Admission Notification Details for Gauhati University

Gauhati University of Law Admission Notification for LLB Degree Details - 2014

Applications are invited from eligible Candidates for admission into first three semester of three year LLB Course for the academic session of 2014-2015.

Courses offered:


Three Years (Six Semesters) LL.B Course for graduate students

Five Years ( Ten Semesters) Integrated B.A.,LL.B. Course

Ph.D. in Law

Total Number of seats Taken: 120 ( in two sections @ 60 students ) in LL.B. 3-Year Six Semesters Course

60 in B.A.,LL.B. Five Year Ten Semesters Integrated Law course

Reservation policy

Reservation Policy of the Government in the category of Physically Handicapped and candidates having Extra Curricularand co-curricular activities and who are permanent resident of Assam shall be followed while selecting the candidate. As per existing policy, 7%  ( seven per cent )  of the total seats shall be reserved for the applicants from Scheduled Castes  ( SC )  and 10 %  ( ten- per cent )  for applicants from Scheduled Tribes-Plains  (ST-P) , 5%  (five pen cent  )  for applicants from Schedule Tribes-Hills  ( ST-H ) , 15%  ( fifteen percent )  for Other Backward Communities  ( OBC & MOBC)  provided that they attain a standard for admission by scoring a cutoff point of 40% in case of written admission test.

Eligibility Criteria:

Three Years Law Degree Course:

An applicant who has graduated in any discipline of knowledge from a University established by an Act of Parliament or by a State legislature or an equivalent national institution recognized as a Deemed to be University or foreign University recognized as equivalent to the status of an Indian University by an authority competent to declare equivalence, may apply for a three years’ degree program in law leading to conferment of LL.B. degree on successful completion of the regular program.

Minimum marks in qualifying examination for admission

As per stipulation of the Bar Council of India the minimum percentage of marks not below 45% of the total marks in case of general category applicants and 40% of the total marks in case of SC, ST and OBC applicants, to be obtained in the qualifying examination, such as +2 Examination in case of admission into the Integrated Five Year Law Course or in Degree course in any discipline for admission into the Three Year LL.B. course.

Provided that such a minimum qualifying marks shall not automatically entitle a person to get admission into any college or institution but only shall entitle the person concerned to full other institutional criteria noticed by the college or the institution concerned or by the government concerned from time to time to apply for admission.

Integrated Degree Program:

An applicant who has successfully completed Senior Secondary School course  ( ‘+2’ )  or equivalent  ( such as 11+1, ‘A’ level in Senior School Leaving certificate course )  from a recognized University of India or outside or from a Senior Secondary Board or equivalent, constituted or recognized by the Union or by a State Government or from any equivalent institution from a foreign country recognized by the government of that country for the purpose of issue of qualifying certificate on successful completion of the course, may apply for and be admitted into the program to obtain the integrated degree in law with a degree in any other subject as the first degree.

Provided that applicants who have obtained + 2 Higher Secondary Pass Certificate or First Degree Certificate after prosecuting studies in distance or correspondence method shall also be considered as eligible for admission in the Integrated Five Years Law Course or three years’ LL.B. course, as the case may be.

Age on admission

Five Years Integrated Degree Program

Taking into consideration of the high degree of professional commitment required, the maximum age for seeking admission into a stream of integrated Bachelor of law degree program, is limited to 20  ( twenty )  years in case of general category of applicants and to 22  ( twenty two  )  years in case of applicants from SC, ST and other Backward communities as on the 1st June of the year of admission.

Three Years Law Degree Course

The maximum age for seeking admission into a stream of Three Year Bachelor Degree Course in Law, is limited to 30  (  thirty )  years and 35  ( thirty five )  years for the applicant belonging to SC or ST or any other Backward Community.

However, upper age limit may be relaxed with the permission from the Vice-Chancellor of the University in extremely hard cases, on the recommendation of the Principal of the college concerned and Dean of the Faculty of Law.

Admission Procedure:

Applications for admission for the Three year LL.B. and Five Year B.A., LL.B. courses are dealt with by the Office of the Principal, University Law College as per public notification. Applications for admission is processed through Departmental Advisory Committee and finalized by the Admission Committee under the relevant provisions of regulations, circulars etc. under the G.U. Act. List of successful and selected candidates is displayed on the University Law College notice board and GU website.

Application Procedure:

Application forms for Admission Prescribed Application Forms can be obtained on payment  of Rs. 300.00 each at the following places :

1. G.U. Publication Department

2. G.U. Information Centre, WUS Building, Ambari, Guwahati -1

The payment can be made at the Gauhati University Cash Counter or by a Bank Draft drawn in favour of the Registrar, Gauhati University and payable at the State Bank of India, G.U. Branch. Request by post must be accompanied by a self-addressed envelope of 25cm x 31cm size, with postage stamp of Rs. 35 / -( Rupees thirty-five only ) ,along with a Bank Draft for Rs. 300 / - ( Rupees three hundred only ) .

The Application Form for admission can also be downloaded from the Gauhati University Website ( ) .The downloaded form must be accompanied by a Bank Draft of Rs. 300 / -( Rupees three hundred only ) , at the time of its submission.

Last date of submission of filled-in Application Forms in the respective Department: 22-07-2014

Documents to be attached to Application Attested copies of the following:

Degree Marksheets, Certificates from the Head of the Institution last attended

H. S. L. C. Certificate or Admit Card for verification of age

Registration Certificate of the last course attended.

Relevant certificate ( s )  from concerned authority in case of those applying for admission under any category of reservation

Important Dates – 2014

For LLB course

Admission And Prospects are available from: 07-07-2014

Last Date for Submission of Application forms are: 22-07-2014

Selection List will Published on: 26-07-2014

Final selection List will publish on: 31-07-2014

Interview and Provisional Admission Published on website: 01-08-2014

For More Details refer official website.

Department of Law

Gauhati University

Guwahati- 781 014, Assam, INDIA

Phone No: +91 - 0361 - 2700420,


Gauhati University Law Entrance Examination Eligibility Criteria – 2014

For LLM course:

Any Graduate in Law with a minimum of 50% Marks in aggregate from Gauhati University or any other University or Institution recognized by Gauhati University shall be eligible to apply for admission into the Semester I of the LL.M course.

Relaxation of 5% of marks will be given to SC, ST, OBC and MOBC candidates who are permanent residents of Assam.

Selection procedure for LLM Course

Every eligible candidate shall have to appear in a written test consisting of one paper of four hours duration carrying 200 Marks on the following topics / subjects:

Constitutional Law of India -50 Marks

Jurisprudence-50 Marks

Indian Penal Code-50 Marks

Current Legal Problems-50 Marks

Successful candidates eligible for admission into semester-I of the LL.M. course of the Department of Law will be determined on the basis of their performance in the written admission test.

Reservation of seats will be provided in accordance with Gauhati University Regulations.

For More Details Refer official Website.

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