AILET 2015: Exam Day Guidelines
Updated on May 2, 2015 - 11:27 a.m. IST by Apratim Chatterjee
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As AILET 2015, the second most sought after law entrance for admissions to five-year integrated law programmes is scheduled to be held on May 3, 2015, aspirants will be all set with their final level preparation. Careers360 brings you AILET 2015 Exam Day Guidelines to help you with expert insights on how to appear and crack AILET 2015.

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Before going further to Exam Day Tips and Tricks for AILET 2015, let us have an overview of All India Law Entrance Test (AILET) 2015 with the paper pattern and marking scheme.

Modalities of AILET 2015

  • AILET 2015 is scheduled to be held on May 3, 2015 in offline mode

  • The undergraduate law entrance exam will be held for an hour and 30 minutes

  • The question paper will be set in English medium only

  • There shall be 150 questions carting a total of 150 marks

Candidates can look below for section-wise distribution of questions in AILET 2015 –

  • Every correct answer will be awarded one mark

  • NLU Delhi follows a system of negative marking , where one mark will be deducted for every incorrect response

  • If any candidate responds a question with more than one answer, the question will be regarded as wrong even if one of the answers marked is correct and negative marking will be applicable to the very question

What experts’ advice before the exam day? 

Stay Calm – Experts advice AILET 2015 aspirants to stay calm as they have prepared all the way long for the big day. Moreover, some exam experts suggest to revise and study with regular pace, they have been doing since their preparatory days. Rajneesh Singh, Law Exam Expert, IMS Learning resource Pvt. Ltd. says, “I would still advise the law aspirants to study at least 8-10 hours for AILET 2015 in the last few days.”

No need to attempt anything new – Experts suggest not to begin anything new before the exam day as it’ll disturb your confidence. Rajneesh Singh says, “AILET 2015 aspirants need not to study before the exam day except for revising some current affairs and General Knowledge.”

Arrange your documents a night before the exam – Experts have also suggested arrange your documents and necessary exam articles including pen, rubber, pencil, admit card and id proof, a night before the exam as it’ll help you in saving yourself from panic at eleventh hour.

Visit your exam centre personally – while appearing for AILET 2015 on May 3, it is advised to visit the your exam centre on May 2, so that you have the directions and idea about traffic and location of your centre. It shall help you in reaching your exam centre in time on May 3.


Expert Advisories for AILET 2015 Exam Day

Wake up Early – Candidates will need to wake up a little early on May 3 and get ready for the decisive day. They need to keep calm and just concentrate on performing in AILET 2015.

Verify your documents – As you wake up early, you’ll have the time to verify and re-check your documents, which you need to carry to your exam centre.

No need to carry unimportant items – As per NLU Delhi, candidates need to carry their admit card, proof of identity, blue/black ball point pen, pencil and photographs. No other items are considered necessary to be carried to the respective exam centres. Articles like mobile phones, pager, electronic watches or other electronic gadgets are banned.

Report to the exam centre timely – As you will be visiting the exam centre on May 2, you will have a fair idea of the direction, traffic and time to reach your exam centre on May 3. Now on the exam day, you’ll need to reach the exam centre at least an hour prior to the commencement of exam.

Ensure your seating arrangement – As you reach the exam centre an hour before the commencement of exam, utilize your time by checking and ensuring your seating plan by verifying your Name, Roll Number and Date of Birth as provided on the notice board at the exam centre.

Section-wise strategy for AILET 2015 

Exam experts have suggested strategies to take AILET 2015 Paper. Careers360 brings you expert advice for exam day where Harsh Gagrani, Director, LegalEdge Tutorials guides the aspirants who are appearing for AILET 2015 on May 3. The law aspirants need to go through these last minute tips and tricks to crack AILET 2015

English – The Reading Comprehension passages in the previous years’ papers have been long and slightly difficult to comprehend. Hence, it is recommended to practice the long passages and on the exam day try to read them quickly but attentively.

Logical Reasoning – Past AILET papers reflect that NLU Delhi has been repeating paragraph based questions on Critical Reasoning. In fact, these questions have been a regular trend of AILET. Therefore practicing paragraph based Critical Reasoning questions from CAT and LSAT-India papers as it will help the aspirants mastering on this section on the exam day.

Legal Reasoning – Normally questions in Legal Knowledge section have not been featured in AILET previous years’ papers, it would be wise to be well-prepared for this section. Since single marks are known to create big differences in AILET, it is advisable to go through important articles of the Indian Constitution. Moreover, update with important facts about Indian Polity including Houses and Assemblies, President and Prime Minister is also recommended.

The general trend of NLU Delhi has been setting Legal Reasoning questions without principle(s). It is advised that aspirants should practice such questions from past years’ papers of AILET.

General Knowledge – The difficulty level of General Knowledge questions in AILET has usually been a notch above CLAT and SET papers. Many questions have appeared from general science and history in GK section. Aspirants need to update these sections by reading a good current affairs and GK guide including Manorama Yearbook.

Mathematics – Considering previous years’ papers of AILET, Mathematics section does not have any highlighting facts for preparation. Questions have appeared from almost all major topics in the past few years. AILET 2015 aspirants need to ensure that they are thorough with all the relevant formulas from important chapters be it Profit and Loss, Mensuration, Trigonometry and Algebra.

When we are just few hours away from the big day, these are the important hours which require smart work and planning on aspirants’ end. LegalEdge Director suggests the following last minute tips for cracking AILET 2015

  • Keep calm and don’t panic at the exam hall as you get your AILET 2015 Paper. Previous years’ AILET papers have been more difficult than CLAT papers. So, it is advised to be prepared for surprises

  • It is recommended to keep as many blunt pencils as possible so that it is convenient for you to mark the OMR sheet in the 90 minutes paper

  • It’s better to take rest and remain calm for the exam and not panic. Concentrate on taking the AILET 2015 Paper

  • Time Management in the exam hall while taking AILET 2015 Paper will play a crucial role in keeping you over the edge. A clear strategy regarding time to be devoted to each section in the first one or two minutes of getting the question paper will be needed. More importantly, you are advised to stick to your strategy throughout the paper

  • All the best for your AILET 2015

AILET 2015 is the second most sought after law entrance exam for admissions to 80 seats in NLU Delhi for five-year integrated law programmes including BA LLB. NLU Delhi is the only National Law University (NLU) among the 17 NLUs in India which is not a member of CLAT 2015 Committee. As per the official information, as many as 16215 applicants have registered for AILET 2015.

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Which books should I prefer for the preparation for CLAT, AILET, DU LLM 2020. Can we crack the exams without coaching and please help me to make a good time table for studies to crack the exams !! thanks

Malini S N 15th Jan, 2020


The below mentioned books are some of the best books that can be used for your CLAT exam preparation:

  • General Knowledge 2020 and 2019 by Arihant Publications and Current Affairs Yearly by Arihant Publications
  • Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Examinations (English) by RS Aggarwal
  • A Modern Approach to Logical Reasoning and Quant by RS Aggarwal
  • Study Package for CLAT & LLB Entrance Examinations by AP Bhardwaj

To get a properly scheduled timetable for your CAT preparation,visit the below given website.The study timetable will ensure that you will stay focused and you will be able to complete the CLAT syllabus within time.All the best!!


is their any reservation for kashmiri students in ALIET

Yashu Shrivastava 13th Jan, 2020

Hello Syed

Yes there are seat for Kashmiri Students and Migrants.

Total Seats: 80 [70 Seats on merit through All India Law Entrance Test (AILET) and 10 Seats for direct admission to Foreign Nationals on merit (5 seats for Foreign Nationals & 5 seats for OCI/PIO)] . Foreign Nationals are exempted from AILET. Reservation: 15% for SC candidates, 7.5% for ST candidates and 5% for Persons with Disabilities.

One additional supernumerary seat for Kashmiri Migrants. Two additional supernumerary seats for Residents of Jammu & Kashmir.

More Information you can check on National Law University,Delhi website

I Hope This Help

Best Of Luck!!!


When will the application form for 2020 admissions released?

ayush mishra 13th Jan, 2020

Hey Aditi!

All India Law Entrance Test will be conducted by NLU Delhi on May 3,2020. The application form of AILET 2020 will be opened online probably from the third week of January. The tentative date from which the online application form will be open to be filled by aspirants is around 20 January. Till then, stay connected to the official website to get knowledge about new updates regarding the exam. Also, you can check out other details about the exam including the eligibility criteria in the following link

Good luck.


do ailet application form has come ?

Pankhuri Kumari 12th Jan, 2020
Hii Ayushman!
The AILET 2020 application forms have not been released yet but will be released soon as the tentative dates were in the first week of January 2020. So, you must keep an eye on the official website. The exam dates have already been released, that is, it will be held on 3 May, 2020. You can refer the following link for detailed information -
Hope this helps.
Good luck!


Priyaanka Sarkar Student Expert 11th Jan, 2020

The AILET 2020 application forms were supposed to be released in the first week of January, 2020. However that was a tentative date and the application forms have not been released as yet. So at this point in time, there is no link where you can fill in the application form. Please keep an eye on the official notification for release of AILET 2020 application forms.

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