NALSAR University of Law,Hyderabad

The National Academy of Legal Studies and Research (NALSAR) University of Law, established in the year 1998, is the second National Law University established in India. With students admitted from all over the country through CLAT, NALSAR is counted as one of the top National Law University in India. It constantly features among the top two National Law Universities in any rankings conducted in the field of Legal education. Until 2012, NALSAR was driven by mandatory courses, but post re-evaluation in June 2012, it moved to a credit-based system, wherein a student is required to earn 200 credit points to earn their degree.

Getting into NALSAR, Hyderabad
Admission to NALSAR is purely based on merit determined through a Common Law Admission Test (CLAT), a test conducted on rotation by National Law Universities.

Eligibility:

Undergraduate: In order to secure a seat in B.A LL.B program at NALSAR University of Law, one must fulfill the following conditions as laid down by CLAT. The candidates must have secured:

  1. Forty five percent (45%) marks in case of candidates belonging to Unreserved/OBC/Specially Abled Persons (SAP) and other categories, and

  2. Forty Percent (40%) marks in case of candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe (SC/ST) categories.

There is no age limit.

Intake:

B.A LL.B (Hons.): NALSAR admits a total of 120 students every year for the undergraduate program, out of which 15 seats are reserved for Foreign Nationals( 7 for students from SAARC countries and 8 from Non-SAARC nations).

LL.M: A total of 60 students are admitted to the Master’s program in Law, 10 of which are foreign nationals.

Foreign Nationals are exempted from CLAT.

Admission Procedure:

Admission to B.A LLB (Hons.) is based on merit determined through Common Law Admission Test (CLAT-UG), whereas the admissions to LL.M program is on the basis of merit as determined through CLAT-PG.

Cut-Offs:

2018 CLAT Cut Offs for NALSAR, Hyderabad

General

Scheduled caste

Scheduled Tribe

PWD

Rank

Marks

Rank

Marks

Rank

Marks

Rank

Marks

137

130.75

3271

97.25

6092

86

4042

93.50

 

NALSAR Placements

NALSAR is one the top law schools with an average salary of around 15 lacs. For the 2019 batch, more than 30 students have secured a job for them in the top law firms/corporates on day zero itself.

Firm

Acceptances on Day Zero

PPOs

Total Intake

AZB & Partners

7

3

10

Cyril Amarchand

5

2

7

Luthra & Luthra

-

5

5

Trilegal

2

2

4

Shardul Amarchand

1

2

3

Khaitan

2

1

3

S&R Associates

-

1

-

Majmudar & Partners

-

1

-

TOTAL

17

17

32

*Source: Bar and Bench

 

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