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==History==
 
==History==
GNLU was formed in the year 2003 by the efforts of Late Mr. Kiritbhai N Rawal.<ref>[http://www.gnlu.ac.in/founderchairman.htm "Founder Chairman"]</ref> The University is based on the structure that was established two decades ago by the [[National Law School of India University|NLS Bangalore]], Bangalore. The University offers an integrated graduation course of Law and a stream paper. The Stream paper options are Arts, Science and Commerce. The five year course is divided into ten semesters.  
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GNLU was formed in the year 2003 by the efforts of Late Mr. Kiritbhai N Rawal.<ref>[http://www.gnlu.ac.in/founderchairman.htm "Founder Chairman"]</ref> The University is based on the structure that was established two decades ago by the [[National Law School of India University]], Bangalore. The University offers an integrated graduation course of Law and a stream paper. The Stream paper options are Arts, Science and Commerce. The five year course is divided into ten semesters.  
 
 
 
GNLU also offers a LL.M degree (Masters) which is devised with a view to producing competent teachers and researchers. The syllabus is based on the UGC’s Model Syllabus on Law 2001. The Course is of two year duration with four semesters.  
 
GNLU also offers a LL.M degree (Masters) which is devised with a view to producing competent teachers and researchers. The syllabus is based on the UGC’s Model Syllabus on Law 2001. The Course is of two year duration with four semesters.  
 
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Professor Dr. Bimal N. Patel is the Director (Vice Chancellor) of the University. Mr. Patel is a scholar and academician of international law and diplomacy. He has prepared administrative, procedural and substantive jurisprudence of the International Court of Justice (ICJ), International Criminal Tribunal for former Yugoslavia (ICTY) and International Labour Organization Administrative Tribunal (Geneva).He has delivered numerous lectures, including one in Cambridge University, UK and has received several honors. <ref>[http://www.gnlu.ac.in/directorViceChancellor.htm "Profile of the (Director) Vice Chancellor"]</ref>  
Professor Dr. Bimal N. Patel is the Director (Vice Chancellor) of the University. Mr. Patel is a scholar and academician of international law and diplomacy. He has prepared administrative, procedural and substantive jurisprudence of the International Court of Justice (ICJ), International Criminal Tribunal for former Yugoslavia (ICTY) and International Labour Organization Administrative Tribunal (Geneva).He has delivered numerous lectures, including one in Cambridge University, UK and has received several honors. <ref>[http://www.gnlu.ac.in/directorViceChancellor.htm "Profile of the (Director) Vice Chancellor"]</ref>
 
  
 
==Admissions==
 
==Admissions==
 
Initially, the University had its own Entrance Examination for admission to the five years integrated Law Courses. From 2008, GNLU became a part of the Organizing Committee of the '''Common Law Admission Test''' (CLAT), a national level entrance test for admissions to the most of the National Law Schools in India.  
 
Initially, the University had its own Entrance Examination for admission to the five years integrated Law Courses. From 2008, GNLU became a part of the Organizing Committee of the '''Common Law Admission Test''' (CLAT), a national level entrance test for admissions to the most of the National Law Schools in India.  
 
Students seeking admission have to write the CLAT and the admissions are based on the rankings of the CLAT. The Test applies to both LLB and LLM admissions.
 
Students seeking admission have to write the CLAT and the admissions are based on the rankings of the CLAT. The Test applies to both LLB and LLM admissions.
 
==Infrastructure==
 
 
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===Library and Reading Room===
 
The University houses a modest Library containing a wide range of books and journals. The Library is housed on the second floor of the University Building. The Library Timings are 9:30 am to 9:00 pm.
 
 
The Reading Room, though not air conditioned, provides space for peaceful reading.
 
 
===Internet Infrastructure===
 
The University facilitates the use of an air conditioned Computer Lab which is located on the second floor of the University Building. Wireless Internet Connectivity is provided in the Hostel Blocks.
 
 
The University currently subscribes to the following research databases: JSTOR, Manupatra and West Law.
 
  
 
==Extra Curricular Activities==
 
==Extra Curricular Activities==
  
 
===Mooting===
 
===Mooting===
Mooting is the most popular extra-curricular activity that is pursued with great zeal by the students. Right from its inception, GNLU Students have performed very well in Moot Court Competitions around the world. The Moot Court Committee conducts Intra University Mooting Competitions every Semester. <ref>[http://www.gnlu.ac.in/MootCourt.htm "Moot Court Committee"]</ref>
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Mooting is the most popular extra-curricular activity that is pursued with great zeal by the students. Right from its inception, GNLU Students have performed very well in [Moot Court Competition]s around the world. The Moot Court Committee conducts Intra University Mooting Competitions every Semester. <ref>[http://www.gnlu.ac.in/MootCourt.htm "Moot Court Committee"]</ref>
  
The University also annually hosts the [[GNLU International Moot Court Competition]](GIMC) which held usually in January/February. The theme of GIMC is International Trade Law. The Problem usually consists of Public International Law intertwined with the various aspects of Trade Laws. The third edition of the Competition is to be held in February, 2011 and the problem deals with Space Law and Trade Law. <ref>[http://gnlu.ac.in/gimc/gimc2011.html "GNLU International Moot Court Competition (GIMC)"]</ref>
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The University also annually hosts the '''GNLU International Moot Court Competition''' (GIMC) which held usually in January/February. The GIMC Moot Problem usually deals with aspects Public International Law intertwined with other areas of legal research. The third edition of the Competition is to be held in February, 2010 and the problem deals with Space Law and International Law. <ref>[http://gnlu.ac.in/gimc/gimc2011.html "GNLU International Moot Court Competition (GIMC)"]</ref>  
  
 
===Student Activities===
 
===Student Activities===
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===Legal Services===
 
===Legal Services===
The '''Legal Service Committee''' (LSC) works towards making legal services accessible to all citizens of the society. The LSC manages a Legal Services Cell which provides free legal assistance and consultancy for the needy. The cell is run completely by students. The Legal Service Committee is planning on adopting a village and making it litigation free in a year. The LSC also conducts Legal awareness programmes around the year. <ref>[http://www.gnlu.ac.in/legalservicecommittee.htm "Legal Service Committee"]</ref>
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The '''Legal Service Committee''' (LSC) works towards making legal services accessible to all citizens of the society. The LSC manages a Legal Services Cell which provides free legal assistance and consultancy for the needy. The LSC also conducts Legal awareness programmes around the year. <ref>[http://www.gnlu.ac.in/legalservicecommittee.htm "Legal Service Committee"]</ref>  
 
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===Seminars and Conferences===
 
===Seminars and Conferences===
 
Gujarat National Law University organizes seminars, conferences and talks on a regular basis. Noted dignitaries have delivered guest lectures at the University. Some of them include Justice Y.K Sabharwal, the former Chief Justice of India, Justice C.K. Thakker, Judge, Supreme Court of India, Mr. Soli J Sorabjee, noted jurist and Former Attorney General of India, Mr. Shardul Shroff, etc.  
 
Gujarat National Law University organizes seminars, conferences and talks on a regular basis. Noted dignitaries have delivered guest lectures at the University. Some of them include Justice Y.K Sabharwal, the former Chief Justice of India, Justice C.K. Thakker, Judge, Supreme Court of India, Mr. Soli J Sorabjee, noted jurist and Former Attorney General of India, Mr. Shardul Shroff, etc.  
  
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==External links==
 
==External links==
 
* http://www.gnlu.ac.in
 
* http://www.gnlu.ac.in
 
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