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                 AILET  Entrance
About AILET:
  • All India Law Entrance Test (AILET) is conducted to take admission into undergraduate and postgraduate courses in law offered by National Law University (NLU), Delhi.
  • Candidates who aspire to pursue post graduate level legal courses must have to appear for All India Law Entrance Test (AILET).
  • The National Law University, Delhi was established in 2008 by Act No. 1 of 2008 is premier Law University established in the capital city 
Eligibility Criteria for AILET 2016:
The candidates who fulfil all the requirements of the AILET 2016 entrance test are only applicable for the examination. Here you can get the overall details of the eligibility criteria for different courses so before applying must have a view of it.
For B.A., LLB (Hons.) Course
  • The age of the GEN/OBC candidates should not be more than 21 years as on 1st July, 2016 and for those SC/ST/ it will be 23 years.
  • The candidates who are in the final year of their qualifying examination can also apply for the AILET 2016 examination, but at the time of admission they have to show their passing certificate required compulsory during the admission procedure.
  • The candidates must have passed their 12th from the recognized university/board with 50% marks.
  • And the candidates belonging from foreign national should have an aggregate of 65% marks in 10+2 examination. It is not required for NRI candidates to apply for the AILET test as they can take direct admission if an eligibility criterion is satisfied.
  • It is mandatory for the GEN/OBC candidates to secure 40% marks in AILET exam for the admission procedure (30% in case of SC/ST).
For LLM Course
  • The candidates must have the minimum of 55% marks in LLB or in its equivalent degree for GEN/OBC candidates (50% for SC/ST candidates).
  • The foreign national candidates should have an aggregate of 55% marks in qualifying degree for the admission and further called for personal interview in order to check their communication skill in English.
For Ph.D Course

The candidates who fulfil either one of this eligibility will be permitted for the admission in doctoral course.

  • The applying candidate must have a master degree in law from recognized university with percentage criteria of at least 55% for unreserved category and 50% marks for reserved category candidates. OR
  • The applicants must possess the degree in law and master degree with M.Phill in social science or humanities for the admission in Ph.D program. OR
  • The candidate owning the degree of Lam and Ph.D in any stream is also eligible for doctoral course from NLU. OR
  • If the candidate has the experience of 3 years of judge in any high court and Supreme Court of India then he/she will be eligible.
  • Reservation:15% for SC, 7.5% for ST and 3% for Persons with Disabilities.
  • One additional seat for Kashmiri Migrants after approval from Governing Council of the University.
  • The candidates have to apply, appear in the Entrance Test and fulfill the eligibility criteria as applicable.
How to Apply for AILET 2016:
  • Interested candidates may apply along with a demand draft of Rs.2, 500/- for general candidates, Rs.1, 000/- in case of SC/ST and persons with disability (PD) drawn in favor of "Registrar, National Law University, Delhi", payable at Delhi along with copies of requisite Caste/PD Certificate.
  • Applications can also be downloaded from the NLU’s website:
  • Students can also apply online and make payment of application fee by depositing cash at Post Office/Axis Bank or with Credit/Debit Card and Net banking. Click here to apply online.
  • Applications complete in all respects must be sent in person or by post, to the Registrar, National Law University, Delhi, Sector - 14, Dwarka, New Delhi – 110078,  before first week of Februray, 2016.
Paper Pattern for AILET 2016:
  • The question paper of AILET 2016 consists of 150 questions with the time duration of 90 minutes. Each question will be rewarded with 1 mark. There are 5 sections in the exam of AILET 2016 for UG program and are as follows:
  • English – 35 marks
          Legal aptitude – 35 marks
          General knowledge – 35 marks
          Logical reasoning – 35 marks
          Basic Mathematics – 10 marks
  • The AILET entrance exam for postgraduate course will consist of 100 objective type questions and one essay of 50 marks; total marks for the exam will be 150. The objective type question is from the areas of Law of contracts, law of torts, criminal law, constitutional law and legal theory. The time duration again will be 90 minutes.
Important Dates:
  • Online Application form available from – 1st January, 2016.
  • Last date of submission of AILET 2016 application form – first week of Februray, 2016.
  • Date of AILET 2016 entrance examination – 1st May, 2016 (3:00 to 4:30 pm)
  • Availability of Admit card – in the mid month of April, 2016.