National Law School of India University

Bangalore
India

Language of instruction

English

The National Law School of India University came into existence in 1986, signifying the culmination of efforts by a number of bodies – including the Judiciary, the Bar Council of India, and the Bangalore University – to reform legal education and to establish a centre for excellence for legal education and research in India. The Chief Justice of India is the Chancellor of NLSIU.

Bangalore is India’s third-largest city, with a population of over 8 million. It has been voted the most liveable city in India. NLSIU’s campus is situated about 10km from the city’s centre.

Semester dates

UQ Semester Host Semester Dates
Semester 1 Trimester 3 March–June
Semester 2 Trimester 1 July–September
Semester 1 or 2 Trimester 2 November–February

View the NLS academic calendar.

Guides and additional information

NLS has online resources to help get more from your exchange:

Exchange deadlines

May 31 for Semester 1 of the following year.

October 31 for Semester 2 of the following year.

Full-time study load

16 credits per trimester, totally 32 credits across 2 trimesters at NLS is equivalent to 8 UQ units.

Minimum academic requirements

You will need a minimum cumulative GPA of 4.5 to study at NLS.

Find courses

Search the Credit Precedent Database to find courses offered by your host university that have been previously approved for credit at UQ. The database should be used as a general guide only. 

Search the NLS course catalogue if courses do not appear in the database.

Study areas taught in English

Undergraduate
Law
Postgraduate

Course restrictions

NLS is available for undergraduate law students only.

Additional academic information

NLS has online resources to help navigate their academic policies:

Exchange deadlines

May 31 for Semester 1 of the following year.

October 31 for Semester 2 of the following year.

Accommodation

The National Law School campus has 3 male Halls of Residence and 3 female Halls. The Halls of Residence have strict rules and regulations to which students are expected to adhere.

Financial support

A range of funding for student exchange including scholarships, grants and loans are available to UQ students.  

Insurance

Students approved to participate in the Student Exchange Program are automatically covered by UQ’s Travel Insurance for the country of their host university only.

For more information, read the Student Travel Insurance Policy Summary on UQ’s Travel Insurance web page (login required).

If you plan to travel outside of your host country, you should purchase additional insurance.

Exchange deadlines

May 31 for Semester 1 of the following year.

October 31 for Semester 2 of the following year.

Organise your visa

It is your responsibility to ensure you have the correct visa for the country where you will be studying. As UQ Abroad is not a visa-issuing authority we cannot provide visa advice.

NLS provides visa and immigration information for incoming exchange students.

Contact the Indian Visa and Consular Services for more visa information.

Travel risk levels

The University of Queensland cannot and does not allow UQ Abroad students to travel to any country with a risk level of 3 (Reconsider your need to travel) or above, as assessed by the Australian Government.

If a country's risk level changes to 3 or above, UQ Abroad programs to that country are suspended until the risk level improves.

Find out the risk level and travel advice for your host country on the Smartraveller website.

Register your travel plans

We recommend that you register your travel plans on the Smartraveller website so that the Australian Government can contact you or your family in an emergency.

Non-Australian citizens should register with their closest consulate.

Exchange deadlines

May 31 for Semester 1 of the following year.

October 31 for Semester 2 of the following year.