AILET 2019 - All India Law Entrance Test

Important Dates for AILET 2019

Start Date End Date Remark
Application Form Date 03-Jan-2019 07-Apr-2019 Application Coming Up
Examination Date 05-May-2019 N/A
Result Date 24-May-2019 N/A

AILET 2018 Application Form, Eligibility, Exam Date, Syllabus


National Law University, Delhi organizes AILET each year. The law entrance examination is organized to offer admissions to B.A. LL.B (Hons.), LL.M and Ph.D. programs provided at NLU Delhi. The exam is scheduled for May 6 and the registration is expected to be around 20,000.

 AILET 2018 Latest Updates

  • For LLB and LLM Program, 15% seats are reserved for SC category and 7.5% for ST category. Check Detailed Reservation Criteria   
  • At Least eligibility to appear for the exam is to be an Intermediate level graduate. 
  • The offline method exam will be organized across 21 centers in India. Check AILET Exam Center
  • AILET 2018 Application Form Announced at Apply Online for AILET
  • AILET Scores are only considered by NLU Delhi and no other NLUs.

AILET 2018 Highlights Table

AILET Full FormAll India Law Entrance Test
Exam TypeUndergraduate and Postgraduate
Exam LevelNational
Exam ModeOffline
Organizing AuthorityNational Law University Delhi (NLU D)
Courses ProvidedB.A.LL.B.(Hons.), LL.M and Ph.D. Program
Number of Test TakersB.A. LL.B program- 17,054;
LL.M program- 1095
Number of Seats ProvideedBA LLB program- 80; LLM program- 35, Ph.D program- 5

What is new in AILET 2018?

With the announce of official notification for the exam, the following changes are introduced:

  • Seats Provided at NLU Delhi – For LLM Program, seats have increased by 20 i.e. now 40 seats are available under the Post Graduate Program. And for the Ph.D. program, only 5 seats will be provided.  
  • AILET Application Fee – The fee has increased by INR 50. Now, the general category has to pay INR 3050 and SC/ ST aspirant has to pay INR 1050 to apply for the examination.

Exam Dates for AILET 2018

The official schedule for AILET 2018 will be announced by NLU Delhi shortly. Tabulated below are tentative dates for AILET Exam:

EventDate (tentative)Reference Links
Announce of AILET Notification 2018January 4, 2018NLU Delhi has announced AILET 2018 notification
Availability of AILET Application Form 2018January 4 – April 7, 2018The registration can be done through online method only
Availability of AILET 2018 Hall TicketApril 22, 2018NLU Delhi will issue the hall ticket at
AILET 2018 ExamMay 6, 2018 (3 pm – 4:30 pm)AILET 2018 is organized in offline mode
AILET Result (BA.LL.B)May 24, 2018Results are announced separately for all the programs online 
AILET Results (LL.M)July 1, 2018
AILET Result (Ph.D.)July 15, 2018 
AILET Counseling 2018May 24, 2018NLU Delhi will hold AILET Counseling in offline mode

AILET 2018 Eligibility Criteria 

There are certain eligibility parameters defined by NLU Delhi for AILET. All the programs have different AILET Eligibility standards. Law candidates must satisfy the same to register for All India Law Entrance Test. Listed below is a brief about the same: 

AILET 2018 Eligibility Criteria for LLB Program:

  • appearing in class 12 examination in March/April are applicable to apply for AILET.
  • age limit criterion is withdrawn.
  • have passed Class 12 or equivalent examination with at least 50% aggregate marks.

AILET 2018 Eligibility Criteria for LLM Course:

  • appearing in last year of LLB can also apply
  • Graduate in LLB or any other equivalent degree with at least 55% aggregate marks (In case of SC/ST/PwD it is 50% marks)

AILET 2018 Eligibility Criteria for the Ph.D course:

  • LL.M. Degree with 55% marks or its equivalent (50% in case of SC/ST/ Persons with Disability)

AILET 2018 Application Form

AILET Application Form will be available from January 4 onwards. Participants can access the form on the official website of NLU i.e. The last date to submit AILET Application Form is April 7. The stepwise procedure to register for the law entrance exam is as follows:


Step 1 – Registration

  • Fill the need details – Name, contact number, email ID, parents’ name, address and date of birth.
  • After filling the form, click on the Registration button.
  • Click on ‘Apply Online’ link.
  • Visit AILET Official website i.e.
  • You will be redirected to Application Locker page, confirm the offered details.

Step 2 – Fill AILET Application Form

  • After being redirected to the online application form of AILET 2018, you required filling the form.
  • Then click on ‘Apply Now’ button.
  • On the next page, select the course from the drop-down menu.
  • Choose the college from the list of NLUs and click on ‘Click here to Apply’ button.

Step 3 – Uploading Images

  • Upload the scanned photograph. Guidelines for uploading the photograph:

Note 1 The size of the photograph must not exceed 150 KB.

Note 2 The face of the aspirant should cover minimum 75% of the photograph.

Note 3 Scanned copy of photograph can be in .bmp, .jpg or .gif pattern.

  • Click on “save” and proceed to the next step i.e. AILET Fee Payment.

Step 4 – AILET Application Fee Payment

  • Making payment via card, offer card no. and the expiry date.
  • The application fee can be paid through Credit Card/ Debit Card and Net Banking mode.
  • Aspirants paying through Netbanking will be forwarded to the respective bank’s site where your account details are verified and payment is approved. 

AILET 2018 Application Fee

The category wise details of AILET 2018 Application Fee are given below. 

CategoryApplication Fee (INR)
General/ OBC3000
SC/ ST/ PwD1000
SC/ ST (Below poverty line)Exempt

AILET Hall Ticket 2018

  • The examination authority will issue AILET Hall Ticket in April 2018.
  • The stepwise process to download hall ticket for AILET 2018 includes following steps:
  • The document will be available online at
  1. Visit the official website of AILET 2018 – NLU Delhi.
  2. Enter your name and date of birth or AILET 2018 application number.
  3. Take a print out of your AILET Hall Ticket.
  4. Save e-hall ticket for future reference.

AILET 2018 Exam Centers

  • AILET is held in 21 cities across India.
  • The final allotted exam center is mentioned in the AILET Hall Ticket.
  • They can choose an AILET Exam Centers while filling up the AILET Application Form.

Here is the clear list of AILET Exam Centers:

AILET 2018 Exam centers

Exam Format for AILET 2018

The paper format is defined by the organizing body, NLU Delhi. AILET Exam Format for each of the BA LLB, LLM and Ph.D. Programs is different. It has been described below:

AILET 2018 Exam Format for BA LLB

  • There are 35 questions in each of the first four sections and 10 question in the last section.
  • The exam consists of 150 questions
  • Every question carries one mark each. Each inaccurate entry and multiple response entries are considered for negative marking. A negative marking of 0.25 is eligible.
  • The time period for BA LLB AILET is 1 hour and 30 minutes.
  • AILET 2018 question paper will contain the following sections- English, General Knowledge, Legal Aptitude, Reasoning and Elementary Mathematics.

AILET 2018 Exam Format for LLM

  • The total marks of the test are 150- 100 marks for the objective section and 50 marks for the essay section.
  • AILET Exam Format for LLM consists of two sections- 100 Objective questions and one Essay question.
  • The period of AILET 2018 for LLM is 90 minutes.

AILET 2018 Exam Format for Ph.D. Programmes

  • The paper 1 contains 100 multiple choice questions and the time period is 1 hour 30 minutes.
  • In paper 2, the aspirants have to submit a research proposal in 15 pages on the topic of their Ph.D. degree. 
  • AILET exam for Ph. D programs consist of two papers- Paper 1 (Research Methodology) and Paper 2 (Research Proposal Specific Paper).

Syllabus for AILET 2018

Aspirants appearing for AILET 2018 must be thorough with the clear AILET Syllabus. The important details of AILET Syllabus are given below:

SectionImportant Topics 


Comprehension passages, Synonyms, Antonyms, Choosing accurate words, Idioms, and phrases, Jumble words, and sentences, Fill-in the blanks

General Knowledge

History, Geography, General Science, Economics, Civics and Present Affairs

Basic Mathematics

Profit and Loss, Speed and Distance, Time and Work, Algebra, Average, Permutation and Combination and Venn Diagrams

Legal Aptitude

Study of law, Research aptitude, and Problem-solving ability


Logical and Analytical reasoning skills

AILET 2018 Sample Paper

Practicing the sample papers or earlier years’ question papers is an essential part of preparation. The aspirants can download the earlier year AILET Papers in order to gain acquainted with the format of the examination and get familiar with the difficulty level.  Download the earlier years’ AILET Question Paper:

AILET YearLink to Question Paper
AILET 2015AILET Question Paper 2015
AILET 2014AILET Question Paper 2014
AILET 2013AILET Question Paper 2013
AILET 2012AILET Question Paper 2012

AILET 2018 Result

  • AILET Result is released on the official website of NLU Delhi i.e. 
  • You required searching for your name in the list in the PDF. Along with the result, it also announces AILET Merit Lists.  
  • NLU announces result according to various categories. 
  • The results will be available only in the online method in PDF pattern.

Tabulated below is the schedule for the result declaration as per the program provided

AILET CourseAILET Result Date (tentative)
AILET-BA LLBMay 24, 2018
AILET- LLMJuly 01, 2018
AILET- PhDJuly 15, 2018

How to Check AILET Result 2018?

Aspirants can check their results for AILET 2018 by following the steps given below:

  1. Log on to the official website of NLU Delhi i.e
  2. Click on AILET 2018 Portal.
  3. Next, click on AILET 2018 Result.
  4. Fill in the details in all the need fields.
  5. Check and Download the results

AILET 2018 Score Card

  • All qualifying aspirants will receive their respective AILET Score Card from NLU Delhi.
  • It will contain an aspirant’s name, roll number, total obtained marks vis-à-vis score in each of the subjects of law entrance exam.
  • Aspirants participating in AILET Counseling will need to current their AILET Score Card.
  • The scorecard for AILET is dispatched on the day of declaration of results.

AILET Cut Off 2018

  • It will be declared separately for all categories by NLU Delhi.
  • AILET Cut off enables aspirants to find out how many marks they require to seek admission in the law programs.
  • Aspirants who meet cutoff will be entitled to receive the admission letter.
  • On the basis of AILET Results, NLU prepares AILET cut off which forms the basis of shortlisting aspirants for admission into law programs.

For admission in BA LLB programs, AILET 2016 Cut off was 98 out of 150 for General category, 65 for Scheduled Caste, 60 for Scheduled Tribe, 58 for Person with Disability and 82 for Kashmiri Migrants. For admissions to LLM programs, AILET 2016 Cut off was 85 out of 150 for General category, 70 for Scheduled Caste, 52 for Scheduled Tribe and 65 for Person with Disability.

AILET Cut off trend

Counselling Procedure of AILET 2018

  • Once the admissions are made in the first slot, a list of shortlisted aspirants is allocated by NLU Delhi for AILET 2018 Spot Counselling Round.
  • It will be held after merit list is published by the university on its website.
  • No further admissions will be made after AILET Spot Counselling Round.
  • The admission-cum-counseling fee of AILET has to be remitted to the NLU admission office latest by the third week of June. 
  • AILET counselling will be organized in offline mode by National Law University, Delhi.
  • The examination authority will issue the admission letters to the qualified aspirants. Such aspirants should remit the admission-cum-counseling fee for AILET 2018.
  • AILET Spot Counselling Round will be organized in the fourth week of June. It is the last round of AILET 2017 admissions. It will be valid for the aspirants in the waiting list category.
  • In case an aspirant fails to do so within the stipulated time, his candidature for admission in the law program will stand canceled.

Read details about AILET Counseling

AILET 2018 Counseling Schedule

EventsDate (tentative)
AILET 2018 Result Date (BA LLB)May 24, 2018
Admission Letter Issue DateMay 24, 2018
Fee Deposition Last Date (1st List)June 10, 2018
Spot Counseling Start (Vacant Seats)June 24, 2018
Fee Deposition Last Date only for selected aspirants in spot counselingJuly 5, 2018
Admission ClosedJuly 25, 2018
Selected Aspirants InterviewJuly 28-29, 2018
Orientation programmeJuly 30, 2018
Start of session/classes

August 1, 2018

AILET 2018 Seat Reservation

For BA LLB Courses

reservation for ba llb in ailet

CategoriesSeats Reserved
Scheduled Caste15%
Scheduled Tribe7.5%
Persons with Disability3%
Kashmiri Migrants1%
J & K2%

For LLM Courses

reservation for llm in ailet

Scheduled Caste15%
Scheduled Tribe7.5%
Persons with Disability2.5

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