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National Law Schools

This section contains the information about Law Schools of India.

Introduction

With growing importance for quality legal education, various national law schools acquired lot of importance. To meet the requirements of student’s states decided to establish a new national level Law school/University. At present 16 national level law school/university are ready to provide the quality legal education through Under-Graduate and post-Graduate courses.

These laws school/Universities also conducts several short and medium term orientation, training and refresher courses for NGOs, Government officials and public administrators, local self-Government, legal professionals including members of the bar and the bench, other administrative authorities and corporate officials.

Common Law Admission Test (CLAT)

The Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) is an all India entrance examination conducted on rotation by 15 National Law Universities (NLUs) for admissions to their under-graduate and post-graduate degree programmes (LL.B & LL.M).

The first CLAT Core Committee consisting of Vice-Chancellors of the seven participating NLUs decided that the test should be conducted by rotation in the order of their establishment. Accordingly, the first Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) was conducted in the year 2008 by the National Law School of India University (NLSIU), Bangalore.

Eligibility

Under-Graduate Courses

To be eligible to appear in CLAT, a candidate should have obtained a Senior Secondary School/Intermediate (10+2) or its equivalent certificate from a recognised Board with not less than 45% marks in aggregate (40% in case of SC and ST candidates) and should be below 20 years of age as on 1st July of the year of application (22 years in case of SC and ST candidates).

Post-Graduate Courses

To be eligible for appearing in CLAT, a candidate should have obtained a LL. B/B. L. Degree or an equivalent degree from a recognized University with not less than 55% marks in aggregate (50% in case of SC and ST candidates).

Visit http://www.clat.ac.in for more information about eligibility for Under and Post-Graduate Courses.

To read the CLAT related Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs), visit http://www.clat.ac.in

To read the CLAT related more information and for helpline number, visit CLAT-2016

Law Schools in India

There are many National Law Schools across the country. We provide here their links for your convenience to go to the website directly

National Law Schools/Universities

1.Chanakya National Law University,Patna

2.Ram Manohar Lohiya National Law University,Lucknow

3.Gujarat National Law University

4.Hidayatullah National Law University, Raipur

5.NALSAR University of Law,Hyderabad

6.National Law School of India University,Bangalore

7.National Law Institute University,Bhopal

8.National Law University,New Delhi

9.National Law University,Jodhpur

10.National Law University,Odisha

11.Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law

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

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

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

15.Tamil Nadu National Law School,Tiruchirappalli

16.Damodaram Sanjivayya National Law University, Visakhapatnam

Source: Common Law Admission Test

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