About AILET 2021
National Law University, Delhi has revised the AILET exam date. The entrance exam of NLU Delhi will now be held on June 20 instead of December 07. As per the revised notification, the AILET 2021 application form has been released on January 23; last date to submit application form is May 20.
What is All India Law Entrance Test (AILET)?
AILET is the national level law entrance exam conducted for the admissions to the undergraduate and postgraduate law programmes offered by the National Law University, Delhi. The law programmes offered by NLU Delhi through AILET are 5-year integrated BA LLB, LLM course and PhD in Law. AILET is conducted only once in a year and is attended by around 20,000 candidates.
NLU Delhi will conduct AILET 2021 in offline pen and paper mode. The test will be conducted in major cities of the country. AILET 2021 for BA LLB will have 150 objective type questions to be asked from various subjects such as general knowledge, current affairs, maths, legal aptitude and logical reasoning. Each question will carry one mark and each incorrect answer will invite a penalty of 0.25 marks. The candidates will be given 90 minutes to attempt the test.
AILET LLM test will also have a similar pattern. However, here, candidates will be asked questions from common legal subjects of LLB graduation level. These include; Constitutional Law, Jurisprudence, Essay and others.
Seats offered by National Law University, Delhi
The BA LLB program has a seat intake capacity of 110 seats that will be filled based on AILET 2021 scores. Further, there are 10 additional seats reserved for Foreign Nationals that will be offered through direct admission based on the merit of the qualifying exam. Foreign nationals are exempt from appearing in AILET 2021. The LLM program has 70 seats that will be filled based on AILET 2021 scores, and 10 seats for foreign nationals.
AILET 2021 Highlights
|Full Exam Name||All India Law Entrance Test|
|Short Exam Name||AILET|
|Conducting Body||National Law University Delhi|
|Frequency of Conduct||Once a year|
|Exam Level||National Level Exam|
|Mode of Application||Online|
|Application Fee (General)||3050 Rs [Online]|
|Mode of Exam||Online|
|Mode of Counselling||Offline|
|Exam Duration||1 Hour 30 Minutes|
|Number of Seats||110 Seats|
AILET 2021 Important Dates
Upcoming Dates and Events
23 Jan, 2021 - 20 May, 2021
Application | Mode: Online Ongoing
05 Jun, 2021
Admit Card | Mode: Online
20 Jun, 2021
Exam | Mode: Offline
NLU Delhi announces the eligibility criteria of AILET 2021 along with the application form. According to the AILET 2021 eligibility criteria, the following candidates will be considered suitable to apply for the B.A LL.B programme.
Candidates who have completed 10+2 with Senior Secondary System or equivalent examination from a recognized board
Candidates scoring minimum 50 per cent marks in the qualifying examination
There is no age bar for candidates who wish to apply for AILET 2020 as per the Supreme Court’s stay on age bar in 2017
Candidates appearing for Class XII examination are also eligible to apply for AILET 2021.
Mode of Application : Online
Mode of Payment : Net Banking | Credit Card | Debit Card | Other
The National Law University will release the application form of AILET 2021 in the third week of January 2021. The application form will be released in online mode at nludelhi.ac.in. AILET application process will include steps like online registration, filling the application form and completing the fee payment. The details of AILET application process is given below.
- Visit the official admission portal of NLU Delhi.
- Click on the AILET application link.
- Register as a new user. You will need to provide your name, mobile number and email ID.
- Submit the details and complete your registration
Fill AILET application form 2021
After registration, one may access the application form of AILET 2021. Candidates may fill the application form by entering the following details in the application form.
Personal information - In this section, candidates will need to provide their name, parents name, date of birth, category and other such details.
Communication details - Candidates will have to provide the permanent address details along with correspondence address if any.
Educational Qualification - Candidates will have to enter the Class 10th and 12th details such as marks and percentage secured, board name, subjects etc. Those applying for AILET while appearing in the qualifying examination need not enter the marks of the qualifying exam.
Fee submission - Candidates can pay the application fee in online mode. The fee payment options are credit card, debit card and net banking. Offline payment will not be accepted. The AILET application fee is given below.
|General, OBC||Online||Transgender, Male, Female||₹ 3050|
|General, OBC, EWS||PWD||Online||Transgender, Male, Female||₹ 1050|
|SC, ST||Online||Transgender, Male, Female||₹ 1050|
AILET 2021 Syllabus
The AILET exam pattern 2021 tells about various aspects of the examination such as the number of questions asked in the examination, marking scheme, duration of exam, etc. Candidates should be aware of the latest exam pattern of AILET to make the right strategy for preparation. It also informs about the subject wise marks distribution followed in the AILET test. The details of AILET exam pattern are given below.
AILET 2021 test pattern
Mode of exam
Online, Test centre based mode
Duration of exam
Section-wise questions (UG)
All major subjects of law like Criminal Law, Constitutional Law, Law of Contract, Jurisprudence, Law of Tort and International Law etc.
+1 mark for every correct answer
-¼ mark for an incorrect attempt
Language of exam
AILET exam pattern 2021 – Subject-wise distribution for B.A LL.B
No. of questions
The university will release the admit card of AILET 2021 a few days before the commencement of the examination. The AILET admit card will be available for download at the official admission portal of NLU Delhi. It informs about the exam date, timings, exam centre allotted to the candidates and other such details. The AILET admit card cum hall ticket could be downloaded in the following steps.
How to download admit card of AILET 2021?
- Visit the admission portal of NLU Delhi.
- Click on AILET 2021 admit card link, a login page will be displayed.
- Logi in using AILET ID and password.
- The AILET admit card will be displayed on the screen.
- Download and take a print out of it for future reference.
Important details mentioned on AILET admit card 2021
- Name of the candidate and date of birth
- Roll number and application number
- Exam centre name and address
- Exam date and timings
- Exam day instructions
AILET exam day guidelines
The admit card of AILET mentions the exam day instructions for the candidates. Some of the general instructions are mentioned below.
- Candidates must bring their admit card and a valid ID at the test centre. Those not having an ID and admit card will not be allowed to appear in the examination.
- Candidates are advised to report at the test centre at least 30 minutes before the commencement of the test. Those coming after the reporting time will not be allowed to enter inside the exam hall.
- Candidates must not bring any electronic device, mobile phones, calculators, watch or paper inside the exam hall.
- No candidate will be allowed to leave the exam hall before the completion of the test.
AILET 2021 Exam Centers
|Jammu and Kashmir||Jammu|
Documents Required at Exam
- AILET 2020 admit card
- Identity proof (driving license/PAN card/voter ID card/Aadhaar card)
The National Law University will declare the AILET result in form of scorecard and a merit list. The AILET result or scorecard could be accessed by logging into the candidates portal. However, the comprehensive merit list will be released in PDF form along with a notification. Candidates will have to download their AILET result to check their score and category rank.
How to download AILET admit card 2021?
- Visit the NLU Delhi's AILET 2021 section
- Login using the registered ID and password
- Click on AILET scorecard option
- The result will be displayed on the screen
- Download and save it for future reference
AILET Merit list
It is released along with the result. The AILET 2021 merit list will contain the names and roll number of all the candidates who appeared in the examination. The names of the candidates in the merit list will be listed in the descending order of their marks.
The university releases the cut off of AILET 2021 after each round of counselling. The AILET cut off is the last rank or minimum marks required for admission in NLU Delhi. Candidates who do not find their names in the first AILET cut off or admission list may get a seat in the subsequent round depending on their rank and marks. However, if the candidate misses the final round cut off the rank, he/she will effectively be out of the admission process.
Those who find themselves within the AILET cut off will have to accept the seat and complete the admission formalities by paying the course fee.
Why is AILET cut off important?
Knowing the expected cut off of AILET or the trends of the previous' years is very important. With previous years' cut off of AILET, candidates may get an idea of the competition. It tells the candidates about the rank that they need to secure in the examination in order to ensure a seat. For reference, the AILET cut off for previous years' are given below.
AILET cut off 2020 for BA LLB
AILET cut off 2020 for LLM
AILET Cutoff 2019 for BA LLB
Persons with Disability
Residents of Jammu and Kashmir
Mode of Counselling: Offline
AILET Counselling 2021 will be conducted for candidates who have qualified the AILET 2020 entrance exam for B.A LL.B. The counselling process of AILET is conducted in offline mode. It is conducted at NLU Delhi campus as per the category of the candidates.
Who can appear in AILET 2021 counselling?
In order to shortlist the candidates, NLU Delhi released the admission list for each round. Candidates whose name appears in the admission list will be eligible to appear in the AILET counselling. Note that the admission list of AILET is prepared on the merit cum preference criteria. Those candidates who secure a better rank than others will be called given preference in counselling and admission process.
The primary objective of conducting AILET counselling is to verify and authenticate the information and documents submitted by the candidate. While appearing in the counselling process, candidates will have to submit the original as well as photocopies of all documents asked by the university.
In general, AILET counselling required the following documents to be presented before the admission officials.
- AILET 2020 Admit Card
- AILET 2020 Scorecard or admission letter being issued by NLU Delhi.
- Self-Attested copy of Marks Statement of 10th and 12th board examinations.
- Self-Attested copy of Transfer Certificate.
- Self-Attested copy of Character Certificate issued by the last school attended.
During the counselling, shortlisted candidates will have to make a Demand Draft of Rs. 50,000 drawn in favour of ‘The Registrar, National Law University Delhi’, payable at New Delhi. The counselling registration fee is adjusted with the course fee later.
AILET 2021 Counselling Centers
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Question: Who can apply for AILET 2021?
As per the AILET eligibility criteria, candidates who have completed Class 12 can apply for BA LLB, while those who have complete law graduation are eligible to apply for LLM course.
Question: How many seats will be offered by NLU Delhi in BA LLB course?
There are a total of 110 seats that will be offered by NLU Delhi under BA LLB course.
Question: Does NLU Delhi accepts CLAT scores?
No, NLU Delhi conducts All India Law Entrance Exam and doesn't accept CLAT scores
Question: How many candidates apply for AILET?
On average, around 20,000 candidates apply for AILET every year.
Questions related to AILET
if suppose I failed the 1 st attempt of ailet then can anybody tell me that how many attemps can a person make for ailet
The AILET is a law exam which is conducted by the National Law University of Delhi and it offers admissions onely fore NLU Delhi.
In order to be eligible for the AILET examination, how to score minimum 50% marks in your class for board examination and there is no restrictions on the number of Attempts limited for taking up the AILET examination.
Hope this information was helpful for you!!
How to prepare for English in the ailet examination?
Preparing English in Ailet examination is quite easy since you have to look on the certain topics and cover the syllabus very carefully.Some parts include Reading comprehension,vocabulary,and also see out to the idiom and phrases.You also need to brush up the basic grammer skills of 10th level.Read english books for a good grammer sense.
Hope it helps!!
B. Sc final yr students can apply for AILET 3YS Program courses?
Which 3 year program are you asking about?
AILET examination is conducted to offer following programs :-
*BA LLB ( 5 year integrated llb)
*LLM ( master of law - 2 years)
You are not eligible for llm or master of law as to be eligible you need to do undergraduate in law i. e llb or equivalent first .
To do llb ,one has 2 options :-
* 5 year integrated llb like ba llb, after 12th
* llb, 3 year after graduation
So , after bsc, you can go for 3 year llb but AILET is not the entrance exam for the same.
You can go for DU llb or bhu llb entrance examination, as they offer 3 year llb.
And yes being, a final year student you will be eligible for 3 year LLB entrance examinations
Here's du llb eligibility criteria :-
*To be eligible you need to be a graduate in any discipline from a recognised University and must have got at least 50% in graduation if belong to general category or 45% belong to OBC category for 40% belong to Sc or St category to be eligible.
* Also candidates who are in final year /semester are eligible
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I am planning to give CLAT and AILET in 2022, when should I start preparing for their current affairs??
Usually the current affairs are for a period of one year, hence as per the release of application form, prior to it you can prepare for the current affairs, the best way to deal with this is to read newspaper on a daily basis, so that while you're near to appearing for the exam, you can go through various magazines for covering the portion of revision, there are various competitive exam sites also which offer monthly compilations you can go through these as well, and once you form a habit of daily reading what happens is you're well acquainted with the latest happening, and it's easy to recall what you have read, here comes the importance of daily newspaper reading, you can go through sample papers as well as this will give you an idea about the specific topics that are being covered.
What is the difference between clat and AilET
*I will provide you with detailed information about the difference between CLAT and AILET they are :-
*CLAT stands for Common Law Admission Test and it offers admission in 19 universities and it offers 2,420 seats in total . It is an online exam and it contains only MCQ based questions. It contains total of 200 quetions of 200 marks.
*Where has fee structure is :-
* for general category is 4,000 and for SC/ST category is 3,500
*Where has AILET stands for All India Law Entrance Test and has only one participating institute that is, the National Law University, Delhi. And it offers 73 seats for the LLB program whereas 20 seats for the LLM program. It contains total of 150 quetions for 150 marks and it is an offline exam . Where has the question paper contains MCQs and an essay writing paper.
*The fee structure is :-
*for general category it is - Rs 3,050
*For SC/ST category is- 1,050
*For further more information you can check the below link :-
Hope it helpful