National University of Advanced Legal Studies (NUALS) was established by Kerala State Legislature. The National Institute for Advanced Legal Studies (NIALS) established by the Bar Council of Kerala Trust in 2002 merged with the NUALS. In 2008, an amendment streamlined the powers and functions of the authorities of the University and ensured the active involvement of the Government of Kerala.
B.A., LL.B. (Hons.)
The course is offered under the Choice Based Credit & Semester System. Our Five Year Programme is divided into Ten Semesters i.e., there are two semesters in each academic year. As part of its B.A. LL.B. (Hons.) Degree Programme.
ELIGIBILITY: Admission to the B.A. LL.B. (Hons.) Degree course shall be based on the performance in the Common Law Admission Test (CLAT).
The candidate for CLAT shall have passed the Higher Secondary Certificate examination (10+2) or an examination recognized as equivalent thereto with at least 45 % marks.
Exemption upto 5% from the requirement of the minimum of 45% for the qualifying examination is given to the candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe (SC/ST) [declared eligible for reservation in the State of Kerala] and upto 3% to the candidates belonging to Socially and Educationally Backward Classes [declared eligible for reservation in the State of Kerala]. These categories are allowed to apply for CLAT if they obtain not less than 40 % and 42 % of marks, respectively, in the qualifying examination.
The intake for the B. A. LL. B. (Hons.) Degree Course for the academic year 2017-18 shall be 60. The seats shall be apportioned as follows:
All india Merit: 51%, Specially Abled Persons: 3%, State Merit (Kerala): 6 %, Scheduled Castes (Kerala): 8%, Scheduled Tribes (Kerala): 2%, 30% seats in each category are reserved for Socially and Educationally Backward Classes (Kerala).
Our LL.M. Degree Programme of NUALS is a full time regular course of One year duration in the credit and semester system consisting of two semesters. A student who is admitted to the LL.M. Degree Programme can opt to pursue the Programme under any one of the subject groups offered by the University in that year. We offers One year LL.M. Programme in two distinct branches, i e. (1) International Trade Law and (2) Constitutional and Administrative Law, having 20 seats each.
Candidate shall have passed the 5 year Integrated B. A. LL.B. (Hons.) Degree of the National University of Advanced Legal Studies (NUALS) or an examination recognised as equivalent thereto with a minimum of 55 % of the total marks in the aggregate [Not less than 50% in the case of SC/ST (declared eligible for reservation in the State of Kerala) candidates.
The National University of Advanced Legal Studies (NUALS)
NUALS Campus, H.M.T. Colony P.O. Kalamassery,
Ernakulam, – 683 503
For enquiries regarding admissions:
Phone: 0484-2555990, 09446899047