NLU Delhi conducts AILET 2016 on May 1; 16000 appear at 19 cities
Updated on May 1, 2016 - 11:13 a.m. IST by Apratim Chatterjee
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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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i completed my graduation in now in 2020 i want to join National law university delhi AILET.can i eligible to this year entrance exam or not?? is my admission will be or not.

Charvi Nayyar 26th Jan, 2020

Hello aspirant

You are eligible for this course(llm) unltil you full fill the following criteria:

  1. Those who are applying for this programme must have an LL.B. or an Equivalent Law Degree with 55% marks. For the candidates of SC/ST/ Persons with Disabilities category, the applicants must have scored 50% marks.
  2. The candidates appearing in final year LL.B. Examination in April/May 2019 can also apply.
  3. If you want to apply for phd you must have llm degree

Hope this helps


i am cbse private candidate am i eligible for Ailet 2020 conduct by nlu delhi if yes, plz tell me what to be filled in school name blank in the form of Ailet 2020

Archita Aggarwal 26th Jan, 2020


You are eligible for Ailet 2020, in school name fill your school name from which you are giving exams from. You are a private candidate so you must be from some right, just mention that name in the school blank, or else you may contact helpline no.

Hope this answer helps.


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.

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