Universal Law College, Mohali as a flagship institution of The Universal Group of Institutions for Professional Legal Studies and Research, was established in the year 2016 for imparting quality legal education in Tri-City/ Mohali. The college was the visionary project of Dr. Gurpreet Singh, the Chairman of the Universal Group of Institutions and along with his plenipotentiaries from across the academic spectrum. Within a short span of time, the Universal Law College registered its reckoning presence and became one of the most sought after Law College in the field of legal education. The Universal Law College is affiliated to Punjabi University; Patiala and has became a top-spot, producing a series of legal achivers and alumnus. As destiny would have it, Universal Law College along-with its sister colleges under the aegis of the Universal Group of Institutions have constantly worked towards the development of the quality education with major emphasis over the research and latest teaching pedagogy techniques.
Affiliations and Approvals
Universal Law College (ULC) is affiliated to the Punjabi University, Patiala and approved by the BAR COUNCIL OF INDIA for its three year LL.B and five years B.A.LL.B. Programmes.
Objectives of the Universal Law College
UUniversal Law College inhabiting more than 435 students on its roll is in fact, reflective of Indian Diaspora as its composition resonate the voices of almost all the northern/ central and north eastern states of India. The college as a lex matrix and an institutional paragon provides complete legal education under a single roof which includes five year BA. LL.B. & three year LL.B programmes.
Moreover, Universal Law College constantly focuses on fostering inquisitive spirit and platonic-cum- epistemological quest among our graduate students of five year BA. LL.B. & three year LL.B programmes. This confluence reflects a symphony of our institutional infrastructure, flexible academic curriculum, disciplinarian paraphernalia, socio-cultural objectives, academic-corporate interface and potential inducements for society centric academic researches and practices.
Placements do constitute a significant component of professional educational institutions. As a natural corollary, in collaboration with reputed legal firms, LPO’s, Senior Advocates and NGO’s; the college provides placement assistance to the students interested in corporate sectors. However, our focus remains on preparing the students for judicial and civil services as well as advocacy in courts by providing them a congenial academic environment. The testimony of the fact is that various students have secured top positions in various provincial judicial services, government services and are serving as distinguished legal professionals in the District Courts, High Courts as well as Supreme Court of India.
Moot Court and Legal Aid Centre
Keeping the fact in mind, the Universal Law College boasts certain groups like Debating group/s, Moot Court Society and Legal Aid Centre which propels students towards professional achievements and welfare oriented objectives. Our programmes and syllabus too reflect the same value inclination. Also, it is our motto to mobilize and channelize the tremendous energy of our students in a creative direction leading to creation of a creative talent pool assimilating their full potential to benefit the society in particular and humanity in general.
Every institution boasts a vision and we are not an exception. Right from the beginning, we strenuously endeavoured to metamorphose Universal Law College into a foundation imparting legal education accompanying a well cherished dream of becoming an institution of excellence across the area and producing legal professionals with humanitarian propensity.
Association and Collaborations
Universal Law College is an “Affiliate” to The Common Law Admission Test (CLAT), 2021 that is a national level entrance exam for admissions to undergraduate (UG) law programmes offered by 22 National Law Universities around the country. CLAT is organized by the Consortium of National Law Universities consisting of the representative universities. Universal Law College has signed an MOU with the Consortium of National Law Universities for using the CLAT 2021 scores for the undergraduate BA. LL.B programme.