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The law is not the private property of lawyers, nor is justice the exclusive province of judges and juries. In the final analysis, true justice is not a matter of courts and law books, but of a commitment in each of us to liberty and mutual respect.

Jimmy Carter


  • All candidates, other than those applying under the Foreign Nationals category, should appear for the All India Law Entrance Test (AILET) and selection shall be solely on that basis.
  • Candidates should score at least 40% of the marks in the AILET (30% for SC/ ST candidates)
  • In order to appear for the AILET, candidates should have passed the 10+2 examination and scored a minimum of 50%. However, candidates appearing for 10+2 examinations in the year of the AILET can also apply, provided they meet the above eligibility at the time of admission.

Number of Seats

  • The University admits 80students every year to the B.A.LL.B. (Hons.)
  • 10 seats are set aside for Foreign Nationals.
  • Of the remaining seats (70), 15% are reserved for Scheduled Castes, 7.5% for Scheduled Tribe, 5% for Persons with Disabilities.
    Apart from above 3 seats are supernumerary as follows:
  • 1 seat is reserved for migrants from Kashmir.
  • 2 seats are reserved for residents of Jammu and Kashmir

All India Law Entrance Test (AILET)

The AILET is held on the first Sunday of May every year. The detailed notification for the AILET is published in leading national newspapers and on the University website during January every year.

The AILET has 150 questions for 150 marks that must be attempted within 1 hour 30 minutes. The AILET has sections on English, General Knowledge, Basic Mathematics, Logical Reasoning and Legal Aptitude.

Negative marking: There will be Negative Marking in AILET 2018. The criteria for negative marking will be based on the formula 0.25*4=1 that means per wrong answer 0.25 Marks will be deducted. Therefore, four wrong answers will lead to deduction of 1 Mark.

The fee for appearing for the AILET is: Rs. 3050 for General Category candidates; Rs. 1050 for Persons with Disabilities; Rs. 1050 for SC/ ST candidates. There is no entrance examination fee for SC/ ST candidates below the poverty line.

Old Question Papers of Entrance Test of B.A.LL.B.(Hons.) Programme from the year 2010 to 2017 are available on the counter at NLU, Delhi for sale on payment of Rs. 500/- by Credit /Debit Cards or through post by sending a Demand Draft of Rs. 550/- in favour of Registrar, National Law University Delhi payable at New Delhi. .Please do send a covering letter with an address for delivery


The fees payable fall into three categories: annual fees; one-time fees; and deposits.

Annual Fees

Tuition Fee: Rs. 85,000 p.a
Halls of Residence: Rs. 18,000 p.a
Electricity Charges: Rs. 12,000 p.a.
Other Fees*: Rs. 28,500 p.a
Mess Advance: Rs. 21,000 per semester

One-Time Fees (to be paid only at the time of admission to the I-year)
Campus Development Fund: Rs. 5,000
Admission Fee: Rs. 2,500


Library Deposit: Rs. 5,000 (Rs. 2,500 for SC/ ST students)
Hostel Deposit: Rs. 5,000
Mess Deposit: Rs. 5,000

* 50% of the deposits remaining after dues will go towards Student Welfare Fund and 50% towards Alumni on completion of the course with the consent of the students. The Student Welfare Fund shall be kept in a separate account and will be used only for students & alumni.

*The category of ‘Other Fees’ within Annual Fees includes Examination Fee, Reading Material Fee, Library and Internet Fee, Sports and Facilities Fee, Journals Fee, Fund for Moot Courts and Conferences, Electricity Charges, Student Welfare Fund, SBC Fund