The Army Institute of Law (AIL) was established in July 1999 under the aegis of Army Welfare Education Society (AWES). It shifted to its permanent location at Sector-68, Mohali on 21 st July. 2003. AIL Mohali has been inaugurated by HE Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam, President of India on 1 st December, 2003. The Institute is running 5-year degree course in law after 10+2, primarily for the wards of serving and ex-servicemen of Army. However 20 per cent of the total number of seats is available for the civilians too. Out of this 15 per cent are reserved for Punjab Residents and 5 per cent for All India Civil Category.
B.A., LL.B. 5 Year Degree Course
B.A., LL.B. 5 Year Degree course is made available on the basis of the merit of Entrance Test to be conducted on All India Basis at 16 test centres. A candidate who has passed 10+2 examination of the Punjab School Education Board or any other equivalent examination recognized as such by the Punjabi University, Patiala securing at least 45% marks (40% in case of SC/ST candidates) is eligible.
Admission to Post-Graduation (LL.M.) is based on entrance test to be conducted by the Punjabi University , Patiala . A candidate should have secured at least 55% marks in aggregate in LL.B. (Three-Year/Five Year) degree examination of Punjabi University or an equivalent examination from any other statutory university.
AIL provides additional facilities in the form of:
Being a residential institute, it offers home in the form of furnished hostels. The institute has two hostels for girls and boys separately.
M I Room
Health is one of the most important criteria when it comes to staying away from home and the staff of Army Institute of Law understands that. There is a fully operational MI Room, which is supervised by a certified and well-trained nursing assistant who is either an ex-serviceman or serving AMC personnel.
The base for an apt development of aspirant lawyer's mind is by regular and comprehensive access to information, the computer lab does just the same by making it simpler for the students to broaden their horizons.
Library is the heart of any academic institution. The Army Institute of Law provides students with extensive Library facilities to maximize their knowledge in the field of law. At Army Institute of Law, students are taught from the very first semester, the importance of reading, comprehending and retaining important material through research, extra library hours and project presentations. Through the extensive and exhaustive library, the potential lawyers of tomorrow are made to imbibe the value and habit of concentrated and tireless reading. The students are also made to understand various basic legal issues through the most recent journals, reporters, research papers, etc. The e-Library section has CD-ROMs and subscribed law sites through leased line Internet connectivity. The e-library includes Legal research, Manupatra, Supreme Court Cases online, various CD-ROMs covering various Bare Acts and Legal topics, etc.
The objectives of the University are motivated by the goal of producing socially responsible lawyers. Social responsibility cannot be taught, it has to be learned. The University hence devises programmes that will bridge the gap between classroom and social reality. The Placement programme of the University is one such effort.
The placement cell arranges the in-course placement with law firms, lawyers, Judges, NGOs and corporate houses, according to students' choice and their field of interest. The students of AIL have had experience working as Judge clerks in the Delhi High Court which is a unique privilege for any law school student.
Public Relations Cell
The team of the PR is headed by an experienced faculty along with a group of dedicated students who strive in all possible manners to take the Institute to higher pedestals. The Cell has many successful moot courts, guest lectures, seminars, workshops and ceremonies to its credit. It has been a driving force behind the management and organizing of various functions. It has been providing extensive press coverage to all the important functions that are held in the Institute premises.
Human Rights Cell
The Human Rights Cell of the Army Institute of Law has, since its inception striven to accomplish the magnanimous task of enlightening the students and the society about the rights and the fundamentals that they have and should fight for by virtue of being humans. The members of the human rights cell have decided to bring to the fore issues and subjects that every person talks about and yet does not understand.
Army Institute of Law
Sector - 68, Mohali - 160062
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