National Law School & Judicial Academy, Assam
NLU Assam BA LLB Admission
Admission to any of the programs offered by National Law School & Judicial Academy, Assam will be based on an Admission Test. For the undergraduate courses, there shall be a National Entrance Test (NET) every year for selecting students strictly on the basis of merit demonstrated in the result of the test conducted by the School or based upon the Common Law School Admission Test (CLAT) conducted by the Committee of National Law Schools as and when School joins the said common test.
Qualification required for admission to any undergraduate course in the University is 10+2 with 50% marks in aggregate in the qualifying examination. The admission test will test (a) linguistic ability; (b) analytical skills; (c) level of general and common knowledge; d) mathematical aptitude; (e) legal reasoning; and (f) aptitude for learning law. Some preliminary psychological ability test may also be included.
Candidates and their Parents of selected candidates may be invited to meet the Director-General and the faculty members before completion of the admission procedure. There shall be no marks for the interview, though candidates may be rejected on the ground of any habit of (i) drug; (ii) alcohol; and (iii) behavior not suitable for a professional School, such as ragging.
When a candidate is rejected on any one of these grounds, opportunity shall be given for making presentations by the candidate / parents / guardian of the respective candidate to the Admission Committee and against the decision to the Director-General. The decision of the admission committee shall be final.
The maximum age limit for admission into these courses would be 20 as on 1st August, that is, a student shall not complete 20 years of age as on the date of admission. In case of SC/ST candidates, however age can be relaxed by 2 years.
There shall be not more than 60 students admitted to B.A. LL.B course in a academic year.
Fifteen percent (15%) of the total seats shall be reserved for the applicants of Scheduled Tribe (ST) and seven and a half percent (7.5%) for applicants for the Scheduled Caste (SC) applicants provided that they attain a standard for admission by scoring a cut off marks in the admission test as stipulated by the Admission Committee for such candidates. 25% seats would be reserved for the candidates from the state of Assam.
Non-Resident Indian applicants having academic qualification equivalent of 10+2 and staying abroad at the time of National Entrance Test (NET) shall take the admission test. Foreign Nationals are exempt from taking up the test.
The NET shall be held at such places and time as may be notified by the Academy every year.
The selection list shall be notified in the Academy’s website and in the Notice Board.
The selected candidates shall have to deposit semester fee, refundable deposits, non-refundable charges, halls of residence charges etc. within such date and time as may be notified by the Academy.
Any student wanting to apply for scholarship or bank loan may submit the stipulated information and forms as and when required by the Academy. Selected students, however, can make private arrangements with the banks and financial institutions, in which case the letter of the bank agreeing to pay the fee directly to the Academy on the day of admission must be submitted in response to the call for admission. Inability to pay fees as indicated on the day of admission shall forfeit the claim for admission.
In case candidates receive equal marks in the admission test their merit list shall be determined by marks obtained in the qualifying examination (Senior School Examination or the 10+2 examination) and the Secondary School Examination (Class 10 examination) taken together.
The result of the test and the merit shall be displayed on the website of the Law Academy. However, results of the selected and waiting list candidates would be communicated on a priority basis.
On any dispute the decision of the Admission Committee shall be final and binding on all parties concerned.
The general rules and guidelines of Admission are subject to change and will be notified in the Academy’s website as and when such changes take place.
The National Law School & Judicial Academy, Assam has been established as a torchbearer in the field of education in the faculty of law. The institution has been established by “The National Law School & Judicial Academy, Assam Act” that is Assam Act XXV of 2009. The Chief Justice of Gauhati High Court is the President (Chancellor) of the Law School.
For details visit: http://www.nluassam.ac.in/index.aspx