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About All India Law Entrance Test

By Srushti Pargat Updated on June 30th, 2021

About AILET 2021

All India Law Entrance Test - AILET is an annual entry-level examination organized by National Law University, Delhi. The purpose of AILET is to select candidates for B.A, LLB, LLM, and Doctorate Programmes.

AILET Exam 2021: Key Element

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Exam Particular Details
Exam Name All India Law Entrance Test
Exam Level University Level Entrance Test (UG & PG)
Conducting Body National Law University
Exam Frequency Once a year
Duration of Exam 90 Minutes
Offered Courses B.A.LL.B.(Hons.), LL.M, PhD. Program
Mode of Application Online mode
Mode of Exam Onine
Number of Seats LLM program- 70, BA LLB program- 110, Ph.D. program- 5-10

AILET Important Dates 2021 Exam

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The tentative dates for AILET 2021 are mentioned below. These dates are subject to alterations depending on the official announcement.

AILET Notification DateJanuary 22, 2021
AILET Registration Process beginsJanuary 23, 2021
Last Date of submitting AILET 2021 Application form June 25, 2021 (Extended)
AILET Application Form CorrectionJuly 1 to 3, 2021
AILET Admit Card DateJuly 15, 2021
AILET Exam DateJuly 30, 2021
AILET Result DateBA LLB program: August 2021
LLM program: August
Ph.D. program: 3rd week of August
AILET Counselling Date August 2021
AILET Closing date of AdmissionSeptember 2021

AILET Exam Registration Process 2021

AILET Exam 2021 registration process commences on 23rd January 2021, till 20th May 2021. Candidates who want to participate in the exam have to apply for the exam by filling the application form through the official website of the AILET. It is an online process that involves the following steps:

Step 1: Registration

  • Visit the official website of AILET – Click Here
  • Click on the link New Registration.
  • Fill required details.
  • Click on the Register button.
  • Get Password and email id to login to the AILET application form.

Step 2: Select the law course 

  • The exam is held for both undergraduate as well as postgraduate courses in law, so students need to choose the course they are applying for. 
  • For this students need to select the application form for – BA LLB (Hons)LLM, and PhD.
  • Once, the students have selected the course in which they want to secure admission they need to click on the “Apply Now” button for the next step.

Step 3: Fill AILET online application form 2021

  • Re-login using unique AILET ID
  • Fill all the details
  • Click Save & Next.

Step 4: Upload Documents

  • Upload the scanned photograph (3.5 cm X 4.5 cm, 1 MB).
  • Upload the scanned signature (3.5 cm X 1.5 cm, 1 MB).
  • Upload scanned 10th, 12th and graduation marksheet.

Step 5: Fee Payment

This is the final step towards completing the AILET 2021 application form. There are two available modes of payment.

Offline Mode

The applicant can pay the application fee for the offline mode by selecting 'Cash Deposit at Post'. The nearest post office branch and city is to be chosen, and a challan will be generated. Students are required to pay the fee at the selected branch within 48 hours of challan generation.

The post office will keep one part of the deposit slip for records, and others will be returned to the candidate. Do not forget to collect the slip. When the fee is paid, the fee submission status will be updated within 72 hours.

Online Mode

Candidates should opt for the 'Online Payment Gateway' if the fee payment is to be done via Credit/Debit Card or Net Banking. If the transaction is done via Credit Card/Debit Card, then you have to give details like Card number, CVV number, Expiry Date.

In case the payment is made by the option of Net banking, then a redirected bank's site is shown where the candidate's account details are confirmed, and the payment is accepted. After the payment process is complete, the candidate will receive an acknowledgment slip on the registered Email ID. The applicant must take a print-out of this acknowledgment slip and keep it with them.

Category Fee (in Rs)
General 3,050
SC/ST/PWd 1,050
Kashmiri Migrant/Foreign National 3,050
ST/SC (BPL) Exempted

Step 6: Final Submission

  • After completing all the steps mentioned above candidates will have to do the final submission of the AILET application form.
  • Don’t forget to download the filled-in application form.

AILET Exam Eligibility 2021

National Law University, Delhi has defined the eligibility conditions that must be fulfilled by all the law aspirants to register for the All India Law Entrance Test (AILET).

All the courses have different criteria for eligibility.

B.A.LL.B. (Hons)

  • Candidates must have passed the 10+2 or equivalent with the minimum 45% marks from a recognized board. 5% relaxation for SC/ST students.
  • Candidates under the Foreign Nationals Category must have passed the 10+2 or equivalent with the minimum 65% marks from a recognized board.
  • Candidates in class 10+2 or awaiting board results are also eligible to apply for AILET.
  • Foreign Nationals and OCI/PIO candidates are exempted for AILET exam but they take the admission on the same portal.

LL.M. Course

  • Candidates must have passed the LL.B. or equivalent with the minimum 45% marks from a recognized board. 5% relaxation for SC/ST students.
  • Candidates under the Foreign Nationals Category must have passed the LL.B. or equivalent with the minimum 55% marks from a recognized board.
  • Candidates who are pursuing LL.B. or awaiting board results are also eligible to apply for AILET.

Ph.D. Courses

  • The applicant should hold a Master's degree from any recognized university.  
  • The student needs to acquire a minimum of 55% marks as aggregate and 50% for those who belong to the reserved category. 

AILET 2021 Exam Layout

National Law University has designed different patterns of exam for each program: B.A.LLB, LLM, and Ph.D. The pattern for the AILET 2021 is mentioned below.

  • Mode: The examination will be organized in the online mode. 
  • Duration of Exam: Candidates will get 1 hour 30 minutes to solve the question paper. 
  • Medium: The questions will be in the English language. 
  • Total Questions: There will be a total of 150 questions in the examination. 
  • Questions Type: Multiple-Choice Questions (MCQ) will be asked in the question paper. 
  • Marking Scheme: For every correct answer, 1 mark will be awarded to the students.
  • Negative marks: 0.25 marks will be subtracted from the candidate's total score for every incorrectly marked answer. 

The students must follow the exam pattern while starting the preparation for the AILET 2021 exam. NLU Delhi allows admission to the following programs, which are based on AILET 2021 scores, i.e., BA LLB and LLM seats, and the exam pattern of AILET 2021 will be different for the BA LLB and LLM program. Students must follow the exam pattern announced by NLU Delhi.

AILET Exam Syllabus 2021

The subjects that comprise the undergraduate entrance Syllabus for AILET are Elementary Mathematics, English, General Knowledge, Legal Awareness, and Reasoning.

  • Elementary Mathematics: The section tests fundamental arithmetic skills. Questions are framed around basic mathematical and modern concepts. 
  • English: There are Reading Comprehension passages having Law themes. This section tests grammar, vocabulary, and verbal ability. 
  • General Knowledge: From static GK to current affairs, all factors are covered up in this section. 
  • Legal Aptitude: The provide legal propositions for which students need to frame suitable answers. 
  • Logical Reasoning: Analytically comprehending situations and conclusions that are logically driven comprise this section. 

AILET Exam Centres 2021

Given below are the state-wise test centres for the AILET.

State City
Assam Guwahati
Bihar Patna
Chandigarh Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh Raipur
Delhi Delhi
Gujarat Gandhinagar
Jammu and Kashmir Jammu
Karnataka Bangalore
Kerala Cochin
Madhya Pradesh Bhopal
Maharashtra Mumbai
Maharashtra Nagpur
Odisha Cuttack
Rajasthan Jaipur
Rajasthan Jodhpur
Tamil Nadu Chennai
Telangana Hyderabad
Uttar Pradesh Lucknow
Uttar Pradesh Varanasi

Preparation Tips for AILET

Candidates must go through the following tips and tricks while applying for AILET 2021:

  • Solve previous years' questions and sample papers. 
  • Make notes and revise them regularly. 
  • Make a schedule and keep at it. 
  • Read current affairs and the latest news from many sources. 
  • Clear your basic concepts of Mathematics. 
  • Keep yourself fit and healthy.

FAQ Concerning AILET

Q1. Is there an option for correction in the AILET application form?

A1. No, NLU Delhi does not provide the provision for correcting the application once it is submitted. Hence, candidates are suggested to fill in all the details carefully.

Q2. In case I am unable to attend the exam, will I get a refund of my fees?

A2. No, the application fee is non-refundable.

Q3. Which colleges accept the AILET score?

A3. The AILET score is accepted by only the National Law University, New Delhi.

Q4. Is there negative marking in AILET exams?

A4. Yes, the AILET has negative marking. For every incorrectly marked answer, 0.25 marks are deducted.

Q5. Is there an option for lateral entry to B.A. LLB in NLU, Delhi?

A5. No, NLU Delhi offers no such provision for lateral entry into the BA LLB course.

Best Wishes to all AILET aspirants from the CollegeMarg Team!

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