Hidayatullah National Law University (HNLU) BA LLB (Hons.) Admissions 2020: Courses, Placement, Cut Off

Hidayatullah National Law University (HNLU) is an autonomous law university in New Raipur, Chhattisgarh. HNLU is named after the former Chief Justice of India, Justice Mohammad Hidayatullah. It is one of the National Law Schools established in India being sixth in the series of such national law schools. It was established as a centre for legal excellence by the Government of Chhattisgarh. The university offers a B.A. LL.B. (Hons.) integrated Programme, an L.L.M. Programme, and Ph.D. Course. 

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It is a residential university and is affiliated to and receives central assistance from the University Grants Commission and is recognised by the Bar Council of India. The students belonging to the state domicile Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes and Other Backward Class, and PWD and minorities are provided with scholarships by the state government. 

The University invites Applications for admission to the Bachelor of Arts Bachelor of Laws (BA LLB) Honours Programme for the current academic year. The programme is for a duration of five years and offers 80 seats to be filled by candidates from all India level and those of Chhattisgarh domicile.

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How To Apply

For Registration to CLAT

Step 1: You should register yourself on the CLAT official website.

Step 2: You must then fill your personal, academics and other details as mentioned in the form including the programme you are applying for.

Step 3: You should upload your Front facing Passport size clear photograph with clear lenses (30mm x 45 mm. You should also upload your signature. Both of them should be in JPG Format, with size not more than 100 kb.

Step 3: You are required to upload the following documents in PDF format only:

  • Birth certificate
  • Latest Category Certificate (SC/ST/OBC)
  • Certificate of impairment for Specially Abled Persons (SAP) and Declaration by the Scribe in the prescribed format
  • Domicile Certificate (if applicable)

Step 4: CLAT Application fees: You must make the payment of application form fees of Rs. 4000 for General Category and Rs. 3500 for Reserved Category either online through Debit/ Credit Card or through offline ICICI Bank Challan.

Step 5: You should then finally “Submit” your Application Form online only. This completes your registration process.


You should have passed the Senior Secondary/Intermediate (10+2) or its equivalent examination from a recognised Board with at least 45% marks in aggregate in case of general category and 40% in case of SC/ST category.

You shall be eligible even if you are appearing or have appeared in the 10+2 examination and are awaiting results. However, you must have passed the qualifying examination at the time of admission and must be able to submit proofs for the same.

Age: You should not be more than 20 years of age in case of general category and 22 years of age in case of SC/ST and Physically Disabled category, as on July 1st .


CategoryAll India SeatsChhattisgarh State Domicile
SC12 (15%)10 (12%)
ST6 (7.5%)26 (32%)
OBC-11 (14%)
Unreserved Category6233
  • Of the total seats, 3% of the seats shall be reserved horizontally for Persons with Disabilities (PwD) at the all India level.
  • Of the total seats, 3% of the seats shall be jointly reserved horizontally for Persons with Disabilities and Dependants of Freedom Fighters category of candidates belonging to the State of Chhattisgarh only.
  • Overall, 30% of the seats shall be reserved horizontally for women candidates both at all India and State (Chhattisgarh Domicile) level.

Admission Process

You will be selected on merit, based on the Common Law Entrance Test (CLAT) conducted for Under-graduate courses at an all-India level. The Test will be consisting of objective type questions of a standard expected of 10+2 students and will be of 2 hours’ duration. The test will carry a maximum of 200 marks.

English including Comprehension40
General Knowledge and Current Affairs50
Elementary Mathematics (Numerical Ability)20
Legal Aptitude50
Logical Reasoning40

If more than one candidate gets the same rank in the merit list, the order of priority for the selection of the candidate against the available vacancies will be strictly based on the percentage of marks obtained in the qualifying examination.

*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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