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School of Law

Introduction to the School of Legal Studies and Research

Best Law University in Himachal Pradesh

Xi Jinping (China), Barack Obama (USA), Mahatma Gandhi (India) and Tony Blair (Britain) – all these internationally acclaimed leaders have one factor in common – a Degree in Law. There are a few professions that can offer you grace and respect in the society. Being in a legal profession is one of them.

Law can be best described as a traditional profession, where you get to know the path to lead your life the legal way and become responsible citizens. Law is involved at every stage of human life, right from purchase to renting a house and marriage. No wonder, many political as well as corporate leaders all over the world possess a degree in law among their other qualifications.

Students at the School of Legal Studies, A.P. Goyal Shimla University, are instilled with a strong basic foundation for legal knowledge and aptitude, and are implanted with a practical skill set that not only helps them build a sturdy career ahead, but also makes them aware of the ethical values that they themselves and people around them should follow to be so called as the responsible citizens.

To maintain our position of being recognized as the top university for legal studies in North India, we have built a very strong team of highly qualified faculty members that comprises of solicitors, barristers, judges, with decades of experience in the legal sector, who are not only the best persons to teach the legal education to the students, but also help inculcate skills to face real-life cases with their own, personal and professional experiences.

All our law courses are practical and case study-based, designed specifically as per the globally acceptable, professional standards. The unique combination of experienced faculty, state-of-the-art infrastructure facilities, and industry-driven top-notch course content, makes our law graduates stand above the level curve, even in the times of the stiffest competition.

Courses Offered Under Our School of Legal Studies and Research

Bachelor’s Degree Programs

Courses Offered

Duration

B.A., L.L.B. (Integrated)

5 Years

Bachelor of Law (L.L.B.)

3 Years

Master’s Degree Programs

Courses Offered

Duration

Master of Law (L.L.M.)

2 Years

Program Structure

One thing that makes the A.P. Goyal Shimla University stand out as the best university for law programs in India, is that all of our legal education programs are deliberately designed to enable the students to learn in a professional, realist context, rather than sticking to a mere book-based approach.

Although,we always ensure to provide the students with the apt legal guidance by means of sturdy theoretical and practical means, we also seek to develop their full potential by making them go out of the way and participate in a variety of activities and university competitions.

There are departmental events and camps with reputed counsels (retired and sitting judges) from the legal fraternity that are conducted on a regular basis. The students, along with the teachers, are also encouraged to participate in the programs that take place in the Himachal Pradesh High Court, as well as in many other sub-ordinate courts.

We believe that unlike other occupations, a legal professional is bound to experience the victories and failures alike in the life courtesy, or say cases. Participating in competitions further helps to reaffirm the fact, that no matter what, it is participation that is vital, and should be regardless of success or failure.

In short, the law program at the A.P. Goyal Shimla University, has been so sculpted that it not only enables the students to achieve academic excellence, but also helps them unlock their personal as well as professional potential to the fullest.

Distinct Features

To stay strong to our aim of being known as the best private university not only in India, but all over the globe, we believe, there are four factors that assume importance – Skilled Faculty, Quality Education, World-class Infrastructure, and Excellent Placement Record. We, at the A.P. Goyal Shimla University, have been consistently putting in immense efforts to successfully meet and ful fill all of these for mentioned aspects.

Robust Learning Environment: Our teaching methodology is not limited to the traditional classroom-based approach. We have, instead, adopted various forms of imparting quality education to the students, where along with theoretical learning, students are also encouraged to participate in regular workshops, seminars, debates, moot court competitions, poster making competitions, nukkad natak competitions, and many other activities alike. The motto is to provide them with the best learning environment where they can swot to grow and succeed in various aspects of life.

Internship and Able Guidance: Students are encouraged to take up internships at the conclusion of every semester, and are provided able guidance and support to work with organizations where they can associate and interact with lawyers and legal professionals. A group of students is assigned to each faculty member so that they can get the best possible supervision about their academics and further practical aspects.

Placement Support: We have a dedicated placement cell here at the A.P.G. Shimla University, that takes complete care of providing the students with ample of career opportunities, post completion of their respective courses.

In Tune with the International Standards: All our courses are in line with the required international standard par excellence, and the same is revealed in the recognitions provided to us by the BCI (Bar Council of India), University Grants Commission (UGC), CoA (Council of Architecture), etc.

State-of-the-Art Infrastructure: The campus at the A.P. Goyal Shimla University is equipped with all the modern facilities such as an international standard auditorium, student mess, modern cafeteria, multi-purpose gym, medical facilities for emergency, Oxford style library, Bank ATMs, and much more.

Eligibility Criteria for Admission

Eligibility for B.A., L.L.B. (Integrated):

  • Applicant must have passed 10+2 exams from a recognized Board
  • Should also suffice the Himachal Pradesh State Government norms

Eligibility for Bachelor’s Degree in Law (L.L.B.):

  • Applicant must have passed a Bachelor’s degree or an equivalent from a recognised university

Eligibility for Master’s Degree in Law (L.L.M.):

  • Applicant must have passed a B.A., L.L.B. degree or an L.L.B. degree from a recognized University