AILET 2015 NLU DelhiNLU Delhi conducted the All India Law Entrance Test (AILET) 2017 exam for five year BA LLB (Hons) and one year LLM & PhD admissions. AILET 2017 application form was published by National Law University, Delhi. 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.

Latest – The result of LL.M. and Ph.D. held through AILET on May 7, 2017 has been announced on 07 Jul 2017, Check it through the link provided below.


The major points to be taken into account are regarding AILET application form filling, admit card download, exam pattern. Also before applying you need to know the eligibility criteria.

AILET 2017

The National Law University Delhi has conducted the All India Law Entrance Test (AILET) 2017 for admission to B.A.LL.B (Hons.), LL.M and Ph.D Degree Programmes for the academic year 2017-2018 as per the schedule given below.

AILET 2017 application forms available from 03 Jan 2017
Last date for submission of applications 07 Apr 2017
15 Apr 2017
Availability of AILET Admit Card 2017 from 22 Apr 2017
AILET 2017 exam date 07 May 2017
(03:00 pm to 04:30 pm)
AILET 2017 Result
  • 24 May 2017 – BA LLB
  • 07 Jul 2017 – LLM
  • 07 Jul 2017 – Ph.D

AILET Preparation 2017

There are total 80 seats for Indian nationals in BA LLB program. More than 12,000 students appear for the AILET every year against such few seats. The level of competition is definitely high. Still, it is not very difficult to crack the AILET exam with the correct preparation. 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 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

Candidates can apply online for All India Law Entrance Test (AILET) 2017. Application form for AILET 2017 can be downloaded in PDF format after submission. You may apply online at AILET application form 2017 are available from 03 January 2017. As per guidelines, brief details of online form of AILET are explained here.

AILET application form – You can download the acknowledgement slip after submission of application form.

  • Please read the Admission Notice carefully before filling the Application form.
  • Enter correct and verifiable information only while you fill this form.

Documents to be referred for AILET 2017 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.

AILET online application form 2017 – Apply online using the online form made available by NLU Delhi.

  • Go to “Register Online” link.
  • Enter basic details such as email, name, date of birth, gender, father’s name, mother’s name, address, city, state, country, mobile number. A new account will be created.
  • Log in to the form.
  • Enter all other details of education background, course and all other fields.
  • Make payment of application fees.
  • Two modes of payment are available – (1) Cash deposit at e-post offices, (2) Online payment gateway.

Eligibility for AILET

B.A. LL.B. (Hons.) – Five-Year Programme Eligibility: Senior Secondary School Examination (10+2 System) or Equivalent Examination with 50% marks. The candidates appearing in the 12th standard examination in March/April 2017 can also apply.

LL.M. (One year)  – LL.B. or an Equivalent Law Degree with 55% marks (50% in case of SC/ST/ Persons with Disability). The candidates appearing in final LL.B. examination in April/May 2017 for admission year can also apply.

Ph.D. Eligibility: LL.M. Degree with 55% marks or its equivalent(50% in case of SC/ST/ Persons with Disability).

AILET Admit Card

AILET Admit Card will be issued online. The admit card of AILET will be issued as per schedule date. Those candidates who do not obtain the AILET hall ticket before the test will not be allowed to enter the examination hall. Candidate can download the AILET admit card online at  nlu delhi website. Admit Card is a very important document. Candidate must present it on the day of exam. Details of candidate’s roll number, test center and other information are printed on the hall ticket.

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