Himachal Pradesh National Law University (HPNLU) is located in Shimla district Ghandal and was established in the year 2016, by the Himachal Pradesh Act of 2016. The University began its own entrance examination HPNLET for admission in courses such as B.A.LL.B.; B.B.A. LL.B.; and LL.M. and Ph.D.Programmes from the year 2019-2020. The university has now become a part of the Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) consortium. The university is approved by the University Grants Commission (UGC) and ranked 5 among NLU’s by CLAT Cutoff list 2019. At present, the university provides students with undergraduate programs, postgraduate programs and doctoral programs.
The University offers interdisciplinary and practical/application based legal education looking at the requirements of overall developments of its students. Under the academic and administrative leadership of Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Nishtha Jaswal, the team is committed to gain new heights in law education.
|Campus Location||Shimla district, Ghandal, HP|
|Admission Criteria||HPNLET, CLAT|
|Gender Diversity||Co-Ed College|
The college offers various UG, PG and Doctoral courses in the field of law. The details are given below:
|BA.LLB||-||10+2 (50%+)||CLAT||5 years|
|BBA.LLB||-||10+2 (50%+)||CLAT||5 Years|
|LLM||Constitutional Law||LLB (55%+)||CLAT||1 year|
|PhD||Law||Graduation||HPNLU||3 Years minimum|
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The university provides numerous programs such as BA-LLB (HONS), BBA-LLB(HONS), LLM, and a Ph.D. program.
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Himachal Pradesh National Law University is giving infrastructural facilities such as hostels, library, and cafeteria to the students. These facilities are required for their comfortable and easy campus life. The administration of the university puts all the efforts to make sure that no student is facing any problem in the HPNLU campus and if any student faces any problem, the administration tries to find the solution as soon as possible.
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The faculty at the university is very helpful, knowledgeable and qualified in their respective subjects. Hon’ble Mr. Justice L. Narayana Swamy (Chief Justice, High Court of Himachal Pradesh) is the Chancellor of the college. Prof. Dr. Nishtha Jaswal is the vice-chancellor and Dr. Girjesh Shukla is the dean here.
Some of the talented members of core faculty:
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Ques. Are placements available at HPNLU?
Ans. The Himachal Pradesh National Law University has not finished its first batch. Thus, the question of placement does not arise now. The first batch will be complete in the year 2021 and after that, only one could know about placements. Read more:HPNLU Placements
Ques. Should I apply for HPNLU Shimla (HPNLET 2020)?
Ans. Yes, you must apply for HPNLU Shimla. It is a good developing college. The faculty and the location is also good to make your campus life interesting.
Ques. Are any scholarships given to the students by HPNLU?
Ans. No, there are no scholarships available for any of the courses that are provided by HPNLU. However various scholarships are provided as per the norms of Himachal Pradesh government. For more information, click here.
Ques. Is there any age limit to appear for CLAT UG or PG for taking admission into HPNLU Shimla?
Ans. No, as per regulations, there is no upper limit for a candidate to pursue any law course from HPNLU Shimla. The need to clear CLAT UG and CLAT Pg and with the scorecard they are granted admission to various courses.
Ques. What are the fees for pursuing BA LLB (Hons.) from HPNLU?
Ans. The fees for the course of BA LLB is INR 2.01 Lakhs for the first year. The detailed fee structure for BA LLb and other courses is available at HPNLU Shimla Fee Structure.