Vice Chancellor’s Message

Dear Confirmed and planning to confirm aspirants for HNLU admissions,

I welcome you all to explore this section of CLAT LOUNGE to make informed decisions on the next five-year work-life balance if you wish to choose HNLU as your destination. This section designed by the digital@hnlu a faculty team in collaboration with the admission committee provides you essential details and a panorama of HNLU for an informed decision of your choice and destination.

HNLU ranked 5th amongst NLUs in India Today survey in 2021 & 2022 and ranked 51-100 on crisis management during COVID and also 201-300 among the innovative and emerging Universities by the World’s Universities with Real Impact (WURI) Ranking has set a blazing pace in the last three years.

With 49 full time faculties – comprising of Five Professors, Seven Associate Professors and 38 assistant professors has 1:19 faculty-student ratio and is set to scale further by filling around 16 vacancies in the coming semester.  The University also boasts of the highest gender parity of faculty with 29 having doctoral degrees drawn from 14 states in India. It also has the largest  alumni serving as faculties. Indeed a unique happening space among the National Law Universities.

The University is established in a 65-acre sylvian surrounding of green cover and a lake abutting the boundary at Naya Raipur with well-equipped state of the art 27 class rooms, a well-equipped air-conditioned Learning Resource Centre with contemporary legal databases, Language Lab, Printing centre, a clinic complex, 24×7 ambulances, Auditoriums, Sports complexes including exclusive gyms for men and women is a frontline infra facility for a National University of Higher Education.

The campus has independent rooms for men and women from II year onwards , state of the art kitchen and Air-Conditioned dining hall, a Utility centre with 10 shop infrastructure, a night canteen, daily University bus shuttles to city shopping makes HNLU a complete destination for living and learning.

The University has 180+seats in UG and 90 seats for PG and offers PhD programmes. Adding to the regular learning is the ‘Lex Osmose’ single credit non-CGPA  programme to be offered in a blended mode on contemporary developments in Law and Social Sciences. The signature digital programme of ‘Ex Arca’ / ‘Sui Generis’ and HNLU Press are innovative front runners among the law universities in the Country . The HNLU Alumni Association with illustrious alumnus in India and Abroad serve as mentors for the student fraternity. HNLU is the only University with a fund base of Rs 100 lakhs earmarked for Moot sponsorship at National and International Level with the HNLU Team having cleared National and qualified for International rounds of Jessup Moot 2022.

HNLU’s landmark social and cultural event of Colossus with an average outlay of 25+  Lakhs and HNMCC with an outlay of 30+lakhs are must participate signature events among the law school circuit.

The University has partnered with the premier hospital of Raipur for an on-campus clinic and off campus treatment with its city hospital. The University has added in this year the services of a Psychiatric counsellor to have on campus consultation twice a week and off campus consultation at city.  On the anvil in the coming year is a campus health policy to cover every student/staff and faculty with group insurance and linking with a dozen multi-speciality hospitals for emergency or other treatments. The coming Academic year will also witness the opening of a Yoga Centre.

The University has contracted – Shree Sai Services and Security and Intelligence Services (SIS) – both premium service providers for catering and security services respectively.

A dedicated mail response team and an add on mobile response team at office hours (10.30 am. to 5.30 p.m. -Monday to Saturday) will guide you on any additional information you may require on the run up to your informed decision to join HNLU. You can mail us at and call at 7587017941

Welcome aboard the commune of HNLU the happening and happy University for a work-life balance.

Prof. (Dr.) V. C. Vivekanandan

Vice Chancellor, HNLU

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