All India Law Entrance Test (AILET)

The NATIONAL LAW UNIVERSITY, DELHI established in 2008 by Act No. 1 of 2008 is premier Law University established in the capital city of India. Admission to B.A. LL.B. (Hons.), LL.M. and Ph.D. Programmes will be through AILET. The AILET is held on the first Sunday of May every year.

B.A. LL.B. (Hons.)- Five-Year Programme

Eligibility: Senior Secondary School Examination (10+2 System) or Equivalent Examination with 50% marks. The candidates appearing in the 12th standard examination in March/April,  can also apply.

Total Seats: 80 [70 seats on merit through All India Law Entrance Test (AILET) and 10 seats for direct admission to Foreign Nationals on merit]. Foreign Nationals are exempted from AILET. Foreign Nationals to be eligible should have 65% marks in the qualifying examination.

Reservation: 15% for SC, 7.5% for ST and 3% for Persons with Disabilities.

Note: One additional seat for Kashmiri Migrants. Two supernumerary seats for residents of Jammu & Kashmir.


Structure of Paper

Pattern of the Test Paper

Total Marks : 150 Marks

Total number of questions : 150

Duration of AILET : 1 hour 30 minutes

Subject areas and marks distribution


English : 35 Marks

General Knowledge : 35 Marks

(Current Affairs, General Science, History, Geography, Economics, Civics)

Legal Aptitude : 35 Marks

Reasoning : 35 Marks

Elementary Mathematics (Numerical Ability) : 10 Marks


Negative Marking: 0.25 mark for each wrong answer.