National Law University, Delhi (NLUD) is a National Law University in India, offering courses at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels. Situated in Sector-14, Dwarka, New Delhi -110078, India, NLUD is one of the national law schools in India built on the five-year law degree model proposed and implemented by the Bar Council of India. The National Law University Act, 2007 provides for the Chief Justice of India to be the university's visitor, whereas the Chief Justice of the High Court of Delhi functions as the university's chancellor. whereas its vice-chancellor functions as the chief administrator.

The University imparts instruction through lectures, seminars and tutorials. Study material is distributed for each course and forms the basis of class discussion and interactive learning so that students remain engaged. Moreover, there is constant dialogue in class on contemporary issues pertinent to the curriculum. Each course also includes a project assignment to develop research, analysis and writing skills.

Some courses are taught collaboratively so that the available expertise is optimally used and the education is interdisciplinary. Simulated settings such as courtroom exercises and mediations maximize participation and develop professional skills. The University also has the advantage of inviting sitting and retired judges from the Supreme Court and High Court, leading lawyers and academicians, and retired judicial officers, for lectures, seminars and discussions with students and faculty.

Sessional Dates

Odd Semester: September through December
Even Semester: February through June

Additional Information

National Law University website

2023 NLU Fact Sheet