Ms Archana Sarma
School of Law,
The NorthCap University, Gurugram
Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.
– Benjamin Franklin
Education in contemporary times has undergone radical change to facilitate the present generation of students to meet the challenges involved in a variety of career options. Legal education has taken a giant leap towards opening up unlimited avenues for its aspirants. As a stakeholder, The NorthCap University (NCU) Law School has already established itself as one of the preferred places of learning law not only within Delhi/NCR, but also in the other parts of the country. The diverse community of students at NCU Law School carries the evidence of the same. It is, undoubtedly, a premier institute of law among the universities in Haryana as far as imparting of quality education is concerned.
Being one of the top Law schools in Haryana, the NCU Law School has blended meticulously the classroom teaching and interaction with industry by incorporating structured internship for students at all the levels into its academic curriculum of 5 year BBA-LLB (Hons) degree program. The School is unique in terms of regular updating of course curriculum and course contents by offering plethora of electives/ optional courses to meet the challenges of the present time. It has a locational advantage of being at the heart of the city of Gurugram which is conveniently connected with Delhi and rest of the national capital region. The students, therefore, have the easy access to Law firms, corporate houses, government departments, courts and tribunals including the Supreme Court of India which provide them an edge to different arenas of employment and work experience of their choice.Besides, they become integral part of various consultation process organized by various government agencies. This also facilitates visits of eminent personalities/ experts to Law School for interaction with students building up a strong network of professionals associated with it.Legal luminaries like Late Justice J S Verma, CJI; Justice P N Bhagwati, CJI; Justice Syed Refaat Ahmed, Supreme Court of Bangladesh; Mr Siddharth Luthra, Additional Solicitor General of India; Prof. (Dr.) R. Venkata Rao, VC, NLSIU, Bengaluru; Prof. (Dr.) Ranbir Singh, VC, NLUD, New Delhi; are only to name a few who have graced the law school. An important aspect of the NCU Law School is that it exists at the University along with the School of Engineering and School of Management. This provides the platform for exploring a multidisciplinary approach to law with management and technology. It is worth mentioning that the University has an active cell for placement of students, which works in coordination with the Recruitment Coordination Committee (RCC) of Law School.Keeping in mind the global curriculum, the University has MOUs with various foreign universities to facilitate students’ exchange programme. As far as other resources are concerned, the Law School is well equipped with subscription to online legal databases, rich collection of books and journals as well as classrooms with modern amenities.
Apart from the pursuit for academic excellence, the Law School encourages students to participate in co-curricular and extra-curricular activities inside and outside the Law School.
The locational advantage combined with emphasis on access to diverse opportunities has made NCU Law School a preferred destination for students across the states of India. Aspirants with reasonably good academics from various well-known schools aspire for admission to the limited seats strictly on the basis of the performance in CLAT/LSAT/AILET.
NCU Law School would definitely be an appropriate choice for any aspirant of law who wants to explore this profession from diverse dimensions and contribute meaningfully.