New Delhi: LawSikho, a leading ed-tech startup focused on legal education headquartered in New Delhi has collaborated with the ICFAI University through the ICFAI Foundation for Higher Education. ICFAI University is a deemed-to-be-University and one of the premier institutes imparting legal education in India. ICFAI Law School, Hyderabad, which has been key to this collaboration, has been ranked as one of the top 30 law schools in India by the Ministry of Education.
On Saturday, in the presence of leadership teams of both the leadership team of LawSikho and ICFAI Law School Hyderabad, an MoU was signed to roll out several collaborative legal education courses in blended format. The ceremony was attended by Prof. A.V. Narsimha Rao, Director, ICFAI Law School, Hyderabad, Dr K. Hariharan, Assistant Professor, ICFAI Law School, Mr Ramanuj Mukherjee, CEO & Mr Abhyuday Agarwal, COO, LawSikho. Mr Saptarshi Roy, Vice President, Strategic Partnerships and Corporate Programs at LawSikho was also present.
Commenting on the occasion, Ramanuj Mukherjee said, “ICFAI University is one of the most forward looking and fastest growing university groups in India. We really look forward to working together.”
Prof A.V. Narsimha Rao, Director, ICFAI Law School said, “” The Collaboration with Lawsikho is one of the significant step towards the interface of academics and industry. In the given dynamic and complex legal arena both the parties to the MoU are the winners and decided to wipe out the myths in learning law and place a strong foundation to the law students and budding professionals in carving out their careers. We are sure that this engagement is going to add value to both the institutions immensly “.
Some of the blended courses being launched jointly for LawSikho and ICFAI University will include courses in Consumer Litigation, Electricity and Renewable Energy Laws, E-commerce, Fintech regulations, International Taxation and Transfer Pricing, Judiciary and UGC-NET Test Preparation courses.
LawSikho has taken the leadership place in the legal test prep market in the recent months with a very high success rate and would assist alumni and faculty members of ICFAI Law School interested in UGC-NET (law) and judiciary exams across 7 campuses.