The study of law today has become vital as India’s socio-political and economic transactions with the world increases day by day. The policies and laws of the nation are aligning itself with the global order as India is signatory to many international treaties. Hence legal professionals have an important role to play in attempting a comprehensive understanding of such scenarios and solving emerging issues that may cripple any transaction.
India is faced with bewildering variety of laws at local, state and national levels. Legal quagmires occur when old and new laws intersect. Professionals from the field of law need to overcome such legal deadlocks by discerning the situation and arriving at possible solutions.
The School of Law (SOL) of SVKM’s NMIMS (Deemed-to-be-University) established in the year 2013 approved by the Bar Council of India aims to provide quality legal education in order to meet the aforementioned challenges. We at School of Law inculcate and nourish all the professional virtues in a well calculated and planned manner, without undermining the ‘societal values’. The academics and support mechanism in School of Law is to facilitate all the determined students to give their best so as to be the ‘Best’ when it comes to application of theory in practice. The ‘Legal Skills’ built by SOL during the 5 years period should enrich a student to convert challenges into ‘benchmark’ in legal world and withstand economic, social, political and judicial scrutiny.
School of Law, NMIMS aims to refine students’ competency by engaging them in curricular and extra-curricular activities. Qualified faculties and support staff assist learners to easily integrate into the course and participate in events. The School of Law engages in case study model and class-debate methods as its chief teaching pedagogy.
SOL has uniquely incorporated compulsory credit based Internship and Moot Court as subjects.
Ample infrastructure, well equipped library facilities, online databases and e-learning modules help students engage in self learning. The campus is Wi-Fi enabled to aid students access resource materials on-the-go and stay updated. Classrooms are fully equipped with LCD projectors and similar ICT tools for an interactive learning experience. Additional infrastructural facilities like Seminar Halls, Moot Court room, Computer Lab and English Digital Language Lab, aim to serve the versatile requirements of learners. Research Centres in Law and allied areas are set up for assisting learners to pursue research avenues and publish quality research papers in reputed peer reviewed journals. The School has a fully functional Legal Aid Clinic and Placement Support Team for taking care of learner’s interaction with the outside world.
School of Law offers the following courses:
B.A. LL.B. (Hons.) 5-years integrated undergraduate programme
Studying for the B.A. L.L.B. course at School of Law, NMIMS is an opportunity for learners to specialize in Humanities along with law. Apart from imbibing knowledge of law, the course allows learners to understand law by critically understanding subjects like Political Science Economics, Sociology and History and their influence and interdependence on Law. Students also get exposure to unique subjects like Critical Thinking, Legal Writing, Internship, Moot Court, Internship and Professional Ethics. This allows learners to understand law in much more detail, thus expanding their critical perspectives on law
B.B.A. LL.B (Hons.) 5-years integrated undergraduate programme
Studying for the B.B.A. L.L.B course at NMIMS School of Law is an opportunity for learners to specialize in Management along with law. Apart from imbibing knowledge of law, the course allows learners to acquire management skills by understanding subjects like Human Resource Management, Costing and Accounting, Statistics and their influence and interdependence on Law. Students also get exposure to unique subjects like Critical Thinking, Legal Writing, Internship, Moot Court and Professional Ethics. This allows learners to understand law in much more detail, thus helping them become better management professionals with comprehensive understanding of law.
1 year LL.M. programme
School of Law offers 1 year full time LL.M. programme, introduced in 2015 for an in-depth understanding of law subjects.
The admission to the undergraduate courses is based on CLAT score and postgraduate law course is based on LL.B. (min 50 %) score, along with a Written Test and Personal Interview.
A versatile and diverse batch composition of learners from across the country provides an opportunity for learners to interact and be sensitive to each other’s needs. Edward Coke famously quoted, ‘The Law . . . is perfection of reason.’ We at School of Law, NMIMS strive to support and encourage critical thinking and reasoning skills of learners in a fearless environment. The School wishes to be known by its alumni’s’ skills as they meet the promising world of tomorrow.
WE WELCOME YOU ALL.