School of Law
About the School
The School of Law is one of the emerging departments of the Pondicherry University which came into existence in the year 2014-2015. The School focuses on quality teaching and research in law through the On-Campus One Year Master of Law (LL.M) programme. Besides the traditional classroom lectures, the school also uses diverse modes of teaching, like tutorials, group discussions, seminars, case study methods. The course also includes a scrupulous internship programme, in order to equip the students with the practical experiences in the relevant field. Currently, there are three branches of specializations offered on Choice Based Credit System (CBCS).
Dr. Mohanan Bhaskaran Pillai
Mohanan Bhaskaran Pillai is Professor & Dean School of Law and Head of the Department of Politics & International Studies, Pondicherry University, Puducherry,India. A teacher of repute for four decades, he is the founder Editor of ISDA Journal – Studies in Development and Administration, Trivandrum. He is also the founder Editor of International Journal of South Asian Studies, Pondicherry University. Specializing in Development Studies, South Asian Studies and Political theory, he has published several books, research papers and articles in these areas. His major books include Politics of Regionalism in South Asia (1991); Globalization of Economy (1995); Gandhi’s Legacy and a New Human Civilization (1999); Quest for a Just World Order (1999);Women and Law (2003) and Decentralized Governance and Participatory Development (2005). He has travelled widely in India and abroad to participate and present papers in several international and national conferences, seminars and workshops. He is also a visiting Professor at University of Paris 13 Sorbonne Paris Cité, France.