National Academy of Legal Studies & ResearchUniversityis ranked as one of the top Universities in India. The University has an enormous campus with 17 research centers and imparts professional/non-professional education, research and training since 1998. The university offers under-graduate (UG), post-graduate (PG) as well as M.Phil. and Ph.D. degree programs. The university offers admission to the following LLM Degree programs:
Legal Pedagogy and Research
Corporate and Commercial Laws
Intellectual Property Laws
International Trade Laws
Public Law and Legal Theory
Only candidates with bachelor’s degree in law or any other equivalent degree can register for the above mentioned LLM programme. Special concession is given in the CLAT score for people belonging to different categories such as SC/ST/BC etc. as well as special categories viz. Differently-abled etc. Admission to the LL.M. programme is done on the basis of marks secured by the candidates in the CLAT exam. Candidates can register for admission by filling-in the online application form and submitting it along the required processing fee, on or before March 31, 2018 (tentative).
Mode of Application
START DATE - END DATE
01st Jan, 2018 - 31st Mar, 2018
01st Jan - 31st Mar , 2018
Date of Entrance Examination
08th May, 2018
Candidates should possess LL.B. / any other degree considered as equivalent thereto from any recognized university with at least 55% marks (for Unreserved/OBC/Specially Abled Persons) and 50% marks (for SC/ST candidates)
Candidates whose result are awaited/ are due to appear in the qualifying examination in March/April 2018 can also appear in CLAT-2018 examination. In case of such candidates, proof of passing the qualifying examination in the respective National Law Universities must be submitted at the time of admission.
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:
Registrar Damodaram Sanjivayya National Law University
Enclosures for Indian candidates:
Personal information (name, E-mail address, mobile number, date of birth, parent’s name, parent’s mobile number, etc.)
Address for communication (including PIN code)
Essential Qualification details (Percentage of marks/CGPA, University/college information)
Programme in which the candidate wishes to appear (UG Course or PG Course)
Three choices of CLAT examination cities
Front facing Passport size clear photograph of the Candidate with clear lenses
Signature of candidate
Scanned copy of SC/ST/SAP Certificates in pdf format only (if applicable)
Scanned copy of Domicile Category in pdf format only (if applicable)
Net banking login and password to make the application fee payment via online net banking mode.
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:
Copy of the Passport of the applicant / Sponsor.
Latest Character certificate from the institution last attended indicating that he/she has never been found guilty of misconduct during the study period.
School leaving Certificate/ College leaving Certificate.
Statement of marks at the qualifying examination (Intermediate/PUC/HSC/Etc.) and 10th standard.
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.
Copy of the Birth Certificate.
Eight Stamp Sized Photographs of the Candidate.
One Photograph of the Local Guardian (who shall be a near/close relative) if any.
Students will be selected on the basis of their performance in Common Law Aptitude Test (CLAT).
Scholarships: The university endows the following scholarships to its deserving candidates: