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HNLU, Raipur

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1. Over View

Hidayatullah National Law University is named after Justice M. Hidayatullah. In the 2015 HNLU received the “Upcoming National Law University” Award by the National Legal Summit and Awards. It is an autonomous law university in New Raipur, Chattisgarh.The university offers a B.A. LL.B. (Hons.) integrated Programme, an L.L.M. Programme, and PhD Course.

It is a residential university and is affiliated to and receives central assistance from the University Grants Commission and is recognized by the Bar Council of India.

S.NoCourses OfferedExamTotal FeeDuration
1B.A, LL.B (Hons.)CLAT10.75 lakhs5 Years
2LL.M. in Environment LawCLAT1,55,0001 Year
3LL.M. in Intellectual Property Rights LawCLAT1,55,0001 Year
4LL.M. in Corporate LawCLAT1,550001 year
5Ph.D in Law2 Years

2. Courses Offered

HNLU Raipur offers admission in undergraduate and postgraduate law programsbased on an aspirant’s performance in Common Law Admission Test (CLAT).

Candidates who succeed in clearing CLAT have to participate in the counselling round. They thenhave to select their preferred NLU based on their rank in the exam. Subsequentlythe aspirants can follow the application process to seek their admission in one of the NLUs.

2.1 Application Process:

Aspirants need to visit the official website of CLAT to fill the application form. CLAT application form needs to be filled online itself.

2.2 Admit Card:

Candidates can download the admit card for CLAT exam from the official website of the national level law entrance exam.

2.3 Admission Cycle:

The application process for CLAT exam usually commences in the month of January/February each year.

2.4 International Student Admission:

HNLU Raipur offers admission to under Foreign National and NRI/NRI Sponsored category.

2.4 Seat Distribution Matrix:

LLB (5 years):  180 and LLM: 60

General 91 30
SC 23 09
ST 33 05
OBC 23 16
Kashmir 5 2
J & K 2 2
PWD 173

Women get 30 % of the reservation in LLB and LLM in seat allotment.

3. HNLUR Eligibility

3.1. For BA LLB (Hons):

Senior Secondary School Examination (10+2 System) or Equivalent Examination with 45% marks.As per the 2017 rules, there is no age bar for admission.She/he is not eligible for admission if they do not clear their qualifying examination with the required marks. Candidates, whose marks sheets of the qualifying examination are not produced at the time of formal interviews carried by the university are also not eligible for admission.

3.2. For LLM:

For Indian Nationals either B.A. LL.B., B.Com LL.B, B.Sc. LL.B, BBA LL.B., B.Tech LL.B., B.L.S. LL.B., LL.B. degree is must. The eligibility criteria for LLM course admissions for Foreign Nationals is such that admission will be offered if candidates possess LLB or an equivalent law degree with 55% aggregate marks in the qualifying exam. This criterion is for all the candidates.

3.3.Post Doctorate in Law:

Candidate must have LLM degree from a recognized university with minimum 55% marks.

4. HNLUR Fee Structure

4.1 B.A., LL.B. (Hons.) Program

(Total fees which include components like Hostel, Tuition, Admission, Library, and Refundable Deposit)
Total fees      INR 10.75 Lakhs

4.2 LL.M. Program

(Total fee including refundable deposits)
INR 1,55,000

5. Infrastructure and Facilities

Hidayatullah National Law University, Raipur has following facilities:

  • Moot Court (Law)
  • Library
  • Cafeteria
  • Hostel
  • Sports Complex
  • Gym
  • Hospital / Medical Facilities
  • Wi-Fi Campus
  • Shuttle Service
  • Auditorium
  • Labs
  • A/C Classrooms

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