College Review: Saveetha School of Law, Saveetha University

Saveetha School of Law

Brief Introduction of the law school
Saveetha School of Law started in 2009 with the aims to strive for Quality Legal Education and maintains higher standards of Legal Research and Training. With its academic autonomy together with flexibility for innovation in teaching in pursuant of excellence, the Saveetha School of Law is striving to emerge as one of the Best Institutions in the field of Legal education. Besides teaching, the Saveetha School of Law imparts special skills to the students relevant to their professional pursuit and makes them as a holistic personality.

In the year 2015, Saveetha School of Law was ISO accredited and certified ‘A’ by NAAC. Saveetha School of Law encourages students’ active participation in various extra – curricular activities such as Moot Court, Client Counseling, Community outreach programmes, Mock Trial, Seminars and similar other of its kind.

Name of the Student

BA-LL.B (Hons.)

Year/Semester of Study
3rd year/ 6th semester

Name of the College
Saveetha School of Law, Saveetha University

The Campus is located inNo.162, Poonamalle High Rd, Velappanchavadi,, Chennai,Tamil Nadu 600072.  

Even though the campus is in outer of city, we have well access to public transport. Inside the university we have gymnasium, appetite (canteen), student enrichment hub, school of law building etc.

Official Website of the Law School

Infrastructure of your College
The college has got a beautiful campus with lots of greenery inside and nearby.

There is a separate hostel for boys and girls in the campus itself. As the college is in outer of city if one wants to stay outside the campus in hostel or pg s/he will get it approximately 5-6 km away

There is a separate building in campus for school of law, with projectors in each class room, computer lab, moot court hall and a reference library.

There is a common library for university from where we can get books issued and sit and read.

There is facility of mess is for the hostel students and four to five appetite (canteen) for everyone.

Faculty and Academics at Saveetha School of Law, Saveetha university
We have classes from 08 AM to 03 PM from Monday to Friday and Saturday is half a day 08 AM to 12.20 PM. Faculty is very good. We have well qualified faculty. Everyone is very good at teaching. They are always ready to help and answer our queries.Fully flexible credit system offers to choose our faculty. The faculty’s here are well aware of law and are understanding….

University offers BBA LLB and BA LLB courses. We have semester system with about 5 subjects in each semester.

If we see evaluation method then 70% marks are from written exams and 30% from assignments, moot court, discipline, attendance and presentation. Evaluation system is grade system.

We follow an innovative pedagogy namely Multiple Interactive Learning Algorithm (MILA) which is modelled on the Brazilian system of activity based teaching and learning method. Through this pattern of education, we take active participation in the class by various means of interaction among ourselves and with the faculty, through the medium of technology. In this way, we get an opportunity to go beyond the text books and lectures, to dwell into the contemporary issues and offer solutions. The mark system is a Choice Based Credit System (CBCS)  which provides for a holistic learning experience  by offering us wide ranges of choices to opt for courses based on their career options and academic interests.

Administration and Fees
The fees structure is as follows: (per year)

Tution fee: Rs. 1, 60,000

Bus fee: Rs. 25,000

Hostel fee: Rs. 35000

But this is subject to change as decided by the administration for a new batch.

Student Culture and Activities
We have a lot of academic and co-curricular activities. 50 marks will be given for the students who participates in seminars, conferences, moot court, quiz, cultural events and publishes articles in journals.

We have intra batch moot and teams go out in various moot competition. Every year Jus Amicus National Moot Court Competition will be conducted in  our College.Teams also participate in parliamentary debate.

Also we participate in various dance, music,etc activities in our university’s function.

FRAMES is an intracollege cultural event which conducts various competitions such as dance, Short film making, junk art, face painting, logo designing and some other cultural events.

Wealso go out and participate in sports events.

Student Activities/College Life
College life is great with a lot of freedom. There are various clubs for each Co-curricular activities such as Moot Court club, Debate Club, Journal Club, Frames Club, Women Empowerment Club and so on.

We have a Student Council consisting of President, Vice President, Secretary and joint Secretary who are nominated from among the students of Final year, Fourth Year  and Third years respectively headed by a Faculty Advisor. The Council also includes the representatives of all the classes and the presidents of all the clubs who are the members. The members of the student council are fully responsible for organising and coordinating all the events.

Placements at Saveetha School of Law
Many students got placement in HDFC, SNS group of institution, Anannd , Abdul and vinodh partners, Cobra legal solutions and many other reputed firms & companies. Every year campus interview will be conducted by prestigious companies.

Students go to intern in tribunals, NGOs, courts, under advocates etc.

We have to do a compulsory internship in every semester break which is evaluated in the next semester .

Good  things
The best thing is the infrastructure and faculty.

The faculty really works hard to organise activities as well as for teaching.

Provide us study materials when ever required and encourage us to participate in various activities.

Our institution stands first in the Research. Students are encouraged to participate in Seminars, Conferences and Moot Court Competitions. Student Oriented Lecture Series is a team which works for the guiding those who are presenting the seminar.

We have a fantastic moot court, great faculty, infrastructure is fabulous, complete freedom is given.

Bad things
Little dissatisfied with wifi facility and sports is not given importance.

Other things
We have igniting minds lecture series in which different legal luminaries and young people from field of law come and ignite the students regularly.

We also have online manupatra access and WESTLAW access

Surrounding Area of the Law school
Every thing is available nearby the college