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CNLU Patna- Chanakya National Law University

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  • Estd. 2006
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Q:   How costly is Chanakya National Law University, Patna?

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Chanakya National Law University (CNLU) in Patna, Bihar has an average annual fee of Rs.1,45,700. 

 The tuition fee for the B.A./B.B.A., LL.B. (Hons.) programme is Rs1,04,500 per year. For the FN/NRI/NRI-Sponsored category, the tuition fee is Rs.2,72,500 per year. 

Here are the tuition fees for some other courses at CNLU: 

  • B.A. LL.B.: Rs.5.7 lakh
  • BBA LL.B.: Rs.5.7 lakh
  • LL.M.: Rs.1.1 lakh

The fee structure for undergraduate courses in 2023 is Rs.2,13,470. The fee components include: 

  1. Hostel fees: Rs.2.40 Lacs for five years, including a meal plan
  2. One-time payment: Rs.6,500, including admission and processing fees

Q:   Can I get Chanakya National Law University, Patna, B.A. LL.B. (Hons.) with a 86 percentile in CLAT?

A: 

If you want to get admission to any National Law University (NLU) in India, candidates should target a score of 80 to 85 in the CLAT 2024. 

 The cut-off is the minimum mark needed to be admitted into the target college. The cut-off is based on All India Ranks. For the general category, the CLAT Cut Off often falls between 95 and 100, whereas for the SC/ST category, it typically falls between 80 and 85. 

The closing rank for BA LLB (Hons) at Chanakya National Law University, Patna was 1541 for the General All India category student in the last round. In 2022 and 2021, the last-round closing rank for BA LLB (Hons) stood at 1407 and 1312, respectively.

 

 

Q:   Is Chanakya National Law University, Patna a good option?

A: 

Chanakya National Law University (CNLU) in Patna is a top law school in India. It's known for its academic excellence and record of top results in judicial exams. 

Here are some student reviews for CNLU: 

  • College Infrastructure: 3.6/5
  • Academics: 3.3/5
  • Placements: 2.7/5
  • Value for Money: 3.3/5
  • Campus Life: 3.8/5

Q:   Is Chanakya National Law University, Patna as good as Amity University Patna?

A: 

CNLU Patna is better than Amity Patna because of many reasons

  • Amity patna was established in 2017 and CNLU was established in 2006 so it has a great alumini network
  • CNLU has as good reputation in law colleges as compared to Amity Patna
  • CNLU is a law a centric government college whereas Amity Patna is a mutltiple degree private college

Students who wants to pursue law CNLU Patna is the better option.

Q:   How is life at Chanakya National Law University, Patna?

A: 

information about life at CNLU: 

Campus

The 18–20 acre campus has a library, academic block, hostels, cafeteria, in-house restaurant, and ATM. It also has a football ground, basketball ground, volleyball ground, and lush green surroundings.

Food

The university provides four nutritious meals a day, including vegetarian and non-vegetarian options.

Safety

Some say the campus is safe for girls. Curfew begins at 9 PM, but girls can roam around the campus until midnight with friends.

Ranking

In 2023, CNLU ranked 12th out of 70 law schools in India and first in Bihar.

Courses

CNLU offers B.A. LL.B., BBA LL.B., and LL.M. .

Some say CNLU has a good environment for studying law, a good placement scene, and a stellar record in judicial examinations. 

Here are some ratings for CNLU: 

  • Academic: 6.9/10
  • Accommodation: 6.8/10
  • Faculty: 6.3/10
  • Infrastructure: 6.5/10
  • Placement: 5.5/10
  • Social Life: 7.4/10

CNLU Patna
Admission process

B.A. LL.B. Admissions 2024

1 Course5 years
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  • 10+2 with 45% aggregate
  • Accepting Exams: CLAT, CBSE 12th, ISC, BSEB 12th
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DatesEvents
20 May '24
CLAT Fourth Allotment List 2024
28 May '24
CLAT Fifth Allotment List 2024
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Q:   Can I join Chanakya National Law University, Patna directly?

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Chanakya National Law University (CNLU) in Patna offers programs to students who have completed 12 years of school. To join CNLU, students must: 

  • Take the CLAT entrance exam
  • Be shortlisted based on merit
  • Interview with selected candidates
  • Submit documents
  • Pay the course fee

Q:   What is the selection process for B.A. LL.B. (Hons.) and what is the minimum CLAT percentile required?

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To get admission to a B.A. LL.B. (Hons.) program, you need to: 

Pass the 10+2 exam from a recognised board with a minimum of 45%

Clear the entrance exam conducted by the college

The minimum CLAT percentile required for admission depends on the college: 

General: 75–80 marks

OBC: 70–75 marks

Q:   What is the seat intake for B.A. LL.B. (Hons.) at Chanakya National Law University, Patna?

A: 

Chanakya National Law University (CNLU) in Patna offers 120 seats for the B.A. LL.B. (Hons.) program. There are also 20 supernumerary seats per year. The seat intake is broken down by category as follows: 

  • Unreserved: 50%, 60 seats
  • SCs of Bihar: 16%, 19 seats
  • STs of Bihar: 1%, 1 seat

The total intake capacity for both undergraduate programs (B.B.A., LL.B. (Hons) and B.A., LL.B. (Hons) is 104 students, plus 16 for NRIs or NRIs sponsor

ed. 

Q:   Are admissions at Chanakya National Law University, Patna entrance-based or merit-based?

A: 

Chanakya National Law University (CNLU) in Patna offers merit-based admissions. The university considers the following factors for admission: 

Entrance exam: Students must pass the university's entrance exam

CLAT scores: The Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) scores are considered for merit

Interview: Selected students must appear for an interview

Qualifying degree: Merit in the qualifying degree is considered for some courses

CNLU offers the following courses: 

  • BBA LLB
  • BA LLB
  • LLB
  • LLM
  • Ph.D.

Q:   What is the selection process for B.A. LL.B. (Hons.) and what is the minimum CLAT percentile required?

A: 

The fee structure for undergraduate courses at Chanakya National Law University (CNLU) in Patna, Bihar is Rs.2,13,470. The average fee per year is Rs.1,45,700. 

Here are some of the fees for popular courses at CNLU: 

  • B.A. LL.B. (Hons.): Rs.1,33,500 per year
  • BBA LLB (H): Rs.1,33,500 per year
  • P.G. Diploma in Human Rights: Rs.90,000 per year
  • Tuition fees: Rs.1,04,500 per year
  • Hostel fees: Rs.2.40 Lacs for 5 years
  • One-time payment: Rs.6,500
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CNLU Patna Cut off 2023: Second Provisional Allocation List (Released)

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B.A. LL.B. (Hons.)134013041285
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Q:   Can I get into Chanakya National Law University, Patna with 70% in CLAT?

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To get into Chanakya National Law University (CNLU) in Patna, you need to meet the following eligibility criteria: 

10+2: Pass with a minimum of 45% marks

CLAT: Clear the exam

Age: Be under 20

The minimum CLAT score depends on your category: 

Unreserved/OBC/Specially Abled Persons (SAP): 45%

Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe (SC/ST): 40%

The CLAT cut-off is the minimum score required for admission to UG and PG courses at Patna University. To be competitive, you should aim for 78–85 marks (65–70%). A score of 95–120 out of 150 is generally considered good for admission .

Q:   Where can a candidate find Chanakya National Law University, Patna cut off?

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The Consortium of National Law Universities (NLU) releases the cut-off for Chanakya National Law University (CNLU) Patna during the seat allotment and counselling process. The cut-off depends on factors like the number of applicants, reservation policy, and number of available seats. 

Here are some of the 2023 cut-off ranks for CNLU Patna: 

  • General: 1291 for BA LLB and 1490 for BBA LLB
  • OBC - BR: 2906 for BA LLB and 4254 for BBA LLB
  • SC - BR: 12528 for BA LLB and 16827 for BBA LLB
  • ST - BR: 20004 for BA LLB and 21358 for BBA LLB
  • The overall cut-off for CLAT 2023 is 2906–4173. 

Q:   What is the minimum cutoff for B.A. LL.B. (Hons.) at Chanakya National Law University, Patna?

A: 

The minimum cutoff for B.A. LL.B. (Hons.) at Chanakya National Law University (CNLU) in Patna is 1314 for General Category students. 

 The minimum cutoff for BBA LLB (Hons.) is 1218 for General Category students. 

The eligibility criteria for B.A. LL.B. (Hons.) at CNLU are: 

10+2 with a minimum of 45% marks

CLAT

The eligibility criteria for BBA LLB (Hons.) at CNLU are: 

Graduate with a minimum of 45% marks

CLAT

The cut off for CNLU in 2021 was: 

45% for Unreserved/OBC/Specially Abled Persons (SAP) and other categories

40% for Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe (SC/ST) categories

Q:   What are the cutoff marks required for B.A. LL.B. (Hons.)?

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There are no cutoff marks for the entrance level for B.A. LL.B. (Hons.). However, there are cutoff marks for admission into government and self-. 

Here are some cutoff marks for BA LLB: 

CLAT 2023-24: 45% for open category and 40% for reserved category

PG exam: 50% for open category and 45% for reserved category

Allahabad University BA LLB 2024: 182.4 for round 1, 172.4 for round 2, 163.4 for round 3, 162.4 for rounds 4 and 5, and 160.6 for round 6

CUET BA LLB 2023: 474.81 for SC, 231.37 for ST, 659.10 for EWS, and 594.83 for PwD for round 1

DU LLB 2023: 155 for SC, 202 for ST, 134 for OBC, and 163 for 4th round

Q:   What is the latest cutoff information for B.A. LL.B. (Hons.) at Chanakya National Law University, Patna?

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The last-round cutoff for the General All India category for BA LLB (Hons) at Chanakya National Law University (CNLU) in Patna was 1541. The overall cutoff for CLAT was 2906–4173 rank. 

Here are the closing ranks for BA LLB (Hons) by category for 2023: 

  • General: 623
  • Scheduled Castes: 7313
  • Scheduled Tribe: 20349

The final admission decision is based on merit, which is determined by the Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) scores. 

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Chanakya National Law University Placements 2023

CourseMedian Salary
B.A. LL.B.
10.1 LPA
LL.M.
9 LPA
BBA LL.B.
10.1 LPA

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Bank of Baroda
Supreme Court of India
ICICI
Indian Oil
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Q:   Does Chanakya National Law University, Patna have good placements?

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Chanakya National Law University (CNLU) in Patna has decent placements. The placement percentage has increased by 95.89% and the median salary has increased by 24.88%. Some of the top recruiters include: 

  • Huron Consulting Group
  • S&R Law Firm
  • DH Law Associate

Some of the firms that have hired CNLU students include: 

  • Khaitan and Co
  • PDS Legal
  • ICICI

Q:   Where are CNLU alumni working?

A: 

According to unofficial sources, the CNLU Patna alumni are majorly working in the Legal sector with a 56% share. See the below pie chart illustrating the sector-wise distribution of alumni:

CNLU Alumni
 

Q:   What was the highest package offered at Chanakya National Law University, Patna?

A: 

The highest salary package offered at Chanakya National Law University (CNLU) in Patna was 22 LPA in a top corporate law firm. The median package for 2022 was 7.59 LPA. 

Here are some other packages offered at CNLU: 

  • BA LLB: 12.5 LPA, 8 LPA
  • LLM: 9.5 LPA, 7 LPA

Some of the top recruiters at CNLU include: 

  • S&R Law Firm
  • Huron Consulting Group
  • DH Law Associate

Q:   Who are the top recruiters of Chanakya National Law University, Patna?

A: 

Some top recruiters of Chanakya National Law University (CNLU) in Patna include: 

  • Huron Consulting Group
  • S&R Law Firm
  • DH Law Associate
  • E&Y
  • OLX
  • ANI
  • HP
  • ICICI
  • Indian Army
  • Bank of Baroda

Other top recruiters include: 

  • Quislex Legal Services Pvt. Ltd.
  • AXA Business Services Pvt. Ltd.
  • National Insurance Co. Ltd.
  • Cygnus Medicare Pvt. Ltd.
  • Shriram General Insurance Co. Ltd.

Q:   Does Amity University Patna offer better placements than Chanakya National Law University, Patna?

A: 

Both Amity University Patna and Chanakya National Law University (CNLU) Patna are considered to be among the best private law colleges in Patna. Amity University Patna has a strong placement record with a placement rate of 80–85%. The university's top remuneration package for BTech CSE applicants in 2022 was INR 50 LPA. 

CNLU Patna's median package for 2022 was INR 7.59 LPA.

 

 

Q:   How are placements for B.B.A. LL.B. (Hons.) at CNLU Patna college?

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{Source: BBA LL.B. students & alumni}

* Placements in CNLU Patna have been mixed, with some reviewers reporting good placements, while others have experienced poor placement opportunities.

* Some reviewers have mentioned that placements were better before the pandemic, but have since decreased.

* The highest salary package offered to the 2023 batch is 16 LPA, according to one reviewer.

* However, other reviewers have reported much lower placement figures, with one stating that there were almost no placements in their senior batch (2014-19).

* Some reviewers have noted that the placement cell of the university has become more active in recent times, which may improve placement opportunities in the future.

* Many students have chosen to pursue judicial services instead of seeking placements, with around 50-60 students cracking the judiciary exam last year, according to one reviewer.
 

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Q:   Is Chanakya National Law University, Patna the best in Patna?

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CNLU ( Chanakya National Law University) is considered to be one of the top Universities in Patna. It can be subjective considering individual choices through aiming for CNLU gets the great out of the students. Also, it focuses on the quality bring up of the aspirants which gets them academically ready as well as for the real life challenges in their particular field

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Students Ratings & Reviews

3.2/5
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Placement Review IconPlacements2.6
Infrastructure Review IconInfrastructure3.2
Faculty Review IconFaculty & Course3.3
Crowd Review IconCampus Life3.6
Money Review IconValue for Money3.4
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The seniors here have secured placements in top law firms such as Khaitan, Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas and Co, and many others.
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Students got placed in ICICI Bank, Vidhi Legal Associates, Khaitan and Khaitan etc.
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I am satisfied with our college.
Placements: Almost 90% of students got placed in our course. The highest salary package offered ranges between 12 LPA - 15 LPA. The average salary package offered ranges between 7 LPA - 8 LPA. The lowest salary package offered ranges between 5 LPA - 8 LPA. Many top MNCs visit our college to recruit students.
Infrastructure: Our college provides us with all facilities like a library, Wi-Fi, and classrooms. A beautiful campus is available in our courses. The food served in the mess is hygienic. The hostel rooms are clean. The canteen is available in addition to the Nescafe and Atrium. The food served in the canteen is good. Medical facilities are available to students. There is an ambulance in case of emergency.
Faculty: Teachers are helpful, qualified, and knowledgeable. A few professors are up to the mark. Their teaching style is up to the mark. Many professors are helpful and their teaching quality is good. Semester exams are moderate. The pass percentage is around 80-90%.
Other: I opted for this course to become an advocate or judge who has a lot of knowledge and I wanted to be helpful to others. Our college should improve its faculty members and placements.
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B.A. LL.B. (Hons.) - Batch of 2023
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Review of Chanakya National Law University.
Placements: The batch of 2018 had just one placement drive, and since then, it's always been 1 or 2 or none. The faculty coordinator or the administration of the university doesn't care much about placements, and their main focus of theirs is on judiciary. So, if you're coming to this university, don't think about getting placed.
Infrastructure: The hostel rooms are pretty nice compared to other NLUs and colleges in general. The food is inconsistent, though. There's a gym and sports facilities. The hostel has two badminton courts in-built. In terms of infrastructure other than that of the hostel, the academic blocks are pretty good with AC in each room, but there's a lack of a proper moot court hall.
Faculty: The faculty members are not very helpful, nor do they have management skills when it comes to handling the class. But the exams are really tough, and the marking schemes are also very strict. There's only a handful of permanent faculty who do not help the college with its reputation.
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B.A. LL.B. (Hons.) - Batch of 2027
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Our teachers provides good education.
Placements: Top recruiting companies like ICICI Bank, HDFC Bank, etc., visit our campus. The highest salary package offered is 15 LPA. Almost all students get internships.
Infrastructure: All classrooms are well-equipped. Wi-Fi is available throughout the campus and hostel. The quality of the food is good. Our college provides good infrastructure. A basketball court and two playgrounds are available.
Faculty: Our teachers are knowledgeable. You can get their help during or after the class. Many students pass exams. The syllabus is good.
Other: Our college celebrates an annual fest called Jeevatva. It is celebrated for one week. I chose B.A. LL.B. because I had already learned the fundamental of law during my first year, which was part of my board exams.
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B.A. LL.B. (Hons.) - Batch of 2022
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It is a nice place to study law.
Placements: The placements are low as students opt for higher studies or judicial services preparation. You can get placed if you fight for it. Overall, it is average in terms of placements. Students get placed in banks and different law firms according to their choice.
Infrastructure: The infrastructure is up to the mark. There is a huge library along with a nice academic block. You will also get a football ground and other sports facilities like a basketball court, badminton court in hostels etc. There is a canteen in hostels along with two other cafes on the campus.
Faculty: The teachers are well qualified and very helpful. You get to study in a nice atmosphere with a good curriculum to follow. Semester exams are pretty tough, but you will get through it if you study well. Overall, it's a great place to be.
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Chanakya National Law University is the Judges' Factory.
Placements: The placements at CNLU are very poor to say the least. Hardly, 2-3 placements take place. Besides, on campus placement, around 10-15 students get PPO from law firms, research organisations, etc. CNLU is known as the Judges' Factory because of the rate of students appear and clear the judicial services exam of various states.
Infrastructure: The college is well-equipped with Wi-Fi, library, all classrooms are air-conditioned but we still lack a good computer lab at our college. The college is spreading across 18 acres (data from CNLU's official website) which has greenery all around. There is a separate mess for boys' and girls' hostels in their respective hostels.
Faculty: Faculty members are mixed in our college. Some are very good and knowledgeable and their mode of delivery is good. Others are poor with knowledge and have poorer delivery. However, we still lack good faculty in our college. This is the plight of almost all the colleges hence not a new for us to face.
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Chanakya National Law University Courses and Fees 2023

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B.A. LL.B.(1 course)
5.7 L
10+2 : 45 %
Exams : CLATCBSE 12th+2 More
LL.M.(1 course)
1.1 L
Graduation : 50 %
Exams : CLAT
BBA LL.B.(1 course)
5.7 L
10+2 : 45 %
Exams : CLATCBSE 12th+2 More
LL.D.(1 course)
1.6 L
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Q:   Is Chanakya National Law University, Patna is more expensive than Amity University Patna?

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Chanakya National Law University (CNLU) in Patna, Bihar has a lower fee structure than other National Law Universities (NLU) and private colleges. The average annual fee at CNLU is Rs.1,45,700. Some of the top courses and their fees at CNLU are: 

B.A. + LL.B.: Rs.1,33,500 per year

Post Graduate Diploma: Rs.90,000 per year

Amity University Patna is a private university that charges more than other universities in Patna. Some of the top courses and their fees at Amity University Patna are: 

  • BA+LLB1: Rs.1,47,200 per year
  • MA4: Rs.37,000–86,000 per year
  • MBA3: Rs.3,25,000 per year
  • B.Tech: Rs.1,83,000–2,16,000 per year
  • BBA + LLB: Rs.1,74,000 per year

Q:   What entrance exam scores are accepted by Chanakya National Law University, Patna for admission?

A: 

Chanakya National Law University (CNLU) in Patna accepts the following entrance exam scores for admission: 

CLAT

University-conducted entrance exam

UGC NET/JRF

Admissions are based on the following criteria: 

  • CLAT merit rank
  • Experience
  • LLM score
  • Personal interview
  • Merit as determined by CLAT

Performance in the admission entrance

Exemption from the entrance test for Ph.D.:

Some courses at CNLU include: 

  • B.A. LL.B.
  • BBA LL.B.
  • LL.M.

Q:   What is the fee for UG courses at Chanakya National Law University, Patna?

A: 

The fee structure for undergraduate courses at Chanakya National Law University (CNLU) in Patna, Bihar is Rs.2,13,470. The average fee per year is Rs.1,45,700. 

Here are some of the fees for popular courses at CNLU: 

  • B.A. LL.B. (Hons.): Rs.1,33,500 per year
  • BBA LLB (H): Rs.1,33,500 per year
  • P.G. Diploma in Human Rights: Rs.90,000 per year
  • Tuition fees: Rs.1,04,500 per year
  • Hostel fees: Rs.2.40 Lacs for 5 years
  • One-time payment: Rs.6,500

Q:   How many rounds of CLAT 2024 counselling will be held?

A: 

The CLAT Consortium will conduct at least five rounds of seat allotment for CLAT 2024. Before each round, the consortium will share the seat allotment list for the remaining seats. In case there are still seats vacant after the fifth round, the counselling mop-up round will be held at institute level. In CLAT 2023 as well, there were total of five CLAT seat allotment rounds until all seats at the participating NLUs were secured by candidates.

Q:   What entrance exam scores does Chanakya National Law University, Patna accept for admission to B.A. LL.B. (Hons.)?

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To be eligible for admission to the B.A. LL.B. (Hons.) programme at Chanakya National Law University (CNLU) in Patna, you must: 

Pass your 10+2 or equivalent exam with at least 45%

Pass the CLAT exam

Getting into CNLU depends on your performance in the CLAT exam and the online counseling that follows. 

The minimum rank required for general category students for the 2023 CLAT Fifth Provisional Allotment List was: 

BA LLB (Hons): 1314

BBA LLB (Hons): 1218

Some previous year's closing cut off scores for different categories are: 

EBC-BR: 6707

SC-BR: 16834

ST-BR: 20349

General (PwD): 22294

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Q:   How is the quality of food in the hostel mess of CNLU Patna?

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{Source: BBA LL.B. students & alumni}


* The quality of food in the hostel mess is described as "average" (Pragya), "decent" (Sumukh) and "edible at best" (Shreyash).
* Some reviewers mention that the food is good, but others have mixed opinions.
* There is a canteen that serves good food, according to Pragya.
* Some reviewers mention that the food is up to the mark (Shourya) and there is a variety of options available (Tanu).

Overall, the quality of food in the hostel mess seems to be average to good, but not exceptional.
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CNLU Patna FAQs

Q:   What is the closing rank of CNLU Patna?

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Recently, CNLU Patna cutoff 2024 is out for CLAT Round 3 Seat Allotment. NLU Patna admissions to B.A. LL.B. (Hons.) and B.B.A. LL.B. (Hons.) at the UG level. Tabulated below is the closing rank of CNLU Patna for CLAT R3 for General category candidates belonging to All india Quota:

Course2024
B.A. LL.B. (Hons.)1285
 

Q:   How are placements for B.A. LL.B. (Hons.) at CNLU Patna college?

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{Source: B.A. LL.B. students & alumni}

Based on the information provided in the five reviews, here is a list summarizing the placements at CNLU Patna:

1. Placements at CNLU Patna vary widely, with some students receiving high salary packages and others struggling to find employment.
2. Top recruiting companies like ICICI Bank and HDFC Bank visit the campus, offering salaries ranging from 12 LPA to 15 LPA.
3. Almost all students receive internships, providing valuable work experience.
4. However, the placement drives are infrequent, with only one or two drives per year.
5. Some students choose to pursue higher studies or judicial services preparation, leading to low placement rates.
6. On-campus placements are average, with around 10-15 students receiving PPOs from law firms and research organizations.
7. The university is known for producing successful judicial service examinees, with many students clearing exams in various states.

Overall, the placements at CNLU Patna are mixed, with both high and low salary packages offered, but with limited placement opportunities. It is essential for students to prepare well and have realistic expectations regarding job prospects after graduation.
 

Q:   What is the fee for various courses at Chanakya National Law University, Patna?

A: 

Chanakya National Law University (CNLU) in Patna, Bihar has 12 courses with an average annual fee of Rs.1,45,700. Some of the fees for the courses are: 

B.A. + LL.B.: Rs.1,33,500 per year

Post Graduate Diploma: Rs.90,000 per year

Master of Laws (LLM): Rs.1,10,000 for two years

Master of Philosophy in Law (M.Phil (Law): Rs.30,000 for three years

B.A./B.B.A, LL.B. (Hons.) Program: Rs.1,04,500 per year for FN/NRI/NRI- Sponsored Category

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Q:   Is CNLU a good college?

A: 

In terms of placements, the University has achieved a good record. During 2022 placements, 88% of the BA LLB/ BBA LLB batch was placed. Further, the median package for BA LLB/ BBA LLB and LLM courses stood at INR 10.10 LPA and INR 9 LPA. The complete insights of CNLU Patna placements 2022 are mentioned below:

ParticularsBA LLB/ BBA LLB Placement Statistics (2022)LLM Placement Statistics (2022)
Total students12757
Students placed1125
Median packageINR 10.10 LPAINR 9 LPA

NOTE: The above placement record is fetched from the NIRF report 2023.

 

Q:   What is the placement rate at CNLU?

A: 

The official placement report for 2023 is yet to be released. However, the University has released the NIRF report 2023 that incorporates the course-wise total strength and the number of students placed. As per the report, almost 88% of the BA LLB/ BBA LLB batch was placed during CNLU placements 2022. Refer to the below table to know the placement rate for 2022:

CoursePlacement Rate (2022)
BA LLB/ BBA LLB88%
 

Q:   What is the placement package for CNLU Patna?

A: 

The University has released the median package details for UG and PG Law courses. As per the NIRF report 2023, the median package for BA LLB/ BBA LLB courses stood at INR 10.10 LPA and for LLM, it was INR 9 LPA. The following table represents the CNLU placement packages for 2022:

Course

Median Package (2022)

BA LLB/ BBA LLB

INR 10.10 LPA

LLM

INR 9 LPA

 

Q:   What rank is required for NLU Patna BA LLB (Hons) admission?

A: 

The opening or minimum rank required for NLU Patna is 1314 for BA LLB (Hons) and 1218 for BBA LLB (Hons) courses for General Category students under Vertical Reservation for CLAT Fifth Provisional Allotment List. CLAT Fifth Provisional Allotment list has been released by the Consortium of National Law Universities (CNLU) for NLU Patna admission to BBA LLB and LLM courses. Registered candidates for CLAT 2023 counselling were called by the respective NLUs through five provisional merit lists, each released by the Consortium of CLAT. 

Meanwhile, CLAT 2024 registration is ongoing. Candidates seeking admisison can visit the official website of CLAT to register themselves. The last date to apply is Nov 3, 2023. CLAT 2024 exam is scheduled to be held on Dec 3, 2023

 

Q:   Which companies visit CNLU Patna college for B.B.A. LL.B. (Hons.) placements?

A: 
{Source: BBA LL.B. students & alumni}

* Based on the reviews, the following companies visit CNLU Patna for placements:
        • Khaitan and Co.
        • PDS Legal
        • ICICI Bank
        • Other law firms and NBFCs
        • These companies offer packages ranging from 4-12 lac per year based on merit
        • Some students have also received PPOs from these companies
* However, the placement scenario is not consistent and can vary from year to year
* Many students prefer to pursue judiciary services and other career options instead of participating in campus placements

Above answer is based on reviews, some of them are mentioned below
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The placement scenario of CNLU . by Shourya
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See. Placements in our college . by Shaurya
 

Q:   What are the top Scholarships for B.A. LL.B. (Hons.) at Chanakya National Law University, Patna and how to avail them?

A: 

The Chanakya National Law University (CNLU) in Patna offers scholarships to students who face economic challenges. The scholarships include: 

Bihar government scholarships: For students in the reserved category and the economically weaker sector

Merit Cum Means Scholarship: For students who receive high marks each year

Post Matric Scholarship: For students belonging to minority communities

To apply for scholarships, you can: 

  • Apply for scholarships
  • Complete the application form
  • Take the Chanakya University Scholarship Entrance Test (CSET)
  • Participate in a telephonic interview
  • Participate in an online interview if shortlisted
  • Participate in a personal interview
  • Have a house visit for verification

Q:   When will CLAT 2024 result be out for CNLU Patna admission 2024?

A: 

For admission to CNLU Patna for the LLB or LLM course, the result of CLAT 2024 can be expected by the last week of December 2023 After the release of result, the exam takers will be able to download their CLAT scorecards from the official website using their login credentials for CNLU Patna admission via CLAT counselling and seat allotment.

CLAT 2024 result contains details like the candidate's overall and sectional scores, and merit rank. Those who will qualify CLAT 2024 by meeting the required minimum cutoff as per the merit list are called for counselling process for seat allotment.

Note that for admission to the 5-year LLB or LLM courses, the candidate will have to meet the CLAT 2024 cut-off in their respective category. The CLAT 2024 merit rank list will be shared at the time of admission and seat allotments. Candidates ranked higher in CLAT 2024 merit list will be given preference during the seat allotment process.

 

Q:   Which college is better, CNLU Patna or ILS Pune?

A: 

The table below compares the CNLU Patna placement statistics for 2022 with ILS Law College:

University/ Institute NameMedian Package (2022)Students Placed (2022)
CNLU PatnaINR 10.10 LPA (BA LLB/ BBA LLB)112 out of 127 (BA LLB/ BBA LLB)
ILS Law CollegeINR 5 LPA - INR 6 LPA50%-60%

NOTE: The placement details for ILS Pune are fetched from Shiksha students' reviews. Also, the ILS Pune salary mentioned above is the average package.

 

Q:   How is the overall infrastructure of CNLU Patna?

A: 
[Source: B.A. LL.B. students & alumni]. Here's my response based on the information provided:

1. All classrooms are well-equipped and have Wi-Fi connectivity throughout the campus and hostel.
2. Good quality of food is available in the mess and canteens.
3. Hostel rooms are clean and hygienic.
4. The college has a beautiful campus with lush greenery.
5. Sports facilities such as basketball and badminton courts are available.
6. A library and academics blocks are available with AC rooms.
7. Moot court hall is missing.
8. The college has football grounds, basketball courts and badminton courts.
9. Three cafes are present on the campus.
10. Overall, the infrastructure of the college is good but lacks a computer lab.
 

Q:   When will CLAT 2024 registration open for admission to CNLU Patna?

A: 

CLAT 2024 dates for admission to CNLU Patna are out. Students seeking admission to UG and PG courses offered at National Law Universities (NLUs) can apply for CLAT 2024 on or before Nov 3, 2023 since the applications are currently ongoing. Only students who fill out the application form as well as, pay the fee are issued admit cards to appear for CLAT exam 2024. Students can log in using their registered mobile number and password to update their preferences in CLAT 2024 application form. 

Conducted in pen-and-paper mode, candidates have to attempt questions from English, Current Affairs and GK, Legal Reasoning, Logical Reasoning and Quantitative Mathematics for UG course, and from Constitutional Law, and other law subjects like Jurisprudence, Torts, IPC, CrPC, CPC, Family Law, and IPR. For admission 2024 at CNLU Patna, the exam is scheduled for Dec 3, 2023.

Candidates who are willing to get into CNLU Patna for the one-year LLM or five-year LLB course must specific the desired course in the application form.

 

Q:   How many students were placed during CNLU Patna placements?

A: 

As per the NIRF report 2023, out of 127 BA LLB/ BBA LLB graduates 112 were placed during 2022 placements. Earlier, 5 out of 138 BA LLB/ BBA LLB students were placed in 2021. From 2020 to 2022, a fluctuating trend was observed in the number of BA LLB/ BBA LLB students placed. On the other hand, the number of LLM students placed increased from 1 in 2021 to 5 in 2022. The total strength and number of students placed during CNLU Patna placements from 2020 to 2022 are depicted below:

Course

Placement Statistics (2020)

Placement Statistics (2021)

Placement Statistics (2022)

BA LLB/ BBA LLB

-        Total students: 112

-        Students placed: 7

-        Total students: 138

-        Students placed: 5

-        Total students: 127

-        Students placed: 112

LLM

N/A

-        Total students: 56

-        Students placed: 1

-        Total students: 57

-        Students placed: 5

 

Q:   Who were the top recruiters at CNLU placements?

A: 

Some of the prominent companies that participated in CNLU Patna placements in the recent years are listed below:

CNLU Placements: Top Recruiters

Bank of Baroda

Oriental Bank of Commerce

Quislex Legal Services Pvt. Ltd.

Wadia Gandhi & Company 

AXA Business Services Pvt. Ltd.

National Insurance Co. Ltd.

Athena Law Associate

World Bank Group

Cygnus Medicare Pvt. Ltd.

American Migration Law Group

Shriram General Insurance Co. Ltd. 

Bajaj General Insurance Co. Ltd.

Ameriprise Pvt. Ltd.

Global Legal Associate

Bharti AXA General Insurance

 

Q:   What is the schedule for CLAT 2024?

A: 

Below are the important dates regarding GNLU CLAT cut off 2024:

DatesUpcoming Events
20 May '24
CLAT Fourth Allotment List 2024
28 May '24
CLAT Fifth Allotment List 2024
 
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Both NUSRL and CNLU Patna are popular NLUs offering five-year BA LLB (Hons) course. Candidates can check below the comparison between them based on fee and median package:

BA LLB UniversitiesMedian SalaryTotal Tuition Fee
NLU RanchiINR 10.07 LPAINR 5.5 lakh
CNLU PatnaINR 10.10 LPAINR 5.7 lakh

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One of the law programs offered by Chanakya National Law University (CNLU) in Patna is the B.A. LL.B. (Hons.) program. Let's examine the features that set CNLU apart:

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Tuition:

The cost of attending the CNLU B.A. LL.B. (Hons.) programme varies according to the type of student (general, SC/ST, OBC, etc.). The approximate yearly tuition costs for the various categories as of the most recent statistics available are as follows:
General Category: Between 2.5 and 3 Lacs

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B.A LLB hons at CNLU PATNA is a highly prestigious course.

CNLU provides tremendous opportunities for growth and development in terms of internships and placements.

According to official statistics, the students got internships in high courts and under some of the prominent lawyers 

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The Chanakya National Law University (CNLU) in Patna offers a variety of courses to suit a range of interests and professional pathways. These are a handful of the best courses:

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