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GNLU Gandhinagar

28 June 2016

GNLU meets in HC againGNLU Gandhinagar is again in the Gujarat high court, this time as three administrative staff members have alleged that GNLU director Bimal Patel made illegal appointments at the law school.

23 June 2016

GNLU Gandhinagar director Bimal Patel emailed all faculty members today with a story of a relative walking 4km, vowing to install a statue of Lord Ganesha in his house, in order to support Patel against “the defamatory news about GNLU in Jaymin Brahmbhatt case”.

14 June 2016

GNLU Gandhinagar will now complete its disciplinary proceedings against third year LLB student Jaymin Brahmbatt through an external inquiry committee which will decide whether Brahmbatt is guilty of cheating on a university exam. Brahmbatt will be allowed to proceed to the fourth year of LLB pending the enquiry.

13 June 2016

GNLUGNLU Gandhinagar rolled out seats in its second year LLB class, for students of other NLUs, on 24 May but by 7 June, after interested students had already applied for admission the law school rolled back the offer due to objection from the Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) committee.

10 June 2016

GNLU Gandhinagar director Bimal Patel is now a member of the Law Commission of India, reported Live Law.

09 June 2016

GNLUGNLU Gandhinagar will not immediately use the new regulations it had enacted to give its director supreme disciplinary powers that are even greater than its executive council (EC).

08 June 2016

GNLUGNLU Gandhinagar transferred the power to punish students allegedly found guilty of prohibited activities and conduct during exams from its executive council to its director.

27 May 2016

Just imagine if you this little guy was your law school VC...

The law school you choose should not just get you the job of your dreams but it also better give you an exceptionally nurturing educational atmosphere during your undergraduate years, considering the budget you are going to be allocating to it.

23 May 2016

33wmtvlaThe Gujarat high court today dismissed GNLU’s letters patent appeal against the high court’s order that had called GNLU an “oligarchy” which “casually” denies its students basic human rights.

05 May 2016

Gandhinagar student has won against the university administration in the Gujarat high court over what the high court termed its “wholly baseless, arbitrary, malafide, unreasonable, illegal” decision to physically frisk and persecute a student after an exam, after wrongly suspecting the student was “hiding something”, and then cancelling that student’s exam result.

12 April 2016

Graphic via MintBoth sides of the now divided Amarchand Mangaldas family empire have considerably increased their recruitments for 2017 from top law schools, many top firms have filled up their quota from recruits from top law schools already.

27 January 2016

GNLU Gandhinagar has sent out a press release that on the occasion of yesterday’s Republic Day (26 January), it celebrated “with great zeal and fervour” and “unfurled the national flag and addressed the GNLU fraternity and students who gathered to celebrate”.

23 September 2015

GNLU Gandhinagar will reward five of its most recent alumni each year with Rs 7500 each, monthly, as scholarship to practice in courts as a litigation lawyer.

The GNLU Litigation Assistance and Support Scholarship (GLASS), launched by the law school this year, aims to support the litigation career of fresh graduates of the law school. To qualify for GLASS the graduates will have to submit their student academic record, record of litigation internships done during law school, moot court and advocacy skills, publications, extra curricular activities and conferences, and will also be finally interviewed, confirmed GNLU faculty convenor Nidhi Buch.

The personal interview will carry 30 per cent of the evaluation marks and the other things will be worth the remaining 70 per cent. Scholarship holders will also have to submit monthly reports of their litigating career to GNLU to retain the one-year-long scholarship, added Buch.

GNLU’s 2015 batch alumni Garv Malhotra, Saksham Marwa, Sushal Tiwari, Tirth Bhatt and Prince Mishra were awarded the scholarship this year. Mahotra and Marwa are practicing before the Delhi high court, Tiwari is practicing in Bangalore, Bhatt is at the Gujarat high court and Mishra is practicing before the Allahabad high court.

28 July 2015

stqk0vliThe cost of a five-year national law university (NLU) course has risen to record levels this year, particularly at the newer NLUs, where the total fees to educate a lawyer come to as much as Rs.2.47 lakh per year, dwarfing the fees charged by the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs).

09 April 2015

GNLU Gandhinagar has already placed a total of 24 students on its Day Zero held yesterday, out of a batch of 155, of whom 115 took part in the recruitment process.

24 September 2014

Sunlight at GNLUGNLU Gandhinagar has again declined to disclose complete placement statistics for their graduating batch this year, following the policy it started last year .

18 September 2014

We are happyWhoever said lawyers were an unhappy lot?

06 September 2014

The ministry of earth sciences has asked GNLU Gandhinagar and its director Dr Bimal Patel to draft two laws to regulate deep sea mining in India’s territorial waters and the Antarctic ocean, reported the Times of India.

22 July 2014

Rajneesh SinghThe Common Law Admission Test’s (CLAT) counselling process needs to change, suggests hard-core CLAT tracker and IMS product head Rajneesh Singh, while emphasising that making errors in CLAT question papers and answer keys year on year is no less than a “serious crime”.

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