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Kerala Law Entrance Examination 2024: Everything You Need to Know

If you’re interested in pursuing a career in law in the state of Kerala, then the Kerala Law Entrance Examination (KLEE) is an important test that you need to be aware of. In this article, we will provide you with a comprehensive guide to KLEE, covering everything you need to know about the exam, including its eligibility criteria, application process, syllabus, exam pattern, and much more.

Table of Contents

  1. What is KLEE 2024?
  2. Course Details 
  3. Eligibility Criteria for KLEE 
  4. How to Apply for KLEE 
  5. Important Dates for KLEE 
  6. KLEE Syllabus
  7. KLEE Exam Pattern
  8. KLEE Admit Card
  9. KLEE Preparation Tips
  10. KLEE Study Guide Book
  11. Writs Online KLEE Crash Course

1. What is KLEE?

Kerala Law Entrance Examination (KLEE) is a state-level entrance exam conducted by the Commissioner of Entrance Examinations (CEE) for admission to undergraduate and postgraduate law courses offered by various government and private colleges in Kerala. KLEE is a gateway for students to pursue law courses in Kerala.

2. Course Details

Here’s an overview of the two courses offered

A. Integrated Five-Year LLB Course

  • The Integrated Five Year LLB Course is a double degree integrated course that combines Bachelor’s degree course in any discipline (BA, B.Com or BBA) with Bachelor’s degree course in Law. The course is designed as per the rules framed by the Bar Council of India under the Advocates Act, 1961. The degree obtained after successful completion of the course shall be recognized for the purpose of enrolment as Advocate under the Advocates Act, 1961.
  • The duration of the course is a minimum of five academic years.
  • The course of study in Law shall be by regular attendance for the requisite number of lectures, tutorials, moot courts, and other practical training.
  • Admission to the course will be regulated on the basis of merit as assessed in the Entrance Examination to be conducted by the Commissioner for Entrance Examinations (CEE).

B. Three-Year Unitary LLB Course

  • The Three Year Unitary LLB Course is a course leading to the Bachelor’s Degree in Law in conformity with rules framed by the Bar Council of India under the Advocates Act, 1961. The degree obtained after successful completion of the course shall be recognized for the purpose of enrolment as Advocate under the Advocates Act, 1961.
  • The duration of the course is a minimum of three academic years.
  • The course of study in Law shall be by regular attendance for the requisite number of lectures, tutorials, moot courts, and other practical training.
  • Admission to the course will be regulated on the basis of merit as assessed in the Entrance Examination to be conducted by the Commissioner for Entrance Examinations (CEE).

3. Eligibility Criteria for KLEE

Before applying for KLEE, it’s essential to check the eligibility criteria. Here are the eligibility criteria for KLEE:

For 5-year LLB Course

  • The candidate should be a citizen of India. However, only those candidates who are of Kerala origin are eligible for any type of reservation or any fee concession.
  • Candidate should have passed the Higher Secondary Examination of the Board of Higher Secondary Education, Kerala or any other examination recognised by the Universities in Kerala as equivalent thereto.
  • A candidate who has passed an examination in 10+2 Course of schooling recognised by the educational authority of the Central or State Government or possesses such academic qualifications which are considered equivalent to such 10+2 course by the Bar Council of India can also apply for admission to the course.
  • Applicants who have obtained +2 Higher Secondary pass certificate or first degree certificate after prosecuting studies in distance or correspondence method shall also be considered as eligible for admission. The applicants who have obtained 10 + 2 or graduation/post-graduation through open universities system directly without having any basic qualification for prosecuting such studies are not eligible for admission.
  • Candidates who are appearing/ appeared for the qualifying examination are also eligible to apply for the Entrance Examination. Such candidates become eligible for admission only if they produce the Pass Certificate and Mark List of the qualifying examination at the time of admission.
  • No candidate shall be admitted to the Course, unless he/she has passed the qualifying examination with a minimum of 45% marks. However, candidates belonging to Socially and Educationally Backward Classes need only 42% marks and those belonging to the Scheduled Castes/Scheduled Tribes need only 40% marks in the qualifying examination. No rounding off of percentage of marks to the nearest higher integer is permitted. 
  • The applicant should have completed 17 years of age, as on 31.12.2024. There is no upper age limit.

For Three-year LLB Course

  • The candidate should be a citizen of India. However, only those candidates who are of Kerala origin are eligible for any type of reservation or any fee concession.
  • Candidate should be a graduate in any faculty of any University in Kerala or of any other Universities, recognised by the particular university in Kerala to which the college that the candidate desires to get admitted is affiliated, as equivalent thereto. If the colleges being considered by the candidate for admission are affiliated to different universities, it’s the responsibility of the candidate to ensure that the university and faculty from which he/she has obtained the degree is recognised by the universities concerned. Otherwise, the candidate should obtain the required eligibility certificate from the universities concerned, well in advance, as the time period for completing the admission process after announcing the allotment result may be inadequate to complete the formalities for obtaining eligibility certificate.
  • A candidate who has passed the Bachelor’s Degree examination with a minimum of 45% marks in aggregate (i.e., 45% marks for all the parts of the Degree Examination taken together) shall alone be eligible for admission to the Three year LL.B course. However, candidates belonging to Socially and Educationally Backward Classes need only 42% marks and those belonging to the Scheduled castes/Scheduled Tribes need only 40% marks in the qualifying examination. No rounding off of the percentage of marks to the nearest higher integer is permitted. Applicants who have obtained a first degree certificate after prosecuting studies in distance or correspondence method shall also be considered as eligible for admission. The applicants who have obtained graduation/post-graduation through the open universities system directly without having any basic qualification for prosecuting such studies are not eligible for admission.
  • Candidates who are appearing /appeared for the qualifying examination (regular examination of 2022-23 academic year) are also eligible to apply for the Entrance Examination. Such candidates become eligible for admission only if they produce the Provisional / Degree certificate of the qualifying examination and the mark lists of all parts of the qualifying examination at the time of admission. 
  • There is no lower age limit for admission to the Three-year LL.B course. There is no upper age limit.

4. How to Apply for KLEE

The application process for KLEE is conducted online. Here are the steps to apply for KLEE:

  1. Visit the official website of the Commissioner of Entrance Examinations (CEE), Kerala. (https://www.cee.kerala.gov.in)
  2. Register for KLEE by providing your name, date of birth, email id, mobile number, and password.
  3. Fill in the application form with your personal and academic details.
  4. Upload scanned images of your photograph and signature.
  5. Pay the application fee. Application fee for General and SEBC candidates is Rs.685/- and in the case of SC/ST candidates and those eligible for SC/ST benefits is Rs.345/- 
  6. Take a printout of the application form for future reference.

5. Important Dates for KLEE

It’s essential to keep track of the important dates for KLEE. Here are the tentative dates for KLEE 2024:

  • Release of Notification: July 2024
  • Start of Application Process: July 2024
  • Last Date to Submit Application Form: August 2024
  • Release of Admit Card: August 2024
  • Date of Examination: August 2024
  • Declaration of Result: September 2024

6. KLEE Syllabus

To prepare for KLEE, it’s essential to be aware of the syllabus. Here’s the syllabus for KLEE:

For 5-year LLB Course

  • General English – 60 Questions
  • General Knowledge & Current Affairs – 45 Questions
  • Arithmetic and Mental Ability – 25 Questions
  • Legal Aptitude – 70 Questions

For 3-year LLB Course

  • General English – 60 Questions
  • General Knowledge & Current Affairs – 45 Questions
  • Arithmetic and Mental Ability – 25 Questions
  • Legal Aptitude – 70 Questions

7. KLEE Exam Pattern

The exam pattern for KLEE is different for the 5-year LLB course and the 3-year LLB course. Here’s the exam pattern for KLEE:

For 5-year LLB Course & 3-year LLB Course

  • Mode of Exam: Offline (Computer-Based Test)
  • Type of Questions: Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)
  • Number of Questions: 200
  • Total Marks: 600
  • Duration of Exam: 2 Hours
  • Marking Scheme: +3 for correct answers, -1 for incorrect answers

8. KLEE Admit Card

The KLEE Admit Card will be available for download from the official website of the Commissioner of Entrance Examinations (CEE), Kerala. The admit card will contain details such as the candidate’s name, roll number, exam center, exam date and time, and other important instructions.

9. KLEE Preparation Tips

Here are some tips to help you prepare for KLEE:

  • Understand the exam pattern and syllabus.
  • Practice solving previous years’ question papers and mock tests.
  • Read newspapers and magazines to improve your vocabulary & general knowledge.
  • Focus on improving your legal aptitude. For this rely on a good study guide.
  • Manage your time effectively during the exam.

10. Best Study Guide for KLEE 2024

Here is a recommended book to help you prepare for KLEE:

Writs Guide to KLEE 2024 is an excellent study guide for law aspirants preparing for the Kerala Law Entrance Examination. It covers the entire syllabus of the exam in a concise and easy-to-understand manner. The guide includes mind maps to aid in quick revision and solved question papers from previous years to help students understand the exam pattern better. Its compact size and affordable price make it stand out from other bulky and expensive entrance guides. The guide has gained a reputation as an effective and reliable study resource among law aspirants. The third edition of the book is a must-have resource for law aspirants. By ordering Writs Guide to KLEE 2024, students can join the thousands of successful law students who have used this guide to achieve their aspirations.

11. Introducing the Champion’s Batch: Your Pathway to Success in Kerala Law Entrance Examination 2024

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Key Details:

  • Batch Start Date: First week of April 2024
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Registering for the Challenger’s Batch is straightforward. Visit our website, fill out the registration form, and follow the simple payment process. Once enrolled, you’ll gain access to our exclusive WhatsApp group and Google Classroom for all course-related updates and materials.

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At Writs, we’re not just about coaching; we’re about building champions. With the Champion’s Batch, you’re not just enrolling in a course; you’re stepping into a community dedicated to your success in the KLEE 2024. Let’s embark on this journey together!

This Post Has 3 Comments

  1. Anjana.kg

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  2. Amrutha

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  3. Noorul Huda

    Thank you for the detailed explanation…KLEE in a nutshell that is how this blog goes on…was a very well explained content.

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