Punjabi University, Patiala has established Punjab School of Law at its campus. The Punjab School of Law admits 60 students in its Five-Year Degree Course. This course is open for admission to the students who have passed 10+2 examination, as per prescribed eligibility conditions.
Establishment of Punjab School of Law is the result of visionary idea conceived by University management In view of globalization and liberalization of economic policies, there is great demand on the legal profession to be able to provide competent legal services of the highest order in diverse fields. In the present scenario, significance of legal education is not limited to dispute resolution, but it also extends to its application for growth and development of society. There is also a need to develop responsive attitude and sensitiveness towards law to achieve all-round growth and secure ends of justice.
The Punjab School of Law lays emphasis on both teaching as well as training the students in the legal profession. The school has adopted the methodology of intensive and extensive class room teaching, involving active participation of the students. This is supplemented by clinical legal work like, participation in seminars, working on assigned projects, client counseling, brief preparation, moot court presentation, court visits etc. The objective of the course is to enable the students to join legal profession as lawyers, prosecutors, law firms, organisations or to compete for civil services. The Punjab School of Law is committed to recruit highly qualified and best suited faculty for imparting legal education to its students.