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Jul 3, 2018 12:01 IST
    NLU Delhi All India Law Entrance Test
    NLU Delhi All India Law Entrance Test

    All India Law Entrance Test (AILET) is conducted by National Law University (NLU), Delhi for admissions to undergraduate law courses i.e. BA LLB. NLU Delhi is the only law university who conducts its own entrance exam for admission and, does not participate in Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) which is conducted for admission to UG law courses offered at 19 NLUs. Candidates who want to pursue law course from NLU Delhi can apply for AILET in online mode as the application form is tentatively available from first week of January every year. Candidates can check here complete information about AILET including dates, eligibility, how to apply, exam pattern and syllabus as mentioned here.

    Key features of All India Law Entrance Test (AILET):

    Exam authority: National Law University, Delhi

    Exam mode: written test

    Seats: 83 BA LLB seats


    Important dates of AILET:


    Key Dates


    Last week of December or First week of January

    Online Applications

    First week of January – last week of March

    Exam dates

    Third week of May

    Result announced by

    Last week of May

    Eligibility Criteria of AILET:

    The candidates seeking admissions to UG law course at NLU Delhi need to fulfil the eligibility criteria for AILET including academic requirements, minimum qualifying marks besides obtaining merit rank in the entrance exam. The eligibility criteria of AILET is as under –

    • Candidates must have obtained minimum 45% marks in aggregate of all subject in Class 12th board examination.
    • Moreover, candidates need to be eligible as per the age criteria of AILET i.e. they should not be more than 20 years of age at the time of admissions.

    How to Apply for AILET?:

    Candidates can apply for AILET in first week of January in online mode only. The online application form of AILET requires candidates to fill their academic details, exam details besides personal details. Check here how to apply for AILET as mentioned below –

    Visit the official website of NLU Delhi to apply for AILET i.e. http://nludelhi.ac.in/home.aspx

    1. Register: candidates can provide details like name, e-mail id, phone number, date of birth, nationality, and create password. Once registered, candidates will receive a confirmation mail and also, registration id and password for AILET applicant account.

    2. Fill the application form: In the application form, candidates need to fill educational qualification, exam appearing details like exam city, course applying for and reserved category details.

    3. Upload documents: Candidates need to upload their recent coloured photograph and a scanned copy of their signature as per the specifications.

    4. Payment of application form: the application fee for AILET can be paid in online mode only using Debit Card/Credit Card/NET Banking options. The application for AILET is Rs. 3050 for general category, OBC category and Kashmiri Migrants. The application fee for SC/ST/PH candidates is Rs. 1050 and, SC/ST category candidates below poverty line need not pay any application fee.  

    5. Submitting the application form: Candidates need to submit the application form of AILET in online mode only, and also keep extra copies of the submitted application form after getting print out (required at the time of counselling procedure of AILET).  

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    Exam Pattern of AILET:

    Exam mode: Pen-paper based test (OMR sheet)

    Exam Timings: 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm

    Exam duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Type of Questions: Multiple choices based questions

    Total Questions: 150 questions

    Total Marks: 150 marks

    Sections and subjects: 5 subjects as under –

    • English
    • General Knowledge
    • Basic Mathematics
    • Logical Reasoning
    • Legal Aptitude








    General Knowledge



    Basic Mathematics



    Logical Reasoning



    Legal Aptitude




    150 MCQs

    150 marks

    Marking Scheme:

    1. Each question of AILET test paper carries one mark.
    2. There is negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong attempt.
    3. No mark is given or deducted for questions not attempted by candidates.

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