In the State of Bihar, where the seeds of the earliest republic were sown and the crop of democracy cultivated, a need was felt by the government for a university which would provide quality legal education and strive to raise national legal standards to competitive international level and promote legal awareness in the community, which will lead to the realization of goals embodied in the Constitution of India. Thus, on August 15th, 2006 came into being Chanakya National Law University at Patna under the able guidance of its Vice - Chancellor/Pro - Chancellor, Prof. Dr. A. Lakshminath, former Dean and Registrar, NALSAR University of Law, Hyderabad. CNLU was established under the Chanakya National Law University Act, 2006 (Bihar Act No. 24 of 2006) and included in section 2(f) & 12(B) of the U.G.C. Act, 1956.
No Educational Institution is complete without adequate facilities to its Students, Faculties & Employees. CNLU provides wide range of facilities on its campus. A well managed residential accommodation with modern facility provided to students. Mess & Canteen facilities on campus provide everything from a simple coffee and sandwich to a full meal. University provides a full range of medical services for students & for employees who register as patients. In addition to general practice services, CNLU provides a range of specialist clinics and visiting practitioners.
The mission of the Library is to provide information services and access to bibliographic and full text digital and printed resources to support the scholarly and informational need of the university community. The library is well equipped with modern facilities and resources in the form of CD- ROMs, on-line databases, books, e-journals, reports, thesis etc. Library has a collection of more than 11000 Books. Library subscribes more than 50 Indian and Foreign Journals.
Vice ChancellorProf. Dr. A. Lakshminath
AddressChanakya National Law University, Nyaya Nagar, Mithapur, Patna-800001, Bihar, INDIA