Symbiosis Law School, Pune stands for excellence in legal education and is nestled in the city of Pune (popularly described as the Oxford of the East, with the glorious heritage of being the capital of the Peshwas). Symbiosis Law School (SLS) Pune, piloted and enriched by the vision of Padma BhushanDr. S.B. Mujumdar, was established in 1977 under theillustrious banner of Symbiosis Society. Since 2002, it has been a constituent of Symbiosis International University, which is accredited by ‘NAAC’ with ‘A’ grade. SLS Pune has been ranked amongst top 10 Law Schools in India by the India Today-Nielsenand The Weeksurvey.
The SLS, Pune, endeavors to secure allround contributions to the betterment of the field of law, to create world class professionals, to produce committed academicians and law reformers, to train justice dispensers, to invigorate community crusaders and to create experts in the field.
Students can avail scholarships such as the SC/ST Top Class Education Scholarships, Ministry of Social Welfare, Govt. of India; State Merit Scholarship; Symbiosis Foundation Scholarships; and 8 other scholarships. They can obtain support, attention, and motivation through the mentor system. The SLS, Pune secured the 11th place in the Mooting Premier League (MPL), sponsored by Herbert Smith. Freehills, ahead of GNLU, Gandhinagar, NUSRL Ranchi, RGNUL Patiala, NUALS Kochi, Christ University, Bangalore. Registered Special Top 4 place in VIS Moot, specially invited to H. Smith.
SET 2017 – Symbiosis Entrance Test
The important dates of SET 2017 are as given below.
|Registration Starts||26 Dec 2016|
|Registration Closes||13 Apr 2017|
|Payment Closes||17 Apr 2017|
|Admit Card available||22 Apr 2017|
|SET Examination Date||06 May 2017|
|SET Result||19 May 2017|
Important Dates for Symbiosis Law School [SLS Pune]
|SLS Pune Online Application Starts||26 Dec 2016|
|SLS Pune Online Application Closes||17 May 2017|
|SLS Pune Payment via Demand Draft Closes on||13 May 2017|
|SLS Pune Payment via Internet Banking/Credit Card Closes on||17 May 2017|
|PI-WAT for SLS Pune at SLS Pune Campus||26 May to 29 May 2017|
|Announcement of final merit list [based on SET score (50%weightage) & PI-WAT (50%)]|
|Ist Merit list
Last date for admission
|05 Jun 2017 (5 pm)
12 Jun 2017 (5 pm)
|IInd Merit list
Last date for admission
|16 Jun 2017 (5 PM)
23 Jun 2017 (5 pm)
|IIIrd Merit list
Last date for admission
|27 Jun 2017 (5 PM)
04 Jul 2017 (5 pm)
|Commencement of Classes||03 Jul 2017|
BA, LLB (Hons), BBA, LLB (Hons)
Qualification: The candidate should have passed XII (10+2) examination from any recognized Board with a minimum of 45% marks (40% for S.C. /S.T. candidates). Students who have appeared for their Standard XII final examination and are awaiting results are also eligible to apply, subject to submission of passing certificate at the time of the final admission.
Intake: The total intake is 300 seats [Inclusive of 120 seats of B.B.A, LL.B (Hons.*) and 180 seats of B.A, LL.B (Hons.*)
B.A., / B.B.A. L.L.B.
Separate Merit Lists for B.B.A, LL.B (Hons.) and B.A., LL.B (Hons.) programme will be prepared and published. At the time of SET registration, it shall be mandatory for the candidates to clearly indicate the programme to which they wish to apply. The candidates can also apply to both the programmes by paying Rs. 1,000/- separately for each of them.
Note: It is suggested that those candidates who have studied arts/social sciences subjects for their qualifying examination may apply for B.A, LL.B (Hons.) programme. Similarly, those candidates who have studied commerce/accounts/mathematics/sciences may apply for B.B.A, LL.B. (Hons.) programme. Further, the candidates are also free to make their own choice depending on their ability, interest and opportunity. Please note that these two programmes differ only in the First Degree contents (either Humanities OR Business Studies), same Law courses are offered in both the programmes. Graduates in both streams are eligible for diverse legal careers and opportunities in Corporate, Litigation, Civil Services, Advocacy, Judiciary, Academics, jobs in International Organizations, International Admissions and others.
Under Graduate Programs offered : [5 years integrated Programmes]
- B.A., L.L.B. (Hons.*) and B.B.A. L.L.B. (Hons.*)
- B.A., / B.B.A. L.L.B.
Other Programs offered:
- LL.B. [3-Year Programme]: This Programme is available to students who have abasic graduation degree in any discipline.
- Post-Graduate programs in Law: One-Year LL.M Programme with an interdisciplinary approach with 6 specializations and research orientation.
- Diploma: There are 7 Part-time one year Diploma Programs and 1 Post-GraduateDiploma Programme available as value- addition. Many students pursue these programs alongside their Undergraduate or Postgraduate Program.
- Certificate Programs: There are 19 Certificate Programs, which include the much-acclaimed Certificate Programme in European Legal Studies and Certificate Programme in Securities Laws, among others.
Placement: The Placement Cell organizes the placement training throughout the year and during the programme a systematic profound development of every student is ensured.The students are trained, groomed and chiseled to be the best professional, with the combination of managerial and leadership skills, and a broad range of professional skills such as legal reasoning skills, advocacy and legal writing. The Cell also facilitates internship opportunities for the students in Law firms and Corporate Houses. The Cell has managed to place students substantially in placement opportunities from various sectors including PSUs, Law Firms, Banking and Financial Companies, LPOs, Judiciary and Insurance.
Method of Instruction: The medium of instruction is English. The methods are essentially learner-centric, which include lectures, the Socratic method, field visits, seminars, group discussions, simulations, case studies, moot courts, mock trials and ICT-enabled learning by international guest faculty and guest sessions by the stalwarts in the field.
Profile of the Past Students: The institutional commitment of diversity and inclusion is reflected in the current student composition of the law school which consists of 100 International students.
- Justice Sadhana Jadhav, Bombay High Court, Justice Revati Mohite Dere, Bombay High Court
- Adv. Sampat Bulusu, Genereal Manager,Legal, Shell Hazira, Ahemdabad
- Scores of Lawyers including Supreme Court, High Courts as Additional Solicitor Generals
- Barristers and qualified US Attorneys
- More than 30 Judicial Officers in Maharashtra, some in MP, Assam & Gujarat
- Partners in Legases, AMLT, Dua Associates, TriLegal, AZB, Amarchand Mangaldas
- Selected to pursue Masters in ivy league Universities such as Oxford, Harvard, King’s College London, LSE, New York University & McGill, Canada
- Leadership positions as Deputy Mayors, Civil servants in India
- Judges, Parliamentarians and Ministers in Kenya, Nigeria and Uganda
- Academicians in lead roles across India in prestigious law schools
Career prospects: After initial assessment through elaborate psychometric tests, assessment and screening process; the students get training, orientation and experiential learning through systematic internships in industry, High Courts, Supreme Court and Non-governmental organizations. The student can look forward to a meaningful and rewarding career with various options such as Judiciary, Corporate practice, Litigation, Law teaching, Legal Process Outsourcing, and Administrative services.
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S. No. 227, Plot No. 11, VIP Road,
Off Rohan Mithila,Vimannagar, Pune – 411014,