AILET (National Law University)

The AILET is held on the first Sunday of May every year. The detailed notification for the AILET is published in leading national newspapers and on the University website during January every year.

The AILET has 150 questions for 150 marks that must be attempted within 1 hour 30 minutes.The AILET has sections on English, General Knowledge, Basic Mathematics, Logical Reasoning and Legal Aptitude.

NLU Delhi is not following negative marking scheme in AILET.

The fee for appearing for the AILET is: Rs. 3000 for General Category candidates; Rs. 1000 for Persons with Disabilities; Rs. 1000 for SC/ ST candidates. There is no entrance examination fee for SC/ ST candidates below the poverty line.

Old Question Papers of Entrance Test of B.A.LL.B. (Hons.) Programme from the year 2010 to 2016 are available on the counter at NLU, Delhi for sale on payment of Rs. 500/- by Credit /Debit Cards or through post by sending a Demand Draft of Rs. 550/- in favour of Registrar, National Law University Delhi payable at New Delhi. Please do send a covering letter with an address for delivery


The fees payable fall into three categories

  1. Annual Fees
  2. One-Time Fees
  3. Deposits
Annual Fees
  • Tuition Fee: Rs. 85,000 p.a
  • Halls of Residence: Rs. 18,000 p.a
  • Electricity Charges: Rs. 12,000 p.a.
  • Other Fees*: Rs. 28,500 p.a
  • Mess Advance: Rs. 15,000 per semester
One-Time Fees (to be paid only at the time of admission to the I-year)
  • Campus Development Fund: Rs. 5,000
  • Admission Fee: Rs. 2,500
  • Library Deposit: Rs. 5,000 (Rs. 2,500 for SC/ ST students)
  • Hostel Deposit: Rs. 5,000
  • Mess Deposit: Rs. 5,000

* 50% of the deposits remaining after dues will go towards Student Welfare Fund and 50% towards Alumni on completion of the course with the consent of the students. The Student Welfare Fund shall be kept in a separate account and will be used only for students & alumni.

*The category of ‘Other Fees’ within Annual Fees includes Examination Fee, Reading Material Fee, Library and Internet Fee, Sports and Facilities Fee, Journals Fee, Fund for Moot Courts and Conferences, Electricity Charges, Student Welfare Fund, SBC FundLL.M. (One year)

Admission to B.A. LL.B. (Hons.), LL.M. and Ph.D. Programmes will be through AILET to be conducted at Ahmedabad (Gandhinagar), Amritsar, Bangalore, Bhopal, Chandigarh, Chennai, Cochin, Cuttack, Delhi, Guwahati, Hyderabad,Jabalpur, Jaipur, Jammu, Jodhpur, Kolkata, Lucknow, Mumbai, Patna, Raipur, and Varanasion May 7, 2017(Sunday).