The Gujarat National Law University, often referred to as GNLU, is a National Law University, established under the state of Gujarat National Law University Act, 2003. Located in the capital of this state, Gandhinagar, GNLU is recognized by the Bar Council of India and UGC. The University is also a member of the International Association of Law Schools and the Asian Law Institute. The efforts of the then Solicitor General of India, Kirit Rawal, lead to the formation of this premier institute.
GNLU has 3 core values, namely, excellence in the field of research, teaching, and developing a sustainable environment. The campus is spread over an area of 50 acres, with a huge cover of flora and fauna. The university has a wide assortment of courses, ranging from undergraduat to PhD courses. There are about 180 students, each under training over 5 batches.
The campus also has regular visits by physicians and nurses to aid students in the case of emergencies. The university boasts of the Indian Legal History Museum, which is the first of its kind in the country and allows you to glance through nearly 5000 years of civilization.
Basic Campus Facilities
- 50 acres of land
- Fully air-conditioned classrooms, administrative building and library
- Single occupancy rooms, with attached washrooms in hostels available for girls
- A common gym, as well as a separate one in the girls hostel
- Unlimited Wi-fi access and state of art ICT facilities
Student Facilities and Activities
GNLU takes pride in the activities organized by the cultural committees of the university. Being a research-based university, most centres are headed by the faculty that allows students to work on several legal issues. It is also the first university to have a Sports Law centre, along with a Law and Economics centre. The university also hosts the GNLU International Moot Court Competition. GNLU also has a Legal Services Committee that contributes to the involvement of students in socio-legal pursuits. Apart from this, there is a music club, dance club, debating society and a theatre club for students.