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{{Infobox University
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|image = [[Image:GNLU_Logo.jpg|150px|Gujarat National Law University]]
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|name = Gujarat National Law University
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|established = 2003
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|type = National Law School
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|head = Dr. Bimal N Patel
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|city = Gandhinagar
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|state = Gujarat
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|country = India
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|students = 820<small><br />800 LLB<br />20 LLM<br /></small>
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|faculty= 37<ref>[http://www.gnlu.ac.in/Faculty.aspx?Id=2 "GNLU Faculty"]</ref>
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|annual tuition = Rs. 85,000<ref>[http://www.gnlu.ac.in/ugprogramme.htm "Under Graduate Programme name"></ref>
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|homepage= [http://www.gnlu.ac.in]
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'''Gujarat National Law University''' (GNLU) is the statutory university established by the Government of Gujarat under the Gujarat National University Act, 2003. GNLU is the seventh National Law School to be set up in India. The University is located in the city of Gandhinagar which is the capital of Gujarat and is 30 kilometers north to the metropolitan city of Ahmedabad. GNLU started its official functioning in the year 2004 and has five batches of 160 students each, who are pursuing their five year law graduation course.  
 
'''Gujarat National Law University''' (GNLU) is the statutory university established by the Government of Gujarat under the Gujarat National University Act, 2003. GNLU is the seventh National Law School to be set up in India. The University is located in the city of Gandhinagar which is the capital of Gujarat and is 30 kilometers north to the metropolitan city of Ahmedabad. GNLU started its official functioning in the year 2004 and has five batches of 160 students each, who are pursuing their five year law graduation course.  
  
 
==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==
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==Infrastructure==
 
==Infrastructure==
  
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===Hostels===
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The GNLU Campus is under construction in Koba, Gandhinagar.<ref>[http://www.gnlu.ac.in/ProjectedCampus.aspx "Recent Progress: GNLU new campus, Raisan, Koba, Gandhinagar"]</ref> The students will be shifted to the new campus by around 2013.
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The University Building is 2.5 kms from the Hostels. It consists of air conditioned Class Rooms, Library, Reading Room, Computer Lab and Faculty Chambers.The Students commute between the College and the Hostels by Buses arranged by the University.
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The University currently houses its students in its temporary quarters which were government quarters earlier. The quarters consists of 34 blocks, along with two dining halls (Mess). Each Block consists of twelve rooms accommodating two people. The Rooms are well spacious and have an attached bathroom, toilet and kitchen space.  
  
 
===Library and Reading Room===
 
===Library and Reading Room===
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===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 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>
  
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 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>  
  
 
===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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==References==
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==External links==
 
==External links==
 
* http://www.gnlu.ac.in
 
* http://www.gnlu.ac.in
 
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