An opportunity to be a part of building up any new institution provides the privilege to set up a new order. At times it confronts with the great challenge to fulfill aspirations of the stakeholders,irrespective of the fact of infancy of the institution. During the past five years' journey of the Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, we have laid many a significant milestones.
Professionally speaking, the students of the Five Year Law Graduation Course are being trained in four specialized streams, viz., Business and Intellectual Property Laws; Criminal Law; Constitutional Law and International Law. Therein, the students, in addition to study of the core subjects, are doing comprehensive courses in specialized subjects of the respective stream. They also work on the assigned projects as a part of the curriculum. The Post-Graduation Course in Law promotes scholarship and provides orientation towards research work. The admission to the graduation and post graduation courses is through Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) at the National Level. The research scholars registered with the University for research degree programme are actively pursuing doctoral research in Law and Social Sciences with Law. The admission to the Ph.D. Programme is being made through the competitive Entrance Test as per the latest UGC norms.
The concerted efforts are being made by RGNUL faculty towards achieving academic and professional excellence. This is evident from the achievements of the RGNUL students at the national and international levels where they have bagged the top positions on many occasions. The RGNUL students are given intensive and extensive class room teaching to develop sound academic base. Their professional skills are honed up through practical training and in course internships.
We are making full endeavour to provide congenial environment to our students to acquire professional education through the best infrastructural facilities and amenities. The upcoming Campus at Sidhuwal, Patiala has been designed with a view to meet the aforesaid requirements of the law students. The residential component of the campus has become functional with modern amenities from the current academic year.
Still we know, that there is lot more is required to be done and achieved. The first batch of graduate students has completed the course. We hope and wish that the young graduates of this National Law School would surely prove their mettle in the arena of legal profession. Behind all the aforesaid achievements we find that there is strong motivation from our worthy Vice-Chancellor Professor (Dr.) Paramjit S. Jaswal.
Professor (Dr.) G.I.S. Sandhu