Why AILET is considered a great alternative entrance exam for LLM colleges

This intention of this article is to highlights the points as to why AILET is a great alternative entrance exam for LLM and also provide an insight into the colleges considering AILET for admission to their LLM courses and Top LLM Colleges in india

AILET (All India Law Entrance Test) is a national level entrance exam organized by the National Law University (NLU), Delhi. This exam is organized for providing admissions in UG & PG law courses B.A.LL.B.(Hons.), LL.M, Ph.D. Programs, PG Diploma) offered by the Delhi national law university and its affiliated institutions. The examination conducts once in a year in the 7th May 2017. The AILET application form was release from 3rd January 2017. Through this article, candidates can check information related to AILET 2017 & NLU Delhi Admission including application form, exam pattern, syllabus, admit card, result, etc.


AILET 2017  is to be conducted by NLU Delhi on May 1, 2017 while the applications will begin from January 1, 2017. Notification for the month of December will be issued in the month of December.

Based on AILET 2017 the law aspirants will get admitted to LLM courses in NLU Delhi. You will get an All India Rank (AIR) according to your performance in the entrance test. After the declaration of Merit List of AILET 2017, NLU-D conducts an offline counselling for admitting the qualifying candidates.
 Candidates must complete their higher secondary education in terms of taking up AILET examination
Candidates of final year education or awaiting for the results will also be allowed to take up this test

The application form of AILET 2017 will be available from the first week of January. Application can be done both online and offline. One needs to pay an application fee of Rs 3000.

The test centers of AILET 2017 will be declared by NLU Delhi in December. AILET 2017 shall be conducted in various cities across India. Last year, AILET was conducted in as many as 19 cities across India.

AILET 2017 will be comprising questions covering various sections including English, General Knowledge & Current Affairs, Legal Aptitude, Reasoning and Elementary Mathematics. 

Presently only NLU Delhi and a handful others accept AILET.

The following institutions are considering accepting AILET scores rather than CLAT PG for admissions to their post graduate courses:

  • NLSIU Bangalore
  • National Law University, Jodhpur (NLUJ)
  • The West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences
  • National Law Institute University (NLIU)
  • Hidayatullah National Law University (HNLU)
  • Rajiv Gandhi School of Intellectual Property Law
  • Gujarat National Law University

CLAT PG sets a standard for entrance exams for LLM in itself but AILET is a game changing alternate exam for people wanting to join LLM colleges as it gives the students a second chance to perform better at an entrance exam, the perks which engineering students have been enjoying for a very long time.

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