Gujarat National Law University (GNLU) 2011
Gujarat National Law University (GNLU) is one of the premier institutes in the country for Law education. It is one of the 12 National Law Universities in India. Gujarat National Law University was established through Gujarat National Law University Act, 2003. GNLU was inaugurated in July 2004. Admission to GNLU is through Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) which is conducted for admission to 11 national Law universities.
Gujarat National Law University is situated in Gandhinagar. The university offers three 5 year undergraduate law programs to the students: B.A LL.B.(Hons), B.Sc LL.B.(Hons) and B.Com LL.B.(Hons). GNLU is recognised by UGC and Bar Council of India. It is a fully residential University. GNLU offers 160 seats in its 5 year LLB programs. Of these 10% seats are reserved for Gujarat domiciled candidates. The college undertakes offers 160 seats in total, with 80 in two different sections.
The Institute offers about three integrated program ranging to five years program, namely, LLB (Hons), B.Com, BA and B.Sc. Each of the academic year will offer two semesters, that is the length of each semester will be about six months, and there will be ten semesters in total. In each of the semesters, the individual candidates are expected to clear about six papers.
During the first year, that means for the first two semesters, there will be no specific division of subjects and the candidates have to study different subjects such as Science, History, Business Management, Politics, etc. Soon after the dissolution of the first year, does the division of subjects takes place. The subjects are related in such a manner that relate to law as a direct component. Interactive methods of teaching are observed within the Institute.
A candidate should have passed 10+2 or equivalent examination with atleast 50% aggregate marks (45% for reserved categories). Those who are appearing for class 12th exams in 2010 can also apply. Also a candidate should be under 20 years (22 years for reserved categories) before 1st July, 2011.
Availability of Application forms:
Since the admission to CNLU is through CLAT candidates need to apply for CLAT. Candidates can get the form of CLAT through designated branches of Indian Bank, State bank of India and all National Law Schools. Candidates can also download the form through the website www.clat.ac.in. The candidates that are interested in earning their application form through post have to forward a requisite letter mentioning the registration number at the top. These candidates are also advised to provide a sample of their signature at the back side of the Demand Draft.
Important Dates for CLAT:
* Date of Entrance Examination: Mid week of May, 2011
* Availability of Application Forms: First week of March, 2011
* Last Date for receipt of completed application forms: Last week of April, 2011
Total number of seats: 160
SC candidates: 24
ST candidates: 12
Domiciled in Gujarat: 16
Physically Challenged: 5
General Category: 103
E-4, GIDC Electronics Estate,
Sector 26, Gandhinagar - 382 028
Phone No: 079 - 23287157 / 23287158
Fax No: 079 - 23287156