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NLSIU Bangalore

25 May 2010

NLSIU-Bangalore-Library2Amarchand Mangaldas and Trilegal conducted interviews on NLSIU Bangalore campus with 35 students yesterday (25 May), making 15 job offers and hoping to steal a march on competitors in the recruitment war for 2011 graduates.

27 April 2010

Crib means ‘to bicker’, says my dictionary.

NLS cribs about its hectic schedule: the trimester system which doesn’t allow them to lead a sane college life. NUJS cribs how claustrophobic the 4-5 acre campus can get. NALSAR cribs how the college is in a village, far from the city and gets mundane at times.

This cribbing has been going on for ages when LST’s forum used to be a battle-field. Many a time law aspirants are misled by such debates. I pity them and detest the anonymous posters of false, advertorial comments.

The two biggest cribs are: ‘my NLU stronger than thou’ and ‘Non-NLU students are given a biased treatment’. I humbly ask, why? I suggest you hit your heads against a bric(k). It even sounds anti-semantical to crib. Or maybe heed to this advice, as you should to Bahz Luhrman’s ‘Wear Sunscreen’.

Advice no. 1: There are no right decisions. You have to make your decisions right.

Advice no. 2: Don’t say ‘NO’ to ‘what is’.

In NLS ‘there is’ the trimester system. The academic rigour is what makes NLS, the law school. At NUJS ‘there is’ a small campus. But then the entire posh and happening Salt Lake is your home. And ‘NALSAR is’ far from the city. But with 400 college kids at one beautiful place how can it ever get boring?

Now let me take care of the two biggest cribs through a poem and multiple post scripts. See what God has to say on ‘who is the strongest’. (BTW the bolden part in the poem is by God; the holy man whose advice you can’t ignore).

 

Who is the strongest of all the beings?

One day I just tried to see

As to who is the strongest

Of all the beings?

 

I called the Elephant and thus spake he

“Oh! Not me! The Lion! The Lion!

He is my King!”

 

Off he went and the Lion came

With his foot long claws

And a big, bushy mane.

 

“Of course not me! Though I’m the King

The Elephant I fear.

His trunk, his tusks! Oh my dear”

 

Bewildered and confused I sat in my room,

“Ummm...Perhaps the snake

Big and Cruel”!?

 

The big black snake, his voice he lent

“Oh! The Mongoose thanks he is in Kent

Or he in the bushes, means my death”.

 

Over my life I pondered and pondered

Reached God and there I thundered

“Oh! God tell me! Who is the strongest of all the beings”?

 

In a voice so unearthly.

In an ambience so heavenly.

The lord began to answer:

 

(Now, the part below

Do slowly you read.

Here is where God

His message he reveals).

 

Where are you son?

"Heaven", I answered.

What’s the time son?

"Seven", I answered.

 

The sun had gone down,

The clouds were yellow.

The Lord had gotten up,

And I turned mellow.

 

See this map here...

Where does it lead?

Where? I asked, Your lordship

Where you walk towards, he answered.

 

(Read the above para. I am trying to sound profound J).

 

PS 1- Where you walk towards. Yeah! It doesn’t matter in which law school you are, but what you end up being once you have completed your college that does. I know students in ‘weak’ law schools emerge strong coz they walk on the right paths and vice versa.

2- Here is another useful analogy- There is a 25 floored building. The terrace signifies the highest point a lawyer can reach. All of us begin from the floor. Students of the top NLUs start on a lift. Others have to take the stairs.

If you take the stairs leisurely you will be left behind. If you are aggressive about the ascend you will be as quick as the NLU guys. And well, law schools can only take you up to a certain floor; say the 5th floor. After that, it depends on how good you are at your work.

3- My animals are humble. Law students, especially when anonymous are arrogant. Otherwise there is a nice healthy rivalry among these colleges.

 

19 April 2010

mooting-premier-league-Clifford-Chance-thManfred Lachs Space Moot defending world champions NLS Bangalore lost very narrowly to National University of Singapore in the Asia-Pacific finals in Sydney, while NUJS Kolkata crashed out in the semis and Nalsar Hyderabad and NLIU Bhopal made it to the quarter-finals.

14 April 2010

mooting-premier-league-Clifford-Chance-thNLSIU Bangalore has moved back into the second place of the Mooting Premier League (MPL) sponsored by Clifford Chance after winning a confirmed 10 points for the fourth best memorial at the world finals of the Philip C. Jessup International Moot Court Competition.

31 March 2010

mooting-premier-league-Clifford-Chance-thNUJS Kolkata scored a major win at the funding rounds for the Manfred Lachs Space Law Moot, defeating the hosts NLSIU Bangalore, giving both teams huge boosts in the Mooting Premier League (MPL) rankings.

16 February 2010

legally-india-mooting-premier-league_thEarly Mooting Premier League (MPL) leader NLSIU Bangalore has come under heavy pressure from both sides, as Nalsar Hyderabad took a massive lead and NLU Jodhpur closed in on second place.

03 February 2010

legally-india-mooting-premier-league_thNLSIU Bangalore has wrested back the top spot in the Mooting Premier League (MPL) after beating rival Nalsar Hyderabad at the Philip C. Jessup South India rounds.

01 February 2010

legally-india-mooting-premier-league_thGovernment Law College (GLC) Mumbai struck back again after last month's KK Luthra victory by defeating the team from NLIU Bhopal at the MM Singhvi Bar Council of India Moot Court Competition.

28 January 2010

NLSIU-Bangalore-Library2NLSIU Bangalore's student recruitment committee has placed 96 per cent of its students after a law firm recruitment flurry took 28 students last week and eight students joined UK firms for training contracts.

18 January 2010

legally-india-mooting-premier-league_thNLU Jodhpur has beaten Law Centre I (LC-I) Delhi University in the finals of Philip C. Jessup North India round, while Government Law College (GLC) Mumbai bested Nalsar Hyderabad in the finals of the KK Luthra moot.

11 January 2010

legally-india-mooting-premier-leagueNalsar Hyderabad is now tied for the lead of the Mooting Premier League (MPL) after defeating ILS Law College Pune in the finals of the 26th Annual Bar Council of India (BCI) Trust Moot Court Competition.

04 December 2009

NLS-debateTwo Nalsar Hyderabad debating teams suffered a tight double defeat at the hands of the double-winners Faculty of Law Colombo at the 8th National Law School Parliamentary Debate held at NLSIU Bangalore.

01 December 2009

legally-india-mooting-premier-league_thNLSIU Bangalore has so far proven hard to dethrone from the top of the Mooting Premier League after its huge win at the international Manfred Lachs Space Moot. Here is the account of the team's long "spaced out" trip to Korea.

23 November 2009

strawberry-fieldThe alt-rock band Blacklisted from Chennai won NLSIU Bangalore's Strawberry Fields music festival yesterday, defeating four other bands from Chennai and Bangalore.

18 November 2009

legally-india-mooting-premier-league_thKerala Law Academy won the Stetson South India Rounds last weekend, qualifying for Florida's Stetson World Finals in March 2010 alongside runners-up New Law College Pune.

30 September 2009

Luthra--Luthra---Mohit-Saraf_thLuthra & Luthra has made offers to five further students from National Law School of India University (NLSIU) Bangalore after what is likely to be its last campus recruitment visit for the year.

28 August 2009

NLSIU_Bangalore_library_thumbNLSIU Bangalore will close for 10 days in the wake of the H1N1 influenza virus strain, following 20 deaths in Karnataka and the temporary closure of several other educational institutions in the state.

27 August 2009

crowd_thLuthra & Luthra has made 10 pre-placement offers (PPOs) to final year law students at three national law schools. The firm has also hired six lateral associates, with the fresh batch of seven new law school graduates now starting.

24 June 2009

NLSIU_Bangalore_library_thumbAnother week, another law school ranking: national daily Mint has ranked the large national law colleges in the top five positions, in its India's best colleges supplement it published today.

Mint has placed National Law School of India University (NLSIU), Bangalore in first, closely followed by Nalsar University of Law, Hyderabad and National University of Juridicial Sciences, Kolkata (NUJS).

The schools in the top three positions were unchanged since last year, and achieved 637, 627 and 619 points respectively in the rankings.

The runners up in fourth and fifth were National Law University, Jodhpur and National Law Institute University, Bhopal, which swapped places from their positions last year.

Mint's methodology used a combination of the rankings used by India Today magazine and Outlook magazine last week. Mint contacted faculty members and legal professionals with a questionnaire, asking them to rate each of intellectual capital, pedagogic systems and processes, placements, and "infrastructure and support systems".

Each category was weighted with intellectual capital being allocated 250 points down to infrastructure and support systems, which was worth 150 points.

The paper did not publish the sample size used.

Faculty of Law Delhi University came sixth; Government Law College, Mumbai jumped up the rankings to seventh; ILS Law College, Pune was unchanged at eight; Amity Law School, Delhi made it into the top ten for the first time at nine; and Symbiosis Law School, Pune closed the list at ten.

Click here for a PDF of the full ranking on livemint.com.

Have a look at India Today's and Outlook India's competing law school rankings, which excited heated debate from readers last week.

17 June 2009

italawbooks_nxb_thumbKolkata's WB National University of Juridicial Sciences (NUJS) has come out in second place behind National Law School of India University (NLSIU) Bangalore in the latest edition of Outlook India magazine's top law school league tables.

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