Symbiosis Law School,Pune

S. No. 227, Plot No. 11, VIP Road,
Off Rohan Mithila, Vimannagar,
Pune - 411014, Maharashtra, India
Mob: +91-83800 20926/83800 20927/83800 20928
Phone: 0091-20-66861118


Symbiosis Law School, Pune stands for excellence in legal education and is nestled in the city of Pune (popularly described as the Oxford of the East, with the glorious heritage of being the capital of the Peshwas). Symbiosis Law School (SLS) Pune, piloted and enriched by the vision of Padma Bhushan Dr. S.B. Mujumdar, was established in 1977 under the illustrious banner of Symbiosis Society. Since 2002, it has been a constituent of Symbiosis International University, which is accredited by ‘NAAC’ with ‘A’ grade. SLS Pune has been continuously ranked amongst top 10 Law Schools in India by the India Today-Nielsen and The Week survey. It was conferred with the prestigious Gold Star Award by the Bar Council of India in February. This stature is attained through its various programmes. It offers 5-year integrated Undergraduate Programmes like Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Laws [B.A, LL.B( Hons)] and Bachelor of Business Administration and Bachelor of Laws [B.B.A., LL.B(Hons)], B.A/B.B.A LLB, 3 year LL.B and One year LL.M program. SLS, Pune also successfully administers 8 different Diploma Programs and 19 Certificate Programs.

The curriculum and pedagogy are designed around the latest quality initiatives in legal education in India & the world including in India & the World recommendations of the Carnegie Report, USA combining skill, knowledge and values. These are imparted through multitalented, qualified, competent and enthusiastic faculty. Those efforts are reciprocated by the participation of all the stakeholders including the members of the Bar and Bench, corporate sector and international experts. Impressive international collaborations across UK, US and Europe have brought in the membership of International Association of Law Schools, USA and the Asian Law Institute, Singapore. SLS, Pune is the only Indian partner with the Erasmus Mundus Global Consortium of Law Schools. Since 2008, DAAD, Germany has been funding faculty and students of SLS Pune for research and exchange programs through the ‘New Passage to India’ Program with Leibniz University, Hanover and Brunswick European Law School, Ostfalia University of Applied Sciences, Wolfenbuttel, Germany. Since 2012, Symbiosis Law School, Pune has also been a part of Ontario Maharashtra Goa (OMG) Exchange Program.

SLS, Pune endeavors to secure all-round contributions to the betterment in the field of Law, to create world class professionals, to produce committed academicians and law reformers, to train justice dispensers, to invigorate community crusaders and to create a strong watershed of new and upcoming expertise in law relating to business and corporate context.

Students can avail scholarships such as the SC/ST Top Class Education Scholarships, Ministry of Social Welfare, Govt. of India, State Merit Scholarship, Symbiosis Foundation Scholarships and 8 other scholarships They obtain support, attention and motivation through the mentor system. SLS, Pune secured the 11th place in the Mooting Premier League (MPL), sponsored by Herbert Smith Freehills, ahead of GNLU, Gandhinagar, NUSRL Ranchi, RGNUL Patiala, NUALS Kochi, Christ University, Bangalore. Registered Special Top 4 place in VIS Moot, specially invited to H. Smith.


Promoting International understanding through quality education.


  • To inculcate spirit of ‘Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam’ (the world is one family)

  • To promote ethical and value-based learning

  • To inculcate cross cultural sensitization

  • To nurture creativity and encourage entrepreneurship

  • To promote health and wellness amongst students, staff and community

  • To produce thought provoking leaders for the society

  • To contribute towards knowledge generation and dissemination

  • To foster the spirit of national development

  • To develop global competencies amongst students

  • To enhance employability and contribute to human resource development

  • To install sensitivity amongst the youth towards the community and environment


The following resources facilitate teaching-learning, co-curricular and extra-curricular activities in tune with the vision and mission of SIU:


The Symbiosis Law School, Pune library is enriched with a vast collection of more than  60229 books, 137 journals and 6775 e-journals, numerous other periodicals and magazines and it is a prime source for legal research for both, the faculty as well as the students. Augmenting traditional print resources with expanding electronic sources, it also provides extensive technology based learning resources with 17 legal databases including Manupatra, SCC Online Web-edition, LexisNexis, Hein Online, Westlaw, JSTOR, EBSCO, Kluwer-Arbitration, Patents and Competition, Legal Sutra, World News Paper, Cambridge Online Books, CLA, Taxmann and Index to Legal Periodicals, LII Of India & Emerald.

Research & Publications

The institute strongly emphasizes research and publications through various research projects and in house journals law journals, which are being published in collaboration with Lexis Nexis where students contribute significantly.

Computer Lab

The Symbiosis Law School, Pune campus is Wi-Fi enabled. It has two ICT Resource Centres (Computer Labs). The Labs are fully equipped latest computers, WiFi and printing facility.

Other Facilities

All classrooms are equipped with LCD projectors and Wi-Fi connection. There is a well-equipped, moot court hall, with the seating capacity of 200 and a multi-purpose hall with a seating capacity of 200.

Health Services and Health Insurance

The Health Center provides all emergency health services, covers the students under a unique and novel medical insurance scheme with a free and compulsory annual health checkup. There is a well-equipped and modern gymnasium available within the campus.


The Multi-cuisine food court of the campus caters to a variety of preferences.


Limited hostel facility for girls is available on campus. However, the institute facilitates information on the accommodation available in nearby areas.

PROGRAMMES OFFERED:[5 year integrated Programmes]

B.A., L.L.B. (Hons.) & B.B.A., L.L.B. (Hons.)

B.A., / B.B.A. L.L.B.

Other Programs offered:

LL.B. [3-Year Programme]:

This Programme is available to students who have a graduate degree in any discipline.

Post-Graduate programmes in Law:

One-Year LL.M Programme with an interdisciplinary approach and strong research orientation is offered with 7 specializations.

Diploma :

There are 7 Part-time one year Diploma Programmes and 1 Post-Graduate Diploma Programme available as value-addition, students pursue these programmes alongside their Undergraduate or Postgraduate Programmes.

Certificate Programs :

There are 19 Certificate Programmes, which include the much-acclaimed Certificate Programme in European Legal Studies and the Certificate Programme in Securities Laws among others.


The Placement Cell organizes the placement training throughout the year and during the programme via a systematic development plan. The students are trained, groomed and chiseled to be the best employee, with the combination of managerial and leadership skills and a broad range of professional skills such as legal reasoning skills, advocacy, legal writing. The Cell also facilitates internship opportunities for the students in Law firms and corporate Houses. The Cell has managed to place students substantially in placement opportunities from various sectors including PSUs, Law Firms, Banking and Financial Companies, LPOs, Judiciary and Insurance.

Method of Instruction

The medium of instruction is English. The methods are essentially learner-centric, which include lectures, the Socratic method, field visits, seminars, group discussions, simulations, case studies, moot courts, mock trials and ICT-enabled learning by international guest faculty and guest sessions by the stalwarts in the field.

Profile of the Past Students

The institutional commitment of diversity and inclusion is reflected in the current student composition of the law school, which consists of 100 International students. Some of the best alumni profiles include:

  • Justice Sadhana Jadhav, Bombay High Court , Justice Revati Mohite Dere, Bombay High Court, Adv. Sampat Bulusu, Legal Head, Shell Co.

  • Scores of Lawyers including Supreme Court, High Courts as Additional Solicitor Generals

  • Barrister Sarita Patil; Parvathi Menon, Kalyani, Anandh Venkatramani qualified as – US Attorneys

  • More than 30 Judicial Officers in Maharashtra, some in MP, Assam & Gujarat

  • Partners in Legases, AMLT, Dua Associates, TriLegal, AZB, Amarchand Mangaldas

  • Selected to pursue Masters in ivy league Universities such as Oxford, Harvard, King’s College London, LSE, New York University & McGill, Canada

  • Leadership positions as Deputy mayors, Civil servants in India; Judges, Parliamentarians and Ministers in Kenya, Nigeria and Uganda

Career prospects

After initial assessment through elaborate psychometric tests, assessment and screening process; the students get training, orientation and experiential learning through systematic internships in industry, High Courts, Supreme Court and Non-governmental organizations. A student can look forward to a meaningful and rewarding career with various options such as Judiciary, Corporate practice, Litigation, Law teaching, Legal Process Outsourcing, and Administrative services.


Qualification :

The candidate should have passed XII (10+2) examination from any recognized Board with a minimum of 45% marks (40% for S.C. /S.T. candidates). Students who have appeared for their Standard XII final examination and are awaiting results are also eligible to apply, subject to submission of passing certificate at the time of the final admission.


The total intake is 300 seats [Inclusive of 120   seats of B.B.A, LL.B (Hons.) and 180 seats of B.A, LL.B (Hons.)

B.A., / B.B.A. L.L.B.:

Separate Merit Lists for B.B.A, LL.B (Hons.) and B.A, LL.B (Hons.) programme will be prepared and published. At the time of SET registration, it shall be mandatory for the candidates to clearly indicate the programme to which they wish to apply (i.e. candidates can apply to both the programmes by paying Rs. 1,000/- separately for each of them).

Note: It is suggested that those candidates who have studied arts/social sciences subjects for their qualifying examination may apply for B.A, LL.B (Hons.) programme. Similarly, those candidates who have studied commerce/accounts/mathematics/sciences may apply for B.B.A, LL.B (Hons.) programme. The candidates are free to make their own choice depending on their ability, interest and opportunity. Please note that these two programmes differ only in the First Degree contents (either Humanities OR Business Law), whereas the same Law courses are offered to both the programmes. Graduates in both streams are eligible for diverse legal careers and opportunities in Corporate, Litigation, Civil Services, Advocacy, Judiciary, Academic, jobs in International Organizations, International Admissions and others.

Reservation of Seats as per University norms.
B.A. LL.B. & B.B.A. LL.B. (Hons) Programme


SLS Pune Online Registration/Payment Starts

5th February, 2016

SLS Pune Online Registration/Payment Closes

13th May, 2016


SLS Pune Payment via Demand Draft Closes on
(Please Note: Demand Draft of SLS Pune should be in favour of “Symbiosis Test Secretariat"
payable at Pune, to be sent along with DD to Symbiosis Test Secretariat, Symbiosis International University,
Gram: Lavale, Tal: Mulshi, District: Pune – 412115 within the prescribed date along with DD payment
form available at DD payment option at SET website

SLS Pune Payment via Internet Banking/Credit Card Closes on

13th May, 2016

SLS Pune Shortlist for Personal Interaction & Writing Ability Test

(PI-WAT) (Only if the candidate has paid & applied to SLS Pune)

23rd May, 2016 (5 PM)

PI-WAT for SLS Pune at SLS Pune Campus

27th to 30th May, 2016 @ SLS Pune Campus

Announcement of final merit list [based on SET score (50%weightage) & PI-WAT (50%)]

First Merit List

Last date for Admission

7th June, 2016 (5 PM)

14th June, 2016 (5 PM)

Second Merit List

Last date for Admission

17th June, 2016 (5 PM)

25th June, 2016 (5 PM)

Third Merit List

Last date for Admission

29th June, 2016 (5 PM)

7th July, 2016 (5 PM)

Commencement of the Classes

4th July, 2016

Contact Details

Mob: +91- 83800 20926 , 83800 20927, 83800 20928
Land Line – 66861100 / 18

Address: Symbiosis Law School, Pune,
S. No. 227, Plot No. 11, VIP Road, Off Rohan Mithila,
Vimannagar, Pune – 411014, Maharashtra, India

  • No capitation is charged for admission to any programme at any institute of Symbiosis.
  • Disputes subject to Arbitration in Pune jurisdiction only.

Note: Please ensure that you reserve your train / air bookings for PI WAT dates from 27th to 30th May, 2016 for Pune campus only, in case you are shortlisted.