Chanakya National Law University, Patna, Bihar was founded on 15 August 2006. It offers two courses B.A LLB and BBA LLB at Bachelor’s level and Research programs. Registration for Application Forms starts in the month of January every year. The University follows the online mode of application only. Application Forms sent through any other medium are not accepted at any cost.
Students are admitted to the Under Graduate courses and research programs of the university on the basis of the ranks obtained in the Common Law Admission Test (CLAT). For doctoral courses, candidates have to appear for separate entrance exam. The merit list is prepared on basis of rank obtained by the candidate in the entrance exam. Selection to all courses is made strictly on basis of merit.
|Last date for submission of application form||May 31, 2019|
|Date of Examination||June 08, 2019|
|Result publication||June 20, 2019|
|Counselling and Admission||Wednesday 26, 2019|
|Commencement of sale of application forms for CLAT||January 1, 2019|
|Last date for submission of application forms||March 31, 2019|
|Entrance Exam||May 14, 2019|
|Download of Admit Cards/Hall Tickets begins||April 20, 2019|
|Date of uploading the Answer Key||May 16, 2019|
|Issue of Merit List (Category-wise)||May 29, 2019|
|Publication of first seat allocation list based on merit-cum-preference||June 5, 2019|
|Payment of counseling fees for locking the seats||June 6-8, 2019|
|Publication of second allotment list||June 12, 2019|
|Payment of counseling fees for locking the seats||June 13-14,2019|
|Publication of third allotment list||June 19, 2019|
|June 20 -21,2019|
|Last Date for withdrawal from the Admission Process||June 21, 2019
|June 24, 2019|
|Payment of full fees of the NLU where the name has appeared||June 28-30, 2019|
Chanakya National Law University (CNLU) offers B.A LLB and BBA LLB courses at Bachelor’s level, eligibility for which has been mentioned in the table below. It invites application form in the month of January every academic year. Admissions to the University are made on the basis of CLAT (Common Law Admission Test).
|Course||Eligibility Requirement||Selection Procedure||Fees|
|B.A LLB||A minimum of 45% marks in aggregate in 10+2 is required in order to be eligible for admission. In the case of candidates belonging to reserved categories, the minimum eligibility criteria are 40% marks in aggregate in 10+2.||Admissions to the course will be done through online centralized counseling conducted by CLAT. A merit list will be prepared on the basis of marks scored in the CLAT and in order of the preference given by the candidate.||Rs. 1,86,500/- Ad Rs. 3,54,500/- for NRIs/ Foreign nationals.|
Students applying for the above courses must also keep following facts in mind:
The application procedure for admission to these courses is online. Students who are interested in any of the courses are required to fill up an application form which is available at CLAT official website. Mode of admission to these courses is through entrance exam.
The University offers LLD and Ph.D. courses at Doctorate level, eligibility for which has been mentioned in the table below. It invites application form in the month of January every academic year. The application procedure for admission to these courses is online. Mode of admission to these courses is through entrance exam (Ph.D. Entrance Test). Selection is made strictly on the basis of merit in the entrance exam.
|Course||Eligibility Requirement||Selection process||Fees|
|Ph.D||A candidate who wishes to take admission in the Ph.D. program of CNLU requires to have a minimum of 55% marks in aggregate in Master’s degree in Law for general category while 50% in case of reserved category. The candidate also needs to secure at least 50% in the entrance exam,||Selection to the course is made on the basis of rank scored in Ph.D. Entrance Exam and qualifying examination which will be followed by an interview.||Rs. 55000/-|
|LLD||Candidates with a minimum of 5 years of experience in teaching Law and a Ph.D. in Law are eligible to apply.||The selection process consists of a screening of the research proposals sent by the candidates along with their application form. This will be followed by an interview. Only selected students will be called for interview.||Rs. 50000/-|
Candidates are required to submit the application form along with relevant documents and a Bank draft of Rs. 5000/-(Rs. Five Thousand only) in favor of Registrar, Chanakya National Law University, Patna payable at Patna. Candidates seeking admission in doctoral courses must keep following facts in mind:
*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College