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Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law (RGNUL) Patiala was established in 2006 by the Punjab Government as a public university, . Its Current vice-chancellor is Dr. P.S. Jaswal<ref>http://www.rgnul.ac.in/vice_chancellor_desk.htm RGNUL website: Vice-Chancellors Desk</ref>

The university is currently located at its transit campus at Mohindra Kothi, Patiala but will move to its new 50 acre campus at Sidhuwal Village once completed by the end of 2010.

RGNUL is affiliated to UGC and approved by Bar Council of India.


From Wikipedia - customise The Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law (RGNUL) was established in 2006 to satisfy the need of having a centre of excellence in legal studies in the richest state in the country. It conducted its first entrance examination in July 2006 and classes began in September. Prof G.I.S Sandhu joined as the registrar. WHEN???

In its first year of establishment it conducted the Law Asia moot court competition.

In subsequent years has organized the commonwealth moot court competition and the Bar Council Of India Moot.

Students' Achievements

The signature law journal of the law school is 'RGNUL Law Review]]'.

Kush Kalra of third year, a prolific essayist and a green activist has been the recipient of the prestigious ' Young Achievers Award 2009'.Provide citation RGNUL won the NLIU Tankha moot, the best memorial in the ULC Bangalore moot and best researcher in the Henry Durant national rounds.<ref>http://www.legallyindia.com/20100610948/Mooting/mpl-2009-10-nalsar-ites-are-best-indian-mooters-share-rs-15-lakh-prizes-with-7-runners-up MPL 2009-10 final ranking</ref>,

As per Legally India's mooting premier league, was ranked the ninth best mooting law school in India in the 2009-10 season.

In 2010-11 session the mooting achievements of RNGUL were as follows- Pro bono Moot (Best Researcher); SP Sathe (Runners-up); NLU-D Corp Law (Winners, best memorandum (joint), best researcher); Surana IT (Semi finalist); DM Harish (Runners up);KK Luthra (Best speaker); Stetson North (Semi finalist, best speaker); NLIU-Juris Corp (Semi finalist); Surana Trial Advocacy North (Runners up), Rizvi Moot (best speaker)[1].


Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law (RGNUL) started functioning at its interim campus at Mohindra Kothi, Mall Road, a heritage building at the heart of the city of Patiala. As of today it is still functioning at its interim campus, but its days there are marked, as its permanent campus at village Sidhuwal is nearing completion.Provide citation

The Mohindra Kothi campus is 24 hours wi-fi enabled. Provide citation

Features of the Mohindra Kothi Campus [edit]Library The Library at the RGNUL has acquired a collection of over 20,000 volumes. The RGNUL Library at present subscribes to 45 law journals, about 25 magazines, 15 Newspapers and online journals<ref>http://www.rgnulpatiala.org/intro.html RGNUL website</ref>.

Separate reading rooms have been marked for the undergraduate students and for the post graduate students.Rewrite or rephrase This is all copy-pasted from the website, delete and write properly with useful information.

Computer Labs

Every RGNUL student is expected to possess a laptop. RGNUL has two fully equipped centrally air conditioned computer labs with about twenty computers each. The labs include printers, scanners and webcams and are open during university hours but closed on holidays and Sundays.

Moot Court Hall

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[edit]University Health Centre RGNUL has a health centre within the university premises. The RGNUL UHC has complete facilities for indoor admissions, minor surgeries, resuscitation equipment, vaccinations, and sterilization of equipment and stock of medicines for routine and emergency ailments. It functions for 24 hours per day. Among other efforts being undertaken by the UHC are: Gender Education, Acquiring Life Skills, Prevention of Addictions and Substance Abuse, Prevention of Sexually Transmitted Diseases, General Hygiene and Health, Psychosocial issues etc., UHC also has taken up the onus of conducting routine health check up of students and staff, especially the food handlers in the canteen. Surveys on vaccination status are routinely conducted and necessary measures undertaken. To be deleted: Rewrite to include facts and useful information for students, do not copy paste

Gymnasium and Sports

The RGNUL Campus has a fitness centre exclusively for students. In addition to the gymnasium, available sports facilities for students include football, table tennis and badminton. The RGNUL cricket league, RCL, is a bi-annual competitive inter-batch cricket league.

RGNUL new campus at village sidhuwal

The new campus will be fully residential and self-sufficient and will have an administrative cum-academic block, separate spacious library, auditorium, sports Complex, Boys and Girls Hostels, Guest House, Community Hall, Health Centre, Shopping Centre residences and other facilities etc.

Tentative Total cost is Approx.Rs.160.00 crores.Provide citation

Total construction of campus will be done in three phases. The work for the Ist Phase is about to be completed and these are the following components which have been proposed in Ist Phase costing Approx. Rs.70.00 crores.Provide citation

Courses Offered:

B.A., L.L.B. (Hons.) L.L.M. M.Phil. in Law M.Phil. in Social Sciences with Law Ph.D. in Law Ph.D. in Social Sciences with Law Admission to Hons. course is through Common Law Admission Test (CLAT-2008)[1].

Research Centres

RGNUL has established a number of specialised centres in its campus: Centre for Advanced Study in Criminal Law (CASCL) Centre for Consumer Protection Laws and Advocacy (CCPLA) Centre for Advanced Study in International Humanitarian Law (CASH) RGNUL Institute of Competitive Exams(RICE) Centre for study in agriculture law and economices (SALE)

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