Undergraduate Programme / Admission


RGNUL offers B.A.LL.B. (Hons.)Five-Year Integrated Programme where under Social Sciences subjects like Economics, English, History, Political Science and Sociology are taught as major and minor subjects alongwith Law subjects in the first three years of study.From third year on wards, the curriculum comprises of Law subjects and one major subject. All subjects are compulsory in the first three years of study.However, in the fourth and fifth year, students are offered specializations in four streams, viz., Business Law, Criminal Law, Constitutional Law and International Law. The successful students are awarded Honours Degree with specialization.

RGNUL follows the Semester System. The teaching methodology includes extensive and intensive class room teaching with emphasis on participative learning. The Courses include assignments, seminars and project work. The thrust of the course is not just on learning but also professional training.


The Admission is based on the merit in the Common Admission Test (CLAT). However, to qualify for admission:
1.  The candidate must have passed 10+2 examination of the Punjab School Education Board or its equivalent with minimum 45% marks in the aggregate (40% marks for SC/ST)
2.  The candidates appearing in or awaiting results of the qualifying examination held or being held in March/April may also apply and appear for the Combined Law Admission Test (CLAT) provisionally, subject to the condition that they shall produce the proof of having passed the qualifying examination with the prescribed percentage of marks at the time of their interview/counseling for admission at RGNUL.
3.  The Candidature of :
a.  those who do not clear the qualifying examination with the requisite marks and or fail to produce result on the date of interview/counseling, or

b.   those who get compartments/re-appear in any subject in the qualifying examination, shall be cancelled and subsequent securing qualifying marks shall not be considered in any case.

Candidate applying in the SC/ST/SAP/State Resident category is required to submit category certificate from the competent authority.


The total number of seats for the B.A.LL.B.(Hons.) Five Years Integrated Course shall be One Hundred and Eighty (180). Division of the seats shall be as under: 



One Hundred Thirty Three

(133) Seats*


Schedule Caste (15%)

Twenty Seven

(27) Seats


Schedule Tribes (7½%)


(14) Seats


Foreign Nationals


(05) Seats


Ancestral Resident of Village Sidhuwal


(01)   Seat

Total Seats

One Hundred and Eighty

(180) Seats#


Additional Seats for wards of Kashmiri Migrants

(09) Nine

Supernumerary Quota Seats for J&K Residents

(02) Two


Non-Resident Indian (NRI)

(05) Five

* 01(one) seat is reserved for Ancestral Resident of VillageSidhuwal, District, Patiala

# Out of 180 Seats there shall be Horizontal Reservation as under:

·        05% (i.e. 09Seats) for Specially Abled Persons (SAP)

·        10% (i.e. 18 seats) forPunjab Residents

The candidature of the Punjab Resident Category shall be determined on submission of an affidavit and a certificate as per the Punjab Government letter No. 1/3/95-3PPII/9619 dated 06.06.96 as amended vide the Punjab Government, Department of Personnel and Administrative Reforms letter No. 11/3/95-3PP-II/80 dated 01.01.99.

Admission to the category of the'Foreign Nationals' and ‘NRI’ shall be the direct admission on the basis of inter-se merit of the qualifying examination after due verification of equivalent and eligibility conditions and also on the basis of Interview to as certain proficiency in English Language, overall academic records and suitability. All Foreign National and ‘Non Resident Indian’ candidates must apply directly to the Registrar, RGNUL at Sidhuwal Campus, Patiala on prescribed admission form (available in RGNUL prospectus and also at RGNUL website) alongwith the demand draft of 2500/- in favour of the Registrar, RGNUL, payable at Patiala. The candidates shall also enclose supporting documents regarding qualification,proof of age, NRI status (in case of NRI category) and a copy of the passport (in case of Foreign National). These candidates are to apply through RGNUL admission form directly to the Registrar, RGNUL latest by 31 May 2015.