5 years LLB program is a law course pursed right after  10 + 2. This course has witnessed amazing craze among the students. National Law Universities are emerging to be the most sought-after institutions in the country.

5 years Law program is a mixture of classroom study, Moot court competition, an internship with lawyer and law firm for practical experience and actual visits to court and prisons. This brings the students in touch with various aspects of the legal process and prepares them practically for their career. This aims at an all-round development of the students and helps them become a smart and informed lawyer.

THE MAJOR ENTRANCE EXAMS FOR 5 YEAR LAW COURSE:

1. Common Law Admission Test (CLAT): Entry to Various National Law Universities: Common Law Admission Test is a centralized test for admission to prominent National Law Universities in India. The test is taken after the higher secondary examination or the 12th grade for admission to 5 years integrated programs in law. Today, it has become one of the most prestigious examinations in the country on the same lines as medicine and engineering. Once a student gets admitted to NLU, his/her bright career becomes guaranteed.

List of Universities in CLAT

  • National Law School of India University, Bangalore
  • NALSAR University of Law, Hyderabad
  • National Law University, Bhopal
  • The West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences, Kolkata
  • National Law University, Jodhpur
  • Hidayatullah National Law University, Raipur
  • Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar
  • Ram Manohar Lohia National Law University, Lucknow
  • Rajiv Gandhi National Law University, Patiala
  • Chanakya National Law University, Patna
  • National University of Advanced Legal Studies, Kochi
  • National Law University, Cuttack
  • National University for Study and Research in Law, Ranchi
  • National Law University and Judicial Academy, Guwahati, Assam (NLUJA)
  • DSNLU- Damodaram Sanjivayyan National Law University, Vishakhapatnam
  • TNNLS- Tamil Nadu National Law University, Mumbai
  • MNLU- Maharashtra National Law University, Mumbai
  • MNLU- Maharashtra National Law University, Nagpur
  • MNLU- Maharashtra National Law University, Aurangabad

2. All India Law Entrance Test (AILET) for admission to National Law University, Delhi which conducts its separate exam. This is another premier law university joining the brand of premier law universities in India. It has a total of 80 seats.

3. Common Entrance Test (CET) conducted by Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University for admission to University School of Law and Legal Studies and other affiliated colleges.

List of Universities in Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University

  1. University School of Law and Legal Studies
  2. Amity Law School Delhi
  3. Vivekananda Institute of Professional Studies (VIPS)
  4. Chanderprabhu Jain College of Higher Studies
  5. Delhi Institute of Rural Development (DIRD)
  6. Ideal Institute of Management and Technology
  7. BLS Institute of Technology Management
  8. Delhi Metropolitan Education
  9. Fair filed Institute of Management and Technology
  10. JIMS Engineering Management Technical Campus
  11. Shri Krishna College of Education

4. Law School Admission Test (LSAT)- India is a per pencil test conducted across the conducted across the country by Law school admission council (LSAC). The test is conducted to shortlist aspirants for admission in undergraduate and postgraduate level law programmes in various law schools in India. There are around 90 colleges offering undergraduate and graduate programmes in law.

5. Symbiosis Entrance Test (SET) for entry to Symbiosis Law College, Pune, Noida and Hyderabad.

6. Maharashtra CET which is a standardized test adopted as an admission criterion by multiple law colleges across Maharashtra.

7. Jamia Milia Islamia (JMI)/ Faculty of law provides 5 years integrated programme in law after 10+2. There are total 120 seats (60 self-financing seats) offered by the university.

8. Banaras Hindu University (BHU)/BLAT- It conducts an offline mode exam for 60 seats in the 5-year law programme.

9. Punjab University (PU)- For admission to UIL Chandigarh. UIL Hoshiarpur and UIL Ludhiana.

OTHER PROMINENT LAW SCHOOLS IN INDIA

  1. Indian Law Society, Pune
  2. Government Law College, Mumbai
  3. Amity Law School, Noida
  4. Bharti Vidyapeeth, Pune
  5. UPES, Dehradun, Uttarakhand
  6. Christ College of Law, Banglore
  7. Indraprastha University College, Delhi
  8. Jindal Global law School, Sonipat, Haryana
  9. Army Institute of Law, Mohali
  10. Nirma Law School, Ahmedabad

Syllabus and Pattern of Exams:

  1. CLAT
    • Duration of Exam - 2 Hours
    • Number of Questions - 200
    • Total Marks - 200 x 1 = 200
    • Syllabus -
      • English including comprehension 40 marks
      • G.K. and current affairs 50 marks
      • Legal aptitude 50 marks
      • Elementary mathematics 20 marks
      • Logical reasoning 40 marks
  2. NLU, DELHI(AILET)
    • Duration of Exam - 1.5 Hours
    • Number of Questions - 150
    • Total Marks - 150 x 1 = 150
    • Syllabus -
      • English including comprehension 35 marks
      • G.K. and current affairs 35 marks
      • Legal aptitude 35 marks
      • Elementary mathematics 10 marks
      • Logical reasoning 35 marks
  3. GGSIPU (CET)
    • Duration of Exam - 2 Hours 30 Minutes
    • Number of Questions - 150
    • Total Marks - 150 x 4 = 600
    • Syllabus -
      • English including comprehension 40 marks
      • G.K. and current affairs 50 marks
      • Legal aptitude 30 marks
      • Logical reasoning 40 marks
  4. LAW SCHOOL ADMISSION TEST (LSAT)
    • Duration of Exam - 2 Hours 20 Minutes
    • Number of Questions - 92-100
    • Total Marks -
    • Syllabus -
      • Analytical Reasoning
      • Logical Reasoning
      • English Comprehension
  5. SYMBIOSIS LAW COLLEGE (SET)
    • Duration of Exam - 1 Hour 45 Minutes
    • Number of Questions - 100
    • Total Marks - 100 x 1 = 100
    • Syllabus -
      • English including comprehension 30 marks
      • General Knowledge and Current Affairs 30 marks
      • Elementary Mathematics 30 marks
      • Logical Reasoning 30 marks
      • Legal Aptitude 30 marks
  6. MAHARASHTRA (CET)
    • Duration of Exam - 2 Hours
    • Number of Questions - 150
    • Total Marks - 150 x 1 = 150
    • Syllabus -
      • English Including Comprehension
      • General Knowledge and Current Affairs
      • Elementary Mathematics
      • Logical Reasoning
      • Legal Aptitude 50% weight age will be given to 10 + 2 marks
  7. JAMIA MILIA ISLAMIA (JMI)
    • Duration of Exam - 1 Hour 45 Minutes
    • Number of Questions - 100
    • Total Marks - 100 x 1 = 100
    • Syllabus -
      • English Including Comprehension
      • General Knowledge and Current Affairs
      • Elementary Mathematics
      • Logical Reasoning
      • Legal Aptitude
  8. BANARAS HINDU UNIVERSITY (BHU)
    • Duration of Exam - 1 Hour 45 Minutes
    • Number of Questions - 100
    • Total Marks - 100 x 1 = 100
    • Syllabus -
      • English Including Comprehension
      • General Knowledge and Current Affairs
      • Elementary Mathematics
      • Logical Reasoning
      • Legal Aptitude
  9. PUNJAB UNIVERSITY (PU)
    • Duration of Exam - 1 Hour 30 Minutes
    • Number of Questions - 100
    • Total Marks - 100 x 1 = 100
    • Syllabus -
      • English Including Comprehension
      • General Knowledge and Current Affairs
      • Elementary Mathematics
      • Logical Reasoning
      • Legal Aptitude 50% weight age will be given to 10 + 2 marks