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Preparation Tips for AILET 2020 Elementary Mathematics Section

Published: | April 01, 2020
AILET 2020 Elementary Mathematics

In this article, we will cover the tips on how to prepare for AILET 2020  Elementary Mathematics section. The article will also discuss the exam pattern for Elementary Mathematics AILET 2020 to help candidates get familiar with the section.

Candidates appearing for any competitive exam often get nervous when it comes to the Mathematics section. For your relief, the preparation for AILET 2020 Elementary Mathematics is on us. We have curated a list of preparation tips that would keep your fear of Mathematics at bay.

AILET 2020 is now scheduled to be conducted on 30th May for which the last date to apply has been extended to 30th April 2020. These dates have been updated and postponed due to the outbreak of the Coronavirus and the nation lockdown. Although the Mathematics section of AILET 2020 carries only 10 marks, one must note that this is a decisive section and only the candidates who want to top the test or get into National Law University Delhi will try to score high in this section.

If you are one of those who have grown up hating Maths, then let us remind you that this section would not be that difficult. It is certainly not the kind of maths that is impossible to crack. Give it a try without any preconceived notions and you will end up scoring well in this section. Before getting started with the preparation tips, let’s first run you through the syllabus and important topics of AILET 2020 Elementary Mathematics section.

AILET 2020 Elementary Mathematics Syllabus

Check out the syllabus of AILET 2020 Elementary Mathematics here:

Number Series

Averages & Mixtures

Profit and Loss

Venn Diagrams

Decimal Fractions

Time, Speed and Distance

Cubes and Dices

H.C.F. and L.C.M of Numbers


Problems on Ages

Time and Work

Ratio and Proportion

Problems on Trains



Compound Interest

Permutations and Combinations

Chain Rule

Pipes and Cisterns


Volume and Surface Area

Races and Games of Skill

Stock & Shares

Boats and Streams

True Discount


Heights & Distances

Banker's Discount



Also Read: AILET 2020 Important Dates

Tips to Prepare for AILET 2020 Elementary Mathematics Section

While the preparation for AILET 2020 Elementary Mathematics would not take more than 3 weeks, it totally depends on the speed and understanding of the candidate. Here are few guidelines outlined to serve as a practical reference for an exam taker:

  • Start Early for this Section

It is always better to start with this section before the rest of the AILET 2020 sections. This way, you would not panic about it and can surely be able to concentrate better on the other sections of AILET 2020. Before even beginning with the preparation spree, you must have a strategic plan. Therefore, start investing your time in that.

  • Make a Plan

Making a plan is easy but making the ideal one for you is going to get you the higher score. Think subjectively before you chalk out your plan. For instance, you may start with the tougher topics and leave the easier ones for later or you can do it the other way round. You can even mix difficult and easier topics. You can do anything if you know that the particular technique is going to give you better results.

  • It’s only Elementary

As mentioned before, the AILET 2020 Elementary Mathematics section is going to be as “elementary” or as basic as possible. Nothing will go beyond the Mathematics of the level of class 10th. Hence, worrying about the type of questions will lead to wastage of time. Just follow your plan, face your fear and you will be good to go.

  • Practice Previous Year Questions of AILET

For you to get an idea of your preparation level, you must get your hands on the previous year question papers and practice them. Do not start with these before you are either halfway through your preparation or you are confident enough to take the actual test.

  • Practice Online Mock Tests

Mock tests of AILET can be found online. It is highly recommended to practice online mock tests as that will fetch you far better results. How is it going to benefit you? Well, mock tests not only help you with the sample questions but also with the real exam environment. The same will let you understand how you should be timing your question paper on the exam day.

  • Time Management and Accuracy

Time Management is something that would not require much work. The same would ensue from your commitment to the online mock tests. When dealing with accuracy, being confident about the answer is the key to ace the section. And, as this section would only have 10 questions, try not to spend much time on it.

  • Learn All the Formulae and Make Notes

Did you include this in your plan yet? If not, then please do so because if you can’t remember the formulae on your exam day, your preparation strategy and the entire preparation process would go to waste. Make concise notes of all the formulae that come under any of the above-mentioned topics.

  • Don’t Bury your Nose in a Stack of Books

Identify the best books for AILET 2020 Elementary Mathematics Section by consulting people who have either taken the test before or has prior experience of preparing for AILET. Do not set ambitious targets by taking help from multiple books. You would not want to misuse your time.

Lastly, do away with your preconceived notions about the AILET 2020 Elementary Mathematics and prepare well. Even if you do not find the time to cover all the topics, make sure you practice problems from all the important topics in the section.

Also Read: Preparation Tips for Logical Reasoning AILET 2020

AILET 2020 Elementary Mathematics Exam Pattern

The AILET 2020 will have 150 Multiple Choice Questions for 150 marks that must be attempted within 1 hour 30 minutes. The AILET 2020 has sections on English, General Knowledge, Basic Mathematics, Logical Reasoning and Legal Aptitude.

Total Number of Questions


Total Marks


Duration of the exam

1 Hour 30 Minutes

AILET 2020 Subject-Wise Weightage

Check out the subject-wise weightage of all the sections of AILET 2020:


35 marks

Legal Aptitude

35 marks

Legal Reasoning

35 marks

General Knowledge

35 marks

Elementary Mathematics (Numerical Ability)

10 marks

LAST-MINUTE TIP: Go through the notes and the formulae before you leave for the exam.

Hope this article helps you with your preparation for AILET 2020 Elementary Mathematics section. Good Luck!


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