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School Expert Q&A: Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, Punjab

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About the Program

Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, PunjabKeeping in line with the dynamics of the contemporary requirements of education and employability in diverse fields, we are expanding our horizon by introducing an MBA (Law) program, whereby the focus can be laid on sensitizing the graduates with the intricacies of business administration and law, so that they can serve a dual purpose of a business administrator as well as a legal advisor to a corporate entity. It will be interesting to equip the aspiring graduates with the theoretical and practical dimensions of the integrated knowledge of Management and Law, through our course. The two-year MBA (Law) course is a distinctive program for the young and creative minds who understand the power of doing things differently. This program is for students who wish to gain expertise in both, legal and management practices. It aims to equip the students with the tools to understand legalities from the perspective of a businessman and to understand business from the perspective of a lawyer. The degree aims at bridging the knowledge gap by bringing law and management together. It is a career-oriented course which prepares students for careers in which an understanding of legal and management aspects is crucial such as corporate lawyers, law firm consultants, investment banker, business analysts and many more. It will provide the students an access to an excellent networking and lucrative job opportunities in the corporate sector. This course is designed to make the students industry-ready.

Name of the school: Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, Punjab

School location: Sidhuwal-Bhadson Road, Patiala, Punjab

Year school started: 2006

Any ranking of the school: RGNUL is the first National Law University which has been awarded ‘A’ Grade by National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) after rigorous assessment based on various quality parameters. RGNUL has also been accorded Graded Autonomy under the UGC (Categorisation of Universities (only) for Grant of Graded Autonomy) Regulations, 2018. RGNUL received a major boost for its performance by being placed in the top 10 law universities in the NIRF rankings in 2018-19 and 2019-20. In Swachh Campus Rankings 2019 RGNUL has been adjudged at First Rank (Cleanest) in the Country among Government Residential Universities by MHRD.

Name of the program: MBA (Law)

Admission Criteria

NMAT score range: 200 and above

Work Experience requirement, if any: N.A.

Interview and Group Discussion Process: Once the application process is over, the shortlisted students shall be called for an interview. The interviews shall be conducted by a panel of experts and further the selected candidates shall be invited for a group discussion. From there, the finalised pool of candidates will be selected. The dates of interview and group discussion have not been decided yet.

Any other requirement in the admissions process: None at this time

What is the Application Process?

  • How does one apply for the programme? Interested candidates can submit the application form online, along with the necessary application fee i.e. Rs 2,500
  • What is the Application fee? Rs 2,500
  • Where do I get a copy of the Application form? The application form will be uploaded on the RGNUL website in due course of time.
  • When does the application process start? We are anticipating by May-June 2022
  • What is the last date to apply? Yet to be decided

What is the Admission Process? Please see the above application process and admission criteria for information.

What was the NMAT score cut-off for accepted students for 2019 intake? We are launching the MBA (Law) course for the first time from the upcoming session

When should I expect an invitation for an interview? We will notify the dates on the RGNUL website

Who should I contact if I have a question regarding my application? Dr. Brindpreet Kaur, Assistant Professor, +91 9780378894, Mrs. Jasmine Kaur, Assistant Professor, +91 8427919272, email id-mba@rgnul.ac.in

Fees & other expenses?

What is the estimated cost for the entire program for a student: Rs 5 lakh

What is the cost of living for the duration of the programme: Rs 1.5 lakh

Curriculum/Faculty/Student Exchange/Hostel accommodation facilities of the school

Size of the intake: 60

What are the specializations available? Investment Analysis and Portfolio Management, Business Ethics, Intellectual Property Management, Law related to Infrastructural Development and Real Estate Law, Foreign Direct Investment and International Trade Law, Mergers and Acquisitions, Business Dispute Resolution

What is the geographical representation of the candidates at your school? Any student exchange programs available at your school? Both National and International. We are planning to start with the student exchange programs for MBA (Law) in near future.

Share with us the names of some top recruiters for this programme? We are in the process of collaborating with Tata Projects Ltd., Tata Sons, Bajaj Allianz, Zomato, Hero Cycles, Wipro, Tata Coffee Ltd., Amazon, etc.