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12 April 2021
Law schools

The NUJS Kolkata Campus Recruitment Committee (CRC) 2020 has released its final placement statistics for the 2019-20 academic year, with more than 60 accepted job offers from the highest paying law firms, according to a release by its Student Juridical Association (SJA).

01 April 2021
Law schools

NUJS Kolkata’s student body has voted to institute a new system of governance to de-politicise the campus but increase friendly intra-college competition.

04 March 2021
Law schools

JGLS Sonepat has continued its steady climb up the QS World University Rankings law subject rankings and is now in the top 100 while NLSIU Bengaluru had disappeared, following both having managed to crack the QS’ metrics last year.

26 February 2021
Law schools

The National Law University consortium of vice-chancellors (VCs), which has mainly been responsible for running the Common Law Admission Test (CLAT), has decided that “there is no compelling academic reason to bring back batches graduating in 2021”.

22 February 2021
Law schools

NLU Odisha in Cuttack, whose former vice-chancellor (VC) Prof Srikrishna Deva Rao had joined NLU Delhi in September 2020, will be appointing his replacement with Delhi University’s law faculty former dean and head, Prof Ved Kumari.

22 February 2021
Law schools

OP Jindal Global University (JGU), and its largest vertical JGLS Sonepat, which teaches law, has announced that its long-time benefactor, billionaire industrialist, politician and namesake Naveen Jindal would be loosening his considerable purse strings to the tune of another Rs 1,000 crore.

11 February 2021
Law schools

The Supreme Court began hearing challenges to the Bar Council of India’s (BCI) unceremonious decision to pull masters in laws (LLMs) into its regulatory orbit and ordering the ban of one-year LLM degrees (the most popular kind in India), reported LiveLaw and others.

30 January 2021
Law schools

The Bar Council of India (BCI), hot on the heels of having announced the banning of Indian one-year LLM programmes and a greater focus on continuing legal education (CLE), has announced that through the BCI Trust it would start an Indian Institute of Law (IIL) in Odisha’s Bhubaneswar, under an MOU with with the Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology (KIIT).

11 January 2021
Law schools

NLU Delhi registrar Prof GS Bajpai, who has been in the role since 2014 under previous vice-chancellor (VC) Prof Ranbir Singh, has stepped down from the position.

08 January 2021
Law schools JGLS Sonepat has announced the joining of another 64 faculty members to its law school in January 2021.
01 December 2020
Law schools

RGNUL Patiala vice-chancellor (VC) Prof Paramjit Jaswal has ended his tenure of more than nine years today as a search process is ongoing for his permanent replacement.

23 November 2020
Law schools

At least two Indian law students have secured this year’s Rhodes Scholarship to study for a fully-funded postgraduate degree at Oxford University.

18 November 2020
Law schools

Albeit with significant delays, national law universities (NLUs) have started their first batches of the five-year LLB programmes with many hoping to catch up on the lost time due to the delayed Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) admissions by working through the first semester holidays.