Gujarat National Law University, also known as GNLU, is a statutory university, established in 2003, by the Government of Gujarat National Law University Act, 2003. The University is recognized by the Bar Council of India (BCI) and University Grants Commission (UGC) (2f & 12b). In order to uplift legal education in Gujarat, Gujarat National Law University has been functioning as a nodal agency.
The University is also a member of the Association of Indian Universities (AIU), Asian Law Institute (ASLI), International Association of Law Schools (IALS), Shastri Indo-Canadian Institute and United Nations Academic Impact (UNAI).
Gujarat National Law University sends its students to participate in Moot Court jamborees and also hosts regular Moot Court competitions at the university. The Legal Aid Clinic and the Moot Court Committee make it possible for this to happen by working out an easy relationship with the Judiciary and the industry, which benefits everyone.
Gujarat National Law University believes in environmental sustainability. Hence, the university has made a pledge to combat climate change by reducing greenhouse gas emissions and energy consumption. It has been doing so at its level by incorporating it in every facet of campus life.
Gujarat National Law University has a 50-acre spacious campus where the students and staff stay and work. The campus is a symbol of greenery preserved in all its beauty with tall trees, flowers, birds, and butterflies. This law college believes in living with the environment in harmony and advocates this as an important part of living on the campus. For everyone living on the campus, the university has come up with comprehensive guidelines and policies.
The university offers undergraduate, postgraduate, Ph.D. and online diploma programmes in law. Students have to register with the university in order to get admission to the college. Candidates who clear the Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) and meet all the standards specified by the university are eligible for admission to the college.