The Karnataka state assembly has passed a Bill, reserving 25 percent of seats in National Law School of India University, Bengaluru (NLSIU) for local students. NLSIU has 80 undergraduate level seats and 50 postgraduate seats
Eligibility : the student must have studied in the state for 10 years all seats are filled based on the ranks in national Common Law Admission Test ranking
Although previously all seats are filled based on the ranks in national Common Law Admission Test ranking
The new law, National Law School of India (Amendment) Bill 2020, after it becomes a law, will replace the National Law School of India Act, 1986. It now has to be passed by the legislative council, before it goes for the governor’s nod.
A similar Bill, proposing 50% reservation to Kannadigas, was passed in 2017. However, the Governor sent it back, saying that such a regional reservation could not be accepted. He asked the government to instead seek to have institutional reservation. “Hence, we have moved with institutional reservation and capped it at 25% for Karnataka students,” the M
Most of the NLUs allow reservation for local students. In January NLU Delhi introduced 50 percent state domicile reservation for undergraduate (BA LLB) and postgraduate programme (LLM).