HPNET 2018

HPNET 2018 - Himachal Pradesh National Law University has announced HPNLET 2018 results on June 2 for which a law entrance test namely, HPNET 2018 was held on May 20. The candidates who wished to seek admission in either undergraduate or postgraduate law programme including BA LLB, BBA LLB (Hons.) and LLM programmes could fill the Application form of HPNET 2018. The law admission test HPNET 2018 was conducted in offline mode offering 69 seats for BA LLB/BBA LLB (Hons.) and 23 seats for LLM programme. The applicants who wished to seek admission in HPNLU could check here all about the important dates, availability of application form, eligibility criteria, counselling and result related information that the candidates might look for. It should be noted that the facts and figures in this article of HPNET are as per the official brochure released by the university for the academic year 2018-2019.
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An overview of HPNET 2018

Exam Name

Himachal Pradesh National Law University Entrance Test

Abbreviated Name

HPNET

Exam Type

Undergraduate and Postgraduate

Exam Mode

Offline

Exam Level

National

Conducting Authority

Himachal Pradesh National Law University

Courses offered

BA LLB, BBA LLB (Hons.) & LLM

Number of seats offered

69 seats for BA LLB/BBA LLB(Hons.) and 23 seats for LLM

HPNET 2018 Admission Process

HPNLU started HPNET 2018 admission process with the release of HPNET Application Form on January 22, 2018. The candidates who wish to seek admission in the undergraduate and postgraduate law programme need to register themselves for HPNLET. After the registration and filling up the Application Form of HPNET 2018, the candidates were provided with the admit card of HPNET 2018 on May 1, 2018. The candidates appeared for HPNET 2018 on May 20 and on June 2, 2018, the candidates will be provided with their result and merit list. The candidates who meet the cutoff of HPNLET will be called for the counselling of HPNET 2018. The HPNET admission process 2018 ends with seat allotment of candidates in their respective law programmes.

HPNET Important Dates 2018

HPNET 2018 Important Dates has been announced by Himachal Pradesh National Law University. The Application Form of HPNET 2018 was being released on January 22, 2018. The candidates who wished to seek admission in the undergraduate or postgraduate law programme can check the table below of the examination events.

HPNET 2018 Exam Dates

Events

Dates

Issue of Notification

January 15, 2018

Start of Application Form

January 22, 2018

Last date of Application Form

April 17, 2018 (Extended from April 7, 2018)

Availability of Admit Card

May 1, 2018

HPNET 2018 offline exam

May 20, 2018

Answer Key upload for BA/BBA LLB (Hons.)

May 23, 2018

Answer Key upload for LLM

May 23, 2018

Final Answer Key upload for BA/BBA LLB (Hons.)

May 28, 2018

Final Answer Key for LLM

May 28, 2018

Final Answer Key upload

May 28, 2018

Result of HPNET 2018 for BA/BBA LLB (Hons.)

June 2, 2018

Result of HPNET 2018 for LLM

June 2, 2018

HPNET Result 2018

Himachal Pradesh National Law University has announced the result of HPNET 2018 on June 2, 2018, in online mode. The candidates can download their HPNET 2018 result with their registered accounts. The result of HPNET 2018 specifies the qualifying status of the law applicants of HPNET 2018. It also mentions the overall marks scored by the candidates. A merit list has also been released by HPNLU which can be downloaded after checking the result of HPNET 2018.

 

HPNET Cutoff 2018

HPNLU will release the Cutoff of HPNET 2018 for law aspirants appearing in HPNET 2018. The National Law University of Himachal Pradesh will release the HPNET Cutoff 2018 after the declaration of HPNLET Result 2018. The candidates should note that HPNET Cutoff is the minimum marks required to seek admissions in both undergraduate and postgraduate programme. Based on HPNLET Cutoff, the candidates will be called for HPNET Counselling 2018.

 

HPNET Cutoff for HPNLU

Category

HP-NLET Cut off Marks*

General

88

Scheduled Castes

20

Scheduled Tribes

20

Persons with Disability

20

Wards of Defence

88

Kashmiri Migrants

30

*The minimum marks required for admissions to HPNLU for five-year integrated law programmes

 

HPNET Counselling 2018

After the declaration of HPNET Result 2018 and release of Merit list, the university will issue a call letters to the candidate who will be shortlisted for HPNET 2018 Counselling. The call letter of HPNET 2018 will mention the venue for counselling, the fee structure of the programme chose by the candidate, counselling schedule, documents required and the dress code that has to be maintained while HPNET Counselling 2018.

 

HPNET 2018 Seat Reservation by HPNLU

In each of the undergraduate programme BA/BBA LLB, 60 students will be admitted in total and in the postgraduate programme LLM, 20 students will be admitted as per the norms laid down by the university. Out of the total sanctioned strength of each course, 25 % seats are reserved for Himachal Pradesh State Domicile Candidates as per HPNLU Act, 2016.

HPNET Reservation for Undergraduate Programme (BA/ BBA LLB)

Within the Sanctioned Intake for each course as well as seats reserved for Himachal Pradesh Domicile Candidates and All India Seats, the reservation of seats are as mentioned here

HPNET Reservation for Law UG Programme

Scheduled Caste

15%

Scheduled Tribe

7.5%

Differently Abled

5%

Wards of Serving/Retired Defence Personnel

5%

Over and Above Sanctioned Intake in each course/programme

Kashmiri Migrants

2 seats

Non-Resident Indians or NRI Sponsored

10 seats

HPNET Reservation for Postgraduate Programme (LLM)

Within the Sanctioned Intake for each course as well as seats reserved for Himachal Pradesh Domicile Candidates and All India Seats, the reservation of seats are as under.

HPNET Reservation for Law PG Programme

Scheduled Caste

15%

Scheduled Tribe

7.5%

Differently Abled

5%

*The candidates should note that out of 20 seats, for L.L.M programmes, five seats are reserved for women candidates

 

HPNET 2018 FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions)

 

Q. What is HPNET/HPNLET?

A. HPNET is a law entrance exam that is conducted by Himachal Pradesh National Law University for the candidates who wish to seek admission in the five-year integrated undergraduate and postgraduate law programme.

 

Q. Who conducts HPNET/HPNLET?

A. HPNET/HPNLET is conducted by Himachal Pradesh National Law University.

 

Q. How many seats are offered through HPNET?

A. HPNLU offers 69 seats for BA LLB/BBA LLB (Hons.) and 23 seats for LLM programme.

 

Q. Which of the law programme admissions are offered through HPNET?

A. HPNLU offers undergraduate (BA/BBA LLB) and postgraduate (LLM) programme for the law aspirants.

 

Q. What is the application fee for HPNLET 2018?

A. The application fee of HPNET 2018 is Rs. 3000 for General/ OBC/ Kashmiri Migrants, Rs. 1000 for SC/ ST/ PwD and there is no fee for BPL category candidates.

 

Q. What is the examination mode for HPNLET?

A. HPNLET 2018 will be held offline.

 

Q. What is the mode for HPNLU admission form?

A. HPNLU admission form is available in online mode.

 

HPNET Eligibility Criteria 2018

The law aspirants who wish to seek admission in the undergraduate or postgraduate law programme offered by HPNLU need to check the eligibility criteria of HPNET before filling HPNLET 2018 Application Form. The HPNET Eligibility Criteria mentions the basic academic qualification for admissions to undergraduate and postgraduate law programmes. As per the HP-NLET eligibility 2018, candidates appearing for BA LLB (Hons.)/BBA LLB (Hons.) programme should have passed 10+2 examination from any recognised board securing a minimum of 50% in aggregate of the subjects. Further, those candidates who wish to seek admission in LLM programme need to have passed LL.B. Degree (3 years or 5 years) from any recognised University with a minimum of 55% in the UG law degree.

 

HPNET Application Form 2018

HPNLU opened the window for HPNET 2018 application form on January 22, 2018. The candidates who wish to seek admission in the undergraduate and postgraduate programme could get the HPNET 2018 Application Form in online mode. The law aspirants were advised to read the HPNLET 2018 Eligibility Criteria before filling the HPNET Application Form 2018 as the candidature could be cancelled even at the later stages if any candidate was found ineligible. The candidates need to have a valid email id and password along with a valid phone number with which they will have to register themselves and carry on the process further.

 

HPNET Exam Centres 2018

HPNET 2018 was conducted by Himachal Pradesh National Law University in as many as 19 centres on May 20, 2018. The candidates could take a look here of the Exam Centres of HPNET 2018.

HPNET 2018 Test Centres

Exam Cities

States

Ahmedabad

Gujarat

Bhopal

Madhya Pradesh

Bhubaneshwar

Odisha

Chandigarh

Punjab & Haryana

Dehradun

Uttarakhand

Delhi

New Delhi

Dharamshala

Himachal Pradesh

Jammu

Jammu & Kashmir

Jalandhar

Punjab

Jaipur

Rajasthan

Jodhpur

Rajasthan

Kolkata

West Bengal

Lucknow

Uttar Pradesh

Mumbai

Maharashtra

Pune

Mumbai

Raipur

Chhattisgarh

Shimla

Himachal Pradesh

Vizag

Andhra Pradesh

Varanasi

Uttar Pradesh

HPNLET Admit Card 2018

Himachal Pradesh NLU released the Admit Card of HPNET 2018 on May 1, 2018. The candidates who have applied for HPNET 2018 could only download the HPNET 2018 Admit Card in online mode. HPNET 2018 Admit card mentions the candidature and examination details which includes the name of the candidate appearing in HPNET 2018, Father’s name, roll number, venue of the examination and other relevant information for the convenience of the candidates. Candidates could download their admit card of HPNET 2018 by logging in to their registered accounts by providing valid application number and date of birth. The law applicants were also advised to take a print out of HPNET 2018 Admit card and carry it to the examination hall for smooth correspondences. The law applicants were advised to carry an identity proof along with themselves to avoid unnecessary hassles.

 

HPNET Exam Pattern 2018

The law applicants appearing in HPNLET 2018 has been provided with the Exam Pattern of HPNLET 2018 along with the Application Form of HPNET 2018 that is being released on January 22, 2018. HPNET 2018 Exam Pattern includes General Awareness, Legal Awareness and Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude and English Comprehension for the candidates who wish to seek admission in undergraduate programmes. The candidates who will apply for LLM programme will have a different HPNET Exam Pattern 2018 that includes, Constitutional Law, Law of Contract, Law of Torts, Family Law, Criminal Law, Public International Law, Jurisprudence, Corporate Law, Intellectual Property Right Law and an Essay on Contemporary Legal Problems.

HPNET 2018 Paper Pattern for BA/ BBA LLB Hons.

Subjects

Marks

General Awareness

50

Legal Awareness and Reasoning

40

Quantitative Aptitude

30

English Comprehensive

30

HPNET 2018 Paper Pattern for LLM

Subjects#

Constitutional Law

Law of Contract

Law of Torts

Family Law

Criminal Law

Public International Law

Jurisprudence

Corporate Law

Intellectual Property Right Law

#Besides these subjects, there will also be a paper on Contemporary Legal Problems and will be of 30 marks.

 

HPNET Answer Key 2018

The law applicants can download HPNET 2018 Answer Key that has been released by HPNLU in online mode on May 23, 2018 for BA/BBA LLB and LLM programmes. With the help of Answer Key of HPNET 2018, the candidates can get an idea of the answers marked by them in HPNET 2018.