NATIONAL LEVEL OFFLINE TEST
All India Law Entrance Test is an annual exam conducted by NLU, Delhi. It is a gate pass for granting admission to eligible candidates into UG, PG and Doctorate courses. AILET 2021 will be conducted in the first week of May 2021. Candidates fulfilling the eligibility criteria can fill AILET application form from the first week of January 2021.
National Law University, Delhi is one of the most prestigious law schools in India and accepts candidates through AILET. It is a 90-minute test conducted in offline (Pen-Paper made) to test candidates Language, Reasoning, Mathematical and Legal skills along with General Knowledge.
The key points about AILET 2021 are highlighted below:
All India Law Entrance Test
National Law University, Delhi
University Level Entrance Test (UG & PG Law Courses)
B.A.LL.B.(Hons.), LL.M and PhD. Program
Offline (Pen-Paper Based)
Number of Seats
BA LLB program- 80, LLM program- 80, Ph.D program- 5-10
The official AILET 2021 Exam Date is yet to be disclosed, however, the detailed exam line up will be announced along with the release of the application forms. The table below mentions the tentative dates:
AILET 2021 Notification start date
AILET 2021 Registration begins on
1st Week of January 2021
Last day to submit AILET 2021 Application Form
1st Week of April 2021
Issuance of AILET 2021 Admit Card
4th Week of April 2021
AILET 2021 Exam Date
1st week of May
AILET 2021 Result Declaration
BA LLB program- May 2021, LLM program- July, PhD program- 3rd week of July
AILET Counselling 2021
Closing Date of Admission
There is an eligibility criterion defined by NLU Delhi for law aspirants which must be fulfilled to register for All India Law Entrance Test. All the programs have different AILET 2021 Eligibility Criteria. Listed below is a brief about the same:
This article will help a candidate by guiding them through the stepwise process to register for AILET 2021. The steps for registering for the exam are listed below:
Tabulated below is the application fee for the various categories of applicants:
ST/ SC/ PWD
ST/ SC (BPL)
Kashmiri migrant/ Foreign nationals
The examination authority will tentatively issue AILET Admit Card in the 4th week of April via online mode through the website. Applicants will only be able to download their respective admit cards on entering the registered ID and password.
Stepwise procedure to download AILET 2021 admit card comprises the following steps:
All candidates must carry the admit card along with 1 valid ID Proof on the day of the exam.
NLU designs the exam pattern differently for all the programs: B.A.LLB, LLM and PhD. Candidates appearing for the exam should be aware of the exam pattern accordingly. For the sake of reference a brief of AILET Exam Pattern is mentioned below:
The postgraduate paper entrance paper consists of both objective and subjective type of questions. There are two sections in LLM paper: 100 objective questions on legal aptitude and 1 Essay type of Question. 100 marks are alloted to 100 MCQ questions while Essay carries a 50 marks, bringing the total to 150 marks.
Compared to UG and PG courses, exam pattern for PhD entrance in NLU, Delhi is quite different. It consists of 2 sections, First level will be an objective test based on Research Methodology and Legal Aptitude sections. The entrance test will be qualifying in nature, candidates clearing the minimum required AILET Cut off will be required to submit their Research Proposal on the desired topic.
Students appearing for AILET 2021 must be thorough with the complete AILET 2021 Syllabus. The important topics for each section are given below:
English, Legal Awareness, Reasoning, Elementary Mathematics along with General Knowledge comprise the undergraduate entrance Syllabus.
A comprehensive list of some important topics in each section are tabulated below:
Vocabulary, antonyms, words usage, synonyms, grammar, reading comprehension, Jumble words and sentences.
Current Affairs, Economy, Geography, General Science, UN Bodies, Civics and much more.
Law of crimes, Legal awareness, contracts & Constitutional law, International law and much more.
Directions, Analogies, Blood relation, Critical reasoning, Topic series, and much more.
Profit and Loss, Speed and Distance, Time and Work, Algebra, Average, Permutation and Combination and Venn Diagrams
Preparing for any competitive exam should be based on a strategy in which sorting out relevant and updated study material is a prerequisite. AILET preparation books coincide with that of CLAT preparation books. Candidates can take reference from the later. Some Recommended books for AILET 2021 Preparation are mentioned below:
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)
Universal’s Guide to CLAT and LLB entrance examination
Verbal and Non-Verbal Reasoning by RS Agarwal
Analytical Reasoning by MK Pandey
Introduction to the Constitution
Constitutional Law of India
JN Pandey and Bare Act
The Law of Torts
Ratanlal and Dhirajlal
Decoding the Jurisprudence
Here are a few tips and tricks that all candidates must have a look at while preparing for the exam:
AILET 2021 will be held in 20 cities across India. Applicant can mention their AILET Exam Center of their preference while filling up the online form. The final allotted exam centre will be mentioned in AILET Admit Card.
Here is the complete list of AILET Exam Centers:
AILET 2021 Result Date (BA LLB)
Admission Letter Issue Date
Fee Deposition Last Date (1st List)
Spot Counselling Start (Vacant Seats)
Selected Candidates Interview
Documents needed to be verified during counselling:
Persons with Disability
J & K
Persons with Disability
Amidst a wide array of colleges accepting students based on the AILET 2021 Scores, here are a few high ranking colleges participating in the counselling process.
Colleges accepting AILET 2021 Score
National Law University
Bharati Vidyapeeth Deemed University, New Law College
The Northcap University
IFIM law college
Ramaiah Institute of legal studies
School of Law: ITM University
Ques. What is the difference between AILET and CLAT? Which one is better?
Ans. CLAT is a common law admission test which includes all NLUs except NLU Delhi. Many private colleges give admission based on CLAT rank. AILET is only for admission in NLU Delhi.
Ques. How do I prepare the entire GK section for CLAT, AILET and other law exams in a couple of weeks?
Ans. If you can have access to any CLAT centre in your area, you can purchase the black book of magic for current affairs. This book is a complete guide for current events and it is designed keeping law entrance exams in mind.
Ques. What items are banned from the AILET Exam Centre
Ans. Candidates appearing for AILET 2021 are strictly prohibited from carrying mobile phones, books, chits, sheets, electronic gadgets, watches, calculators and other stationery.
Ques. What information can be found in AILET 2021 exam pattern?
Ans. By consulting AILET exam pattern 2021, one can know about exam details like types of question asked, mode of exam, marking scheme, and the number of questions asked. This information will aid in effective exam preparation.
Ques. Which major law firms recruit from National Law Universities?
Ans. Major law firms which recruit from National Law Universities are:
Ques. Which major MNCs recruit from National Law Universities?
Ans: Major MNCs which recruit from National Law Universities are:
Ques. In case I lose or misplace my admit card at the exam centre, can I download it later?
Ans. Yes, you must contact the concerned authorities and report the incident to them. The concerned authorities will assist you in downloading the duplicate admit card.
Ques. Is there a requirement for possessing computer skills to appear for AILET 2021?
Ans. You only need to operate a computer mouse. Hence, there is no such requirement directed by the authorities.
*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College
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