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14 April 2019
Law schools

NLU Jodhpur’s 2 April Day Zero of recruitment for the 2020 graduating batch in combination with strong pre-placement offers (PPOs) has yielded a total of 42 confirmed job offers or vacation placements, as well as three sought-after vacation schemes with international firms.

12 April 2019
Law schools

NUJS Kolkata’s 2020 graduating batch has seen a stonking so-called Day Zero of recruitments so far, which has seen between 33 to 35 students secure pre-placement offers (PPOs) and at least around 30 students accepted around 40 offers to start in 2020, after recruiters’ campus interviews.

12 April 2019
Law schools

NLSIU Bangalore students gathered for a show of solidarity yesterday to encourage the administration to improve mental health infrastructure and awareness on campus, following the purported second student suicide in just over two years, as well as a Student Bar Association (SBA) campaign to investigate underlying causes.

10 April 2019
Law schools

Nalsar Hyderabad’s 2020 graduating batch has kicked of its first day of recruitments (also popularly known as Day Zero), on 6 April, with students having already sewn up 23 pre-placement offers (PPOs) and a total of 8 prestigious vacation schemes and/or training contracts with foreign law firms.

08 April 2019
Law schools

The Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) is released its latest welcome, much-awaited (but also controversial) National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) today.

08 April 2019
Law schools

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has vowed in its manifesto that it would increase the number of seats in “premier law institutes”, even going so far as to highlight it as the 17th in its catchy “75 Milestones for India @75”.

06 April 2019
Law schools

The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has announced the 2018 list of the civil services main examination, with at least 10 national law school graduates seeming to be in the list:

06 April 2019
Law schools

Two months after we had first reported about the formation of the search committee to find a new NLSIU Bangalore vice chancellor (VC), it has now published its call for applications for the much sought-after role.

02 April 2019
Law schools

Following last month’s second suicide at NLSIU Bangalore in just over two years, the Student Bar Association (SBA) has produced a groundbreaking report that has revealed extremely worrying statistics and trends about life and academic pressures particularly at NLS, but also at other elite national law universities (NLU).

01 April 2019
Law schools

The Bar Council of India’s (BCI) legal education committee has sent a circular to national law university (NLU) vice chancellors (VCs) on 10 March 2019, recommending that NLUs do more to improve legal ethics in budding professionals.

25 March 2019
Law schools

After our report that GNLU Gandhinagar’s outgoing director Dr Bimal Patel had de facto stripped registrar Dr Thomas Mathew of most of his powers, the Ahmedabad Mirror has reported that Patel has now removed Mathew from the post.

19 March 2019
Law schools

The RGNUL Patiala administration has agreed to protesting students’ four main demands in writing, putting to an end five days of student protests kicked off by the suspension of six students.

19 March 2019
Law schools

A third-year student at NLSIU Bangalore, Kanishk Bharti, has taken his own life over the weekend, making this the second suicide at India’s oldest national law school a little over two years.

18 March 2019
Law schools

RGNUL Patiala students have now held a peaceful protest for the fourth night in a row since Friday, after a series of long-standing grievances had remained unaddressed by the administration, coming to a head over the suspension of six students.

21 February 2019
Law schools

The Consortium of National Law Universities’ executive committee (EC), set up in 2014, has decided to lobby the BCI to allow full-time law teachers to also practise law.

18 February 2019
Law schools

NUJS Kolkata has finally complied with part of its duties under the Right to Information (RTI) Act, and supplied to students 240 PDF documents containing meeting minutes of executive, general, academic, finance and standing councils and committees, going as far back as 2000.