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Government Law College (GLC) - Admission 2011

Government Law College (GLC) conducts an admission process for admission to its 5 year undergraduate BLS LLB program. After the finishing of 3 years students are awarded BLS degree and after completion of full 5 years they are also given LLB degree. Admission to BLS LLB in Government Law College is based on merit of class 12th marks. Admission process starts soon after the declaration of HSC (class 12th) results. Candidates need to get at least 45% to be eligible to apply for government Law College but for those who get less than 45% but more than 40% an admission exam may be conducted.

Government Law College is a highly reputed and revered institute for law education in the country. The institute has a rich historical heritage being associated with figures like Lokmanya Balgangadhar Tilak (freedom fighter), Dr. B. R. Ambedkar (the architect of the Indian Constitution) Chief Jutice M. C. Chagla (the first Indian Chief Justice of the Bombay High Court), Sir Motilal Setalvad (the first Attorney General of Independent India) and many such other figures.

Alumni from Government Law College has gone on to occupy the highest posts in apex Indian courts therefore getting admission in government Law College is considered to be really prestigious. Alumni from the institute have also gone for higher education in institutes such as Oxford, Harvard etc. Government Law College is situated in Churchgate area of Mumbai. There are different types of career opportunities along with placements that this Institute offers. The Institute also provide several practical based training program along with internships and high opportunities of practice within the Legal System of the country. There are also associated chances of higher education for the candidates.

Eligibility Criteria:
Candidates need to acquire atleast 45% aggregate marks in class 12th (HSC) exams of Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and HSC exams. Those with less than 45% but more than 40% need to appear for an entrance exam. Students from boards other than Maharashtra need to get atleast 5% more marks than their Maharashtra board counterparts.

Reservation of Seats:
Out of the total number of seats offered by the Institute, 50% of the total seats are reserved for the candidates that belong to the state of Maharashtra. Basically there are three main categories, that the students are divided before undertaking admission test. The first is the General Category that includes candidates who are belonging to the state of Maharashtra that have passed the Higher Secondary Examination belonging to the State Board. The second category is the reserved category that includes reserved seats for candidates that belong to the Maharashtra State. The third as well as the final one is the General based categories that belongs to other state. The candidates that belong to other state and have earned a minimum of 5% marks higher than their State Candidates counterpart.

Selection Criteria:
All the selections are made on the basis of class 12th (HSC) merit of Maharashtra State Board. Students from other boards need to get 5% more marks than Maharashtra board candidates. Students also go through an interview which is just a formality before admission. 50% seats are reserved for Maharashtra reserved category students. There are separate cut-offs for Science & Commerce students. The examination is held on the basis of written ability along with different types of questions that include reasoning, General Knowledge, Legal Aptitude, Comprehension as well as English Language.

Official Address:
The Government Law Colege,
'A' Road, Churchgate
Mumbai - 400 020
Maharastra - India
Phone: +91-22-2204 1707, +91-22-2285 1315

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