The National Law School and Judicial Academy, Assam has been established as a torchbearer in the f
The National Law School and Judicial Academy, Assam has been established as a torchbearer in the field of education in the country. The institution has been established by “The National Law School & Judicial Academy, Assam Act”, that is Assam Act XXV of 2009. The Chief Justice of Gauhati High Court is the President (Chancellor) of the Law School.
The National Law School and Judiciary Academy, Assam is located in the capital city of Assam, Guwahati, with its permanent hitech campus coming up at Agiyathuri, on the Northern bank of the Brahmaputra. Nestled in the midst of greenery with a campus area covering 21 acres, the Academy will offer the right atmosphere for educational pursuits and excellence. The area is likely to increase to 47 acres in the near future.
Recent times have seen an upsurge in the choice of law as a career and consequently enrollment to law courses. The National Law School and Judicial Academy, Assam has been established at an opportune time and is poised to make great strides in legal education in the state of Assam in particular and the country as a whole.
The Academy will initially constitute a Faculty of Law, Faculty of Social Sciences and Language. With a strict admission and evaluation process, highly evolved curriculum and the best in the field to impart knowledge, the Academy will ensure that it delivers only the best legal talent to the system.
The permanent campus is being constructed at Agiyathuri, on the Northern bank of the mighty Brahmaputra. It is located in close proximity to the Lokopriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport, the Gauhati University and the Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati. The campus will be fully equipped to create a vibrant learning environment. At present the institution is functioning from a temporary office at Uzan Bazar, Guwahati with a handful of staff during the initial phase of establishment. Classes in graduation level are expected to commence from September 2011. For this purpuse, a temporary campus is being set up at NEJOTI (North East Judicial Officers’ Training Institute) campus in Ulubari area of Guwahati which can easily accomodate 60 students in class as well as in hostels. Necessary facilities like Library, Computer Centre, Video Conferencing Hall, Faculty Common Room etc. are being set up in the same campus.
The Academy may offer courses in Faculty of Law, Faculty of Social Science and Language. However, the Academy will initially introduce one stream of study, namely Arts, which shall be integrated with legal courses leading to the award of B.A.LL.B.(Hons.) over a period of five years as prescribed under the Rules of the Bar Council of India.