Reasons Why Students are Choosing Jindal Global Law School (JGLS) as the Preferred Law School

Jindal Global Law School (JGLS), India’s no. 1 law school, as per the QS World University Rankings 2021, has turned into a celebrated name for students aspiring a career in law. The institute is famous for its cutting-edge curriculum and multi-disciplinary legal education. A private institution anchored in its principles and ethos to foster academic excellence, intellectual engagement, and social responsibility. 

Here’s why students are choosing Jindal Global Law School to pursue their career in law:

Reputed and renowned faculty members

The role of a professor in shaping the future of students is of paramount importance. It’s their job to help students understand and make sense of the practical implication of the theories and concepts of the curriculum. 

JGLS boasts of highly acknowledged industry experts with international exposure, as faculty members. The curriculum is prepared and delivered by experts keeping in mind the practical needs of the industry. 

The professionals go beyond the theoretical information of the law and entrench holistic knowledge of the industry and practical implementations of the theory in their students. The guidance offered by the faculty members improves proficiency in multi-disciplinary legal education. 

Cutting-edge curriculum for modern-day professionals

JGLS is committed to providing comprehensive legal education to its students with a balance of academic discourses and practical experiences. To attain this objective, the syllabus and pedagogy are planned to give all-encompassing exposure to students on domestic, international, and comparative law courses.

The curriculum is specially designed by industry experts keeping in mind the requirements of the working world. Through the theories and the case studies, JGLS equips students with all the knowledge required to thrive in the legal career. 

Students get a widespread exposure to various disciplines of the legal world, which allows them to decide a rewarding career for themselves that suits their potential. 

Research intensive university

The radical shift in the legal scenario makes it critical for students to have excellent research skills. Research skills are essential not only for academic excellence but also for future career prospects. 

The Research Centres in JGLS aim to generate a worldwide network of minds bent on solving leading legal and policy questions. The critical areas of research include Global Corporate and Financial Law and Policy; Innovation and Competition; Women Law and Social Change; Penology, Criminal Justice and Police Studies, etc. JGLS has over 25 research centers and undertakes multiple research projects on various domains. The faculty has produced over 500 publications. 

The curriculum of the courses is also designed, giving priority to case studies and dissertations that can help students fine-tune their research skills and enhance their intellectual capabilities. The knowledge and the skills gained from these courses help learners remain up-to-date about the new areas of law throughout their careers.

The extraordinary alumni network and strong industry presence

A robust alumni network and a strong industry presence of JGLS can amplify law students’ professional networks. It helps mentor current learners and can change the career trajectory of the learner. JGLS’s global alumni network is placed in some of the top law firms and MNC of the country, like Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas, Khaitan & Co., AZB & Partners, Trilegal, Deloitte, PWC, Star group, HCL, etc. 

Global collaboration for 360 exposure 

JGLS is renowned for having a high number of foreign faculty members teaching at the institute. Also to inculcate the international practices in the students and to keep up the global essence of a university, JGLS has formed a number of meaningful collaborations with esteemed international universities from around the world.

Universities like Harvard University, Cornell University, University of Oxford, Stockholm University, Trinity College Dublin (Ireland), Indiana University, University of Queensland, Nottingham Trent University, and many more are associated with JGLS.

Reputed for receiving various accolades for the law school

OP Jindal Global University and Jindal Global Law school are recognized for their work from various prestigious institutions and authorities. Few of the recognitions are: 

  • Jindal Global Law School is ranked as India’s no. 1 law school, as per the QS World University Ranking 2021 report.
  • Also O.P. Jindal Global University (JGU) is ranked as India’s no. 1 private university, as per the QS World University Ranking 2021 report.
  • JGU has been given the accreditation of  ‘A’ Grade, by NAAC.
  • JGU is also one of the only 9 private universities to be conferred the title of Institute of Eminence (IoE), by UGC.
  • JGU is India’s First University to Receive QS IGAUGE E-LEAD Certification for Excellence in Online Education.

Thus, enrolling with Jindal Global Law School opens up a world of possibilities for the students. The world-class faculty coupled with their modern curriculum and a strong alumni network can enhance the student’s future in the right direction. Recently, JGLS rolled out the first-of-its-kind program – LL.M. in Corporate and Financial Law (Blended Learning Program).

The program is powered by upGrad, India’s largest online higher education company. This program will enable learners with an insight into the core workings of a corporate environment. Learners will enhance the art of critical reasoning and will gain a perspective to look at companies and conglomerates. 

This program offers them a chance to study law with the number one law school in our country and get trained by industry experts from the comfort of their home. 

Read: Top Career Opportunities in Corporate and Financial Law in 2020

Why choose upGrad?

  •   upGrad provides 360-degree career support, in the form of job opportunities, mock interviews, resume building, company-specific preparations and a lot more.
  •   Student Success Mentor: A committed success mentor is assigned to each student so as to ensure consistent progress.
  •   Dedicated Career Mentor: Learners would get personalized career pathing from professionals so that they can chart out the top opportunities.

With this program, you receive triple alumni status from JGU, JGLS, and upGrad that expands the career prospects and gives a chance to be associated with some of the top law firms and MNCs of India and around the world.

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