LAW SCHOOL REVIEW: KISHINCHAND CHELLARAM LAW COLLEGE
§ BRIEF INTRODUCTION
KishinchandChellaram Law College, popularly known as KC Law College, is a law institution located at Churchgate, Mumbai. The institution was established in 1955 by Hyderabad (Sind) National Collegiate [HSNC] Board. It is affiliated with the University of Mumbai.KC Law College was ranked as one of the Top Law Institutes in India by the Chronicle Magazine survey 2019. The College was also ranked 4th in the Maharashtra State and 10th in National Level Colleges of Outstanding Excellence by Competition Success Review in 2018.
Vidyasagar Principal K.M Kundnani Chowk, 123, DinshawVacha Road, Churchgate, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400020
§ OFFICIAL WEBSITE
The college campus is situated in south Mumbai, which is home to the most prestigious schools, most exclusive sports clubs and the most expensive hospitals. The college building is around 65 years old and gives an old school feeling. The building also serves as a campus for HR College and KC College. Sea face is a small walk from the college and there are a lot of places to eat in and around the college campus.
The library is stacked with all the textbooks, which are prescribed by the University of Mumbai. It has commentaries on various subjects of law. It have subscription to various law journals such as SCC,Manupatra and various newspapers and magazines. It has a good collection of fiction and other non-fiction books for leisure reading.
There are no hostel facilities available with the College. However, there are various hostel and PG options available around the college.
§ ACADEMICS AND FACULTIES
The college follows the syllabus as prescribed by University of Mumbai and regulated by Bar Council of India. During the three-year LLB course we are exposed to wide variety of subjects such as Constitutional Law of India, The Indian Penal Code, Land Laws, Taxation Laws, CPC and CrPC. The faculties are well experienced in their field and many of them hold a Ph.D. or an LLM in Law. Some of the teachers are practicing Advocates at High Court and District Courts of Mumbai. Students are given an opportunity to participate in guest lectures conducted by College featuring eminent law personalities. Students can choose their optional subjects unlike some other colleges which do not provide this facility. The teachers help with your extra-curricular and even encourage you to participate in various state and national level competitions.
§ ADMINISTRATION AND FEE STRUCTURE
The administrative and support staff is very helpful and guides you well through any difficulties you might face with admission or University formalities. KC Law College is Government Aided College and thus the fee is very low. The annual fee ranges between Rupees Six Thousand Five Hundred to Rupees Seven Thousand depending on the year of your study.Apart from the annual fee, you have to pay Rs. 1000 for the semester exams. The college grants scholarship to deserving students and there is also a subsidy for the reserved category students.
The college campus has a cafeteria which provides hygienic and vegetarian snacks. The cafeteria holds a stock of packed food such as chips, chocolates, packed juices and ice creams. There are tables and chairs laid outside the cafeteria where you can sit after the college hours and have fun with your friends. After all, that is what college life is all about.
§ STUDENT CULTURE AND ACTIVITIES
The College hosts an annual event 'Lex Concilio – A Model Parliament Competition' which witnesses participation around 160 participants from various Colleges of India. The student cultural committee and moot court committee organizes various events throughout the college year.
The college does not have a placement cell. However, many eminent lawyers and firms offer internship positions and the students are informed about the same by a way of notice put up on the college notice board. Students get placed well if they secure internship during the course.
§ BEST THING
The best thing about the college is its location and the exposure it provides to its students in terms of knowledge that is both theoretical and practical.
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