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. 

 The university has published the official notification on 15 January 2022 on the official website. 

Coming to the context of the article, we have tried to answer a few queries that students will have around AILET Notification 2022.

  • Who can apply for AILET? Students applying for 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 AILET 2022 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 2022. Am I eligible for the AILET 2022? Absolutely, yes. Anyone who will give their board exams in April 2022 can apply for the exam.
  • I have secured 45% marks in class 12. Am I eligible for AILET 2022 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:

March 15, 2022: AILET 2022 Registration Date Extended!

As per the latest notice published by the National Law University, Delhi, the last date for submission of the AILET 2022 Application Form has been extended to May 25, 2022, from April 07, 2022.

Those who have not filled out the registration form yet can now apply by visiting the official website. Also, keep visiting the official website for more latest updates.

March 15, 2022: AILET Rescheduled Exam Date Published!

The National Law University, Delhi, has rescheduled the AILET 2022 Exam date to June 26, 2022, for both UG and PG programs.

Earlier, the exam was scheduled for 01 May 2022. Aspirants are advised to visit the official website regularly for all the latest updates related to the AIl India Law Entrance Test 2022. For more information, check the official notice.

AILET 2022 Exam Date & Schedule

NLU, Delhi, started the online registration process on 17 January 2022. Check out the table below to know all the important events related to the All India Law Entrance Test 2022.

Events Dates (Tentative)
Release of official AILET Notification 2022 15 January 2022
AILET 2022 Registration begins on 17 January 2022
Last day to submit AILET 2022 Application Form May 25, 2022 (extended
AILET 2022 Admit Card Release Date 21 April 2022 
AILET 2022 Exam Date  June 26, 2022 (rescheduled)
AILET Answer Key  May 2022
AILET Result 2022 Release Date June 2022
AILET Counselling 2022 July 2022

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AILET 2022 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 2022 are listed below:

  • The minimum age limit to apply for the exam is 18 years.
  • This year, the university has changed the paper pattern of the entrance exam.
  • As per the revised pattern, there are 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 2022: Seats

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+10 (110 seats on AILET merit; 5 seats each for Foreign Nationals and OCI/PIO for direct admission on merit) 
LLM 70+10 (70 seats on AILET merit; 5 seats each for Foreign Nationals and OCI/PIO for direct admission on merit)
Ph. D 18+2 (18 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 for 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 for LLM Course

Check out the table below to know the percentage of seats reserved for 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 2022: 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 2022 Eligibility Criteria for LLB

  • You must have passed the Intermediate (class 10+2) or equivalent exam with a minimum of 45% marks to be eligible for AILET (or)
  • If you appear for class 12 exams in 2022, you can also apply for the exam.

AILET 2022 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)
  • If you are pursuing a final year LLB, you can apply for the exam.

AILET 2022 Eligibility Criteria for PhD

  • To apply for AILET 2022 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 2022 Exam?

You can able to fill out the application form only through online mode. There are five stages involved in the AILET Application Process 2022: 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, Parents Details, Category, 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 through 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 2022 Exam Pattern

As said above, the AILET Exam Pattern 2022 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 2022 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 for each wrong answer, 0.25 marks will be deducted.

Read more: Short tricks to enhance your AILET GK preparation

Check out the table below to know the detailed paper pattern of the AILET 2022.

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 2022 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 2022 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 2022.

  • Visit the official website.
  • On the homepage, click on the link "Download AILET Admit Card 2022."
  • 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 2022

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 2022 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.

Practicing 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 2022 Preparation Tips

Gear up your preparation for the highly competitive exam by following the expert's Preparation Tips for AILET 2022.

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 2022 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 2022 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 Last Year Exam Analysis

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 2022 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 2022 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 2022 Exam Result

The NLU will release the results on its official website. The AILET 2022 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 2022 Result.

  • Visit the official website of NLU Delhi, i.e.,
  • Click on AILET 2022 tab
  • On the new page, click on the AILET 2022 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 2022

The Merit List will be released after the declaration of the result. The seat allotment is based on the AILET Merit List 2022.

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 2022 Cut Off

The NLU decides the cut-off marks to shortlist you for admission into law programs based on the result. The AILET Cut Off 2022 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 2022 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 2022.
  • You must make sure to remit the fee to the NLU Admission Office within the specified time. Otherwise, the candidature will get cancelled.
  • After the first slot of admission, the list of shortlisted aspirants will be issued by NLU Delhi for spot counselling.


Is the AILET 2022 Registration Process begin?

Yes. The National Law University, Delhi, started the AILET registration Process on 17 January 2022.

What is the mode of AILET Exam 2022?

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

What is the Eligibility Criteria for AILET 2022?

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 2022 in offline mode?

No. As per the official notification, you have to fill the AILET 2022 registration form only in online mode.

Do I need to send the AILET Registration Form 2022 to NLU Delhi by post?

No. It is not necessary to send the AILET Registration Form 2022 to NLU Delhi by post.

What is the Selection Process for AILET 2022?

You are selected based on the marks scored in the AILET 2022 exam.

How many seats are filled through AILET 2022?

A total of 198 seats available at NLU, Delhi to provide admission through AILET merit and 22 seats for foreign nationals and OCI/PIO.

Is any change in the AILET Exam Pattern 2022?

Yes. As per the notification, the exam pattern has been changed by the NLU, Delhi. 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 2022.

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.