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.
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 programme.
|Last date of online application (CLAT)||March 31, 2017|
|Date of Entrance||May 14, 2017|
National Law School of India University (NLSIU)offers five year 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 their UG courses. Students can go online to the CLAT website and fill up the online form for the test. The last date for applying is March 31, 2017.
|Course Name||Eligibility||Selection 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 merit basis, based on the marks obtained in the CLAT-2017 exam.|
NLSIU also offers postgraduate courses such as MA in Public Policy and LLM. Interested students can apply for the entrance exams for their desired course.
|MA in Public Policy||Candidates with a graduate degree in any discipline from a recognized university are eligible to apply.|
|LL.M||LL.B or equivalent degree with a minimum of 55% marks for General/ OBC/ SAP candidates and 50% for SC/ ST categories.|
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 is 150. PAT will have a total duration of 2 hours.
|Last Date to receive filled-in application forms||April 18, 2017|
|Entrance Exam (PAT)||April 30, 2017|
|Announcement of shortlisted candidates for personal interviews||May 10, 2017|
|Personal Interviews in Bangalore NLSIU campus||May 26-27, 2017|
|Announcement of selection list||June 01, 2017|
|Last day to pay the fee||June 15, 2017|
|Commencement of the course||July 01, 2017|
The LL.M. Programme has a maximum intake of 50:
|Category||Business Laws||Human Rights Laws|
NLSIU offers M. Phil & Ph.D programme 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.
|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.|
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.
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) are eligible to apply.
Candidates that have passed the Chartered Accountants examination conducted by the Institute of Chartered Accountants along with bachelor 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).
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.
For candidates, who want to pursue advance studies/ research in the field of Law can apply for LL.D. (Doctor of Laws) course offered by NLSIU.
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.
National Law School of India University (NLSIU), Bengaluru is a premier Law University in the country. It was the first ever National Law University to be established in India. The school consistently ranks as the most prestigious law school in India. It is also sponsored by the Bar Coun.. read more
NLSIU is a premier Law University in the country. It was the first ever National Law University to be established in India. The school consistently ranks as the most prestigious law school in India. It has an intake of around 80 students in its undergraduate law programme, 40 in Masters .. read more
National Law School of INDIA University, Bangalore provides research degrees to take admissions through UGC NET/JFR as well as through their own admission test. NLSIU provides Ph.D., M.Phil. and LL.D research programmes which requires a minimum of 3 years and maximum of 5 years. Candidates need to.. read more
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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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