AILET 2018: 20,000 applicants to appear on May 6 exam

AILET 2018: 20,000 applicants to appear on May 6 exam
Apratim Chatterjee | Jun 29, 2018 - 6:46 p.m. IST
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NEW DELHI, MAY 1: All India Law Entrance Test is scheduled for May 6, 2018. As many as 20,000 candidates have applied for the NLU Delhi admission test. In exclusive information shared with Careers360, the National Law University Delhi communicated that the entrance test for admissions to BA LLB, LLM and PhD programmes will be held on the scheduled date in 40 exam centres across India.

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“A total of 18,650 candidates have applied for BA LLB programme, 1206 for LLM and there are another 151 PhD applicants for AILET 2018,” shares Dr G S Bajpai, NLU Delhi Registrar.

Last year, 18,322 applications were received in total, of which BA LLB had 17,054 applicants, LLM 1095 and 173 PhD.

Small yet significant increase in AILET registrations

The NLU Delhi has recorded a small yet significant rise in the number of registrations for both the undergraduate and postgraduate law programmes, added Dr Bajpai, even as he says, “This year, 22,460 aspirants registered for the law programmes in NLU Delhi, which showed an increase by 1693 registrations that of last year.”

Last year, AILET had received 20,767 registrations.

States with NLU record highest number of applications

He also shared that out of the total 20,007 applications, the majority have come from Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, Haryana, Madhya Pradesh and Bihar.

Interestingly, each of these states, but Haryana has a National Law University, for which the admissions will be administered through CLAT, which is to be held, exactly seven days from the AILET date, i.e., on May 13, 2018.

Gender-wise AILET 2018 applications

The NLU Delhi Registrar sharing more information on AILET 2018 application numbers says, “Besides 10,116 male and 9734 female applicants, AILET 2018 have received 6 transgender applications, too.”

AILET 2018

National Law University Delhi offers admissions into 83 BA LLB and 20 LLM programmes through the law entrance test, AILET. The candidates appearing for the NLU Delhi exam will have to attempt 150 questions of one mark each. The 90-minute admission test will be held in paper-pen format.

NLU Delhi will declare the exam result on May 24, following which the admission counselling will be organised.

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