By Lex Templum on 16 June
A. ELIGIBILITY FOR ADMISSION
§ 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 to appear for admission to One year- LL.M. Programme, a candidate should have passed the LL.B or an equivalent degree from a recognised University with not less than 50% marks in aggregate (45% in case of SC/ST/Persons with Disability category).
§ 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 National candidates are exempted from taking the All India Law Entrance Test-2021 (AILET-2021). 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 apply either 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. The admission for Foreign
Nationals shall be made on the basis of: a) 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. b) 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 a valid passport of Foreign Country.
Definition of Overseas Citizen of India (OCI)/Person of Indian Origin
(PIO): As notified by the Govt. of India.
B. NUMBER OF SEATS
5% Horizontal Reservation across the categories has been provided to the PwD
C. SCHEDULED CASTES (15%) AND SCHEDULED TRIBES (7.5%) CATEGORIES
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 converted to 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: -
§ 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;
§ Chief Presidency Magistrate, Additional Chief Presidency Magistrate and
§ Revenue Officer not below the rank of Tehsildar;
§ Administrator, Secretary to the Administrator or the Development Officer
(Lakshadweep & Minicoy Islands).
D. OTHER BACKWARD CLASS-OBC NON-CREAMY LAYER (22%)
22% seats are reserved for OBC (Non-Creamy Layer) Category. The candidate possessing a valid OBC (Non-Creamy Layer) certificate 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 2021.
A list of approved Competent Authorities for the issuance of OBC certificates is as under: -
§ 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.
§ Chief Presidency Magistrate/ Additional Chief Presidency Magistrate/ Presidency Magistrate
§ Revenue Officer not below the rank of Tehsildar and Sub-Divisional Officer of the area where the candidate and/or his family normally resides.
E. ECONOMICALLY WEAKER SECTION-EWS (10%)
10% seats are reserved for Economically Weaker Section (EWS). The benefit of reservation under EWS can be availed upon production of a valid 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:
§ 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
§ Chief Presidency Magistrate/ Additional Chief Presidency Magistrate/
§ Revenue Officer not below the rank of Tehsildar and
§ Sub-Divisional Officer of the area where the candidate and/or his family normally resides.
The EWS certificate should be issued on or after 1st January 2021
F. PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES (PWD) 5% HORIZONTAL RESERVATION
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‟. The candidates possessing a valid 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.
G. KASHMIRI MIGRANTS (KM)-ONE SUPERNUMERARY SEAT
One supernumerary seat is earmarked for Kashmiri Migrants. Kashmiri Migrants includes Kashmiri Pandits/Kashmiri Hindu Families (Non-Migrants) who are living in the Kashmir Valley. A valid certificate issued by the competent authority for availing benefit under this category is to be produced by candidate at the time of provisional admission. Since seat of Kashmiri Migrant quota is supernumerary, it will not be converted at all in any other category in case it remain unfilled.
OTHER IMPORTANT INSTRUCTIONS
§ The required certificate(s) for reserved categories/ classes will be essential and 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.
§ It is the sole responsibility of the candidate to prove his/her eligibility for claiming reservation under any of the reserved categories/subcategories. The candidates claiming reservation under SC/ST/OBC/EWS/ KM/ categories/PwD sub-categories will be required to produce original certificate at the time of provisional admission & document verification.
§ The conversion of seats reserved for SC, ST, OBC, EWS etc. to 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 unreserved seats shall be effected.
§ If the seat reserved for Persons with Disabilities remain unfilled due to non-availability of eligible PwD candidates(s) under respective category,
the same shall be treated as unreserved for the particular category from which horizontal reservation has been provided.
§ The unfilled seats under Foreign National Category will be carried over to
Unreserved Category and filled on Merit.
H. CONDUCT OF ALL INDIA LAW ENTRANCE TEST-2021
§ All India Law Entrance Test for admission to B.A.LL.B.(Hons.), LL.M. and Ph.D. Programme will be conducted on June 20, 2021 from 10.00 am to
§ 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 subjects of law including Criminal Law, Constitutional Law, Law of Contract, Jurisprudence, Law of Tort and International Law, etc.
§ Negative marking: There will be Negative Marking in AILET 2021. 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 one (1) mark.
§ If two or more candidates get the same marks at the All India Law
Entrance Test (AILET) their merit will be decided as follows:
a) Senior Age;
b) Computerized draw of lots
§ The University will notify the counselling process for admission at the time of announcement of AILET 2021 result.
§ Candidates who are selected shall be intimated about the selection, immediately by the University through email and by posting the result on the website of the University. The candidates will be given stipulated time for getting admission, failing which, the offer of admission stands cancelled.
§ The same procedure shall be followed in the case of wait-listed candidates.
I. ENTRANCE EXAM FEE
J. FEES STRUCTURE
FEE FROM NON-HOSTLERS
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.
*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 separate accounts and will be used only for students and alumni.
K. 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 hostel accommodation to any student admitted in the LL.M. Programme. Accordingly, the hostel fees/dues have not been included in the above fee structure.
GUIDELINES FOR SUBMISSION OF ONLINE APPLICATION FORM
The following guidelines may be read by all applicants before filling the application form for Admission to AILET 2021:
1. The candidates are advised to go through the admission notification carefully and acquaint themselves with all requirements in respect to filling up of the Online Application Form.
2. It will be the sole responsibility of the candidate to make sure that he/she is eligible and fulfils all the conditions prescribed for admission in particular programme. The fee paid for application for admission shall not be refundable.
3. Incomplete application form will be summarily rejected and no request will be entertained in this regard.
4. Name of the Candidate: Candidates should write his / her Name in CAPITAL LETTERS as given in Class X or equivalent certificate. If your name has several initials, leave one blank after each of them.
5. Email address/Mobile Number: Candidates should write his/her correct mobile number and email address only which will be used for sending various communications related to AILET 2021.
6. Name of Father / Mother: Write the name of your Father or Mother exactly as in your Class X or equivalent certificate.
7. Date of Birth: Enter the date, month and year of your birth as per English calendar and as recorded in your School / Board (Class – X) / Pre-University examination certificate.
8. Gender: Select the correct option.
9. Category: Select the appropriate option for your categories – SC, ST, OBC, UR,
EWS, Kashmiri Migrant, J & K Residents, Persons with disabilities and Foreign Nationals. Category certificate to be verified during admission/ Counselling process.
10. Centre Choice Details: Select any three centres of your choice in order of preference.
11. Nationality: If your nationality is Indian, option indicated for ―INDIAN. If your nationality is not Indian; option indicated for ―FOREIGN.
12. Contact and Family Details: Please provide your proper contact and family
13. Mailing Address: Write your complete mailing address IN CAPITAL LETTERS including the STATE, DISTRICT, CITY AND PIN CODE. Candidates are
required to enter correct Mobile Numbers of parents and email address at which the SMS/communication will be sent.
14. Academic Qualification: Select your qualifying examinations and fill the requested information. Percentage (%)/ Grading should be entered manually.
15. Photograph & signature of the Candidate:
(i.) The candidate should upload his/her recent colour passport size photograph with white background & size as specified (i.e. 15KB–250 KB).
(ii.) Passport size photograph should not have cap, goggles etc. (Spectacles are allowed). The face of the candidate should cover about 75% of the photograph. The photograph must clearly show the face of the candidate in the preview box/page.
(iii.) Image should be in .jpg/.jpeg format only.
(iv.) The candidate should also upload his/ her scanned signature on white paper with size as specified (i.e. 15 KB – 250KB).
(v.) Candidate signature should be clear and without overwriting on a white paper with Black/Blue pen within a box of 6*3cms (width*height) and clearly visible in the preview box/ page.
(vi.) The scanned signature should be in .jpg/.jpeg format only.
(vii.) The candidate should keep two identical photographs with him/ her, in reserve, which may be used for pasting on the Admit Card at the time of Entrance Test/ Counselling/ Admission if required.
16. The candidate will be solely responsible for all the consequences arising out of any error or omission in the Application Form.
17. Before submission of online application candidates are requested to check their details through PREVIEW option.
18. Candidate will pay requisite application fee through any DEBIT/ CREDIT CARDs, and Net Banking etc. After successful payment of the registration fee and generation of acknowledgement slip, a confirmation email will be sent to the applicant.
19. Login Id: After successful registration, candidates will be provided an application number, which will be a LOGIN ID for logging in the candidate account for which password will be sent by email/SMS.
20. Candidate will be required to produce the following documents/certificate in original at the time of admission/counselling process:
a. Marks Statement of B.A.LL.B./LL.B. or equivalent and Class XII & X.
b. Latest Character Certificate
c. Transfer Certificate
d. Valid SC/ST/OBC/EWS/ Persons with Disability / Kashmiri Migrant (wherever applicable)
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