NLU was established in year 2008 and is accredited by NAAC with ‘A’ grade. This university offersPG Diploma,UG, PG and Ph.D. programs. Admission to courses in the University is based on entrance exams. The NIRF ranked the University at #2 position in India in year 2020 and #2 by Outlook in 2020 among top public Colleges in India. Interested candidates can apply to this University online.

NLU Delhi Admission is open for the academic session 2022-23. Candidates can apply for LLM (Professional) Program till August 31, 2022. Admission is based on Merit-Based. Apply Now

NLU Highlights

Few facts about the University are mentioned in the table below that candidates can check.

Established/ Institute type 2008/ Deemed University
Approved By UGC
Accredited by NAAC
Entrance Exam AILET
Courses Offered UG, PG, PhD, PG Diploma
Application Mode Online
Admission Criteria Entrance based
Facilities Available Sports complex, Cafeteria, Library, Auditorium, GYM, Computer Labs, Hostel, Medical Facilities
Official Website

NLU Courses

The courses offered by the University are mentioned in the table below.

BA LLB (Hons.)
  • Duration: 5 Years
  • Eligibility: Passed 10+2 with 45%
  • Duration: 1 Year
  • Eligibility: Passed LLB with at least 50%
  • Duration: 3 Years
  • Eligibility: Masters degree in law with 55%
PG diploma
  • Specializations: Urban Environmental Management and Law, Tourism and Environmental Laws, Environmental Law and Policy
  • Duration: 1 Year
  • Eligibility: Graduation in relevant stream

NLU Admissions

Admissions to NLU is based on entrance examinations. The admissions to BA LLB (Hons.) and LLM are based on scores in AILET, followed by an interview. Admissionto PhD is based on merit in written tests conducted by the university. Candidates who have already passed entrance tests like UGC NET/ JRF/SLET are exempted from written tests.

How to apply?

The candidate should follow the below given steps for getting admission in this university.

  • Go to the official website
  • Read all the details given about the course and application.
  • Fill in all your details carefully in the User Registration Form.
  • Login using your details and continue to fill the form.
  • Click on submit icon for saving the details
  • Make the payment to successfully submit the form.

NLU Scholarships

This university offers a number of scholarships to students. Some of them are mentioned below.

  • Post metric scholarship for category of SC/OBC students
  • Merit scholarship for category of SC/ST OBC students who are studying in technical institutions/colleges
  • Post metric scholarship for OBC/SC students
  • Matric scholarship for students of SC/ST/OBC category
  • Need cum merit financial aid to deserving candidates
  • Fee waiver for deserving as well as needy candidates provided by NLU vice-chancellor

NLU Facilities

The following facilities are provided by the University to students as well as staff of the University.

  • Library: The library of the University is spacious and has more than 37500 books, 180 journal subscriptions, 250 CDS/DVDs. In addition to this, the library has digital collection of large number of e boks from Oxford and Cambridge university press.
  • Digital Classrooms: The classrooms are equipped with LCD projector, digital podiums, Wi-Fi access.
  • Auditorium: The auditorium is fully air-conditioned and can accommodate more than 650 people. The auditorium in the University is used for conducting cultural programs, seminars etc.
  • Seminar Rooms: The University has 4 seminar rooms that are furnished with all modern facilities.
  • E-Moot Court Hall: The campus has a moot court that is equipped with audio-visual equipment and can accommodate 170 people.
  • Bank: The UCO bank is there in the campus with ATM and HDFC bank is also there which is available in cafeteria area.
  • Sports: The sports facility is there in the University and has a basketball, volleyball court, gym etc.
  • Cafeteria: The cafeteria is there in the campus which is well furnished and serves hygienic meals at reasonable rates. CCD outlet, amul outlet is also inside the cafeteria for students.
  • Printing: The photocopy section is there inside the cafeteria for xerox, printouts, binding etc.
  • Hostel: Hostel facility is there in the campus for both girls and boys separately. It has facilities of common room, pool table, TV, gym and so on.

NLU Faculty

The faculty of the University possess years of teaching experience and well versed in their respective domains. All of them are highly qualified.

  • Professors: 12+
  • Associate Professors: 7+
  • Assistant Professors: 14+
  • Research Associates: 6+


Ques. How can aspiring candidates fill AILET 2020 form for getting admission in NLU?

Ans. The AILET 2020 application form can be filled through online mode only. Aspiring candidates are advised to fill in their email Id and mobile number to complete the application form. After logging with the provided registration id, candidates have to click on ‘National Law University.

Ques. What support services are there for students at NLU?

Ans. The University has different support services for students that have their own responsibilities. Some of them are anti-ragging, internal complaints committee, equal opportunity committee, dispute redressal committee.

Ques. What cultural initiatives are taken by NLU?

Ans. The University celebrates all cultural festivals to give students a home-like feeling. Christmas ball, dandiya night, the annual cultural festival have been celebrated by the University.

Ques. Does NLU have facilities for the physically challenged?

Ans. Yes, the University is completely wheelchair accessible. Classrooms are well equipped with speakers as well as mics for those with hearing issues. Suitable accommodation is also provided to disabled candidates in a hostel as per the request.

Ques. Does NLU has a counseling psychologist?

Ans. Yes, the University hires trained psychologist who advises and guides students on different issues, academic, professional or personal. This facility is accessible for students of all courses.