Law is one of the trending courses now-a-days. Apart from engineering and medical sciences, students are also opting for a degree in law. For this one must clear the entrance exams conducted by some of the institutions, after having passed 12th. Let us have a look at some of the law entrance exams in India.
List of Top Law Entrance Exams in India
CLAT (Common Law Entrance Test)
This exam is conducted at the national level organized by 18 National Law Universities on rotation for admissions in their under-graduate and post-graduate courses. Some of the National Law Universities include NALSAR, NALSIU, NLIU, NLU, WBNUJS and GNLU.
LSAT (Law School Admission Test)
LSAT is conducted four times a year for LLB and LLM admissions. It is a standardized test of verbal reasoning and reading skills. Some of the universities that accept the LSAT score include Amity Law School, SRM University, Rajiv Gandhi School of Intellectual Property Law, Galgoia University Law School, IIT Kharagpur Law School, etc.
AIBE (All India Bar Exam)
This exam is conducted to test a lawyer’s ability to practice the profession of law in the country. This exam does not provide admissions to law colleges in India. The Bar Council of India awards the candidate with the “Certificate of Practice” after qualifying the examination.
AILET (All India Law Entrance Test)
This exam is conducted only for the National Law University, Delhi LLB, LLM and Ph.D admissions.
SET (Symbiosis Entrance Test)
This common entrance test is conducted for the candidates aspiring for admission in Symbiosis Law Schools, Pune and Noida. There are about 60 seats for the three-year law course and 300 seats for the five year integrated LLB course.
Delhi University Law Entrance Exam
This exam is conducted by Delhi University for admissions to various PG programs in various law programs.
Other law entrance exams include Bhartiya Vidyapeeth Common Entrance Test (BVP CET), Aligarh Muslim University Law Entrance Exam (AMU), Banaras Hindu University Undergraduate Entrance Test (BHU UET).
|Name of law entrance exam||Last date of application||Exam date|
|Common Law Admission Test||31-Mar-2020
|Law School Admission Test – India||01-May-2020||17-May-2020|
|All India Law Entrance Test||08-Apr-2020
|DU LLB Entrance Exam||30-Apr-2020||02-Jun-2020 to 09-Jun-2020|
|UPES Law School Admission Test||03-May-2020||08-May-2020 to 15-May-2020|
|Banaras Hindu University BA LLB Entrance Test||12-Mar-2020||12-Apr-2020|
|Maharashtra Common Entrance Test for Law||06-Mar-2020 for five-year LLB
06-May-2020 for three-year LLB
|12-Apr-2020 to be confirmed soon for five-year LLB
20-Jun-2020 for three-year LLB
|Law Faculty Admission Test||First week of May||Last week of May|
|Law Admission Test||First week of May||Last week of May|
|Indian Law Institute Common Admission Test||First week of June||Second week of June|
|Symbiosis Entrance Test for Law/ SLAT||16-Apr-2020||02-May-2020|
|AMU Law Entrance Exam||07-Mar-2020||13-Apr-2020
to be confirmed soon
|PU BA LLB Entrance Exam||First week of June||Third week of June|
|AIL LET||Second week of May||Second week of June|