Maharashtra National Law University Mumbai (for short MNLU Mumbai) is the latest of the National Law Schools established in India. The Maharashtra National Law University Act 2014 was passed by Maharashtra State Legislature under the Maharashtra Act No. VI of 2014 on 20th March 2014. The object of the university is to advance and disseminate learning and knowledge of law and legal processes and their role in national development, to develop in the students and research scholars, a sense of responsibility, to serve society in the field of law by developing skills in regard to advocacy, legal services, legislation, law reforms and the like; to organize lectures, seminars, symposia and conferences to promote efficient instruments of social development.
MNLU Mumbai for the year 2015 has started with B.A., LL.B. (Hons.)[Five-Year integrated UG Program] with credit transfer system, having 50% seats reserved as per the Maharashtra State Reservation Policy plus 10 Foreign/ NRI seats. First batch of students were selected through a national level admission test, MNLUAT 2015. Only the brightest among the 3000 odd applicants could secure admission to 61 undergraduate and 8 postgraduate seats. In order to obtain the degree in B.A., LL.B (Hons.) a student is required to score 200 credits by pursuing the mandatory subjects as prescribed by the Bar Council of India and other elective courses offered by the University. One-year duration LL.M. course, with specialisation in ‘Legal Pedagogy & Research’ is offered for the year 2015-16. MNLU Mumbai wishes to develop its faculty from among the students of PG Course, and with that expectation the specialisation in Law Teaching and Research is considered.
Scholarships are grant-in-aid to a student who wants to pursue education at Maharashtra National Law University (MNLU), Mumbai