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RGNUL, Patiala

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1. Over View

Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law or RGNUL Patiala is one of India’s leading national Law Schools situated at the joyful city of Patiala, Punjab. The University offers similar law programs. The campus is widely known and surrounded by lush green trees, which motivates student to study well. It is affiliated to UGC and approved by Bar Council of India.

S.NoCourses OfferedExamTotal FeeDuration
1B.A,LL.B (Hons.)CLAT7.60 lakhs5 Years
2LL.M. in Business LawCLAT1.84 lakhs1 Year
3LL.M. in Criminal LawCLAT1.84 lakhs1 Year
4LL.M. in Constitutional Law1.84 lakhs1 year
5Ph.D. in LawWritten Test3 Years
6LL.M. in International LawCLAT1.84 lakhs1 Year

2. Courses Offered

Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law (RGNUL), Patiala offers undergraduate (UG), postgraduate (PG) and doctorate (PhD) level law programs to candidates. Courses offered at RGNUL Patiala include– BA LLB (Hons), LLM in Corporate Laws, LLM in Criminal Law, LLM in Constitutional Law, and LLM in International Law etc.

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

Candidates can secure admission in courses offered NLU Jodhpur based on CLAT score. Aspirants need to take part in CLAT admission process .After they clear the written test students have to participate in the counselling process.There are total 100 seats in aggregate for all categories. 15 additional seats are for foreign nationals. These candidates need to apply for CLAT exam as a NRI/NRI sponsored candidate and they will be offered admission basis CLAT merit list.

2.2 For Postgraduate LL.M

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. There are total 80 seats for this course.

2.3 For Ph.D. in Law

The National Law University offers one doctoral program. Applicant must have earned master’s degree in Law with 55% aggregate score from a recognized university. The selection of the applicantis then finally based on the Written Test, which is conducted by RGNUL Patiala. It is then followed by the interview where performance in assessed.

2.4 Application Process:

Aspirants need to visit the official website of CLAT to fill the application form. CLAT application form needs to be filled online itself.

2.5 Admit Card:

Candidates can download the admit card for CLAT exam from the official website of the national level law entrance exam.

2.6 Admission Cycle:

The application process for CLAT exam usually commences in the month of January/February each year.

Admission Process:

1. Register and apply
2. Written Test
3. Personal Interview
4. Final Selection

3. RGNUL Eligibility

3.1. For BA LLB (Hons):

Senior Secondary School Examination (10+2 System) or Equivalent Examination with 45% marks.As per the 2017 rules, there is no age bar for admission.She/he is not eligible for admission if they do not clear their qualifying examination with the required marks. Candidates, whose marks sheets of the qualifying examination are not produced at the time of formal interviews carried by the university are also not eligible for admission.

There are total five seats for Non-Resident Indian category and 5 seats for Foreign National for this course.

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
There are total 2 seats for foreign national for this course.

3.3. LL.M. in Constitutional and Administrative Law:

B.A. LL.B., B.Com LL.B, BBA LL.B., LL.B., B.Sc. LL.B, BTech LL.B., B.L.S. LL.B.Candidates belonging to Specially Abled Persons (SAP) and other categories must have minimum 55% marks.

3.4.Ph.D. in Law:

The Candidate shall have a LLM Degree from a recognized university.

4. RGNUL Fee Structure

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

(Total fees which includes components like Hostel, Tuition, Admission, Library, Refundable Deposit, Moot Court Fee, and Examination Fees)

Total fees INR 10.2 Lakhs

4.2 LL.M. Program

(Total fees which includes components like Hostel, Tuition, Admission, Library, Refundable Deposit, Moot Court Fee, and Examination Fees)

INR 1.88 lakhs
INR 77,000

5. Research Cells

Rajiv Gandhi National Law University, Patiala has following research centers to facilitate students in the field of legal research, corporate culture etc.
• Centre for Advanced Study in Criminal Law (CASCL)
• Centre for Consumer Protection Laws and Advocacy (CCPLA)
• Centre for Advanced Study in International Humanitarian Law (CASH)
• RGNUL Institute of Competitive Exams(RICE)
• Centre for Study in Agriculture Law and Economics (SALE)
• Bureau of Information for Studies Abroad (BISA)
• Directorate of Distance Education (DODE)
• Centre for Advanced Studies in Human Rights (CASIHR)
• RGNUL School OF Social Sciences (RSSS)

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