The Karnataka State Law University was established in 2009. It is the single largest federal university in the country with 92 affiliated colleges under its umbrella. The university offers various UG, PG, and Research-based programs. The courses include 5 years' Bachelors of Arts in LLB, BBA, LLB, and BBA, LLB (Hons.), Double Degree integrated courses, and LLM in Intellectual Property Rights, Constitutional Law, International Law Business and Trade Law and Criminal Law. Admissions to these courses are merit-based as well as entrance-based. The admission criteria may vary from college to college. The majority of the Graduates from the university are placed in top-recruiting companies such as Wipro and IBM. 

Latest Update: 

  • KLSU admission 2020 for LLB has been started from October 13, 2020. All the interested candidates can still fill the application form by November 20, 2020 (Without a late fee), November 25, 2020 (With a late fee of INR 300), and November 30, 2020 (With a late fee of INR 1000). The admission will be based on the merit of marks obtained in class 12th. 
Event Date
Issue of applications for eligibility certificate 13 October 2020
Issue of admission applications 13 October 2020
Last date to apply for eligibility certificates 27 November 2020
Last date for admission 20 November 2020
Last date for admission with late fee of 300 INR 25 November 2020
Last date for admission with late fee of 1,000 INR 30 November 2020

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Karnataka State Law University Highlight

Established | Institute Type 2009 | State University
Approved by University Grant Commission (UGC), NAD-UGC
Set by Government of Karnataka
Entrance Exam Varies from college to college
Courses Offered BBA- LLB (Hons.), BBAL.L.B, B.A.L.L.B, L.L.B, LLM in Intellectual Property Rights, Constitutional Law, International Law, Criminal Law, Business and Trade Law
Popular Courses LLB. BBA LLB, LLM
Application Mode Offline as well as Online
Admission Criteria Merit-Based & Entrance-Based
Top Recruiters Wipro, IBM
Campus Area 55 acres
Facilities Available Library, Sports
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KSLU Courses

The University offers courses in Law. The courses include LLB, LLM, and integrated courses of 5 years i.e. BA LLB, BBA LLB, and B.Com LLB. The University also offers Diploma and PG Diploma programs. 

Courses Details
BA LLB Integrated Duration: 5 Years
Eligibility: Any candidates who have passed the Pre-University Examination in 12th or possesses academic qualification equivalent to 12th shall be eligible
Candidates who are a graduate or postgraduate or possess such academic qualifications equivalent to a degree are eligible for admissions. Candidates should have secured at least 45% marks (40% marks for SC/ST) in their qualifying examination.
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LLB Duration: 3 Years
Eligibility: Any applicant who has graduated in any discipline from a recognized university. Minimum percentage of marks in qualifying examination shall not be below 45% of total marks in case of general category and 40% of total marks for SC and ST applicants
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B.Com LLB Duration: 5 Years
Eligibility: An applicant who has passed 10th, 12th, and graduation or Post graduation from a recognized university having at least 45% for the general category and 40% for SC/ ST category.
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BBA LLB Duration: 5 Years
Eligibility: An applicant who has passed 10th, 12th, and graduation or Post graduation from a recognized university having at least 45% for the general category and 40% for SC/ ST category.
Must have qualified in any one of the entrance examinations i.e. CLAT, LSAT-India- India or ILAT ( IFIM's Law Admission Test) Accepted exams: LSAT India/ CLAT 
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LLM Duration: 2 years
Specializations: Business and Trade Law, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law, Intellectual Property Rights, International Law
Eligibility: Based on Merit, based on the marks secured by the candidates in the qualifying examination (LLB Degree)
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PG Diploma Duration: 1 Year
Specializations: Cyber and Information Technology Law, Human Rights, Intellectual Property Rights, Cyber Law and IT
Eligibility: Graduate in Law
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Diploma Duration: 1 Year
Specializations: Cyber Law

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KSLU Admissions

The University has almost 92 colleges that have some specific selection procedure of entrance and personal test for a few courses. Admission to the 3-year courses, in all colleges under the jurisdiction of Karnataka State Law University, is strictly based on the Merit, Based on the marks secured by the candidate in the qualifying examination. Candidates can obtain the application forms both online and offline.

How to Apply?

  •  For applying offline, candidates can obtain the application form directly from the office of the Karnataka State Law University,
  • While applying online, candidates can obtain the application form from the official website of the university.
  • the application fee is INR 1000 for the general category and INR 500 for the SC/ST category students.
  • The payment of the application fee can either be done through a demand draft drawn in the favor of the Finance officer of KSLU ( Karnataka State Law University) or through a challan from any SBI branch or by credit/debit card and net banking.
  • At the time of admissions, the candidates should have the following documents:
  • S.S.L.C. Marks Card / 10th grade
  • PU marks Card/ Degree Marks Card
  • Transfer Certificate
  • Income Certificate
  • Eligibility Certificate for Non-Karnataka Students.
  • Passport size Photo and Stamp Size photo
  • Self-attested postal covers
  • Demand Draft/ Challan from the Programme fee.
  • Acknowledgment Card duly Stamped.
  • Caste Certificate, if applicable.
  • Completed Application Forms with the documents in Original and a copy must be submitted to the college before the notified date.

For Applicants from outside Karnataka and Foreigners:

  • Candidates can collect the application form either online from the official university website or offline through the University campus.
  • After completion, the candidates have to send the application form along with the necessary enclosures to the following address
  •  Karnataka State Law University
  • Navanagar, Hubli-580025, Karnataka
  • Application Fee:: the application fee is INR 2200 for the Indian Students and INR 11000 for Foreign students.

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KSL University Result

The university announces the results of the semester exams through its official website. The odd semester results are announced in the month of January and the even semester results are announced in the month of May every year. To check the KSL University result:

  • Visit the official website
  • Navigate the “Examination Results” tab.
  • Click on the tab.
  • Choose the “Course” and “Semester”.
  • Enter the registration number.
  • Click on the submit button.
  • The result will be displayed on the screen.
  • Download the result for future purposes.

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KSL University Scholarships

University provides various scholarships, as per UGC and State government norms. Student got :

  • Wrangler Dr.D.C.Pavate Diamond Jubilee Celebration Scholarships
  • Prof.V.R.Bhat Endowment Scholarship 

To live up to societal expectations, the University has entered into a Memoranda of University with pioneer institutions like

  • National Law School of India University, Bangalore,
  • Karnataka Mediation Centre, Bangalore,
  • BMS Institute of Technology, Bangalore,
  • Bangalore Arbitration Centre-Domestic and International, Bangalore,
  • Karnataka Institute for Law and Parliamentary Reforms, Bangalore, and such other Institutions. 

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KSL University Facilities

The University has its own international Law Moot Court Competition and also a Kannada Moot Court Competition to provide an excellent opportunity to Law Students to hone their skills. Continuing Legal Education Programs are arranged for the benefit of Lawyers, Police Officers, NGOs, Women's Organisations, and the like. The University's extension arm caters to the legal aid and legal literacy of the society.

The library is to support the academic and research needs of KSLU students, researchers, faculty, and staff. The KSLU Library is committed to providing the quality Library and Information Service to all Users. It has a rich collection of books, e-books, journals, magazines, newspaper subscriptions, bound volumes, dissertations, bare acts, and online databases. Reference Services is an important service offered by the library which helps the users to make full use of the resources available in the library. References Services are offered by the Library Staff during weekdays. to help readers locate and make effective use of resources in various formats. References Service provides reference and research assistance to Students, Researchers, Faculty, and Staff of KSLU. 

Sports: To bring back the fading integral importance of sports and to achieve the ultimate goal, KSLU has staidly initiated the sports activities. The University has conducted various selections, intercollegiate and the university teams have participated in different competitions. Through this, they try to support the student in terms of Physical fitness, Mental health, and efficiency, Social-moral character, Emotional Expression and control, Appreciation, Health Physical of organic development. Mental emotional development, social development, and many more aspects which can be achieved through this. 

Other facilities like Hostel, Law School, Moot Court Training, National Service Scheme, Revaluation Center for Lectures.

KSL University FAQs

Ques. Do they have an Entrance Exam?

Ans. Yes, some colleges under the University conduct Entrance Exams for Undergraduate and Postgraduate courses.

Ques. How is the faculty of the university?

Ans. The college which is enlisted within the University has top-class well-qualified teachers and faculty members, who train the students according to the need and their capacity also. They advise them on how to deal with different cases in different scenarios, with their past experiences. Also, sufficient opportunities are provided to explore the students. All faculty members are supportive and helpful. They help the students with their different projects, assignments, case study, presentation, and guide them for their future internships and placements opportunity.

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Ques. What is the reservation criteria at KSLU?

Ans. The reservation criteria at KSL University is as follows:

Category Quota
Jammu and Kashmir Students 2 seats
Kashmiri Migrants 5%
Hyderabad- Karnataka Students 8%
Physically Disabled 3%

Ques. What is the review of KSLU?

Ans. The University is well equipped with classrooms and auditoriums, Pariksha-Bhavan- the Examination Section of the university, Guest House, and a Boys Hostel. The construction of the Law School building is initiated.KSLU has active participation in the nation level efforts to transform the legal education of the country to meet national and global challenges. Its vision of transforming Karnataka into a legally conscious society by providing quality legal education which is professionally competent and socially relevant can be rapidly achieved by adopting the contemporary information communication technology (ICT).

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Ques. Can I check the previous year’s question paper of KSLU semester exams?

Ans. Yes, the question papers for the previous years are available on the website. Click on the “Question papers” link available on the home page of the website. Click on the “Previous years question papers” from the drop-down menu. Select the desired course and semester. Click on the Submit button. All the question papers of the particular semester will appear on the screen.

Ques. What are the best law colleges under the affiliation of KSLU in Bangalore?

Ans. Some of the best Law colleges under the affiliation of Karnataka State Law University in Bangalore are:

Ques. What is the intake capacity of each course?

Ans. The intake capacity for each course is as follows:

Course Intake
LLB 60
BA LLB (Hons.) 60
LLM 20
B.Com LLB 60

Ques. What are the documents required at the time of KSLU admission?

Ans. Documents required at the time of admission are:

  • Caste/ Tribe/ Community/ Disability Certificate in the case of candidates belonging to SC/ ST/ OBC/ PH.
  • Demand draft/Challan From for the program fee.
  • SSLC/ SSC/ X Class Certificate/ Marks Card containing Date of birth.
  • 5 recent stamp size photographs along with the application.
  • PUC 2nd year/ HSC and Degree Qualification Examination mark card.
  • Acknowledgment Card duly stamped.
  • Eligibility certificate, if required.
  • Income certificate, if fee concession is claimed.
  • Migration certificate, if required.

Ques. What are the KSLU result revaluation fee charges?

Ans. The result revaluation fee is charged in the following manner:

  • Photo Copy of Answer Sheet: INR 400/- per paper
  • Revaluation: INR 500/- per paper
  • Challenge Valuation: INR 2100/- per paper

Ques. What facilities are available at the Law School?

Ans. Facilities available at the Law School are:

  • High-qualified faculty
  • Exposure to Professional Platforms
  • Library, Hostel, Wifi
  • Digital Auditorium
  • Opportunities to participate in National and International Moot courts, Conferences, Seminars, Workshops, Symposia, etc.
  • Sports and Cultural activities
  • Internships in Law firms
  • Special lectures by eminent Academicians, Jurists, Lawyers, etc.