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The All India Law Entrance Test (AILET) is a national level law examination. On the basis of the AILET score, candidates are allowed to take admission in BA LLB(Hons), LLM and PhD programmes.
  • Field
  • Eligibility
    12th appearing or passed
  • Subjects
    Elementary Mathematics, GK, Legal Aptitude etc
  • Applicants
    15,000 - 20,000
  • Questions Type
    Objective MCQs
  • Paper Pattern
    150 Questions in 90 minutes
  • Difficulty Level
    Medium to Hard
  • Time to Prepare
    1 year

All you need to know about AILET


Facts, Syllabus & Pattern

  • What is AILET?
  • Syllabus for AILET
  • Exam Pattern for AILET

How to apply

  • Eligibility Criteria for AILET
  • Registration for AILET
  • Admit Card for AILET

Important Dates

  • Exam Dates for AILET

Results and Cut-off

  • Results for AILET
  • Cut-off for AILET

How to Prepare for AILET

  • Preparation Tips for AILET
  • Sample Papers for AILET
  • Previous Years’ Papers for AILET

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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What is AILET?

  • The All India Law Entrance Test is commonly termed as AILET. It is a national level law examination.
  • This examination is conducted on an annual basis on the first Sunday of the month of May.
  • The authority responsible for the management of the AILET is the National Law University (NLU), New Delhi.
  • Generally, the notification and detailed information about this examination is released as a notification by NLU New Delhi on its official website and in national newspapers.
  • It is an examination for undergraduate as well as a postgraduate law courses.
  • AILET is held online in a few centres across the country. The other centres conduct this exam offline.
  • On the basis of the AILET score, you are allowed admission in BA LLB(Hons), LLM and PhD programmes that are offered exclusively by NLU New Delhi.
  • AILET scores can help you secure admission in 83 BA LLB programmes.
  • AILET scores can help you secure admission in 20 LLM programmes.
  • In the year 2019, there will be approximately 18,500 AILET applicants for the BA LLB programme and approximately 1,200 AILET applicants for the LLM programme.
  • There are a total of 83 seats for BA LLB programmes and 20 seats for LLM programmes.

Syllabus for AILET

english English
  1. Reading Comprehension
  2. Fill in the Blanks
  3. Sentence Correction
  1. Synonyms
  2. Antonyms
  3. Para Jumbles
General Knowledge
  1. Static Gk
  2. Current Affairs
  3. Economic Status
  1. Current Economy News
  2. Science
  3. History
maths Elementary Mathematics
  1. Ratio and Proportion
  2. Percentages and Averages
  3. Profit and Loss
  4. Time and Work
  1. Simple Interest and Compound Interest
  2. Number System
  3. Speed, Distance and Time
mental aptitude Logical Reasoning
  1. Blood Relation
  2. Critical Reasoning
  3. Statements and Conclusion
  4. Statements and Assumption
  5. Directions
  1. Number and Letter Series
  2. Coding
  3. Syllogisms
  4. Word Formation
Legal Aptitude
  1. Legal Principles
  2. Constitution
  3. Current Legal News
  4. Environmental Law
  1. Family Law
  2. Criminal Law
  3. Corporate Law

Exam Pattern for AILET

  • The examination for LLB programmes will include 5 broad sections namely:
    English, General Knowledge and Current Affairs, Elementary Maths, Legal Aptitude and, Logical Reasoning.
    Section Area of Assessment
    • Tests your aptitude in English language as a whole
    • Evaluates your understanding of the English language
    General Knowledge and Current Affairs
    • Evaluates your basic and advanced level of awareness
    • Importance of keeping up to date with the world
    Elementary Mathematics
    • Tests your aptitude
    • Tests your memory capacity
    • Tests your ability to grasp concepts
    Logical Reasoning
    • Tests your logical aptitude
    • Tests your ability to identify the answer
    • Analyses your ability to follow instructions
    Legal Aptitude
    • Analyses your interest towards law
    • Observes your ability to analyse legal situations
    • Tests your decision-making ability
  • AILET is an offline examination with objective type questions.
  • There are 5 main sectors for LLB (undergraduates)


    Number of Questions

    Maximum Marks




    GK and Current Affairs






    Legal Aptitude



    Logical Reasoning






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Eligibility Criteria for AILET

The eligibility criteria for AILET is:

  • You must have a minimum of 50% in the Higher Secondary School (10+2) or intermediate or equivalent exam.
  • If you are currently appearing for your class 12 or any other equivalent examination, you are also eligible.
  • You must score at least 50% in the attempted AILET.
  • There is no upper age limit to appear for AILET.
  • Candidates with compartmental subjects are not eligible to apply for this exam.

Registration for AILET

Follow the given steps to register for AILET 2019:

  1. Visit AILET official website to access the application form and read the instructions carefully.
  2. Fill the basic information in order to register and proceed to fill in the application form. Here, you will have to provide your email ID, mobile number, date of birth, name, parent’s names, address and so on.
  3. Confirm your details in the redirected ‘Application locker’ page.
  4. Choose the universities and college
  5. Click on the option ‘Click here to Apply’ that is mentioned beside the NLUs. This will finalize your application to that college.
  6. Choose your course of interest. For example: select ‘BA LLB’ from the drop down menu in the next page.
  7. Click the ‘Apply Now’ button.
  8. Upon being redirected to the ‘Application Form of AILET’ page, fill in the online application form.
  9. Upload your documents, photograph, signature and click on ‘Save/Continue to Payment’ to pay the fees.
  10. Payment of AILET application fees is possible via both online and offline modes. After paying the fees, a confirmation mail will be sent to your registered email ID.
  11. Take a print out of these documents of acknowledgements for future reference.

Admit Card for AILET

  • The AILET 2019 admit card will be released on the AILET official website. You can download it only after the submission of your application and fee payment.
  • To download your AILET admit card:
    • Visit the AILET official website
    • Click on ‘AILET Admit Card’.
    • Upon selecting this option, you will be directed to a page where you are required to provide your name and date of birth, or application number and date of birth.
    • Once you submit or log in, you can check and download your AILET 2019 admit card (also known as hall ticket).
    • Print the admit card since it is essential for your admission into the exam hall.

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Exam Dates for AILET



AILET application process

4th January 2019 - 20th April 2019*

Availability of AILET 2019 admit card

13th April 2019*

AILET exam date 2019

5th May 2019

Release of answer key

8th May 2019

Declaration of AILET 2019 result (Foreign National Category)

31st May 2019*

Declaration of AILET 2019 result (BA LLB)

31st May 2019*

Declaration of AILET 2019 result (LLM)

31st May 2019*

Declaration of AILET 2019 result (PhD)

31st May 2019*

* Dates are tentative and subject to change.

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Results for AILET 2019

  • The results are prepared and consolidated by the NLU New Delhi authorities.
  • State wise, and pan India merit lists are also issued by the National Law University authorities.

To check the published results of AILET 2019:

  • Visit the official AILET website.
  • Enter your registered email ID and password to access your AILET results.
  • The AILET scorecard is released in the form of a PDF document which contains the following information:
    • AILET score
    • AILET All India Rank (AIR)
    • Qualifying status.

Cut-off for AILET 2019

  • AILET cut-off is the minimum score that you must secure in the AILET exam to proceed with the counselling process.
  • This cut-off forms a crucial basis for the counselling process and seat allotment.
  • The cut-off stats are calculated based on the following factors:
    • The difficulty level of the paper
    • Availability of seats
    • Average marks that have been scored in the test
    • Total number of test takers

The category wise cutoff for AILET is expected to be:

Category wise

Cut-off marks (2019)

General (UR)


Scheduled Castes (SC)


Scheduled Tribes (ST)


Persons with Disability (PwD)


Kashmiri Migrants


Residents of Jammu and Kashmir


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Preparation Tips for AILET

  • Practice is the key: Practice as much as you can. 70% of your AILET preparation comprises of practice. Toppr offers over 3.5 lakh questions in our question bank to help you learn and strengthen concepts in each chapter.
  • Take All-India Level mock tests: Give time-bound mock tests in a completely exam-like environment to improve your efficiency at attempting questions. Toppr offers an All-India Test Series that lets you compete with other students from all over India.
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  • Study from the best sources: NCERT and several recommended books for AILET are the minimum resources you need. Toppr offers the best study material from all over the web to help you prepare better.
  • Revision is important: When you go through a formula or concept, maintain revision notes in the form of bullet points. Revision will be useful when the exam is close and a good revision pattern will take less time. Normally, without these notes, you would have to go through the entire chapter to understand important points once again.

Sample Papers for AILET

Solving sample papers and previous year papers is not only advisable, but also important if you want to stay ahead of the stiff competition in AILET 2019. Solving sample papers will help you to prepare for the expected paper and its pattern while also assisting you in learning efficient time management. You can also assess your own performance by practicing sample papers and judge your level of preparations for AILET 2019.

Previous Years’ Papers for AILET

Practising previous years’ AILET papers is important as it helps you simulate the real exam. Toppr provides you with a complete set of all question banks from previous years which you can practice to sharpen your skills.

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01. What is the last 5 years’ cutoff of AILET for SC candidates?

Answer: For the last 5 years, the AILET cutoff for SC students has fallen within a bracket of 80-90.

02. What is the difference between AILET and CLAT? Which one is better?

Answer: CLAT is a common law admission test which includes all NLUs except NLU Delhi. Many private colleges give admission on the basis of CLAT rank. AILET is only for admission in NLU Delhi.

03. Do law exams like CLAT, AILET, and BLAT (BHU) ask questions from ancient India?

Answer: Yes. In the static GK section of law, entrance exam questions are asked from ancient India.

04. How do I prepare the entire GK section for CLAT, AILET and other law exams in a couple of weeks?

Answer: If you can have access to any CLAT center in your area, you can purchase the black book of magic for current affairs. This book is a complete guide for current events and it is designed keeping law entrance exams in mind.

05. Where should I study integrated law in India if I fail to get selected on the basis of CLAT and AILET?

Answer: Bharati Vidyapeeth is a good option. You can opt for ICFAI-Dehradun or UPES too.

06. Which major law firms recruit from National Law Universities?

Answer: Major law firms which recruit from National Law Universities are:

  • Amarchand and Mangaldas and Suresh A Shroff and Co.
  • AZB and Partners
  • Khaitan and Co.
  • J Sagar Associates
  • Luthra and Luthra
  • Trilegal
  • Lakshmikumaran and Sridharan
  • Nishith Desai Associates
  • Anand and Anand
  • Desai and Diwanji
  • Economic Laws Practice
  • Wadia Ghandy and Co.
  • Phoenix Legal
  • DSK Legal
  • Fox Mandal

07. Which major MNCs recruit from National Law Universities?

Answer: Major MNCs which recruit from National Law Universities are:

  • ITC Ltd
  • SAIL
  • ICICI Bank
  • HDFC Bank
  • Unilever
  • P&G
  • Nestle
  • Tata
  • Infosys

08. Which law colleges offer placements with salaries of 7 lakh – 10 lakh per annum?

Answer: Colleges that offer placements with salaries of 7 lakh – 10 lakh per annum are:

  • National Law University (NLU), Jodhpur
  • Hidayatullah National Law University (HNLU), Raipur
  • Gujarat National Law University (GNLU), Gandhinagar
  • National Law University, Delhi
  • Symbiosis Law School, Pune
  • Symbiosis Law School, Noida
  • Government Law College, Mumbai
  • Indian Law Society, Pune

09. Which colleges offer placements with salaries of 10 lakh – 14 lakh per annum?

Answer: Colleges which offer placements with salaries of 10 lakh – 14 lakh per annum are:

  • National Law School of India University (NLSIU), Bangalore
  • NALSAR University of Law (NALSAR), Hyderabad
  • The National Law Institute University (NLIU), Bhopal
  • The West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences (WBNUJS), Kolkata

10. What items are banned from the AILET Exam Centre?

Answer: Students are strictly prohibited from carrying mobile phones, books, chits, sheets, electronic gadgets, watches, calculators and other stationary.

11. In case I lose or misplace my admit card at the exam center, can I download it later?

Answer: Yes, you must contact the concerned authorities and report the incident to them. They will help you with downloading the duplicate admit card.

12. Apart from AILET, what are the other major Law Entrance Exams at the undergraduate level?

Answer: Some of the other major law entrance exams in India are listed below:

  • CLAT
  • SET
  • LSAT-India
  • Christ CET
  • Army Law School Entrance Test
  • Jamia Millia Islamia University, Faculty of Law – Common Entrance Test

13. Is there a requirement for possessing computer skills to appear for AILET 2019?

Answer: You only need to operate the computer mouse. Hence, there is no such requirement directed by the authorities.

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