AILET 2021: Selection List (Out), Merit List Released, Counselling, Result

AILET 2021: National Law University Delhi has released the list of provisionally selected candidates for admission to Ph.D Programme. Earlier, the 3rd provisional merit list of selected candidates for admission to LLM was released at Category wise list of candidates invited for online counselling for admission to BA LLB and LLM Programme. AILET exam was conducted on July 30, 2021, from 2:00 to 3:30 pm. AILET 2021 application submission process is over. It will conduct in Pen and Paper mode across the country. NLU Delhi is conducting All India Law Entrance Test (AILET). It is the institute-level law entrance exam for to BA LLB. (Hons.), LL.M., and Ph.D courses. Get here complete details of AILET 2021 including exam date, registration, syllabus, eligibility, exam pattern, preparation tips, books, past year papers.

AILET 2021

Latest National Law University Delhi has released the list of provisionally selected candidates for admission to Ph.D Programme. Check here

Latest National Law University Delhi has released the 3th provisional merit list of selected candidates for admission to LLM course. Check here

Latest – National Law University Delhi has released the 4th provisional merit list of selected candidates for admission to B.A.LL.B.(Hons.). Check here

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AILET 2021 New Exam Date

Complete schedule of AILET 2021, including announced and expected dates, are as follows.

AILET 2021Important Dates
Issue of AILET 2021 Notification04 Dec 2020
Exam date reschedule notification08 Jan 2021
AILET 2021 Application Form starts from23 Jan 2021
Last date to submit the Application Form25 Jun 2021
Last date to make payment of registration fee27 Jun 2021
Application correction window01 – 03 Jul 2021
Release date of the AILET 2021 Admit Card05 Jun 2021
19 Jul 2021 (6 PM)
AILET 2021 Exam Date30 Jul 2021
2.00 – 3.30 pm
Declaration of AILET 2021 Result [BA.LL.B (Hons)]04 Aug 2021
Declaration of LLM AILET 2021 Result04 Aug 2021
AILET 2021 Counselling
Category wise list of candidates05 Aug 2021
Registration for Counselling05 – 07 Aug 2021
Declaration 1st Provisionally Selected Candidates09 Aug 2021
Deposit of Balance Fee09 – 11 Aug 2021 up to 5:00 pm
Declaration 2nd Provisionally Selected Candidates13 Aug 2021, at 2:00 pm
Balance fee payment & downloading of Provisional Admission Offer Letter by the provisionally selected candidates is activated from13 Aug 2021, at 4:00 pm
last date to Deposit of Balance Fee16 Aug 2021 up to 5:00 pm
Declaration 3rd Provisionally Selected Candidates for LLM17 Sep 2021

AILET 2021 Result

AILET 2021 result can be checked from The candidates can check the result by entering their login credentials. The candidates who are selected are intimated about their selection via email as well. The candidates who qualify the entrance test are then required to take part in the counselling.

AILET result comprises of the details like total marks, marks obtained by the candidates, qualifying status etc. The merit lists are also released along with the result.

AILET 2021 Application Form

The candidates who want to appear for AILET 2021 have to fill its application form available online at

While filling the application form, cross-check every detail as the facility to correct the particulars after submitting the form will not be given. Check the steps to fill AILET 2021 application form given below.

  • Click on the link of the application form given above.
  • Next, click on the ‘New Registration’ and enter the details like name, mobile number, email id, OTP.
  • After the registration, login credentials will be generated. Now, click on the relevant button to fill the application form and enter the personal details, contact details, family details, exam centre preferences etc.
  • Then, upload the documents.
  • Next, preview the form and pay the application fee.

Mode of payment: The candidates can pay the application fee using via online payment gateways only namely debit card / credit card / net banking / UPI.

Application fee

CategoryApplication fee
GeneralRs. 3,050
SC/ ST/ PwDRs. 1,050
SC/ ST – BPLExempted

Note: Incomplete application forms will be rejected so it is advised to check the form carefully while submitting.

AILET 2021 Eligibility Criteria

Before filling AILET 2021 application form, the candidates are required to fulfill all the eligibility conditions given below.

B.A.LL.B. (Hons.)- Five-Year Programme

  • The candidates must have passed 10+2 or equivalent examination with 45% marks (40% for SC / ST / PwD).
  • The candidates appearing in 12th class exam in 2021 can also apply.

LL.M.-One-Year Programme

  • The candidates must have a LLB or equivalent law degree with 50% marks (45% for SC / ST / PwD).
  • The candidates appearing in the final year of LLB examination in 2021 are also eligible to apply.

Ph.D. Programme

  • The candidates must have a LLM degree or equivalent law degree with 55% marks (50% for SC / ST / PwD).

Note: Foreign Nationals / PIO / OCI are exempted from AILET 2021. However, to pursue BA LLB (Hons.) course, they must have 65% marks in the qualifying exam.

Courses Offered via AILET 2021

AILET is held for admission into 3 courses at various degree levels. Check the details given below.

CourseSeats via AILET Direct Admission (Based on Merit)
B.A.LL.B. (Hons.)- Five-Year Programme11010 (5 seats each for Foreign Nationals and
LL.M – One year Programme7010 (5 seats each for Foreign Nationals and
Ph.D Programme132 (For foreign nationals on merit of
Research Proposals)

AILET 2021 Syllabus

Syllabus for AILET 2021 is available. Check here.

NLU Delhi syllabus of AILET is not prescribed by NLU Delhi. NLU, Delhi only mentions the fields from where the questions come in the exam. However, as per the experts and previous year question paper analysis, the topics are asked in AILET 2021 are as follows:

Syllabus or BBA LLB course:


  • Sentence correction and Error Detection
  • Synonyms
  • Reading Comprehensions
  • Idioms
  • Fill in the Blanks
  • Choosing the correct words
  • Figures of Speech
  • Parts of Speech
  • Sentence Re-arrangement
  • Choose the appropriate words
  • Subject-Verb Agreement

Logical Reasoning:

  • Calendars
  • Coding and Decoding
  • Puzzles
  • Mathematical Operations
  • Analogy
  • Direction-Sense Test
  • Inference
  • Conclusion
  • Clocks
  • Calendar
  • Assertion & Reason
  • Blood Relations
  • Cause and Effect


  • Important Fundamental Rights
  • Articles under Indian Constitution
  • Landmark Judgment
  • Recommendations and Chairpersons

GK/ Current Affairs:

  • Constitution
  • International Organisations
  • General Science
  • History
  • Geography
  • Civics
  • Economics
  • UN Bodies
  • Indian and World History
  • Environment
  • Indian and World Geography
  • Everyday Science
  • Awards and Honors

 Elementary Mathematics (Numerical Only):

  • Profit and Loss
  • Algebra
  • Integers
  • Time and Work
  • Probability and Statistics
  • Speed and Distance
  • Average
  • Surface, Area, and Volume
  • Number Series
  • Ratio and Proportion

Syllabus for L.L.M

  • Law of Torts
  • International Law
  • Jurisprudence
  • Law of Contracts
  • Criminal Law
  • Constitutional Law


  • Law of Torts
  • International Law
  • Jurisprudence
  • Law of Contracts
  • Criminal Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Research Methodology questions

AILET 2021 Exam Pattern

AILET 2021 Exam will be held in Offline mode. However, the mode is subject to revision.

Check the exam pattern of AILET 2021 given below.

For B.A.LL.B and L.L.M course:

  • Duration of the exam: The duration of the exam is 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Nature of questions: The test is objective in nature i.e it comprises of multiple-choice questions
  • No. of questions: There are total 150 questions in the test
  • Maximum marks: The test is of total 150 marks
  • Marking Scheme: Each question carries 01 marks. There is a negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer.

Subject Areas and Distribution of Marks for BA LLB (Hons.)

SectionsNo. of questionsMarks
General Knowledge3535
Legal Aptitude3535
Elementary Mathematics (Numerical Only)1010
Total No. of Ques. and Marks150150

Questions Asked From (LLM): For LLM course, the questions are asked from the major subjects of law that are:

  • Criminal Law
  • Constitutional Law
  • Law of Tort
  • Jurisprudence
  • Law of Tort
  • International Law etc

For Ph.D. course

Duration of the exam: The candidates are given 90 minutes to complete the test

No. of questions: The test comprises of 100 multiple-choice questions

Total marks: The maximum marks of the test is 100

Marking Scheme: Each question carries 01 mark. 0.25 marks are deducted for each wrong answer.

Questions asked from:

  • 50% of the questions are asked from the topics related to Research Methodology and
  • The remaining 50% of the questions are asked from the major areas of law like Criminal Law, Constitutional Law, Jurisprudence, Law of Tort, Law of Contact, Corporate Law, International Law etc

AILET Previous Year Question Papers

To know the exam pattern in a better way, candidates can refer to the AILET previous year question papers. These paper can also be used for practice for the upcoming AILET 2021 exam:

2020Download PDFDownload PDF_
2019Download PDFDownload PDFDownload PDF
2018Download PDFDownload PDFDownload PDF
2017Download PDFDownload PDFDownload PDF
2016Download PDFDownload PDFDownload PDF
2015Download PDF
2014Download PDF
2013Download PDF

Books to Prepare for AILET 2021

The candidates can check AILET 2021 books given below.

13 Years AILET (2008 – 20) Topic-wise Solved PapersBuy Here
Legal Awareness and Logical ReasoningBuy Here
Guide to LL.B. Entrance Examination 2020-21Buy Here
Legal Aptitude & Reasoning for AILET ExamsBuy Here
Wren & Martin High School English Grammar and Composition BookBuy Here
Word Power Made EasyBuy Here
Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive ExaminationsBuy Here
General Knowledge 2021Buy Here

How to Prepare for AILET 2021?

AILET can be cracked with consistent preparation on your own. Check some of the AILET 2021 preparation tips given below.


  • For grammar, understanding is the key. Get hold of the basics – verbs, tenses, pronouns, adjectives, use of sentences, active and passive voice, etc are the basics that the candidates must grasp.
  • Read editorials, good literature, and articles to improve reading and comprehension.
  • Learn new words and find the meanings to them. Plan that in a day 5-6 new words have to be learnt,.

General Knowledge

  • Read newspapers daily, at least be aware of the headlines of the day.
  • Use good magazines to prepare for static and current GK.
  • Subscribe to news alerts every day and check the articles everyday to know what is going on in and around the world.

Elementary Mathematics (numerical ability)

  • Elementary maths means, maths up to class 10. Therefore, make sure to go through the concepts of maths up to the class 10 level.
  • For this section, one has to prepare by practicing only, Use the previous year question papers to practice for this section.

Legal Aptitude and reasoning

  • To know what type of questions come in this section. practice the previous year question papers.
  • Practice is the key here. Take mock tests to practice the speed and accuracy for these 2 sections.

Click Here to give AILET 2021 mock test.

AILET 2021 Admit Card

The candidates can download AILET 2021 admit card from or User id / login id and password are required to download the admit card.

  • The candidates are required to carry the printed copy of the admit card to the exam center.
  • Details like exam date, exam timings, address of the exam center, general instructions etc are mentioned in AILET 2021 admit card.
  • Along with admit card, a valid id proof, blue transparent pen, hand sanitiser etc have to be carried to the exam centre.

AILET 2021 Exam Center

Check the list of AILET 2021 exam centers.

  • Bengaluru
  • Bhopal
  • Chennai
  • Chandigarh
  • Cochin
  • Cuttack
  • Delhi
  • Dehradun
  • Greater Noida
  • Gandhinagar
  • Gurugram
  • Guwahati
  • Jaipur
  • Jodhpur
  • Hyderabad
  • Jammu
  • Kolkata
  • Lucknow
  • Mumbai
  • Nagpur
  • Patna
  • Raipur
  • Silchar
  • Varanasi
  • Visakhapatnam

AILET 2021 Answer Key

NLU Delhi releases the answer key for AILET online at The answer key is released with the question booklet for all the 3 courses i.e BA LLB (Hons.), LLM, and Ph.D. The candidates can use the answer to predict their scores.

The candidates can challenge the provisional answer key if they find any error in it. The objections can be sent via email at In the email, name of the programme and serial number of the questions have to be mentioned.

Final Answer Key: After checking all the errors, NLU Delhi releases the final answer key. The final answer key cannot be further challenged.

Selection Criteria for NLU Delhi

Check the course-wise selection criteria given below.

For BA LLB (Hons.) and LLM: The selection in these courses is solely done on the basis of AILET 2021.

For Ph.D: The admission in Ph.D is a two-stage process, where weightage is given to the entrance test and viva-voce examination.

  • 70% weightage is given to the written test
  • 30% of the weightage is given to the evaluation of research proposals and interview / viva-voce. (Candidates equal to 3 times the number of seats shall be shortlisted for the second stage – as per the result of the entrance test).

AILET 2021 Counselling

After the declaration of the result, the selected candidates are called for counselling. The candidates who are included in the merit list are required to appear for counselling. Registration for counselling candidates to pay the requisite amount of Rs. 50,000. Then after the declaration of the list of provisionally selected candidates and the waiting list of candidates.

The schedule for counselling is released at The candidates need to first register by logging to their locker. Next, they need to pay the counselling fee.

Documents to be produced at the time of counselling

  • Marks statement of BA LLB / LLB or equivalent
  • Class 10th and 12th marks sheet
  • Latest Character certificate
  • Transfer certificate
  • Category Certificate / Kashmiri Migrant (if applicable)

NLU Delhi 2021 Seat Intake

Check the seat intake given below for various courses offered at NLU Delhi.

BA LLB (Hons.)

CategoryTotal seatsHorizontal Reservation for PwDSeats under respective categories
after excluding PwD seats
Supernumerary: Kashmiri Migrants1
Supernumerary: Resident of Jammu & Kashmir2
Foreign Nationals10


CategoryTotal seatsHorizontal Reservation for PwDSeats under respective categories
after excluding PwD seats
Supernumerary: Kashmiri Migrants1
Foreign Nationals10

Note: 5% Horizontal Reservation has been provided to PwD candidates.

NLU Delhi 2021 Seat Reservation

Check the seat reservation of NLU Delhi for various categories given below.

CategoryPercentage of reservation
PwD5% (Horizontal Seat Reservation_
Kashmiri Migrants1 Supernumerary seat

NLU Delhi 2021 Fee Structure

Check the fee structure of NLU DElhi for various courses given below.


ParticularsFee for Non-Hostellers
Tuition FeeINR 1,00,000 p.a
USD 10,000 for Non-SAARC Country
USD 5,000 for SAARC Country
Campus Development Fund FeeINR 3,000
Admission FeeINR 1,000
Exam FeeINR 3,000
Library FeeINR 3,000
Internet FeeINR 8,000
Electricity ChargesINR 12,000
Sports and Games Facilitation FeeINR 3,000
Journals FeeINR 2,000
Dissertation FeeINR 1,000
Library DepositINR 3,000

BA LLB (Hons.)

Tuition FeeINR 85,000 p.a
USD 10,000 for Non-SAARC country
USD 5,000 for SAARC country
Campus Development Fund FeeINR 5,000 (one-time)
Admission FeeINR 2,500 (one-time)
Student WelfareINR 2,500 p.a
SBC FundINR 2,500 p.a
Exam FeeINR 3,000 p.a
Reading Material FeeINR 2,500 p.a
Library FeeINR 2,500 p.a
Internet FeeINR 5,000 p.a
Electricity ChargesINR 12,000 p.a
Sports and Games Facilities Fee INR 3,000.00 p.a.
Journals FeeINR 2,500 p.a
Moot Courts / Seminars / Workshops, etc. fundINR 5,000 p.a
Room Rent (For Hostel)INR 18,000 p.a
Hostel Facilities (For Hostel)INR 20,000 p.a
Library DepositINR 5,000 (one-time)
Hostel Deposit (For Hostel)INR 5,000 (one-time)
Mess Deposit (For Hostel)INR 5,000 (one-time)


Registration Fee at the time of admissionINR 50,000
USD 10,000 for Non-SAARC Coountry
USD 5,000 for SAARC Country
Continuation Fee (From 2nd Year onwards)INR 30,000
USD 1000 p.a for Non-SAARC and SAARC Country
Exam Fee (One-Time)INR Rs 20,000
Refundable Security-DepositINR Rs 15,000
Library DepositINR Rs 3000

About NLU Delhi

National Law University, Delhi was established in the year 2008. It is premier law university of India. It offers UG, PG and Doctoral programmes. The university is affiliated with UGC, BCI and NAAC.

Rankings: It was ranked 2nd law colleges in 2020 by NIRF

Official Website:

Contact Details:
Sector 14, Dwarka, New Delhi – 110078
022-61306293, 011-28034257, 011- 28034993
Email id :

Click here to check Frequently Asked Questions on AILET 2021.

Frequently Asked Questions on AILET 2021

Ques. Can I fill AILET 2021 application form via offline mode?

Ans. No, you cannot fill AILET 2021 application form via offline mode. The form can be filled only through online mode.

Ques. When will AILET 2021 take place?

Ans. AILET 2021 exam was conducted on July 30, 2021.

Ques. I will be appearing in class 12th examination in 2021. Can I apply for AILET 2021?

Ans. Yes, you can apply for AILET 2021.

Ques. In what mode AILET 2021 shall be conducted?

Ans. As of now, AILET 2021 will be conducted in offline mode. But this is subject to revision.

Ques. Is there any negative marking in AILET 2021?

Ans. Yes, 0.25 marks for each wrong answer will be deducted.

Ques. Where can I check result for AILET 2021?

Ans. You can check AILET 2021 result at

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