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About Symbiosis Law School

Symbiosis is a Greek term meaning ‘Living together for the mutual benefit of each other.’ Symbiosis is an educational and cultural center of international standards established in 1971, under the patronage of Dr. S. B. Mujumdar, President & Founder Director.It is registered under the Societies Registration Act, 1860 and the Bombay Public Trust Act, 1950. 

Symbiosis Law School, Pune established in June 1977, was earlier affiliated to the University of Pune and later became a constituent of Symbiosis International University in 2002, with an enhanced degree of autonomy in teaching, learning and research. 

Being the meeting point of all kinds of talent in the legal arena, SLS, Pune occupies “a” place of pride among the flagship institutions of the Symbiosis International University. Symbiosis Law School “epitomizes” excellence in legal education. Nestled in the heart of Pune,( “a city” popularly described as the Oxford of the East “and the capital of the Peshwas empire), it embodies the essence of ‘Symbiosis’ ‘which means living together for mutual benefit’. Amongst a host of outstanding institutions under Symbiosis International University offering various courses Symbiosis Law School, Pune stands tall with the India Today Nelson Survey ranking the institute among the top 10 law schools of India in 2013 and the Bar Council of India conferring it with the Gold-star Award in 2013. 

In a journey of 38 years, Symbiosis Law School, Pune has achieved various milestones in teaching, learning and research. It is the first law college in Pune to offer evening law programs and is one of the pioneers of the five year law program. Its innovative and creative educational experiments have set it apart from other law colleges in the city and the region. Symbiosis Law School, Pune has the honour of being a core partner in the global network of legal institutes of the Erasmus Mundus consortium. It has also been selected by the Government of India, Ministry of Social Welfare for awarding scholarships to SC & ST students. SLS, Pune also has collaborations with various bodies and renowned national and international educational institutions. 

Symbiosis Law School Highlights

Year of establishment1971
Recognised byBar Council of India
College rankingsSLS has ranked in 2019 as under:
  • 7th by NIRF
  • 3rd by India Today
  • 8th by The Week
Modes of educationFull-time
Number of courses offered4 courses
Total no. of seats420 seats

Courses Offered at Symbiosis Law School

  • BA LLB & BBA LLB – 5 Years
  • LLB – 3 Years
  • LLM – 1 Year
  • Diploma Programmes :
  • Diploma in International Business Laws & Corporate Laws in India
  • Certificate Programmes :
  • Certificate in European Union Legal Studies
  • Certificate in Asian Legal Studies
  • PHd

SLAT will be conducted through ‘Home Based Online Proctored Mode’

Admission Process For B.A. LL.B (HONS.) & BB.A LL.B (HONS.) Academic Year 2021-22

SLAT will be conducted through ‘Home Based Online Proctored Mode’

Candidate seeking admission to Symbiosis Law School, Pune (SLS, Pune) should complete the following procedure:
  • It is mandatory to appear for SLAT (Symbiosis Law Admission Test) as a precondition for admission to SLS, Pune.
  • Candidate must complete the SLAT (Symbiosis Law Admission Test) online registration process.
  • Candidate must pay Rs. 1950/- as a SLAT Registration Fees. 
  • Candidate must complete the SLS, Pune payment Rs. 1000/- per programme (i.e. B.A. LL.B (Hons.) or / and BB.A. LL.B (Hons.)) while filling the SLAT registration form.
    Note: It is mandatory to Register & Pay to both SLAT & SLS Pune. A candidate registered for SLAT and not registered for SLS, Pune by paying above mentioned fees will not be eligible for the next phase of PI-WAT process at SLS, Pune.
  • For important dates please refer the table provided below.

For SLAT Registration and other information please visit: www.set-test.org



The candidate should have passed XII (10+2) examination from any recognized Board with a minimum of 45% marks (40% for S.C. /S.T. candidates). Students who have appeared for their Standard XII final examination and are awaiting results are also eligible to apply, subject to submission of passing certificate at the time of the final admission.


  1. The total intake is 300 seats [inclusive of 180 seats of BB.A. LL.B (Hons.) and 120 seats of B.A. LL.B (Hons.)].
  2. Separate Merit Lists for BB.A. LL.B (Hons.) and B.A. LL.B (Hons.) 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. A candidate is free to choose BOTH or ANY ONE programme.

Note: It is suggested that the candidates who have studied Arts/Social Sciences subjects for their qualifying examination may apply for B.A. LL.B (Hons.) programme. Similarly, those candidates who have studied Commerce/Accounts/Mathematics/Sciences may apply for BB.A LL.B (Hons.) programme. Further, the candidates are also free to make their own choice of selection 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 Administration), whereas the law courses 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.

Facilities at Symbiosis Law School

  • Library

    The library is comprises a vast collection of around 63041 books, 140 journals and 6845 e-journals, numerous other periodicals and magazines. It provides source for legal research for faculty as well as the students. It also provides extensive technology based learning resources with 17 legal databases including Manupatra, SCC Online Web-edition, LexisNexis, Hein Online, Westlaw, JSTOR, EBSCO, Kluwer-Arbitration, Patents and Competition, Legal Sutra, World News Paper, Cambridge Online Books, CLA, Taxmann and Index to Legal Periodicals, LII Of India & Emerald.

  • Hostel
    Boys HostelIn-Campus HostelGirls HostelIn-Campus Hostel
  • Sports Complex
    Available Facilities: 
    Badminton Court|Basketball Court|Cricket Ground
  • Labs
    Available Facilities: 
    Computer Lab
  • Moot Court (Law)
    Hospital / Medical Facilities
    Wi-Fi Campus
Other Facilities:
Conference Hall|SCALSAR|Multipurpose Hall
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