Gopaldas Jhamatmal Advani Law College
Gopaldas Jhamatmal Advani Law College (GJALC) is named after one of the leading advocates of Sind, Late Shri. Gopaldas Jhamatmal Advani, who was a scholar and writer of book titled as Arbitration and Specific Relief Act. The HSNC Board established Gopaldas Jhamatmal Advani Law College (GJALC) in the year 1977. The college is ranked 18th among top twenty law colleges in India (India Today - July, 2006). The college is affiliated to the University of Mumbai and recognised by the Bar Council of India, New for teaching three year Degree course in Law (LL.B.).Read More
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Gopaldas Jhamatmal Advani Law College Details
- Three year degree course in Law (LL.B.).
The College in collaboration with Asian School of Cyber Law, Pune offers Diploma Courses in:
- Diploma in Cyber Law
- Diploma in Corporate Law
- Diploma in Corporate Mergers and Acquisitions
- Diploma in Intellectual Property Law
The college offers the following Distance Mode Diploma course:
- Diploma in Corporate Merger and Acquisitions
- PG Diploma in Financial Law
In order to be eligible for admission to the Three years LL.B. a candidate must have passed/completed Degree Examination of a recognised University with minimum 45% of marks if there is no eligibility test and 40% of marks at the qualifying examination if there is an Eligibility test. However, the above percentage of Marks shall be relaxed by 5% for the candidates belonging to SC/ST categories.
In order to be eligible the Diploma courses a candidate should have passed 10+2 or equivalent from any recognized board. Selection will be based as per the university norms.
The application forms for the desired course will be issued in the college itself and the candidate can obtained it by paying DD of the specified amount and submitting all the documents required by the college.
The admission to all the courses is given on the basis of merit.
Candidates seeking admission to any of the classes at the College from any other University will be final on production of a certificate of eligibility from the University of Mumbai. On the production of provisional eligibility certificate a provisional admission may be granted to such students.
Admission to the student from outside University of Mumbai is subject to the rules of eligibility and confirmation of the verification of documents from Parent University.
No student shall be allowed to simultaneously register for law degree program with any other Graduate, Post graduate or Certificate course run by the same or other University or an Institute for academic or professional learning excepting in the integrated degree program of the same institution. However any short period part time certificate courses on language, computer application of an institute or any course run by a centre for distance learning of a University, or any add-on part-time course/s in their in or related to law provided the timings for the law course for this university are accepted.
Students seeking admission in the First year LL.B. has to submit the following documents:
- Mark sheet of qualifying examination (Original + Xerox)
- T. C / Leaving Certificate (may be produced after admission)
- If belongs to Reserved category caste certificate from proper Authority (Original+ Photocopy)
- Migration Certificate for students other than University of Mumbai (may be produced after admission)
- Verification letter from their respective Universities.
Facilities and Infrastructure
The college infrastructure is well furnished with all modern facilities.
All the classrooms of the college are well furnished with all modern facilities.
The Library occupies a place of pride in GJALC and is an integral part of the institute’s outstanding research and education mission. The library contains more than 11,500 documents and it subscribes to over 30 national and international journals, law reports and general and law magazines. Besides the regular law reports and journals viz. AIR, SCC, Indian Journal of International Law, Journal of Indian Law Institute, etc., it also has valuable reference sources such as Oppenheim’s International Law, The Framing of India’s Constitution, Constituent Assembly Debates, Legal Systems of the World, Russel on Crimes, Encyclopedia of International Terrorism, Sir John Woodroffe Syed Amir Ali’s Law of Evidence, Pollock and Mulla on Indian Contract and Specific Relief Act, International Encyclopedia of Intellectual Property Treaties, Ramaiya’s Guide to Companies Act, Palmer’s Company Law, Russel on Arbitration, Mulla Code of Civil Procedure, Paget’s Law of Banking etc.
To quench the thirst of the tech savvy modern users the library has built an electronic collection viz., CD-ROM database of Law Commission of India’s Reports, CD-ROM databases containing cases of Supreme Court and all High Court’s, DVD of Journal of Indian Law Institute and subscribes to legalpundits online legal information database.
The library has established a very good network all over the country for sharing and exchanging of information resources and expertise.
The moot court is a well established and universally recognized co-curricular activity to be pursued by every Law College. In this respect, GJALC has one of the most effective and enthusiastic moot court associations, which attempts to ensure that the manner in which cases are conducted in accordance with standard judicial processes.
The GJALC provides facilities for badminton, Basketball, Volleyball, Carom, Chess and Table Tennis. The Sports committee organizes the Intra Collegiate indoor and outdoor competitions. The sports committee is also responsible for selecting and training student’s participants to represent the GJALC in Sports competition organized by various other Universities and colleges throughout India. The students of GJALC have been successful at various Inter-Collegiate and University level Sports Competition and have been selected to represent the University of Mumbai.
Life @ GJALC
The cultural committee is the most vibrant committee which conducts and arranges various social and cultural events in every academic year. It comprises of various students from all the classes, one of whom is nominated as the Secretary of the committee. The cultural committee organizes a cultural week to promote interaction amongst students by organizing different competitions and also encourages and selects students to participate in various inter-collegiate competitions that is Dancing, dramas, singing competition, fashion show and various other such activities.
The magazine committee publishes the college magazine every academic year which covers all the events conducted by the GJALC and also those in which it participates. It invites contribution from the students by way of articles, comments, review, etc.
The goal of the GJALC Placement Cell is not only to assist the students in finding a job, but to help them, to secure a placement that is right for them and boost their career. The placement cell seeks to provide services to three constituencies: Law students seeking permanent or temporary employment; Alumni seeking a change of employment or acting as a mentor to current students and Legal employers.
The College conducts Study tour every year for the students to visit places of great importance in the legal field and meet learned people. As a part of study tour students will visit Supreme Court, Parliament, Law Commission of India, Human Rights Commission, Law Library of Jawaharlal Nehru University and International Red Cross Society, Indian Society of International Law, Indian Law Institute (ILI) etc. This visit empowers students to derive firsthand experience and knowledge of law. We are one of the pioneering law colleges to start such an educational tour for the students.