The All India Law Entrance Test (AILET) is a highly prestigious national-level examination conducted by the National Law University, Delhi (NLU Delhi). It serves as the gateway for aspirants seeking admission to the undergraduate and postgraduate law programs offered by NLU Delhi, one of the top law schools in India.
AILET is held annually to assess candidates' aptitude, legal reasoning skills, general awareness, and language proficiency. It attracts law aspirants from across the country who dream of pursuing a career in the legal profession.
|Exam Name||All India Law Entrance Test (AILET)|
|Exam Dates||5th August 2024 (5-year LLB) and 12th August 2024 (3-year LLB)|
|Exam Pattern||200 multiple-choice questions (MCQs) with 600 marks|
|Exam Syllabus||General English, General Knowledge, Reasoning Ability, and Aptitude for Legal Studies|
|Eligibility Criteria||10+2 pass with at least 50% marks|
|Application Fee||Rs. 800/- for general category candidates and Rs. 600/- for SC/ST/PH candidates|
|Result Date||15th September 2024|
|Seat Allotment||Based on the merit list|
|Notification release date||28-Feb-2024|
|Online application submission start date||04-Mar-2024|
|Last date for online application submission (without late fee)||22-Apr-2024|
|Last date for online application submission (with late fee)||29-Apr-2024|
|Examination date (5-year LLB)||05-Aug-2024|
|Examination date (3-year LLB)||12-Aug-2024|
|Answer key release date||19-Aug-2024|
|Final answer key release date||01-Sep-2024|
|Rank list release date||15-Sep-2024|
|Age||At least 17 years as on 31st December 2024|
|Educational qualification||10+2 pass with at least 50% marks|
|Category||General, SC, ST, and PH|
|Language of examination||English|
The AILET 2024 application form can be filled out online on the official website of the National Law University Delhi. The application form can be filled out from March 4, 2024 to April 22, 2024 (without late fee) and April 29, 2024 (with late fee).
Online Registration: Visit the official website of NLU Delhi (nludelhi.ac.in) during the application period and find the AILET 2024 application link. Register as a new user by providing your valid email ID and mobile number.
Fill the Application Form: Log in with the credentials provided during registration and complete the application form. Enter personal details, academic information, and other required details accurately.
Upload Documents: Upload scanned copies of your recent passport-sized photograph, signature, and any other documents as specified in the application guidelines.
Application Fee Payment: Pay the required application fee using the available payment methods (credit card, debit card, net banking, etc.). The fee amount may vary based on the category you belong to and the course you are applying for.
Review and Submit: Before submitting the application form, carefully review all the information provided to ensure accuracy.
Print Confirmation Page: After successful payment and submission, take a printout of the application confirmation page for your records.
Keep Documents Ready: Keep all the necessary documents, such as the payment receipt, confirmation page, and any other required documents, safely for future reference and verification.
|Kashmiri Migrants/ Foreign Nationals||Rs. 3050|
The correction window will be open from March 4, 2024 to April 22, 2024 (without late fee) and April 29, 2024 (with late fee).
To correct any errors in your AILET 2024 application form, you will need to log in to your application form and make the necessary changes. You will also need to pay a correction fee of Rs. 500/- for general category candidates and Rs. 300/- for SC/ST/PH candidates.
The following are the errors that can be corrected in the AILET 2024 application form:
The following are the errors that cannot be corrected in the AILET 2024 application form:
The AILET 2024 admit card will be released online on the official website of the National Law University Delhi. The admit card will be released in the month of July 2024.
The admit card will contain the following details:
|Ahmedabad||Gujarat Law Society's Law College|
|Bhopal||National Law Institute University, Bhopal|
|Chennai||Dr. Ambedkar Law University|
|Delhi||National Law University Delhi|
|Hyderabad||NALSAR University of Law|
|Indore||Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya|
|Jaipur||University of Rajasthan|
|Kolkata||National University of Juridical Sciences, Kolkata|
|Mumbai||University of Mumbai|
|Nagpur||National Law Institute University, Nagpur|
|Pune||Symbiosis Law School|
|Thiruvananthapuram||University of Kerala|
|Duration||The program typically spans five years, divided into ten semesters.|
|Curriculum||The curriculum covers a wide range of subjects, including constitutional law, criminal law, contract law, administrative law, family law, property law, international law, legal research, and more. It also includes courses in humanities subjects like political science, economics, sociology, and history.|
|Internships||The program often includes mandatory internships where students gain practical experience by working with law firms, NGOs, government agencies, or other legal institutions. These internships provide students with hands-on exposure to the legal profession and help develop practical skills.|
|Moot Court Competitions||NLU Delhi emphasizes the importance of advocacy skills, and students are encouraged to participate in moot court competitions. These competitions simulate court proceedings and allow students to enhance their research, writing, and oral advocacy skills.|
|Clinical Legal Education||NLU Delhi often incorporates clinical legal education into its curriculum, enabling students to apply legal principles to real-world scenarios and engage in legal aid and social justice initiatives.|
|Seminars and Workshops||The university organizes seminars, workshops, guest lectures, and conferences on various legal topics. These events provide opportunities for students to interact with legal professionals, scholars, and experts, gaining insights into contemporary legal issues.|
|Eligibility Criteria||To be eligible for the AILET LL.M. course, candidates must have completed their LL.B. degree from a recognized university with a minimum percentage or CGPA as specified by NLU Delhi.|
|Duration||The course duration is typically one or two years, depending on the university and program structure.|
|Specialty||The AILET LL.M. course at NLU Delhi offers specialization options in various areas of law such as Constitutional Law, International Law, Business Law, Intellectual Property Rights, and more.|
|Opportunity||The AILET LL.M. course provides opportunities for students to enhance their legal skills, engage in research, and specialize in a specific area of law.It can open up various career prospects in the legal profession, including opportunities in law firms, corporate legal departments, academia, research organizations, and public service.|
|Admission Process||The admission process usually includes a written entrance test (AILET) followed by a selection round, which may include a group discussion and a personal interview.|
|Eligibility Criteria||Educational Qualification: Candidates must have a Master's degree in Law (LL.M.) from a recognized university with a minimum required percentage (usually around 55% marks).|
|Selection Process||Entrance Test: Eligible candidates are required to appear for the AILET Ph.D. entrance test, which assesses their research aptitude and knowledge in the field of law.Interview: Shortlisted candidates based on the entrance test performance may be called for an interview. The interview helps evaluate the candidate's research aptitude, knowledge, and suitability for the Ph.D. program.Final Selection: The final selection of candidates is based on their performance in the entrance test and interview, along with other criteria as determined by the conducting authority.|
|Application Process||Notification: The conducting authority will release a notification for the AILET Ph.D. program on the official website. The notification will provide details about the application process, important dates, and other relevant information.Application Form: Interested candidates need to fill out the AILET Ph.D. application form online through the designated portal. The application form may require personal, educational, and research-related information.Research Proposal: Candidates are typically required to submit a research proposal outlining their intended research area, objectives, methodology, and expected outcomes. The research proposal is an important component of the application.Application Fee: Candidates need to pay the application fee as specified in the notification. The fee can be paid online through the designated payment gateway.|
|Course/ Program||Seat Matrix|
|Ph.D.||9 (through AILET)|
|Duration||1 hour and 30 minutes (90 minutes).|
|Mode||AILET will be conducted in an offline mode, which means it will be a pen-and-paper-based test.|
|Number of Questions||There will be 150 questions.|
|Marking Scheme||Each correct answer will be awarded one mark|
|Negative marking||0.25 will be deducted for each incorrect answer.|
|Type Of Questions||Multiple-choice questions (MCQs)|
The AILET exam typically includes the following sections:
English Language: This section assesses the candidate's proficiency in English grammar, vocabulary, comprehension, etc. It may include questions on grammar, vocabulary, reading comprehension, etc.
General Knowledge and Current Affairs: This section tests the candidate's knowledge of current events, general awareness, and static/general understanding. It may cover history, geography, politics, sports, science, and significant national and international news.
Legal Aptitude: This section evaluates the candidate's understanding of legal principles, reasoning ability, and legal problem-solving skills. It may include questions related to legal propositions, legal reasoning, and legal knowledge.
Reasoning: This section measures the candidate's logical and analytical reasoning skills. It may include questions on logical reasoning, analytical reasoning, series completion, coding-decoding, puzzles, etc.
Mathematics: This section tests the candidate's basic mathematical skills. It may cover topics such as arithmetic, algebra, geometry, statistics, etc. Note: However, it's important to note that the mathematics section is usually not included in the undergraduate (B.A. LL.B.) program exam pattern but is present in the postgraduate (LL.M.) program exam pattern.
|General English||Reading Comprehension, Grammar, Usage, Vocabulary|
|General Knowledge||Current affairs, History, Geography, Polity, Economics|
|Reasoning Ability||Logical Reasoning, Verbal Reasoning, Numerical Ability|
|Aptitude for Legal Studies||Legal Concepts, Legal Reasoning, Legal Writing|
|General English||Wren and Martin||Wren and Martin||Macmillan Publishers|
|General Knowledge||Lucent's General Knowledge||R.S. Agarwal||Pearson|
|Reasoning Ability||R.S. Aggarwal||R.S. Aggarwal||Arihant Publications|
|Aptitude for Legal Studies||Legal Reasoning by G.S. Bhatia||G.S. Bhatia||Universal Law Publishing Co.|
|Legal Writing||Legal Writing by N.D.P. Salve||N.D.P. Salve||Eastern Book Company|
|Legal Reasoning||Legal Reasoning by G.S. Bhatia||G.S. Bhatia||Universal Law Publishing Co.|
|Legal Research||Legal Research by R.K. Garg||R.K. Garg||Eastern Book Company|
|Jurisprudence||Jurisprudence by H.L.A. Hart||H.L.A. Hart||Oxford University Press|
|Constitutional Law||Constitutional Law of India by D.D. Basu||D.D. Basu||Prentice-Hall of India|
|Administrative Law||Administrative Law by M.P. Jain||M.P. Jain||Universal Law Publishing Co.|
|Criminal Law||Criminal Law by S.N. Misra||S.N. Misra||Eastern Book Company|
|Civil Procedure||Civil Procedure by M.C. Setalvad||M.C. Setalvad||N.M. Tripathi|
|Evidence||Law of Evidence by P.K. Sen||P.K. Sen||Eastern Book Company|
|Mercantile Law||Mercantile Law by M.C. Jain||M.C. Jain||Universal Law Publishing Co.|
|Legal Reasoning||Legal Reasoning: A Practical Guide by Frederick Schauer||Frederick Schauer||Foundation Press|
|Legal Research||Legal Research: A Guide to Sources and Strategies by Anne M. Jacob||Anne M. Jacob||Aspen Publishers|
|Jurisprudence||Jurisprudence: Theory and Doctrine by Brian Leiter||Brian Leiter||Oxford University Press|
|Constitutional Law||Constitutional Law: Cases and Materials by Erwin Chemerinsky||Erwin Chemerinsky||Wolters Kluwer|
|Administrative Law||Administrative Law: Cases and Materials by Richard J. Pierce Jr.||Richard J. Pierce Jr.||Wolters Kluwer|
|Criminal Law||Criminal Law: Cases and Materials by Joshua Dressler||Joshua Dressler||West Academic|
|Civil Procedure||Civil Procedure: Cases and Materials by Richard A. Epstein||Richard A. Epstein||Foundation Press|
|Evidence||Evidence: Cases and Materials by Steven H. Gifis||Steven H. Gifis||West Academic|
|Mercantile Law||Mercantile Law: Cases and Materials by Lawrence E. Mitchell||Lawrence E. Mitchell||Foundation Press|
|Overall||Moderate - Difficult|
|Current affairs and GK||Easy|
|English language||Moderate - difficult|
The AILET 2024 result is expected to be announced in the third week of September 2024. The result will be available on the official website of the National Law University Delhi.
The result will be a merit list, which will rank the candidates in order of their performance in the exam. The merit list will be used to determine the admission of candidates to the participating law institutes.
Visit the Official Website: Go to the official website of NLU Delhi (nludelhi.ac.in) during the specified date for result declaration.
Log In: Look for the link or section related to AILET 2024 result. You will likely need to log in using your application number, roll number, and date of birth.
Result Page: After successful login, you should be redirected to the AILET 2024 result page.
Check Result: On the result page, you should see your AILET 2024 score and rank, along with any other relevant information.
Download and Print: Download the result as a PDF file or directly print a copy for your records and future reference.
Keep a Copy: It's essential to keep a printed copy of the AILET 2024 result safely for admission and counseling purposes.
Check Counselling Schedule: Visit the official website of NLU Delhi (nludelhi.ac.in) and check the counselling schedule and notification to know the dates and details for AILET 2024 counselling.
Registration: Look for the link or section related to AILET 2024 counselling registration. Click on the link and fill in the required details, which may include personal information, AILET 2024 roll number, application number, and other details.
Choice Filling: After registration, candidates may need to fill in their preferred law programs and institutions where they wish to seek admission.
Document Verification: Candidates may be required to attend document verification in person or through online modes. Carry all the necessary documents, as specified in the counselling notification, for verification.
Payment of Counselling Fee: Pay the counselling fee, if applicable, through the designated payment methods.
Seat Allotment: Based on the merit rank, choices filled, and availability of seats, candidates will be allotted seats in their preferred law programs and institutions.
Reporting to the Allotted Institution: If a seat is allotted, candidates must report to the allotted institution within the specified time frame to complete the admission process.
|Seat allotment notification release date||24-Sep-2024|
|Seat allotment (first round)||25-Sep-2024|
|Objection deadline for first round seat allotment||29-Sep-2024|
|Final seat allotment (after considering objections)||01-Oct-2024|
|National Law University Delhi||91.25|
|National Law University, Jodhpur||79.5|
|National Law University, Bangalore||78.25|
|National Law University, Delhi (LLM)||65|