Postgraduate Law Admissions – Overview

If you have completed a Bachelors degree and want to study law:


You can pursue Law after you have completed a Bachelors degree in any field. Almost all Law schools and

universities offer 3 – year LLB courses for aspiring lawyers.


Admissions into LLB courses are conducted directly by universities or Law schools through a college/university level entrance exam.


Entrance exam details and admissions procedures of prominent state universities are given below:


Delhi University -

Mumbai University -

University of Mysore -

University of Pune -

University of Calcutta -

Panjab University, Chandigarh -

Patna University –

University of Lucknow – of Kota –

MDU, Rohtak -

BHU, Varanasi -

University of Madras –

Dehi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya, Indore -

Gujarat University -

Himachal Pradesh University -

RTMNU, Nagpur -

Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar -

Gauhati University -

Kerala University -




Check the website of the university of your interest to find out test dates and eligibility requirements.


The National Law Schools don’t offer a three year Law degree for graduates but a combined BA/BCom and LLB degree straight after 10+2.


If you hold a LLB degree and want to pursue a Postgraduate course in Law:

A Postgraduate Law course provides you with an opportunity to pursue a specialization in the field of Law, such as Intellectual Property Law, Corporate Law etc. You will generally get an LLM degree in your specialized field upon completion of the course.


To get into an LLM course, you would need to have first completed an LLB course and met other eligibility criteria. Admissions into LLM courses are conducted directly by universities/Law schools through entrance exams. The most popular entrance exam is the CLAT – PG exam, which is used by the National Universities of Law (NLUs) and some other institutes to admit students.


You will need to visit the website of the college/university’s Department of Law and find out in detail about the admission procedure and eligibility criteria in detail.

Law Entrance For Graduates

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