National Law University (NLU), Delhi established in 2008 by Act No.1 of 2008 of National Capital Territory of Delhi and with the initiative of High Court of Delhi is another Law University in the list of premier law Universities established in India. The vision of the University is to create a Global Legal Institution which will compete with the best outside India and to prepare Lawyers for a legal career that introduces them to wide range of opportunities in legal profession across the globe. The University has state of art infrastructure with all facilities for best of learning and research.
NLU's sincere endeavour is to make legal education as justice education, as an instrument of social, political and economic change, and to prepare Lawyers who are competent in the art of advocacy both at the trial and the appellate level and also skilled in judicial administration. The students of the NLU, Delhi are shaped as agents of change as the country mandates to achieve its developmental goals for future generations. The primary mission of the University is to create Lawyers who will be professionally competent, technically sound and socially relevant, and will not only enter the Bar and the Bench but also be equipped to address the imperatives of the new millennium and uphold the Constitution of India.
- To evolve and impart comprehensive legal education including distant and continuing legal education at all levels to achieve excellence.
- To organize advanced studies and promote research in all branches of law.
- To disseminate legal knowledge and legal processes and their role in national development by organizing lectures, seminars, symposia, workshops and conferences.
- To promote cultural, legal and ethical values with a view to promote and foster the rule of law and the objectives enshrined in the Constitution of India.
- To improve the ability to analyze and present for the benefit of the public, contemporary issues of public concern and their legal implications.
- To liaise with institutions of higher learning and research in India and abroad.
- To publish periodicals, treaties, study books, reports, journals and other literature on all subjects relating to law.
- To hold examinations and confer degrees and other academic distinctions.
- To promote legal awareness in the community for achieving social and economic justice.
- To undertake study and training projects relating to law, legislation and judicial institutions.
- To do all such things as are incidental, necessary or conducive to the attainment of all or any of the objectives of the University.
B.A., LL.B. (Hons.)
Admission to the 5-Year B.A., LL.B. (Hons.) Degree Programme is made strictly on merit, based on the All India Entrance Examination. The candidates should have passed the Higher Secondary School Examination (10+2) system or an equivalent examination thereto securing in the aggregate not less than 50% of the total marks. The Eligibility condition for admission of students under the Foreign Nationals Category shall be 65% marks in the Higher Secondary School Examination of (10+2) system or an equivalent examination.
P. G. Diploma in Judging & Court Management
P. G. Diploma in Judging & Court Management is being offered to law graduates who have done five year integrated law course / three year LL.B. course. The P. G. Diploma programme is conceived with the idea of attracting talented law graduates / young lawyers who are interested in joining the judiciary. Those who have appeared for the final year examination can also apply.
Halls of Residence
The University is fully residential and maintains separate residence for boys and girls. The Halls of Residence shall be provided with Common Room facilities, indoor games, television and gym.
Internet / Computer Centre
The campus is wi-fi (wireless friendly) enabled. The internet centre has 50 high ends desktop with Microsoft operating system well equipped with optical drives. Besides this a separate bay is also available for laptop users. The Internet Centre also works closely with leading academic stakeholders of the next-generation Internet, such as Manupatra, Lexis Nexis etc.
The facilities for sports are planned in the additional land which is available to the University for the purpose. Gymnasium, Tennis-Court and swimming-pool are also available.
Facilities for Conferences/ Seminars
There are Conference/Seminar rooms in the Administration Block furnished with state-of-the-art facilities.
A fully air-conditioned auditorium with a sitting capacity of over 650 people equipped with latest and state-of-the-art audio and visual facilities is used for organizing University functions including seminars and conferences.
It is necessary to have not just a library but a rich library that meets the specific requirements of aspiring professionals and engaged teachers. The Library also has online academic and research facilities such as Lexis Nexis, Manupatra, SCC online, Westlaw etc.
The University strives to integrate the theory and practice of Law in campus settings through moot court activities. The mooting in NLU, Delhi is a serious activity. The moot court activities are coordinated by the faculty adviser to the Moot Court Committee. Members of the faculty help students in preparing for Moot Court Competitions.
National Law University, Delhi
Sector 14, Dwarka
New Delhi- 110078
Phone No:- 011-24533442, 28034257
Website: www. nludelhi.ac.in