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NLAT 2020 Application Form: Registration, Fee, Documents, Apply Online

Samiksha Rautela
Samiksha RautelaUpdated On: September 11, 2020 03:23 am IST

The NLAT 2020 is a National Law Aptitude Test, formulated by NLSIU, Bangalore for admission to law courses. Candidates are advised to fill the application form of NLAT before the last date, i.e. September 10, 2020, to avoid any rush or inconvenience.

NLAT Application Form

The National Law School of India University, Bangalore (NLSIU) has declared that it will conduct separate National Law Aptitude Test (NLAT 2020) to shortlist students for the academic session 2020-2021. The decision has been taken keeping in mind the unforeseen difficulties to conduct CLAT 2020 amid the wild spread of Coronavirus pandemic in the nation. NLAT 2020 will be conducted in three shifts and a procedure of normalisation will be followed to score the test takers.

The online application process of NLAT 2020 has commenced from September 3, 2020, and is likely to wrap up on September 10, 2020. Candidates willing to pursue Bachelor of Arts + Bachelor of Law (BA + LLB) or Master of Law (LLM) from NLSIU, Bangalore can register themselves for the exam. There will be no offline submission of documents or application form. In order to participate in the NLAT application process 2020, it is essential to be fully equipped with the key information regarding the exam. Find out about the NLAT 2020 application process here and note down all the important documents required so as to ensure a hassle-free registration at NLSIU, Bangalore. 

Steps to Fill NLAT Application Form 2020

Aspirants can participate in the NLAT application process 2020 only till the midnight of September 10, 2020. It is crucial to complete and submit the application form beforehand, as once the deadline has passed, no requests would be entertained. Provided below is the step by step guide to register for NLAT 2020.

  • Visit the official website of NLSIU, Bangalore.

  • Click on ‘Register’.

  • Enter your name, programme and mobile number.

  • Set a unique password and click on ‘Register’.

  • After registering successfully, an OTP will be sent to the registered mobile number.

  • Validate the mobile number by entering the OTP.

  • Log in using the mobile number and password provided at the time of registration.

  • Fill all the personal and academic details carefully as it would later be displayed on the Certificates, Mark sheets and Identity proofs.

  • Upload the scanned documents mentioned below in a clear manner.

  • Click on Save and Submit the form.

  • After entering the details and uploading the documents, sign the declaration

  • and submit the application. 

  • After the successful completion, make the payment. Registration will be considered complete only after the university has received the payment. 

Registration Fee for NLAT Application Form 2020

The category-wise application fee that needs to be paid after submission of the registration form of NLAT is mentioned below.

Registration Fee Required for NLAT Application

Category

Application Fee

General 

₹150

PwD

₹150

SC/ST

₹125

Documents Required to Fill NLAT Application Form 2020

The NLAT Application process requires a set of documents that need to be uploaded during the time of registration. Candidates are advised to keep the scanned copy of documents handy to avoid any last-minute rush. Provided below are the required documents for NLAT registration 2020.

Documents Required for NLAT Application

BA LLB Registration

LLM Registration

Recent passport size photograph

Recent passport size photograph

Original photo-ID issued by Govt. eg. Aadhar Card, Voter ID, Ration Card, Passport, Driving License etc

Original photo-ID issued by Govt. eg. Aadhar Card, Voter ID, Ration Card, Passport, Driving License etc

Original marksheet and pass certificate of class 10th or equivalent

Original marksheet and pass certificate of class 10th or equivalent

Original marksheet and pass certificate of class 12th or equivalent

Original marksheet and pass certificate of class 12th or equivalent

Original caste certificate/ tribe certificate/disability certificate (if applicable)

Original marksheet and pass certificate of LLB or equivalent LLB

Documentary proof, including Letter from the Head of Institution (if applicable)

Original caste certificate/ tribe certificate/disability certificate (if applicable)

School certificates/Report cards to prove schooling in Karnataka for ten years (if applicable)

Documentary proof, including Letter from the Head of Institution (if applicable)


N/A

School certificates/Report cards to prove schooling in Karnataka for ten years (if applicable)

Candidates must make sure that the scanned copy of the documents is complete and clearly visible. The application of an individual will be rejected by the NLSIU Bangalore if the uploaded documents are incomplete, unclear, or illegible. All documents will be physically verified at the time of admission. 

If the aspirants are unable to produce the domicile, caste, tribe, disability or the last qualification certificate at the time of registration, they must make sure to provide it to NLSIU authorities at the time of admission. If they are unable to do so, the candidature of the applicant would be considered invalid.

Also Read:How to Choose the Best NLU after CLAT 2020?

Eligibility Criteria to Fill NLAT Application Form 2020

Candidates must ensure that they satisfy the prescribed eligibility criteria before filling the application form of NLAT 2020 as, without it, the registration would be cancelled. Given below is the course-wise eligibility criteria for NLAT 2020.

BA LLB

The NLAT eligibility criteria 2020 for the BA LLB course is specified below.

  • The candidate must have passed unconditionally in class 12th or equivalent examination.

  • The minimum aggregate score required for General Category and PwD category students is either 45% or its equivalent grade.

  • SC/ST candidates are awarded 5% relaxation. They can apply with a minimum aggregate of 40% or its equivalent grade.

  • Age is no bar to apply for NLAT 2020

LLM

The LLM eligibility criteria for NLAT is defined below

  • Aspirants must have completed an LLB or its equivalent degree from a recognized university or institution.

  • Minimum aggregate of marks required in the qualifying examination is 50% or its equivalent grade for the General and PwD Category.

  • SC/ST category candidates get a relaxation of 5% as they can apply for NLAT 2020 with an aggregate of at least 45% or its equivalent grade.

Candidates who have submitted a valid registration form are eligible to appear for NLAT on September 12, 2020. Aspirants will have to appear for NLAT exam online, using a computer device at their respective locations. Shortlisted students will be intimated regarding their provisional admission via email/SMS. The admission through NLAT will be confirmed only after paying the requisite fees and producing the necessary documents. 

NLSIU, Bangalore is conducting NLAT 2020 in order to avoid a year with no admissions. CLAT has been postponed multiple times due to the outbreak of COVID-19 and the National Law School of India University, Bangalore has decided to introduce NLAT to do away with a ‘Zero Year.’ 

Also Read:CLAT 2020: Reservation of Seats in NLUs

For any queries related to NLAT 2020, feel free to post them on the QnA zone.

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