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NLU Maharashtra 2020 Admissions : Apply by 19 Nov

Published on : 05-Nov-2020 Powered by

Maharashtra National Law University, Nagpur has launched a specialized course BA-LLB (Honours in Adjudication and Justicing) and invites applications for admission in the same from candidates who have appeared in CLAT-2020.

 This 5 Year duration degree course comprises of intensive and exhaustive practical training with regular Internships and Judicial Clerkship and Six months of Apprenticeship (Semester-X) under the guardianship of High Court Justices and District Judges.

It is a residential Degree Course that aims to equip the students with critical legal thinking for entry level of Judiciary. Its curriculum focuses on pluralism, social integration, and socio-cultural structure of the State. Mock Trials, Clinical legal Education, and field visits are the integral part of the curriculum through which students understand the application of classroom teaching and appreciate the socio-economic and legal issues.


a) Candidates must have appeared in the CLAT-2020 Examination;

b) Candidates must have completed Higher Secondary Education i.e., 10+2 or an equivalent examination with forty-five percent (45%) or its equivalent grade in case of candidates belonging to Unreserved / OBC / PWD categories and forty percent (40%) marks or its equivalent grade in case of candidates belonging to Reserved Categories;

c) Candidate should be an Indian Citizen; and

d) The age of the candidate should not be more than 20 (twenty) years as on the date of application.

Intake and reservation : There are 40 seats in total. The reservation policy of Maharashtra as envisaged in the Maharashtra National Law University Act 2014 would be made applicable.

Tentative titles to be offered as Optional Courses

1. Medical Laws and Ethics

2. Cyber Laws

3. Immigration Laws

4. Election Laws

5. Service Laws

6. Penology and Correctional Administration

7. Juvenile Justice in India

8. Mediation

9. Family Courts Act

Selection procedure

Step 1 Psychometric Test : From the total number of received applications, two hundred (200) candidates will be shortlisted based on the CLAT 2020 Rank at 1:5 Category wise ratio. The shortlisted candidates shall appear for a Psychometric Test and based on the result, One Hundred Twenty (120) Candidates will be shortlisted at 1:3 Category wise ratio to the next level.

Step 2 Group Discussion : The shortlisted candidates will be invited for Group Discussion and based on the performance in the Group Discussion, Candidates will be shortlisted to next level at 1:2 Category wise ratio.

Step 3 Personal Interview : The shortlisted candidates will be interviewed by a selection panel.

Group Discussion and Personal Interview will be held physically / in person.

Application procedure : Interested Candidates who are eligible are required to apply Online at along with following documents:

a) 10th or equivalent marks statement;

b) 12th or equivalent marks statement;

c) CLAT Admit Card

d) CLAT Score Card

e) Caste Certificate (For Candidates of Maharashtra Only);

f) Caste Validity Certificate (For Candidates of Maharashtra Only);

g) PWD Certificate wherever applicable; and

h) Domicile Certificate (For Candidates of Maharashtra Only).

Key dates

Start of Online applications : 4 Nov 2020

Last date to apply : 19 Nov 2020 (upto 11.59PM)

Psychometric Test, Group Discussion and Personal Interview : Last week of Nov 2020 (A separate communication to this effect will be sent by the University via registered e-mail)


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