Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law (RGNUL), is a National Law University located in Patiala
. It was established in 2006 by the Punjab Government (Punjab Act No. 12 of 2006) as a public university dedicated to the field of Legal Education. The first vice-chancellor of the University was Gurjit Singh, who left the university to establish the National Law School & Judicial Academy, Assam. The institution is currently being headed by P.S. Jaswal. Presently, the university is functioning from its transit campus at Mohindra Kothi, Patiala and is planning to move to a permanent campus located at Sidhuwal Village, 12 kilometres (7.5 mi) from Patiala. RGNUL is affiliated to UGC and approved by the Bar Council of India.