Admission Modalities



  • Pass in Class XII or equivalent with an aggregate of 50% and above marks (any discipline) in English medium
  • Class XII (or equivalent) students who appeared for their final examinations before July 18, 2020 and awaiting results are also eligible to apply

The admission of 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 17, 2020, failing which the provisional admission will automatically stand cancelled.


Applicants should not be more than 20 years of age as on the day of commencement of the Semester I i.e., July 18, 2020. 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 2020)

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

Admission Procedure for applicants applying based on ILSAT 2020

Applicants seeking admission into the BBA-LLB (Hons.) and BA-LLB (Hons.) programs need to appear and achieve the score in the ‘ICFAI Law School Admission Test’ (ILSAT 2020), conducted by The ICFAI Foundation for Higher Education (IFHE), Hyderabad. For details please refer the information in Application Form.

Last Date for Application:
The last date for submission of Application Form for ILSAT 2020 is April 20, 2020.

Test Modalities
ILSAT 2020 Schedule

Test Date Test Timings
May 02 2020 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 2020 at the test centre selected / specified on the Admit Card. Computer experience or typing skills are not required to take the test. ILSAT 2020 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 Identifi cation: 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 2020 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 2020 without submitting appropriate photo identifi cation.

Test Timings
Ahmedabad Kolkata Bhopal Lucknow
Chandigarh Patna Delhi - Gurgaon Raipur
Hyderabad Ranchi Jaipur Vijayawada
Jodhpur Visakhapatnam

Test Centres*:
The ICFAI Law School Admission Test (ILSAT 2020) will be conducted at following test centres in India. The applicants can choose any one of the test centres available for ILSAT 2020*For latest update on test centres please visit

Model Test Papers:
The applicant may download two ILSAT 2020 model test papers from website for practice purpose. However the test pattern may be modifi ed without any notifi cation to the applicant.

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, 2020, 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.