AILET 2020: Application Form, Exam Pattern, Eligibility, NLU Admission

AILET 2020AILET 2020 examination will be conducted by the National Law University, Delhi. It is a national level entrance examination which is conducted once in every year. Through this exam, candidates can get admission in 1 year LL.M, 5 year B.A. LL.B. and Ph.D. programmes. After qualifying this exam, candidates will be able to get admission in National Law University in all over India. Through this article, candidates can get all details about AILET 2020, including important dates, application form, eligibility criteria, exam pattern, syllabus, admit card, etc.

AILET 2020 Exam Dates

Candidates can check below AILET 2020 important dates regarding the examination:

Events Dates 2020 (Tentative)
Issue of notification1st week of January
Starting of application form1st week of January
Last date to submit application form1st week of April
Availability of admit card4th week of April
Exam date1st week of May
Result B.A. LL.B (Hons.)4th week of May
Issue of admission letter (1st list)4th week of May
Last date to deposit fees (1st list)2nd week of June
Result (LL.M)1st week of July
Counselling beginsMonth of May

AILET 2020 Application Form

Candidates are advised to read the complete information regarding the AILET 2020 application form given below:

  • The application form will be available in first week of January 2020.
  • The AILET 2020 application form will be available through online mode only.
  • Candidates are advised to enter the email Id and mobile number to fill the application form.
  • After logging the registration id, candidates have to click on ‘National Law University’.
  • Candidates will have to fill all the correct details in the application form.
  • Candidates have to upload their passport size photograph and signature in the application form.
  • Once the application form will be submitted, no correction facility will be provided to the candidates later on.
  • Candidates are advised to take a printout of the application form for further procedure.

Application Fee:

  • The application fee will be paid in both (online and offline) modes.
  • For online, candidates can pay application fee via debit card, credit card or net banking.
  • For offline mode, candidates can pay the fee from cash deposit at the post office.

The application fees for different categories are given below in the table:

Categories Fees
GeneralRs. 3050/-
ST/SC/PWDRs. 1050/-
SC/ST (BPL)Exempted from paying fee
Kashmiri migrant/ Foreign NationalsRs. 3050/-

Eligibility Criteria

Candidates are advised to check AILET 2020 eligibility criteria before filling the application form:

B.A LL.B (Hons.):

  • Qualifying Exam: Candidates must passed 10th and 12th with a recognized board.
  • Minimum Marks: Candidates should have obtained 50% marks in their board examinations.
  • Appearing Candidates: Candidates who are appearing their class 10th or 12th can also apply.


  • Qualification Exam: Candidates must have graduation degree from any recognized university.
  • Minimum Marks: Candidates must have obtained 55% marks (50% for reserve category) in the qualifying exam.
  • Appearing Candidates: Candidates appearing for the LLB final year exam are also eligible.

AILET 2020 Exam Pattern

Candidates are advised to check the AILET 2020 exam pattern below:

For UG Course:

  • Mode: The exam will be held in offline
  • Duration: Exam time will be of 1 hour and 30 minutes.
  • Medium: The exam will be asked in English
  • Type of Questions: Multiple choice questions (MCQ) will be asked in the exam.
  • Total Questions: There will be total 150 questions asked in the exam.
  • Marking Scheme: For every correct answer 1 mark will be awarded.
  • Negative Marking: For every wrong answer 0.25 marks will be deducted.

Candidates can check the marking scheme below in the table:

Subjects Marks
Legal Aptitude35
General Knowledge35
Logical Reasoning35
Total 150

 For PG Courses:

  • Mode: Exam will be conducted in offline
  • Duration: Exam will be of 1 hour and 30 minutes.
  • Medium: The exam will be asked in English
  • Type of Questions: Objective type questions will be asked.
  • Total Marks: Exam will be of total 150
  • No. of Questions: 150 questions will be asked in the examination.
  • Essay question of 50 marks will also be asked in the exam.

AILET 2020 Syllabus

Candidates can check the AILET 2020 syllabus with important topics to perform well in the exam:

Syllabus for English:

English section will include the questions from vocabulary, synonyms, antonyms, word usage, Para jumble, grammar, reading comprehension and foreign words/ phrases etc.

Syllabus for Legal Aptitude:

In this section important topics are strict liability, law of crimes, torts, vicarious liability, contracts and constitutional law, legal awareness and international law etc.

Syllabus for Reasoning:

Logical reasoning will be based on the topics series, directions, syllogism, analogies, blood relations, critical reasoning and etc.

Syllabus for GK and Current Affairs:

This section will includes the questions from current affairs, sports, awards and honors, internal events, UN bodies, history, general science, economics, geography, civics, eminent personalities and etc.

Preparation Tips

Candidates can check AILET 2020 preparation tips from below to perform well during the exam:

  • Students must attempt as many mock tests as they can.
  • Reading the newspaper every day will help with improving the English skills.
  • Clear your basics of mathematics and solve the questions on daily basis.
  • Candidates must prepare a time table and follow it.
  • Candidates should read the current affairs and latest news from many sources.
  • Candidates should eat healthy food to stay fit and fine.

Exam Centers:

Bhopal, Chandigarh, Chennai, Cochin, Amritsar, Bangalore, Delhi, Cuttack, Hyderabad, Jaipur, Lucknow, Kolkata, Mumbai, Patna, Raipur, Varanasi, Guwahati, Gandhinagar, Nagpur, Jodhpur, Jammu etc.

FAQ’s (Frequently Asked Questions)

Answer: To get admission in UG and PG programmes in the NLU’s, candidates should appear in AILET 2020 entrance exam.
Answer: The last date of filling online application form will be first week of April 2020.
Answer: There will be no need to upload any document in the AILET 2020 application form.
Answer: Candidates have to secure minimum of 50% marks to apply for B.A. LLB exam.
Answer: The AILET 2020 entrance examination will be held in the first week of May 2020 for all courses.
Answer: There will be no age limit to apply for the AILET 2020 entrance exam.
Answer: Candidates must have an LLM degree from any recognized university to apply for the Ph.D. courses.
Answer: 0.25 marks will be deducted for every wrong answer in the AILET 2020 exam (for UG courses).

AILET 2020 Admit Card

The AILET 2020 admit card will be available to the students those will successfully submitted their online application form. The admit card will be available in fourth week of April 2020 in online mode.

Candidates can check their admit card by entering registration Id and password. Candidates will not be able to enter in the examination hall without admit card. Candidates are advised to keep their admit card for further admission procedure.

AILET 2020 Answer Key

AILET 2020 answer Key will be released in online mode. Exam authority will release the answer key after few days of examination. Answer key will be available in pdf format.

Through the answer key candidates can calculate their scores in the examination.  Candidates can take a printout of the answer key for future reference.

AILET 2020 Result

Exam authority will publish the AILET 2020 result on the website. Candidates can check their result through online mode. Result will be prepare based on the merit list. The candidates can check their results by entering login details.

Result will be published in fourth week of May 2020. The result will include details like name of the candidate, roll number, date of birth, marks obtained by the candidates, etc.

AILET 2020 Merit List

AILET 2020 merit list will includes information about the name and details of candidates selected for the admission. National Law University will release a separate merit list.

Merit list will be declared rank wise and category wise for the qualifying candidates. The merit list will be prepared on the basis of cut off marks. The authority will release cut off for each law programmes.

AILET 2020 Counselling

After the declaration of the result, AILET 2020 counselling will be conducted by the authority. Counselling will be held in offline mode at the campus of National Law University, Delhi. Counselling will be conducted on the basis of the merit list.

The candidate who will receive the admission letter from the university will need to report the allotted university as per the time and schedule mentioned on their admission letter.

Once the counselling round is over, NLU Delhi will be conducted spot counselling in which only candidates can participate whose name are present in the merit list. After the counselling round admission procedure will be conducted by the authority. Admission will be based on the merit list and document verification.

The documents required at the time of counselling are as follow:

  • AILET 2020 admit card
  • 10th and 12th mark sheet
  • 10th and 12th certificates
  • AILET 2020 score card
  • Caste certificate
  • AILET 2020 admission letter
  • Transfer certificate
  • Demand draft
  • Passport size photographs

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