The Under-Graduate Programme Offered By The National Law Universities

The Sixteen NLUs offer a five-year integrated under-graduate law courses leading to the award of B.A. LL.B. (Hons.), B.Sc. LL.B. (Hons.), B.B.A. LL.B. (Hons.), B.S.W. LL.B. (Hons.), B.Com. LL.B. (Hons.) degrees.

The Post-Graduate Programme Offered By The National Law Universities

The information of the LL.M. degree course offered at the various NLUs with the duration and the specializations have been provided in detail under the sections of each University. The candidates are also advised to check the websites of respective Universities from time to time to keep themselves updated about the changes in the course structure and other details.

Eligibility criteria for admission to UG/PG programme

Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) is a non-statutory body created for the convenience of the students seeking admission to the various Law Universities in the Country under Memorandum of Understandings (MoU). An entrance test is conducted to provide a list of candidates on the basis of ‘merit-cum-preference’ to each University for admission to their UG/PG programs, as per the qualifications, reservation and other conditions laid down under the respective Statutes of the participating Universities. The qualification and other details as provided by Statutes of each University for admission to UG/PG program, is given as follows:

Eligibility For CLAT 2015:

S.No. Name of the University Educational Qualification for Admission to U.G./P.G. Programme Age Reservation
 1. National Law School of India University, Bangalore For U.G. Programme:    A candidate should have obtained Higher Secondary School/ Intermediate (10+2) or its equivalent certificate from a recognized Board with not less than 45% marks in aggregate (40% in case of SC and ST candidates), as prescribed by the respective Statutes of the participating Universities.

For P.G. Programme:

A candidate should have obtained an LL.B./a five year integrated LL.B./any other equivalent degree in Law from a recognized University with not less than 55% marks in aggregate (50% in case of SC/ST candidates), as prescribed by the respective Statutes of the participating Universities.

For U.G. Programme:A candidate should be below 20 years of age as on 1st July, 2015 (22 years in case of SC/ST and Persons with Disability candidates, as prescribed by the respective Statutes of the participating Universities.

For P.G. Programme:

The participating Universities have not prescribed any upper age limit for PG Programmes

For U.G./P.G. Programme:As per the Statutes of respective participating Universities. Details may be seen in the prospectus of the respective University appended herewith.
 2. NALSAR University of Law, Hyderabad
 3. The National Law Institute University, Bhopal
 4. The West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences, Kolkata
 5. National Law University, Jodhpur
 6. Hidayatullah National Law University, Raipur
 7. Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar
 8. Dr. Ram Manohar Lohiya  National Law University, Lucknow
 9. Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, Patiala
 10. Chanakya National Law University, Patna
 11. The National University of Advanced Legal Studies, Kochi
 12. National Law University Odisha, Cuttack
 13. National University of Study and Research in Law, Ranchi
 14. National Law University and Judicial Academy, Assam, Guwahati
 15. Damodaram Sanjivayya National Law University, Visakhapatnam
 16. The Tamil Nadu National Law School, Tiruchirappalli

 

  • Those who are appearing in their Class 12th (For UG Programme) and LL.B./a five year integrated LL.B. (For PG Programme)  or any other equivalent degree in Law for qualifying examination in 2015 are eligible to appear in CLAT – 2015, Such candidates are required to produce evidence of passing of qualifying examination with minimum required percentage at the time of admission.
  • The result of qualifying examination shall be submitted by the candidate at the time of admission, failing which, the candidate shall be ineligible for admission to the Course.