The National Law University, Delhi, conducts the All India Law Entrance Test (AILET) annually to provide admission to BA LLB (Hons), LLM, and Ph. D courses.

The classic fact about National Law University, Delhi, is that it has been the only law school in the nation with its stand-alone entrance exam, i.e., AILET, since 2008. 

Coming to the context of the article, we have tried to answer a few queries that students will have about AILET Notification 2023.

  • Who can apply for AILET? Students applying for ailet 2023 ug courses must have passed class 12 or equivalent exams with a minimum of 50% marks to be eligible for the exam.
  • I appeared for AILET last year. Am I eligible to appear for the AILET 2023 session? Yes, there is no limitation to appearing for the AILET exam. However, you must satisfy the eligibility criteria set by the NLU.
  • I am appearing for the class 12 board exams in 2023. Am I eligible for the AILET 2023? Absolutely, yes. Anyone who will give their board exams in 2023 can apply for the exam.
  • I have secured 45% marks in class 12. Am I eligible for the AILET 2023 exam? It depends on the category you belong to. You can apply for the entrance exam if you are from the reserved category.

Latest Updates on AILET 2023:

07 September 2022: AILET Registration Started!

The National Law University, Delhi, started the online registration process for the AILET Entrance Exam 2023 on 07 September 2022. The last date to fill out the AILET Application Form 2023 is 15 November 2022.

Make sure to fill out the registration form on or before the last date to avoid discrepancies at the last moment.

01 September 2022: AILET Exam Date Announced

As per the latest notice published by the National Law University Delhi, the AILET 2023 Exam will be held on 11 December 2022 from 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM at all India levels.

The university will start the online registration process starting from 07 September 2022.

AILET 2023 Exam Date & Schedule

Check out the table below to know all the important events related to the All India Law Entrance Test.

Events Dates 
Release of official AILET Notification 2023 07 September 2022
AILET 2023 Registration begins on 07 September 2022
The last day to submit AILET 2023 Application Form 15 November 2022
AILET 2023 Admit Card Release Date 22 November 2022
AILET 2023 Exam Date  11 December 2022 from 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM (announced)
AILET Answer Key   To be notified
AILET Result 2023 Release Date  To be notified
AILET Counselling 2023  To be notified

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AILET 2023 Exam Notification PDF

NLU, Delhi, published the complete schedule of the All India Law Entrance Test on the official notification.

The key highlights of the AILET Notification 2023 are listed below:

  • You must have completed class 12 or equivalent exam to be eligible for the All India Law Entrance Test.
  • The exam pattern is similar to the last year, which means there will be only three sections in the question paper: English language, current affairs & general knowledge, and logical reasoning, which means Mathematics and legal aptitude sections have been removed from the question paper.
  • The exam conducting body may use Legal principles in the logical reasoning section to test your understanding and familiarity with legal reasoning.

AILET Online Coaching

AILET Online Coaching

AILET Notification 2023: Seat Matrix

According to the AILET Notification 2022, the university has released 198 seats to provide admission through AILET merit and 22 seats for foreign nationals and OCI/PIO.

Go through the below table to know the number of seats available for each course.

Course Seats
BA LLB Hons 110+13 (110 seats on AILET merit; 13 seats for Foreign Nationals and OCI/PIO for direct admission on merit) 
LLM 70+11 (70 seats on AILET merit; 11 seats for Foreign Nationals and OCI/PIO for direct admission on merit)
Ph. D 9+2 (9 seats on AILET merit and 2 seats for direct admission to Foreign Nationals on merit of Research Proposals)

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

AILET seats 2023 or BA LLB Course

Let us look at the table below to know the number of 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

Read more: Top 5 tricks to improve your vocabulary skills for AILET

AILET Seats 2023 for LLM Course

Check out the table below to know the percentage of seats reserved for the General, SC/ST, and PwD 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

AILET Exam 2023: Eligibility Criteria

The National Law University, Delhi, has prescribed certain criteria that you must satisfy to be eligible for the entrance exam.

Look at the detailed AILET Eligibility Criteria for LLB, LLM, and Ph. D courses from the post below.

AILET 2023 Eligibility Criteria for LLB

  • You must have passed the Intermediate (class 10+2) or equivalent exam with a minimum of (45% marks for the general category) (40% marks for SC/ST/PwD category) to be eligible for AILET (or)
  • If you are appearing for class 12 exams in the current year, you can also apply for the exam.

AILET 2023 Eligibility Criteria for LLM

  • To apply for the LLM course, you must have completed your graduation or any other equivalent degree with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks (or)
  • You can apply for the exam if you are pursuing a final year LLB.

AILET 2023 Eligibility Criteria for PhD

  • To apply for the AILET exam, you must hold an LL.M or equivalent degree with 55% marks. However, it is 50% if you belong to SC/ST categories (or)
  • If you have completed your degree in law and a Ph.D., in any discipline, then you can also apply for the exam (or)

How to Apply for AILET 2023 Exam?

You can able to fill out the application form only through online mode. There are five stages involved in the AILET Application Process 2023: Registration, Selecting the law course, Filling out the form, Uploading documents, and fee payment. 

  • Visit the official website of NLU Delhi:
  • Complete the registration by entering all the basic information like name, contact number, email ID, Parents' Name, Date of Birth
  • You will receive a User ID and Password, which is autogenerated. 
  • Login to your account using the login credentials such as User ID and password
  • Enter all the required details like Education Qualification, Personal Details, Communication details, Parent's Details, Category, and Religion.
  • Choose your desired exam center and proceed to the next step. 
  • Upload the Scanned documents, i.e., photographs and signature, in the specified format
  • You can pay the application fee either online mode or offline mode.

Check the below table for category-wise application fees.

Category Application Fee
Gen/OBC and all others Rs. 3050
SC/ST/PWD Rs. 1050

AILET 2023 Exam Pattern

As said above, the AILET Exam Pattern 2023 has been revised by the National Law University, Delhi. Therefore, knowing the paper pattern will give you a fair idea about the number of questions asked from each section, marking scheme, and exam difficulty level.

Exam pattern for B.A.LLB

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

  • The AILET Exam 2023 consists of 150 questions for 150 marks.
  • The total time duration of the exam is 90 minutes.
  • The question paper includes objective-type questions.
  • For each right answer, you will be awarded one mark, and 0.25 marks will be deducted for each wrong answer.

Read more: Short tricks to enhance your AILET GK preparation

Check out the table below to know the detailed paper pattern of the AILET 2023.

Section Subject Marks Total Questions
A English Language 50 50
B Current Affairs & General Knowledge 30 30
C Logical Reasoning 70 70
 Total 150 150

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.

The objective-based question carries 100 marks, and the essay-based question carries 25 marks each.

Topics Number of Questions Maximum Marks Time Duration
MCQ based on Legal Awareness Concepts 100 100 1 hour and 30 Minutes
Descriptive Essay based on Legal Awareness Concepts 2 50
Total 102 150

AILET 2023 Syllabus

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

Section Syllabus
English including comprehension
  • English comprehension passages and grammar.
  • You will be tested on your understanding of the given English passage.
  • You have to understand the central theme of the passage, the 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.
Logical Reasoning
  • The logical reasoning section tests identifying patterns and logical links and rectifying illogical arguments.
  • The syllabus includes syllogisms, logical sequence identifying patterns, and logical links.

AILET 2023 Admit Card

A hall ticket is an important document that you carry to the exam center without fail. You can follow the simple instructions given below to download the AILET admit card.

  • Visit the official website.
  • On the homepage, click on the link "Download AILET Admit Card 2023."
  • 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 mock test

AILET mock test

AILET Exam Centers 2023

Ensure to reach the exam center at least half an hour before the reporting time. Otherwise, you will not be allowed to take the exam.

Check out the list of AILET Exam Centers from the table below.

Read more: Short tricks to enhance your legal reasoning skills for the AILET exam

Bengaluru Bhopal
Chandigarh Chennai
Cochin Cuttack
Dehradun Delhi
Gandhinagar Greater Noida
Gurugram Guwahati
Hyderabad Jaipur
Jammu Jodhpur
Kolkata Lucknow
Mumbai Nagpur
Patna Raipur
Varanasi Visakhapatnam

AILET 2023 Sample Papers

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

Practising AILET Previous Year Question Papers will let you know the difficulty level of the paper and how to attempt the tricky questions in less time. 

Also, you can improve your speed & accuracy and build your confidence levels.

AILET 2023 Preparation Tips

Gear up your preparation 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 difficult topics.
  • Speed is an important factor in the exam. Try to solve questions faster and with accuracy.
  • Ensure to regularly take up the AILET Mock Tests to analyze 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 2023 Preparation Books

As per the experts, choosing the right books will help you to better prepare for the exam. To ease out your preparation, we have assembled a list of the Best AILET Books that you can refer to.

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

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

AILET Exam Analysis 2021

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. 

  • The exam Analysis includes all the questions asked, overall and sectional difficulty level, a good number of attempts, and weightage of topics.
  • To help you with a better understanding of the exam difficulty level, the table shows the previous year's analysis. 
Overall Difficulty Level of AILE 2021 Moderate to Difficult
English Subject Review
  • English was easy
  • More questions related to Idioms, Grammatical errors, and general English.
  • No Reading Comprehension
  • Good Attempts - 21+
  • Maths was lengthy and difficult
  • The highest number of questions were from arithmetic
  • Good Attempts: 7+
Legal Aptitude
  • Included questions on both Legal GK and Aptitude
  • GK questions were from very recent legal issues
  • 1/3 rd of the questions were from current affairs
  • Good Attempts: 18+
GK/Current Affairs
  • This was an easy section
  • Static GK was slightly tricky
  • Most of the current affairs were from 2019
Logical Reasoning
  • True or False questions were easy
  • There were no questions from deductive logic and conditionals.
  • Good Attempts: 20+

AILET 2023 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 be released usually two weeks after the examination, and the Answer key will be released in the form of a PDF.

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

  • Visit the Official Website of NLU.
  • On the homepage, click on the AILET Answer Key link.
  • Enter your registration number and password.
  • The AILET Answer Key will be displayed on the screen.
  • Download the answer key and check your responses by comparing them. 
  • This way, you can know your chances of getting shortlisted for counselling.

AILET 2023 Exam Result

The NLU will release the results on its official website. The AILET Result will be released in PDF format based on the categories.

You can download the PDF and check whether your name exists in the list or not. Follow the below instructions to check the AILET Exam Result.

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

Read more: Short tricks to read the newspaper for the AILET exam

AILET Merit List 2023

The Merit List will be released after the declaration of the result. The seat allotment is based on the AILET Merit List.

If you secure a higher rank in the merit list, you will be given higher priority. The following details are mentioned on the merit list.

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

AILET 2023 Cut Off

Based on the result, the NLU decides the cut-off marks to shortlist you for admission into law programs. The AILET Cut Off is declared separately for all categories.

You must score above the cut-off to receive the admission letter. Check out the table below to know the Previous Year's cut-off marks.

Categories AILET 2020 Cut Off AILET 2019 Cut Off AILET 2018 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

Read more: Important legal knowledge questions for the AILET exam

AILET 2023 Admission Process

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

  • You need to pay the admission-cum-counselling fee for AILET.
  • You must make sure to remit the fee to the NLU Admission Office within the specified time. Otherwise, the candidature will get canceled.
  • After the first slot of admission, the list of shortlisted aspirants will be issued by NLU Delhi for spot counseling.


Is the AILET 2023 Registration Process begin?

Yes. The National Law University, Delhi, started the AILET registration Process on 07 September 2022.

What is the mode of AILET Exam 2023?

As per the official AILET notification, the exam is conducted in offline mode.

What is the Eligibility Criteria for AILET 2023?

As per the AILET Notification, you must have passed class 12th with a minimum of 45% marks  for BA LLB while those who passed the Graduation with 50% marks can apply for LLM.

can I apply for the AILET Exam 2023 in offline mode?

No. As per the official notification, you have to fill the AILET 2023 registration form only in online mode.

Do I need to send the AILET Registration Form 2023 to NLU Delhi by post?

No. It is not necessary to send the AILET Registration Form 2023 to NLU Delhi by post.

What is the Selection Process for AILET 2023?

As per the notification, you are selected based on the marks scored in the AILET 2023 exam.

How many seats are filled through AILET 2023?

A total of 123 seats available at NLU, Delhi for undergraduate law program i.e,  BA LLB and those are filled through AILET exam.

Is any change in the AILET Exam Pattern 2023?

The exam pattern is similar to the lats year. You can go through the above post to know the detailed exam pattern.

When is the last date to fill AILET Online Registration Form?

AS per the latest notice, the last date to fill the online registration form is 25 May.

How many times can I appear for AILET Exam?

There is no limitation to appear for the AILET exam. However, you must satisfy the eligibility criteria set by the exam conducting body to appear for the AILET Exam.