Dr. P. Srinivasa Rao, JSD (Yale)

Former Member International Court of Justice
Special Adviser (Law)
State of Qatar

Dr. Justice B. Siva Sankara Rao

Former Judge
Telangana High Court

Smt. Justice T. Rajani

Former Judge
High Court of Andhra Pradesh

Prof. James Kraska

Chairman and Charles H.Stockton Professor of International Maritime Law
Stockton Centre for International Law
The U.S. Naval War College, and Visiting Professor of Law at Harvard Law School

Prof . Laurent Pech

Professor and Head of Department of Law
Professor of European Law
Middlesex University London
Jean Monnet Chair of European Public Law (2014-17)

Dr. Paul McConnell

Senior Lecturer
Director of Careers and Employability
Birmingham Law School
University of Birmingham

Sri. S.P. Tucker

IAS (Retd)
Former Chief Secretary to Govt
Govt. of AP

Dr. R. Venkata Rao

Former Vice Chancellor
National Law School of India University

Dr. TSN Sastry

Former Vice Chancellor
The Tamil Nadu Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Law University

Dr. K. C. Sunny

Vice Chancellor
National University of Advanced Legal Studies (NUALS)

Dr. Manoj Kumar Sinha

Indian Law Institute
New Delhi

Dr. Llewellyn Joseph Gibbons

Distinguished Professor
The University of Toledo

Dr. V. K. Ahuja

National Law University and Judicial Academy, Assam

Dr. Shelley Cavalieri

Associate Professor
The University of Toledo

Mr. VSR Murthy PTM, TM

Former Additional Director General
Indian Coast Guard

Dr. M. Gandhi

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BA, LL.B (Hons) and BBA, LL.B (Hons) Five Years Integrated Course – Admissions related FAQs

1. Where is the VIT-AP campus located? Is VIT-AP University recognised by the UGC?

Ans: The campus is located at Inavolu, Amaravathi which is about 2 kms from the Secretariat of Andhra Pradesh.

Ans: Yes, VIT-AP University at Amaravati is a private university established in 2017 by the Andhra Pradesh Private University Act of 2016. It is recognised and approved by the University Grants Commission (UGC).

2. What is unique about the curriculum offered by VIT-AP University School of Law (VSL)?

Ans: The course curriculum is interdisciplinary and is designed to make students industry ready and cater to the needs of global legal fraternity. The curriculum is carefully designed in consultation with the industry experts and renowned academics in the legal field. BBA and LL. B (Hons) give opportunities to the students to opt for the legal subjects which are of contemporary relevance. Students can choose subjects from the wide range of core, honours, optional, electives and seminar courses. Each course is designed to have a research focus.

3. What are the courses are offered at VSL? Is VIT-AP University School of Law (VSL) recognised by the Bar Council of India (BCI)?

Ans: At VSL, BBA., LL. B (Hons) and B.A., LL. B (Hons) Courses are available and a full time three years course ie., Ph.D. in Law. .

Ans: Yes, VIT-AP University School of Law (VSL) is recognised by the Bar Council of India (BCI) in 2019

4. What is the faculty strength of VSL?

Ans: VSL possess faculties with international exposure and repute. They have expertise in a wide variety of subjects from which students can be benefited. (it would be nice if they mention the number of faculty members in this school)

5. What is the admission procedure for the BA, LL. B (Hons) and BBA, LL. B (Hons) program?

Ans: Admissions are as per the norms of the Bar Council of India (BCI). Students must have completed the 10+2 or Intermediate or PUC or equivalent examination from any recognised board. They must have appeared and qualified the VIT-AP Admission Test (VSLAT) or qualified either CLAT or LSAT. Based on the scores of VSLAT, CLAT or LSAT students are invited for the counselling process.

6. Are courses like BA, LL. B (Hons) and BBA, LL. B (Hons) part of the residential program?

Ans: Yes, the courses mentioned are part of the residential program and students are expected to stay in the campus. However, in special circumstances students may be permitted to commute from their homes, if students are from within the travel distance.

7. How are the hostel facilities on VIT-AP campus?

Ans: VIT-AP University provides residential accommodation keeping in mind the comfort of the students. As per the budget requirements, they can choose the accommodation.

8. Are placements provided by the University?

Ans: Yes, the university may assist students in getting internships and placements at reputed legal firms in India and abroad with the office of the Senior Advocates at High Courts and Supreme Court, Research Organisations, NGOs, Media Houses and international and national organisations. A qualified and designated person will guide students in the internship and placement processes.


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