Indian varsities take a look at newer paths in authorized edu | Delhi News

Greater Noida: In a world that technology, and the quite a few connections it creates between folks, locations, communities and cultures, is bringing nearer on a regular basis, authorized training too has turn into globalised and Indian universities should set benchmarks in tune with this actuality.
Legal experts on Saturday dissected the challenges and alternatives for educators at a convention on ‘Globalisation of Professional Legal Education’ that was organised by Bennett University’s School of Law that was flagged off by a panel dialogue on integrating Indian authorized training with the National Education Policy (NEP).
Highlighting the distinction between the Indian authorized training system and that abroad, S Prabhakaran, senior advocate and co-chairman of the Bar Council of India, stated, “One of the key challenges in integrating the global legal education system with that of India’s is that students getting law degrees abroad attend a three-year course, while in India, we offer a five-year law degree. When students return with law degrees from abroad, they have to bridge the two-year gap here with a set of examinations. So how we integrate foreign law degree holders in the Indian system needs attention. The other important factor is that students should get mandatory six-month to one-year internships before they are eligible for practice.”
Leena Chandran Wadia, member of the NEP’s drafting committee, stated the “shape of globalisation of legal education in India will be based on collaboration”.
“NEP is very clear on what the future of education should look like, but the paths have to be created. In India, the globalisation of legal education will provide opportunities for collaboration, twinning and dual degrees between universities in India and those abroad,” Wadia stated.
Mehraj-ud-Din Mir, vice-chancellor of the Central University of Kashmir, stated globalisation of authorized training had already taken place. “The issue is what the challenges are that lie ahead. We are at the stage where we can monitor it and take care of retaining sovereignty of people at large. We must note the role of artificial intelligence and how it can change the legal profession. We can’t close our eyes to the ground realities of modern legal education. If we want to keep the flag of the Indian legal system high, we must keep pace with global legal education,” he stated.
The session was additionally attended by a number of different lecturers, together with Sudhanshu Varma, COO, Bennet University, MP Singh, analysis professor of legislation, Shridhar Acharyulu, professor on the School of Law, Guljit Singh Chadda (retd) registrar, Bennet University, and Ashita Allamraju, affiliate professor, School of Law, amongst others.
Prabhu Aggarwal, vice-Chancellor of Bennet University, stated in his tackle, “I think this is a very timely topic, and I cannot but imagine the type of experts that are here today… professionals, educators, academics debating these very important topics from across the globe, not just India.”

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