is commonly known as Indian Law Institute Common Admission Test (ILICAT) every year conducted by Indian Law Institute, New Delhi for admission to its LLM program. ILI conducts ILICAT for admission to its various programs including 2 year LLM program. Indian Law Institute is a premium institute for law education in the country. It has the chief justice of India as its ex-officio president and other high dignitaries in the field of law holding very important posts. Alumni from the university have gone on to hold the highest positions in the Supreme Court as well as High Courts in the country.
ILICAT 2015 Eligibility Criteria:
The LLM is a two year course and in order to seek admission the candidate must hold an L.LB degree with a minimum of 50% marks. Those in the final year of the LLB can also apply however they will be asked to submit their mark sheet and original certificate at the time of admission. Candidates from all over India can apply for admission. The institute offers thirty seats for L.LM and another five seats can be created for the Non Resident Indians or NRIs. Candidates who hold a law degree from a foreign university are also eligible for admission.
ILICAT 2015 Application Process:
- Application form along with prospectus will be available from May 1, 2015. Last date to apply is June 1, 2015.
- The candidates have to fill separate application form for admission into LL.M – 1 year programme and LL.M – 2 years programme
- Application form can be downloaded from website- http://www.ili.ac.in . Application fee is INR 2500 which needs to be paid if candidates download the form from website
- It can also be obtained by person or in post from the address given below by paying INR 1100
- The form can be submitted either in person/ by registered post/ speed post or by courier before the due date on the following address- Office of the Registrar, Indian Law Institute, Bhagwan Das Road, New Delhi – 110001. Along with this, DD of INR 1500 needs to be issued in favor of ‘Indian Law Institute’ payable at New Delhi
ILICAT 2015 Exam pattern:
Exam will be conducted on June 13, 2015. Candidates who are appearing for exam can check its pattern below:-
- The exam will be divided into 3 parts. Paper will be of both subjective and objective type
- Duration of exam is 150 minutes
- It will contain 144 questions and will be of 160 marks
- The objective type questions will be of 1 mark for each correct answer and ¼ marks will be deducted for each wrong answer
- Subjective type questions will be given weightage of 5 marks
- Part I – It will have 40 objective type questions from English Comprehension, Grammar, General awareness and Current news, the questions will carry 1 mark each
- Part II – It will contain 100 objective type questions of Jurisprudence, Constitutional Law, IPC, Public International Law, Commercial Law, Law of Torts, Law of Limitation and Environmental Law and the questions will carry 1 mark each
- Part III – It will have 4 descriptive type questions to test the legal writing skills of the candidates and the questions will be of total 20 marks
- There will also be Statement of purpose (SoP) test and Viva voce of candidates for 20 marks each
ILICAT 2015 Result:
- The ILICAT 2015 result will be declared on June 22, 2015
- It will be displayed on Indian Law Institute notice board and on its official website- www.ili.ac.in
- Once the result is out, shortlisted candidates have to go through GD and PI and then the merit list will be declared for admissions
- The merit list will be made separately for LL.M (1 year programme and 2 years programme), the candidates shortlisted will be called for Viva –voce
- The final list of selected candidates will be shown on the official website of the Institute after the viva – voce
- It will be prepared on the basis of marks scored in the entrance test, marks scored in Viva – voce and marks scored in Statement of purpose i.e. out of total marks 200.
- Viva – Voce in selection of candidates is very important and mandatory and selected candidates who will not attend the viva – voce will not be considered for admissions