P.E.S.'s
Adv. BALASAHEB APTE COLLEGE OF LAW

General Academic Regulations

The College follows eligibility criteria as specified by the Director of Higher Education, Government of Maharashtra. Students are requested to refer to the website of the Government of Maharashtra , or the college website www.abalawcollege.edu.in or the college notice board from time to time for details and updates in the matter. Students who have passed H.S.C. or equivalent or Degree examinations (prescribed in the pattern of 10+2+3) from any stream, with 45% or above marks and have obtained the required score in the MH-CET (Law) are eligible. However, the above percentage of marks shall be relaxed by 5% for candidates belonging to the Reserved Category. IB students have to submit the predicted grade and certificate of conversion of grades into percentage if their result is not declared at the time of submitting the form. Enrollment to the roll of Advocates shall be subject to the approval and rules of the Bar Council of India.

Prohibition to register for two regular courses of study

No student shall be allowed to simultaneously register for a law degree program with any other graduate or post-graduate or certificate course run by the same or any other university or an institute for academic or professional learning excepting in the integrated degree program of the same institution.

Provided that any short period part time certificate course on language, computer science or computer application of an institute or any course run by a Centre for Distance Learning of a University however, shall be accepted. (Rule 6, Rules of Legal Education 2008, Bar Council of India.)

Application forms for 5 years and 3 years degree courses & prospectus are available in the college office or on college website. Forms duly filled in must be submitted to the College office. Admissions are based on merit.

Students are required to confirm the admission in person by submitting the following certificates with the application form:-

  • Original Allotment Letter issued by the State CET Cell.
  • Original CET Score card and CET Hall ticket.
  • Std. X Mark sheet & Passing Certificate (Original, One attested photocopy & Two Non Attested photocopies.)
  • School Leaving Certificate (Original, One attested photocopy & Two Non Attested photocopies.)
  • Std. XI Mark sheet (Original, One attested photocopy & Two Non Attested photocopies.)
  • Std. XII Mark sheet & Passing Certificate (Original, One attested photocopy & Two Non Attested photocopies.)
  • Std. XII Leaving Certificate (Original, One attested photocopy & Two Non Attested photocopies.)
  • Degree mark sheets (All Semester), Degree Passing Certificate, Degree Certificate- for 3 Year Course (Original, One attested photocopy & Two Non Attested photocopies.)
  • Degree Transfer Certificate.
  • If the student is from other than Maharashtra State Board, he/she should submit the following additional documents:-
    • Original Migration Certificate from the Board/University which he/she passes the examination and an attested photocopy thereof.
    • A copy of the Provisional Eligibility Certificate and Enrollment Registration Form from the University of Mumbai, duly signed.
    • A Provisional Eligibility fee of Rs. 320/- to be paid in cash at the time of admission.
  • Caste Certificate, Caste Validity Certificate, Non Creamy Layer Certificate if applicable. (Original, one attested photocopy & Two Non Attested photocopies.)
  • Domicile Certificate/ Birth Certificate/ School Leaving Certificate mentioning Place of Birth.
  • Two (2) recent passport size photographs. (One photograph to be affixed on the Admission Form)
  • In case of a student from a college affiliated to the University of Mumbai, No Objection Certificate (NOC) from that college.
  • Foreign students seeking admissions should produce their passport & student’s visa at the time of admissions. Student on tourist visa will not be admitted to the college.
  • Married female students should produce attested true photocopy of marriage certificate or in case of change of name, they should produce an affidavit and an attested true photocopy of gazette publication.
  • Undertaking to attend a minimum of 75% of the total number of lectures held during each semester as per University Regulations.
  • The Principal should be informed in writing about any change in the information submitted by the student in the admission form.
  • If subsequently it is found out that any statement of the applicant is incorrect or false, his/her admission is liable to be cancelled without refund of fees.
  • Students from Universities other than the University of Mumbai will be admitted provided that the examinations of the other Universities are considered equivalent and are subject to the provisions of eligibility conditions of the University of Mumbai.

(Important Note: - Original documents, along with the prescribed fees to be submitted as per the provisional admission schedule put up on the college notice board from time to time. Students shall be informed to submit additional documents to the college as and when required by the Department of Higher Education.)