NLU or National Law University for the Law schools of India, which are under the control and supervision of the University grants commission. The syllabus for NLU is prescribed by the Bar Council of India, and timely reforms are made for legal education by the same. India’s 1st NLU was established in Bangalore in 1988.
Admission to any loose or conducted using the Common Law admission test or CLAT, which has a success rate of approximately 2 to 3%. The examination can be taken by the candidates after they pass the class 12th examination and if they want to pursue an undergraduate degree firsthand in law. The courses offered by NLU are BA LLB and master of law, which is LLM. The CLAT exam consists of 150 questions and is conducted for two hours.
The main component of the examination is English comprehension, legal reasoning, logical reasoning, quantitative techniques, and current affairs, which includes general knowledge. The examination also has negative markings incorporated in its overall structure. As NLUs are established by the state government, and it is one of the reasons that reservations are provided for the candidates residing in a particular state. On average, NLU charges approx. Rs 2,50,000 every year for its courses. India currently has 23 NLUs in service.