NLS Tamil Nadu gets first NLS-educated vice chancellor as IAS’ Arun Roy seeks to build excellence

Arun RoyV Arun Roy, a 2002-batch NLSIU Bangalore graduate and Tamil Nadu Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer, has taken charge of the Tamil Nadu-based National Law School Srirangam as acting vice chancellor (VC).

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Tamil Nadu Nat'l Law School VC quits over exec council squabbles

The Hindu reported that Tamil Nadu-based National Law School Srirangam vice chancellor N Murugavel has resigned long before the end of his three-year term, despite him having “pooled his professional and administrative experience to build the school from scratch since the day he assumed office. However, he could not get support from some Executive Council members. They could not accept the national recognition received by the Law School within a short span of time.”

The executive council did not cooperate and his contribution was limited, he told the paper.

Tamil Nadu’s national law school became the 15th member of the core Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) member law schools this year after an order from the Madras high court.

India Today law college rankings: Even more irrelevant as NLIU, NLU-J drop out post NUJS boycott

The annual India Today magazine law school rankings have seen NLIU Bhopal, NLU Jodhpur and RGNUL Patiala disappear out of the magazine’s top 20 rankings, after NUJS Kolkata threatened the magazine with a press council complaint in 2010.

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Inside NLU Assam: Can its VC from Nalsar, Vijender Kumar, turn things around with innovative reforms & lots of government cash?

NLUJA Assam joins the recruitment race in 2016. As the fifteenth in the long line of India’s national law schools, by year of establishment, its first LLB batch of 63 students will vie for jobs next year in India’s legal market that already lures over 1100 elite national law school graduates each year, in addition to top graduates from around 900 non-elite Indian law schools.

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Mx Mukherjee: Nalsar drops Mr & Ms to issue first ever gender-neutral graduation certificate in recognition of gender fluidity

Mx: No heartburnNalsar Hyderabad has possibly granted India’s first ever graduation certificate with the gender-neutral honourific “Mx”, instead of “Mr”, “Ms” or “Mrs”.

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Things are getting better, says NUJS student council report: Faculty exodus reversed, better infra, more open admin

NUJS Kolkata’s Student Juridical Association (SJA) has released a report outlining the changes it has facilitated in college, “from faculty recruitment to drastic overhaul of infrastructure including the remedying  of the girls hostel space crunch, the situation has improved considerably in the short span of two years”.

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2015 NUJS batch of 106 secures 100% placements, ‘overwhelming’ 78 jobs through RCC

NUJS 2015 batchNUJS Kolkata’s class of 106 students graduating this year secured 78 jobs on and off campus, all 78 jobs being bagged by the 78 students who participated in on-campus recruitment (CRC).

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Confessions of a ‘Slut’: On harrassment that happens on campuses but not enough people talk about [via Glasnost] #longread

NLU Delhi campaigns against sexismLaw student Aarushi Mahajan wrote a powerful piece in NLU Delhi’s Independent Student Newspaper Glasnost about her and other women’s experiences on the campus of one of India’s top national law schools.

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Nalsar 2015 final campus recruitments: RCC gets jobs for all 52 out of 74, half go to BigLaw

Nalsar Hyderabad’s class of 74 LLB students graduating this year have secured 52 jobs with domestic and foreign law firms, in house, Big Four consulting and other organizations. Khaitan & Co and Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas were the largest recruiters from the batch.

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