National Law University (NLU), Delhi conducts All India Law Entrance Test (AILET) for admission to B.A.LL.B (Hons.), LL.M and Ph.D Degree Programmes. This is a national level exam which is conducted once a year for various law courses. The exam helps candidates get admission in various UG and PG law courses at National Law University, Delhi. AILET 2019 exam has been scheduled on May 5, 2019, notification for which will be released on January 4, 2019.
National Law University, Delhi (NLU-Delhi) is a specialized law university offering courses at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. It is one of the elite national law schools in India built on the five-year law degree model proposed and implemented by the Bar Council of India.
Reservation of Seats:
General applicants- 75%
Sc applicants- 15%
ST applicants- 7.5%
AILET 2019 Exam Dates
To ensure that candidates don’t miss any important events like the release of notification, registration dates, admit card, and the result, it is essential to mark the dates in the calendar. Given below is AILET 2019 tentative calendar.
AILET 2019 Important Dates
Release of Notification
September 14, 2018
Online application process beginning
January 4, 2019
Last date to submit the online application form
April 15, 2019
AILET 2019 admit card
April 22, 2019
Date of Exam
May 05, 2019
BA.LL.B (Hons.) result declaration
3rd- 4th week of May 2019
Date of issue of admission letter (1st list)
4th week of May 2019
Last date to deposit fee (1st list)
2nd week of June 2019
Date of spot counselling for vacant seats
4th week of June 2019
Last date to deposit counselling fee for the 1st list
1st week of July 2019
Last date of admission
Last week of July 2019
Interview of selected candidates
Last week of July 2019
LL.M. result declaration
1st week of July 2019
Ph.D result declaration
3rd week of July 2019
AILET 2019 eligibility criteria are different for varied law courses offered by National Law University, Delhi. Candidates must check the conditions before filling the application form to ensure that they don’t make any mistake.
B.A., LL.B. (Hons.)- Five-Year Programme:
Eligibility: Candidates should have passed Senior Secondary School Examination (10+2) or equivalent examination in any discipline with 50% marks. Students appearing in the 12th standard examination in March/April, 2018 can also apply.
Age: Applicants should be below 20 years as on 1 July 2019 (23 years in case of SC/ST candidates).
Class 12th appearing candidates are also allowed to apply for the exam.
LL.M. (One year):
Eligibility: Aspirants should complete 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, 2017 can also apply.
Candidates appearing in final year exam of LL.B are also eligible to register for AILET 2019 exam.
Total Seats: 20 + 5 seats for Foreign Nationals
Eligibility: Applicants having LL.M. Degree with 55% marks or its equivalent (50% in case of SC/ST/ Persons with Disability) are eligible for the examination.
The application forms for AILET 2019 will be available on the website from January 4, 2019 to April 15, 2019.
Aspiring candidates will be required to first register themselves on the official website of NLU by entering the desired information including their email id and their scanned photograph.
Post registration, candidates will be required to go to the ‘Application Locker’ and select the application form they would like to fill-in.
This procedure will be followed by payment of application fee which confirms the application.
AILET 2019 examination form will be available only in online mode and candidates need to submit them there itself.
It is advisable for the candidates to take a printout of the duly filled form for future reference.
Question paper for B.A, LL.B (Hons.) programme will include questions from General Knowledge, English, Reasoning and Elementary Mathematics, and Legal Aptitude.
LL.M. paper will have questions from Constitutional Law, Law of Contracts, Law of Torts, Legal Theory and Criminal Law.
PhD question paper will have 2 papers: Paper I on Research Methodology and Paper II will be Research Proposal, Specific Paper. In Paper I candidates will get 100 MCQs which they need to solve in 1 hour and 30 minutes. In Paper II they will have to submit a research proposal of maximum 15 pages on the topic in which they want to pursue PhD.