Law Admissions and Entrance Exams

Chanakya National Law University offers admission for B.A., LL.B. (Hons.) / B.B.A., LL.B. (Hons.) Course for the Academic Year 2018-19 under Foreign Nationals / NRIs / NRI Sponsored Category. The selection for 120 students shall strictly be on the basis of merit as determined by the Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) 2018 and candidates shall fulfill other requirements regarding age and qualifications as per CLAT-2018. This admission will be subject to the Reservations as per Bihar (In Admission in Educational Institutions) Reservation Act 2003 (Bihar Act 16 of 2003) besides other rules.

Latest: Admission to B.A., LL.B. (Hons.) / B.B.A., LL.B. (Hons.) Courses for the Academic Year 2018-19 has completed. Check below the list of selected Candidates.

CNLU Admission 2018

Interested candidates can fill the online application form by visiting the official website. Admit Card will be released only for those candidates who fill the application form on time. Admission in CNLU will be done on the basis on CLAT 2018. So to take admission, candidate must clear the CLAT 2018 test.

Important Events Dates
Commencement of on-line registration of application 01 Jan 2018
Offline Challan Payment 21 Mar 2018
Online Fee Payment 31 Mar 2018
Last date for registration/final submission of application 31 Mar 2018
Date from which Admit Cards can be downloaded 20 Apr 2018
Last date for printing/downloading application 12 May 2018
Last date for downloading Admit Card 12 May 2018
Date of CLAT 2018 13 May 2018
Submit the filled application forms with DD (Foreign Nationals/NRIs/NRI only) 26 Jun 2018

Notice:

  • Click here to check the Admission Notice to the CLAT 2018 for Candidates who have sent the scanned copy of Demand Draft to Chanakya National Law University, Patna, till 04th July 2018 under General / Backward Classes (BC-II) categories
  • Click here to check the Admission Notice to the CLAT 2018 for Candidates who have sent the scanned copy of Demand Draft to Chanakya National Law University, Patna, till 04th July 2018.

Notice for Admission

Admission to B.A., LL.B. (Hons.) / B.B.A., LL.B. (Hons.) Courses for the Academic Year 2018-19 has completed. Check below the list of Candidates:

Following is the notice released by the CNLU for admission to Ba, LLB (Hons) and BBA, LLB (Hons):

Selected Candidates

Based on performance at the CLAT-2018 Examination held on May 13, 2018, the candidates who are provisionally selected by the CLAT 2018 Office for counselling for admission in the five year integrated B.A., LL.B. (Hons.) / B.B.A., LL.B. (Hons.) degree course at Chanakya National Law University, Patna, shall be present before the Registrar along with parents at Chanakya National Law University, Nyaya Nagar, Mithapur, Patna-800 001.

Selected Candidates:

  • Click here to check Notice for Selected and waitlisted candidates as on July 21, 2018
  • Click here to check Notice for Selected and waitlisted candidates as on July 14, 2018
  • Click here to check Provisionally Selected Candidates under general category.
  • Click here to check the list of candidates provisionally selected under Foreign Nationals / NRIs / NRI/OCI Sponsored Category.
  • Click here to check the list of candidates provisionally selected under General / Backward Classes (BC-II) / Extremely Backward Classes (EBC – I) / Scheduled Caste / Specially Abled Persons (SAP) categories.
  • Click here to check Third Allotment Result.
  • Click here to check Second Allotment Result.
  • Click here to check Notice to the CLAT-2018 shortlist candidates.

Application Form

B.A., LL.B. (HONS.) and B.B.A., LL.B. (Hons.) Courses as per CLAT 2018

To take admission in CNLU, a candidate must appeared in the CLAT 2018. The admission is done on the basis of CLAT 2018. CLAT 2018 application form has released. Interested candidates can fill the application form by visiting the official website of CLAT 2018. Direct link to fill the Application form is given below.

The application fee (non-refundable) are as under:

SC/ST: Rs. 3500
General, OBC, PWD/SAP and other categories: Rs. 4000

Foreign Nationals Category/ NRIs/NRI 

The applications for direct admission to B.A., LL.B. (Hons.) / B.B.A., LL.B.(Hons.) Courses for the Academic Session 2018-19 under Foreign Nationals / NRIs / NRI Sponsored Categories be sent directly to the University along with the duly filled in application forms, other relevant documents and prescribed fees.

They shall send the filled in application forms along with the copy of the admit card of CLAT 2018, other relevant documents and prescribed fees. They shall be admitted as per their Merit Rank in CLAT 2018.

Candidates who wish to apply under Foreign Nationals Category/ NRIs/NRI sponsored category shall submit the duly filled in application forms which can be downloaded from our Website www.cnlu.ac.in with all supporting documents along with DD for Rs. 7,500/- drawn in favour of Registrar, Chanakya National Law University, Patna, payable at Patna on or before last date. Selected candidates should complete the admission formalities by paying required fees on the scheduled dates to be announced in the University Website: www.cnlu.ac.in

  • Download Application Form
  • Click Here to check the additional notification regarding admission under Foreign Nationals/NRIs/NRI Sponsored Category and Specially Abled Persons (SAP) Category.

List of Enclosures with Application form

  1. NRI/OCI Sponsorship Certificate (photocopy)
  2. Attested copy of the Stamped Passport of the Sponsorer.
  3. Attested copy of the VISA of the Sponsorer.
  4. Copy of CLAT Admit Card signed by the invigilator. (applicable only for NRI /OCI Sponsored candidates)
  5. Copy of latest Character certificate from the institution last attended indicating that he/she has never been found guilty of misconduct during the study period.
  6. Copy of School Leaving Certificate/ College Leaving Certificate.
  7. Copy of the Migration Certificate.
  8. Attested copy of the Statement of Marks of 10th Standard.
  9. Attested copy of the Statement of Marks at the qualifying examination (i.e. equivalent to Intermediate / PUC / HSC / etc.) and percentage / conversion certificate in case of Grades.
  10. Medical Certificate with Blood Group Certificate.
  11. One photograph of the Local Guardian (who shall be a near/close relative) if any.
  12. Demand Draft bearing no._____________________ dated___________________ for Rs 7,500/-Drawn on _________________________ (Bank) in favour of ‘Registrar Chanakya National Law University’, Patna.

Eligibility Criteria

B.A., LL.B. (HONS.) and B.B.A., LL.B. (Hons.) Courses as per CLAT 2018

  • There will be no upper age limit for UG Programme in CLAT 2018.
  • As regards minimum percentage of marks in the qualifying examination (i.e., 10+2), the candidates must have secured:
    1. Forty five percent (45%) marks in case of candidates belonging to Unreserved/OBC/Specially Abled Persons (SAP) and other categories, and
    2. Forty Percent (40%) marks in case of candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe (SC/ST) categories.
  • Candidates who are appearing in the qualifying examination in March / April, 2018 are also eligible to appear in CLAT-2018 online examination. However, they shall be required to produce an evidence of their passing the qualifying examination at the time of admission, failing which they shall lose their right to be considered for admission.
  • The result of the qualifying examination (i.e., 10+2) shall be submitted by the candidate at the time of admission failing which the candidate shall be ineligible for admission to the Course.
  • In case of equal marks, the break of tie shall be by the following procedure and order as under:
    1. Higher marks in the component /section on legal aptitude in the CLAT-2018 exam;
    2. Higher age;
    3. Computerised draw of lots.

Foreign Nationals Category/ NRIs/NRI 

The candidates under Foreign Nationals / NRIs shall be admitted directly on the basis of their 10+2 / Intermediate marks. However, applications under NRI Sponsored Category shall be considered for direct admission of those candidates only who have appeared for CLAT 2018.

Candidates of the above-mentioned categories shall fulfil other requirements regarding age and   qualifications as per CNLU eligibility rules i.e

  • The candidate should be below 20 years of age as on 1st July 2018.
  • minimum percentage of marks in 10+2/Intermediate marks for admission for B.A., LL.B. (Hons.) and B.B.A., LL.B. (Hons.) courses will be 45%.

The merit list of Foreign Nationals / NRIs will be determined on the basis of their 10+2 marks. If the merit is still the same then the marks of 10th standard will be taken into consideration. If still there is no change in rank then the higher in age shall get preference.

Seat Reservation

B.A., LL.B. (HONS.) and B.B.A., LL.B. (Hons.) Courses as per CLAT 2018

The selection for 120 students shall strictly be on the basis of merit as determined by the Common Law Admission Test 2018 and candidates shall fulfil other requirements regarding age and qualifications as per CLAT-2018. This admission will be subject to the Reservations as per Bihar (In Admission in Educational Institutions) Reservation Act 2003 (Bihar Act 16 of 2003) besides other rules. They are as follows:

Category Percentage Seats
Unreserved 50% 60
SCs of Bihar 16% 19
STs of Bihar 01% 1
Extremely Backward Classes 18% 22
Backward Classes 12% 14
Women of backward Classes 03% 4
Total 100% 120

Foreign Nationals/NRI/ NRI Sponsored Seats – 20.

So, Total no of Seats: 140 (One Hundred Forty only). 5% Horizontal reservation shall be applicable for Specially Abled Persons (SAP).

CLNU official website: www.cnlu.ac.in.
CLAT official website: www.clat.ac.in.

For complete details of CNLU Admission 2018 – Download Information Brochure.

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