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Know all about Swami Devi Dyal College of Law: An Interview with Dr. Richa Ranjan (Director Principal)

Know all about Swami Devi Dyal College of Law: An Interview with Dr. Richa Ranjan (Director Principal)

Edited By Sukriti Sahoo | Updated on May 30, 2024 02:45 PM IST | #Swami Devi Dyal College of Law, Panchkula

In this exclusive interview with Careers360, the Director Principal of Swami Devi Dyal College of Law shares details about the Swami Devi Dyal College of Law admission process, vision and mission, collaborations, placements and more. To know more about the Swami Devi Dyal College of Law go through the complete interview.

Know all about Swami Devi Dyal College of Law: An Interview with Dr. Richa Ranjan (Director Principal)
Know all about Swami Devi Dyal College of Law: An Interview with Dr. Richa Ranjan (Director Principal)

About: Swami Devi Dyal College of Law, Panchkula was established in 2007. Swami Devi Dyal Law College is approved by the Bar Council of India and affiliated with Kurukshetra University. The law college has dedicated faculty members who offer a dynamic education, and we actively engage in community outreach. Swami Devi Dyal College of Law courses include BA LLB and LLB at the undergraduate level. According to the latest Swami Devi Dyal College of Law placement statistics, more than 90% of students get placed from the law college. Every year, Swami Devi Dyal Law College students are placed in top recruiting companies and various other law firms across India and they practice in High Court, Supreme Court and District Courts.

Q. Tell us something about Swami Devi Dyal College of Law; when it was set up, its vision and mission.

Ans: Swami Devi Dyal College of Law started in the year 2007. The mission is to provide high-quality education that prepares students for successful careers in law and related fields. To develop legal professionals with a deep understanding of the law, its applications and its impact on society.

Q. Tell us something about the Swami Devi Dyal College of Law admission process.

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Ans: Students are eligible for Swami Devi Dyal College of Law admission to the BA LLB programme if they score 45% in 10+2 and LLB if they score 45% in graduation or master’s or any equivalent degree. They can take direct admission into law college.

Q. What kind of infrastructure can students expect at Swami Devi Dyal College of Law? Please elaborate.

Ans: Students at a law institution can expect the following infrastructure and some of the Swami Devi Dyal College of Law facilities are mentioned below:

  • Moot Court (Law): The moot court at Swami Devi Dyal College of Law allows students to practice their advocacy skills by arguing hypothetical cases in a simulated court setting.

  • Library: Swami Devi Dyal College of Law has a library with various legal texts, journals, and online resources such as SCC Online and Manupatra.

  • Cafeteria: The cafeteria of Swami Devi Dyal College of Law serves a variety of food options, including vegetarian options.

  • Hostel: Swami Devi Dyal College of Law has separate boys' and girls' hostels with in-campus accommodation.

  • Labs: Swami Devi Dyal College of Law has computer labs and language labs.

  • Auditorium: The law college has a mini auditorium for hosting events and conferences.

  • Conference Room: Swami Devi Dyal College of Law has a conference room for meetings and discussions.

  • Legal Aid Center: Swami Devi Dyal College of Law has a Legal Aid Center where students can gain practical experience by providing legal assistance to those in need.

  • Sports Complex: The law colle sports complex with facilities for various sports such as basketball, cricket, football, and volleyball.

Swami Devi Dyal College of Law provides all the infrastructural facilities that students expect.

Q. There is a lot of stress that is being made with regard to interaction with the industry as well as companies that recruit. What are the steps being taken by Swami Devi Dyal College of Law in this direction?

Ans: Swami Devi Dyal College of Law recognises the importance of industry interaction and recruitment in the legal field. To bridge the gap between academia and industry, the institute is taking the following steps:

  • Industry-Academia Interface: Regular guest lectures, workshops, and seminars are organised, featuring legal professionals and industry experts.

  • Mentorship Programme: Students are paired with experienced legal professionals for guidance and support.

  • Legal Conferences and Symposia: Swami Devi Dyal College of Law hosts conferences and conclaves on contemporary legal issues.

  • Internship and Placement Cell: A dedicated Swami Devi Dyal College of Law placement cell facilitates internships and placements with reputed legal firms and companies.

  • Alumni Network: Swami Devi Dyal College of Law engages with its alumni network to facilitate industry connections and mentorship.

  • Legal Clinics and Projects: Students participate in legal clinics, research projects, and advocacy initiatives, applying theoretical knowledge to real-world issues.

  • Industry-Specific Workshops: Specialised workshops focus on legal drafting, contract negotiation, and regulatory compliance, preparing students for industry demands.

  • Recruitment Drives: Swami Devi Dyal College of Law hosts recruitment drives, allowing students to interact directly with potential employers.

By implementing these measures, Swami Devi Dyal College of Law strengthens its connection with the legal industry, enhancing student employability and preparing them for successful careers.

Q. Internships are now mandatory as per AICTE guidelines. Does Swami Devi Dyal College of Law help students with this? If yes how?

Ans: Yes, Swami Devi Dyal College of Law helps students with internships in the following ways:

  • Mandatory Internship: The Bar Council of India prescribes that every registered law student is required to intern during the academic year. They shall complete at least 12 weeks of internship for a three-year course and 20 weeks of internship for a five-year course.

  • Variety of internship opportunities: Internships shall be done at varied forums like Trial Courts, Advocate Chambers, Judiciary, Research Institute, Legal Regulatory Authorities, Local Self Governments, Legislature and Parliament, NGOs, Corporate Companies, Banks, Insurance Companies, Law Firms and other Legal Functionaries.

  • Internship Diary: Each student maintains an internship diary.

After every final exam students during holidays are directed for internship.

Q. Can you please share details if there is any collaboration with universities abroad?

Ans: While Swami Devi Dyal College of Law may not have a formal collaboration with a university abroad, the law college is still exposed to international perspectives and expertise through:

  • International conferences, workshops, and world conferences

  • Guest lectures from professors from foreign universities

  • International advisors providing guidance and support

This helps to:

  • Broaden knowledge and understanding of global legal issues

  • Develop a network of international contacts and connections

  • Provide opportunities for cultural exchange and understanding

Q. Please share Swami Devi Dyal College of Law placement statistics with information on the average package, highest and lowest package, number of students placed and details of companies that have recruited.
Ans: The detailed information about Swami Devi Dyal College of Law placement statistics is mentioned below:

As per the latest Swami Devi Dyal College of Law placement statistics, more than 90% of students get placed from the law college. Students are placed into top recruiting companies and various other law firms across India. Further they practice in High Court, Supreme Court and District Courts.

About the Interviewee

Dr Richa Ranjan, Director Principal (Swami Devi Dyal College of Law): (B.A LLB (Hons.), LL.M, PhD (M.D. University, Rohtak), Diploma in Labour Laws, Post Graduate Diploma in Human Rights and Certificate Courses in Medical Negligence and Laws, has been heading as Principal Since 2007. Swami Devi Dyal College of Law, Panchkula. She has 30 years of relevant experience in the legal field. She has highly acclaimed academic and administrative credentials. She has received many International and National awards. She is Invited as chief guest, guest of Honour, Chaired Resource person and speaker at International and National Conferences. She is passionate about providing education to every class of society and has played a significant role in helping the students develop essential transferable skills and many indispensable as well as commendable personal qualities, armed with strength and dignity. She always speaks with wisdom and delivers faithful instructions to students and faculty. She has supervised research leading to LL.M and PhD Degrees. She has published numerous research papers in legal journals of National and International repute. She has been a team leader throughout her professional career. She has organised many International, National and World conferences.

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