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Hidayatullah National Law University (HNLU) is a university in New Raipur, Chhattisgarh, India. It is one of esteemed national law schools in India. It was established as a centre for legal excellence by the Government of Chhattisgarh under the Hidayatullah National University of Law, Chattisgarh, Act (Act No.10 of 2003). HNLU being one of the most prestigious centre for legal education in India offers innumerable opportunities for the students to interact with academicians, lawyers, Judges, firms, banking and other related institutions. The University imparts BA, LLB (Hons.). LLM, and Ph.D. degrees. It is a Residential University and is sixth in the series of National Law Schools in India. It is sixth in the chain of National Law Schools in India. HNLU has been included in the list of the Universities maintained by the University Grants Commission under Section 2(f) of the UGC Act, 1956 and has been declared fit to receive Central assistance in terms of the rules framed under Section 12 (B) of the UGC Act, 1956.
Hidayatullah National Law University is located in the serene and pollution free environment of New Raipur, the new capital of Chhatisgarh. The sprawling new campus is built over 65 acres of land abutting a beautiful lake and is located in a serene and pollution free environment. The academic block consists of three-storied library with air conditioned reading hall and a fully air- conditioned computer lab equipped with 150 computers. The academic block also houses the State-of-the-art Moot Court Halls carefully designed to match the standards of the Hon'ble Supreme Court of India and the High Courts. The entire campus is Wi-Fi enabled.
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Admission is made strictly on the basis of merit as assessed through Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) conducted each year.<ref>http://clat.ac.in</ref> The Undergraduate test paper covers the following subjects: (i) English including Comprehension (ii) General Knowledge/Current Affairs (iii) Elementary Mathematics (Numerical ability) (iv) Legal Aptitude Logical Reasoning.
The Post-graduate test paper covers the following subject areas:Law of Contracts, Law of Torts, Family Law, Criminal Law, Constitutional Law and Legal Theory.<ref>http://clat.ac.in/PDF/FAQs.pdf</ref>
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B.A.LL.B. (Hons.) U.G. PROGRAMME: HEAD FEE (in Rs.)
Rs. 5000/- (One Time)
US$1000 for NRI & Foreign Nationals (One Time)
Rs.25000/- (per Semester)
US$ 3000 p.a. for NRI &
US$5000 p.a. for Foreign Nationals
Library Fees Rs.5000/- p.a. Halls of Residence Charges Rs.12000/- p.a. Internet Charges Rs.5000/- p.a. Campus Development Charge Rs.1000/- p.a. Charges for Student Activities Rs.1000/- p.a. Student Welfare Fund Rs.1000/- p.a. Transportation Charges Rs.4000/- p.a. Caution money (Refundable) Rs.25000/- (One Time) * Fees are to be paid in advance at the beginning of the semester.
Readmission Fees 1000/-
2000/- per course
Repeat Examination Fee 200/- per course
Convocation fees: In person
In absentia 2000/- Transcript Fee 200/- Provisional Certificate Fee 500/- Migration Certificate Fee 1000/-
Fees are to be paid at the beginning of the semester
HNLU provides two separate hostels for girls and boys. Each hostel has two blocks which are connected to the mess. Students are allotted single rooms with quality furniture including a study table, a chair, a personal drawer and a cot. Every floor has a water cooler.There are 4 washrooms on each floor having 16 cubicles in total. The hostel premises and rooms are cleaned everyday by cleaning staff. H.O.R offers a common room for TV and other creative activities. It also has a gym and an indoor badminton court inside the H.O.R. premises. TT facilities are also provided inside the H.O.R. There is a 24*7 canteen within the H.O.R. premises catering to the needs of students especially for late night academic activities.
Library and Reading Room
The HNLU in view of its aims and objectives has planned out for a separate and spacious library in its present premises and started enriching the same, meeting the requirements of the curriculum. As of now it has excellent collection of text books, reference books and law reports covering a wide range of general and special subjects. The HNLU Library has adopted an open access system so as to make it easier for the readers to access to the library resources thereby saving precious time. To assist the students and research scholars in locating their desired legal literature and other information, efficient library automation package has been installed The HNLU Library also conducts library orientation programme for the fresh students to acquaint them with the library system, services and resources so that they may exploit the available resources for their maximum benefit.
The library automation software also helps the staff in maintaining inventory and house-keeping jobs. There are quite a few P IV workstations placed in the library hall for the students to browse legal resources from West Law, Manupatra and other on-line sources, apart from Grand Jurix which is available for search off line.
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Extra Curricular Activities
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Seminars and Conferences
Academia and faculty
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Journals and publications
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