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National Law University, Odisha

The National Law University, Odisha Located on the banks of two rivers with green foliage of Naraj, it provides an excellent academic ambiance that nurtures young minds to critical legal scholarship in the atmosphere of modern Gurukul in the natures lap. The NLU-Odisha is a vibrant addition to India’s national law universities. Within the short span, NLU-Odisha has made its mark as a university engaged in teaching and research in law. Faculty research output has always been of a very high standard, yielding among others several top-tier international publications. The student community’s engagement with co-curricular activities has yielded remarkable results, including consistently high performances in moot court competitions and active participation in prestigious national and international conferences and seminars. The liberal yet demanding academic culture coupled with the friendly environment have ensured that students are able to harness their full potential and contribute in the area of their choice.


B.A. LL.B (Hons)
National Law University, Orissa offers a five year-integrated B.A.LL.B programme that combines training in law with knowledge of the social sciences. The liberal arts component of the B.A.LL.B program includes five arts subjects (Political Science, Sociology, Economics, English and Mass Communication), which are supplemented by a range of law courses; and together they provide a broad based multidisciplinary foundation to the curricula.

BB.A. LL.B (Hons)
The National Law University, Orissa also provides a five-year B.B.A.LL.B conjoint study programme which combines law with undergraduate level business administration. In this course the law subjects are studied in conjunction with business administration subjects such as Principles and Practices of Management, Financial Markets and Institutions, Cost and Management Accounting, Marketing, Corporate Accounting, Organizational Behaviour, Human Resource Management, Managerial Psychology, Ethical Entrepreneurship and Leadership, Financial Reporting and Analysis, Financial Management, Mergers, Acquisitions and Corporate Restructuring. This course is designed keeping in mind the emergent needs of a fast growing economy such as India’s; the steady and growing influx of multinationals has created an overwhelming demand for legal managers and the said course is tailor-made to meet the same.

Master of Laws (LL.M.) Programme
NLU-Odisha offers one-year LL.M Programme. Through this programme, we intend to provide an ideal platform for high-calibre students to acquire expertise in specialized subject areas informed by highly experienced, research-led teaching. Our innovatively designed LL.M Programme will help students to develop their abilities to think critically, analyze legal arguments, articulate ideas and research efficiently.


A Library is the life line of a law school, and NLUO, to its credit, in just six years since inception has managed to create a library comparable to the best elsewhere. Our resources are constantly updated to keep abreast of recent developments. In the present era of information technology, library management too is not left out from harnessing the benefits of IT. In this regard, it is pertinent to note that at the National Law University Odisha, Cuttack both the academic as well as residential blocks have been provided with round the clock connectivity through leased line connection using state-of-the-art Wi-fi technology. This in turn enhances accessibility to e-resources within the University premises at all times and irrespective of the location of the users. The library is bifurcated into two sections namely, books and journals sections. Books section contains textbooks as well as reference books including encyclopedia of different subjects. At present, there are more than 13,000 volumes available in this section. There is a continuous effort to add more and more titles from different areas of study. The Journals section contains the Bare Acts, current volumes of periodicals including legal as well as non-legal refereed journals, general magazines and news papers as well as the back bound volumes. As regards Bare Acts, in addition to the Encyclopaedia of Central Acts and Rules, around 2000 individual titles have been procured and processed. Acquisition of this remaining Acts is under progress. Currently, more than 15 news papers are subscribed by the library. It is the policy of the library to ensure that the periodicals collection is well represented across disciplines and subject areas. The library has subscribed 85 no. of periodicals including International and Comparative Law Quarterly, Harvard Law Review, Law Reports, Weekly Law Reports, All India Law Reports, Supreme Court Cases, Company Cases, Company Law Journal, SEBI and Corporate Laws, Criminal Law Journal, Divorce and Matrimonial Cases, Economics and Political Weekly, Seminar, Harvard Business Review, Management Journal of IIMs (Ahmedabad, Bangalore and Lucknow) and Linux For You. At the same time there has been a consistent effort on our part to ensure that the back volumes of maximum journals are procured at the earliest.


National Law University Odisha
Kathajodi Campus, SEC – 13, CDA,
Cuttack – 753015, Odisha (India),
Telephone: +91 671 2338018

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