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Nalsar study reveals how law schools are chosen • Slams mag ‘rankings’, CLAT convenors, NLU-D • Suggests reforms

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4th time lucky: NLIU Bhopal about to form its very first student body association (SBA), submits constitution for sign-off

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2018 CLAT preferences: Same same • NLS ‘loses’ a few more • NLU Mumbai popular again • Clataclysm gave a few bumps

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CLAT 2018 innings of writs begins in Jaipur HC • NLU Jodhpur joins tangle as respondent • Lit funding drive starts to hire senior counsel

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SC asks NLUs for CLAT suggestions, asks ASG if NLUs have national importance • Basheer rejects BCI involvement [READ AFFIDAVITS]

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Viral sex harass post at GNLU prompts 2nd student to come forward, file complaint vs staff member

Law schools  06 August 2018

HNLU Raipur gets school geet sung by Shaan

HNLU Raipur may soon adopt a school-song, if its executive council approves of a version submitted for its consideration by the vice chancellor, who paid a professional studio to record it being sung by celebrity professional singers Shaan and Saadhna Sharma.

Law schools  27 July 2018

NUJS, GNLU can’t offer any online diplomas after UGC near-blanket ban

NUJS Kolkata and other national law schools are now debarred from offering any online course going forward under the new rules notified by the University Grants Commission (UGC), just as NUJS had started down the path of controversy surrounding its online certificate, diploma and degree courses.

Law schools  02 August 2018

NLUs not eligible for QS World University Rankings, but JGU, Symbi, Amity make (some) cut

The national law universities (NLU) are, as expected, missing again from the annual and quite prestigious QS World University Rankings released on 6 June, which have 29 Indian universities featuring in its overall rankings and 79 Indian universities on its list of top universities only from BRIC (Brazil, Russia, India, China) countries.

Law schools  30 July 2018

4th time lucky: NLIU Bhopal about to form its very first student body association (SBA), submits constitution for sign-off

NLIU Bhopal is in the final stages of forming a Student Body Association (SBA), for the first time in the law school’s 21 years of existence. The students are set to submit the SBA’s draft constitution to its administration by tomorrow, following an eight-month-long consultation process.

Law schools  06 July 2018

Can the Higher Edu Comm’n deliver NLUs (and other law schools) the freedom they crave from the BCI?

The Bar Council of India (BCI), which regulates legal education in India, is faced with a possible conflict of power with the proposed Higher Education Commission (HEC), which is the union HRD ministry’s new tentative creation to remodel India’s higher education system.

In-house counsel and GCs

Law schools  12 July 2018

Student takes NUJS to Delhi HC for course suspension notification

The Delhi high court on Wednesday asked NUJS Kolkata to respond to a student’s plea against its abrupt suspension of the course the student was enrolled in at NUJS.

Law schools  09 July 2018

Law schools (like JGLS) lose out on Institutions of Eminence gamble, with 6 winners announced by the Centre today

JGLS Sonepat has lost its investment of Rs 25 lakh toward being recognised as “Institution of Eminence” (IoE), after having failed to make the final list of Indian universities declared as IoEs by the central government.

Law schools  05 July 2018

NLU Jabalpur 5 months in: 120 CLAT seats • 5 cr budget • 27 lakh rent / month

NLU Jabalpur is slated to start its first semester of its LLB for 120 students, who are to be admitted through the Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) 2018 this August, from a temporary campus leased on astronomical rent.

Law schools  04 July 2018

Ex-NUJS-CNLU VC Ishwara Bhat joins Karnataka State Law University (KSLU) as VC

Prof Ishwara Bhat has joined the Karnataka State Law University as vice chancellor, after having resigned as VC from NUJS Kolkata under student pressure in April.

Law schools  02 July 2018

NUJS suddenly shuts down distance-learning certificates • Service provider vows legal action

NUJS Kolkata has suspended distance learning courses that it was offering through third party service providers.

Law schools  28 June 2018

2018 CLAT preferences: Same same • NLS ‘loses’ a few more • NLU Mumbai popular again • Clataclysm gave a few bumps

However, NLSIU’s unequivocal lead has started crumbling a tiny bit: while last year, only three of the top 50 all India ranks did not pick Bangalore, this year NLSIU ‘lost’ 10 in the top 50: ranks 6, 11, 15, 32, 38, 42-46, 52, 63 and 65 did not opt for NLSIU in the general list.

Law schools  19 June 2018

IDIA gets 9 diverse scholars into NLUs, but only NLU Delhi provides 2 of them fee-waivers

A total of nine students from non-traditional backgrounds supported by the Increasing Diversity by Increasing Access (IDIA) initiative have made it to national law schools.

Law schools  12 June 2018

Amity Law School Delhi disafilliated by parent GGSIP University

Amity Law School (ALS) Delhi has been disaffiliated from its parent institution, Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University (GGSIPU), according to a notification dated 9 June 2018.

Law as a career – in the age of Artificial Intelligence.
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