“Investment through Intellect and Gains through Productivity”
RGNUL Institute ofCompetitive Examinations
RGNULInstitute of Competition Examinations (RICE) has been established to preparethe aspirants for civil services. RICE offers coaching for Judicial Servicesand Civil Services (with focus on law subjects). Special classes are conductedafter the regular classes and on holidays including Sundays. Special sessions also are organized todevelop writing skills of the aspirants which is perhaps the most importanttool for success in the subjective type exams undertaken by various CivilServices. Interview techniques and group discussions methods are also beingconsidered as the crucial contexts of training to prepare the aspirants to facethe Interview Boards and Recruitment Panels. ‘RICE’ in brief considers all theaspects of the selection procedures pertinent to Civil Services (Judicial andExecutive).
AIMS AND OBJECTIVES OF THE CENTRE
The cardinal perspective of the Centre for Competitive Exam forming itsObject is ‘Investment through Intellect and Gains through Productivity’. RICEtargets on an authentic transfer of knowledge and intellectual ability to thelearners. This is done with a motive to create and develop productivity of thelearners, which further pays them rich benefits in their professional andpersonal growth. ‘RICE’ as an institute dedicated to the overall growth anddevelopment of the students, aims at achieving the following objectives;
- To inculcate sense of competition and spirit of toil in the aspirants;
- To create an efficient class of executive and judicial officers equipped with the legal potential to justify their role performance;
- To foster conscience of justice in the aspirants of civil services;
- To transcend regional limits of learning and teaching so as to gain knowledge on national levels and to enable the aspirants for global competence;
- To instil professional competence and quest for success in the tutors, in order to make them chariots for the institutional growth;
- To discover a dutiful citizen from within the students and aspirants;
- To achieve excellence and proficiency in all fields of education in order to extract and internalize maximum information regarding General Studies;
- To establish library consisting of important books, journals, and magazines needed for competitive examinations;
DISTINCT CREDENTIALS OF THE CENTRE
RICE has its own library which is equipped with a data base on almostall fields of administration like Agriculture, Social Human Development, HumanDevelopment Inx (HDI), Investment Details, Infrastructure etc. This libraryincludes books on Economics, Environmental Studies, General Knowledge,Geography, History, Law, Public Administration, Political Science, Religion,Research Methodology, Self Development, Social Work, Sociology and WomenStudies, and books on thinkers of various Social Sciences and their Thought,etc.
RESOURCE PERSONS AND FACULTY
Faculty from within and outside the university has been engaged forproviding coaching to the enrolled students. Services of various professionalsfrom various universities, colleges and institutes have been engaged toaccomplish the set targets of the RICE and to help students attain their goals ina functional manner. Advocates have also been engaged for teaching the procedurallaw subjects.
VARIOUS EVENTS ORGANIZED BY RICE
RICE organized a “One Day Workshop on Learning Effective TeachingSkills” on its campus on 20th January, 2008. Professor (Dr.) N.L. Mitra, FormerVice‑Chancellor, NLSIU, Bangalore and NLU, Jodhpur was the Chief ResourcePerson‑cum‑Facilitator at this workshop. Teachers from the fields of Law andall Social Sciences from the neighbouring universities and colleges havingteaching experience of up to five years, had been invited to attend thisworkshop, which re-oriented them for effective classroom teaching as well asinteractive teaching and learning strategies. Professor (Dr.) Mitra gavevaluable teaching and training to all the teachers attending the Workshop. Theworks forwarded by him laid a special stress on developing a research based anda career oriented curriculum for the students of law. A specially compiledStudy Material was also facilitated to all the participants, which is aneternal piece of knowledge for the persons attending the workshop. Academiciansfrom various fields of knowledge like Economics, History, Law, Political Science,Psychology and Sociology attended the workshop and learnt effective teachingskills. The Workshop was remarkable success and a model for the coming eventsof same nature for the host Institution and other too.
RICE organized Ten Days Duration “Panel Discussions’ on thecampus;wherein all the Second Semester students were divided into ten panelsconstituting eight members each. Various topics of concern like‘Reservation’,‘Privatization’, ‘Ethnocentrism’, ‘Penury’, ‘Crisis ofEmployment’, ‘Domestic Violence Act’, etc., were allocated to the Panels. ThePanels and the House were conditioned in formal and professional way. All thepanels at the end submitted Content Analysis of the respective topics fordiscussions. Action plans and recommendations have been formally compiled andsent to various governmental departments, ministries and organizations dealingin respective portfolios, with a motive to seek improvement in the presentsocial structure.
RICE conducted coaching classes for Judicial Services Examinations in2013-14, Preliminary and Mains Examination.
RICE organised coaching classes for Judicial Services CompetitiveExaminations (Preliminary, Mains) in 2014-15 and also helped the students ininterview preparations.
MONITORING AND SUPERVISION
RGNUL Institute for Competitive Examinations (RICE) functions under theauspices of the RGNUL administrations and it is developing under the able guidanceand supervision of the Hon’ble Vice‑Chancellor and worthy Registrar.
For further details contact:
Dr. Manoj Sharma
RGNUL INSTITUTE OFCOMPETITIVE EXAMINATIONS (RICE)
Rajiv GandhiNational University of Law, Punjab
Sidhuwal -Bhadson Road, Patiala
Telephone0175-2391600, Mobile 09888016788