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Symbiosis Law School – [SLS] Noida

Introduction

Symbiosis Law School, NOIDA, in just the fourth year of its inception has carved a niche for itself in the academic circuits. It has become a celebrated name amongst the aspirants of professional legal education. It holistically promotes academic excellence, intellectual discipline and professional leadership. Being a constituent of Symbiosis International University, it envisions the reputation of Symbiosis in and around Delhi, the constitutional capital of India. SLS-NOIDA is strategically located in the industrial hub of NCR, thereby opening up a plethora of opportunities for the budding lawyers.

SLS-NOIDA strives towards supplementing reforms in the field of law; to groom students to become the unified face of our legal fraternity, to produce knowledge disseminators and to produce individuals who are the torchbearers of the legal system of the country. Our effort is aimed at producing an intellect that believes in reforming rather than punishingand has the potential of hoisting the flag of truth and justice in an unfailing manner.

SLS-NOIDA, in its effort to holistically develop the personality of its learners, has formulated various cells including Research & Publication Cell, Moot Court Society, Symbiosis Legal Aid Clinic, Training & Placement Cell, Environmental and Social Welfare Cell, Cultural Cell, Sports Cell, Debate Society and Literary Society. These cells not only groom student-leadership but also provide wider opportunities for their overall development in curricular,co-curricular and extra-curricular activities.

SLS-NOIDA believes in orienting the student’s intellect towards the attainment of their goals by creating assiduous environment of innovative learning and inter-disciplinary knowledge. The faculty and the students work together towards the accretion and dissemination of knowledge. The pedagogy is designed to haul out the best in each student. To add to the experience of the students and the faculty, theoretical learning coupled with practical exposure provides the right blend of success to the learners at SLS-NOIDA. SLS-NOIDA organizes weekly lectures under the banner of ‘Extension Lecture Series’ delivered by multi-disciplinary academicians, legal luminaries and corporate honchos. These lectures are extremely instrumental in providing the students with the challenges awaiting them in their career (To know more visit http://symlaw.edu.in/extension-lecture).

SLS-NOIDA’s strive for ‘International Understanding through Quality Education’ is proven by conduct of workshops/seminars/conference/moot court with academic and professional partners of National and International repute. In addition, it has established mutual cooperation including faculty and student exchange with Institutes/Universities of international repute including Michigan State University School of Law –USA, Northumbria University School of Law- UK, Berlin School of Law and Economics – Germany. It also has instituted International Law Student Association (ILSA) Chapter in 2013.

SLS-NOIDA strives to inculcate research aptitude in learners by constantly acquainting them with historical judgments, Caseanalysis/discussions and legal web bases. The learners at SLS-NOIDA are adept at court room etiquettes and advocacy skills through court room and related exercises such as Moot Court, Mock Trials, Drafting of Pleadings and Client Counseling. (To know more about the achievements, visit http://symlaw.edu.in/achievements-cc/moot-courts).

Research is the culture on which tomorrow’s professionals at SLS-NOIDA thrive. In 2012-2013, in total 310 (176 (2012) + 134 (2013) research papers of learners have been accepted for presentation and/or publication at number of National/International Seminars /Conferences/Workshop/Symposiums/ Round Table Conferences. (To know more, visit http://symlaw.edu.in/achievements-cc).

SLS-Noida also makes ample use of technology for the benefit of its learners. Called The Curiosity Project, it is the first of its kind where online systems have been used for meaningful administrative automation and improved learning methodologies.


Vision

To establish a centre of legal education, bring in a culture of excellence on the imperatives of social dynamics and improve the quality of life and lifetime prospects of people around the globe.

Mission

  • Promote excellence in teaching and training in law.
  • Educate students to be competent legal professionals in the diverse callings of the profession, driven by concerns of social accountabilities.
  • Create new knowledge, expand limits of human understanding, and produce a wide of range of benefits throughout society with the aid of fundamental research and scholarship in law.
  • Contribute to the achievement of constitutional mandate through professional legal studies. legal studies.

Infrastructure / Facilities

Learning is an experience at SLS-NOIDA supported by its state of the art research support systems and resources enabling learners to pursue excellence in becoming the torchbearers of law.

Lecture Halls

SLS-NOIDA has 24 state-of-the-art techno smart and spacious classrooms, fitted with high tech learning aides such as Projectors, Public Address Systems, Collar Mikes and Wi-Fi facility. The lecture halls are well engineered to reduce noise, provide efficient ventilation, air cooling as well as an exterior trellis designed to maximize shade.

Library

The library supports the dynamically evolving curriculum of the Symbiosis Law Programme along with traditional print resources including a vast collection of books, journals, periodicals and magazine. The library is equipped with the best and the most updated electronic sources and technologies. It houses a peaceful reading hall, research section for Mooter’s Society, Online database search and research, issues and references sections, Book Bank and a compilation room.

It supports learners by offering the following privileges:-
Text book Gifts: one for each course in every semester for the life time.
Book Bank: one text book for each course for the semester.
Home Lending: two books for 07 days;
Reference: any number within campus on the library card.
Study Material: Study material prepared by course in charge/s.

Additionally, it provides technology based learning resource with access to reading material in various forms such as Legal databases (AIR, SCC Online, Manupatra, WestLaw India, HeinOnline, JSTOR, ProQuest, Kluwer Databases (Kluwer Arbitration, Kluwer Patent, and Kluwer Competition), Ebrary, International Taxation – Taxman,Emerald Management e-Journals and EBSCO), Litigation Documents, Moot Court Memorials, Course Books, Research Papers, National & International Journals.

Moot Court Hall

Mooting as an activity aims to inculcate and improve the research, presentation and line of reasoning into students so as to equip the budding pleaders with all the court room etiquettes, research experience and advocacy skills. This initiative is well supported by a fully air-conditioned, tech-acoustic and 220 capacity moot court hall equipped with proper judicial settings. Therein the presentation and reasoning skills of students are screened and the areas of improvements one noted on a regular basis.

Conference Room

SLS-NOIDA has a well-furnished techno acoustic and air-conditioned conference room, which can accommodate 50 people. It is widely used for conducting interactive sessions, seminars and workshops.

Cyber Lab

The SLS-NOIDA campus is Wi-Fi enabled. It also encompasses three computer labs having 130 computer systems, all with Core 2 Dual Processors with 2 GB RAM, genuine software packages such as Windows 7 Operating Systems and Microsoft Office 2010 suite controlled through a central server room operating on Cyberoam-UTM device. It supports research, training and learning initiatives amongst learners by providing access to various electronic legal databases including AIR,SCC Online, Manupatra, WestLaw India, HeinOnline, JSTOR, ProQuest, Kluwer Databases (Kluwer Arbitration, Kluwer Patent, and Kluwer Competition), Ebrary, International Taxation – Taxman, Emerald Management e-Journals and EBSCO.

Students' Activity Centre

SLS-NOIDA believes in strong and positive participation of students in the learning initiatives. It supports and enables students through various cells such as the Research & Publication Cell, Moot Court Society, Symbiosis Legal Aid Clinic, Training & Placement Cell, Environmental and Social Welfare Cell, Cultural Cell, Sports Cell, Debate Society and Literary Society. Each cell is provided with its own office space fitted with all aids including computer, Internet, printers and support systems at all levels.

Hostel for Female students

SLS-NOIDA has added a much-needed female hostel facility just behind the academic block on the campus (Limited Seats) and also off campus maintained and managed by Symbiosis Society. The residence is a model for comfort living and learning for our students. It consists of spacious living areas with Wi-Fi facility and an en-suite bathroom. Common spaces are large, airy and designed to foster work and socializing in comfort.

Health Services and Health Insurance

SLS-NOIDA has an excellent Health center manned by a qualified and experienced Doctor to provide emergency health services. All students are covered under a unique and novel medical insurance scheme. A modern and well-equipped gymnasium is currently under construction on campus.

Programmes Offered

Under Graduate:

B.A.LL.B and B.B.A.LL.B (Five Year Integrated Programme)

Methods of Instruction

English is the medium of instruction at SLS-NOIDA. Methods of instruction include interactive Lectures, Seminars, Group Discussions, Simulations, Plays, Case Studies, Moot Courts, Mock Trials, Small Group Workshops and TV-talk shows. In addition, under the 'Extension Lecture Series' banner, inspirational and instilling talks of legal luminaries on weekly basis are regular features.

The Method of Assessment

The CGPA method of assessment is followed. In addition to the ongoing internal assessments, an external examination is conducted at the end of each semester. Internal evaluation is characterized by one project and minimum 2 of the following: Tutorial, Case Analysis, Cases and Open problems, Essays, Seminar Presentations, Viva-Voce, Quiz, Drafting, Moot Court, Mock Trial, Learning Logs/Diaries, Computer Based Assessment, Simulated Interviews, and Objective Structured Clinical Examinations. The External examination is characterized by objective and subjective questions.

Placement

It is mandatory for every student to undergo training during the winter and summer vacation, from the first semester itself. Record of such daily work is maintained in the Internship diary provided to each student, which is later submitted to SLS-NOIDA. Throughout the year, the Training and Placement Cell organizes training programmes to endow and improve the students with the best combination of managerial and leadership skills, to inculcate among them the courtroom or office etiquettes, research experience and advocacy skills. SLS-NOIDA provides all the facilities at all levels to assist the students for Internship and Placements in offices of Advocates & Solicitors, Corporate & Cooperative houses, Tribunals & Commissions, Non-Governmental Organizations, National & Multinational Corporations, Media, Telecommunications & Entertainment industries and Judicial clerkships. The Training and Placement cell functions throughout the year and remains in touch with the aforementioned establishments through the SIU alumni base.

Career Outlook

SLS-NOIDA students are systematized as per the programme structure from the first semester itself to equip them with theright mix of knowledge and skills, to be compatible to handle professional challenges. SLS-NOIDA is in communication with and holding diverse programmes of teaching, training and placement on and outside the campus with the strong global alumni network of SIU.

Eligibility

BA.LL.B and BBA.LL.B (Five Years Integrated Programme)

The candidate should have passed 12th (10+2) standard examination from any government recognized board with minimum 45% marks (40% for S.C. / S.T. student) in one attempt only (No Compartment / Supplementary). Candidates who have appeared for their H.S.C finals and are awaiting results are also eligible to apply, subject to submission of passing certificate by the notified date.

Applicants who have obtained 10+2 through Open Universities system directly without having any basic qualification are not eligible for the professional Law Courses.

Age Limit

Candidate must be less than 20 years of age at the time of appearing for Symbiosis Entrance Test (SET) as on Saturday,03rd, May 2014. (2 years relaxation only for SC/ST candidates i.e. they should not be more than 22 years of age on the specified date).

Intake

The total intake is 180 seats, which includes B.B.A.LL.B - 120 seats and B.A.LL.B - 60 seats.

Reservation of Seats as per University norms.

Important Dates

Activity

Important Dates for SET

Important Dates for SLS-Noida

SET Online Registration Closes

April 13th, 2014

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SET Payment Closes

April 16th, 2014

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SET Test 2014 (Law)

May 03rd, 2014

Morning Session:-

09:30 AM -12:00noon

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SET Result

May 19th, 2014

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SLS-NOIDA Online Registration Closes

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May 17th, 2014

SLS-NOIDA Payment Registration Closes

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May 17th, 2014

List of candidates short listed for Personal Interaction and Written Ability Test (PI-WAT)

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May 22nd, 2014 (6:00 PM)

Personal Interaction and Written Ability Test (PI-WAT) at Noida Campus

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May 26th, 2014 to May 29th, 2014

Personal Interaction and Written Ability Test (PI-WAT) at Pune Campus

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May 30th, 2014 and May 31st, 2014

Personal Interaction and Written Ability Test (PI-WAT) at Bengaluru Campus

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June 01st, 2014

First Merit List

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OpensJune 05th, 2014 (6.00 PM)

Closes June 10th, 2014(5.00 PM)

Second Merit List

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OpensJune 11th , 2014 (6.00 PM)

Closes June 15th, 2014 (5.00 PM)

Third Merit List

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Opens June 16th, 2014 (6.00 PM)

Closes June 20th, 2014 (5.00 PM)

Fourth Merit List

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Opens June 21st, 2014 (06.00 PM)

Closes June 24th , 2014(05.00 PM)

Commencement of Classes of Semester I

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July 01st, 2014


Contact Details :

Correspondence Address :

Admissions-2014,

Symbiosis Law School, NOIDA

(Opposite Nokia Siemens Building)

Sector 62, Block - A,

Plot No. 47/48

NOIDA - 201301

UP-India

Admission Team:

+91(0) 120-2405061/2/3

+91(0) 8800915276/ 7835975613

Fax - +91(0)120-2405064

Email - info@symlaw.edu.in

Website: www.symlaw.edu.in

Office Hours:

Monday-Friday: 09:00am-04:30pm

Saturday: 09:00am-03:00pm

No capitation is charged for admission to any programme at any institute of Symbiosis.