List of Popular Law Entrance Exams in India

Nupur Kaushik
Nupur KaushikPublished On: October 26, 2020 | CLAT

Some of the popular law entrance exams such as CLAT, LSAT, AILET are a gateway for students to get entry into the top law colleges of India.

List of Top Law Entrance Exams for Law Admissions in India

Planning to pursue law as a career? Given the tremendous increase in employment opportunities (both in Private and Public sectors) in the field of law, the demand for law school graduates having the requisite skills has surged significantly in recent times. There is immense scope as students have the option to specialise in any branch of law and can choose to become a Legal Analyst, Civil Litigation Lawyer, Criminal Lawyer, Legal Advisor, Legal Journalist, Government Lawyer, or a Judge.

Considering the demand and increasing career options, law aspirants are putting their best foot forward to crack the various national, state and university level entrance exams to get admission in top colleges of India and pursue courses like LLB, Integrated B.A. LL.B., BBA LLB, B.Com LL.B, B.Sc. LL.B., LLM, and Integrated MBL-LLM/ MBA-LLM.

Law aspirants can now take a closer look and find the relevant information about what all law entrance examinations are conducted at the University, State and National level for admission in various law colleges/universities of the country.

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Popular Law Entrance Exams Schedule 2020

The table given here lists the important dates of some of the top law entrance exams that are conducted in India for the law aspirants. Check below:

List of Law Entrance Exams

Application Start Date

Application End Date

Date of Entrance Examination

Result Date

CLAT - Common Law Admission Test

January 01, 2020

July 10, 2020

September 28, 2020

October 5, 2020

AILET - All India Law Entrance Test

January 15, 2020

August 10, 2020

September 26, 2020

October 4, 2020

LSAT - Law School Admission Test

December 6, 2019

July 5, 2020

July 19, 2020 onwards

August 13, 2020


January 20, 2020 (5 yr LLB)

March 19, 2020 (3 yr LLB)

June 8, 2020 (5 yr LLB)

June 8, 2020 (3 yr LLB)

October 11, 2020 (5 yr LLB)

November 2 and 3, 2020 (3 yr LLB)

To be Declared

CULEE (Christ University Law Entrance Exam)

December 8, 2019 (Session 2)

April 20, 2020

(Session 2)

April 26, 2020

(Session 2)

May 9, 2020

(Session 2)

UPES Law Studies Aptitude Test (ULSAT)

September 6, 2019

August 11, 2020




March 11, 2020

September 5, 2020 (with Late Fee of INR 2,000)

October 1, 2020

To be Declared


March 6, 2020

July 3, 2020 (With Late Fee of INR 4,000)

October 9, 2020

To be Declared

Kerala LL.B Entrance Exam (KLEE)

March 8, 2020

May 20, 2020

3 Year LLB- June 20, 2020

5 Year LLB- June 22, 2020

3 Year LLB- August 3, 2020

5 Year LLB- August 7, 2020


March 2, 2020

July 30, 2020

August 10, 2020

August 17, 2020 (B.B.A.LL.B) and August 19, 2020 (LL.B and B.A.LL.B)

Army Institute of Law Entrance Test (AIL LET)

June 1, 2020

July 31, 2020 (with late fee)

August 29, 2020

September 9, 2020

DU LLB Entrance Exam

June 20, 2020

July 31, 2020

September 9, 2020

October 14, 2020


March 25, 2020

September 5, 2020

September 27, 2020

To be Declared


January 30, 2020

March 12, 2020

LLB- August 27, 2020

BA LLB- September 11, 2020

October 5, 2020


March 2020

August 11, 2020

September 9 to 14, 2020

October 8, 2020


November 16, 2020

July 15, 2020

July 24 to August 2, 2020

To be Declared

Note: Due to the Coronavirus pandemic, many entrance exams have been delayed. Check the list of law entrance exams that are postponed due to the COVID-19 outbreak.

Top National-Level Law Entrance Exams

Candidates can check some of the top national-level law entrance exams given in the following table:


Conducting Authority

CLAT - Common Law Admission Test

NLUs (National Law Universities)

AILET - All India Law Entrance Test

National Law University, Delhi (NLU-D)

LSAT - Law School Admission Test

Pearson VUE

DUET (Law)

University of Delhi (DU)

Top State-Level Law Entrance Exams

Here, in the table given below, candidates can check out some of the top state-level law entrance exams:


Conducting Authority





Kerala LL.B Entrance Exam (KLEE)

Commissioner for Entrance Examinations (CEE)


Osmania University, Hyderabad



Top University/ Institute Level Law Entrance Exams

The following table lists some of the top university/ institute level law entrance exams:


Conducting Authority


State Common Entrance Test Cell, Maharashtra

CULEE (Christ University Law Entrance Exam)

Christ University

UPES Law Studies Aptitude Test (ULSAT)

University of Petroleum and Energy Studies (UPES) Dehradun


Bharati Vidyapeeth University


Banaras Hindu University (BHU)

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In a nutshell, all those who are planning to take law entrance exams to get into the legal profession will now have a fair idea about some of the top law entrance exams that they can take. With the help of application and exam dates, candidates can mark their calendars and avoid missing important deadlines. Call on our toll-free student helpline number 1800-572-9877 or fill the Common Application Form (CAF) for any admission related query.

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