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Ranked 1 for Law by NIRF 2020
Ranked 1 for Law by NIRF 2019
Ranked 1 for Law by Indiatoday 2020
Ranked 1 for Law by Indiatoday 2019
Ranked 1 for Law by The Week 2020
Ranked 1 for Law by The Week 2019
National Law School of India University - [NLSIU], Bangalore - Admission Details 2020

National Law School of India University - [NLSIU], Bangalore - Admission Details 2020

Bangalore, Karnataka BCI Estd 1987 State University NAAC Ranked 1 for Law by NIRF 2020+5 more

National Law School of India University (NLSIU), Bangalore Admission 2020

National Law School of India University - [NLSIU] Recent Admission Alerts and Updates

NLSIU is one of India's most prestigious law universities offering students undergraduate, postgraduate and research courses on legal education. Students can apply for UG & PG courses such as B.A., LL.B., LLM and MA. NLSIU also offers advance research-level courses like Ph.D., M.Phil. and LL.D.

  • Admissions for UG and PG courses have been already announced by the university.
  • Students have to give the CLAT exam (Common Law Admission Test) in order to apply for the desired course.
  • Selection will be completely based on the marks obtained in the CLAT exam. CLAT is a law entrance test for students seeking admission to various National Law Universities in India.

Apart from CLAT, NLSIU also conducts a separate entrance test, namely, Policy Aptitude Test (PAT) for MA in Public Policy & Research Entrance Test for M.Phil & Ph.D program.

NLSIU, Bangalore Fees & Eligibility

CourseFeesEligibility
BALLB {Hons.}₹1.97 Lakhs (1st Year Fees)10+2 with 45% + CLAT
L.L.M₹1.26 Lakhs (1st Year Fees)L.L.B. with 50% + CLAT
L.L.D₹1.75 Lakhs (1st Year Fees)Post Graduation
Ph.D₹1.75 Lakhs (1st Year Fees)Post Graduation
M.Phil₹1 Lakh (Total Fees)Post Graduation
CourseAdmission Link
LLB,
LLM
Admission Link
MPP Admission Link
Ph.D. Law,
Ph.D Public Policy,
Ph.D. Interdisciplinary
Admission Link

Important Dates

EVENTDATE
MPP Application Submission Last Date 15 Apr, 2020
MPP Entrance Test 26 Apr, 2020
CLAT Registration 01 Jan - 01 Jul, 2020
CLAT Exam 21 Jun, 2020

NLSIU BA. LLB. Admission 2020

National Law School of India University (NLSIU)offers five years of integrated undergraduate course B.A-LL. B (Hons). First, candidates have to appear for the CLAT exam. The university will select students based on marks obtained in the CLAT exam. The university has already announced the admissions for its UG courses. Students can go online to the CLAT website and fill up the online form for the test. 

Course NameEligibilitySelection Process
B.A., LL.B (Hons)Passed Higher Secondary School Exam (10+2) or an equivalent exam in the first attempt, with not less than 50% (45% in the case of SC / ST candidates and persons with disability) in aggregate. Not completed 20 years of age as on 1st July of the year of admission. (For SC/ ST candidates the age limit is 22).Candidates will be selected on a merit basis, based on the marks obtained in the CLAT exam.

Application process

  • Candidates will first have to log in to the CLAT website and fill up the online form.
  • Candidates will also have to upload self-attested copies of all the required documents.
  • Students have to pay the admission fee online using net banking, debit card or credit cards.

Application Fee

  • For General/ OBC/ SAP and other category candidates: INR 4000
  • For SC/ ST candidates: INR 4000
  • Candidates can also get the previous year’s question papers for practice. But they have to pay a fee of INR 400 for it.

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NLSIU MPP & LL.M Admission 2020

NLSIU also offers postgraduate courses such as Master’s in Public Policy and LLM. Interested students can apply for the entrance exams for their desired course.

Course NameEligibility
Mater’s in Public PolicyCandidates with a graduate degree in any discipline from a recognized university are eligible to apply.
LL.MLL.B or equivalent degree with a minimum of 55% marks for General/ OBC/ SAP candidates and 50% for SC/ ST categories.

Admission Process for MA

  • Students have to appear for an entrance test called PAT (Policy Aptitude Test). 
  • Candidates will be selected based on the PAT exam and Personal Interview.

PAT Pattern: The Policy Aptitude test has two parts. The first part is a multi-choice section with negative marking. In the first part, every question carries 1 mark and negative marking will be of 0.25 marks. Candidates securing 40% marks in the first part will be considered for the second part.

The second part will be descriptive-analytical writing about any policy issue. This part is of 50 marks. The total marks for PAT are 150. PAT will have a total duration of 2 hours.

Admission Process for LL.M

  •  Students have to give the CLAT exam to qualify for admission to the course.
  • Students will be selected on the basis of a merit list based on their performance in the entrance exam.
  • The whole admission process is according to the CLAT rules and guidelines. Students should check the official CLAT website for more details.

Reservation Criteria

The LL.M. Programme has a maximum intake of 50:

  • LL.M. Business Laws: 35
  • LL.M. Human Rights Laws: 15
CategoryBusiness LawsHuman Rights Laws
General2812
SC0502
ST0201

NLSIU M.Phil & Ph.D. Admission 2020

NLSIU offers M. Phil & Ph.D. programs in different specializations. In order to avail admission in both the courses, students have to qualify the entrance test conducted by the University followed by an interview.

Course NameEligibility
M.Phil (Law)Candidates should have passed an LL.M. Degree (regular) from a recognized university with at least B+ grade or 55% marks or its equivalent.
Ph.D. (Law)

Candidate with a Master's Degree in any discipline with a minimum of 55% marks or equivalent grade and a Bachelor’s Degree in Law from a recognized University are eligible to apply.

A candidate who have passed the Company Secretaryship examination conducted by the ICS in India along with degree awarded by Associate Membership of the Institute (ACS) is eligible to apply.

Candidates that have passed the Chartered Accountants examination conducted by the Institute of Chartered Accountants along with bachelor's degree in law with 55% marks in aggregate are eligible to apply.

Note: Candidates can apply for either the Ph.D. Degree (Law) or the Ph.D. Degree (inter-disciplinary).

Application Process

  1. Candidates are required to submit the application along with the research proposal of about 10 to 12 pages.
  2. Candidates can download the application form from the university website.
  3. Candidates will have to pay an application fee of INR 3000.
  4. After the submission of the application, candidates are required to appear for the Admission test. The test will consist of the following:
    • Objective type questions on Research Aptitude: 50 marks.
    • Contemporary development in the field of law and society: 50 marks.
    • Specific questions in Law/ MBL/ MPP/ other disciplines: 50 marks.
  5. Candidates that are successful in the written test will be required to make an oral presentation in front of a panel of experts.

Duration: The registered candidates will be required to carry out research for a minimum of one year from the date of registration and submit the thesis within a maximum period of 3 years.

NLSIU LL.D Admission 2020

For candidates, who want to pursue advanced studies/ research in the field of Law can apply for the LL.D. (Doctor of Laws) course offered by NLSIU.

Eligibility

  • Ph.D. in Law from a recognized university with a minimum of 10 years of Teaching and exceptional academic achievement in the field of Law.
  • Ph.D. (regular) in any discipline from any recognized university in India or abroad with relevant experience/expertise in the field.

Application Process

  • Candidates have to download the online application form from the university website.
  • Application form should be submitted along with a research proposal of 10 to 12 pages.
  • Candidates also have to pay an application fee.
  • After the submission of the application form, candidates will have to appear for an Admission Test.
  • Candidates who secure 50% or more in the test will qualify for an oral presentation in front of a panel of experts.
  • The detailed application process along with the breakdown of every step can be found on the official university website.

Duration: Candidates will be required to carry out research for at least three years from the date of registration. The thesis must be submitted within a maximum period of five years.

*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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    NAVEEN DAHIYAMaster of Laws [L.L.M.] (Business Law)Batch : 2011
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    I appeared for Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) and secured 7th Rank all over India. I always wanted to be in legal profession and that's why I opted for higher studies in law.

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    No, it does not provide any internship. Though in part time, you can work with various research centres in campus and earn upto 10-15k per month.

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    everything here is awesome. student, teachers,mess,hostel, everything. this is the best college for Law in india . once you are here you will feel top of the world.

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    i took CLAT (common law Admission Test) conducted by BCI since 2008 for all 17 NLUs. i scored 172.25 out of 200. there is negative marking of .25 for every incorrect answer. i opted this college beacuse it is the best . i desired to get in this college . NLSIU bangalore is top law school in asia. established in 1988.

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    National law school of india is one of the best law college in India and pursuing course in law from this college is a great thing after passing out with a MBL degree from this college i feel a bit knowledgeble than others.

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    The course of masters in business laws possess all type of legalk knowledge what a person working i corporate sector is required to possess therefore the course covers all the relevant areas of law.

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    Roopesh

    If unfortunately I can't clear clat then u will take my application form aur u will reject it

    15 Sep, 2018 18:11
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    Hi Roopesh, It the course required CLAT the application were rejected, as pr the Admission criteria.

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    Shruti

    How much marks a student should get in CLAT to get admission in nlu banglore

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    Hi Shruti, Its depends upon the merit list of the college under the Entrance exam whether you will get admission or not according to your rank.

    13 Sep, 2018 17:02
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    dhramveer kumar

    only fresher student can apply or both fresher and repeater can apply in clat

    31 Mar, 2017 00:10
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    Admin

    Hi Dhramveer, please contact the college whether repeater can apply or not.

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    dolly agarwal

    how to get admission

    06 Mar, 2017 00:10
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    Admin

    Hi Dolly, for admission to B.A., LL. b (Hons.) you should have passed 10+2 with an aggregate of 50% (45% for Reserved categories and Physically disabled) or an equivalent examination from a recognized University. Your age should not be more than 20 years as on 1st July of the year of admission. Age for reserved categories and person with a disability should not be more than 22 years. National Law School of India University provides admission on the basis of an entrance exam named Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) so admission will be done on the basis of scores achieved in the test. For more details on admission, please click the link http://collegedunia.com/admission/200-national-law-school-nlsiu-bangalore-ballb-and-llm-admissions-2017

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