The NUALS Law Library is an excellent source for material on any matter of law. Apart from 13,420 law books, the students can also access online legal resources such as Manupatra, HeinOnline, J Stor, Westlaw, Lexis Nexis, SCC Online, etc. The library also has an online catalogue which makes lending of books an easy process. It’s facilities also extends to the availability of a Scanner and Printer. The Library has an upper floor to accommodate even more students.
The new library building was formally inaugurated in 2016 by Hon'ble Mr. Justice T.S. Thakur, Former Chief Justice of India.
The Academic Block of NUALS is the hub of education in NUALS and where the classrooms, as well as the offices of the faculty are situated. The classrooms are large, spacious and the speaker systems make lectures well audible to the students. There are seven classrooms in total (one each for Third, Fourth and Fifth-year students, and two each for the First and Second-year students). There is also a classroom for the LL.M. students. The Moot Court Hall of NUALS is also situated in the Academic Block. The building is disabled friendly and has elevator access.
Moot Court Hall
The Moot Court Hall is located in the Academic Block. The Hall is large, spacious and well furnished with a surround-sound speaker system, witness stands, etc.
The Mooting culture in NUALS is deep-seated. Numerous teams have represented the University at top-grade Moot Court Competitions, bringing laurels to the University. The University also hosts three moots on an annual basis, in addition to the Intra College Moots. It hosts the Surana and Surana National Trial Advocacy Moot Court Competition - South Rounds in association with Surana and Surana International Attorneys, Chennai. The second such moot is the prestigious NUALS National Moot Court Competition on Maritime Law. The Competition seeks to expose the law students to the developing frontiers of Maritime Law, both national and international and foster in them a deeper understanding of the complex and emerging issues involved therein. Finally we have the Securities Law Moot which started recently in 2015 but enjoyed widespread participation.
NUALS is proud to have within its campus, the Seminar Hall which has hosted and seated many eminent individuals for inauguration ceremonies and seminars of the many Centres of Law in NUALS. The Seminar Hall is air-conditioned, well-furnished and also equipped with a Bose sound system.
There are 16 Academic Centres in NUALS sponsored by the Government of Kerala engaged in research and training in their respective fields of study.
The subjects they deal with ranges from Human Rights to Intellectual Property Rights and Sports Law and Policy to Women and Family Studies. Each of these conduct in depth research, regularly organize National and International Seminars and also assist the State and Central Governments in policy formation. All Centres are very active with a wide-network of assisting lawyers and with collaboration with eminent personalities.
The Wi-Fi facility is available to all students on receiving their roll numbers and passwords to access the NUALS network. It is an optic-fibre connection and has high speed networking. The entire campus is Wi-Fi connected.
The students can access online legal resources such as Manupatra, HeinOnline, J Stor, Westlaw, Lexis Nexis, SCC Online, etc. from the NUALS network.