AILET 2022 Provisional Answer key & Master question paper for BA LLB, LLM, and PhD programs have been released by the NLU Delhi. The window to raise objections in the answer key was open till 28 June 2022. AILET 2022 was conducted on 26 June 2022. According to the test takers, the exam was found easy to moderate in terms of difficulty level.
NLU will announce the AILET 2022 Result soon along with the category-wise cut-off. Candidates can download the provisional Master answer key & question papers from the article below.
What is AILET?
All India Law Entrance Test (AILET) is an entry-level university examination. It is conducted by the National Law University (NLU) annually. The candidates are shortlisted based on the scores secured in the exam. The qualified students of the examination get admission to NLU, Delhi. The candidates seeking admission to the programs offered by the National Law University (NLU) wiz., BA LLB (Honors), LLM, and PhD need to register for the entrance exam. AILET 2022 will comprise 5 sections- English, Reasoning, Legal skills, Mathematics, and General Knowledge.
|AILET Full Name||All India Law Entrance Test|
|Conducting Body||National Law University (NLU)|
|Exam Level||UG, PG, and Doctorate|
|Mode of Application||Online|
|Mode of Exam||Offline/ Online|
|Exam Frequency||Once a year|
|Exam Duration||90 minutes|
|Exam Purpose||Admissions to BA LLB, LLM, and PhD. courses|
|Number of Questions||150|
|Question Type||Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)|
|Application Fee||INR 3050 (General) |
INR 1050 (SC/ ST/ PwD)
|Total Seats Offered||3283|
|Applications per Year||59000|
|Number of Exam Centers||3|
|AILET Helpline||011-28034257, 98999 20124|
|Helpdesk Email IDfirstname.lastname@example.org|
The aspirants of AILET 2022 are advised to go through the following table so that they don’t miss important details.
|AILET 2022 Notification Date||November 13, 2021|
|AILET 2022 Registration Process begins||17 January 2022|
|Deadline for submitting AILET 2022 Application form||25 May 2022 (Extended)|
|AILET 2022 Application Form Correction||26 to 28 May 2022|
|AILET 2022 Admit Card Date||16 June 2022|
|AILET 2022 Exam Date||26 June 2022|
|AILET 2022 Answer Key||27 June 2022|
|AILET 2022 Result Date||1st week of July 2022|
|AILET 2022 Counselling Date||2nd week of July 2022|
|AILET 2022 Closing date of Admission||To be announced|
AILET 2022 Eligibility criteria vary for different courses. In the following table, the basic eligibility criteria for the different courses are mentioned.
|B.A.LLB||BA.LLB aspirants must have 50% for general category candidates and 45% for reserved category candidates|
|LLM||LLB or an equivalent degree from a recognized university with not less than 55% marks (50% for SC/ ST/ PwD candidates)|
|PhD||LLM degree with 55% marks (50% for SC/ ST/ PwD).|
Candidates can fill out the AILET 2022 Application Form till 25 May 2022. In this section, the registration process for the exam and application fee has been mentioned.
Registration Process for AILET 2022
|SC/ ST/ PwD||INR 1050|
|SC/ ST (BPL)||Exempted|
|Kashmiri Migrants/ Foreign Nationals||INR 3050|
The examination authority will release AILET 2022 Admit Card on 16 June 2022. Download the Admit Card using the following steps.
|Jammu & Kashmir||Jammu|
|Uttar Pradesh||Lucknow Varanasi|
AILET 2022 Exam Pattern is tabulated below.
|Marking Scheme||1 mark for every correct answer|
|Negative Marking||Deduction of 0.25 marks for every incorrect answer|
The candidates are advised to go through the entire AILET 2022 Syllabus before appearing for the exam. Given below is the syllabus for BA LLB and LLM.
|English||English Vocabulary, Proficiency, Usage Error, Comprehension|
|Logical Reasoning||Statement & Assumptions, Statement & Arguments, Assertion – Reason, Number test, Coding, and Decoding, Ranking|
|Legal Aptitude||Indian Constitution, Indian Contract Art, Law of Torts, Legal Maxims|
|Elementary Mathematics||Arithmetic, Commercial Mathematics, Data Interpretation, Mensuration, Modern Mathematics|
|General Knowledge and Current Affairs||Politics, Geography, Science and Technology, General Science, Books and Authors, Industries, Agriculture|
|Law of Contracts||Family Law|
|Intellectual Property Law||Law of Torts|
|Criminal Law||Property Law|
|Constitutional Law||Legal Theory|
Given below are the recommended books for General Knowledge.
|Lucent General Knowledge||GK Today|
|Arihant General knowledge||Pratiyogita Darapan|
|Manorama Book||Daily Newspaper|
Given below are the recommended books for Mathematics.
|R S Agarwal’s Quantitative Ability||NCERT Mathematics book up to Class 10th|
|Self-study guide by Arihant Publications||-|
Given below are the recommended books for Legal Aptitude.
|Universal Guide to CLAT & LLB Entrance Examination||LexisNexis Butterworths|
|Bare Acts of Indian Constitution||Legal aptitude and Legal reasoning by A. P Bharadwaj|
Find below the books for English.
|Word Power Made Easy by Norman Lewis||High School English Grammar and Composition by Wren & Martin|
|English is Easy by Chetananand Singh||Objective General English by RS Aggarwal|
|Barron’s Pocket Guide to Vocabulary||Daily Newspaper|
The best books for the Reasoning section include:
|Verbal and Non Verbal Reasoning by RS Agarwal||A Modern Approach to Logical Reasoning by RS Agarwal|
|Analytical Reasoning by MK Pandey||-|
For AILET PG, the syllabus is not well defined. Candidates should read the subjects in the UG Law course. However, given below are some books candidates commonly refer to.
|Dr. DD Basu's - The Introduction of Constitution||Constitutional Law of India by JN Pandey & Bare Act|
|Tort Law: The Law of Torts by Ratanlal and Dhirajlal||Dr. VD Mahajan's Jurisprudence|
|Decoding the Jurisprudence||Daily Newspapers|
Here are a few tips to crack AILET 2022.
The Answer Key is released once the exam concludes. Applicants can calculate their approximate marks with the help of the answer key. Given below are the steps to download AILET 2022 Answer Key.
course wise Provisional master answer key & question papers are available in the table below:-
|Course||Answer Key||Question Paper|
|BA LLB (Hons)||Download Here||Download Here|
|LLM||Download Here||Download Here|
|PhD||Download Here||Download Here|
The steps to object to the answer key are as follows:
AILET 2022 Results are expected to be released in the first week of July 2022. Below are the steps to download the results.
The AILET 2022 Rank Card contains personal, results/marks, and other information as listed below:-
AILET counseling will be held in the National Law University (NLU) campus and the candidates must attend the counseling process with valid documents. Candidates must get admission to different courses based on the rank secured in the examination.
NLU will release the cutoff of AILET based on various factors including the difficulty level of the question paper, the total number of candidates who appeared for the exam, the average performance of the candidates, and reserved category candidates. Based on the cut-off marks, NLU will call the candidates for the AILET Counselling process. As per the previous year's paper analysis, the cut-off was high compared to the last year.
|Persons with Disability (PwD)||45|
|Residents of Jammu and Kashmir||45|
|OBC-Non Creamy Layer||63|
|Persons with Disability (General)||44.25|
|PwD (OBC-Non Creamy Layer)||26.5|
|Residents of Jammu and Kashmir||57|
This section includes some facts and figures of the previous year’s AILET.
Figures of 2019 AILET
A total of 18,583 students appeared in last year for AILET exam, which was held across the country on May 5. Saumya Singh topped the exam, with 93.25 marks out of 150. Male candidates bagged 29 of the top 50 ranks.
Ques. What is considered a good score in AILET 2022?
Ans. A good score as expected would be 73 out of 100 for unreserved categories. And for the reserved category, marks of 50 for 100 would do good.
Ques. Will AILET 2022 be conducted online?
Ans. AILET 2022 is conducted in offline mode.
Ques. How many seats are there in AILET?
Ans. The total seats are 215 seats (70 Seats on merit through AILET score and 10 Seats for direct admission to Foreign Nationals on merit (5 seats for Foreign Nationals and 5 seats for OCI/ PIO)).
Ques. What was the cut-off for AILET 2020?
Ans. You can refer to the above table for the cutoff of each category for AILET 2020.
Ques. Is the cutoff the same for all categories?
Ans. No, there are different cutoffs for each category accordingly.
Ques. What are the sections of AILET 2022 for UG?
Ans. The syllabus for BA LLB is asked on subjects: English, Legal Awareness, Reasoning, Elementary Mathematics, and General Knowledge.
Ques. Can I fill the application form offline?
Ans. No, the application form will only be available online mode at the official website of NLU, Delhi.
Ques. Is AILET tougher than CLAT?
Ans. As the number of seats is less for AILET, AILET is difficult compared to CLAT.
Ques. Is there a lateral entry for NLU, Delhi?
Ans. No, there is no such option available for the courses at NLU, New Delhi.
*The article might have information for the previous academic years, please refer the official website of the exam.