Bachelor of Arts-Bachelor of Law (BALLB)
School of Legal Studies and Research began its first academic session in 2013. The School is committed to provide legal education to its students by adopting such curriculum and pedagogy in order to give them extensive exposure of domestic, international and comparative laws. Presently the School is running 5 years integrated BA.LLB programme, 3 years LL.B programme, 2 years LL.M programme. The programme seeks to promote multi-disciplinary analysis of the socio-legal problems by designing the course-structure and teaching methods to realize these objectives. Our sincere endeavor is to make legal education as an instrument of social, political and economic change. Our students will not only be fully equipped with the required theoretical knowledge and practical experience in the field of law but will also be equipped to address the imperatives of new millennium and uphold the Constitution of India.
To provide the rich heritage of legal thought and tradition and to contribute to the national development by inculcating a sense of responsibility among the students, while simultaneously cultivating in them the spirit of intellectual freedom, qualities of leadership, imaginative power and clarity.
To achieve the pinnacle of perfection in legal education with a view of producing world class professionals, scholars and academicians in law.
To become a premier law institution in the region, imparting socially engaged legal education, meeting the highest global, academic and professional standards and to develop and nurture the intellect for the betterment of the nation and humanity through law and justice.
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 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, Alakh Prakash 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.