AILET 2021 - Seat Allotment (Round II - Released), Result (Out), Merit Lists, Toppers, Cut off Marks

AILET 2021 - Seat Allotment (Round II - Released), Result (Out), Merit Lists, Toppers, Cut off Marks


AILET 2021 - National Law University (NLU), Delhi has released the AILET 2021 seat allotment results for Round II on August 13 for the BA LLB and LLM programs; the seat allotment result for Round I was released on August 09. Candidates who have been allotted seats in round II are now required to submit the balance fee by logging into their AILET 2021 account. The candidate also has the option to exit the admission process.

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  • 09 Aug 2021:

    AILET 2021 seat allotment released for BA LLB and LLM - Click here

  • 05 Aug 2021:

    AILET 2021 COUNSELLING has Commenced; To check invite-lists, Register, and Check important details - Click HereAll India Merit Lists have been Released; to be used for shortlisting candidates. To download merit lists - Click Here

  • 04 Aug 2021:

    AILET 2021 Results have been DECLARED; to download results - Click Here

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Earlier, the university had declared the results of AILET 2021 on August 4, at around 5.25 pm. The AILET 2021 results were declared in the form of consolidated merit lists and also individual scorecards. To download the AILET 2021 scorecard, candidates need to login into the result portal using their Roll No./Application No and Date of Birth. However, no login is required to download the merit lists for the BA LLB, LLM, and Ph.D. programs. (Result links given below).

AILET, as reported by many students was an easy exam, so the AILET cut-offs may go up this year. The university has already released the answer key (provisional) on its official website.

All India Law Entrance Test (AILET 2021) is conducted by NLU Delhi for admitting candidates to its 5-year integrated BA LLB, one-year LLM, and Ph.D. programs. The exam is conducted once every year and is 90 minutes long.

AILET 2021 - Quick Highlights

Name of Examination

All India Law Entrance Test (AILET)

Conducting Body

National Law University NLU) Delhi

Mode of Examination

Pen-and-paper (offline) mode

Purpose of exam

Admission to the following programs:

  • BA LLB
  • LLM
  • PhD

Type of examination

Undergraduate and postgraduate

Level of the examination


Seat intake at NLU Delhi

  • BA LLB - 110 seats
  • LLM - 70 seats

Further, 10 additional seats in each program are reserved for NRI candidates, which will be filled based on qualifying exam marks.

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AILET 2021 Exam Dates



Release of admission notification

December 9, 2020

AILET 2021 registration form starts

January 23, 2021

Last date to submit AILET 2021 application (Closed)

June 25, 2021

Application Correction windowJuly 1-3, 2021

Issue of AILET 2021 admit card (Available)

July 19, 2021

June 5, 2021

AILET 2021 exam date

July 30, 2021 (2 pm - 3.30 pm)

Provisional Answer key of AILET 2021 release date

July 30, 2021

Declaration of AILET 2021 result

August 4, 2021 (DECLARED)

AILET Exam Pattern 2021

Candidates preparing for the law entrance exam must carefully go through the AILET paper exam pattern outlined in the tables below.

The BA LLB question paper of AILET exam consists of 150 MCQs picked from topics like GK, maths, legal aptitude, reasoning, and English. The AILET LLM have questions from subjects of LLB courses.

AILET 2021 Exam Pattern



Exam Mode


Test duration

1 hour 30 minutes

Question type



General Knowledge


Legal Aptitude



Total questions


Marking scheme

Each question carries 1 mark

Negative marking

0.25 mark will be deducted for an incorrect attempt

Medium of exam


Subject-wise questions and marks

Legal aptitude3535
General Knowledge3535
Logical Reasoning3535

AILET Syllabus 2021

NLU, Delhi releases AILET 2021 syllabus for the offline exam outlining the subject and topics one has to follow when preparing for the test. The AILET syllabus 2021 will enable students to understand which topics are important and need to be prioritized. It will also provide insights into things like topic-wise weightage. This detail will help the students to make a more effective exam preparation strategy.

Note that not all topics mentioned in the AILET syllabus 2021 will carry the same weightage; so focus more on the important topics or topics that carry more weightage to get a better score. For example, the Mathematics section will contribute only 10 questions out of the 150 overall questions that are asked. So, don't spend prodigious time preparing for the section.

AILET 2021 Syllabus - BA LLB Programme



Elementary Mathematics

permutation-combination and Venn diagrams

time and work


average, speed, and distance

numerical ability

profit and loss


jumble words and sentences

comprehension passages



fill in the blanks

choosing the correct words

idioms and phrases

General Knowledge





Current Affairs

General Science

Legal Aptitude

Research aptitude

Study of law

Problem-solving ability


Logical and Analytical reasoning skills

AILET Sample Papers 2021

Candidates seeking admission to NLU Delhi must make solving of AILET 2021 sample papers an integral part of their exam preparation strategy. By solving sample papers of AILET 2021, the candidates will get a clear idea as to what kinds of questions will be asked in the examination. Interested candidates will be able to download AILET sample papers HERE.

What is the best time to solve AILET sample papers?

Sample papers can be solved by the candidate from the start. For example, after completing a topic, one may solve all relevant questions given in AILET sample papers; this will help to understand the concept better and also help develop problem-solving skills.

What are things to be kept in mind when solving sample papers of AILET Exam?

Sample papers can help the candidate in developing time management skills; so you may use a timer to track how much time you are taking to solve a problem. If you are taking too long, find out the reasons why: is it because the concepts are not yet clear, you are not able to merge various concepts, or is it because you don't know the shortcuts.

How to prepare for AILET 2021

Preparing for AILET 2021 is not a walk in the park as it is one of the most competitive law entrance exams in the country. But with the right kind of guidance, you can get over the finish line.

Here are some tried and tested AILET 2021 preparations tips that you can rely on:

  1. Make a timetable and stick to it.
  2. Get the book combination right; because if the reference is reliable you can expect good things rather than depending on some substandard books with lots of errors.
  3. Check out the exam pattern and syllabus. The pattern to get an idea regarding the nature and structure of the exam, and the pattern to learn which topics are important and which topics are not.
  4. Along with reading and trying to comprehend concepts, solve lots of related problems to build a better understanding and develop problem-solving skills.
  5. Solve previous year's AILET papers to get an understanding of types of questions asked and difficulty level. This analysis will help the candidate take a realistic view of one's progress and then come up with solutions.
  6. As an AILET exam 2021 aspirant, the candidate must make it a habit of reading daily newspapers like the Hindu, Indian Express.
  7. Do extensive revision; it will keep what you have read and practised fresh and help remember important points. Further, the revision will make some tasks like second nature, so you won't forget it.
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AILET Result 2021

After the release of the final answer key, exam officials released the AILET 2021 result in online mode for all candidates who have appeared in the exam. The university releases the result of AILET 2021 in online mode, which the candidate has to download by entering their log-in credentials. AILET 2021 results were declared for both the undergraduate and postgraduate law programs. Once AILET result 2021 is released, it cannot be challenged.

AILET 2021 Merit List

The admission officials prepared the merit list of AILET 2021 based on marks obtained by candidates in the entrance examination. The AILET 2021 merit list was released in the form of downloadable scorecards, which the candidates have to produce at the time of admission. Such candidates who are included in the AILET merit list 2021 were eligible to participate in the counselling process.

AILET Cut off 2021

The minimum mark or rank a candidate needs to secure for admission to a 5-year LLB or LLM program is the AILET 2021 cutoff. Any candidate who scores below the AILET Cutoff 2021 rank or score do not get admission. To determine the cutoff, factors like seat intake, number of applicants, category of the candidate, etc. is taken into consideration.

AILET previous year cut off - BA LLB (2020)


Cutoff marks



OBC-Non Creamy Layer


Scheduled Caste


Scheduled Tribe


Persons with Disability (General)


PwD (OBC-Non Creamy Layer)


PwD (SC)


Kashmiri Migrants


Residents of Jammu and Kashmir






AILET cutoff 2020 - LLM





OBC-Non Creamy Layer


Scheduled Caste


Scheduled Tribe


Persons with Disability (OBC)


Persons with Disability (General)


Kashmiri Migrants




AILET Counselling 2021

Candidates who are included in the merit list are eligible to participate in the AILET 2021 counselling process. AILET counselling 2021 was conducted post the declaration of results. AILET 2021 counselling was conducted in multiple rounds. As part of the AILET 2021 counselling process, the candidates need to participate in the document verification process, participate in the choice filling and locking. The allotment of seats is based on their merit rank and choices opted.

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AILET Participating Institutes 2021

NLUs like NLSIU Bangalore and NALSAR which are a part of the NLU Consortium use only CLAT scores for admission to their various law courses; in total there are 22 NLUs that are members of the NLU consortium.

However, NLU Delhi is not a member of the consortium. Also, it only uses AILET 2021 scores for admission to its BA LLB, PhD, and LLM programmes

Apart from NLU Delhi, there a number of colleges that use AILET scores for admission purposes. Note that these colleges even though offer admission through AILET exam, may also use scores of other exams for admission purposes.

Colleges Accepting AILET Scores

Here are colleges accepting AILET scores for admission to their law courses:

Vishwakarma University, Pune

S S Khanna Girls Degree College, Allahabad

SAGE University, Indore

Xavier Law School, BhubaneswarJagannath University, Jhajjar

The NorthCap University, Gurgaon

Ansal University, Gurgaon

S S Khanna Girls Degree College, Allahabad

NLU Delhi fee structure and seat matrix

The National Law University Delhi has released the fee structure and seat matrix for BA LLB and LLM courses. Candidates may check the category wise breakup of seats offered by the NLU Delhi.

Based on AILET 2021 scores, the NLU Delhi offers 110 seats in BA LLB programme and 70 seats in one year LLM program. AILET 2021 entrance exam is taken by around 20,000 applicants every year. The national-level exam is conducted in more than 20 cities across the country.

AILET 2021 - BA LLB seats and reservation


Number of seats (All India )

Unreserved (UR)







5 per cent horizontal reservation



AILET LLM seats and reservation



Unreserved (UR)












NLU Delhi fee structure 2021

NLU Delhi's BA LLB and LLM fees include various heads such as tuition fee, campus development fund fee, admission Fee, student welfare fund, Hostel fee, mess fee etc. For the academic year 2021-22, the course-wise fee of NLU Delhi is given below.

CourseFees (Rs. Annual)
5-year integrated BA LLB186,000
One-year LLM185,000

AILET 2021 Answer Key

Within a few days or weeks of the conduct of the offline exam, NLU Delhi releases the provisional answer key for AILET 2021. The AILET 2021 answer key can be downloaded online. The provisional answer key of AILET 2021 contains the official answers to all questions asked in the entrance exam. The candidates can compare their answers to those given in the AILET answer key to calculate probable scores and thus their chances of admission. The candidates can challenge the AILET 2021 answer key. The final answer key for AILET 2021 was released after considering all complaints.

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AILET Eligibility Criteria 2021

The candidate must meet the prescribed AILET 2021 eligibility criteria of the program (as described below). Only then will they be considered for admission.

BA LLB (Hons)

Qualifying examThe candidate must have completed 10+2 or an equivalent exam
Minimum marks in qualifying exam50% marks in aggregate


Qualifying exam

The candidate must have passed 3-year or 5-year LLB degree

Minimum marks in qualifying exam55% marks in aggregate

AILET Exam Centres 2021

The applicant will have to select any three exam cities during the AILET 2021 application filling process. The AILET 2021 exam centres will be located across 20 cities in the country. The list of cities where AILET exam centres 2021 will be located are mentioned in the table below.

Exam Centre of AILET 2021





















AILET Admit Card 2021

Exam officials have released the admit card of AILET paper 2021 on July 19. AILET admit card 2021 has been issued to candidates who have filled the application form and paid the exam fee. To download the admit card of AILET 2021, go to the admit card download portal and log in using the name, application number, course, and date of birth. An important document for taking the AILET 2021 entrance examination, the admit card will contain information like the name and roll number, exam date and time, venue details.

Exam-day document checklist:
  1. AILET admit card 2021
  2. A valid photo ID proof
Other exam-day guidelines:
  • The exam conducting body may or may not make arrangements for a baggage counter; so it is prudent not to carry unnecessary stuff
  • Arrive at the AILET 2021 exam centre as per the reporting time mentioned in the admit card.
  • Latecomers may not be allowed entry inside the exam hall.
  • Since the COVID-pandemic isn't over yet, follow safety protocols like maintain social distancing, wear masks, use sanitisers, and follow any guidelines put in place by exam officials.
  • Don't carry electronic gadgets like mobile phones, cameras or such stuff inside the exam hall.

AILET 2021 Application Form

The AILET application form is OPEN in online mode. The last date to fill the application form is June 25; the online application opened on January 23. Before filling the form, the candidates must ensure that meet the AILET eligibility criteria. When filing the form, use correct and verifiable information, as all information will be cross-checked at the time of counseling. To fill the form, you will need a valid email id and mobile number. The steps to fill the form is explained below.

How to fill AILET 2021 application form

  • Registration - To register for AILET 2021, enter your name, email id, and mobile number. Only successful registration, applicant account will be created.

  • Login - The candidate has to next login to the newly created account and get access to the application form.

  • Payment of fee - In this step, the candidate has to submit the application fee.

Category-wise application fee
CategoryAILET application feesMode of payment
General/ OBC/ Kashmiri migrantsRs. 3050Online:
  • Net Banking
  • Credit Card
  • Debit Card
SC/ ST/ PWDRs. 1050
BPL candidates from SC and ST categoriesExempted

  • Uploading documents - Upload signature and picture in the prescribed format

  • Application submission - After ascertaining the application is complete in all aspects, submit it.

What should I do if the AILET fee payment status is not updated?

The fee payment status should be automatically updated once the fee has been paid. But if the fee status isn't updated even after payment of the fees, you should immediately get in touch with the NLU Delhi admission Help Desk:

Help Desk Contact Numbers: 0120-4160880, 0120-4160881

Will there be an AILET 2021 application correction window?

Once the application is submitted, no further changes are allowed. So, one needs to bear caution when filling out the application form. That being said, if the university offers an application correction window for applicants, the same will be updated here along with the application correction link.


Candidates who have already registered for the exam can login to the candidate portal by entering their user/login id and password. The AILET login account would allow the candidate to download the completed application form and keep track of any notification shared by exam officials.

To access AILET candidate login - Click here

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