Common Universities Entrance Test (CUET) 2023 for Law Courses Admissions

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Anjum Khan
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Updated on Apr 11, 2023 13:18 IST

Find out universities, courses, and other details for admissions through CUET 2023 as accepted by various law universities across the nation. 

When we think of admission to law courses at any level, only prominent law exams like CLAT, AILET, LSAT-India, SLAT, MH-CET Law etc. comes to our mind. However, from 2022 onwards, the Common Universities Entrance Test (CUET) has also reserved a spot among top law entrance exams in India, which candidates can take to apply for law admissions at various participating universities. CUET scores is accepted by the Banaras Hindu University, University of Allahabad, Aligarh Muslim University for admission to five-year Integrated Bachelor of Arts in Law (BA LLB) course. In this article, we have mentioned all about CUET 2023 for law admissions, eligibility criteria, universities and other details. 

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CUET 2023 Eligibility Criteria for Law Courses

Candidates seeking admissions to law courses through CUET 2023 will have to fulfill the eligibility requirements as under:


Course name

Eligibility Criteria for Law courses through CUET 2023

Banaras Hindu University

BA LLB (Hons.)

Candidates who have completed class 12 or equivalent or 11 1, “A” level in Senior School Leaving Certificate course from a national or state recognised school or university. 

Those who have completed class 12 from open examination system are not eligible for BHU BA LLB admission 

No age limit for admission to BA LLB course

University of Allahabad 


Candidates who have passed an examination in 10 2 or 11 1 course of schooling recognized by the Academic Council of the University or possess such academic qualifications which are considered equivalent to 10 2 or 11 1 courses by the Bar Council of India
Those have secured 45% marks if belonging to General category, 42% marks if belonging to OBC category, and 40% marks if belonging to SC/ST categories in the class 12th examination will be eligible to participate in the admission process on qualifying CUET exam.

Central University of South Bihar


Candidates should have qualified 10 2 or equivalent examination in any stream from any recognized Board/ University with at least 45% marks for General /OBC/EWS and 40% marks for SC / ST / PWD category.

Assam University


Candidates obtaining 50% of marks in the qualifying examination, as well as, 45% in English subject separately are eligible for admission to BA LLB course. Final merit of the candidates will be on the basis of NTA score

Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University


Candidates should have passed Intermediate Examination or equivalent examination with not less than 50% marks (45% for SC/ST/PwD) from recognized board

Dr Harsingh Gaur Vishwavidyalaya

BA LLB (Hons.)

Candidates passed in 10 2 (in any Discipline) and securing 45% marks or equivalent CGPA if belonging to Unreserved (UR), EWS and OBC-NCL categories in the qualifying examination. A relaxation of 5% marks will be given to candidates belonging to SC and ST categories in this programme. 

Guru Ghasidas Vishwavidyalaya

BCom LLB (Hons.) and BA LLB

Candidates should have obtained a minimum of 45% aggregate if belonging to General category, 42% of total marks for OBC & 40% of total marks for SC/ST candidates at 10 2 level from any recognized Board or equivalent. No age limit for both courses.

Rajiv Gandhi University


Candidate passed in class 12 (10 2) examination from any recognised board in any stream - Arts/ Science/ Commerce

RNB Global University



Candidate passed in class 12 (10 2) examination in any stream from any recognised board.

Barkatullah University


Candidates passed in Class 12 as per the education standards of BCI

Also Read: CUET 2023 Colleges and Accepting Universities

CUET 2023 Subjects for Law Courses

The candidates applying for CUET 2023 will have to select a combination of subjects, which is to be accepted by universities for law course admission. The subject combination candidates can select to apply for law courses at various universities are:

  • One Language from Section I - A (English Compulsory)
  • General Test and,
  • Legal Studies, and a domain specific subject

Some other combinations applicable/ acceptable for law course admissions are:

Stream Subject combination for law courses
Commerce Stream Legal Studies Accountancy Business Studies Economics
Arts Stream Legal Studies History Political Science Economics
Science Stream Legal Studies Physics Chemistry Biology/Mathematics

CUET Important Dates 2023 for Law Courses

The exam authority, NTA has announced the exam dates, but the application dates, admit card availability and other events are yet to be announced. Check the table below for CUET 2023 key dates:

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CUET 2023 Events

CUET 2023 Dates (Expected)

CUET 2023 Application Forms


Last date of application


CUET 2023 Application Correction Window

01-Apr-2023 to 03-Apr-2023

Application window reopened

09-Apr-2023 to 11-Apr-2023

Advance Intimation of Exam City


Issue of CUET 2023 Admit Card

Third week of May 2023

CUET 2023 Entrance Exam Dates

21-May-2023 to 31-May-2023

CUET 2023 Reserved Dates

01-Jun-2023 to 07-Jun-2023

CUET 2023 Answer Key Release

First week of June 2023

Last Date to Submit Answer Key Challenge

Second week of June 2023

CUET 2023 Results

Third week of June 2023

CUET 2023 Accepting Universities for Law Courses

The universities accepting CUET 2023 scores (to be updated) for admissions to law courses are: 

  1. BHU - Banaras Hindu University
  2. University of Allahabad 
  3. Central University of South Bihar
  4. Assam University, Silchar
  5. Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University (BBAU), Lucknow
  6. Dr Harisingh Gaur Vishwavidyalaya
  7. Guru Ghasidas Vishwavidyalaya
  8. Rajiv Gandhi University
  9. RNB Global University
  10. Barkatullah University (BU) Bhopal

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Ravi Sahani

2 months ago

I am 12th just passed from maths , now i want to take admission for BA LLB . So which subject should I choose for CUTE exam ?

Reply to Ravi Sahani



3 months ago

Mere paas 12 mein legal studies nahi hai ,Cuet mein chalega or its compulsory to have in 12th



Anjum KhanAssistant Manager

3 months ago

Hi, You do not require to have studied Legal Studies in Class 12th for applying in CUET 2023, it is one subject that candidates have to select in the application form, so that they can apply for BA LLB/ LLB courses offered at the participating universities during the counselling process. The ques...Hi,
You do not require to have studied Legal Studies in Class 12th for applying in CUET 2023, it is one subject that candidates have to select in the application form, so that they can apply for BA LLB/ LLB courses offered at the participating universities during the counselling process. The question paper will carry legal studies as one of the section and, on qualifying the section, candidates will be eligible for admissions to law courses. Class 12 students with any stream, even without legal studies can apply.

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