Admissions Announcement 2011-12 - Jindal Global Business School

Admissions Announcement 2011-12 - Jindal Global Business School

Faculty, Research Associates and Administration

The international educational background and experience of JGLS faculty members augurs well for our inter-disciplinary approach

towards legal education. Our faculty members have outstanding educational qualifications from reputed law schools of the world

including Harvard Law School, Yale Law School, Stanford Law School, London School of Economics and Political Science, University

of Oxford and University of Cambridge. The global orientation of our faculty members to contribute to teaching and research is the

unique characteristic of JGLS.

• J. Aniruddha

B.A., LL.B. (Hons.) (NALSAR,

Hyderabad), B.C.L. (Oxford)

Assistant Professor

• Ashleigh Barnes

B.A. (Stetson, USA)

J.D. (Florida, USA), LL.M. (Leiden)

Ph.D. Candidate (ANU, Australia)

Assistant Professor

• Shilpi Bhattacharya

B.A., LL.B. (Hons.)

(NUJS, Kolkata)

LL.M. (Virginia, USA)

Assistant Professor

• Amit Bindal

LL.B. (Delhi), LL.M. (ILI)

Assistant Professor

• Jonathan A. Burton-MacLeod

A.B. (Harvard)

J.D. (Queen’s, Canada)

LL.M. (Harvard)

Assistant Professor

• Ruchira Goel

B.A., LL.B. (NALSAR, Hydrabad),


Research Associate

• Ajay Goyal

MBA (RGU, Scotland)

M.Sc. Applied Eco. and Financial Eco.


Assistant Professor

• Yugank Goyal

B.Tech. (NIT, Surat)

LL.M. (Erasmus, Hamburg and


Assistant Professor & Assistant

Dean (Research and International


• Bhawna Gulati

B.Com. LL.B. (University of Delhi),

LL.M. (NYU) & (National University of


Research Associate

• Arpita Gupta

B.A., LL.B. (Delhi), LL.M. (The

Catholic, University of Portugal,


Research Associate

• Priya S. Gupta

B.A. (North Carolina, USA)

M.Sc. (LSE, UK), J.D. (NYU, USA)

Assistant Professor

• Subrajyoti Gupta

B.A., LL.B. (NUJS, Kolkata), LL.M.

(National University Singapore)

Research Associate

• Dipika Jain

LL.B. (Delhi), LL.M. (Dalhousie)

LL.M. (Harvard)

Assistant Professor & Assistant Dean

(Student Initiatives)

• Vivek (Vik) Kanwar

J.D. (Northeastern, USA)


Assistant Professor

• Ratna Kapur

B.A., M.A., (Cambridge), LL.M.


Professor, Geneva School of Diplomacy

& International Relations

Visiting Professor (Spring 2011), JGLS

• Vikramaditya S. Khanna

B.C.A., LL.B., (Hons.) (Victoria

University of Wellington)

S.J.D. (Harvard)

Professor, University of

Michigan Law School

Visiting Professor (Spring 2011), JGLS

• Arun Khatri

B.B.A. (MDU), LL.B. (Delhi), LL.M.

(North Western USA)

Research Associate

• Sandeep Kindo

B.A., LL.B (Hons.) (NLS-B’lore)

LL.M. (Notre Dame)

J.S.M. (Stanford)

Assistant Professor

• Pallavi Kishore

B.Com. (Hons.), LL.B. (Delhi)

LL.M., DEA., Ph.D. (University DE

Droit, d’e Conmie et des Sciences d’

Aix-Marseiile III, Aix-en-Provence,


Assistant Professor

• C. Raj Kumar

LL.B. (Delhi), B.C.L. (Oxford)

LL.M. (Harvard)

Professor & Vice Chancellor, JGU

and Dean, JGLS

• Charles D. Maddox

B.A. (Marlboro, USA)

J.D. (Maine), LL.M. (NLS-B’lore)

Assistant Professor

• Y.S.R. Murthy

M.Sc. (Stat.) [Madras]

M.A. (Human Rights) [London]

Associate Professor & Assistant

Dean (Projects and Institutional


• Abhayraj Naik

B.A., LL.B (Hons.) (NLS-B’lore)

LL.M. (Yale)

Assistant Professor

• James J. Nedumpara

LL.B. (MGU), LL.M. (Cambridge)

LL.M. (NYU), LL.M. (NUS)

Ph.D. Candidate (NLS- B’ lore)

Assistant Professor

• Ajay Kumar Pandey

LL.B. (Lucknow, India)

LL.M. (Vanderbilt, USA)

M.Phil. (JNU)

Associate Professor

• Chakravarti Patil

B.S.L., LL.B. (Symbiosis, India)

LL.M. (Glasgow, UK)

Research Associate

• Sulbha Rai

B.A., LL.B. (Hons.) (Kurukshetra)

LL.M. (London, UK)

Research Associate

• Padmanabha Ramanujam

B.A.L., LL.B. (B’lore)

M.B.L. (NLS-B’lore)

LL.M. (Norwich, UK)

Ph.D. Candidate (Asia Link Fellow)

Assistant Professor & Assistant Dean

(Academic Programmes)

• Nicholas Robinson

B.A., (Chicago), J.D. (Yale)

Assistant Professor & Assistant


• Sanjeev P. Sahni

M.A., Ph.D. (Panjab University)

Professor, Jindal Global Business


Visiting Professor, JGLS

• Aman Shah

M.Com. (Osmania)

M.Soc.Sc. Cert.Ed. (Hong Kong)

MDP Cert. (Harvard)

Registrar, JGU

• Prabhakar Singh

B.A., LL.B. (Hons.) (NLIU, Bhopal)

LL.M. (Barcelona)

Assistant Professor

• Oishik Sircar

B.S.L., LL.B. (Pune), LL.M. (Toronto)

Assistant Professor

• D.K. Srivastava

M.A., LL.B., LL.M. (Banaras)

Ph.D. (Monash, Australia)

Professor & Pro Vice Chancellor

(Academic), JGU and

Vice Dean, JGLS

• Jesse Townsend

B.A. (University of Texas, USA), J.D.

(Yale, USA)

Jindal Global Teaching Fellow


• Latika Vashist

B.A., LL.B. (Delhi), LL.M. (I.L.I.)

Research Associate

• Winky So Wing

LL.B. (Hong Kong) B.C.L. (Oxford),

M.Phil. Candidate (Oxford)

Assistant Professor

Eligibility and Fees

Five Year B.A. LL.B. (Hons.) Programme

10+2 examination or equivalent with not less than 45% aggregate

marks (students graduating in 2011 can apply).

• Programme Fee

Rs. 5,00,000 per year

• Residence hall, dining and laundry Rs. 1,00,000 per year

Three Year LL.B. Programme

Bachelor’s degree in any subject with not less than 45% aggregate

marks (students graduating in 2011 can apply).

• Programme Fee

Rs. 6,00,000 per year

• Residence hall, dining and laundry Rs. 1,00,000 per year

Two Year LL.M. Programme

Three year LL.B. or five year B.A. LL.B. with not less than 45%

aggregate marks (students graduating in 2011 can apply).

• Programme Fee

Rs. 4,00,000 per year

• Residence hall, dining and laundry Rs. 1,00,000 per year

(available on request)

LSAT—India Admission Test

Students for admission to the five year B.A. LL.B. (Hons.),

three year LL.B. and two year LL.M. programmes at JGLS will

be selected on merit, i.e. their performance in the Law School

Admission Test—India (LSAT—India). LSAT—India is an

entrance test designed by the Law School Admission Council

(LSAC), USA and is conducted by Pearson VUE, LSAC’s affiliate

in India. The test will be in a multiple choice format and will

cover logical reasoning, analytical reasoning and reading

comprehension. A sample test is available on the LSAT—India

website -

LSAT—India Test Centres

India: Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Bhopal, Bhubaneswar, Chandigarh,

Chennai, Dehradun, Delhi, Hyderabad, Jaipur, Kolkata, Lucknow,

Mumbai, Pune, Raipur, Ranchi, Kochi.

Overseas: Bangkok, Hong Kong, Johannesburg, London, Manila,

Singapore, Sydney

Two Step Application Process

• Register online for the LSAT—India entrance test by logging

on to The LSAT—India

registration fee is Rs. 3500/-; the fee can be paid online or by

Demand Draft. Please contact Pearson VUE at LSATIndia@ for more information. For candidates who want

to take the LSAT—India at Pearson VUE overseas test centres,

the registration fee is US$ 150. Students can find additional

details at

• Apply to JGLS on the prescribed JGU/JGLS application

form by giving a demand draft of Rs. 1000/- in favour of

O.P. Jindal Global University, payable at Sonepat. For overseas

candidates the application fee will be US$ 30. An online JGU/

JGLS application is available on the website -


O.P. Jindal Outstanding Merit Scholarships

The top five LSAT—India test scorers who enroll in the three

year LL.B. programme, five year B.A. LL.B. (Hons.) programme,

and the two year LL.M. programme will be awarded the

O.P. Jindal Outstanding Merit Scholarship of Rs. 1 lakh each.

This will be based solely on their performance in the LSAT—India

admission test.

Naveen Jindal Young Global Scholarships

The aim of the scholarship is to nurture, encourage and

support young global leaders. One student from the three year

LL.B. programme, one student from the five year B.A. LL.B.

(Hons.) programme, and another student from the two year

LL.M. programme will be awarded this scholarship on the basis

of an independent selection process. An award of Rs. 5 lakhs will

be given to each student.

Shallu Jindal Outstanding Women Scholarships

The aim of the scholarship is to nurture, encourage and support

outstanding women to enter the field of law. Two students from

the three year LL.B. programme, two students from the five year

B.A. LL.B. (Hons.), and two students from the two year LL.M.

programme will be awarded this scholarship on the basis of an

independent selection process. An award of Rs. 2 lakhs will be

given to each student.

Detailed information relating to scholarships, fellowships and fee

concessions is available in the website

Students who qualify under Haryana domicile category may be

eligible for full or partial fee concession.

Education Loans

JGU has established tie-ups with HDFC Bank, Axis Bank and

Punjab National Bank (PNB) to facilitate education loans to

students who are admitted at JGU.

Important Dates

Friday 22 April 2011

Last date for LSAT—India registration

Friday 6 May 2011

Last date to submit JGLS admission application

Sunday 8 May 2011

LSAT—India examination

Tuesday 31 May 2011

Last date to submit JGLS scholarship application

June 2011

LSAT—India results

For more information on admissions, please contact:

Admissions Office, O.P. Jindal Global University

Sonipat Narela Road, Near Jagdishpur Village, Sonipat

Haryana-131001, NCR of Delhi, India

Tel: +91-130-3057800 / 801 / 802 / 803 / 804 / 805; Fax: +91-130-3057808 / 888

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O.P. Jindal Global University (JGU) and Jindal Global Law School (JGLS)

O.P. Jindal Global University is a non-profit university established by the Haryana Private Universities (Second Amendment) Act,

2009 at Sonipat, Haryana (NCR of Delhi). JGU and JGLS are recognised by the Bar Council of India (BCI). The University Grants

Commission (UGC) has accorded its recognition to JGU.

Jindal Global Law School (JGLS), India’s first global law school is situated on a 60-acre state of the art residential JGU campus.

The vision of JGU is to promote global courses, global programmes, global curriculum, global research, global collaborations, and

global interaction through a global faculty. In the academic year 2011-12, JGLS offers a five year B.A. LL.B. (Hons.) programme; a

three year LL.B. programme and a two year LL.M. programme. The two year LL.M. programme of JGLS is offered for law graduates,

corporate lawyers, legal practitioners, civil servants, diplomats and judges with three options for specialisation.


Five Year B.A. LL.B. (Hons.) Programme

Three Year LL.B. Programme

Two Year LL.M. Programme

LL.M. in International Trade Law

LL.M. in Corporate and Financial Law

LL.M. in Intellectual Property Rights

Distinctive features of JGLS

Global curriculum and pedagogy

• Internationally qualified teaching and research faculty

• Internationally benchmarked quality assurance systems

• Law library with extensive electronic databases

• International student and faculty exchange programmes

Globally networked career development and placement division

• Green campus with modern halls of residence

Curriculum and Pedagogy

JGLS is committed to providing global legal education to its students.

To fulfill this objective, the curriculum and teaching pedagogy

is designed to give extensive exposure to students to domestic,

international and comparative law courses. Students at JGLS study

compulsory courses and choose from an unparalleled array of elective

courses. In addition to courses on substantive and procedural law,

students will gain lawyering skills through practical training papers

and clinical legal programmes. JGLS will inculcate sound research

and writing skills among students by requiring them to write research

papers and participate in the Research Centres.

Research Centres and Publication

As India’s first global and research driven law school, JGLS has

established the following eleven research centres in cutting edge

legal and policy areas. Volume 3 of the bi-annual Jindal Global

Law Review is to be published in February 2011, and represents

JGLS’ commitment to a research-intensive environment. Students

can be involved in one or more of the following centres:

• Centre for Global Corporate and Financial Law and Policy

(Joint Centre Established with Michigan Law School)

• Centre for Penology, Criminal Justice and Police Studies

• Centre for Human Rights Studies

• Centre for International Trade and Economic Laws

• Centre for Global Governance and Policy

• Centre on Public Law and Jurisprudence

• Centre for Health Law, Ethics and Technology

• Centre for Women, Law and Social Change

• Centre for Intellectual Property Rights Studies

• Centre for Environment and Climate Change

• Centre for South Asian Legal Studies

International Board of Advisors (IBA)

International educational collaborations and partnerships will

be essential to promote the global nature of JGU and JGLS.

Distinguished academics from leading universities, lawyers and

other professionals with a commitment to promoting excellence in

education are members of IBA.

Chairpersons of IBA

Professor C. Raj Kumar

LL.B. (Delhi), B.C.L. (Oxford), LL.M. (Harvard)

Vice Chancellor, O.P. Jindal Global University &

Dean, Jindal Global Law School

Professor Peter H. Schuck

B.A. (Cornell), J.D. (Harvard), LL.M. (N.Y.U.), M.A. (Harvard)

Simeon E. Baldwin Professor Emeritus of Law, Yale Law School &

Member, Governing Body, JGU

Vice Chair of IBA

Professor Jayanth K. Krishnan

B.A. (Ohio), J.D. (Ohio), Ph.D. (University of Wisconsin-Madison)

Professor of Law, Indiana University Maurer School of Law,

Bloomington, USA

International Collaborations

International educational collaborations and partnerships are

essential to promote the global nature of JGLS. JGLS has developed

partnerships with leading law schools worldwide. These Collaborations

with Yale Law School, Harvard Law School, University of Michigan

Law School, Cornell Law School; Indiana University Maurer School of

Law (USA); University of Cambridge (UK), Osgoode Hall Law School,

Queen’s University School of Law (Canada); Australian National

University, United Nations University and Tokiwa University (Japan),

amongst others—include MoUs that establish student and faculty

exchange opportunities, high profile conferences, joint research

initiatives, and other joint educational initiatives. JGLS continues to

build collaborations with institutions in Brazil, Europe, South Africa,

and other areas of the world in an effort to build an unparalleled

network for student exchange and research learning, a resource that

will be available to all JGLS students.

Career Development and Placement Division

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JGLS has established a Career Development and Placement Division

with a view to provide career opportunities to students and graduates

of JGLS. JGLS has signed Memoranda of Understandings (MoUs) with

several reputed Indian law firms including, Amarchand & Mangaldas

& Suresh A Shroff & Co, AZB & Partners, FoxMandal Little, Luthra

& Luthra Law Offices, Nishith Desai Associates and Khaitan & Co. to

develop knowledge based partnerships and interaction with law firms

and to facilitate internships and placements for JGLS students and

graduates. JGLS has a network of lawyers engaged in international

legal practice abroad. The JGLS Committee of International Lawyers

(J-CIL) is a New York-based association of practising lawyers

from leading law firms worldwide committed to providing global

perspectives on emerging legal issues. J-CIL provides insights into

global legal profession and offers advice on career counselling to JGLS

students and graduates.

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