Department of Laws In Chandigarh - College Courses

Department of Laws

University Campus,, Chandigarh, Chandigarh   |   ESTD : 1959   |   Approved By: Type: Others
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About College

The Department of Law, Panjab University is one of the notable law institutes located in the greenest city of India – Chandigarh. The university was established at Lahore in the year 1889 and shifted to present Chandigarh campus in the year in 1959. The university has a strong history. The department of law produced many notable alumni since its establishment. It is counted amongst the top law colleges in the country.


  • The Department of Law is offering courses for Five Year B.A. LL.B. (Hons.) and Three Year LL.B.
  • Intake capacities for several courses are – Bachelor of Law (3 Years) is 431, Master of Laws is 46.
  • Admission is through entrance test conducted by the university.
  • The university was originally founded at Lahore in the year 1889. And, in 1984 the university shifted to Shimla, again shifted to Jalandhar in the year 1950. Finally, the Panjab University relocated at present university campus – Chandigarh in 1959.
  • The Department of Law, Panjab University has multilateral agreement with several law associations namely European Law Student Association and Fancy Barristers, P.C., New York School.
  • The department has Asian Law Student Association (ALSA) to create new opportunities for its students during their study.
  • As per the curriculum of department, the LL.B. students must participate in 2 Moot Courts in District Courts for 7 to 10 Days. It provides an opportunity to the students to interact with prominent academicians, advocates and judges.
  • The Department of Law publishes periodically a Law Journal known as Panjab University Law Review.
  • To improve the knowledge of students, the faculty organizes guest lecturer’s session by well-known personals such as Professor Upinder Bakshi, Justice V.K. Krishna Iyer, Justice J.S. Verma and Justice V.S. Deshpande.
  • The department has Eight Professors, Seven Assistant Professors and 8 Part-time Teaches.
  • The department of law offers an excellent job placement.
  • Passed out law students are placed in many national and international law firms through the placement cell of department.

For its academic excellence, the Department of Law, Panjab University is counted among the top legal colleges in the country. The department offers –


  • 5 Year B.A. LL.B (Hons.)
  • 3 Year LL.B.


Faculty members of department are –


  • 8 Professors
  • 3 Associate Professors
  • 8 Assistant Professors
  • 3 Senior Assistant      


The department also has many research scholars.


The Department of Law also established Moot Court Hall to practice different court activities by the students. Seminars, Conferences, Presentations and Moot Court Competition are organized periodically.


In addition to academics, extracurricular activities are organized by the department such as –


  • Clinical Training
  • Mooting Session
  • Seminars


These activities are organized with the aim to improve the professional skills of the students.


The building of department is well constructed and offering eco-friendly environment so that students can able to pursue their study without any obstacles. Facilities and infrastructures are mentioned below –

Library & Personal Computer Laboratory –

For the convenient of students and staffs, the library is well equipped with all modern technologies such as computers, high-speed internet connection, printers and photocopy machines. The department library has collection of –

•    56,000 Books
•    55 Periodicals    
•    22 Monthly
•    9 Quarterly    
•    5 Fortnightly
•    5 weakly
•    50 Journals
•    6 Law Magazines
•    9 Newspapers

In addition to these, it also features online and offline databases.


Hostels –     

The university provides hostels accommodation to its national and international students. There are –

•    7 Hostels for Boys
•    9 Hostels for Women

All the hostels are high-speed wi-fi zones and multiple messes.

Health Center –     

A health center is also located in the campus of university. Facilities available in health center are –

•    Clinical Tests
•    ECG
•    X-Ray    
•    Ultrasound Treatment
•    Dental Specialist
•    Yoga

LAW FEST is a grand annual cultural fest celebrated in the department of law, Panjab University. Events during the fest are –

•    Solo and Group Dance
•    Bhangra and Giddha
•    Solo and Duet Singing


•    29th Ranked in All-India by Outlook MDRA Survey 2013
•    16th Ranked in India’s Best Law Colleges by India Today 2008
•    17th Ranked in India’s Top 25 Law Colleges 2009


•    Deep Chand- Lal Chand Memorial stipend (Only ONE) is given to the students of Laws according to their academic performance.

•    Other Scholarships are also given to the meritorious law students.


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