All India Law Students' Association

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All India Law Students Association
अखिल भारतीय विधि छात्र संघ
Abbreviation AILSA
Motto "Justice to all"
Formation 16 August 2008
Type Student organisation
Purpose To contribute to legal education and foster mutual understanding and to promote social responsibility among law students and young lawyers; also providing legal aid to the needy
Headquarters New Delhi
  • DS-423/424, New Rajinder Nagar, New Delhi
Region served
Official language
English, Hindi
Deepshikha Goyal
Main organ
Executive Council of AILSA
Parent organisation
All India Bar Association[1]
Remarks AILSA is the india's largest independent, non-political and non-profit making law students association

All India Law Students Association (AILSA or अखिल भारतीय विधि छात्र संघ) is a non-profit association of students and lawyers who are dedicated to the promotion of welfare of law students all over India. AILSA provides students with opportunities to interact with legal professionals in an international arena. The organisation's activities include academic conferences, publications, the global coordination of student organisations, seminars, providing free legal aid. etc.[2][3] In the past the association has organized a National Legal Essay Competition under the leadership of Mr. Manas Dowlani.[4]


Presidents of the Association are selected by the AILSA Executive Council. Recently, the Executive Council passed a unanimous resolution selecting Ms. Deepishika Goyal as the President.

Past Presidents
Year Name University
2008–2009 Neha Gupta Bhartiya Vidyapeeth University (Pune)
2009–2011 Suresh Sharma Faculty of Law, Jamia Millia Islamia (New Delhi)
2011–2012 Siddharth Nayak NALSAR University of Law
2013–2014 Manas Dowlani Government Law College (Mumbai)
2014-2015 Apoorv Agarwal NUJS Kolkata
2015 [5] Deepshikha Goyal* Faculty of law, Campus Law Centre, Delhi University



Dr. Adish Aggarwala, President, International Council of Jurists;[6] Chairman, All India Bar Association; Special Counsel, Government of India; Ex. Vice - Chairman, Bar Council of India is the patron of the organisation. Mr. Suresh Sharma, Lawyer & former legal consultant to ministry of Home Affairs and former President of All India Law Students' Association was nominated as permanent Advisor to the Association.