Common Law admission test has remarkably high demand. Any Law aspirant who desires to get admission in Top NLU in India needs to give this entrance test. CLAT examination score is accepted various national universities as well as some private colleges.
Here is a list of Top NLU in India, which will help provide you with information about your dream NLU.
The competition in CLAT is huge and to get into the top NLU in India, you need to be focused and well prepared.
Top NLU In India Participating in CLAT 2024
NATIONAL LAW SCHOOL OF INDIA UNIVERSITY, BENGALURU
NLSIU was the first National Law University established in India in 1986. The NLSIU was one of the first institutions in the country to introduce the five-year integrated law degree at the undergraduate level with the commencement of the first batch in 1988.
The National Academy of Legal Studies and Research (NALSAR) Hyderabad
The National Academy of Legal Studies and Research (NALSAR) was established in 1998 by a Statute of the State of Andhra Pradesh. Since its inception, the University has been home to vital conversations on law and justice.
NATIONAL LAW INSTITUTE UNIVERSITY, BHOPAL
The National Law Institute University (NLIU) has been established by Act No. 41 of 1997 of the Madhya Pradesh Legislature. The University launched its first academic programme in 1998 and teaching for five year B.A. LL.B. (Hons.). course commenced from September 1 of that year.
The West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences, Kolkata
The West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences is a National Law University (NLU). In 2023, it was ranked 4th among law colleges in India by National Institutional Ranking Framework and 2nd by India. The university was one of the first law universities to offer a five-year integrated B.A. LLB (Hons.) degree program, and an LLM program.
National Law University, Jodhpur (NLUJ)
National Law University, Jodhpur (NLUJ) is a public law school and a National Law University established under the National Law University, Jodhpur, Act, 1999 enacted by the Rajasthan State Legislature.
Hidayatullah National Law University, Raipur
Established in 2003, Hidayatullah National Law University has completed the journey of more than one and half a decade. Named after the great legal luminary Justice Mohammed Hidayatullah, the University was established by the Government of Chhattisgarh under the Hidayatullah National University of Law, Chhattisgarh, Act
Gujarat National Law University (GNLU) Gandhinagar
Gujarat National Law University (GNLU) is the statutory university established by the Govt. of Gujarat under the Gujarat National Law University Act, 2003 . The University is recognized by the Bar Council of India (BCI) and the University Grants Commission (UGC) (2f & 12B) .
GNLU SILVASSA CAMPUS
Gujarat National Law University – Silvassa Campus (GNLU – S) has been established by resolution of the Governing Bodies of Gujarat National Law University which has been empowered under the Gujarat National Law University Act, 2003 as amended by the Gujarat National Law University (Amendment) Act, 2022.
National Law University, Lucknow
Dr. Ram Manohar Lohiya National Law University, was established by an Act of Govt. of Uttar Pradesh in 2005, U.P. Act No.28 of 2005 and came into being on 4th of January 2006. Originally incorporated as ‘Dr.Ram Manohar Lohiya National Law Institute, Uttar Pradesh’ word ‘Institute’ was substituted by the ‘University’ later, vide an amendment in the Act in November 2006
Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, Punjab
The Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law (RGNUL), Punjab, was established by the State Legislature of Punjab by passing the Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, Punjab Act, 2006 (Punjab Act No. 12 of 2006). RGNUL started functioning from its Headquarters-Mohindra Kothi, The Mall, Patiala w.e.f. 26 May 2006.
Chanakya National Law University (CNLU), Patna
On July 15 , 2006 came into being Chanakya National Law University at Patna under the able guidance of its Vice – Chancellor/Pro – Chancellor, Prof. Dr. A. Lakshminath, former Dean and Registrar, NALSAR University of Law, Hyderabad.
National University of Advanced Legal Studies (NUALS), Kochi
The National University of Advanced Legal Studies (NUALS) was established by Act 27 of 2005 of the Kerala State Legislature. By the same Act, the National Institute for Advanced Legal Studies (NIALS) established by the Bar Council of Kerala Trust in 2002 merged with the NUALS.
National University of Study and Research in Law, Ranchi (NUSRL)
National University of Study and Research in Law, Ranchi (NUSRL) was established by Act No. 4 of Jharkhand State Assembly in 2010. The University has been included as member of the CLAT w.e.f. CLAT 2012.
The National Law University and Judicial Academy, Assam (NLUJAA), Assam
The National Law University and Judicial Academy, Assam (NLUJAA) has been established by the Government of Assam by way of enactment of the National Law School and Judicial Academy, Assam Act, 2009 (Assam Act No. XXV of 2009). The word ‘School’ was replaced by the word ‘University’ by amending the National Law School and Judicial Academy, Assam (Amendment) Act, 2012.
Damodaram Sanjivayya National Law University (DSNLU), Visakhapatanam
A Man of uncompromising convictions, impeccable honesty, and transparent sincerity, Damodaram Sanjivayya was one the most respected leaders of the country. In memory of services rendered by Sanjivayya, to the nation the government of Andhra Pradesh further, the Andhra Pradesh University of Law name was changed to “Damodaran Sanjivayya National Law University” on 14 May 2012.
Tamil Nadu National Law University, Tiruchirappalli
Tamil Nadu National Law University (TNNLU) was established by the Government of Tamil Nadu by an Act of State Legislature (Act No. 9 of 2012) to provide quality legal education at the global level. TNNLU is the brainchild of the former Hon’ble Chief Minister Dr. J Jayalalithaa who laid its foundation stone on 13th February 2012.
The National Law University Odisha
The National Law University Odisha (NLUO) was established in the year 2009 under The National Law University Orissa Act, 2008 (Act 4 of 2008) passed by the Odisha State Legislature and commenced its academic activities in the academic year 2009-10.
Maharashtra National Law University Mumbai was established under the Maharashtra National Law University Act 2014 on 20th March 2014. The prime goal of the University is to disseminate advance legal knowledge and processes of law amongst the students. To attain this goal it has started its first academic endeavor on 1st August 2015.
National Law University, Nagpur (NLU, Nagpur)
NLU, Nagpur is established by Maharashtra Government by way of enactment known as the Maharashtra National Law University Act (Maharashtra Act No. VI of 2014) and the University takes pride to be the Nineteenth National Law University in the country.
Maharashtra National Law University, Aurangabad
The Maharashtra National Law University, Aurangabad commenced its operation from March 16, 2017. The Maharashtra National Law University, Aurangabad being an institution of national importance has fulfilled the aspirations of the people of the Marathwada Region.
Himachal Pradesh National Law University(HPNLU) Shimla
The Himachal Pradesh National Law University(HPNLU) Shimla, was established by the State Government in the year 2016, by an Act of the Legislature (Act 16 of 2016). The University started functioning from October 5, 2016. The University inducts students through Common Law Admission Test (CLAT)
Dr. B.R. Ambedkar National Law University, Sonepat (DBRANLU)
Dr. B.R. Ambedkar National Law University, Sonepat (DBRANLU) was established by the State Government of Haryana in the year 2012 under the Haryana Act No. 15 of 2012 under the name of National Law University Haryana enacted by the legislature of the State of Haryana. Dr. B.R. Ambedkar National Law University, Sonepat is the only Law University in Haryana.
National Law University Tripura
The National Law University Tripura, established by Act No. 3 of 2022 of Tripura is a national institution of excellence in legal education located in the green capital city of Agartala.
Dharmashastra National Law University, Jabalpur
Dharmashastra National Law University, Jabalpur is a National Law University located at Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh, India. It was established by the Madhya Pradesh Dharmashastra National Law University Ordinance in 2018