NLSIU to introduce three-year LLB programme from next academic year: Report

National Law School Of India University celebrated its 29th convocation virtually on October 31.

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Vagisha Kaushik | November 1, 2021 | 04:09 PM IST

NEW DELHI: The National Law School of India University, Bengaluru is planning to launch a three-year LLB programme from the next academic year, a report from The Hindu said.

The Vice-Chancellor of NLSIU, Sudhir Krishnaswamy announced the launch of the programme during the 29th convocation that was held virtually on Sunday, the report said.

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NLSIU said that it has secured the necessary regulatory approvals from the authorities as well as the governing bodies, the report said.

Krishnaswamy said: “The inaugural batch will begin their education in July 2022. It will help re-energise and transform postgraduate legal education across India in the years ahead. We have assembled the best faculty team to redevelop India’s oldest law degree and we invite the brightest and the best graduates from any discipline to join us as we set out to radically transform legal education yet again.”

As of now, the university offers five-year integrated BA LLB (Hons), one year LLM programme and several other distance education programmes, the report said.

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During the convocation, the Vice Chancellor talked about their plan to secure additional land from the Karnataka government to expand the campus. He also spoke about how NLSIU has recruited nearly 20 faculty members with graduate and doctoral degrees from the best universities around the world in the last two years, as per the report.

Gopalkrishna Gandhi, former Governor of West Bengal was the Chief Guest at the convocation and spoke about respect for the law and the importance of fairness, balance, and cultivating trust, the report said.

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