TNNLS 2024 Application Form, Exam Date, Eligibility, etc.

TNNLS stands for Tamil Nadu National Law University which is a state level entrance examination providing law courses to the applicants. TNNLS offers UG as well as PG courses related to the law. It is recognised by the Bar Council of India (BCI). TNNLU is also a member of the Association of Indian Universities (AIU), a permanent institutional member of Indian Academy of Social Sciences and a member of the Shastri Indo-Canadian Institute. In this article, we will provide details on TNNLS 2024 Application Form, Exam Date, Eligibility, etc.

TNNLS 2024 Important Dates

EventsExam Dates
Application Form AvailableJanuary 2024
End to submit the application formFebruary 2024
Application Fees submitTo Be Announced
Tamil Nadu National Law School 2024 Exam DateTo Be Announced

TNNLS 2024 Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria of TNNLS is as follows-


  • Candidates must have completed their 10+2 Standard from the recognized board and the candidate must have secured 45% of marks in the qualifying exam (SC/ST-40%)

For LLM Course

  • Candidate must have completed their B.A LLB or the course that is equivalent to B.A LLB can apply for the TNNLS Exam with general candidates have to secure 55% of marks & OBC/ SC/ ST with 50% of marks
  • Candidates who are pursuing the final year of their graduation can also apply for this Entrance Test

For Ph.D

  • Candidates who have secured a LLM Degree from the recognized college or university are eligible to apply for this examination with general categories students should secure 55% of marks whereas the reserved categories with 50% of marks in the TNNLS Exam

TNNLS 2024 Application Form

You can apply to TNNLS by following these steps-

  • Visit the official website of the TNNLS-
  • Register on the website with your email Id, mobile number, name
  • You have to fill the application form by navigating to the application form
  • Some of the details that you must fill on the application form are Date of Birth, Category, Nationality, qualification details such as Year of Passing, Percentage of marks, etc, details to contact, and choice for the exam centre
  • Now click on the proceed button
  • Now upload the necessary documents mentioned below
  • A payment page asking for paying the application fee will appear. You can pay your application fee using a credit/debit card, UPI, Bank Challan, etc.
  • A confirmation page will appear that you have to download the payment fee confirmation as well as the application fee for future use

Documents required for TNNLS

The following are the list of documents required for TNNLS-

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  • Scanned Passport Size photograph under 1 MB
  • Scanned copy of class  10th, passed certificate/ Mark Sheet showcasing all the marks obtained in the subjects
  • Degree of law in case of PG and Ph.D courses
  • Aadhar Card

Application Fee

The application fee for TNNLS is as follows-

GeneralRs. 4000/-
ST/ SC/ PWDRs. 3500/-

Exam Pattern

For B.A LLB:

General Knowledge (Current Affairs, General Science, History, Geography, Economics, Civics)5050
Legal Aptitude5050
Elementary Mathematics (Numerical Ability)2020
Total200 Marks200 Questions

For LLM Course

SubjectsQuestions MarksTime Duration
Criminal Law, Constitutional Law, Law of Contract, Jurisprudence, Law of Tort and International Law, etc200 MCQ’s200 Marks1 Hour 30 Minutes

For Ph.D

SubjectsQuestions & MarksTime Duration
Research Methodology – 50% Questions200 Multiple Choice Questions200 Marks1 Hour 30 Minutes
Criminal Law, Constitutional Law, Law of Contract, Jurisprudence, Law of Tort, Corporate Law and International Law, etc – 50% Questions

TNNLS Syllabus

The following are the list of syllabus topics in TNNLS-

  • Indian Constitution
  • Indian Penal Code
  • Contract Act of India
  • Family Law
  • Law of Torts
  • Legal fundamentals and terms
  • Legal Maxims
  • Important Landmarks, Supreme Court Judgements

General Knowledge

  • Basic General Knowledge
  • General Science
  • Indian Politics
  • World Geography
  • Chemistry
  • Indian Geography
  • Honors and Awards
  • Technology
  • Indian Culture
  • World Organisations
  • Indian History
  • Famous Personalities
  • Physics
  • Indian Economy
  • Inventions
  • Biology
  • Famous Places in India
  • Books and Authors
  • Sports
  • Days and Years


  • Spotting Errors
  • Antonyms
  • Spellings
  • Ordering of Words
  • Sentence Improvement
  • Ordering of Sentences
  • Closet Test
  • One Word Substitutes
  • Change of Voice
  • Verbal Analogies
  • Synonyms
  • Selecting Words
  • Sentence Formation
  • Sentence Correction
  • Completing Statements
  • Paragraph Formation
  • Comprehension
  • Idioms and Phrases
  • Change of Speech

Logical Reasoning

  • Number Series
  • Verbal Classification
  • Analogies
  • Matching Definitions
  • Verbal Reasoning
  • Logical Games
  • Statement and Assumption
  • Statement and Conclusion
  • Cause and Effect
  • Logical Deduction
  • Letter and Symbol Series
  • Essential Part
  • Artificial Language
  • Making Judgments
  • Logical Problems
  • Analyzing Arguments
  • Course of Action
  • Theme Detection
  • Statement and Argument


  • Algebra
  • Logarithms
  • Matrices
  • Trigonometry
  • Coordinate Geometry
  • Dimensional Co-ordinate geometry
  • Theory of Calculus
  • Application of Calculus
  • Permutation and combination
  • Statistics and Probability

TNNLS LLM Syllabus – Subject Wise

  • Law of Contracts
  • Family Law
  • International Law
  • Jurisprudence
  • Intellectual Property Law
  • Law of Torts
  • Criminal Law
  • Property Law
  • Constitutional Law
  • Legal Theory

TNNLS Ph.D. Syllabus – Subject Wise

Research Methodology

  • Statement of problem and background information on the subject
  • Research questions, hypothesis, and methodology
  • Research design

TNNLS Reservation

The following are the reservation for TNNLS-

CategoryPercentage %
Resident of Tamil Nadu 
BC (O)26.5
BC (M)3.5
SC (O)15
SC (A)3
All India 

TNNLS 2024 Admit Card

The admit card is an important document without which you will be not eligible to participate in the examination. The university releases the admit card on the April 2024 and you can download the admit card from the official website of Tamil Nadu National Law University.

TNNLS 2024 Result

The TNNLS 2024 Result will be declared in the month of June 2024 . The candidates can check the official website of the TNNLS for the result. The candidate will be provided seat based on the scored in the entrance test.

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