AILET Counselling 2021 - Step by Step Procedure

The National Law University of Delhi has released the seat allotment list for round 2 on its official website. If your name is present on the merit list, you have to pay the admission fee and complete the admission process on or before the last date.

Note that requests for payment of a fee after the last date will not be entertained under any circumstances. 

This post shall guide you through the step-by-step AILET Counselling Procedure, counselling dates, admission fee, and more.

AILET 2021 Counselling Schedule

NLU Delhi has released a separate AILET Counselling list for LLB and LLM programs. This year, the counselling process has been started on 05 August 2021.

The university will issue a category-wise provisional merit list of only those students who have completed the counselling registration and paid the fee within the stipulated time.

Predict Your College Based on AILET Score

Check out the table below to know all the important events related to the counselling.

AILET Counselling Events  Dates
Declaration of AILET Result 04  August 2021
Category wise list of students invited for the counselling registration 05 August 2021 (11:00 AM)
The registration process for online counselling for the BA LLB course  05 August 2021 (11:00 AM) - 07 August 2021 (2:00 PM)
Publication of 1st List of provisionally selected candidates & the 1st waiting list of students to be issued 09 August 2021 (11:00 AM)
Last date for deposing admission fees  09 August 2021 (11:00 AM) - 11 August 2021 (11:00 AM)
Release of 2nd merit list and a waiting list  12 August 2021 (11:00 AM)
Last date for deposit of admission fee after the release of the 2nd merit list 12 August 2021 (11:00 AM) - 14 August 2021 (11:00 AM)

How to Check AILET 2021 Merit List?

You can follow the steps given below to check whether your name is present on the merit list or not.

  • Visit the official website of NLU Delhi. 
  • Click on the "Admissions" tab.
  • Then, navigate to the "Notifications" section.
  • Click on the "Provisional Merit List" download button.
  • View and download the merit list for future reference.

AILET Counselling Process 2021

The university has issued a call letter for counselling after the declaration of Results for AILET 2021. There are four steps involved in the AILET admission process, and those are as follows:

  • Check your roll number in the invite list
  • Commencement of counselling
  • Release of first provisional admission list
  • Pay balance fee



Check Your Roll Number in the Invite List

The invite list includes only students who will score above the Cut Off for AILET 2021. The invite list will be released separately for both UG and PG admissions.

You will be eligible for appearing in the AILET Counselling process only if your name is present on the invite list.

Commencement of Counselling

To appear for the counselling process, you will be required to pay the counselling fee and submit the original documents and copies for verification.

The admission officials will verify all the documents about admission requirements and keep the copies with themselves.

If your submitted documents do not meet the eligibility criteria, the university will debar you from the admission process. It would help if you collected the acknowledgement slip after the payment of the counselling fee.

Release of First Provisional Admission List

NLU Delhi will release the provisional admission list and the waiting list after the completion of AILET Counselling.

The provisional list includes the names, roll numbers, marks of shortlisted students under various categories.

If there are any leftover vacancies after the first round of the admission process, the university will release another provisional allotment list for the second and subsequent rounds.

Pay Balance Fee

If you are shortlisted for the admission process, you must pay around Rs the balance course fee. 75,000 for the LLB course.

If you could not complete the admission process within the given deadline, you will be disqualified and also your counselling will not be returned.

AILET Counselling Fee 2021

You can pay the admission fee only online or using a demand draft drawn in favour of "The Registrar, National Law University Delhi" and payable at New Delhi.

The counselling fee for AILET 2021 is Rs. 50,000. Apart from this, you need to pay the balance fee as mentioned in the table below.

Particulars Fee for BA LLB (Hons) (in Rs) Fee for LLM (in Rs)
Counselling Fee 50,000 50,000
Balance fee at the time of Admission 82,500 89,000
Total fee 1,32,500 1,39,000

AILET Counselling Fee Refund Process

NLU Delhi will refund the counselling fee of only such students who have successfully registered for the counselling and paid the counselling fee but due to a higher cut off could not find a place in the provisional merit list of the respective categories for admission.

The refund will be initiated by the University after August 25, 2021, or on completion of the admission process whichever is earlier.

The counselling fee will be refunded to the same account from which it was paid. No requests of depositing it in any other account will be entertained.

Documents Required for AILET 2021 Counselling

This year, the counselling for admission to NLU Delhi is completely online. 

You need to upload the following documents while registering for online counselling without fail. Otherwise, your candidature will get cancelled.

  • AILET 2021 Admission Letter
  • AILET Scorecard 2021
  • AILET admit card
  • Self-Attested copy of Class 10 marks statement
  • Self-Attested copy of Class 12 marks statement
  • Self-Attested copy of Character Certificate from the school/college last attended
  • Category certificate (if applicable)
  • Transfer certificate
  • Demand draft for the admission fee
  • Passport size photographs


When will AILET 2021 Counselling begin?

AILET 2021 Counselling has began on 05 August 2021. the first provisional merit list was released on 09 August 2021 and the second list was released on 13 August 2021.

How can I participate in the AILET Counselling Process?

You can participate in the AILET Counselling Process by completing the online registration and paying counselling fee.

What is the AILET Counselling fee?

You will be required to pay Rs.50,000 as the AILET Counselling fee.

What is the admission fee for BA LLB course at NLU Delhi?

The admission fee for BA LLB course at NLU Delhi is Rs. 1,32,500.

How to register for AILET Counselling 2021?

  • Visit the official website i.e.,
  • Log in using your roll number/application number and date of birth
  • Upload all the required documents
  • Pay the counselling fee

Is the AILET Counselling fees refundable?

The AILET Counselling fee is refundable only for students who have successfully registered for the counselling and paid the counselling fee but could not find a place in the provisional merit list due to a higher cut off.

How many provisional lists will be released by NLU Delhi?

Currently, two provisional lists have been released by the NLU, Delhi. The university may release the third list if they are vacant seats.

How many seats will be offered for BA LLB program at NLU Delhi?

National Law University, Delhi offers 110 seats for BA LLB program.