School of Law : Program Objectives and Outcomes
Programme Educational Objectives (PEO’s)
1) Professional Efficiency
- To develop the art of lawyering, including such skills as research, writing, legal analysis, client counselling, negotiation and advocacy.
- To intimately nurture the talent of the students by a team of distinguished Judges, Legal Practitioners and Consultants, Social Activists, Corporate Counsels, and Faculty Members of law schools across the country.
2) Learning from practice
- Provide opportunities which integrate substantive learning with the practice of law.
- Assist students to build up confidence in practical lawyering situations
3) Promote professional ethics and standards
Promote ethical practice of law by sensitizing students to issues of professional responsibility.
4) Scope for self-assessment
Enhance students’ understanding of their own individual strengths and weaknesses to facilitate self-assessment.
5) Enhance employability
Explore and understand specific issues relating to workplace such as time management, discipline, work place culture, teamwork, giving and receiving feedback, and achieving balance in one’s life in a multidisciplinary environment.
6) Inculcate communication skills
To inculcate all the required skills such as Good oral and written communication skills, Analytical and Reasoning Skills, Initiative, Personal Impact, Resilience, Teamwork, Legal Awareness, Planning and organizing, through its innovative course matrix.
To develop the ability to work in a team and multidisciplinary environment with passion and commitment.
7) Promote self-directed and life – long learning
Continuously updating themselves in areas and technologies that are relevant to their career, participate in personal development and increasing their understanding of matters that are current and important to society at national and international levels.
Program Outcomes (PO’s)
1) Instilling professionalism
To equip with knowledge, passion and drive to excel as leaders in the legal profession, judiciary, public service, non-profit & non-governmental organizations, entrepreneurship, and corporate entities through internship programmes.
2) Effective communication
Graduates are able to communicate effectively to various stakeholders and practice their profession with high regard to societal needs, diversity, constraints in the professional workplace and ethical responsibilities.
3) Understanding the legal system
Students are able to understand the Indian legal system and various principles and theories which the system is based on.
4) Ability to use various legal tools and techniques through classroom and moot court exercises
- Students are able to understand and use precedents to construct legal arguments.
- They are also able to read, understand and interpret statutes and other enacted rules to solve legal problems or construct legal knowledge
- Predict the probable judicial interpretation of simulated legal disputes.
- Learning techniques of persuasive written advocacy.
- Access to various online legal databases like West Law and Manupatra subscribed by the University to upgrade to higher learning and research activities.
5) Active participation in professional training
Students develop the skills to actively participate, as professionals, in legal counselling, advocacy and decision-making through legal aid clinic, workshops, seminars and internship programmes.
6) Dealing with contemporary issues
The students are able to recognize the need for identifying contemporary issues due to changing scenario by participating in classroom debates, special lectures and moot court exercises on latest cases.
7) Building up teamwork
Enhance the coordination among students to work in a team through participation in Moot Court competitions, Parliamentary Debates and various other co-curricular and extra-curricular activities.
8) Honing Communication & Inter-personal skills
With an exposure to various courses in the field of management and effective communication included in the curriculum, students are able to develop their oral and written communication skills as well as analytical and reasoning power.
Students take active part in planning and organizing various events in law school including moot court competitions in the national level which strengthen their organizing skills and leadership qualities.