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AILET 2020 Application Form (Extended), Exam Dates (Postponed), Eligibility, Pattern and Syllabus
NLU, Delhi has further extended registration window for AILET 2020 from May 15, 2020 to June 30, 2020. The paper will now be conducted tentaively in the month of August (as per notification released on May 14). Candidates can fill the application form on official portal nludelhi.ac.in. The decision has been taken in view of the current lockdown situation. Exact exam dates will be notified on the website.
AILET is a university-level law entrance exam conducted by National Law University, Delhi for admitting students in its B.A. LL.B (Hons.), LL.M and Ph.D. programs. Candidates appearing or having passed class 12 with minimum 50% marks are eligible for the exam. However, AILET 2020 Eligibility for LLM and Ph.D programs is different. AILET 2020 Application fees are INR 3050 for General, OBC and EWS category and INR 1050 for SC, ST and PWD candidates.
Latest: NLU has waived off Category Certificate for AILET 2020 application form considering the difficulty faced by students in obtaining required certificates.
- As per AILET 2020 Exam Pattern, it will be a 90-minute long offline test having 150 MCQs of 1 mark each with a negative marking 0.25 mark for wrong answer.
- AILET Syllabus includes English, General Knowledge, Legal Aptitude, Reasoning and Elementary Mathematics.
- NLU Delhi provides 110 seats under Aptitude Test and 10 seats for direct admission to Foreign Nationals for B.A.LLB Program.
- For LLM programs 70 seats are under merit category from AILET and 10 are reserved for direct admission to Foreign Nationals.
- NLU provides 50% reservation of seats to students of Delhi. A horizontal reservation is granted to female candidates. 30% of total seats are reseved for women candidates.
AILET 2020 Highlights
The key points about AILET 2020 are highlighted below:
|Exam Name||All India Law Entrance Test|
|Conducting Body||National Law University, Delhi or NLU Delhi|
|Exam Type||University Level Entrance Test|
|Exam Timing||90 Minutes (10:00 AM – 11:30 AM)|
|Courses Offered||B.A.LL.B.(Hons.), LL.M and Ph.D. Program|
|Number of Seats||BA LLB program- 110, LLM program- 70, Ph.D program- 8|
|AILET Official Website||nludelhi.ac.in/ailet2020|
AILET 2020 Exam Calendar
AILET 2020 Exam Dates
The official AILET 2020 Exam Date has been announced by NLU Delhi. Detailed exam schedule was released along with the application forms. Tabulated below are the tentative dates:
|Release of AILET 2020 Notification||November 20, 2019|
|AILET 2020 Registration begins on||January 15, 2020|
|Last day to submit AILET 2020 Application Form||June 30, 2020 (Extended)|
|Issue of AILET 2020 Admit Card||Second week of July 2020 (Tentative)|
|AILET 2020 Exam Date||August 2020|
|Release of AILET Result 2020||August 2020|
|AILET Counselling 2020||September 2020|
Eligibility Criteria for AILET
AILET 2020 Eligibility Criteria
There are certain eligibility parameters defined by NLU Delhi. Law aspirants must satisfy the same to register for All India Law Entrance Test. All the programs have different AILET 2020 Eligibility Criteria. Listed below is a brief about the same:
AILET 2020 Eligibility Criteria for LLB
- Intermediate (class 10+2) graduates with minimum 50% aggregate marks can apply for the exam.
- Candidates appearing in class 12 exam are also eligible to apply for AILET 2020.
AILET 2020 Eligibility Criteria for LLM
- LLB Graduates or any other equivalent degree with minimum 55% aggregate marks (In case of SC/ST/PwD it is 50% marks)
- Candidates in their last year of LLB can also apply
AILET 2020 Eligibility Criteria for Ph.D
- LL.M or its equivalent degree holders with 55% marks (50% in case of SC/ ST/ Persons with Disability)
Eligibility for Seats Reserved for Students of Delhi
- 50% seats are reserved under this category. Only those candidates who pass their qualifying examination from a recognised College/Institute situated in Delhi NCR are eligible for this category.
- For candidates having acquired distance education, if the examination/study center is located in Delhi the criteria stands eligible.
- Reservation criteria for SC/ST/OBC/EWS category is applicable for students of Delhi category as well.
All India Level Seats
Candidates who are Indian nationals and have passed their qualifying examination from a recognised College/Institute from anywhere in the country (Including Delhi) are eligible for this category.
AILET 2020 Application Form
AILET 2020 Application Form
AILET 2020 Application Form is available from January 15, 2020. Visit the official website of NLU Delhi i.e. nludelhi.ac.in to access the form. Candidates will be able to submit AILET Application Form till June 30, 2020 (Extended) and there is no provision for filling the form by paying a late fee. The stepwise process to register for the law entrance exam is as follows:
Step 1: AILET 2020 Registration
- Visit AILET Official website i.e. nludelhi.ac.in
- Click on ‘Apply Online’ link.
- Fill the required details – Name, contact number, email ID, parents’ name, address and date of birth.
- After filling the form, click on the Registration button.
- You will be redirected to Application Locker page, confirm the provided details.
Step 2: Fill AILET 2020 Application Form
- Choose the college from the list of NLUs and click on ‘Click here to Apply’ button.
- On the next page, select the course from the drop-down menu.
- Then click on ‘Apply Now’ button.
- After being redirected to the online application form of AILET 2020, you need to fill the form.
Step 3: Uploading Images
- Upload your recently clicked colored passport size photograph.
- The accepted formats are .bmp, .jpg and .gif formats.
- The size of photo must not exceed 150 KBs.
- The face of the candidate should cover at least 75% of the photograph.
- Click on “save” and proceed to the next step i.e. AILET Fee Payment.
Step 4: AILET 2020 Application Fee Payment
- The application fee can be paid in online mode via Credit Card/ Debit Card and Net Banking.
- Candidates making payment through card, provide card no., and the expiry date.
- Candidates paying via Netbanking will be forwarded to the respective bank’s site where your account details are verified and payment is approved.
AILET 2020 Application Fee
The category wise details of AILET 2020 Application Fee are given below.
|Category||Application Fee (INR)|
|General/ OBC/ EWS||3050|
|SC/ ST/ PwD||1050|
|SC/ ST (Below poverty line)||Exempted|
AILET 2020 Admit Card
The examination authority will tentatively issue AILET Admit Card in the second week of July 2020 online at nludelhi.ac.in. Stepwise procedure to download AILET 2020 Admit Card comprises following steps:
- Step 1: Visit the official website of AILET 2020 – NLU Delhi.
- Step 2: Click on “AILET 2020 Admit Card” link.
- Step 3: Enter your name and date of birth orthe issued application number.
- Step 4: Take a print out of your AILET Admit Card.
- Step 5: Save e-admit card for future reference.
AILET 2020 Exam Centers
AILET 2020 will be held in 21 cities across India. Candidates can indicate an AILET Exam Center of their preference while filling up the online form. The final allotted exam center will be mentioned in AILET Admit Card.
Here is the complete list of AILET Exam Centers:
Detailed Exam Pattern for AILET
AILET 2020 Exam Pattern
The paper pattern is defined by the conducting body, NLU Delhi. AILET 2020 Exam Pattern for each of the BA LLB, LLM and Ph.D Programs is different. Following infographic gives a brief pattern that is common to all the programs:
AILET Exam Pattern for BA.LLB
The exam consists of 150 questions. Each question carries one mark. Each incorrect entry and multiple answer entry is considered for negative marking. A negative marking of 0.25 is applicable. AILET 2020 question paper will contain the following sections- English, General Knowledge, Legal Aptitude, Reasoning and Elementary Mathematics. Sectional distribution of questions is as follows:
|Section Name||Maximum Questions|
Go Through Official Admission Guidelines for B.A.LLB (Hons)
AILET Exam Pattern for LLM
- LLM paper consists two sections- 100 Objective questions and one Essay question.
- The total marks for the exam is 150 – 100 marks for the objective section and 50 marks for the essay.
Go Through Official Admission Guidelines for LLM
AILET Exam Pattern for Ph.D. Programs
- AILET exam for Ph. D programs consist of two papers- Paper 1 (Research Methodology) and Paper 2 (Research Proposal Specific Paper).
- Paper 1 contains 100 multiple choice questions.
- In paper 2, candidates have to submit a research proposal in 15 pages on the topic of their Ph.D. degree.
AILET Syllabus 2020
Candidates appearing for AILET 2020 must be thorough with the complete AILET 2020 Syllabus. The important topics for each sections are given below:
Comprehension passages, Synonyms, Antonyms, Choosing correct words, Idioms and phrases, Jumble words and sentences, Fill-in the blanks
History, Geography, General Science, Economics, Civics and Current Affairs
Profit and Loss, Speed and Distance, Time and Work, Algebra, Average, Permutation and Combination and Venn Diagrams
Study of law, Research aptitude and Problem solving ability
Logical and Analytical reasoning skills
AILET Preparation Tips & Books
AILET 2020 Preparation Tips
AILET is the second most sought after law entrance exam in India after CLAT. Hence a curated strategy is necessary for optimum level preparation.
- Solve Mock Test and Previous Years Papers: It gives a reality check and amount of preparation required. Mock test are generally modulated on a tough level than the actual exam, solving them will give a firm ground.
- Update yourself on Current Affairs: General Knoeledge is a dominant component of the question paper. Develop a habit of reading newspapers and magazines daily. For the sake of convenience e-newspapers can be subcribed. Short notes on current affiars can be prepared for revision.
- Strike a balance between Board Exam preparation and AILET: Several candidates who appear for undergraduate course in AILET are due to appear in their Class 12th Board Exams as well. AILET Toppers suggest to have a balanced approach without missing out on classes. Post pre boards equal attention should be paid towards both.
Recommended Books for AILET 2020 Preparation: B.A.LLB
Word Power made Easy
High School English Grammar by Wren and Martin
Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Exams by RS Agarwal
Lucent’s General Knowledge
NCERT Book (History and Civics)
|Legal Aptitude||Universal’s Guide to CLAT and LLB entrance examination|
Verbal and Non-Verbal Reasoning by RS Agarwal
Analytical Reasoning by MK Pandey
Recommended Books for AILET 2020 Preparation: LLM
|Constitutional Law||Introduction to Constitution||DD Basu|
|Constitutional Law of India||JN Pandey and Bare Act|
|The Law of Torts||Ratanlal and Dhirajlal|
Decoding the Jurisprudence
AILET Previous Years’ Question Paper
Candidates willing to enhance their preparation level before appearing for AILET 2020 can practice previous years’ question paper available at NLU, Delhi Campus. B.A.LLB program question papers from 2010 to 2018 is available at NLU counter. Required amount is INR 500 if paid via Credit/Debit card and INR 550 if paid via Demand Draft.
Practicing the sample papers or previous years’ question papers is an essential part of preparation. The candidates can download the previous year AILET Papers in order to gain acquainted with the pattern of the examination and get familiar with the difficulty level.
Download previous years’AILET Question Paper Here
AILET Answer Key 2020
National Law University, Delhi releases provisional answer key after the exam concludes on official website nludelhi.ac.in. Candidates can raise their objections on the basis of this provisional answer key and mail their suggestions to admissions@nlu. Final answer keys are prepared on the basis of objections recieved and required amendments done.
Answer Key are released along with the Question Booklet of each program seperately. Candidates can compare their responses and estimate their marks.
AILET 2020 Result
- AILET Result will be announced on the official website of NLU Delhi i.e. nludelhi.ac.in.
- The result is available only in the online mode in PDF format.
- NLU releases result according to different categories.
- You need to search for your name in the list in the PDF.
- Along with the result, it also releases AILET Merit Lists.
Tabulated below is the schedule for the result declaration as per the program offered:
|AILET Course||AILET Result Date (tentative)|
|AILET BA LLB||Second week of May , 2020|
|AILET LLM||July 02, 2020|
|AILET Ph.D.||July 16, 2020|
How to Check AILET 2020 Result?
Candidates can check their results for AILET 2020 by following the steps given below:
- Log on to the official website of NLU Delhi i.e nludelhi.ac.in.
- Click on AILET 2020 Portal.
- Next, click on AILET 2020 Result.
- Fill in the details in all the required fields.
- Check and Download the results
AILET Score Card 2020
- All qualifying candidates will receive their respective AILET Score Card from NLU Delhi.
- The score card for AILET is dispatched on the day of declaration of results.
- It will contain candidate’s name, roll number, total obtained marks vis-à-vis score in each of the subjects of law entrance exam.
- Candidates participating in AILET Counselling will be required to present their AILET Score Card.
AILET 2020 Cutoff
- On the basis of entrance exam’s result, AILET cutoff is formed to short list candidates for admission into law programs.
- It is declared separately for all categories by NLU Delhi.
- Candidates meeting the standards will be entitled to receive the admission letter.
- AILET Cut off enables candidates to find out how many marks they require to seek admission in the law programs.
Admission Procedure for AILET 2020
- AILET Counselling will be conducted in offline mode by National Law University, Delhi.
- It will be held after merit list is published by the university on its website.
- The examination authority will issue the admission letters to the qualified candidates. Such candidates should remit the admission-cum-counseling fee for AILET 2020.
- In case a candidate fails to do so within the stipulated time, his candidature for admission in the law program will stand canceled.
- The admission-cum-counseling fee of AILET has to be remitted to the NLU admission office latest by the third week of June.
- Once the admissions are made in the first slot, a list of shortlisted candidates is issued by NLU Delhi for AILET 2020 Spot Counseling Round.
- AILET Spot Counseling Round will be conducted in the fourth week of June. It is the last round of AILET 2020 admissions. It will be valid for the candidates in the waiting list category.
- No further admissions will be made after AILET Spot Counseling Round.
AILET 2020 Counselling Schedule
|AILET 2020 Result Date (BA LLB)||June, 2020|
|Admission Letter Issue Date||June 10, 2020 (tentative)|
|Fee Deposition Last Date (1st List)||June 13, 2020|
|Spot Counselling Start (Vacant Seats)||June 25, 2020|
|Fee Deposition Last Date only for selected candidates in spot counselling||July 5, 2020|
|Admission Closed||July 25, 2020|
|Selected Candidates Interview||July 28-29, 2020|
|Orientation programme||July 30, 2020|
|Start of session/classes|
August 1, 2020
AILET 2020 Seat Reservation
The seat reservation standards are defined by the coordinating body as per the program opted. The following infographic inform the same:
Check detailedAILET Reservation
Frequently Asked Questions
AILET 2020 FAQs
Ques. Is AILET conducted by Delhi University, and only Delhi students can take part in the exam?
Ans. No, AILET is conducted by National Law University, Delhi only. It is an All India Level entrance examination and students from all over India can apply for AILET 2020.
Ques. Are AILET reservation policies same as CLAT exam or there is some difference?
Ans. Yes, there is difference between AILET and CLAT reservations, in CLAT state reservation rules are variable with the state, however, National Law school is only in Delhi, so exclusive rules are applied.
Ques. I am from Raipur, if I appear for AILET exam and perform well, then can I get admission at Hidyatullaha National Law University?
Ans. No, you will not get admission in Hidyatullaha, as AILET exam is applicable for admissions to NLU Delhi only.
Ques. I registered for AILET and have submitted the photocopy of my DD in the bank. What to do?
Ans. In this case, you can send a letter through speed post, which contains the original draft and a letter at the same official address of AILET. Send a cover letter along with the original draft makes sure it reaches the office before the last date.
Ques. I completed my class 12 from UP Board in 2016. Currently I am doing BA, from Delhi University. If I write AILET can I apply directly in the third year of BA LLB (Hons.)?
Ans. No, there is no provision of lateral entry in the BA LLB course, you can, however, enrol in the 1st year of the program.
Ques. I am in final year of graduation; can I appear for LLM exam?
Ans. No, you cannot appear for LLM exam directly, it is essential that you qualify the LLB exam before appearing for LLM exam.
Ques. I am OBC and my son has physical disability certificate. As he is visually impaired, so if he writes AILET exam, will he get both the benefits at the time of admission. And do they allow physically disabled children to study?
Ans. Yes, your son can write the exam. But, he can avail only one of the benefits.
Ques. My niece is willing to pursue LLB in Delhi, she is from Kashmir. Is there any reservation criteria for Kashmiri Domiciled, if yes then how much?
Ans. She is eligible to appear for AILET, but there are only 2 seats know as supernumerary seats in AILET. CheckAILET Eligibility
Ques. I have completed my diploma in Law from IGNOU. It is named as DIPP, can I apply for LLM on the basis of it?
Ans. As per the AILET eligibility criteria for LLM, one must have a degree in LLB. So, you are not eligible for LLM program admission.
Ques. My daughter has scored 53% in class 12 CBSE in 2017, can she apply for AILET and she is from a science background?
Ans. Yes, your daughter can apply for the AILET exam as the minimum cut off for class 12 is 50%.
Ques. I am 38 years of age, I have completed my LLM degree from Rajasthan University. Now, I want to do Ph.D., so am I eligible for AILET for Ph.D.?
Ans. Yes, as there is no upper age limit for PH.D. program in NLU you can apply for AILET.
Ques. I have heard that now there are no age criteria for AILET exam, Supreme court has removed the age bar, is it right?
Ans. Yes, it is correct, Supreme court has removed the age bar from the AILET exam.
Ques. We are living in Kerala. We are basically from Delhi, so can my son write the exam in Kerala or do we need to come to Delhi for the exam?
Ans. Yes, for this year there are no official exam centers in Kerala. Therefore, you will have to select a nearby exam center. CheckAILET Exam Centers
Ques. In the admission fee, do ST candidates get some concession. I belong to ST category of Rajasthan.
Ans. Yes, candidates belonging to SC category are required to pay a fee of INR 1050. The application fee for AILET for General category candidates is INR 3050.
Ques. I want to check my result for AILET, but my password is not working what details are needed for checking the result?
Ans. AILET 2020 result is released in the form of PDF document, so no need of any password for checking the result. A candidate needs to search for his name/ roll number in the PDF document.
Ques. I am a resident of Delhi and have done my entire academic qualification from Delhi. Is there state reservation for Delhi students?
Ans. No, there are no seats reserved for Delhi students. All the seats are available to be filled through the counseling on the basis of reservation policy.
*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College