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National Law School of India University - [NLSIU], Bangalore - Admission Details 2017

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National Law School of India University (NLSIU) Admission 2017

NLSIU is one of India's most prestigious law universities offering students undergraduate, postgraduate and research courses on legal education. Students can apply for UG & PG courses such as B.A., LL.B., LLM and MA. NLSIU also offers advance research level courses like Ph.D., M.Phil. and LL.D.

  • Admissions for UG and PG courses have been already announced by the university.
  • Students have to give the CLAT exam (Common Law Admission Test) 2017 in order to apply for the desired course.
  • Selection will be completely based on the marks obtained in the CLAT exam. CLAT is a law entrance test for students seeking admission to various National Law Universities in India.

Apart from CLAT, NLSIU also conducts a separate entrance test, namely, Policy Aptitude Test (PAT) for MA in Public Policy & Research Entrance Test for M.Phil & Ph.D programme.

NLSIU Admission Schedule 2017

ParticularsDates
Last date of online application (CLAT)March 31, 2017
Date of EntranceMay 14, 2017

NLSIU BA. LLB. Admission 2017

National Law School of India University (NLSIU)offers five year integrated undergraduate course B.A-LL. B (Hons). First, candidates have to appear for the CLAT exam. The university will select students based on marks obtained in the CLAT exam. The university has already announced the admissions for their UG courses. Students can go online to the CLAT website and fill up the online form for the test. The last date for applying is March 31, 2017.

Course NameEligibilitySelection Process
B.A., LL.B (Hons)Passed Higher Secondary School Exam (10+2) or an equivalent exam in the first attempt, with not less than 50% (45% in the case of SC / ST candidates and persons with disability) in aggregate. Not completed 20 years of age as on 1st July of the year of admission. (For SC/ ST candidates the age limit is 22).Candidates will be selected on merit basis, based on the marks obtained in the CLAT-2017 exam.

Application process

  • Candidates will first have to login to the CLAT-2017 website and fill up the online form.
  • Candidates will also have to upload self-attested copies of all the required documents.
  • Students have to pay the admission fee online using net banking, debit card or credit cards.

Application Fee

  • For General/ OBC/ SAP and other category candidates: INR 4000
  • For SC/ ST candidates: INR 4000
  • Candidates can also get the previous year’s question papers for practice. But they have to pay a fee of INR 400 for it.

NLSIU MA & LL.M Admission 2017

NLSIU also offers postgraduate courses such as MA in Public Policy and LLM. Interested students can apply for the entrance exams for their desired course.

Course NameEligibility
MA in Public PolicyCandidates with a graduate degree in any discipline from a recognized university are eligible to apply.
LL.MLL.B or equivalent degree with a minimum of 55% marks for General/ OBC/ SAP candidates and 50% for SC/ ST categories.

Admission Process for MA

  • Students have to appear for an entrance test called PAT (Policy Aptitude Test). 
  • Candidates will be selected based on the PAT exam and Personal Interview.

PAT Pattern: The Policy Aptitude test has two parts. The first part is a multi-choice section with negative marking. In the first part, every question carries 1 mark and negative marking will be of 0.25 marks. Candidates securing 40% marks in the first part will be considered for the second part.

The second part will be descriptive analytical writing about any policy issue. This part is of 50 marks. The total marks for PAT is 150. PAT will have a total duration of 2 hours.

PAT Important Dates

EventDates
Last Date to receive filled-in application formsApril 18, 2017
Entrance Exam (PAT)April 30, 2017
Announcement of shortlisted candidates for personal interviewsMay 10, 2017
Personal Interviews in Bangalore NLSIU campusMay 26-27, 2017
Announcement of selection listJune 01, 2017
Last day to pay the feeJune 15, 2017
Commencement of the courseJuly 01, 2017

Admission Process for LL.M

  •  Students have to give the CLAT-2017 exam to qualify for admission to the course.
  • Students will be selected on the basis of a merit list based on their performance in the entrance exam.
  • The whole admission process is according to the CLAT rules and guidelines. Students should check the official CLAT website for more details.

Reservation Criteria

The LL.M. Programme has a maximum intake of 50:

  • LL.M. Business Laws: 35
  • LL.M. Human Rights Laws: 15
CategoryBusiness LawsHuman Rights Laws
General2812
SC0502
ST0201

NLSIU M.Phil & Ph.D Admission 2017

NLSIU offers M. Phil & Ph.D programme in different specializations. In order to avail admission in both the courses, students have to qualify the entrance test conducted by the University followed by an interview.

Course NameEligibility
M.Phil (Law)Candidates should have passed an LL.M. Degree (regular) from a recognized university with at least B+ grade or 55% marks or its equivalent.
Ph.D (Law)

Candidate with a Master's Degree in any discipline with a minimum of 55% marks or equivalent grade and a Bachelor’s Degree in Law from a recognized University are eligible to apply.

Candidate who have passed the Company Secretaryship examination conducted by the ICS in India along with degree awarded by Associate Membership of the Institute (ACS) are eligible to apply.

Candidates that have passed the Chartered Accountants examination conducted by the Institute of Chartered Accountants along with bachelor degree in law with 55% marks in aggregate are eligible to apply.

Note: Candidates can apply for either the Ph.D. Degree (Law) or the Ph.D. Degree (inter-disciplinary).

Application Process

  1. Candidates are required to submit the application along with the research proposal of about 10 to 12 pages.
  2. Candidates can download the application form from the university website.
  3. Candidates will have to pay an application fee of INR 3000.
  4. After the submission of the application, candidates are required to appear for the Admission test. The test will consist of the following:
    • Objective type questions on Research Aptitude: 50 marks.
    • Contemporary development in the field of law and society: 50 marks.
    • Specific questions in Law/ MBL/ MPP/ other disciplines: 50 marks.
  5. Candidates that are successful in the written test will be required to make an oral presentation in front of a panel of experts.

Duration: The registered candidates will be required to carry out research for a minimum of one year from the date of registration and submit the thesis within a maximum period of 3 years.

NLSIU LL.D Admission 2017

For candidates, who want to pursue advance studies/ research in the field of Law can apply for LL.D. (Doctor of Laws) course offered by NLSIU.

Eligibility

  • Ph.D. in Law from a recognized university with minimum 10 years of Teaching and exceptional academic achievement in the field of Law.
  • Ph.D. (regular) in any discipline from any recognized university in India or abroad with relevant experience / expertise in the field.

Application Process

  • Candidates have to download the online application form from the university website.
  • Application form should be submitted along with a research proposal of 10 to 12 pages.
  • Candidates also have to pay an application fee.
  • After the submission of the application form, candidates will have to appear for an Admission test.
  • Candidates who secure 50% or more in the test will qualify for an oral presentation in front of a panel of experts.
  • The detailed application process along with the breakdown of every step can be found in the official university website.

Duration: Candidates will be required to carry out research for at least three years from the date of registration. The thesis must be submitted within a maximum period of five years.

online and offline application mode

National Law School of India University (NLSIU), Bengaluru is a premier Law University in the country. It was the first ever National Law University to be established in India. The school consistently ranks as the most prestigious law school in India. It is also sponsored by the Bar Coun.. read more

application form dates
15Dec,201731Mar,2018

online and offline application mode

NLSIU is a premier Law University in the country. It was the first ever National Law University to be established in India. The school consistently ranks as the most prestigious law school in India. It has an intake of around 80 students in its undergraduate law programme, 40 in Masters .. read more

application closing date
01May,2018

online and offline application mode

National Law School of INDIA University, Bangalore provides research degrees to take admissions through UGC NET/JFR as well as through their own admission test. NLSIU provides Ph.D., M.Phil. and LL.D research programmes which requires a minimum of 3 years and maximum of 5 years. Candidates need to.. read more

application closing date
28Aug,2017

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NAVEEN DAHIYAMaster of Laws [L.L.M.] (Business Law)Batch : 2011
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I appeared for Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) and secured 7th Rank all over India. I always wanted to be in legal profession and that's why I opted for higher studies in law.


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Anubhav dwivediBachelor of Arts + Bachelor of Laws [B.A.L.L.B.]Pursued First Year 2017 - 2018
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Harvard of the EAST ..NLSIU

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i took CLAT (common law Admission Test) conducted by BCI since 2008 for all 17 NLUs. i scored 172.25 out of 200. there is negative marking of .25 for every incorrect answer. i opted this college beacuse it is the best . i desired to get in this college . NLSIU bangalore is top law school in asia. established in 1988.


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Priti GuptaMasters In Business LawsBatch : 2013
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National law school of india is one of the best law college in India and pursuing course in law from this college is a great thing after passing out with a MBL degree from this college i feel a bit knowledgeble than others.


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2 Comments
dhramveer kumar

only fresher student can apply or both fresher and repeater can apply in clat

31 Mar, 2017 00:10
Admin

Hi Dhramveer, please contact the college whether repeater can apply or not.

31 Mar, 2017 18:23
dolly agarwal

how to get admission

06 Mar, 2017 00:10
Admin

Hi Dolly, for admission to B.A., LL. b (Hons.) you should have passed 10+2 with an aggregate of 50% (45% for Reserved categories and Physically disabled) or an equivalent examination from a recognized University. Your age should not be more than 20 years as on 1st July of the year of admission. Age for reserved categories and person with a disability should not be more than 22 years. National Law School of India University provides admission on the basis of an entrance exam named Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) so admission will be done on the basis of scores achieved in the test. For more details on admission, please click the link http://collegedunia.com/admission/200-national-law-school-nlsiu-bangalore-ballb-and-llm-admissions-2017

06 Mar, 2017 18:55

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