Hidayatullah National Law University (HNLU) is an autonomous law university in New Raipur, Chhattisgarh, India. The University is named after the former Chief Justice of India, Justice Mohammad Hidayatullah. It is one of the National Law Schools established in India being sixth in the series of such national law schools. It was established as a centre for legal excellence by the Government of Chhattisgarh under the Hidayatullah National University of Law, Chhattisgarh, Act (Act No.10 of 2003). The university offers a B.A. LL.B. (Hons.) integrated Programme, an L.L.M. Programme, and Ph.D Course. HNLU is a Residential University and is sixth in the series of National Law Schools in India. HNLU has been included in the list of the Universities maintained by the University Grants Commission under Section 2(f) of the UGC Act, 1956 and has been declared fit to receive Central assistance in terms of the rules framed under Section 12 (B) of the UGC Act, 1956. The university is recognized by the Bar Council of India under section 7 of the Advocates Act. Honble Mr. Justice Arun Mishra, Judge, Supreme Court of India is the Visitor, Honble Mr. Justice Pritinker Diwaker, Acting Chief Justice, High Court of Chhattisgarh is the Chancellor and Prof. (Dr.) Sukh Pal Singh is the Vice-Chancellor of the University. part from the huge infrastructure, the Universityâs vision is to develop its Six Schools of Excellence to promote advanced learning and research in various specialized areas of law. The Schools of Excellence are: the School of Juridical and Social Sciences; the School of Constitutional & Administrative Governance; the School of International Legal Studies; the School of Science, Technology, Environment & Sustainable Development; the School of Business & Global Trade Laws Development and the School of Administration of Justice, Continuing & Clinical Legal Education. HNLU has a team of competent, dedicated and internationally trained faculty members to advance professional knowledge to the students. The student-teacher ratio is one of the best in the country. International standards are maintained in designing and teaching the courses and the student is shaped completely into a professional during his stay in the University. HNLU has created a record by placing its students through the campus recruitment programme. For creating high quality academic ambience and enable its students towards perfection in their academic endeavour, the University offers exhaustive, diverse and cross-functional curriculum as well as optional/honours courses at graduate and postgraduate levels. Rigorous coursework helps in equipping the students with basic knowledge of law, requisite skills and a thorough understanding of the legal system operating in specific social, economic and political contexts to meet the demands of emerging market and society. To help achieve these objectives, the University regularly organizes national and international seminars, conferences, moot court competitions and special guest lectures by eminent academicians and professionals from within India and abroad. The students of HNLU have brought laurels to the University by winning prizes, trophies and awards in national & international academic meets and getting good placements in various reputed companies, firms and organizations. The interested students have further opted for higher educational advancements in the legal profession and law practice at the Bar and the Bench.