AILET Entrance Exam
The All India Law Entrance Test (AILET) is conducted by National Law University (NLU), New Delhi. Since the University doesn’t accept any other entrance exam score other than its own. However, a dozen other colleges accept the AILET score.
The AILET takes place once in a year. And the notification will be usually out by the third week of November, and the registrations begin by the second week of January.
About 70 seats are available for postgraduate studies at NLU, Delhi.
AILET 2020 Overview
Take a look at the brief outline of the AILET exam, presented in the below table. For complete information, read through the article.
|AILET 2020 Exam Conducting Body||National Law University, New Delhi|
|AILET Exam Frequency||Once in a year|
|Mode of AILET 2020 Exam||Computer Based Test (CBT)|
|Language of Exam||English|
|Time Period||90 minutes|
|Law Courses Offered through AILET Exam||
AILET 2020 Exam Dates
The AILET 2020 events have been postponing ever since the break out of the Covid-19. Candidates are advised to closely follow the dates published on the official site of the AILET 2020. We will keep them updated as soon as we come to know the developments.
|AILET Exam||Press release||20 November 2019|
|AILET 2020 Exam Notification||Detailed notification release||15 January 2020|
|AILET 2020 Online Registrations Commencement||Apply online||15 January 2020|
|AILET 2020 Online Registrations Closure||Extended date due to the Covid-19||10 August 2020|
|AILET 2020 Exam Withdrawal Date||Last date for withdrawing your application from the AILET 2020||10 August 2020`|
|AILET 2020 Exam Admit Card||Availability of the AILET 2020 exam admit cards||To be Updated|
|AILET 2020 Exam||D-day. Attend the exam with your valid photo ID||26 September 2020|
|AILET 2020 Exam Results||Results will be declared online on the official site||To be Updated|
AILET 2020 Exam Eligibility
Look at the brief outline of the AILET 2020 eligibility.
|BA LLB (Hons.)||· 10+2 or equivalent with 50% marks. The candidates appearing in the 12th standard in the main annual Examination can also apply.
· Foreign nationals to be eligible should have obtained 65% marks in the qualifying examination.
|LLM||· LL.B. or an Equivalent Law Degree with 55% marks (50% in case of SC/ST/ Persons with Disabilities). The candidates appearing in final year LL.B. main Examination can also apply.
· Direct admission for foreign nationals based on merit.
|PhD||· LL.M. Degree with 55% Marks or its Equivalent (50% in case of SC/ST/ Persons with Disabilities). For detailed eligibility conditions visit University website www.nludelhi.ac.in|
AILET 2020 Seat Matrix
The seat matric has been changed for the AILET 2020. See the table below for a quick overview.
|Program||Indian Nationals||Foreign Nationals||IOC/NRIs||Total|
|BA LLB (Hons.)||70||5||5||80|
AILET 2020 Exam Pattern for Post-Graduation (PG)
The below table shows the AILET exam pattern for the PG law courses. For other programs, candidates are advised to visit the official site or refer to our other articles for complete info.
|AILET 2020 Question Types||Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)|
|Test Duration||1 hour 30 minutes|
|Test Mode||Computer Based Test (CBT)/Remotely Proctored Online Test|
|Negative Marking||1/4th negative mark for an incorrect attempt|
AILET 2020 Exam FAQs
1.Does NLU, Delhi accept CLAT exam score?
A: No, it does not. You have to sit for the AILET exam conducted by NLU, Delhi if you want to join that premier institute.
2.Is the AILET 2020 exam in offline mode?
A: No, it is not. Usually, the test is conducted offline. Because of Covid-19, they are going online.
3.Is there negative marking in the AILET 2020 exam?
A: Yes, there is. For each incorrect attempt, a 0.25 mark will be cut.
4.Is there any age limit for sitting the AILET 2020 exam?
A: No age limit is prescribed for the candidates who want to sit for the AILET 2020.
5.Which is the best law entrance exam in the country, CLAT or AILET?
A: Both law entrance exams are best on their own merit. If you take the AILETexam, you will be offered admission only at NLU, Delhi. If you sit for the CLAT exam, you will get a seat at an NLU or other prestigious law school which is on par with NLU, Delhi. With the CLAT exam, the chances of getting a seat at premier law school/university are high.