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NLU Delhi

23 November 2020

At least two Indian law students have secured this year’s Rhodes Scholarship to study for a fully-funded postgraduate degree at Oxford University.

27 October 2020
Scoop: This will be the fifth time in 11 years that an Indian team has won the Lachs
23 September 2020

We can reveal that NLU Delhi’s governing council (GC) has just confirmed the next VC with Prof Srikrishna Deva Rao, the current vice chancellor (VC) of NLU Cuttack in Odisha, according to two authoritative sources.

22 September 2020

Prof Ranbir Singh, NLU Delhi’s founding vice chancellor (VC) who has served in the position for 11 years, is due to retire tomorrow (23 September), though he will continue to stay at the NLU as professor emeritus from 24 September.

31 August 2020

NLU Delhi‘s All India Law Entrance Test (AILET) has bitten the bullet and picked a date for its all-new offline exam.

29 July 2020

After our report on Monday (27 July) of how cheating was practically possible and/or attempted (though not necessarily successfully) by a number of candidates taking the home-proctored Symbiosis Law Admissions Test (SLAT) 2020, a very daring / foolhardy and/or public-minded candidate who uploaded his entire cheating attempt to YouTube, has now removed the video and disowned his cheating attempt.

29 July 2020

After initially criticising the Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) national law universities' approach of holding centre-based law school admissions tests as everything from not “patriotic” and carrying the “risk” of “mass infection” of candidates and their families, NLU Delhi has done an about turn and announced that it too would hold a centre-based physical test.

28 July 2020

NLU Delhi’s All India Law Entrance Test (AILET) exam has been postponed again from 18 August to an unspecified future date.

23 July 2020
Besides many Covid related decisions, a lot of other vital decisions need to be taken at NLU Delhi, argue the students*
02 July 2020

The Cold War-esque rivalry between NLU Delhi’s All India Law Entrance Test (AILET) and all the other national law universities’ (NLUs) competing Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) has intensified, with the former directly implying that the latter’s plan to conduct the admissions test would be unsafe and against government policy, amidst the Covid-19 pandemic.

30 June 2020

The NLU Delhi students fighting for the continued employment at NLU Delhi of up to 55 housekeeping staff, via a third party contractor, have made an emotional video appeal and a written rebuttal to the university’s claim that it had “taken a decision to help on a purely humanitarian basis” by making “arrangements of their employment in the nearby areas”.

22 June 2020

The standoff between the NLU Delhi administration and a group of students protesting for the continuing employment of up to 55 campus cleaning staff (indirectly) came to a head over the weekend as on Friday one student and one worker were allegedly briefly detained by the police after student protests outside the main gates.

17 June 2020
Despite a Delhi ministry government order to return them to employment, the situation for the workers remains uncertain*
02 June 2020

NLU Delhi’s All India Law Entrance Test (AILET) has been postponed for the second time, now to be held on 9 August 2020, according to a notification on NLU Delhi’s website (see above).

18 March 2020

Indian law schools have been trying - and in some cases struggling - to convert tuition to online learning courses in the wake of most having shut down physical tuition to attempt to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19).