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NLSIU Bangalore

27 November 2018

NUJS Kolkata students staged a campus demonstration yesterday (26 November) to lend voice to national law university (NLU) students’ common demand that NLUs should be given Institute of National Importance (INI) status.

14 October 2018

Khaitan & Co has hired NLSIU Bangalore associate professor and chair of the undergraduate council Rahul Singh as a partner for its competition practice.

12 October 2018

NLSIU Bangalore students have posted several new accounts and allegations of sexual harassment and assault by other students on the law school’s virtual internal noticeboard over the last week.

05 October 2018

The National Accreditation and Assessment Council (NAAC) has completed its assessment of NLSIU Bangalore, awarding it an A grade but a lower composite score than Nalsar Hyderabad, NLU Delhi, RGNUL Patiala and NLUO Cuttack, while Jindal Global University scored a 3.26.

27 August 2018

NLSIU Bangalore has been embroiled in an internal plagiarism row, when a professor allegedly copied up to 48% of a report that formed part of its National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) submissions, from a number of websites.

28 June 2018

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.

17 May 2018

NLSIU Bangalore, Nalsar Hyderabad and NUJS Kolkata student associations have come out in support of the thousands of candidates aggrieved each year by technical errors in the conduct of the Common Law Admission Test (CLAT), in a joint statement.

14 May 2018

NLSIU Bangalore Prof V Vijayakumar will be appointed as NLIU Bhopal’s vice chancellor (VC) on Thursday, the Madhya Pradesh high court announced yesterday, finally putting an end to the long-winding saga of administrative uncertainty at the law school.

13 April 2018

NLSIU Bangalore has already placed 46 out of 76 students who will graduate the LLB degree next year.

12 April 2018

Nearly every and any way you slice and dice it, one thing is clear: disclosure of and the rules surrounding law schools’ “median salary” figures for the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) need to improve.

03 April 2018

The Ministry of Human Resource Development (HRD)’s National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF), has ranked public law and other schools, according to the NIRF website, with NLSIU Bangalore topping a list out of 71 law schools that applied.

02 April 2018

At NLSIU Bangalore the second reported instance of sexual harassment, which occurred in December 2016, has apparently now blown over without consequence as NLS alumni have been asked to get involved for support to expedite punishment for the accused.

01 April 2018

The Karnataka government has made a pledge with assembly elections impending, to move NLSIU Bangalore to rural Karnataka’s Gangavati town, in a bid to boost students taking up social lawyering and agriculture-related laws, according to local paper Kannada Praba (a big hat-tip to the anonymous reader who spotted this one).

27 March 2018

Thanks to the reader who has shared with us this morsel that made us chuckle, apparently from a very recent administrative law paper at NLSIU Bangalore.

27 March 2018

The Mooting Premier League (MPL) is back with its eighth edition starting a tad late in a streamlined format, but promising much excitement again. This season is sponsored and supported by Memo Pundits, which has done great work in building knowledge in the Indian mooting circuit (more details below).

21 March 2018

NLU Delhi and Nalsar Hyderabad were granted so-called “Class I” autonomy by the University Grants Commission (UGC), which also granted “Class II” autonomy to NLUO Cuttack and RGNUL Patiala among 62 higher education institutes that have been awarded the status, as reported by PTI.

28 February 2018

NLSIU Bangalore 1997 graduate and Nagaland’s advocate general and senior counsel Vikramjit Banerjee, is the youngest in the batch of three new additional solicitors general (ASG) who has been appointed at the Supreme Court. He is also the first NLU graduate to make it to the post of ASG.

15 February 2018

NLSIU Bangalore earns annual revenues of over Rs 1 crore as fees paid by students admitted under its foreign national quota even though more than 80 per cent of those students were not even schooled outside India, revealed a study by Chirayu Jain published in Economic & Political Weekly (EPW) in December 2017.

01 February 2018

Action is awaited from NLSIU Bangalore's administration on the complaint of its internal sexual harassment probe body (SHIC) against the image shared on WhatsApp that allegedly mocked one of its earlier case investigations, as we had yesterday reported.

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