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Friday, June 27, 2014

Scholarships by The Washington Center, USA

his is with reference to Amity University collaboration with The Washington Center for Internships and Academic Seminars (TWC) located in Washington D.C. USA.

From the last four years, few selected best Amity students are being sent to TWC to participate in Prudential Foundation Global Citizens (PFGC) Program offered by TWC with scholarship which covers most of the expenses. The program gives an opportunity to prepare students to become more responsible and civically engaged global citizens while acquiring leadership and professional skills that will equip them to positively impact their communities. Apart from international exposure, at the end of the program, students get the certificate, portfolio and also earn credits for their respective programmes.

TWC has invited applications now for the scholarships for Spring 2015 Prudential Foundation Global Citizens Program (PFGCP) i.e., January – May 2015.  A total of 20 best students will be selected from universities in Brazil, China, India, Japan, South Korea, and Taiwan. The scholarship for PFGC program covers most expenses including: application fee, program and housing fees, J-1 SEVIS visa fee, health insurance, and an airfare allowance (Total Scholarship Value: above $13000 USD).

Eligibility to apply for PFGCP:

a)      Student pursuing UG / PG programmes (except first year students)
b)      Excellent Academic Record (Minimum CGPA:8)
c)       Valid Passport
d)      Good communication skills & general knowledge
e)      Active participation in co-curricular & extra curricular activities
f)       Involvement of Civic engagements / social work

Interested students should complete & submit the following documents (in English Language only) to HOI by August 18, 2014 for further submission to the undersigned Liaisoning Officer:

1.      Application Form
2.      One-page Résumé that outlines your educational background, honors or recognitions, work experience, activities, special skills, travel, interests, etc. Please be sure to include any computer-related expertise or foreign language skills, as well as prior internships and community service activities.
3.      500-word Issues Essay talking about a current event in the field of business, management, finance or entrepreneurship
4.      Short answers of 200 words or less (Please use A 4 size sheet):
Question #1 Why Does this program appeal to you?
Question # 2 Explain one situation in which you demonstrated your ability to lead.
Question # 3 What are your professional interests?
5.      Two Letters of Recommendation along with cover sheet as per specified format (one of which must be provided by a faculty member)
6.      Marksheets – Class X, XII, Graduation & Post Graduation – all semester marksheets
7.      Copy of the Passport

Program Dates: The PFGC Spring 2015 Program begins on January 21, 2015 and ends on May 06, 2015.

Program Components
This program provides students interested in learning more about the financial role of the private, government, and nonprofit sectors in the U.S. and around the world an opportunity to work and interact and interact with experts in areas such as business, corporate social responsibility and ethics, and the intersections of business and government. The program has the following components:

  • Internship: students will be placed in an internship with an organization that fits their interests and skills. Students will intern four days a week.

  • Academic Course: students will complete an academic course. TWC’s faculty includes adjunct professors from local universities including Georgetown and Johns Hopkins University, among others.

  • Leadership Forum: students will attend a series of events with experts and leaders from the private, public, and nonprofit sectors on Monday afternoons.

§  Civic Engagement / Social Responsibility Project: students will devote a minimum of 15 hours over the semester to active learning and action to become well-informed about an issue they care about, then work to make a positive difference in public life at the local, national or global level.

  • Portfoliostudents will produce a compilation of documents that chronicles and summarizes their learning experience during your time with The Washington Center.

Heads of Institutions are requested to circulate the information (file attached) through Notice Boards, CRs, P.Ls & Faculty members so that interested students may apply by August 18, 2014. Their applications may please be submitted to undersigned along with a cover note of recommendation, by August 20, 2014. Thereafter a committee at University Level will interview the applicants & best five shortlisted applicants will be recommended to apply for Spring 2015 PFGC program at TWC, USA. Final selection will be done by TWC & Prudential Foundation which will be based on telephonic and skype interview and subsequent personal interview by their representatives in India.

For more information about the program, the students may contact the Director ALS.

Notice for New Courses

A few significant changes have been introduced that impact the students as indicated below. These come into effect with the forthcoming academic session starting in July, 2014.

Students would need to exercise option to select any two of the three courses below for the semesters concerned.

9th Semester

a) Intellectual Property Law
b) Telecommunication Laws
c) Law, Poverty & Development

7th Semester

a) Legislative Drafting
b) Women & Criminal Law
c) Interpretation of Statutes

In addition to the above, the students of Sixth semester and Above would need to select any one of the two baskets given below in which they would be taught the subjects semester-wise contained in that basket.

a) Business Law
b) Intellectual Property Law

The students can now change their foreign language, if they so want, and select any of the following each year. These are of one credit each per semester. Those who wish to continue with the same foreign languages may do so. 

1. French      )
2. German     )        Five Year
3. Hindi         )

Next, the students would have to opt for one of the two open electives of one credit each.

a)   Sports
b)   Cultural

The session timings now would be as follows. The exact time table would be available on Amizone.


Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Admission Query Links

The Law School is founded on real life challenges. It is an institution that is devoted to prepare a generation of law professionals capable of facing future demands confidently. Its distinguished faculty is fully committed to their assignment. It takes pride in maintaining an exceptional learning and research environment.
ALS is fully geared to provide its students with an innovative and stimulating exposure. The academic community works in cooperation towards that goal with great enthusiasm. The campus atmosphere is pleasant and positive with an absorbing schedule. The students are equipped to develop a legal temper. The high-quality legal education integrates their legal concepts with an incisive and practical understanding of law. The programme develops the general skills and core competencies essential for legal education. The focus is on development of the capacity to analyze and reason, oral and written communication, knowledge application, intellectual curiosity and professional integrity. The school offers an extraordinarily campus in which students, faculty and staff work together.
Anyone who is a part of ALS is not just working or studying in one of the best colleges in India but is also a part of a very dynamic and growing academic community.
The Amity Law School, Noida is an institution established by an educational society RBEF (Ritnand Balved Education Foundation) with the object of providing high quality education in the legal domain. The Founder Trustee, an NRI and an industrialist and the President of RBEF, Dr. Ashok K Chauhan is a renowned philanthropist who has dedicated his life to the service of the nation through education. Teaching at Amity Law School started with effect from 3rd November 2004.

Amity Law School is situated at Sector 125, Noida, (Uttar Pradesh) a city 10 miles from the capital city of India, Delhi. Noida is better known as Arogya Dham ( Medical City), IT and Education city because of Institutes like Fortis and Max Hospitals, NTPC and its R&D Centre. GAIL and HUDCO benefiting the entire population of Delhi, UP and nearby states. It is well known for its academic institutes of international repute like Amity Business School, Amity International School, Amity School of Biotechnology, Amity School of Engineering and the like. The pollution-free campus has been designed to complement the international curriculum and has the optimum environment for 21st century education, where every aspect of teaching and learning is supported by modern and relevant technology. There are abundant open space which provide tranquil reflection.

ALS is a part of Amity University and running five-year integrated B.A./B.Com/BBA LL.B (Hons.), Programmes and has been approved by The Bar Council of India, New Delhi.

Amity Law School has an impressive array of academic, sports and cultural facilities. It is one the finest institutions and has all the requirements that a college needs to strive ahead.

Director Sir shares his opinion on AQAH on NewsX

Maj Gen Nilendra Kumar, Director & Dean at Amity Law School, Noida speaking about Al Qaeda al Hind (AQAH), the Indian arm of Osama bin Laden's terrorist organisation on NewsX Channel.

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Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Placement Notice for 2009-14 Batch

Apply to: Ms.Ruchi Sharma at

Designation: Legal Executive
Education: (UG - LLB/ B.A.LL.B)
Experience- Freshers
Location: Noida
CTC offered: 2 lakh- 3 Lakh PA

Job Description:
a) Drafting of Agreements, Contracts and Notices.

b) Handle litigation in both Civil and Criminal cases

c) Preparing and maintaining the documents related to cases

d) Arbitration appearing with supreme court, high court and other courts

e) Involvement in the routine activities within the legal department, under the guidance of seniors.

Desired Candidate Profile:
a) Strong communication skills

b) Highly presentable and confident person

c) Should have exposure of Drafting of Agreements, Contracts and Notices

c) Should be confident enough to handle litigation in both Civil and Criminal cases

Please note: Service agreement of 2 yrs for freshers.

Please get back to us as soon as possible as this requirement is urgent.

Company Profile:

Essel Shyam Communication Ltd. Promoted by Essel and Shyam group.

*Largest Teleport in India running more than 100 channels
*Leader in specialized media Software development
*Ranked 12th among fastest growing teleport Companies by WTA
Essel Shyam is a technology service provider specializing in Media Broadcasting, production, post production, distribution for multi-platform / multi devices along with satellite based telecom, SCADA solution provider for telemetry, hydrology and variety of scientific and environmental technological services. . A national leader using the best of global technologies for providing VSAT, Internet, broadband, uplinking, SNG/DSNG services.
Essel Shyam, a Telecom/IT & Media Broadcasting Technology service provider have customized solutions for Internet and Telecommunication using state-of-the-art technologies. The solutions are designed for the specific business needs of our customers in various segments, including Enterprises, small, medium & large, Broadcast & Media companies, Govt., security agencies along with various other customers.
Essel Shyam wins the world's First Green Teleport Award. A recognition by World Teleport Association (WTA) on the green initiatives of Essel Shyam. India's only professional HD satellite transmission event "IPL-3", is being accomplished by Essel Shyam. Essel Shyam supports the YouTube for Live Streaming & Fun Feed. It is available on YouTube and also on several mobile platforms, another first in India from Essel Shyam. Mr.M.N.Vyas (Executive Director, Essel Shyam) re-elected for the second term on the board of WTA. WTA Teleport Association announces the Top Teleport Operator Ranking for 2009. Essel Shyam ranks 13th among Independent top twenty Teleport companies in the world . More.. Essel Shyam ranks 8th among the fast growing twenty ranks of all the teleport operating companies in the world.
For more details you can check our website: 

Call for papers of 15th Human Rights Summer School

Empowerment through Law of the Common People (ELCOP) is going to organize the 15th Human Rights Summer School (HRSS) on 'Human Rights and Religion, 2014'. 

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This year in the HRSS maintaining the stated wavelength, the theme-line, Human Rights and Religion may be construed in the following subheadings:

  • Human Rights and Religion: the Ideological Similarities
  • Ideas of Human Rights in Islam/ Hinduism/ Buddhism/ Christianity
  • Ethical Differences between human rights and religion
  • Cultural Relativism debate of Human Rights
  • Human Rights and Political Islam
  • The Ideas of Jihad in Islam and its Human Rights Implication
  • The Human Rights Discourse in the Israel-Palestine Conflict (Conflict mapping in the Zionist-Islam perspective)
  • Ethnic Cleansing in the name of Religions
  • Religious Supremacy, Hegemony and Islamization in the Middle-East
  • Hate-speech as Stimulus of Riots in India and Bangladesh
  • Communalism, Secularism and Islam- the Ideational Friends and Foes of Human Rights
  • Is a Liberal Interpretation of Religion Possible to adjust it with Human Rights Model?
  • Women Rights in Islam: Reflecting over the Antagonistic relations
  • Morality, Religion and Human Rights: An Oriental perspective on the Efficacy of Meta-narratives
  • How far religions can help to build a right-based society?

The topics are suggestive not exhaustive. So, you are free to write on any of the topics having relevance with the general thee i.e. Human Rights.  We will appreciate if you focus one of the following areas:

  • Ensuring Social Justice through Community Based Research;
  • Corporate Social Responsibility and Human Rights;
  • Boosting Social Justice Through RTI;
  • Individual and Collective Rights in Relation to Social Justice;
  • Role of State in Protection of HR vis-e-vis Religion;
  • Development Goals and Human Rights;
  • Stakeholders Responsibility in ensuring Human Rights;
  • State Responsibility, Human Rights and Social Justice;
  • New Challenge for Human Rights: Refugee Perspective;
  • Human Security and Human Development.

The papers should be written in between 5000-8,000 words excluding footnotes. 

Top Ranking among the Law Colleges in India

We are proud to share that Amity Law School, Noida has being ranked at Number 11 in the overall ranking of top 35 Law Colleges in India. The ranking was carried out and published in THE WEEK in their June 22 ,2014 issue on Page 50.
Congratulations to all the Faculty, Staff Colleagues and Students whose contribution keeps us moving ahead. Cheeeeeeers.