All India Law Entrance Test (AILET) is a university-level entrance exam for admission to B.A. LL.B (Hons.), LL.M, and PhD programs. NLU Delhi is the organizing body of AILET. This is a national level exam which is conducted once a year for various law courses. The exam helps candidates get admission into various UG and PG law courses at National Law University, Delhi. National Law University Delhi (NLU-Delhi) is a specialized law university offering courses at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. It is one of the elite national law schools in India built on the five-year law degree model proposed and implemented by the Bar Council of India.
NLU(National Law University) Delhi has released the application form of AILET 2021 on 23rd January. The last date of submission of the application form is 20th May 2021.
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- NLU Declares AILET 2021 will be held on 2nd May, Check details here
AILET 2021 schedule
Check all important dates of AILET 2021 in the table below.
|Availability of application form||23rd January 2021|
|Application Form Closes||20th May 2021|
|Availability of Admit Card||To be announced|
|Exam date||20th June 2021|
|Answer Key released||To be announced|
|Result declaration||To be announced|
AILET 2021 Admit Card
National Testing Agency (NTA) will release the admit card of AILET 2021 (All India Law Entrance Test) on 15th September for registered candidates. To download the admit card, candidates have to log in, select the test city and its corresponding test centre. No hard copy of the admit card will be sent to the candidate via post. Candidates must make their top priority to take a printout of the admit card to the examination hall as it is a mandatory document.
Steps to download Admit card:
- Go to the official website of NLU Delhi
- Log into the admit card link using name and application number
- Click on submit to view the admit card
- Take a printout of the admit card
AILET 2021 Syllabus
Syllabus for English:
English section will include the questions from vocabulary, synonyms, antonyms, word usage, Para jumble, grammar, reading comprehension, and foreign words/ phrases, etc.
Syllabus for Legal Aptitude:
In this section, important topics are, strict liability, the law of crimes, torts, vicarious liability, contracts, and constitutional law, legal awareness and international law, etc.
Syllabus for Reasoning:
Logical reasoning will be based on the topics series, directions, syllogism, analogies, blood relations, critical reasoning, etc.
Syllabus for GK and Current Affairs:
This section will include questions from current affairs, sports, awards and honors, internal events, UN bodies, history, general science, economics, geography, civics, eminent personalities, etc.
Syllabus for Mathematics:
In this section, the candidate’s knowledge of elementary Mathematics, that is, Maths taught up to Class X will be tested.
AILET 2021 Exam Pattern:
|Sections||No. of Questions||Marks|
AILET 2021 Cut-off
Candidates need to meet AILET cutoffs to secure admission in all the programmes in law offered at National Law University (NLU). After the AILET results are declared, NLU Delhi releases separate merit lists informing about the name and other details of candidates selected for admission. This merit list is released marks-wise, roll number-wise and category-wise. The AILET cut-off comprises the minimum mark a candidate has to secure in order to get admission into the law programs offered by NLU Delhi. The cut-off varies from category to category.
AILET previous year cut-off:
|Scheduled Caste (SC)||49.75|
|Scheduled Tribe (ST)||50|
|Persons with Disability||35.25|
|Residents of Jammu and Kashmir||51.25|
AILET 2021 Application Form
The application form for AILET 2021 has been available to candidates at the official website of NLU, Delhi. Candidates will have to register and fill up the application form online. candidates have to submit the filled application form along with payment before the last date of registration in order to appear for the AILET.
Steps to apply for AILET 2021
- Go to the official website nludelhi.ac.in
- Click on Admission 2021 link
- A new page will open on the screen
- Click on "click here to apply"
- New user register 1st the University admission portal by click on the new registration
- After register fill the application form by giving the required details
- Then upload scanned photo and signature
- Pay the application fee then submit
National Law University Delhi (NLU), Delhi has started the online counseling/admission process of AILET 2021 (All India Law Entrance Test) for both B.A.LL.B.(Hons.) and LL.M on 7th October. The authorities have released the list of names who are invited for the online counselling process.
|AILET 2020 Exam Date||26 September 2020|
|Result announced||4 October 2020|
|Admission call letter issued||4 October 2020|
|Registration for counselling||7 - 9 October (Till 6 PM) 2020|
|Selected candidate 1st list and wait list publication||10 - 13 October 2020|
|Last date to pay admission fees for 1st list candidates||13 October 2020|
|2nd list and wait list publication||14 October 2020|
|Last date to pay admission fees for 2nd list candidates||16 October 2020|
Steps to Register:
- Go to the official website of AILET and click on "AILET 2020 Result"
- Log in to your application locker
- Download admission call letter
- Upload required documents
- Pay the counselling fee
Documents required during the counseling process:
- AILET 2021 admission letter issued by NLU Delhi.
- AILET 2021 scorecard.
- AILET 2021 admit card.
- Self-Attested copy of Class 10 & Class 12 marks sheets
- Self-Attested copy of Character Certificate from the school/college last attended.
- Self-Attested copy of Transfer Certificate
- Demand Draft of the Admission Fee of Rs. 50,000 drawn in favor if NLU, New Delhi
AILET 2021 Result
National Law University Delhi (NLU), Delhi has announced the result of AILET 2020 (All India Law Entrance Test) on 4th October for B.A.LL.B.(Hons.) and LL.M. Candidates can check their results and download their scorecards by logging into their AILET 2021 account.
In the result for AILET 2021, the following details will be mentioned:
- Name of Candidate
- Category of candidate
- Subjects appeared for
- Total marks and marks scored by the candidate
- Qualifying status of candidate
AILET 2021 Answer Key
AILET Answer key consists of all the correct answers to the questions asked in the entrance exam. The answer key is generally released after the exam. The answer key helps aspirants in calculating the total number of questions for which they have marked as the correct answer through which they can analyze their performance in the exam.
Steps to View the AILET 2021 Answer Key/Question Paper:
- Go to the official website of AILET
- Click on "Question Booklets with Provisional Answer Keys" link
- Click on the Answer Key/Question Booklet link of respective courses (B.A.LL.B.(Hons.) or LL.M.)
- It will appear in PDF format
- View and download for future use
AILET 2021 Eligibility Criteria:
B.A., LL.B. (Hons.) (Five-Year Programme)
Candidates should have passed Senior Secondary School Examination (10+2) or equivalent examination in any discipline with 50% marks. Students appearing in the 12th standard examination in March/April 2017 can also apply.
Age: Applicants should be below 20 years while appearing the exam (23 years in case of SC/ST candidates). Class 12th appearing candidates are also allowed to apply for the exam.
LL.M. (One year)
Eligibility: Aspirants should complete LL.B. or an equivalent degree with 55% marks (50% in case of SC/ST/ Persons with Disability). Candidates appearing in the final year exam of LL.B are also eligible to register for AILET 2018 exam.
Eligibility: Applicants having an LL.M. Degree with 55% marks or its equivalent (50% in case of SC/ST/ Persons with Disability) are eligible for the examination.
AILET 2021 FAQs
Q: Can I fill the application form offline?
A: No, the application form will only be available in online mode at the official website of NLU, New Delhi.
Q: Which colleges accept the AILET score?
A: The AILET score is accepted by only one college i.e. the National Law University, New Delhi
Q: Is there any lateral entry option for B.A. LLB in NLU, Delhi
A: No, there is no such provision for lateral entry into the BA LLB course in NLU, Delhi.
Q: Can a candidate avail multiple category benefits during the time of admission?
A: No, a candidate will avail any one of the benefits during the admission.
Q: Is there any age limit for AILET?
A: The supreme court has removed the age bar for AILET.
Q: What is the application fee for AILET?
A: The application fee for AILET according to the different category is mentioned below:
- General - Rs 3,050/-
- Sc/ST/PwD - Rs 1050/-
- Kashmiri Migrant/ Foreign National - Rs. 3050/-
Q: Can I get my admit card through the post?
A: The admit card will only be available on the official website of NLU, Delhi. Candidates can get their admit card through online only.
Q: What is the total number of seats offered in NLU, Delhi through AILET?
A: A total of 70 seats are offered through AILET and 10 seats directly to foreign nationals on a merit basis.
Q: What are the documents and their specifications needed to be uploaded during the form filling of AILET?
A: Specifications of the documents needed to be uploaded are:
- Photo - It should be in JPEG format and less than 150KB
- Signature - It should be in JPEG format and less than 150KB
Q: Is there any negative marking in AILET?
A: Yes, AILET has negative marking. For each incorrect answer, 0.25 marks will be deducted.
Q: Is AILET tougher than CLAT?
A: As the number of seats offered through AILET is much less than offered by CLAT, it is generally tougher due to the competition.
Q: Is there any reservation in terms of seats at NLU, Delhi?
A: 15% seats for SC, 7.5% seats for ST and 3% seats for Persons with Disabilities, One seat for Kashmiri Migrants, and two supernumerary seats for students from J&K subject to the approval of Governing Council are reserved in NLU, Delhi through AILET.
Q: What are the best book to prepare for AILET?
A: Books that will help to qualify AILET are:
- High School English Grammar and Composition by Wren & Martin
- Objective General English by RS Aggarwal
- Manorama Year Book
- Lucent’s General Knowledge
- Verbal and Nonverbal Reasoning by R S Aggarwal
- Logical and Analytical Reasoning (English) 1st Edition by A.K Gupta
- Legal Awareness and Legal Aptitude by AP Bhardwaj
- Bare Acts of Indian Constitution