The Jindal Global Law School (JGLS) aims to provide world-class legal education with both national and global perspectives. JGLS will educate students about law in the context of globalization and impart skills required to be a successful lawyer. JGLS will strive to inculcate in students a sense of professionalism, responsibility towards society, respect for the rule of law and fundamental freedoms of others as well the virtues of honesty, integrity and rectitude in their relationships with others.
Contemporary topics, pedagogy and multi-media instruction in the classroom will be complemented by fieldwork to gain insights into the practical side of law. Students will intern with leading law firms, lawyers, judges and NGOs. Students will be involved with legal aid clinics where they will contribute to societal betterment of those living in poverty and empowerment of disadvantaged groups through law. With such relevant legal education, students graduating from the JGLS will have excellent job opportunities in diverse fields, both in India and abroad.
The JGLS plans to develop research capacities in several different areas of law. Research in law and its administration should also focus on the need for the protection of the rule of law and its impact on governance. The JGLS will respect the freedom of scholars to collaborate and develop useful partnerships and research exchange relationships with other individuals and institutions that are in India and abroad. Topics will include: critical analysis and interpretation of legislation and case law; highlighting practical legal issues confronting society and the individual; economy and the state; interdisciplinary and comparative study of law; and the preparation of materials or reports for submission to legislatures, courts, administrative bodies, national and international agencies.
Strategic collaborations are underway with law schools across the globe to enrich JGLS legal education with curriculum development, law library development, faculty and student exchanges, research partnerships, joint conferences and other types of engagement. Technology will be used to enhance global perspectives through videoconferencing of team-taught classes and joint seminars.
The O.P. Jindal Global University (JGU) invites applications for three-year LL.B. and five-year B.A., LL.B. degree programmes at Jindal Global Law School for the academic year 2009-2010 commencing from September, 2009.
Three-year LL.B. Degree Programme
Five-year B.A., LL.B. Degree Programme
Jindal Global Law School (JGLS) is India’s first Global Law School. The vision in establishing the JGU and JGLS is to impart globalized education to produce world-class professionals, scholars, and academics in law and other disciplines. Opening in September 2009, JGLS aims to create a student-centered legal education with global perspectives to prepare students to become future leaders in legal practice, academia and public policy in India and abroad. It is looking forward to fulfill this need by equipping students and faculty with the knowledge, skills, scholarship and produce world-class professionals, scholars, and academics to compete globally.
O. P. Jindal Global University (JGU), a non-profit University, is established by the Haryana Private Universities (Second Amendment) Act, 2009 at Sonipat, Haryana (NCR of Delhi). Jindal Global Law School (JGLS) is the first school of JGU. O.P. Jindal Global University and Jindal Global Law School are recognised by the Bar Council of India (BCI). The first academic session of the JGLS is scheduled to commence in September 2009. The admission test (LSAT—India) by Law School Admission Council, USA conducted by Pearson VUE, through its affiliate in India for selection of students for admission to the JGLS is approved by the Government of Haryana.
Information on the admission test is available from the Pearson VUE, through its affiliate in India. Visit the website lawtestindia.com, write to LSATIndia@Pearson.com or call the toll free number 1800 - 1022323.
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