National Law University and Judicial Academy, Assam (NLUJAA) was established by the National Law University and Judicial Academy, Assam Act, 2009 (Act No. XXV of 2009) as the 14 National Law University established in the country and is located in Guwahati, the capital city of Assam. This Act was later amended the National Law University and Judicial Academy, Assam (Amendment) Act, 2011 (Act 2 of 2012), wherein the word ‘School’ was replaced by the word ‘University’. The objectives of the National Law University, Assam are to impart comprehensive legal education and training at all levels to achieve excellence in the legal education; to promote research in all branches of law; to disseminate legal knowledge by organizing lectures, seminars, symposia, workshops, and conferences on contemporary issues of law to promote legal awareness in the communities to achieve social and economic justice and 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; and to liaise with institutions of higher learning and research in India and abroad.

Facts & Figures:

Founded In


University Type

State University

Approved By


Campus Area

21 acre

Entrance Exam



1223 (Total Books)


Girls and Boys

How to Reach

2.8 Km away from Guwahati Railway Station

22.4 Km away from Guwahati International Airport.

NLU Assam Course Structure:

It offers the B.A.LL.B. (Hons.) Five Year Integrated Courses in which the Social Sciences subjects are integrated with the Law subjects. It follows the Semester System.  It also offers the One-Year Postgraduate Course (LL.M.) with specialization in different groups. The Hon’ble Chief Justice of the Gauhati High Court is the Chancellor of this University.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Candidate should have passed 10+2 examination with minimum 50% marks in the aggregate (45% marks in case of SC/ST/Persons with Disabilities).
  • Candidate should be below 20 years of age as on 1st July 2016.

Admission Procedure:

The admission shall exclusively be based on the performance of the candidate in the Common Law Admission Test (CLAT).

NLU Assam Fee Structure:

For more information click here: Fee Structure

NLU Assam Placement:

As a part of the academic program and in order to provide the students with the opportunity to observe and understand the social realities and challenges, the University encourages students to undergo internship during the semester break of June - July and December - January every year.

For more information click here: Placement Detail