About All India Law Entrance Test

The AILET is held on the first Sunday of May every year. The detailed notification for the AILET is published in leading national newspapers and on the University website during January every year.The AILET has 150 questions for 150 marks that must be attempted within 1 hour 30 minutes. The AILET has sections on English, General Knowledge, Basic Mathematics, Logical Reasoning and Legal Aptitude. Negative marking: There will be Negative Marking in AILET 2018. The criteria for negative marking will be based on the formula 0.25*4=1 that means per wrong answer 0.25 Marks will be deducted. Therefore, four wrong answers will lead to deduction of 1 Mark.The fee for appearing for the AILET is: Rs. 3050 for General Category candidates; Rs. 1050 for Persons with Disabilities; Rs. 1050 for SC/ ST candidates. There is no entrance examination fee for SC/ ST candidates below the poverty line.

  Entrance Test (AILET)  
 Total Marks  150
 Total number of questions  150
 Duration of the Examination  1 hour 30 minutes
  Subject areas and marks Distribution  
 General Knowledge (Current Affairs, General Science,  35 Marks
 History, Geography, Economics, Civics)  35 Marks
Legal Aptitude  35 Marks
Reasoning  35 Marks
Elementary Mathematics (Numerical Ability)  10 Marks

Study Level
Under Graduate
Mode of Test
Conducting Authority
National Law University, Delhi

Test Format

90 Min

Duration of Test


Frequency per year

0 - 150

Score Range

1 year Year

Test Score Validity


  • All candidates, other than those applying under the Foreign Nationals category, should appear for the All India Law Entrance Test (AILET) and selection shall be solely on that basis.
  • Candidates should score at least 40% of the marks in the AILET (30% for SC/ ST candidates)
  • In order to appear for the AILET, candidates should have passed the 10+2 examination and scored a minimum of 50%. However, candidates appearing for 10+2 examinations in the year of the AILET can also apply, provided they meet the above eligibility at the time of admission.


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Application Process

Instructions for filling the form

  • On the login page, click on the Register to apply now link.
  • Read relevant details about the course and application from the home page links. Most importantly, Eligibility Criteria,Selection Process and Reservation Guidelines.
  • Fill the details into User Registration Form.
  • Confirm Registration details by clicking on the Confirm button.
  • After you Login in the first page that is displayed is "Application Locker". Click on NATIONAL LAW UNIVERSITY from the List of colleges
  • Choose your application form and click on Apply Button.
  • Fill all details on the form for each of the sections. Incomplete forms will be summarily rejected.
  • Click Submit for saving all details and proceeding back to the Application Locker for making payment for all pending application forms.
  • In the Application Locker, under the Pending Applications area, choose your forms for which you wish to make payment and Click on Make Payment.
  • On the Make Payment Page, choose Mode of Payment and verify the Amount and Click on Proceed.

Available payment Methods

  • Cash Deposit at Post Office
  • Online Payment Gateway - supports payments from Credit Cards/Debit Cards and Net banking
  • After payment has been received, you will receive confirmation through mail after which student will view & print acknowledgment slip from their e-mail or from the Application Locker under the Application Submitted area.


Required Time: 6 months / 1 year

Preparation Tips

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 Demand Draft cost amount in favour of ‘Registrar, National Law University, Delhi’ payable at Delhi. Apart from these, there are many books, CDs, online practice tests available which help increase test-taking speed and precision.