Department of Law

Department of Law at Jagannath University was established in 2008. The Department strives to be a leader and innovator in legal education, and a vibrant place of learning that values ideas, excellence and intellectual exchange. The curriculum of the Department is designed in a way that fosters an environment of interdisciplinary scholarship and enhances opportunities for students to learn and contribute to national and global legal issues. The Department has developed both curriculum and teaching methodology with a blend of practical and theoretical aspects of legal education aiming to be pro-people, based on the needs of the society and responsive to the aspirations of the people. The Department produces law graduates equipped with knowledge of substantive and procedural laws, capable of taking active parts in the justice delivery system. In order to cultivate professional skills and service orientation among the graduates, the Department places considerable emphasis on clinical legal education. The Department provides the students opportunities not only for professional and intellectual development; it also prepares them to study law to act as agents of social change. Graduates of this Department pursue fulfilling and successful careers in a wide range of sectors including bar, bench and academia. Under the aegis of the Faculty of Law, Department of Law offers four-year LLB (Honors) programme and one-year regular LLM programme. Alongside, it runs one-year LLM(Evening) Program. The Department also introduced Mphil and PhD programmes in 2012.


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