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NLU Delhi

15 January 2020

As the latest national law school (NLU) to make major concessions to its state government, NLU Delhi is introducing a 50% state domicile reservation for the upcoming applications, held via the All India Law Entrance Test (AILET) on 3 May 2020.

14 January 2020

The Delhi high court has disposed of a 2019 writ petition challenging the appointment of NLU Delhi Prof Mrinal Satish as chairperson of the Delhi Judicial Academy (DJA), after Satish left and rejoined NLU Delhi in order to teach again.

19 December 2019

Around 30 NLSIU Bengaluru students had been detained by local police earlier today between 11am to 530pm, alongside NLS professor Kunal Ambasta and (non-NLS) historian Ramachandra Guha, after protesting against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA).

05 December 2019

Several law schools swept up the honours to be named the cleanest universities in the land, at least, according to the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) in its now annual Swachhata Ranking Awards, honouring 48 universities and colleges for being tidy, generally hygienic and having great student-toilet ratios.

02 December 2019

NLU Delhi, its registrar Prof GS Bajpai and vice chancellor (VC) Prof Ranbir Singh are facing a public interest litigation (PIL) in the Delhi high court dramatically alleging “rampant abuse of public office and nepotism in admission and appointment”, as first reported by Bar & Bench on Friday.

28 November 2019

The search committee for the new vice chancellor (VC) of NLU Delhi is likely to meet early next month, according to a source with knowledge of the process.

22 November 2019

A group of NLU Delhi students has emulated NLSIU Bangalore’s in trying to have a say in the future of its institution, particularly in the process of appointing a successor to their hugely influential founding vice chancellor (VC) Prof Ranbir Singh.

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.