Maharashtra National Law University, Mumbai

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Maharashtra National Law University Mumbai
NLU Mumbai Logo.jpg
TypeNational Law University
ChancellorSharad Arvind Bobde
Vice-ChancellorDilip Ukey
Location, ,
CampusUrban, 21 acres (0.085 km2)
AffiliationsUGC, Bar Council of India

Maharashtra National Law University Mumbai (MNLU Mumbai) is a National Law University located at Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. It is the 18th National Law University established in India by The Maharashtra National Law University Act 2014, passed by Maharashtra Legislature under the Maharashtra Act No VI of 2014.


MNLU Mumbai offers a five year integrated B.A LL.B.(Hons.) course. Admissions are through Common Law Admission Test.[1] There 50 seats filled up by CLAT and 10 supernumerary seats are reserved for Foreign National/ NRI/ NRI Sponsored. Additionally, two supernumerary seats are reserved for Permanent Residents of Jammu and Kashmir. The University follows Maharashtra Reservation Policy[2]. MNLU Mumbai also offers a one year LL. M. course in Corporate and Commercial Laws[3].


For the first two years MNLU Mumbai shared its campus with Tata Institute of Social Sciences. In 2017 it shifted its campus to the Centre for Excellence in Telecom Technology and Management at Hiranandani Gardens, Powai, Mumbai, where it will reside until its permanent campus at Gorai is ready.[4]


Sharad Arvind Bobde is the Chancellor of the university and Bhavani Prasad Panda was the founder Vice Chancellor (VC) of the university.[5] As of March 2019 Dilip Ukey is the VC.[6]

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  1. ^ "Admission". Maharashtra National Law University Mumbai. Retrieved 7 September 2017.
  2. ^ "Maharashtra Reservation Policy" (PDF).
  3. ^ "MNLU Mumbai Admission Page".
  4. ^ "Maharashtra National Law University Mumbai Moves to a premium premises in Powai". LawLex.Org. 27 February 2017. Retrieved 18 August 2017.
  5. ^ "In conversation with Prof. Bhavani Prasad Panda, Vice Chancellor, Maharashtra National Law University Mumbai". LawLex.Org. 17 April 2018. Retrieved 30 April 2018.
  6. ^ "From the VC's Desk". Retrieved 15 March 2019.

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