- Qualifying Examination for Admission:
The Candidate must have cleared Higher Secondary School/Intermediate (10+2) or its equivalent exam from a recognized University of India or outside or from a Senior Secondary Board or equivalent.
- Minimum Marks in Qualifying Examination for Admission:
- A candidate passing Higher Secondary School Certificate Examination (10+2) or its equivalent, as prescribed by the Bar Council of India or the University, with minimum 45 % marks shall be eligible to apply for admission to First Year of B.A. LL.B.
- There shall be relaxation of 5 % marks in case of scheduled caste and scheduled tribe candidates.
- If the candidate has obtained 44.5 % marks or more in qualifying examination for admission is permitted to be rounded off as 45 % marks for the purpose of admission to First Year of B.A. LL.B.
- Similarly, if the candidate belonging to scheduled caste or scheduled tribe category has obtained 39.5 % marks or more in qualifying examination for admission is permitted to be rounded off as 40 % marks for the purposes of admission to First Year of B.A. LL.B.
- Such a minimum qualifying marks shall not automatically entitle a person to get admission into an institution or college but only shall entitle the person concerned to fulfill other criteria notified by the institution / college concerned or by the University or by the Bar Council of India or by the government concerned from time to time to apply for admission.
Explanation: The candidates for Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribes categories should be those declared as Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribes for the State of Maharashtra.
- Prohibition to Register for two Regular Courses of Study:
No student shall be allowed to simultaneously register for a law degree programme with any other graduate or postgraduate course run by the same or any other University or an Institute for academic or professional learning.
- Prohibition against Lateral Entry and Exit:
There shall be no lateral entry on the plea of graduation in any subject or exit by way of awarding a degree splitting the integrated double degree course, at any intermediary stage of integrated double degree course.
The term “lateral entry” means an admission given to graduate applicants at the beginning of third year in an integrated five year course.
The term “lateral exit” means opting out at the end of three year after successfully completing the courses up to the third year, from an integrated five year course on being awarded a bachelor degree.
- Miscellaneous Rules of Eligibility for Admission:
- The rules given herein are for the general understanding of the candidates. However, the admission to First Year of B.A. LL.B. shall be subject to the rules made and conditions prescribed, from time to time, by the University, Central Government, State Government, Bar Council of India, University Grants Commission, or any other authority empowered.