NLU Shimla (Himachal Pradesh National Law University)

About NLU Shimla (Himachal Pradesh National Law University)

NLU Shimla was established under section 3 of the Himachal Pradesh National University Act. It was the second NLU after NLU Delhi to have its own entrance test (HPNET) for admission into its undergraduate and postgraduate programs. However, from 2019 onwards the admission in NLU Shimla n is exclusively based on the merit in the Common Law Admission Test (CLAT). The vision of the university is to strive to be an internationally recognized leader in socially relevant legal research and education in India and Abroad; to provide academically excellent, time-efficient and cost-effective legal education in the extreme North of India.

Programs Offered at NLU Shimla

Following mentioned courses are offered by NLU Shimla.

Undergraduate

  • B.A., LL. B (Hons.)
  • B.B.A, LL.B (Hons.)

Postgraduate

  • LL.M

Doctoral Programme

  • Ph.D Law

NLU Shimla, B.A./B.B.A., LL.B (Hons)

B.A./B.B.A., LL.B (Hons) are multidisciplinary undergraduate five-year full-time courses offered by NLU, Shimla. Duration of the Semesters in Under Graduate (UG) programs shall be of 18 weeks each with not less than 30 class hours per week including tutorials, examination, etc.

NLU Shimla UG Admission 2020

NLU Shimla B.A./B.B.A., LL.B (Hons) Qualifying exam

The Admission is exclusively based on the merit in the Common Law Admission Test (CLAT).

NLU Shimla Eligibility For B.A./B.B.A., LL.B (Hons)

Candidates must meet the criteria listed below to be eligible for the course

  • Candidates should have graduated from 12th (10+2) examination from any recognized board with minimum 50 % (45 % for S.C/S.T.) in one attempt.
  • Students who have appeared for their H.S.C finals and awaiting results are also eligible to apply, subject to the submission of passing certificate by the announced date
  • Applicants who have obtained 10+2 through Open Universities system directly without having any basic qualification are not eligible for the Law Course

NLU Shimla Intake and ReservationFor B.A./B.B.A., LL.B (Hons)

  • A total of 60 seats is available in each undergraduate program. Additionally, 9 supernumerary seats are also provided.
  • Below is the seat matrix of the seats provided by NLU Shimla for B.A./B.B.A., LL.B (Hons)
Category H.P. State Seats All India Seats NRI/NRI Sponsored
SC/ST 03 09 -
PH 01 01 -
CW 01 02 -
General 10 33 -
Total 15 45 09

NLU Shimla Placement: The University came into existence in 2016. Although the first batch will graduate in the year 2021, a higher rate of placement can be expected.

NLU Shimla LL.M

NLU Shimla offers a postgraduate programme i.e. Master of Laws (LL.M.). The duration of the programme is one year.

NLU Shimla PG Admission 2020

NLU Shimla LL.M Qualifying exam

The Admission is exclusively based on the merit in the Common Law Admission Test (CLAT).

NLU Shimla Eligibility For LL.M

Candidates must meet the criteria listed below to be eligible for the course
ยท Candidates should have passed his/her undergraduate i.e. LL.B. Degree (3 years or 5 years) from any recognized University in India or foreign University recognized as equivalent under Indian Law with minimum 55% or an equivalent grade point

  • In determining equivalency the university listed with Association of Indian Universities and any Other nodal agency which is statutorily empowered to determined equivalency will be considered.

NLU Shimla Intake and Reservation For LL.M

A total of 20 seats are available for LL.M. Additionally, 5 supernumerary seats are also provided.

Given below is the seat matrix of the seats provided by NLU Shimla for LL.M

Category H.P. State Seats All India Seats NRI/NRI Sponsored
SC/ST 01 04 -
PH 01 01 -
CW 00 02 -
Women 01 04 -
General 02 11 -
Total 05 15 03

Factors that will influence NLU Shimla cut off 2020

  1. The total number of candidates appearing in CLAT 2020
  2. The performance of candidates in the exam
  3. Number of candidates seeking admission to NUSRL Ranchi
  4. Seat intake
  5. Category to which the candidate belongs to.

CLAT 2019 Round-wise cutoff

Given below is the round-wise cutoff of NLU Shimla for 2019

Round 1 Round 2 Round 3
125 1396 1471

In 2019 the candidate with 125th rank was offered a seat in round 1. In the third round the Cutoff dropped to 1471.

NLU Shimla Ph.D

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Law is a Full-time Ph.D programme offered by NLU, Shimla. The a minimum duration of the Ph.D. programme shall be three years, including course work. The maximum duration shall be six years.

NLU Shimla Eligibility For Ph.D

Candidates must meet the criteria listed below to be eligible for the course

  • LL.M. Degree from any recognized University in India or Foreign University recognized as equivalent under Indian Law with minimum 55% or an equivalent marks or grade without any round-off will have to qualify through all India Entrance Exam, or UGC-NET/JRF/SLET.

NLU Shimla Admission Process for Ph.D

  • Candidates who have qualified UGC-NET/JRF/SLET can directly submit a research proposal without appearing in the Entrance Exam.
  • Having qualified through entrance test or UGC-NET/JRF/SLET candidate has to submit 'Research Proposal' which he has to defend to the satisfaction of the Board of Studies in Law of this University. See Annexure-II

NLU Shimla Fee Structure for Undergraduate and Postgraduate programmes


Particular

Amount in Rs

B.A./B.B.A, LL.B

LL.M.

Admission Fee (One Time)

15000/-

1000

Tuition Fee:

Indian Students

60,000/-
(Per Semester)

50,000/-
(Per Semester)

NRI / NRI Sponsored Students

7,00,000/-

  

SAARC Candidates (Excluding Indians)

3,50,000/-

  

Note: In case of NRI/SAARC Candidates rest of charges are same as applicable to Indian students

Examination & Facilities Fee:

Campus Development Fund

3,000/-

3,000/-

Student Development Fund

25,00/-

25,00/-

Student Bar Council Fund

25,00/-

 

Library and Multimedia

4,000/-

4000/-

Internet Charges

9,000/-

9,000/-

Journal Fee

15,00/-

2,000/-

Sports and Game Facilities

2,000/-

2,000/-

Reading Material Fee

1,000/-

3,000/-

Examination Fee

3,000/-

3,000/-

Dissertation Fee

1,000/-

1,000/-

Re-registration Fee

5,000/-

5,000/-

Repeat Examination Fee

5,00/- 
(per Paper)

5,00/-
(per Paper)

Moot Court & Seminar workshop/visiting Faculty

5,000/-

5,000/-

Electricity Charges

8,000/-

6,000/-

Hostel Charges

Halls/Hostel Residence Charge

20,000/-

20,000/- (subject to availability)

Mess deposit

3,000/-

3,000/-

Mess Advance

20,000/-
(for 10 months)

20,000/-
(for 10 months)

Refundable Charges (One Time)

Library Security Deposit

5,000/-

5,000/-

Hostel Security Deposit

5,000/-

5,000/- (2,000/- for SC/ST)

Mess Deposit

3,000/-

3,000/-

For Indian Candidates-II Semester

Tuition Fee

60,000/-

 

Library and Multimedia Fee

4,000/-

4,000/-

Grand Total

2,07,500/-

 

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