National Law University, Delhi (University of Law), abbreviated as NLUD, is a specialized and among the most prestigious law universities in India, offering courses at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels. NLUD is one of the national law schools in India built on the five-year law degree model proposed and implemented by the Bar Council of India.
Bachelor of Law LL. B (Hons)
All candidates, other than those applying under the Foreign Nationals category, should appear for the All India Law Entrance Test (AILET) and selection shall be solely on that basis.
Candidates should score at least 40% of the marks in the AILET (30% for SC/ ST candidates)
In order to appear for the AILET, candidates should have passed the 10+2 examination and scored a minimum of 50%. However, candidates appearing for 10+2 examinations in the year of the AILET can also apply provided they meet the above eligibility at the time of admission.
Number of Seats
• The University admits 80students every year to the B.A.LL.B. (Hons.)
• 10 seats are set aside for Foreign Nationals.
• Of the remaining seats (70), 15% are reserved for Scheduled Castes, 7.5% for Scheduled Tribe, 5% for Persons with Disabilities.
• Apart from above 3 seats are supernumerary as follows:
• 1 seat is reserved for migrants from Kashmir.
• 2 seats are reserved for residents of Jammu and Kashmir
Master of Law (LL. M)
Admission to one year- LL.M. Degree shall be done through an All India Law Entrance Test (AILET) conducted every year by the University. The candidate shall secure minimum of 50% of the marks in the written test to become eligible for admission. In case of SC/ST candidates it is 40%. Candidates awaiting results of the qualifying examination can appear for the Entrance Test subject to a condition that they produce proof of having passed the qualifying examination at the time of admission.
The total number of seats will be 70 + 10 (Foreign Nationals) with the following reservations:
Scheduled Caste: 15%, Scheduled Tribe: 7.5%,
Persons with Disability: 5%.
All India Law Entrance Test (AILET)
The AILET is held on the first Sunday of May every year. The detailed notification for the AILET is published in leading national newspapers and on the University website during January every year.
The AILET has 150 questions for 150 marks that must be attempted within 1 hour 30 minutes. The AILET has sections on English, General Knowledge, Basic Mathematics, Logical Reasoning and Legal Aptitude.
Negative marking: There will be Negative Marking in AILET 2018. The criteria for negative marking will be based on the formula 0.25*4=1 that means per wrong answer 0.25 Marks will be deducted. Therefore, four wrong answers will lead to deduction of 1 Mark.
The admission shall be through a qualifying written test to be conducted by the university. The written test is only a qualifying test and there will be no weightage of marks secured in test in the final selection. The university has modified the evaluation system of written tests for admissions. Negative marking has been introduced for written test for Ph. D programme also.
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