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Law Season is here, Gear up for AILET!

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Law is undoubtedly one of the most aspired fields, for it being recession free and a yielding a good success rate. There are some reputed colleges that provide courses for both undergraduate and post graduate aspirants. The path to these colleges is through one of the most popular entrance exams in India,called the All India Law Entrance Test. AILET is conducted annually by NLU (National Law University) for admitting potential lawyers of the nation.

Law is indeed the most looked forward field but the hard work and dedication it brings along is tremendous. Every year, AILET witnesses nearly 18,000 aspirants fighting for 100 seats. Hence, making it a hard-to-crack competitive exam. The unbelievable number is combined for both Undergraduate and Post graduate aspirants.

For undergraduate course (BA.LLB), you are eligible to take a first step towards your entrance right after Class XII. You can only possess your AILET Admit Card only after successfully registering yourself for the same. The blessing in disguise for aspirants is AILET does not have provision of negative marking.

The conducting body believes in testing your thinking skills, by including an essay in AILET. Comparing to the previous year analysis, AILET is inferred to be tough. The ratio of applications received to number of seats available is around 10:1. Hence, making it a hard deal to crack.

After the successful registration, the next step is attaining the admit card for AILET. It is available inApril on the official website of NLU Delhi i.e. nludelhi.ac.in. AILET Admit Card contains details related to a candidate and examination that is scheduled forMay 2018.

Analysing the Trends

Witnessing the trends of last few years, ratio of number of applicants per seat for AILET is higher than that of CLAT. Hence, making it a tougher nut to crack.

According to 2016 trend, 39,468 candidates registered for CLAT 2016 to fill a total of 2,670 seats in BA LLB (Hons) course whereas 17,200 aspirants registered for AILET 2016 to fill a total of 83 seats.

Thus, in CLAT approximately 14 candidates compete for a seat in an NLU, whereas in AILET there are around 207 candidates competing for a seat in NLU, Delhi. Due to the shocking state of numbers, candidates who apply for AILET also apply for CLAT.

AILET is the result of NLU Delhi, going all the way different from other NLU’s and conducting its own exam. Whereas, CLAT is the entry path for all other NLU’s.

Listening to experts, AILET never fails to throw unexpected surprises in faces of the aspirants. AILET 2017 had some unpredictable surprises in Legal GK and GK section. Apart from that, AILET 2017 was considered a doable paper.

We always recommended to refer the appropriate books for AILET 2018.Some books that can be useful for you to ace AILET are

  • Universal’s guide to LLB Examination
  • Pratyogita Darpan
  • GK Today
  • Manorama Year Book
  • Pearson’s Concise GK
  • Analytical and Logical Reasoning by R.S Aggarwal
  • Competition Success Review
  • Wren and Martin

AILET Qualifying Marks

Cut off is the minimum marks that should be acquired for qualifying the examination round of AILET. AILET 2017 cut off for BA LLB was 60 marks for general category and 45 marks for SC/ST category.

As per the first merit list released by NLU Delhi, the General Category candidates whose scores are between 100-89 have been provided provisional admission. Thus, the minimum admission cutoff for General Category students is 89 marks. The minimum admission cutoff for SC category students is 72 marks.

Estimating from the last year, AILET 2018 cut off for BA.LLB is expected to be 40% marks for general category and 30% for SC/ST. For LL.M, Candidate should secure minimum of 50% of the marks in the written test to become eligible for admission. In case of SC/ST candidates it is 40%. Candidates aspiring for Ph.D. should secure minimum of 50% of the marks in the written test to qualify for submitting the research proposal. In case of SC/ST candidates it is 40%.

Acing AILET might not be a cake walk as per the experts but with hard work and dedication, you can undoubtedly write your success stories. Now that you have various insights about AILET and how it has been since last few years, you can prepare efficiently for the same. As it is said, the word ‘Impossible itself says I’m Possible’, there is nothing that cannot be achieved with dedication and concentrated Will power. All that you need is to keep yourself focussed towards your goal and you will surely achieve it flying colours. Good luck!

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