AILET PG 2023 Seat Allotment Criteria

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AILET PG Seat Allotment Criteria
AILET PG Seat Allotment Criteria

The All India Law Entrance Test (AILET) is an annual examination which is conducted by the 

National Law University, Delhi (NLU-Delhi). NLU-Delhi has, over the years, become one of the top and most prestigious law schools in the country owing to its rankings, alumni and faculty. 

The AILET examination is conducted by NLU-Delhi for admissions to their UG, PG and PhD programmes at a national level. 

Exam NameAll India Law Entrance Test (AILET PG)
Conducting BodyNational University of Delhi
Application FeesINR 3500 for General CategoryINR 1500 for SC/ ST/ EWS
Seats Available81
Negative MarkingNo

 AILET PG 2023 Seat Allotment Breakdown

The official website lays down the seat allotment and the reservation fixed for each of the categories. Candidates who wish to avail the benefit of the reservation must ensure that they fulfil the eligibility criteria for such reservation. The seat allotment for each reserved category is discussed below:

CategoryReservation percentage
Scheduled Caste15%
Scheduled Tribe7.5%
Other-Backward Classes (OBC) – Non-Creamy Layer22%
Economically Weaker Section (EWS)10%
Persons with Disabilities (PWD)5%

Further, there are a total of 32 seats for the general category and 1 seat is reserved for Kashmiri Migrants. Furthermore, there are a total of 10 seats for foreign nationals.

Also Read: AILET PG Cutoff

AILET PG 2023 Seat Allotment Procedure

The AILET PG 2023 Seat Allotment procedure is announced by the National Law University of Delhi. Candidates appearing for the AILET PG 2023 exam will be given preference as per their categories. Based on the AILET exam marks, the merit list will be released.

Candidates appearing for the AILET PG 2023 exam have to secure the cutoff marks to make themselves eligible for admission. For Post Graduation or LLM programs, usually, 2-3 merit lists are released depending on how many seats have been allotted. 

AILET PG Seat Allotment Important Dates

We recommend that candidates keep themselves up to date with important dates relating to AILET PG counselling and selection procedure. The important dates for AILET PG are noted below:

ParticularsImportant Dates
Declaration of Result19th December 2022
Release of Answer Key19th December 2022
Counseling Invitees 20th December 2022
1st Provisional Merit List & Waiting List6th January 2023
First Provisional Merit List of Selected Candidates under Foreign Nationals and OCI/PIO Category17th January 2023
2nd Provisional List30th January 2023

AILET PG 2023 Merit List

The admission of candidates in NLU-Delhi based on AILET exam will be dependent on the merit list and the inclusion of their names in the merit list. As stated above, the first and second merit lists for AILET PG have already been released. Candidates can download these merit lists from the official website or refer to our blog at


What is the total number of seats available for AILET PG 2023?

The total number of seats available for the AILET PG 2023 is 81. There is also reservation for candidates belonging to reserved categories or foreign nationals. The details are noted in the above blog. 

What is the application fee for AILET PG 2023?

Candidates applying for the AILET PG 2023 will have to pay INR 3,500 if they belong to the General/OBC/EWS/Foreign Nationals/ Kashmiri Migrants categories. The fee is INR 1,500 for SC/ST and persons with disability. Further, below-poverty-line candidates belonging to SC/ST category are exempted from fees.

Is the AILET exam tougher than CLAT?

Yes. Candidates who have prepared for both these exams have stated that the AILET exam is comparably more difficult than the CLAT. Therefore, to secure better marks candidates have to prepare well and have to focus on all the subjects and topics which will be asked in the AILET PG exam.

The AILET PG 2023 exam is conducted to fill up the seats at the National Law University of Delhi. In this blog, we have discussed how seat allotment works after the examination. The blog also touches upon reserved seats and answers frequently asked questions. We hope the blog proves helpful for candidates interested in AILET 2023. 

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