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Vice Chancellor Message Read More

Patna, the capital of Bihar State, has a fascinating past. And in each chapter of its history, it has been crowned by a new name-Kusumpur, Pushpapur, Patliputra and Azeemabad, it is Read More

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 Read More

Son of rishi Canak, Chanakya, also known as Kautilya or Vishnugupta, was born in Pataliputra,Magadh (modern Bihar), and later moved to Taxila, in Gandhar province(now in Pakistan). Read More
  • Governing Bodies +

    Governing Bodies List of members of General Council, Executive Council, Finance Committee, Academic Council & Academic Planning Board. Read More
  • University Administration +

    University Administration Profile of the officials who beared Administrative post in University. Read More
  • Faculties +

    Faculties CNLU, Patna have a team of highly qualified and experienced Teachers and Researchers. Read More
  • General Notices +

    General Notices Communicating Notices, Information & Instructions from different department of University. Read More
  • Recruitment +

    Recruitment Information related to finding and hiring the best-qualified candidate for a job opening, in a timely and cost effective manner. Read More
  • Notices from Examination Department +

    Notices from Examination Department Notices issued from Examination Department of University. Read More
  • Semester Result +

    Semester Result Information about Examination Schedules, Examination Notices & Semester results. Read More
  • Admission +

    Admission Details of admission procedures, admission notices & entrance result for admission in various courses run by CNLU, Patna Read More
  • Semester Projects & Syllabus +

    Semester Projects & Syllabus Information to students of different semester of various courses for their semester wise project and syllabus. Read More
  • Academic Calendar +

    Academic Calendar Information about Holidays, Examination Date, Project Date etc., during current Academic Session of UG & PG courses. Read More
  • Online Fee Collection +

    Online Fee Collection Portal for collecting annual fee of various courses run by University through payment gateway. Read More
  • Tender +

    Tender Information about inviting bid / quotation for purchase of different item as per the need of University time to time. Read More
  • Anti Ragging Cell +

    Anti Ragging Cell The students of CNLU are hereby warned that they shall not indulge in “RAGGING”. If they are found guilty of ragging they are liable for punishment without prejudice to..... Read More
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  • Moot Court

    Moot Court A moot court is an extracurricular activity at CNLU in which students take part in simulated court proceedings, which usually involves drafting memorials or memoranda and participating in oral argument. Read More
  • Seminar, Conference & Workshop

    Seminar, Conference & Workshop Information about Seminar, Conference and Workshop held at CNLU, Patna. Read More
  • Academic and Debating Committee

    Academic and Debating Committee The Academic and Debating Committee, CNLU Patna has been constantly endeavouring to inculcate and promote a healthy and competitive atmosphere... Read More
  • Library

    Library The mission of the Library is to provide information services and access to bibliographic and full text digital ... Read More
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  • The library is primarily meant for bonafide student, faculty & members of the staff of Chanakya National Law University Patna.
  • The outsiders from other University / Institution may be allowed only with the written prior permission of the Vice-Chancellor / Registrar for a limited period. They shall, however, have to consult the documents within the premises of the library.


Monday to Saturday 10:00 AM to 12:00 Midnight
Sunday  10:00 AM to 06:00 PM
Holiday 10:00 AM to 04:00 PM
(Except National Holiday)  
Book Issue – Return 10:00 AM to 9:00 PM
Book Issue (For Overnight books) 7:30 PM to 08:45 PM
Book Return (For Overnight books) 10:00 AM to 04: 00 PM

Books will not be issued during vacations.

The above timings of the library are subject to change from time to time which will duly be notified in the Notice Board of the library.



No. of Books Loan Period Overdue charges
Two General Books 5 Days

Rs. 02.00 Per Day up to 7 Days

Rs. 03.00 Per Day up to Next 7 Days

Rs. 05.00 Per Day after 14 Days

One Reference Book
Overnight Only

Rs. 20.00 Per Day for 7 Days

Rs. 30.00 Per Day for Next 7 Days

Rs. 50.00 Per Day after 14 Days


  1. Fine/Overdue charges would be imposed on the Students who fail to return the book/books on or before the due date.
  2. In case of closure of library on due date the overdue charge will be realised from the very next day.
  3. Fine/Overdue charges will be collected immediate after due date up to return date without considering Holidays between them.
  4. Students Partcipating in moot court competitions should get written approval from the convenor about the topic and period on which they would borrow the books,for exemption of fine.
  5. If lost the Library card, Rs. 50/- will be fined.
  6. Documents (including thesis, journals, reports) from refernece section are not supposed to be issued.


Books can be renewed once for 5 days after the due date,if there is no request against the particular title.


  • The loss of books Borrowed by a user in his/her custody. The Borrowed shall be liable to replace the book or bear the cost of replacement. If the replacement is not done within 15 days, the defaulters will be charged as follows :-

(A) Two times the cost of the book, if the book is in print.

(B) Three times the cost of the book, if the book is out of print.


  • It is mandatory to open the library in presence of atleast two library staff.
  • Every student shall mention his/her arrival and departure time in attendance register kept at the property counter of library.
  • All kinds of personal belongings except notebook are supposed to be kept on the property counter at the entrance.
  • While browsing books, no book should be replaced by the user on the stack themselves.
  • Books once picked out from the stack should be left in the reading table if not issued out.
  • The physical condition of the book should be checked while checking out. Mutilation of pages if found is to be brought to the notice of the circulation in-charge otherwise the borrower himself/herself shall be responsible for mutilation of the book if detected afterwards.
    Underlining, marking, folding of pages, etc.in the book is strictly prohibited.
  • The Readers shall keep silence within the library premises.
  • Smoking and spitting are prohibited in the library.
  • The readers shall behave in a civilized manner. The Librarian may expel any person if the presence of such a person is liable to create law and order situation.
  • The readers are liable for punishment and fine if they either misbehave or damage the books or any other property of the library.
  • If a member does not pay off the library dues, the privileges of borrowing books may be suspended till he deposits the requisite amount.
    Readers are requested to let the guard check books issued. Please don't feel offended.
  • Token for bag will be issued only for library use hour.
  • Library staff will not be responsible for things left in the library hall.
  • Watching movie or video on laptop, playing game on laptop, and eating any items are strictly prohibited.
  • Books of reference illustrated and rare books, special books, multi-volume Collections, serial publications and periodicals will not be issued out.
  • Please keep your mobile in silence/off mode.
  • Contacts


    Near Jakkanpur Police Station,
    Nyaya Nagar, Mithapur, Patna-800001,
    Bihar, INDIA
    Registrar Office : 91-612-2352300
    Registrar Office E-mail : registrar@cnlu.ac.in
    University E-Mail : chanakyalawuniv@gmail.com, contact@cnlu.ac.in
    FAX : 91-612-2352315

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