Tanuja Joshi|Aug 18, 2023
BITS Pilani launches law school; to offer two 5-year integrated LLB programmes from August
BITS Law School will offer BA LLB (Hons) and BBA LLB (Hons). Admissions will begin from March 2023.
NEW DELHI: Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS) Pilani has launched BITS Law School in Greater Mumbai. The law school will offer two five-year integrated degree programmes, BA LLB (Hons) and BBA LLB (Hons). The first academic year will commence from August 1, 2023 with admissions starting in March 2023.
The law students will gain access to and benefit from over 1,70,000 BITS Pilani Alumni Network spanning across 55 Countries of industry leaders, founders, entrepreneurs, and thought leaders. A dedicated office will facilitate students’ preparedness, exposure, and access to leading law firms, business corporations, banks, NGOs, and research organizations.
A state-of-the-art, fully residential campus of BITS Law School is being developed over 63 acres in the Mumbai metropolitan region. While the permanent and zero-carbon footprint campus will be operational in 2024, BITS Law School has commenced operations and will begin its first academic year from August 2023 out of a state-of-the-art interim campus in the Hiranandani Gardens in Powai, Mumbai.
The law school will offer scholarships for meritorious students to enable access and preserve diversity. The specialisations offered by the school are technology and media law; entertainment and sports law; corporate and financial law; and alternate dispute resolution and mediation.
Kumar Mangalam Birla, chancellor of BITS Pilani said, “...With a bold new vision and mission, BITS Law School seeks to reimagine legal education to address contemporary and emerging problems of local and global significance. Taking inspiration from the National Education Policy (NEP) and the soaring aspirations of young Indians, BITS Law School will be a melting pot of ideas. Our globally benchmarked pedagogy, innovative curriculum, and stellar faculty will create an unparalleled experience for aspiring legal professionals.”
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