AILET 2018 – NLU Delhi has announced AILET 2018 result. National Law University, Delhi conducted All India Law Entrance Test (AILET) 2018 to fill up 80 seats in BA LLB, 35+5 seats in LLM, and 05 seats in Ph.D. courses. The exam was held on May 06, 2018, and the result was announced on May 24, 2018. Check out more details regarding AILET 2018 such as eligibility criteria, important dates, application fee, exam pattern, syllabus, how to prepare, etc on this page.

Latest: NLU, Delhi has released Second Merit list for LL.M. one year programme, visit “Result” page to check the same.

AILET 2018

The selection of candidate is on the basis of their performance in AILET 2018. Check the complete schedule for AILET 2018 Exam in the table below.

Events Dates
B.A.LL.B (Hons.) Five Year Integrated Programme
Issues of notification 03 Jan 2018
Starting date for availability of application forms 03 Jan 2018
Last date for submission of application forms 07 Apr 2018 14 Apr 2018
Availability of admit card 20 Apr 2018 21 Apr 2018
AILET 2018 exam date 06 May 2018 (3:00 PM to 4:30 PM)
Declaration of AILET 2018 Result [BA.LL.B (Hons.)] 24 May 2018
Date for issue of letters for admission (1st List) 24 May 2018
Last date for deposing fee (1st List) 13 Jun 2018
Date for spot counselling for vacant seats 25 Jun 2018
Last date for depositing fee for the candidates selected in spot counselling 05 Jul 2018
Closing date for admission 25 Jul 2018
Interview of selected candidates Last Week of July
Orientation programme Last Week of July
Start of session/classes 01 Aug 2018
LL.M (One Year Programme)
Declaration of LLM AILET 2018 Result 02 Jul 2018
Date of Spot Counselling 13 Jul 2018
PhD Programme
Declaration of PhD AILET 2018 Result 16 Jul 2018

Foreign nationals are exempted from giving AILET 2018. A total of 10 setas in the institute will be filled directly with the Foreign Nationals on the basis of merit in qualifying exam.

List of Candidates called for Spot Counselling

AILET 2018 Application Form

The candidates can apply for AILET 2018 exam by following the instructions given below.

  1. The candidates firstly need to register by submitting E-mail ID, Password, Name, Date of Birth, Father’s Name, Mobile Number, State, and Address.
  2. After registration, the candidates will have to fill details in the application form, upload images, and pay the application fee.
  3. The applicants need to upload the scanned image of their photograph in .jpg,.gif or .bmp format and the file size should not exceed 150 KB.
  4. After payment has been done, you will receive confirmation through mail after which student will view & print acknowledgment slip in the from their e-mail.

Application Fees

The application fee for the examination is as below, however, Below Poverty Line (BPL) applicants of SC/ST Category are exempted from the application fee.

Category Application Fee Charges
General Rs 3,050/-
Reserved Categories Rs 1,050/-

Mode of Payment

The applicants can pay the application fee by either of the following modes:

  • Cash Deposit at Post Office
  • Online Payment via Credit Card/ Debit Card/ Net Banking

AILET 2018 Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria for AILET has to be cleared. Ineligible candidates will not be granted admission. The candidates can check the eligibility criteria from the page below:

  1. Eligibility for B.A., LL.B. (Hons.) – Candidates should have cleared their 12th with minimum 50% marks. Candidates who are awaiting results for their last qualifying exams can also apply for the exam.
  2. Eligibility for LL.M. – Applicant should have completed their LL.B. course from a recognized university with a minimum aggregate of 55% marks and 50% in case of reserved categories.
  3. Eligibility Ph. D. – The candidates must possess LL.M / Equivalent degree with 55% marks.

AILET Exam Pattern 2018

The exam pattern for AILET 2018 is as follows:

  • For BA LLB course –  The exam will be of 1 hour & 30 minutes duration. The test will be total 150 MCQ questions. There will be a negative marking of 0.25 marks for every incorrect answer.
Topics Marks
English 35 Marks
General Knowledge (Current Affairs, General Science, History, Geography, Economics, Civics) 35 Marks
Legal Aptitude 35 Marks
Reasoning 35 Marks
Elementary Mathematics (Numerical Ability) 10 Marks
Total Questions 150
  • For LLM course- The exam will be of 90 minutes duration. The exam will consist of 100 MCQ questions and 01 essay question. It will be of total 150 marks. There will be negative marking of 0.25 marks for every incorrect answer.
Questions and distribution
Subject areas Law of Contracts, Law of Torts, Criminal Law, Constitutional Law and Legal Theory
Objective Type 100 questions of one mark each
Essay One Essay of 50 marks on a topic of law from the above subjects.
Total questions 100 (objective type) and 1 (Essay)
  • For PhD programme – There are 100 multiple choice Objective Type Questions of one mark each which has to be answered in the OMR Sheet. There will be negative marking of 0.25 marks for every incorrect answer.

AILET 2018 Syllabus

The syllabus will be different for all the courses.

For B.A., LL.B. (Hons.) course, questions will be asked from English, General Knowledge (Current Affairs, History, Geography, General Science, Economics and Civics), Legal Aptitude, Reasoning and Elementary Mathematics (Numerical Ability). Whereas,

For LL.M. programme, questions will be asked from Law of Contracts, Criminal Law, Law of Torts, Constitutional Law and Legal Theory.

AILET 2018 Preparation Tips

To prepare well for the examination, the candidates can refer to the below-given preparation tips.

  • Read newspapers daily to catch up with GK and current affairs.
  • It is advised that you give at least 7-8 hours each day to prepare for law entrance exams.
  • Out of the 90 minutes in the exam, you should give around 20 minutes to the English section. 10 minutes each can be for Mathematics and GK. 25 minutes each will be required to attempt the Legal and Reasoning sections.
  • Solve as much as AILET previous year question papers. It will not only help you in your revision but will also help you analyze your performance.

AILET 2018: Best Books for Preparation

Here are some of the highly recommended books by the toppers for preparation for AILET exam.

Word Power Made Easy by Norman Lewis Buy Here
Objective English for Competitive Examination by Tata McGraw Hill Buy Here
Quick Learning Objective General English by RS Aggarwal Buy Here
Quantitative Aptitude by R S Aggarwal Buy Here
Arihant’s Fast Track Objective Arithmetic Buy Here
Legal Aptitude
Universal’s Guide to CLAT & LL.B. Entrance Examination 2017-18 Buy Here
Legal Aptitude for the CLAT and other Law Entrance Examinations Buy Here
Legal Awareness Legal Reasoning 5/e Buy Here
Verbal and Nonverbal Reasoning by R S Aggarwal Buy Here
Analytical Reasoning by M K Pandey Buy Here
General Awareness
Manorama Yearbook 2017 Buy Here
General Knowledge 2017 by Arihant Buy Here

AILET Exam Centers 2018

The cities in which AILET 2018 will be held are as follows:

Amritsar Jaipur
Bangalore Jammu
Bhopal Jodhpur
Chandigarh Kolkata
Chennai Lucknow
Cochin Mumbai
Cuttack Nagpur
Delhi Patna
Gandhinagar Raipur
Guwahati Varanasi

AILET 2018 Admit Card

The admit card for AILET will be released in the online mode. Candidates who will be able to register themselves for the exam successfully will be able to download their admit cards from the official website. It is necessary that the candidates carry the admit card on the day of exam or else they will not be allowed to appear in the exam Candidates belonging to Person with Disabilities category should carry a copy of their Disability Certificate issued by the competent authority, at the Examination Centre on the day of exam for availing the facility of scribe/extra time.

AILET Cutoff

More than 12,000 students appear for the AILET UG every year against only around 80 seats. The candidates can check the previous year cutoff to get an idea about the minimum qualifying marks.

Category AILET 2016 Cut Off AILET 2015 Cut Off AILET 2014 Cut Off
General 105 98 103
SC 85 75 85
ST 83 72 81
PWD 78 85 83
KM 76 82 101

AILET 2018 Result

The result for AILET will be published in the online mode on the official website. Candidates will be granted admission in the varied courses on the basis of marks scored by the candidate in AILET 2018 exam. The official exam body will prepare a separate merit list for all the categories.

AILET 2018 Seat Distribution

The distribution of seats under AILET 2018 is as mentioned below:

Course Seat Intake
B.A LLB 80 (70 for Indian Nationals and 10 for Foreign Nationals)
LL.M 40 (30 for Indian Nationals and 05 for Foreign National)
Ph.D 05
Total 125

Note: One additional seat for Kashmiri migrants, and two supernumerary seats for the residents of Jammu and Kashmir. However, for LLM course the criteria for the additional and supernumerary seat is not applicable.

AILET 2018 Reservation Details

The following percentage of seats are reserved for BA LLB and LLM course for the academic session 2018:

Category Reservation of Seats
SC 15
ST 7.5%
Persons with Disabilities 05%

NLU 2018 Fee Structure

The fee structure for BA LLB and LLM programme at NLU Delhi is as follows:

For BA LLB course

Particulars Fee (in Rs.)
Annual Fee
Tuition Fee Rs. 85,000 p.a
Halls of Residence Rs. 18,000 p.a
Electricity Charges Rs. 12,000 p.a.
Other Fees Rs. 28,500 p.a
Mess Advance Rs. 15,000 per semester
One-Time Fees (to be paid only at the time of admission to the I-year)
Campus Development Fund Rs. 5,000
Admission Fee Rs. 2,500
Library Deposit Rs. 5,000 (Rs. 2,500 for SC/ ST students)
Hostel Deposit Rs. 5,000
Mess Deposit Rs. 5,000

For LLM Course

Particulars Fee
Tuition Fee Rs. 65,000/- p.a for Indian Nationals (to be paid in two equal installments at the beginning of each Semester)

US $ 2000 per annum or its equivalent in Indian Rupees for Foreign Nationals

Academic Support Services Fee Rs. 3,000/- p.a. (to be paid in two equal installments)
Admission Fee Rs. 1,000/- (one-time payment)
Library Fee Rs. 3,000/- p.a.
Internet Fee Rs. 8,000/- p.a.
Electricity Charges Rs. 12,000/- p.a
Sports and Games facilities fee Rs. 3,000/- p.a.
Journals Fee Rs. 2,000/- p.a
Dissertation Fee Rs. 1,000/-
Re-registration Fee Rs. 5,000/- per course
Repeat Improvement Examination Fee Rs. 500/- per course
Room Rent Rs. 18,000/- p.a.
Mess Advance Rs. 20,000/-(@ Rs.2,000/- p.m. for 10 months)
Refundable Deposit
Library Deposit Rs. 3,000/-
Hostel Deposit Rs. 5,000/- (Rs.2,000/-for SC/ST candidates)
Mess Deposit Rs. 3,000/-

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