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CNLU Patna Admission Process

The Chanakya National Law University Patna offers three levels of admissions which include 2 undergraduate, 7 postgraduate, and 3 doctoral programmes. Candidates who meet the eligibility criteria can apply for CNLU Patna admissions by visiting the official website. The CNLU Patna admissions are done based on the student's performance in the entrance exams conducted by the CNLU Patna or the CLAT exam scores. The candidates should follow the CNLU Patna admission process. To complete the CNLU Patna admission procedure the candidate should submit the required documents along with the payment of admission fees.

CNLU Patna Admissions - LLM Admissions Important Dates

Result declaration of entrance examination
June 5, 2024
Commencement of counselling and admission process
June 10, 2024

How to apply for CNLU Patna admissions?

  • Aspirants should visit the official website of the University.

  • The application form should be solely filled by the candidate with relevant information.

  • If necessary submit the required documents as prescribed by the university.

  • Submit the CNLU application form along with the application fee.

CNLU Patna UG Admissions 2024

BA LLB and BBA LLB are the two undergraduate courses offered by the university. These CNLU Patna courses are offered in the branch of LAW. These two courses are offered in full-time mode. Students meeting the eligibility norms as per university norms can apply. 

CNLU Patna UG Admissions - Seat Intake, Eligibility Criteria:


Seat Intake

Eligibility Criteria

B.A. L.L.B. Hons


10+2/12th/Intermediate passed with 45% marks for general candidates (40% for SC/ST Category) + CLAT

B.B.A. L.L.B. Hons

CNLU Patna UG Admission Process

  • Eligible students should meet the prescribed norms as described by the university.

  • Before applying for admission into the above courses, students should attain valid scores in the CLAT exam. 

  • Students without any competitive exam scores are requested to appear for the entrance exam conducted by the university.

  • Students are shortlisted for CNLU Patna admissions based on the scores secured in the entrance examination.

  • Counselling sessions should be attended by the shortlisted students.

  • Based on the student's choice of preference and performance in the counselling session students are allotted seats.

  • Upon the confirmation of allotted seats, students should pay the fees and submit the documents.

CNLU Patna LLM Admissions 2024

A university that provides quality legal education and strives to raise national legal standards to a competitive international level and promote legal awareness in the community to inculcate responsibility. L.L.M. is the CNLU Patna course at the postgraduate level. Students seeking CNLU Patna admission should meet the eligibility norms.

CNLU Patna LLM Admissions - Seat Intake, Eligibility Criteria:


Seat Intake

Eligibility Criteria


55% marks at graduation in Law for General/OBC students and 50% marks for SC/ST students. 

CNLU Patna LLM Admissions Process 

  • Eligible students are requested to appear for the CNLU entrance test conducted by the university.

  • Students are shortlisted based on their performance in the exam.

  • The merit list is released by the university.

  • Based on the merit list students are advised to appear for the counselling session. 

  • Students are requested to pay the course fee and submit the documents upon confirmation of allotted seats.

CNLU Patna LLD Admissions 2024

LLD and Ph.D. are the two courses offered at the doctoral level. The national higher education systems in this global environment will depend upon the social, economic, political, and cultural development in developing nations. CNLU Patna admissions are given to eligible students.

CNLU Patna LLD Admissions - Seat Intake, Eligibility Criteria:


Eligibility Criteria

55% aggregate marks at the master's degree in law (50% marks for SC/ST students). + 50% marks in Ph.D. entrance exam conducted by university followed by university.

CNLU Patna LLD Admission Process

  • Eligible students should fill out the application form with relevant information along with the application form fee.

  • Attach the required documents if necessary.

  • Students are required to submit their research proposal.

  • Selected candidates should appear for the interview process based on the research proposal submitted.

  • Students' performance in the interview helps them to fetch a seat in their desired field of study and university.

  • To confirm the CNLU Patna admission, students are required to pay the course fee and submit the documents.

CNLU Patna Admissions - Documents Required

  • All educational certificates.

  • All entrance exam scorecards.

  • Rank card.

  • Admit card.

  • Passport size-photograph.

  • Migration certificate.

  • Transfer certificate.

Note: 10% of the seats are reserved for Economically Weaker section as per the government of Bihar.

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CNLU Patna Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's)

1: Who is eligible to apply for B.B.A LL.B course at CNLU Patna?

The candidates should have a minimum of 45% for general candidates (40% for candidates belonging to the SC/ST category) in class 10+2 from a recognised board. The candidates should have appeared CLAT and obtained a valid score. The candidates who satisfy the above eligibility criteria are eligible to apply for CNLU BBA LLB course.

2: How can I get admission in CNLU Patna?

The candidates should meet the CNLU eligibility criteria for the desired course. Eligible candidates can apply for the CNLU admission to the desired course. The applicant should fill out the CNLU application form with the required details. Then the qualified candidates should attend the counselling session. The candidates will be shortlisted for CNLU Patna admissions based on the scores obtained in the entrance examination and in qualified examinations. To complete the CNLU admission process the candidates should submit the required documents along with the payment of admission fees. 

3: Can I submit the L.L.M application form on the official website of the university?

No, the candidates are only allowed to post the application form in the office of the university.

4: How many seats are offered for B.A. L.L.B. Hons. at CNLU Patna?

60 seats are offered for B.A. L.L.B. Hons. at CNLU Patna.

5: What is the eligibility criteria for L.L.M at the university?

The eligibility criteria for L.L.M at the university is that the candidates must have an undergraduate degree in Law with a minimum of 55% marks (50% marks for candidates belonging to SC/ST category) and must have passed in the final semester/final year examination.

6: What is the duration of L.L.D. course offered by CNLU Patna?

The duration of the L.L.D. course is five years.

7: Can I apply for admissions into the B.A. L.L.B. course at CNLU Patna without appearing for CLAT?

No, CNLU Patna only offers admissions to its undergraduate courses on the basis of CLAT score.

Student Reviews for CNLU Patna

College Infrastructure: 3.7/5
Academics: 3.3/5
Placements: 2.7/5
Value for Money: 3.3/5
Campus Life: 3.8/5

The overall experience was exceptional.


At NLU Patna, academics transcend mere classroom teachings to foster holistic development. The faculty, comprising erudite scholars and seasoned practitioners, not only impart legal knowledge but also instill critical thinking and analytical prowess in students


Verified Review


I had completed my pg from there the curriculum is well updated and they have all the recent developments they make court ready as they conduct real time court cases for students they creae case studies


Verified Review


After the college infrastructure which is good and when we talk about the academics it is also very good teachers are well experienced and reliable to teach everything and every students and always talk about facts

Have a question related to CNLU Patna ?

Hello Aspirant,

Based on the analysis of previous year's cut-off and keeping some other factors in mind, as per your CLAT 2022 rank and category y ou have almost no chances in CNLU Patna even for state reserved seats .

But note that above prediction is based on previous year's data of cut-offs of different institutions and the cut-offs are bound to change every year depending upon the various factors such as

-->> Total number of candidates appeared in the CLAT 2022 entrance exam

-->> Difficulty level of Paper

-->> Top score

-->> The seat intake for the 5-year LLB / LLM program

-->> Total candidates from reservation categories (SC, ST, etc.)

-->> Previous year's cutoff trends

So don't assume it as final admission call from the respected institute. You will have to appear for seat allotment process.

And you can get all details about CLAT seat allotment process from the link given below :-

You can check out the previous year's CLAT cut-off data from the link given below :-

DSNLU Visakhapatnam Cutoff 2022, 2021,2020,2019 - Category Wise Cutoff Marks (

Also you can predict the colleges on your own using your CLAT score by using CLAT College Predictor which you can access from the link given below :-

I hope this information helps you.

Good Luck for your future!!

Hey krishna ,

CNLU patna is approved by the UGC . It is accredited by grade 'A' by NAAC. It provides total of six courses at the undergraduate , postgraduate and doctoral levels in the department of law. It provides wide range of facilities to their students. It also provide placement to the students who studied their.

When come to the placement, the placement is quite good . To know the fee structure and placement section kindly go through this link where you find the all fee structure of all the courses.

I hope your query is clear now.

Revert back if any further query.

All the best !!

Hello aspirant,

The Consortium of National Law Universities publishes the CNLU Patna 2021 cut off for counselling and seat allotment process. The CNLU 2021 cut off will be the last rank in the CLAT merit list that will be accepted for admission in UG and PG law courses. The CNLU 2021 cut off will be drafted on the basis of various factors like:- the number of seats available in the university, number of applicants, reservation policy and many more. There are 7 seats reserved for the EWS category students. CNLU Patna Cutoff All India Rank 2020 for CLAT exam for EWS category was 2995. The marks scored in the entrance test is not taken into consideration for merit list. By seeing the cutoff AIR of 2020 you can have an idea what can be the cutoff for this year.

Hope this helps,

All the Best!!

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