AILET 2018 – National Law University (NLU), Delhi will be conducting All India Law Entrance Test (AILET) in a paper-based mode on May 6, 2018, for admission to the 80 B.A. LL.B seats of NLU Delhi. The AILET 2018 application form will be available online in the first week of January and candidates with at least 50% in their Class 12 board or equivalent exam can apply for the test. AILET 2018 exam will include 150 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) and candidates will be allotted 1 hour 30 minutes to complete the test. These MCQs will be distributed among five sections, which are - English, General Knowledge, Basic Mathematics, Logical Reasoning and Legal Aptitude. Each correct answer will carry 1 mark while no marks will be deducted for wrong attempts. The result will be available online within a month after the conduct of the test. Last year, more than 17050 BA LLB aspirants appeared for AILET. Know about AILET 2018, dates, eligibility criteria, application form, exam pattern, syllabus, cutoff, and much more here.
The exam date of AILET 2018 has been announced while other dates will be announced by NLU Delhi along with AILET 2018 notification in the first week of October 2017. The list of AILET important dates 2018 will be available with the notification. The table below provides the list of tentative dates for AILET 2018 prepared on the basis of previous year’s schedule which will be updated on availability of AILET 2018 notification.
|1.||Release of AILET notification||First week of October 2017|
|2.||Availability of AILET application form||First week of January 2018|
|3.||Last date for AILET registration||Third week of April 2018|
|4.||Release of AILET admit card||Third week of April 2018|
|5.||AILET exam date||May 6, 2018|
|6.||Announcement of AILET result||Last week of May 2018|
It is important for the BA LLB aspirants applying for AILET to fulfill all the eligibility criteria. Failing to fulfill any of the AILET eligibility criteria 2018 will lead to cancellation of the candidature at any stage of the admission process. As per the eligibility criteria of AILET 2018, candidates must have 50% in their Class 12 board exam or equivalent examination. Also, candidates who are appearing in for the class 12/HSC are also eligible to apply for the test.
NLU Delhi will be releasing the AILET application form 2018 online in the first week of January 2018. Applicants must make sure they apply for the test within the time-period in order to appear for the test. The AILET 2018 application process can be divided into the following steps -
It is expected that AILET will be held across various exam centres located around 43 different cities. On the day of the test, aspirants must make sure that they reach the exam centre as per the prescribed time along with the required documents. While filling the application form, candidates can select up to three AILET exam cities according to their preference. On the basis the candidate’s preference, an AILET exam centre will be allotted. After the allotment of the test centre, the university won’t accept any request to change the test centre.
Aspirants who have successfully applied for AILET 2018 will be issued the admit card. The AILET admit card will be available online and to download the same, candidates are required to provide their name or application number and date of birth. The admit card of AILET 2018 will provide details about the candidate, exam, address of the test centre, exam timing and much more. Candidates are advised to make sure that all the details are correct. In case of any error in the admit card details, then they must contact the exam officials and rectify the same. Even after the conduct of the test, candidates are advised to keep the admit card till the conclusion of the admission rounds.
NLU Delhi will be conducting AILET 2018 in a paper-based mode and the test will include 150 MCQs. To complete the exam, test takers will be allotted 1 hour 30 minutes. Each correct answer will carry 1 mark while zero marks will be added or deducted for unattempted and wrong answers. The MCQs will be divided into five sections, which are - English, General Knowledge, Basic Mathematics, Logical Reasoning and Legal Aptitude. It is important for aspirants to understand the AILET exam pattern before they start preparing for the test.
As per the official website of NLU Delhi, the questions of AILET will be based on topics such as Basic Mathematics, General Knowledge, Legal Aptitude, English and Logical Reasoning. Getting familiar with the AILET syllabus is one of the initial parts of the preparation strategy. With the help of AILET 2018 syllabus, aspirants will become aware of the topics and sub-topics on which the questions will be based.
Once aspirants are familiar with the test pattern and syllabus of AILET 2018, then they are advised to practice the sample papers of the test. These sample papers of AILET 2018 are prepared by various experts and coaching institutes according to the latest examination trends. Solving these AILET sample papers will help candidates to improve their preparation level. While solving each AILET sample papers, applicants are advised to keep a track of their performance in terms of accuracy and time management. Also, after solving each sample papers, candidates must analyse their answers to understand their strong and weak areas.
On the day of the exam, candidates must reach the test centre according to the prescribed time on the admit card. Test takers reaching the exam centre late will not be allowed to enter the exam hall and write the test. Candidates must make sure to carry their admit card along with a valid photo ID to the examination centre. If they fail to produce the admit card or the ID, then they will not be allowed to enter the test venue. Also, they must avoid carrying any electronic device to the examination centre such as – mobile phone, pager, laptops, calculators, etc.
Within a week after the conduct of the test, NLU Delhi will be releasing the AILET answer key online. The answer key of AILET 2018 will be available in a pdf format and test takers are required to match the keys against their answers and calculate their scores as per the marking scheme of the test. In case of any errors in the answer keys, candidates can raise objections and submit the same to the exam officials. After receiving all the objections within a specified time period, the exam officials will be releasing the final answer key.
NLU Delhi will be announcing the result within a month after the conduct of the test. The AILET result will be available online in a pdf format and it will provide the candidate’s name, roll number and score. The AILET result will be available in the following categories –
The cutoff marks are the minimum marks that test takers must obtain to get be eligible for the pre-admission rounds of the university. The AILET cutoff is 40% for the General category candidates while 30% for the candidates applying under Scheduled Caste (SC) and Scheduled Tribe (ST). However, candidates must note that obtaining at least the AILET cutoff scores does not shortlist them for the counselling rounds. After the announcement of the result, NLU Delhi will be releasing the list of shortlisted according to their marks obtained. The higher the marks, more are the chances of getting shortlisted.
Candidates who have obtained the required score will have their names, marks and other details printed on the merit list. They will also receive a letter for admission and are required to pay the counselling fee within the mentioned time period. The AILET counselling rounds will be held offline i.e. the shortlisted candidates who have paid the fee are required to visit the NLU Delhi campus along with the required documents to complete the admission process. After the conduct of the counselling rounds, if seats remain vacant then a spot counselling round will be held to fill the vacant seats.