Mumbai / Hyderabad, 20 October 2022: Mahindra University’s School of Law, one of India’s fastest-growing multidisciplinary educational institutions dedicated towards legal education, today announced the launch of its three-year flagship LL.B. (Hons.) program. The innovative program is aimed at transforming legal education and nurturing a new generation of legal professionals possessing expertise across imperative domains such as corporate law, business law, criminal law, international law, intellectual property law, civil & technology law, private law, and public law. The course structure will cover both Indian legal systems, as well as public international law and much more.

The holistic multidisciplinary curriculum aims at incorporating future-ready and industry-specific specializations as elective honours. This value-add will help students prepare for fast-transitioning judicial environment, while enabling them to become well-rounded professionals capable of handling the complex requirements of the domain. The School of Law’s student exchange program with leading foreign universities opens up multiple career opportunities for the students, opening up promising global prospects in addition to the domestic possibilities.

On the introduction of this new age LL.B. (Hons.) course, Dr Yajulu Medury, Vice-Chancellor, of Mahindra University said “As one of the largest and most dynamic professions in India, the faculty of law requires practitioners to be agile and flexible in their learnings and outlook towards the judiciary. Over the past two decades, the demand for trained legal professionals has grown rapidly. As per recent industry estimates, the intake for law professionals across India’s leading law firms in 2021 exhibited an uptake of almost 15-25% and it’s further expected to grow in the coming years. Our vision behind this innovative LL.B. (Hons.) program is to offer students in-depth knowledge about the intricacies of law and enable them to leverage this knowledge in the service of the society and protection of the greater good.”

Dr Sridhar Acharyulu, Professor, Dean School of Law said, “The program has been designed keeping in mind the current industry trends which encompass specialized courses reflecting new regulatory regimes, value add audit courses and other credit courses, besides the mandatory courses prescribed by the BCI. With the help of our deep industry relations and accompanied by an interdisciplinary learning approach focused on experimental and industry-based learning, we aim to empower our students with the ability to secure justice, equality and service for all sections of the society. The flagship course is focused on fostering a cadre of internationally qualified law professionals capable of managing the evolving needs of the judiciary.”

The approved intake for the three-year LL.B. (Hons.) program has been limited to 60 students. In order to be eligible for this course, the students must have a score of 60%, or an equivalent grade, in under graduation. The students also have to undergo a panel interview to prove their mettle and secure their admission. The last date for receipt of applications for admissions is 27th Oct 2022

About Mahindra University

Mahindra University, headquartered in Hyderabad (India) is a multi-disciplinary university. It works towards “Educating future citizens for and of a better world” and is envisioned to be a private University that will play a significant role in driving quality improvements and innovation in higher learning in the coming years. Mahindra University will focus on generating new knowledge through engagement in cutting-edge research, create a spirit of innovation and entrepreneurship and undertake collaborative projects with industry and other academic institutions. In 2021, Mahindra University launched the School of Management, the Indira Mahindra School of Education and the School of Law. These will be followed by the launch of the School of Media and Liberal Arts in 2022. The University is sponsored by Mahindra Educational Institutions (MEI), a subsidiary of Tech Mahindra Ltd., the flagship IT company of the Mahindra Group, a US $19.4 billion industrial entity that employs in excess of 2,56,000 employees across 100 countries.