B.L. S. / LL. B.(Five Years Course)
The candidate should be an Indian Citizen. The candidate belongings to the type [NRI, PIO, OCI and Foreign National Students] with following Academic Eligibility is not required to appear for CET Examination. They must apply only for CAP rounds.
A candidate in order to be eligible for admission to the first year of the Five Year integrated law course should have passed the H.S.C. Examination [Arts, Science or Commerce] of the Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education, Pune or its equivalent examination.
An applicant who has successfully completed Senior Secondary School course (+2) or equivalent (such as 11+1, A level in Senior secondary School Leaving Certificate Course) from a recognized university of India or outside or from 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 Examination, with minimum of 45% marks in aggregate. (candidate belonging to SC and ST Category with minimum 40% marks).
The applicant who has obtained +2 Higher Secondary Pass Certificate or First-Degree Certificate after processing studies in distance or correspondence method is eligible for the course:
Provided that, the applicant who has obtained 10+2 through Open University system directly without having any basic qualification are not eligible.
Further provided that, applicants who have obtained 10th std. /Secondary Schooling Certificate Examination, in a single sitting examination without having basic qualification (1 to 9th standard of schooling) are not eligible.
Further provided that, the candidates who are appearing/appeared for the qualifying examination (regular examination of that academic year) are also eligible to apply for the Entrance Examination. Such candidate will be eligible for admission only if they produce the provisional/Degree certificate of the qualifying examination and the mark lists of all parts of qualifying examination at the time of admission.
[Government of Maharashtra Gazette No. MAHBIL/2009/37831 dated 11th March, 2016.]
LL.B.(Three Years Course)
An applicant who has graduated in any discipline of knowledge from a University established by an Act of Parliament or by a State legislature or an equivalent national institution recognized as a Deemed to be University or foreign University recognized as equivalent to the status of an Indian University by an authority competent to declare equivalence, may apply for a three years degree program in law leading to conferment of LL.B. degree on successful completion of the regular program conducted by University of Mumbai whose degree in law is recognized by the Bar Council of India for the purpose of enrolment. Ref: (Rule 5 (a), Rules of Legal Education 2008, Bar Council of India)
Minimum marks in qualifying examination to apply for admission:
Bar Council of India, may from time to time, stipulate the minimum percentage of marks for admission. Not below 45% of the total marks in case of general category applicants and 40% of the total marks in case of SC and ST applicants, to be obtained for the qualifying examination, degree course in any discipline for three years LL.B. course, for the purpose of applying for and getting admitted into a Law Degree Program of any recognized University in either of the streams according to merit. Provided that such minimum qualifying marks shall not automatically entitle a person to get admission into an institution but only shall entitle the person concerned to fulfill other institutional criteria notified by the institution concerned or by the government concerned from time to time to apply for admission. (Rule 7, Rules of Legal Education 2008, Bar Council of India)