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All India Law Entrance Test

Exam Date: 18 Aug 2020

Pen & Paper Mode

Exam Date: 18 Aug 2020

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 2020 (18 Aug): Admit Card, Exam Mode ( Remote Proctored)

Updated On - July 27 2020 by Akriti Maurya

AILET 2020 to be conducted on 18 August 2020 via Remote Proctored mode & the admit card to be released on 27 July 2020. The exam is conducted at the National Level once a  year. The entrance test will be organized to offer admission in Undergraduate and Postgraduate Law Programmes. 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, PhD courses. This article will take through everything important which will be required to stay updated about the AILET 2020 examination which includes important dates, eligibility criteria, application form and fee details, etc.

Latest Updates 

  • AILET exam date 2020 is 18 August & will be held through Remote Proctored mode.
  • AILET Admit Card will be available from 27 July 2020 on the official website.

AILET 2020 Admit Card

AILET Admit Card 2020 will be available on 27 July 2020 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 centre along with a 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 centre before the day of examination.
  • Students will not be allowed to sit in any other examination centre but the one they’ve been allotted to.

AILET 2020 Application Form

AILET Application Form 2020 is available on the official website of the National Law University, Delhi. The last date of the form filling is 11 July 2020 after which no application will be submitted. Stages of AILET 2020 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 next using the login credentials sent to emails. Students are supposed to fill 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 form for future use.

AILET 2020 Application Fee

AILET 2020 Application Fee is mentioned below as per the different categories:

AILET Registration Fees 2020

General/Kashmiri Migrants/Resident of Jammu & Kashmir Category

Rs 3050/-


Rs 1050/-


No Fees

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

AILET 2020 Eligibility Criteria

AILET 2020 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 recognised university. 
  • The applicants must score a minimum of 55% marks in LLB from a recognized board/university.
  • For SC/ST/PWD there will be relaxation of 5% marks.
For BA LLB ( Hons.) Program
  • The applying candidate must have passed 10+2 with minimum 50% from a recognized board/University.
  • Appearing candidates in 10+2 can also apply.

AILET 2020 Exam Pattern 

AILET 2020 Exam Pattern is listed below. The candidates must know the exam pattern for preparation purpose.

For Undergraduate Courses:

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

Paper Pattern for AILET 2020 UG Courses
Date of AILET Examination 2020

31 May 2020 (10:00 AM-11:30 AM)

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 2020
Date of AILET Examination 2020

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 2020 Exam

Section Wise division of Marks for AILET 2020
Total Questions

General Knowledge












Legal Aptitude







           Total:                                                  150 marks                                         150 questions

 AILET 2020 Syllabus

AILET 2020 Syllabus is mentioned below subject and section-wise:

  • AILET 2020 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).
  • PhD candidates can study the master’s program related subjects and can expect the same in the AILET 2020 examination.

AILET 2020 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 the things in memory.

AILET 2020 Answer Key

After successfully conducting the AILET 2020 examination, NLU releases 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 & 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. Process to calculate the raw score of AILET 2020.
  • Add +1 mark for each correct answer.
  • Deduct -0.25 marks for each wrong answer.
  • Add total marks scored at last.

AILET 2020 Result

AILET 2020 Result will be available 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 counselling will begin and only those who could qualify the examination will be taken further for counselling. Students will need their login credentials to get their results online.

Types of AILET Result

NLU releases the AILET Result in below-given forms.

  • First Merit List for selected candidates
  • AILET 2020 Result (Marks Wise)
  • AILET 2020 Result (Roll Number Wise)
  • AILET 2020 Result (Kashmiri Migrants)
  • AILET 2020 Result (Schedule Caste Category)
  • AILET 2020 Result (Schedule Tribe Category)
  • AILET 2020 Result (Person with disabilities)
  • AILET 2020 Result (Residents of Jammu and Kashmir)

AILET 2020 Counselling

AILET 2020 Counselling will be held for qualifying students and will be eligible to sit for the counselling 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 counselling are listed below:

  • AILET 2020 Admit Card
  • 10th and 12th mark sheets
  • AILET 2020 scorecard
  • Caste certificate (if applicable)
  • AILET 2020 admission letter
  • Passport size photographs

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

Seat Reservation For AILET 2020
SC candidates



ST candidates



PWD candidates



The seat matrix for All India Law Entrance Test 2020 is given below:

BA LLB Programme:
Seat Description
No. of Seats
Through AILET Examination 2020


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


 PhD Programme: The PhD programme has a total of 5 seats for all sorts of students.

AILET 2020 Highlights

The highlights for AILET is mentioned below in the table:

Exam Name

All India Law Entrance Test



Conducting Body

National Law University, Delhi


National Level

AILET 2020 Official website

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 it provides a one year LL.M. program. The admission to the Undergraduate courses is given based on the score of  All India Law Entrance Test which is organised by the University.

About All India Law Entrance Test

The AILET is organised to get the admission into the NLDU. Candidates who qualify the exam get admitted to the courses like B.A. L.L.B (Hons), L.L.M and PhD Degree Programs.  The exam is organised 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 2020 Form Date15 Jan - 11 Jul 2020
Admit card27 Jul 2020
AILET 2020 Exam Date18 Aug 2020
AILET 2020 Result23 Aug - 31 Aug 2020 (Tentative)

All India Law Entrance Test 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:

15 Jan 2020

Form End Date:

11 Jul 2020

The last date to submit the form was on 11 Jul 2020
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