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AILET 2023: Result (Out), Counselling, Seat Allotment

Updated By Debanjalee Sen on 31 Jan, 2023 12:39

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AILET 2023 (Counselling Ongoing)

AILET 2023: The AILET 2023 second provisional list of LLM candidates was published January 30, 2023 instead of on January 16, 2023. Aspirants shortlisted for the second provisional list for LLM will have until January 30, 2023 to February 3, 2023 to confirm their seat acceptance for LLM. The shortlisted candidates will have to deposit Rs 50,000 as provisional admission confirmation cost to confirm their provisional admission. On January 6, 2023, the provisional first list for LLM was published. Applicants had until January 11 to assure their admission to the LLM programme.

The first provisional list and the waiting list of AILET 2023 was declared on December 30, 2022 and the direct link to download the same is enabled on the official website. The selection list is published in PDF format. Candidates chosen for the first provisional list had the provision to confirm their admission by depositing the provisional admission confirmation fees of Rs 50,000 from December 30, 2022 till January 4, 2023 for BA LLB (Hons). 

The second provisional list of aspirants for BA LLB (Hons.) was announced on January 6, 2023 for BA LLB (Hons.). The second provisional list of applicants for BA LLB (Hons.) had time from January 6 to January 11, 2023 to complete their admission process. 

Prior to that, the AILET 2023 counselling commenced on December 20, 2022, with the release of counselling invite list. The shortlisted applicants were requested to register for online counselling for AILET 2023 by December 26, 2022. To register for online counselling, applicants had to pay the specified registration fees for respective categories.

Download the invite list for AILET 2023 online counselling for BA LLB (Hons) and LLM programmes per category -

AILET 2023 Counselling Invite List for BA LLB (Hons)AILET 2023 Counselling Invite List for LLM

The AILET 2023 results for BA LLB (Hons) and LLM were declared on December 19.

Direct Link to Check AILET 2023 Results 

The AILET 2023 member institutes require applicants to participate in the counselling process to qualify for admission to the offered programmes. Earlier, NLU Delhi released the final answer key of AILET 2023 as well for BA LLB (Hons), LLM, and Ph.D today (December 19). Students can access the official final answer key of AILET 2023 from the AILET 2023 official site.

The official AILET answer key 2023 was declared on December 12 along with the master question booklet of AILET. From December 12, 2022, (8 PM onwards), applicants were able to raise grievances to the AILET 2023 preliminary answer key or master question booklet if there was any mismatch till December 14, 2022, (11 AM) by logging into the official portal of AILET. While submitting their objections, aspirants had to check that the question number from the student's question booklet matched the question number from the master question booklet. 

AILET is conducted every year by the National Law University, Delhi (NLU D) for offering admission to BA LLB (Hons), Master of Law (LLM), and Ph.D programmes. 

Changes in AILET 2023

NLU Delhi has dropped two components from the AILET exam pattern beginning in 2022: Elementary Mathematics and Legal Aptitude. As a result, the AILET exam will be divided into three sections: English Language, Logical Reasoning, and Current Affairs along with General Knowledge. The sectional allocation for the AILET exam has also been altered.

A minimum of 45 per cent of the total marks (or 40 per cent in the case of SC / ST / Persons with Disabilities) must be obtained by candidates who have completed the Higher Secondary Examination (10+2) to be eligible for AILET 2023. All OCI / PIO applicants would have to apply under the Foreign National or Indian Student categories.

The exam was held in offline pen and paper mode. The AILET law entrance test for BA LLB (Hons.) comprised 150 questions that students have to attempt within 90 minutes. Three (3) sections of 150 multiple-choice questions for 150 marks will comprise the modified AILET 2023 syllabus for the BA LLB (Hons.) Program.

The modified syllabus for LLM for AILET 2023 will have 52 questions overall. Out of the total questions, Section A will have 50 objective style questions, and B will have 8 - 10 descriptive questions. Out of the 8 - 10 long-form questions, an applicant has to attempt any two.

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AILET 2023 Important Dates

Provided below are the important dates for AILET 2023:



Commencement of AILET 2023 Application Process

September 7, 2022

Last Date of AILET 2023 Application Process    

November 20, 2022 (Extended)

Issue of AILET 2023 Admit Card

November 25, 2022

AILET 2023 Exam Date

December 11, 2022
AILET 2023 Provisional Answer Key

December 12, 2022 (Released)

AILET 2023 Objection Submission

December 12 (8 PM onwards) till December 14 (11 AM)
AILET 2023 Final Answer Key

December 19, 2022 (Released)

AILET 2023 Result

BA LL.B - December 19, 2022 (Released)

LL.M - December 19, 2022 (Released)

Commencement of AILET 2023 Counselling Process Registration

BA LL.B - December 20, 2022

LL.M - December 20, 2022

Last Date to Register for AILET 2023 Counselling Process

BA LL.B - December 26, 2022

LL.M - December 26, 2022

Counselling and Admission of Candidates in the First Provisional List

BA LL.B - December 30, 2022 to January 4, 2023

LL.M - January 6 to 11, 2023

Counselling and Admission of Candidates in the Second Provisional List

BA LL.B - January 6 to 11, 2023

LL.M - January 30 to February 3, 2023 (revised)

Colleges Accepting Exam AILET :

AILET 2023 Highlights

The essence and highlights of the AILET 2023 exam have been provided below.

Exam NameAILET
Exam Full NameAll India Law Entrance Test
Conducting BodyNational Law University, Delhi (NLU Delhi)
Exam DateDecember 11, 2022
CoursesAdmission to BA LLB (Hons) & LLM
LevelUniversity-Level Exam
ModeComputer-based Mode (CBT)
Number of Questions

150 Questions for BA LLB (Hons.), 50 MCQs or LLM plus 2 Descriptive

Total Marks150 Marks
Type of QuestionsObjective Type (Multiple Choice Questions) and Descriptive
Negative MarkingYes

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Advantages of Qualifying AILET 2023

Candidates for AILET 2023 should be aware of AILET's advantages. As a result, we've compiled some AILET 2023 material to help candidates better understand AILET's advantages -

  • Applicants who pass AILET can join one of the top law colleges in India - the National Law University, Delhi. 
  • In case they cannot make it to NLU Delhi, they even have the option of joining other renowned law colleges that accept AILET scores.
  • All legal firms are always looking to hire new law and experienced law graduates.
  • A career in litigation or practice means that a lawyer can represent both himself (if needed) and clients in court.
  • Law aspirants who plan to pursue a career in academics will have the option of becoming a professor or lecturer after LLM or PhD.
  • Lawyers can also seek jobs in the public sector, banking, and corporate sectors.

All About AILET 2023

Please find all the vital information about the AILET 2023 exam here - 

What's New in AILET?

NLU Delhi has eliminated Elementary Mathematics and Legal Aptitude this year from the AILET exam format. These two topics were formerly included. Because of this, the test questions for the AILET will now be focused on three different subjects: English Language, Logical Reasoning, and Current Affairs and General Knowledge. 

In addition to that, the sectional weightage for AILET 2023 has been modified.

Eligibility Criteria of AILET 2023

The AILET 2023 eligibility criteria are the minimum marks or scores that an individual must obtain in the last qualifying examination to sit for the exam. AILET 2023 eligibility requirements vary for undergraduate and graduate programs.

The appropriate certificate(s) for reserved categories/classes must be submitted in original form during provisional admission. No provisional admission will be allowed without a caste/category certificate from the appropriate authority. 

Furthermore, the caste/category certificate should always be in the candidate's name and not in the name of the candidate's parents/guardians/spouse or any other family members, etc.

How to Apply for AILET 2023

Before filling out the exam application form, an individual must meet the AILET 2023 eligibility conditions. Applicants are urged to carefully read the admission notification on the AILET's official website and familiarize themselves with all prerequisites for filling out the AILET 2023 online application form.

Exam Pattern of AILET 2023

To do well on the AILET 2023 exam, students must know the grading scheme, type of questions, structure, and exam pattern. This year, AILET has revised the exam pattern. Few sections have been removed from the previous pattern of AILET, and the segment-wise weightage has been changed.

Syllabus of AILET 2023

The AILET 2023 syllabus outline includes all necessary material for students planning to take the exam. The All India Law Entrance Test (AILET) syllabus has been updated by the National Law University of Delhi (NLU - D). 

Exam-takers who plan to take AILET 2023 should first educate themselves with the entire curriculum. AILET BA LLB will not have a mathematics portion this year. In the meantime, AILET LLM now contains a description section.

AILET 2023 Preparation Plan

Having an exam study approach makes things easier for AILET preparation. Here are some AILET preparation tips to help the applicants pass the exam:

  • They must maintain a thorough understanding of the exam style and syllabus.
  • Obtain appropriate study materials, such as books and example papers.
  • Make it a routine to read newspapers every day.
  • Make a detailed study plan and stick to it.
  • The aspirants must take as many practice tests as they can.
  • Try as many prior year AILET question papers as they can.

AILET 2023 Preparation

AILET Exam Analysis

According to AILET 2022 exam analysis, this year's question paper was somewhat challenging, lengthy, and unpredictable.

Each section's difficulty level is listed below -


Difficulty Level

English Language

Easy to Moderate (lengthy)

Logical Reasoning

Moderate (lengthy)

Current Awareness and General Knowledge


Overall Level


The AILET 2021 exam took place on July 30th, from 2 PM to 3.30 PM. When compared to prior years' exams, the majority of applicants regarded the AILET 2022 exam to be moderately simple.

AILET Paper Analysis

Sample Papers of AILET 2023

Candidates preparing for the All India Law Entrance Test (AILET) 2023 can benefit from the sample papers. AILET 2023 sample papers will provide in-depth insight into the law entrance test questions. 

AILET 2023 exam-takers can prepare for the AILET 2023 through sample papers. These papers will offer an in-depth understanding of the entrance test's questions. It also analyzes the candidates' strengths and weaknesses and encourages them to improve in those areas to ace the exam.

Mock Test of AILET 2023

The format of the mock examination is similar to that of the actual exam. Aspirants can check their level of preparation, learn about the kind of questions that may be asked, the exam's difficulty level, and optimize their accuracy and speed by taking the AILET Mock Test series.

Previous Year's Question Papers of AILET 2023

The previous year's AILET 2023 question papers are the last few year's question papers that an individual needs to practice well before an exam to comprehend the exam better. Students must download the previous year's question papers and take them up one at a time for solving. Their speed will improve, their knowledge will be tested properly, and their chances of scoring more will be enhanced.

Participating Colleges of AILET 2023

AILET is recognized by various Indian law schools and institutions, including the National Law University in Delhi. The participating colleges shortlist the candidates based on the merit list, eligibility conditions, and reservation criteria. These colleges then release the seat allotment list based on the above criteria.

Cutoff of AILET 2023

NLU Delhi will disclose the category-based cutoff list for AILET BA LLB and LLM courses at the time of counselling. Candidates who scored higher than the AILET cut off 2023 for their category will be shortlisted for counselling. The AILET 2023 cutoff will be announced likely after June 2023.

The AILET cutoff 2023 is the minimum score required for admission to the University's law programs. AILET cutoff 2023 is also the last rank at which an applicant gets admitted. 

Merit List of AILET 2023

The AILET 2023 merit list for BA LLB and LLM programs will be released by National Law University, Delhi, in the first week of July. AILET 2023 preliminary merit list will be available for download from the official admission portal - // 

 The AILET 2023 merit list will include the names, roll numbers, and ranking of all applicants who took the AILET 2023. The University will invite candidates for AILET counselling and seat assignment based on the AILET 2023 provisional merit list. 

The University will then create the seat allotment lists or final AILET merit lists based on merit cum reservation factors.

AILET 2023 Merit List

NLU Delhi Fee Structure

Here is the breakdown of fees for the BA LLB programme at NLU Delhi:

BA LLB Hons Programme Fee Components


Admission Fee (one time)

Rs 10,000

Tuition Fee per annum

Rs 1,35,000.00

USD 12,000 (Non SAARC country)

USD 6,000 (SAARC Country)

Academic services and facilities per annum

Rs 50,000

Utility Services per annum

Rs 20, 000

Refundable Estate Deposits one time charges

Rs 25,000

Halls of Residence Charges for Hostler per annum

Rs 80,000

Mess Charges per annum

Rs 45,000

AILET 2023 Related Information

Students can check out the below resources that would help their preparation for AILET -

AILET 2023 Exam Day Guidelines

Find out the major AILET 2023 exam day instructions below - 

  • Candidates must carry a valid ID card.
  • They must have the AILET admit card.
  • They must not bring any study materials, papers for rough calculations, calculators, or any other electronic items.
  • Exam-takers must reach the exam hall on or before the reporting time.

Selecting AILET Test Cities

The AILET 2023 applicants will have to provide their test city preferences while filling out the application form for AILET. They must pick the test cities based on their convenience. The test city will be assigned based on the availability of the location.

AILET 2023 Selection Procedure

There are various levels in the selection procedure of AILET 2023. Candidates who clear the written test of AILET will be called for the succeeding rounds of the selection criteria. The applicants who get through the cutoff will have to get their documents verified in the counselling process of AILET. Once approved; they will have the option to pay the admission fees and join their allotted college.

AILET 2023 Exam Centres

AILET 2023 exam center information has still not been released. The exam was organized in more than 20 cities across India in 2022. Delhi, Bangalore, Mumbai, Guwahati, Kolkata, Hyderabad, and Nagpur are some of the AILET exam centres. Students will get test centres based on their availability.

AILET 2023 Courses and Seat Intake

Here is the approximate seat intake for law courses offered at NLU Delhi per AILET scores. We will update the details below once the official notifications are released.

Law Courses Offered

Seat Intake (Approx)

BA LLB (Honours)


Master of Law (LLM)


AILET 2023 Exam Timings

Here are the exam timing for the AILET 2023 Exam.

Reporting TimeExam Time 
At least 1-2 hours before the exam11 - 12.30 PM

AILET Conducting Body

The organising authority for AILET is National Law University, Delhi (NLU-D). Unlike other National Law Universities, NLU-D is the only educational body that has not yet accepted the procedure of selecting candidates through CLAT (Common Law Admission Test).

 Established in 2008 under the Delhi Act No. 1 of 2008, the National Law University has been accredited ‘A’ Grade with a score of 3.59 on a four-point scale by NAAC. The NLU-D administered law entrance exam allows more than thousand candidates to make a career in the field of law. The registration forms for AILET are available from the first week of January on the official website of NLU-D. 

Contact Details

Address: Sector- 14, Dwarka, New Delhi – 110078,

Tel: 011-40787555 (10:00 am to 05:00 pm on all working days)



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FAQs about AILET

How many times can I appear for the AILET exam?

There is no set limit on the number of attempts a candidate can make in AILET 2022. Aspirants fulfilling the eligibility criteria can apply for AILET as many times as they want to.

Is AILET tougher than the CLAT exam?

Since the total number of seats provided through AILET is very less than CLAT, it makes the exam more competitive and tough.

Does AILET provide admission to only law courses?

Yes, AILET or the All India Law Entrance Test provides admission to only law courses.

How many seats does NLU Delhi offer through AILET?

Through AILET, NLU Delhi provides 123 seats for BA LLB (Hons.) and 81 seats for LLM programmes.

How many times is AILET conducted in a year?

AILET is conducted once every year. This year AILET will be conducted on June 26, 2022.

How is AILET different from CLAT?

AILET and CLAT are different entrance exams of law. AILET is held only to provide admission in NLU Delhi while through CLAT, candidates can get admission in rest of the NLUs.

In how many cities is AILET held?

AILET is held all over the nation across more than 22 cities.

How many NLUs participate in the AILET?

Only NLU Delhi participates in the AILET exam. A few other participating colleges also accept AILET scores.

AILET offers admission to which courses?

Through AILET, candidates are offered admission to a 5-Year long BA LLB (Hons.) or 1-Year long LLM course. AILET score is also accepted for PhD programme at NLU - Delhi.

Who is the conducting body of AILET?

The conducting body of AILET is National Law University, Delhi or NLU Delhi.

What is AILET?

AILET stands for All India Law Entrance Test, which is conducted for entry to National Law University, New Delhi. The courses offered are BA LLB (Hons.), LLM and PhD.

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Related Questions

Hey. Can I study for AILET and CLAT from the same books?

-Kounane JeelaniUpdated on January 29, 2022 11:42 AM
  • 4 Answers
Samiksha Rautela, Student / Alumni

Dear Student,

Since the syllabus of AILET and CLAT are almost the same, you can study from the same books for both exams. However, while preparing make sure to solve the last year's question papers, sample papers and mock tests for both the exams separately. It would strengthen your preparation and make you understand both the exams better. Go through the link below to make your preparation easy.



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