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Himachal Pradesh National Law University (HPNLU SHIMLA)

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1. Overview

Himachal Pradesh National Law University Shimla (HPNLU Shimla) is a National Law University located at Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, India. It was established in 2016 and is the 20th National Law University established in India. Till 2018, the University had a separate entrance exam, the HPNET, but having joined the CLAT Core Committee and the Consortium, it will be one of the 21 participating NLUs for CLAT 2019.

S.NoCourses OfferedExamTotal FeeDuration
1B.A,/ BBA/ B.com LLB(Hons.)CLAT10.75 Lakhs5 Years
2LL.M in Corporate LawsCLAT1.55 lakhs

2. Programs Offered

• B.A./B.B.A./ B. Com LL.B, (Hons.)
• LL.M

3. Research Centres

• Centre for Comparative International Law
• Centre for Advocacy, Court Management & Judgement Writing
• Centre for Environment and Disasters Management
• Centre for Comparative Law
• Centre for Law, Business and Economics
• Centre for Criminology & Forensic Science
• Centre for Human Right

4. Admission Criteria

4.1 B.A. LL. B (Hons)/ B.B.A. LL.B. (Hons)

A candidate, for admission to the B.A./B.B.A LL. B. (Hons.) Degree Courses is required to have completed 10+2 or equivalent in the first attempt with not less than 45% (40% in the case of SC/ST candidates and persons with disability) aggregate marks.

4.2 LL.M
  • The candidate should have secured LL. B degree or its equivalent from a recognized university, with not less than 55% aggregate marks or an equivalent grade point.

5. Intake

• B.A. LL. B (Hons)& B.B.A. LL.B. (Hons): 120 seats
• LL.M: 80 seats along with 5 supernumerary seats

5.1 Seat Distribution Matrix:

LLB (5 years):  180 and LLM: 60

CategoryLLB (BA & B.com)LLM
General 69 23
SC 17 08
ST 09 04
J & K 0402

PWD (People with Disability) get 5%, Family of Defense personnel gets 5%, Himachal Pradesh domicile candidates gets 25%, Kashmir candidates get 5% NRI candidates 15% reservation in seat allotment for BA LLB and BBA LLB. Women get 20%, BC/ OBC candidates get 27% and EWS candidates get reservations in seat allotment for LLM along with the above reservations.

6.Fee Structure

Fee Structure for BA & B. Com (LLB):

  • Indian Students: Rs 10,75,500/-
  •  Foreign Nationals: Rs 12,97,500/-
  •  SAARC Nationals: Rs 5,70,500/-

Fee Structure for LLM:

Indian Students: 1,71500

The total fee includes Tuition fee, Hostel fee and Mess fees.

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