NLSIU was one of the first institutions in the country to introduce a five year integrated LL.B. course in the country starting from the year 1988. NLSIU Bangalore, because of the excellence it offers in the field of legal education is also referred to as “Harvard of the East”. Life at NLSIU brings you a beautiful 23 acre campus comprising all the modern facilities such as library, gymnasium, sports facilities. 

NLSIU offers B.A. L.L.B.(Hons.) programme to students right after 12th to inculcate interdisciplinary intellect in the student and make them socially aware lawyers. 

It also offers various exchange programmes from top universities over the globe where you can get international exposure to law.

NLSIU Bangalore Programs Offered

Programme offered by NLSIU Bangalore for undergraduate

Undergraduate Level

  • B.A, LL.B (Hons.)

Breakdown of Seats

In the academic year 2024-25, NLSIU has an intake capacity of 300 students, where the reservation is applicable as follows:



Scheduled Castes


Scheduled Tribes


Other Backward Classes (Non-creamy layer) 


Economically Weaker Sections 


Persons with Disabilities – (Horizontal reservation) 


Women (Horizontal reservation)


Karnataka Students* (Compartmentalised Horizontal reservation)


Fee Structure

In the academic year 2024-25, the fee structure is as follows:

Total fee per year

INR 3,93,500/-

  • One Time Refundable Deposit:

Refundable deposit for SC/ST category students – Rs. 15,500/-

Refundable deposit for other students – Rs. 20,000/-

The total amount payable by SC/ST category students

INR 4,09,000

The total amount payable by other students

INR 4,13,500