GGSIPU, New Delhi
AN ALL ROUND LEARNING EXPERIENCE
Like every college, this too has components on both sides of the spectrum but nothing bad here that can overshadow the good.
The best part about USLLS is it’s location advantage because the exposure that one gets in Delhi, especially in the legal field can’t be compared to anywhere else. The faculty here is great, so is the infrastructure of the campus. One also gets the advantage of being in a university as you are not restricted to just the law world but can hone your skills in the tech and business world too.
FEE STRUCTURE AND FACILITIES
It is very much feasible. The Tuition fee and the hostel fee(total) lies well within the one and a half lakh mark. In the hostel, you get 3 meals a day plus one snack and tea/coffee/juice in the evening. For traveling to the metro, the e rickshaw takes Rs.10.
The Cell does provide internships and if you work hard enough, it gets converted to a PPO. There is no on-campus placement for law students though. Also, it is worth mentioning that most of the people here are into government services or private litigation than corporate.
The exam I gave was called the IPUCET,it takes place every year for admission in the main campus and the affiliated institutions.There is a 85% reservation for Delhi candidates,so for people coming from outside delhi do have a tough competition,but beating it is totally worth it.After declaration of results,there are 4 rounds of online councelling followed by the spot/sliding round.I obtained rank 97 and got admission in USLLS during the spot round.If you are a Delhi candidate,anything under 200 should serve your purpose well if you want admission in BA LLB,and for BBALLB,anything under 300 should suffice.
The hostel has one room accommodation available attached with a small balcony. In the room, you get one bed, one study table, and an almirah. Unlimited WIFI facility is available too. Mess food is ok, better than what I’ve heard about many hostels, but it’s a mess at the end of a day and I think everyone knows how that song and dance goes.
The seniors are very helpful in general. If you apply for and get the hostel, you will not have anything to complain because people here stand up for each other and are very helpful.
The college being a government-run institution, the faculty selection process leaves little room for disappointment. But where disappointment steps in is in the attitude of the teachers. Most of them are very committed to their cause and leave no stone unturned but some of them possess what one can call an IDGAF attitude.
Campus life is chill, we have a canteen, an Amul ice cream parlor, a Nescafe outlet and another food joint called healthy Chula. We have a huge ground where people practice various sports. We also have a sports meet of the entire university every year. There are many literal activities organized and made available to be it moots, parliamentary debates, traditional debates, MUNs etc.
We have a semester system where have 2 semesters in a year. In one semester, we have an internal examination, an external examination, and a comprehensive VIVA. This provides for students to take things up easily in their own pace and on the same hand isn’t that lax that one can just chill all semester and study a night before.
COURSE CURRICULUM OVERVIEW
The course curriculum is just fine in my opinion, not too stressed out and not too chill. It gives us students enough time to relax and make use of it for productive activities. As the law is much more than textbook knowledge, we have some called a PSDA(Professional Skill Development Assessment) which give our knowledge a practical edge.
Yes, the college has a functioning internship and placement cell that provides internships. Its mostly operated by the students who are its members. It has been successful in providing internships to all those who asked for it and is continuously striving to be better.
This being a university has various events that keep on taking place. From various competitions to cultural programmes.Although the main highlight is Anugoonj which is the main college fest here. We also have YUVA at our college which is also pretty active.
LOAN/ SCHOLARSHIP PROVISIONS
I do not know about any loans or scholarships as I have availed none but I do know about one available to people who have a handicap.