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Indian Law Institute Common Admission Test (ILICAT)

Indian Law Institute Common Admission Test (ILICAT)


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  1. Important Dates
  2. Courses
  3. Eligibility Criteria
  4. Application Fee
  5. How to Apply
  6. Exam Cities
  7. ILICAT Paper Pattern
  8. Syllabus
  9. Admit Card / Hall Ticket
  10. Cutoff
  11. Results
  12. Counselling
  13. Contact Details

ILICAT (Indian Law Institute Common Admission Test) for admission into MBA and MCA regular Courses offered by State Universities and Professional Colleges under the Jurisdiction of A.P State Council of Higher Education for the academic year. The ILICAT 2020 will be conducted by Indian Law Institute (ILI) on behalf of APSCHE. The Office of the Convener, ILICAT 2020 is located in Andhra University Campus. Eligible candidates who wish to apply for ILICAT 2020 may submit their applications through online mode.

Candidates can get the full details of ILICAT Exam 2020 such as Application Form, Exam Pattern, Syllabus, Important Dates and much more on this post.

About ILICAT Exam
Exam Name: Indian Law Institute Common Admission Test
Conducting Institute: Indian Law Institute, New Delhi
Commonly called as: ILICAT
Exam Level: State Level

Important Dates

ILICAT Exam Dates / Exam Schedule
Events Dates
Date of Commencement of Submission of Online Applications: May 01, 2020
Last date for Submission of Online Applications Without Late Fee : June 01, 2020
Start of Downloading Hall Tickets First week of June 2020
Date of ILICAT 2020 Examination June 10, 2020
Announcement of Final Key and ILICAT Results / Ranks June 22, 2020
GD and Viva voce of short listed candidates will be displayed on July 03, 2020
Date of display of first merit list for ILICAT 2020 July 06, 2020
Second merit list for ILICAT 2020 will be released in July 13, 2020
ILICAT 2020 third merit list will be released in July 18, 2020


LL.M Course

Eligibility Criteria

The candidates seeking admissions to one-year LLM course at ILI need to fulfil the eligibility criteria as under:

They should have obtained an LLB Degree with minimum 50% marks from any University/Institution that is recognised by Bar Council of India Or Law Degree from a foreign country with minimum 50% aggregate marks or equivalent grade as per the Association of Indian University (AIU) Guidelines.
The candidates belonging to SC/ ST/ Physically Handicapped category need to secure at least 45% marks as per the relaxation is given for these reserved categories.
Those belonging to the Kashmiri Migrant category should have secured at least 40% marks in the qualifying degree examination.

Application Fee

ILICAT Registration & Examination Fee Structure
Application mode Fee (in Rupees) Late Fee (for submitting form in person)
Online Rs.2500 + Rs.500
In person Rs.1500 + Rs.500
Download application form Rs. 2500 + Rs. 500
By post or courier Rs.1100 * NA

How to Apply

ILICAT Application Form is available in both online and offline mode. So, students can request for the application form in the offline mode through a letter and in online mode can fill it on the official website. Steps to fill online application form in online mode:

Step 1: Registration

Open the official website.
Search for the link “ILICAT 2020”, click on the web link and this will take you to a new webpage.
Fill the details of your name, email id, mobile number and date of birth.
The step is complete and is termed as “ILICAT 2020 registration”.
You will receive an email from the university’s side containing the details of the username and password.
Click on the link and this will take you back to the official website.

Step 2: Uploading the scanned image of photograph and signature
Once the details have been filled the system will ask you to upload the scanned copy of the photograph and signature.
Click on the “Choose File” button and upload the file.
Make sure the maximum size of the photo is 100 KB and of the signature is 50 KB.

Step 3: Uploading the personal details of educational qualification
Provide the details of class 10 and class 12 percentage and total marks.
Complete the details of graduation and post graduation.
Details about if you are NET qualified or not are to be uploaded.

Step 4: Payment of ILICAT 2020 application fee
The application fee can be paid in the online or offline mode.
In the online mode, the fee has to be paid through credit/ debit card.
In offline mode, you have to pay the fee through DD.

Exam Cities

ILICAT 2020 exam is a national level exam, open to all candidates but the exam is conducted in Delhi only. Students must reach Delhi at least two days before the exam, so that they visit the ILICAT exam center once before the actual exam day.

ILICAT Paper Pattern

ILICAT 2020 will be conducted in the offline mode. Exam duration will be 2 hours. Exam will be conducted in second shift and paper will vary according to the course for which you are appearing. The mode of instruction will be English only. The total marks for the exam are 160 and it is divided into three parts.

There are objective and subjective kind of questions. The word limit for subjective type of questions is 150. Part A and B are objective in nature and part C subjective. In MCQ based section 1/4th mark is deducted for every wrong answer and 1 mark is awarded for every correct answer.

ILICAT Exam Pattern Highlights

Mode of examination Offline
Number of questions Subjective questions will be 4 in number, MCQ based are 140.
Maximum marks 160
Duration of exam 2.5 hours
Sections in paper 3 (2 objective and 1 subjective)


The ILICAT 2020 exam will contain 3 parts:

Part A contains 40 questions of MCQ type related to general English and general knowledge.
Part B comprises 100 questions of MCQ type from the following areas: Jurisprudence, Constitutional law, IPC, Public International law, Commercial law (contract and specific relief act), partnership and sale of Goods Act), Law of Torts, Law of Limitation and Environmental law.
Part C will contain 4 subjective type of questions not more than 150 words each.
Given below are the preparation books to aid the preparation for ILICAT 2020:

Admit Card / Hall Ticket

Candidate Admit card download from university website.

The candidate should verify all the information in the admit card. If any issue is found, then get it corrected with the concerned authority.

The candidates are required to carry the admit card to the examination hall. Without it, you will not be allowed to enter the examination hall. It is also very important to document for the further admission processes.

ILICAT Admit card is the most important document issued by ILI. The admit card will be delivered in the offline mode to the candidates who have sent a DD of Rs.1100 in favour of ILICAT office, for delivery of admit card through courier or speed post. If you do not wish to get the admit card offline, you can download it from the official website.

Download it by following the simple 4 step process detailed here:

Open the official website
Click on the link “ILICAT 2020 admit card”.
This will take you to a new web page, provide the details of username and password.
On the screen is available your admit card.
Download the admit card and take a print out of the same for future use.


ILICAT 2020 Cutoff will be released by the officials after the test is over. The ILICAT Cutoff will determine the admission of a candidate who appeared in the test. Students can check all the details about the cutoff in the article.

ILICAT will be conducted In the month of May 2020 in paper-pencil based mode. It is likely that around 70,000 candidates will appear in the test. The cutoff is based on factors like difficulty level, the number of candidates, total marks etc. Based on last year’s trend, it is likely that this year the ILICAT Cutoff will be 50.


ILICAT 2020 Result will be published in both the online and offline mode. The result is published on the notice board of Indian Law Institute, Delhi office. If you wish to check your result in online mode then you must visit the official website of ILICAT.

Results are published in the form of merit list officially. The merit list will depend on the performance in the viva- voce and marks obtained in SOP. Students who have their names in the merit list on the basis of SOP will then be called for next selection rounds.

The score card will be published individually for each of the candidate and that can be accessed by following the steps below:

Open the official ILICAT 2020 website and find the link “ILICAT 2020”.
Click on the link and then check the sub- link “ILICAT 2020 result”.
Click on the link and provide the details of your username, password and type the captcha code available on screen.
Click on “submit” button and your score card will be displayed on screen.
ILICAT merit list will be the second stage of result, only those candidates who have attended the viva- voce will have their names in the merit list. At stage one only the score card will be displayed.


ILICAT counselling 2020 will be conducted in offline mode at the Delhi campus of Indian Law Institute. Students who have cleared the earlier rounds of GD and viva- voce will be invited for the counselling process. Counselling will be conducted in 3 rounds on the basis of the merit list. Students must keep on checking the official website for updates and so separate letter will be sent for the counselling.

Important documents required for verification during ILICAT counselling are:

Copy of ILICAT Application Form 2020
ILICAT Score Card 2020
Graduate degree from a recognised university or recognised by Bar Council of India
NRI Certificate (If applicable)
ILICAT Admit Card 2020
Specially-Abled Certificate (If applicable)
Sponsored NRI Certificate (If applicable)
Caste Certificate (If applicable)
Domicile Certificate (If applicable)

Contact Details

The Indian Law Institute

Opp. Supreme Court of India
Bhagwan Das Road
New Delhi-110001
TeleFax :011-23386321


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