Himachal Pradesh National Law University is inviting online applications for National Law Entrance Test (HPNLET-2018) for admission to Undergraduate, Postgraduate and Ph. D. Programmes of Himachal Pradesh National Law University, Shimla for the academic session 2018-19. Read about Himachal Pradesh National Law Entrance Test 2018 eligibility criteria, application procedure, test pattern, important dates and other details on HPNLET 2018 for BA/BBA LLB (H) Five Year Integrated Course admission.
HPNLET 2018 eligibility criteria
For Undergraduate Programmes – B.A./B.B.A. LL.B. (H) Five Year Integrated Course- Candidate must have passed 10+2 or equivalent examination with a minimum 50% marks in case of candidates belonging to Unreserved/OBC/Specially Abled Person (SAP)/NRI/NRI Sponsored Categories/Kashmiri Migrants (45% marks in case of candidates belonging to SC/ST) Categories. Candidates appearing in qualifying examination in March/April, 2017 are also eligible to apply.
Age Limit– Candidates should be below 20 Years of age in case of Unreserved/NRI/NRI Sponsored categories, and below 22 Years in case of SC/ST/ SAP categories as on 1st July, 2018
For Postgraduate Programmes– LL.M One year Course- Candidate must have passed LL.B. (Three Years/Five Years) or equivalent degree with a minimum of 55% marks in case of Unreserved/OBC/SAP categories (50% in case of SC/ST Categories). Candidates appearing in the qualifying examination in April/May 2017 are also eligible to apply.
For Ph.D. Programme– Candidate must have passed LL.M. or equivalent Degree with a minimum of 55% marks. Candidates appearing in the qualifying examination in April/May 2018 are also eligible to apply.
How to apply for Himachal Pradesh National Law Entrance Test 2018
Eligible candidate can apply for HPNLET 2018 through university website http://hpnlu.admissionhelp.com/hpnlu/login.aspx on or before the last date specified. HPNLET 2018 application fee can be paid through Credit Cards/Debit Cards/Net banking only.
HPNLET 2018 Important dates
• Date of Commencement of filling up ONLINE application forms- 22 January 2018
• Last date for receiving HPNLET 2018 online application forms- 07 April 2018
• HPNLET 2018 exam date – 20 May 2018 (10.00 A.M. to 12.00 Noon)
• HPNLET 2018 Date of Declaration of Result – 02 June, 2018
HPNLET 2018 exam pattern
For B.A/B.B.A. LL.B. (H)-
• General Awareness- 50 questions
• Legal Awareness & Reasoning- 40 questions
• Quantitative Aptitude- 30 questions
• English Comprehension- 30 questions
For LLM courses– 120 MCQ of total 150 Marks will be asked from the areas below including 30 Marks essay on Contemporary Legal Problems.
• Constitutional Law
• Law of Contract
• Law of Torts
• Family Law
• Criminal Law
• Public International Law
• Corporate Law and
For Ph.D. courses–
• Paper I- 50 MCQs of Legal Research Methodology of 100 Marks
• Paper II- 50 Marks essay on a Topic related to Law and Social Transformation of 50 marks