course at GNLU, Respondent No. 2, his admission has beenrefused, stating,
“GNLU will not be able to admit the candidate according to
the published information in CLAT brochure. The published information was also approved by the Academic Council and Executive Council who are competent body to decide in the
The Petitioner prays,
for issuance of a writ of mandamus, or a writ in the nature of mandamus, or such other writ
as may be issued by this Hon‟ble Court directing the Respondents
to admit the Petitioner to the five year B.A. LL.B. (Hons.) degreecourse at the GNLU, Respondent No. 1as a regularly admittedstudent.
That the Petitioner is a citizen of India and a resident of H63, Baishnabghata Patuli Township, Kolkata
700094, WestBengal, and seeks protection of his fundamental rights enshrined inPart
III of the Constitution of India by way of the present petition.The Petitioner may also be served through counsel, during thependency of the present proceedings.
GNLU, Respondent No. 1 is a body corporate establishedunder Gujarat National Law University Act, 2003, located withinthe territorial jurisdiction of this Ho
n‟ble Court and is therefore,amenable to the extraordinary Writ Jurisdiction of this Hon‟ble
Court under Article 226 of the Constitution of India. RespondentNo. 1, prior to 2008, used to admit students on the basis of an