School of Law – RV University

Overview

The School of Law (SoL) is born out of a desire to provide quality legal education in India. It joins the existing five schools of RVU dealing with liberal arts and sciences, design, economics, business and computer science and engineering. Our students will be in a unique position to explore intersections between law and other disciplines such as business, economics, social sciences, technology and public policy. This intersectional approach will help the students look at law with a broader lens.

Why choose our School of Law?

  • 8 decades legacy of RV Educational Institutions for academic excellence
  • Six inter-disciplinary Schools promoting holistic learning
  • Excellent curriculum; an impressive range of electives, besides core law courses
  • Highly qualified faculty – blend of academics and industry practitioners
  • Innovative pedagogy enabling students to be ready for global careers
  • Student-first approach; student involvement in research starting from UG level
  • Merit scholarships for deserving students
  • Located in Bengaluru – the seat of Karnataka High Court; home to many top corporate law firms; start-up capital of India and innovation hub.
  • Collaborations and partnerships

Programmes

The School of Law offers two undergraduate programs: B.A. LL.B. and B.B.A. LL.B. We also offer a postgraduate program: LL.M. All the programs are compliant with the BCI Rules of Education. In collaboration with other schools at RVU, our students will also have access to various interdisciplinary courses, which will give them varied perspectives to analyse legal issues, thus building on their critical analysis skills. The students will also have the opportunity to be a part of research centres and, student clubs and societies.

B.A. LL.B. (Hons.)

Undergraduate Programme

B.B.A. LL.B. (Hons.)

Undergraduate Programme

LL.M.

Postgraduate Programme

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Prof. (Dr.) Y. S. R. Murthy

Professor and Dean, School of Law

Dean’s Message

The RV University is pleased to start the School of Law which will commence UG and PG degree programmes from August 2023.

Looking back at my own journey, I started as a founding faculty member in the Jindal Global Law School (JGLS), O.P. Jindal Global University (JGU). It started with nearly 100 students and 10 faculty members in 2009. I have directed the Centre for Human Rights Studies in JGU for 11 years until July 2020, besides serving as the Registrar of JGU for nine years. Today, JGLS is among the top 70 Law Schools in the world, a truly extraordinary achievement.

The School of Law at RV University wishes to strive for academic and research excellence. We have already forged many collaborations with national and international partners. In the coming years, we will create many more interesting learning opportunities for our students. We have highly qualified and committed faculty members on board, who are the backbone of our institution.

Bengaluru is regarded as the Silicon Valley of India and the start-up capital of India, besides being a hub of innovation. Many top world class companies have either established their R&D labs or have a big presence here. The city is known for its strengths in IT, E-commerce, aerospace, defence, automobiles and pharmaceuticals. It is a vibrant city with many interesting opportunities for growth. The excellent business environment augurs well for the prospective students of law.

I appeal to all students to make full use of various opportunities provided by our School of Law, RV University. Come explore, engage, excel and go, change the world.

Welcome to the School of Law at RVU.
Dr. Y.S.R. Murthy

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