AILET 2020 -(All India Law Entrance Test)

What is AILET?

AILET 2020 Important Dates

National Law University, Delhi (NLU-D) conducts All India Law Entrance Test (AILET) for aspirants of law in India every year. After cracking the exam, students can take admission to Five Year BA LLB (Hons.) programme and One Year LLM offered by NLU Delhi. The process of admission is completely merit-based, as candidates are shortlisted based on their AILET scores. All India Law Entrance Test (AILET) 2020 will be conducted on May 03 (Sunday). The AILET (All India Law Entrance Test) is conducted by  NLU (National Law University), Delhi to select students for the under graduate level law programme – B.A., LL.B (Honors), which is a five-year integrated programme.
Notification Date01-Sep-2019
Registration Starts on05-Jan-2020
Registration Ends on17-Apr-2020
Admit Card Date30-Apr-2020
Exam Starts on06-May-2020
Result Date29-May-2020

AILET 2020 Eligibility

One of the most important things that candidates should do before applying for the entrance exam is to check the eligibility criteria of AILET. The conditions to become eligible to take the exam may include age limit, nationality, educational qualifications, reservation policy, etc. Candidate must have passed 10+2 or equivalent with a minimum 50% marks in aggregate. The candidate must also meet the age requirement criteria for the admission process. The age of the candidate must not be more than 21 years.

Application Fees

The application fees of AILET 2017 is expected to be same as that of the last year.

General           3000 INR
Reserved1000 INR, (However, BPL candidates hailing from SC/ST families shall be exempted from AILET 2017 Application Fees.)

 AILET 2017 Application Fees can be submitted through online or offline mode of payment. 

AILET 2020 Admit Card

AILET 2017 Admit card will be available online and one can download it from the official site of AILET. Admit cards will be available from the third week of April, 2017.

AILET 2020 admit card will be issued by the National Law University Delhi (NLU-D) tentatively during the third week of April. The admit card will be made available in online mode on the official website of the exam conducting authority for all the applicants. Candidates can download their AILET admit card 2020, by entering their name or application number and their date of birth.

AILET admit card 2020 is an important document that mentions the name of the candidate, category, address of the candidate, AILET application number, date of birth and instructions to be followed in the exam. On the day of the entrance exam, candidates must carry a valid photo ID proof along with the admit card of AILET 2020. Without an admit card and a photo ID proof, candidates will not be allowed to appear for the entrance exam.

AILET Admit Card 2020 – Important Dates

How to Download AILET Admit Card 2020

To download the admit card/hall ticket of AILET 2020, candidates can follow the steps given below:

Step 1: Click on the link provided above.

Step 2: Look for the link ‘Click Here for Admit card’ at the bottom of the page.

Step 3: After clicking on the link, either search for your AILET 2020 Admit Card by Candidate’s Name and Date of Birth or by your Application Number and Date of Birth.

Step 4: Click on the ‘Submit’ button.

Step 5: AILET admit card will be displayed on the screen.

Step 6: Verify all the details printed on the admit card.

Step 7: Download and take a print out of AILET 2020 admit card/ hall ticket.

Details Mentioned on AILET 2020 Admit Card

The following details will be mentioned on AILET admit card 2020:

  • Name of the candidate

  • Category of the candidate

  • Address of the candidate

  • AILET application number

  • Address of the exam centre

  • Courses they have applied

  • Date of birth

  • Signature and photograph of the candidate

  • Exam instructions

AILET 2020 Exam Pattern

AILET 2017 is an objective type, pen- paper based test. The total time duration of the test is 1 hour 30 minutes and the total number of questions is 150.The following sections are covered in the exam:

  • English
  • G.K.
  • Current affairs, History, Geography, General Science, Economics, Civics
  • Legal Aptitude
  • Reasoning
  • Elementary Mathematics and Numerical Ability

The AILET 2020 exam pattern gives students an idea of how the paper will be framed. National Law University, Delhi administered the All India Law Entrance Test. AILET 2020 exam pattern comprises the number of questions, total marks, exam mode, test duration and marking scheme.

Subjects like English, Mathematics, Logical Reasoning, General Knowledge, and Legal Aptitude are covered in the B.A. L.L.B. exam. AILET for L.L.M. covers topics like the Law of Torts, Business Laws, and Family Laws. Apart from these, the paper pattern also helps the candidates know what things should be kept in mind before and during the exam.

Following are some features of AILET 2020 Exam Pattern:

  • The mode of examination will be pen & paper-based (offline).
  • The duration of the examination will 1 hour and 30 minutes.
  • The total number of marks will be 150.
  • The total number of questions will be 150 for B.A LL.B and 100 questions with 1 essay for LLM.
  • The medium for answering the paper is English.
  • The paper will have objective type questions.
  • There will be a total of 5 sections in the paper. Attempting questions from each section is mandatory.

AILET 2020 Exam Pattern for B.A. LLB

AILET exam pattern 2020 for B.A. LLB course is as follows 

SectionsTopicsNo. of QuestionsMarks
General Knowledge53535
Logical Reasoning93535
Elementary Mathematics71010
Legal Aptitude73535

AILET 2020 Exam Pattern for LLM

There will be 100 objective type questions and an essay that needs to be answered. The subjects are : –

  • Law of Contracts

  • Law of Torts

  • Criminal Law

  • Constitutional Law and Legal Theory

  • There will be 100 marks for all above-mentioned subjects and the essay will carry 50 marks.

AILET 2020 Syllabus

AILET 2016 will mainly comprise of these sections- English, General Knowledge & Current Affairs, Legal Aptitude, Logical Reasoning, and Elementary Mathematics and Numerical Ability. Section wise detailed syllabus for AILET 2016 is as follows.

Candidates should be aware of the syllabus before they start their preparation for the exam. Following is the detailed syllabus that the candidates must go through.

AILET 2020 Syllabus of English including Comprehensive

This section is to judge the candidates’ proficiency in English. Comprehension Passage, Sentence Correction, Fill in the Blanks, Synonyms, Antonyms and Para Jumble are the topics covered in this section.

AILET 2020 Syllabus of General Knowledge and Current Affairs

Static GK, Current Affairs, Economy, Science and History are the sub-sections of this category. This is basically designed to test the general awareness of the test takers.

AILET 2020 Syllabus of Mathematics

This category deals in seven elementary sections. These sections are – Ration and Proportion, Percentages and Averages, Profit and Loss, Time and Work, Simple and Compound Interest, Number System and Speed Distance and Time.

AILET 2020 Syllabus of Legal Aptitude

Legal Principles, Constitution, Current Legal News, Environmental Law, Family Law, Criminal Law and Corporate Law are the topics covered in this subject.

AILET 2020 Syllabus of Logical Reasoning

There are nine topics in this section, including Blood Relations, Critical Reasoning, Statements and Conclusion, Statement and Assumption, Directions, Number and Letter Series, Coding, Syllogisms and Word Formation.

AILET 2020 Study Material

Some of the recommended books that one can refer to are :

  • Analytical reasoning by M. K. Pandey

  • Elementary Mathematics and Analytical Reasoning by R. S. Agarwal

  • Competition in focus

  • CLAT magazine by Achievers Guild

  • Lucent’s GK

  • Ace the CLAT for Legal Reasoning

  • Legal GK by Manish Arora

AILET Cut-Offs

CategoriesCut- offs
Scheduled Caste75
Scheduled Tribe72
Persons with Disability85
Kashmiri Migrants82

National Law University Delhi (NLU-Delhi) releases AILET Cut off after the declaration of AILET 2020 result. The Cut-off marks are the minimum marks that the candidates should secure in AILET 2020 to take admission in NLU-Delhi. Candidates need to meet the cut-off score to secure seats in NLU-Delhi. The cut-off marks for B.A. L.L.B.(Hons.) and L.L.M. will be different and will also vary in the number of seat availability in the University.  

The cut off is announced according to the following candidate’s categories- General, SC, ST, PwD and Kashmiri Migrants. Based on the AILET 2020 Cut-off, the NLU-D will also prepare a merit list for the qualified applicants. The merit list will be released in the form of marks wise, roll number wise and category wise. The Institution will release two types of cut off, i.e. Qualifying Cut-off and Shortlisting Cut-off. In qualifying cut-off, all the candidates have to obtain particular cut-off to score successfully the examination while shortlisting cut-off only for the counselling rounds.

NLU-Delhi will finalize the cut-off list and release the admission date for the students in the first list. After the admission confirmation of the first list, the university will announce the second list along with the AILETcounselling date for the second list students. The Cut-offs for AILET 2020 will be published on the university’s official website post the exam result.

How to Check AILET 2020 Cut-Off

Here are some simple steps to check AILET cut-off 2020:

  • Go to the official website of NLU-Delhi.

  • Click on the link available on the home page to download the AILET cut-off.

  • Click on the ‘Download’ tab.

  • Then, enter your Roll Number and Password.

  • AILET 2020 cut-off list will be displayed on the screen.

  • Download and take a print out of the same for counselling rounds.

Factors Determining AILET Cut-off 2020

The different factors based on which the AILET 2020 cut-off will be prepared are listed below.

  • Number of Candidates qualified the exam

  • Total Number of candidates appeared in the examination

  • Previous Year Cut Off Trends

  • Difficulty Level of Exam

  • Total Number of Seats available

  • Marking Scheme

  • Reservation Rules

AILET 2020 Selection Procedure

Candidates are shortlisted on the basis of the AILET merit list. After the declaration of the merit list, candidates are shortlisted for an offline counselling process. 

AILET 2020 Counselling Process

The AILET 2020 counselling list will be announced after the declaration of the result by the last week of May 2020 for B.A LLB and 2nd July for LLM. The list of candidates shortlisted for AILET Counselling will be available on the official website of NLU-D in a PDF format. The selected candidates will get an admission letter from the University.

Spot Counselling list will be announced after the confirmation of the first list candidates. Counselling for each course will take place separately. Selected students will have to pay the admission-cum-counselling fee in order to reserve a seat for admission in NLU-D. At the time of counselling, the candidate must carry relevant documents with himself/herself. These documents include Admission Letter, Scorecard, Admit Card, self-attested 10th and 12th mark sheets, Character and Transfer Certificate issued by the last attended school, Demand Draft of 50,000 drawn in favour of ‘The Registrar, National Law University, Delhi’ payable at New Delhi. 

Important Dates for AILET 2020 Counselling

EventsExpected Dates 
AILET Result 2020BA.LL.B (Hons.):- May 2020 Last WeekLL.M:- July 2020 First WeekPh.D.:- July 2020 Third Week
Counselling Schedule for BA.LL.B(Hons.)
Date for issue of admission letters for 1st ListMay 2020 Last Week
Last Date for depositing Fee for the 1st Merit List StudentsJune 2020 Second Week
Spot CounsellingJune 2020 Last Week
Last Date for depositing Fee for the Spot Counselling StudentsJuly 2020 First Week
Closing date for admissionJuly 2020 Last Week
Interview of Selected CandidatesLast Week of July 2020
Start of classesAugust 2020 First Week
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