India’s first Five-year integrated programme with special focus on Data Science & law
This is one of the first of its kind five year integrated programme designed to train future tech proficient lawyers who can contribute immensely in technology driven world. This programme aims at of integrating data analytics in legal research and practice by employing machine learning, natural language processing, and other state-of-the-art data science methodologies in research across a range of disciplines and research topics, including studies of crime, consumer bankruptcies, short selling, comparative competition law, and comparative judicial decisions. Students benefit from comparative study of knowledge and practices in the classroom and through labs and other experiential learning opportunities.
Why to study this programme?
To discover an array of courses how AI is disrupting and influencing the study of nearly every area of the law: antitrust, business, criminal justice, cybersecurity, human rights, intellectual property, international, legal history, securities regulation, social policy, and more. The programme offers the futuristic cognitive aptitude for law and technology providing students with opportunities to learn about various sectors within legal tech and the legal services market as a whole through on-campus and off-campus opportunities that draw on the expertise of academics, technocrats, scientists and industry professionals, leveraging the robust University network and industry contacts.
The thrust of the programme is on Data Science and Law where students will blend mathematical methods, statistics, computing, business decisions and communication with Law to equip them for one of the most in-demand and lucrative careers in the world.
Data science is playing an increasingly important and controversial role in legal practice and the legal system more broadly. However, the number of lawyers with expertise in data analysis or machine learning is small. This has implications for the delivery of justice.
So this programme offers opportunities with dual expertise to find better ways to use data science to enhance access to justice, increase rates of settlement, and improve the efficiency of legal practice and the broader legal system.
Intermediate/Higher Secondary Board Exam (10+2) in Science Stream with Physics/ Chemistry/Biology / Maths with 60% marks or equivalent. (55 % or equivalent marks for SC/ST and PwD category).
Admission is on the basis on the merit of CLAT, 21 All India Rank.
Rs. 50,000/- Per Semester
Number of Seats
New course from September, 2021.