Updated On : June 3, 2023
Summary: Having all the information related to the seats and reservations for AILET PG helps you estimate the probability of studying at the National Law University, New Delhi. There are specific eligibility criteria for each reservation explained in this article.
Admission to the University is solely based on your performance in the All India Law Entrance Test PG (AILET PG). Considering the popularity of the NLU Delhi, there are many claims for a limited number of seats.
The seat intake and reservation policies are similar to those followed last year. The National Law University, Delhi, provides 81 seats for admission to the LLM course, and the college also offers extra 11 supernumerary seats for Kashmiri migrants and foreign nationals.
Typically around 1500-1600 aspirants appear for the exam every year, which translates to a success rate of 4.5%!
Let's walk through the post that will give you a complete insight into category-wise AILET LLM seat intake and reservations for this academic year.
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As said above, the competition is very high for the AILET LLM exam, which offers a one-year program for eligible candidates.
Check the table below for the number of seats available in different categories.
|Name of Categories||Total Seats|
|Other Backward Classes (OBCs): Non-Creamy Layer (22%)||15|
|Scheduled Castes (15%)||11|
|Scheduled Tribes (7.5%)||5|
|Economically Weaker Section (10%)||7|
|Supernumerary: Kashmiri Migrants||1|
|Foreign Nationals (5 seats) & OCI/PIO (5 seats)||10|
Check the AILET LLM Seat Intake & Reservation 2023 official PDF attached below:
A specific percentage of AILET LLM seat intake is reserved for socially and educationally backward classes, including those belonging to distinct castes such as OBC, SC, ST, and EWS.
While filling out the AILET LLM Application Form, you must fill in the correct category to avail your reservation.
|Name of Categories||Horizontal Reservation for PwD||Seats under Respective Categories after excluding PwD Seats|
|Other Backward Classes (OBCs): Non-Creamy Layer (22%)||1||14|
|Scheduled Castes (15%)||1||10|
|Scheduled Tribes (7.5%)||-||5|
|Economically Weaker Section (10%)||-||7|
As per the official notification, the university provides a 5% Horizontal Reservation across the categories for those belonging to the PwD category.
While providing admission to the LLM course, 15% of AILET LLM seats are reserved for Scheduled Caste (SC) and 7.5% for Scheduled Tribes (ST).
SC seats that are not filled will be converted to ST seats and will not be allocated to any other reserved category.
In case a sufficient number of eligible aspirants of Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes are not available in the respective category, the seats, thus remaining vacant, will be treated as General and will be offered to the General Category in order of merit.
To claim a reservation under these categories, you must have a valid certificate issued by any one of the authorities as listed below:
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The university offers 22% of seats for the OBCs (Non-Creamy Layer) Category.
You would be qualified to apply under this category if you have a valid OBC (Non-Creamy Layer) certificate issued by a competent body under the Central List of OBCs or the Delhi State List of OBCs (Notified by the Government of NCT of Delhi).
Any of the authorities listed below should issue a valid certificate:
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10% of seats are reserved for the Economically Weaker Section (EWS). A valid Income and Asset Certificate issued by a Competent Authority is required to receive the benefit of an EWS reservation.
Only the Income and Asset Certificate issued by one of the following authorities will be accepted as proof of your EWS claim.
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In compliance with the provisions of "The Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act 2016," those belonging to the Persons with Disabilities (PwD) category have been given a horizontal reserve of 5%.
You can apply under this category if you have a valid PwD certificate issued by a competent authority.
Kashmiri Migrants would be allocated one extra seat. Kashmiri Migrants (Non-Migrants) comprise Kashmiri Pandits/Kashmiri Hindu families in the Kashmir Valley.
At the time of provisional admission, you must present a valid certificate issued by the appropriate authorities to be eligible for this benefit.
Because the Kashmiri Migrant quota seat is supernumerary, it will not be converted to any other category if it stays empty.
To be eligible for the admission process at NLU, Delhi, you must satisfy certain criteria set by the exam conducting body.
AILET LLM Professional Program is another post-graduate level program conducted by National Law University, Delhi.
The objective of the LLM (Professional) Program [“LLM (Pro)”] is to improve academic excellence in professional services. Obtaining LLM (Pro) will not qualify you for academic (and other) jobs that require an LLM as a minimum qualification.
It will also not qualify you to appear for the UGC’s National Eligibility Test or similar tests. AILET LLM (Professional) Program is equivalent to a P.G. Diploma Program.
The admissions to the LLM (Professional) program will begin tentatively in September for the academic year. The program will be delivered in a mixed mode of distance education and contact learning.
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To begin with, the University will admit a maximum of 160 aspirants for this program.
However, the University has the right to change the number of seats available in a given academic year without prior notice.
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The selection criteria for admission to AILET LLM Professional program are based on the percentage secured in graduation.
The National Law University also provides category-wise reservations, as mentioned in the table below:
|Category||Percentage of reservation|
|Persons with disabilities||3%|
With good scores, reserved category students have better chances of getting seats than general merit students. Knowing the reservation and seat matrix and availing of the benefits is your right!
Ensure to gather the supporting documents to produce during the counselling process.
Frequently Asked Questions
Which competent authorities can provide certificates for Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes?
How many seats are reserved for the Scheduled Tribes category?
The Scheduled Tribes category is allocated 15% of the total available seats, i.e. five seats.
Can I secure admission at NLU Delhi through CLAT or LSAT?
How many seats are reserved in AILET LLM for the general category?
How many seats are reserved in AILET LLM for the Scheduled Castes category?