AILET (All India Law Entrance Test)

All about AILET (All India Law Entrance Test)

The National Law University (NLU), Delhi will conduct the All India Law Entrance Test (AILET) 2014 for admission to B.A.LL.B (Hons.), LL.M and Ph.D Degree Programmes for the academic year 2014-15 on Sunday, 04th May 2014 at Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Bhopal, Chandigarh, Chennai, Cochin, Delhi, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Jaipur, Jammu, Kolkata, Lucknow, Mumbai, Tiruchirappalli and Patna.

Important Dates for AILET (All India Law Entrance Test) Exam

Start Date of Online ApplicationsJanuary 2, 2014
Date for Submission of Applications (extended)April 15, 2014
Exam DateMay 4, 2014

Details of AILET (All India Law Entrance Test) Exam

AILET 2014 is expected to have 150 multiple choice questions for 150 marks. Duration of the exam would be 1.5 hours. The sections and the marks allotted to them are:

  • English: 35 Marks
  • GK: 35 Marks (Current Affairs, General Science, History, Geography, Economics, Civics)
  • Legal Aptitude: 35 Marks
  • Reasoning: 35 Marks
  • Elementary Mathematics (Numerical Ability): 10 Marks

AILET (All India Law Entrance Test) Exam Eligibility Criteria

B.A., LL.B. (Hons.)- Five Years Programme: -
Eligibility: Senior Secondary School Examination (10+2 System) or Equivalent Examination with 50% of marks. The candidates appearing in the 12th standard examination in March/April, 2014 can also apply. 
Age: Below 21 years as on 1 July, 2014 (23 years in case of SC/ST candidates). 
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 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. The candidates have to appear in the AILET and fulfill the eligibility criteria as applicable.
LL.M. (One year): -
Eligibility: LL.B. or an Equivalent Degree with 55% marks (50% in case of SC/ST/ Persons with Disability).  The candidates appearing in final LL.B. examination in April/May, 2014 can also apply. 
Total Seats: 20 + 5 seats for Foreign Nationals. Foreign Nationals are exempted from AILET. 
Reservation: 15% for SC Candidates, 7.5% for ST Candidates, 3% for Persons with Disabilities.
Eligibility: LL.M. Degree with 55% marks or its equivalent (50% in case of SC/ST/ Persons with Disability).

How to Prepare for AILET (All India Law Entrance Test) Exam ?

The best way to prepare for law entrance examinations is to practice as many sample papers or old question papers as possible. AILET previous/ old question papers are available with NLU office, Delhi. Students can obtain them by sending a DD of Rs. 550 in favour of ‘Registrar, National Law University, Delhi’ payable at Delhi. Apart from these, there are many books, CDs, online practice tests available which will help you increase your test-taking speed and precision.

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