Updated On : August 31, 2022
If you are an LLB graduate and looking to study further and pursue your LLM degree, you must know the eligibility requirements and the admission process.
There are different eligibility requirements for every college and LLM entrance exam.
However, the common eligibility requirement is to have an LLB degree.
Let us further understand the eligibility requirements to pursue an LLM degree and the important LLM exams.
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The eligibility criteria one must hold can be categorized into the following requirements.
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You must hold an LLB degree from a recognized university
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Out of several LLM entrance exams, let's check the eligibility criteria for the top 5 LLM entrance exams:
CLAT PG is a national-level entrance exam for admission to postgraduate courses in law and direct recruitment to PSUs.
The National Law University, Delhi, conducts AILET for admission to B.A.LL.B. (Hons.), LLM, and Ph.D. courses based on the rank obtained in the AILET exam.
It is conducted by Symbiosis Law School, Pune, to offer admissions to 5-year BA BBA LLB, 3-year LLB, Diploma, and LLM programs.
Candidates must have a three or five-year LLB degree from any Indian or foreign university recognized by the UGC with at least 50% marks or equivalent grade [45% for SC/ST Candidates].
The LSAT is designed to assess the skills required for success in the first year of law school.
You must have a degree in law, i.e., an LLB degree from a recognized university/ college with at least 45% of aggregate marks.
CUET LLM is conducted by NTA to offer admission to LLM programs at Central Universities in the country.
Candidates having three years / five years LL.B. Degree from a recognized Indian or foreign university (As per AIU list) with at least 50% marks or equivalent grade in aggregate (Relaxation of 5% to the SC/ST/PWD/ OBC (Non-Creamy Layer) candidates).
Frequently Asked Questions
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