AILET 2020 Analysis and Cut-off

AILET 2020 is finally over after a long wait. The exam was slightly difficult than expected, the exam was unexpectedly lengthy. Hence, we expect cutoff to go down a little.

English section was tough compared to the previous year. Legal section was lengthy, whereas GK section was easy. Overall we expect the cutoff to be around 80-85 for General Category

Stay tuned on this page for more updates about the level of difficulty and in-depth analysis of each section of the paper.

About AILET 2020

AILET is conducted for admission to the National Law University, Delhi (NLU Delhi) exclusively. Students who crack AILET are eligible to pursue B.A. L.L.B (Hons), L.L.M and Ph.D Degree Programs on a merit base. There are 73 seats in B.A. L.L.B course, 20 in L.L.M and Ph.D seats usually do not exceed over 10. AILET Eligibility:

  • Senior Secondary School Examination (10+2 System) or equivalent Examination with not less than 50% of marks in the aggregate
  • There is no age limit
  • Candidates who have appeared in Class 12th exam in May or April same year may also apply. However, such candidates are requested to carry requisite documents to prove they have passed with required marks.

AILET 2020 Exam date

Saturday, 26th September 2020

AILET Syllabus

AILET 2020 shall be conducted in the online mode where the paper will have 150 questions of objective (Multiple-Choice Questions) nature.
Following are the subject-wise syllabus of the law admission test of NLU-Delhi.

AILET English Syllabus: The English section will comprise of 35 questions from comprehension passages , synonyms, antonyms, choosing correct words, idioms and phrases, jumble words and sentences, fill-in the blanks, etc. The unseen passages will be tailed by questions related to the passage. The English section is meant to test the language skill and vocabulary of the candidates.

AILET General Knowledge Syllabus: The 35 questions of General Knowledge will cover the topics such as History, Geography, General Science, Economics, Civics and Current Affairs of the past one year. This section will assess your knowledge of the recent happenings and awareness of the world.

AILET Basic Mathematics Syllabus: This section will have 10 questions to test the numerical ability of candidates. The Mathematics questions will be set from 10th and 12th level, of various topics including Profit and Loss, Speed and Distance, Time and Work, Algebra, Average, Permutation and Combination and Venn Diagrams.

AILET Legal Aptitude Syllabus: The section will majorly test your interest towards study of law, research aptitude and problem solving ability. The 35 questions will be framed on legal propositions and set of facts satisfying the propositions. The propositions may not be true in real sense and you will have to assume the true proposition based on the set of facts and answer the questions accordingly.

AILET Reasoning Syllabus: There shall be as many as 35 questions testing your logical and analytical reasoning skills. You will come across some questions with passages and the reasoning questions will be framed on the information provided in the passages.

All India Law Entrance Test (AILET) is conducted by National Law University Delhi (NLU-D) for admissions to as many as 73 seats in five-year integrated law programme. Last year, 18,583 people appeared for the AILET 2020 Exam. The number of test takers this year may fluctuate because of the situation and the delay in the exam.

AILET 2020 Exam Structure

  • Total Marks: 150
  • Total number of questions: 150
  • Duration of the Examination: 1 hour 30 minutes

AILET Exam Structure


35 marks

General Knowledge (Current Affairs, General Science, History, Geography, Economics, Civics)

35 marks

Legal Aptitude

35 marks


35 marks

Elementary Mathematics (Numerical Ability):

10 marks

Marking Scheme: +1/-0.25

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