Admissions

NORMS FOR ADMISSION TO INTEGRATED FIVE YEAR B.A; LL.B., B.Com LL.B DEGREE COURSES  IN KERALA LAW ACADEMY LAW COLLEGE, THIRUVANANTHAPURAM 

1. Admission to the Integrated Five-year B.A; LL.B and B.Com; LL.B Course in the Kerala Law Academy Law College will be made mainly on the basis of merit.

2. Only those students who have passed Higher Secondary Examination of the Government of Kerala or any other equivalent examination with not less than 45% of the aggregate marks in the General category and 40% marks in the category of SC, ST and OEC are eligible to seek admission to the first semester of the Integrated Five Year B.A; LL.B. and B.Com; LL.B Courses. 10% seats are reserved for candidates belonging to the categories of SC & S.T.

3. Admission to the Integrated Five Year B.A; LL.B course and 50% seats in the Integrated Five Year B.Com; LL.B Course will be made on the basis of merit which will be determined taking into account. (1) the performance in the entrance test, (2) marks secured in the qualifying examination and (3) interview. Remaining 50% seats in the B.Com; LL.B Course will be filled by admitting candidates from the select list forwarded by the Commissioner for Entrance Examinations, Govt. of Kerala.

4. Taking the above factors into account, the Academy has evolved the following norms for admission to the first semester of the Integrated Five year B.A; LL.B Course adn 50% seats in the B.Com; LL.B Course. Total final Index marks will be 200 (Entrance Test: 120, qualifying examination: 50 and interview: 30)

NORMS FOR ADMISSION TO THREE YEAR LL.B SEMESTER DEGREE COURSE IN KERALA LAW ACADEMY LAW COLLEGE, THIRUVANANTHAPURAM

1. Admission to the Unitary Degree Course in Law in the Kerala Law Academy Law College  will be made mainly on the basis of merit.

2. Only those students who have passed any Bachelor’s degree examination of the University of Kerala or any other equivalent examination with not less than 45% marks in the aggregate (Part I + Part II + Part III) or RGPA 1.8 in the General Category  and 40% marks  (Part I + Part II + Part III) or RGPA 1.6 in the category of SC, ST are eligible to seek admission to the first semester of the Unitary Degree Course in Law. 10% seats are reserved for candidates belonging to the categories of SC & S.T.

3. Admission will be made on the basis of merit determined on the basis of percentage of marks secured in the qualifying degree examination and personal interview.

4. The Unitary Degree Course in Law (evening) course shall continue.

5. Employed persons can also join in this course subject to norms (Special batch).

6. Application for admission to Five Year B.A.,LL.B & B.Com,LL.B and Three Year Unitary Degree LL.B Courses can be submitted online in the Website www.keralalawacademy.in/wp. The print out of the application along with required supporting documents and the Demand Draft in favour of The Principal, Kerala Law Academy Law College for Rs. 1,000/- (Rupees One Thousand only) shall be send to the address “The Principal, Kerala Law Academy Law College, Peroorkada P.O., Thiruvananthapuram – 695005.

7.The Principal may refuse admission to any candidate without assigning any reason.

8.Any student who has obtained admission to the College by means of false certificate or by false representation of any kind, or who may be found guilty of misconduct shall be summarily dismissed.

Courses of Instruction

Unitary Degree Course in Law (Three-year LL.B) (Regular and Special Batch)

  • The Unitary Degree Course in Law shall extend to a period of 3 academic years consisting of 6 semesters including practical training. There shall be at least 90 instructional days and a minimum of 450 hours of instruction in a semester.
  • Candidates seeking admission to the first semester of the Unitary Degree course in Law shall have passed any degree examination of the Kerala University or any other examination recognized as equivalent thereto by the Kerala University with not less than 45 percent marks in the qualifying degree examination in the case of general category, 42% marks in OBC category and 40% in the case of candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes and Schedule Tribes.
  • Selection to the course will be made on the basis of personal interview and marks secured in the qualifying degree examination.
  • No candidate will be admitted to the college unless he/she produces the following documents at the time of admission.
    • All or consolidated mark lists of the qualifying degree examination (Originals).
    • Transfer certificate from the institution last studied (Original).
    • Conduct and character certificate from the institution last studied.
    • Degree Certificate or Provisional certificate (Original).
    • Eligibility Certificate: Candidates who have passed the qualifying degree examination from any University other than Kerala University shall produce the   Eligibility Certificate of the Kerala University at the time of admission.
    • Migration Certificate:  Candidates who have passed the qualifying degree examination from any University other than Kerala University shall produce a Migration Certificate from the respective University last studied.

Employed persons may be accommodated in the Unitary 3 year LLB Special Batch only if they are able to satisfy the following conditions:

  • The place of employment of the candidate is within a radius of 10 km from the Kerala Law Academy Campus, Peroorkada.

Integrated Five Year B.A., LL.B. and B.Com LL.B Courses

These courses shall be a double degree course comprising the B.A. degree course with English as major and Political Science & Economics as minor subjects with a degree course in Law and integrated B.Com LL.B course with a Degree Course in Law.

  • The 5 year LL.B. Courses shall extend to a period of 5 academic years consisting of 10 semesters including practical training. The duration of each semester shall be five months inclusive of examinations. There shall be at least 90 instructional days and a minimum of 450 hours of instruction in a semester.
  • Candidates seeking admission to the first semester of the 5 year LL.B. courses shall have passed any Higher Secondary examination of the Govt. of Kerala or any other examination  recognized as equivalent  thereto  by the Kerala  University with  not  less  than  45 percent marks  in  the aggregate  in  the qualifying  Higher Secondary  examination  in  the case of general  category, 42% marks in OBC category and  40%  marks  in  the case of  the candidates  belonging to Scheduled  Castes and Scheduled Tribes.
  • No candidates will be admitted to the college unless he/she produces the following          documents at the time of admission
    • All or consolidated mark lists of the Higher Secondary examination (Originals).
    • Transfer certificate from the institution last studied (Original).
    • Conduct and character certificate from the institution last studied.
    • Caste Certificate (Original).
    • Migration Certificate.
    • Pass Certificate (Original) from ISC and CBSE.
  • Eligibility Certificate: Candidates who have passed the qualifying Higher            Secondary Examination from any State other than the State of Kerala shall produce the Eligibility Certificate of the Kerala University at the time of admission.

LL.M. and M.B.L. Degree Courses

  • The LL.M. degree course shall extend to the period of 2 academic years consisting of 4 semesters. The subjects of the specialization offered by the Kerala Law Academy Law College are Administrative Law and International Law. The M.B.L. Degree Course shall extend to a period of 3 academic years consisting of 6 semesters.
  • Candidates seeking admission to be First Semester of the LL.M. Course/M.B.L. Course shall have passed LL.B. 3 year or LL.B. 5 year examination of the University of Kerala or of any other University recognized by the Kerala University.
  • Selection to the course will be made on the basis interview and marks secured in the LL.B Examination.
  • No candidate will be admitted to the LL.M./M.B.L. degree course unless he/she produces the following documents at the time of admission.
    • All or consolidated mark lists of the LL.B. degree examination (Originals).Transfer certificate from the institution last studied (Original).
    • Conduct and character certificate from the institution last studied.
    • Caste Certificate
    • Degree Certificate or Provisional Certificate (Original).
  • Eligibility Certificate: Candidates who have passed the LL.B. Degree Coursefrom          any University other than Kerala University shall produce the Eligibility Certificate of the Kerala University at the time of admission.

  • Admission to evening class is restricted to regular employees. So every applicant             must produce at the time of admission, in addition to other necessary documents, a     certificate of good conduct from the Head of the Office where the applicant is        employed.
  • Application for admission to all courses can be submitted either online along with online payment of Rs. 1250 for 5 year LL.B. Courses (BCom LLB and BA LLB) and Rs 1000 for Unitary 3 year LLB courses and LLM/MBL courses in www.keralalawacademy.in or directly/through post to the college office at Peroorkada along with demand draft in favour of Principal, Kerala Law Academy Law College for Rs. 1,000/- (Rupees One Thousand only)   which should be send to “The Principal, Kerala Law Academy Law College, Peroorkada, Thiruvananthapuram – 695005” through post/courier.
  • The Principal may refuse admission to any candidate without assigning any reason.
  • Any student who has obtained admission to the College by means of false certificate        or by false representation of any kind, or who may be found guilty of misconduct shall             be summarily dismissed.

Fees

Fee payment shall be a condition precedent for entry in admission rules. On payment of fee, the student would be admitted to the next academic year. All Fees shall be remitted in the Axis Bank, Peroorkada Branch\ Kerala State Co-operative Bank, Peroorkada, Thiruvananthapuram, to the credit of the Kerala Law Academy and the bank receipt produced in the College Office after the candidate is provisionally selected.

The security deposit will be returned to the students when they leave the institution, at the end of the academic year.

Applications for refund of security deposit shall be submitted within one year after a student has completed or discontinued his course of study in the College. Any amount due from the student to the College shall be deducted from security deposit.

No claim for refund of deposit will be allowed after the period specified above.

Students are normally allowed three days’ time for payment of fees, unless specially permitted by the Principal, after they have been provisionally selected. The fees should be paid as given below.

Those who have not paid the fees in lump must pay for each semester fees within one week after the commencement of the semester. Similarly the balance of fees if any must be paid within one week after 2nd installment of the next semester.

If any student fails to pay fees on the due date he is liable to pay a fine of Rs.100/-

If he fails to pay the fees on or before the 10th day after the due date, he shall not be permitted to attend the College thereafter except on payment of fees and fine. He will also lose attendance from the eleventh day onwards. (If the tenth day falls on a holiday the next working day will be treated as the tenth day for the purpose of this rule.).

Miscellaneous

  • A student applying for transfer certificate or the return of his documents from the College should have cleared all his dues to the college and should enclose sufficient stamps to cover the postage for sending them to his address by registered post.
  • No transfer certificate shall be issued to those from whom there are any dues to the college.
  • No fees will be levied from those who apply for the transfer certificate either at the time of leaving the College or within one year after leaving.
  • No fee will be levied for the issue of course certificate and conduct certificate.
  • Ragging is totally prohibited in the institution and anyone found guilty of ragging and or abetting ragging whether actively or passively or being part of a conspiracy to promote ragging is liable to be punished in accordance with the UGC Regulations on curbing the menace of ragging in Higher Educational Institutions, 2009 as well as under the provisions of Kerala Prohibition of Ragging Act 1998.