GITAM School of Law, Visakhapatnam ,

  • Visakhapatnam

Gandhi Institute of Technology and Management, School of Law (GITAM School of Law or GSL), Vishakhapatnam is an integral part of 10 Schools functioning under GITAM University, Vishakhapatnam. It is a private institute that was established with the main objective of imparting quality education in the field of Law and Legal Affairs. GITAM School of Law has an academic autonomy with flexibility in the curriculum that suits the requirements of corporate, bench and bar. The interdisciplinary approach combined with lawyering skills is specially designed to cope with the changing global scenario.

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GITAM School of Law is also considered a ‘Centre for Innovation & Intellectual Property Rights’ (CIIPR) for offering research in contemporary areas and IP facilitation for start-ups and industries. The school, with its interdisciplinary and trans-disciplinary resources, offers courses that are approved by the Bar Council of India. These courses suit the catena of legal services with the best fit in litigation, judicial services and corporates. The value-based education with a rich blend of theory and practice is equipped to highlight the lawyering skills of the students at national and international levels.

The campus of GITAM School of Law boosts holistic study and efficient law practice. It has a computer lab that provides access to various online journals. The law school also has a well-equipped offline and online library to support the dynamically evolving curriculum of the courses. As moot court is an essential component of law course curriculum to simulate all aspects of trial litigation, the institute provides a broad range of moot court opportunities to sharpen the student

GITAM School of Law is also considered a ‘Centre for Innovation & Intellectual Property Rights’ (CIIPR) for offering research in contemporary areas and IP facilitation for start-ups and industries. The school, with its interdisciplinary and trans-disciplinary resources, offers courses that are approved by the Bar Council of India. These courses suit the catena of legal services with the best fit in litigation, judicial services and corporates. The value-based education with a rich blend of theory and practice is equipped to highlight the lawyering skills of the students at national and international levels.

The campus of GITAM School of Law boosts holistic study and efficient law practice. It has a computer lab that provides access to various online journals. The law school also has a well-equipped offline and online library to support the dynamically evolving curriculum of the courses. As moot court is an essential component of law course curriculum to simulate all aspects of trial litigation, the institute provides a broad range of moot court opportunities to sharpen the students’ legal skills. During the moot court activity, students conduct research, file briefs, and argue their cases before a distinguished panel of judges.

The institute has a GITAM Moot & Advocacy Committee (GMAC) that was set-up in 2019 to provide the students with an opportunity to develop their interpersonal and advocacy skills. The major responsibility of the committee is to provide practical courtroom experience to every law student. It also organises national and international competitions to enhance the research and the oratory skills of a student.

GITAM School of Law Highlights

The major highlights of GITAM School of Law are listed below:

Year of establishment

1980

Institute type

Private

Also known as

GSL

Location

Vishakhapatnam

Affiliated to

GITAM University, Vishakhapatnam

Campus size

110 acre

Recognised by

University Grants Commission (UGC)

Bar Council of India (BCI)

Modes of education

Full-time

Number of courses offered

8 courses

Accepted entrance exams

LSAT, CLAT, GAT UGTP

Official website

www.vspgsl.gitam.edu

Gender intake

Co-ed

Application mode (when admissions are open)

Online, Offline

GITAM School of Law Admission Process

GITAM School of Law admission process is conducted online through the official website of the institute. However, aspirants also have an option to download the application form and submit the same to the admission office of the institute. Candidates, who meet the respective eligibility criteria, can register for the particular programme. Details regarding GITAM School of Law admissions are mentioned below:

  • Candidates willing to seek admission BA LLB (Hons) or BBA LLB (Hons) programme need to have a valid score in GITAM Admission Test for UG programmes (GAT UGTP). Those with LSAT/ CLAT score are also considered admission
  • GITAM School of Law LLB admission is based on CLAT/ LSAT score obtained by eligible candidates
  • Admission to LLM programme offered at the institute is based on GITAM Admission Test for PG Programmes (GAT PGP). Candidates with LSAT/ CLAT score are also eligible for seeking admission
  • For GITAM School of Law Diploma, admission is granted based on aggregate obtained by eligible candidates in Class 12

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GITAM School of Law Courses and Fees

GITAM School of Law offers five courses, including BA LLB (Hons), BBA LLB (Hons), LLB, LLM and Diploma. The institute has also recently launched its BCom LLB (Hons) programme of five-year duration that is pending for Bar Council of India’s approval. BA LLB (Hons) and BBA LLB (Hons) programme are of five-year duration while LLB is a three-year course. The LLM and diploma programmes are of two and one years, respectively. Also, GITAM School of Law follows a semester pattern for all its courses. Candidates interested in seeking admission to any of the five courses can go through the minimum eligibility criteria and total course fee in the table below:

Course Eligibility Criteria Fee (in Rs lakh)

BA LLB (Hons)

Qualifying exam: LSAT/ CLAT/ GAT

Eligibility: Passed Class 12 in any stream from a recognised board with a minimum of 45% aggregate (40% for SC/ST candidates)

5,25,000

BBA LLB (Hons)

5,25,000

LLM

- Corporate Law

- IPR & Cyber Law

- International Law

Qualifying exam: LSAT/ CLAT

Eligibility: Passed LLB/ BA LLB/ BBA LLB/ BSc LLB/ BCom LLB from a recognised institute/ university with a minimum of 50% aggregate (45% for SC/ ST candidates)

1,05,000

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GITAM School of Law Placements

The law school does not offer placements to the students. However, GSL encourages and facilitates students for setting their own start-ups and law firms. Also, to offer exposure to the students in the field of Law and Legal Affairs, GITAM School of Law facilitates internship opportunities in various Law Firms, State Authorities, NGOs and Courts. The details of organisations where students of GITAM School of Law undergo internships every year are tabulated below:

Law Firms

Fox and Mandal, Kolkata

Sanghi Chambers, Hyderabad

Jus Dicere

Pramila Nisargi & Associates

AKS Associates, Bangalore

Lakshmi Narayanan & Associates

Afridi and Angel LLP Dubai

Bangalore Mediation Centre

Tax Tribunal

State Authorities

Jharkhand State Human Rights Commission

National Cyber Defence Research Centre

District Legal Services Authority

AP State Legal Services Authority

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NGOs

YUVA

Centre for Social and Constitutional Studies

CRY

Chandana Art Foundation

Rayalaseema Harijana Girijana Backward Minorities SevaSamajam

Centre for Social and Constitutional Studies

The Forum

Mahilasangham

Association for Promoting Social Action

Courts

Miss Lanka Venkateswarulu & Company

Sri Jakkamsetti Ravindra

Advocate Mohan Rao (SC Advocate-on-record)

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GITAM School of Law Admissions

GITAM School of Law Visakhapatnam is by UGC approved institute and accredited by NAAC with A+ grade. The school is a constituent campus of GITAM University, Visakhapatnam and offers various UG and PG level programmes in the field of Law. The institute has an extremely dedicated faculty members with decades of experience in teaching and research field. Students are imparted with quality education to produce socially relevant lawyers, right-thinking judges and compassionate bureaucrats.

GITAM School of Law Visakhapatnam Admission Process 2021

Candidates willing to take admission to the courses offered by GITAM School of Law Visakhapatnam should first visit the official website and download the application form and fill it offline. The admission process for all the courses is listed in brief

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GITAM School of Law Fees and Eligibility

CoursesTotal tuition Fees Eligibility
LL.M.(3 Courses)
INR 1.05 L
(for 1 year)
Graduation : 50 %
B.A. LL.B. (Hons)(1 Courses)
INR 5.25 L
(for 5 years)
10+2 : 45 %
BBA LL.B. (Hons)(1 Courses)
INR 5.25 L
(for 5 years)
10+2 : 45 %
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GITAM School of Law Highlights

  • Conducts guest lectures by Sr.Counsel - Supreme Court of India, Former Judge - ICJ, Dy.Commissioner - Customs and Central Excise
  • The faculty comprises with highly qualified lecturers and professor with Ph.D and M.Phil
  • Separate Moot Court hall to provide practical exposure to skills of advocacy and adjudication

GITAM School of Law Infrastructure/Facilities

  • Moot Court (Law)
    Library
    Cafeteria
    Hostel
    Sports Complex
    Gym
    Hospital / Medical Facilities
    Wi-Fi Campus
    Auditorium
    Labs

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GITAM School of Law FAQs

GITAM School of Law FAQs

Q. Is GITAM School of Law a private institute?

A. Gandhi Institute of Technology and Management, School of Law (GITAM School of Law or GSL), Vishakhapatnam is a private institute that was established in 1980.

Q. Is GITAM School of Law affiliated to any University?

A. Yes, GITAM School of Law is an integral part of 10 Schools functioning under GITAM University Vishakhapatnam which is a NAAC accredited deemed-to-be-university.

Q. Why is GITAM School of Law is considered a ‘Centre for Innovation & Intellectual Property Rights'?

A. GITAM School of Law is also considered a ‘Centre for Innovation & Intellectual Property Rights’ (CIIPR) for offering research in contemporary areas and IP facilitation for start-ups and industries.

Q. Are the courses offered at GITAM School of Law recognised?

A. Yes, GITAM School of Law, with its interdisciplinary and trans-disciplinary resources, offers courses that are approved by Bar Council of India.

Q. How good is the course curriculum of GITAM School of Law?

A. The courses offered at GITAM School of Law are in accordance with the catena of legal services with the best fit in litigation, judicial services and corporates. The value-based education with a rich blend of theory and practice is equipped to highlight the lawyering skills of the students at national and international levels.

Q. How good is the campus of GITAM School of Law?

A. The campus of GITAM School of Law facilitates the students towards holistic study and practice in Law. It has a computer lab that provides access to various online journals. The law school also has a well-equipped offline and online library to support the dynamically evolving curriculum of the courses.

Q. Does GITAM School of Law conducts moot court sessions?

A. Yes, as moot court is an essential component of law course curriculum to simulate all aspects of trial litigation, the institute provides a broad range of moot court opportunities to sharpen the students’ legal skills. During the moot court activity, students conduct research, file briefs, and argue their cases before a distinguished panel of judges.

Q. What is GITAM Moot & Advocacy Committee?

A. The institute has a GITAM Moot & Advocacy Committee (GMAC) that was set-up in 2019 to provide the students with an opportunity to develop their interpersonal & Advocacy skills. The major responsibility of the committee to provide practical courtroom experience to every law student. It also organises national and international competitions to enhance the research and the oratory skills of a student.

Q. What are the courses offered at GITAM School of Law?

A. GITAM School of Law offers five courses, including BA LLB (Hons), BBA LLB (Hons), LLB, LLM and Diploma. The institute has also recently launched its BCom LLB (Hons) programme of five-year duration that is pending for Bar Council of India’s approval.

Q. What is the average course duration of GITAM School of Law programmes?

A. BA LLB (Hons) and BBA LLB (Hons) programme are of five-year duration while LLB is a three-year course, The LLM and diploma programmes are of two and one years, respectively. Also, GITAM School of Law follows a semester pattern for all its courses.

Q. Does GITAM School of Law offer placements?

A. No, GITAM School of Law does not offer placements to the students. However, GSL encourages and facilitates students for setting their own start-ups and law firms.

Contact Details

Address

GITAM School of Law,
Gandhi Nagar, Rushikonda,

Visakhapatnam ( Andhra Pradesh)

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Email

affiliate@gitam.edu

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