UG Application Deadline: 15th March, 2024

Advancing the frontiers of
legal education for a Digital India

Vidyashilp University:
At the forefront of Legal Studies

Admissions Open 2024

Why should you apply to Vidyashilp's School of Legal Studies & Governance?

BCI Approved vide BCI Notification
BCI: D: 755: 2023 (LE / Std: 27.05.2023)
Experiential Learning
Domain Expertise
Diverse and inclusive community of
students, faculty and staff
Emphasis on both foundational and emerging domains of law with a progressive curriculum for modern legal scholarship
A curriculum that goes beyond the classroom and moot court to engage with legal and local bodies
Experiential learning through range of clinics, externships, simulations and competitions, and other pro bono community service opportunities

About Us

Vidyashilp University is the culmination of an outstanding 4-decade legacy of the Vidyashilp Education Group. The University offers a disruptive learning experience that is intellectually, personally, and socially transformative. With a carefully curated curriculum, the University aims to nurture the next generation of courageous change-makers, endowed with the knowledge and skills to address the grand challenges of a globalized world.

Program Details

B.A, LL.B (Hons)

BCI Approved vide BCI Notification BCI: D: 755: 2023 (LE / Std: 27.05.2023)

  • Duration: 5 Years
  • Semester: 10 Semester
  • Credits: 230 credits

AS PER BCI NORMS FOR ALL INTEGRATED 5-YEAR PROGRAMS

  • There shall be a minimum of 14 Discipline Courses with a minimum of 3 subjects (streams/areas). In addition, there shall be 2 compulsory English Courses
  • In the Core Legal Education component, there are 20 Prescribed Courses and 4 compulsory Clinical Courses
  • There shall be at least 6 Elective (Law) Courses. In addition, for the Honors Program, there shall be at least 8 (Law) Courses
  • Vidyashilp has fused the “VU Core” with the Discipline and English Courses to construct a curriculum aimed to produce legal graduates with deep knowledge in legal studies and a commitment to conscientious citizenship

Advocacy Courses with Disciplines, English and Language Courses

  • Globalization: Economic and Social Perspectives
  • Microeconomics
  • Macroeconomics and Indian Economy
  • Indian Society and Culture
  • Ethnography
  • Sociology
  • Political Science I
  • Political Science II
  • History I
  • History II
  • Critical Thinking
  • Visualization for Story Telling
  • Introduction to Psychology
  • Communication skills
  • Problem Solving with Design Thinking
  • Leadership and Teamwork Skills
  • Learning to Learn
  • Introduction to Digital World
  • Community Engagement and Service Experience
  • Introduction to Writing
  • Academic Writing
  • Legal English

Core Law

  • Legal Methods
  • Jurisprudence
  • Law of Contract
  • Special Contract/ Commercial Agreements
  • Law of Tort including MV Accident and Consumer Protection Laws
  • Family Law I
  • Family Law II
  • Law of Crimes Paper I: Penal Code
  • Law of Crime Paper II: Criminal Procedure Code
  • Constitutional Law I
  • Constitutional Law II
  • Transfer of Property Law
  • Law of Evidence
  • Civil Procedure Code and Limitation Act
  • Administrative Law
  • Company Law
  • Public International Law
  • Principles of Taxation Law
  • Environmental Law
  • Labor and Industrial Law I
  • Labor and Industrial Law II

Clinical

  • Drafting, Pleading and Conveyance
  • Professional Ethics and Professional Accounting System
  • Alternate Dispute Resolution
  • Moot Court Exercise and Internship

Law Electives

  • Law Elective 1
  • Law Elective 2
  • Law Elective 3
  • Law Elective 4
  • Law Elective 5
  • Law Elective 6
  • *As per BCI Norms:
  • Freedom to University: University may restrict Groups and/or Courses in a Group for offering options based on the availability of faculty and other facilities
  • University is free to take only a few common options for the purpose of the Honors Program without any specialization
  • University may add to the above list of Courses as well as a New Group of specializations with such Courses as may be stipulated from time to time

Honors

  • Interpretation of Statutes and Judicial Process
  • IPR Management
  • Information Technology
  • Copyright
  • Right to Information
  • IPR in SMEs
  • Patent Right Creation and Registration
  • Trademark and Design

B.M.S, LL.B (Hons)

BCI Approved vide BCI Notification BCI: D: 755: 2023 (LE / Std: 27.05.2023)

  • Duration: 5 Years
  • Semester: 10 Semester
  • Credits: 230 credits

AS PER BCI NORMS FOR ALL INTEGRATED 5-YEAR PROGRAMS

  • There shall be a minimum of 14 Discipline Courses with a minimum of 3 subjects (Streams/Areas). In addition, there shall be 2 compulsory English Courses
  • In the Core Legal Education Component, there are 20 prescribed compulsory Courses and 4 compulsory Clinical Courses
  • There shall be at least 6 Elective (Law) Courses. In addition, for the Honors Program, there shall be at least 8 (Law) Courses
  • Vidyashilp has fused the “VU Core” with the Discipline and English Courses to construct a curriculum aimed to produce legal graduates with depth in legal studies and committed to citizenship

Advocacy Courses with Disciplines, English and Language Courses

  • Essentials of Business Management
  • Organizational Behavior and Design
  • Indian Society and Culture
  • Introduction to Statistics and Data Analysis
  • Computational Thinking
  • Strategy & Decision Making
  • Marketing Management
  • Financial Accounting and Analysis
  • Financial Institutions, Markets, and services
  • Financial Statement Analysis
  • Globalization: Economic and Social Perspectives
  • Microeconomics
  • Macroeconomics and Indian Economy
  • Critical Thinking
  • Visualization for Story Telling
  • Introduction to Psychology
  • Communication skills
  • Problem Solving with Design Thinking
  • Leadership and Teamwork Skills
  • Learning to Learn
  • Introduction to Digital World
  • Community Engagement and Service Experience
  • Introduction to Writing
  • Academic Writing
  • Legal English

Core Law

  • Legal Methods
  • Jurisprudence
  • Law of Contract
  • Special Contract/ Commercial Agreements
  • Law of Tort including MV Accident and Consumer Protection Laws
  • Family Law I
  • Family Law II
  • Law of Crimes Paper I: Penal Code
  • Law of Crime Paper II: Criminal Procedure Code
  • Constitutional Law I
  • Constitutional Law II
  • Transfer of Property Law
  • Law of Evidence
  • Civil Procedure Code and Limitation Act
  • Administrative Law
  • Company Law
  • Public International Law
  • Principles of Taxation Law
  • Environmental Law
  • Labor and Industrial Law I
  • Labor and Industrial Law II

Clinical

  • Drafting, Pleading and Conveyance
  • Professional Ethics and Professional Accounting System
  • Alternate Dispute Resolution
  • Moot Court Exercise and Internship

Law Electives

  • Law Elective 1
  • Law Elective 2
  • Law Elective 3
  • Law Elective 4
  • Law Elective 5
  • Law Elective 6
  • *As per BCI Norms:
  • Freedom to University: University may restrict Groups and/or Courses in a Group for offering options based on the availability of faculty and other facilities
  • University is free to take only a few common options for the purpose of the Honors Program without any specialization
  • University may add to the above list of Courses as well as a New Group of specializations with such Courses as may be stipulated from time to time

Honors

  • nterpretation of Statutes and Judicial Process
  • IPR Management
  • Information Technology
  • Copyright
  • Right to Information
  • IPR in SMEs
  • Patent Right Creation and Registration
  • Trademark and Design

Eligibility

B.A, LL.B (Hons) & B.M.S, LL.B (Hons)
Qualification Successfully completed Senior Secondary School course (10+2) or equivalent, or (11+1) ‘A’ level in Senior School Leaving certificate course from a recognized Board in India or abroad.
Minimum Score 45% for General Category and 40% for SC/ST
Other Details Students who have appeared & cleared any one of the National Level Law Entrance Examination viz., CLAT/LSAT/AILET shall be given preference
Students are required to appear for a Personal Interview conducted by the University
Scholarship Type Eligibility Criteria Extent on Annual Tuition Fee
Enabling Scholarship Meritorious students with financial constraints Upto 100%
Encouragement Scholarship High-achieving all-rounders and differently-abled students Upto 100%
Merit Scholarship (Admission) Students with outstanding academic performance Upto 100%
Academic Performance Scholarship Vidyashilp University students from 2nd year onwards Upto 100%
Merit Scholarship (SAT) SAT students with scores of 1200 and above Upto 100%
CLAT Scholarship CLAT Rank up to 2000  CLAT Rank up to 3000 CLAT Rank up to 4000

Upto 75% Upto 50% Upto 25%

MANDATORY EXTERNSHIP

  • Trial and Appellate Advocates
  • Judiciary
  • Legal Regulatory Authorities
  • Legislatures and Parliament
  • Market Institutions
  • Law Firms, Companies
  • Local Self Government
  • NGOs
  • Media Organizations

*Students must complete at least one Externship with Trial and Appellate Advocates

LEGAL CAREER PATHS

  • Indian Judiciary
  • Advocate
  • Legal Design
  • Legal Technologist
  • Cyber Lawyers
  • Alternate Dispute Resolution
  • (ADR) Lawyers
  • Legal Audits Lawyers
  • Legal Process Management
  • Legal Academia

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