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AILET 2018 will be held in the month of May. All India Law Entrance Test is expected to be organized for admission to NLU Delhi. The purpose of AILET 2018 shall be to determine ranking for BA LLB, LLM, and PhD Admission at National Law University, Delhi. Get here complete details of AILET 2018 such as exam date, application form, syllabus, admit card, result, cut off.

There are 83 seats in BA LLB course, 40 seats in LLM. Seats in PhD do not exceed 10. As law aspirants across the country gear up for the various BA LLB, LLM and PhD in law entrance exams, details of AILET exam 2017 are elaborated.

Every year NLU Delhi notifies about AILET exam in the month of January and invites eligible students to apply online. Those who apply will be able to download admit card for entrance exam from NLU Delhi AILET 2018 website. Furthermore, after exam is over, test takers can check result online too, and those who qualify can attend counselling for admission.

AILET 2018

The National Law University Delhi is looked forward to conduct the All India Law Entrance Test (AILET) 2018 for admission to B.A.LL.B (Hons.), LL.M and Ph.D Degree Programmes for the academic year 2018-2019 as per the schedule decided.

AILET 2018 application forms available from January 2018
Last date for submission of applications April 2018
Availability of AILET Admit Card 2018 April 2018
AILET 2018 exam date May 2018
AILET 2018 Result May 2018

Candidates are requested to note that official details of AILET 2018 have not yet been announced. Information on this page is as per previous year brochure and only for reference of such candidates who have started looking for details to get an idea of AILET 2018. As soon as National Law University Delhi releases AILET 2018 information brochure, details will be updated here.

AILET Preparation 2018

More than 12,000 students appear for the AILET every year against only around 80 seats. The level of competition is definitely high. With preparation, it is feasible to score well in AILET and get a seat in NLU Delhi. Get an idea of the minimum score you will need to get in AILET. Past year AILET cut off is given below.

Category AILET 2016 Cut Off  AILET 2015 Cut Off  AILET 2014 Cut Off 
General  105 98 103
SC  85 75 85
ST  83 72 81
PWD  78 85 83
KM  76 82 101
  • Read newspapers daily to catch up with GK and current affairs.
  • Have a time table for studying. It is advised that you give at least 7-8 hours each day to prepare for law entrance exams.
  • Out of the 90 minutes in the exam, you should give around 20 minutes to the English section. 10 minutes each can be for Mathematics and GK. 25 minutes each will be required to attempt the Legal and Reasoning sections.

Books and resources suggested by toppers for AILET 2017 preparation.

AILET Exam Pattern

The exam pattern for B.A.LL.B.(Hons.), LL.M and Ph.D. Programmes will be different from each other. There will be no negative marking in AILET exam. The detailed exam pattern for these courses are given below.

The paper pattern of All India Law Entrance Test (AILET) for BA LLB is given below.

Total Marks 150
Duration 1 hour 30 minutes
Questions and distribution
English 35 Marks
General Knowledge (Current Affairs, General Science, History, Geography, Economics, Civics) 35 Marks
Legal Aptitude 35 Marks
Reasoning 35 Marks
Elementary Mathematics (Numerical Ability) 10 Marks
Total Questions 150

AILET pattern for LLM entrance exam is explained below.

Total Marks 150
Duration 90 Minutes
Questions and distribution
Subject areas Law of Contracts, Law of Torts, Criminal Law, Constitutional Law and Legal Theory
Objective Type 100 questions of one mark each
Essay One Essay of 50 marks on a topic of law from the above subjects.
Total questions 100 (objective type) and 1 (Essay)

AILET Application Form

  • The application form for AILET 2018 will be available on NLU Delhi website. The application forms will be available online only from January 2018 and have to be submitted on or before, April 2018. You need to first register on NLU website, in order to apply for the preferred course.
  • Interested applicants can fill and submit the application form from NLU, Delhi official website.
  • In the application form, you need to fill the following details: Personal Details, Academic Details, Upload Photograph and Signature and finally make payment.

Documents to be referred for AILET application form.

  1. Class X mark sheet. This will be used as date of birth proof.
  2. Class XII mark sheet. If you are yet to appear in class 12th exam, this is not required while form fill up.
  3. If applicable, SC/ST/PD/KM certificate. This should be a latest and valid certificate.
  4. BPL category certificate copy, attested from competent authority (in case of BPL candidates of SC/ST category).
  5. Passport size photographs.

Please note – There are five separate courses’ application forms. Ensure that you have filled the correct form.

  1. B.A., LL.B. (Hons.) programme form for Indian national category.
  2. B.A., LL.B. (Hons.) programme form for foreign national category.
  3. LL.M. programme form for Indian national category.
  4. LL.M. programme form for foreign national category.
  5. Ph.D. programme application form.
Category Application Fee Charges
General Rs 3,000/-
Reserved Categories Rs 1,000/-

Eligibility for AILET

Before filling the application form, ensure that you fit in the eligibility criteria as prescribed by NLU, Delhi. The eligibility criteria for AILET 2018 is specified below:

For B.A.LL.B. (Hons.) course – Must have passed 10+2 or equivalent examination with minimum 50% aggregate marks.

For B.A.LL.B. (Hons.) programme – The candidates must be below 21 years as on 1 July, 2018 In case of SC/ST the minimum age limit is 23 years

For LL.M. (One year) programme & PG Diploma programme – Must have completed LL.B. or an Equivalent Law Degree with 55% aggregate marks (for general candidates) and 50% marks (for SC, ST or PwD candidates).

For Ph.D programme – Must possess a LL.M. Degree or equivalent with minimum 55% marks for general candidates and 50% marks for SC/ST/PwD candidates.

Candidates who are appearing in qualifying examination are also eligible to apply.

AILET 2018 Syllabus

The syllabus will be different for all the courses. For B.A., LL.B. (Hons.) course, questions will be asked from English, General Knowledge (Current Affairs, History, Geography, General Science, Economics and Civics), Legal Aptitude, Reasoning and Elementary Mathematics (Numerical Ability). Whereas, for LL.M. programme, questions will be asked from Law of Contracts, Criminal Law, Law of Torts, Constitutional Law and Legal Theory.

AILET 2018 Admit Card

The AILET 2018 Admit Card will be released by the university in the third week of April, 2017 i.e., few weeks before the commencement of examination. You can download the admit card through the official website of the university. The admit card will contain details like candidate name & roll number, exam center, exam date & timing, etc. The admit card is an important document and should be brought along for the entrance examination. Admit card for AILET 2018 will be available online only. No admit card will be sent to candidate thrugh post.

AILET 2018 Result

Candidates who will participate in the AILET 2018 exam can check their result through the official website of the university. The AILET 2018 Result will be declared in the month of June, 2017. The question booklet and answer key for the AILET 2018 will be uploaded on the official website. On the basis of marks scored by candidate in AILET 2018 exam, a merit list will be prepared separately for all the categories. Candidates who wish to apply for a copy of OMR sheet may need to send a DD of Rs.1000/- drawn on the favor of Registrar National Law University Delhi.

Seat Reservation

The seat reservation in LL.M. programme for different categories will be as follow:

Categories Seats Reserved
General 75%
SC 15%
ST 7.5%
Person with disability 2.5%

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