Hidayatullah National Law University, Raipur (HNLU)

About HNLU

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. HNLU 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

HNLU Raipur BA, LL.B (Hons.)

B.A.LL.B.(Hons.) is a Full-Time Five-Years Course and it is offered by the Hidayatullah National Law University, Raipur and complete conformity with the Bar Council of India Guidelines.

HNLU Raipur Admission Process

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


HNLU Raipur BA, LL.B Eligibility criteria

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.

HNLU Raipur BA, LL.B seat intake and reservation 

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

 

Source: https://www.hnlu.ac.in/index.php/academic/b-a-ll-b-hons

  • 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

 

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.

Source: https://www.hnlu.ac.in/index.php/academic/b-a-ll-b-hons

HNLU Raipur BA LL.B. Course Structure 

Semester-I

Semester-II

Sl. No.

Title of The Paper

Sl. No.

Title of the Paper

1

One Major Paper*

1

One Major Paper*

2

Two Minor Papers*

2

Two Minor Paper*

3

Legal English / English Language

3

English Literature / Legal English

4

Legal Method

4

Law of Contract-II

5

Law of Contract-I

5

Family Law-I

Semester-III

Semester-IV

1

One Major Paper*

1

Major Paper*

2

Two Minor papers*

2

CG-II

3

Law of Torts

3

Labour Law-I

4

Family Law-II

4

Environmental Law

5

CG-I

5

Transfer of Property Act



6

Public International Law

Semester-V

Semester-VI

1

One Major Paper*

1

One Major Paper*

2

Labour Law-II

2

Jurisprudence-II

3

Jurisprudence-I

3

Corporate Law-II

4

Corporate Law-I

4

Intellectual Property Rights

5

Principles of Taxation Law

5

Administrative Law

6

Indian Penal Code

6

Alternative Dispute Resolution

Note :* While Political Science is taught as major paper from Semester I to VI, Economics & Sociology are taught as minor papers for the first three semesters.

Semester-VII

Semester-VIII

1

Criminal Procedure Code

1

Land Laws

2

Law of Evidence

2

Drafting, Pleading and Conveyance

3

Honours-I P1

3

Honours-I P2

4

Honours-II P1

4

Honours-II P2

5

Optional-P1

5

Optional-P2

Semester-IX

Semester-X

1

Civil Procedure Code

1

Professional Ethics

2

Honours-I P3

2

Honours-I P4

3

Honours-II P3

3

Honours-II P4

4

Optional-P3

4

Optional-P5

5

Optional-P4

5

Optional-P6

List of Optional Papers*:


Sl. No.

Title of The Paper

Sl. No.

Title of the Paper

1

Biotechnology and Law

12

Law and Tribes

2

Competition Law

13

Law of Infrastructure

3

Criminology & Penology

14

Law of Insolvency

4

Cyber Law

15

Law of Insurance

5

Banking Law

16

Law of Mines and Industries

6

Human Rights

17

Maritime Law

7

Good Governance

18

Media and Law

8

Indirect Tax

19

Medicine and Law

9

ICA

20

W.T.O.

10

International Criminal Law

21

Women and Law

11

International Space Law




 

List of Honors Papers :

 

Sl. No.

Title of The Paper

Sl. No.

Title of the Paper

1

Constitutional Law

4

Intellectual Property Rights

2

Corporate Law

5

Environmental Law

3

Trade and Investment Law

6

Criminal Law

Source: https://www.hnlu.ac.in/index.php/academic/b-a-ll-b-hons

HNLU Raipur LL.M 

HNLU Raipur offers one-year LL.M. Program. The LL.M. program is designed to instill research skills and analytical abilities. The LL.M. Program is focused on self-learning and research conducted by the students under the guidance of the faculty members. 

Specializations Offered:- 

  1. Corporate Law

  2. Intellectual Property Rights Law

  3. Environmental law


Source: https://www.hnlu.ac.in/index.php/academic/ll-m-programme

 

HNLU Raipur LL.M Admission Process

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

NLU Raipur LL.M Eligibility criteria


  • 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 Raipur LL.M. Seat Intake and reservation 

 

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



  • 2 seats are reserved for the wards of Kashmiri migrants.

  • 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

Source: https://www.hnlu.ac.in/index.php/academic/ll-m-programme

 

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.


Source: https://www.hnlu.ac.in/index.php/academic/ll-m-programme

HNLU Raipur LL.M Course Structure


Course Duration: One year 


Trimester-I

Sl. No.

Title of the Paper

1

Core Course : Research Methods and Legal Writing

2

Core Course : Comparative Public Law / Systems of Governance

3

Core Course : Law and Justice in a Globalized World

4

Optional Course : Paper-I

Trimester-II

1

Optional Course : Paper-II

2

Optional Course : Paper-III

3

Optional Course : Paper-IV

4

Optional Course : Paper-V

Trimester-III

1

Optional Course : Paper-VI

2

Dissertation

3

Viva-Voce


Source: https://www.hnlu.ac.in/index.php/academic/ll-m-programme


HNLU Raipur Ph.D.

Ph.D. Law shall be for a minimum duration of three years, including course work and a maximum of six years. The Ph.D.(Law) programme is a full-time residential programme.


HNLU Raipur PhD Admission Process For Ph.D

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

 

HNLU Raipur Ph.D Seat Inatke 

The intake to Ph.D program is 30 students.

Source: https://www.hnlu.ac.in/index.php/academic/ph-d-program-in-law

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)

Source: https://www.hnlu.ac.in/index.php/academic/ph-d-program-in-law

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Platinum Papers

S&R Associates

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Top Companies

 

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Flipkart

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