Law School Review@ Department of Law, MDU, Rohtak
Maharishi Dayanand University, ab initio established as Rohtak University, Rohtak, came into existence by an Act No. 25 of 1975 of the Haryana Legislative Assembly in 1976 with the objective to promote inter-disciplinary higher education and research in the fields of environmental, ecological and life sciences. It was rechristened as Maharishi Dayanand University in 1977 after the name of a great visionary and social reformer, Maharishi Dayanand. It had a unitary and residential character in its nascent stage, but became an affiliating University in November 1978. The University secured the recognition of University Grants Commission – the higher education regulatory body of India – for central Govt. grants in Feb. 1983. The faculty of law was established in 1988 and was the first law college in India to provide 5 year integrated law courses. Eminent personality VC of NLU Delhi – Mr. Ranveer Singh was faculty here.
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Faculty of Law, Maharishi Dayanand University, Rohtak (Haryana)-124001
Rohtak is a city and the administrative headquarters of the Rohtak District in the Indian state of Haryana. It lies 70 Km north west of New Delhi just 40–45 km from Delhi Border and 250 Km south of the state capital Chandigarh on NH10. Rohtak forms a part of the NCR, which provides immediate benefits for the district as it can secure loans for infrastructure development at cheaper rates from theNCR Planning Board (NCRPB).Rohtak is the sixth most populous city in Haryana as per the 2011 census with population of 374,292 and has literacy rate of 84.08.
The University campus, spread over an area of over 665.44 acres, is well laid with state-of-the-art buildings and magnificent road network, and presents a spectacle of harmony in architecture and natural beauty. Educational and research programmes are offered through its 36 departments. There are as many as 10 Teaching Blocks, 10 Hostels with another 10 in the offing, an elegant Vivekananda Library with 6 off-shoots, the majestic Tagore Auditorium equipped with modern gadgetry and amenities, spectacular Students Activities Centre, Campus School, Health Centre, Faculty House, Sports Stadium, Swimming Pool, Multipurpose Gymnasium Hall, Community Centre, Printing Press, Canteens, Shopping Complex, and an Administrative Block. About 520 residential units are available for the faculty members and non-teaching staff. There is a very robust Campus Wide Network – an amalgam of cable and wi-fi technologies, with 1Gbps internet connectivity. A serene ‘Yajanshala’ addresses the spiritual and health needs of the campus community. Branches of State Bank of India and Central Co-operative Bank are the other facilities available on the Campus.
The University provides residential accommodation on the campus to over 2500 students in its 10 hostels – five each for girls and boys. The construction of 10 more hostels – 5 each for boys and girls- has been undertaken. The new hostels, each with accommodation for 250 residents, will be ready by mid-2011. Maintenance of salubrious and caring environment in the hostel complexes and provision of hygienic food at reasonable charges always remains the endeavor of the university authorities. Mess in each hostel is run by the residents on cooperative basis. Each hostel has facilities for indoor games, recreation, STD, and canteen. Some hostels have been provided Wi-Fi internet connectivity, while extension of this facility to other hostels is in the offing. Each Girl’s Hostel is looked after by a full time Lady Warden. There is a Cyber Café with 30 PCs in the Girls’ Hostels complex. Besides internet surfing, it has facilities for computer printing, typing, photocopying service packed eatables, cold drinks, and coffee.
Adequate proper and healthy hygienic cafeteria.
Student culture and activities
Six Zonal Youth Festivals and one Inter-Zonal Youth Festival consisting of 40 events of Music, Dance, Theatre, Literary, Fine Arts and Culture are organized during an academic session. A Techno-Management Fest, especially designed for the students of Engineering, Management and other technical Institutions, is also organized. These galas are organized in a splendid auditorium named as Tagore Auditorium, equipped with modern audio-video system. The University has its own Holiday Home-cum-Youth Centre at Dhanachulli, Dist. Nainital.
The Career Counseling and Placement Cell helps the students in their educational and vocational planning It provides information on employment trends, projects development, recruitment methods, occupational reviews, scholarships and fellowships in India and abroad, assistance in securing part-time/full-time employment/self-employment, and help in seeking admissions in various institutions and universities. The Cell conducts surveys, arranges coaching classes for various competitive examinations, and organizes training programmes and workshops for development of personality and communication skills to place them on sound footing to face interviews and other challenges in their career.