Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law Info

The Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law (RGNUL), Punjab, was established by the State Legislature of Punjab through the Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, Punjab Act, 2006. The university's lush and expansive campus at Sidhuwal, Bhadson Road, Patiala, spans 50 acres.

RGNUL received approval from the Bar Council of India (BCI) in July 2006 and is registered with the University Grants Commission (UGC) under Section 2(f) of the UGC Act, 1956. The university offers an integrated B.A.

L.L.B. (Hons.) course, L.L.M., and Ph.D. in various specializations. It is a public university, approved by the UGC and BCI, and accredited with an 'A' grade by NAAC.

The Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India, ranked RGNUL first among the cleanest Higher Educational Institutions in the Swachh Campus Rankings (2019) in the category of Government Residential Universities.

RGNUL is a member of several prestigious national and international organizations, including the Asian Law Institute (ASLI), Association of Commonwealth Universities, Association of Indian Universities, Commonwealth Legal Education Association (Asia), Consumer Guidance Society of India, DELNET (Development Library Network), Forum of South Asian Clinical Law Teachers, IASLIC (Indian Association of Special Libraries and Information Centres), Indian Association of Social Science Institutions, Indian Academy of Social Sciences (ISSA), Indian Commerce Association, Indian Economic Association, Indian Institute of Comparative Law, Indian Institute of Public Administration (IIPA), Indian Law Institute (ILI), Indian Society of Criminology, Indian Society of International Law (ISIL), International Association of Law Schools, and Shastri Indo-Canadian Institute (SICI).


  • To evolve and impart comprehensive legal education including distance and continuing legal education at all levels to achieve excellence
  • To provide advanced studies and promote research in all branches of law
  • To disseminate legal knowledge and legal processes and their role in national development by organizing lectures, seminars, symposia, workshops and conferences
  • To promote cultural, legal, and ethical values and foster the rule of law and the objectives enshrined in the Constitution of India
  • To enhance competence, legal reasoning and skills for the benefit of the society
  • To address contemporary issues concerning public
  • To liaise with the institutions of higher learning and research in India and abroad
  • To conduct examinations, confer degrees and other academic distinctions
  • To promote legal awareness in the community for achieving social, economic and political justice
  • To undertake study and training projects related to laws, legislations and judicial processes
  • To facilitate processes incidental, necessary or conducive for attaining all or any of the objectives of the University.


"The endeavour is to serve the society through reforms in legal services by way of preparing professionally competent lawyers, inquisitive researchers, able administrators, conscientious judicial officers, and above all, socially responsible citizens, who shall be whole-heartedly and continuously engaged in the process of nation building."

Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law (RGNUL), Patiala, Punjab - Key Highlights




Sidhuwal - Bhadson Road, Patiala (Punjab).


Type of University/Institute

Public/ Co-Education/ Non-minority

Accreditation/Recognitions/ Rankings

NAAC Accredited with an "A" grade and UGC Recognized

Programs Offered

B.A.LLB(H), LLM, PG Diploma Courses and PhD

Admission Criteria

Merit and Entrance based- CLAT

Mode of application



Appreciable Record

Top Recruiters

AZB & Partners, S&A Law Offices, TMP Consultants, Bombay Law Chambers and many others.

Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law - Departments

Department of  Law

Department of Economics

Department of English

Department of History

Department of Political Science

Department of Sociology

Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law - Programmes /Courses Offered/ Fee Structure

UG Courses

B.A.LLB (H) (5 years)

Business Law

Criminal Law

Environmental law

International Law

PG Courses

LLM (1 year)

Business Law, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law and International Law

Doctoral Courses

PhD - Social Sciences and Social Sciences with Law in subjects like; Economics History Law Sociology Political Science English.

Post Graduate Diploma Courses

PG Diploma in Prison Administration

Please check here for further details

Fee Structure-


Total Fee (In Rs.)





PG Diploma in Prison Administration

9,000/- + GST



Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law – Popular Programmes

B.A. LL.B. (Hons.) integrated programme, LL.M. with specializations, and PhD programmes are the most popular offerings at RGNUL.

Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law - Eligibility Criteria


To be eligible, the candidate must have passed the 10+2 examination from the Punjab School Education Board or an equivalent board with at least 45% marks in aggregate (40% for SC/ST candidates).


To be eligible, the candidate must have passed the LL.B./B.L. degree examination from the Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law or any other recognized university, with a minimum of 55% marks (50% for SC/ST candidates).

PG Diploma in Prison Administration

To qualify for a position as prison personnel, a candidate must have a graduate degree in any stream with at least 50% marks (45% for SC/ST/PWD categories) from a recognized university.


Candidates must have a Master's degree in law with a minimum aggregate of marks.

Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law -  Infrastructure Facilities

The facilities provided by a university play an important role in helping students decide whether or not they want to enrol in a particular university. The availability of Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, Patiala facilities helps the students by ensuring a better and easier campus life. Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, Patiala provides its students with a wide array of facilities.

Hostel- Eleven hostel blocks (6 for boys and 5 for girls) are available at RGNUL. All these blocks are equipped with separate mess/dining facilities. The total covered area by these hostels is 3,34,978 sq. feet (1,92,614 sq. feet for boys and 1,42,364 sq. feet for girls). All the hostels, along with the attached mess, are fully air-conditioned. Each hostel is equipped with an aqua guard and a water cooler to ensure a supply of purified drinking water 24/7. Proper hygiene and sanitation facilities are maintained in all the hostels, and housekeeping services are available around the clock.

Guest House- The guest house building is a double-story structure, covering an area of 29,550 sq. feet. There are four suites on the ground floor (with provisions for four more suites for future extension) and 28 rooms. The guest house has a spacious dining hall with a kitchen, VIP lounge, mini conference hall, and waiting area.

Computer Lab- The university has established two fully air-conditioned computer labs with 70 computers having the latest configurations and high-speed internet at the RGNUL New Campus, Sidhuwal, Patiala. The first lab is equipped with 64 HP computers, and the second lab has 16 Dell All-in-One computers. The Dell lab is established under the UGC scheme for establishing/upgrading computer centres in universities. These labs are also equipped with the latest Windows and Microsoft Office software.

Health centre- The health of its students and staff is of utmost importance to the university. The Health and Counselling Centre has been established to facilitate treatment for general ailments, minor injuries, and referral services. The Health Centre also looks after the social, preventive, and environmental health of the campus.

Gym- Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, Punjab, has a state-of-the-art fitness centre. The gym is exclusively designed for the students, faculty, and other members of the RGNUL fraternity. It is well-equipped with cardio machines like treadmills, cross trainers, spin bikes, and weight training machines. Occasionally, other health-related activities like yoga and aerobics are conducted, with a large number of students and faculty members participating. Professionally trained personal trainers and coaches, for boys and girls separately, are available to guide the workout regimes of the gym members.

Sports- The RGNUL campus offers a variety of sports facilities that cater to different interests and preferences. There are well-maintained football grounds, basketball courts, volleyball courts, and badminton courts. Additionally, there are facilities for indoor games like table tennis, chess, and carrom. The campus also has a fully-equipped gym with state-of-the-art equipment for students who prefer to work out indoors.

Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law -  Review

Overall rating: This university campus has secured 4.4 ratings out of 5.0 Further details are provided below for each of their components.









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Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law - FAQs and Answers

Q.1 Do RGNUL, Punjab have NAAC accreditation?

Ans. Yes, Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, Punjab is a NAAC accredited law institute with a grade of "A".

Q.2 Where is the campus of Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law located?

Ans. Address of Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law- Sidhuwal - Bhadson Road, Patiala (Punjab).

Q.3 What infrastructure facilities are available at the Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, Punjab?

Ans.  Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, Punjab offers very comprehensive infrastructure facilities to its students, such as Hostel, Guest House, Computer Lab, Gym, Health Center and Sports.

Q.4 What are the most popular or major programs offered at Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, Punjab?

Ans. RGNUL, Punjab offers a range of law programs at UG, PG and Doctoral levels, among these available programs some of the most popular programs are-

B.A. LL.B. (Hons.) integrated programme, LL.M. with specializations, and Ph.D. programmes.

Q.5 Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, Punjab is a private or govt institute?

Ans.  RGNUL, Punjab is a government law institute established in the year 2006.

  • Accredited By NAAC
  • Approved By PCI

Law Ranking
YEAR - 2021

  • Computer Lab
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  • Gym
  • Girls Hostel
  • Boys Hostel
  • Medical
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Course Category Course Fee Eligibility Exams Accepted
BA LLB (Hons.) Law Rs. 2,50,000.00 Candidate required to pass 10+2 with 60% or equivalent. CLAT

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