NILS, India is one of the many chapters of the international community that belongs to NILS. It is an independent, non-political, non-profit organization with an aim to promote, establish and develop mutual understanding, and a cordial relationship between law students and lawyers across the country, thereby equipping them for professional life in an international, dynamic and competitive legal environment. It shall also serve to be an international networking platform for law students. Besides helping Indian law students get international exposure, it also helps international law students get acquainted with the legal scenario in India.
What we do
NILS, India is set to create awareness of law and justice and to motivate Indian law students to develop a creative spirit through a network of joint-activities with law students from within the country and outside. We help law students to understand and appreciate the diversity and share the ideals of law in society through exchange and communication among law students of all countries. Through various events, competitions, seminars, workshops and social initiatives, we shall encourage the enhancement of the capabilities of law students to become internationally minded, socially responsible, academically committed and legally skilled.
NILS India functions at two levels -
a) National Board which serves as the highest executive body of the National Chapter and looks after the overall operations. The National Board is responsible for conducting events, competitions, publications and traineeship programs
b) Local Chapters which functions locally at State and city level to collaborate with law students and universities to manifest events, competitions and publications to fulfill the objectives of this International Organization.
NILS India has local chapters running across eleven major cities of India - Mumbai, Delhi, Noida, Patiala, Bhopal, Bilaspur, Cuttack, Hyderabad, Visakhapatnam, Dehradun, Bengaluru and Pune and is rapidly growing in other cities to democratize legal education and promote the development of law students across India.