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NLU Delhi is going to conduct All India Law Entrance Test (AILET) 2018 on May 06, 2018. The details and the application form for the examination have been released. The candidates can apply online from January 03 to April 07, 2018. The properly registered candidates will be issued admit card from April 14, 2018. AILET is a national level examination, which will be conducted in 21 examination centers. It will be held to fill 125 seats in BA LLB, LLM, and PhD courses, offered by National Law University, Delhi. Candidates interested in AILET 2018 admission can check the eligibility criteria, application process, seat break up, centers for the exam, exam pattern, syllabus, and more information from this page.

Latest: The application form and official notice for AILET 2018 have been announced. The candidate can apply from the “Application Form” link below.

AILET 2018

Under AILET 2018, the reservation criteria are 15% for SC, 7.5% for ST, 5% for PwD, one additional seat for Kashmiri migrants, and two supernumerary seats for the residents of Jammu and Kashmir. However, for LLM course the criteria for the additional and supernumerary seat is not applicable. The candidates can check all the important dates for AILET from the table below.

Events Dates
B.A.LL.B (Hons.) Five Year Integrated Programme
Issues of notification 03 Jan 2018
Starting date for availability of application forms 03 Jan 2018
Last date for submission of application forms 07 Apr 2018
Availability of admit card 14 Apr 2018
Date of AILET 2018 06 May 2018 (3:00 PM to 4:30 PM)
Declaration of AILET 2018 Result [BA.LL.B (Hons.)] 24 May 2018
Date for issue of letters for admission (1st List) 24 May 2018
Last date for deposing fee (1st List) 13 Jun 2018
Date for spot counselling for vacant seats 25 Jun 2018
Last date for depositing fee for the candidates selected in spot counselling 05 Jul 2018
Closing date for admission 25 Jul 2018
Interview of selected candidates Last Week of July
Orientation programme Last Week of July
Start of session/classes 01 Aug 2018
LL.M (One Year Programme)
Declaration of LLM AILET 2018 Result 02 Jul 2018
PhD Programme
Declaration of PhD AILET 2018 Result 16 Jul 2018

Foreign nationals are exempted from giving AILET 2018. A total of 10 setas in the institute will be filled directly with the Foreign Nationals on the basis of merit in qualifying exam.

The official notification for AILET 2018 is as below:

AILET 2018 Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria for AILET has to be cleared. Ineligible candidates will not be granted admission. The candidates can check the eligibility criteria from the page below:

Eligibility for B.A., LL.B. (Hons.) – Candidates should have cleared their 12th with minimum 50% marks. Candidates who are awaiting results for their last qualifying exams can also apply for the exam.

Eligibility for LL.M. – Applicant should have completed their LL.B. course from a recognized university with a minimum aggregate of 55% marks and 50% in case of reserved categories.

Eligibility Ph. D. – The candidates must possess LL.M / Equivalent degree with 55% marks.

AILET 2018 Application Form

The application form is only available online. The candidates firstly need to register by submitting E-mail ID, Password, Name, Date of Birth, Father’s Name, Mobile Number, State, and Address. After registration, the candidates will have to fill details in the application form, upload images, and pay the application fee.

Application Fees: The application fee for the examination is as below:

Category Application Fee Charges
General Rs 3,050/-
Reserved Categories Rs 1,050/-

AILET Exam Centers 2018

The cities in which AILET will be held are as follows:

  • Amritsar
  • Bangalore
  • Bhopal
  • Chandigarh
  • Chennai
  • Cochin
  • Cuttack
  • Delhi
  • Gandhinagar
  • Guwahati
  • Hyderabad
  • Jaipur
  • Jammu
  • Jodhpur
  • Kolkata
  • Lucknow
  • Mumbai
  • Nagpur
  • Patna
  • Raipur
  • Varanasi

AILET 2018 Admit Card

The admit card for AILET will be released in the online mode. Candidates who will be able to register themselves for the exam successfully will be able to download their admit cards from the official website. It is necessary that the candidates carry the admit card on the day of exam or else they will not be allowed to appear in the exam Candidates belonging to Person with Disabilities category should carry a copy of their Disability Certificate issued by the competent authority, at the Examination Centre on the day of exam for availing the facility of scribe/extra time.

AILET Exam Pattern 2018

The exam for BA LLB course will be of 1 hour & 30 minutes duration. The test will be total 150 marks and the questions asked in the exam will be 150. The detailed exam pattern for these courses is as given below.

Negative marking: There will be Negative Marking in AILET 2018. The criteria for negative marking will be based on the formula 0.25*4=1 that means per wrong answer 0.25 Marks will be deducted. Therefore, four wrong answers will lead to deduction of 1 Mark.

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 pattern for PhD programme.

There are 100 multiple choice Objective Type Questions of one mark each which has to be answered in the OMR Sheet.

AILET 2018 Syllabus and Preparation

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.

To prepare well for the examination, the candidates can refer to the below given preparation tips.

  • Read newspapers daily to catch up with GK and current affairs.
  • Have a timetable 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 2018 preparation.

AILET Cutoff

More than 12,000 students appear for the AILET UG every year against only around 80 seats. The candidates can check the previous year cutoff to get an idea about the minimum qualifying marks.

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

AILET 2018 Result

The result for AILET will be published in the online mode on the official website. Candidates will be granted admission in the varied courses on the basis of marks scored by the candidate in AILET 2018 exam. The official exam body will prepare a separate merit list for all the categories.

AILET 2018 Seat Distribution

The distribution of seats under AILET 2018 is as mentioned below:

Course Seat Intake
B.A LLB 80 (70 for Indian Nationals and 10 for Foreign Nationals)
LL.M 40 (30 for Indian Nationals and 05 for Foreign National)
Ph.D 05
Total 125

NLU Delhi Law Entrance Exams

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