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HPNLET 2018 - Himachal Pradesh National Law University Admission 2018




Himachal Pradesh National Law University, Shimla invites online applications for admission to Under-Graduate, Post Graduate and PhD Program for the academic session 2018-19


HP-NLET is conducted for taking admissions to 5-Year B.A/ BBA Bachelor of Law (LL.B), 1-Year Master of Laws (LLM) and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Program for the session 2018-19.


Program Available


Under-Graduate Programs - BA/B.B.A. LL.B. (Hons) Five Year Integrated Course

Post-Graduate Program - (One-Year LLM Course)





In each Under Graduate Programs i.e. BA/BBA LL. B (Hon.) 60 students will be admitted. For the Post Graduate Programs, One Year LL.M. Program, the intake is 20 students; and for Ph. D. program the intake is 10 students. Out of the total sanctioned strength of each course, 25 % seats are reserved for Himachal Pradesh State Domicile Candidates as per HPNLU Act, 2016.


Eligibility Criteria



  • For BA/BBA LLB Programmes: Candidates must have passed 10+2 or equivalent examination with a minimum of 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 2018 are also eligible to apply. 
  • 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/ OBC/ SAP categories as on 01st July 2018 
  • 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/OBC/SAP categories as on 01st July 2018 


Exam Pattern



Expected No. of Questions

General Awareness


English Comprehension


Quantitative Aptitude


Legal Awareness and Reasoning






  • Duration- 120 Minutes
  • Penalty of 0.25 marks for every incorrect response.


Exam Centers



  • Ahmedabad
  • Bhopal
  • Bhubaneswar
  • Chandigarh
  • Dehradun
  • Delhi
  • Dharamshala
  • Jaipur
  • Jalandhar
  • Jammu
  • Jodhpur
  • Kolkata
  • Lucknow
  • Mumbai
  • Pune
  • Raipur
  • Shimla
  • Varanasi
  • Vizag


How To Apply




  • The application form for HPNLET is available on official website. 
  • Student can filled and submitted the form from 22nd January 2018 till 07th April 2018. The students need to have an E-Mail ID, an active mobile number, scanned (photograph and signature) for filling the form.
  • The students will have to register for HPNLET & then they can precede application process with registration id & password. The students have to pay application fee through credit card/debit card/net banking.


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Important Dates



  • Date of Commencement of filling up ONLINE application forms: 22nd January 2018


  • Last Date for Submission of Application Forms: 07th April 2018


  • Date of Availability of Admit Card for all applicants on website: 14th April 2018


  • Date of Test (HPNLET 2018): 20th May 2018 [10:00 am to 12: 00 noon]


  • Date of declaration of HPNLET 2018 Result: 2nd June 2018