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ALL INDIA LAW ENTRANCE TEST (AILET) 2012 Question Paper 
Time: 1 hour 30 minutes                                                                               Total Marks: 150 
SECTION I- LEGAL APTITUDE 
1. What is minimum duration of stay essential before a person can apply for citizenship of India? 
a) Five years 
b) Seven years 
c) Nine years 
d) Twelve years. 
2. The Ordinances issued by the Governor are subject to the approval by 
a) State legislature 
b) President 
c) Central Government 
d) Parliament. 
3. Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes 
a) have been specified by the Presidential Orders issued in consultation with the Governors of the 
respective States 
b) have been specified in the Constitution by the Constitution makers in the form of a Schedule 
c) have to be specified and notified by the Parliament after detailed discussions about the backward 
nature of these people 
d) are the Castes and Tribes notified by the State Government after detailed discussion as to their socio-
economic conditions. 
4. Free legal aid for an accused is a 
a) Fundamental Right 
b) Fundamental Duty of the State 
c) Directive Principles of State Policy 
d) Discretion of the State. 
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ALL INDIA LAW ENTRANCE TEST (AILET) 2012 Question Paper 
Time: 1 hour 30 minutes                                                                               Total Marks: 150 
SECTION I- LEGAL APTITUDE 
1. What is minimum duration of stay essential before a person can apply for citizenship of India? 
a) Five years 
b) Seven years 
c) Nine years 
d) Twelve years. 
2. The Ordinances issued by the Governor are subject to the approval by 
a) State legislature 
b) President 
c) Central Government 
d) Parliament. 
3. Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes 
a) have been specified by the Presidential Orders issued in consultation with the Governors of the 
respective States 
b) have been specified in the Constitution by the Constitution makers in the form of a Schedule 
c) have to be specified and notified by the Parliament after detailed discussions about the backward 
nature of these people 
d) are the Castes and Tribes notified by the State Government after detailed discussion as to their socio-
economic conditions. 
4. Free legal aid for an accused is a 
a) Fundamental Right 
b) Fundamental Duty of the State 
c) Directive Principles of State Policy 
d) Discretion of the State. 
 
 
5. The concept of Secular State is that the State will not make any discrimination on the ground of 
religion, caste or community against any person professing any particular form of religious faith. The 
Secularism is embodied in 
a) Preamble of Constitution 
b) Directive Principles of State Policy 
c) Fundamental Rights 
d) Judicial Interpretation of Fundamental Rights. 
6. The National Development Council consists of 
a) Members of Planning Commission 
b) Cabinet Ministers and State Chief Ministers 
c) Representatives of Union Territories 
d) All of the above 
7. Who allocates portfolios among the Ministers? 
a) Prime Minister 
b) President 
c) President on the recommendation of the Prime Minister 
d) Chairperson of Ruling Political Party. 
8. Which Indian language is given the status of ‘Classical language’ by the Central Government? 
a) Sanskrit 
b) Telugu 
c) Tamil 
d) Pali. 
9. Each member of the Security Council has one vote. Decisions on procedural matters are to be taken 
by………permanent members. Here veto does not apply. On all other matters, there must be nine 
affirmative votes including those of five permanent members. 
a) 6 
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ALL INDIA LAW ENTRANCE TEST (AILET) 2012 Question Paper 
Time: 1 hour 30 minutes                                                                               Total Marks: 150 
SECTION I- LEGAL APTITUDE 
1. What is minimum duration of stay essential before a person can apply for citizenship of India? 
a) Five years 
b) Seven years 
c) Nine years 
d) Twelve years. 
2. The Ordinances issued by the Governor are subject to the approval by 
a) State legislature 
b) President 
c) Central Government 
d) Parliament. 
3. Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes 
a) have been specified by the Presidential Orders issued in consultation with the Governors of the 
respective States 
b) have been specified in the Constitution by the Constitution makers in the form of a Schedule 
c) have to be specified and notified by the Parliament after detailed discussions about the backward 
nature of these people 
d) are the Castes and Tribes notified by the State Government after detailed discussion as to their socio-
economic conditions. 
4. Free legal aid for an accused is a 
a) Fundamental Right 
b) Fundamental Duty of the State 
c) Directive Principles of State Policy 
d) Discretion of the State. 
 
 
5. The concept of Secular State is that the State will not make any discrimination on the ground of 
religion, caste or community against any person professing any particular form of religious faith. The 
Secularism is embodied in 
a) Preamble of Constitution 
b) Directive Principles of State Policy 
c) Fundamental Rights 
d) Judicial Interpretation of Fundamental Rights. 
6. The National Development Council consists of 
a) Members of Planning Commission 
b) Cabinet Ministers and State Chief Ministers 
c) Representatives of Union Territories 
d) All of the above 
7. Who allocates portfolios among the Ministers? 
a) Prime Minister 
b) President 
c) President on the recommendation of the Prime Minister 
d) Chairperson of Ruling Political Party. 
8. Which Indian language is given the status of ‘Classical language’ by the Central Government? 
a) Sanskrit 
b) Telugu 
c) Tamil 
d) Pali. 
9. Each member of the Security Council has one vote. Decisions on procedural matters are to be taken 
by………permanent members. Here veto does not apply. On all other matters, there must be nine 
affirmative votes including those of five permanent members. 
a) 6 
 
b) 7 
c) 8 
d) 5. 
10. The first venture of Mahatma Gandhi in all India Politics was 
a) Non-cooperation Movement 
b) Dandi March 
c) Champaran Movement 
d) Rowlatt Satyagrah. 
11. The “Right to Information” (RTI) is a 
a) Constitutional Right 
b) Statutory Right 
c) Fundamental Right 
d) Contractual Right. 
12. Which of the following committees has recommended measures for banning and controlling ragging 
in educational establishments in India? 
a) The Raghavan Committee 
b) Jasraj Committee 
c) Narsimhan Committee 
d) Soli Sorabjee Committee. 
13. The Constitution of India does not mention the post of 
a) The Deputy Speaker of the Lok Sabha 
b) The Deputy Speaker of the State Legislative Assembly 
c) The Deputy Chairman of the Rajya Sabha 
d) The Deputy Prime Minister. 
 
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ALL INDIA LAW ENTRANCE TEST (AILET) 2012 Question Paper 
Time: 1 hour 30 minutes                                                                               Total Marks: 150 
SECTION I- LEGAL APTITUDE 
1. What is minimum duration of stay essential before a person can apply for citizenship of India? 
a) Five years 
b) Seven years 
c) Nine years 
d) Twelve years. 
2. The Ordinances issued by the Governor are subject to the approval by 
a) State legislature 
b) President 
c) Central Government 
d) Parliament. 
3. Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes 
a) have been specified by the Presidential Orders issued in consultation with the Governors of the 
respective States 
b) have been specified in the Constitution by the Constitution makers in the form of a Schedule 
c) have to be specified and notified by the Parliament after detailed discussions about the backward 
nature of these people 
d) are the Castes and Tribes notified by the State Government after detailed discussion as to their socio-
economic conditions. 
4. Free legal aid for an accused is a 
a) Fundamental Right 
b) Fundamental Duty of the State 
c) Directive Principles of State Policy 
d) Discretion of the State. 
 
 
5. The concept of Secular State is that the State will not make any discrimination on the ground of 
religion, caste or community against any person professing any particular form of religious faith. The 
Secularism is embodied in 
a) Preamble of Constitution 
b) Directive Principles of State Policy 
c) Fundamental Rights 
d) Judicial Interpretation of Fundamental Rights. 
6. The National Development Council consists of 
a) Members of Planning Commission 
b) Cabinet Ministers and State Chief Ministers 
c) Representatives of Union Territories 
d) All of the above 
7. Who allocates portfolios among the Ministers? 
a) Prime Minister 
b) President 
c) President on the recommendation of the Prime Minister 
d) Chairperson of Ruling Political Party. 
8. Which Indian language is given the status of ‘Classical language’ by the Central Government? 
a) Sanskrit 
b) Telugu 
c) Tamil 
d) Pali. 
9. Each member of the Security Council has one vote. Decisions on procedural matters are to be taken 
by………permanent members. Here veto does not apply. On all other matters, there must be nine 
affirmative votes including those of five permanent members. 
a) 6 
 
b) 7 
c) 8 
d) 5. 
10. The first venture of Mahatma Gandhi in all India Politics was 
a) Non-cooperation Movement 
b) Dandi March 
c) Champaran Movement 
d) Rowlatt Satyagrah. 
11. The “Right to Information” (RTI) is a 
a) Constitutional Right 
b) Statutory Right 
c) Fundamental Right 
d) Contractual Right. 
12. Which of the following committees has recommended measures for banning and controlling ragging 
in educational establishments in India? 
a) The Raghavan Committee 
b) Jasraj Committee 
c) Narsimhan Committee 
d) Soli Sorabjee Committee. 
13. The Constitution of India does not mention the post of 
a) The Deputy Speaker of the Lok Sabha 
b) The Deputy Speaker of the State Legislative Assembly 
c) The Deputy Chairman of the Rajya Sabha 
d) The Deputy Prime Minister. 
 
 
14. A Judge of the Supreme Court of India or High Court of any State can be removed by the President of 
India only 
a) when the Principles of Natural Justice are followed and the alleged misconduct is proved in an 
impartial enquiry 
b) if he is satisfied through the report made by the Chief Justice of India that the misconduct of the 
judge has been proved 
c) when an address is made by both the Houses of Parliament in the same session asking for his/her 
removal on the grounds of proven misbehaviour and incapacity 
d) when the President and the Prime Minister are satisfied that he or she has committed a misconduct 
and the same has been proved before a competent authority. 
15. The Constitution of India is the result of considerable imitation and adaptation rather than originality 
because 
a) Makers of Indian Constitution drew much from the American Constitution, Canadian Constitution and 
British made Government of India Act, 1935 
b) Makers of Indian Constitution drew much from Swiss Constitution, German Constitution and 
Government of India Act of 1919 
c) Makers of Indian Constitution drew much from Constitution of Singapore, Constitution of Sri Lanka 
and Government of India Act of 1919 
d) Makers of Indian Constitution drew from Constitution of South Africa, Constitution of Netherlands 
and Government of India Act of 1919. 
16. For transfer of accused person from a foreign State to India for any offence within India or relating to 
India is done 
a) by previous repatriation agreement between India and concerned foreign country 
b) by instant repatriation agreement between India and concerned foreign country 
c) at the desire of ambassador representing India in concerned foreign country 
d) at the desire of the ambassador who represents concerned foreign country in India. 
17. Whether a Bill is a Money Bill or not is certified by the……….and his decision is conclusive. 
a) President 
b) Chairman of Rajya Sabha 
c) Speaker of Lok Sabha 
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ALL INDIA LAW ENTRANCE TEST (AILET) 2012 Question Paper 
Time: 1 hour 30 minutes                                                                               Total Marks: 150 
SECTION I- LEGAL APTITUDE 
1. What is minimum duration of stay essential before a person can apply for citizenship of India? 
a) Five years 
b) Seven years 
c) Nine years 
d) Twelve years. 
2. The Ordinances issued by the Governor are subject to the approval by 
a) State legislature 
b) President 
c) Central Government 
d) Parliament. 
3. Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes 
a) have been specified by the Presidential Orders issued in consultation with the Governors of the 
respective States 
b) have been specified in the Constitution by the Constitution makers in the form of a Schedule 
c) have to be specified and notified by the Parliament after detailed discussions about the backward 
nature of these people 
d) are the Castes and Tribes notified by the State Government after detailed discussion as to their socio-
economic conditions. 
4. Free legal aid for an accused is a 
a) Fundamental Right 
b) Fundamental Duty of the State 
c) Directive Principles of State Policy 
d) Discretion of the State. 
 
 
5. The concept of Secular State is that the State will not make any discrimination on the ground of 
religion, caste or community against any person professing any particular form of religious faith. The 
Secularism is embodied in 
a) Preamble of Constitution 
b) Directive Principles of State Policy 
c) Fundamental Rights 
d) Judicial Interpretation of Fundamental Rights. 
6. The National Development Council consists of 
a) Members of Planning Commission 
b) Cabinet Ministers and State Chief Ministers 
c) Representatives of Union Territories 
d) All of the above 
7. Who allocates portfolios among the Ministers? 
a) Prime Minister 
b) President 
c) President on the recommendation of the Prime Minister 
d) Chairperson of Ruling Political Party. 
8. Which Indian language is given the status of ‘Classical language’ by the Central Government? 
a) Sanskrit 
b) Telugu 
c) Tamil 
d) Pali. 
9. Each member of the Security Council has one vote. Decisions on procedural matters are to be taken 
by………permanent members. Here veto does not apply. On all other matters, there must be nine 
affirmative votes including those of five permanent members. 
a) 6 
 
b) 7 
c) 8 
d) 5. 
10. The first venture of Mahatma Gandhi in all India Politics was 
a) Non-cooperation Movement 
b) Dandi March 
c) Champaran Movement 
d) Rowlatt Satyagrah. 
11. The “Right to Information” (RTI) is a 
a) Constitutional Right 
b) Statutory Right 
c) Fundamental Right 
d) Contractual Right. 
12. Which of the following committees has recommended measures for banning and controlling ragging 
in educational establishments in India? 
a) The Raghavan Committee 
b) Jasraj Committee 
c) Narsimhan Committee 
d) Soli Sorabjee Committee. 
13. The Constitution of India does not mention the post of 
a) The Deputy Speaker of the Lok Sabha 
b) The Deputy Speaker of the State Legislative Assembly 
c) The Deputy Chairman of the Rajya Sabha 
d) The Deputy Prime Minister. 
 
 
14. A Judge of the Supreme Court of India or High Court of any State can be removed by the President of 
India only 
a) when the Principles of Natural Justice are followed and the alleged misconduct is proved in an 
impartial enquiry 
b) if he is satisfied through the report made by the Chief Justice of India that the misconduct of the 
judge has been proved 
c) when an address is made by both the Houses of Parliament in the same session asking for his/her 
removal on the grounds of proven misbehaviour and incapacity 
d) when the President and the Prime Minister are satisfied that he or she has committed a misconduct 
and the same has been proved before a competent authority. 
15. The Constitution of India is the result of considerable imitation and adaptation rather than originality 
because 
a) Makers of Indian Constitution drew much from the American Constitution, Canadian Constitution and 
British made Government of India Act, 1935 
b) Makers of Indian Constitution drew much from Swiss Constitution, German Constitution and 
Government of India Act of 1919 
c) Makers of Indian Constitution drew much from Constitution of Singapore, Constitution of Sri Lanka 
and Government of India Act of 1919 
d) Makers of Indian Constitution drew from Constitution of South Africa, Constitution of Netherlands 
and Government of India Act of 1919. 
16. For transfer of accused person from a foreign State to India for any offence within India or relating to 
India is done 
a) by previous repatriation agreement between India and concerned foreign country 
b) by instant repatriation agreement between India and concerned foreign country 
c) at the desire of ambassador representing India in concerned foreign country 
d) at the desire of the ambassador who represents concerned foreign country in India. 
17. Whether a Bill is a Money Bill or not is certified by the……….and his decision is conclusive. 
a) President 
b) Chairman of Rajya Sabha 
c) Speaker of Lok Sabha 
 
d) Chairman of Public Accounts Committee. 
18. seats are reserved in all Panchayats at all levels for women. 
(a) One-fourth 
(b) One-third 
(c) One-half 
(d) Two-third. 
19. A seat of a M.P. can be declared vacant if he absents himself from the House for a continuous period 
of 
a) Six months 
b) Two months 
c) Three months 
d) One year. 
20. What is true with Members of Parliament’s immunity from arrest? 
a) In civil cases while, the Legislature is in Session, for 40 days before and after and in criminal cases no 
arrest during Parliament Session 
b) In civil cases, while Legislature is in Session and for 40 days before and after and in criminal cases 
arrest can be made at any time 
c) In civil cases while the Legislature is in Session, for 20 days before and after and in criminal cases no 
arrest during Parliament Session 
d) In civil cases, while Legislature is in Session and for 20 days before and after and in criminal cases 
arrest can be made at any time. 
21. The maximum duration of the zero hour in Lok Sabha can be 
(a) One hour 
(b) Unspecified 
(c) 30 minutes 
(d) Two hours. 
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