National Law University Delhi (NLU D) is conducting All India Law Entrance Test (AILET) 2016 on May 1. The law entrance examination is reported to be appeared by over 16,000 applicants from 16 cities of India. The entrance exam conducted in paper-pen mode begins at 3:00 pm and the duration is 90 minutes.

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AILET 2016 Convenor, Dr. G.S. Bajpai exclusively told Careers360, “As many as 16,777 aspirants will be appearing for BA LLB entrance examination of NLU Delhi. Last year, the number was 16,215.”

The Convenor also told that the test-takers will be appearing from 16 exam centres in Delhi.

As per the exam pattern of AILET 2016, the total number of questions is 150 questions, each carrying 1 mark. The law aspirants have to answer questions from each of the five sections – English, General Knowledge, Legal Aptitude, Reasoning and Elementary Mathematics. The General Knowledge section comprises questions based on various topics including Current Affairs, General Science, History, Geography, Economics and Civics.


The entry for AILET 2016 test-takers have begun at 2:20 pm, as they were asked to report at the exam centre at least 30 minutes before the commencement of exam.


Careers360 brings ‘AILET 2016 Live Coverage’ to help law aspirants like you in knowing the exam difficulty and other events directly from the exam centres. Check below for the timeline of exam events of the BA LLB admission test of NLU Delhi.


3:12 pm – More late comers request for an entry but denied.


3:10 pm – Entry gates closed down.


3:05 pm – Careers360 team reports some entry continues for the late comers, as the gates are to be closed at 3:10 pm, as per the exam officials instructions.

3:00 pm – AILET 2016 begins.


2:30 pm – Some of the examinees forget to bring identity proofs and denied entry. They requested the authorities to let them enter but in vain. On the other hands, some test-takers despite the instructions were carrying mobile phones and calculators were asked to deposit their belongings before entering their exam halls.


2:20 pm – Entry for AILET 2016 begins with the test-taker queuing up to reach their allotted exam rooms. Meanwhile, at the entry gates, authorities meticulously verify the names and identities of the test-takers through their AILET 2016 Admit Cards and identity proofs.


2:05 pm – Chaos ensues as more candidates gather around the notice-bards to verify their candidature including roll number and their seats. Amidst the chaos, some other candidates were seen revising from notes and text books for one of the toughest law entrance exams.


1:56 pm – AILET 2016 exam takers gather round the notice-boards to check their seating plans.


1:55 pm – Exam centre authorities put up notice-boards outside the centres with roll number and seating arrangements of the examinees.


1:50 pm – AILET 2016 test-takers reached as early as 1:40 pm despite the scorching heat. Several of the early birds had come from far away cities and NCR.


1:45 pm – Careers360 reporting team reaches different exam centres of Delhi.


NLU Delhi conducts AILET for admissions to as many as 81 BA LLB seats on offer. The results of AILET 2016 will be declared by the NLU on May 15.


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how to crack ailet 2020 and how many seats are there for genral category in ba llb....What is score to crack ailet

Papeya Dubey Student Expert 27th May, 2020


Previous year cut-off for AILET has been as follows;

  • General-72.75
  • Scheduled Caste-49.75
  • Scheduled Tribe-50
  • Persons with Disability-35.25
  • Kashmiri Migrants-35.25
  • Residents of Jammu and Kashmir-51.25

The Syllabus consists for five sections such as General Knowledge, Reasoning, Legal Aptitude, Mathematics and English.

You can go through the following books;

For English, Wren and Martin is the best grammar books to build the basic concepts, for Vocabulary there's Norman Lewis Word Power Made Easy, you can also practice through Objective General English by SP Bakshi, this book is great for evaluating your progress.

For GK, go through newspaper such as The Hindu or The Indian Express for dynamic part, you can also go through monthly magazines such as Pratiyogita Darpan and static part you may refer Lucent's GK or there are sites such as Jagran Josh, GKToday which you can use.

For Reasoning, you can use Analytical Reasoning by MK Pandey or Verbal and Non-verbal reasoning by RK Agarwal.

For Legal Aptitude, you can use a book named Legal Aptitude for CLAT and other exxaminations by AP Bharadwaj.

For Mathematics, you can go through NCERT books for foundation, and any of the among RK Agarwal's Quantitative Aptitude, M Tyra's Magical Maths.

Check out sample paper at

There are total 123 seats in AILET, you can see the detailed distribution at


hello Im a clat aspirant 2020 plz tell me that how i improve my English for clat and AILET both. one more request is that give me solution which are practically possible to improve my English in this short period of time

Rehan Alam Student Expert 22nd May, 2020
Dear Aspirant

The CLAT exam syllabus has changed this year and shift to more aptitude side then remembering things.The no.of questions reduced from 200 to 120/125 but the time duration will be the same that is 2 hours.

Here are few tips for preparation you must follow to get a good score without coaching:-

English: Vocabulary questions will be asked. Word Power Made Easy is the book you can use to improve your vocabulary.

High School Grammar and Composition ( by Wren and Martin)It is a book  to improve the grammar skills.

GK: Question on current affairs will be asked. Read newspaper for CURRENT G.K. than trying to grasp all info at once. Some of the newspaper sources which you can use to prepare this section are The Hindu, Financial Express, and The Economist. You can also use some other apps like Inshorts etc for current affairs.Mathematics: Only Data based questions will be asked. Like you have some information and questions on basis of that information.Logical Reasoning: Data tables, Data Charts, Bar Diagrams, Pie Charts, Graphs, Data Comparison and Analysis. These are some of the topics on which you can expect questions.

Here are some links for you:-

Thank you.


latest date of ailet (Nlu) llm entrance exam of 2020 is extended to june 30 Or not? one more thing who to prepare administration law for this entrance exam

ginnisachdeva02_9364270 Student Expert 16th May, 2020


AILET has extended the window to fill the registration forms from 15th May 2020 to 30th June 2020 and the exam will be conducted in August.

To prepare for the exam, you must follow some tips such as

Prepare short notes of topics and revise them regularly.

Practice sample papers, mock tests and previous year papers.

Regularly read newspapers to cover the current topics.

For more information you can go through this link

Thank you.


can I use photocopy of my caste certificate in filling application form of AILET?

Shubham Dhane 15th May, 2020


NLU Delhi has notified that is waiving off the requirement to upload scanned copy of category/caste certificate at the time of submission of AILET 2020 application form. The candidate will instead have to produce the category/caste certificate in original along with a self-attested copy at the tie of reporting for admission. Please click the below link to know more.


if the date for ALIET exam is postponed to 31st may ?

Shubham Dhane 13th May, 2020


The All India Law Entrance Examination is postponed due to corona virus or COVID-19 pandemic until further notice. The new date for All India Law Entrance Examination is not yet released by the officials. Please click the below link to know more about All India Law Entrance Examination.

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