HNLU is a law University recognized by UGC and is approved by BCI. The Institute offers UG and PG programme along with PhD programmes. Under UG domain, it offers BA LLB (Hons.) and under PG domain it offers LLM. The admission in UG programmes is on the basis of CLAT and for PhD the university conducts its own Entrance Exam. 

The University ranks #10 under India’s Top Law Colleges 2019 by The Week. The Institute provides good placement opportunities to students in various reputed firms and under reputed personalities, lawyers etc. in the field of law. Some of the top recruiters are Hindustan Copper Limited, Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd, Flipkart, Axis Bank and many more. 

HNLU Highlights

Tabulated below are few facts about the University candidates can check:

Establishment year 2003
Type State University
Recognition UGC
Approval BCI
Courses Offered UG, PG and PhD
Admission Criteria Entrance Exam
Campus 65 Acres
Facilities Computer Lab, Library, Moot Courts, Playgrounds, Smart Classrooms, Food Court, Transport
Top Recruiters Khaitan & Co., ICICI, J Sagar Associates 
Official Website

HNLU Ranking

The University ranks #12 by Outlook India under India’s Top 30 Colleges in 2019 and #10 by The Week under Top Law Colleges in India in 2019.

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HNLU Courses

Courses Details
B.A L.L.B (Hons.) Duration: 5 Years
Eligibility: 10+2 from recognized board with 45% marks
LLM Specializations: Corporate Law, Intellectual Property Rights Law, Environmental Law, Technology and Law, Public Law
Duration: 1 Year
Eligibility: LLB or BL Degree   
PhD Specialization: Law
Duration: 2 Years
Eligibility: Master’s Degree with 55% marks

Check course fee information HNLU Courses and Fees

HNLU Admission

Admission in BA LLB (Hons.) is on the basis of marks obtained in CLAT. For PhD programme, University conducts its own Entrance Exam along with Interview. 

How to apply?

Candidates who wish to get admission in this University need to follow the below-given steps:

  • The application process for UG & PG programmes are followed by the online application form filled through the official website of CLAT.
  • The candidates must register their names online on the official website of CLAT by using mobile number along with email id.
  • Fill the form correctly like personal, educational details and other qualification areas required.
  • It’s important for the candidate to follow the instructions carefully before filling the application form.
  • Candidates must upload the required documents along with the form.
  • Pay the application fees 
  • The application fee is INR 4000/- for Gen/OBC category and INR 3500/- for SC/ST category

For Ph.D programme

  • Download the form from University’s official website
  • Candidate must fill all the details in the form carefully by going through the instructions
  • The application fee is INR 1500/- for GEN/OBC category and INR 1000/- for SC/ST category

For detailed information read HNLU Admission 

HNLU Placements

The University provides good placement opportunities to students of different fields.  There are various recruitment options to work for and under various government organisations, reputed NGOs, renowned judges, lawyers etc. 

The University conducts pre-placement steps that consist of the pre-placement talks, pre-interview process of screening, and the final interview.

The University provides varied offers to candidates in Law firms such as Universal Legal, Zeus Law, The Law Point and many more reputed firms. Apart from law firms, the students also get an opportunity to work in Government and Non-Government Organizations, LPOs.

HNLU Scholarships

The University provides scholarship to students like:

  • Spacious Scholarships
  • National Scholarship
  • State Scholarship
  • Minority Scholarship
  • Scholarship for Specially Abled Students
  • Scholarship Scheme for North Eastern Region
  • Central Sector Scholarship Scheme

HNLU Facilities

Just like every top University, JNLU also provides basic facilities to students.

Hostels: There are hostel facilities for girls and boys provided separately to different blocks. It also includes a mess facility connected to both blocks.

Library: The University has a three-storied library and spacious air conditioning halls for reading. The Library has a collection of reference books, journals, periodicals etc. 

Sports Facility: The university has both indoor as well as outdoor facilities within the campus area. It has a badminton court, football ground, gymnasium, lawn tennis and basketball court, cricket field etc. 

Medical Facility: The University provides medical facility to students and has ambulance services too. 

Food Court: Other than the mess hall provided by the University, there are small canteens that provide varied food products. It is available in the multi need complex situated in the University.

Mooting: The University has moot court halls that are designed to match Supreme Court and High Courts standards. 

Smart Classrooms: The classrooms are fully equipped with display boards, projectors, aesthetic furnishing etc. Also, the high-speed connection of broadband is there that one can access easily.

HNLU Faculty

The University has experienced and highly qualified faculties working under the academic system. The HNLU maintains a high profile in the quality of not just the education but also in the quality of the teaching. 

Assistant Professors: 29

Associate Professors: 1

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Ques. What is the fee structure for Undergraduate programme?

Ans. The fee structure for undergraduate programme is INR 1, 75,000 annually. It might vary according to the facilities provided. The fee structure for each course is mentioned in the University official website.

Ques. How can one contact the University for any query?

Ans. One can contact on 0771 3057604 or can email at

Ques. Does the University have a sports facility?

Ans. Yes, there are both indoor as well as outdoor sports facilities for students. 

Ques. Are there various committees for extra activities other than academics?

Ans. Yes, there are various committees that are responsible for their assigned tasks. There are cultural committee, sports committee, literary committee, Moot court committee, mess committee etc. 

Ques. Is there a University entrance examination for Undergraduate courses?

Ans. No, there is no University entrance examination for undergraduate courses. The selection in the UG programme is on the basis of CLAT score.