School of Law, Christ University (SLCU), Bangalore, is a part of Christ University, Bangalore, which was founded and is administered by Carmelites of Mary Immaculate (CMI). Christ University, formerly Christ College, had the rare distinction of being the first institution in Karnataka to be accredited by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC), UGC and re-accredited with an A+ in 2005 for quality education. In four decades, the Institution has become the most preferred educational institution in the city of Bangalore. Located in a beautiful expansive campus of Christ University, Bangalore, SLCU is an institute imparting world class legal education not only to students from various parts of the country but also from the Middle East and Mauritius. The courses are approved by the Bar Council of India. SLCU boasts of unmatched infrastructure comprising of well-equipped audio-visual classrooms, resourceful libraries with the latest legal publications and journals, information center with all-time Internet connectivity, conference hall, mini-auditorium and above all, a conducive environment to study and explore numerous possibilities in life.
B.A., LL.B. (Honours)
The School of Law, Christ University (SLCU), Bangalore, is approved by the Bar Council of India to conduct the B.A., LL.B. (Honours) course. The school offers a five-year integrated law program, the successful completion of which will earn the student a B.A., LL.B. (Honours) degree to be awarded by Christ University. In addition to the mandatory courses over the ten semester program, The School of Law, Christ University has introduced for the benefit of its students numerous other value-added courses and programs aimed at putting the student on par with standard of legal education imparted at the best international universities. In this, knowledge of law is imparted by a teaching-learning process; teaching is supplemented by a variety of skills, such as skills in advocacy, legal writing, research, management of time.
The courses are specifically designed keeping in mind the latest development in the field of law. The course is oriented towards the industry and is aided by an advisory board which is comprised of some of the leading lights in the legal fraternity.
LL.M. (Constitutional and Administrative Law) (One Year)
Constitutional and Administrative Law is widely hailed as the grund norm, the Constitution always plays a pivotal role in the arena of public policy and law-making. The values enshrined in it such as the fundamental rights, independent judiciary, rule of law, etc. have invigorated the quality of life of the citizens and constantly kept the rulers on their toes. The relevance of Constitutional and Administrative Law, in this regard, hardly needs a eulogy. In fact, it is an area, pursued in legal circles, with great reverence since a long time.
The Specialization is designed to serve the inquisitive academic minds to take the field to its logical conclusion. Towards this end, it contains various papers including Fundamental Rights, Centre-State Relations, Administrative Law, Media, Health and Education Law, etc.
LL.M. (Intellectual Property and Trade Law) (One Year)
The convergence of intellectual property and trade is prominent since the advent of the New International Economic Order. Both the disciplines are so intertwined that the appreciation of one becomes meaningless in the absence of the other. The objective of this course is to enable a student to analyse the linkages between intellectual property and international trade, in a wider socio-economic and political perspective, both nationally and internationally. The course is also intended to expose the students to various effects of intellectual property and trade that might undermine the vital interests pertaining to human rights, environment, etc.
The course is designed with sufficient emphasis on the practical nuances that emerge out of the theoretical underpinnings of both international trade and intellectual property laws. This specialisation is devised to serve the interests of students who seek to practice an international career that addresses the real time issues relating to intellectual property and international trade.
Committed to working towards providing Excellence and Service, the institution is dedicated to gospel values, mutual respect, team work and social concern. Christ Hall named after the Divine Guru who guides all efforts is a residential facility for male students pursuing various programmes in Bannerghatta road campus. Christ Hall offers triple sharing rooms with the following facilities: Wi-Fi in the study room and recreation hall. Students also have access to the well-equipped gym on campus and Common study hall for group or individual study.
Library is the soul of any institution. It is a center of acquiring, processing, preserving and disseminating information to the user community with the motto of empowering knowledge. Christ University library has well-trained staff and an automated library system to enrich the user community with a wide range of academic resources such as books, periodicals, online periodicals, databases, back volumes, CDs/DVDs, project reports, and question bank.
The Library has 250 terminals with high-end computers for high-speed internet access. Students can browse, access Learning Management System, download journal articles, etc. on these systems. A separate provision has been given for laptop users.
School of Law, Christ University
Hosur Road, Bangalore – 560029
Ph.: 8040129100, 8040129012