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NLSIU Bangalore

NLSIU Bengaluru is India's first national law university.
19 May 2021

NLSIU Bengaluru has scooped as its new registrar the dean of BML Munjal University’s law school, Prof Nigam Nuggehalli, alongside a raft of another batch of four lateral faculty hires who have joined recently, and two more who are due to join: Arun Thiruvengadam from Azim Premji and Saurabh Bhattacharjee from NUJS Kolkata.

21 April 2021

NLSIU Bengaluru has made a submission to the Supreme Court unexpectedly stating that it would be implementing state-level domicile reservations from the 2021-22 academic year.

04 March 2021

JGLS Sonepat has continued its steady climb up the QS World University Rankings law subject rankings and is now in the top 100 while NLSIU Bengaluru had disappeared, following both having managed to crack the QS’ metrics last year.

27 January 2021

NLSIU Bengaluru has announced online four-week classes for high schoolers to help them become a lawyer, called the Foundations for a Legal Education (FLE) Certificate Course costing up to Rs 7,500.

18 November 2020

Albeit with significant delays, national law universities (NLUs) have started their first batches of the five-year LLB programmes with many hoping to catch up on the lost time due to the delayed Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) admissions by working through the first semester holidays.

21 September 2020

NLSIU Bangalore has reacted to today’s Supreme Court decision striking down the National Law Aptitude Test (NLAT), noting that it would re-join the Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) as well as issue partial refunds, implementing the judgment “in letter and spirit”.

21 September 2020

The Supreme Court has ruled that NLSIU Bangalore’s National Law Aptitude Test (NLAT) exam as invalid, accepting nearly all arguments of the petitioners and rejecting nearly all of NLS’.

16 September 2020

NLSIU Bangalore has furtively updated the 64 frequently asked questions (FAQs) relating to the National Law Aptitude Test (NLAT) on its website to remove mention of its decision to drop the the so-called “Safe Assessment Browser (SAB) Tool” from its online home-proctored entrance test.

15 September 2020

NLSIU Bangalore has stated in a press release that “some cases of examination malpractice deserve criminal investigation and the University has already lodged a criminal complaint against some actors”, in relation to its controversial National Law Aptitude Test (NLAT) that saw more than 27,500 candidates.

12 September 2020

NLSIU Bangalore has made a press release about the National Law Aptitude Test (NLAT) that it concluded today for 24,603 registered candidates for its flagship undergraduate LLB programme.

12 September 2020

We have just witnessed a live demonstration that the National Law Aptitude Test (NLAT), the online home-proctored admissions test announced eight days ago by NLSIU Bangalore that has taken place today, is impossible to conduct without significant risk of cheating.

11 September 2020

Teething issues are to be expected for an exam announced with such short notice but the simulation of the National Law Aptitude Test (NLAT) admissions test to NLSIU Bangalore today was dogged by myriad issues.

10 September 2020

To some extent, NLSIU Bangalore can’t be faulted for the lack of quantity in its communication about the last-minute announcement of the National Law Aptitude Test (NLAT), with its frequently asked questions (FAQ) page having seen an average of half a dozen or more updates per day.

09 September 2020

NLSIU Bangalore may have violated its own establishing act by launching the National Law Aptitude Test (NLAT) admissions test without getting the sign-off of the academic council (AC), which we understand has not met since February of this year.

08 September 2020

NLSIU Bangalore has relaxed the technical requirements of its National Law Aptitude Test (NLAT) that is happening in four days, to include more operating systems, to require less internet bandwidth and, in seemingly rare cases, allow candidates to take the test in test centres in 14 cities. Test centres for all? Or just for some?