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All India Law Entrance Test 2021

Result: 21 Aug 2021 (Tentative)

Pen & Paper Mode

Result: 21 Aug 2021

AILET Basic Information

  • Application Fee:₹ 3,050
  • Number Of Attempts:1
  • Examination Modes:Pen & Paper Mode
  • Exam Conducting Body:National Law University, Delhi (NLUD)
  • Courses:LLM, BA LLB (HONS.)
  • Streams:Law

AILET 2021: Answer Key (Released), Result, Counseling, Seat Reservation

Updated On - July 31 2021 by Ganesh Wankhede

AILET 2021 Answer Key has been released on 30 July 2021. The exam was held on 30 July 2021. AILET 2021 is a university-level law entrance exam for admitting candidates in its B.A. LL.B (Hons.), LL.M, and Ph.D. programs. It is conducted annually. Qualifying the examination will give candidates a ticket to take admission in National Law Universities across India in the above-mentioned courses. The courses offered in the NLUs mainly are-BA LLB, LLM, Ph.D. courses. This article will take through everything important which will be required to stay updated about the AILET 2021 examination which includes important dates, eligibility criteria, application form, and fee details, etc.

AILET 2021 Exam Status

Candidates can check the current exam status of AILET 2021 from the table given below:


All India Law Entrance Test 2021 Status

The answer key has been released.

Latest Updates

  • AILET 2021 answer key has been released on 30 July 2021.
  • The last date to raise the objections against the answer key is 31 July 2021.

AILET 2021 Important Dates

Candidates can check all the important dates of AILET 2021 in the table given below:

AILET 2021 Basic Details
Notification issue8 January 2021
Application form release23 January 2021
Submission of application form25 June 2021
Admit Card release date19 July 2021
AILET 2021 Exam30 July 2021
Candidates can check the AILET 2021 Notification

AILET 2021 Answer Key

After successfully conducting the AILET 2021 examination, NLU has released an answer key on the official website. The answer key consists of all the correct answers and candidates can calculate their probable score by using it & the marking scheme. In case if any candidate is not satisfied with the answers in the answer key then they can object to it online and after that, the subject experts check the issue of candidates and releases a final answer key based on which it prepares the merit list of the candidates. The process to calculate the raw score of AILET 2021.
  • Add the +1 mark for each correct answer.
  • Deduct -0.25 marks for each wrong answer.
  • Add total marks scored at last.

AILET 2021 Result

AILET 2021 Result will be released on the official website for BA LLB (Hons.) course and or LLM students. Students are requested to keep a track of their result announcement after which the process of counseling will begin and only those who could qualify for the examination will be taken further for counseling. Students will need their login credentials to get their results online.

Types of AILET Result

NLU releases the AILET Result in the below-given forms.

  • First Merit List for selected candidates
  • AILET 2021 Result (Marks Wise)
  • AILET 2021Result (Roll Number Wise)
  • AILET 2021 Result (Kashmiri Migrants)
  • AILET 2021 Result (Schedule Caste Category)
  • AILET 2021 Result (Schedule Tribe Category)
  • AILET 2021 Result (Person with disabilities)
  • AILET 2021 Result (Residents of Jammu and Kashmir)

AILET 2021 Counselling

AILET 2021 Counselling will be held for qualifying students and will be eligible to sit for the counseling and will be allotted a seat for which they have applied for. The process will be held in offline mode at the National Law University, Delhi based on the Merit list. Documents required at the time of counseling are listed below:

  • AILET 2021 Admit Card
  • 10th and 12th mark sheets
  • AILET 2021 scorecard
  • Caste certificate (if applicable)
  • AILET 2021 admission letter
  • Passport size photographs

Seat reservation based on the student’s category is mentioned below:

Seat Reservation For AILET 2021
SC candidates



ST candidates



PWD candidates



The seat matrix for All India Law Entrance Test 2021 is given below:

BA LLB Programme:
Seat Description
No. of Seats
Through AILET Examination 2021


Direct Admission to Foreign Nationals (merit-based)

10 (a minimum score of 65%)

Total seats


Note- An additional seat has been reserved for Kashmiri migrants and two supernumerary seats for residents of Jammu & Kashmir.
LLM Programme:
Seat Description
No. of Seats
For Indian Nationals


For Foreign Nationals

5 (may vary)

Total seats


 Ph.D. Program: The Ph.D. program has a total of 5 seats for all sorts of students.

AILET 2021 Admit Card

AILET Admit Card 2021 is available on the official website of NLU, Delhi (Organizing University). Candidates are supposed to keep the following points in their mind regarding the admit card before they appear for the AILET Examination:
  • It is compulsory to carry the admit card to the exam center along with valid photo ID proof which will help in verification.
  • If there is any discrepancy in the admit card, get in touch with the officials immediately and get it rectified as incorrect information won’t be entertained at the time of examination if found and the chances of not being able to sit for the examination are also high.
  • If the candidates are appearing for the examination in a new city then kindly go and visit the examination center before the day of examination.
  • Students will not be allowed to sit in any other examination center but the one they’ve been allotted to.

AILET 2021 Exam Pattern 

AILET 2021 Exam Pattern is listed below. The candidates must know the exam pattern for preparation purposes.

For Undergraduate Courses:

The below table shows the exam pattern for AILET Undergraduate courses:

Paper Pattern for AILET 2021 UG Courses
Mode of examination

Offline (Pen & Paper)

Examination Duration

90 minutes (1½ hours )



Number of Questions


Total Marks


Type of Questions

MCQ (Objective)

Marking Scheme

+1 for correct answers

Negative marking

NO negative marking

For Postgraduate Courses:

The exam pattern for PG courses for National Law University Delhi are as follows:

Question Paper Pattern for PG Courses for AILET 2021
Date of AILET Examination 2021

To be announced!

Mode of examination

Offline (Pen & Paper)



Duration of examination

90 minutes (1½ hours )

Total Marks


Number of Questions


Questions Type

MCQ (Objective)

Marking Scheme

+1 for correct answers

Negative marking
0.25 marks for each wrong answer

Section-wise distribution of the AILET 2021 Exam

Section Wise division of Marks for AILET 2021
Total Questions

General Knowledge












Legal Aptitude







           Total:                                                  150 marks                                         150 questions

 AILET 2021 Syllabus

AILET 2021 Syllabus is mentioned below subject and section-wise:

  • AILET 2021 English Syllabus: English section will include the questions from
    • Synonyms,
    • Vocabulary,
    • Antonyms,
    • Word usage,
    • Para jumble,
    • Reading comprehension,
    • Grammar, and
    • Foreign words/ phrases, etc.
  • Legal Aptitude: In this section, important topics are:
    • Strict liability,
    • Torts,
    • Vicarious liability,
    • The law of crimes,
    • Contracts, 
    • Constitutional law,
    • Legal awareness and international law, etc.
  • Reasoning: Logical reasoning will be based on the topics
    • Series,
    • Syllogism,
    • Directions,
    • Analogies,
    • Critical reasoning,
    • Blood relations, etc.
  • GK and Current Affairs:
    • Current affairs,
    • Sports,
    • Awards and Honours,
    • Internal events,
    • UN bodies,
    • History,
    • General Science,
    • Economics,
    • Geography,
    • Civics,
    • Eminent personalities, etc.
  • BA LLB (Hons.) The applying candidates must prepare general knowledge (current affairs, general science, history, geography, economics, and civics), English, the reasoning of legal skills, and notions of elementary mathematics (numerical ability).
  • Ph.D. candidates can study the master’s program-related subjects and can expect the same in the AILET 2021 examination.

AILET 2021 Preparation Tips

AILET Preparation Tips are stated below which can be very useful and helpful for the students who are willing to score well in the Examination:

  • Candidates are requested to go through the Syllabus first of all and then prepare how to go on with each subject which includes the time distribution, management of resources, and various other important factors.
  • Once the preparation chart is ready, start with the preparation which will include studying all the important topics in-depth, not so important topics in brief but do not miss on any topic as this test tests the ability.
  • Try to cover all the topics but will work if the focus will be more on those topics getting more weightage in the exam. Make short notes of all the topics.
  • Daily revision is an important practice to keep things in memory.

AILET 2021 Application Form

AILET Application Form 2021 is available and the last date of the form filling is 25 June 2021 after which no application will be submitted. Stages of AILET 2021 Registration are as follows:

  • Registration of the candidates wherein they will put up their email id, contact number & personal details.
  • The application form will be filled in next using the login credentials sent to emails. Students are supposed to fill in the up correct information and fill the entire mandatory marked fields.
  • Next would be the upload of required documents (scanned copy of the photograph, certificates, etc.)
  • Next up would be the application fee payment.
  • The applicants must keep the xerox of the form for future use.

AILET 2021 Application Fee

AILET 2021 Application Fee is mentioned below as per the different categories:

AILET Registration Fees 2021

General/Kashmiri Migrants/Resident of Jammu & Kashmir Category

Rs 3050/-


Rs 1050/-


No Fees

  • Application fees payment can be made online mode via Debit card/Credit card/Net banking.
  • The offline fee can be paid by cash deposit in the Post office.

AILET 2021 Eligibility Criteria

AILET 2021 Eligibility Criteria is mentioned below for the aspirants who wish to pursue Undergraduate and Postgraduate courses offered by the National Law Universities across India:

For LLM Program
  • The candidates must have passed LLB or an equivalent from a recognized university. 
  • The applicants must score a minimum of 55% marks in LLB from a recognized board/university.
  • For SC/ST/PWD there will be a relaxation of 5% marks.
For BA LLB ( Hons.) Program
  • The applying candidate must have passed 10+2 with a minimum of 50% from a recognized board/University.
  • Appearing candidates in 10+2 can also apply.

AILET 2021 Highlights

The highlights for AILET is mentioned below in the table:

AILET 2021 Basic Details
Exam Name

All India Law Entrance Test


AILET 2021

Conducting Body

National Law University, Delhi


National Level

AILET 2020 Official website

Application Link

AILET 2021 Application form

Exam Mode

Offline (Pen & Paper)

Exam Purpose

To offer admission in various Undergraduate and Postgraduate Law Courses Offered by Law Universities/Colleges across India

The candidates are requested to stay connected to the page for more updates related to the AILET.

About National Law University, Delhi

The NLDU was established in the year 2008. It offers various Undergraduate & Post Graduate courses. It is built on the five-year law degree modal & implemented by the Bar Council of India.

The National Law University, Delhi offers a five-year Undergraduate B.A, LLB (Hons) program & also provides a one-year LL.M. program. The admission to the Undergraduate courses is given based on the score of the All India Law Entrance Test which is organized by the University.

About All India Law Entrance Test

The AILET is organized to get admission into the NLDU. Candidates who qualify for the exam get admitted to the courses like B.A. L.L.B (Hons), L.L.M, and Ph.D. Degree Programs.  The exam is organized yearly at the National level. There are 73 seats in B.A. L.L.B course, 20 in L.L.M and Ph.D. seats usually do not exceed over 10.

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AILET Important Dates

AILET 2021 Form Date23 Jan - 25 Jun 2021
Admit card19 Jul 2021
AILET 2021 Exam Date30 Jul 2021

All India Law Entrance Test 2021 Exam Pattern

Paper 1
Exam Duration:

1 hours 30 minutes

Total Marks:


Question Paper Type :

Multiple Choice Questions

Negative Marking:


NOTE:0.25 marks will be reduced on every wrong response.

1Local Reasoning35135
4General Awareness 35135
5General Knowledge & Current Affairs35135

Frequently Asked Questions


Form Start Date:

23 Jan 2021

Form End Date:

25 Jun 2021

The last date to submit the form was on 25 Jun 2021
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