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Kerala Law Entrance Exam (KLEE)

Kerala Law Entrance Exam (KLEE) 2017 Exam Dates, Application Form, Eligibility Criteria

The Office of the Commissioner for Entrance Examinations was established in 1983 as a separate set up for the conduct of Entrance Examinations for admission to Professional Courses in the Kerala State. The Higher Education Department in the Secretariat is functioning as the administrative department of the Commisionerate of Entrance Examinations. The Commissionerate has been conducting thirteen Entrance Examinations, both for Undergraduate and Post Graduate Professional Courses.

Candidates can get the full details of KLEE 2017 such as Application Form, Exam Pattern, Syllabus, Important Dates and much more on this post.

In this article KLEE Results, Cut off marks, Counselling, download CET Scorecard rank list from the official website.

Kerala Law Entrance Exam (KLEE) is a yearly exam conducted for admissions to LLB Courses in the four Govt. Law Colleges in Kerala and in the Private Self-financing Law Colleges in Kerala which enters into seat sharing agreement with the State Government. 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).

About KLEE Exam
Exam Name: Kerala Law Entrance Exam
Conducting Institute: Kerala Commissioner for Entrance Examinations
Commonly called as: KLEE
Exam Level: State Level
Stream: Law Entrance Exam

Important Dates

KLEE Exam Dates / Exam Schedule
Events Dates
Applications have to be submitted online from 13th August to 23rd August 2017
Last date and time for receipt of printout of application 23rd August 2017
Admit Cards from the website from 30th August 2017
Entrance Examination Date 04 September 2017 (Sunday)


Three-year LL.B course

Eligibility Criteria

The candidate should be an Indian citizen.

The candidate should produce any one of the following documents along with the application, to prove Indian Citizenship.

(a) Certificate (in original) from a Village Officer or a competent authority to show that the candidate is a native of any State or Union Territory of India in the prescribed format.

(b) A true copy of the birth certificate of the candidate, issued by competent birth registering authority (panchayat/ municipality/ corporation), showing place of birth in any State or Union territory of India.

(c) A true copy of the relevant page of Secondary School Leaving Certificate of the candidate, showing place of birth in any State or Union territory of India.

(d) A true copy of the relevant page of the passport of the candidate issued by Government of India.

(a) A candidate seeking admission to the course should be a graduate in any faculty of any University in Kerala or of any other Universities, recognised by any of the Universities in Kerala as equivalent thereto.

(b) 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 is taken together) shall alone be eligible for admission to the 3 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 a percentage of marks to the nearest higher integer is permitted.

(c) Candidates who are appearing /appeared for the qualifying examination (regular examination of 2015-16 academic years) 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 upper or lower age limit for admission to the 3 years LL.B Course.

Reservation Criteria

Reservation for Persons with Disabilities (PWD): 3% of the total seats in all Government Law Colleges will be reserved for Persons with Disabilities.

Mandatory Reservation:
Leaving the seats set apart under item A above, the remaining Seats, including Govt. merit seats in private self-financing law colleges will be distributed as per the mandatory reservation.

- In addition to the above 100 seats in each College, one seat each in the four Government Law Colleges will be reserved for the following categories.
- Ex-Service men/ Children of Ex-Servicemen
- Blind Candidates
- Candidates under Sports quota
- The Ex-Paramilitary personnel/Children of Ex-Paramilitary personnel
- One seat in Govt. Law College, Ernakulam will be reserved for a candidate from Lakshadweep.
- State Merit: The seats under the State Merit will be filled purely on merit (State Wide) basis.
- Claim for Communal Reservation under Socially and Educationally Backward Classes

Application Fee

KLEE Registration & Examination Fee Structure
Application Fee for General and SEBC candidates Rs.600/-
For SC/ST candidates Rs.300/-

How to Apply

- Candidates seeking admission to the course have to apply online through the website of the Commissioner for Entrance Examinations.

- The required fee can be remitted by Online Payment or by way of Demand Draft for the requisite amount drawn on a Nationalised Bank in favour of The Commissioner for Entrance Examinations, payable at Thiruvananthapuram.

- In the case of payment by Demand Draft, the original Demand Draft Should be sent along with the print out of the application.

- Application Fee once remitted will not be refunded on any account.

- The prospectus can be downloaded from the website.

- The application forms and the prospectus will not be available from the colleges or from the office of the Commissioner for Entrance Examinations. All candidates should apply online and take a printout of the application and submit to the Commissioner for Entrance Examinations with all necessary documents on or before the last date and time notified.

- Candidates are advised to go through the Prospectus before filling up the Application Form.

Step-wise procedure on how to apply using Online Application Form:
1 The candidate has to visit wherein he/she can find the link ‘Three Year LL.B 2017 -Online Application’

2 Candidate Registration
- This is a one-time online process during which the candidates will get a system generated ‘Application Number’.

3 Candidate Login
- The candidate has to give the Application number and the Password created during registration and by clicking the ‘Login’, he/she will be directed to the homepage of the candidate.

4 Filling up of Online Application form

5 Fill in all the mandatory fields of online application carefully and correctly.

6 On completing the data entry, make sure that all the entries made are correct in all respect and read the Declaration given

7 Application fee can be paid through online payment.

8 Take the printouts of the Application Form and other documents only by clicking on the links provided.

9 In the printout of filled in application form, fix passport size photograph(same as the one uploaded), duly attested by a Govt. Gazetted
Officer, in the space provided and obtain necessary certificates as mentioned in Clause 14.

10 In the print out of the application, the candidate has to
i. put his/her signature where-ever necessary
ii. affix the left-hand thumb impression in the space provided
send Application form along with relevant documents by Registered Post/Speed Post/Hand Delivery to the Commissioner for Entrance Examinations, Vth Floor, Upper Zone, Housing Board Buildings, Santhi Nagar, Thiruvananthapuram - 695 001

11 The candidates are advised to keep a photocopy of the printout of the
application (complete with photo, signatures and thumb impression) and
keep it with him/her for reference.

12 Use ‘Print Application’ link for taking further copies of application if necessary.

Certificates/Documents to be submitted along with the application
(i) Original DD towards remittance of application fees, if payment of fees is by way of Demand Draft.
(ii) Self-attested copy of SSLC or any equivalent school records / birth certificate/ another valid document to prove date of birth.
(iii) A true copy of the pass certificate & mark list of all parts of the qualifying examination (if passed).
(iv) Any one of the documents (as per clause 6(i)) to prove nativity.
(v) Non-Creamy Layer Certificate in support of the claim for communal reservation for SEBC/OEC in the original.
(vi) Community Certificate in support of a claim for communal reservation for SC/ST in the original.
(vii) Inter-Caste marriage Certificate, in which one of the parents belongs to SC/ST if applicable (original).
(viii) Original certificate in support of special reservation, if applicable (in the prescribed format).
(ix) Attested copy of Certificate from the Medical Board for Persons with Disabilities.
(x) Any other documents mentioned in the Notification of the Entrance Examination.

Paper Pattern

A candidate desirous of joining the Three year LL.B Course in any of the Govt. Law Colleges in the State will have to write the Entrance Examination. The admission to the course will be based on the rank of the candidate in the Entrance Examination. The Entrance Examination will be conducted on the date and time as notified by the Commissioner for Entrance Examinations.

The Entrance Examination shall be of three hours duration and will consist of 200 objective type questions in
(a) General English (65 questions),
(b) General Knowledge (65 questions) and
(c) Aptitude for Legal Studies(70 questions).

(c) The candidates have to mark their responses in the OMR Answer sheet given to them. The bubbles in the OMR Answer sheet should be filled up by using ballpoint (blue or black ink) pens only.

Admit Card / Hall Ticket

The candidates who have applied for the Entrance Examination for Admission to Three Year LL.B Course 2017-18 scheduled on 1st Week Of September 2017
can download their Admit cards from the Official website.

The candidates have to enter their Application Number and Date of Birth on the page available after clicking on the link ‘Three Year LL.B 2017 -
Candidate Portal’ of the website and click the menu item ‘Admit Card’ to download their Admit Cards. This Admit Card should be taken to the Examination Hall. Admit cards will not be sent to candidates by post.


Candidates have who score more than cut off Marks would feature in the merit list. Candidates names included in the merit list will be called for counselling rounds. Candidates can check previous years cut off marks to get an idea of Cut off for the current year as cut-off will be declared after the declaration of Result.

Answer Key

If any candidate has any complaint regarding the answer keys, the same should be submitted to the CEE, in writing along with supporting documents and a fee of Rs.100/- per question by way of DD in favour of CEE, payable at Thiruvananthapuram, within 5 days from the date of publication of answer keys on the website. If the complaint filed is found to be genuine, the fee remitted while filing the complaint will be refunded.

All complaints on Answer keys received will be referred to subject expert committees to be constituted by the CEE. The recommendations of the Committees will be final. Necessary modifications will be made in the published answer keys based on the recommendations of the committees and the marks for the deleted questions.

Candidates who have forgotten their application number can get it by clicking on the link “Find Application Number” and after giving their name, the
Name, Address and Application number will be displayed.


KLEE Entrance Result has been declared by Government of Kerala in the online mode. The candidates are also advised to download the Rank Cards from the website after publication of results. The rank list for admission to the course will be published based on the total marks secured by the candidates for the Entrance Examination.

To qualify and thereby figure in the rank list for admission to Three Year LL.B Course, a general category candidate should get a minimum of 10% of total marks in the Entrance Examination and a candidate belonging to SC/ST category should get a minimum of 5% of total marks, the total marks being 600 in the Entrance Examination.

The last rank details of the allotment will be published after each allotment and will be made available on the website. The last rank is given will
be the general rank of the candidate.


The KLEE counselling process includes document verification, option entry, publishing of seat matrix, selection, seat allotment, fee payment and reporting to allotted college. Through counselling, the eligible candidates will be granted admission to Law courses Government & Private Self financing Law Colleges of the Kerala State.

Accepting College

Government Law Colleges

1 Government Law College, Thiruvananthapuram
2 Government Law College, Ernakulam
3 Government Law College, Thrissur
4 Government Law College, Kozhikode

Private Self financing Law Colleges

1 Sree Narayana Law College, Poothotta, Ernakulam
2 KMCT Law College, Malappuram
3 CSI Institute of Legal Studies, Thiruvananthapuram
4 Al-Azhar Law college, Idukki
5 Markaz Law College, Kozhikode
6 Al-Ameen Law College, Palakkad
7 Nehru Academy of Law, Palakkad
8 MCT College of Legal Studies, Malappuram

Contact Details

Office of the Commissioner for Entrance Examinations
Housing Board Buildings, Santhinagar
Thiruvananthapuram – 695001
Phone: 0471-2332120, 2338487
Fax 0471-2337228


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