Law School Review – Punjab School of Law, Punjabi University, Patiala

By | March 23, 2018

About college

Punjabi University, Patiala has established Punjab School of Law at its campus. The Punjab School of Law admits 60 students in its Five-Year Degree Course through State Level Combined merit-based counseling. This school is approved by the Bar Council of India.

The Punjab School of Law lays emphasis on both teachings as well as training the students in the legal profession. The school has adopted the methodology of intensive and extensive classroom teaching, involving the active participation of the students. This is supplemented by clinical legal work like participation in seminars, working on assigned projects, client counseling, brief preparation, moot court presentation, court visits etc.

The objective of the course is to enable the students to join legal profession as lawyers, prosecutors, law firms, organizations or to compete for civil services. The Punjab School of Law is committed to recruiting highly qualified and best-suited faculty for imparting legal education to its students.

Name of Law Student

Gursimran Kaur

Name of Institution, Address

Punjab School of Law, Punjabi University Patiala.

Official website:

http://punjabiuniversity.ac.in

Infrastructure

The building is good, having a separate moot court room. Classes are spacious, well-stocked library and if the departmental library doesn’t serve the purpose one can always go to the main library. The canteen is at the distance of almost 100 meters having good quality food. The department might be small as compared to the university but it has a world of its own.

Administration and Fees

The administration is friendly and helpful. The minimum attendance required is 75% where the attendance of every student is displayed on the notice board at the end of the month.

The fee is around Rs. 60,000/- for one year.

Location

The college is located in the university so it, of course, has its own world and market where almost everything is available starting from regular use items to mandir, gurdwara sahib and a mosque. The university is situated at a distance of almost 6.5 kms from bus stand and the railway station. The public transportation is easily available and handy. The market across the road has almost everything that a student might need.

The dispensary in the university and ambulance facility is available in the university campus for unforeseen circumstances.

Hostel Facility

Hostel comprises of different separate buildings for girls & boys. Complete security of hostel living students is guaranteed by security guards as well as the hostel in charges and wardens. And facility like double seater rooms, separate beds, study rooms, medical facility, TV room, laundry and hygienic mess for meals are provided by the hostel. Various intra hostel extra co-curricular activities and competitions are being organised by the university.

Academics

Study material includes printed notes and bare acts along with PowerPoint presentations are provided to the students. Also, classroom teaching is very good. Faculty encourage the students to go for civil or judicial services.

Student Culture and Activities

The department organises national moot court competition every year and many other workshops and legal aid clinics. Apart from this, the students are always welcomed to participate in any of the national seminars or competition and full support is given to the students willing to go. Tours are usually organised by the students. The Akhand Path Sahib is organised by the students of the department for the prosperity and welfare of the college as a whole.

The star nights and various other live shows are organised along with other fests.
Our university has been adjudged the best university in the field of sports for the 8th time in a row so it sure has some 
best facilities for the sports persons with some great coaches

International seminar is to be organized by the college in every November, a national level moot court is to be organized by our college in the month of March every year. Apart from this many motivational and educational events and seminar were also organized by the college itself.

Placements

Students take up internships with Punjab State Human Rights Commission, Lexis Nexis etc. The department boasts a good number of students selected for judicial services. The placement cell is established this year so let us hope to have better placement opportunities now.

Best Thing

The atmosphere is very friendly. You have a world of your own where everyone helps everybody else. It might be hard to believe but I know this being the student of this department. The teachers are helpful and supportive. We have our own offline Manupatra subscription in the computer lab and internet facility. The hostels are fully wifi which can be accessible by the students as well.

Worst Thing

Cars are not allowed in the campus which makes reaching the department itself very tiring. The wifi facilities is available, the speed is altogether a different question.

Other things about Punjab School of Law, Punjabi University, Patiala

Nothing is perfect and if anything is it’s just a utopia.
Taking into consideration every aspect and my experience as a whole I would suggest you to take into consideration this collage as it is one of the best collages in north India. Apart from that, it has good faculty it’s up to you as to how you use it. I have seen this collage flourish in all these years. It is much more a better place.

In all, life is good here.

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