National Law School of India University, Bangalore

Type: Government

Affiliated To : AICTE

Established In : 1987

Email: registrar@nls.ac.in

Website : http://www.nls.ac.in

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Address: Location : Nagarbhavi, Bangalore - 560 072 Tel : +91 80 2321 3160, 2316 0532/ 533/ 535 Fax : +91 80 23160534

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The NLSIU is the best law school in India situated in Bengaluru. It was started in 1987 under the stewardship of its Founder Director, Dr. N.R. Madhava Menon. The first batch of students joined on July 1, 1988 in the integrated five year B.A., LL.B. (Hons.) Course.

NLSIU has one of the best faculty in the industry. The teaching method includes classes, lectures, discussions and case studies. The school has an excellent student teacher ratio and interaction.

Students from this school has won many scholarships for further studies abroad.

  • B.A., LL.B. (Hons.)

    This is 5-Year Integrated Degree Programme

    Eligibility:- Pass 10 + 2

    Admission Criteria:- Admission through CLAT Score rank

    Fees:-
     

    • General Category      Rs.1,70,020/-
    • SC/ST Category     Rs.1,67,520/-

  • LL.D. - Doctor of Laws

    Eligibility
    A person with Ph.D. in law can register for LL.D. The dissertation submitted hereunder may be considered for LL.D. provided it is rated as an original contribution to the advancement of knowledge. 

    Admission Procedure
    Eligible candidates may apply to the Registrar in the prescribed form which can be obtained after paying an application fee of Rs. 1000/- by demand draft drawn on the State Bank of India or any other nationalised bank, payable to the NLSIU at Bangalore and submit the same duly filled in within the stipulated time.

    Along with the application, a candidate is required to submit the following :

    a) An outline of the scheme of research intended for the thesis;

    b) A chapter-wise proposal of the work in about 2,000 words

    c) A Certificate from the institution concerned testifying length of service, wherever required;

    d) An attested photocopy of the Ph.D. Degree;

    e) One set of published papers, monographs, articles and books, if any.

    Registration to the LL.D. programme
    Registration shall be based on the interview conducted by the Admission Committee constituted for this purpose with the Director as the Chairman and two or more Faculty members of NLSIU nominated by the Director. If the Admission Committee finds a candidate suitable for pursuing LL.D. Degree programme, the candidate shall be allowed to provisionally 'register' for the LL.D. programme on payment of Rs. 5,000/- as registration fee. 

    Advisory Committee
    On completion of the registration formalities of the candidate, the Director shall constitute an Advisory Committee with a Principal Supervisor and two others from the senior faculty of the University for every registered candidate. An outside expert may also be appointed as a member of the Advisory Committee. One of these faculty members having specialization in the area of Research selected by the candidate shall be the Principal Supervisor and shall be the Chairman of the Advisory Committee. The Advisory Committee may review the research scheme submitted by the candidate and make additions/alterations or change the nature and scope of the problem, in consultation with the candidate concerned. The committee shall also prepare a plan of work for the entire programme, stipulating the teaching assignments, the number of seminars to be presented by the candidate, review of literature and any other academic activity that the candidate should get involved in. The plan of work and the nature and scope of the research problem developed by the Advisory Committee shall be subject to the approval of the Director who may make any additions or alterations therein.

    Submission of Thesis
    At least three months before submission of the thesis the candidate is required to present a seminar wherein he/she has to present and defend the findings of his/her research work. The seminar shall be attended by the Faculty, the post-graduate students and other invited experts. In the light of the discussion at the seminar, the drafting of the thesis shall be finalised and submitted to the NLSIU with the approval of the Advisory Committee. While submitting his/her thesis in quadruplicate to the NLSIU for evaluation, the candidate shall comply with the following requirements:

    i) A certificate from the Principal Supervisor testifying for having satisfactorily completed the research work ;

    ii) A declaration by the candidate and attested by the Principal Supervisor to the effect that the research work is of original nature and not published or submitted elsewhere ; and

    iii) Fee receipt for having paid Rs.5,000/- examination fee .

     

    Evaluation of Thesis
    The thesis submitted by the candidate shall be referred for evaluation by three External Examiners selected by the Director, from out of a panel of seven external experts, recommended by the Advisory Committee and approved by the Academic Council for this purpose. The External Examiners shall send their evaluation report in the prescribed form within a period of two months from the date of receiving the thesis. The majority opinion of examiners shall be taken into for determining whether or not the thesis work has been accomplished in fulfilment of the requirements of the LL.D. programme. If two of the External Examiners recommend that there should be a vivavoce, the same may be held at the NLSIU with one of the External

    Examiners and the members of the Advisory Committee participating. On completion of the viva-voce examination, the Principal Supervisor shall send a report in the prescribed form with the signatures of all the members present, including that of External Examiner indicating whether or not the candidate is fit for the award of the LL.D. Degree. If the examiners or majority of them are of the opinion that the thesis will not be considered for the LL.D. Degree for reasons recorded in writing, but can be considered for the award of Ph.D. Degree, the University may confer the Ph.D. Degree to those who do not have already the Ph.D. Degree of the NLSIU.

     

    General
    A candidate admitted to the LL.D. Degree programme shall have to complete all the prescribed requirements within a maximum period of seven years from the year of registration. The Degree shall be awarded at the time of the Annual Convocation.

  • M.Phil (Master of Philosophy)

    Eligibility
    An applicant seeking admission to the M.Phil Degree Programme shall have an LL.M. degree either from the NLSIU or from any other recognised University, securing not less than a 'B' grade or an aggregate of 50% marks or its equivalent.

    Admission Procedure
    Eligible candidates, may apply to the Registrar in the prescribed form, which can be obtained after paying an application fee of Rs. 1000/- by Demand draft drawn on the State Bank of India or any other nationalised bank, payable to NLSIU at Bangalore and submit the same duly filled in within the stipulated time. Selection for M.Phil. course, both for the seats in the open quota and those reserved in favour of the sponsored candidates, shall be based on merit basis of the determined on the performance of the candidates, at the interview and presentation of research proposal, by the Admission Committee constituted by the Director for this purpose.

    Intake
    The number of candidates admitted to the M.Phil. Degree shall ordinarily be five in a year. This number can be increased at the discretion of the Director depending on the strength of the Faculty, their responsibilities towards other courses and the need of the Universities / Law Colleges sponsoring the teachers in law. Of the five seats, at least three seats shall be reserved for the teachers in law sponsored by the Universities / Law Colleges . Notwithstanding anything mentioned above, the Director may allow a member of the NLSIU's own faculty to take up M.Phil Degree course along with his/her other teaching assignments in the interest of Faculty improvement on the condition that his/her other programmes are not hampered in any way. An admission so made will be in addition to the regular admission strength.

    Duration of the course
    The M.Phil. course shall be for a period of one academic year.

    Advisory Committee
    On the completion of the admission formalities, the Director shall constitute an Advisory Committee of three Faculty members for each of the candidates admitted. Each candidate shall be assigned to a Faculty member specialised in the area of law selected by the candidate for his/ her dissertation, who will be his/her Advisor and also the Chairman of the Advisory Committee. The Advisory Committee shall prepare a plan of work for the candidate indicating the teaching, research, seminar and other assignments to be given to the candidate and supervise the progress of his/her work. The plan of work developed by the Advisory Committee shall be subject to the approval of the Director.

    Teaching, Research and Seminar Assignments
    Every candidate shall have teaching, research and seminar assignments depending on the approved plan of work.

    The teaching assignment shall ordinarily contain preparation of courses and study materials for under-graduate and post-graduate courses or for a Certificate/Diploma course or for a summer training workshop/seminar, taking regular or tutorial or group discussion classes in the under-graduate and post-graduate courses. The research work shall include attending courses on Research Methodology, identifying a major research subject and a specific research topic, conducting empirical study, if required. The seminar assignments shall include the presentation of not less than three seminars, the third and final presentation shall be made as a prelude to the submission of the dissertation discussing among others, the findings and in defence of the same.


  • Master of Laws (LL.M)

    ELIGIBILITY

    A candidate for admission to the LL.M. course should have passed the LL.B. Degree or its equivalent from a recognised University and should have secured not less than 55% of marks in the aggregate of the maximum marks prescribed.

    ADMISSION PROCEDURE

    Eligible candidates should apply in the prescribed form by or before the last date prescribed for the submission of application form. Application forms can be obtained from the Convenor, CLAT by sending a Demand Draft for a sum which will be notified on the CLAT website www.clat.ac.in , or by downloading the application form from the website and submitting it with a Demand Draft for the specified amount. The DD should be drawn in favour of the Convenor, CLAT on the State Bank of India or any Nationalised Bank.

    Reservation of seats will be made in accordance with applicable Law.

    The Law School may adopt a separate selection procedure for admitting the candidates for LL.M. from among those sponsored by Governments, Universities and other bodies without diluting the minimum standards required for LL.M. admission.

    The Common Law Entrance Test(CLAT) for the LL.M. is held along with the entrance test for the B.A., LL.B. (Hons.) of the NLSIU on the first Sunday of May every year. Generally, the foreign candidates are not expected to take the entrance test. Flexibility is extended to sponsored candidates as indicated earlier.

  • Ph.D. - Doctor of Philosophy

    Eligibility
    An applicant seeking admission to Ph.D. Degree programme must have

    a) Master of Laws degree from any recognised University having scored a minimum of 55%; or
    b) M.Phil in Law from a recognised University

    With a view to encouraging interdisciplinary studies with strong legal component, the NLSIU encourages candidates from other disciplines to register for Ph.D. Such candidates must have :

    i) Master's Degree in any subject relevant to the field of research with a Bachelor's Degree in law ; or

    ii) Master's Degree in any subject relevant to the research with established research credentials by way of publications ; or

    iii) Master's Degree in any subject relevant to the research with long term indepth practical experience in the area to be researched ; or

    iv) passed Company Secretaryship examination conducted by the Institute of Company Secretary in India and awarded Associate Membership of the Institute (ACS) ; or

    v) passed Chartered Accountants examination conducted by the Institute of Chartered Accountants and should be a Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants ; or vi) an M.Phil degree in the relevant subject with excellent academic background.

    Admission Procedure
    Eligible candidates may apply to the Registrar in the prescribed form which can be obtained after paying an application fee of Rs. 1000/- by Demand draft drawn on the State Bank of India or any other nationalised bank, payable to NLSIU at Bangalore and submit the same duly filled in within the stipulated time.

    Along with the application, a candidate is required to submit the following :

    a) An outline of the scheme of research intended for the thesis ;
    b) A chapter-wise proposal of the work in about 2,000 words ;
    c) A Certificate from the institution concerned testifying length of service, wherever required;
    d) An attested copy of the Membership Certificate;
    e) An attested photocopy of LL.M. , M.Phil., and M.A., M.Sc., M.Com. Degrees whichever is applicable, along with the marks sheet ; and
    f ) One set of published papers, monographs, articles and books, if any.

    Registration to the Ph.D. programme shall be based, inter alia , on the performance of the candidate at the interview conducted by the Admission Committee constituted for this purpose with the Director as the Chairman and two or more Faculty members of NLSIU nominated by the Director.

    If the Admission Committee finds a candidate suitable for pursuing Ph.D. Degree programme, the candidate shall be allowed to provisionally 'register' for the Ph.D. programme on payment of Rs. 5,000/- as registration fee.


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  • Do banks give financial assistance to students while admission to the national law university, Bangalore?? please reply to my query...... Posted by : Manjusha, on 28-12-2011 Report Abuse
  • I am a graduate (BA), having majored in Economics, and am currently a student of LLB. I would greatly appreciate information on correspondence courses (diploma/masters) in Business Law or allied fields Posted by : SAYAN GHOSAL, on 13-12-2011 Report Abuse
  • Hello sir/mam, This is shadab here, i have done MBA in finance and now i want to do M.phil in correspondence cause i am working now, if it is possible please let me know about that i am very passionate to do M.phil. thank you Regards shadab hussain Posted by : md shadab hussain, on 25-09-2011 Report Abuse
  • Hello sir/mam, This is shadab here, i have done MBA in finance and now i want to do M.phil in correspondence cause i am working now, if it is possible please let me know about that i am very passionate to do M.phil. thank you Regards shadab hussain Posted by : md shadab hussain, on 25-09-2011 Report Abuse
  • Hello sir/mam, This is shadab here, i have done MBA in finance and now i want to do M.phil in correspondence cause i am working now, if it is possible please let me know about that i am very passionate to do M.phil. thank you Regards shadab hussain Posted by : md shadab hussain, on 25-09-2011 Report Abuse
  • are there any scholarships available for LLB course at NLSI? Posted by : pooja, on 19-09-2011 Report Abuse
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  • Sir, Just i got my results and i want to do LL M course in correspondence so is it available to do in this university please suggest me sir. Posted by : Shilpa M.S, on 08-03-2011 Report Abuse
  • Sir, Just i got my results and i want to do LL M course in correspondence so is it available to do in this university please suggest me sir. Posted by : Shilpa M.S, on 08-03-2011 Report Abuse
  • sir my aim is IIS officer by doing with LLB Posted by : PUNITH SIRIGE, on 09-01-2011 Report Abuse
  • Sir, i am doing B.A. final year student , Sir i want do National Law School of India University which situated n Banglore, So i want to full info. LLB Entrance date and admission Posted by : Mohd. Irshad, on 17-12-2010 Report Abuse
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  • i am doing my admission and i want to get admission in llb in national law school of india university.what is the admission procedure and crieteria? Posted by : anshul pratap singh, on 26-09-2010 Report Abuse
  • Sir, i just wanted to know how to get admission into your college ? Also i would wish to know details of how to obtain the application form and the fees structure for the course BALLB Posted by : Santhu chakma, on 13-09-2010 Report Abuse
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  • sir im bsc(it) final student. sir can i do llb course from indian top universities. Posted by : Parveen Sharma, on 25-07-2010 Report Abuse
  • i,am a graduate and would like to have a career in law and judicial studies. is it possible for me to join a law school and if so what are the criteria for it . Posted by : ghukiye kinimi, on 10-05-2010 Report Abuse
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