Admission Modalities



  • Pass in Class XII or equivalent with an aggregate of 50% and above marks in single attempt (any discipline) in English medium
  • Class XII (or equivalent) students who appeared for their final examinations before July 01, 2021 and awaiting results are also eligible to apply
  • Should have qualified in ILSAT 2021 conducted by ICFAI Law School, Hyderabad


Applicants should not be more than 21 years of age as on the day of commencement of the Semester I i.e., July 19, 2021. However, the changes if any made to age limit by the BCI from time to time will be followed. Date of birth as recorded in the Secondary School Certificate will be taken as authentic.

ICFAI Law School Admission Test (ILSAT 2021)

Admission Procedure for BBA-LLB (Hons.) and BA-LLB (Hons.)

Admission Procedure for applicants applying based on ILSAT 2021

Applicants seeking admission in to BBA-LLB (Hons.) and BA-LLB (Hons.) programs need to appear and qualify in the ICFAI Law School Admission Test (ILSAT 2021) being conducted by The ICFAI Foundation for Higher Education (IFHE), Hyderabad.

For Class XII students awaiting final examination results, provisional admission will be given. The admission of such applicants will, however, remain provisional until final mark sheets establishing their eligibility are submitted. The last date for submitting the proof of Class XII (or equivalent) mark sheet is September 01, 2021, failing which the provisional admission will automatically stand cancelled.

ILS AT 2021 is an aptitude test conducted in Computer Based Test (CBT) format.

Last Date for Application:
The last date for submission of Application Form for ILSAT 2021 is May 24, 2021

Test Modalities
ILSAT 2021 Schedule

Test Date Test Timings
June 26, 2021 10-00 am - 12-00 noon
Test Pattern
Total Marks: 125 marks
Section A English 25 questions
Section B Logical Reasoning 25 questions
Section C Legal Reasoning 25 questions
Section D GK / Current Affairs 25 questions
Section E Analytical Reasoning 25 questions
Each question carries one mark

Test Process:
Applicant have to appear for ILSAT 2021 at the test centre selected / specified on the Admit Card. Computer experience or typing skills are not required to take the test. ILSAT 2021 is a self-directed Computer Based Test. Please note that the applicant must arrive 45 minutes before the scheduled time of the test to sign-in and for staff to verify the identification and documentation.

Applicants need to bring the following items to the test centre:
1. Admit Card: Applicants must bring the Admit Card to the test centre. Applicants will not be allowed to appear for the test without the Admit Card.

2. Required Identification: Applicant must present the original and valid (non-expired) form of photo identifi cation before appearing for the test. The name on the photo identifi cation must match with the name as entered in the ILSAT 2021 registration.

Acceptable forms of photo identifi cation are limited to: Passport; Aadhaar Card; College ID or a notarized Affi davit with photo, signature, date of birth and residential address. Photocopies of the original are not acceptable.

Note: Applicants are not allowed to appear for ILSAT 2021 without submitting appropriate photo identifi cation.

Test Center Regulations*:
Please note that the following procedure will be observed at each test center to ensure that all applicants appear for the test under equally favorable conditions. Failing to follow any of the security procedures may result in the disqualification from the test. The University reserves the right to audiotape and videotape any test session.

No reference materials, papers or study materials are allowed at the test center. If any candidate is found with these or any other aids, he/she will not be allowed to continue the test and the answers will not be evaluated.

Resorting to Malpractices or Misconduct etc:
Applicants resorting to any kind of malpractice or indulge in misconduct during the test such as giving or receiving help, involving in impersonation, destroying the test material and misbehaving with the staff which delays or interrupts the conduct of the test may be expelled from the test.

Test Centers:
ICFAI Law School Admission Test (ILSAT 2021 ) will be conducted at following test centers in India. The applicants can choose any one of the test centers available for ILSAT 2021.

Test Timings
Ahmedabad Kolkata Bhopal Lucknow
Chandigarh Patna Delhi Raipur
Hyderabad Ranchi Jaipur Vijayawada
Jodhpur Visakhapatnam Guntur Cochin
Chennai Bangalore

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Model Test Papers:
The Law School has no obligation to provide model test papers. However, it will try to post model test papers on the website which may be downloaded model test papers from website for practice purpose. However the test pattern may be modified without any notification to the applicant.

ILSAT 2021 Results:
The results of the ILSAT 2021 will be posted online on on June 06,2021. Successful applicants will be intimated individually through E-mail.

LLM Program

The following are the admission modalities for admission into one year LLM Program in Corporate & Commercial Laws, Tax Laws and Alternate Dispute Resolution (ADR) offered in semester mode.


The applicants desirous to join the LLM Program should have obtained the Graduation in Five Year / Three Year Law (BA-LLB / BBA-LLB / LLB) or any equivalent degree in Law with a minimum of 50% marks or equivalent grade.

  • Should be qualified in the ICFAI Law School Admission Test for PG Programs 2020 conducted by ICFAI Law School, IFHE, Hyderabad.
  • The applicants appearing for final year examination and awaiting results may also apply for the Admission Test.
  • The admission however, remain provisional until they produce mark sheets establishing their eligibility.
  • The last date for submitting the proof of eligibility is September 17, 2021, failing which the provisional admission will automatically stand cancelled.

Eligible applicants are required to apply for the program in the enclosed application form.

Ph.D. Program in Law

The following are the admission modalities for admission into Ph.D (full-time and part-time) offered by ICFAI Law School of the ICFAI Foundation for Higher Education (IFHE), Hyderabad.

Full Time Ph.D. Program:

Candidates registered for full time research shall work and conduct research on a full time basis under a recognized research supervisor. The duration of Ph.D. course for a full time research scholar is four (4) years from the date of admission. Full time Ph.D. scholars will be provided hostel accommodation as per the terms of the University.

Part Time Ph.D. Program:

Candidates registered as part time research scholars shall work and conduct research for four (4) years under a recognized supervisor. Candidates seeking admission as part time research scholars have to submit no objection certificate from the employer to pursue Ph.D. Course and for attending classes of Ph.D. course work conducted in two spells in the first two years of the program during summer term.


A candidate is eligible for admission into Ph.D. program, if he/she obtained not less than 55% marks at the Post Graduate Degree in Law in regular study mode from a recognized University and Ph.D Eligibility Test.

The following applicants who satisfy the eligibility criteria are eligible for admission into part time Ph.D. Program:

  • Regular teachers working in University Law Colleges or affiliated Law Colleges with a minimum of three years continuous teaching experience.
  • Practicing Advocates with a minimum of 5 years professional experience.
  • Judicial Officers with a minimum of 5 years experience. Retired Judicial Officers are also eligible to pursue Ph.D. Program in Law.
  • Any Gazetted Officer with a minimum of 8 years of administrative experience.
  • Any Executive with a minimum of 10 years of administrative experience in any recognized Law Firm/ Tax Consultants/ Public or Private Limited Company/ Company Secretaries/ LLP.

Ph.D. Eligibility Test:

Admission into Ph.D. full time/ part time program in Law shall be through an entrance test (Ph.D Eligibility Test) followed by Ph.D. admission interview. All the candidates who satisfy the eligibility criteria shall appear for the Ph.D. eligibility test. The candidates who are qualified in UGC/JRF examination/NET/SLET are exempted from appearing Ph.D. eligibility test.

Pattern of Ph.D. Eligibility Test:

The eligibility test is of objective type with multiple choice questions covering the subjects of Constitutional Law, Indian Penal Code, Law of Torts, Corporate Law, Labour Law and Jurisprudence. Syllabus for eligibility test on the above subjects will be given along with the application form. Duration of the test is of 2 hours. The minimum marks for qualifying the Ph.D. eligibility test shall be 50%.

Ph.D. Admission Interview:

Candidates who have qualified in the Ph.D. eligibility test shall be called for Ph.D. Admission Interview. After the Ph.D. Admission Interview the list of eligible candidates for registration for full time and part time Ph.D. program will be finalized.