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NLU Shimla to start for 60 students from 1 Oct, seeks admission forms by 20 Sep

Looks like new NLU in Shimla is starting, though any other details are very spares on the ground...Looks like new NLU in Shimla is starting, though any other details are very spares on the ground...

The Himachal Pradesh National Law University in Shimla has requested applications for its five year LLB course, as first reported by CLATGyan, with classes set to start on 1 October 2016 with 60 available seats.

The Himachal Pradesh high court website has been updated with an “Admission Notice for First Semester of Five Years BALLB Course in Himachal Pradesh National Law University”, linking to a PDF of the admission form (download here).

Virender Sharma is the officiating registrar of the university, according to the form, but the university does not yet appear to have a website and few other details are available at the moment in the public domain.

It seems to currently share a mailing address with the Himachal Pradesh Judicial Academy in Ghandal in the Shimla district.

The application deadline is 20 September 2016, and should include the Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) score, followed by SNAP, AILET and LSAT scores in that order.

Chief Justice of India (CJI) TS Thakur reportedly laid the foundation stone of the latest NLU last month.

We have reached out to the registrar for comment.

Photo by Bjorn Christian Torissen.

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Like +3 Object -3 Guest 13 Sep 16, 22:19
This looks like a scam college in a state whose CM is the the king of scams (Virbhadra Singh). A CBI inquiry must be launched into how they can start admissions like this, without any VC, faculty and infra --- not even a website!

A complete ban must be placed by the BCI on further NLUs. There are not enough jobs in the market. Barring 5-6 good NLUs, the others are struggling. And the NLUs in Patna, Vizag, Raipur, Jharkhand etc are just third rate.
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Like +4 Object -0 Kudos NLU Shimla 14 Sep 16, 20:57
Your cynicism is appreciable, but do not paint every new NLU with the same brush. NLU Shimla is the brainchild of HP Chief Justice Mir, who is a rare, outstanding professional. He is personally determined to get this project off the ground.

He is cutting through all the red tape with help from the CM and that's how you are seeing that the first batch is ready to fly off this year itself.

When the topmost men in government get committed to doing something, they can cut through all excuses in a day and get the job done. They have the power, all they need is the will.

NLU Shimla already has been alloted a vast piece of prime land near Shimla and financial allocations are also in place. Construction is started, and the initial batches will operate from alternative existing facilities.

Contrast this situation against the shameful story of NLU Mumbai, which is located in the financial centre of the country, and has zero support from the state government and bureaucracy for any sanctions or allocations.

NLU Mumbai is an orphan that perfectly symbolizes the cancerous degeneration of Maharashtra over the last few decades. (Look at the fate of GLC, the alma mater of Dr. Ambedkar.)
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Like +0 Object -0 Konark Deep Singh 15 Sep 16, 20:11
Patiala too.
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Like +0 Object -0 Gues 11 Jun 17, 23:54
How true you were? Wish that parents and students had heeded to your words of wisdom. After one year we have nothing. It is not even a third rate institution but worse than that. No infrastructure, no good teachers and no facilities. Not even basic amenities like water and clean toilets, the place is a mess. Children are struggling to carry on. I wonder how such an institution is permitted to.admit students? It is high time that such institutions are closed and future of children saved.
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