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TOP LAW COLLEGES IN INDIA

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

2.NALSAR University of Law, Hyderabad (NALSAR)

3.National Law Institute University, Bhopal (NLIU)

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

5.National Law University, Jodhpur (NLUJ)

6.Hidayatullah National Law University,Raipur(HNLU)

7.Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar (GNLU)

8. Dr. Ram Manohar Lohiya National Law University, Lucknow (RMLNLU)

9. Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, Patiala (RGNUL)

10. Chanakya National Law University, Patna (CNLU)

11. National University of Advanced Legal Studies, Kochi (NUALS)

12. National Law University, Orissa (NLUO)

13. National University of Study & Research in Law, Ranchi (NUSRL)

14. National Law University & Judicial Academy, Assam (NLUJA)

15.Tamil Nadu National Law School, Tiruchirappalli (TNNLS)

16.Damodaram Sanjivayya National Law University, Visakhapatnam (DSNLU)

17.Maharashtra National Law University, Mumbai (MNLU)

18. MNLU ,Nagpur

19- MNLU ,AURANGABAD

20. NLU Delhi

ABOUT CLAT

Eligiblity creteria

UG Programme

1. There will be no upper age limit for UG Programme in CLAT 2018.

2. As regards minimum percentage of marks in the qualifying examination (i.e., 10+2), the candidates must have secured:

i. Forty five percent (45%) marks in case of candidates belonging to Unreserved/OBC/Specially Abled Persons (SAP) and other categories

ii. Forty Percent (40%) marks in case of candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe (SC/ST) categories.

3. Candidates who are appearing in the qualifying examination in March/April, 2018 are also eligible to appear in CLAT-2018 online examination. However, they shall be required to produce an evidence of their passing the qualifying examination at the time of admission, failing which they shall lose their right to be considered for admission

4. The result of the qualifying examination (i.e., 10+2) shall be submitted by the candidate at the time of admission failing which the candidate shall be ineligible for admission to the Course.

5. In case of equal marks, the break of tie shall be by the following procedure and order as under:

i. Higher marks in the component /section on legal aptitude in the CLAT-2018 exam

ii. Higher age

iii. Computerised draw of lots

Scope and coverage of questions under different subject areas:

1. English including comprehension:

The English section will test the candidate's proficiency in English based on comprehension passages and grammar. In the comprehension section, candidates will be assessed on their understanding of the passage and its central theme, meanings of words used therein, etc. The grammar section requires correction of incorrect grammatical sentences, filling of blanks in sentences with appropriate words, etc.

2. General Knowledge and Current Affairs:

The General knowledge will be evaluated on the general awareness including static general knowledge. Questions on current affairs will test the candidate's on their knowledge of national and international current affairs.

3. Mathematics:

This section will test the candidate’s knowledge on elementary mathematics, i.e., maths taught upto 10th Class/Standard.

4. Legal Aptitude:

This section will test the candidate’s interest towards the study of law, research aptitude and problem solving ability. Questions may include legal propositions (described in the paper), and a set of facts to which the said proposition has to be applied. Some propositions may not be “true” in the real sense, candidates will have to assume the “truth” of these propositions and answer the questions accordingly.

5. Logical Reasoning:

The purpose of the logical reasoning section is to test the candidate’s ability to identify patterns, logical links and rectify illogical arguments. It may include a variety of logical reasoning questions such as syllogisms, logical sequences, analogies, etc. However, visual reasoning will not be tested.

The pattern of Question Paper for the UG Courses in CLAT-2018

(a) Maximum Marks 200

(b) Duration of CLAT-2018 Exam 02:00 Hours

(c) Multiple-Choice Questions 200 questions of one mark each

(d) Subject areas with weight-age:

1. English including comprehension 40 Marks

2. General Knowledge and Current Affairs 50 Marks

3. Elementary Mathematics (Numerical Ability) 20 Marks

4. Legal Aptitude 50 Marks

5. Logical Reasoning 40 Marks

(e) Negative Marking 0.25 Mark for each wrong answer

AILET 2018 – National Law University Delhi (NLU-D) will conduct All India Law Entrance Test (AILET) on May 6, 2018 for admissions to five-year integrated undergraduate and two-year postgraduate law programmes. The AILET 2018 will be held online in various examination centres spread across 20 citiesIndia. The All India Law Entrance Test, or AILET as commonly called is one of the most popular law entrance examinations held annually for admissions to 83 BA LLB and 20 LLM programmes. The NLU Delhi administered law entrance exam will be conducted offline, for which law aspirants seeking admissions in the NLU will have to apply for the law exam. AILET 2018 application process is expected to begin on January 1 with candidates required to register online for the NLU Delhi admission test. Adding more on NLU admissions 2018, the test is also held for Ph.D programmes. Candidates can read here a detailed account of AILET 2018 including important dates, eligibility criteria, application form, admit card, syllabus, exam pattern, result, score card, cut off and counselling process NATIONAL LAW UNIVERSITY DELHI Sector – 14, Dwarka, New Delhi - 110078

AILET Syllabus and Exam Pattern

The AILET Exam for BA LLB (Hons) course contains 150 questions which aspirants need to complete in the duration of 1 hour 30 minutes.

AILET 2018 exam has the total of five sections which are English, Mathematics, General Knowledge, Legal Aptitude, and Reasoning.

Section Subject Marks Questions

  • A English 35 Marks 35 Ques
  • B General Knowledge 35 Marks
  • C Legal Aptitude 35 Marks
  • D Reasoning 35 Marks
  • E Mathematics 10 Marks
  • Total 150 Marks

LSAT—IndiaTM is a standardized test of reading and verbal reasoning skills designed by the USA–based Law School Admission Council (LSAC) for use by law schools in India.

The LSAT—IndiaTM will be administered in multiple cities on 20th May, 2018.

LSAT—IndiaTM is a paper-and- pencil test with four sections

Test duration – 2 hours and 20 minutes

Question type – Multiple Choice format

Registration Fee – Rs. 3800/-

Registration Window: Candidates can register for LSAT—IndiaTM through ONLINE mode only.

Online Registration – October 4th, 2017 - May 4th, 2018

LSAT—IndiaTM Registration/Student Application Process

Register online for the LSAT—IndiaTM entrance test by logging on to lsat.fdshive.com (registrations opens on 4th October 2017). The LSAT—IndiaTM registration fee is INR. 3800/-. The fee can be paid online only through credit/debit cards. The candidate can also contact Pearson VUE at lsatindia@pearson.com for more information. On completion of the registration, all candidates will get an LSAT—IndiaTM registration number. Candidates will need to mention this LSAT—IndiaTM registration number while submitting the application forms to the associated colleges. After obtaining the LSAT—IndiaTM registration number, the candidate must download/obtain the application form from the associated college. The college admission application forms will require candidates to mention their LSAT—IndiaTM registration number. Candidates must ensure that they write their LSAT—IndiaTM registration number at the given place in the Application Form of the associated colleges. All registrants who complete the test registration, pay the test fee in a timely way, and follow published test rules may sit for the LSAT—IndiaTM. It is the candidates' responsibility to understand the eligibility requirements of the associated law schools before deciding to register for the LSAT—IndiaTM.

If a candidate registers for the test and then determines that he/she is ineligible for admission to the intended law school, no test-fee refund will be available. Test Scores of students writing the LSAT—IndiaTM will be transmitted to the Associated Colleges. The school(s)/program(s) will not consider your LSAT—IndiaTM score for admission if you do not complete the application form and pay the application fee for the program(s) prior to the last application date.

The LSAT India 2018 Entrance Test is a paper-and- pencil test with four sections. The sections on the LSAT India may appear in any order, but the test always contains two sections of logical reasoning questions, one section of analytical reasoning questions, and one section of reading comprehension questions. The time allotted for each section is 35 minutes. All questions are multiple-choice given in the LSAT 2018 Entrance Test.

  • Sections Questions (Approx) Duration of Exam
  • Analytical Reasoning 20 Ques 35 Minutes
  • First Logical Reasoning 23 Ques 35 Minutes
  • Second Logical Reasoning 24 Ques 35 Minutes
  • Reading Comprehension 25 Ques 35 Minutes
  • Total 92-100 questions 2 hours and 20 minutes

Note: There is no negative marking or penalty for Response in the OMR Sheet. Only correct answers contribute to a candidate’s score. LSAT Syllabus

Analytical Reasoning: These questions measure the ability to understand a structure of relationships and to draw logical conclusions about that structure. The test taker is asked to reason deductively from a set of statements and rules or principles that describe relationships among persons, things, or events

Analytical Reasoning questions reflect the kinds of complex analyses that a law student performs in the course of legal problem-solving.

Logical Reasoning: These questions assess the ability to analyze, critically evaluate, and complete arguments as they occur in ordinary language. The questions are designed to assess a wide range of skills involved in thinking critically, with an emphasis on skills that are central to legal reasoning. These skills include drawing well-supported conclusions, reasoning by analogy, determining how additional evidence affects an argument, applying principles or rules, and identifying argument flaws.

Reading Comprehension: These questions measure the ability to read, with understanding and insight, examples of lengthy and complex materials similar to those commonly encountered in law school.

Reading Comprehension section contains four sets of reading questions, each consisting of a selection of reading material, followed by four to nine questions that test reading and reasoning abilities.

IPU CET Law 2018: Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University (GGSIPU) will conduct the IPU CET law 2018 for admissions to its law programmes on May 19, 2018. The common entrance test for LLB (IPU CET Law) will be conducted in offline mode. The university offers admissions to five-year integrated law programmes including BA LLB and BBA LLB. The UG law programmes are offered in as many as eight colleges affiliated to GGSIPU. Candidates interested in pursuing the five-year law programmes from the university will need to apply in the month of January 2018 for IPU CET Law 2018. Once the candidates have appeared for the GGSIPU administered law entrance examination, a merit list will be published after the results have been announced for IPU DU LLB The admission to LL.B. course shall be made on the basis of merit in the LL.B. Entrance Test. Eligibility: Three Year Law Degree Course: An applicant who has graduated in any discipline of knowledge from a University established by an Act of Parliament or by a State legislature or an equivalent national institution recognized as a deemed to be University or foreign University recognized as equivalent to the status of an Indian University by an authority competent to declare equivalence, may apply for a three years’ degree program in law leading to conferment of LL.B. degree. Minimum marks in qualifying examination for admission to LLB:

The eligibility criteria for admission to LL.B. Degree course is as follows:

i. For General candidates, Graduate/Post-Graduate Degree from the University of Delhi or any other Indian or Foreign University recognized as equivalent by the University of Delhi with at least 50% marks or an equivalent grade point in the aggregate in either of them.

ii. For other backward classes (OBC) candidates, Graduate/Post-Graduate Degree from the University of Delhi or any other Indian or Foreign University recognized as equivalent by the University of Delhi with at least 45% marks.

iii. For Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe (SC/ST) candidates, a Graduate/Post-Graduate Degree from the University of Delhi or any other Indian or Foreign University recognized as equivalent by the University of Delhi with at least 40% marks. ( As per Bar Council of India requirements)

iv. Relaxation of 5% marks in the minimum eligibility prescribed for general candidates will be allowed to widows/wards of ex-servicemen as prescribed and wards of serving personnel (CW) category who are in receipt of Gallantry awards.

v. Relaxation of up to 5% marks in the minimum eligibility prescribed for general candidates will be allowed to the candidates belonging to physically handicapped (PH) category. Provided that the above minimum qualifying marks shall not automatically entitle a person to get admission into an institution but only shall entitle the person concerned to fulfill other institutional criteria notified by the institution concerned or by the government concerned from time to time to apply for admission

BHU LLB 2018– Banaras Hindu University is conducting BHU LLB entrance examination (BHU LLB) on April 1, 2018 for admissions to three-year law programmes. Candidates interested in pursuing the 3-year LLB programme from Banaras Hindu University need to apply for BHU LLB entrance exam. The candidates seeking admissions to undergraduate law programme of BHU can check here all about BHU LLB 2018 which includes important dates, eligibility criteria, application process, exam pattern, answer key, results and counselling schedule. BHU LLB 2018 will be conducted in an offline mode. The admissions to three-year LLB programme in the university will be based on the marks secured by candidates in BHU LLB 2018 exam. This is to hereby inform all the candidates that facts and figures (including number of seats, number of participating institutes, etc.) in this article of BHU LLB 2018 are as per the last year and is subject to change. The exact numbers will be announced when the official brochure for BHU LLB is announced for the academic year 2018-2019.

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  • AIL Enterance Test ( Army Institute of Law )
  • BVT CET Law ( Bharti Vidyapeeth University Common enterance Test )
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