Law Admissions and Entrance Exams

Himachal Pradesh National Law University (HPNLU) will release the notice to the candidates who want to take admission in UG/ PG/ Ph.D. Law Courses. There are overall total 102 seats available for the admission in UG/ PG courses with some reservation policies. HPNLU will conduct Himachal Pradesh National Law University Entrance Exam for the students in this regard. HPNLET 2019 Exam which will held in May 2019, from 10:00 AM to 12:00 Noon. The exam will be conducted on the same day for all the courses but the exam pattern and questions will be different. Interested candidates are advised to first check the eligibility criteria and then they can apply for HPNLET 2019 Exam. You can check the Seat Intakes, Eligibility Criteria, Application Process, Exam Pattern, Admit Card, Result etc by scrolling down this page.

HPNLET 2019 Exam

The whole process will be started from January 2019, as the release of the forms and it will e ended in June 2019 when the result will be announced. So for more details, applicants are advised to check the important dates of HPNLET 2019 Exam from the table given below:

HPNLET 2019 Important Dates
Commencement of Application Form Jan 2019
The Last Date to fill the Form Apr 2019
Availability of Admit Card Apr 2019
HPNLET 2019 Exam Date May 2019
Declaration of Result Jun 2019
First Cut Off List Jun 2019
Admission date Jul 2019
Second Cut Off List Jul 2019
Admission date Jul 2019
Third Cut Off list Jul 2019
Admission date Jul 2019
Required Fees to be paid on Jul 2019

HPNLET 2019 Exam: Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria are different for the different courses. You can check it from the points given below:

B.A. / B.B.A. LL.B. (Hons.) Five Year Integrated Course: To get admission in this course, you will have to pass 10+2 or equivalent course with the minimum aggregate for the candidates belonging to:

  • Unreserved/ OBC/ Specially Abled Person (SAP)/ NRI/ NRI Sponsored Categories/ Kashmiri Migrants must have at least 50% marks.
  • SC/ ST Category must have minimum 45% marks.
  • The candidates are also eligible who are appearing in the qualifying examination in March/ April 2019.
  • Those candidates are not eligible who have done 10+2 through Open School/ Universities system directly without having any basic qualification.

One Year LL.M. Course: Those who want to study in this course must have done LL.B. ( 3 Years/ 5 Years) or equivalent course such as:

  • Candidates belonging to Unreserved/OBC/SAP categories must have at least 55% marks.
  • SC/ST Category Candidates must have minimum 50% marks.
  • Those who are appearing in the qualifying examination in April/ May 2019, are also eligible.

Ph. D. Programme: The candidates must have LL.M. or equivalent degree such as:

  • Minimum 55% marks.
  • The candidates can also apply who are appearing in the qualifying examination in March/ April 2019.

Application Form

HPNLET 2019 Application Forms will be filled in online mode only. The candidates will have to fill the form entering the necessary details which will be mentioned on it. Then you will have to pay the prescribed application fee. For more details, you can check the points given below:

Application Fee: The candidates will have to pay the application fee on the basis of their categories such as:

Application Form given below is as per the last year details and is only for reference purpose only.

Category Application Fee
General/ KM/ Foreign Nationals/ Wards of Serving / Retired Defence personnel/ Women Rs. 3000 /-
SC/ST/PWD Rs. 2500 /-

Mode of payment: The candidates will only be allowed to pay the application fee in online mode only. So you will be av\ble to make the payment by using Debit Card/ Credit Card/ Net Banking.

How to Apply?

The candidates can check the process to fill the Application Form along with all the necessary instructions from below:

  • Visit the Official Website.
  • Then enter the details to be registered on the site and confirm the registration.
  • Now enter the login details and choose HPNLU from the list of the colleges from “Application Locker”.
  • After that, choose your Application Form and then click on the “Apply” button.
  • Now fill all the necessary details and save the details by submitting it.
  • At last, make the payment of the requisite application fee.
  • Now your application process will be over.

Admit Card

HPNLET 2019 Admit Card will be released in online mode only on the official website You will be able to download the admit card by entering the credential such as Application Number and Date of Birth. After downloading the admit card, you must check all the details of it. If it is having all the correct details then take the printout of it for the future use. You must carry HPNLET 2019 Admit Card while you are going to appear for the exam. You will be allowed to give the exam only if you will have the Admit Card.

HPNLET 2019 Exam Syllabus

HPNLET 2019 Syllabus will contain the questions from the topis as we have specified above in the exam pattern. The syllabus will differ for the various courses’ exams. It will have the questions from some of the basic subjects such as English, Mathematics, Reasoning, Some questions from the Law field, and some form the Research and Social Issues. The topics will be varied for the papers. For the better preparation, you must have the idea of the detailed syllabus which you can check by clicking on the link given on this page above.

HPNLET 2019 Exam Pattern

For each course (UG/ PG/ Ph.D.), the exam pattern is different. You will be given 2 Hours to complete the exam. You can check it from below:

B.A. / B.B.A. LL.B. (Hons.) 5 Years Course: This paper will contain the Multiple Choice questions. For detailed exam pattern, you can check the table given below:

Subject No. of Questions Marks
General Awareness 50 50
Legal Awareness & Reasoning 40 40
Quantitative Aptitude 30 30
English Comprehensive 30 30
Total 150 150

One Year LL.M. Course: There will be Multiple Choice Questions along with the Essay Question. exam pattern is as below:

Topics Number of Questions Marks
Constitutional Law 120 120
Law of Contract
Law of Torts
Family Law
Criminal Law
Public International Law
Corporate Law
Intellectual Property Right Law
Contemporary Legal Issues 01 Essay Question 30
Total 121 150

Ph. D. Programme: In this exam, there will be two papers such as Paper-I and Paper-II. It will contain Multiple Choice Questions as well as One Essay Type Question. You can check the details such as:

Paper Subject Number of Questions Maximum Marks
Paper I Legal Research Methodology 50 100
Paper II Topic related to Law and Social
01 Essay Type Question 50
Total 51 150

HPNLET 2019 Cut Off List

The category wise cut off list of BA/BBA LLB HPNLET-2019 for the candidates who are called for the admission to Himachal Pradesh National law University, Shimla, will be provided below when available. The cut-offs will be available for All India Seats and Himachal Seats.

HPNLET 2019 Answer Key

After the exam which will be held in May 201. HPNLET 2019 Answer Key will be released. Candidates will be able to view or download PDF format. Answer key for various programmes like Ph.D, LL.M, B.A, BBA, LL.B  Answer Key will be available along with the format for Submission of Grievances relating to answer key of HPNLET-2019 which will be held in May 2019.

HPNLET 2019 Result/ Merit List

After the commencement of the exam, HPNLU will release the result. It will be released online on the official website Candidates will be able to check the result in the pdf format. The result for the different course will be released separately. HPNLET 2019 Result will contain Name of the Course, Roll Number, Student’s Name, Category, State, Total Obtained Marks and the Rank of the candidates.

The result will be declared, you will be able to check the Merit List on the official website. The merit list will be released for the different category separately. The candidates will be able to check it as the merit list for General/ SC/ HP State/ J&K Merit List. It will have the Name of the Course, Roll Number, Student’s Name, Category, State, Total Obtained Marks and the Rank.

HPNLET 2019 Fees (As per the last year details)

The students of B.A/B.B.A, LL.B (II & III Year) of Academic Session 2019 – 20 are required to pay fees by July 2019 either in the form  of Bank Draft in favour of “Register HPNLU, at UCO Bank Halog Dhami” or NEFT/RTGS to
Account: Registrar H.P. National Law University,
Bank: UCO
Branch: Halog, Dhami
Account No: 14100110046586
IFSC Code: UCBA0001410

Year Year of Admission Anual Fee ( Tuition fee+Other+Examination fee)
III 2016 – 17 1.95.500/-
II 2017 – 18 1.90.500/-

HPNLET 2019 Seats

The candidates can check the distribution of seas of last year for each course such as:

For Under Graduate Programmes: There are total 60 seats available for BA/BBA LL. B (Hon.). There are 02 seats for Kashmiri Migrants and 10 seats for Non-Resident Indians or the Person Sponsored by them.

For One-year LL.M. Course & Ph. D. Programme: The students who want to take admission in one of PG courses must know that there are total 20 seats for LL.M. Programme and 10 for Ph.D. 5 seats will be reserved for women of LL.M. Programme.

Reservation of Seats

For each course, some seats will be reserved. You can check the reserved seats such as:

Category Reservation of Seats
SC 15%
ST 7.5%
Differently Abled 03%
Wards of Serving/Retired Defence Personnel 15%

Official Website:

Insofar, Official notification regarding HPNLET 2019 has not been announced yet. Information on this page is as per the last year details. As soon as the conducting body will release the official notification, the same will be updated here.

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