Jadavpur University to introduce B-school and law school
Jadavpur University or JU is one of the most prestigious universities of Kolkata that was much in news over molestation cases that took place at the university premises, announced that it will begin a B-School which would award post graduate degrees to students from the 2015 academic session. A new law school is also on the cards which would be on the lines of the national law schools that are functioning all over the country. JU has two campuses: the main campus at Jadavpur and the new campus at Salt Lake.
The work is in progress for the creation of both the schools. As per news, the groundwork for opening both the B-school and the Law school are underway.
For the best planning implementation, Institutions like IIM Calcutta, XLRI, Jamshedpur and XIM Bhubaneshwar have been contacted to contribute towards the framework. Similarly, for the law school, JU is in touch with the National University for Juridical Sciences (NUJS).
Abhijit Chakraborty says that they are up to a few management programmes but the courses are not of full-scale similar to IIMs. Abhijit Chakraborty is interim vice chancellor of JU, who is soon going to take the position of full time VC.
Interim vice chancellor of JU, Abhijit Chakraborty, who is about to take up his position as the full time VC of the university confirmed this. “We did have a few management programmes but they were not full scale MBA programmes like the IIMs have.
Moreover, there has been news that the University will now initiate a two year full-fledged management programme which would provide MBA degrees to students who are willing to take up management as their career option.
Location– The project will come up at the National Instruments Laboratory campus just opposite the main Jadavpur Campus. The campus space will now be utilized as it was lying vacant since a few years.
B-school planning has reached to the execution and so it will set up immediately. The law school is expected to come by 2016.