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Eligibility

  • 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. The Foreign National and OCI/PIO Candidates are also required to apply online on the same portal.
  • To be eligible for admission to the LL. M. Programme, a candidate should have passed the LL.B. or an equivalent degree from a recognised University with not less than 55% marks on aggregate (50% in case of reserved categories, i.e. SC/ST/Persons with Disability).
  • Candidates appearing/awaiting results of the qualifying examination can also apply and appear in the Entrance Test. However, the eligibility by such candidates shall have to be obtained by the cut-off date which will be notified along with the Notification of Entrance Test result, and in case such candidate is placed in compartment in year of the admission would be treated as ineligible.


  • Foreign Nationals Candidates:
  • They are exempted from taking the admission test. The other regulations regarding the eligibility for admission will be the same as applicable to the other candidates. The candidates belonging to OCI/PIO category shall have the option to either apply under the Foreign National Category or under the category of Indian students. In case the OCI/PIO candidate apply under the category of Indian National, they have to appear in the All Indian Law Entrance Test along with other students.
  • Academic record of LL.B. or equivalent degree recognized by the UGC/ Association of Indian Universities with not less than 55% marks or the equivalent grade.
  • Assessment of necessary communication skills in written and spoken English and performance at the interview in terms of aptitude and capacity


  • Note:
    Definition of Foreign Nationals: The candidates who possess citizenship of a country other than India and hold valid passport.
    Definition of Overseas Citizen of India (OCI)/Person of Indian Origin (PIO): As notified by the Govt. of India.

Number of Seats


Seat Matrix -81 Seats (70+10+01)

S. No. Particulars Delhi Region 35 Seats All India 35 seats Total

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1.

Unreserved (UR)

14

01

14

01

30

2.

15% Scheduled Castes (SC)

05

00

05

00

10

3.

7.5% Scheduled Tribes (ST)

03

00

03

00

6

4.

22% Other Backward Castes (OBC)

07

01

07

01

16

5.

10% Economically Weaker Sections (EWS)

04

00

04

00

08

6.

Total

33

02

33

02

70

7.

Foreign Nationals {(5 Seats OCI/pIO) & 5 Seats Foreign Nationals)}

10

8.

Supernumerary Seats

Kashmiri Migrants (KM) including Kashmiri Pandits/Kashmiri Hindu Families (Non-Migrants) who are living in the Kashmir Valley

01

9.

Grand Total

81

10.

#Persons with Disabilities (PwD) - 5% horizontal reservation has been provided


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A. Eligibility for Seats Reserved for Students of Delhi

  1. Delhi Region Seats: Candidates passing the qualifying examination from a recognized School/ College/ Institute located within the National Capital Territory (NCT) of Delhi only will be eligible to apply for seats reserved for Delhi Region. In case distance education students, If the centre of examination/ study centre is located in the N.C.T. of Delhi, the candidate shall be considered under the Delhi Region and if the centre of examination/ study centre is located outside N.C.T. of Delhi, he/ she shall be considered under the All India Level seats.
  2. For eligibility on reserved seats of SC/ ST/ OBC/ EWS categories under Delhi Region, the candidates must fulfil the requirement mentioned at sr. No.1 above and also must possess category/ caste certificate issued by the competent authority of Government of Delhi. Certificate issued by any other authority will not be accepted for admission on these seats.

B. All India Level Seats:

The Indian Nationals passing qualifying examination from anywhere (including Delhi) are eligible under this category.

C. Scheduled Castes (15%) and Scheduled Tribes Categories (7.5%)

In order to claim reservation under these Categories, the candidate must have valid certificate issued by the competent authorities. Any unfilled seat(s) reserved for Scheduled Castes will be treated as reserved for Scheduled Tribes and vice-versa and will not be offered to any other reserved category. In case sufficient number of eligible candidates of Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes are not available in the respective category, the seats thus remaining vacant will be treated as unreserved and will be offered to the respective unreserved category candidates in order of merit.

A list of approved Competent Authorities for the issuance of Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe certificates is as follows: -

  1. District Magistrate, Additional District Magistrate, Deputy Commissioner, Collector, Additional Deputy Commissioner, Deputy Collector, 1st Class Stipendiary Magistrate, City Magistrate (not below the rank of 1st class Stipendiary Magistrate), Sub-Divisional Magistrate, Taluk Magistrate, Executive Magistrate and Extra Assistant Commissioner;
  2. Chief Presidency Magistrate, Additional Chief Presidency Magistrate and Presidency Magistrate;
  3. Revenue Officer not below the rank of Tehsildar;
  4. Administrator, Secretary to the Administrator or the Development Officer (Lakshadweep & Minicoy Islands).

D. Persons with Disabilities (PWD)

Horizontal reservation of 5% has been provided to the candidates belonging to Persons with Disabilities (PwD) category in accordance with the provisions of “The Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act 2016‟ (PWD ACT). The candidates possessing PwD certificate issued by the competent authority as per the provisions of “The Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act 2016 will be eligible to apply under this category.

E. 22% Other Backward Class (OBC Non-Creamy Layer)

22% seats are reserved for OBC (Non-Creamy Layer) Category. The candidate possessing OBC (Non-Creamy Layer) issued by the competent authority will be eligible to apply under this category.

The non-creamy layer certificate should be issued on or after 1st January 2020.

A list of approved Competent Authorities for the issuance of OBC certificates is as under: -

  1. District Magistrate, Additional District Magistrate, Deputy Commissioner, Collector, Additional Deputy Commissioner, Deputy Collector, 1st Class Stipendiary Magistrate, City Magistrate (not below the rank of 1st class Stipendiary Magistrate), Sub-Divisional Magistrate, Executive Magistrate.
  2. Chief Presidency Magistrate/ Additional Chief Presidency Magistrate/ Presidency Magistrate
  3. Revenue Officer not below the rank of Tehsildar and
  4. Sub-Divisional Officer of the area where the candidate and/or his family normally resides.

F. Economically Weaker Section (EWS)

10% seats are reserved for Economically Weaker Section (EWS). The benefit of reservation under EWS can be availed upon production of an Income and Asset Certificate issued by a Competent Authority. The Income and Asset Certificate issued by any one of the following authority, shall only be accepted as proof of candidate's claim as belonging to EWS:

  1. District Magistrate/ Additional District Magistrate/ Collector/ Deputy Commissioner/ Additional' Deputy Commissioner/ 1st Class Stipendiary Magistrate/ Sub-Divisional Magistrate/ Taluka Magistrate/ Executive Magistrate/ Extra Assistant Commissioner
  2. Chief Presidency Magistrate/ Additional Chief Presidency Magistrate/ Presidency Magistrate
  3. Revenue Officer not below the rank of Tehsildar and
  4. Sub-Divisional Officer of the area where the candidate and/or his family normally resides.

G. Kashmiri Migrants

Kashmiri Migrants includes Kashmiri Pandits/Kashmiri Hindu Families (Non-Migrants) who are living in the Kashmir Valley.

One supernumerary seat is earmarked for Kashmiri migrants. A certificate issued by the competent authority for availing benefit under this category is to be uploaded by candidates at the time of applying online and will have to produce at the time of admission.

Since seat of Kashmiri Migrant Quota is supernumerary, it will not be converted at all in any other category in case it remains unfilled.

H. Resident of Jammu and Kashmir Category

Two supernumerary seats are earmarked for Resident of Jammu & Kashmir Category. A certificate issued by the competent authority for availing benefit of this category is to be uploaded by candidates at the time of applying online and will have to produce at the time of admission. Since the seats of Resident of Jammu & Kashmir Category Quota are supernumerary, they will not be converted at all in any other category in case they remain unfilled.

I. The required certificate (s) for reserved categories/ classes will be essential at the time of applying online & required to be produced in original at the time of provisional admission. No provisional admission shall be granted for want of caste/category certificate from the competent authority. Further, the caste/category certificate should invariably be in the name of candidate himself/herself and not in favour of respective parents/guardians/spouse or any other family members etc.

J. The conversion of seats reserved for SC, ST, OBC, EWS etc. to respective unreserved category shall be done only if no eligible candidate is available in the merit list of the concerned reserved category. However, while converting the seats, any unfilled seat(s) reserved for ST Category will be offered to SC Category and vice versa in the respective category and only after that the conversion of the unfilled reserved category seats to the respective unreserved seats shall be effected.

K. If the Reservation certificate is issued from outside Delhi for SC/ST/OBC/EWS categories, then the candidate will be eligible for All India seats under the respective category. However, the candidates possessing SC/ST/OBC/EWS categories certificate issued by the Govt. of NCT of Delhi will be eligible for seats reserved for Delhi region as well as on All India seats.

L. It is the sole responsibility of the candidate to prove his/her eligibility for claiming reservation under any of the reserved categories/sub-categories. The candidates claiming reservation under SC / ST/ OBC/EWS/ KM/ J & K resident categories/PwD sub-categories will be required to upload the scanned copy of the certificate on the online application portal and produce original certificate at the time of provisional admission & document verification.

All India Law Entrance Test (AILET)


Timing of AILET
10:00 am to 11:30 am on May 3, 2020 (Sunday)

The detailed notification for the AILET is published in leading national newspapers and on the University website.

Entrance Test (AILET) Scheme

The AILET has 150 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) for 150 marks that must be attempted within 1 hour 30 minutes. The broad syllabus for 150 MCQ will be from all major subject of law like Criminal Law, Constitutional Law, Law of Contract, Jurisprudence, Law of Tort and International Law etc..

Negative marking: There will be Negative Marking in AILET 2020-21. 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.

Entrance Exam Fee

Unreserved / OBC / SC / ST / EWS / Foreign Nationals / Kashmiri Migrants

Rs.3,050/-

Persons with Disability

Rs.1,050/-

SC&ST Category

Rs.1,050/-

(No Entrance Examination fee for SC/ST Below Poverty Line (BPL) only)


Fees Structure

PARTICULARS

FEE FROM HOSTLERS

FEE FROM

NON-HOSTLERS

Tuition Fee

INR 1,00,000.00

INR 1,00,000.00

Campus Development Fund Fee

INR 3,000.00(One time)

INR 3,000.00(One time)

Admission Fee

INR 1,000.00(One time)

INR 1,000.00 (One time)

Examination Fee

INR 3,000.00

INR 3,000.00

Library Fee

INR 3,000.00

INR 3,000.00

Internet Fee

INR 8,000.00

INR 8,000.00

Electricity Charges

INR 12,000.00

INR 12,000.00

Sports and Games Facilities Fee

INR 3,000.00

INR 3,000.00

Journals Fee

INR 2,000.00

INR 2,000.00

Dissertation  Fee

INR 1,000.00

INR 1,000.00

Room Rent (For Hostel)

INR 18,000.00

-

Hostel Facilities (For Hostel)

INR 20,000.00

-

*Library Deposit

INR 3,000.00

INR 3,000.00

*Hostel Deposit (For Hostel)

INR 5,000.00

-

*Mess Deposit (For Hostel)

INR 3,000.00

-

Total

INR 1,85000.00

INR 1,39,000.00


Foreign Nationals: The annual tuition fee shall be in Indian Rupees equivalent to 5,000 (Five Thousand Only) US Dollars for candidates from SAARC countries and 10,000 (Ten Thousand Only) US Dollars from other countries. Other fees will be same as applicable to Indian students.

In addition to above, Mess advance INR 21000.00 per semester will be paid by the students to be adjusted as per actual charges/expenses of the Hostel Mess. The amount may be increased after reviewing the actual expenses on the recommendations of Mess Committee, if required, with the approval of the Vice-Chancellor.

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

Hostel Accommodation: It may be noted that due to paucity of rooms in the hostel, the National Law University, Delhi shall not be able to provide the hostel accommodation to male as well as female students admitted in the LL.M. Programme.

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