AILET 2022: Exam Date (May 1), Application Form (Out), Pattern

Exam Date

May 1, 2022

Feb 10, 2022 | Law


The All India Law Entrance Test or AILET is the entrance exam that the students who intend to pursue their education in the top Law colleges in India. The AILET 2022 exam will be conducted on May 1, 2022. The application form for the exam was released on Jan 17, 2022. The last date to apply for AILET 2022 is Apr 7, 2022.

Latest Updates for AILET:

  • Jan 18, 2022: The conducting authorities have made major changes to the syllabus for AILET. The Mathematics and Legal Aptitude sections have been removed and the questions from the other sections have changed in number.
  • Jan 17, 2022: AILET 2022 application form has been released and the last date to apply for AILET is Apr 7, 2022.
  • Jan 8, 2022: The AILET 2022 application form is expected to be released on Jan 17, 2022.
  • Nov 15, 2021: The NLU has announced that the AILET 2022 exam will be conducted on May 1, 2022. The application process is said to begin in January 2022.



The full form of AILET is the All India Law Entrance Test. It is a national level entrance exam that offers various courses in the stream of Law. AILET 2022 examination is conducted by National Law University, Delhi which has the complete authority to conduct the examination and to allocate the seats to the candidates.


AILET is conducted by the National Law University (NLU), Delhi, and is accepted by 10 colleges. The exam is sought after by the students who want to pursue a law degree to pursue their professional move towards the Law field in India.

The main objective of the university is to evolve and impart interdisciplinary and comprehensive legal education that is socially relevant. AILET 2022 examination is conducted once a year and the interested can make use of this opportunity. Candidates must pay close attention to the notifications and dates as mentioned by the official website of AILET. To keep a track of all the important details, please visit this page frequently.

Courses offered through AILET 2022 exam is organized for students seeking admission in various undergraduate and postgraduate courses (BA LLB. (Hons), LL.M, Ph.D programs) offered by the National Law University, Delhi. To know more about the concerned college of AILET click on the college tab on the Dashboard above.

AILET 2022 Exam Highlights
Exam Name AILET
Full Form All India Law Entrance Test
Exam Level National Level
Conducting Body National Law University, Delhi
Application Mode Online
Exam Mode Offline, i.e., Pen and Paper-based Test
Exam Duration 1 Hour 30 Minutes
Official Website
Helpdesk [email protected]

Courses Offered Through AILET

The AILET exam is taken by the candidates to pursue the following law courses:

AILET Courses Offered
Courses Duration
BA LLB. (Hons) 5 Years
LL.M 1 Year
Ph.D Programmes 5 Years

AILET 2022 Exam Date and Schedule

Please note that the dates given below are tentative and the exact dates will be updated once the official notification is released. Once the official dates are released, the data is instantly updated for the convenience of the candidates.

AILET Exam Date
AILET Event Date
Opening of AILET Registration Form Jan 17, 2022
Last Date for AILET Registration Apr 7, 2022
Release of AILET Admit Card Apr 21, 2022
AILET Exam Date May 1, 2022
Result To Be Announced
AILET Counselling To Be Announced

Candidates can refer to AILET 2022 important dates for updates. Remember the dates given here are tentative and the dates will be updated once the official notification is released.

AILET 2022 Eligibility Criteria

Before applying for AILET 2022, a candidate must check all the eligibility criteria mentioned below. AILET 2022 eligibility criteria must be reviewed carefully by the candidate before filling the application form, to avoid the risk of the application form getting rejected during the admission process.

Educational Qualification

Depending on the reservation for the category or according to the general merit cut off of AILET, the candidate must have scored 50% of aggregate marks in the 10+2 qualifying examination for LLB, in the LLB qualification exam to apply for LLM and similarly in the LLM examination to apply for Ph.D.

Minimum Scoring: Candidates must have scored a minimum of at least 50% marks in 10+2 to seek admission for a five-year integrated Law programme. To aim for admission into the LLM program at NLU Delhi, the candidates must have scored at least 55% marks in aggregate of the subjects in the LLB paper to qualify for an LLB degree or equivalent.

Exemption: A 5% relaxation in the qualifying exam is given to the candidates from the SC/ ST/ PwD categories.

Age Limit

Candidates above 18 years of age are eligible for AILET 2022.

Read More: AILET 2022 Eligibility Criteria

AILET 2022 Registration

Registration Process: It is an online process in which the candidates must enter their personal, contact, and academic details while filling out the application form for the AILET exam.

Uploads: Candidates are required to upload their Category Certificate, Passport Size Photograph, and Signature.

AILET Registration Fee

The fee amount for AILET 2022 application form is INR 3050 however, for SC/ ST/ PwD candidates the fee is INR 1050. Candidates must take utmost care while filling out the application form to eliminate the possibility of causing any errors. The fee can be submitted using net banking/ debit card/ credit card. Take a receipt of the same for future reference.

Fee Exemption: A hundred per cent exemption in fee is provided to the candidates from SC/ ST/ BPL category.

Read More: AILET 2022 Application Form

AILET 2022 Admit Card

Please check for the details mentioned in the admit card are true and spelt correctly. The admit card notifications are given out via push notifications from the Getmyuni website for the registered candidates. The applicants are advised to subscribe to the notifications to keep abreast of the release of important details.

How to Download AILET 2022 Admit Card?

To download the admit card, the candidates have to enter their login ID/ application number and password. Follow the steps mentioned below to download the AILET admit card.

  • Step 1: Go to the official website of NLU Delhi.
  • Step 1: Click on the 'AILET Admit Card' link.
  • Step 1: Enter the application number and other credentials, fill in the captcha code.
  • Step 1: Click on the login and the AILET admit card will appear on the screen.
  • Step 1: Review the AILET admit card thoroughly if there is an error, complain about this issue immediately at the helpdesk or go to the 'Admit Card Correction Window' on the official website.
  • Step 1: Download and take a print of the AILET admit card.

Read More: AILET 2022 Admit Card

AILET 2022 Exam Pattern

The AILET 2022 will be conducted in pen and paper mode. The NTA will conduct a mock test adhering to the AILET exam pattern so that the candidates can comprehend the changes made in the AILET 2022 examination process. The details of the mock test will be declared soon after the application process is closed.

Furthermore, the NTA will be providing students with instructions and a mock test before the AILET 2022 exam. The candidates should check the official website for any new information.

The AILET 2022 exam has negative marking. For every incorrect answer given, the applicant will be losing 0.25 marks. The majority of the scores for the AILET exam is from the MCQs. The applicants will also have to write an essay and the split of marks is given below.

For BA LLB: The AILET 2022 exam for BA LLM will be conducted for 150 marks for a duration of 90 minutes.

For LLM: The exam for LLM will be conducted for a total of 150 marks in which there will be 100 MCQs each carrying one mark and an essay for 50 marks.

Read More: AILET 2022 Exam Pattern

AILET 2022 Syllabus

The syllabus for the AILET exam will give the candidates a clear idea of how to prepare for the Law entrance exam and gives an edge over other applicants who are unaware of such criteria.

Topics: The candidates should concentrate on topics such as English, General Knowledge, Mathematics, Logical Reasoning, etc.

Reference Books: The candidates can refer to the reference books as prescribed by the board. Refer to the recommended books section to know more.


  • The syllabus for LLB is English including Comprehension, Elementary Mathematics, General Knowledge, and Current Affairs, Legal Aptitude, and Logical Reasoning.
  • The syllabus for LLM is the Law of Contracts, Law of Torts, Legal Theory, Criminal and Constitutional Law.
AILET 2022 Syllabus
Subject Syllabus
General Knowledge and Current Affairs Awards and Honors
Everyday Science
General Science
Indian and World Geography
Indian and World History
International Organisations
Physical Geography
Science and Technology
Social Studies
UN Bodies
English Prepositions and Models based Fill in the Blanks
Sentence Correction and Error Detection
Synonyms and Antonyms
Logical Reasoning Calendars
Coding and Decoding
Liner, Circular and Grid Arrangement
Number and Letter Series
Odd One Out
Symbols and Notion
Venn Diagram

Read More: AILET 2022 Syllabus

Gathering the relevant reference books is an integral part of AILET 2022 preparation. The applicants for each course must go through the syllabus and the recommendations by the students who have appeared and scored well for the previous year exams and collect the important books at the beginning of the exam preparation. 

The AILET 2022 recommended books for BA LLB and LLM courses have been tabulated below with respect to the subjects the exam focuses on.

AILET 2022 Reference Books
Course Subject Book/ Study Material Author
BA LLB General Knowledge Lucent's General Knowledge

Dr Binay Karn, RP Suman, Manvendra Mukul,

Renu Sinha, Sanjeev Kumar


Verbal & Non-Verbal Reasoning

Analytical Reasoning

RS Agarwal

MK Pandey


Word Power Made Easy

High School English Grammar

Norman Lewis

Wren & Martin

LLM Jurisprudence Decoding the Jurisprudence VD Mahajan
Constitutional Law

The Law of Torts

Introduction to the Constitution

Constitutional Law of India

Ratanlal & Dhirajlal

DD Basu

JN Pandey

AILET 2022 Preparation Tips

Certain preparation tips that can be helpful to the AILET aspirants have been listed below. It is very important to prepare well to ace the exam as it will not be easy without it. Candidates can go through the following tips to get an idea of how to prepare the right way for the AILET exam.

  • Solve mock papers and previous year question papers as much as you can to know where you stand and which areas you need to concentrate more on.
  • General Knowledge is an integral part of the exam. Make sure you are up to date with the current affairs and one of the best methods is to read the newspaper which will help improve the English as well. For the same, make a great routine of reading.
  • Regular revision and study from the books recommended by AILET.
  • Candidates must be well versed with the exam paper pattern and the AILET syllabus.

Read More: AILET 2022 Reference Books

AILET 2022 Answer Key

The AILET answer key will be released after the completion of the exam. It will be released within 2 to 3 days of the exam. The initial AILET answer key will be provisional and will be changed upon valid challenges raised by the candidates. The final AILET answer key will be the basis of the evaluation process.

How to Download AILET 2022 Answer Key?

To download the AILET 2022 answer key from the official website of NLU Delhi, candidates must follow the steps mentioned below.

  • Step 1: Visit the official website of NLU.
  • Step 2: Click on the AILET 2022 Tab.
  • Step 3: Click on the Answer Key Link, a new tab will with AILET Answer Key in PDF form.
  • Step 4: Download the AILET Answer Key PDF.
  • Step 5: Cross-check the Answer key with quality reference material.

Alternatively, the candidates can find the AILET question papers and answer key as given below.

AILET 2022 Answer Key
AILET BA.LLB 2022 Question Paper AILET LLM 2022 Question Paper
AILET BA.LLB 2022 Answer Key AILET LLM 2022 Answer Key

How to Challenge AILET Answer Key?

Candidates will be able to object AILET answer key through an email to the AILET Admission Department. The candidates will be required to mention the number of objectionable questions, correct answers/ options with proof. If NLU Delhi finds the objections/ challenges valid, the rectification will be reflected in the final AILET answer key.

AILET 2022 Result

One of the highlighting factors of the AILET exam is the way the results are released. The questions and answers of the exam are released along with the AILET results. Take a print of the scorecard which can be used in future processes.

Result Date for the AILET exam: The results for the AILET exam 2022 will be announced on the official website.

Question Booklet & Answer Keys: AILET will upload the question booklet and answer keys on the website along with results.

How to Check AILET 2022 Result?

The steps to be followed to check the AILET 2022 results are as given below.

  • Step 1: Go to the AILET website.
  • Step 2: Click on the 'AILET' tab.
  • Step 3: Click on the 'Result' link.
  • Step 4: Login using the credentials.
  • Step 5: Result will be displayed, download it.
  • Step 6: Take a print of it.

Read More: AILET 2022 Result

AILET 2022 Counselling

The other important part of the admission process is the counselling procedure. The AILET counselling for the seats allocated by NLU, Delhi is based on the merit list and the aspiring candidates are advised not to miss the opportunity to secure a seat. The counselling process will be concluded with the seat allotment and payment of the first-semester fee along with the admission fee. If a candidate fails to submit the fee in due course, they may lose the seat. The counselling can take place in two or more rounds, depending on the filling of seats.

Schedule: Once the AILET 2022 merit list and answer key is published, the counselling process starts and the eligible candidates must attend the counselling without fail.

Process: Before the allotment of seats, the process of document verification takes place in which the candidate's original certificates will be cross-checked.

Documents Required for AILET 2022 Counselling Process

The qualifying candidates must bring along the following original documents at the time of AILET counselling for the verification process.

  • Class 10 and 12 Mark Sheets
  • Character Certificate
  • Transfer Certificate
  • AILET Score Card
  • AILET Admit Card
  • Caste Certificate (If required)
  • Aadhar Card
  • UG Mark Sheet.

Read More: AILET 2022 Counselling

AILET 2022 Contact Details

If appearing students face any issues during the entire AILET 2022 exam process, they are advised to contact the AILET authorities to resolve whatever problem they may have. Given below are the contact details of the AILET Authorities.

National Law University New Delhi
Sector 14, Dwarka,
New Delhi, India– 110078.

Phone: 011- 28034257

AILET Official Website:


What are the subjects for undergraduate courses in AILET Exam?

There are subjects for UG courses in AILET Exam are General Knowledge, Mathematics, Legal Aptitude, Reasoning, and English.

Is there negative marking in AILET Exam

Yes, the AILET Exam has negative marking. There is a penalty of 0.25 for every wrong answer which means students will lose 0.25 marks for every wrong answer.

How many seats are available in the NLU through the AILET?

There are a total of 80 seats available for the AILET Exam out of which 70 seats are for direct merit basis and the rest 10 are reserved for foreign nationals on merit basis [5 seats are for foreign nationals and 5 seats are for OCI/PIO]

What is the application fee for AILET Exam?

The AILET Exam Application Fee is different for each category. For the General category, it is INR 3050, For candidates belonging to SC/ST category, it is INR 1050 and for the PWD candidates, it is INR 1050.

What documents are required while applying for the AILET Exam?

Candidates need to upload scanned copies of their photograph and signature while applying to the AILET Exam. The file size for both the documents should be below 150kb.


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