NATIONAL LAW SCHOOL OF INDIA UNIVERSITY (NLSIU), BANGALORE AND SAVEETHA SCHOOL OF LAW, CHENNAI HAVE ENTERED INTO A MEMORANDOM OF UNDERSTANDING(MOU)
Signing the MoU on Saveetha University premises
The National Law School of India University (NLSIU), Bangalore, premier law school in India and Saveetha University, Chennai entered into a Memorandum of Understanding. (on Wednesday, 14/10/2015). The MoU was signed recently at Saveetha university premises by Vice-Chancellor of NLSIU Prof. Dr. R. Venkata Rao and the Vice-Chancellor of Saveetha University Dr. Mythili Bhaskaran in the presence of Dr. N.M. Veeraiyan, the Hon’ble Chancellor of Saveetha University, Dr. Rajagopal, Advisor of Saveetha University and Prof. Dr. R. Anita Rao, Director, Saveetha School of Law.
NLSIU situated in Bangalore was established in the year 1987 under the National Law School of India Act (Karnataka Act 22 of 1986) with the Chief Justice of India as its Chancellor. It is the first and the only law university fully supported by the Bar Council of India and the Bench. Saveetha University situated in Chennai was declared as “Deemed to be University” under Sec. 3 of the UGC Act, 1956 in the year 2005 offers various Medical and Technical Courses namely Dental, Medicine, Nursing, Physiotherapy, Engineering, Management and Law.
Saveetha University has desired to establish academic collaboration with Institutions of Excellence in Law in India and NLSIU is one among such recognized institutions for the purpose of Academic Collaboration that will encompass exchange of students and members of faculty between both the universities besides other academic activities, research and publication.
The Memorandum of Understanding ensures co-operation in building intellectual, teaching, training and research capacity and research scholarship in Law, whereby faculty members from each of the universities would be invited for important seminars, conferences and for teaching at doctoral level and Ph.D. Scholars would be able to make use of the library resources of each other and to have academic interaction with the faculty.