AILET 2020 Exam and Question Paper Analysis, Answer Key and Solutions

Samiksha Rautela
Samiksha RautelaPublished On: September 30, 2020 | AILET

AILET 2020 has been successfully conducted on September 26, 2020, through online centre-based mode. The exam and question paper analysis of AILET 2020 has been shared below. Candidates can also find the answer key and solutions.

AILET Exam and Question Paper Analysis, Answer Key and Solutions

After being postponed several times amid the outbreak of coronavirus pandemic, AILET 2020 was conducted on September 26, 2020. The exam timings were 11.00 AM to 12.30 PM and all social distancing measures were be followed ardently in order to avoid the spread of COVID-19. 

Candidates were given 150 questions which had to be answered within 90 minutes. It must be noted that AILET is conducted once a year for admission to BA LLB and LLM courses offered by NLU, Delhi. Scroll through the page, to check the detailed question paper analysis of AILET 2020. AILET 2020 provisional answer key has been released on September 29, 2020.

Major Highlights of AILET 2020 Exam Analysis

The key pointers analysing the AILET 2020 exam are provided below. Aspirants must go through the table to get the gist of the exam.



Name of the Exam

AILET 2020

Overall Exam Difficulty Level

To be Updated

Exam Duration

90 Minutes

Total Questions

150 Questions

Total Questions from General Knowledge


Total Questions from Mathematics


Total Questions from Legal Aptitude


Total Questions from Reasoning


Total Questions from English


Type of Questions


Maximum Marks

150 Marks

Medium of Instructions


Marking Scheme

+1 for each correct answer, -0.25 for every incorrect attempt

Section-Wise AILET Question Paper Analysis 2020

The AILET question paper has questions from five different sections. The detailed section-wise AILET 2020 question paper analysis is provided below. The conclusions have been made keeping the expert viewpoints and the candidate’s feedback in mind.


Difficulty Level


General Knowledge

Easy to Moderate

Most of the questions in this section were based on the GK of 2019. Not many questions on static GK were asked.


Moderate to Difficult

The Mathematics section of AILET 2020 was similar to the previous years. Some questions were difficult but most of them could be solved easily.

Legal Aptitude


The Legal Aptitude section of AILET 2020 was lengthy and there was too much to read. Students faced difficulty in managing their time with this section.


Easy to Moderate

This section was quite time taking but the questions were easy to moderate.



Most of the questions were based on Grammar, Idioms and Phrases, and Vocabulary. A few were asked on parts of speech and no questions were asked on the figures of speech.

Overall, the difficulty level of AILET 2020 was moderate but the exam was quite lengthy. All the sections took more time than usual and the passages were also long.

AILET 2020 Expected Cutoff

The expected cutoff of AILET 2020 is around 75. As per the exam analysis and the number of students who gave the exam, it is estimated that the cutoff will be at least 75 and those who score more than this will be considered for admission to NLU Delhi. The number of good attempts for each section of AILET 2020 has also been listed below.

SectionGood Attempts
English20 - 22
Reasoning23 - 25
Legal Aptitude16 - 18
Genral Knowledge18 - 20
Overall85 - 90

Also Read:Private Law Colleges in India Accepting AILET Scores

AILET 2020 Answer Key and Solutions

The provisional AILET Answer Key has been released by NLU Delhi on September 29, 2020. The answer key has been released for the BA LLB and LLM programme. Candidates are required to go through the answer key and send suggestions/grievances regarding answer key (if any) to the University at

If found correct, the errors will be rectified in the AILET Final Answer Key. Provided below are the AILET 2020 Answer Keys for both, BA LLB and LLM programmes.

CourseQuestion bookletProvisionalAnswer key
BA LL.B ProgrammeClick here to DownloadClick here to Download
LLM ProgrammeClick here to DownloadClick here to Download

List of Popular Colleges for Direct Law Admission

Around 19,000 applicants appear for the AILET every year. Due to the fixed seats in NLU, Delhi, it is impossible for all the aspirants to get admission in the university. However, they can still get admission in other National Law Universities through CLAT. If due to low rank or less seat intake, an individual is unable to do so, they can either check out the Admission to Law Colleges Despite Low Rank in CLAT or can apply to the popular colleges listed below.

College Name


Shobhit University

Meerut, Uttar Pradesh

Mansarovar Global University

Sehore, Madhya Pradesh

Noida International University

Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh

Apex University

Jaipur, Rajasthan

CT University

Ludhiana, Punjab

Shoolini University

Solan, Himachal Pradesh

IEC University

Solan, Himachal Pradesh

Alliance University

Bangalore, Karnataka

KIIT University

Bhubaneswar, Odisha

University of Petroleum and Energy Studies

Dehradun, Uttarakhand

To take admission in the colleges listed above, you can either full the Common Application Form or dial our toll-free number 1800-572-9877. Our counselling experts will gladly reach out to you in no time!

Also Read:AILET Participating Colleges 2020

The result of the exam will be declared after the release of AILET Answer Key and the same will be shared on the AILET Result 2020 page. Students are advised to keep visiting the aforementioned link to check their respective results. In case of any questions related to AILET or law admissions, feel free to post them on the QnA zone.

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