LLB (Hons.) at National Law School of India University
Reference No: CGCD/058/2023
The 3-year LLB (Hons) is a postgraduate professional degree programme that is open to graduates from all disciplines. It is a qualifying degree for admission to legal practice. The programme meets all requirements of the Bar Council of India, and builds on top of that to deliver a rigorous legal education in keeping with NLSIU’s unique curricular and pedagogic approach. The programme is structured around interdisciplinary study of the law combined with experiential learning. The programme will bridge theory and practice.
Eligibility: Any person holding a Bachelor’s degree in any discipline from a recognized national or international University is eligible to apply to the programme. Applicants in the General Category should have graduated with an aggregate of not less than 45% of total marks. Applicants in the SC/ST/OBC-NCL/PWD Category should have graduated with an aggregate of not less than 40% of total marks. Students in the final year of their Bachelor’s degree are also eligible to apply. However, their final offer of admission shall be contingent upon successful completion of their Bachelor’s degree with the minimum aggregate marks specified above. Proof of completion of the qualifying degree has to be submitted no later than December 31, 2023.
Selection: The total intake capacity is 120 for the 3-year LL.B (Hons.) programme in the Academic Year 2023-24. Admission to the programme will be through an all-India written admissions test, the National Law School Admissions Test (NLSAT-LLB). All candidates seeking admission to the programme shall appear for the NLSAT-LLB. The NLSAT-LLB will have a single question paper comprising two parts – Parts A and B. Candidates seeking admission in the General/EWS categories must secure a score above the 75 th percentile in Part A. Candidates seeking admission in the SC/ST/OBC-NCL/PWD categories must secure a score above the 50th percentile in Part A. A candidate seeking admission in the General Category/EWS category must secure a score above the 75th percentile in both Parts A and B respectively of the NLSAT-LLB, as well as in the aggregate score of Parts A and B. A candidate seeking admission in the SC/ST/OBC-NCL/PWD category must secure a score above the 50th percentile in both Parts A and B respectively of the NLSAT-LLB, as well as in the aggregate score of Parts A and B.
Application fees of Rs. 2500 (Two thousand five hundred only) shall be payable at the time of submission of the application. Candidates belonging to SC/ST/OBC-NCL/PWD/EWS category shall be required to pay Rs. 2000 (Two Thousand only).