for ILICAT Counselling

The following are the document that you have to carry when visiting the Counselling session-

  • Class 10 /high school or its equivalent examination certificate
  • Class 12 marks sheet/ grade sheet or equivalent qualifying
  • 10 recent colour photographs
  • Migration/ transfer/ character certificate from the last attended institution
  • SC/ST/OBC Category certificates (if any)
  • Two oath commissioner’s affidavit on plain paper – one on candidate’s behalf and other on behalf of candidate’s parents/guardian (regarding not-indulgence in ragging)
  • Admission fee payment at the cash counter of the admission venue either in cash or through bank demand draft (DD) from a nationalized bank
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