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HPNLET 2019 HP National Law University PhD Entrance Test for Admission

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HPNLET Shimla announces Entrance Test (HPNLET) 2019 for  PhD Admission

HPNLET 2019 for PhD Admission - Himachal Pradesh National Law University, Shimla, invites online applications for admission to PhD Program through Entrance Test (HPNLET) 2019 for the academic session 2019-20.


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  1. HPNLET is also known as Himachal Pradesh National Law University Entrance Test. Himachal Pradesh National Law University, Shimla conducts HP National Law Entrance Test (HPNLET) in order to Offer admission in Programs like BA/BBA LLB (Hons), LLM and Ph.D. in Law for Entrance Test shortlist candidates.
  2. The Himachal Pradesh National Law University Release the Notification of HPNLET NLU 2019 in the month of January 2019. You can catch up all the details here for HPNLET 2019 in the notification further.


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PhD Entrance Test 2019

  1. Name of the Departments: PhD in Laws
  2. The PhD Entrance Test 2019 is scheduled to be held on June 19, 2019 from 11:00
  3. AM to 01:00 PM at HPNLU Campus, Ghandal Shimla, Himachal Pradesh


Important Dates for HPNLET 2019

  1. Date of Commencement of filling up Online Application Forms: 23rd April 2019
  2. Last Date for Submission of Application Forms: 25th May 2019
  3. Date of Availability of Admit Card for all applicants on Website: To be announced
  4. Date of Test (HPNLET 2019): 19th June 2019 (01:00 am to 01:00 pm)
  5. Date of Declaration of HPNLET 2019 Result: To be announced


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Eligibility Criteria for HP National Law University PhD Admission 2019

  1. Applicants must be passed LL.M. degree from any recognized University in India or Foreign University recognized as equivalent under Indian Law with minimum 55% or an equivalent marks or grade without any round-off will have to qualify through all India Entrance Exam.
  2. Candidate who have qualified UGC-NET/JRF/SLET can directly submit research proposal without appearing in Entrance Exam
  3. Having qualified through entrance test or UGC-NET/JRF/SLET, the candidate has to submit ‘Research Proposal, which he has to defend to the satisfaction of Board of Studies

Age Limit

  1. Applicants must be below 20 years of age in case of Unreserved/NRI/NRI Sponsored categories, and below 22 years in case of SC/ST/OBC/SAP categories as on 01st July 2019


HPNLET 2019 Exam Pattern

  1. The Entrance Test shall be a written examination of Two (2) hour duration of one hundred fifty (150) marks comprising following two parts:
  2. Part I – Research Methodology (50 MCQs) for 02 mark each.
  3. Part II – Emerging Issues in Law (01 Question with additional option) Essay
  4. Type for 50 marks.

Seats Availability

  1. The number of seats vacant for the PhD in Law is Sixteen (16)



  1. 15% seats shall be reserved for the SC candidates, 7.5% seats for the ST candidates and 5% seats for Differently Abled.
  2. In case no qualified candidate is available in the ST category, and if no qualified candidate(s) is available in the SC category, the seat(s) shall be offered to the General Category candidates. The reservation for Differently Abled shall be horizontal. If no qualified candidates is available in Differently Abled category the seat(s) shall be offered to respective SC/ST/General Category.
  3. The qualifying marks of the test shall by 50 per cent for the General Category. Provided that a relaxation of 5% of marks (from 50% to 45%) shall be allowed for the candidates belonging to SC/ST/Differently Abled. (7) After declaration of result, the qualified candidates shall appear before Board of Studies to defend their proposal.


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HPNLET 2019 Application Process

  1. The application form for HPNET is available on official website https://hpnlu.ac.in/hpnet.aspx
  2. The student can be filled and submitted the form by 25th May 2019 the students will have an E-Mail ID, an active mobile number, scanned (photograph and signature) for filling the form.
  3. The students will have to register for HPNET & then they can precede application process with registration id & password. The students have to pay application fee through credit card/debit card/net banking.
  4. Application complete in all respect along with attested copies of the certificates/ degrees and requisite fee must be submitted to the Chairperson/ Director of the concerned teaching Department/ Institute on or before last Date.


Details of Fee

  1. The Demand Draft (D.D.) of Rs.2500/- for SC/ST and Rs.3000/- for Other, in Favor of Registrar, HPNLU, Payable at Shimla OR payment through SBI Collect online.



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