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The All India Law Entrance Test (AILET) is conducted by the National Law University, Delhi (NLU) to offer admission into UG and PG level law courses like B.A., LL.B. (Hons.), LL.M. and Ph. D. professional courses. It is a popular law exam taken by several law aspirants. AILET 2020 Notification is released on January 15th, 2020. Law aspirants appearing for AILET can get all information about the eligibility criteria, application form, paper pattern, result, counselling schedule, and important dates for AILET in this post.

Latest News: As per the recent notice, the AILET Provisional Answer Key 2020 will be released on 29 September 2020 at 7:00 pm. The exam conducting body will release the answer key on the official website. Candidates can cross-check all the answers with the help of AILET Answer Key and can raise objections if they find any errors.

  • AILET exam is a wonderful opportunity for candidates interested in becoming a legal professional practising in India.
  • Candidates who have passed class 12th with a minimum of 50% marks are eligible for AILET Exam 2020.
  • The entire application process for AILET 2020 is conducted in online mode. Hence, candidates can pay the fee only through online mode.
  • Aspirants who have successfully filled the AILET Application Form will receive the admit card. Candidates can download the AILET Admit Card starting from 27 July 2020. Candidates need to enter their registration number and password to download the admit card.
  • To fill a total of 80 seats in BA LLB, LLM, the National Law University, Delhi is conducting the AILET 2020 Exam.

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AILET Exam 2020 Highlights

Exam All India Law Entrance Test (AILET)
Conducting Body National Law University, Delhi
Exam Level National
Exam Type University Level Entrance Test
Frequency of Conduct Once a year
Courses Offered B.A.LL.B.(Hons.), LL.M, and Ph.D.
Application Mode Online
Medium of Exam English
Mode of Exam Remote Proctored Test
Exam Duration 1 Hour 30 Minutes
Application Mode Online
Starting Date to Apply 15th January 2020
Last Date to apply 11 July 2020
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AILET Exam Dates 2020

The candidates appearing for the exam should reach the exam center on time and should not forget to carry the admit card to the test center on the AILET Exam Date. 

Go through the table below to know all the updated important dates regarding the exam such as the AILET 2020 Exam Dates, Application Dates, Admit Card release date, answer key date, Result release date, and more. The table is as per the latest official notification released by the National Law University, Delhi. Hence, Check the table below-

Events Important Dates
Release of AILET Notification 2020 January 15th, 2020
AILET 2020 Registration begins on January 15th, 2020
Last day to submit AILET 2020 Application Form July 11, 2020
AILET 2020 Admit Card Release Date July 27, 2020
AILET Exam Date  September 26, 2020
AILET Answer Key  September 29, 2020
AILET Result 2020 Release Date October 05, 2020 (Tentative)
AILET Counselling 2020 To be Notified
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AILET 2020 Notification

The notification is an official document released by the exam conducting authority to inform candidates about the exam. The National Law University released the AILET 2020 Notification PDF on 15th January 2020. All the Law aspirants willing to get admission to NLU must go through the complete notification and then continue with registration. Hence, check the extended notification by clicking on the direct link provided below and apply before the last date. 

AILET Extended Notice 2020 PDF

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AILET 2020 Seats

Through AILET Exam 2020, the NLU will be offering admissions to BA LLB, LLM, and Ph.D. courses. Go through the below table to know how many seats will be filled through AILET.

Course Seats
BA LLB Hons 110
LLM 80
Ph. D 5-10

AILET 2020 Eligibility Criteria

Before applying for AILET, all candidates are suggested to go through the AILET Eligibility Criteria 2020 carefully. Candidates who fail to fulfill the eligibility criteria will result in the rejection of candidature. 

AILET 2020 Eligibility Criteria for LLB

  • Candidates passed Intermediate (class 10+2) with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks can apply for AILET.
  • Candidates appearing in class 12 exam can also apply for AILET 2020.

AILET 2020 Eligibility Criteria for LLM

  • LLB Graduates or any other equivalent degree with minimum 55% aggregate marks can apply
  • Candidates pursuing their final year LLB can also apply

AILET 2020 Eligibility Criteria for Ph.D

  • Candidates having LL.M or its equivalent degree with 55% marks can apply for AILET 2020 Exam.

How to Apply for AILET 2020?

Candidates willing to apply for AILET must follow the below step by step instructions correctly. There are five stages involved in the AILET Application Process 2020. 

Step 1: Online Registration

  • Visit the official website of NLU Delhi:
  • Create an account in the official portal
  • Click on Create New Account
  • Enter all the basic information like name, contact number, email ID, Parents Name, Date of Birth
  • Click on submit
  • You will receive a User ID and Password which is autogenerated. 

Step 2: Selecting the Law Course

  • On the homepage, click on Course
  • Select your desired course from the drop-down
  • After which you can start filling the form for that particular course.

Step 3: Filling the Application Form

  • Login to your account using the login credentials.
  • Enter all the required details correctly
  • Fill in your Education Qualification, Personal Details, Communication details, Parents Details, Category, Religion.
  • Choose your desired exam center.
  • Click on Save and Next

Step 4: Uploading Scanned Documents

  • Upload the Scanned documents i.e., photographs and signature in the specified format
  • Ensure to upload the document correctly.

Step 5: Payment of Application Fee

  • Check the below table for category-wise application fees.
Category Application Fee
Gen/OBC and all others Rs. 3050
SC/ST/PWD Rs. 1050
  • Candidates can pay the application fee either through online mode or offline mode.
  • If you are paying through online mode then use your credit card/debit card/ net banking
  • For offline mode of payment, download the bank challan and pay the cash by visiting the nearest bank.

AILET 2020 Selection Process

As per the AILET Notification 2020, the All India Entrance Test for AILET comprises of one Paper-based test comprising of Objective type questions. Candidates will be given admission based on the marks scored in the written exam.

  • It is important for candidates to score above the AILET Cut Off in order to get qualified in the written examination.

AILET 2020 Exam Pattern

Here, we have provided the detailed AILET Exam Pattern 2020 for both UG and PG programs. Knowing the exam pattern will help candidates to know how many questions asked from each section, marking scheme, etc.

Exam pattern for B.A LLB

The B.A.LLB is a very renowned five-year duration program at the National Law University, Delhi, and the admission process is completed through the AILET exams. The AILET exam for B. A. LLB consists of five sections: English, General Knowledge, Legal Aptitude, Reasoning, and Elementary Mathematics.

  • The exam is conducted in the offline mode
  • The AILET Exam 2020 consists of 150 questions
  • The total time duration to complete the AILET 2020 Exam is 90 minutes.
  • The AILET Question Paper includes objective type questions
  • For each right answer, candidates will be awarded 1 mark and for each wrong answer 0.25 marks will be deducted
Section Subject Marks Total Questions
A English 35 35
B General Knowledge(Current Affairs, General Science, History, Geography, Economics, Civics) 35 35
C Legal Aptitude 35 35
D Reasoning 35 35
E Elementary Mathematics 10 10
Total 150 150

Exam pattern for LLM

The LLM is a postgraduation degree course held for the duration of 1 year. The Exam Pattern of the AILET LLM course consists of 100 MCQ type questions with another essay type descriptive question on the assigned topics. The objective-based question carries 100 marks, and the essay based question carries 50 marks.

Topics Number of Questions Maximum Marks Time Duration
MCQ based on Legal Awareness Concepts 100 100 1 Hours and 30 Minutes
Descriptive Essay based on Legal Awareness Concepts 1 50
Total 101 150

Exam pattern for Ph.D. 

The questions in the AILET Ph.D. exams are framed from the concepts of Research Methodology and Legal Research Aptitude. 

  • The exam pattern for Ph. D program consists of two papers: paper 1 and paper 2.
  • Paper 1 exam consists of 100 multiple choice questions whereas, in paper 2, candidates have to submit a research proposal in 15 pages on the topic of their Ph.D. degree 
Topics Number of Questions Maximum Marks Time Duration
MCQ based on Research Methodology and Legal Research Aptitude 100 100 1 Hours and 30 Minutes
Total 100 100
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AILET 2020 Syllabus

Candidates appearing for AILET Exam 2020 must go through the detailed syllabus and prepare accordingly. Here is a glimpse of AILET Syllabus 2020 for candidates to begin with their preparation.

Section Syllabus
English including comprehension English comprehension passages and grammar. Candidates will be tested on their understanding of the given English passage. They have to understand the central theme of the passage, meaning of the words, make correct use of grammar, fill up the blanks and use appropriate words wherever necessary.
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.
Mathematics The Mathematics section tests your knowledge of Class 10 maths that is taught at the school level. You need not fret about this subject as it is elementary level mathematics, much of what is taught at school.
Legal Aptitude It tests your ability to understand law, research aptitude and problem-solving ability. Questions may also include legal propositions and facts. Candidates have to answer the questions based on propositions and facts that they have drawn from the questions.
Logical Reasoning The logical reasoning section tests the ability to identify patterns, logical links and rectify illogical arguments. The syllabus includes syllogisms, logical sequences, analogies, etc. However, visual reasoning will not be tested.

AILET 2020 Admit Card

The AILET Admit Card 2020 is an important document to be carried to the exam hall without fail. Candidates appearing for AILET Exam 2020 must mandatorily carry the hall ticket to their respective exam center. The NLU will release the admit card only through online mode on its official website. Follow the simple steps to download the AILET Hall Ticket correctly.

  • Visit the official website
  • On the homepage, click on the link "Download AILET Admit Card 2020"
  • Enter your login credentials and click on submit
  • The admit card will be displayed on the screen. 
  • Download and take a printout of the admit card for future reference.

AILET 2020 Exam Centers

Check out the list of AILET Exam Centers tabulated below. Ensure to reach the exam center at least half an hour before the reporting time.

State/UT City
Assam Guwahati
Bihar Patna
Chattisgarh Raipur
Delhi Delhi
Gujarat Gandhinagar
Karnataka Bengaluru
Madhya Pradesh Bhopal
Tamil Nadu Chennai
Rajasthan Jaipur and Jodhpur
West Bengal Kolkata
Uttar Pradesh Lucknow and Varanasi
Maharashtra Mumbai and Nagpur
Kerela Cochin
Odisha Cuttack
Punjab and Haryana Chandigarh
Jammu and Kashmir Jammu
Telangana Hyderabad

AILET Preparation Tips 2020

Gear up your preparation well in advance for the highly competitive exam by following the expert's AILET Preparation Tips 2020. As the exam is scheduled in the month of May 2020, aspirants are advised to begin their preparations at least 3 months before the AILET 2020 Exam. Here is a glimpse of how to prepare for AILET 2020.

  • 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 difficult topics.
  • Speed is an important factor in the exam. Try to solve questions faster and with accuracy.
  • Ensure to take up the AILET Mock Tests regularly to analyze your preparation levels.
  • Make sure to finish the mock tests on time and after completion of solving, check all your answers, and allot marks yourself for each question.
  • Note down where you go wrong and know how to correct the mistakes.
  • Solve previous year question papers to know the difficulty level of the paper and which type of questions can appear in the exam.

AILET Preparation Books 2020

As per the experts, choosing the right books will help candidates to better prepare for the exam. For the convenience of all students planning to appear for this examination, we have assembled a list of best books for LLB and LLM courses that you can refer to.

Best Books for B. A. LLB

Let us have a look at the table below to know the most recommended books for the preparation of LLB.

Subject Books
English Word Power Made Easy
High School English Grammar by Wren and Martin
Mathematics Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Exams by RS Agarwal NCERT Books 
General Knowledge Lucent’s General Knowledge NCERT Book (History and Civics)
Legal Aptitude Universal’s Guide to CLAT and LLB entrance examination
Reasoning Verbal and Non-Verbal Reasoning by RS Agarwal Analytical Reasoning by MK Pandey

Best Books for LLM

Check the table below to know the important books for the preparation of LLM.

Subject Book/Study Material Author
Constitutional Law Introduction to the Constitution  DD Basu
Constitutional Law of India JN Pandey and Bare Act
The Law of Torts Ratanlal and Dhirajlal
Jurisprudence Jurisprudence Decoding the Jurisprudence VD Mahajan

AILET Exam Analysis 2020

In order to help all the candidates appearing for the exam, we provide AILET Exam Analysis which lets candidates know the difficulty level of the exam. Also, the analysis will help in estimating which type of questions can appear in the examination. Go through the analysis to score above the cut off marks.

  • The exam Analysis includes all the questions asked, overall as well as sectional difficulty level, a good number of attempts, and weightage of topics.
  • Knowing the exam analysis will help candidates to better focus on the important topics.

AILET Answer Key 2020

The answer key is an official document released by the exam conducting authority to help candidates check their responses in the exam. The AILET Answer Key will be released usually 2 weeks after the examination. The Answer key is released in PDF format. Candidates can follow the below instructions to download the answer key PDF.

  • Visit the Official Website:
  • On the homepage click on Answer Key link
  • Login to your account using login credentials
  • The AILET 2020 Answer Key will be displayed on the screen
  • Download the answer key and check your responses by comparing it. 
  • This way you can know your chances of getting shortlisted for counselling.

AILET Result 2020

The NLU will usually release the results on its official website. The AILET Result 2020 will be released in PDF format. The AILET 2020 result will be released based on the categories. Candidates can download the PDF and check if their name exists in the list. The below explains the AILET 2020 Result Schedule. 

Course Result Dates (Tentative)
BA LLB September 2020
LLM October 2020
Ph.D October 2020

How to Check AILET Results 2020?

Follow the below instructions to check the AILET 2020 Result.

  • Visit the official website of NLU Delhi i.e
  • Click on AILET 2020 tab
  • On the new page, click on the AILET 2020 Result.
  • Fill in the details in all the required fields.
  • Check and Download the results PDF

AILET Score Card 2020

Candidates qualifying the AILET Exam will receive their AILET Score Card 2020 from the National Law University, Delhi. The Scorecard for AILET 2020 will be released on the day of results. The scorecard includes various details like the Candidate's name, roll number, total marks obtained in subject-wise. The scorecard is an important document that has to be carried to counseling without fail.

Details Mentioned on the AILET Scorecard 2020

The AILET Scorecard includes various details like

  • Candidate's Name
  • Parent's Name
  • Marks scored in the exam
  • Category
  • Exam Date

AILET 2020 Cut Off

Based on the candidate's result, the NLU decides the cut off marks to shortlist candidates for admission into law programs. The AILET Cut Off 2020 is declared separately for all categories. Candidates scoring above the cut off marks will be eligible for receiving the admission letter. Check the below tabulation to know the Previous Year cut off marks.

Categories AILET 2019 Cut Off AILET 2018 Cut Off AILET 2017 Cut Off
General 72.75 71.25 89
Scheduled Caste 49.75 49.5 71
Scheduled Tribe 50 48.25 68
Persons with Disability 35.25 42.75 74
Kashmiri Migrants 35.25 40.25 81
Residents of Jammu and Kashmir 51.25 58 78

AILET Merit List 2020

The Merit List will be released after the result. The seat allotment is based on the AILET Merit List 2020. Candidates with a higher rank will be given higher priority. The merit list includes various information regarding the candidate. 

Details mentioned on the AILET Merit List 2020

  • Name of the candidates
  • Roll number of the candidates
  • Guardian's name
  • Gender
  • Total marks obtained in AILET exam

AILET Admission Process 2020

The AILET Counselling is conducted in offline mode by the National Law University, Delhi. This process is held after the merit list is released by the University. Candidates qualifying the exam above the cut off will receive the admission letters. 

  • The qualified candidates need to pay the admission-cum-counselling fee for AILET 2020.
  • Candidates failing to remit the fee will result in the cancellation of their candidature.
  • By the third week of June, all the qualified candidates have to remit their fee to the NLU Admission Office
  • After the first slot of admission, the list of shortlisted candidates will be issued by NLU Delhi for spot counselling.
  • The AILET Spot Counselling round will be conducted in the fourth week of June. 
  • This will be the last round of counselling and no further admissions will be made after this.

AILET 2020 Counselling Dates

Events Dates
AILET 2020 Result Date (BA LLB) To be Notified
Admission Letter Issue Date To be Notified
Fee Deposition Last Date (1st List) To be Notified
Spot Counselling Start (Vacant Seats) To be Notified
Fee Deposition Last Date only for selected candidates in spot counseling To be Notified
Admission Closed To be Notified
Selected Candidates Interview To be Notified
Orientation program To be Notified
Start of session/classes To be Notified

AILET 2020 Seat Reservation

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

For BA LLB Course

Let us have a look at the table below to know the number of seats reserved for candidates belonging to SC, ST, PWD, and other categories.

Categories Seats Reserved
Scheduled Caste 15%
Scheduled Tribe 7.5%
Persons with Disability 5%
Kashmiri Migrants 1%
J & K 2%

For LLM Course

Go through the table below to know the percentage of seats reserved for candidates belonging to General, SC/ST, PWD.

Category Reservation
General 75%
Scheduled Caste 15%
Scheduled Tribe 7.5%
Persons with Disability 5%


When will the AILET 2020 Registration Process begin?

The AILET 2020 Registration Process will begin from 6th January 2020.

What is the mode of AILET Exam 2020?

The AILET 2020 Exam is conducted in offline mode

What is the Eligibility Criteria for AILET 2020?

Candidates passed class 12th with a minimum of 50% can apply for BA LLB while candidates passed the Graduation with 55% can apply for LLM.

Who conducts AILET 2020?

The AILET 2020 is conducted by the National Law University, Delhi.

When is the AILET Exam 2020 conducted for LLM course?

The AILET 2020 Exam is scheduled in the first week of May 2020 for all courses.

What is the Selection Process for AILET 2020?

Candidates are selected based on the marks scored in the Merit list.

How many seats are filled through AILET 2020?

The total of seats filled through AILET is 80.


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