The Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law (RGNUL), Punjab, was established by the State Legislature of Punjab by passing the Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, Punjab Act, 2006 (Punjab Act No. 12 of 2006). The Act incorporated a University of Law of national stature in Punjab, to fulfil the need for a Centre of Excellence in legal education in the modern era of globalization and liberalization. RGNUL started functioning from its Headquarters-Mohindra Kothi, The Mall, Patiala w.e.f. 26 May 2006.
The University acquired the approval of the Bar Council of India (BCI) in July 2006. The University also got registered with the University Grants Commission (UGC), New Delhi under Section 2(f) of the University Grants Commission Act, 1956 and has been declared fit to obtain a grant from the (UGC) under Section 12-B of the UGC Act, 1956. RGNUL operated from the heritage building of the erstwhile Patiala State, Mohindra Kothi, The Mall, Patiala (from 2006 to 2013) located in the heart of Patiala city in a pollution-free environment. The University was accredited with an ‘A’ Grade by National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) in 2015.
About Centre For Advanced Studies In Criminal Law
RGNUL has established the Centre for Advanced Studies in Criminal Law (CASCL) to undertake: advanced study and research in the emerging areas of criminal law; professional training including sensitisation on application and enforcement of criminal law in a fair and coherent manner; research projects independently or in collaboration with professional organisations at the national and international level; to bring about publications and produce study material on various aspects of criminal law and to organise seminars, workshops and conferences on contemporary and significant issues of criminal law.
About The Essay Writing Competition by RGNUL
CASCL brings to students its Essay Writing Competition by RGNUL in order to provide writers a platform to test their adroitness for writing and an opportunity to explore a wide range of challenging and interesting questions beyond the college curriculum. The objective of the competition is to encourage students to inculcate an interest in studies in criminal law along with a passion for writing.
Exploring Gender Justice: The Laws and the Lacunae
The competition is open to students enrolled in UG Or PG courses from any recognised university.
- 1st prize: Rs 10, 000
- 2nd prize: Rs 7, 000
- 3rd prize: Rs 5, 000
Registration is free of cost.
To register, click here.
The deadline for submission and registration is 10th November 2021, 11:59 pm.
For any further queries, contact-
Tanya Mayal- +91 8196019150
Rishav Devrani- +91 7895191377