AILET 2021 Application Form, Exam Dates, Eligibility, Pattern and Syllabus

All India Law Entrance Test [AILET]

AILET - All India Law Entrance Test

All India Law Entrance Test (AILET) is a national level entrance exam which is been organized by the National Law University (NLU), Delhi. This exam is organized for providing admissions in UG & PG law courses (B.A.LL.B.(Hons.), LL.M, Ph.D. Programs) offered by the Delhi national law university and its affiliated institutions. AILET examination is been conducted once in a year in the month of May. The National Law University, Delhi was founded in the year 2008 by Act No. 1 of 2008 is premier Law University established in the capital city of India.

Candidates who are looking to get admission for the law courses through AILET can apply the application form through online mode by visiting the official website ( The Online registration/Application process for AILET will begin in the month of January and it will end up with in 1st week of April. Applicants who have registered successful can avail the AILET Admit card through official website. AILET Examination will be conducted through offline mode in the month of April 3rd week and results will be declared after the completion of examination in the month of June. Candidates who will qualify in the All India Law Entrance Test should appear for AILET Counselling.

Name of the Examination

All India Law Entrance Test (AILET)

Exam Conducting Authority

National Law University, Delhi (NLU, Delhi)

Examination Level

University Level

Examination Mode


Mode of Application


Course offered


Medium of Examination 


Official Website

AILET 2021 Exam Date


Dates (Tentative)

Availability of Application Form

January 1st week

Last date for submission of Application Form

April 1st week

Issue of AILET Admit Card

April 3rd week

AILET Examination

May 1st week

Declaration of AILET Result


AILET Counseling

June Last week

AILET 2021 Eligibility criteria

Certain eligibility criteria are specified by the NLU, Delhi. Candidates should check the eligibility criteria before applying for All India Law Entrance Test

For B.A.LL.B. (Hons.) course: - Candidates must have passed 10+2 or equivalent examination with securing minimum 50% aggregate. The candidates must be below 21 years as on 1 July, 2017 (23 years in case of SC/ST category) for B.A.LL.B. (Hons.) program

For LL.M: - Candidates should have completed LL.B. or an Equivalent Law Degree with securing 55% marks (for general candidates) and 50% marks (for SC, ST or PWD candidates).

For Ph.D.: In order to apply for Ph.D. Course, Candidates must have completed LLM Course with required 55% aggregate score from any recognized institute. In case if the candidates belong to SC/ST Category can obtain minimum 50% score in qualified examination.

AILET 2021 Application Form & fees

The application form for AILET will be available in online mode. Aspirants who meet the eligibility criteria can apply the application form by visiting the respective website of National Law University. The online application process will start in the month of January and candidates need to submit the application form by 1st week of April.

Steps to fill up online application form of AILET are as follows

Step-1 Registration

  • Candidates should visit the official website of the University ( and must click on “Apply Online” Link.
  • Then fill up the required details such as Name, Email ID, Contact Number and other mandatory details.
  • After filling up completely click on the registration button. Then the page will redirect to the Application Locker page.

Step-2-Filling up the application form:

  • Candidates are advised to select the desired college from the list of National Law University and then click on “Apply “Option
  • Then Candidates needs to select the desired course which they want to pursue and then click on “Apply Now” Option
  • Then it will redirect to the Application Form Page, Candidates need to fill up all the details properly which as mentioned in the form

Step-3 Upload the Photo:

  • Candidates need to upload the recent passport size photo and the format should be in Jpg
  • Size of the photo should not exceed above 150KBs

Step-4 Application Fee Payment:

  • All India Law Entrance Test application fees costs approximate 3050 for the General Category
  • Application fee charges for the candidates who belongs to SC/ ST/ PWD (Person with Disability) is INR 1050
  • AILET Application fees must be paid through online mode (Debit Card/ Credit Card/Net Banking)

AILET 2021 Syllabus & Exam Pattern

AILET Exam Pattern

All India Law Entrance Test (AILET) exam pattern contains the information about question paper which includes subjects, examination mode, marking scheme, duration of exam, types of questions, Total Marks and other relevant details. National Law University conduct the examination in offline mode (Pen Paper Based) in the month of May. AILET exam pattern is different for each course. So applicants should check the respective course exam pattern before appearing for entrance exam.


  • The question paper will contain total 150 multiple choice questions.
  • There will be four optional answers will be given for each question.
  • Exam pattern for B.A.LL.B.(Hons.), LL.M and Ph.D. Programs will be in a different format.

LL.M Course:

  • The question paper will carry maximum 150 marks. There will be 100 objective type questions and 1 essay question. The exam duration will be around 90 minutes.
  • The objective type section will contain 100 marks and essay section will contain 50 marks.

Exam Pattern


Examination Mode

Offline (Pen-Paper Based)




1 hour 30 Min


MCQ/Objective Type

No. of Questions


Total Marks


Marking Scheme

Every correct answer will gain 1 mark


AILET Syllabus

Aspirants can refer the mentioned below topics in order to prepare for the AILET Examination.



General Knowledge




General Science


Current Affairs


Comprehension passages



Choosing correct words

Idioms & Phrases

Jumble words and sentences

Fill-in the blanks

Legal Aptitude

Study of Law

Research aptitude

Problem solving ability


Logical & Analytical Skills

Basic Mathematics

Profit and Loss

Speed and Distance

Time and Work


Permutation and Combination

Venn Diagrams

AILET 2021 Admit Card

AILET Admit Card will be released by the National Law university in the third week of April. Aspirants who have successfully registered can access the AILET Admit card through the official website of the university. Applicants can download the admit card of AILET by using the login credentials. Along with a clear copy of admit card, students need to bring one ID proof (Aadhar Card/ Pan Card/ Voter ID) on the examination day and it is mandatory. If candidates do not have admit card on the examination day will not be allowed to take up the entrance exam. The Persons with Disabilities (PWD) category candidates are required to bring a photocopy of disability Certificate issued by the competent authority at the examination hall.

Steps to Download the AILET Admit Card Mentioned below:

  • At First, Candidates need to visit the official portal of National Law University(NLU), Delhi
  • Then Click on the “Admit Card Link”
  • Login by entering the relevant details such as Name, Application Form Number, Date of Birth
  • Then click on the “Submit” Button to access the Admit card
  • Admit Card will be displayed on the screen
  • Candidates are advised to cross-check the details properly and then download it and then take the print out of it.

AILET 2021 Results & Score Card

AILET Result will be declared in the month of June. Candidates can view their result by visiting the respective site of NLU, Delhi. The result contains the details like marks obtained by the candidate and qualifying status. The question booklet and answer key will be uploaded on the official website. On the basis of marks scored in AILET exam, a merit list will be prepared separately for all the categories. Candidates whose name mentioned in the merit will be shortlisted and they must appear for AILET Counseling which will be conducted by the university to provide admission. Candidates who want to apply for copy of OMR sheet can send a DD of Rs.1000/- drawn on the favor of Registrar National Law University Delhi.

Steps to check out AILET Result

  • Candidates must log on to the respective website of National Law University
  • Candidates need to click on AILET Portal
  • Then Click on the available link stating “AILET Result”
  • Then enter the register number or roll number in order to check the result
  • Then AILET Result Score card will display on the Screen
  • Download it and take the print out of score card and it should be submitted during the document verification process at the time of Counselling.

AILET 2021 Counselling & Admission

The National Law University (NLU) Delhi will conduct the counselling of All India Law Entrance Test after the announcement of results. The counselling will start from the month of June Last week. University Prepares the merit list according to category based on the candidates score obtained in AILET Examination. NLU will issue the admission letters only for the candidates who qualify in Law entrance test as per the merit score. The university conducts counselling session in an offline mode. Qualified candidates need to appear for counseling as per the given time schedule.

  • Counseling sessions will be having three rounds and it will release the merit list before each round and the AILET merit list will be declared officially at the university website.
  • Candidates must carefully check their category wise cut off score as well as time schedule to participate in counseling sessions
  • Candidates need to carry the required educational documents and certificates along with AILET counselling fees INR 100. Candidates need to submit all the documents for the verification process.
  • candidates whose educational documents will not match the AILET eligibility criteria will be excluded from admission,
  • Candidates who got approved by NLU for admission, should pay the required admission fee for the chosen course for the seat confirmation

Documents Required at the time of AILET Counselling for verification process:

  • Admission letter
  • AILET Result scorecard
  • AILET Admit card
  • Application form
  • 10th Marks Sheet
  • 12th Marks Sheet
  • Qualified Degree Marks Sheet
  • Passport Size Photo
  • Caste Certificate
  • Transfer Certificate
  • ID Proof
  • Study Certificate

List of AILET 2021 examination centres

All India Law Entrance Test will be conducted in the following test centers: -



















AILET Contact Information

National Law University Delhi
Sector 14, Dwarka, New Delhi – 110078
Phone :011- 28034995
Website :-