About Gujarat National Law University 

Gujarat National Law University (GNLU) is the statutory university established by the Govt. of Gujarat under the Gujarat National Law University Act, 2003. The University is recognized by the Bar Council of India (BCI) and the University Grants Commission (UGC) (2f & 12B). As a socially-responsible educational institution and to fulfil our Vision, Mission and Core Values GNLU is committed to being a leader in the research, teaching and extension of environmental sustainability.  The University endeavors to reduce our environmental impact by incorporating sustainability in every aspect of campus life and operation.

Gujarat National Law University is destined to grow as a world class law University of India. Its endeavor focuses on excellent legal education, research and training through its qualified faculty, committed human resource, motivated students, intellectually stimulating and professional environment and worldwide network, sharing and exchange. It aims at providing legal education in the contemporary and futuristic legal and interdisciplinary areas. It adopts a three tier approach, at the state, national and international levels, in its legal education, research and training and extension in order to achieve capabilities to respond to the needs, expectations and aspirations of the academia and institutions of law-making, governance, economy, judiciary, legal profession, manufacturing, agriculture and service sector, and the civil society.

On the other hand GNLU has collaborated with leading law firms and service providers and established Professional Centres and Chairs and initiated fellowship programs on Mergers and Acquisitions, IPR, Corporate Law, Real Estate Law and so on. Khaitan and Khaitan, Microsoft India, ONGC, Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Limited, Gujarat Council on Science and Technology and such other national PSUs and Institutions are major partners and collaborators. It also aspires to create a network between the institution, students, faculty and researchers and industry to promote sharing and collaboration and learning.

GNLU offers interdisciplinary legal courses in five faculties namely, B.A LLB, B.Com LLB, B.Sc LLB, BSW LLB, BBA LLB, two post-graduate programme namely, LLM and MBA (Financial Management and Business Laws) as well as doctoral programmes in laws and inter disciplinary fields and foreign law and language programmes.

Among all the work done at GNLU, it takes great care to conserve the campus ecology and environment. The spacious 50 acre sprawling campus of GNLU is not only home to its students and staff but also a myriad of trees, flowers, shrubs, butterflies, birds and other living creatures, including rare and precious species.

Since its inception, the University has been holding regular in-house Moot Court competitions, after which meritorious students are sent abroad for participating in various International moot court competitions. The hub of activities be credited to our Moot Court Committee and the Legal Aid Clinic, which have developed a workable and efficient interface with the industry and the Judiciary to the satisfaction of all. As it persists in the academic endeavors, it won’t be an overstatement to say that the University will become a leader in the sphere of legal education in the country.

The founding motto also objectifies the ideal of, “Let all good and noble thoughts come to us from all directions”, which is a hymn from the Rig Veda. Gujarat National Law University aims at homogenization of all trends and civilization patterns by inculcating in the students, an appreciation of other cultures and regions of the country in all its homogeneity.

About GUVNL – GNLU Research Fellowship on ‘Energy Law and Policy’

The Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Limited was incorporated as a Government of Gujarat Company. The GUVNL is engaged in the business of bulk purchase and sale of electricity, Supervision, Co-ordination and Facilitation of the activities of its six Subsidiary Companies. The GUVNL is engaged in the business of bulk purchase and sale of electricity, supervision, co-ordination and facilitation of the activities of its six Subsidiary Companies namely Gujarat State Electricity Corp. Ltd, Gujarat Energy Transmission Corp. Ltd, Uttar Gujarat Vij Company Ltd, Dakshin Gujarat Vij Company Ltd, Madhya Gujarat Vij Company Ltd and Paschim Gujarat Vij Company Ltd.

Recognizing the strength and potential in the area of Energy Law and Policy and in order to broaden the current infrastructure of knowledge in the field, GNLU and GUVNL have collaborated to establish a Research Fellowship Programme which aims at enhancing legal education, research and training and extension activities in the field.

While Energy Law and Policy are fast evolving, it is imperative to assess the feasibility and implications of the same. This Fellowship collaboration provides the much needed platform for Legal Research and Policy Formulation for resolution of issues underpinning the energy sector.

About the Certificate Course :

Gujarat National Law University, under the GUVNL – GNLU Research Fellowship on ‘Energy Law and Policy’ is going to organise three days Certificate Course on Energy Law, to be taken up by Prof (Dr) J. Kumar  scheduled from 23rd February, 2019 to 25th February, 2019.


1. Students pursuing full time undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in Law/Commerce/MBA or any related fields are eligible to register for this course.

2. Legal Practitioners.

3. Scholars/ Academicians.

Venue :

Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar

Fee Structure

GNLU Students: Rs. 500/-

Outside Student Participants: Rs.1000/-

Others: Rs.1500/-

Last Date of Registration :

16th February, 2019.

For any further queries or information, kindly contact Ms. Tanwi Pareek, Research Associate, tpareek@gnlu.ac.in

For Brochure and Schedule for the Certificate Course, click HERE

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