National Law School of India University, (NLSIU) Bangalore is the
firstIndian Law University established by a statute passed by
KarnatakaLegislature in 1986. It became functional in 1988. It is the
only LawSchool sponsored by the Bar Council of India with a view to
raising thestandard of legal education in India. Leading lawyers,
judges andacademicians have been associating with the Law School from
the verybeginning and in this way, the NLSIU represents the unique
partnershipamong the Bar, the Bench and the
National Law School of India
University - NLSIU Entrance Exam 2009
TheNational Law School of India University (NLSIU)
admission 2009 shall bebased exclusively on the performance in the
Common Law Admission Test (CLAT).
Programs Offered by
NLSIU Eligibility 2009 for B.A.,LL.B.
eligible for admission, a candidate should have passed the
HigherSecondary School / Intermediate Examination (10+2) or its
equivalentexamination with not less than 50% marks in aggregate (45% in
case ofSC/ST/ OBC and persons with disability) and should be below 20
years ofage as on 1st July, 2009 (22 years
incase of SC/ST/OBC and persons with disability).
Candidatesappearing or awaiting result of the
qualifying examination can alsoappear in the test on condition that
they produce proof of havingpassed the qualifying exam at the time of
Thosewho do not clear
the qualifying examination with the requisite marksare not eligible for
admission. Candidates whose marks statement of thequalifying
examination is not available at the time the
The University reserves the right to cancel the
admission of any candidate in accordance with rules.
Note:Candidates who get
compartment in any subject in the qualifyingexamination in that year
are not eligible for admission for that year.
NLSIU 2009 Intake and Reservation for B.A..LL.B.
intake capacity of B.A..LL.B. (Hons.) degree programme shall be 80 with
the following break up:
|(b) Scheduled Caste:||12
Scheduled Tribe:||6 (i.e.
Persons With Disability (PWD):||
Foreignstudents will be admitted directly on
the basis of their performance inthe qualifying examination, overall
academic record and command overEnglish language.
Preference will be givento the candidates from SAARC
countries. Foreign students must applydirectly in the CLAT application
form with supporting documents to thefollowing addresses on or before
the closing date.
Bangalore - 560 242
NLSIU 2009 LL.M Program
NLSIUoffers two year LL.M. programme with
specialization in Business Lawsand Human Rights Laws. This programme is
designed essentially to equipstudents for academic careers. Keeping
this objective in mind, thespecial emphasis is placed upon those
subjects which are not normallytaught properly at LLB. level in Indian
NLSIU LLM Courses Structure
The LL.M. programme is based on the semester
system. In the first semester, all the candidates study
Constitutional Law: The New
Inthe second and third semesters, the candidates
pursue optional coursesdepending upon their specializations. In recent
years, Tax Law,Intellectual Property Rights, the WTO, Environmental
Law, CorporateGovernance, Commercial Arbitration etc have been offered
as optionalseminar courses for Business Laws stream.
NLSIU Eligibility 2009 for LL.M
for appearing in the Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) tothe two year
LL.M. Degree Course, a candidate should have passed theLL.B. / B.L.
Degree or an equivalent degree from a recognizedUniversity with not
less than 55% marks in aggregate (50% in case of SC/ ST / OBC / Persons
results of the qualifying examination can appear for the teston
condition that they produce proof of having passed the
qualifyingexamination with the prescribed marks at the time of
NLSIU 2009 Intake and
Reservations for LLM Program
Theannual intake is approximately twenty five
students in eachspecialization. This intake is subject to reservations
in favour ofScheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes and Persons with
Thereis no separate
quota for foreign students. Interested foreign studentsmay apply
directly in the CLAT application form with supportingdocuments to the
following addresson or before the closing date.