National Institute for Advanced Legal Studies (NIALS), patronized by the Bar Council of Kerala, is the recognized institution of Cochin University of Science and Technology
(CUSAT). The institute offer 5 years integrated degree course in law. The college functions under the self-financing scheme and admissions are based on an entrance test conducted by Government of Kerala
NIALS is situated at Kaloor, a teeming residential area in Ernakulam.