AILET [All India Law Entrance Test]

All India Law Entrance Exam (AILET) is a paper-based entrance exam conducted by the National Law University Delhi every year for admission into its five-year B.A. LL. B, LL. M., and Ph. D programs. There is a distinct paper for each of these programs.

AILET 2017 will be held on 7th May, 2017 at various centres across the country, and application forms are expected to be available from 1st January, 2017. AILET will be held for 83 seats for B.A. LL. B., 20 seats for LL.M. and not more than 10 seats for the Ph. D. program.

AILET Eligibility

  1. candidates appearing for AILET should be younger than 21 years (23 for SC/ST candidates) as on the 1st June of the year of exam
  2. candidates should have passed Higher Secondary/Intermediate Examination with at least 50% aggregate score
  3. candidates appearing provisionally for AILET will have submit certificates of the qualifying exam at the time of admission.
  4. candidates with supplementary/compartment in qualifying exams will not be eligible for admission

AILET 2017 Syllabus

AILET 2016 shall be conducted in offline mode where the paper will have 150 questions of objective (Multiple-Choice Questions) nature. Read more on exam pattern of AILET 2017.

Following are the subject-wise syllabus of the All India Law Entrance Test

  1. AILET English Syllabus: The English section will comprise of 35 questions from comprehension passages , synonyms, antonyms, choosing correct words, idioms and phrases, jumble words and sentences, fill-in the blanks, etc. The unseen passages will be tailed by questions related to the passage. The English section is meant to test the language skill and vocabulary of the candidates.
  2. AILET General Knowledge & Current Affairs Syllabus: The 35 questions of General Knowledge will cover the topics such as History, Geography, General Science, Economics, Civics and Current Affairs of the past one year. This section will assess your knowledge of the recent happenings and awareness of the world.
  3. AILET Mathematics (Numerical Ability) Syllabus: This section will have 10 questions to test the numerical ability of candidates. The Mathematics questions will be set from 10th and 12th level, of various topics including Profit and Loss, Speed and Distance, Time and Work, Algebra, Average, Permutation and Combination and Venn Diagrams..
  4. AILET Legal Aptitude Syllabus: The section will majorly test your interest towards study of law, research aptitude and problem solving ability. The 35 questions will be framed on legal propositions and set of facts satisfying the propositions. The propositions may not be true in real sense and you will have to assume the true proposition based on the set of facts and answer the questions accordingly.
  5. AILET Logical Reasoning Syllabus: There shall be as many as 35 questions testing your logical and analytical reasoning skills. You will come across some questions with passages and the reasoning questions will be framed on the information provided in the passages.
  6. All India Law Entrance Test (AILET) is conducted by National Law University Delhi (NLU-D) for admissions to as many as 81 seats in five-year integrated law programme. Last year as many as 16215 applicants had registered for AILET.

AILET Exam Pattern

There are 150 multiple-choice questions to be attempted in 90 minutes, with one correct answer counting for one mark. There is no negative marking in AILET. The subjects tested in AILET are the same as CLAT: Legal Aptitude, English, Logical Reasoning, Mathematics and General Knowledge. The division of marks is as follows:


AILET 2017 Exam Marking Structure

S.No. Section  Marks 
1 English (including comprehension) 35 marks
2 General Knowledge (Current Affairs, General Science, History, Geography, Economics, Civics) 35 marks
3 Legal Aptitude 35 marks
4 Reasoning 35 marks
5 Elementary Mathematics 10 marks