Chanakya National Law University Patna


The Bihar Government has established Chanakya National Law University (CNLU) to provide quality legal education on the lines of NALSAR Hyderabad, NLSIU Bangalore and other Law Universities.

The Chief Justice of Patna High Court is ex-officio Chancellor of this university. Presently, the position is held by Hon. Chief Justice R.M Lodha.

Apart from graduate and post-graduate research disciplines the university boasts of starting a diploma course in Post Graduate Program in Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) including International Commercial Arbitration collaboration with construction Council of India, which is a unique initiative in the field of Legal Education in the Indian sub-continent.

Courses Offered

  • B.A.LL.B. (HONS.)
  • LL.D
  • Ph.D. in Law
  • Ph.D. in Social Sciences with law
  • Ph.D. in Environmental Science with law

Admission Process

Applicants selected on the basis of CLAT.

Admission is any course would be made on the basis of candidate’s performance in the admission test; if and where, no test in conducted, admission would be made on the basis of aggregate total marks secured by the candidate in / at the qualifying examination and marks obtained by the candidate in eligibility subject

For latest information regarding Courses duration ,eligibility, and fee structure visit University/college website


Chanakya National Law University
(State University)

Patna 800 001

Tel : 0612-6450242
Fax : 0612- 2205920
Email : [email protected], [email protected], [email protected]
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