All about Army Institute of Law- Law Entrance Test (AIL-LET) for B.A LL.B

The Army Institute of Law was established in 1999 by the Indian Army under the supervision of Army Welfare Education Society (AWES). The Army Institute of Law is affiliated to Punjabi University and for the admission to the B.A LL.B course the Army Institute of Law (AIL), conducts the Law Entrance Test (LET) which is organized by the Army Institute of Law-Mohali, Punjab.
What is AIL-LET?
The AIL-LET is a national level exam which is conducted for the admissions to the 5-year integrated course of law, the B.A LL.B, and is generally conducted in June for which the application form is released in March. Interested law candidates can apply for the AIL-LET from the official website of the Army Institute of Law. The entire process to apply for the AIL-LET is online and the admission to the Army Institute of Law is given purely on the bases of marks scored in the AIL-LET.
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AIL-LET Important Exam Dates
Check the important dates for Army Institute of Law-Law Entrance Test (AIL-LET) B.A LL.B programme:-
Availability of AIL-LET application form
To be notified
Last date of AIL-LET application (without late fee)
To be notified
Last date of AIL-LET application (with late fee)
To be notified
Availability of Admit Card
To be notified
AIL-LET Date of Examination
To be notified
AIL-LET of Result
To be notified
AIL-LET Commencement of counselling sessions
To be notified
AIL-LET Distribution of Seats
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Take a look at the Army Institute of Law (AIL) B.A LL.B distribution of seats in the table below:-
Wards of Army Personnel
Punjab Resident Civil Category
All India Civil Categories
Total Seats
AIL Admission Process
Know the procedure of admission to Army Institute of Law (AIL) B.A LL.B after clearing the Law Entrance Test (LET):-
  • Admission to 60 seats for wards of army personnel will be done through entrance test conducted by the Army Institute of Law under the supervision of the Army Welfare Education Society (AWES).
  • Similarly admission to the 04 seats under the All India Category will be conducted through the entrance test organized by the Army Institute of Law under the aegis of the Army Welfare Education Society (AWES).
  • Candidates belonging to the Wards of Army Personnel category and All India Civil Category will be called for counseling as per the merit in the AIL-LET written exam. Admission will be subjected to the fulfillment of eligibility criteria on the day of counseling.
  • Admission to the 16 seats in the Punjab Category will be based on 10+2 merit, drawn up by the nominated university as per the notification issued by the Government of Punjab.
Army Institute of Law Eligibility Criteria
Check the Army Institute of Law eligibility criteria for B.A LL.B:-
  • A candidate should have passed 10+2 examination from Punjab School Education Board or any other equivalent examination recognized as such by a university nominated by the Government of Punjab, Patiala.
  • The aspirants, who have passed 10+2 through Open University Systems directly, without any basic qualifications for pursuing such studies, are not eligible for admission in AIL law courses.
  • The candidates who have appeared in the 10+2 qualifying examination in March/April are allowed to take the AIL-LET provisionally, subjected to the condition that their candidature shall stand cancelled in case they do not pass the 10+2 March/April exams with the requisite percentage of marks.
  • The candidates passing the compartment papers of qualifying exam of 10+2 subsequently shall not be eligible for admission even if a seat is available in the AIL’s.
  • In case the applicant has passed a qualifying examination from Board/University whose degree has not been notified as equivalent to the University nominated by the Government of Punjab, he/she will have to produce the eligibility certificate from the nominated university, at the time of interview, failing which his/her candidature shall not be considered.
  • The candidates whose declaration of results is delayed should apply well in time to the concerned Board of Examination to forward a confidential result directly to the Principal, Army Institute of Law, Mohali. The responsibility to ensure its timely dispatch will be that of the candidate solely. Delayed receipt of result shall render the candidate ineligible for admission.
  • As per Punjabi University, Patiala (nominated university) letter No. 5262 dated June 19, 2000, the students passing the qualifying exam of Bihar Education Board are not eligible to seek admission.
AIL-LET Syllabus and AIL-LET Exam pattern
The AIL-LET will comprise the questions from the various sections which are given in the table below and the marks distribution for the each section is also mentioned in the table given under:-
Sections In AIL-LET
Topics under each AIL-LET section
Number of questions in each AIL-LET section 
Marks distribution of each section of AIL-LET  
English language
  • Comprehension
  • Grammar
  • Synonyms
  • Antonyms
  • One word Substitution
  • Sentence Completion
  • Spotting Errors
  • Idioms and Phrases
General Knowledge
  • History
  • Art and Literature/General Awareness
  • Economics
  • Current Affairs pertaining to matters featured in mainstream media can be asked
Legal Aptitude
As the candidates cannot be tested on any prior knowledge of law or legal concepts, only questions pertaining to Legal Awareness will be framed with the help of legal propositions and a set of facts such as:-
  • Law and Judiciary
  • Current and important legal facts.
  • Legal Terms, which commonly occurs in layman’s language but are used some time without understanding
Logical Reasoning and Mental Ability
  • Series Completion
  • Coding-Decoding
  • Blood relations
  • Direction Sense test
  • Logical Venn Diagrams
  • Completion of Series
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AIL-LET Examination Centers
The AIL-LET is conducted in the cities mentioned in the list given below:-
  • Pathankot
  • Ambala Cantt
  • Bangalore
  • Delhi
  • Jodhpur
  • Lucknow
  • Kolkata
  • Pune
  • Guwahati
  • Secunderabad
  • Mohali
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Hope that the given details regarding Army Institute of Law and AIL-LET in the above article help the AIL-LET aspirants with the information they are seeking. Wishing the very best of luck to AIL-LET aspirants and law after +2 aspirants as well!! 
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