Hidayatullah National Law University, Raipur

Hidayatullah National Law University (HNLU)



Hidayatullah National Law University is a Residential University and is sixth in the series of National Law Schools in India. HNLU has been included in the list of the Universities maintained by the University Grants Commission under Section 2(f) of the UGC Act, 1956 and has been declared fit to receive Central assistance in terms of the rules framed under Section 12 (B) of the UGC Act, 1956. The university is recognized by the Bar Council of India under section 7 of the Advocates Act.


 Established 2003
Location Hidayatullah National Law University
Post-Uparwara, Naya Raipur – 492002 (C.G.)
Phone: 0771-3057603,604
Campus 65 acres
Academics Under Graduate – 5
Post Graduate – 3
Faulty Around 200+ full-time faculty member


Facilities and Services


The Law Library is an integral division of the HNLU. The library of the HNLU is considered as a laboratory of a scientific institute, where the apparatus for the law students are the classic law books, case law reports and journals that are available in full sets. The students would perform legal research.

Computer lab

HNLU has a fully air conditioned Computer Lab with sufficiently large number of Desktop Computers with Internet connectivity. Since Project presentation is part of every subject taught at HNLU, students find the Computer Lab very useful for preparing their project reports and Memorials for Moot Court Exercises.

Moot Court Hall

Moot Court Hall at HNLU is the Laboratory to test the Advocacy skills of the students of HNLU. A fully furnished Moot Court Hall is available in the Campus and all the Court Room Exercises are conducted in the Moot Court Hall.


HNLU provides separate hostels for girls and boys. Each hostel has two blocks which are connected to the mess. There are over 400 single occupancy rooms and under construction 216 double occupancy rooms.


Admissions to Undergraduate and postgraduate courses is made on the basis of merit as assessed through Common Law Admission Test (CLAT). Prior to 2008, admissions were conducted through National Entrance Tests which was replaced by CLAT as per the Supreme Court of India’s directives. Admissions to the PhD Programme is conducted separately by the University.


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