National University of Advanced Legal Studies, Kochi

National University of Advanced Legal Studies (NUALS) is a law school of the country. It offers programs at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels. The University is recognized by the University Grants Commission (UGC). It is also a member of Association of Indian Universities (AIU). It has academic collaboration with Universities in Australia, France, Czech Republic and Switzerland for exchange programs. The main objects of the University is to advance and disseminate learning and knowledge of law and legal and judicial processes; to develop scholarship and a sense of responsibility towards society and to promote legal and judicial reforms needed to strengthen the administration of justice in India.

Year of Foundation:

The National University of Advanced Legal Studies (NUALS) was established by Act 27 of 2005 of the Kerala State Legislature.


Academic Programs:

  • B.A., LL.B (Hons.)
  • LL.M
  • Ph.D. in Law
  • P.G Diploma in Medical Law & Ethics
  • P.G Diploma in Cyber Law

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Candidate must have passed 10+2 examination or its equivalent with minimum 45% marks and 40% marks in case of SC/ST
  • Final year students can also apply for CLAT
  • Candidate must have qualified CLAT
  • For LLM: LL.B or equivalent degree in law examination with a minimum of 55% marks and 50% marks for SC/ST and then they are eligible for CLAT PG

Admission Procedure:

Undergraduate CLAT (National Level Examination)
Postgraduate CLAT PG (National Level Examination)

Prominent Faculties:

  • M.C. Valson- Professors of Law
  • Balakrishnan K.- Associate Professors (Law)
  • Anil R. Nair- Associate Professors (Law)
  • Sudheesh Kumar S.- Assistant Professors(Law)
  • Jacob Joseph- Assistant Professors(Law)
  • Raveendrakumar D- Assistant Professor (Economics)


  • Well- stocked library
  • Moot court hall
  • Wi-Fi enabled campus
  • Classrooms equipped with the latest technology
  • Auditorium
  • Hostels
  • Mess
  • Laboratory Facilities
  • Legal Aid Clinic
  • Transport Facility

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The National University of Advanced Legal Studies (NUALS)
NUALS Campus, H.M.T. Colony P.O.
Kalamassery, Ernakulam, PIN – 683 503
Fax:  0484 – 2555992

Contact Details:

Ph.: 0484-2555990, 09446899047