AILET 2020 – National Law University (NLU), Delhi is conducting All India Law Entrance Test (AILET) 2020 entrance exam on May 03, 2020. The registration for the exam shall start from the first week of January 2020 at nludelhi.ac.in Before applying, candidates should check the eligibility from this page. AILET 2020 is conducted for admission in 5-year B.A.LL.B. (Hons.), LL.M. and PhD programme. Candidates are given admission on the basis of their merit in the entrance exam only. Scroll down to check in detail about the AILET 2020, eligibility criteria, application process, exam pattern and so on from this page.
Latest: NLU has released the notification for AILET 2020. The exam date and other information can be checked from this page.
NLU offers the total number of 80 seats in B.A.LL.B. (Hons.) and 40 in L.L.M as per last year’s admission notification. For the PhD course, the number of seats is notified as per the availability of teachers in the university to teach PhD Scholars. Candidates can check the AILET 2020 schedule from the table given below.
|AILET 2020||Important Dates|
|Issue of AILET 2020 Notification||1st week of Jan 2020|
|AILET 2020 Application Form starts from||1st week of Jan 2020|
|Last date to submit the Application Form||2nd week of Apr 2020|
|Release date of the AILET 2020 Admit Card||3rd week of May 2020|
|AILET 2020 Exam Date||03 May 2020|
|Declaration of AILET 2020 Result [BA.LL.B (Hons)]||4th week of May 2020|
|Issue of Letters for Admission (1st List)||4th week of May 2020|
|Last date to deposit the Admission Fee (1st List)||2nd week of Jun 2020|
|Release date of the 2nd Merit list & Waiting List||2nd week of Jun 2020|
|Last date to deposit Admission fee (2nd List)||3rd week of Jun 2020|
|Release date of the 3rd Merit List||4th week of Jun 2020|
|Release date of 4th Merit List||1st week of Jul 2020|
|Release date of 5th Merit List||2nd week of Jul 2020|
|Release date of 6th Merit List||2nd week of Aug 2020|
|Closing Date of Admissions||Aug 2020|
|Interview of the selected candidates||1st week of Aug 2020|
|Orientation programme||1st week of Aug 2020|
|Commencement of Classes||1st week of Aug 2020|
|Declaration of AILET 2020 Result (L.L.M)||2nd week of Jun 2020|
|Declaration of AILET 2020 Result||3rd week of Aug 2020|
|Counselling starts from||2nd week of Jun 2020|
|Release date of Waiting list||1st week of Jul 2020|
|Release date of the 2nd Merit List||2nd week of Jul 2020|
|Release date of the 3rd Merit List||4th week of Jul 2020|
|Release date of the 4th Merit List||2nd week of Aug 2020|
|Orientation Programme||2nd week of Aug 2020|
|Declaration of AILET 2020 Result (PhD Programme)||3rd week of Jun 2020|
AILET 2020 Notification
AILET 2020 Syllabus
Candidates can check out the Syllabus for BA.LL.B (Hons) and L.L.M. below:
Syllabus for BA.LL.B (Hons)
The below syllabus is based on the previous year’s exam session:
- Sentence correction and Error Detection
- Synonyms and Antonyms
- Prepositions and Models based fill in the Blanks
- Liner, Circular & Grid Arrangement
- Coding and Decoding
- Number and Letter Series
- Odd one out
- Venn Diagram
- Symbols and Notions
- Important Fundamental Rights
- Articles under Indian Constitution
- Landmark Judgement
- Recommendations and Chairpersons
GK/ Current Affairs:
- Physical Geography
- International Organisations
- Science and Technology
- Social Studies
- UN Bodies
- Indian and World History
- General Science
- Indian and World Geography
- Everyday Science
- Awards and Honors
Elementary Mathematics (Numerical Only):
- Profit and Loss
- Time and Work
- Speed and Distance
- Permutation and Combination
- Numerical Ability
- Venn Diagrams
Syllabus for L.L.M
- Law of Torts
- International Law
- Property Law
- Intellectual Property Law
- Law of Contracts
- Criminal Law
- Family Law
AILET 2020 Exam Pattern
Candidates can check the exam pattern for AILET 2020 from below.
- Duration of the Exam: AILET is 1 hour and 30 minutes (90 minues) examination.
- Mode of the Exam: The exam will be conducted in offline mode only.
- Language of Question Paper: Paper is conducted in English language only.
- Type of Questions: Multiple Choice Based Questions are there in AILET.
Distribution of Questions and Marks [BA.LL.B (Hons)]:
|Sections||No. of Ques.||No. of Marks|
|Elementary Mathematics (Numerical Only)||10||10|
|Total No. of Ques. and Marks||150||150|
Exam Pattern for LLB
The focus of questions in LLM is on subject of law like Criminal Law, Constitutional Law, Law of Contract, Jurisprudence, Law of Tort and International Law etc.
Exam Pattern for PhD
- Number of Questions: There are a total number of 100 Questions
- Duration: The exam is of 90 minutes in duration.
- Questions: The questions will be based on Research Methodology and Legal Research Aptitude.
Marking Scheme: Each Question carries 1 mark. There is a negative marking of 0.25 marks.
Best Books to Prepare for AILET 2020 Entrance Exam
When it comes to preparation of AILET, there are a lot of books and study materials which are available in the market. However, it is important to stick with some standard books as suggested by toppers and experts. Candidates can check the list of books for AILET exam preparation from the table below.
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|Legal Aptitude for CLAT, AILET & Other Law Entrance Examination||GKP||Click Here to Buy|
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How to Prepare for AILET 2020?
For all the aspiring candidates, we have prepared few tips and tricks for the preparation of AILET 2020.
- Start with a Plan: Take every step with a plan. First of all, the candidate should start through the syllabus for the exam and divide the topics accordingly.
- Solve Previous Year’s Question Papers: The previous year’s question papers are best for practice. Candidates become faster in solving questions of they make a habit of solving last year’s papers. This helps in efficiency and effectiveness.
- Read Newspapers: Read a newspaper daily. It will increase the candidate’s general knowledge as well as vocabulary. Candidate can also make a timeline of recent events under different categories and keep revising it.
- Ace your English: Practice English from the basic. Refer the best books only (you can check it out from this page). Don’t underestimate the English section of the question paper and practice nicely for that.
- Do Not Fear the Mathematics: Maths always looks scary but it can be better with practice only. Start your preparation from the basic level first. And practice it daily. Moreover, practising mock tests and previous year’s questions helps in understanding the concepts better and enhances the candidate’s performance.
AILET 2020 Previous Year Question Papers
Candidates can check out the AILET 2019 question papers for PhD, BA.LL.B (Hons) and LL.M. along with their Answer key below:
|Course||Question Paper||Answer Key|
|BA.LL.B (Hons)||Question Booklet||Answer Key|
|LL.M||Question Booklet||Answer Key|
|Phd||Question Booklet||Answer Key|
AILET 2020 Eligibility Criteria
Candidates can check the eligibility criteria from below.
For BA.LL.B (Hons) Qualification and Marks: Candidate must have passed 12th class or an equivalent examination with at least 50% marks in aggregate.
For L.L.M: Candidate should have passed LL.B. or an equivalent degree from a recognised University with at least 55% marks on aggregate (50% in case of SC/ST/Persons with Disability).
For PhD Programme
- Candidate should have passed L.L.M or its equivalent with at least 55% marks on aggregate (50% in case of SC/ST/Persons with Disability) or,
- Candidate should possess a degree in law and Master’s Degree with M. Phil. in social sciences or humanities or,
- Candidate should possess a degree in law and Master’s Degree from a foreign institute, considered equivalent to M.Phil. Degree of an Indian Institution or,
- Candidate should possess a degree in law or PhD in any discipline or,
- Candidate should have an experience as a judge in any State High Court in India with three years’ experience or Judge of Supreme Court of India.
AILET 2020 Application Form
To appear for the entrance exam, candiadtes have to fill the application form online. First of all, candidates have to register and then proceed to ill-in details in the AILET application form. Along with the submission of application form, candidates have to make the payment of the application fee.
AILET 2020 Application Fee
Candidate’s can check the expected application fee from below.
|General||Rs. 3, 050|
|SC/ ST/ PwD||Rs. 1, 050|
|SC/ ST – BPL||Exempted|
Mode of Payment: The AILET application fee can be submitted via given-below two methods.
- Offline mode – Cash Deposit at Post Office.
- Online mode – By Debit Card/ Credit Card/ Net Banking.
How to Apply for AILET 2020?
Step 1: First of all, candidates have to register themselves by providing in details such as name, phone number, mobile number, date of birth, gender, father’s name, mother’s name, country, mobile number, etc.
Step 2: Then, click on the “create account” button to proceed for the main application form.
Step 3: Select the course for which you eish to apply and then fill the application form by giving personal details, educational and qualification details, communication details and so on.
Step 4: Then, upload the images, choose the exam centre and click on the “Save/ Continue to Payment” button.
Step 5: In the last, make the payment of the application fee. A message is received by the candidate on successful payment and an acknowledgement slip is generated on successful payment of the fee.
Image Specification for AILET 2020 Application Form
Candidate shall attach the scanned copy of the photo in the prescribed format.
- Candidate’s photo must contain 75% of the candidate’s face.
- The size of the image shall not exceed 150 kb.
- It should be in JPG/ GIF/ BMP file format.
Documents Required to fill the AILET 2020 Application Form
The following documents has to be attached in the AILET 2020 application form.
- A valid Email ID
- A valid Mobile Number
- Candidate’s photograph
- Class 10th marksheet
- Class 12th marksheet
- Degree marksheet, if applicable
- Category certificate, if applying in other than general category.
AILET 2020 Test Centres
As per the last year information, AILET is conducted in the following cities.
AILET 2020 Seats Availability
As per the last year information, candidates can check the seat details from below.
There are a total number of 80 Seats available for B.A.L.L.B (70 Seats on the basis of AILET 2020 merit list and 10 seats for direct admission to Foreign Nationals on merit (5 seats for Foreign Nationals and 5 Seats for OCI/ PIO)
In LLM, 80 Seats (70 Seats on the basis of AILET 2020 merit list and 10 seats for direct admission to Foreign Nationals on merit (5 seats for Foreign Nationals and 5 Seats for OCI/ PIO)
PhD – A total number of 8 Seats are available in the PhD Programme. It may also vary.
AILET 2020 Admit Card
NLU releases the AILET 2020 Admit card as per the schedule on the official website. To download the admit card, candidates require their email id and password. No hard copy of the AILET 2020 admit card is sent to the candidates via post. The conducting body releases notice for release of AILET admit card 2020 once the application process is over and a download link is provided on the notice. Candidates must report at the allotted test centre along with the hard copy of the admit card.
Details Mentioned on the Admit Card of AILET 2020
The below-mentioned details are given in the application form.
- Name of the candidate
- Photo of the candidate
- Exam centre details
- Date and time of the exam
AILET 2020 Answer key
NLU releases the answer key after conducting the entrance exam. It is released on the official website in the pdf format. The keys consist of the correct answers to the questions that were asked in the exam. With the assistance of the AILET 2020 answer key, candidates can estimate their raw or probable score. Marking scheme of AILET has to be followed while doing so.
Making Scheme of AILET 2020
- Candidate shiuld add one (1) mark for every correct answer.
- In case of incorrect answer, candidate should deduct 0.25 from the total score.
The university also provides the opportunity to the candidates to submit the challenges against the Answer key in any case of discrepancy. Based on the changes made in the Answer key, the university prepares a Merit list of all the qualified candidates.
AILET 2020 Result
NLU releases the AILET 2020 result based on the final answer key. Candidates can check the result through the official website. Candidates can check their score in the result. A merit list is prepared bu the institute based on the candidate’s marks in the entrance test. Those whose names are there in the merit list are called for the counselling round.
Details Mentioned on the Result
- Roll number of the candidate
- Name of the candidate
- Guardian’s/Parent’s name
- Marks Obtained
AILET 2020 Counselling
The counselling is held soon after the result releases as per the previous year’s exam session. Counselling is only held for B.LL.B (Hons) and LL.M. selected candidates. PhD candidates have to go through a series of selection procedure to get admission into the university. On spot, counselling is conducted for LL.M candidates only. The university sends the call letters to all the qualified candidates individually via email and speed post for admission.
AILET 2020 Fee Structure
Candidates can check out the AILET 2020 Fee Structure for each course below for reference purpose only. It is based on the previous year’s exam session.
|Fee Heads||Amount (INR)|
|Tuition Fee||INR 85,000.00 p.a.|
USD 10,000 for Non SAARC County
USD 5,000 for SAARC Country
|Campus Development Fund Fee||INR 5,000.00 (One time)|
|Admission Fee||INR 2,500.00 (One time)|
|Student Welfare Fund||INR 2,500.00 p.a.|
|SBC Fund||INR 2,500.00 p.a.|
|Examination Fee||INR 3,000.00 p.a.|
|Reading Material Fee||INR 2,500.00 p.a.|
|Library Fee||INR 2,500.00 p.a.|
|Internet Fee||INR 5,000.00 p.a.|
|Electricity Charges||INR 12,000.00 p.a.|
|Sports and Games Facilities Fee||INR 3,000.00 p.a.|
|Journals Fee||INR 2,500.00 p.a.|
|Moot Courts / Seminars / Workshops, etc. fund||INR 5,000.00 p.a.|
|Room Rent (For Hostel)||INR 18,000.00 p.a.|
|Hostel Facilities (For Hostel)||INR 20,000.00 p.a.|
|*Library Deposit||INR 5,000.00 ( One time )|
|*Hostel Deposit (For Hostel)||INR 5,000.00 ( One time )|
|*Mess Deposit (For Hostel)||INR 5,000.00 ( One time )|
|Particulars||Fee for hostelers||Fee for non-hostelers|
|Tuition Fee||INR 1,00,000.00||INR 1,00,000.00|
|Campus Development Fund Fee||INR 3,000.00(One time)||INR 3,000.00(One time)|
|Admission Fee||INR 1,000.00(One time)||INR 1,000.00 (One time)|
|Examination Fee||INR 3,000.00||INR 3,000.00|
|Library Fee||INR 3,000.00||INR 3,000.00|
|Internet Fee||INR 8,000.00||INR 8,000.00|
|Electricity Charges||INR 12,000.00||INR 12,000.00|
|Sports and Games Facilities Fee||INR 3,000.00||INR 3,000.00|
|Journals Fee||INR 2,000.00||INR 2,000.00|
|Dissertation Fee||INR 1,000.00||INR 1,000.00|
|Room Rent (For Hostel)||INR 18,000.00||–|
|Hostel Facilities (For Hostel)||INR 20,000.00||–|
|*Library Deposit||INR 3,000.00||INR 3,000.00|
|*Hostel Deposit (For Hostel)||INR 5,000.00||–|
|*Mess Deposit (For Hostel)||INR 3,000.00||–|
|Total||INR 1,85000.00||INR 1,39,000.00|
|Particulars||Fee from hostlers||Fee from non-hostlers|
|Registration Fee||INR 50,000.00(one time)||INR 50,000.00|
|Continuation Fee||INR 30,000.00 p.a. from 2ndYear onward||INR 30,000.00 p.a. from 2ndYear onward|
|Examination Fee||INR 20,000.00 (one time)||INR 20,000.00 (one time)|
|*Refundable Security Deposit||INR 15,000.00 (one time)||INR 15,000.00 (one time)|
|Room Rent||INR 18,000.00 p.a.||—|
|Hostel Facilities||INR 20,000.00 p.a.||—|
|*Library Deposit||INR 3,000.00||INR 3,000.00|
|*Hostel Deposit||INR 5,000.00||—|
|*Mess Deposit||INR 3,000.00||—|
|Total||INR 1,64,000.00||INR 1,18,000.00|
About National Law University, Delhi
The National Law University (NLU) is situated in Dwarka, New Delhi. It was established in 2008 by Act No. 1 of NCT Delhi with the initiative of the High Court of Delhi. It offers undergraduate, postgraduate and PhD programmes to all students. The university was ranked second in the NIRF law ranking in the year 2019. NLU conducts the All India Law Entrance Test (AILET) et a National level for admission into BA.LL.B (Hons), L.L.M and PhD programme. The university is also accorded the ‘Category – I’ autonomy by Govt. of India in the year 2016.
AILET 2020 Exam Frequently Asked Questions
Ans : All India Law Entrance Test (AILET) is an Offline test of 1 hour 30 minutes. There are Multiple Choice Based Questions and each carries 1 mark. There is also a negative marking of 0.25 marks for every wrong answer. The language of the Question paper is English only.
Ans : The National Law University (NLU), Delhi will conduct the All India Law Entrance Test (AILET).
Ans : All the candidates must have passed the Qualifying examination or equivalent examination. The minimum qualifying marks for BA.LL.B (Hons) is 50 % in 12th class, For L.L.M. it is 55 % in Graduation and for PhD programmes it is 55 % in L.L.M.
Ans : The syllabus for B.A.LL.B is English, Logical Reasoning, Reasoning, G.K./ Current Affairs and Elementary Mathematics. For L.L.M it is - Law of Tort, International Law, Jurisprudence, Property Law, Intellectual Property Law, Law of Contracts, Criminal Law and Family Law.
Ans : The Cut off for AILET 2020 may release before the declaration of the Result. The minimum qualifying cut off is released by the university on the basis of which, a Merit list is prepared.
Ans : All the colleges which comes under NLU will accept the score of AILET 2020.
Ans : The mode of AILET 2020 is Offline mode.
Ans : The difficulty level of AILET 2020 is moderate to high as per last year’s exam session.
Ans : All the candidates are selected on the basis of their rank obtained in the Merit list [only for B.A.LL.B (Hons) and LL.M]. However the selection procedure of PhD programme candidates, the selection procedure is different. You can check out the same above from this page.
Official Website: nludelhi.ac.in
Previous Year’s Admission Notification: AILET 2019