Established in the year 1970, Law Centre-I is a premier unit under the aegis of the Faculty of Law, University of Delhi.
Law Centre-I is presently working from 9:40 a.m. to 5:55 p.m. (in two shifts). There is an Evening shift from 5.55 p.m.-9.35 p.m. (allotment being subject to availability of seats). Law centre-I, like the other Law Centres, conducts ‘full time’ LL.B Programme (3 years or 6 semesters) only.
Law Centre-I, also caters to the office going, employed public who find it difficult to take time out in the mornings. Classes are held in Evening Shift from 5:55 - 9:35 PM, for six days a week. The students are free to opt for either session (allotment being subject to availability of seats). Every year 1002 students are admitted to first year LL.B. Course in Law Centre-1 selected on the basis of the Common Entrance Test conducted by the Faculty of Law, University of Delhi. For details, you may see the latest prospectus.
Though all the three Centres are a part of the Faculty of Law, University of Delhi, each has its separate teaching and non-teaching staff headed by a Professor-In-Charge (PIC) (for details click ‘Faculty Members’ tab). Consequently, the three centres have different teaching faculty, administrative office, infrastructure (library, washrooms etc), etc.
Law Centre-I is the oldest centre of the Faculty of Law, University of Delhi, having enjoyed 36 years of fruitful and productive existence. It came into being in 1970-71. During those times it was housed in an NDMC School, also known as Nagar Palika School, near the Paharganj Police Station. The evening session was, however held in North Campus only without the name of LC-I. Unofficially, it was popular as ELC, that is ‘Evening Law Centre’.
In the year 1994, the Centre was shifted from Mandir Marg to the North Campus, where it exists presently. For location, click the ‘Contact Us’ tab.
A number of Committees, each comprising an elected/nominated convener, elected/nominated members of the teaching faculty and student volunteers are functioning in the Centre to promote co-curricular activities, such as mooting, debating, legal aid etc.
Apart from these, there are committees to serve/aid the administrative functioning of the centre, such as the attendance committee, case material committee etc.
These committees enable the members, both faculty and students to enrich themselves with valuable experience that helps them progress not only in their professional life but also in the personal sphere.
The Convener of every committee, in consultation with the members discuss and decide the developments in their areas, review projects, talk about future options, etc for their committee. Committees may meet on a regular basis, often weekly or yearly, or meetings may be called irregularly as the need arises.
The Professor-In-Charge of the Centre is en ex-officio member of every committee.