KLEE 2021 - Application (Open), Exam Date, Admit Card, Syllabus, Study Material

KLEE 2021 - Application (Open), Exam Date, Admit Card, Syllabus, Study Material

KLEE 2021 - CEE Kerala has released the application form for KLEE 2021 for 5-year LLB, 3-year LLB and LLM admission. The last date to submit the application form is July 28, 2021. The exam authorities will soon notify the exam dates for both KLEE 3-year LLB and 5-year LLB entrance tests.

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KLEE is a state-level exam that is conducted in online mode for admission to 3-year LLB, 5-year LLB, and one-year LLM programs offered by law colleges in the state of Kerala. The Commissioner of Entrance Examination, Kerala (CEE Kerala) is the conducting body for KLEE 2021.

Through KLEE, the law colleges in Kerala offer 806 seats in the 3-year program, while there are 2292 seats for the 5-year integrated program. The duration of the Kerala Law Entrance Exam will be 2 hours and include multiple-choice questions.

The exam will be administered at the following locations: Ernakulam, Kottayam, Kannur, Thrissur, and Kozhikode.

Kerala Law Entrance Exam 2021 - Highlights

Name of examination

Kerala Law Entrance Examination (KLEE)

Conducting body

Commissioner of Entrance Examination, Kerala (CEE Kerala)

Exam type

Duration - 2 hoursMode - OnlineType of questions - MCQsSubjects - General English, GK, Arithmetic and Mental Ability, and Aptitude for Legal Studies


Once a year

Available courses

3-year LLB, BA LLB, BBA LLB, BSc LLB, B.Com LLB and LLM programs

Available seats

3-year LLB - 420 (govt.) + 406 (private)

Total = 826

5-year LLB - 360 (govt.) + 1932 (private)Total = 2292

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KLEE 2021 Important Dates


Dates for 5-year LLB

Dates for 3-year LLB

Issue of Notification

July 19, 2021

July 20, 2021

KLEE 2021 application

July 19, 2021

July 20, 2021

Last date to apply

July 28, 2021

July 28, 2021 (Till 4 pm)

Admit card

To be notified

To be notified

KLEE 2021

July 30-July 31

To be notified

Release of provisional answer key

To be notified

To be notified

Result declaration

To be notified

To be notified

KLEE Eligibility Criteria 2021

CEE Kerala prescribes the program-wise KLEE 2021 eligibility criteria that applicants have to meet in order to be considered for admission.

5-year integrated LLB

  1. Qualifying Exam - Candidates should have passed class 12th examination from a recognized board securing a minimum of:
    • General - 45%.
    • SC/ST - 40%,
    • Socially and Educationally Backward Classes (SEBC) category - 42% marks
  2. Appearing in qualifying exam: Such candidates can also apply.
  3. Age limit: Completed 17 years of age as of December 31, 2021

3-year LLB

  1. Qualifying exam - The candidate should have completed graduation in any discipline from a university recognized by the Bar Council of India.
  2. Appearing in qualifying exam: Those appearing in the final year exam may also apply.
  3. KLEE 2021 Age limit - There is no upper age limit for admission to the 3-year law program.

One-year LLM

  1. Qualifying exam: The candidate must have passed a 3-year or 5-year LLB program
  2. Minimum marks: 50% marks in the qualifying exam.

KLEE Application Form 2021 (Released)

CEE Kerala has released the KLEE application form for 5-year LLB, 3-year LLB and LLM online at cee.kerala.gov.in. To fill the form, follow the following steps.

  • Registration - Register by entering a valid email id and mobile number. The application number will be sent at the registered email id.

  • Filling the online registration form - After registration, fill the online application form by entering the personal details, address, educational qualification, etc.

  • Submit the KLEE 2021 application form

  • Fee payment - Pay the application fee, either through online mode or by taking an e-challan. Kerala Law Entrance Examination 2021 application is 600 for candidates belonging to an unreserved category and 325 for SC/ST candidates.

  • Upload documents - Aspirants will have to upload their scanned passport size photo and a signature in the prescribed format.

KLEE reservation policy for admission

Category type


*State merit


^Socially and Educationally Backward Classes(SEBC)


Scheduled Castes & Scheduled Tribes




*Seats under state merit will be on the basis of state-wise merit list.

^SEBC category will include candidates belonging to Ezhava, Muslim, Other Backward Hindu, Latin Catholic and Anglo Indians, Dheevara, Viswakarma and other related communities.

KLEE Admit Card 2021

The authorities will release the admit card of KLEE 2021 at least one week before the exam date. The admit card of KLEE will be released in online mode at cee.kerala.org. Candidates will have to log in at the admission portal of 3-year LLB/5-year LLB to download the admit card. The KLEE 2021 hall ticket along with a valid ID are the mandatory documents that will be required for appearing in the examination. In addition, KLEE admit card carries details such as the candidate’s roll number, application number, exam centre address, exam date and timings and other such details. Candidates should keep the admit card even after the conduct of Kerala Law Entrance Examination 2021. It is used later at the time of counselling and seat allotment.

KLEE Exam Centre 2021

Candidates will have to select the exam centres (cities) at the time of registration. KLEE will be conducted across the state of Kerala. The exam centres of KLEE 2021 are given below in a table\.

KLEE 2021 test centres







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KLEE Exam Pattern 2021

The exam authorities have prescribed the KLEE 2021 exam pattern to inform the candidates about various test modalities. As per the exam pattern of KLEE 2021, the test will be conducted in online CBT mode, There will be 200 questions to be asked from a given syllabus. Each question will carry 3 marks and one mark will be deducted for each incorrect answer. The detailed exam pattern is given below.

KLEE 2021 exam pattern

Exam mode

Online, Computer-based test mode

Exam duration

Two hours

  1. General English (60 questions)
  2. General Knowledge (45 questions)
  3. Arithmetic and Mental Ability (25 questions)
  4. Aptitude for Legal Studies (70 questions)

Total number of questions


Maximum marks


Marking scheme

3 marks for each correct answer

Negative marking

1 mark will be deducted for every incorrect answer

KLEE Syllabus 2021

Candidates who want to prepare for KLEE 2021 will need to refer to the syllabus prescribed by the CEE Kerala. The KLEE 2021 syllabus comprises four sections - General knowledge, General English, Maths and mental ability and Legal aptitude. From each section, objective-type questions are asked. The details of KLEE syllabus are given below.

KLEE 2021 syllabus




General knowledge

History, Geography, Environment, Polity, General Science, Current affairs; important events of national and international importance, sports, appointments, awards, etc.


General English

Vocabulary; Antonym and Synonyms, idioms and phrases, English grammar; part of speech, fill in the blanks, error detection, etc,

English comprehension.


Arithmetic and mental ability

Elementary maths; Algebra, Profit and loss, average, Work, percentage, time and distance,

Logical reasoning; puzzles, series, blood relations, numbers and patterns, arguments and conclusions, etc.


Aptitude in legal studies

Indian polity, Constitution; Judiciary, Executive, the legislature, Rights and duties, Law of Torts, Contracts law, CrPC, IPC, Legal prepositions and facts, International laws and bodies; WTO, UN, IMF, World Bank, etc.


For more details - Read - KLEE exam pattern and syllabus 2021

KLEE Answer Key 2021

CEE Kerala releases the answer key of KLEE 2021 in two phases - Provisional and final answer key. The provisional answer key is released a few days after the conduct of the exam. With a provisional answer key, candidates will have the opportunity to raise objections against the key (answers given by exam officials). The KLEE final answer key is released after considering the objections raised by the candidates. The result is prepared on the basis of the final answer key. Candidates will be able to download the KLEE 2021 answer key by logging into the admission portal of CEE Kerala.

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KLEE Result 2021

The exam authorities will release the result of KLEE 2021 after receiving the objections against the provisional answer key. The KLEE result will be declared along with the final answer key. Candidates will have to download the result from the admission portal of the CEE Kerala. The KLEE result 2021 will carry the details such as the name of the candidate, roll number, marks obtained in the examination along with the all India rank.The authorities will also release a rank list of KLEE 2021 containing the names of all candidates appeared in the examination. The KLEE merit list/rank list will be a comprehensive list of candidates which informs about the rank secured by the candidates in the examination. KLEE merit list will be an important document for the seat allotment. It may be noted here that admission through KLEE 2021 will be offered on the basis of merit list. Candidates who have secured a better rank than others will be given preference in admissions

KLEE Counselling 2021

There will be online counselling of KLEE 2021 to be conducted in multiple rounds. Candidates shortlisted for counselling will have to register for the same by providing the college preference and educational details. To appear in counselling of KLEE 2021, candidates will have to submit the documents as asked by the exam authorities. The main objective of conducting KLEE counselling will be to verify and authenticate the information submitted by the candidates. After each round of counselling, the exam authorities will release an admission list of candidates shortlisted for admissions. The KLEE counselling process includes the following steps.

  • Online registration at candidate portal

  • Exercising choice option (giving college preferences)

  • Submitting the documents as requested in the counselling notification

  • Release of 1st phase allotment list

  • Course fee payment (online/offline mode)

  • Approval and submission of admission list by principle of concerned college through online admission management system.

KLEE Participating Colleges and Seat Matrix

The scores of the Kerala Law Entrance Exam (KLEE) are accepted by both government and self-financing law colleges of the state. There are four government law colleges that accept KLEE. Many other private law colleges also offer 3-year LLB and 5-year LLB based on the scores of KLEE. The self-financing/private law colleges offer 50% seats of the total strength on the basis of KLEE scores. The names of the colleges and their seats for various law courses are given below.

KLEE 2021 participating colleges and seats - Three-year LLB

Name of colleges

Seats (3-year LLB)

Government Law College, Thiruvananthapuram


Government Law College, Ernakulam


Government Law College, Thrissur


Government Law College, Kozhikode




Self - financing colleges

Al-Ameen Law College, Kulappully, Shornur, Palakkad


Al Azhar Law college, Perumpillichira P O,

Thodupuzha, Idukki


CSI Institute of Legal Studies, Cheruvarakonam,

Parassala P O,Thiruvananthapuram


KMCT Law College, Malappuram


MCT College of Legal Studies, Melmuri, Malappuram


Sree Narayana Law College, Poothotta, Ernakulam


Nehru Academy of Law, Lakkidi, Palakkad




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KLEE 2021 participating colleges offering five-year LLB

Name of college

Available seats

Government colleges

Government Law College, Thiruvananthapuram


Government Law College, Ernakulam


Government Law College, Thrissur


Government Law College, Kozhikode




Self financing law institutes

Al Azhar Law college, Perumpillichira P O, Thodupuzha, Idukki


Bharata Mata School of Legal Studies, Aluva East, Chunangamveli, Ernakulam


CSI College for Legal Studies, Kanakkary P O, Ettumanoor, Kottayam


CSI Institute of Legal Studies, Cheruvarakonam, Parassala P O, Thiruvananthapuram


Co-operative School of Law, Vengalloor P O, Mutharamkannu, Thodupuzha, Idukki


Mar Gregorios College of Law, Nalanchira, Thiruvananthapuram


Mount Zion Law College, Konni, K K Nair Road, Pathanamthitta


N S S Law College, Kottiyam, Kollam


The Kerala Law Academy Law College, Peroorkada, Thiruvananthapuram - 695 005


Sree Narayana Law College, Poothotta, Ernakulam.


Sree Narayana Guru College of Legal Studies, Kollam


KMCT Law College, Mampara, Pazhur P O, Kuttippuram, Malappuram.


Markaz Law College,Karanthur,Kozhikode


V.R Krishnan Ezhuthachan Law College,Palakkad


Ambookan Ittoop Memorial(AIM) College of Law,Thrissur


MCT College of Legal Studies, Melmuri, Malappuram


Nehru Academy of Law, Lakkidi, Palakkad


Bhavan’s N A Palkivala Academy for Advanced Legal Studies & Research, Ramanattukara