National Law University (NLU) Delhi, established in the year of 2008 has been ranked 2 by NIRF, consistently 3rd time in a row. The institute has been accredited with ‘A’ grade by NAAC and approved by the University Grants Commission (UGC).
The university offers various certificate courses, BA LLB (Hons.), LLM, LLM (Pro), Ph.D and PG Dipoma programs in Law. Admission to UG and PG Courses offered by NLU Delhi is granted on the basis of AILET Score. Moreover, NLU Delhi is also known for its unique moot competitions and research activities.
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|AILET Counselling Dates||October 7- October 9, 2020|
|AILET Result Date||October 4, 2020|
|Business and Commercial Laws Certificate Program Application Date||September 15- October 14, 2020|
|Commencement of Business and Commercial Laws Certificate Program||October 15, 2020|
|Last Date to Apply for Diploma Course in Law and Practice of Arbitration||September 30, 2020|
|Application Timeline for Insolvency and Bankruptcy: Law & Practice Certificate Course||October 20, 2020|
|Established| Type||2008 | Public|
|University Type||Government (State)|
|Accreditation||“A” Grade by the NAAC|
|NIRF 2020 Ranking||2|
|Entrance Exam||National: AILET|
|Scholarship criteria||Merit and needs-based|
NLU Delhi has Collaborated and signed MoUs with various national and international Universities to ensure international exposure to the students on board. The below-mentioned Universities have collaborated with NLU Delhi to conduct research activities, Faculty exchange programs, and various other academic activities.
|Amnesty International||China University of Political Science & Law|
|Central University of Kashmir||The UN Refugee Agency|
|Counsel to Secure Justice (CSJ)||OP Jindal Global University|
|GD Goenka University||Indian Institute of Corporate Affairs (IICA)|
|Cochin University of Science & Technology||Gulati Institute of Finance & Taxation (GIFT)|
|America/ North America|
|Harvard Law School||Regent University|
|University of New Hampshire||Queen’s University|
|Lewis & Clark Law School||Pepperdine University|
|The Urals State Law University||University of Strathclyde|
|Universitas Bergensis||Universitat Passau|
|SOAS University of London||South Ural State University|
|Australia/ South Africa|
|The University of Melbourne||Deakin University|
|University of Johannesburg||--|
NLU, Delhi offers UG, PG and Doctoral courses in the discipline of Law. Tabulated below are the details for same:
Eligibility: Passed 10+2 (HSC) with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks + AILET Score
Duration: 5 Years
Subjects: Business Laws, Employment Laws, IPR & Competition Laws, Constitutional & Personal Law, Constitutional & Environmental Law, Constitutional & Criminal Law, Constitutional, Human Rights & Humanitarian Law
Eligibility: LL.B or its equivalent with a minimum of 55% aggregate marks (50% for reserved category) + AILET Score
Duration: 1 Year
Seats: 70 + 10(Foreign Nationals)
Eligibility: Master of Law or its equivalent with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks + Written Test/ UGC NET/JRF, SLET or M.Phil. Score
Duration: 3 years
Subjects: Urban Environment Law and Management, Environmental Law and Policy and Tourism and Environmental Laws.
Eligibility: Graduation or its equivalent degree in any stream from a recognized University
Duration: 1 Year
NLU Delhi offers Admission to more than 200 students every year. For LLM Admissions, 10 Seats are reserved for Foreign candidates and the reservation to SC/ ST and Differently Abled Candidates will be as follows:
|Differently Abled Candidates||5|
Admission to Integrated BA LLB and LLM Courses will be granted on the basis of AILET Score. Similarly, for Ph.D Admissions applicants should hold a valid score in UGC NET/JRF, SLET Score, or should hold an M.Phil Degree.
Ph.D. Aspirants who do not have a valid score or M.Phil degree will be required to appear for Entrance Test conducted by NLU Delhi. Further, all candidates should appear for Personal Interview conducted by NLU Delhi.
The university has organized a Recruitment Co-ordination Committee (RCC) is designed to facilitate the procedure of recruitment. RCC organizes Pre-Placement Talks, Pre-Interview Screening Process. Students get the opportunity to interact with the legal industry. The university has ensured that students are afforded maximum exposure to the workplace by mandating students to take internships with judges, senior advocates, law firms, international organizations, NGOs, PSUs, corporate houses, commissions and many more.
|Median CTC Offered||INR 15 LPA|
Some of the recruiters of the NLU, Delhi are Advani and Co., Axon Partners LLP, DSK Legal, DMD Advocates, K and S Partners, Luthra and Luthra Law Offices, Trilegal, International Cricket Council, Unicef India, Reserve Bank of India and many more.
The highest share of placement at NLU Delhi was bagged by Indian Law Firms with 49% candidate placements. Further, Corporates got the other chunk with 31% placments and Pulic sector and International firms bagged 10% of 2019-2020 placements at NLU Delhi.
Library: The university library has a rich collection of over 37,500 books, journals, 180 current subscriptions to journals, newspapers along with 250 CDs and DVDs. The library has a digital collection of 472 E-Books from Oxford University Press and 464 E-Books from Cambridge University Press.
Internet Centre: The campus has wifi facility located in the library and has 50 high-end desktops with Microsoft operating system and well equipped with optical drives.
Digital Classrooms: The classrooms are well equipped with digital podiums, LCD projector and display screen and internet access along with e-Station Multimedia Podium equipped with the facilities of touch screen, writing, sound system, visualizer, CD player and recording.
Auditorium: The university has a fully air-conditioned auditorium with a seating capacity of over 650 people. It is equipped with state of the art audio and visual facilities. The auditorium is mainly used for seminars, conferences and cultural programs.
Transport Facility: The university has two cars and a bus which is used for student’s activities such as Court Visits, Legal Aid Programs and Clinics.
Other Facility: Apart from the upper mentioned facilities NLU Delhi also have E-Moot Court Hall, Medical Centre and Ambulance, Banks, Sports and Games, Cafeteria and Mess, and Halls of Residence.
Ques. Why is getting admission to NLU, Delhi tough?
Ques. How is life on the campus of NLU, Delhi?
Ques. Which is a better option for law aspirants NLU, Delhi, or Law school of Bangalore?
Ques. Is it worth dropping out of the Engineering course for getting admission to NLU, Delhi?
Ques. Which institute is better NLU, Delhi, or NAlSAR?
Ques. Will a student with 100 rank get admission in NLU, Delhi?
Ques. Are the courses at NLU, Delhi expensive?
Ques. What is the reputation of NLU, Delhi abroad, and India?
Ques. Which is a better law school, CLC, Delhi, or NLU, Delhi?
Ques. Why students from NLU, Delhi mostly prefer doing corporate law instead of criminal law?
Ans. NLU Delhi has been ranked 2 by NIRF and the Symbiosis Law School has been ranked 8 by NIRF. Faculty members at both institutes are accomplished and award-winning with names such as Dr. Anuradha Binnuri, Dr. Atmaram Fakirba Shelke, and others at Symbiosis and Prof. Anju Tyagi and Dr. Amita Punj at NLU. There are about 14-20 faculty members at these institutes. Apart from this students are selected on the basis of merit of 12th and the respective entrance exams of these institutes, i.e. SLAT for Symbiosis and AILET for NLU Delhi. The table below highlights the noteworthy facts of these institutes for BA LLB. Parameters Symbiosis Pune Symbiosis Hyderabad NLU Delhi Placement Percentage 50 87 100 Campus size (acres) 300 41 NA Total Seats 120 120 110+10 Fee/Annum INR 3.5 lakhs INR 2.1 lakhs INR 1.0 lakhs Average CTC INR 7-8 LPA INR 5.6 LPA INR 15 LPA Infrastructure: NLU Delhi has a library of over 37,000 books, 472 e-books from the Oxford University Press, and over 400 books from the Cambridge University Press. Apart from this, there are hostels with indoor games facilities and a gym. There is an HDFC Bank ATM as well. Symbiosis Pune and Hyderabad have seminar halls, libraries, and a fully WiFi campus. Dining and healthcare facilities have been provided as well. Symbiosis Pune has a yoga studio as well, along with a swimming pool and sports grounds. Symbiosis Hyderabad is a fully residential campus. Special Facilities: Symbiosis Hyderabad has 14 specialization centers including the Centre for Advancement in Media and Entertainment Laws. Symbiosis Pune keeps inviting faculty from universities abroad for lectures and workshops, such as the latest being professor Thomas Grund of University College Dublin. NLU Delhi has an E-Moot court hall with a seating capacity of 170 individuals. Placements Symbiosis Pune's BA LLB students got placed with Vedanta, Flipkart, Amarchand, etc in 2018, on the average payment of 5 LPA. The highest CTC went up to 14 LPA. Symbiosis Hyderabad BA LLB batch saw 87% of its participating students placed with law firms in 2019. More than 350 companies visited for recruitment purposes including Quislex, Tatva Legal, etc. NLU Delhi's all 41 students got placed with Singh and Singh Advocates, Indian Oil and Reliance in 2020. The median salary of INR 15 LPA. Students can make a decision on the placement and special facts given above.Read more
|College||Ranking||Avg Fees/ year|
|National Law School of India University - [NLSIU], Bangalore||# 1 by Outlook (public)||₹1,81,395|
|National Law University - [NLU], Jodhpur||# 4 by Outlook (public)||₹2,64,000|