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    NLU Delhi Admission Process

    National Law University (NLU), New Delhi offers admission to undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral programmes. NLU Delhi admissions are offered to B.A. L.L.B Hons, L.L.M and Ph.D Law. NLU Delhi admission to B.A. L.L.B Hons and L.L.M courses are based on candidates' scores in AILET. For NLU Delhi admission to Ph.D Law programme, candidates are selected based on a written test/AILET followed by the evaluation of research proposals and interview/viva-voce. Final admission is confirmed after verification of documents and NLU Delhi admission fee payment. 

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    NLU Delhi Admission Criteria

    Course

    Mode of Selection 

    Selection Criteria

    B.A. L.L.B Hons

    Entrance

    AILET + AILET counselling

    L.L.M

    Entrance

    AILET PG + AILET counselling


    Ph.D Law

    Entrance

    Written test/AILET followed by the evaluation of research proposals and interview/ viva-voce.

    NLU Delhi Application Process

    • Visit the official website of the National Law University, New Delhi.

    • Register to generate login credentials.

    • Fill the NLU Delhi application form.

    • Upload the required documents.

    • Pay the application fee via debit card/credit card/net banking.

    • Submit and take a printout of the application form for future reference.

    NLU Delhi UG Admissions

    National Law University, New Delhi offers three undergraduate programmes. NLU Delhi courses at the UG level include B.A. L.L.B Hons, Bridge Course in Law One Year and Bridge Course in Law Two Year. The duration of B.A. L.L.B Hons is 5 years. 

    NLU Delhi UG Courses and Eligibility Criteria

    Course

    Seat Intake

    Eligibility Criteria

    B.A. L.L.B Hons

    120

    Passed 10+2 or an equivalent examination with an aggregate of not less than 45% marks (40% in case of SC/ST/persons with disability).  

    Bridge Course in Law One Year

    N/A

    Obtained three years L.L.B. degree and will undertake two years bridge course and those who have obtained four years L.L.B. degree will undertake one-year bridge course.

    Bridge Course in Law Two Year

    NLU Delhi B.A. L.L.B Hons Admission Process

    • Candidates have to register and appear for the All India Law Entrance Test (AILET).

    • After the declaration of the result, candidates are required to meet the cutoff.

    • Admission is done based on the All India Law Entrance Test (AILET) and selection is solely on that basis. 

    • Further, the university will conduct AILET counselling on the basis of the rank list released at the time of result. 

    • In the counselling session, qualifying candidates are allotted seats based on merit. 

    • Final admission is confirmed after verification of documents and NLU Delhi admission fee payment.

    NLU Delhi PG Admissions

    National Law University, New Delhi offers four postgraduate programmes. NLU Delhi courses at the PG level are PG Diploma in Environmental Law and Policy, PG Diploma in Tourism and Environmental Law, PG Diploma in Urban Environmental Management and Law and L.L.M. The course duration of the PG Diploma and L.L.M is 1 year. 

    NLU Delhi PG Courses and Eligibility Criteria

    Course

    Seat Intake

    Eligibility Criteria

    PG Diploma in Environmental Law and Policy

    N/A

    Passed Graduation in any stream from a recognised university.

    PG Diploma in Tourism and Environmental Law

    PG Diploma in Urban Environmental Management and Law

    L.L.M

    70

    Passed L.L.B or an equivalent degree with not less than 50% marks in aggregate (45% in case of SC/ST/persons with disability category) from a recognised university.

    NLU Delhi L.L.M Admission Process

    • Candidates are required to register and appear for the entrance exam - AILET PG.

    • Then, the result is declared and candidates have to meet the cutoff.

    • Admission is offered based on the All India Law Entrance Test for L.L.M and selection is solely on that basis. 

    • NLU Delhi releases the list of candidates shortlisted for AILET counselling.

    • Later, candidates are required to get their documents verified and pay the NLU Delhi fees. 

    NLU Delhi Ph.D Admissions

    National Law University, New Delhi offer one doctoral programme. The doctoral programme offered by NLU Delhi is Ph.D Law. The course duration of the Ph.D Law programme is 6 years.

    NLU Delhi Ph.D Courses and Eligibility Criteria

    Course

    Eligibility Criteria

    Ph.D Law

    Master's degree in Law or a professional degree with at least 55% marks in aggregate or its equivalent from a recognised university.

    NLU Delhi Ph.D Law Admission Process

    • Candidates have to appear and qualify the All India Law Entrance Test (AILET).

    • The candidates with UGC-JRF and Foreign nationals are exempted from the Entrance Test (AILET).

    • The admission is done through a two-stage selection process, which includes a written entrance test and the evaluation of research proposals followed by an interview/ viva-voce.

    • Candidates must secure a minimum of 50% marks (45% in case of SC/ST/PWD candidates) in the entrance test, evaluation of research proposals and interview/viva-voce.

    • The Research Advisory Committee assists the Doctoral Committee in evaluating the research proposals as per the guidelines prescribed by NLU Delhi.

    • The admissions will be approved by the Vice-Chancellor on the recommendations of the Doctoral Committee.

    • The last step includes verification of documents and course fee payment. 

    NLU Delhi Admission Process- Documents Required

    • Two passport-size photographs

    • Class 10th mark sheet and certificate 

    • Class 12th mark sheet and certificate

    • Graduation degree certificate and mark sheet (for PG or Ph.D admission)

    • Postgraduation degree certificate and mark sheet (for M.Phil/Ph.D admission)

    • Character certificate

    • Transfer certificate

    • Migration certificate

    • Caste certificate (if applicable)

    • Entrance exam scorecard

    • Identity proof (Aadhaar Card/PAN Card)

    • Category certificate (if applicable)

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    NLU Delhi Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's)

    1: Does NLU Delhi have a Delhi quota?

    As per the NLU Delhi's Admission Announcement 2020-21, 50% seats are reserved for students of Delhi. There is also reservation of seats for Foreign Nationals and quota for SC, ST, Person with Disabilities, Kashmiri migrants and residents of Jammu and Kashmir.

    2: Is there any seat reservation for SC/ ST category in NLU Delhi?

    Yes, there is 15% seat reservation for SC candidates and 7.5% for ST candidates at NLU Delhi.

    3: What is the selection criteria for LLM offered at NLU Delhi?

    For admission in L.L.M. course at NLU Delhi, students are required to appear for the AILET PG exam. Students have to meet the required cut-off in this exam. Shortlisted candidates are then called for AILET counselling round. Later, final seat allotment is done after verification of documents and payment of fee.

    4: What is the mode of application for NLU Delhi admission?

    Students seeking admission at NLU, Delhi have to fill in the AILET application form in online mode. The AILET entrance exam is conducted in offline mode and shortlisted students have to be physically present for the AILET counselling rounds/ interview rounds. 

    5: What is the selection criteria for diploma courses offered at NLU Delhi?

    The admissions in Diploma courses at NLU Delhi is granted strictly on a merit basis, subject to the discretion of the interview panel. Students can click on the link provided to get detailed information on the same.

    6: What is the selection criteria for BA LLB offered at NLU Delhi?

    Students seeking admission in B.A. L.L.B programme at NLU, Delhi have to appear for the AILET exam. They are required to meet the valid cut-off. Admission is done solely on the basis of marks secured in the entrance exam. Shortlisted candidates are called for the subsequent counselling rounds. In the counselling round, students are allotted seats on merit basis and final admission is granted after verification of documents and payment of fee.

    7: Does NLU Delhi provide scholarships?

    Yes, NLU Delhi provides scholarships to its enrolled students who require financial assistance to continue their education. The list of scholarship schemes includes - Central Sector Scholarship (for SC, ST students), Post Matric scholarship for SC & OBC students, Scheme of Scholarships for students with Disabilities, Need cum Merit Financial Assistance to the deserving students, Merit Scholarship for SC/ST/OBC/Minorities students studying in Colleges/ Professional/ Technical Institutions and Fee waiver to deserving and needy student granted by the Vice-Chancellor.  

    8: How many seats are there in NLU Delhi for LLM?

    The total seat intake for the L.L.M course at NLU Delhi is 81 seats.

    9: Is there a reservation in NLU Delhi?

    Yes, there is reservation of seats on category basis. Selection in courses at NLU, Delhi is on the basis of merit as determined by the entrance test (AILET) subject to reservation of 15% for Scheduled Caste candidates, 7.5% for Scheduled Tribe candidates, 5% for Persons with Disability, one additional supernumerary seat for Kashmiri Migrants and two supernumerary seats for Residents of Jammu & Kashmir.

    10: Can I get direct admission to NLU Delhi?

    No, for admission in NLU Delhi, all candidates, other than those applying under the Foreign Nationals category  are required to appear in the AILET exam. Candidates are allotted seats based on AILET scores and subsequent counselling rounds. Then, final admission is confirmed after submission/verification of documents and payment of fee. Students should also note that Foreign Nationals are exempted from appearing in the AILET exam and direct admission to Foreign Nationals is provided on merit basis.

    Student Reviews for NLU Delhi

    College Infrastructure: 4.2/5
    Academics: 4.2/5
    Placements: 4.6/5
    Value for Money: 2.5/5
    Campus Life: 3.9/5

    Best college life experience in the best college.

    Academics

    Now I am studying international law and legal studies as i had interest in it since my class 10 days. Soon I will be graduating. Quality of teaching is awesome both online and offline. In the college website we always get the updated news. Yes, my study is absolutely toward my aimed job.

    The OG of NLUs

    Verified Review

    Academics

    Each Professor is a master of his/her trade. You will enjoy every class here as teaching pedagogy is very interactive. There is ample space for raising queries and doubts without being judged by the teacher.

    Good experience with amazing development

    Academics

    The university provide access to state of art academic and research thereby enabling students to pursue their interest. The justic T.P.S Chawla library has access to over 40000 volume of books, academic and reporting journals, committee report and other support material.

    Have a question related to NLU Delhi ?

    What is the annual fees of LLM course offered by NLU Delhi?

    As per NLU Delhi fee structure, the annual fee for LLM course is around Rs 1.85 Lakh

    How many seats are available in LLM course offered by NLU Delhi through AILET?

    There are a total of 70 seats that will be offered by NLIU Delhi through LLM.

    What are the details mentioned in the AILET merit list 2023?

    The AILET merit list 2023  includes details such as name, roll number, application number and ranks of the candidates.

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