All India Law Entrance Test (AILET) is conducted by National Law University Delhi (NLU Delhi) to offer admission to eligible candidates in undergraduate (UG), postgraduate (PG) and doctorate (PhD) level law courses. This is a university-level entrance exam only for admissions at NLU Delhi as the university does not accept any other law entrance exam for admissions.

AILET 2020 Eligibility Criteria

The candidates seeking admissions at NLU Delhi through AILET can check the eligibility criteria as under: 


Course level

Eligibility Criteria

UG Law course

  • Candidates passed in Class 12th or SSC examination or equivalent with minimum 50% marks.
  • Candidates appearing for the qualifying exams are also eligible.

PG Law course

  • Candidates holding LLB or an equivalent degree with minimum 55% marks are eligible.
  • Candidates belonging to SC/ ST categories need to secure at least 50% marks in the final year of the LLB degree.
  • Candidates appearing for their final year LLB examinations are also eligible.

PhD course

  • Candidates holding an LLM degree from any recognised university
  • They should have secured at least 55% marks in the qualifying degree examination. However, if belonging to SC/ ST categories then the qualifying marks are 50% at least. Or
  • If candidates have completed their law degree along with a master’s degree such as MPhil in Social Sciences/ Humanities from any recognised university with minimum 55% marks. Such candidates should ensure that the research work they have conducted is relevant to any discipline of law and with special focus on topics like Public Policy of Law. Or
  • Candidates who have completed a degree in law and a PhD in any discipline. Or
  • Candidates who have worked as a State High Court Judge in India for at least three years or Judge at Supreme Court of India.


AILET 2020 Highlights


Exam Name

All India Law Entrance Test

Exam Frequency

Once a year

Exam Mode


Exam Duration

1 hour 30 minutes

Accepting Colleges

10 colleges

Official Website

AILET 2020 Important Dates

NLU Delhi has announced the exam date for AILET 2020, however, the complete schedule is now available as under:


AILET Events


Salient Features

AILET exam date notification


NLU Delhi released exam date and schedule for the upcoming examination. 

AILET official admission notification


The detailed notification mentioning schedule, application process, admission requirements for courses and seats has been released. 

Start of online applications 


NLU Delhi has started the application window in online mode.

Last date of applications (extended)


Candidates need to complete and submit the application form including fee payment.

Change in exam city preference 

24-Jun-2020 to 30-Jun-2020

Candidates can change their exam city for test centre preferences in online mode.

Availability of admit cards

Second week of July 2020

All registered candidates will be issued admit cards to appear for the examination. 

AILET exam date (postponed)

To be held in August

Candidates need to appear at the allotted test centres with their admit cards and a valid photo ID proof.

Result declaration 

Last week of August 2020

The results will be available on the official website in the form of the merit list.


Colleges accepting AILET scores

Besides the exam authority, NLU Delhi, listed below are some private colleges accepting admissions on the basis of AILET scores:


Colleges accepting AILET

Courses offered

School of Law, Ansal University

BA LLB, LLB, LLM, PhD in Law

The NorthCap University

BA LLB (Hons.)

SAGE University


ISME Law College



AILET 2020 application fee is Rs 3,050 for General category, Kashmiri Migrant and Foreign Nationals, whereas, for Scheduled Caste/ Tribes and PWD category, the application fee is Rs 1,050.