National Law School of India University

The National Law School of India University (NLSIU) is a public law school and a National Law University located in Bangalore, Karnataka. It was the first National Law University to be established in India as well as one of the first in the country to offer the five-year integrated undergraduate law degree, post graduate law degree and doctorate law degree.

National Law School of India University
Motto
Motto in English
Those who protect the Law are protected by the Law
TypeNational Law University
Established1986 (1986)
FounderN. R. Madhava Menon
AffiliationBar Council of India
ChancellorChief Justice of India
Vice-ChancellorDr. Sudhir Krishnaswamy
Location, ,
CampusResidential
Websitewww.nls.ac.in

The National Law School of India University was established by a statute passed by the Legislative Assembly of the State of Karnataka.[1] The statute states that Chief Justice of India serves as the school's chancellor. The day-to-day management and administration of the university is undertaken by the Vice-Chancellor. Prof. Sudhir Krishnaswamy is the current Vice-Chancellor of the university. The school is known for its highly competitive admissions. It has an intake of around 120 students in its undergraduate law programme, 40 in Masters of Law and 50 in its Master of Public Policy programme.