National Law Universities In India

National Law Universities in India:

Law aspirants encounter various challenges while opting for best law college and therefore, it is very important to have all the information regarding all the National Law Universities in order to choose the best one. Almost everyone is familiar with the eligibility criteria and the procedure to take admission in different National Law Universities. But what they are not familiar with and have no idea about is the fee structure and distribution of seats. Hence, below you can find the detailed information about the allocation of seats and programs offered in different National Law Universities of India.

CLAT entrance examination is conducted for admission to 17 of the coveted National Law Schools. The following national law universities (National Law Universities) consider CLAT scores for admissions to their under graduate program:

  • NLSIU – Bangalore
  • NALSAR – Hyderabad
  • NLIU – Bhopal
  • WBNUJS – Kolkata
  • NLU – Jodhpur
  • HNLU – Raipur
  • GNLU – Gandhinagar
  • RMLNLU – Lucknow
  • RGNUL – Patiala
  • CNLU – Patna
  • NUALS – Kochi
  • NLUO – Cuttack
  • NUSRL – Ranchi
  • NLUJAA – Guwahati
  • DSNLU – Visakhapatnam
  • TNNLS – Tiruchirappalli
  • MNLU, Mumbai

1. National Law School of India University, Bangalore (NLSIU)

National Law School of India University, Bangalore, also known as Harvard of the East  is considered as India’s Best Law School and is also ranked as Number 1 Law School in India.

What are the programs offered ?

  • B.A,LL.B (Hons.)
  • LL.M in Business Law and Human Right Laws
  • Master of Public Policy
  • Distance Education Courses
  • Research degrees (Ph.D, LL.D, M.Phil)

What is NLSIU Intake and Reservation?

(1) For B.A., LL.B (Hons.)
The current intake capacity of B.A., LL.B. (Hons.) Degree Program is 80 (eighty). The distribution of seats is as follows:                                                      (a) General Category : 57*                                                                                                                                                                                                                  (b) Scheduled Caste : 12 (i.e. 15%)                                                                                                                                                                                                    (c) Scheduled Tribe : 6 (i.e. 7.5%)                                                                                                                                                                                                      (d) Foreign Nationals : 5

These * 02 seats (3% Horizontal Reservation) are reserved for the special Abled Persons (SAP)

(2) For LL.M in Business Law and Human Right Laws
The current intake capacity of LL.M. Degree Program is 50 (Fifty). The distribution of seats is as follows:
(a) Business Law: 35
(b) Human Rights Law: 15

(3) For Master of Public Policy                                                                                                                                                                      Maximum number of candidates that are admitted to this program is 50. The reservation for different categories is as follows.
Scheduled Caste : 15%
Scheduled Tribe : 7.5%
Specially abled persons (SAP) : 3%

What is the fee Structure?

(a) For B.A. LL.B. (Hons.) Program                                                                                                                                  Total fee (including refundable deposits)                                                                                                           

(a)General Category Rs. 1,98,700/- p.a.                                                                                                                                                                                     (b) SC / ST Category Rs. 1,96,200/- p.a.                                                                                                                                                                                          (c) Foreign Nationals USD 7981 p.a.

(b) For LL.M. Program                                                                                                                                                          Total fee (including refundable deposits)

(a) General Category Rs. 1,48,700/- p.a.                                                                                                                                                                                      (b) SC / ST Category Rs. 1,46,200/- p.a.
(c) Foreign Nationals USD 4481 p.a.

(c) For MPP Program

(a) General Category Rs. 2,18,700/- p.a.                                                                                                                                                                                          (b)SC / ST Category Rs. 2,16,200/- p.a.                                                                                                                                                                                         (c) Foreign Nationals USD 7809 p.a.

2. National Academy of Legal Studies and Research University Of Law, Hyderabad (NALSAR)

NALSAR was established in the year 1998 and was ranked  second in India by The Week’s “Top Law Colleges In 2017”.

What are the programs offered ?

  • B.A,LL.B (Hons.)
  • LL.M
  • M.B.A
  • Research Programs (M.Phil and Ph.D)

What is NALSAR Intake and Reservation?

(a) For B.A. LL.B. (Hons.) Program

Category Total Seats Category-Wise No of Seats for All India Candidates No of Seats for Resident Students of Telangana
General 81 65 16
S.C. (15%) 16 13 03
S.T. (7.5%) 08 06 02
TOTAL SEATS 105 84 21

(b) For LL.M. Program

Category Total Seats Category-Wise No of Seats for All India Candidates No of Seats for Resident Students of Telangana
General 38 31 07
S.C. (15%) 08 06 02
S.T. (7.5%) 04 03 01
TOTAL SEATS 50 40 10

(c) For M.B.A Program

Category Total Seats Category Wise
General 40
Scheduled Caste (15%) 09
Scheduled Tribe (7.5%) 04
Persons with Disability (3%) 02
Foreign Nationals/Industry Sponsored 05
Total Seats 60

What is the fee Structure?

(a) For B.A. LL.B. (Hons.) Program

For new students Rs. 2,20,000/- p.a.

(b) For LL.M. Program

For new students Rs. 1,55,000/- p.a.

3. National Law Institute University, Bhopal (NLIU)

The National Law Institute University, Bhopal (NLIU), was established by the Rashtriya Vidhi Sansthan Vishwa Vidyalaya Adhiniyam, 1997 and was recognized by the University Grants Commission and the Bar Council of India. It was also ranked fifth in India by The Week’s ” Top Law Colleges 2017″.

What are the programs offered ?

  • B.A,LL.B (Hons.)
  • LL.M
  • M.S. in Cyber Law & Information Security (M.S.C.L.I.S)
  • Ph.D

What is NLIU Intake and Reservation?

(a) For B.A. LL.B. (Hons.) Program

The distribution of seats is as follows:

Category M.P. State Seats All India Seats   NRI/NRI Sponsored
General 0 68 18
S.C 09 08 0
S.T. 11 04 0
O.B.C 08 0 0
Total 28 80 18

(b) For LL.M. Program

Category IP & Business Law Business Law Const. & Admin Law Criminal Law HR Law
General 05 05 05 05 05
M.P. SC 01 01 01 01 01
M.P. ST 01 01 01 01 01
M.P. OBC 01 01 01 01 01
Total 08 08 08 08 08

What is the fee Structure?

(a) For B.A. LL.B. (Hons.) Program

For new students Rs. 2,30,250/- p.a.

(b) For LL.M. Program

For new students Rs. 1,96,250/- p.a.

4. National Law University, Jodhpur

Like other top law schools in India National Law University, Jodhpur offers the integrated 5 year law program. However, this standard 5 year course does not include the growing influence of science and technology in today’s world. Hence, keeping this in mind NLU is among one of the few universities that provide multidisciplinary undergraduate programs to meet this challenge.

What are the programs offered ?

  • B.B.A.,LL.B (Hons)
  • B.A.,LL.B(Hons)
  • B.SC., LL.B (Hons)
  • LL.M
  • M.B.A (Insurance)
  • Master of Science (Insurance)

What is the fee Structure?

(a) For undergraduate programs

For Science students Rs. 1,26,500/- p.a. and  for other students it is Rs. 1,24,500/- p.a.

(b) For postgraduate programs

Total amount for students is Rs. 1,24,500/- p.a.

5. West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences, Kolkata (WBNUJS)

The West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences (NUJS) was established under the WBNUJS Act 1999.The Chief Justice of India is the Chancellor of the University.

What are the programs offered ?

  • B.A./B.Sc. L.L.B(Hons.)
  • LL.M in International and Comparative law & Corporate and Commercial law
  • Masters in Business Laws
  • Research Programs (Ph.D, LL.D, M.Phil)
  • Diploma and PG Diploma Courses

What is WBNUJS Intake and Reservation?

(a) For B.A/B.Sc.,LL.B (Hons.) Program

The allocation of seats is as follows:

Category Number of Seats
General 78
S.C. 15
S.T. 08
PwD 02
Foreign Nationals 04
NRIs/NRI-Sponsored 18

(b) For LL.M in International and Comparative law & Corporate and Commercial law

Category Number of Seats
General 30
S.C. 06
S.T. 03
PwD 01
Foreign Nationals 02

What is the fee Structure?

(a) For B.A/B.Sc.,LL.B (Hons.) Program

For new entrants it is Rs. 1,45,000/- p.a.

(b) For LL.M. Program

For new entrants Rs. 1,24,000/- p.a.

For more detailed information on different National Law Universities you can visit their sites and can choose the best one out of all National Law Universities accordingly.

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