About

  • About HITS
  • Why School of Law
  • Eligibility
  • MoU & Collaborations
  • Placement
  • Academic Contributors
  • Advisory Committee
  • Fees Structure
  • LSAT-India Admission Test

About HITS

Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science is one of the leading Universities in India with an excellent academic and research standing. The Institute boasts of several accolades such as NAAC Accreditation with ‘A’ grade, NBA Accreditation and BRICS Ranking to name a few.

HITS as its popularly referred to, is one of the most sought after engineering institutions in India. It is reputed for its highly qualified and experienced faculty, excellent infrastructure facilities, curricular and co-curricular activities and sports and recreational facilities.

Why School of Law

The School of Law is a pioneering School envisaging the goal of achieving excellence in imparting legal education through exemplary teaching and learning methods.

Hindustan Group of Institutions offers wide ranging courses in Engineering, Science and Technology, Management and Social Sciences. With the ever changing dynamics of legal education, the interface between technology and law forms an interesting area to explore. Law and technology are two distinct areas for discussion, and both are not connected in such a way that no discussion is complete without acknowledging the other. The future of legal profession must largely depend on the role of technology which takes to shape and enhance it.

The School encourages interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary approaches to learning through its unique and dynamic curriculum and diverse teaching methodologies along with excellent infrastructural facilities to aid the all-round development of the students.

The School is headed by Professor Dr. V L Mony, eminent Professor of law, spanning a career of more than two decades. His rich and diverse experience is an asset to the institution. The School boasts of faculty having PhD with expertise spanning over various areas of law.

Eligibility

B.A., LL.B (Hons.) / B.B.A., LL.B (Hons.)
  • +2 with minimum 50%
  • CLAT / LSAT score
  • Group Discussion / Personal Interview
LL.B
  • Graduation in any discipline with minimum 50%
  • Group Discussion / Personal Interview
LL.M
  • 50% Marks in LL.B / B.A., LL.B / B.B.A., LL.B / B.Com, LL.B / its equivalent qualifications.
Scholarship

Merit cum means scholarship up to 40% will be offered based on CLAT/LSAT/+2 Scores.

MoU & Collaborations

Kent University MoU with Chicago-Kent College of Law:

An MoU has been signed with the Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology, for the students to pursue their 2nd Semester at the Chicago-Kent College of Law provided for the student who have successfully completed their 1st Semester with a minimum of 14 academic credit hours of course work at Hindustan School of Law and fulfilled the requirements by Chicago-Kent College of Law.

Surana MoU with M/s. Surana and Surana, International Lawyers:

MoU Signed with M/s. Surana & Surana, International Lawyers for strengthening Legal Education and also to engage in Legal Consultancy, Advice and Allied Services.

Placement

Hindustan Institute of Technology & Science provides an environment that fosters not only the intellectual but also the overall personality development to its students. Personality Development Workshops are organized in the University for all enrolled students with a view to equip them with the necessary soft skills required to beat the stringent selection process and emerge successfully in today's competitive world. The students are exposed to intensive training for acquiring Communication, Motivation and Leadership Skills. They gain essential inputs in goal setting and team building. They also undergo Case Study Analysis, Extempore, Group Discussion and Personal Interview Session. More than two thousand students of pre-final and final year undergraduate and postgraduate programs are benefited from these workshops every year. The University considers training and placement as its key duties to every student who enrolls with the University.

The Placement Office of the University provides equal opportunity to all enrolled students to:

  • Attend campus interviews conducted for leading companies.
  • Do In-Plant Training
  • Prepare the students to excel in Aptitude Test, Group Discussions and Interviews

Academic Contributors

The School of Law envisages to bring out the best in the students and our faculties are its strength spanning diverse and rich experience in different areas of Law.

  • Prof. (Dr) V.L. Mony, M. Com, LL.M, MBL, Ph. D, LL. D - Dean Law Faculty
  • Dr.K. Pandiraj, LL.M, M. Phil, PhD - Associate Professor
  • Dr. Sree Latha, LL.M, PhD - Assistant Professor
Visiting Professor
    Prof. C. Robin – Former Principal Madras Law College, Director of Legal Studies, Government of Tamil Nadu

Advisory Committee

The School of Law has constituted with an Eminent Advisory Committee comprising of legal and academic luminaries in the field of law, whose advise will be useful for the functioning of the Law School.

Patron of the Committee
  • Hon.Justice Kurian Joseph
Committee Members
  • Prof. Faizan Mustafa, Vice Chancellor, NALSAR, Hyderabad
  • Prof. Bhatnagar, Vice Chancellor RMNLU, Lucknow
  • Prof. Dr. S. Siva Kumar, Former Law Commission Member
  • Prof. Ashok Patil of NLSUI, Bangalore
  • Prof. Shantakumar, Vice Chancellor, GNLU, Gujarat
  • Prof. Dr. Bhagirathi Panigrahi of Berhampur University Odisha

Fees Structure

S.No. Programme 1st Year 2nd Year 3rd Year 4th Year 5th Year
1 B.A. LL.B (Hons.) 2,22,500 2,13,000 2,13,000 2,13,000 2,13,000
2 B.B.A. LL.B (Hons.) 2,22,500 2,13,000 2,13,000 2,13,000 2,13,000
3 LL.B 1,86,500 1,77,000 1,77,000 ---.
4 LL.M 1,88,000
5 LL.M in International Law Dual Degree Contact office for more information

LSAT-India Admission Test 2020

  • HITS is the Founding Member of LSAC—Global Law Alliance.
  • HITS accepts LSAT—India™ scores as part of the selection process for admission to the [Insert course details i.e. BA. LL.B/BBA LL.B/LL.M whichever is applicable].
  • Register online for the LSAT—India™ 2020 entrance test by logging on to www.discoverlaw.in
  • HITS will award the top LSAT—India™ 2020 test scorer a Scholarship for an amount equivalent to the tuition fee for one academic year.
  • To promote quality, access, and equity in law and education worldwide, LSAC Global will offer two scholarships:

Courses

UG Programmes

B.A., LL.B (Hons.) - 5 Years

The School of Law offers the Five Year integrated B.A., LL.B (Hons.) course which caters to the dynamics of interdisciplinary approaches to learning and skill acquisition. The course would entail a broad curriculum of multifarious disciplines including subjects like Political Science, History, Economics, English in addition to core subjects of law.

B.B.A., LL.B (Hons.) - 5 Years

Through a combination of courses in Business Administration and Law, the B.B.A., LL.B (Hons.) program offers to cater to the current trends in market wherein students would be enlightened on facets of corporate governance, finance management, investment and competition to name a few arenas.

LL.B - 3 Years

The School offers a three-year LL.B course designed to enrich and cater to the needs of professionals from other disciplines by introducing them to the world of law and thus presenting to them a myriad of opportunities.

** Apart from the theoretical training, the students will also have the opportunity to hone their skills through an array of clinical training program inculcated as part of the broader course curriculum. The course has been designed and structured in consonance with the curriculum guidelines as approved by the Bar Council of India.

PG Programmes

LL.M in International Law (One year- 2 Semester Course)

One year LLM Course on the topic of International Law was approved by the University for commencing the classes. An agreement was signed with Kent Chicago University by Mrs. Anita Kurg, who is the Dean of the Kent Chicago University. It was decided that after one Semester in India, the students opting Kent School of Law can pursue their course at USA and get a degree of Kent Chicago. Students pursuing course at Kent need to have their eligibility for language test and need to meet their costs of tuition and living costs at Chicago Kent. The process will be facilitated by Hindustan School of Law with a proper recommendation of payment on completion of prescribed formalities in India. Those who want to complete two Semesters in India will get Hindustan University Degree for LLM, For getting dual LLM Degree from Kent and Hindustan, student need to complete one more Semester after coming from Kent after the completion of the First Semester.

Similarly, students who complete 3 years of LL.B or 5 Year Integrated B.A., LL.B (Hons) or B.B.A., LL.B (Hons) Course and can do one Semester Exchange program at Chicago after the Completion of 3 & 5 Years, such student shall be also entitled to get LLM Degree after one Semester from Kent Chicago University. Simple Semester Exchange Program for LL.B students are also possible subject to the conditions of the University.

https://www.kentlaw.iit.edu/faculty/edward-harris

Facilities

  • The School offers state of the art classrooms with the latest equipment and technology to aid teaching and learning.
  • The school boasts of a modestly furnished and efficiently equipped moot court Hall and a seminar hall for clinical training programmes that would foster great debates and discussions igniting young minds.
  • Hindustan School of Law has subscribed to all Indian & foreign Law Journals. The Law school library is an abode to an exclusive collection of books, journals, case commentaries, reports, handbooks, legislations, multi-volume treatises on specialized law subjects, case law digests and tabloids.
  • In addition to the wide range of literature that the library holds, the School of law subscribes to a number of online resources and databases such as WestLaw, Heinonline, Jstor, WestLaw, Manupatra, SCC Online to name a few.
  • The School of Law is in the process of entering into MOUs with several Academic and industrial partners with a view to collaborating, cooperating and working towards creating a better future for the Young minds of tomorrow.
  • The campus is green environment friendly campus that have in house residential facilities for students by offering them hostel accommodations with all the requisite facilities. There are separate hostels for boys and girls within the campus
  • The students have access to a wide range of recreational facilities such as outdoor and indoor sports, literary and dramatic clubs encouraging all round development.

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FAQ

  • HITS School of Law is conceived as a new generation the School on par with the leading Law Schools in India, committed to expose students to advanced legal knowledge and skills to provide academic and professional excellence to students.
  • The School has competent and experienced teaching faculty imparting legal education using a blend of conventional and contemporary teaching methods.
  • Excellent infrastructural facilities with a Law Library with excellent collection of Text books, Reference books, Law Reports, Law Digests, Law Journals, Legislations etc. Sufficient opportunity to access online law resources and data base
  • State of the art class rooms and seminar rooms with latest equipment’s and teaching aids
  • In the Moot Court Room the students are trained in oral and trial advocacy to develop the capacity of the students in critical thinking and logical reasoning essential for a competent lawyer to face the challenges in the future.
  • Exchange of MOUs with leading Universities, Law Firms and Industries for enhancement of knowledge, training and placements.
  • School of Law will prepare students for Bar Council of India Exams.
  • Excellent hostel facilities for boys and girls.
  • In BA LLB, curriculum include Arts subjects- History, Economics, Sociology and Political Science.
  • In BBA LLB, Management subjects - Organisational Behaviour, Principles of management, Personal management and Financial Management are included.

The Minimum Qualification for admission to BA LLB and BBA LLB is pass in 12th standard with 50% marks – any Group in 12th standard.
For LLB course - Pass in any Degree Examination with 50% marks.

You must join a 5 year LLB Course and after getting the Degree enroll with the Bar council of India. Then write the Bar Examination conducted by the Bar council of India and on getting a pass in the examination a person is eligible to practice as an Advocate.

We cannot compare both courses because they are intended for different categories of students. 5 year Law Course is for 12 std students and 3 year is intended for Graduates.

Law is not a difficult subject if the student has got interest and aptitude for Law course.

  • A Law graduate who has enrolled in the Bar Council of India and passed the Bar Examination conducted by the Bar Council of India is eligible to apply for the post of Judicial Magistrate/ Munisiff when called for.
  • An advocate with seven years practice is eligible to apply for District Judges post through direct recruitment.
  • An eminent Advocate with 10 years practice is eligible to be considered by the collegium of High Court and Supreme court Judges for appointment as a High Court Judge.

In the present day context persons with legal knowledge is required in various fields and hence employment opportunities is very high compared to other fields. The opportunities are varied, The Broad classifications are :

  • Profession – Practice as Advocate, - Employment in Law firms – Government Advocate- Public Prosecutors.
  • Judicial Service – Enter Judicial service as Magistrate/ Munisiff
  • Service – Employment opportunities in Govt. Departments and Govt. Undertakings – Industries,- Business Houses and Commercial Establishments
  • Teaching – After passing LLM can opt for a teaching carrier in Law.
  • Research – Can conduct research on various fields of law, publish books, Write in Law Journals, Online Law services, Law reporting.

Partially answered in Item No.5. Among the 5 year Law Programmes student may choose the program according to his interest. As for as Law subjects are considered there are 20 compulsory subjects which are common for all programmes and optional law subjects are offered as to the students choice.

  • A Law graduate who has enrolled in the Bar Council of India and passed the Bar Examination conducted by the Bar Council of India is eligible to apply for the post of Judicial Magistrate/ Munisiff when called for.
  • An advocate with seven years practice is eligible to apply for District Judges post through direct recruitment.
  • An eminent Advocate with 10 years practice is eligible to be considered by the collegium of High Court and Supreme court Judges for appointment as a High Court Judge.

At present two common entrance examinations are conducted in India. CLAT or ELSAT is insisted by National Law Schools and Other Leading Law Schools in India. But Universities are admitting students on merits on the basis of academic marks.

Refer Website for Scholarship or contact Admission Department for more details.

  • A Law graduate who has enrolled in the Bar Council of India and passed the Bar Examination conducted by the Bar Council of India is eligible to apply for the post of Judicial Magistrate/ Munisiff when called for.
  • An advocate with seven years practice is eligible to apply for District Judges post through direct recruitment.
  • An eminent Advocate with 10 years practice is eligible to be considered by the collegium of High Court and Supreme court Judges for appointment as a High Court Judge.

There are Law courses offered by some Universities on distance learning mode. But such Degrees are not recognised by the Bar Council Of India and persons with a Degree obtained through distance learning are not eligible to practice.

  • After passing the Law Degree, a person can join LLM Programme. LLM Degree is the minimum qualification to become a Law Teacher.
  • After passing LLM Degree a person may join Research programme in Law for the award of Ph.D.Degree.
  • There is opportunity for admission to 1 year LLM Program jointly conducted by HITS and Chicago Kent Law School USA.
  • An MoU has been signed with the Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology, for the students to pursue their 2nd Semester at the Chicago-Kent College of Law provided for the student who have successfully completed their 1st Semester with a minimum of 14 academic credit hours of course work at Hindustan School of Law and fulfilled the requirements by Chicago-Kent College of Law

Contact

Administrative Office

40, G.S.T Road, St. Thomas Mount,
Chennai - 600 016.
India.
Phone: +91-44-2234 1389 / 2155 / 2508 / 0980
Toll Free: 1800 425 4438

Our Campus

1, Rajiv Gandhi Salai (OMR), Padur,
(Via) Kelambakkam,
Chennai - 603 103, India.
Phone: +91-44- 2747 4262 / 4395
Mobile: 8668093935