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AILET 2024 Exam - Dates Out, Application Form, Eligibility, Fees & More

Author : Shashwat Srivastava

Updated On : August 10, 2023


Reader's Digest: What is AILET Exam? It's a national-level law entrance exam for admission to the integrated law programme at NLU Delhi after the 12th standard. Find important details about the exam as you scroll further!

Decided on choosing law as a career and targeting NLU-D? AILET opens doors to your dream college! If you're eyeing the AILET 2024, you'll get the slightest details and important updates about the exam here!

Let's share something important and latest with you! The AILET 2024 Exam Date is out! The National Law University Delhi published a notice mentioning it on its official website on May 23, 2023.

Bring out your preparation material and start working on your basics, as the exam is just six months away! The AILET Exam Date, as per the Press release, is December 10, 2023.

With the announcement of the exam date, the AILET 2024 Registration Date is also out. The notification mentions that the application process starts on August 07, 2023. Stay tuned to this article to get all the latest updates and announcements about the exam.

AILET Exams 2024 Highlights

Look at the essential details about the All India Law Entrance Test:

AILET Exam Highlights Details
Exam Name All India Law Entrance Test (AILET)
Conducting Body National Law University, Delhi
Exam Type National Level Entrance Exam
Mode of Exam Offline (Pen and Paper-based)
Exam Duration 90 minutes
Language English
Total Questions 150
Marking Scheme +1 for Correct Answer; -0.25 for Incorrect Answer
Sections English, General Knowledge & Current Affairs and Logical Reasoning (including Legal Reasoning)
Eligibility For UG Courses: 10+2 with at least 45% marks; For PG Courses: LLB or Equivalent Degree with a 50% aggregate marks
Application Fee For General/OBC Category: Rs. 3500; For SC/ST Category: Rs. 1500

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AILET Exam Dates 2024 & Schedule

Check out the table below for all the important events related to the All India Law Entrance Test:

AILET Events AILET Exam Dates 
AILET 2024 Registration Date August 07, 2023
AILET 2024 Registration Last Date November 13, 2023
AILET 2024 Admit Card Release Date November 20, 2023
AILET 2024 Exam Date  December 10, 2023
AILET Answer Key 2024 To Be Announced
AILET Result 2024 Release Date To Be Announced
AILET Counselling 2024 To Be Announced

AILET Exam 2024 Eligibility Criteria

The National Law University, Delhi, has prescribed specific criteria to be eligible for the entrance exam. See below the detailed AILET Eligibility Criteria for LLB, LLM, and PhD courses.

AILET 2024 Eligibility Criteria for LLB

Here's a quick breakdown of the eligibility criteria for taking the AILET exam for undergraduate admissions:

  • If you belong to the General category, you must have passed the exam securing not less than 45% of the total marks in the aggregate in your Class XII.
  • If you are from the SC/ST/Persons with Disabilities category, you must secure not less than 40% of the total marks in your Higher Secondary exam aggregate.
  • Foreign Nationals need to have at least 65% marks in the Higher Secondary School Examination of (10+2) system or an equivalent examination.
  • If you're currently awaiting your results for Class XII, don't worry - you can still apply and appear for the exam!

AILET 2024 Eligibility Criteria for LLM

Here are the key points you need to know about the eligibility criteria for AILET PG:

  • You must have passed the Higher Secondary School Examination (10+2) or equivalent with a minimum of 45% aggregate marks (40% for SC/ST/Persons with Disabilities).
  • Foreign Nationals must have secured at least 65% marks in the Higher Secondary School Examination or an equivalent examination to be eligible.
  • To apply for the LL.M. Programme, a candidate should have passed the LL.B or an equivalent degree from a recognised University with not less than 50% marks in aggregate (45% for SC/ST/Persons with Disability category).

How to Apply for AILET 2024 Exam?

You must fill out the AILET registration form 2024 only through online mode. The stages involved in the AILET Application Process 2024 are Registration, Selecting the law course, Filling out the form, Uploading documents, and fee payment. 

  • Step 1 - Visit the official website of NLU Delhi: https://nationallawuniversitydelhi.in/ 
  • Step 2 - Complete the registration by entering all the essential information like name, contact number, email ID, parents' name, date of birth
  • Step 3 - You will receive a User ID and Password, which is autogenerated. 
  • Step 4 - Log in to your account using the login credentials such as User ID and password
  • Step 5 - Enter all the required details like education qualification, personal information, category, and religion.
  • Step 6 - Choose your desired exam centre and proceed to the next step. 
  • Step 7 - Upload the Scanned documents, i.e., photographs and signature, in the specified format.
  • Step 8 - Pay the application fee either online mode or offline mode.

AILET 2024 Registration Fee 

You must pay requisite application fees through debit/credit cards, NET banking, UPI etc. After successfully delivering the registration fee and generating the acknowledgement receipt, you can view the same in the AILET login.

Check the below table for category-wise application fees:

Category AILET Registration Fee 2024
Gen/OBC and all others Rs. 3500
SC/ST/PWD Rs. 1500

AILET 2024 Admit Card

A hall ticket is an important document you carry to the exam centre. You can follow the simple instructions to download the AILET admit card.

  • Log on to the official portal of NLUD.
  • Click on the candidate login tab. 
  • Log in using your registration id and password.
  • In the candidate portal, click on the AILET 2024 admit card link.
  • Download and take a print of the AILET admit card for future use.

List of AILET PG Exam Centres 2024 

AILET 2024 is one of the prestigious and important examinations conducted nationwide for many students in India. Therefore, authorities will examine numerous cities across the country. 

The list of exam centres is as follows:

Gandhinagar Bengaluru Jodhpur
Ghaziabad Bilaspur Kanpur
Greater Noida Bhopal Kolkata
Gurugram Chandigarh Kota
Guwahati Chennai Lucknow
Hyderabad Cochin Mangalore
Imphal Cuttack Mumbai
Jabalpur Dehradun Nagpur
Jaipur Delhi Patna
Ranchi Pune Shimla
Thiruvananthapuram Raipur Siliguri
Tirupati Rajkot Silchar
Visakhapatnam Varanasi Jammu

AILET 2024 Exam Pattern

Earlier, the AILET Exam Pattern was revised by the National Law University, Delhi. Therefore, knowing the paper pattern will give you a fair idea about the number of questions from each section, the marking scheme, and the exam difficulty level.

The exam pattern is expected to be similar to the last year, which means there will be only three sections in the question paper:

  • English language
  • Current affairs & general knowledge
  • Logical reasoning

AILET New Exam Pattern for UG Courses

The BA.LLB is a renowned five-year program at the National Law University. According to the new AILET exam pattern, the question paper consists of only three sections: English, Current Affairs & General Knowledge, and Logical Reasoning.

Check out the table below to learn the detailed paper pattern of the AILET 2024:

Section Subject Marks Total Questions Total Duration Type of Question Paper Marks Allotted
A English Language 50 50 90 minutes Objective Correct Answer +1 Mark; Incorrect Answer - 0.25 Marks
B Current Affairs & General Knowledge 30 30
C Logical Reasoning 70 70
Total 150 150

AILET New Exam Pattern for LLM

The paper pattern of the AILET LLM course consists of 100 MCQ-type questions and two essay-type descriptive questions on the assigned topics.

Sections Parts Number of Questions Maximum Marks Time Duration
Section A Part 1: English language  25 25 90 Minutes
Part 2: Legal Reasoning  25 50
Total 50 150
Section B  Descriptive Paper 2 (10 questions will be given based on different branches of law; choose and attempt any 2) 75

AILET 2024 Syllabus

Being aware of the syllabus will help you plan your preparation better. The below table provides a glimpse of the essential topics for the AILET exam.

Section Syllabus
English Language Reading Comprehension/Passage with Questions to check your English language skills are asked here.
General Knowledge and Current Affairs General awareness and static general knowledge, national and international current affairs, People in courts, Famous people in law, countries, capitals, and currencies.
Logical Reasoning Questions based on Analytical, Critical and Legal reasoning are asked here.

AILET Sample Papers 2024

Sample Papers are model tests of the actual exam that follows the exact exam pattern and time limit. These tests give an idea about the type and pattern of the questions in the actual exam.

AILET 2024 Preparation Tips

Prepare for the highly competitive exam by following the expert's Preparation Tips for AILET.

You are advised to begin your preparation at least six months before the exam. Here is a glimpse of how to prepare for the AILET exam.

  • Make a proper study plan and start studying all topics one by one.
  • Go through the pattern and syllabus to know which topics has to be studied and given more importance.
  • After knowing the syllabus, collect the required study materials from a proper source, including the best books.
  • Then start your preparation with easy topics and then proceed to complex topics.
  • Speed is an essential factor in the exam. Try to solve questions faster and with accuracy.
  • Regularly take up the AILET Mock Tests to analyse your preparation levels.
  • Solve previous year's question papers to know the difficulty level of the paper and which type of questions can appear in the exam.

AILET 2024 Preparation Books

Let us look at the table below to know the most recommended AILET preparation books:

Subject Books
English Word Power Made Easy
High School English Grammar by Wren and Martin
General Knowledge Lucent’s General Knowledge
Logical Reasoning Verbal and Non-Verbal Reasoning by RS Agarwal & Analytical Reasoning by MK Pandey

AILET Exam Analysis 2024

Going through the AILET Exam Analysis will let you know the difficulty level of the exam and which type of questions can appear in the examination. 

  • A major change in pattern surprised students.
  • English Language & Logical Reasoning were merged into one section (Sections A & B of Part-1).
  • Merged English Language & Logical Reasoning sections created a challenging format.
  • Reading Comprehension and Logical Reasoning questions were based on the same passages.
  • GK was asked in a separate section (Part-2) with 30 questions.
  • Adaptability was required due to pattern changes.

AILET Answer Key

The answer key is an official document released by the exam conducting authority to help you check the responses in the exam.

The AILET Answer Key will usually be released two weeks after the examination, and the Answer key will be released in PDF form.

You can follow the instructions given below while downloading the answer key PDF.

AILET Answer Key
  • Visit the official website of NLU Delhi, i.e., i.e., nludelhi.ac.in (or) the direct link on this page (will be given on the day of answer key release)
  • Click on the 'AILET Answer Key' link.
  • Under the notification tab, you can find UG and PG answer key PDF.
  • Click on the course and enter login details like registration ID and password.
  • Download the AILET answer key in PDF form.
  • Take a printout of the answer key and save it for future reference.

AILET Exam Result

The NLU will release the results on its official website. The AILET Result will be published on the user login dashboard for each student individually.

Follow the below instructions to check the AILET Exam Result.

  • Visit the official website of NLU Delhi, i.e., nationallawuniversitydelhi.in
  • Login to the portal using your registration ID and password.
  • Click on the result link.
  • The AILET Result 2024 will be displayed on the screen.
  • Download the pdf and take a printout of the AILET result for future reference.

AILET 2023 Cut Off Marks

The AILET Cut-Off is declared separately for all categories during the allotment lists published by the NLU-D. Check out the table below to know the previous year's cut-off marks.

Category  Cut-off Marks  Cut off Rank 
General Category  69.5  AIR 95 
Gen-PWD  48.75 AIR 1261
OBC -NCL 56.5  AIR 565
OBC-PWD  52.25  AIR 867 
SC  45.5  AIR 1690
SC-PWD  23  AIR 8414 
ST  38.25  AIR 3079
EWS  55.75 AIR 613
EWS-PWD  48  AIR 1358 
Kashmir Migrants 51.75  AIR 920 
J&K Residents  57.75  AIR 473 

AILET Mock Tests

AILET Mock Tests

AILET 2024 Counselling 

The AILET Counselling is conducted online by the National Law University, Delhi. This process is held after the merit list is released by the University. 

The online counselling process is simple:

  • As soon as the results are announced, the online counselling window is opened.
  • Register yourself for the counselling on the portal in case you fall under the category-wise lists published by NLU-D.
  • Pay the registration fee of INR 30,000 in case of General/J&K migrants/Residents. However, INR 10,000 concession is given to the reserved category candidates.
  • The allotment lists containing the AIR and Scores of selected candidates are published.
  • Confirm your seat provisionally by submitting a fee of INR 50,000. Note that this seat confirmation and counselling registration fee will be adjusted in your admission fee.

AILET Seat Distribution

So, the seat intake is shared officially during the admission announcement for AILET. NLU-D compiles the required number of admissions along with the supernumerary seats to derive the final requirement. We have combined the data for you below as per the courses.

Name of Categories Total Seats Horizontal Reservation for PwD
General 50 3
Other Backward Classes (OBCs): Non-Creamy Layer (22%) 24 1
Scheduled Castes (15%) 17 1
Scheduled Tribes (7.5%) 8 0
Economically Weaker Section (10%) 11 1
Supernumerary: Kashmiri Migrants 1
Supernumerary: Residents of Jammu & Kashmir 2
Foreign Nationals (5 seats) & OCI/PIO (5 seats) 10
Grand Total 123

The seats offered for various courses are filled based on different categories. Check out the category-wise distribution of AILET Seats.

AILET Seat Reservation 2024 for BA LLB & LLM Course

Let us look at the table below for the seats reserved for SC, ST, PWD, and other categories.

Categories Seats Reserved
Scheduled Caste 15%
Scheduled Tribe 7.5%
OBC Non-creamy Layer 22%
EWS 10%
Persons with Disability 5%
Kashmiri Migrants One supernumerary seat
Residents of Jammu & Kashmir 2 supernumerary seats

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In conclusion, the All India Law Entrance Test (AILET) is a crucial examination for students seeking admission to premier law schools in India for both undergraduate and postgraduate programs. The test is known for its challenging nature and demands a thorough preparation.

Here are the major takeaways:

  • AILET offers admission to UG (BA LLB) and PG (LLM) law courses.
  • It is conducted by National Law University, Delhi (NLU Delhi).
  • It is a competitive and challenging examination.
  • The exam focuses on the English language, logical reasoning (including legal aptitude), and general knowledge.
  • Time management and regular practice can enhance your performance in this exam.

“Everybody is a genius, but if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing it is stupid.”

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