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NLU Delhi Entrance Exam 2017

The National Law School University, Delhi established in 2008 by act 1 of 2008 is premier Law University established in the capital city of India. The Vision of the University is to make legal education an instrument of social, political and economic change. The NLU Law University is committed to preparing lawyers who will not only be professionally competent, technically sound and socially relevant, to enter the bar and the bench but also be equipped with addressing the imperatives of the new world and uphold the rule of law.

The endeavor of the University will be to impart knowledge in various aspects of law and to introduce the young generation of lawyers to a wide range of opportunities in legal profession. The National Law University is creating state of the art infrastructure and facilities at its campus for learning and research at Sector 14, Dwarka, New Delhi.

NLU Delhi AILET 2017 Entrance Exam

The National Law University Delhi has conduct the All India Law Entrance Test ( AILET ) – 2017 for admission to BA LLB ( Hons. ), LLM and PhD Programs for the academic year 2017.

NLU Delhi AILET 2017 Eligibility

B.A. LL.B. (Hons.)- Five-Year Programme Eligibility:

Senior Secondary School Examination ( 10+2 System ) or Equivalent Examination with 50% marks. The candidates appearing in the 12th standard examination in March / April, 2017 can also apply.

Age : Below 20 years as on 1 July, 2017 ( 22 years in case of SC / ST candidates ). Below 20 years as on 1 July, 2017 ( 22 years in case of SC / ST candidates ).
Total Seats: 80 [ 70 seats on merit through All India Law Entrance Test ( AILET ) and 10 seats for direct admission to Foreign Nationals on merit ]. Foreign Nationals are exempted from AILET.Foreign Nationals to be eligible should have 65% marks in the qualifying examination.

Reservation : 15% for SC, 7.5% for ST and 3% for Persons with Disabilities.

Note: One additional seat for Kashmiri Migrants. Two supernumerary seats for students from Jammu & Kashmir subject to approval of Governing Council. The candidates have to appear in the AILET and fulfill the eligibility criteria as applicable.

 NLU Delhi AILET 2017 LL.M. (One year) Eligibility :

LL.B. or an Equivalent Law Degree with 55 %  marks ( 50% in case of SC / ST/ Persons with Disability ). The candidates appearing in final LL.B. examination in April / May, 2017 can also apply.

Total Seats : 35 + 5 seats for Foreign Nationals. Foreign Nationals are exempted from AILET ( No. of seats may vary ).

Reservation : 15% for SC Candidates, 7.5% for ST Candidates, 3% for Persons with Disabilities.

NLU Delhi AILET 2017 Ph.D. Eligibility :

LL.M. Degree with 55% marks or its equivalent(50% in case of SC / ST / Persons with Disability ). For detailed eligibility conditions visit University website

NLU Delhi AILET 2017 Exam Pattern

1. AILET BA LLB ( Hons ) Exam Pattern : 

Total Marks 150 Marks
Total number of questions 150 Marks
Duration of the Examination 1 hour 30 minutes

Subject areas and marks distribution :

Subject areas and marks distribution English 35 Marks
General Knowledge 35 Marks
(Current Affairs, General Science, History, Geography, Economics, Civics) Legal Aptitude 35 Marks
(Current Affairs, General Science, History, Geography, Economics, Civics) Legal Aptitude 35 Marks
Elementary Mathematics (Numerical Ability) 10 Marks

2. AILET LLM Exam Pattern :

Total Marks 150
Duration of the examination 90 Minutes
Subject areas Law of Contracts, Law of Torts, Criminal Law, Constitutional Law and Legal Theory
Total Number of questions 100 ( objective type ) and 1 ( Essay )
Objective Type 100 questions of one mark each
Essay One Essay of 50 marks on a topic of law from the above subjects.

3. AILET Ph.D Exam pattern :

There shall be a written test which will consist of two papers:

i. Paper I – Research Methodology :
100 marks, Objective type 100 questions of Multiple Choice, Duration 1 hour 30 minutes

ii. Paper II – Research Proposal Specific Paper :
This shall not be a written paper. The candidate has to submit a research proposal not exceeding 15 pages on the topic in which the candidate wants to pursue a Ph.D.

The Research Proposal shall contain

The candidates must submit the Research Proposal ( three copies ) after declaration of AILET 2014 result failing which the candidates will not be interviewed.

Each paper shall carry a maximum of 100 marks. The candidates successful in the written test shall be required to make an oral presentation before the Doctoral Committee on the dates notified by the University.

Categories of Enrollment :

Full-time Enrollment :

Part-time Enrollment :

There is a provision for part-time enrolment for the Ph.D. Degree.

Expiry / Lapse of Enrollment :

Enrollment for the Ph. D. shall be deemed to have lapsed after three years from the date of enrollment in the case of full-time scholars and five years in the case of part-time scholars. In such cases, however, the Doctoral Committee, on the application by the concerned scholar along with the report of supervisor, may give extension of time for a period of six months at a time but for a maximum period of not more than one year.

Course Work :

The scholars should undertake course work for a minimum period of one semester and take three courses. The details of the three courses are as follows:

Eligibility of Teachers for Guiding Research Students :

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NLU Delhi AILET 2017 Result Date

National Law University All India Law Entrance Test (  B.A.LL.B.(  Hons. )  ) 2017 Result will be declared on 18th May, 2017

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NLU Delhi AILET 2017 Important Dates

S.No. Description of Specific Activities NLU, Delhi Dates
1. Issues of notification 3rd January, 2017
2. Starting date for availability of application forms 3rdJanuary, 2017
3. Last date for submission of application forms 7th April, 2017
4. Availability of Admit Card 14th April, 2017
5. Date of AILET 2017 07th May, 2017
6. Timing for AILET-2017 From 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM
7. Declaration of AILET 2017 Result ( BA.LL.B( Hons .) 18th May, 2017 ( tentative )
8. Date for issue of letters for admission  (1st List) 18th May, 2017(tentative)
9. Last date for deposing fee (1st List) 10th June,  2017
10. Date for spot counseling for vacant seats 24th June, 2017
11. Last date for depositing fee for the candidates selected in spot counseling 05th July, 2017
12. Close of admission 25th July, 2017
13. Interview of selected candidates 28th& 29th July, 2017
14. Orientation programme 30th July, 2017
15. Start of session/classes 01st August, 2017
LL.M ( One Year Programme )
16. Declaration of LLM AILET 2017 Result 1st July, 2017 ( tentative )
Ph.D. Programme
17. Declaration of Ph.D. AILET 2017 Result 15th July, 2017( tentative )

Contact Details

National Law University Delhi,
Sector – 14, Dwarka,
New Delhi – 110 078,
Telephone No. : 0120-4160880 / 81,
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