LAW SCHOOL REVIEW: ALLIANCE SCHOOL OF LAW, ALLIANCE UNIVERSITY, BANGALORE.
· Brief introduction
Alliance University is a Private University established in Karnataka State by Act No.34 of year 2010 and is recognized by the University Grants Commission (UGC), New Delhi. The University has baccalaureate concentrations, postgraduate offerings, doctoral degree programs and several professional certificate programs.Alliance School of Law, Alliance University is approved by the Bar Council of India (BCI), New Delhi.
Chikkahagade Cross, Chandapura - Anekal Main Road, Anekal, Bengaluru – 562 106, Karnataka, India.
· Official website
The ambience and serenity of a world-class infrastructure housed in a 'green' campus. Classrooms and lecture hall are well-equipped with the modern teaching aids such as multimedia projectors and computers with Wi-Fi connectivity.
It is housed in an independent, dome shaped building with four floors and a total carpet area of 50,000 Sq. Ft. This area is divided into the following sections: Circulation; Reference; Periodical; Audio visual; Book Bank; and the Kannada language section. The Central Library has ample seating capacity on all floors and can accommodate 1000 users. It is very neat and peaceful. Almost 5-6 language like English, Tamil, Kannada, Hindi, etc., Newspapers are also available for reading.
The University has halls of residence for students with a secure and a comfortable environment. Each hall of residence has a residential warden and assistants, who are supervised by a chief warden and the hostel administration to promptly address the day to day issues of the hostel residents. The Halls of Residence accommodates students in single, double or triple sharing rooms with round-the-clock internet connectivity. The rooms are available on a ‘first-come-first-served’ basis.
· Academics and Faculties
Alliance School of Law offers the UG program in two 5-year Integrated courses – BA- L.L.B. (Hons.) and B.B.A-LL.B. (Hons.). The Alliance School of Law thus offers the B.B.A LL. B. (Hons.) course wherein graduates are trained in subjects such as Management, Finance and Languages. B.A. LL. B. (Hons.) course at the Alliance School of Law includes Political Science, Sociology, Economics, and English subjects as minor areas of study to supplement the wide range of law subjects that its graduates are required to study. LL.M. course is offered in specializations like Constitutional Law and Administrative Law, Corporate and Commercial Law, Intellectual Property law and Criminal Law. The doctoral program in law is aimed at aspiring candidates who wish to pursue research in law. As the field of law is dynamic, there is a greater need to undertake research especially in Constitutional Law, Environmental Law, Intellectual Property Rights Law, Criminal Law and Informational Technology Law.
Faculties are well-experienced, and their teaching method is really good. Innovative pedagogy comprising care-based, interactive teaching and experiential learning.
· Administration and fee structure
Faculty members are helpful. Attendance policy is 75% and management is quite strict about it. Fees is 2 lakhs per annum without mess and hostel fees. Scholarship is also available, form for which can be accessed in the college website.
The Food Court, the food service provided for hostel-students, built to the highest standards of the hygiene serves healthy, sumptuous multi-cuisine meals to students. With four dining areas and spacious seating, the food court provides students an opportunity to engage over a meal. Also, there is a canteen inside the food court where students can buy and eat. And there is a multi-cuisine restaurant inside the campus.
· Student culture and activities
There are many clubs for student to be a part of, namely Marketrix, genesis club, etc., Events like Annual Sports Competition, Cultural Festivals, Independence Day and Republic Day Celebration are a regular feature of the events organised at the Campus. The activities carried out by the association are in academic, social, cultural and sports area.
The placements & job opportunities in the institute is descent. The Institute helps each student in exploring placement opportunities by inviting various companies for campus recruitment of students who are in the final year of the programme and are likely to graduate at the end of the academic year. The Career Advancement and Networking (CAN) office of Alliance University provides assistance for industry internships and final placements.
· Best thing
Restaurant, saloon, Gym everything is available inside the campus itself. There is an activity centre in college where indoor games are available to students to chill-out.
· Worst thing
College’s location will cause bit inconvenience as it located in outer, but you still get lot of buses to the city.
· Any other
College is pretty decent for education and very good infrastructure and faculties.
P. I. Shivamirthika
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