School of Law, Governance and Public Policy


Bar Council of India Approved vide BCI Notification BCI:D:1081:2023 (LE/Std. 26.07.2023)

Welcome to the School of Law, Governance, and Public Policy at Chanakya University! 

In an ever-changing world, where the rule of law is both a shield and a sword, our mission is to equip you with the knowledge, skills, and ethical grounding to navigate the complexities of the legal landscape.

In the global context, the challenges we face are manifold yet ripe with opportunities for growth and transformation. From advancing human rights to tackling environmental crises, the role of legal practitioners and policymakers has never been more crucial. At Chanakya University, we recognize the interconnectedness of legal systems across borders and the imperative of understanding diverse perspectives to address pressing issues of our time.

Our curriculum is designed to provide a comprehensive understanding of legal principles, governance frameworks, and public policy dynamics, empowering our students to become adept practitioners and thought leaders in their respective fields.

Central to our ethos is a deep appreciation for Bhartiya Jurisprudence, which embodies centuries of wisdom and principles rooted in our cultural heritage. We believe in the fusion of tradition and modernity, drawing inspiration from our past while embracing the complexities of the present and future.

Our state-of-the-art moot court facility serves as a crucible for honing advocacy skills and engaging in simulated legal proceedings. Here, you will have the opportunity to put theory into practice, sharpening your analytical acumen and courtroom demeanour under the guidance of seasoned faculty and legal experts.

Welcome to a vibrant community of scholars, practitioners, and changemakers dedicated to shaping a more just and equitable world. Welcome to the School of Law, Governance, and Public Policy at Chanakya University—where the pursuit of knowledge meets the call of conscience.

School of Law, Governance and Public Policy (SLGPP) prioritises education and research in Public Policy and Law. Focusing on interdisciplinary learning, it strives to equip students with a profound understanding of India’s Legal, Social, Policy and Political landscape. The curriculum emphasizes critical thinking and hands-on experience through internships, moot courts and clinical programs. The distinguished faculty, including legal practitioners and policy experts, aims to contribute significantly to national and international policy discussions. The school also fosters community engagement through public lectures, policy dialogues and capacity-building initiatives, fostering the development of the next generation Policy and Law leaders.


  • In-depth knowledge of national and international laws
  • Enabling teaching-learning in an interdisciplinary ecosystem
  • Robust linkages with industry-institute interface with internships and hands-on experience
  • Proactive engagement by professionals and senior advocates
  • Experienced faculty members
  • Emphasis on integrating the local context with a global outlook
  • A unique blend of understanding law in the context of public policy

What We Do: The School offers five-year integrated BBA LLB (Hons.) and BA LLB (Hons.) undergraduate programmes in a dual degree mode. It also has an one-year LLM programme specialising in Corporate and Business Law and Chanakya Fellowship in Social Sciences (CFSS). The School also has a thriving doctoral programme in the fields of law, policy, and governance.