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NUJS Kolkata

19 April 2018

NUJS Kolkata, which continues to maintain an omerta over its campus recruitment figures and declined to confirm, deny or otherwise speak about Day Zero recruitment figures citing long-standing “policy”, has so far received possibly up to 84 job offers from nine domestic law firms, including more than 20 PPOs.

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.

07 April 2018

NUJS Kolkata has a new interim vice chancellor (VC), retired Calcutta high court judge and former SAT chairman Amit Talukdar, following the resignation of previous VC Prof Ishwara Bhat.

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.

30 March 2018

It’s the very early hours of Wednesday morning, and Prof Ishwara Bhat is awake. The NUJS Kolkata vice chancellor (VC) has barely three hours remaining until the students’ 9:00am, 28 March 2018 ultimatum calling for his resignation before the “passive” protest is scheduled to turn into an “active” one.

28 March 2018

NUJS Kolkata vice chancellor Prof Ishwara Bhat, who had been offered the same job at CNLU Patna, has resigned today, after the students’ ultimatum calling for his resignation expired at 9am today.

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).

26 March 2018

NUJS Kolkata vice chancellor (VC) Prof Ishwara Bhat, who has been impeded since last week from joining CNLU Patna as VC by protesting CNLU students, is now facing an ultimatum by the NUJS student body to resign from NUJS this week.

24 March 2018

The student juridical association (SJA) has obtained a copy from vice-chancellor (VC) Prof Ishwara Bhat of the 56-page long-buried and long-overdue report by the statutory review commission.

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.

20 March 2018

CNLU Patna students won a first small concession today in their fight opposing the appointment of NUJS Kolkata vice chancellor Prof Ishwara Bhat to head up their institution, suspending their protests for two days, according to two student sources.

19 March 2018

NUJS Kolkata vice chancellor Prof Ishwara Bhat's appointment to the post of CNLU Patna's VC has sparked a campus lock down protest at CNLU, uniting students within 24 hours of us having first published the news of Bhat's selection to lead the Bihar law college.

15 March 2018

NUJS Kolkata vice chancellor (VC) Prof Ishwara Bhat, who was hugely unpopular with its student body will be CNLU Patna’s new VC, having applied for the post shortly after NUJS had its first ever judicial review commission and four years before his term was due to end.

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.

12 February 2018

NUJS Kolkata students have filed Right to Information (RTI) requests for the report of the law school's 16-years-overdue review, as the administration has not made the report public even two months after it was submitted to the Chief Justice of India (CJI).

19 December 2017

NLSIU Bangalore, Nalsar Hyderabad and NUJS Kolkata did not apply for Institution of Eminence (IoE) status, the application deadline for which closed on 12 December, as we had reported last week that the rules were likely not conducive to NLUs securing funding.

24 November 2017

NUJS Kolkata has offered to help the West Bengal state government set up the 21st and 22nd national law universities (NLU) in India, reported The Telegraph.

11 November 2017

The NUJS Kolkata executive council (EC) has rejected the West Bengal state law ministry and vice chancellor-endorsed Prof Ishwara Bhat’s controversial plan to establish two more campuses of the national law school, we have learned.

10 November 2017

The student councils of NLSIU Bangalore, Nalsar Hyderabad and NUJS Kolkata have jointly condemned the state of affairs at NLIU Bhopal that has led to students there protesting against the administration for several days now.