School of Law

Presidency University School of Law is approved by the Bar Council of India (BCI), New Delhi. The School of Law offers five-years integrated undergraduate and post graduate courses in law, have been carefully crafted and designed to prepare its graduates for rewarding careers in legal service organizations. The curriculum is designed for the amateur law aspirants having an open mind, ready to imbibe the nuances of the legal profession. School of Law is committed to quality and academic excellence and has redefined learning process, unique pedagogy which is built on an academic content that is global and contemporary as well. The campus is vibrant with co-curricular and extracurricular activities, workshops and other initiatives that provide a commendable value addition to the Law programmes. School of Law offers Courses that are contemporary and global in perspective to achieve academic rigor, progressive and innovative learning with industry-integrated course structure and curriculum which is driven through experiential learning techniques. Delivered by highly accomplished, experienced and eminent faculty and renowned industry practitioners, wide range of opportunities for extracurricular activities, pro bono activities with extensive interaction with legal luminaries, students are also given stimulatory cases in Moot Court Practice, students can take up Legal Practice as a profession, students are exposed to current topics in the seminar series where eminent practitioners discuss on the emerging nuances of law, students are exposed to legal practice as part of internship at the end of every year of the program.

 

LEGAL AID

The Legal Aid Clinic [LAC] at School of Law, Presidency University aims at empowering the communities living in the vicinity of campus, and providing enduring solutions to their problems by invoking law as a tool of social engineering. The Legal Aid Clinic’s education initiative has been engaging with the schools in the nearby villages on diverse range of issues including quality of teaching, abysmal attendance of teachers and students in the school, electricity problems faced by public schools and sanitation concerns.  It is an important facet in the life and learning of law students. The LAC offers the students an opportunity to interact with the general public and provide deserving members of the community legal guidance to their problems. Students become responsible citizens and feel empowered as lawyers which, in turn, will drive him/her towards the passionate learning of Law. Generating awareness among the community regarding various laws and sensitizing the society towards better compliance of laws is also a key objective of LAC. The clinic proactively takes up education initiative to create awareness on various provisions of the law which enables children from weaker sections to study in private schools, right to information, promote Swachh Bharat by addressing cleanliness issues in the village, creating awareness about provisions of Protection of Child Sexual Offences Act and many more.

MOOT COURT

School of Law, Presidency University recognizes the vital role of moot courts, mock trials as part of law school education and believes that the moot court stimulates the learning zeal of students in the legal education. Law students seek to gain honor, experience, and professional exposure by playing a key role in a moot court. School of law gives law students an opportunity to research and litigate advanced hypothetical problems, compete with a team against other student attorneys, and receive professional feedback on their performance by peers, faculty, and the moot court itself. It also considers that the moot courts are significant tools for law students as they put them into optimum use with commitment under the supervision and guidance of the faculty.

LEGAL PEDAGOGY AT PRESIDENCY UNIVERSITY

The pedagogy adopted for such Integrated Programs emphasizes multi-disciplinary research and inquiry, participative learning, blended learning using online resources, case studies and discussion seminars in addition to the classroom lectures.  A very critical aspect of the learning process is to develop the skills and attitudes imperative for competence as a legal professional. With this objective the Integrated Honors Law Curriculum has courses on personal and professional skill development like Professional Communication (including courses in general and legal English), Researching and Reasoning Skills, Advocacy Skills and Drafting Skills. All such skills are refined through Moot Courts, Legal Aid Clinics and Internships that are conducted in compliance with the requirements of the Bar Council of India.

CAREER PROSPECTS AND OPTIONS

A law graduate is faced with a variety of career options. Judicial Services is well known and the traditional career path. A flourishing legal industry is growing in lockstep with India’s economic growth creating extraordinary opportunities for lawyers and law firms. National and Multinational Corporations offer diverse career opportunities in legal services and departments, covering areas like International Trade and Commerce, Intellectual Property Rights, Global Mobility and International Laws. The emergence of LPO (Legal Process Outsourcing) opens up career opportunities in several specialized legal services, particularly in Legal Research.

INTERNSHIPS

Internships are mandatory according to the BCI norms. To get into a Corporate Law Firm, a student needs guided internship experience. Internships are to be planned and pursued keeping in mind the skills which can be sharpened for a high-paying job with the focussed guidance provided by the experienced faculty. This way, students are exposed to experiential learning and skill-enhancement techniques.

CLINICAL COURSES

Clinical Courses are an important segment of the curriculum where students learn by ‘doing’. BCI-mandated Clinical Courses are further split and allocated into different semesters with greater focus on content. The thrust is on skills associated with Moot Court, Mediation, Trial, Drafting, etc.

UNDER GRADUATE PROGRAMS OFFERED

  • A. LL.B [Hons.]
  • LL.B [Hons.]
  • Com. LL.B [Hons.]

POST GRADUATE PROGRAMS OFFERED

  • M – Intellectual Property Rights
  • M – Technology Law
  • M – Gender Studies

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PROGRAM EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES (PEOS)

  • PEO-1) PU Law Graduate will have successful academic and research career.
  • PEO-2) PU Law graduates will have professional distinction for leading positions in law firms, corporate legal offices, the judiciary, and national, state, and local government.

PROGRAMME SPECIFIC OUTCOMES

  • PSO-1) To develop a background in fundamental areas of Taxation.
  • PSO-2)To develop fundamental in-depth knowledge and understanding of: the principles, concepts, values, substantive rules and development of the Indian tax system and core areas of business law.
  • PSO-3) To develop intellectual rigour as well as more general transferable intellectual skills which are of value in the practice of Law and a wide range of careers.

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PROGRAM EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES (PEOS)

  • PEO-1) PU Law Graduate will have successful academic and research career.
  • PEO-2) PU Law graduates will have professional distinction for leading positions in law firms, corporate legal offices, the judiciary, and national, state, and local government.

PROGRAMME SPECIFIC OUTCOMES

  • PSO-1) To develop a background in fundamental areas of Political and Administrative structure with strong emphasis on Political Theory and Indian Politics.
  • PSO-2) To develop in-depth knowledge and understanding of comparative political thoughts, social and economic dimensions of law and its interface with Indian Society and Legal systems.
  • PSO-3) To develop intellectual rigour as well as more general transferable intellectual skills which are of value in the practice of Law and a wide range of careers.

BBALLB

PROGRAM EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES (PEOS)

  • PEO-1) PU Law Graduate will have successful academic and research career.
  • PEO-2) PU Law graduates will have professional distinction for leading positions in law firms, corporate legal offices, the judiciary, and national, state, and local government.

PROGRAMME SPECIFIC OUTCOMES

  • PSO-1) To develop a background in fundamental areas of Management with strong emphasis on Accountancy and the financial organization of Industries.
  • PSO-2) To develop in-depth knowledge and understanding of Managerial Organization, the economic dimensions of law and its interface with Corporate Legal Setup.
  • PSO-3) To develop intellectual rigor as well as more general transferable intellectual skills which are of value in the practice of Law and a wide range of careers.

PROGRAM OUTCOMES

PO-1 Ability to apply the fundamental concept of Humanities, Commerce and Management to legal problems

PO-2 Ability to develop critical thinking skill

PO-3 Ability to identify, analyze and solve legal problem with professional ethics and integrity

PO-4 Ability to conduct dispute resolution with professional ethics and integrity

PO-5 Ability to draft professional legal writing along with effective oral communication

PO-6 Ability to apply legal theory to factual settings

PO- 7 Ability to apply legal theory to engage in legal argumentation

PO-8 Ability to conduct independent legal research specific to the case

PO- 9 Ability to conduct client services with necessary usage of technological tools

PO-10 Recognition of the need for engaging in lifelong learning

PO-11 Exhibit social responsibility adhering to ethical and moral values

PO -12 Ability to adapt knowledge of contemporary issues

PO- 13 Ability to function in multidisciplinary team

Course Outcomes of all the Courses in AY 2020-21 ODD SEMESTER

Sl. No.

Name

Designation

Educational Qualification

Area of Specialization

Industry Experience

 

Academic Experience

1

Dr Shailesh N Hadli

Professor & Director P G Center

PhD

Labour Law, Administrative Law, Arbitration, Property Law, IPC

 

NIL

 

18.9 Years

2

Mr. Aravindan

Assistant Professor, HOD in-charge UG Department

LL.M, PhD (Pursuing)

Human rights and International Law, Maritime law

 

NIL

 

8 years

3

Dr. Arab Mohammed Shamiulla 

Associate Professor

PhD

Criminal Law, Arbitration, Contracts, Criminology & Victimology, Human Rights

8 years

14 years

4

Thomas Roy Kadichini

Asst. professor

M.A., LL.M., MBA

Intellectual Property Rights Law; Corporate Laws; Human Rights Law

 

18 years

 

2 years

5

Ms. Swati Sharma

Assistant Professor

LL.M, PhD (Pursuing)

Human Rights

4 years 5 months

3 years 5 months

6

Ms. Neha Sinha

Asst Professor

B. COM, LL.B, LL.M, PhD (Pursuing)

Administrative Law

 

NIL

4 years 6 months

7

Ms. M Madhavi

Assistant professor

B.A., LL.B., LL.M (NET)

International Trade and Buisness Laws

 

NIL

7 years

8

Ms. Amlanika Bora

Assistant professor

B.A.LL.B, LL.M, PhD (Pursuing)

Human Rights, Administrative Law, Law of Contract

 

NIL

3 Years 3Months

9

Ms. Devi Prabha

Assistant professor

BBA.LL.B (Hons.), M.L.,(Ph.D)

Constitutional Law &Human Rights

 

NIL

3 Years 3Months

10

Ms. Mula Sneha Goud

Assistant professor

BBA.LL.B (Hons.)

LL.M, NET, KSET

Commercial Law

3 years

1 year 5 Months

11

Ms. Vamsi Mohana

Assistant Professor

B.A. LLB (Hons)

LLM

Commercial Law

3 years

5 months

12

Mr. Amit Kumar Padhy

Assistant Professor

BA.LL.B (Hons.)

LL.M, NET, SET

Business Laws and Criminal Laws

 

NIL

5 Months

13

Mr. Abhijit

Assistant Professor

BA.LL.B (Hons.)

LL.M, NET, KSET

Constitutional and Administrative Law

9 months

4 months

14

Mr. Sandeep

Assistant Professor

B.A., LL.B. (Hons.), LL.M., NET

Business Laws

 

NIL

4 Months

15

Mr. Kamlesh

Assistant Professor

B.sc, LL.B(Hons.)

LL.M (Business law), NET & JRF

Business Law

 

NIL

4 Months

 

Number of Publications Number of Conference/Seminar/workshop Number of Conference/Seminar Proceedings Book Publication
12 29 17 1

JOURNAL
School of Law Indexed in Scopus/web of science/ indian cited/UGC
January (2016,2017,2018 and 2019)
Sl. No Author Title Journal Vol Issue Edition Year National / International ISSN Non-UGC/UGC
1 M Madhavi Trum Administration's Muslim Bam International Symposium on Contemporary International Affairs 2 2018 International Non-UGC
2 Neha Sinha Reformation through Prison Socialization and Non-Custodial Measures Indian Journal on criminal Law and Criminology 2 1 2016 National 2519-5360 Non-UGC
3 Neha Sinha Advocate's Strike: A Right or Breach of Duty Journal of Legal Studies 4 1 2016 National 2321-1059 Non-UGC
4 Neha Sinha Open Prison as a means for reformation of offenders with special reference to India South Asia Journal of Law and Human Rights 6 2018 National 2518-6159 Non-UGC
5 Amlanika Bora Judicial Activism: A Tool to Achieve Social Change International Journal of Law, Education, Social and Sports Studies 4 3 2017 International 2455-0418 Non-UGC
6 Amlanika Bora The Concept of Victimology through the Lens of Acid Attack Victims: A Judicial Paradigm International journal of Science and Research 6 7 2017 International 2319-7064 Non-UGC
7 Amlanika Bora Stigmatized Menstruation and GST: A critical Appraisal International Journal in Management and Social Science 5 8 2017 International 2321-1784 Non-UGC
8 Amlanika Bora E-Waste: A Threat to Environment International Journal of Law, Education, Social and Sports Studies 4 1 2017 International 2455-0418 Non-UGC
9 Swati Sharma Changing Functions of Law of Contract International Journal of Socio-Legal Research 4 3 2018 International Non-UGC
10 Swati Sharma Is there Science in Law or Law in Science Law Messenger 3 4 2018 National Non-UGC
11 Mula Sneha Goud Behavioral Advertisements and Consumer Privacy Contemporary Social Sciences 28 1 2019 National 0302-9298 UGC
12 Mula Sneha Goud Predatory Pricing – Consumer Harm JETIR 6 3 2019 International 2349-5162 UGC

Conference
School of Law
January (2016,2017,2018 and 2019)
Sl. No Author Title Conference/Seminar/workshop Venue Year National / International Indexed in Scopus/web of science/ indian cited/UGC
1 Diksha Mishra Future of Block Chain technology Conference National Law School India University 2018 National
2 Diksha Mishra Gender Justice and Gender Mainstreaming Conference 2018 International
3 Diksha Mishra White Paper on Data Protection Framework for India Seminar National Law School India University 2018 National
4 Diksha Mishra Administrator of Criminal Justice Seminar Faculty of Law, Lucknow University 2016 National
5 M Madhavi The International Affairs Conference Jamia Milia Islamia University 2018 National
6 Neha Sinha Challenges and Relevance of Police Force in Modern India Seminar Mahatma Gandhi Kashi Vidhyapeeth 2016 National
7 Neha Sinha Changing Dimension of Morality and Ethics in Legal profession: Challenges and Prospects Seminar Hidayatullah National Law University 2016 National
8 Neha Sinha Strength and Weakness of Indian Environmental Law: A Critical Analysis Seminar Hidayatullah National Law University 2016 National
9 Neha Sinha Using the Law for Poor in Chhattisgarh Convention Human Rights Law Network 2016 National
10 Amlanika Bora Criminology and Correctional Services Administration: Problems and Prospects Conference Kristhu Jayanti College 2017 National
10 Amlanika Bora Tribal Protection and Welfare Issues and Challenges Seminar School of Legal Studies, Cochin University 2017 National UGC
11 Amlanika Bora Environment Protection- Socio- Economic and Legal Studies Conference School of Law, VEIS University 2017 National
12 Amlanika Bora Environment Protection: Socio- Legal Issues and Challenges Seminar Sambalpur University 2017 National UGC
13 Amlanika Bora Bar, Bench and the Constitution of India Conference School of Law, Christ University 2017 National
14 Amlanika Bora The Role of Educators in Preventing and Responding to Child Sexual Abuse in Institutions Conference School of Law, presidency University 2018 National
15 Amlanika Bora Development of Marginalized Sections in North East India: Its Problems and Prospects Seminar Department of Sociology, Khowang College 2018 National UGC
16 Amlanika Bora Access and Benefit Sharing and Conservation of Biological Diversity, Workshop School of Law, Christ University 2018 National
17 Amlanika Bora Vision for an Inclusive Society: A Feminist Perspective, Organized by Centre for Women’s Studies Seminar Bangalore university 2018 National
18 Amlanika Bora Laws, Economics, Political Science, Management and Sociology Conference School of Legal Studies, REVA University 2018 National
19 Amlanika Bora Public Policy Affairs ‘Exploring Policy Making’ Conference Department of Public Policy, Mount Carmel college 2018 International
20 Amlanika Bora Constitutional Governance: Issues and Challenges Conference Christ University 2019 National
21 Aravindan Indo-Pacific: Emerging Dynamics Conference Pondicherry University 2019 International
22 Aravindan Climate Change Challenges in India: Role of Law, Policy and Management Conference NLSIU, Bangalore 2018 National
23 Aravindan Realization of Human Rights in Globalized World Seminar Department of Law, central University of Kerala 2018 National
24 Poorva Dighe Gender Justice and Gender Mainstreaming Conference Presidency University 2018 National
25 Poorva Dighe Goods and Service Tax Symposium NLSIU, Bangalore 2017 National
26 Poorva Dighe Marine Insurance Law: Principles and Practice Workshop VPM’s Thane Municipal Council Law College 2018 National
27 Dighe The Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code Workshop NLSIU, Bangalore 2018 National
28 Poorva Dighe Cyber Safe Children - Social and Legal Concerns Seminar NLSIU, Bangalore 2017 National
29 Mula Sneha Goud RNLC - Multi Disciplinary Conference Conference REVA University 2018 National

Book
School of Law
January from 2016
Books
Sl No Author Full Books Title Book Chapters(Book Title and Chapter Title) Year of pub., Publisher ISBN
1 M Madhavi Samvaad-Deliberations on Gender Equality The Law of Triple Talaq and Gender concerns 2018 Satyam Law International, New Delhi 978-93-82823-98-8

Seminar-Conference Proceedings
Sl. No Author Title Conference Proceedings Year National / International
1 Aravindan Natural Calamities: Sustainable Blue Economy Concerns of Indo-Pacifi Region Indo-Pacific: Emerging Dynamics 2019 International
2 Aravindan A Study on the Adaptation (Preparedness Strategies and Measures Adopted to Address Climate Change- Induced Infectious Diseases in Asia Climate Change Challenges in India: Role of Law, Policy and Management 2018 National
3 Aravindan Ripples on the International Law for controlling the merging infectious diseases Realization of Human Rights in Globalized World 2018 International
4 M Madhavi Trump Administration’s Muslim Ban The International Affairs 2018 National
5 Neha Sinha Challenges and Relevance of Police Force in Modern India Challenges and Relevance of Police Force in Modern India 2016 National
6 Neha Sinha Advocate’s Strike: A Right or Breach of Duty Changing Dimension of Morality and Ethics in Legal Profession: Challenges and Prospects 2016 National
7 Neha Sinha Efficacy of National Green Tribunal in preserving Biodiversity Strength and Weaknesses of Indian Environmental Laws: A Critical Analysis 2016 National
8 Amlanika Bora The Concept of Victimology through the Lens of Acid Attack Victims: A Judicial Paradigm. Criminology and Correctional Services Administration: Problems and Prospects 2017 National
9 Amlanika Bora Rights of Tribals in India viz-a-viz the Forest Rights Act 2006: The Dream and Reality Tribal Protection and Welfare Issues and Challenges 2017 National
10 Amlanika Bora E-Waste: A Threat to Environment. Environment Protection- Socio- Economic and Legal Studies 2017 National
11 Amlanika Bora National Green Tribunal: A Step Towards Green Justice in India Environment Protection: Socio- Legal Issues and Challenges 2017 National
12 Amlanika Bora Paradoxes in Judicial Process: Independence of Judiciary and Judicial Accountability Bar, Bench and the Constitution of India 2017 National
13 Amlanika Bora The Unheard Voices of Children vis a vis POCSO Act: the Dream and Reality The Role of Educators in Preventing and Responding to Child Sexual Abuse in Institutions 2017 National
14 Amlanika Bora Human Rights Issues in Assam with special reference to Women’s Rights Development of Marginalized Sections in North East India: Its Problems and Prospects 2018 National
15 Amlanika Bora Women, Water And Sanitation: A Socio- Legal Analysis Vision for an Inclusive Society: A Feminist Perspective, Organized by Centre for Women’s Studies 2018 National
15 Amlanika Bora Right to Sanitation through the Lens of Human Rights Laws, Economics, Political Science, Management and Sociology 2018 National
16 Amlanika Bora Can We Advance Right to Sanitation through Policy Framework In India? Public Policy Affairs ‘Exploring Policy Making’ 2018 National
17 Amlanika Bora Assessing the Office of the Governor in India: The Tussle between Constitutional Supremacy and Political Reality Constitutional Governance: Issues and Challenges 2019 National