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Dharma Sansthapanartham (for the sake of establishing the primacy of the laws of eternal values) is the motto of Hidayatullah National Law University, Raipur, established by the Government of Chhattisgarh under the Hidayatullah National University of Law, Chhattisgarh, Act (Act No.10 of 2003).
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. Hon`ble Mr. Justice H. L. Dattu, Chief Justice of India is the Visitor, Honble Mr. Justice Navin Sinha, Chief Justice, High Court of Chhattisgarh is the Chancellor and Prof. (Dr.) Sukh Pal Singh, is the  Vice-Chancellor of the University.


HNLU has been established by the Government of Chattisgarh to attain among others, the following objectives:

1.To advance and disseminate learning and knowledge of law and promote research with a view to ensure its proper role in national development.

2.To develop among the students and research scholars a sense of responsibility to serve society in the field of law by developing skills in regard to advocacy, judicial and other legal services, legislation, law reforms and the like.

3.To prepare and train lawyers of national and international repute with high moral and ethical values;

4.To advance the professional education and also to provide adequate orientation and training to judicial officers and others who are involved in the administration of justice.

Post-Uparwara, Naya Raipur - 492002 (C.G.)
Phone: 0771-3057603,604
Tel-Fax: 0771-3057666
E-mail: registrar@hnlu.ac.in