INTRODUCTION: Gujarat National Law University (GNLU), comes under the top 10 schools in India is established in the year 2003. GNLU is a one of the NLUs established by govt. of Gujarat under the Gujarat National Law University Act, 2003 and recognized under BCI and UGC. GNLU provides UG programme, PG programme over ten specializations and PhD programme in Law and Interdisciplinary. It holds 7th NIRF ranking.
LOCATION: Attalika Avenue, Knowledge Corridor, Koba, Koba (Sub P.O.), Gandhinagar –
382426, Gujarat, India.
INFRASTRUCTURE: The infrastructure of GNLU is just enthralling. The University is based on the structure of National Law School of Indian University, Bangalore. It provides the best facilities to its students and faculty members. It has a mesmerizing entrance with a massive logo of GNLU on one side and Preamble embodied on the other. The campus is very spaces and well furnished.
CAMPUS: The Campus area of the University is spread over approximately 50 acres Situated in the knowledge corridor of Gandhinagar. It has all the facilities such as a library, moot court halls, internet, computer labs, auditorium along with sports grounds, indoor as well as outdoor. Classrooms of GNLU are well acquainted with all the necessary things such as whiteboard, projectors etc. The University has around 12 research centre.
LIBRARY: GNLU library has a world-class law library which occupies the largest wing in administrative building with four-floors and approximately 300 seating capacity at a time. The library has an adequate number of books, law journals, newspapers, e-books etc. The library is not restricted to the field of law. It has enormous resources for other subjects such as Management, Sociology, Science, Economics etc.
HOSTEL: GNLU has residence hostel facilities within the university campus for the student. This has both AC and Non-Ac rooms. Along with that, GNLU also provides the best hospitality services for its guests. And has separate accommodation facility for their staff. It provides facilities that feel to be home away from home.
ACADEMICS AND FACULTIES: The academic of GNLU is dynamic, which focuses on all over the development of students. The UG programme is completed in 5 years, 2 semesters per year. PG programme consists of 1 year LLM and MBA in financials Management and Business Law. University holds an excellent faculty; more than 50% of the faculty holds a PhD Degree, and the average age of the faculty members is 38-40 years.
ADMINISTRATION AND FEES STRUCTURE: Administrations of GNLU is very supportive. All the staff members are ready to help the student whenever necessary. The fee structure of this law school for UG Programme is approximately 11lakhs for the whole course as the student gets lots of facilities along with academics.
CAFETERIA: The cafeteria of the college is very healthy and hygienic. The students can enjoy the ambience and healthy tasty food at a very affordable price.
STUDENTS CULTURE AND ACTIVITIES: It has a Student Activities Committee (SAC) which organizes different curriculums for the students such as movie nights, acoustic nights etc. much-needed break for the students. It also hosts annually three days inter-university literary and cultural fest known as “Pentagram”.
PLACEMENT: The College offers excellent placements to both UG and PG students also provide various internship opportunities for the students.
BEST THING: The best thing about the GNLU is that it provides various options in the integrated course of UG programme with excellent placement record and numerous internship opportunities.
WORST THING: There is nothing called the worst thing, but the students have to prepare themselves mentally to handle the academics’ pressure. One of the beautiful parts of GNLU is its LEGAL HISTORY MUSEUM. The Museum is one of the famous landmarks in the journey of GNLU, which is a visionary walk into India’s legal history. The Museum represents all about Indian Laws their enactment, the reason behind the laws, and many more. The Museum is one of its kind and is the first Legal History Museum in Asia.
Submitted By: Meghana Joshi