Symbiosis Law School, Nagpur

Nurtured by the visionary ideas of Dr. S.B. Mujumdar, Chancellor (Symbiosis International (Deemed University) on the principles of vedic thought ‘Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam’ which means ‘World as One Family’, Symbiosis Law School (SLS) Nagpur is established in 2019 inheriting splendid novelty, dynamism and excellence in education. Being a constituent of Symbiosis International (Deemed University), Pune, Symbiosis Law School, NAGPUR is strategically located in the potential education hub of Maharashtra thereby offering multitude of opportunities for the budding lawyers. Harping on the rich legacy of both Bar and Bench, SLS Nagpur promises to be one of the finest destinations for imparting legal education in central India.

Nagpur, popularly known as the Orange City of India is located at the exact center of the Indian peninsula and is been identified as the best city in India topping in livability, greenery, public transport, and health care indices. SLS Nagpur at Wathoda is located approximately 10 Kms from the Railway Station, 15 Kms from the Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar International Airport and 12 kms from the Bombay High Court, Nagpur Bench, Nagpur. It is also well connected with the other prominent parts of the city including the market area.

SLS Nagpur has the “State of Art Infrastructure” with remarkable facilities for its students. The pollution free premises of SLS Nagpur have abundant of open space and an impressive array of academic, sports and cultural facilities.

SLS, Nagpur offers two integrated undergraduate Five years law courses in Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Laws (BA.,LL.B) and Bachelor of Business Administration and Bachelor of Laws (BBA.,LL. B) to cater to diverse needs of the legal profession. These are imparted through well qualified, experienced and enthusiastic faculty, techno-driven research culture, Internationalization, centers of excellence, training and skill enhancement programmes, moot courts etc. The curricular enrichment is ensured with the involvement of judges, eminent lawyers, International jurists, academicians, industry experts etc. and best practices are reflected in teaching-learning pedagogy. SLS, Nagpur believes in holistic development of nascent legal minds and ensures learning beyond classroom by planning field visits and workshops in collaboration with various stake holder and NGOs. It provides conducive and competitive learning environment by encouraging students to take part in national and International competitions. It is committed to contribute to the justice mission of the state by initiating pro-bono activities to help poor and marginalized people though community lawyering, legal aid camps and permanent legal aid clinics. Further, it endeavors to create value conscious skilled lawyers with par excellence serving dynamic needs of the community through Bar and Bench.

Vision and Mission

Law School in Pune

SIU Vision

  • Promoting international understanding through quality education.

SIU Mission

  • To inculcate the spirit of 'Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam’ (the world is one family)
  • To contribute towards knowledge generation and dissemination
  • To impart ethical and value-based learning
  • To foster the spirit of national development
  • To cultivate cross-cultural sensitivities
  • To develop global competencies amongst students
  • To nurture creativity and encourage entrepreneurship
  • To enhance employability and contribute to human resource development
  • To promote health and wellness amongst students, staff & community
  • To instil sensitivity towards community and environmental concerns


Symbiosis Law School Nagpur has the “State of Art Infrastructure” with remarkable facilities for its students.


SLS-NAGPUR has 20 ICT enabled spacious air-conditioned classrooms, fitted with learning aides such as Projectors, Public Address System, Collar Mikes and Wi-Fi facility. The acoustic, well ventilated and air-cooled lecture halls provide a perfect learning environment for the students.


SLS, Nagpur has a well-furnished, techno acoustic, and air-conditioned Assembly Hall with capacity of 200 students. Equipped with ICT tools, it is aptly suited for conducting interactive sessions, seminars, workshops and guest lectures by legal stalwarts.


SLS NAGPUR has well furnished, air conditioned and ICT enabled conference hall that can accommodate around 40 people and aptly suited for conducting interactive sessions, workshops, seminars and presentations.


Participating in a moot court competition develops skills that are crucial for growing into a successful lawyer. Mooting as an activity aims to inculcate and improve the research, presentation and argument talent into students so as to equip the budding pleaders with all the court room etiquettes, research experience and advocacy skills. SLS NAGPUR, provides a 200 capacity moot court hall equipped with proper judicial settings, wherein the presentation skills and talents in argument of students are screened and further students are notified about the areas of improvement on routine basis.


Recognizing that a law library is, in true sense, the treasure house for a law student, it is an indispensable component of the SLS NAGPUR. To support the dynamic curriculum of Symbiosis Law Programme SLS NAGPUR has a well-equipped library with the best and the most updated electronic resources and technologies. The Library exhibits a perfect blend of traditional print resources and online legal databases. The Print resource collection includes text books, reference books, bare acts, bound volumes of law journals & law reports, periodicals and magazines. The technology based learning resource includes as much as 18 different Legal databases viz. Westlaw India, LexisNexis, Hein Online, Manupatra, SCC Online etc. along with 16438 e-journals. It houses a separate section for book lending and book bank facility. The library has an earmarked peaceful reading hall and a separate e-library with a research section for mooters, discussion tables along with separate consultation rooms.


SLS NAGPUR has a distinct, 60 capacity ICT Resource Center (Computer Lab) for providing e-learning initiative amongst learners and hands on training to access and use various online legal databases. The center provides a perfect platform for conducting online exams, e-research assignments, video lectures etc.


SLS NAGPUR also provides for separate hostels for Boys and Girls with security personnel and e-surveillance. Every hostel room is Wi-Fi enabled, in addition to broadband facility, en-suit bathroom, study table, wardrobe and shoe rack. The rooms especially designed to provide conducive learning environment and comfortable living. Every Hostel building encompasses drinking water facility, common refrigerator, Microwave Oven, Laundry facilities, etc. It has common recreational hall with Television and play area for in-house games.


SLS, NAGPUR campus has a distinct canteen to cater to the requirements of students. It offers multi cuisine dishes at a concessional rate. The canteen is equipped with modern amenities to ensure hygiene and balanced diet of the students.


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



Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Laws BA. LL.B and Bachelor of Business Administration and Bachelor of Laws BBA. LL.B [5 years integrated programmes]


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


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.
The student can look forward to a meaningful and rewarding career with various options such as Judiciary, Corporate practice, Litigation, Academics, Legal Process Outsourcing, Administrative services, Banks, Legal Departments of Companies etc.



Standard XII (10+2) or equivalent examination passed from any recognized board with minimum 45% marks or equivalent grade (40% marks or equivalent grade for Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribes).


a. The total intake is 240 seats [inclusive of 120 seats of BA. LL.B and 120 seats of BBA. LL.B].

b. Separate Merit Lists for BBA. LL.B and BA. LL.B programme will be prepared and published. At the time of SLAT registration, it shall be mandatory for the candidates to clearly indicate the programme to which they wish to apply.

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


A. Within the sanctioned intake:

Scheduled Caste 15%
Scheduled Tribe 7.5%
Differently Abled 3%
Reservation for Candidates domiciled in Nagpur (For more details, visit 25%

B. Over & above sanctioned intake:

Jammu & Kashmiri Migrants 2 seats per Programme
International students 15 % (including Foreign Nationals, PIO and NRI)

Important Dates

Details Date
Online Registration Starts (SLAT and SLS NAGPUR)  08th April, 2019
SLAT Registration and Payment Closes  21st April, 2019
SLAT Admit Card will be available from  24th April, 2019
SLAT Examination Date  4th May, 2019 from 9.30 am to 12.00 Noon
SLAT Result  14th May, 2019
SLS, NAGPUR Online Payment Closes (Credit Card/Debit Card/RTGS/NEFT/Online Banking)  12th May, 2019
SLS NAGPUR Payment via Demand Draft Closes on (Please Note: Demand Draft for SLS NAGPUR should be in favour of “Symbiosis Test Secretariat" payable at Pune, to be sent to Symbiosis Test Secretariat, Symbiosis International (Deemed University), Gram: Lavale, Tal: Mulshi, District: Pune – 412115, before 10th May, 2019. Please send Challan available at DD payment option at SLAT website along with Demand Draft)  07th May, 2019

SLS NAGPUR Shortlist for Personal Interaction & Writing Ability Test (PI-WAT)

(Name of the candidate will appear only if he/she has registered and paid (programme wise) to SLS, NAGPUR while filling SLAT registration form)

 16th May, 2019
SLS NAGPUR slot booking for Personal Interaction & Writing Ability Test (PI-WAT)  Starts on: 17th May, 2019 at 3.00 pm
 Ends on: 19th May, 2019 at 4.30 p.m.
Shortlisted candidates can download PI-WAT letter  20th May, 2019 11.00 am onwards
PI-WAT for SLS NAGPUR at Pune Campus Address: -
Symbiosis Institute of Design (SID)
S.No. 231/3A-4, Viman Nagar, Pune 411 014
 23rd May, 2019
PI-WAT for SLS Nagpur at SLS Nagpur Campus
Address: - Near Gidoba Mandir, Wathoda Road,
Village - Mouza Wathoda/Bhandewadi
District – Nagpur, State - Maharashtra
Pin Code- 440008
Phone no. - 0712 – 6192200/01
  May 24 and 25, 2019
PI – WAT for SLS Nagpur at NOIDA Campus
Address: - Symbiosis Law School, NOIDA
(Opposite Nokia Siemens Building) Sector 62, Block – A, Plot No. 47/48, NOIDA – 201301
 28th May, 2019

Announcement of final merit lists: [based on SLAT score (50% weightage) & PI-WAT (50%)]

First Merit List

Last date for Admission

 31st May, 2019
 6th June, 2019

Second Merit List

Last date for Admission

 8th June , 2019
 14th June, 2019

Third Merit List (if required)

Last date for Admission

 15th June, 2019
 21st June, 2019

Fourth Merit List ( if required )

 22nd June, 2019

Commencement of the Classes

 1st July, 2019


Symbiosis Law School, Nagpur
Near Gidoba Mandir, Wathoda Road,
Village - Mouza Wathoda / Bhandewadi,
District - Nagpur, Maharashtra, Pin Code - 440008
: 0712 - 6192200/01

No capitation is charged for admission to any programme at any institute of Symbiosis.

Disputes subject to Arbitration in Pune jurisdiction only.