Eligibility Norms

An LL.B. Degree or an equivalent examination with a minimum of Fifty percent (50%) of marks or its equivalent grade in case of candidates belonging to General/OBC/PWD/NRI/PIO/OCI categories and Forty-Five percent (45%) of marks or its equivalent grade in case of candidates belonging to SC/ST categories. Candidates appearing/awaiting results of the qualifying examination can also apply and appear in the Entrance Test. However, the eligibility by such candidates shall have to be obtained by the cut-off date which will be notified along with the Notification of Entrance Test result, and in case such candidate is placed in compartment in the year of the admission would be treated as ineligible.


Eligibility for Industry/ Industry sponsored Candidates

Industry/Industry sponsored Candidates: The candidates who are working with the Regulators (SEBI, RBI, PFRDA, IRDA, IBBI, CCI etc.), Market Infrastructure Institutions (NSE, BSE, MCX, NSDL, CDSL etc.), Banks and Financial Institutions, Securities Market Intermediaries, Government Departments, Judiciary and Advocates for a period of three years and above are eligible to apply under this category. The other criteria regarding the eligibility for admission for the industry/industry sponsored candidates will be the same as applicable to the other candidates.

Candidates appearing in the qualifying examination in April/May 2020 are also eligible to apply.


Selection Criteria

All candidates, including those applying under the Industry or industry sponsored candidates, should appear for the All India Entrance Test conducted in the form of an online interview and selection shall be made solely on that basis. The Foreign National/ OCI/PIO/NRI Candidates are also selected on the basis of an online interview.


Application Fees

Rs. 1,000/- including cost of an online All India Admission Test


How to Apply?

1. New user need to click on http://slims.nism.ac.in/for New Registration.

2. Upon successful registration, you will receive User ID and Password on the registered mobile number and Email Id.

3. After registration you can log in and fill in the application form and pay the application fee online.


Announcement of Selected Candidates

The selected candidates will be intimated via e-mail and a list will be displayed on the NISM/MNLU website.Selected candidates would be required to pay the token money and remaining part of first instalment of fees within the due date mentioned therein.

Provisional admission offered to selected candidates who do not pay the fees on or before the stipulated date would automatically stand cancelled.


Important Dates:






Last Date for Application

June 10, 2020


Interview for Industry/Industry Sponsored /NRI/NRI Sponsored Candidates

June 21, 2020


Date of Selection Interviews (online) for All Candidates

June 22, 2020 onwards


Declaration of Merit List of Industry/Industry Sponsored /NRI/NRI Sponsored Candidates

First Week of July


Declaration of Merit List of All Candidates

First Week of July


Payment of Token Money of Rs 50000 for Confirmation of Admission

Seven (7) Calendar days from the receipt of Admission Offer Letter


Last Date for Payment of Balance First Instalment for All Candidates

August 01, 2020


Commencement of the Program

September 01, 2020




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