CNLU Patna: Ranking, Courses, Fees, Admission, Placements

Megha KS Megha KS | Aug 29, 2022
Megha KS
Megha KS

Updated on - Aug 29, 2022

Chanakya National Law University, [CNLU] Patna was established in the year 2006. It was established in the view to raise national legal standards to a competitive international level and to promote legal awareness in the community and quality legal education. It is approved by University Grant Commission [UGC]. The college is accredited "A Grade" by National Assessment and Accreditation Council [NAAC] and National Institutional Research Framework [NIRF].

The University offers courses in the field of Law. Along with this, the college has got state of the art infrastructure facilities. The teaching faculty and the administrative staff of the university are formed by the retired judges from Supreme Court, Lower Courts, Senior Advocates, Educationalists, and Judiciaries. The Application Form for Chanakya National Law University, [CNLU] Admissions can be downloaded from the official website of the college.

Chanakya National Law University Quick Links:


Justice Smt. Mridula Mishra [Retired]


Bar Council of India 

Chanakya National Law University Address

Nyaya Nagar, Mithapur, Patna, Bihar 800001

Chanakya National Law University Patna Contact Number



[email protected]


Programs Offered

Integrated Graduate and Postgraduate Courses

CNLU Patna Fee Structure

Chanakya National Law University Infrastructure:

  • The university is spread across 18 acres with lawns and palm trees adding scenic beauty to the campus
  • The campus has fully air-conditioned classrooms with audio-visual aids
  • The University has a library which has around 14,000 books with 23 journals which are Indian and Foreign-based
  • Multipurpose Moot Court hall is present which can house 120 persons at a time for periodic seminars and workshops
  • The campus has CCTV surveillance to ensure the security of the people residing in the campus
  • CNLU has a cafeteria and a canteen which serves nutritious and good quality food
  • The University has residential accommodation, bank, ATM, and medical facilities to satisfy the basic needs of all the students and staff 

Chanakya National Law University Placements:

  • The university has a lot of students who have been placed in many Government and Private organizations
  • The students have been selected for the various profiles like Legal Manager, Legal Advisor, Advocates, Professors, Judicial Magistrate, and more
  • Bank of Baroda, HP, Amity University, ICICI, Patna High Court, Bihar Judiciary, and State Bank of India are some of the organizations where the students have been placed

Chanakya National Law University Eligibility Criteria:


BA LLB [Hons.]
  • Student must have completed 10+2 from a recognized university with at least 45% marks.
  • The student must have qualified CLAT.
  • Age should be below 20 years on or before 1st July in the year of admission.

BBA LLB [Hons.]

  • Student must have completed 10+2 from a recognized university with at least 45% marks.
  • The student must have qualified CLAT.
  • Age should be below 20 years on or before 1st July in the year of admission.


  • The candidate should have passed LLB/ LLB [Hons.] with a minimum of 55% marks in case of OBC, specially-abled and unreserved candidates and 50% in case of SC/ ST candidates
  • The candidate must have passed/ appeared for the final year examination of the qualifying degree

Chanakya National Law University Admissions:

  • Students can fill the Application Form from the college website and should pay a fee of INR 2,500/- [for General/ OBC/ Specially-abled Category] and INR 2,000/- [for SC/ ST Category] towards the entrance examination fee
  • This fee is non-refundable

Chanakya National Law University Hostel Details:

  • The university provides separate hostels facility for boys and girls
  • The mess is separate for boys and girls
  • The mess has spacious dining halls which are well-furnished
  • Ample security is provided for the hostels
  • The hostel has 24/ 7 WiFi system
  • The hostels are fitted with warm water geysers, air coolers, safe RO drinking water system
  • The hostel is also equipped with indoor games and other recreation facilities

CNLU Patna Highlights

Institution Type Public
Faculty Student Ratio 18
Total Faculty 16
Recognised by BCI UGC +1

CNLU Patna Rankings

Publisher Ranking & Year Criteria
#15 in 2022 Law

CNLU Patna Courses & Fees 2023

Course Avg. Fees Duration
BBA -- 3 Years
BA -- 3 Years
PhD ₹1,14,000 3 Years
D.Litt ₹60,000 --

CNLU Patna Courses and Fee Structure

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Courses offered by CNLU Patna

BA [Bachelor of Arts]

Offline On Campus

PhD [Doctor of Philosophy]

Offline On Campus

₹ 1,14,000 (3 Years)

D.Litt [Doctor of Literature]

Offline On Campus

₹ 60,000

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Kjha0812 Batch 2023 BA LLB
Reviewed on Jul 10, 2022
3.5 Placements
4 Fees
4.5 Academics
5 Infrastructure
5 Campus

Placements & Internships : It has a very active placement and internship cell. Many IT companies and top legal firm offers campus placement.

Entrance Exams & Admissions : The eligibility criteria for securing admission is that you must have atleast 65% marks in 12th and y

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Deepshikha Trivedi Batch 2020 BA LLB
Reviewed on Feb 26, 2018
3.5 Placements

Placements & Internships : The most important part of legal curriculum is internships which are done during the summer and winter break typically for a period of 1 month. Mostly the students from CNLU choose to go in litigation and judiciary and there is a veey condu

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Ravi Prakash Batch 2020 Others
Reviewed on Oct 20, 2016
2.5 Placements
3 Fees
2 Academics
4 Infrastructure
1 Campus

Placements & Internships : I have done my internship at lower court (under APP) and High Court (Under Honorable Justice) at Ranchi. Generally Law Firms or Bank - Hire from my Campus of CNLU Patna. Around 5 lakh in

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