National Law University Delhi is a premier law University in India established in the National Capital Territory of Delhi under the National Law University Delhi Act, 2007. The primary objective of the University is to evolve and impart comprehensive legal education including distant and continuing legal education to all levels to achieve excellence. The University provides advanced studies and promotes research in interdisciplinary legal education that is socially relevant. The University was awarded Category I status by the University Grants Commission, received NAAC accreditation of ‘A’ Grade and secured 2nd Rank in the Law category across the country, maintaining its last two year’s position of the Second best Law University across India, scoring 76.23 in 2019 and 74.02 in 2020. The National Law University Delhi has a vision to produce global lawyers. Therefore, the university promotes internationalization in teaching and research. International collaborations for student and exchanges along with joint research have been done with foreign universities of repute. Justice T. P. S. Chawla Library at the university is renowned for its collection of books, e books, databases and other facilities. The University conducts regular training programmes for officials of Central and State government.
Area of Excellence
1. Teaching in legal and interdisciplinary areas 2. Legal and Interdisciplinary Research 3. Legal Aid and Access to Justice The focus is on making learning holistic, engaging and goal oriented including the ability to analyse contemporary issues of public concern and their legal implications for the benefit of the society.
Research Capability and Focus Area
With the aim of fostering and nurturing a vibrant research ecosystem, NLUD has established 20 research centers for undertaking advanced legal and interdisciplinary research. Faculty members have undertaken national, international research projects with publications of research and policy documents. NLUD provides research support to governmental, regulatory bodies and judiciary.
Notable Research / Publication
Research publications in 2019-2020 by faculty members: Publications in Journals: National journals- 13, International - 7 Published Books: National Books- 14, International -7 Published Chapters in Books: National 9, International 14 The University publishes four journals. Details can be found at https://nludelhi.ac.in/res-pub-ins.aspx Details regarding research projects undertaken by the University can be viewed at https://nludelhi.ac.in/res-rp.aspx Research Handbook -2019 is available at the following link: https://nludelhi.ac.in/download/publication/Research%20Handbook%202019.pdf
The University subscribes to twenty three electronic databases providing access to legal information supporting legal education and research activities of the University.