Established in 2005, Dr. Ram Manohar Lohiya National Law University is a state level university. This Indian University is situated in Lucknow, which is in the state of Uttar Pradesh. It offers Undergraduate, Postgraduate and Doctorate level education in Law. RMLNLU is a government funded university, which is approved by BCI. It has a campus of about 40 acres. In this university, all the admissions are based on the Common Law Admission Test (CLAT). This two hour online examination will be held on 13th June 2021. The registration process started on 1st January 2021 and ends on 30th April 2021. The admit card publication date is still to be notified.

RMLNLU secured the 4th position in India Today’s “India’s Best Law Colleges 2020”, it is in the 11th rank for the “Best Law School” by NIRF (2020), and they were also ranked 11th in 2019 by The Week. This co-education university offers 16 courses among 2 streams and has a total of 236 seats. The total number of faculty is 100. They also provide scholarships for the needy students where they are provided with INR 50,000/- per annum if they fulfill the required criteria, this is known as Merit-Cum-Means Scholarship.

Here are some of the key points related to admission in RMLNLU:

  • All the candidates have to clear the National Level Entrance Test – CLAT.
  • For the UG courses, the candidates must pass their 10+2 examination with at least 50% score.
  • For the PG courses, the candidates must pass their LLB examination with at least 50% score.
  • For PG Diploma courses, the candidate must pass their LLB examination with a minimum of 45% score.
  • For the Ph.D. courses, the candidates are selected based on their entrance examination score – Research Entrance Test (RET) and PI. A minimum of 50% altogether should be secured for the selection criteria, and this test is of 100 marks. They should also have a Master’s degree (LLM) in the relevant field.

RMLNLU Uttar Pradesh Admission Dates

CLAT Application form availability 1st January, 2021
Last date for application submission 30th April, 2021
Admit Card publication To be notified
Examination date 13th June, 2021
Admission process closed October, 2021

RMLNLU Uttar Pradesh Admission

COURSE DETAILS:;RMLNLU offers B.A.LL.B, LL.M., Ph.D. and PG Diploma courses, and in the table given below the specializations offered in these courses are mentioned:

B.A.LL.B. (Hons)

Eligibility Criteria:;The candidate must secure a minimum of 50% aggregate score in 10+2.

Selection Criteria:;The candidate must clear the qualifying examination – CLAT. The selection will be done on the basis of score obtained by the student.

LL.M. Criminal and Security Law International Law Corporate Law Constitutional and Administrative Law
Ph.D. Social Science & Humanities Law
PG Diploma Course Cyber Law

Selection Criteria:;For LL.M. the candidates are selected on the basis of their marks obtained in their qualifying examination – CLAT. In the PG Diploma courses, the selection of the students is merit based, which is dependent on the marks obtained in their Graduation level. They do not need to apply for any entrance examination. Higher studies like Ph.D. courses selection are based on both – Research Entrance Test (RET) and PI round. This is a 100 marks examination where the candidate has to secure at least 50% altogether.

Eligibility Criteria:;For LL.M. the candidate must have a Bachelor’s degree with at least 50% aggregate score, but for PG Diploma course the minimum requirement is 45% in the aggregate score. If the student wants to pursue a higher degree like Ph.D. in RMLNLU, he/she should complete LL.M. or an equivalent degree with at least 50% aggregate score.

The courses that are offered by RMLNLU, their duration, eligibility criteria, selection process and fee structure are mentioned in the table below:

B.A. LL.B. (Hons) 5 years Pass 10+2Minimum 50% aggregate score Based on CLAT score INR 1,19,000.00(For Indians) INR 80,000;+;$8,000(For NRIs / Foreign Nationals)
LL.M. 1 year Bachelor’s degree Minimum 50% aggregate score Based on CLAT score INR 79,000.00
Ph.D. 3 years LL.M. or equivalent degree Minimum 50% aggregate score Based on RET score INR 60,000.00
P.G. Diploma 1 year Bachelor’s degree Minimum 45% aggregate score INR 31,000 (approximately)

Read more about RMLNLU courses in their official website.

  • The intake capacity of B.A. LL.B. (Hons.) Program is 176 (160 + 16 NRI) seats per year.
  • The intake capacity of LLM Program is 20 seats per year.

Know more about the fee structure and seats availability in RMLNLU official website.

RMLNLU Uttar Pradesh Cutoff

The cut-off CLAT is dependent on various parameters such as numbers of appearing candidates, total numbers of seats, the difficulty level of the examination, and last year admission record. The CLAT cut-off of 2021 will be published after the results announcement process by the Consortium of NLUs. It will be notified soon after the examinations. Therefore, RMLNLU’s cut-off will be based on ‘merit-cum-preference’, according to eligibility, reservation, and other criteria.

The Cut-off of 2019 of RMLNLU for B.A.LL.B. (Hons) are mentioned in the table below:

General 1st Round : 6172nd Round : 6873rd Round : 694
Scheduled Castes 1st Round : 10948;2nd Round : 118503rd Round : 11916
Scheduled Tribes 1st Round : 247632nd Round : 29911

RMLNLU Uttar Pradesh Application Process

The application process is;online.

For B.A. LL.B. (Hons) and LL.M, the candidates can follow this application process:

  1. Register in the official CLAT website and fill up the application form.
  2. Upload the required documents.
  3. Pay the application fee online.

Note:;The application fee is INR 4000 for Generals. For SC / ST candidates, it is INR 3500.

For Ph.D. and P.G. Diploma courses, the candidates can follow this application process:

  1. Visit RMLNLU official website and fill up the application form.
  2. The completed application form is to be submitted, with the Bank Draft of the required amount that is taken in aid of RMLNLU, which needs to be paid at Lucknow.

Note:;The application fee for the Ph.D. course is INR 1,000 for Generals, and INR 500 for SC / ST candidates.

The application fee for P.G. Diploma course is Rs. 500 for Generals, and Rs. 250 for SC / ST candidates.

RMLNLU Uttar Pradesh Admission FAQs

Ques- When will the admit card of CLAT for RMLNLU be available?;

Ans.;The date for the admit card availability is still to be notified. It can be downloaded from the official website of RMLNLU. Application number, Date of Birth and Password are to be provided during the downloading procedure.

Ques- How many seats are available for Ph.D. at RMLNLU?

Ans.;;RMLNLU provides a total of 12 seats for the Ph.D. candidates. They are selected on the basis of their merit which they obtain in both RET and PI round.

Ques- When is the CLAT admit card required in the admission process at RMLNLU?

Ans.;The admit card will be required in the admission and counseling process. Students must keep a printout of the application form and the admit card for future references.

Ques- Does RMLNLU offer scholarships?

Ans.;Yes, RMLNLU offers scholarships to the students of General, SC, ST and Disabled category, based on the family income, which must be less than INR 2 LPA. This scholarship is known as “Merit-Cum-Means Scholarship” and is available to candidates of B.A. LL.B. (Hons.) and LL.M courses.

Ques- How do I get the results of CLAT?

Ans.;The results of CLAT are published online on the official website. To get the results, the candidate must provide their Application Number, Date of Birth and Roll Number. The students must download and keep a printout of the results for future references.

Ques- Is there an age limit for CLAT 2021?

Ans.;No, there is no upper age limit for the aspiring candidate in both Undergraduate and Postgraduate programmes.

Ques- Is offline admission available for RMLNLU?

Ans.;Yes, if the candidate is applying for Ph.D. programme offline admission procedure is available. For the other courses, the admission procedure is online through the official university website.