Himachal Pradesh National Law University (HPNLU), Shimla was established in 2016, by Himachal Pradesh Act of 2016. The University started its own entrance examination HPNLET for admission in B.A.LL.B.; B.B.A. LL.B.; and LL.M. and Ph.D.Programmes but in 2019-2020, HPNLU decided to join the Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) consortium. The university is approved by the University Grants Commission (UGC). At present, the university offers undergraduate programmes (B.A.LL.B., B.B.A.LL.B.), postgraduate programmes (LL.M.) and doctoral programmes (Ph.D.) to the students.
HPNLU is situated in Shimla district, Ghandal (Himachal Pradesh). Nearest railway station to Himachal Pradesh National Law University is Kalka Railway Station which is 80.4 km away from the university. Shimla Airport is 28.5 km away from HPNLU. Nearest bus stand to HPNLU is Shimla Old Bus Stand. It is 21.3 km away from the university. Students can also take a bus, auto, taxi or cab to reach the campus.
HPNLU Courses & Fees
HPNLU Admissions 2021
Himachal Pradesh National Law University is offering undergraduate courses (B.A.LL.B., B.B.A.LL.B.), postgraduate courses (LL.M.) and doctoral courses (Ph.D.) to the students. Admission to these courses is given on the basis of merit in the Common Law Admission Test (CLAT). The admission procedure of these courses is mentioned below.
For Undergraduate Courses:
For B.A.LL.B., B.B.A.LL.B.:
Candidates should have passed 10+2 examination with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks from the recognised education board.
Candidates have to appear for the Common Law Admission Test (CLAT).
Candidates can fill an application form on HPNLU website.
Admission will be based on merit in an entrance examination, seat allocation, documentation and fee payment.
For Postgraduate Courses:
Students should have an LL.B. degree with at least 55% aggregate marks.
Students have to appear for the Common Law Admission Test (CLAT).
Students can apply for admission on the Himachal Pradesh National Law University website.
Final admission will be offered on the basis of the students academic records, performance in an entrance examination, seat allotment, document verification and fee payment.
For Doctoral Courses:
Aspirants can fill an application form on HPNLU website.
Aspirants have to appear for the Himachal Pradesh National Law Entrance Test (HPNLET) conducted by HPNLU.
Admission will be based on aspirants performance in the entrance examination, seat allotment, documentation and fee payment.
HPNLU Exams and Cutoffs
HPNLU Student Reviews
Himachal Pradesh National Law University is providing infrastructural facilities like hostels, library, cafeteria to the students. These facilities are provided to them for their comfort and ease. The administration of the university makes sure that no student is facing any problem on HPNLU campus and if any student faces any problem, the administration tries to solve the problem as early as possible.
Hostel: Himachal Pradesh National Law University has separate hostels for boys and girls. HPNLU also provides AC and non AC rooms to the students. Hostels have facilities like light, WiFi, water cooler, newspapers/magazines, common rooms, CCTV cameras etc. Nobody is allowed to go out of the campus without the warden’s permission.
Library: There is a library on HPNLU campus. In the library, students can find various kinds of books, journals, research etc. Students can also visit the library if he/she is feeling a little stressed as the library has a peaceful environment which can relax your mind.
Cafeteria: In Himachal Pradesh National Law University, there is a cafeteria that has shops. Students can buy the food items and chill with their friends in the cafeteria. Many students come to the cafeteria after their classes are over.
Questions related to HPNLU
Is there any chance of getting NLU Shimla or NLU Assam with a rank of 4517 in general category through vacant seats? Please reply ASAP.
You haven't mentioned whether your query us regarding UG or PG course. As per the information available in your profile we consider that you are seeking admission in to UG course. The cut off in 2019 in round 3 for general category was as follows
- NLU, Guwahati:1471
- NLU, Shimla:1299
Looking at the cut off it is very difficult to get seat in these NLUs considering your rank. However, cut off is subjected to change depending on number of candidates appeared, difficulty of the exam and number of seats available for admission etc.
To know the possible colleges in which you may get seat you can use our CLAT college predictor
is there any chance of getting NLU Assam or NLU Shimla with a rank of 4517 in vacancy in general category?
According to the cutoff of NLU Assam and NLU Shimla the closing rank for being admittes in NLU Assam is 1584 and to get admitted in an NLU Shimla the closing rank is 786 for general category. SO, it is difficult to get you to the seat in NLU as there is no chance for you to get admitted in n l u Assam or SHIMLA...
what is the cutoff of hpnlu for clat 2019 for sc ..??
The cut off for HPNLU Shimla for various rounds of counselling are given below :
Opening rank - 6896 , Closing rank - 10738
Round 2 :
Opening rank - 10822 , Closing rank - 11884
Round 3 :
Opening rank - 11969 , Closing rank - 12042
There might be variations in the cut off ranks every year.You can visit the link below to know more about the cut off ranks :
Is there any fee concession, or scholarship to LLM student with EWS category
Hello dear student,
It depends in which university you want to take admission for LLM. There are many universities do not provide scholarships but if you can give the name of university in which you want to take admission in LLM whether it's in India or abroad that will be helpful for us and hence we will be able to help you .
what should prefer?amity law school Noida or HPNLU?
i would say amity law school Noida is better than HPNLU. It is a very popular college As compared to HPNLU. Also the infrastructure is very good. The faculty is well experienced and helpful. The college provides a lot of exposure and opportunities to the students.
HPNLU Location & Map
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The Civil Hospital, Dhami which is just about 2 kms from the University is s a ell equipped multi-speciality hospital. Ambulance services from the hospital are available round the clock for the residents of the University to deal with any emergency situation.
The Himachal Pradesh National Law University, Shimla is in a nascent stage, however, it’s a matter of great pride that within a short period of three months, improve has taken great leaps to become a leading center for the dissemination of knowledge in the country. the rest The Library collection includes books, commentaries, reports, treatises, commentaries, academic journals, proceedings, legislative & constitutional material, treaties, encyclopedia & digests. It also offers national and international electronic resources within and outside campus through IP ranges of University and exclusive user id’s. The Library also caters to contemporary e-learning process and is well equipped with a desktop, printers, and scanners. The efforts continue to expand and evolve the Library through the constant addition of sources.
University aims to provide high class sports facilities and in this regard the land has been dedicated to develop courts and state of art gymnasium in the University Campus which is under construction. Currently students can avail the gym and other sports facilities which the Himachal Pradesh Judicial Academy, Ghandal provides.
The University has excellent IT Infrastructure facility for the students.
The University also has one Innova Car and one Toyota Etios. A bus has been hired which is used for the student's activities such as court visits, Legal Aid Programmes and Clinics. The University is very well connected through HRTC bus services
UCO Bank , located at a distance of about 2kms caters to theneeds of the students and the staff.. Students can open their bank accounts with UCO Bank.
Girls hostel is fully located in the Hostel of present Judicial Academy with all modern amenities fitted therein.
Two Boys Hostels adjacent to the present Judicial Academy have been acquired on a lease for 2 years to accommodate Boys from different states. Both the constructions are latest and all modern facilities fitted therein.
University has the moot court facility available in Campus.
The University has the Well-furnished Classroom facility available on the campus.
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