Initially, the name was National Law University which was changed in 2014 to Dr. B. R. Ambedkar National Law University in honor of Dr. Bhim Rao Ambedkar. The university will start academic operations in the academic year 2019-2020. The institute aims to provide more than just legal education by imparting a value-based, intellectual environment to help the students excel in both academics and personality wise as well. Some of the main objectives of the Dr. B.R. Ambedkar National Law University (DBRANLU), Rai, Sonipat, include advanced studies, promoting research, comprehensive legal education, organizing seminars, analyzing contemporary public issues, higher learning and research globally, promoting legal awareness, etc.

Getting into NLU, Sonipat

Programs offered

  • B.A. LL.B. (Hons.) Five-Year Integrated Course
  • P.G. Diploma in Corporate Law

Admission Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidates are required to have a Higher Secondary School Examination (10+2) of the Haryana School Education Board or its equivalent with a minimum of 45% marks in the aggregate.
  • For SC/ST candidates, the minimum aggregate is 40%.
  • Candidates appearing in or awaiting results of the qualifying examination held or being held in March/April 2019 are eligible to apply for admissions and appear for the Combined Law Admission Test (CLAT) provisionally.
  • However, candidates must fulfill the eligibility criteria when the results are declared and must submit proof of having passed the qualifying examination with the prescribed percentage of marks at the time of their interview/counseling.
  • Candidates failing to provide proof or clear the qualifying examination during the given frame are not considered.

NLU Sonipat B.A. LL.B Admission Criteria

Admissions to Dr. B.R. Ambedkar National Law University, Sonipat, are exclusively based on merit in the Common Law Admission Test (CLAT).

NLU Sonipat B.A. LL.B Student Intake

The seat intake for the first B.A. LL.B Five Year Integrated Course Batch (2023-2024) of DBRANLU is 120 (one hundred and twenty).

NLU Sonipat B.A. LL.B Seat Matrix

Seat Matrix for the Admission B.A. LL.B. (Hons.) 5-year Integrated Course Academic Session 2023-24

Total Intake: 120 Seats
All India Category: 90 seats
Haryana Category: 30 Seats
All India Category (90 seats ) Haryana Category (30 seats) Supernumerary Category (12 seats)
General: 59 Haryana General Category: 10 J&K Resident/Kashmiri Migrants: 06 Seats
EWS: 07 EWS: 01 NRI: 06
SC: 14 SC: 05  
ST: 07 BC(A): 04
PwD: 03 BC (B): 03  
  BC (B): 03  
  WL**: 06  

*The Haryana state's seat reservation policy may or may not apply to the institute's seat reservation policy.

NLU Sonipat Fee Structure

FEE STRUCTURE FOR B.A. LL.B. (Hons.) Five-Year Integrated Course 2023-24 (Revised)

Sr. No. Fee Detail Annual Fee First Half (At time of Admission) Second Half (Before 10th of January)
1. Admission Fee Rs. 5000* Rs. 5000* ---
2. Tuition Fee Rs. 80000
US $4000 or equivalent in INR for the Foreign Nationals (US $3000 in case of SAARC candidates)
Rs. 40000

Rs. 40000

3. Amenities Fee Rs. 15000

Rs. 43000

4. Campus Development Fund Rs. 15000
5. Moot Court Fees Rs. 3000
6. Examination Fee Rs. 3000
7. Library Fee Rs. 2000
8. Health and Sports Facility Rs. 5000
9. Hostel Rent (Double Occupancy) Other Charges Rs. 30000 Rs. 15000 Rs. 15000
10. Refundable Security Rs. 20000* Rs. 20000* ---
  Total Fee Rs 178000 Rs. 123000 Rs. 55000
11 Advance Mess Bill adjustable against actual bill Rs. 30000 Rs. 15000 Rs. 15000

NLU Sonipat PG Diploma in Corporate Law

The program aims at providing practical and theoretical aspects related to corporate law. The PG diploma program is approved by BCI (Bar Council India) Duration: 1 year

NLU Sonipat PG Diploma in Corporate Law Eligibility

The student must have secured a minimum of 50% (minimum marks are necessary for SC/ST category students) in an Undergraduate bachelor's degree from any institute, college, or university recognized by UGC (University Grants Commission)