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All India Law Entrance Test (AILET)

The All India Law Entrance Test (AILET) is NLU Delhi's admissions test, separate from the Common Law Admission Test (CLAT).
02 July 2020

The Cold War-esque rivalry between NLU Delhi’s All India Law Entrance Test (AILET) and all the other national law universities’ (NLUs) competing Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) has intensified, with the former directly implying that the latter’s plan to conduct the admissions test would be unsafe and against government policy, amidst the Covid-19 pandemic.

30 June 2020
Diverging approaches as the CLAT will play it more old-school with an in-person test while the smaller AILET emulates LSAT model with online proctored exam.*
02 June 2020

NLU Delhi’s All India Law Entrance Test (AILET) has been postponed for the second time, now to be held on 9 August 2020, according to a notification on NLU Delhi’s website (see above).

28 May 2019

The All India Entrance Test (AILET), conducted by NLU Delhi outside of the Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) group of national law schools since its inception, has released its results today, but not without controversy.

03 February 2017

NLU Shimla, which is entering its second year of admissions, will not be joining the Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) but will hold its own entrance exam - the Himachal Pradesh National Law Entrance Test (HPNLET) - on 21 May 2017, as had been promised by its relatively new vice chancellor (VC) Subash Chander Raina.

18 May 2016

NLU Delhi has published the results for its alternative to the Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) of borderline legality, the All India Law Entrance Test (AILET), but the university's website seems unable to cope with the traffic of 15,961 AILET aspirants all checking their results at once.

19 June 2015

AILET corrections: (b) now correct in each caseNLU Delhi’s All India Law Entrance Test (AILET) has corrected two errors in its question paper and revised its ranks.NLU Delhi’s All India Law Entrance Test (AILET) has corrected two errors in its question paper and revised its ranks.

05 June 2015

The answer key of the All India Law Entrance Test (AILET) 2015 for entry into NLU Delhi’s LLB program, has two errors which have not been corrected, but the result of the exam has been published.

20 February 2015

NLU MaharashtraNLU Mumbai will start classes this year from its temporary campus in Jogeshwari with an annual budget of around Rs 10 crore, planning to admit 60 students through its independent entrance test.

05 January 2015

The All India Law Entrance Test (AILET) 2015 which will be conducted by NLU Delhi on 3 May, can be applied for until 7 April, reported Bar & Bench.

NLU Delhi will conduct the AILET in 19 Indian cities for candidates interested in pursuing the BALLB (Hons), LLM or PhD degree at NLU Delhi.

14 November 2014

NLU Delhi will conduct the All India Law Entrance Test (AILET) 2015 on 3 May, for admission to its LLB, LLM and PhD programs.

NLU Delhi does not participate in the Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) for admission to one of 16 participating national law universities.

The date for CLAT 2015 has not been announced yet.

18 February 2014

The Rajasthan high court on Friday issued notice to all national law universities part of the Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) core committee, the Bar Council of India and CLAT 2014 convenor GNLU Gandhinagar, in a public interest litigation (PIL) filed for transparency in the exam’s answering process.

16 May 2013

NLU Delhi Around 1 in 90 get into NLU Delhi, compared to 1 in 97 at NLSIU, Nalsar, NUJS.