Nirma University was established by the initiative of Nirma Education and Research Foundation (NERF). The renowned industrialist and philanthropist Dr. Karsanbhai Patel, the founder of Nirma Group of Industries, established the NERF in 1994 with a view to promote and support higher education in India. The NERF chaired by Dr Karsanbhai K. Patel is a trust that crystallized his long cherished dream of providing world-class education and inculcating the spirit of social relevance among the young students of the country.


The Institute of Law was set up in 2007 under Nirma University with a vision to promote excellence in the field of legal education. In a short span of time, ILNU has acquired significant prominence and is considered one of the best legal institutions of the country. Institute of Law follows an approach to legal education wherein learning experience is not only enlightening but also enriching and inspiring. Institute is committed to exploring multidisciplinary approaches through its unique curriculum and revolutionizing legal education through modern pedagogies thereby adapting to the changing world in which law professionals operate. ILNU focuses on developing knowledge, skill and value amongst the students and they are nourished by the critical learning pedagogy and mentored and supported by faculty and staff so that they have the best experience possible to be successful in life.

The Institute today boasts of faculty whose expertise spans across various areas of law and who have a wide range of teaching and research experience. We attract students from diverse cultural background and perspectives. This leads to a vibrant multicultural classroom wherein established theory and new critical questions are put into a dialogue.
Institute of Law has an unmatched array of courses and academic offerings. Students have an opportunity to pursue a broad curriculum using rich educational resources in a dynamic and creative learning environment. Curriculum is constantly adapted according to changing legal and other environmental developments. All our initiatives are a living proof of our commitment to every student’s success in his career.