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Introduction

School of Law, Christ University (SLCU), Bangalore, is a part of Christ University, Bangalore, which was founded and is administered by Carmelites of Mary Immaculate (CMI). CMI, the first indigenous Catholic religious congregation of India with a membership of 2000, renders its service to humanity in educational, social, healthcare and other activities. The parent university, a premier educational institution, is an academic fraternity of individuals dedicated to the motto of excellence and service and already has a proven history of success in the field of education.
Though it is a minority institution, Christ University maintains a secular outlook towards education. Students of all castes, religions, creeds and languages are encouraged to be a part of this temple of learning.
Christ University, formerly Christ College had the rare distinction of being the first institution in Karnataka to be accredited by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC), UGC and reaccredited with an A+ in 2005 for quality education. In four decades, the Institution has become the most preferred educational institution in the city of Bangalore.

Located in a beautiful expansive campus of Christ University, Bangalore, SLCU is an institute imparting world class legal education not only to students from various parts of the country but also from the Middle East and Mauritius. The Courses are approved by the Bar Council of India.SLCU boasts of unmatched infrastructure comprising of well-equipped audio-visual classrooms, resourceful libraries with the latest legal publications and journals, information center with all-time Internet connectivity, conference hall, mini-auditorium and above all, a conducive environment to study and explore numerous possibilities in life.

VISION:

To become a globally recognized centre for excellence in legal education in a manner that caters to the needs of all the stakeholders.

 

MISSION:

To create and proactively generate an indepth legal knowledge in the student community so that they can transfer their acquired knowledge to the larger benefit of the society, in accordance with professional ethics and values.

POLICY ON QUALITY STANDARDS:

Our Policy for quality sustenance and improvement summarizes the essential elements of our commitment for service & excellence and includes:

  • Fostering holistic development through various academic and extra curricular endeavours.
  • Instilling values laid down in the Constitution with respect for fellow beings and the environment.
  • Adoption and compliance with the best practices prevailing in the Bar, Bench and in Academia.
  • Focus on emerging areas of law and synchronous revision of curriculum.
  • Assessment of students performance with constructive periodic feedback and remedial measures for the same.
  • Enabling and encouraging students and faculty participation in national and international events, including conferences, workshops, competitions, research and Journal publications.
  • Empowerment and involvement of students and faculty in the use of technology and varied legal resources in teaching-learning process for an enhanced and meaningful learning.
  • Moulding students for leadership roles and honing skills of faculty.
Overview

The School of Law offers Undergraduate, Postgraduate and Doctoral programmes in law as per the guidelines of the Bar Council of India and the University Grants Commission.  It has a flexible curriculum offering several options in different areas of specialization. It is devised keeping in mind the requirements of legal profession and academia.


The programmes offered at the School of Law incorporate a number of special opportunities such as internships, clinical programme, supervisory research and writing. In order to promote interaction between students and legal professionals, seminars, guest lectures and workshops are conducted on various subjects of law at regular intervals. In addition to the mandatory courses spanning across a ten semester programme, the School of Law has also introduced numerous other value-added courses and programmes for the benefit of students.
The School of Law has well-equipped infrastructure. The entire campus is Wi-Fi enabled. The students have access to three different library facilities, namely the general library, the specialised law library and the online library. Along with 160,000 books and 497 journals and periodicals, the general library also has a good collection of audio and videotapes for educational purposes. The specialised law library has over 23,000 books and 6,500 reports. It has subscribed to over 90 journals and 14 online resources such as Manupatra, Westlaw, Heinonline, JSTOR, Lexis Nexis, EBSCO and Proquest research library.


•    One of the most preferred law schools in India
•    Best faculty-student ratio in the country
•    One of the most resourceful law libraries in the country
•    Inter-disciplinary holistic and dynamic approach to learning
•    Continuous industry-academia institution interface
•    Innovative learning methods are adopted
•    Opportunity for students to attend summer internships in foreign universities
•    Opportunity to interact with faculties from foreign universities
•    Inculcating social responsibility in students through village visits and working with NGO's