All India National Law University Entrance Exam

AILET 2017 for Admission to NLU Delhi

Last Date to Apply

15 April 2017

About AILET 2017

AILET 2017 (All India Law Entrance Test) is a law entrance exam conducted by National Law University Delhi (NLU Delhi) for admissions in Five Year Integrated B.A.LL.B (Hons.), one-year LL.M and PhD programmes. This time, AILET 2017 will be conducted on 7 May 2017. National Law University (NLU Delhi) is a well-known Law University of India that provides education for the different aspects of the Legal system. The University is established at Delhi since the year 2008.

The detail information about AILET (All India Law Entrance Test) is given on this page below. Candidates are suggested to please go through the whole information like AILET eligibility criteria, application process, important dates, fee structure, etc. Candidates should ensure that they fulfil the eligibility criteria before applying for the exam.

Latest Update: The National Law University released the AILET Result for the PhD and LLM Programme. The candidates can check the result for both the programmes by following the link given below.

AILET Result - Check Here

The National Law University, Delhi has released the AILET answer key for the exam conducted on 7 May 2017. The candidates who have appeared in the exam and eagerly waiting for the answer key can now check the answer key and estimate their performance before the declaration of the result. The candidates are suggested to visit the link below for the answer keys.

AILET Answer Keys - Check Here

The last date to apply for the AILET 2017 Exam has been extended from 7 April 2017 to 15 April 2017. The National Law University is going to conduct All India Law Entrance Test (AILET) for the admission into B.A.LL.B (Hons.), one-year LL.M and PhD programmes. Candidates can check the AILET Exam Date and Timings below.

  • AILET Exam Date: 7 May 2017
  • AILET Exam Timings: 3.00 PM to 4.30 PM


AILET 2017 Important Dates


Events Dates
AILET 2017 Application process Begins 3 January 2017
AILET 2017 Application Process Ends 7 April 2017
Extended: 15 April 2017
AILET 2017 Admit Card 3rd week of April 2017
AILET 2017 Exam Date 7 May 2017 (Sunday)
AILET 2017 Result 24 May 2017
Declaration of PhD and LLM AILET 2017 Result (Released) 7 July 2017
AILET 2017 Date for issue of letters for admission 24 May 2017
AILET 2017 Last date for deposing fee 10 June 2017
AILET 2017 Date for spot counselling for vacant seats 24 June 2017
AILET 2017 Last date for depositing fee for the candidates selected in spot counseling 5 July 2017
AILET 2017 Close of admission 25 July 2017
AILET 2017 Interview of selected candidates 28 & 29 July 2017
AILET 2017 Orientation programme 30 July 2017


NLU Delhi Seats


Number of Seats

 BA LL.B (Hons)


 LL.M (one year)


  • Candidates should note that 70 seats of B.A LL.B (Hons) on merit through All India Law Entrance Test (AILET) and 10 seats for direct admission to Foreign Nationals.
  • The total number of seats in LL.M (one year) is 40 which is divided as 35+5 seats for Foreign Nationals. Foreign Nationals are exempted from AILET.

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AILET 2017 Eligibility criteria

The AILET Exam is for admission in NLU Delhi for Undergraduate, Postgraduate and PhD Course. The candidate has to clear the minimum eligibility criteria as laid down by the university. The eligibility for each of the course is given here and students should check the eligibility criteria in detail before filling the application form.

AILET Eligibility for BA LLB (Hons)

  • The candidates must have passed Class 12 with minimum 50% marks a recognised board.
  • Candidates who are appearing for Class 12 in March/April 2017 are also eligible to apply. (Those who do not secure the minimum 50% marks in the qualifying exam will not be considered as eligible)
  • Age Criteria: The candidates applying for B.A LL.B (Hons) must be below 20 years as on 1 July 2017 (22 years in the case of SC/ST candidates). The SC/ST candidates must be 22 years old to seek admission in B.A LL.B (Hons).

AILET Eligibility for LL.M (One Year)

  • The candidates must have passed Class 12 with minimum 55% marks from a recognised board.
  • The candidates who are appearing in the final examination of LL.B. in April/May 2017 can also apply.
  • The SC/ST/PWD candidates must have passed with 50% marks.

AILET Eligibility for PhD 

  • The candidates must have passed LL.M degree with 55% marks or its equivalent.
  • The SC/ST/PWD candidates must have passed with 50% marks.

AILET 2017 Application form and Admit Card

Candidates are required to fill the AILET 2017 Application Form online for the Undergraduate course which is now available on the official website of National Law University Delhi (NLU). The entire process of making an application for admission in various courses during the academic session 2017-18 is ONLINE.

Candidates can fill the AILET Application form Online through Internet from any place of convenience. Candidates are suggested to follow the link below to get the complete step by step guidance to fill the AILET 2017 Application Form.

AILET 2017 Application Form

AILET Admit Card 2017

AILET Admit Card 2017 will be released by National Law University Delhi on 3rd week of April 2017. Admit Card will be available only for those eligible candidates who have submitted their duly filled application forms before the due date.

The AILET Admit Card will not be dispatched through the post to the candidates, so no correspondence in this regard will be considered. Admit Card is an important document to be carried at the exam centre.

AILET 2017 Admit Card

AILET 2017 Fees

Candidates can get the details of the Application Gee and the fee structure of the National Law University for all the courses offered is given below. Candidates can find the fee structure for all the courses which is given separately.

AILET 2017 Application Fees

Category Amount Payable
General Candidates Rs. 3,000 
SC/ST  and Persons with Disability (PD) Rs. 1,000 (along with copies of requisite Caste/Person with Disability Certificate.)
Below Poverty Line (BPL) BPL applicants of SC/ST category are exempted from application fee.  

NLU Delhi Fee for B.A LLB (Hons), LL.M & PhD

Candidates need to know that 50% of the deposits will go towards Student Welfare Fund and 50% towards Alumni-Fund on completion of the course.

NLU Delhi B.A LL.B (Hons) Fee Structure



Tuition Fee

Rs.42,500 Per Semester

Campus Development Fund Fee

Rs 5,000 (one time)

Admission Fee

Rs 2,500 (one time)

Student Welfare Fund

Rs 2,500 Per Annum

SBC Fund

Rs 2,500 Per Annum

Examination Fee

Rs 3,000 Per Annum

Reading Material Fee

Rs 2,500 Per Annum

Library Fee

Rs 2,500 Per Annum

Internet Fee

Rs 5,000 Per Annum

Electricity Charges

Rs 12,000 Per Annum

Sports and Games Facilities Fee

Rs 3,000 Per Annum

Journals Fee

Rs 2,500 Per Annum

Moot Courts / Seminars / Workshops, etc. fund

Rs 5,000 Per Annum

Room Rent 

Rs 18,000 Per Annum

Library Deposit

Rs 5,000 (Rs.2,500 in case of SC/ST)

Hostel Deposit

Rs 5,000

Mess Deposit

Rs 5,000

Mess Advance for 1st Semester

Rs 20,000

Total Amount

Rs 1,81,000

NLU Delhi LL.M Fee Structure



Tuition Fee

Rs 32,500 per semester

Academic Support Service Fee

Rs 3,000

Admission Fee

Rs 1,000

Library Fee

Rs 3,000

Internet Fee

Rs 8,000

Electricity Charges

Rs 12,000

Sports and Games Facilities Fee

Rs 3,000

Journals Fee

Rs 2,000

Dissertation Fee

Rs 1,000

Room Rent

Rs 18,000

Mess Advance

Rs 20,000

Library Deposit

Rs 3,000

Hostel Deposit

Rs 5,000 (Rs 2,000  for SC/ST)

Mess Deposit

Rs 3,000

Total Amount

Rs 1,47,000 (Rs 1,44,000 for SC/ST)

NLU Delhi PhD Fee Structure


Head of Fee

Indian Nationals

Foreign Nationals

Registration Fee

Rs 20,000

Rs 60,000

Examination Fee

Rs 10,000

Rs 35,000

Refundable Security Deposit

Rs 15,000

Rs 30,000

AILET 2017 Result and Counselling

The candidate shall secure a minimum of 40% (30% for SC and ST candidates) of the total marks in the AILET 2017 to become eligible for the admission. The undergraduate law aspirants will be admitted to BA LLB programme in NLU Delhi on the basis of AILET 2017 Merit.

On appearing in the Admission Test of NLU Delhi, the candidate will get an All India Rank (AIR) as per the performance in the law entrance exam. After the declaration of  AILET 2017 Merit List, NLU-D conducts an offline counselling for admitting the qualifying candidates.The result of AILET 2017 for BA LLB programme was declared on 24 May 2017.

In Case, two or more candidates score the same marks 

If two candidates secure same marks in AILET 2017:

  • Then merit will be determined on the basis of marks in Class 12 or its equivalent recognised by the University. 
  • If the merit still remains the same, then the marks of Class 10 will be taken into consideration.
  • If there is still no change in marks, then the one higher in age will be considered.

AILET 2017 Result

AILET 2017 Exam pattern

AILET Exam Pattern for B.A LL.B (Hons)

  • Total Marks: 150
  • Total Questions: 150
  • Duration of the Exam: 1 hour 30 minutes
Subject Marks
English 35 

General Knowledge
(Current Affairs, General Science, History,
Geography, Economics, Civics)

Legal Aptitude 35 
Reasoning 35 
Elementary Mathematics (Numerical Ability) 10 
Total Marks 150

AILET Exam Pattern for LL.M

  • Total Marks: 150
  • Duration of exam: 90 minutes
  • Total no of questions: 100 Objective type and 1 Essay

Subject areas

Law of Contracts, Law of Torts, Criminal Law,
Constitutional Law and Legal Theory

Objective Type

100 questions of one mark each


One Essay of 50 marks on a topic of law from the above subjects.

AILET Previous Year Question Papers and Answer Keys

AILET Previous Years Question Papers Booklet (2008-2015) can be collected by depositing cash of Rs.500 from the office of the National Law University, Delhi by Credit /Debit Cards or through post by sending a DD of Rs.550 in favour of “Registrar, National Law University, Delhi” payable at Delhi.

AILET 2017 Important details

AILET 2017 Test Centres























AILET Seats Reservation 2017



Seats reserved



Scheduled Caste


Scheduled Tribe


Persons with Disability


AILET 2017 Contact

National Law University Delhi (NLU) Campus, 
Sector 14, Dwarka, New Delhi, 
110078 India

Phone: 0120-4160880, 0120-4160881 between 10am To 5:30pm (Sunday Closed)

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