Type of College

Public - Autonomous

Accreditation & Recognition




About National Law University, Jodhpur

Established in 2001, National Law University, Jodhpur is also known as NLUJ, was the 1st law university that was set up under the leadership of N.L. Mitra after the State Legislature of Rajasthan passed the National Law University Act in 2001. It has been ranked in the 6th position among all law colleges in the country.

National Law University, Jodhpur is an autonomous institution that is approved and recognised by the Bar Council of India (BCI), New Delhi. The facilities to be provided to the students and the fee structure are decided by the university and the recognised government.

In the year 2001, the first batch of both undergraduate and postgraduate students were admitted to the university.

In 2007, the first convocation ceremony was held when the first undergraduate batch passed out. This ceremony was attended by the Governor of Rajasthan, Pratibha Patil and the then Vice-President of India Bhairon Singh Shekhawat. On 29 March 2008, the convocation ceremony for the second batch of undergraduates was held and was attended by the then Home Minister, Shivraj Patil.

The university provides a residential programme of three years, divided into six semesters in Intellectual Property Law. This is approved by the Bar Council of India and the students completing this course are offered the Degree of Bachelor of Laws (Hons). A B.A./LL.B. programme is also offered to undergraduates for five years which has also been recognised by the Bar Council of India.

It is said that it is very tough to get admission to this law university. Earlier, admissions were given on merit basis. The university used to conduct an entrance exam. Since 2008, students have to clear the Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) and register with the university after meeting the criteria for eligibility as specified by NLUJ.


  • NLUJ is on a mission to reach the peak of excellence in legal education by providing the best academic facilities and a conducive environment to help the faculty and students to strive for perfection and attain it


  • The law university is on a mission to become a leading law institution, raising students who will not only focus on their individual ambitions but also pay attention to community work and research


  • The objective of NLUJ is to pass on the rich heritage of legal tradition and thought and at the same time provide in-depth instruction
  • 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
Bachelor of Business Administration and Bachelor of Legislative Law (Honors) Full Time 5 Years 10+2
Master of Law in Corporate Laws Full Time 1 Year LLB / As Per CLAT Rule
Master of Law in Intellectual Property Rights 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 Courses (Professional):
Doctor of Laws (LL.D.)
Doctor of Science (D.Sc.)
Doctor of Letters (D.Litt.)
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  • Hostel
  • Laboratories
  • Internet
  • Auditorium
  • Bank/ATM
  • Moot Court
  • Classroom
  • Placement
  • Scholarship
  • Wi-Fi
  • CCTV Surveillance System
  • Playground
  • Curricular Activities
  • Reading Rooms
  • Indoor Stadium
  • Multipurpose Hall
  • Conference Hall
  • N.S.S.
  • Medical Facility
  • Counseling Centre
  • Outdoor Stadium
  • Common Rooms
  • Students Welfare Fund
  • Computer Lab
  • Cafeteria/Canteen
  • Anti Ragging
  • Anti-Sexual Harassment Committee
  • Campus Security(24x7)
  • Public Transportation
  • Soft Skills Training





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