NLSIU Bengaluru increases CLAT 2023 seat intake for BA LLB, LLM programmes

NLSIU accepts CLAT 2023 scores for admission to both UG and PG law programmes.

NLSIU Bengaluru increases CLAT 2023 seat intake for BA LLB, LLM programmes NLSIU Bengaluru
Shubham Bhakuni | Dec 17, 2022 - 11:37 a.m. IST
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NEW DELHI: The National Law School of India University (NLSIU) Bengaluru has increased the seat intake for 5-year BA LLB and one-year LLM programmes. Under NLSIU Inclusion and Expansion Plan, the university has increased BA LLB seats from 180 to 240. Similarly, the total intake for the LLM programme has been increased from 75 to 100.

The NLSIU Inclusion and Expansion Plan announced in June 2021, aims to reach a projected size of over 2,200 students in the university’s on-campus programmes by the academic year 2028-29. Under this scheme, the university had last year increased the BA LLB seats from 120 to 180, and LLM seats from 50 to 75. It also started a 3-year LLB programme last year, to which admissions are made through National Law School Admission Test (NLSAT).

Admissions to both BA LLB and LLM programmes are conducted through Common Law Admission Test (CLAT). The national-level law entrance exam, CLAT 2023 will be conducted by the Consortium of National Law Universities (CNLUs) on December 18, 2022, in offline mode.

Also Read | CLAT 2023 Exam Live Updates: Reporting time, Instructions, Admit Card, Exam Analysis

Domicile reservation and all India seats

NLSIU Bengaluru will reserve 25% of the total seats for candidates who are domiciled in Karnataka. Therefore, 60 BA LLB seats and 25 LLM seats will be offered under the domicile category.




All India seats



Domiciles of Karnataka






Course fees

For both BA LLB and LLM courses the annual fee at NLSIU is around Rs. 3.27 Lakh for general category students and Rs. 3.23 Lakh for SC and ST students. Students are required to pay the course fee at the time of CLAT counselling.

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