Himachal Pradesh National Law University (HPNLU) will be conducting Himachal Pradesh National Entrance Test (HPNET) on May 21, 2017 for admissions to undergraduate law programmes including BA LLB and BBA LLB as well as postgraduate law programmes including LLM. Candidates interested in pursuing the law programmes from HPNLU need to fill the application and appear for national entrance test of the Himachal Pradesh NLU. Candidates can find below more information on HPNLU admissions including important dates, eligibility, application process and exam pattern of the HPNLU administered law entrance examination.
HPNET (HPNLU admission) events
January 17, 2017
Application form availability
January 21, 2017 - April 7, 2017
Issue of Admit card
April 21, 2017
Conduct of HPNET 2017
May 21, 2017
Declaration of Result
First week of June 2017*
*Tentative dates; subjected to change
Candidates can find below the eligibility criteria of HPNET 2017, before filling the Himachal Pradesh NLU application form. HPNET eligibility criteria mentions minimum academic qualification and age required for admissions into the undergraduate and postgraduate law programmes.
Candidates applying for HPNLU undergraduate law programmes (five-year integrated programmes) should have passed 12th board examination either from Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) or any other recognised education board, following a 10+2 examination system.
Moreover, the candidates should have passed the 10+2 board examination with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate of the subjects studied at the 10+2 level.
In further continuation to the academic qualification required for HPNET 2017, candidates should have passed the 12th board examination in one attempt, without failing in any paper or should not have appeared for compartmental examination.
Also, the candidates who have obtained 10+2 examination certificate through Open Universities directly without having any basic qualification will be considered ineligible for HPNET 2017.
Besides, the above, candidates who are appearing in the 10+2 board examination this year can also apply for HPNET subjected to the submission of passing certificate at the time of HPNLU admissions.
In above all cases, candidates should be below 20 years of age (22 years for SC/ST candidates) at the time of admissions.
Candidates applying for HPNLU postgraduate law programmes (LLM programme) should be possessing LL.B degree (either 3-year LL.B or 5-year LL.B) from recognised university.
Moreover, the candidates should have passed the 10+2 board examination with a minimum of 55% marks in the LL.B final year examiantion.
Himachal Pradesh National Law University will be conducting HPNET in as many as 19 cities designated as exam centres of HPNLU examination centres. Candidates can find the list of HPNET exam centres in the table below.
HPNET Exam Centre
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