Ms ARCHANA SARMA
Pursuing PhD, National Law University, Delhi
MPhil, LLM, National Law School of India University, Bangalore
The life of the law has not been logic; it has been experience…. – Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
With the advancement of information technology, new avenues have opened up in contemporary times as far as career options are concerned. Accordingly, there have been significant changes in the approach to impart education to meet the challenges involved in diverse fields. Legal education has undoubtedly taken a giant leap towards exploring unlimited avenues for its aspirants. Today it is considered to be one of the most sought after career options because of the diversity it offers after successful completion of the course. As a stakeholder, the NorthCap University’s (NCU) School of Law (SOL) has already established itself as one of the preferred destinations for learning law not only within Delhi/NCR but also in the rest of the country. The diverse community of students at SOL representing different parts of the country signify the same. It has been able to place itself as a premier institute of law among the universities/ law colleges in Haryana as far as imparting of quality education is concerned.
Having been recognized as one of the top law schools in Haryana by the legal fraternity, SOL provides a unique opportunity to students to excel in their academics through a dynamic curriculum, outstanding faculty members with varied professional experience, limitless clinical trainings and co-curricular activities. It has meticulously integrated classroom learning and interaction with industry by incorporating structured internship and training for students at all levels into its academic curriculum of the five year BBA-LLB (Hons) degree programme. The School of Law is unique as it in offers a variety of electives/ optional courses to meet the challenges of the present time.
Located in the heart of Delhi/NCR, students have easy access to law firms, corporate houses, Government departments, courts and tribunals including the Supreme Court of India which provide them an edge in different arenas, for employment and work experience of their choice. This also facilitates visits by eminent personalities/ experts to the School of Law for interaction with students thereby building a strong network of professionals associated with it. The presence of the School of Law along with the Schools of Engineering and Management at NCU provides a platform for exploring a multidisciplinary approach to law. The establishment of interdisciplinary research centres at SOL facilitate the same.
The University has an active cell for the placement of students, which works in coordination with the Recruitment Coordination Committee (RCC) of SOL. As far as other resources are concerned, the School is well equipped with subscription to online legal databases, rich collection of books and journals as well as classrooms with modern facilities. Apart from the pursuit of academic excellence, the School of Law is a vibrant place for various co-curricular and extra-curricular activities inside and outside the University.
The location advantage combined with access to diverse opportunities has made the School a preferred destination for students across India. Every year aspirants with a good academic background aspire for admission to the limited seats strictly on the basis of their performance in CLAT/LSAT/AILET. NCU’s School of Law would certainly be an appropriate choice for any aspirant of law who wants to explore this profession from diverse dimensions and learn Law in an innovative way.