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SCHOOL OF LEGAL STUDIES

School of Legal Studies covers a broad range of courses

Overview

The most intriguing discipline amongst others in the world of education is the study of ‘Law’. The School of legal studies intrinsically strengthens the fundamentals of enacted Indian & Foreign Laws. The school desire to cultivate interest in the subject by emancipating ideas, inculcating knowledge and infusing confidence amongst budding lawyers.
The Mission of School of Legal Studies is to establish well researched and pragmatic approach towards legal education and legal practice to enable its students to meet the ever-increasing demand for the legal profession. School of Legal Studies at Vikrant University aims at developing conceptual and practical skills of students and helps to convert the abilities of students into legal and managerial competence which is the need of the hour. We strongly believe that a blend of relevant knowledge, skills and right attitude is essential for overall development of students which will determine their growth and success in the legal field. We strive to create an intellectually stimulating environment for students, particularly into areas bearing on the socio-economic and cultural development, in line with the objectives enshrined in the Constitution of India.
If you are going to take a look in the past years, you will find that the legal profession in India has undergone a substantial change. The young law aspirants nowadays are looking forward to an institute that prepares them to take on the opportunities that are offered by Corporate Houses, Law Agencies, Law Firms and many more. Today, people don’t look at the law as something that was just limited to the courtyard of courts; now, it is a part of a very wide spectrum.

Pedagogy

The School of Legal Studies offers various courses such as Certificate, Diploma, LL.B., B.A. LL.B., LLM and Ph.D.

The highlight of the school is its focus on innovative ways to motivate students to enjoy the subject. The Course Curriculum is designed to build the foundation of the students and to enhance their knowledge in other relating disciplines of study simultaneously.
The school has brought in expert faculties to groom and train the students by adopting modern pedagogical techniques. The key emphasis of new teaching aids is to impart world-class learning and a pragmatic approach that can help them in building bright careers in the industry. We grant our law undergraduates a grand platform to experiment and explore the areas in order to launch themselves as knowledgeable law practitioners ahead. Our objective is to provide them sufficient knowledge of the legal acts/ regulations, resources to navigate recent contributions, podium to interact with scholars, economists & reputed advocates and professors to manoeuvre their raw direction.
The teaching standards of the School of Legal Studies are inspired by International Law schools. As a result, students are encouraged to participate in Moot Court sessions, legal workshops, seminars and group discussions. It will in turn groom the personality of aspiring advocates in the most impressive manner.

In the nutshell, the approach of the Legal Studies in imparting legal education encompasses:

  1. Flexibility: A student is given the leverage to independently follow the set norms within the decorum of the campus.
  2. Innovation: innovation is the essence in every field. The students interestingly learn methods of law, justice and constitutional rights through pragmatic approach.
  3. Relevance: The theoretical syllabus of the school teaches them about various branches of Law with precision and accuracy.
  4. Stimulation: The practical activities which arouses interest and curiosity of the students to explore and navigate.
Program Offered
SNoProgramsSpecializationDurationEligibility Criteria
01.DiplomaCyber Law01 Year10+2 examination and pursuing a 5-year law program or pursuing a 3-year Law program or equivalent examination
Labour Law
International Family Relations
Taxation and GST
02.Under GraduateBachelor of Legislative Law (LL.B.)3 YearsGraduation in any stream with 50% marks or equivalent examination.
Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Legislative Law (B.A. L.L.B.)5 Years10+2 examination in any stream with 50% marks or equivalent examination.
03.Post-GraduateL.L.M. in Criminal Law2 YearsBachelor’s Degree in law with minimum 50% marks or equivalent examination.
L.L.M. in Business Law
L.L.M. in Constitutional and Administrative Law
L.L.M. in Labour Law
04.Ph.D.PhD. available in all streamsAs per UGC PhD Regulations

Career Prospects

With the highest litigation rates among its population, India is rightly said to be, “a lawyer’s paradise.” It is aptly said that talent never has had to worry about opportunities. There are scores of available good opportunities for a talented law graduate in the Indian industry. A lawyer is someone who is skilled in understanding the law. Since times immemorial, Lawyers have donned many hats right from politicians to freedom fighters to writers. Law sure is an interesting and exciting field to be in. Law before was considered to be a family profession but now it really has globalised around the world. Today lawyers have moved many moons away and is among one of the most demanding and sort after profession in the world. The role of a lawyer has really evolved and law today seems like a very promising career option.

Various opportunities open up for students after their law graduation, and these opportunities can fetch them well too, let us study the career options students have after Law graduation.

  • Judicial services
  • Litigation
  • Law firm
  • Public Prosecutor
  • Judge Advocate General (JAG) Officer
  • Government services
  • Legal researcher
  • Academics, research and Teaching
  • Banking Institutions
  • Corporate Sector
  • Judicial Clerk
  • Human Rights lawyer
  • Cyber Lawyer
  • Journalism
  • Writing and Blogging
  • Legal Translation
  • Legal relation & policy analyst
  • Legal Outsourcing
  • Indian Army
  • Public Service and Administration
  • Entrepreneur

The School of Legal Studies imparts unparalleled law education to the students. The campus in itself is the most sought after as it is well equipped with all facilities. The institute is accredited with legal experts who impart the skills to the students with the latest technology. The students go in the school as learners and come out as experts or appropriately put as lawyers. Such is the significance of the institute. The teaching staff and the management are largely responsible for creating this congenial atmosphere in the institute.

Features

  • School of Legal Studies (VU) has amazing green and world class infrastructure
  • School of Legal Studies (VU) has faculty members all are UGC- NET Qualified
  • Institute has fully wi-fi campus
  • Institute has world level sports complex
  • Institute has well designed library and well-equipped E- Library
  • Institute has world-class moot court hall
  • Institute is recognized with State University, M.P.
  • Institute has tied – up with lots of companies for best placement opportunities
  • Regular Guidance for the Career of the students by the experts.
  • Competitive exam classes conducted by the institute for the betterment of students.
  • Regular Activities for law students conducted by SOLS.
  • Moot Court Practices
  • Group Discussion
  • Debate
  • High Court Visit
  • EML Sessions by legal expert
  • Sports Meet
  • Legal Manthan (Law Festival)
  • Legal Aid Camps
  • Internships
  • MUNs/Youth Parliaments