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LAW SCHOOL REVIEW: Prestige Institute of Management, Gwalior

· Introduction:



Prestige Institute of Management, Gwalior is UGC approved Autonomous Institute and is accredited by NAAC with ‘A’ Grade. The Institute was set up in the year 1997 by Prestige Education Society, Indore registered under the Societies Registration Act 1860. The Society was setup by Prestige Group of Industries with an objective to meet the widely felt need for globally oriented Management, Information Technology and Legal education and training for professionals. The Institute has grown to be recognized as a premier Institute for higher learning. It is a major learning center in Central India.

The Institute has approval of All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), Bar Council of India (BCI) & The State Government and is affiliated to Jiwaji University, Gwalior. The institute has been recognized under section 2 (f) & 12 (b) of the UGC ACT, 1956 and is an approved research center of Jiwaji University, Gwalior.



VISION

To develop socially responsible global leaders through internationally accepted best practices.



MISSION

In pursuance to our vision, the institute’s mission is to provide value based quality education by innovating and continuously improving upon the disciplines of law through advanced methods of training, meaningful research and intimate relations with legal industry, juridical system and other allied national institutions in the country and abroad.



· About the prominent personality of Prestige Institute of Management and his/her role in the development of the Institute



Dr. Bhakar completed his Ph.D. in Management from Devi Ahilya University, Indore on the topic “A Comparative Study of Material Handling Systems in Automobile Industry.”; Post Graduation in Management (M.B.A. – Operations Management from IGNOU, New Delhi; Masters in Computer Science from Indo-German Cultural society, Mumbai and Graduation in Engineering (B.E.- Electronics and Telecommunications, AMIETE) from IETE, New Delhi. He has undergone six month's training on missile technology at British Aerospace, U.K.

Dr. Bhakar is heading Prestige Institute of Management, Gwalior as Director since November, 2003. Before joining PIMG as Director, Dr. Bhakar has worked at Prestige Institute of Management and Research, Indore for nine years and was coordinator for Operations Management and Quantitative Techniques for the entire tenure of nine years.



Dr. Bhakar has been extensively involved in various Research activities including supervising Ph.D. Scholars. Twelve scholars have been awarded Ph.D. Degree under his supervision and Currently 8 scholars are pursuing their Ph.D. degrees under his guidance from Jiwaji University, Gwalior.



He is presently working on research projects in the area of Supply Chain Management, Forecasting, Quality Control, Productivity and Value addition in Retailing. He has published 150 research papers, book reviews and case studies in refereed journals and books. He has published twenty nine edited books as sole editor or as first author among the editorial team. The edited books have been published by Bloomsbury India, New Delhi, McMillan International, New Delhi, Excel books New Delhi and Cresent Publishers, Allahabad. Four edited books are in their final stages of publication. He has Chaired Sessions and presented papers in about sixty conferences and seminars across the country.



Dr. Bhakar is a well-known trainer and he has conducted in-house training programs for some of the most reputed organizations in the country such as Essar Steel, Eicher Motors, Syncom formulations Supreme industries, Akzo noble, Kurl-on etc. and has organized and conducted Executive Development Programs on ISTD platform.



Dr. Bhakar is a well-known name across India as an expert and trainer of Legal Research Methodology and conducted several sessions at various Legal Institutions of national Reputation including Gujrat National Law University, Gandhinagar and National Law University, Bhopal.



During his tenure as Director PIMG, Dr. Bhakar has successfully organized Eleven International conferences, Thirteen National Seminar & Six national conferences as Conference Chairman, Seventeen Case Writing Workshops as main resource person and supervisor/editor, and Twelve National Research Methodology Workshops (one of them AICTE Sponsored) as Main resource person. He has been the main resource person in Thirty other Research Methodology workshops organized by Institutes of national repute.



· Various courses offered by Prestige Institute of Management and their salient features.

B.A.LL.B.(Hons.)

Department of Law, Prestige Institute of management Gwalior offers the 5 year integrated Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Laws (B.A.LL.B. (Hons) Programme since its year of inception in 2017. Through a combination of courses in arts and law subjects, the Programme is designed in keeping with the latest Bar Council of India rules and the University Grants Commission prescriptions and aims at fostering a culture of scholarship and academic excellence amongst the students.


BBA LL.B. (Hons.)

Department of Law, Prestige Institute of management Gwalior offers the 5 year integrated Bachelor of Business Administration, Bachelor of Laws (BBA LL.B. (Hons) Programme since its year of inception in 2017. Through a combination of courses in Business Administration and law subjects, the Programme is designed in keeping with the latest Bar Council of India rules and the University Grants Commission prescriptions and aims at fostering experts in Business Legislations and the current need of industry.



B.Com. LL.B. (Hons.)

Department of Law, Prestige Institute of management Gwalior offers the 5 year integrated Bachelor of Business Administration, Bachelor of Laws (B.Com. LL.B. (Hons) Programme since its year of inception in 2017. Through a combination of courses in Core Commerce and law subjects, the Programme is designed in keeping with the latest Bar Council of India rules and the University Grants Commission prescriptions and aims at fostering experts in Commercial Legislations, Accounts and Audits for Practice in Taxation and Commercial Laws.



· Steps taken beyond the traditional curriculum to ensure overall development of the students

1. Internship/Association with reputed Law firms of Gwalior & State from the beginning of the course.

2. Conduction of Moot Court every fortnight. Major focus on Intra - Moot and Inter – Moot State & National competitions.

3. Dynamic and experienced faculties from the country's top law Schools like NLU. All faculties are UGC-NET qualified.

4. Up to Date case reports and online legal search engines like SCC Online, AIR &Manupatra, online.

5. Highest number of placements in Central India (Placement record of over Rs. 10.00 lakh p.a. to student of PIMG) for other running courses.

6. Every month EML will be conducted by eminent/ celebrated Law Professionals like Retired Judges of Supreme Court/ High Court/ Senior Advocates.

7. Regular court visits in District courts, High courts and Supreme Court of India

8. Campus visit by more than 100 companies every year.

9. Student Exchange Programs in collaboration with SIAM University, Thailand and Latin University, Argentina for global exposure.



· Career opportunities available to the students after completion of their courses

B.Com LL.B. (Hons.)

Upon opting to pursue the captioned course the students can build their career in the areas of litigation, judiciary, Indian Defense Services-JAG, judicial clerkship, legal officers in private and public sector specifically in the areas of taxation law practice, consultancy and corporate financial compliance.

B.A. LL.B. (Hons.)

The course shall open avenues to the Applicant in the areas of litigation, judiciary, Indian Defense Services-JAG, judicial clerkship, legal officers in private and public sector. The course in specific shall give the pursuant an opportunity to explore possibilities in building career in the areas of active consultancies to social and political organizations, persuing PSC (Central and States).

BBA. LL.B. (Hons.)

Admission in the course shall open avenues to the pursuant in the areas of litigation, judiciary, Indian Defense Services-JAG, judicial clerkship, legal officers in private and public sector. The course shall specifically give an edge to the pursuant in endeavoring opportunities in the area of departmental compliances of Multi-National Companies, corporate liasioning and public relations.



· Major awards/ achievements, its accomplished/renowned alumni, remarkable collaborations, and major accreditations of Prestige Institute of Management Gwalior

The Department of Law, Prestige Institute of management Gwalior has done exceptionally well in achieving the goals and procuring new benchmarks.



Major Awards/ Achievements:

The Department of Law has organized Two National Law Seminars, Two National Research Methodology Workshops, Two National Case Writing Workshops in the past two years having dignitaries and participants from legal institutions of national repute. The Third national Law Seminar is due to be organized in March 2020.



· Future plans of Prestige Institute of Management Gwalior

Department of Law, Prestige Institute of management Gwalior believes in nurturing talents and emancipation of world Class Legal Education. In this context the Department aims to prepare In-Class trained Legal Professionals for elite national and International Institutions through Placements and Internships. The Student Exchange and Faculty Exchange Programme with premier legal institutions at national and International platforms are duly approved with MOUs. The Department of law also aims to provide technical assistance for the preparation of Draft Bills and amendments as and when required in the national interest.


-SUBMITTED BY-

Tarun Pratap

Prestige Institute of Management, Gwalior

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