The National Law University and Judicial Academy Assam, is a vibrant National Law University striving to provide quality legal education, situated in a beautiful land scape facing Brahmaputra River in a sprawling 50 acres of land. The (NLUJAA) has been established by the Government of Assam by way of enactment of the National Law School and Judicial Academy, Assam Act, 2009. National Law University and Judicial Academy Assam, (NLUJAA) promotes and makes available modern legal education and research facilities to students and scholars drawn from across the country, including the North East, coming from different socio-economic, ethnic, religious and cultural backgrounds.
The National Law University and Judicial Academy, Assam strives for establishing and maintaining an Institution of Excellence.The University follows the Semester System and offers the B.A., LL.B. (Hons.) Five-Year Integrated Course in which the Social Sciences subjects are integrated with the Law subjects in the first two years of study as prescribed under the Rules of the Bar Council of India. The University also offers the One-Year LL.M. Course.
B.A., LL.B. (Hons.) Five-Year Integrated Course
The University offers the B.A., LL.B. (Hons.) Five-Year Integrated Course where under Social Sciences subjects like Economics, History, Political Science and Sociology and an English language subject are integrated with the Law subjects in the first two years of study. However, from the third year, the Course Curriculum primarily comprises of Law subjects. All subjects are compulsory in the first three years of study. However, in the fourth and fifth years, the students are offered optional subjects in the form of five different streams, namely, Business and Intellectual Property Law; Constitutional Law and Administrative Law; Consumer Protection and Environmental Law; Criminal Law and Criminology; and International Law and Human Rights.
One Year LL.M. (Master of Laws) Degree Programme
The University offers One Year LL.M. (Master of Laws) Degree Programme. Students admitted to One Year LL.M. Degree Programme at National Law University and Judicial Academy, Assam have to complete three mandatory papers and six elective papers and a dissertation in order to complete the programme. Student who opts for minimum four out of six electives in a particular specialisation will secure an LL.M. in that specialisation whereas the student, who do not make such an option and/or opt for papers from diverse specialisations or from the general pool, will be awarded LL.M. (General).
The following specialisations are to be offered at National Law University and Judicial Academy, Assam: Corporate and Commercial Laws, Intellectual Property Laws, International Law, Environmental Law, Constitutional Law, Personal Laws & Human Rights Law.
The NLUJAA Library endeavors to facilitate the legal society by providing right information to right users at the right time. The University library has approximately twenty thousand print collection in the field of law and allied subjects. Over the years, the library has procured various Law Journals, both print and electronic. The state of the art library building will be housed in a three magnificent storied building spreading across a wide area of 50,000 sq.ft approx. (NLUJAA) Library holds a notably rich printed collection of reference sources, bare acts, reports, cases, back volumes. The University Library subscribes more than 1500 journals including print and electronic both.
National Law University
and Judicial Academy,
Assam – 781031,
Phone: +91-361-2738891 / +91-361-2738651 / +91-361-2738652
Fax No: 361-2738892
Email: admissions@nluassam .ac .in
Website: www.nluassam .ac .in