Delhi University

60 DU law students fail exam for non-attendance but claim they were there

60 Delhi University law students allege that they had attended an evidence law exam for which they had been marked as absent and having failed according to the mark sheets released recently.

The Hindustan Times reported:

“We had given the examination and now have been marked absent in the Evidence Law paper. When we have taken the examination how can we be marked absent. Now the examination department is asking us to bring the attendance sheet, how will students access it?” questioned Tarun Narang, one of the Campus Law Centre students who was marked failed.

“Now the examination department is also asking us to wait for another 15 days and said they would look into the matter. This is gross negligence of the department and harassment to the students,” said another student.

Delhi University: Not sure how & when it will recruit 150 law teachers

Delhi University’s (DU) law colleges are looking at an indefinite delay in beginning recruitment interviews for more than 100 vacant teaching positions the university had advertised on 9 June.

Delhi Univ to be inspected (yet again) by BCI for Rs 4.5 lakh to avert shut-down

The Delhi University’s law schools will again undergo inspection by the Bar Council of India (BCI), which will decide if it can approve the use of a single new campus building by the three law centres. DU has also set up a committee to look into its law centres’ shortcomings and report back in three weeks.

Delhi Univ law schools ‘should be closed down’: Read leaked BCI report on DU’s 17 (alleged) failings & a ‘rein of terror’

CLC DU: CrumblingCLC DU: CrumblingThe BCI inspection committee that visited Delhi University’s (DU) law schools last year, was of “the firm view” that DU’s three law schools “should be closed down”, the full committee report has revealed.

Will not bow: Delhi University dean rails against BCI ‘jokers’ again refusing accreditation over ‘small idiotic things’

Delhi UniversityDelhi University The Bar Council of India (BCI) has asked Delhi University’s law schools to explain by 15 March why they should not be stripped of their accreditation.

BCI to submit Delhi University law fac report by January

The Bar Council of India (BCI) would submit its report on the possible re-accreditation of Delhi University in the first week of January 2015, the BCI secretary told the Delhi high court today in a writ petition challenging the disaffiliation of Delhi University’s law schools, reported the Economic Times.

BCI blinks, allows DU grads to provisionally enrol, pending final call

The Bar Council of India (BCI) yesterday notified Delhi University that it’s graduates would be allowed to enroll provisionally as lawyers, in a letter sent under the BCI’s previous chairman Biri Singh Sinsinwar, who was replaced on Saturday by his predecessor Manan Kumar Mishra, reported the PTI.

The letter signed by the BCI secretary said that enrolment would be provisional pending the decision of the BCI’s legal education committee and the BCI’s upcoming executive meeting, after the BCI had decided to derecognise DU’s three law centres in September.

DU to merge all 3 law campuses into one as students demand better infra at BCI inspection

The Delhi University (DU) has submitted a proposal to the Delhi high court for construction of a single campus for the three law schools under its umbrella that are currently operating from separate buildings, reported The Hindu and others. 

The new building, 75 per cent of which is allegedly ready, will house DU’s three law centres — Campus Law Centre, Law Centre-I and Law Centre-II — adjacent to the faculty of law on the North Campus, next academic session onward.

When a seven-member Bar Council of India (BCI) team visited the law centres for inspection on Tuesday, the Delhi University Students’ Union presented it with a memorandum demanding better infrastructure.

The BCI inspection was pursuant to the university’s application for re-affiliation filed with the BCI after the regulator ordered the rejection of advocate enrolment applications of recent graduates of the university.

The BCI had similarly cracked down on Osmania University and forbade its graduates from enrolling as advocates after the university protested the Rs 1.5 lakh inspection fee demanded by the regulator.

BCI inspects DU law centres (which get emergency paintjob?)

The Bar Council of India (BCI) today inspected beleagured Delhi University’s three law centres.

BCI bans Delhi University law grads’ enrolment & disaffiliates all law centres because ‘not bothered’ following rules

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NLS rules in Big Six partnership tracks ahead of DU, GLC, ILS as newer nationals slowly gain share

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Breaking: NLU Jodhpur gets Delhi Uni law head Poonam Saxena as VC

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Delhi University dominates Delhi Judicial Services batch of 2013; Nalsar grad comes second

GavelGavelFive out of ten Delhi Judicial Service (DJS) exam 2011 toppers collecting their appointment letters at the Delhi high court today are Delhi University (DU) law graduates.


Luthra in 23 lawyer hire, student PPO rampage

crowd_thcrowd_thLuthra & Luthra has made 10 pre-placement offers (PPOs) to final year law students at three national law schools. The firm has also hired six lateral associates, with the fresh batch of seven new law school graduates now starting.

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