In sync with the qualities expected of a Daksha Fellow, the admissions process evaluates multiple facets of an applicant’s personality – breadth and depth of knowledge, consistency and rigour, curiosity and initiative, clarity and ambition.
The online application can be started by any applicant who fulfils the eligibility criteria stated
below. Meeting the eligibility does not however guarantee an offer.
Graduation in law from a Centre for Legal Education recognised by the Bar Council of India, or successful completion of an equivalent foreign law degree.
The Admissions Committee shall evaluate the following, before making an offer of admission:
Grades / Percentage in the Law UG Program or performance in the LSAT- India admissions test, depending on the applicant’s choice.
Overall application quality, including co-curricular and extra-curricular activities, internship record and work experience (if any)
Interview with the Dean of the fellowship or a Faculty Member
The application form has the following sections
Internships and Professional Experience (if any)
Essays and Selection
Extra and Co-curricular
Every applicant who has successfully completed the application and undergone a first stage
of screening will be eligible to appear for an interview with the Dean or a Faculty Member.
The interview could be a personal interview in Sai University City Campus in Chennai or
it could take place via a video call. Applicants will receive prior notice.
The applicant may provide CLAT PG or LSAT India score.
Online Application submission:
Applicants will create an account on the application portal by registering with basic details – full name, email ID, contact number and country
A link is sent to their email ID to activate the account
After activating the account, the applicant is directed to the application form
Applicants can save details entered in the application at any given point in time, sign out, and resume the application as convenient for them
Questions to which responses are essential for purposes of processing your application are marked mandatory
Process Flow of Admissions
Step 1: Application Submission and Evaluation
Step 2: Entrance Test
Daksha Fellowship Admissions Test (DFAT)
Step 3: Panel Interview
The final decision will be communicated to applicants at the end of Step 3, approximately 10-14 days from the date of the interview.
Daksha Fellowship is the Member of LSAC Global Law Alliance.
Daksha Fellowship accepts LSAT—India™ scores as part of the selection process for admission to the fellowship program
Register online for the LSAT—India™ 2021 entrance test by logging on to https://discoverlaw.excelindia.com/LSAT/
The LSAT—India™ 2021 applicant with highest score enrolled in Daksha Fellowship shall be awarded a Scholarship on the tuition fee for one academic year.
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Hear From Us!
Thank you for your interest in Daksha Fellowship. Applications for our inaugural cohort of 2020-2021 batch are now closed.
We have received an overwhelming response from students and young professionals across the country.
We will be announcing the admissions schedule for the 2021-2022 year very soon.