AILET 2020
Sonali.jolly, 20 Nov 2019, #AILET
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AILET 2020 - The National Law University Delhi will conduct a separate entrance examination AILET 2020 for admission to its 5-year BA LLB and postgraduate law programmes (including LLM) on May 3 (10 am-11.30 am). The All India Law Entrance Examination is one of the most difficult law entrance examinations of the country. The admission notice and online AILET 2020 application form will be released by authorities in the 1st week of January 2020. AILET exam is held once a year is conducted in offline mode. Nearly 20,000 candidates appear for AILET every year and compete for the handful of seats offered by the University. The admit card for AILET 2020 will be available for download from the last week of April 2020. AILET 2020 result will be declared in the last week of May and will be followed by the counselling process. AILET aspirants are advised to read the complete article to know more about the AILET application form, eligibility criteria, syllabus, exam pattern, admit card, result, etc.
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Overview of AILET 2020

Name of Examination

All India Law Entrance Examination

Conducting Body

National Law University Delhi

Mode of Examination


Language options


Courses offered


Type of examination

Undergraduate and postgraduate

Frequency of the examination


Level of the examination


Number of seats offered through AILET

BA LLB - 70

LLM - 70

Bird’s eye view of AILET 2020 admission process

The admission process of AILET 2020 will start with the release of the official notification in the month of September 2019. AILET application form 2020 will be released in the first week of January 2020. The applications that are valid and complete are accepted by the university. NLU Delhi then issues admit cards for the applicants whose application has been accepted. AILET 2020 will then be conducted in the first week of May 2020. Results for both UG and PG programmes will be declared in the month of May, and will be followed by counselling.

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AILET 2020 Important Dates



Admission Notification for AILET 2020

1st week of January 2020

Application for AILET 2020 begins

1st week of January 2020

Deadline to submit the AILET 2020

2nd week of April 2020

AILET 2020 admit card

To be notified

AILET 2020 Exam

May 3, 2020 (10 am - 11.30 am)

Provisional answer key of AILET 2020

To be notified

AILET 2020 Result

To be notified

AILET 2020 Application Form

The application form for AILET 2020 will be released in the first week of January 2020. Candidates will be able to fill the AILET application form 2020 in online mode. The University will notify the last date to fill the application form, but it would be around mid April 2020. Only those applications that are found to be valid and have the necessary attachments uploaded, will be accepted by the university.

AILET 2020 Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria for AILET 2020 differs for both UG and PG programmes. It is important to check whether the candidate fulfills the AILET eligibility criteria 2020, because the University can and will cancel the admission of a candidate who fails to meet the requirements.

For undergraduate programme -

Candidate must have completed 10+2 or equivalent from a recognized Institute and must have scored at least 50% in the qualifying examination.

For postgraduate programme -

Candidate must have completed his/her Bachelors in Law (3-year or 5-year) from an institute recognized by the BCI and must have secured at least 55% in the qualifying examination.

AILET 2020 Admit Card

The National Law University Delhi will release the admit card for AILET 2020 in the last week of April. AILET admit card 2020 is issued to only those candidates whose application form for AILET 2020 has been accepted by the university. Candidates can download the admit card of AILET 2020 online and are advised to print extra copies of the same for future use. Candidates should note that the AILET admit card 2020 will not be sent by post to any candidate.

AILET 2020 Exam Pattern

The competent authority decides the exam pattern for AILET 2020. Knowing the AILET exam pattern 2020 gives candidates a better understanding of the examination and thus helps him/her prepare for the same in a planned manner. According to the AILET 2020 exam pattern, the examination will comprise of 150 questions and the candidate will be given 90 minutes to attempt the same. The exam pattern of AILET 2020 also highlights that the University follows a negative marking system for AILET 2020.

AILET 2020 Exam Centres

While filling the application for AILET, candidate has to choose the exam centre for AILET 2020. The examination is conducted in 20 cities across the country. Candidates can refer to the table to knaw the AILET exam centres 2020.

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AILET 2020 Syllabus

National Law University Delhi outlines the syllabus for AILET 2020, which is different for the undergraduate and postgraduate law entrances. The AILET syllabus 2020 for undergraduate courses, constitutes of five subjects namely - General knowledge, Reasoning, legal aptitude, Mathematics, and English. Syllabus for AILET 2020 postgraduate courses basically comprises of the topics that have been taught during the LLB degree course.

AILET 2020 Sample Papers

Preparation for the national level law entrance is incomplete without solving the sample papers of AILET 2020. Since the examination does not have a fixed syllabus, the AILET sample papers give candidates an idea of the kind of questions that can be asked in the examination. Candidate can download the sample papers of AILET 2020 from the e-book store of Careers360. These AILET sample papers 2020 can be downloaded free of charge.

AILET 2020 Answer Key

NLU Delhi will release the provisional answer key for AILET 2020 in the first week of May. Candidates will be able to download the AILET 2020 answer key online. The provisional answer key of AILET 2020 is released to enable the test takers to cross check the answers they have marked with the official answers. They are also given a chance to raise objections against the AILET 2020 answer key. After taking all the objections into consideration, the University releases the final answer key for AILET 2020.

AILET 2020 Result

The release of the final answer key of AILET 2020 will be followed by the announcement of t6he AILET result 2020. The University will release the result of AILET 2020 in online mode and is expected to be declared by the last week of May. AILET 2020 results will be declared separately for undergraduate and postgraduate law programmes. The result of AILET 2020 will be final and no changes will be made to the same under normal circumstances.

AILET 2020 Merit List

Along with the result, AILET merit list 2020 will also be released in the last week of May. Merit list for AILET 2020 is different for candidates belonging to different categories. The AILET merit list 2020 will be in PDF format and can be downloaded online. Waitlisted candidates can also check the merit list of AILET 2020, as their names might appear in the next list.

AILET 2020 Cut off

As mentioned above, the university releases a separate merit list for each category, thus the cutoff for AILET 2020 is different for candidates belonging to various categories. AILET cutoff 2020 will depend on various factors, like - number of test takers, difficulty level of the examination, number of seats available and past years’ cutoff trends. To understand the AILET 2020 cutoff trends better candidates can refer to the table below -

AILET Cutoff 2019 -


Cutoff for AILET UG

Cutoff for AILET PG













AILET 2020 Counselling

Candidates who make it to the AILET merit list 2020 will be called to attend the counselling of AILET 2020. The process will start from the last week of May and is expected to wind up by the month of July. AILET 2020 counselling will be conducted in three to four rounds, depending on the number of vacant seats at the end of the previous round. Candidates are required to carry the original documents to the counselling of AILET 2020. The venue for AILET 2020 counselling will be NLU Delhi.

Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - AILET 2020

Question: Can the application form of AILET 2020 be filled offline?


No, the application form for AILET 2020 can be filled in online mode only.

Question: How many rounds of counselling are conducted for admission to BA LLB programme via AILET?


Four rounds of counselling were conducted for admission to the BA LLB programme for the academic year 2019-20.

Question: How many marks will be deducted for an incorrect answer in AILET 2020?


AILET 2020 follows a negative marking system. For every correct response, candidate is awarded 1 mark and for every incorrect response 0.25 mark is deducted.

Question: Will the AILET 2020 scorecard be sent by post?


No, candidate has to download the scorecard online by logging into the registered account.

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If you miss the counselling on the given day, you will be disqualified. The counselling session will be after the release of merit list and only the candidates who get a call letter will be allowed in the counselling.

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Yashu Shrivastava 5th Dec, 2019

Hello Mehak

The National Law University, Delhi will conduct All India Law Entrance Test - 2020 (AILET - 2O2O)" for admission to Five Year B.A.LL.B. (Hons.), LL.M. and Ph.D Programme on Sunday, May 3, 2O2O from 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM at various test centres across the country. The admission notice will be issued in the first week of January 2020 and the Online Application Forms will be available on the University website from first week of January 2O2O.

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We can prepare for ailet with out taking coching

Sourandhi Saha Student Expert 4th Dec, 2019
NLU Delhi will conduct AILET 2020 in the month of May 2020. So, you have 5-6 months for preparation. Start with making a proper and programmatic study schedule. Then go through the whole syllabus. Once you are aware of AILET 2020 syllabus and exam pattern, planning the preparation becomes a lot easier. Choose the best books for your preparation. Give mock tests, solve previous years' question papers. Solving mock tests will help you to analyze where you are actually standing. Read newspapers thoroughly to be aware of the current affairs.
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Difference between clat and ailet as per college bases?

Siddhi Shenoy 3rd Dec, 2019

Hello Abhishek,

The Common Law Entrance Test (CLAT) and the All India Law Entrance Test (AILET) are both entrance examinations for undergraduate law courses in India. AILET is considered tougher than CLAT. The basic difference on the basis of Institutes is that CLAT has 19 participating Universities but AILET offers admission only to the National Law University in Delhi.


When can I apply for admission in nlu

Kanupriya Gupta 2nd Dec, 2019

Dear Aspirant,

For admission in NLU, Delhi you have to prepare for the national level entrance test AILET 2020. It is conducted for both LLB, LLM and PhD. programmes. Also, it is help on the first Sunday of May and that is what is proposed for this year as well.

Here are the details of the exam. The application starts in the first week of January 2020 and will go on till the second week of April 2020. After you get your admit card in the very next week, the exam will be held in the first week of May 2020. The announcement of the results will depend on the course. For instance, results for LLB will be declared in the 3rd week of May 2020 while for LLM, they will be declared in the 1st week of July, 2020 and PhD in the subsequent week.

If you are applying for LLB, you should have passed your 10+2 exam from a recognised board or an equivalent examination with the aggregate of 50% marks in the final examination. Even if you have given the following in March 2019/April 2019, you are eligible to apply.

For LLM, you need an LLB degree or equivalent law degree with an aggregate of 55% marks or 50% marks depending on your caste.

The syllabus is the exam is as follows:

Here is the exam pattern with the details about the paper and the marking scheme:

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Hope this helps. All the best!

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