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One day before stepping down as director of GNLU Gandhinagar, Dr Bimal Patel was chastised in an official letter for apparently poaching three staffers of GNLU to Gujarat Maritime University (GMU), which operates on GNLU’s campus and is currently being run by Patel.

“Dharmo Rakshati Rakshitah” (Protect dharma and it will protect you) – NLSIU Motto

NLSIU Bangalore’s executive council (EC) has today decided to delay the decision to select the next vice chancellor (VC), we understand from two authoritative sources.

NLSIU Bangalore’s Student Bar Association (SBA) has released a statement to express its wishes in the ongoing vice chancellor (VC) selection process.

The students of DSNLU Visakhapatnam (or Damodaram Sanjivayya National Law University Visakhapatnam to give its full name), have for the first time ever released their final recruitment statistics.

NLSIU Bangalore’s Student Bar Association (SBA) has made a strong statement against the tuition fees hike of at least Rs 47,000 that had been quietly rolled out by the administration and appealed for help from alums to raise this at the next Executive Council (EC) meeting.

NUJS Kolkata’s executive council (EC) has confirmed KIIT School of Law Bhubaneswar director, Prof NK Chakrabarti, as its next vice chancellor.

Lately, domicile politics has aggressively and even incrementally hit prominent NLUs including NLSIU Bengaluru, NALSAR Hyderabad, NUJS Kolkata, NLU Jodhpur and NLU Odisha.

NLSIU Bangalore has quietly rolled out a significant total tuition costs hike of Rs 47,000, increasing from Rs 1.838 lakh annual fees to Rs 2.305 lakh for general category students (and more for first-time joiners).

The West Bengal government has quietly passed its long-pending amendment to the NUJS Kolkata establishing statute, formalising a 30% local domicile reservation.

Alongside 22 other Indian Universities, Jindal Global University (JGU), the parent institution of the JGLS Sonepat law school, has been ranked by UK-based academic careers counselling company Quacquarelli Symonds (QS), in its annual top 1000 global university rankings.

The Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) 2019 are out and the first provisional allocation list has been released by the CLAT consortium on its website.

Final year students of NLU Delhi, graduating in 2019, have secured 41 jobs with top corporate law firms, which picked up a total of 20, while foreign firms hired four into training contracts.

New Vice Chancellor (VC) appointments or renewals at national law universities (NLUs) punctuate 2019. While NUALS Kochi and GNLU Gandhinagar got their new VCs recently, two NLU heavyweights viz. my alma mater, NUJS Kolkata and NLSIU Bangalore are in the midst of VC selections. Reportedly, Prof NK Chakrabarti has been recommended by Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi for the position of NUJS’ VC recently and the Executive Council ratification in this regard is awaited.

NUJS Kolkata chancellor and Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi has confirmed his selection of Prof NK Chakrabarti as his formal choice to be the next vice chancellor (VC) to lead NUJS Kolkata, according to an email sent internally by the Student Juridical Association (SJA) to students.

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