National University of Advanced Legal Studies
Established in 2005, The National University of Advanced Legal Studies (NUALS) has the following objectives:
(a) to advance and disseminate learning and knowledge of law and legal and judicial processes, professional legal education and their role in national development;
(b) to develop in the student and research scholar a sense of responsibility to serve the society by developing skills with regard to advocacy, legal services, legislation, law reforms etc., and
(c) to promote legal and judicial reforms needed to strengthen the administration of justice in India.
In 2008, an amendment streamlined the powers and functions of the authorities of the University and ensured the active involvement of the Government of Kerala.
Centres of Study and Research in NUALS
- Inter Disciplinary Centre for Police Studies
- Centre for Parliamentary Studies and Law Reforms
- Centre for Law and Development
- Centre for Law and Agriculture
- Centre for Continuing Legal Education and Extension (CCLEE)
- Centre for Environment and Law
- Centre for Consumer Protection Law and Policy
- Centre for Women and Family Studies
- Centre for Intellectual Property Rights (CIPR)
- Centre for Human Rights (CHR)
- Interdisciplinary Centre for Social Justice
- Centre for Law and Economics
- Centre For Health Law And Policy
- Centre for Competition Law and Policy
- Centre For Sports Law
- Centre for Post Graduate Legal Studies
Academic Programs of National University of Advanced Legal Studies
5 Year B.A. LLB
Admissions to the 5 Year B.A. LL.B. (Hons.) Degree Programme are made through the Common Law Admission Test (CLAT). For more information, click here
1 Year LLM
Admission to the LL.M. Degree Course shall be based on the performance in the Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) on Merit-cum-Preference basis. NUALS offers One year LL.M. Programme in two distinct branches, ie. (i) International Trade Law and (ii) Constitutional and Administrative Law, having 20 seats each. For more information, click here
Candidates seeking registration to the Ph.D. programme should hold a Master’s Degree from a recognized University with a minimum of 55% marks in the qualifying examination, or a minimum CGPA of 6.0 in the 10 point scale (or an equivalent grade in similar scales). A candidate belonging to SC/ST community shall be eligible for concession up to 5% marks in the minimum eligible marks for admission. For more information, click here
Post Graduate Diploma In Medical Law And Ethics
Candidates admitted to the Post Graduate Diploma in Medical Law and Ethics should possess a Bachelor’s Degree of a recognized University in any stream. Those who possess a Bachelor’s Degree in any system of medicine, dentistry, nursing, pharmacy, hospital administration or a Bachelors’ Degree in Law recognized by NUALS shall be given preference.
Post Graduate Diploma In Cyber Law
Candidates admitted to the Post Graduate Diploma in Cyber Law should possess a Bachelor’s Degree in any stream or a Bachelors’ Degree in Law recognized by NUALS.
For more details in postgraduate diploma courses, click here
The NUALS library has a collection of more than 13,944 books ranging from general to law specific subjects. The library subscribes to several leading law journals, both Indian and foreign and also a number of newspapers and magazines. It has acquired the complete set of leading law reports like All England Law Reports, Supreme Court Cases, All India Reporter, Criminal Law Journal, Kerala Law Times. For more information, click here
The National University of Advanced Legal Studies (NUALS)
NUALS Campus, H.M.T. Colony P.O.
PIN – 683 503
Phone : 0484-2555990
Fax No: 0484 – 2555992