The Army Institute of Law (AIL) was established in July 1999 by the Indian Army under the aegis of the Army Welfare Education Society (AWES). This institution is located in Patiala and is affiliated to the Punjabi University. Its main objective is to impart high quality legal education through its Law courses. The AIL conducts the entrance examination every year for the admission of the students into its Law courses. The institute ensures 100% placement for the students after the completion of the course. It offers both undergraduate and postgraduate programme in Law. It also provide the scholarships to the students during the course by awarding the cash price to the students who do well in the semesters. Army Institute of Law (AIL) Law Entrance Test (LET) 2018 will release its application form in the month of March 2018. Interested candidates will be able to apply through online procedure on the official website.

Army Institute of Law (AIL) B.A. LL.B. Law Entrance Test (LET) 2018

The AIL LET 2018 will be held in the month of the July 2018. Every year number of students appear for this entrance examination. Interested candidates will be able to apply for the examination from the official website of the Army Institute of Law (AIL) at The process to fill the application form will be completely online process, there will be no offline mode. The admission given in the institute shall be based on the marks obtained in the Law Entrance Test of AIL 2018. In this article candidate we will discuss the details about AIL LET 2018 courses offered, Application form, Admit card, result of LET 2018, seat allotment procedure, Expected dates of the AIL LET 2018.

Tentative Dates of AIL LET 2018

Candidates should note that the dates which are mentioned below are based on the previous year information. Hence no official dates have been announced by the concerned authority. The article shall be updated soon as per the official announcement by The Army Institute of Law (AIL). Till then candidates can look up to the tentative dates and should start their preparation accordingly.

Event Dates
Availability of Online Application-Cum-Admission Form 4th week of May 2018
Last date of submission of Application-Cum-Admission Form along with fees 3rd week of June 2018
Submission of Application-Cum-Admission Form with late fees 4th week of June 2018
Availability of Admit card 4th week of June 2018
Date of Entrance Test 1st week of July 2018
Declaration of Result 2nd week of July 2018
First Counselling-cum-Admission 3rd week of July 2018

LET 2018 Quick Links

LET Resources 2017

The Law Entrance Test for Army Institute of Law 2018 is only for the Wards of Army Personnel, Punjab Resident Civil Category and All India Civil Category. While filing the application form of AIL LET 2018 candidates need to mention their category and they also have to submit the related documents at the time of the counselling to proof their eligibility of the concerned category.

Courses Offered by the Army Institute of Law

It offers the five year undergraduate course and One Year Postgraduate course in Law. Details of the courses are mentioned below:

B.A., LL.B (Five Year Course) BA LLB is a five year integrated programme in which institute impart knowledge about the laws subject and make them professional strong required to become a full-fledged responsible member of the legal profession.

LL.M (One Year Course) LLM is a one year integrated programme in which the students will get the depth knowledge in the field of law with specializations. Student will be awarded with the Post Graduate degree after the completion of the course.

Know the Eligibility of the AIL LET 2018

The eligibility criteria of AIL LET 2018 is different for all the categories which is as follows:

Common Eligibility Criteria For BA LLB Programme for all categories

To be eligible candidates must fulfill the following eligibility criteria:

  • Candidates must have passed the 12th examination with minimum 45% aggregate marks from a recognised school
  • Candidates who will appear in 10+2 examination in  March/April 2018 are allowed to appear in the entrance examination. If in case candidate fails in the qualifying examination then their admission will be cancelled.

Common Eligibility Criteria For LLM  Programme for all categories

As per the norms of the Punjabi University, candidates with minimum pass percentage of 55% marks in the BA LLB (5 years) or LLB (3 years) will be eligible to apply for the AIL LET LLM 2018.

Eligibility Criteria as per the Category

Given below are the eligibility criteria for the  for Wards of Army Personnel, All India Civil Category and Punjab Residents Civil Category. This will be same for the candidates applying for BA LLB O LLM programmes.

Wards of Army Personnel – Candidate applying in this category must be a Ward of serving Army personnel with minimum 10 years continuous service in the Army.

Children of All India Civil Category other than Punjab Residents- Candidates applying under this category must be citizen of India who intend to settle permanently in India and have obtained the citizenship before taking admission in AIL.

Children of Punjab Residents Civil Category– To claim the benefit under this category Candidate must mention in the application form that he or she belongs to the  Punjab Residents Civil category. In this regard candidate have to submit the required documents along with the application form.

AIL LET 2018 Application Form

Candidates desirous to apply for the AIL LET 2018 need to fill the application form AIL LET 2018. The application form will be release in the 4th week of May 2018. Candidates must read the eligibility norms as mentioned above before applying for the examination. To fill the application form candidate should visit the official website of the Army INstitute of Law at There will be 2 to 3 steps to fill the form including registration, fee payment, filling the application form and its submission. Candidates must fill the application form correctly and precisely. The procedure to fill the application form is only through online mode. Along with the submission ojf the aplication form candidates need to pay the prescribed application fee for the examination that is mentioned below:

Application Fee for Army and All India Civil categories is Rs. 3000/- and the late fee for the examination Rs. 1000/-

To know more about the application form of AIL LET 2018 candidates are advised to click on the quick links mentioned in this article.

AIL LET 2018 Admit Card

The Admit card of the Law Entrance Test 2018 shall be released in the 4th week of June. AIL LET 2018 Admit card will be available on the official website of AIL at

How to download admit card?

The hall ticket will only be available by entering the registration number and password in the space provided for that purpose. The hall ticket will be displayed on the screen. Download the admit card and take a printout of it and retain it till the admissions. Candidates must carry the admit card at the center of the examination on the day of the AIL LET 2018.

AIL LET 2018 Exam Pattern

For only BA LLB Course

Given below is the examination pattern for the students who will apply for the BA LLB programme in AIL LET 2018. There will be four sections in the question paper and the questions will be based on the level of 12th standard. All the questions will be of objective type (Multiple Choice Questions). The paper will be in english language only with total 200 questions, each section containing 50 questions.

Subjects Total No. of Questions Marks
Section 1- Mental Ability 50 50
Section 2- General Knowledge & Current Affairs 50 50
Section 3- Law Aptitude 50 50
Section 4- General English 50 50
Total 200 200

AIL LET 2018 Result

The AIL LET 2018 Result will be declared in the 2nd week of July, just after the one week of the commencement of the examination. Candidates will be able to check the result from the official website of the Army Institute of Law at After visiting the website they need to click on the result section and should enter the registration number and roll number in the provided space. Now download the result and retain it till the admissions.

Note- If in case candidate forgot the details he/ she should click on the “Forgot Details” mentioned in the box and must enter the email ID. Through email ID the candidate will receive the details. For the convenience of the candidates given below is the image of Result login window.

Selection Procedure

The selection of the candidates to the Institute will be done on the basis of the marks obtained by the candidate in the entrance examination. After the declaration of the result of AIL LET 2018, first 100 candidates in order of merit will be of Army Category will be called for the seat allotment process to fill the 60 seats and 20 candidates in order of merit of All India Civil Category will be called to fill the the 4 seats. Whereas, admission to the Punjab category students under All India Civil Category will be based on the merit of class 12th.

Distribution of Seats for BA LLB Programme

The seats are distributed among Wards of Army Personnel, Punjab Resident Civil Category, All India Civil Category. The Admission for the seats of Wards of Army Personnel and All India Civil Category will be done through the  AIL Law Entrance Test  2018. While the admission for Punjab Resident Civil Category seats  will be done on the basis of the 12th class merits. The seat distribution for the BA LLB Programme is as follows:

Category No. of Seats
Wards of Army Personnel 60
Punjab Resident Civil Category 16
All India Civil Category 08
Total 80

Distribution of Seats for LLM Programme

There are total 15 number of seats in the LLM programme. The seats are distributed among the different categories. The list of seat distribution for LLM Programme is as follows:

Category No. of Seats
Wards of Army Personnel 12
Punjab Resident Civil Category 02
All India Civil Category 01
Total 15

Fee Schedule of Payments for Students (Common For BA, LLB & LLM )

After the seat allotment, candidates are required to pay the fee of the course in the form of two demand drafts. The fee structure for the BA LLB and LLM course is mentioned below:

Army Category Civil Category Army/Civil Category
122476.00 146997.00 131313.00

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