AILET Result – Dates, Merit List, Counselling, Seat Allotment, Fee

National Law University (NLU), Delhi will release the AILET result 2020 in online mode on its official website ( The date of AILET 2020 result declaration is yet to be announced. Candidates must note that the NTA, on behalf of NLU Delhi, shall be conducting the AILET 2020 as a Remote Proctored Test (RPT). It is crucial to know that NLU, Delhi recently released a notice regarding the postponed date of AILET 2020. The exam is now postponed till further notice. AILET 2020 was previously scheduled to be conducted on the 18th August 2020. Consequently, the date of result for the AILET 2020 will also be rescheduled by the governing body. Candidates will be notified regarding the new exam date for AILET 2020 atleast 10 days prior on the official website of NLU, Delhi or NTA.

NLU Delhi will release the AILET result 2020 in a PDF format separately for all the three programmes (B.A. LLB, LL.M and PhD) for various categories. Candidates have to find their names/roll numbers in the AILET result PDF to check their AILET score. On the basis of the scores obtained by the candidates in AILET 2020, NLU Delhi will prepare a merit list to call the candidates for the counselling and seat allotment process (the number of seat allotment rounds is subject to available seats after each round). 

Read this article to get complete information on AILET result 2020, including how to check the result, cutoff, preparation of the merit list, further admission process, tie-breaking criteria, etc. 

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AILET Result – Key Highlights

  1. NLU Delhi reserves the authoritative rights to release the AILET result 2020
  2. Candidates will be able to check the AILET result in a PDF format
  3. NLU Delhi will list down the result – category-wise, roll number-wise and marks-wise.
  4. AILET result for all the three courses i.e. B.A. LL.B, LL.M and PhD shall be released separately.
  5. B.A. LLB and LL.M aspirants whose AILET scores qualify as per the cutoff will be shortlisted by NLU Delhi for counselling. The category of the candidates will also influence the shortlisting process. 
  6. Candidates seeking PhD admission through AILET have to go through a separate selection process, instead of the conventional counselling process. For the PhD candidates, the AILET 2020 exam will just be qualifying in nature. Those securing more than 50% (general category)/45% (SC/ST) will have to submit their research proposals to the doctoral committee. The final selection of the PhD candidates will be on the basis of their research proposal presentation. 

AILET Result  – Important Dates 

Candidates must keep themselves updated about the AILET result 2020 schedule by keeping an eye on the table below.

Key Dates of AILET Result 2020*

Events  Important Dates
AILET Exam Date for Remote Proctored Test  Yet to be announced
Declaration of AILET result (B.A. LL.B) Yet to be announced
Declaration of AILET result (LL.M) Yet to be announced
Declaration of AILET result (PhD) Yet to be announced
AILET counselling and seat allotment process Yet to be announced

*NLU Delhi is yet to announce the AILET result declaration date. We will be updating the table above as per the latest notifications and updates by the NLU Delhi

How to Check AILET Result 2020?

Examinees have to follow certain steps jotted down to check the AILET result 2020. 

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Step 1 – Visit the official website of NLU Delhi, i.e.

Step 2 – Click on the ‘AILET Admissions 2020’ link

Step 3 – You will find the category-wise, roll number-wise and marks-wise lists. Click on the relevant list

Step 4 – Press ‘ctrl+f’ on the system keyboard and enter your name/roll number in the search tab

Step 5 – Your marks will appear against the details of the examinees

Candidates must note that the inclusion of names in the category-wise/marks-wise/roll-number-wise lists will not guarantee admission. These lists will comprise the AILET result for all the examinees who appeared for the entrance test. 

AILET Result – Details Furnished on the Result PDF

Candidates will come across the following details while checking the AILET result PDF:

  1. AILET roll number
  2. Name of the examinee
  3. Name of father/mother/guardian
  4. Gender
  5. Category
  6. Marks

Candidates must check all the details in the result PDF and contact the NLU Delhi admission department if there is any sort of discrepancy.

AILET Result – Compilation

NLU Delhi releases the AILET result in a PDF format for all the categories. Also, candidates will be able to check the AILET result for their respective category. NLU Delhi will calculate the AILET result as per the predetermined AILET marking scheme.

Formula used to calculate the candidates’ AILET score

AILET Score = (Number of correct responses) – (0.25 × Number of incorrect responses)

NLU Delhi will compile the AILET result in the following different lists:

  1. Marks-wise AILET Result
  2. Roll-number-wise AILET Result
  3. AILET Result for Scheduled Caste 
  4. AILET Result for Scheduled Tribes
  5. AILET Result for Persons with Disability
  6. AILET Result for Kashmiri Migrants
  7. AILET Result for Residents of Jammu and Kashmir

AILET Result – Cutoff

NLU Delhi will determine the AILET cutoff after the release of the result. While there is still time in the release of the AILET 2020 cutoff, candidates can check the previous year’s AILET UG (B.A. LL.B) and PG (LL.M.) cut off  to understand the cutoff trend. 

AILET Cut Off 2019

Category  AILET UG Cutoff (Out of 150 marks)  AILET PG Cutoff (Out of 150 marks)
General 72.25 57.25
Scheduled Tribe 50 28
Scheduled Caste 49.75 36.5
Kashmiri Migrants 48.25 11.75
Residents of Jammu and Kashmir 51.25 – 
Persons with Disability 35.25 26

AILET Result – Merit List

After the determination of the AILET cutoff list, NLU Delhi will prepare a merit list and waitlist in order to shortlist the candidates for the counselling process. NLU Delhi considers multiple factors for the preparation of merit list, namely:

  1. Cutoff marks
  2. Performance of candidate
  3. Seat matrix
  4. Reservation policy

Preparation of AILET Merit List 

NLU Delhi will release the merit list in multiple rounds depending upon the vacancy after each seat allotment round. For instance, if the general category seats for the B.A. LL.B course are 50 in number, NLU Delhi will shortlist the top 50 merit holders from the general category. Similarly, if the SC category has a category reservation of 15 seats, NLU Delhi will shortlist the top 15 SC category candidates on the basis of their performance in the AILET 2020. 

If the seats remain vacant after the first round seat allotment, NLU Delhi will release a second merit list for the respective category to invite candidates for admission.

AILET Result – Tie-Breaking Criteria

If two or more candidates get the same AILET score, NLU Delhi follows specific criteria to break the tie between/amongst candidates. The tie-breaking criteria for AILET UG 2020 are as follows

  1. NLU Delhi will consider the class 12th score of the candidates. Candidate with a better score in the class 12th will be given the preference during the preparation of the AILET merit list 
  2. In case both the contending candidates hold a similar score in class 12th, then the class 10th marks are taken into consideration
  3. If the tie still exists, the older candidate as per the date of birth in the matriculation certificate will be given preference over the other candidate.

For breaking a tie incase of LL.M and PhD courses, the marks in the qualifying examination are considered as the tie-breaking criteria. Candidates with a higher score will be given preference over the other candidate.

AILET Counselling and Seat Allotment

Candidates whose names appear in the merit list will be eligible to participate in the AILET counselling and the seat allotment process. Eligible candidates have to report at the counselling venue as per the schedule along with relevant documents. Officials from NLU Delhi will verify the documents of the candidates to generate a provisional seat allotment letter. 

Candidates have to submit the demand draft of Rs. 50,000 at the counselling venue itself. Thereafter, the balance payment of admission fee can be done within a stipulated deadline for NLU Delhi admissions. Candidates paying the admission fee before the last date will secure their admission in the respective course. 

AILET 2020 – Seat Matrix

Candidates can check the table below to know the revised seat matrix for B.A.LL.B, LL.M and PhD courses at NLUD.

Seat Intake Capacity at NLU Delhi

Category Seats intake for B.A. LL.B Seats intake for LL.M Seats intake for PhD*
Indian Nationals 70 70 8
Foreign nationals 10 10 2
Residents of J & K 2 (supernumerary)
Kashmiri Migrants  1 (supernumerary) 1

*Candidates must note that the seat intake capacity for the PhD programmes may increase up to 25% if the faculty members of NLU Delhi are willing to apply for the programme.

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AILET Result  – FAQs

✔️ Who will release the AILET result 2020, NTA or NLUD?

National Law University has the sole authority to release the AILET result. However, as the AILET 2020 is being conducted by NTA, the agency may prepare the result. Still, the discretionary power to release the AILET result will be with NLU Delhi.

✔️ Do I need any login credentials to check the AILET result?

No. NLU Delhi releases the AILET result in a PDF format on its official website. Candidates need to visit the official website ( and click on the direct link to access the AILET result PDF on the basis of marks, category or roll number.

✔️ What is the AILET merit list? Is it similar to the AILET result?

No. AILET merit list is not similar to the AILET result. NLU Delhi releases the round-wise AILET merit list to shortlist the candidates for the counselling and seat allotment rounds. The AILET result PDF, on the other hand, will comprise the names of all the examinees who appear for AILET 2020 along with their details and the marks.

✔️ What is the validity of the AILET result?

The AILET result will be valid until one admission cycle only. For the admission in the subsequent year, candidates have to appear for the AILET exam again.

✔️ When will the NLU Delhi release the AILET 2020 result?

NLU Delhi is yet to notify the AILET result 2020 release date. However, it is expected that the AILET 2020 result will be released of the in the 1st half of October(tentatively)

✔️ Can I take admission in NLU Delhi on the basis of CLAT score?

No. Candidates have to appear for AILET 2020 to be eligible for NLU Delhi admission. NLU Delhi conducts AILET for B.A. LL.B, LL.M and PhD programmes.

✔️ Do I need to obtain a minimum score in AILET for consideration while preparation of merit list?

Candidates taking AILET for B.A. LL.B and LLM need to score a minimum of 40% (30% in case of SC/ ST) whereas for PhD merit list preparation, candidates must have a minimum of 50% in AILET to be considered for the further selection process.

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