NLU Nagpur (Maharashtra National Law University)

About NLU (MNLU), Nagpur

MNLU, Nagpur was established by Maharashtra Government by way of enactment known as the Maharashtra National Law University Act (Maharashtra Act No. VI of 2014) and the University is the Nineteenth National Law University located in the orange city of Nagpur. The objectives of MNLU, Nagpur are manifold mainly to advance and desseminate learning and knowledge of law and legal processes and their role in national development. The university has developed their own Library in a very short span of time. Besides receiving donation from the Hon'ble High Court of Bombay Bench at Nagpur comprising various Law Reports and journals in addition to permitting the students of the University to use Judicial Officers Training Institute Library.

NLU (MNLU), Nagpur Programs Offered

NLU Nagpur offer the following courses:

Undergraduate

  • B.A.,LL.B (Hons)

Post Graduation

  • LLM
  • Ph.D

NLU Nagpur, B.A., LL.B

The multi-disciplinary B.A.LL.B. (Hons.) Course. It follows clinical legal educationa and is designed as per the recommendations of Curriculum Development Committee Report (CDCR)-University Grants Commission (UGC) guidelines, bringing it in consonance with trends of globalization, pluralism and social integration.

Duration- Five years

Getting into NLU (B.A., LL.B), Nagpur

NLU (MNLU), Nagpur B.A., LL.B Results Accepted

  • 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

NLU (MNLU), Nagpur B.A., LL.B Eligibility

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 50% (45% 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.

MNLU, Nagpur B.A., LL.B Intake and Reservation

The intake for the undergraduate program is 60 seats.

The University follows Government of Maharashtra reservation policy with regard to admission of students.

The breakup of the seats is as follows:

Category Percentage % Seats
Unreserved Category 30
Maharashtra State SC 13 08
Maharashtra State ST 7 04
Maharashtra State - De-notified Tribes (A) 3 02
Maharashtra State - Nomadic Tribes (B) 2.5 01
Maharashtra State - Nomadic Tribes (C) 3.5 02
Maharashtra State - Nomadic Tribes (D) 2 01
Maharashtra State OBC 19 11
Total 100 60
  • 3% seats shall be reserved horizontally for Specially Abled Persons (SAP) and any other reservation approved by the Government of Maharashtra from time to time

Fee Structure B.A.,LL.B. (Hons.)

Head Amount (INR)
One Time Fee ( payable at the time of admission) 3000
Admission Fee  
Library Caution Money 10,000
Hostel Caution Money 10,000
Mess Caution Money 10,000
Annual (payable before commencement of academic session)  
Tuition Fee:
Students from State of Maharashtra
Students from Other States
  78,750
1,05,000
Other Fees 35,000
User Charges 12,000
Hostel Accommodation 30,000
Mess Charges Actual
  • Total Fee for the candidates from State of Maharashtra is INR 1,88,750 and for others is INR 2,15,000

NLU, Nagpur LL.M

The University offers one year postgraduate degree in the following mentioned specializations:

    • Corporate and Commercial Law
    • Intellectual Property Laws
    • Constitutional Law
    • Personal Law
    • Energy and telecommunication Laws

    Getting into NLU (LL.M), Nagpur

    NLU (MNLU), Nagpur LL.M Results Accepted

    The admission shall be based on the performance in the Common Law Admission Test

    NLU (MNLU), Nagpur LL.M Eligibility

    • The candidate should have secured LL.B degree or its equivalent from a recognized university, having obtained not less than 55% marks in the aggregate

    NLU (MNLU) Nagpur LL.M Intake and Reservation

    The intake for the undergraduate program is 20 seats.

    The breakup of the seats is as follows:

    Category Percentage % Seats
    Unreserved Category   09
    SC 13 03
    ST 7 01
    De-notified Tribes (A) 3 01
    Nomadic Tribes (B) 2.5 01
    Nomadic Tribes (C) 3.5 01
    Nomadic Tribes (D) 2 00
    Special Backward Class 2 00
    Maharashtra State OBC 19 04
    Total 100 20
    • 3% seats shall be reserved horizontally for Specially Abled Persons (SAP) and any other reservation approved by the Government of Maharashtra from time to time

    Fee Structure LL.M Programme

    Head Amount (INR)
    One Time Fee ( payable at the time of admission) 3000
    Admission Fee  
    Library Caution Money 10,000
    Hostel Caution Money 10,000
    Mess Caution Money 10,000
    Annual (payable before commencement of academic session)  
    Tuition Fee:
    Students from State of Maharashtra
    Students from Other States
      56,250
    75,000
    Other Fees 23,000
    User Charges 12,000
    Hostel Accommodation 30,000
    Mess Charges Actual
    • Total Fee for the candidates from State of Maharashtra is INR 1,54,250 and for others is 1,73,000

    NLU, Nagpur Ph.D

    Doctor of Philosophy in Law is a 3-6 year full time doctoral programme offered by the Maharashtra National Law University (MNLU), Nagpur. The minimum and maximum duration of the programme is 3 and 6 years respectively.

    NLU, Nagpur Ph.D Eligibility

    • To be admitted to the candidature for a Ph.D. Degree Programme an applicant shall meet one of the following criteria 
    • Obtained a Master’s Degree in law) from any recognised University including a foreign University securing with at least 55% marks or its equivalent. 
    • Obtained a Master’s Degree in any discipline from a recognized University including a foreign University with at least  55% marks or its equivalent. Provided that the candidate with qualifications in sciences, social sciences and humanities may pursue his / her research interfacing with public policy or law.
    • A Judge who has served for minimum three years as a Judge of High Court in India or Judge of the Supreme Court of India. 
    • The candidate who has passed the Company Secretary examination conducted by the Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI) and has been awarded the Associate Membership of the Institute (ACS) and having a Bachelor Degree in Law from a recognised University through regular stream.
    • The Vice-Chancellor may permit a faculty member of the Maharashtra National Law University,Nagpur to take up PhD Degree Programme along with his / her teaching assignment in the interest of faculty development, provided that his / her teaching assignment(s) and other responsibilities do not hamper in any way and fulfils the eligibility conditions prescribed in these Regulations.

    NLU, Nagpur Ph.D Admission Procedure

    • The admission in Ph.D programme will be through All India Entrance Test (AIET) for Ph.D. Degree programme. All the candidates including Foreign Nationals and NRI who wish to pursue Ph.D. Degree programme at the University shall be subject to AIET.
    • Candidates  who have qualified UGC NET, JRF, CSIR, SLET, GATE, M.Phil.,a Judge who has served for minimum three years as a Judge of High Court in India or Judge of the Supreme Court of India,will be exepmted from AIET
    • The qualifying marks at the All India Entrance Test are as follows:
    • General category: 55%
    • SC/ST/OBC (NCL): 50%

    NLU, Nagpur Ph.D Fee Structure

    Fee Structure for Indian Nationals

    Application Fee

    Rs.2,000/-

    Registration Fee (at the time of admission)

    Rs.15,000/-

    Course Work Fee (at the time of admission)

    Rs.25,000/-

    Annual Fee (every year)

    Rs.10,000/-

    Library fee (annual)

    Rs.6,000/-

    Library Caution Money (refundable)

    Rs.10,000/-

    Hostel Caution Money (refundable)

    Rs.10,000/-

    Internet/ Electronic Database (annual)

    Rs.6,000/-

    Fee for Change of Area of Research

    Rs.5,000/-

    Fee for pre-submission of thesis.

    Rs.10,000/-

    Fee for final presentation

    Rs.20,000/-

    Examination Fee (at the time of submission of Thesis)

    Rs.10,000/-

    Re-examination Fee (at the time of submission of Thesis)

    Rs.15,000/-

    Re-submission of Thesis Fee

    Rs.20,000/-

    Provisional Certificate

    Rs.500/-

    Hostel and Mess charges would be on actual basis.

    For more info, please visit www.nlunagpur.ac.in

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