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NLU Delhi

30 October 2019

Dushyant Chautala, a 2018 LLM (Professional) graduate of NLU Delhi, has become deputy chief minister of the state of Haryana, as possibly the first national law university (post-)graduate to have done so.

11 October 2019

As we had first reported late last month, NLU Delhi had begun looking for a new vice chancellor (VC), in what will no doubt be one of the most hotly-contested jobs in the field.

01 October 2019

NUJS Kolkata, Nalsar Hyderabad, NLU Delhi. NLU Odisha and NLUJAA Assam have jointly launched a legal aid-style clinic called Parichay, to help those stripped of Indian nationality under the controversial _National Register of Citizens (NRC)_regime.

30 September 2019

NLU Delhi has instituted a selection committee to look for a successor to vice-chancellor (VC) Prof Ranbir Singh, who started the law school in 2008 and is due to retire soon.

20 August 2019

NLU Delhi has said that the Chief Justice of India (CJI) Ranjan Gogoi was not due to award a medal to an NLU Delhi topper at its convocation last weekend, after a report in the Indian Express quoted the student declining to attend over reservations to receive the award from Gogoi, who had been accused of sexual harassment and of reacting to the charges badly.

09 June 2019

Final year students of NLU Delhi, graduating in 2019, have secured 41 jobs with top corporate law firms, which picked up a total of 20, while foreign firms hired four into training contracts.

28 May 2019

The All India Entrance Test (AILET), conducted by NLU Delhi outside of the Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) group of national law schools since its inception, has released its results today, but not without controversy.

15 May 2019

NLU Delhi penultimate-year students had secured 23 early jobs to start work in 2020; this is around 28% of a batch of 81, though two-thirds of the 35 students who have directly participated in campus recruitment activities (with litigation presumably being quite popular in Delhi).

28 October 2018

NLU Delhi has released a carefully worded notice on Friday (26 October) that a student, who had allegedly tried to commit suicide on Wednesday after complaining that sexual harassment inquiry by the law school’s Internal Complaints Committee (ICC) against him was procedurally defective, had “recovered considerably” and that the standard appeals process against the ICC remained open to him.

04 October 2018

NLU Delhi’s entire male student population has been blacklisted from debates at St Stephens, Delhi University, as several female students have come forward on social media to recount sexual harassment stories, following social media posts by students naming harassers that went viral.

30 July 2018

NLIU Bhopal is in the final stages of forming a Student Body Association (SBA), for the first time in the law school’s 21 years of existence. The students are set to submit the SBA’s draft constitution to its administration by tomorrow, following an eight-month-long consultation process.

24 May 2018

NLU Delhi’s Centre on the Death Penalty, which has produced a considerable number of influential reports and assisted in representing numerous death row prisoners, has widened its focus and re-branded to become Project 39A.

30 April 2018

NLU Delhi 2017 alumnus Saumya Sharma has made it to the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) merit list’s toppers with a rank 9 in her first attempt at the exam, as first reported in her interview by blog Insights on India.

12 April 2018

Nearly every and any way you slice and dice it, one thing is clear: disclosure of and the rules surrounding law schools’ “median salary” figures for the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) need to improve.

04 April 2018

NLU Delhi has already placed 23 out of 78 students who will graduate LLB next year, including four foreign firm vacation schemes, with 10 of those jobs gained during the 24 March ‘Day Zero’ of recruitment at the law school.

04 April 2018

NLSIU Bangalore continues topping the MPL with 117 points still carried by its early-season Manfred Lachs win, but RGNUL has caught up into second place in the latest round of our MPL 8 wrap, followed by SLS Pune, both above 70 points.

03 April 2018

The Ministry of Human Resource Development (HRD)’s National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF), has ranked public law and other schools, according to the NIRF website, with NLSIU Bangalore topping a list out of 71 law schools that applied.

27 March 2018

The Mooting Premier League (MPL) is back with its eighth edition starting a tad late in a streamlined format, but promising much excitement again. This season is sponsored and supported by Memo Pundits, which has done great work in building knowledge in the Indian mooting circuit (more details below).

21 March 2018

NLU Delhi and Nalsar Hyderabad were granted so-called “Class I” autonomy by the University Grants Commission (UGC), which also granted “Class II” autonomy to NLUO Cuttack and RGNUL Patiala among 62 higher education institutes that have been awarded the status, as reported by PTI.

25 January 2018

India reversed its trend of death row population spike since last year, with a drop of nearly 27% in the number of prisoners sentenced to death by sessions courts in 2017, according to the second NLU Delhi Death Penalty Report.

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