Law Colleges in Chandigarh

Law Colleges and Courses in and Around Chandigarh

Chandigarh and areas around Chandigarh have various prominent universities and colleges which offer a degree in law. The two townships attached to Chandigarh are Panchkula and Mohali. One can enroll for attaining a Law degree either after completing graduation or right after completing school i.e. +2. The duration of a degree in law after +2 is of 5 years and after graduation is of 3 years. The 5- year law course after +2 is an integrated course that includes a combined degree in graduation (B.A. /B.Com) and law. This means that the course entailed by a student pursuing a 5-year law degree would be either B.A. L.L.B or B. Com L.L.B.  

 

The law University Institute of Legal Studies, PU, Chandigarh

The most prominent institute that offers the 5-year law degree in Chandigarh is The University Institute of Legal Studies, Panjab University, Sector-14 (UILS). There are around 240 seats available for B.A.L.L.B and B.Com.L.L.B.  Admission can be attained by way of an entrance exam conducted by the University every year, usually in the month of June. The entrance test is of 100 marks consisting of 100 questions from various disciplines such as General Knowledge, Reasoning, English language etc. The final merit of the students for admission is determined on the basis of their performance in the Entrance test combined with their marks in the +2 Board Examination, giving equal weightage of 50% to both. Further details regarding admission to the UILS are available on their official website i.e. www.uglaw.puchd.ac.in

 

Army Institute of Law, Mohali (AIL)

The second prominent institute that offers the 5-year integrated Law Degree is the Army Institute of Law, Mohali (AIL).  There are a total of 80 seats available in the Army Institute of Law for B.A. L.L.B out of which 60 are reserved for wards of Army Personnel, 16 for Punjab Residents and 4 for All India Civil Categories. Admission to the 60 seats reserved for wards of Army Personnel and 4 for All India Civil Categories is done through an entrance test. And admissions to the 16 seats reserved for Punjab Residents is based on 10+2 merits, drawn up by the nominated university as per the notification issued by Govt. of Punjab. Further details regarding admission to AIL are available on their official website i.e. www.ail.ac.in

 

Colleges providing Admission to Law Courses in Chandigarh

Apart from these institutes other institutes in the vicinity of Chandigarh that offer the 5-year integrated Law degree around Chandigarh are Chandigarh University, located on the Chandigarh Ludhiana Highway, which is 45 minutes away from Chandigarh and The Rayat Bahra University, Kharar, which is 30 minutes away from Chandigarh. Admissions to both these institutes are based on the merit of the candidate in +2 Board examination.

 

Law Courses after Graduation

3-years’ law degree, this course can be pursued after completing graduation i.e a Bachelor’s degree in any discipline. The Department of Laws, Panjab University, Sector-14 offers the 3-year Law degree course. It offers around 300 seats for the said course. Admission in the said institute can be attained by way of an entrance exam conducted by the University every year, usually in the month of July. The entrance test is of 100 marks consisting of 100 questions from various disciplines such as General Knowledge, Reasoning, English language etc. The final merit of the students for admission is determined on the basis of their performance in the Entrance test combined with their performance in the Graduate course, giving equal weightage of 50% to both. Further details regarding admission to the Department of Laws are available on their official website i.e. www.pglaw.puchd.ac.in. 

 

Apart from the Panjab University, the only institutes proximate to Chandigarh that offer the 3-year Law Degree Course are again, the Chandigarh University and the Rayat and Bahara University. Admissions to both these institutes is based on the merit of the candidate in the Graduate course. 

 

List of Law Colleges and Courses available in Chandigarh

NameCityCourse
Panjab UniversityChandigarhBA LLB (Hons), LLB, LLM, Bcom LLB, BA LLB, 
Chandigarh UniversityMohaliLLB
University School of Open Learning, Panjab UniversityChandigarhPGD in Human Rights and Duties
International Fashion Design AcademyChandigarhCertificate in Fashion Law
Indian Institute of Fashion Design (IIFD)ChandigarhDiploma in Fashion Law
Arth Prakash InstituteChandigarhLLM
BKN Group of InstitutionChandigarhLLB
Rayat College of LawMohaliLLB (Hons)
Army Institute of LawMohaliBA-LLB, LLM
Aryans Group of CollegesChandigarhBA-LLB


Chandigarh is the educational hub of North India, west of New Delhi. It is surrounded by Mohali and Panchkula cities and actually the borders of these three cities merge into each other. There are plenty of opportunities for students to take Law as their career in Chandigarh and surrounding cities. There are plenty of Law Colleges in Chandigarh offering different variety of law courses to join after class 12 or after graduation. Law admissions in Chandigarh is either through law entrance exams like CLAT etc  or by allotment based on marks achieved in class 12 or in graduation course. Panjab University and Army Institute of Law are national-level colleges offering multitude of law courses for a student to choose and join.

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