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AILET Exam 2022: Exam Dates,Registration, Eligibility, Preparation, Exam Pattern, Syllabus, Result and Counselling

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AILET 2022 Exam Date notification is officially announced by NLU Delhi on November 13, 2021AILET 2022 Exam is expected to be held on May 1, 2022. Eligible aspirants should be able to start AILET 2022 Registration tentatively from the 1st week of January. Candidates must have scored a minimum of 50% aggregate in their qualifying exam to attend the exam. Check AILET 2022 Eligibility

  • AILET Exam Schedule will be announced in the upcoming dates. Candidates can find more details online on NLU Delhi’s official website.
  • Candidates should be able to download their AILET 2022 Admit Card by the 1st week of March 2022. 

What is AILET? AILET or All India Law Entrance Test is an annual university entry-level examination organized by National Law University, Delhi. It is conducted to select candidates for B.A, LLB, LLM, and Doctorate Programmes of 20 AILET Colleges. By qualifying for the examination, the candidate will be able to get admission to NLU, Delhi. The test is held for 90-minutes in offline/ pen-paper mode in multiple-choice question type, where candidates English, Reasoning, Legal skills, Mathematics, and General Knowledge is tested. The application to the exam is done online on the university’s official website. 

Table of Contents

  1. AILET 2022 Exam Date
  2. AILET 2022 Eligibility Criteria
    2.1 AILET for B.A.LL.B. (Hons)
    2.2 AILET for LL.M. Courses
    2.3 AILET for PhD. Courses
  3. AILET 2022 Application Process
  4. AILET 2022 Admit Card
  5. AILET 2022 Exam Pattern
  6. AILET 2022 Syllabus
    6.1 AILET 2022 B.A.LLB Syllabus
  7. AILET Cut Off 2022
  8. AILET 2022 Colleges
  9. AILET 2022 Result and Counselling
    9.1 AILET Counselling Dates 2022
  10. AILET 2022 FAQS

AILET 2021 Provisional List for Ph.D. candidates is released by NLU Delhi. Candidates can find the provisionally accepted list on the official website of NLU Delhi. Check AILET 2021 Counselling

AILET Exam Dates

AILET 2022 Exam Dates

AILET 2022 Notification Date November 13, 2021
AILET 2022 Registration Process begins 1st week of January, 2022
Last Date of submitting AILET 2022 Application form  1st week of February, 2022
AILET 2022 Application Form Correction 1st week of February, 2022
AILET 2022 Admit Card Date 1st week of March, 2022
AILET 2022 Exam Date May 1, 2022
AILET 2022 Answer Key 1st week of May, 2022
AILET 2022 Result Date

1st week of June, 2022

AILET 2022 Counselling Date  2nd week of June, 2022
AILET 2022 Closing date of Admission To be announced
Note: The application dates will be declared by the university along with the release of the Application Form.

AILET 2022 Eligibility Criteria

NLU, Delhi has defined an eligibility criterion for all the law aspirants that must be fulfilled to register for the All India Law Entrance Test. 

All the courses have their different sets of Eligibility Criteria required for the candidates to appear in the examination. Listed below are the same:

AILET for B.A.LLB. (Hons)

  1. The candidate should have at least 55% aggregate in the exam from a recognized board. 
  2. The candidate should acquire a minimum of 50% marks in the qualifying examination.
  3. Candidates who are currently perusing can also apply for the examination. 

AILET for LL.M. Course

  1. The candidate is required to have passed LL.B. or any other equivalent degree. 
  2. The candidate needs to attain 55% marks as aggregate and 50% marks for those who belong to ST, SC category. 
  3. The candidates who are pursuing LL.B. can also apply for the examination. 

AILET for Ph.D. Courses

  1. The candidate should hold a master's degree from any recognized university. 
  2. The candidate needs to acquire a minimum of 55% marks as aggregate and 50% for those who belong to the reserved category. 

Check AILET 2022 Course Wise Eligibility

AILET Registration

AILET 2022 Registration & Application Process

The candidate needs to follow certain guidelines for registering for the exam. The stepwise process for registering effectively for AILET 2021 is listed below:

Step 1: Register for AILET 2022

  • The candidate needs to log in to the Official website of AILET.
  • Then click on ‘Apply Online’
  • A candidate is required to fill out the following details: Name, contact number, email ID of the applicant, along with their parents’ name, address, and date of birth.
  • On filling out the form the candidate needs to click on the Registration button.
  • Next step, the applicant will be taken over to the Application Locker page, whereby he or she needs to confirm the details provided earlier.
  • After successful registration, an AILET Login number will be provided to candidates.

Step 2: Filling the Application form

A list of NLUs is presented and the candidate will need to choose their desired college from the list and then simply click on the ‘Click here to Apply’ button.

  • The candidate will now be directed onto the next page, where he or she has to select the course from the drop-down menu.
  • Then click on the ‘Apply Now’ button.
  • After being redirected to the online application form of AILET 2022, the candidate needs to fill the form.

Step 3: Uploading Images

  • Upload a recently clicked colored passport size photograph.
  • The accepted formats are .bmp, .jpg and .gif formats.
  • The size of the photo should not exceed 150 KBs.
  • The face of the candidate should cover at least 75% of the photograph.

Step 4: Paying AILET Fee

  • The application fee can be paid online mode via a Credit Card or Debit Card or even through Net Banking.
  • Candidates making the payment through the card, need to provide card no., expiry date, and the CVV (present at the back of the Credit/ Debit Card)
  • Candidates choosing to pay via Net Banking will be redirected to the respective bank’s site where the account details are verified and payment is approved.

AILET 2022 Application Fees

Category  Fee
General  Rs.3050
SC/ST/PWD Rs. 1050
SC/ST (BPL) Exempted 
Kashmiri Migrants/ Foreign Nationals Rs. 3050

AILET 2022 Admit Card

  • The Examination Authority will publish AILET 2022 Admit Card soon after registration ends via online mode through the university website. 
  • The candidate will be able to download their respective admit card with the specified registration id and password. 

Stepwise procedure to download AILET 2022 admit card comprises the following steps:

  • Step 1: On the official website of AILET 2022 follow the banner which has the Admit Card
  • Step 2: The candidate needs to enter their name and date of birth or the issued application number.
  • Step 3: Take a print out of your AILET Admit Card and save a soft copy for future reference.

All candidates must carry the admit card along with 1 valid ID Proof on the day of the exam.

AILET 2022 Exam Pattern

National Law University has designed different exam patterns for every AILET Paper: B.A.LLB, LLM, and Ph.D. The pattern for AILET 2022 is mentioned below:

  1. Exam Mode: The examination will be organized via offline mode.
  2. Medium: The question paper will be in English medium.
  3. Time Duration: Candidates will get 1 hour 30 minutes to solve the question paper.
  4. Questions Type: The Multiple-Choice Questions (MCQ) will be asked in the question paper.
  5. Total Questions: There will be a total of 150 questions in the examination.
  6. Marking Scheme: Each correct answer will consist of 1 mark.
  7. Negative marking: 0.25 marks will be deducted for each wrong answer.

Compared to UG and PG courses, the exam pattern for Ph.D. entrance in NLU, Delhi is quite different. It consists of 2 sections; the first level will be an objective test based on Research Methodology and Legal Aptitude sections.

The entrance test will be qualifying in nature, candidates clearing the minimum required AILET Cut off will be required to submit their Research Proposal on the desired topic. Check AILET 2021 Preparation Tips

AILET Syllabus

AILET 2022 Syllabus

The student should go through certain important topics for each section to get a proper understanding of the core of the subject. Listed below are the subjects and the syllabus the candidates need to study before appearing for AILET Exam:

AILET 2022 B.A LLB Syllabus

English, Legal Awareness, Reasoning, Elementary Mathematics along General Knowledge comprise the undergraduate entrance Syllabus.

  1. AILET English: Reading Comprehension passages are based on Law themes along with grammar, vocabulary, and verbal ability questions.
  2. AILET Elementary Mathematics: Fundamental arithmetic skills are tested. Questions are framed around basic mathematical concepts and modern concepts as well.
  3. AILET Logical Reasoning: Analytically comprehending situations and conclusions that are logically driven comprise this section.
  4. AILET General Knowledge: From static GK to current affairs, every aspect is covered up in this section.
  5. AILET Legal Aptitude: Legal propositions are put up for which answers are to be framed.

Check Course Wise Syllabus and Books for AILET 2021

AILET Result and Counselling

AILET Cutoffs

Categories Cutoff marks  LLM
General 75.25 81.25
OBC-Non Creamy Layer 63 66.75
Scheduled Caste 48 60.25
Scheduled Tribe 37 61.25
Persons with Disability (General) 44.25 67.5
PwD (OBC-Non Creamy Layer) 26.5 38.75
PwD (SC) 29.5  -
Kashmiri Migrants 52 58.5
Residents of Jammu and Kashmir 57  -
EWS 68  -
EWS (PwD) 30.5 63.75

AILET Colleges

AILET 2022 Colleges

Given below are some top colleges accepting AILET 2022 Scores

National Law University, New Delhi Panjab University, Chandigarh
Chandigarh University, Chandigarh Maharshi Dayanand University, Rohtak
Jain University, Bangalore Mumbai University, Mumbai
Lexicon Mile - Management Institute Of Leadership And Excellence, Pune Xavier University - [XUB] / Xim University, Bhubaneswar
Parul University, Vadodara Nims University, Jaipur
Tolani Maritime Institute, Pune Srm University Delhi NCR, Sonepat
The Northcap University, Gurgaon Sushant University / Ansal University, Gurgaon
Nims University, School Of Law, Jaipur Ifim Law School, Bangalore
Ncu, School Of Law, Gurgaon Ramaiah Institute Of Legal Studies, Bangalore

AILET 2022 Result and Counselling

  • The official AILET 2022 Results will be declared on the university website, i.e. The dates for the results are different for the specified courses, which will be announced after the exam is conducted. 
  • The results are available in the online mode in PDF format. The University specifically issues the result on the different categories of applicants. AILET Cut Off list is also announced along with the results. 

AILET Counselling Tentative Dates 2021

Events  Dates
AILET 2021 Result Date (BA LLB) To be announced
Release of AILET Invite List 2021 To be announced
AILET 2021 Counselling Registration To be announced
Release of Round 1 Seat Allotment & Waiting  List To be announced
Fee Deposition Last Date (1st List) To be announced
Release of Round 2 Seat Allotment & Waiting List To be announced
Fee Deposition Last Date (2nd List) To be announced
Selected Candidates Interview To be announced

The candidate needs to verify certain documents during AILET 2022 Counselling process:

  • Marksheet of Class 10th and 12th
  • Passing Certificate of Class 10th and 12th
  • Candidates Scorecard of AILET 2022
  • Admit Card of AILET 2022 (as proof of appearing in the entrance test)
  • Caste Certificate (Reservation Category Certificate)
  • Transfer certificate
  • Demand Draft
  • Passport size photographs.

The counselling will be held in the National Law University campus officially and it’s mandatory for the candidate to be present in the counselling process with proper documents and verification.


Ques. Is CLAT better compared to AILET?

Ans. CLAT is the Common Law Admission Test and as the name suggests, it includes all National Law Universities except NLU Delhi, for which AILET exams are held eventually. 

Ques. If I am appearing for Class 12 exams, will I be still eligible for AILET 2022?

Ans. Yes, appearing students will also be eligible for AILET 2022. However, if the candidates cannot provide the required documents during the time of their admissions, they will not be granted a seat.

Ques. If I am not able to appear for AILET 2022, will I get my fees back?

Ans. No, the exam fee is non-refundable. Candidates will not be given the fees back after payment. 

Ques. What information can be found in AILET 2022 exam Pattern?

Ans. The candidate will get the information about the questions asked, marking scheme (positive and negative marking), time, number of questions available etc.

Ques. Does the candidate need process computer skills to appear in AILET 2022?

Ans. The candidate just needs to operate the mouse and keyboard; thus, no such skill is actually required. 

Ques. Will AILET be conducted in 2022?

Ans. Yes, AILET is due to be held on May 1, 2022 for 2022-23 academic year. Candidates will be able to register online at the official website from the 1st week of January.

Ques. Has AILET Exam Pattern changed?

Ans. No changes has been announced as of yet. Any changes will be announced on the official website in the upcoming days.


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