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NLU Delhi

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).

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 number of students collectively calling themselves “Students’ Body National Law University Delhi” sent an email to Singh, the VC and the convenor of the VC selection committee, with a three-page attachment outlining what they would like from a new VC.

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.