Apply online for two-year LLM course at govt law colleges in Kerala

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Apply now for entrance test for admission to two-year LLM courses in government law colleges in Kerala. Online applications can be submitted till 4 pm on August 16.

Government law colleges in Kerala are at Thiruvananthapuram, Ernakulam, Thrissur, and Kozhikode.

Admissions to self-financing law colleges in the private sector which have signed agreements with the Kerala Government are also conducted on the basis of the same entrance test. The website for the application is www

The computer-based entrance test lasting 2 hours will be conducted at centres in Thiruvananthapuram, Ernakulam, Thrissur, and Kannur on September 10.

The post-graduate LLM course is of two years’ duration in Kerala, while it is only a one-year course in law universities, including the National University of Advanced Legal Studies (NUALS) of Kochi and the National Law University, Delhi, to which admissions are made through the Common Law Entrance Test (CLAT).

Application fee

The application fee of Rs 840 can be remitted online. The fee is Rs 420 for students belonging to the Scheduled Caste/Tribe communities.

Check prospectus

The details of documents that are to be uploaded are available in the prospectus on the website (Para 13.2.4).

Copies of the application and the documents need not be sent by post.

Refer to the prospectus for details about the method of submitting the application and registering the options. Helpline number – 0471-2525300.


The eligibility for admission is a pass with 50% marks in the three-year/five-year LLB course. Those who are awaiting their LLB exam results may also apply. They need to prove their eligibility only at the time of admission.

There is no age limit for admission to the course.

Seat reservation

There are reservations for differently abled and financially backward sections under the government quota in the colleges, including the self-financing institutions in the private sector.

Only those who are of Kerala origin are eligible for reservation and concession in fees.

Government quota seats

According to the data available for 2022-23, there are 55 seats in the government law colleges in Thiruvananthapuram, Ernakulam, Thrissur, and Kozhikode, and 200 seats in 8 private self-financing colleges. Fifty per cent of the seats in self-financing colleges are under the government quota.

The final list will be published at the time of registering options.

Over and above the listed seats, there are 10% seats in the supernumerary category for financially weaker sections. The Principal of the Government Law College, Ernakulam, will make the admission to the one additional seat reserved for visually challenged students in the institution.

Two-part entrance test

The entrance test will have 200 objective questions of LLB standard in two parts, consisting of 100 questions each.

The first part will comprise 25 questions each on the subjects of jurisprudence, constitutional law, law of crimes, and law of contracts.

The second part will have questions from public international law (20 questions), administrative law (20) law of property (20), company law (20) interpretation of statutes (10) and law of torts (10).

Each correct answer will be awarded three marks. There will be one negative mark for the wrong answer.

If there is a tie in the marks scored, the marks scored in the first part and seniority in age will be taken into account for deciding the rank.

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