LAW SCHOOL REVIEW: NATIONAL LAW UNIVERSITY, DELHI
· Brief Introduction
National Law University is one of the public law schools in India which was ranked second by National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF). It offers both the courses for undergraduate as well as post graduate levels.
It is located in Sector 14, Dwarka, New Delhi-110078, India.
· Official Website
The Campus has one building for conducting regular classroom activities, one for administration and management bodies and a separate building for auditorium where different programs are conducted. However, it also has a guest house for the guests and visitors who come for different seminars, courses and competitions conducted in NLUD. There is a separate building for Judicial Academy with the view of aiding those who wish to give Judicial Services Examination in India by conducting classes and seminars. The college provides accommodation not only to the students but also to the teaching faculties along with their family members. It has a playground with badminton and basketball courts, and small kids play zone for faculty’s kids. Moreover, it also has a separate lawn for students. In addition to this, the law college also has moot court hall, common room and laundry room.
The campus has two storied well maintained library with sufficient books and few computers with internet facilities. It is very spacious and has suitable environment to study. The campus has also online library services for the students. Moreover, students are accessible to various national and international online databases to conduct research on various fields of law.
The Law College has separate hostels for boys and girls with separate mess in each. It is mandatory for all the students to reside in hostel during week days. All the facilities provided in both the hostels are decent and has all the basic requirements. Each hostel consists of gymnasium rooms. Each room is shared by three students and has well equipped air-conditions.
· Academics and Faculties
The campus offers undergraduate as well as post graduate courses. Academics is structured in such a way which benefits every high as well as average leveled students. Every semester consists of total 100 marks, out of which 50 marks is allotted for end semester examination, 25 marks for project submissions, 5 marks for attendance and 20 marks for mid semester examination conducted in middle of the semester. We have 5 subjects in each semester.
The teaching faculty is very dedicated, passionate, innovative and encouraging. They are excellent and have gigantic knowledge, information and experience in their fields of law. They are always well prepared to teach and answer every queries of the students. Majority of faculty members are PhD holders from different foreign universities. The campus conducts the session with national and international legal experts.
· Administration and Fee Structure
Administration of campus is good with trained staffs. The college has reasonable fee structure. The tuition fee for Indian students per semester is INR 85,000 and in total INR 1, 86,000 including all other facilities of hostel, library, mess, internet, electricity, etc. But for foreign nationals, it is quite expensive.
There is a cafeteria and Amul shop inside the campus which provide fresh and hygienic food to the students.
· Student Culture and Activities
The law college organize Kairos, a cultural fest every year with the help of Cultural Committee. The Moot Court Committee organizes national as well as international moots every year in the campus and also allocates moots to the students on the basis of their IMS ranks. Further there is a separate committee which organizes debates, and quiz in the campus. Annual sports fest is conducted every year by the Sports Committee.
The campus has secured 100% placements. Some students even get an opportunity to expose them in International level. However, the students are supposed to do mandatory internship in summer as well as winter breaks.
· Best Thing
They best thing of NLUD is well maintained infrastructures and well organized faculty.
· Worst Thing
The college doesn’t have enough space to conduct sports fest as well as regular sports activities. The mess food is not good. Requirement of 75% attendance to appear end semester examination is one of the things which I think is worst.
· Any other
Nothing as such.
NATIONAL LAW UNIVERSITY DELHI
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