Hidayatullah National Law University, Raipur (HNLU)


About HNLU

Hidayatullah National Law University, named after Justice M. Hidayatullah. It is the 6th National Law University of the country. The Chief Justice of High Court of Chhattisgarh is the Chancellor of the University. In the National Legal Summit and Awards 2015, HNLU received the "Upcoming National Law University" Award. The University conducts Court Room Exercises (CRE) and Moot Courts, in order to familiarize students with the workings of courts. These Court Room Exercises are an interactive method of teaching students and are frequently conducted in every semester. Students are also encouraged to participate in Moot Court competitions so that they get the chance to interact with other law students from all over the country. The University conducts a clinical program. It aims at instilling in the students, a sense of social responsibility and training them to face various legal challenges. The program includes a wide range of activities like legal-aid clinic, legislative drafting, seminars and working on real life socio-legal problems. The library at HNLU consists of a total collection of 22,788 books and has subscription to international and national journals like Cambridge Law Journal, All England Law Reports, Criminal Law Journal, Moore's Indian Appeals to name a few. The collection of HNLU library has received wide acclaim and recommendation from legal luminaries who have visited the campus.

Programs Offered

  • B.A,LL.B (Hons.)
  • LL.M.
  • Ph.D

Getting into HNLU, Raipur

HNLU Results accepted

For B.A,LL.B (Hons.)

  • Admission to this program is purely based on merit determined through a Common Law Admission test (CLAT) conducted by the 18 participating law schools in rotation

For LL.M

  • Candidate has the option to choose any out of the three offered specializations; Corporate Law, Intellectual Property Rights Law and Environment Law . Admission to this program is based on merit determined through a Common Law Admission Test (CLAT). The admission to the chosen specialization will be however be allotted on the basis of CLAT Rank cum Preference

For Ph.D

  • Admission to this program is purely based on merit determined through a separate interest conducted by the University

HNLU Eligibility

Eligibility for B.A,LL.B (Hons.)
A candidate for admission to the B.A, LL.B (Hons.) Degree Course shall have:

  • passed the Higher Secondary School Examination (10+2) system or an examination equivalent thereto securing in the first attempt, not less than 45% (40% in the case of SC/ST candidates and persons with disability) in the aggregate
  • There is no age limit as per the 2017 rules

Those who do not clear the qualifying examination with the requisite marks are not eligible for admission. Candidates whose statement of marks of the qualifying examination is not available at the time of formal interviews, are also not eligible for admission.

Eligibility for LL.M

  • Candidate should have obtained a LL.B./B.L. Degree or an equivalent degree from a recognized University with not less than 55% marks in aggregate (50% in case of SC and ST candidates)
  • Candidates who are appearing or have appeared in the qualifying degree examination and are awaiting results are also eligible to appear in the test. However, the candidate must have passed/appeared in the final semester/final year examination of the qualifying examination on the date of his/her admission

HNLU Intake and Reservation

For B.A,LL.B (Hons.)

Category All India Seats Chhattisgarh State Domicile Seats
SC 12 (15%) 10 (12%)*
ST 06 (7.5%) 26 (32%)*
OBC - 11 (14%)*
Unreserved Category 62 33
Total 80 80
  • 3% seats are reserved horizontally for Persons with Disabilities (PWD) at the all India level
  • 3% seats are jointly reserved horizontally for the PWD and Dependants of Freedom Fighters (DFF) category of candidates belonging to the State of Chhattisgarh only
  • Overall 30% seats are reserved horizontally for female candidates both at all India and State (C. G. Domicile) level
  • If a Chhattisgarh domicile candidate qualifies for admission in the regular merit under all India category, he/she shall be considered against the All India seat only and not against Chhattisgarh domicile seats
  • In providing horizontal reservation to the CG Domicile PWD and DFF Candidates, as per the Guidelines issued by the Directorate of Higher Education, Government of Chhattisgarh, a joint Merit List of PWD and DFF candidates is made by adding 10% marks with the marks already obtained by the CG Domicile PWD Candidates in CLAT-2015. Thereafter, the allotment of seats is done horizontally from the joint Merit List of PWD and DFF Candidates as per the method suggested by the Supreme Court of India
  • The allotment of seats to various CG Domicile category candidates is done as per the Guidelines issued by the Directorate of Higher Education, subject to amendments made by the Government of Chhattisgarh from time to time

Other Categories

Seats

NRI/NRI Sponsored Seats

16

Foreign Nationals

4

Wards of Kashmiri Migrants under the Supernumerary Quota

5

Students from Jammu & Kashmir under the Supernumerary Quota

2


For LL.M.

Category Number of Seats
SC (15%) 07
ST (7.5%) 03
Unreserved Category 35
Wards of Kashmiri Migrants under the Supernumerary Quota 02
Total 47

For LL.M.

  • 3% seats shall be reserved horizontally for Persons with Disability (PWD)
  • 30% seats shall be reserved horizontally for female candidates across all the categories of seats

For Ph.D

The intake to Ph.D program is 30 students.

Fee Structure [B.A., LL.B. (Hons.) Program]

S.No. Particulars of Fees Amount of Fees (Annual)
 1. Admission Fee
(One Time)
Rs. 5000/-
US $1000 for NRI/NRI Sponsored Candidates & Foreign Nationals
 2. Tuition Fee Rs. 95,000 Indian Nationals
US $4000 for NRI/NRI Sponsored Candidates
US $5500 for Foreign Nationals
 3. Library Fees Rs. 7500/-
 4. Halls of Residence Charges Rs. 12000/-
 5. Internet Charges Rs. 5000/-
 6. Campus Development Charges Rs. 5000/-
 7. Charges for Students' Activities Rs. 3000/-
 8. Students' Welfare Fund Rs. 1500/-
 9. Medical Fee Rs. 2000/-
 10. Electricity Charges Rs. 6000/-
 11. Examination Fee Rs. 4000/-
 12. Transportation Charges Rs. 4000/-
 13. Caution Money (Refundable) Rs. 25000/- (One Time)
Total Rs. 175000/-* (Rs. One lakh seventy five thousand only)

NOTE:- *Total amount of fees to be paid by an Indian national at the time of admission. The NRI/ NRI Sponsored Candidates will have to pay USD 5000/- plus Rs. 75000/- and the Foreign Nationals will have to pay USD 6,500 plus Rs. 75,000/-.

  • Mess Fee Rs.12000/- shall be payable separately by the students on semester basis.
  • The abovementioned fees are provisional and subject to revision from time to time by the university authorities.

Fee Structure [for LL.M. Program]

S.No. Particulars of Fees Amount of Fees (Annual)
 1. Admission Fee Rs. 5000/- (One Time)
 2. Tuition Fee Rs. 26500/-
 3. Library Fees Rs. 7500/-
 4. Halls of Residence Charges Rs. 12000/-
 5. Internet Charges Rs. 5000/-
 6. Campus Development Charges Rs. 5000/-
 7. Students' Welfare Fund Rs. 2000/-
 8. Transportation Charges Rs. 4000/-
 9. Medical Fee Rs. 2000/-
 10. Electricity Charges Rs. 6000/-
 11. Examination Fee for thesis evaluation Rs. 10000/- (One Time)
 12. Caution Money (Refundable) Rs. 10000/- (One Time)
Total Rs. 95000/-* (Rs. Ninety Five thousand only)

Note: *Total amount of fees to be paid by a candidate at the time of admission.

  • Mess Fee shall be payable separately.
  • The fees are provisional and subject to revision from time to time by the university authorities.

Fee Structure [for Ph.D Program]

Particulars Amount (in Rs.)
Application Form Fee 1500/-
Admission Fee 1000/- (One time)
Tuition Fee 15000/- (Per annum)
Thesis submission, evaluation & Viva-voce fee (payable at the time of submission of thesis) 15000/- (one time)
Course work examination fee 2500/-
Hostel charges 6000/- (for six months)
Computer Lab & Library Deposit 2000/- (Per annum)
Development Fee 1000/- (Per annum)
Transportation charges 4000/- (for six months)
Caution money (Refundable) 5000/- (One time)
Hostel deposit (Refundable) 5000/- (One time)
Mess Charges 13500 (for six months)

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