B.A.LL.B (Hons.)


Eligibility: The eligibility is as per CLAT- 2023 Notification. For details, please refer CLAT website.

Intake and Reservation: The intake capacity for the B.A.LL.B.(Hons.) Programme shall ordinarily be 180 (One Hundred and Eighty) with the following reservations. However, it shall be at the discretion of the Vice Chancellor to proportionately increase/decrease the total number of seats:

Category No. of Seats (All India) No. of Seats (Domicile of Chhattisgarh)*
Schedule Caste
Schedule Tribe

Note: *As per ‘The Chhattisgarh Educational Institutions (Reservation in Admission) Act, 2012 and guidelines issued by Government of Chhattisgarh, Higher Education Department on 24.05.2019.

  • 5% seats shall be reserved horizontally for Specially Abled Persons (SAP) at the all India level according to The Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016.
  • 5% seats shall be reserved horizontally for the Specially Abled Persons (SAP) and 3% Seats shall be reserved horizontally for Dependents of Freedom Fighters (DFF) category of candidates belonging to the State of Chhattisgarh only.
  • If a Chhattisgarh domicile candidate qualifies for admission in the regular merit under all India category, he/she shall be considered against the All India seat only and not against Chhattisgarh domicile seats.
  • 30% seats shall be reserved horizontally for female candidates across all categories of seats.
  • The allotment of seats to various CG Domicile category candidates will be made as per the Guidelines issued by the Government of Chhattisgarh from time to time.

NRI and Foreign National Category Seats:

Category No. of Seats
Foreign Nationals

Supernumerary Seats:

Category No. of Seats
Wards of Kashmiri Migrants
Students from Jammu & Kashmir

1. For details regarding admission under Foreign National, NRI and the Supernumerary seats for the Wards of Kashmiri Migrants and Students from Jammu & Kashmir, please visit the University website: www.hnlu.ac.in. The candidates seeking admission under the Foreign National category will be required to apply directly to HNLU as per Admission Notification to be posted on the University website in January 2023. However, the candidates seeking admission under the NRI category and Supernumerary seats for the Wards of Kashmiri Migrants & Students from Jammu & Kashmir will have to apply for and appear in CLAT-2023 under the respective categories. After the publication of CLAT 2023 Result, the interested and eligible candidates applied for and appeared in CLAT-2023 under the NRI and Supernumerary seats for the Wards of Kashmiri Migrants and Students from Jammu & Kashmir will be required to apply to HNLU in the prescribed format to be posted on the university website with their CLAT Score/Rank and other required information and documents.

Fee Structure for B.A. LL. B. (Hons.) (Annual Fees)

Particulars of Fees Amount of Fees
Admission Fee (To be paid at the time admission)
INR 5,000
US $ 1,000 for NRI Candidates & Foreign Nationals
Tuition Fee
INR 1,15,000 Indian Nationals
US $ 5,000 + Rs. 10000 for NRI Candidates
US $ 6,750 + Rs. 10000 for Foreign Nationals
Library Fee
INR 10,000
Halls of Residence Charges
INR 15,000
IT Infrastructure
INR 7,500
Campus Devt. Charge
INR 7,500
Charges for Students’ Activities
INR 5,000
Student Welfare Fund
INR 2,000
Medical Infrastructure
INR 3,000
Electricity & Water Charges
INR 7,000
Examination Fee
INR 4,000
Transportation Charges
INR 4,000
Caution Money (Refundable)
INR 25,000/- (One-Time)
INR 2,10,000/-*
US $ 6,000 + INR 1,00,000/-* NRI
US $ 7,750 + INR 1,00,000/-* Foreign Category

– Mess Fee shall be payable separately by the students on semester basis and it will be decided on the basis of contract rates.

– The above mentioned fees are provisional and subject to revision from time to time by the university authorities.

Course Structure

The Five-Year Integrated B.A.LL.B.(Hons.) Program offered by the University is in complete conformity with the Bar Council of India Guidelines.

Semester - I Semester - II
One Major Paper*
One Major Paper*
Two Minor Papers*
Two Minor Papers*
Legal English /English Literature
Legal English /English Literature
Legal Methods
Law of Contract - II
Law of Contract - I
Family Law - I
Semester - III Semester - IV
One Major Paper*
One Major Paper*
Two Minor Papers*
Constitutional Governance - II
Law of Torts
Labour Law - I
Family Law - II
Environmental Law
Constitutional Governance - I
Transfer of Property Act
Public International Law
Semester - V Semester - VI
One Major Paper*
One Major Paper*
Labour Law - II
Jurisprudence - II
Jurisprudence - I
Corporate Law - II
Corporate Law - I
Intellectual Property Rights
Principles of Taxation Law
Administrative Law
Indian Penal Code
Alternate Dispute Resolution

Note: * Political Science is a major paper from Semester I to VI. Economics & Sociology are minor papers for the first three semesters.

Semester - VII Semester - VIII
Criminal Procedure Code
Land Laws
Law of Evidence
Drafting Pleading & Conveyancing
Hons - I - P1
Hons - I - P3
Hons - II - P2
Hons - II - P4
Optional - P1
Optional - P2
Semester - IX Semester - X
Civil Procedure Code
Professional Ethics
Hons - I - P5
Hons - I - P7
Hons - II - P6
Hons - II - P7
Optional - P3
Optional - P5
Optional - P4
Optional - P6

List of Honours Papers

Title of Paper Title of Paper
Constitutional Law
Intellectual Property Law
Corporate Law
Criminal Law
Trade & Investment Law
Environmental Law

List of Optional Papers

  1. Biotechnology and Law
  2. International Space Law
  3. Banking Law
  4. Law and Tribes
  5. Competition Law
  6. Law of Infrastructure
  7. Criminology and Penology
  8. Law of Insolvency and Bankruptcy
  9. Cyber Law
  10. Law of Insurance
  11. Energy Law
  12. Law of Mines and Industries
  13. Human Rights
  14. Maritime Law
  15. Good Governance
  16. Media and Law
  17. Indirect Tax
  18. Medicine and Law
  19. Interpretation of Statutes
  20. W.T.O. studies
  21. International Commercial Arbitration
  22. Women and Law
  23. International Criminal Law

* The optional papers will be offered subject to the availability of faculty having such specializations. The University reserves the right to increase/decrease the number of optional papers. 

* Each student must opt six different optional papers during his five years B.A.LL.B.(Hons.) course.

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