Maharashtra National Law University Mumbai started its first academic journey on 1st August 2015. The University offers BA.,LL.B.(Hons.) five years integrated program and one year LL.M. program in Corporate and Commercial Laws. Since its inception in 2015, the University has aimed to excel in the field of legal research and education. With this particular objective, the University has planned for a more intensive curriculum for its prospective student in the coming academic session. Within the span of three years the University has been able to traverse an arduous yet, promising path filled with lots of possibilities for the future. Located in the pristine Powai region of Mumbai, the University enjoys an un-paralleled avenue for higher studies especially in law and related matters. The course structures of the university are framed in accordance with the norms of the BCI and UGC with a team of dedicated and committed teachers. Efforts have been taken to always remain beyond compliance with regard to regulatory bodies of the University system. The teaching and learning process are integrated to a continuous system of test, assignments, examination, and evaluation.
In recent years the university has taken long strides areas of research and has established Research Centers such as Center for Clinical Legal Education, Center for Research in Criminal Justice, and Center for Maritime Law & Research. Our students have participated in various reputed competitions both in India and abroad. Through an engaged research the University strives to address issues that surrounds contemporary life in India and abroad. The advent of globalization and global connectivity is redefining the frontiers of education. Cognizant of this changing paradigm of learning MNLU Mumbai has signed MoUs with some leading Universities of Europe for a more sustained and engaged exchanges of ideas related to law and society in modern times.
The formative batches of the students have performed extremely well by representing the University at various national and international platforms. The contributions and the efforts of our Founding Vice Chancellor, Prof. (Dr.) Bhavani Prasad Panda has made National Law University Mumbai as one of the most preferred NLU’s in India, for which we are ever grateful.
This year we have received promising students via CLAT 2018. Our University offers a novel, yet a challenging path for all prospective students to chart a bright future in law. It offers a lot of opportunities for students to reach beyond the possibilities. Thus, in this regard, I wish all students my best wishes and invite them to be part of this journey.
Shri Sadashiv S. Deshmukh