PRESENT CONSTITUTION AND WORKING

PROCEDURE & ELIGIBILITY FOR ADMISSION

PROCEDURE FOR SELECTION

1) Admission to the course shall be governed by The Acts, Rules, Regulations and Notifications in force and issued by the Government, University and other Statutory Authorities at the relevant time.

2) Admission to the course in Government Law College under the University at present shall be based on the entrance examination being conducted by the Commissioner of Entrance Examinations, Government of Kerala. The students will be allotted and admitted to the Colleges after the centralized counseling to be conducted by the Commissioner for Entrance Examinations, Government of Kerala.

Eligibility for Admission

3) An applicant who has successfully completed Senior Secondary School Course (‘+2’) or equivalent (such as 11+1, ‘A’ level in Senior School Leaving Certificate Course) from a recognized University of India or outside or from a Senior Secondary Board or equivalent, constituted or recognized by the Union or by a State Government or from any equivalent institution from a foreign country recognized by the Government of that country for the purpose of issue of qualifying certificate on successful completion of the course, may apply for and be admitted into the programme of the Centers of Legal Education.

Provided that applicants who have obtained +2 Higher Secondary Pass Certificate after pursuing studies in distance or correspondence method shall also be considered as eligible for admission in the Integrated Five Years Course.

Explanation: The applicants who have obtained 10+2 or Graduation/Post graduation through Open Universities system directly without having any basic qualification for pursuing such studies are not eligible for admission in the law course.

PROHIBITION TO REGISTER FOR TWO REGULAR COURSES OF STUDY

4) No student shall be allowed to simultaneously register for a law degree programme with any other graduate or post graduate or certificate course run by the same or any other University or an Institute for academic or professional learning excepting in the integrated degree programme of the same institution:

Provided that any short period part-time certificate course on language, computer science or computer application of an Institute or any similar course run by a Centre for Distance Learning of a University, shall be exempted.

MINIMUM MARKS IN QUALIFYING EXAMINATION FOR ADMISSION

5) Bar Council of India will from time to time, stipulate the minimum percentage of marks not below 45% (without rounding) of the total marks in case of general category, 42% in the case of OBC and 40% of the total marks (without rounding) in case of SC and ST applicants, to be obtained for the qualifying examination, such as +2 Examination in case of Integrated Five Years Course for the purpose of applying for and getting admitted.

Provided that such minimum qualifying marks shall not automatically entitle a person to get admission into and institution, unless the applicant fulfills other institutional criteria notified by the institution/University concerned or by the Government concerned from time to time to apply for admission.