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1. Overview

National Law University, Delhi or NLUD is a among the most statutory law universities in India. It offers undergraduate and postgraduate level courses. It is one of the places of graduation for various famous judges of High as well as Supreme Court.To get into NLU one has to clear AILET and admission is based on All India Law Entrance Test Score.

S.NoCourses OfferedExamTotal FeeDuration
1B.A,LL.B (Hons.)CLAT4.28 lakhs5 Years
2LL.MCLAT1.30 lacs2 Years
3Post Graduate Diploma In Law1 Year
4Ph. D. in Law2 Years
5Ph. D. in Law (Part-Time)3 Years

2. Courses Offered

Aspirants are offered admission in law programs offered at NLUD on the basis of All India Law Entrance Test (AILET). The entrance exam is of 90 minutes duration and comprises of 150 questions.Foreign Nationals are exempted from taking AILET. They are offered admission at NLU Delhi if they fulfill the prescribed academic qualifications.

2.1 For B.A,LL.B (Hons.)

Candidates meet NLUD eligibility criteria for admission in UG course if they have cleared their 10+2 or equivalent exam with minimum 50% aggregate marks.

Foreign Nationals meet the eligibility criteria to secure admission in BA LLB (Hons) programme offered at NLUD if they have secured 65% marks in Higher Secondary School Examination (of 10+2 system) or an equivalent examination

2.2 For Postgraduate LL.M

The eligibility criteria for PG course admission is such that aspirants should possess LLB or equivalent law degree with at least 55% marks. However, the minimum percentage for reserved category (SC/ST/ Persons with Disability) students is 50%.

The eligibility criteria for LLM course admissions for Foreign Nationals is such that admission will be offered if candidates possess LLB or an equivalent law degree with 55% aggregate marks in the qualifying exam.

3. NLUD Eligibility

3.1. For BA LLB (Hons)

Senior Secondary School Examination (10+2 System) or Equivalent Examination with 50% marks.

3.1.1. Age Limit: Below 21 years as on 01st July 2018 (23 years in case of SC/ST candidates). Foreign Nationals are exempted from AILET. Foreign Nationals should have 65% aggregate score to be eligible to apply.

3.1.2. Total Seats: 80 seats, 10 seats are set aside for Foreign Nationals

3.1.3.Reservation: 15% for SC, 7.5% for ST and 3% for Persons with Disabilities  [One additional seat for Kashmiri Migrants; two supernumerary seats for students from J&K subject to approval of Governing Council. The candidates have to appear and attempt AILET and fulfill all of the eligibility criteria.

3.2. For LLM (One year

LLB or an Equivalent Law Degree with 55% marks (50% in case of SC/ST/Persons with Disability); the candidates appearing in final LLB examination in April/May 2018 can also apply

3.2.1. Total Seats: 45+5 seats for Foreign Nationals. Foreign Nationals are exempted from AILET (No. of seats may vary)

3.2.3.Reservation: 15% for SC candidates, 7.5% for ST candidates, 3% for Persons with Disabilities

3.3.For PhD

LLM Degree with 55% marks or its equivalent (50% in case of SC/ST/Persons with Disability); for detailed eligibility conditions visit University website (

4. Fee Structure

4.1 B.A., LL.B. (Hons.) Program

(Total fees which includes componenets like Hostel, Tution, Admission, Library, Refundable Deposit)

Total fees      INR 4.28 Lakhs

4.2 LL.M. Program

(Total feeincluding refundable deposits)
INR 1.30 lakh

5. Research Centres

NLU Delhi currently houses following research centers:

  • Centre for Banking and Financial Laws
  • Centre for Communication Governance
  • Centre for Comparative Law
  • Centre for Corporate Law And Governance
  • Centre for Constitutional Law, Policy and Governance
  • Centre for Criminology and Victimology
  • Centre for Comparative Studies in Personal Laws
  • Centre on Death Penalty
  • Centre for Environmental Law, Policy and Research (CELPR)
  • Centre for Innovation, Intellectual Property and Competition (CIIPC)
  • Centre for Social Inclusion And Minority Rights
  • Centre for Transparency and Accountability in Governance
  • Centre for Transnational Commercial Law

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