“Reading maketh a full man, conference a
ready man, writing an exact man”. This expression of
Lord bacon is aptly applicable in the discipline of
law. Apart from the course prescribed by the H.N.B.
Garhwal Central University and the norms laid down
by the Bar Council of India. Law College Dehradun
stretches itself beyond these barriers, Care is
taken to balance in-class and out-of-class life.
Debates and seminars on contemporary legal issues,
guest lectures and participation in cultural
activities are some of the co-curricular activities
forming an integral part of the curriculum. The aim
of such activities is to improve the students’
writing and communication skills and inculcate the
ability to understand relevant issues.
Various co-curricular activities help the students
to build up multi-dimensional skills and nurture
their inner capabilities. Being a good debater
teaches a person how to face interviews, and also to
develop good speaking skills. In Law College
debating is pursued with great enthusiasm.
Presentation of papers at seminars helps the
students to face the daunted task of public
speaking. Experiences and accolades gained through
many of these activities help during the internship
and in dealing with clients, or even arguing in the
courts. Professional law requires knowledge,
diligence, competitive spirit, communication skills,
interaction, self-discipline and self-confidence.
Success in legal profession requires more than high
intellect. It demands a well rounded personality,
interpersonal skills and a practical hands-on
approach to legal problems.
Law College Dehradun encourages extra-curricular
activities as much as its academic curriculum. The
college organizes many events like seminars,
conclaves, debates; mock parliament sessions,
quizzes and workshops on different aspects of law to
encourage the students to grow both book-smart as
well as street-smart. For holistic development, the
students are taught to balance academics with
co-curricular activities from lectures to
conferences, from fests to debates, quizzes to