NLIU Bhopal

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National Law Institute University (NLIU) Bhopal was established in 1998 by an enactment of the State Legislature of Madhya Pradesh in 1997. Recognized by the Bar Council of India, the university admits only 80 undergraduates each year through the Common Law Admission Test (C.L.A.T.), who complete 15 trimesters before being awarded a combined B.A., LL.B (Hons.) degree. The post-graduate course offered at the university is the LL.M. degree. Currently ranked third by the India Today rankings of law colleges in the country[citation needed], NLIU was modeled on the lines of the earlier established National Law School of India University at Bangalore. The patron of the university is the Hon. Chief Justice of India and the university works closely with the High Court of Madhya Pradesh, as well as the neighboring National Judicial Academy.

The city of Bhopal, the capital of Madhya Pradesh, is a fascinating amalgam of scenic beauty, historicity and modern urban planning and is located in the centre of Indian map. Historically, Raja Bhoja had founded Bhojapal way back in the 11th century and has now gradually come to be known as ‘Bhopal’. The two elegant lakes of Bhopal dominate the city. The old city boasts of the aristocratic imprint of its former rulers with its teeming market places and fine old mosques and palaces. The new city is ever developing with its well- laid out parks and gardens, broad avenues and streamlined modern edifices. The tourist’s are attracted through out the year to the historical monuments of the city like Taj-ul-Masjid, Jama Masjid, Moti Masjid, Shukat Mahal and Sadar Manzil, Gohar Mahal. Other attractions include Bharat Bhawan, Government Archaeological Museum, Van Vihar,etc. At a short distance from the city are famous spots such as the ‘Stupa’ at Sanchi, Bhim Bhetika, the renowned ‘Shiva Temple’ at Bhojpur and the list goes on… TOPOGRAPHY OF THE UNIVERSITY At present the University is situated in verdant eco-friendly surroundings on Bhadbhada Road at the outskirts of Bhopal near the Kerwan Dam. The campus is surrounded with hills and lush greenery and the city is easily accessible. The NLIU has been allotted 40 acres of land on a hillock by the Government of Madhya Pradesh to develop a modern campus with modern academic and residential facilities.


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