NUALS Kerala B.A.LL.B and LL.M. Admissions 2020: Courses, Eligibility, Cut Off

National University of Advanced Legal Studies, Ernakulam offers a 5-year B.A. LL.B. (Hons.) degree Programme and one year LLM programme to its students every year.

B.A. LL.B. (Hons.) Degree Programme offers courses on frontier areas of law such as Maritime Law, Media & Telecommunications Law, Forensic Science, and Psychological Medicine & Law. The two subject groups that are presently offered by the NUALS for LLM are International Trade Law and Constitutional and Administrative Law.

Candidates will be shortlisted for admission to B.A.LL.B. and LL.M. courses on the basis of marks scored in CLAT examination. Those seeking admission can register themselves by filling the online application form through the official CLAT website and submitting it within the stipulated time. Read more: NUALS Admission

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Application Process

  • Candidates can register themselves through CAPS (CLAT Online Application Processing System) only, available at the official CLAT website
  • Upon successful registration, candidates will receive CAPS User ID and Password on the E-mail address and Mobile number provided by them
  • After logging-in with his/her User ID and password, the candidate should fill the online application form and upload his/her scanned photograph, signature, birth certificate and category certificate
  • The candidate will then proceed to the “Payment of the Application Fee” section where fee can be submitted either online or through Challan. Candidates can submit the application fee of Rs. 4000/- (unreserved/ OBC/ SAP category candidates) and Rs. 3500/- (SC/ST category candidates) through net banking, debit card/credit card
  • Candidate can also generate a Bank Challan, take its printout and submit the fee through it, in cash, at any ICICI branch. Upon successful payment, the same will be updated in the candidate’s profile on the CLAT Online Application Interface
  • Upon successful payment, the candidate should download the completely filled-in application with fee payment details for future references

For International candidates:

  • NRI/ foreign nationals/ NRI sponsored category candidates can register themselves by downloading the application form and submitting it upon completion, along with the application fee of Rs. 5000/- through DD. DD should be drawn in favour of ‘Registrar, Damodaram Sanjivayya National Law University’ and payable at Visakhapatnam
  • Completed applications, along with the fee and necessary enclosures, should be submitted, in person or by post, within the stipulated time to the following address:


Damodaram Sanjivayya National Law University

Plot.No.116, Sector-11,

M.V.P.Colony Visakhapatnam-530017

Enclosures for Indian candidates:

  1. Personal information (name, E-mail address, mobile number, date of birth, parent’s name, parent’s mobile number, etc.)
  2. Address for communication (including PIN code)
  3. Essential Qualification details (Percentage of marks/CGPA, University/college information)
  4. Programme in which the candidate wishes to appear (UG Course or PG Course)
  5. Three choices of CLAT examination cities
  6. Front facing Passport size clear photograph of the Candidate with clear lenses
  7. Signature of candidate
  8. Scanned copy of SC/ST/SAP Certificates in pdf format only (if applicable)
  9. Scanned copy of Domicile Category in pdf format only (if applicable)
  10. Net banking login and password to make the application fee payment via online net banking mode.
  11. In case the payment is to be made through debit card/credit card, then the candidate is required to have the information like debit card/credit card number, password, CVV number etc.

Enclosures for NRI/ foreign nationals/ NRI sponsored category candidates:

  1. Copy of the Passport of the applicant / Sponsor.
  2. Latest Character certificate from the institution last attended indicating that he/she has never been found guilty of misconduct during the study period.
  3. School leaving Certificate/ College leaving Certificate.
  4. Statement of marks at the qualifying examination (Intermediate/PUC/HSC/Etc.) and 10th standard.
  5. Copy of the statement of marks at the Qualifying Examination (i.e. equivalent to Intermediate /PUC /HSC /etc) and percentage / conversion certificate in case of Grades.
  6. Copy of the Birth Certificate.
  7. Medical Certificate.
  8. Eight Stamp Sized Photographs of the Candidate.
  9. One Photograph of the Local Guardian (who shall be a near/close relative) if any.
  10. Migration Certificate

Eligibility Criteria

  • The candidates who are applying for CLAT must have passed the Higher Secondary Certificate examination (10+2) or an examination recognized as equivalent thereto with at least 45 % marks (SC/ST/SPA)
  • The candidate must not be more than 20 years of age as on July 1. However, candidates belonging to SC/ST (declared eligible for reservation in the State of Kerala) and Persons with Disability (PWD) must not be more than 22 years of age as on July 1.

Reservation Criteria

CategoriesReservation (%)Seats (B.A.LLB)Seats(LL.M)
All India Merit51%5320
State Merit (Kerala)6%62
Scheduled Castes8%93
Scheduled Tribes2%21
Backward and Other Backward Classes30%3113
Persons with Disability3%31

Admission Process

  • Admission to the above programmes shall be done through counseling conducted by CLAT officials. The basis of allotment of seats shall be ‘merit-cum-preference’ i.e. CLAT score and order of preference mentioned by the candidate in the CLAT application form. Online counseling shall start after the declaration of CLAT results.
  • At the time of counselling, candidates have to carry relevant certificates/documents in original issued by the competent authority in support of the various claims made by the candidates and complete their admission formalities.

*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College



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