• National Law University, Delhi

    #Sector 14,
    P.O. Distt. Court Complex Dwarka, West Delhi (T),
    West Delhi (Dist.), Delhi, 110 078, India

Type of College


Accreditation & Recognition

UGC, BCI, NAAC with "A" Grade



About National Law University, Delhi

In 2008, National Law University, Delhi, also called NLUD, was established under the leadership of Ranbir Singh. This Law University came into existence after the passing of the National Law University Act, 2008. This was the initiative of the High Court of Delhi.

National Law University, Delhi is approved and recognised by the Bar Council of India (BCI), New Delhi and University Grants Commission (UGC) under Act, 1956. It was accredited by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) with "A" Grade (CGPA Score 3.59 on a 4 Point Scale in the 1st cycle) in 2017.

NLUD aims at fostering the objectives and the rule of law enshrined in the Constitution of India and also promoting ethical and legal values. Among all the top law colleges in India, National Law University, Delhi, has been ranked 19th.

National Law University, Delhi was built on the model of providing a five-year law degree. This proposal was laid forward and proposed by the Bar Council of India. As per the statute, the Chief Justice of the High Court of Delhi will operate as the University Chancellor, while on the other hand, the Vice-Chancellor will operate as the chief administrator.

National Law University, Delhi, was founded under Act No. 1 of 2008 of NCT Delhi in the National Capital Territory of Delhi. It was founded in 2008 under the leadership of Ranbir Singh, who is also the Founder-Director/Vice-Chancellor of Nalsar University of Law, Hyderabad. NLUD was inaugurated by the President of India, Pratibha Patil.

In 2008, the institute started functioning from a temporary building. The college became fully functional in 2010 when the construction of the building was completed.

NLUD offers a B.A & LL.B. program, an honors in intellectual property law, which is an undergraduate course of five years. Seventy seats are allocated for Indians and ten seats for foreign nationals. It also offers an LL.M program for a period of one year.

NLUD also offers postgraduate diploma programs in IPR and patent law, judging and court management and urban environmental management. It also conducts programmes on the completion of which Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) is given.

Students who are eligible for admission are selected through AILET or CLAT which the NLUD conducts every year. Students have to register with NLUD to seek admission.

Candidates who have already obtained an LL.B. degree from a foreign university can apply for a two-year or one-year bridge course. In such cases, the two-year bridge course is for candidates who have obtained a three-year LL.B. degree and the one-year bridge course is for candidates who have obtained a four-year LL.B. degree.

Vision and Objectives:

  • NLUD aims at evolving and imparting diversified legal education, which also includes distant education and continuing to provide legal education at all points in order to achieve excellence; promoting research in all branches of law and organizing advanced studies; organising symposia, seminars, conferences, workshops and lectures to spread knowledge about legal laws and processes; and encouraging legal, cultural and ethical values in order to foster and promote the objectives and the rule of law that are written in the Constitution of India
  • The University has a vibrant campus life with a wide range of opportunities to fill your free time
  • The University has an impressive and pollution-free campus with panoramic green surroundings, elegant landscaping and beautiful flower-beds
  • The University has separate individual departments for all subjects with young, dynamic faculty and non-teaching staff and with good results
  • The University has the most eminent Faculty members and they are really well qualified, experienced and truly committed towards enhancement and development of the students
  • The University has well-equipped with modern facilities like library, laboratory, classrooms, computer lab, seminar halls, hostel, canteen, multipurpose halls, playground etc.
  • A sufficient number of classrooms with varying sizes are made available for the smooth conduct of different classes in the college
  • The University has a library with a good number of books (both text and reference) on various subjects to meet the needs of the students as well as the teachers with reading room facility. Daily Newspapers and selected journals are also regularly subscribed
  • State of the Art Laboratories with sufficient space and all the necessary equipment are made available to various departments
  • The University has taken up the responsibility of imparting necessary, effective and practical education to the students so that they can reach great heights and attain maximum achievements in their life
  • Internet facilities may be availed by the students and teachers as per their needs
  • The Transportation facility is available for students
  • The University has a significant presence in the field of research. A number of major & minor research projects are awarded to the faculty members by the UGC and other bodies
  • The University has a large playground with well-equipment for different sports like Cricket, Football, Volleyball, Hockey, Badminton and so on
  • A medical facility has been available in the college for the benefit of the students
  • State Government and Central Government offers a number of scholarships to the meritorious students and the students belonging to SC / ST / OBC
  • The University has provided ICT facilities like computers, projectors, audio-visual gadgets, scanners and printers to the departments and also other aids and a huge number of availability of books for effective delivery of curriculum and for inculcating the knowledge of the subject
  • A special complaint cell (Sexual Harassment Cell) has been formed for the female students in the college. Students can directly complain orally or by written application to the head of the cell. Apart from this, Ragging is strictly prohibited on the college campus
  • To sharpen the skill of students and their personality development, various curricular and extra-curricular activities are the regular features of the institution
  • The University also organizes workshops, seminars, and conferences for improving teaching skills and methodology
Levels of study
Streams Mode Duration Eligibilty
Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Legislative Law (Honors) Full Time 5 Years 10+2
Master of Laws Full Time 1 Year LLB / As Per CLAT Rule
Streams Mode Duration Eligibilty
Doctor of Philosophy in Law Full Time 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 Years Master's Degree / M.Phil.
Additional Courses
Additional PGD Courses:
Post Graduate Diploma in Urban Environmental Management and Law (PGDUEML)
Post Graduate Diploma in Tourism and Environmental Laws (PGDTEL)
Post Graduate Diploma in Environmental Law and Policy (PGDELP)
  • Library
  • Sports
  • Hostel
  • Laboratories
  • Internet
  • Auditorium
  • Bank/ATM
  • Moot Court
  • Gymnasium
  • Classroom
  • Placement
  • Scholarship
  • Workshop
  • Wi-Fi
  • Seminar Halls
  • CCTV Surveillance System
  • Museum
  • Playground
  • Curricular Activities
  • Reading Rooms
  • Indoor Stadium
  • Multipurpose Hall
  • Blood Donation
  • Conference Hall
  • N.S.S.
  • Medical Facility
  • Counseling Centre
  • Outdoor Stadium
  • Common Rooms
  • Students Welfare Fund
  • Computer Lab
  • Cafeteria/Canteen
  • Guidance
  • Bus Facility
  • Anti Ragging
  • Anti-Sexual Harassment Committee
  • Campus Security(24x7)
  • Public Transportation
  • IT Infrastructure
  • Soft Skills Training
  • Training





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