Admission Notification Details for Gujarat National Law University

Gujarat National Law University ( GNLU ) Admissions

Gujarat National Law University - All India Entrance Examination

Admission to 5 years Integrated Undergraduate Courses

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

B.Com, LL.B. (Hons)

B.SC. LL.B. (Hons)

Admission Criteria & Procedure:

( Undergraduate Programme )

Admission Criteria

Admission to the University shall be purely on the basis of merit, mainly assessed through an All India Entrance Test (ET). Only candidates securing 50 percent marks (45% for SC/ST) in the qualifying examination (10+2 public examination) shall be admitted to the Undergraduate Programmes. Compartmentals will not be eligible for admission.

However, candidates awaiting the qualifying examination, or their results in such examination, will be permitted to take the ET (see note below): Provided that if selected, they must produce the evidence of having passed the qualifying examination with at least 50 percent, at the time of their Interview.

Note:

Candidates who pass their 12th Examination have to submit a copy of the Mark Sheet of the said exam as soon as possible to avoid delay in admission process.

Centres:

Depending on the availability of sufficient number of candidates for each Centre, ET this year will be conducted in Allahabad, Bangalore, Bhopal, Chennai, Gandhinagar, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Jodhpur, Kolkata, Mumbai and New Delhi.

All India Entrance Test and Rank List

The ET will carry a maximum of 200 marks.  It seeks to asses the candidate’s aptitude to pursue law as a profession or a discipline, capacity to express in English language and give descriptive and analytical answers to questions, and breadth of general knowledge.  A Rank List will be prepared, based on the candidates’ performance in the ET, and in cases of equality the rank will be resolved on the basis of +2 examination results failing which by draw of lots.

Interview

The candidates selected through the test will have to undergo an interview. The interview panel shall have full discretion to adjudge the general suitability of a candidate for admission.

Intake Capacity

Subject to further review by University authorities, the University proposes to admit up to and not exceeding 160 students this year. However it has the discretion to determine a lower intake level depending on the comparative merits of available candidates or for any other operational reasons. 15% of the seats will be reserved for S.C. candidates, 7.5% for S.T. candidates, 3% for physically disabled candidates and 10% for candidates belonging to the State of Gujarat. A horizontal reservation of 30% of seats has also been made in favour of girl students, cutting across all the above categories (There will be no special reservation for foreign candidates or NRI candidates). Should any of these quotas stand unfilled, the seats so unfilled will then be available for candidates from the Wait List.

The Wait List shall be part of the general Rank List that stays in place after the regular selection process.  It shall lapse 15 days after the last date prescribed for admission through regular selection process.

The University reserves the right not to offer any one stream of (B.A./B.Sc./B.Com.) LL.B. (Honours) Programme if a sufficient number of students have not been found qualified for the stream. Allocation of streams will be strictly based on the performance of students in the first two semesters. Thus a candidate’s preference for a stream expressed in the Application Form will not bind the University to offer admission into the preferred stream.

Note:

The Academic Council has the discretion to review the above Admission Criteria and Procedure, including the intake capacity, and sufficiency of the number of students for the running of each of the three undergraduate degree course.

Application Forms

The downloaded application form duly filled in must be accompanied with Rs.850/- by way of a demand Draft Drawn on any nationalized bank, in favour of the "Gujarat National Law University" payable at Ahmedabad.


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