NUJS is located in the city of Kolkata, a major metropolis of India. Kolkata, the City of Joy, is renowned for its heritage and culture. A subtle blend of tradition and modernity distinguishes the city. The Old Kolkata thrives alongside the growing expanses of modern townships, including Salt Lake City, where the NUJS campus is situated. Situated in the main hub of the Salt Lake City, the campus bubbles amidst the city life with malls, restaurants and superb connectivity through bus, taxis and autorickshaws. The campus has one academic and three residential blocks (i.e. two seven-storied halls of residence for girls and boys each and a two storied staff accommodation quarters cum guest house.
The academic block, named after Ambedkar, is a four-storied majestic edifice in stone, having 105 rooms in all. NUJS has everything a modern university ought to have — air-conditioned small and big class rooms, seminar halls, conference rooms, moot court hall and an air-conditioned auditorium with a seating capacity of approximately six hundred for special and endowment lectures, conferences, convocation, cultural and other activities. The highlight of NUJS is a well-stocked, Wi-Fi, air-conditioned library, with access to over 40,000 volumes on law, economics, politics, etc., national and international journals and all major online internet resources for law and other related social science subjects, as well as the facility to download, print and photocopy any materials. The NUJS campus also includes a bank, a canteen, state-of the-art kitchens at the hostels, health care, sports facilities including a gym and various other recreational facilities. All student hostels are wired with Internet access through dedicated leased lines & Wi-Fi. The University has also sanctioned a computer centre.