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Overview | Law

“Come to learn go to serve”

The study of law has come a long way over the last two decades. The foundation is laid by introduction of Five Years Integrated Law Course and inception of National Law Schools in India. The traditional approach towards study of law of becoming a litigating lawyer is changing. The legal profession is catching the young minds to polish them with persuasive drafting, logical reasoning and smart and focused presentation of legal arguments not only in the actual courtroom but in the simulated court room of the legal education institution. The students can choose the fields ranging from Judiciary, Civil Services, Government Organization, Corporate Sector, Insurance Law, Immigration, Service Law, Forensic Science, IPR, NGOs, LPOs, academics and research.

Holding the nerve of current scenario of legal profession, the Department of Law, under the aegis of Maharishi Markandeshwar (Deemed to be University), was established in the year 2008, after the due approval of Bar Council of India. The Department is committed to provide quality education by running B.A.LL.B. 5years (Integrated Course), B.B.A.LL.B. (Honours) 5years Integrated Course, B.Com.LL.B. (Honours) 5years Integrated Course and LL.M. (One Year) Course. The credibility of the department in the field of legal education is increasingly being realized & recognized day by day.

The Department is situated in its own State of the Arts multi stored building with a pleasant and intellectually stimulating ambience having spacious, airy and well-lit lecture halls, seminar hall, actual court like Moot Court hall, well equipped and air conditioned multi lab computer centers, faculty cubical, separate common rooms for boys and girls, library well stocked with books by eminent national and international authors, all important Reports & Journals of Law available in hard copies , soft copy as well as On-Line version as per the BCI Norms. The Department aims to impart high quality professional education in a vibrant academic ambience with highly qualified & experienced faculty. It is attracting not only the Indian students but also the International students.

In order to hone the advocacy skill, the students are encouraged and prepared to participate in Inter-class Moots, National Level Moot Court Competitions etc. For the training and motivation of budding lawyers, Judges from High Court, Distt and Sessions Court, renowned Academicians and the practicing Advocates are invited frequently. Working in Lawyers’ Chambers, Court Visits are integral parts of the course curriculum. The Department has also set up a Legal Aid Clinic which also organizes Legal Aid Camps in collaboration with District Legal Services Authority, Ambala. Time to time Department also provides opportunity to the students for internship in various Government and Private Organizations. Various academic and co-curricular activities including National Conference, National Moot Court Competition, Seminars, Personality Development Programmes, Debates, and Quiz etc. are conducted by the Department regularly, witnessing the participation from premier law institutes of India, including National Law Universities.

Our emphasis is not only on class room teaching but to equip the students with professional skills to interact with various areas of career such as management, banking, finance, insurance, trade, economics, environment, sociology, governance, technology and many more.

For the year of 2019 the department has been ranked at Second Position in the Ranking of Top Law Schools by State and at Fifth Position in the Ranking of Top Law Schools of Excellence in the CSR-GHRDC Law School Survey 2019.

Vision

To produce the legal professionals who are competent enough in their concerned field and undertake the responsibility of economic development of country and empathetic human beings to help clients, community and in turn nation.

Mission

To develop better than the best professional for the economic development of the country.

Courses | Law

B.A.LL.B. (Five year integrated programme) is being offered at the undergraduate level in the department of law.

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The department, in furtherance of the university mission, strives to help students build a framework for life that is ethical, service-oriented, and appreciative of diversity and committed to continuing education.

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In present scenario, when laws are increasingly important in their scope and reach, it is essential for students to understand the operation of our legal system,

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The Master of Laws Program is offered by the Department of Law to the scholars, who already have a basic law degree, to pursue higher research and training that have strong legal orientation.

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Study Law at MM (Deemed to be University)

MMDU has a good reputation and offers an array of opportunities for those who want to study law in North India. Even more, the University has a strong focus on student-centric learning. Apart from that, faculties to teach law are highly professional, educated, and having experience in various specialisms.
Best of all, more than 85% percent of graduates from the LLB Courses at MMDU are in work within a few months of completing their course.
The University organizes a variety of extra-curricular activities like Moot Courts, Legal Aid Clinic, Paper Presentation, Judgment Writing, Essay Writing, Client Counselling Competition, Human Rights Training Program by National Human Rights Commission, Legal Aid Camp, Regular court visits to district court and High Court, Guest lectures by judges, academicians, advocates, and more to further the law practical studies of the students.

What do you learn?

All law degrees in India will teach a mix of civil law, common law, and Indian Law. MMDU teaches students various principles of law through a plethora of subjects, including Constitutional Law, Law of Evidence, Administrative Law, Property Law, Tort and Consumer Protection Laws, Legal Language, Jurisprudence, Right to Information, Intellectual Property Rights, and many more.

Career Opportunities

Over the past few years, a large number of students have selected to study Law Degree. The profession of law is the world’s one of the traditional professionals and pursuing it can give you a life of extreme respect. When it comes to choosing the right graduation programme or course, MMDU stands as an undisputed choice for millions of students across India, especially those who desire to pursue studies in Law. Some of the finest lawyers, corporate secretaries, advocates and legal experts have been the product of Department of Law, MMDU. Students also have the opportunity to either work in the legal system or look out for a fruitful career in Arts stream holding the nerve of current scenario of legal profession.

Benefits of Studying Law
  • Trains students with a plethora of skills

    Students of law learn numerous skills while studying like they get to know about research with the help of analysis of various case studies, they get strong with their communication skills whether verbal or written through case writings and presentations, and finally get to know the synthesis of complex ideas.

  • Combines Theory with Practical
    The profession of law certainly lies on a lot of theory and students pursuing law have to attentively learn it, but also keep in mind that law is fairly defined profession and demands a lot of practice to win situations. Some Universities and Colleges offering a lot of facilities to the students while making them prepare for the profession through practicing in a mock courtroom, participating in moot competitions which gives students a real tester of how to get ready to jump in a profession.
  • Name, fame, and Status
    The profession of law is the world’s one of the traditional professionals and pursuing it can give you a life of extreme respect.

Career Options

 

The study of law has come a long way over the last two decades. The traditional approach towards study of law of becoming a litigating lawyer is changing. The legal profession is catching the young minds to polish them with persuasive drafting, logical reasoning and smart and focused presentation of legal arguments not only in the actual courtroom but in the simulated court room of the legal education institution. With a growing economy and an increasing number of foreign firms targeting the Indian market, the requirements of legal expertise will only increase, making law a very lucrative career. As law incorporates diverse fields, it opens various options for law graduates. The students can choose the fields ranging from Judicial/Civil Services, Government Organization, litigation, Corporate Sector, Law Firms, Media, Insurance Law, Immigration, Service Law, Forensic Science, IPR, NGOs, LPOs, academics and research.

Laboratories

Sr. No.

Name of Lab

Description

1

Library

Well equipped with text and reference books, journals and online data base to search case law.

2

Moot Court

The court like setup to stimulate students with real court like practice and arguments.

3

Computer Lab

We provide education opportunity on Computer fundamentals and applications. High performance search engine and high speed broadband connectivity provides an extended access to vast intellectual resources necessary for the budding legal professionals.

4

Language Lab

In Language Lab, we provide training for the personality development and enhancement of communication skills of students through situational conversation, listening comprehension, speech, short documentary film or pre- recorded English language learning programme for formal and informal situations.

Academic Activities | Maharishi Markandeshwar (Deemed to be University), Mullana

Sr. No.

Name of Conference/ Workshop

Date

1

National Seminar on Current Legal and Political Scenario

10th October, 2019

2

Vidhi Avalokan International Conference “Criminal Justice System in India: Emerging Trends”

27th July, 2019

3

National MM-Model Parliament 2019

26th Febuary, 2019

4

MM- Model United Nations -2018 "Drug Leading to Global Stress"

22nd and 23rd October, 2018

5

One Day National Conference on "Law as a Catalyst of Social Change in Present Scenario"

11th March, 2016

Sr. No.

Name of Workshop

Date

1

Workshop on Laws Pertaining to Women and Children

21/ 02/ 2019

1

One Day Training Programme on Human Rights

20/11/2018

2

Five day Workshop on Personality Development "Way to Success: Mind your Mind"

12/2/2018 to 16/2/2018

3

One Day Training Programme on Human Rights

18/11/2016

4

Five day Workshop on Personality Development "Personality Development & Character Building: Growing from within"

1/12/2015 to 5/12/2015

Sr. No.

Name of Eminent Guest Speaker

Organization

Topic

Date of Lecture

1

Dr. Manoj Kumar

Associate Professor of Sociology, PG. Governemt College for Girls, Sector-11, Chandigarh

Guest Lecture on Women Issues –“Glass Ceiling: An Invisible Barrier to Success”

08.01.2020

2

Prof.( Dr.) R.K. Gupta

Principal, Bharat Law College, Rurki, Haryana

Salient Features of Indian Constitution on “Constitutional Day Celebration”

26.11.2019

3

Dr. Damian Mather

LL.M. Programme Coordinator, Manchester Law School, Manchester Metropolitan University, (U.K.)

Extension Lecture of Higher Education and Internship Opportunities Aboard

16.09.2019

4

Ms. Emma Seagreves

Associate Head, Manchester Law School, Manchester Metropolitan University, (U.K.)

Extension Lecture of Higher Education and Internship Opportunities Aboard

16.09.2019

5

Prof. Nishtha Jaswal

Professor & Former Head, Deptt. of Laws, Panjab University Chandigarh

Guest Lecture on the occasion Orientation Programme-2018

24.07.18

6

Prof. Raj Pal Sharma

Professor & Director, Institute of Law, Kurukshetra University,Kurukshetra

Guest Lecture on the occasion Orientation Programme-2018

24.07.18

7

Mr. Danish Gupta

CJM-Cum-Secretary, DLSA, Ambala

Guest Lecture on "Entitlement of Free Legal Aid and Laws Relating to Women"

14.05.2018

8

Ms. Nidhi Bansal

CJM-Cum-Secretary, DLSA, Panchkula and Ambala

Guest Lecture on "Law in a Changing World"

11.09.2017

9

Sh. Ashok Kumar Muthreja

Deputy Advocate General of Haryana

Guest Lecture on "Role of Lawyers in Nation Building Pre Independence and Post Independence"

17.08.2017

10

Prof. P.S. Jaswal Prof. Dalip Saingh

Vice-Chancellor, RGNUL, Patiala Chairman, Dept. of Law, KUK

Orientation Programme, 2017

20.07.2017

11

Sh. B.S. Garg

Senior Advocate, Ambala City

Provisions of Civil Procedure Code

07/04/2017

12

Sh. Dalbir Singh Punia

Senior Advocate, Ambala City

Orientation Day for Budding Lawyer

22/07/2016

13

Mr. Rajeev

Well known health professional in the field of Ayurveda, Chandigarh

Extension Lecture on the topic "Environment and Health Issues-Challenges and Way Out"

04/06/2016

14

Mr. Parveen Sharma

Faculty, MAIMT, Jagadhari

Guidance regarding entry on Civil Services and Defence Services

21/04/2016

15

Prof. P.S.Jaswal and Prof. NishthaJaswal

Vice-Chancellor, Rajiv Gandhi National Law University, Patiala and Former Head, Punjab University, Chandigarh

A Look at Constitutional and Legal Rights of Women in India

24/09/2015

16

Mr. Nitesh Sahni, Mr. Omprakash Azad, Ms. Archana  Sharma

Advocate, DLSA, Ambala, Paralegal Volunteer and Lecturer, Working for DLSA, Ambala

Khap Panchayat and Similar Institutions and Their Interference in Matrimonial and Other Area Particularly in Haryana, Rights of Arrested Persons, Fundamental Duties and Flag Code of India

15/07/2015

17

Dr. Sandhya Gihar

Associate Professor, MM College of Education

Woman: In Search of Her 'Self'

12/03/2015

18

Mr. Rohit Sood

Representative, Eastern Book Company

Online Legal Sources

05/02/2015

19

Prof. P.S. Jaswal

Vice-Chancellor, Rajiv Gandhi National Law University, Patiala

Environmental Law & Constitutional Issues

27/08/2014

20

Mr. Aseem Chadha, Ms. Nidhi, Ms. Saumya

Managing Associate, Legal Trainer and human Resource Manager at Promax Legal Solution

Legal Process Outsourcing

03/11/2011

21

Ms. Seema Sharma

Asstt. Librarian, MBA Institute, MMU, Mullana

AIR Software

12/05/2011

22

Prof. Dr. S.K.Kapoor

Faculty of Law, H.P.University, Shimla

Law and Social Transformation with Special Reference to Family Law

17/09/2010

23

Prof. P.S. Jaswal

Chairperson, Department of Laws, Panjab University, Chandigarh

Constitutional Law and Constitutionalism

26/08/2009

24

Sh. O.P.Malik, Sh. NitishSahni, Ms. Namarata Gaur

Advocates, DLSA, Ambala

Legal Literacy Camp on the Scheme "Litigation Free India"

22/08/2009

25

Dr. Janak Raj Sharma

Chief Librarian, MMU, Mullana

Information Sources

18/03/2009

26

Prof. Nitin Bhatnagar

Head, Department of Applies Science & Humanities, MMU, Mullana

Communication Skills

17/03/2009

27

Prof. R.K.Gupta

Dean, Faculty of Law, Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra

Union- State Relations

15/11/2008

National Level Activities

Sr. No.

Name of Activities

Distinguished Guests

Date

1

3rd National Moot Court Competition

  • Sh. Rajender Prashad, Former District Judge & President Consumer Form, Haryana
  • Adv. Lekh Raj Sharma, Former President Punjab & Haryana Bar Council, Chandigarh
  • Prof. (Dr.) Devinder Singh, Department of Laws, Panjab University, Chandigarh

14/10/2019 to 16/10/2019

2

National Judgment Writing Competition

  • Online Event

11/09/2019

3

National Legal Essay Writing Competition

  • Online Event

10/09/2019

4

2nd National Moot Court Competition

  • Rtd. Mr. Justice H.S. Bhalla, P & H High Court, Chd.
  • Prof. Nishtha Jaswal, Professor & Former Head, Deptt. of Laws, Panjab University Chd.
  • Mrs. Kiran Bala Jain, Sr. Advocate, P & H High Court Chd.

11/4/2018 to 13/4/2018

5

National Client Counseling Competition

  • Sh. Rajinder Parshad, Rtd. Distt. & Session Judge, & Former President of Consumer Forum, Haryana
  • Sh. Rajesh Gupta, Sr. Advocate, P & H High Court, Chd

29/09/2018

6

1st National Level Judgment Writing Competition

Online Competition

27/09/2018 - 30/09/2018

7

1st National Moot Court Competition

  • Dr. Abdul Majid, Distt. Judge, Family Court, Ambala
  • Prof. GIS Sandhu, Registrar, RGNUL, Patiala
  • Adv Rajesh Gaur, Additional Advocate General, Chandigarh, Haryana

9/9/2016 to 11/9/2016

Department Level Activities

Sr. No.

Name of Activities

Date

1

Inter Class Moot Court Competition

11/02/2019 to 12/02/2019

2

Inter Class Moot Court Competition

26/2/2018 to 28/2/2018

3

Inter-Class Legal Client Counseling Competition

18/1/2018 to 19/1/2018

Other Activities Conducted by the Department of Law

Sr. No.

Name of Activities

Distinguished Guests

Date

1

2nd National Level Paper Presentation Competition

  • Mr. Surander Singh, HOD, Political Science, GMN College, Ambala Cantt.
  • Dr. Bharat, Assistant Professor, UILS, Panjab University, Chandigarh

28th September, 2018

2

1st National Level Paper Presentation Competition

Ms. Nidhi Bansal, CJM-Cum-Secretary, DLSA, Panchkula and Ambala

11th September, 2017

3

1st National Essay Writing Competition

Online Competition

10th -12th September, 2017

 

Frequently Asked Questions

The department of Law (MMDU) Mullana offers B.A.,LL.B. 5 years Integrated Course, BBA.,LL.B.(Hons.) 5 years Integrated Course and B.Com.,LL.B. (Hons.) 5 years Integrated Course under UG Programme and One Year LL.M. for Post-Graduation Programme.

Law is a vast field and it opens endless avenues for a student to learn and grow in his or her career. After completion of Law Degree courses, the candidate can choose to create successful career as a legal Practitioner, High Court Advocate or a Legal Advisor with specialization in company management, taxation, civil cases, divorces, NRI matters, property matters etc. Getting a law degree enables the student to find opportunities in corporate sector, firms, and organizations and on civil matters. There are ample opportunities to grow by serving in Judiciary, Administrative Services, Corporate Sector, Law Firms, NGOs, LPOs, Practice in Civil, Criminal or Taxation Law. Apart from this, students can take teaching in law or choose tobe legal correspondent in media. This list is inclusive and not exclusive.

The students can go abroad for their Masters in Law. It is a very attractive option. The student can also practice in a foreign country after completing that country’s equivalence formalities. There are bright opportunities to start your career abroad as a legal advisor or open up your Legal Outsourcing firm using your network in India. Canada and USA are preferred countries for students willing to go abroad after doing their Law degree in India. They can work as professional legal counsellors, negotiation and conflict management counsellor or take up jobs with govt agencies, NGOs, banking or finance sector.

No, one- year diploma or certificate course is not offered by the department.

The students can choose to be in various clubs run by the department like Moot Court Society, Legal Aid Club, and other Clubs of the University like Literary Club, Cultural Club, and Yoga & Meditation Club.

The law firms, banking, finance & marketing firms come for the campus recruitment drive.

Yes, the department arranges for the training & internship of students with the National & State Human Rights Commission, Banking sector, Law Firms, District Legal Services Authority, and also in High Court and District Courts.

Yes, the Department gives special mentoring to students in terms of preparing them to write and present their case and arguments; personality development classes, seminar and PPT presentations, Client’s counselling and interview techniques, mediation training, exposure to survey and research work and training students as Para Legal Volunteers in collaboration with the District Legal Services Authority.

The brilliant and innovation-minded students are provided special training for the judiciary, corporate sector, and the government and private sector jobs. They are also encouraged to participate in Inter-University academic and extra-curricular activities. Such students also act in the students’ core committees and get an opportunity to groom their organizational skills. They also act as mentors of the students for moot preparation. Such students are issued extra books from the library.

Yes, we organize workshops and training sessions for students frequently during the session. To name a few, Moot Court Workshops, IPR Workshops, National Human Rights Sponsored Human Right Workshops, Workshop on Rights of Women and Children in collaboration with District Legal Services Authority, Mediation Workshop in collaboration with High Court Mediation Centre and many more are held throughout the year.

Various cultural and extracurricular activities are regularly organized by the department. In academic extra-curricular activities, we give exposure to our students in International and National Seminar/Conference, Guest Lectures, Moot Court Competition, Model United Nations, Youth Parliament, Client Counselling, Judgment Writing, Essay Writing, Debate, Declamation, etc. In cultural activities Dance, Singing, Drama, Skit, Street Play, etc. are conducted.

Yes, they can participate in various activities organized by other departments. Such activities are conducted at the university level as well as at the departmental level. The students of the department of Law always make their presence felt and win attractive prizes in such activities.

The student can get access to the main library of this deemed University by a very simple process. He/she can use the main library with his/her I-Card.

The department is offering LL.M. (One Year) and the dissertation is the necessary component of it. They can take a research project on empirical or non- empirical subjects. The LL.M. students are carrying their research on burning and current issues.

Yes, the department organizes the Fresher’s Party every year for the newly admitted students. The students get the opportunity to familiarize themselves with the department in a very healthy way with fun and enthusiasm. The teachers and senior students are very helpful to the new joining members to the family of the Department of Law. We also organize an orientation program for the induction of such students.

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