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Inter-Batch Group Singing Competition organized by AIL Cultural Society

AIL Cultural Society organized an Inter-Batch Group Singing Competition which was held on 22nd February 2024. A group of 8 to 10 students from each batch participated in the competition. Each group was given 7 minutes to showcase their talent. The performances were judged on the basis of selection of the songs, synchronization and the vocal quality. The winners and runners up teams were felicitated by Principal AIL, Dr Tejinder Kaur and the results are as follows: -

Position

Teams

Prize

Winners

Fifth Year

Rs. 2,000/-

Runners up

First Year

Rs. 1,000/-




FAMILIARISATION VIS OF MAJ GEN PR MURALI, VSM (RETD), MANAGING DIRECTOR, ARMY WELFARE EDUCATION SOCIETY (AWES), NEW DELHI TO THE ARMY INSTITUTE OF LAW, MOHALI ON 20 FEB 2024

Maj Gen PR Murali, VSM (Retd), Managing Director, AWES accompanied by Col Pritpal Chandel (Retd), Dir (Proj) AWES and Col RS Bhatti (Retd), Dir (AWES Cell), HQ Western Command visited the Institute from 1:40 PM to 4.00 PM on 20 Feb 2024.




VIRTUOSO 2024'- INTRA INSTITUTE QUIZ COMPETITION, 15th February 2024

The preliminary rounds I & II were multiple choice answers written tests which were held on 12th and 13th February respectively.Preliminary round-I saw a participation of 68 students out of which top 36 contested for preliminary round II,and 16 students were selected for the semi-final rounds. These students were divided into 8 teams through a draw of lots conducted on 14th February, 2024.Four teams, namely Rigveda, Samaveda, Yajurveda &Atharvaveda battled it out in Semi-final I. Teams Rigveda and Atharvavedaqualified for the Final after Semi-final I. Teams Austin, Bentham, Kelson & Denning were part of Semi-final II. Teams Austin and Kelson qualified for the Final round after Semi-final II. The Semi-Finals I &II comprised of 3 rounds each, multiple-choice question round and one-word answer.The final round comprised of MCQ, one word and a visual round. The winners and runners up teams were felicitated by Principal AIL, Dr Tejinder Kaur and the results are as follows:-


Position

Teams

Prize

Winners


Devvrat(2148)-3rdyear
Sukhdeep(2162)-3rd year

Rs. 3000 + Certificate

Runners up

 

Anoushka(1961)-5thyear
Pushpam(2020)-3rd year

Rs. 2,000 +Certificate




“Just a Minute” Competition organized by AIL Centre for Research in Constitutional Law and Policy on 8 th February, 2024

On 8th February, the AIL Centre for Research in Constitutional Law and Policy conducted the "Just A Minute" Competition on the theme "Know your Fundamental Rights". A total of 16 students participated in the Competition. Each participant was given one minute to speak on the topic. All topics were from Part III of the Constitution of India and the students got their respective topics through draw of lots. The results of the Competition are: First Prize- Sakshi Bhambhu (2376), who won a cash prize of Rs. 1500/- and a certificate of merit. Second Prize - Tanvi Bansal (2387), who won a cash prize of Rs. 1000/- and a certificate of merit. Third Prize - Ridhima Sharma (2397), who won a cash prize of Rs. 500/- and a certificate of merit.




Celebration of 75th Republic Day

The 75th Republic Day was celebrated at the Army Institute of Law, Mohali on 26th January, 2024. All the members of the faculty and the administrative staff were present for the celebrations. Dr Tejinder Kaur, Principal, AIL Col SP Singh (Retd), Registrar, AIL and Institute Prefects (Boy & Girl) hoisted the Indian National Flag at 9:30 AM. This was followed by address by the principal highlighting the immense significance of celebrating Republic Day. Students presented patriotic speech, poems and a cultural programme on the occasion. The event concluded with high tea for everyone.




IGNITE: PITCHING THE PERFECT START-UP COMPETITION
1st February 2024
(CRCLG)

The Centre for Research in Corporate Law And Governance (CRCLG) conducted an intra-institute competition titled ‘Ignite: Pitching the Perfect Startup’ wherein the students exhibited their creativeentrepreneurial skills through visionarytech-based start-up ideas. A total of 4 teams participated the event, who presented their unique product or service ideas before the judges in the form of 8-10 minutes pitch. The teams were judged and faced questionsbased on thefeasibility of their start-up, itsmarket potential and societal impact and the participant’s presentation skills. Team comprising of Anushka Verma (2254), Bhoomi Pharswan (2249), Harshita (2214), Pratiksha Mishra (2224) and Srishti Singh (2201) were declared as winners, awarded a cash prize of Rs. 1500/-. Overall, the competition was designed to foster creativity and critical thinking among the students andstrove to make an attempt to inculcate an entrepreneurial skill among students.




FACULTY DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME
Theme: Interplay of Law and Justice in Society
(18 th Jan-19 th Jan 2024)

The FDP designed to provide opportunities to teachers and research scholars to enhance their teaching skills in the online mode, meeting the demands of the current times.

The programme was attended by 35 participants from the institute and various other institutes. The two-day program had two technical sessions each day via Google Meet. All sessions were very informative. In the end of each session participants shared their standpoints regarding the matters discussed in the technical sessions. Participants must have benefited from the FDP and they were enlightened with ideas shared by the eminent speakers.




AIL Alumni Meet held on 2 nd December 2023

The annual alumni meet was conducted on 2 nd December 2023 at DSOI, sector 36, Chandigarh. A total of 37 Alumni attended the meet. The meet was graced by the Maj Gen Ivor Goldsmith, SM, MG AOC HQ Western Command & Chairman AIL along with Brig Chopra, OIC, AIL. The Placement cell students interacted with the alumni. Alumni shared their experiences with the students. Overall, the event was a success.




9th Convocation held on 2nd December 2023

The 9th Convocation was organised by the institute on 2nd December 2023 for B.A. LL.Bbatches of 2017-22 and 2018-23 and LL.M batches of 2019-20, 2020-2021 & 2021-2022. His Excellency ShBanwarilal Purohit, Governor Punjab & Administrator Chandigarh (U.T.) was the Chief Guest. Prof (Dr) Arvind, Vice Chancellor, Punjabi University, Patiala and Lt Gen MK Katiyar, AVSM, GOC-in-C Western Command & Patron-in-Chief AIL were the Guests of Honour. Principal AIL welcomed the Esteemed Guests and Dignitaries.

The convocation address was delivered by Maj Gen Ivor Goldsmith, SM, MG AOC HQ Western Command & Chairman AIL. The Hon’ble Governor Punjab awarded 86 Degrees to the students. Lt Gen MK Katiyar, AVSM, GOC-in-C Western Command & Patron-in-Chief AIL, felicitated the toppers of BA LLB and Prof (Dr) Arvind, Vice Chancellor, Punjabi University, Patiala felicitated the toppers of LLM Batches. At the end, Principal declared the convocation ceremony ‘closed’. The event was widely covered by print media.




VISIT OF LT GEN MK KATIYAR, AVSM, GOC-IN-C WESTERN COMMAND & PATRON-IN-CHIEF AIL TO ARMY INSTITUTE OF LAW, MOHALI ON 23 NOV 2023

Lt Gen MK Katiyar, AVSM, GOC-in-C Western Command & Patron-in-Chief, AIL visited the Institute on 23rd Nov 2023. The General Officer was accompanied by Maj Gen Ivor Goldsmith, SM, MG AOC HQ Western Command & Chairman AIL, Brig TK Chopra, OIC (AIL & PRC), Col Ashutosh Mishra, MA to GOC-in-C and SO to GOC-in-C.

Dr Tejinder Kaur, Principal and Col SP Singh (Retd), Registrar welcomed the General Officers. The General Officer was briefed by Dr Tejinder Kaur, Principal, AIL. Thereafter, he was taken on round of the campus.




Rain water harvesting system

Army Institute of Law has a well-structured rain water harvesting system and the water collected due to rain, whether on the roof of the buildings or on the ground, is harvested and goes into Pit for this purpose and increases the ground water table. There is an existing rain water harvesting pit and 2 more such pits are proposed to be constructed near G+3 Hostel in 2024.



CHECKMATE REPORT 2023

The 13th edition of Checkmate 2023 AIL National Moot Court Competition was organised from 17th-18th November, 2023. The Preliminary Round involved a rigorous memorial selection process, with 31 teams from across the country submitting memorials, out of which the top 16 teams made it to the physical Octa-Final round which was conducted on 17th November, 2023. It was followed by the eight highest scorers reaching the Quarter-Finals which was conducted on the same day.
The Semi-Final rounds were conductedon 18th Nov which witnessed esteemed judges from the legal fraternity declaring the top two teams, who battled in the court room for the coveted title of the ‘Winners’ of Checkmate 2023 AIL National Moot Court Competition.
The final round was adjudged by our esteemed panel comprising of:

The details of achievers are as under: -
Winners – Himachal Pradesh National Law University (HPNLU)Shimla - Rs 30000 + certificate
Runners Up – Lovely Professional University, Jalandhar Rs 24000 +certificate
Best Speaker – Arpit Tyagi,Lovely Professional University, Jalandhar Rs 10,000 + certificate
Best Memorial – University Institute of Legal studies (UILS) Punjab University, CHD Rs 15000 +certificate
2nd Best Memorial – Symbiosis Law School (SLS) Pune -Rs 9000 + certificate
2nd Best Speaker – Shagun Sood,Himachal Pradesh National Law University (HPNLU)Shimla Rs 7000 + certificate
The event was a success




JURY TRAIL

A ‘Jury Trial’ was conducted as a part of Moot Court Society activity. The students were informed about the historical backdrop of jury trial and about the real last jury trial in India after K.M Nanavati v. State of Maharashtra.

The jury consisted of Lt. Col. Aditi Sharma, Dr. Amita Sharma, Dr. Sheetal Kapoor, Mr. Manmohit, Mr. Devinder Singh, Mrs. Jagjeet Kaur and Sub. Rajinder Singh. Aviansh Rathore (2252) appeared before the jury as the counsel for the plaintiff, Rahul which was portrayed by Kartikey (2317). While Ibadat Kaur Sarao (2285) argued from the side of the Defendant. Anjali was played by Simran.

After hearing both the sides and keeping into consideration all the evidences, the jury allowedAnjali to continue to keep the custody of her child. The Jury was presided over by Principal, Dr.Tejinder Kaur who announced the verdict of the jury and reserved the decision.A token of appreciation was also presented by Principal, Dr. Tejinder Kaur to all the participants.




AIL Legal Aid Cell celebrated the National Legal Services Day on 9 th November, 2023

National Legal Services Day is observed every year on 9 th  November to commemorate the commencement of Legal Services Authorities Act, 1987. AIL Legal Aid Cell celebrated the National Legal Services Day on 9 th November, 2023 at the Multi-purpose Hall at the Institute. The important role of National, State and District Legal Services Authorities was discussed at length. Issues pertaining to (a) pension to the elderly citizens, (b) eradicating superstitions and witchcraft, (c) abolishing child marriage and (d) rehabilitation for victims were discussed with the aid of various short films/documentaries prepared by NALSA on the said themes.




Panel Discussion: Discourse 2023organized by AIL Debating Society on 26th October, 2023

AIL Debating Society organized a Panel Discussion: Discourse 2023 on 26th October, 2023. The topic of the panel discussion was “Analysis of Supriyo @ Supriya Chakraborty &Anr. v. Union of India, Writ Petition (Civil) No. 1011 of 2022.” Four teams comprising two students each, registered for the Competition. The competition witnessed a riveting discussion on issues pertaining to the legality of same-sex marriages.
The team comprising Anushka Verma (2254) and Atmika Vasvi(2258) were declared the “Best Team” of the Competition, and were awarded a Cash Prize of Rs. 1000/- and Certificates.




Lecture on, “Legal Services and Victim Compensation” on 19/10/233

Legal Aid Cell of the Army Institute of Law, had the honour of hosting Sh. Baljinder Singh, Chief Judicial Magistrate (CJM)-cum-Secretary of the District Legal Services Authority, Mohali (DSLA), for a lecture on “Legal Services and Victim Compensation.”His comprehensive discussion focused on two key schemes—the Punjab Victim Compensation Scheme and the Compensation schemes administered by the National Legal Services Authority (NALSA). He graciously visited the College's Legal Aid Cell, setting the stage for an enriching discourse.

The lecturer not only addressed legal intricacies but also fostered a deeper appreciation for the role of legal aid in promoting justice and alleviating the plight of victims.His insights served as a powerful reminder to all law students about the transformative impact they can have by actively participating in the dissemination of legal awareness.




Visit to Paraplegic Rehabilitation Center, Mohali- 19th October, 2023

Visit to Paraplegic Rehabilitation Center, Mohali- 19th October, 2023 48 AIL students and 2 faculty members embarked on a heartwarming journey to the Paraplegic Rehabilitation Center, Mohali, a haven for armed forces personnel who've sustained life-altering spinal cord injuries. The visit allowed students to engage with these brave individuals and witness their indomitable spirit. In the candid interactions with the veterans, students heard tales of sacrifice and learned about the precise moments that transformed their lives. The veterans' stories resonated deeply with the students, instilling respect for their dedication and sacrifices.

A tour of the Center's workshop unveiled a different aspect of the veterans' lives. They were observed crafting various products as part of their vocational rehabilitation. The students marvelled at the veterans' skills, witnessing their determination to rebuild their lives. A striking revelation was the veterans' entrepreneurial spirit. Many had been encouraged to start small businesses selling their crafted products, turning adversity into opportunities for self-sustainability. This visit left an indelible mark on the students, highlighting the

importance of resilience and adaptability in the face of life's challenges. It serves as a powerful reminder of the human spirit's capacity to triumph over adversity and inspired the students to carry these lessons forward in their own lives.




ACGJ - Thursday Activity

The Army Institute of Law Centre for Gender Justice (ACGJ) organised and successfully conducted a Skit Competition on the topic 'Institution of marriage is losing its stability in the society' on Thursday, 12 October 2023. The team of first year students (Simran Jot Kaur Brar, Lohith Saajan, Harshdeep Kaur, Raghav Sharma, Adarsh Sankhyan, Kashish, Ambika Rana, Ansh Gupta) was adjudged as the winners. They showed how miscommunication becomes the reason behind an unstable marriage. Their skit was an amalgamation of good humour and social message. They were awarded a cash price of 2000 Rs. The participants took part with great enthusiasm and efforts. In all, the event was a great success.




REPORTOFYUVARDHAFEST 2023

The students of Army Institute of Law, Mohali participated in the 7thYuvardhaSportsFest,conducted atNationalLawUniversity,Jodhpur.Thefestsawahugeparticipationof 15 law colleges all over the country.A contingent of seventy students including 42 boys and 28 girls, participated in the Fest dated 28th September2023 to 1st October 2023. The students won 3 gold, 3 silver and 9 bronze medals. Prabhanshu Chouhan was bestowed with‘HumansofYuvardha’title.TheAILwasdeclaredasthe2ndBestContingentofthe Fest.

Sr No

GOLD

SILVER

BRONZE

1

Anjali Yadav- Marathon 10 km Girls

Jahnvi Bainsla- Triple Jump Girls

Ankit Singh- 1500 m Race Boys

2

Muskan Singh- Javelin Throw Girls

Jahnvi Bainsla- Long Jump Girls

Nishant Singh- 800 m Race Boys

3

Harikrishan Sangwa- Shotput Boys

Football Girls

Nahar Singh- Shotput Girls

4

 

 

Vani Singh- Triple Jump Girls

5

 

 

Prashant Singh-Discus Throw Boys

6

 

 

Vishwangni and Anjali Yadav- Table Tennis Girls Doubles

7

 

 

Vishwagni- Table Tennis Girls

8

 

 

Basket Ball- Boys

9

 

 

Volleyball- Girls




Walkathon-30th Sept 2023

District Legal Services Authority, SAS Nagar Mohali organised a walkathon on 30/09/23 to launch a month - long campaign, - “Punjab Against Drug Addiction” under the aegis of State Legal Services Authority. Thirty-three students of Army Institute of Law, Mohali participated in the walkathon along with officers of Punjab Police and Education Department – all of whom walked from the office of DLSA, Mohali to Rehabilitation Centre in sector 66. At the rehabilitation centre the gathering was addressed by Mr. Manjinder Singh, District & Sessions Judge-cum-Member Secretary, Punjab State Legal Services Authority, Mr. Baljinder Singh, CJM-cum-Secretary DLSA and vote of thanks was delivered by Mr. Harpal Singh, District and Sessions Judge-cum-Chairman DLSA.




NATIONAL SEMINAR – 16th September, 2023

The 12th edition of National Seminar, 2023 on the theme “Prospects of Information Technology and Artificial Intelligence: Issues and Challenges” was organised on 16th September, 2023.  A Panel discussion was conducted from 10:00 -11:30 AM, where Dr Tejinder Kaur, Principal AIL, Mohali, initiated the dialogue on the topic. Dr. K. P. Singh DGP Haryana (Retd) discussed the numerous Artificial Intelligence’s Impending Issues and Lurking Challenges, Shri Gurcharan Singh, Faculty Member, Central Detective Training Institute, Bureau of Police Research & Development, Ministry of Home Affairs, Chd enlightened the audience on the Challenges of Artificial Intelligence for Legal Enforcement Agency and Judiciary.  Mr. Sameer Sachdev, Adv. Punjab & Haryana High Court has thrown light upon AI and New Opportunities for Young Lawyers. The students asked questions from the Panel. Four Technical Sessions were conducted simultaneously from 12:00-1:15 PM. Dr.  Shashi Shekhar Jha, Assistant Professor IIT Ropar, Prof. Ajay Mittal, UIET Panjab University Chd, Prof. Mukesh Kumar, UIET Panjab University Chd and Dr. Tejinder Kaur, Principal AIL, Mohali were the revered Chairpersons of the Technical Sessions.A total of 40 research papers were presented by delegates from the reputed institutes.
The event was a success




AIL Intra-Institute Debate Championship 2023

The final round of the AIL Intra-Institute Debate Championship 2023 was organized on 12-09-2023. The final round was preceded by a highly competitive and enthralling preliminary round. A total of 12 teams competed against each other on 8th September, 2023 in the preliminary round, out of which 6 teams qualified for the final round.
The motion for the finals of the Championship was “Digital Platforms act as Corridors between Consumers and Businesses.” The participants could either speak in Hindi or English. The final round was judged by Dr. Harpreet Gill, Associate Professor of English, MCM DAV College for Women, and Ms. Avnoor Makhu, Assistant Professor of English, MCM DAV College for Women. Principal, AIL graced the occasion and awarded the prizes to the winners and runners up and also felicitated the esteemed Judges.
The results of the competition are as under:

  • Winners: AdhyaTrivedi (2236) and PreethiSunil (2277), were awarded with the Running Trophy, Cash Award of Rs. 4200 and Certificates.
  • Runners up: Yuvraj Vighmall (2298) and Vinayak Sharma (2251), were awarded Cash Award of Rs. 3200 and Certificates.
  • Judges’ Choice Award for the Best Speaker: Vinayak Sharma (2251), won Cash Award of Rs. 1000 and a Certificate. 



BLOOD DONATION CAMP AT AIL

A blood donation camp was organized in the institute by AIL Centre for Research in Social Sciences (ACRSS) in collaboration with the Rotary & Blood Bank Society Resource Centre, Sector-37, Chandigarh on 14th September’2023.It was inaugurated by Dr. Tejinder Kaur, Principal,AIL. The camp saw a very good response whereby 58 students successfully donated their blood. The donors were given refreshments.The blood bank issued certificates and gifted cloth bags to the donors.




Mediation competition 2023 24th Aug

The first edition of the Mediation Competition was organized on August 24, 2023 by Alternative Dispute Resolution Society. With four negotiating pairs and four dedicated mediators participating, the competition showcased the exceptional talents of our students in the realm of alternative dispute resolution. The competition unfolded in two sessions,during which the participants exhibited an impressive level of professionalism and commitment. Under the discerning judgment of esteemed panellists, including, Dr. Bajirao Rajwade, Dr. Puja Jaiswal and Dr. Alamdeep Kaur, the competition's best negotiator and mediator were identified. Winners:
Best Negotiator- Avi Ansh Rathore (2252) Best Mediator - Anjali Verma (2225)




Novices Moot Court Competition, 2023

Novices Moot Court Competition is an annual event in which students of B.A.LL.B. 1st year are introduced to the activity of mooting. Novices Moot Court Competition, 2023 was held from 28 th to 31 st August,2023. A total of 33 teams (consisting of 03 students) participated in the competition. The Researcher Test was conducted on 28th August,2023. The Preliminary Rounds were held on 29th August, 2023, followed by the Quarter final rounds and Semi-final rounds on 30th August, 2023. The Final round were held on Aug 31 st , 2023 and was judged by advocates from Punjab and Haryana High Court- Mr Paul S Saini and Mr Amar Vivek and Dr. Vibhuti Jaswal, Asstt Prof of Law.

The results of the competition are as under:

  • Winners –  Ms. Saumya Dubey (2381) and Alankrita (2305), won a cash prize award of Rs 4,200.
  • Runner Ups - Team comprising of Ms. Jasmine Yadav (2302), Ms. Aaradhya Sharma (2382) and Ms. Ambika Rana (2388), won a cash prize award of Rs 3,000.
  • Best speaker- Ms. Saumya Dubey (2381), won a cash prize award of Rs 1,500.
  • Second Best Speaker – Ms. Amishi Shukla (2338), won a cash prize award of Rs. 1000.
  • Best Researcher- Ms. Tanashvi Bharadwaj (2301), won a cash prize award of Rs. 1000/-






VIS OF LT GEN DEVENDRA SHARMA, AVSM, SM, COS, HQ WESTERN COMMAND AND PATRON, AIL: 16 AUG 2023

Lt Gen Devendra Sharma, AVSM, SM, Chief-of-Staff, HQ Western Command and Patron, AIL visited Army Institute of Law, Mohali on 16 Aug 2023. The General Officer was briefed by the Principal. He addressed the students of all batches in the MP Hall. Thereafter, he was taken on round of the campus.

The General Officer was accompanied by Maj Gen Ivor Goldsmith, SM, MG AOC & Chairman AIL, Brig TK Chopra, OIC AIL and SO to COS. A cup of tea was organized with the faculty.







CELEBRATION OF 76TH INDEPENDENCE DAY IN THE INSTITUTE

The Independence Day was celebrated in the Institute with fervor and joy.  Dr Tejinder Kaur, Principal, AIL hoisted the National Flag. She inspired the students with A motivational speech and exhorted them to cherish the ideals of freedom. The students presented a cultural programme showcasing the rich diversity of Indian culture.

The occasion was also marked by a tree plantation ceremony followed a cup of tea for the students and staff.







Demo Moot- 17th Aug 2023

Army Institute of Law, Mohali conducted a demo moot on 17th of August, 2023 to introduce the 1st year students to the concept of moot court. The motive behind organising the demo moot is to guide the first-year students regarding the dynamics of the court room and interaction between the bar and the bench and also to get them ready for their novice moot court competition.

Two students of the 5th year – Nandini and Samyukta, volunteered to argue the case as complainant and respondent before Dr. Bajirao Rajwade and Dr. Anmolpreet Kaur, who were our judges for the event. 1st to 3rd year students were captivated as they listened to the respective counsels argue a case that was based on medical negligence before the District Consumer Forum.







EXTEMPORE COMPETITION

An Extempore competition was held on 3rd August’2023 in the MPhall which saw a huge response by the participants. A total of 23 students spoke their mind on the topics given to them. The event was judged by three members of the faculty. PrathamKadiyan(2253),Alankrita(2305) and Dil(2243) were given the first, second and third prize respectively by Principal, Dr. Tejinder Kaur.







Conduct of Orientation Programme for the Fresher Batch: 25-31 Jul 2023

Orientation Programme for the Batch 2023-2028 was successfully organized and conducted from 25th July to31st July 2023. The Programme commenced with the welcome address by Principal, Dr. Tejinder Kaur who motivated the students with her words of wisdom.

The programme apprised the students about the curriculum at AIL and the functioning of academics, mooting skills, functioning of Centresestablished by AIL and the importance of research in the legal profession. The students were enlightened by a series of lectures by veteran academicians including Prof NishthaJaswal, VC, HPNLU, Prof Deepti Gupta, Former Chairperson, Deptt of English, PU, MrsBikramjitMangat, Eng Lecturer and NLP trainer, MrSimarOmkar, Director, Great Life -Applied Psychology Services, Chandigarh and MrAnil Malhotra,SrAdv, Pb&Hry High Court, Chandigarh.

The entire programme was interspersed with fun filled activities including Ice Breaking Session, Talent Hunt and Role Play in different walks of life to boost the morale and confidence of the students.







CELEBRATION OF 9TH INTERNATIONAL DAY OF YOGA (DY) ON 21ST JUN 2023

Army Institute of Law, Mohali celebrated 9th International Day of Yoga on 21 Jun 2023. All the faculty and employees participated in the event. The Yoga class was conducted by the Yoga Teachers from the Patanjali Yoga Committee. The event was successfully conducted. Light Refreshment was organized for all staff after completion of the yoga class. Few photographs of the event are enclosed herewith. No student was available being on summer break.




Report- AIL Annual Day

Annual Day-2023 was celebrated at Army Institute of Law, Mohali, on 17th May, 2023. The celebrations commenced with a welcome address and reading of annual report by Dr Tejinder Kaur, Principal, AIL. The Chief Guestfor the occasion was Lt Gen Nav K Khanduri, PVSM, AVSM, VSM, GOC-in-C Western Command and Patron-in-Chief AIL, Maj Gen Ivor Goldsmith, SM, MG AOC Western Command and Chairman AIL was the Guest of Honor and Mrs Vijaya Khanduri, President Regional AWWA, Western Command was the Esteemed Guest on the occasion. The students who topped in academics as well as who brought laurels by participating in various Inter and Intra-Institute competitions like moots, debates, sports and cultural activities were felicitated with trophies, cash awards and various prizes worth Rs. 7,02,200/-. Jyoti Pandey from the 5th year bagged Army Commander Best Student Trophy for being the all-round topper in academics, moots, sports, cultural and debates. The celebration included cultural performances by the students and concluded with a Vote of Thanks and presentation of mementoes to the esteemed guests by Dr Tejinder Kaur, Principal, AIL. The event was a grand success.







Intra-Institute AD MAD. Show Competition on 4th May 2023 (CRCLG)

Centre For Research In Corporate Law And Governance (CRCLG) organized Intra-Institute AD-MAD. Show Competition on 4th May 2023 in the MP Hall. The competition was an “Advertising Campaign Competition' where students showcased their creative skills in marketing products and services.

A total of 7 teams participated in the competition. Team comprising of Anjali Rahul Verma (2225), Gia Gupta (2229), Adhya (2236), Chirag Negi (2248) and Ishanjeet Ghosh (2206) were declared as winners winning a cash prize of Rs. 1000/- and Runners Ups team comprising of Pratiksha (2226), Radha (2213), Khushi Kaushik(2232), Shiv Pujan Yadav(2260) and Dil (2243) won a cash prize of Rs 700/-.




Interactive Session between Professor Dr Balram K Gupta and Maj Gen Raj Mehta (Retd) organized by AIL Centre for Research in Constitutional Law and Policy (CRCLP) on 11th April 2023

AIL Centre for Research in Constitutional Law and Policy organized an interactive session betweenProfessor Emeritus (Dr) Balram K Gupta (Sr. Advocate) and Maj Gen Raj Mehta (Retd) on 11th April, 2023.The interaction centered around the book authoredby Professor Balram K Gupta, titled “My Journey with Law and Justice”.
ProfessorBalram K Gupta is Professor Emeritus, Designated Senior Advocate, former Director,National Judicial Academy, India and Director (Academics), Chandigarh Judicial Academy.Maj Gen Raj Mehta (Retd)retired after 39 years of service in the Army, spending seven tenures in the war zone in Kashmir, a motivational speaker while still in uniform, he was Director of a group of schools for several years.Maj Gen Raj Mehta (Retd) put forth various questions before Prof Gupta about his life experiences.
The interaction was a fruitful learning experience for one and all present. Principal, Registrar, esteemed guests, faculty members and students were in attendance to witness this interaction. The session was followed by question and answer round. The session concluded with felicitation of Professor Dr. Balram K Gupta and Maj Gen Raj Mehta (retd) by Principal Dr. Tejinder Kaur.




4TH SURANA & SURANA AND ARMY INSTITUTE OF LAW NATIONAL FAMILY LAW MOOT COURT COMPETITION, 30 MAR - 01 APR 2023.

4TH SURANA & SURANA AND ARMY INSTITUTE OF LAW NATIONAL FAMILY LAW MOOT COURT COMPETITION, 30 MAR - 01 APR 2023.  The competition was conducted online in which 42 teams from various Law Colleges and National Law Universities from across the nation participated. 16 teams qualified for the oral rounds conducted on 30th Mar 2023.  Eight highest scoring teams reached the Quarter-final rounds followed by the Semi-final rounds conducted on 31st March, 2023. Top two teams reached the Final-round which was conducted on 1st April, 2023.  The round was judged by Mr. Anil Malhotra, Senior Advocate, Punjab & Haryana High Court, Mrs. Peeyushi Diwan, Advocate, Punjab & Haryana High Court and Ms Monika Jalota, Deputy Advocate General and senior Mediator with Mediation and Conciliation Committee, High Court, Chandigarh. The details of winners are as under:- 

Name of College/Univ

 Position Won

Details of Award Money

National Law Institute University, Jodhpur

Winning Team

Rs. 24,000/-+  Certificate

National Law University, Bhopal

Runner-up Team

Rs. 18,000/-+  Certificate

National Law  University, Bhopal

Best Memorial

Rs. 12,000/-+  Certificate

National Law University, Bhopal

Best Student Advocate

Rs. 10,000/- + Certificate

National Law University, Bhopal

Best Speaker of the Final Round

Rs.  3,000/- + Certificate




AIL-SARIN NATIONAL INDIA ROUNDS OF 14TH INTERNATIONAL AIR LAW MOOT COURT COMPETITION, 25 MAR 2023.

Hon’ble Mr Justice AG Masih, Judge, Punjab & Haryana High Court delivered the Inaugural address. Sixteen teams from top National Law Universities participated in the competition.

Top two teams namely West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences, Kolkata and National Law University, Jodhpur qualified for the International Rounds to be held in the Netherlands in May. Dr Tejinder Kaur, Principal AIL delivered Vote of Thanks. Mr M L Sarin presented mementoes to the judges.

AIL student Ranjul Malik (Roll No. 2012) won Sarin Foundation ‘Best Mooter of the Year Award’ comprising reward money of Rs. 50,000/- + Trophy. The com




INTRA INSTITUTE TURNCOAT COMPETITION, MARCH 21st, 2023

AIL Debating Society organized the Intra Institute Turncoat Competition on March 21st, 2023 in the MP Hall. The participating students were given topics on the spot to speak for a maximum of 3 minutes. This activity was a great experience as the contestants exhibited their presence of mind & promptness in changing their sides when asked by the judges. Every contestant participated with great enthusiasm and their effort &inventiveness was appreciated by all. The Awardees are as under:

Mr. Sandeep-2nd year (2130)               Best Speaker           Won a Momento and a certificate
Mr Abhishek Ranjan-4th year- (1941)2nd Best Speaker Won a Momento and a certificate




Woman’s Day Celebrations by AIL center for Research in Social Sciences(ACRSS)

AIL Centre for Research in Social Sciences(ACRSS) celebrated Women’s daywith full zeal and fervour in the Multipurpose Hall. The event was opened by rendition of poetry by Tanvi Mishra (2011)followed by Aviansh Rathore(2252) and Aman Singh (2144). The latterpart of the event was an ode to the vulnerable groups of the society. First, a documentary on the regretful condition of the abandoned elderly in India was showcased followed by the screening of another on the plight of lower castes in India. This was followed byNukkad Natak Competition. Three teams participated in the event on the issue of the Kashmiri Pandits,plight of Sex workers in India and Intersectional feminism respectively. Team comprising of Anjali Verma(2225), Pratham Kadian(2253), Radha(2213), Dil(2243), Gia Gupta(2229), Kashish Singh(2269) and Kartikey Bishnoi(2205) were declared as the winners of the competition.They were presented with a prize amount of ₹1000.

In the end, Principal ma’am gave some valuable insights on the event and lauded the performances.

Overall, the event was a great success and was enjoyed by the students and the faculty alike.







TALENT SHOW held on 2nd March’2023-A Report

AIL Cultural Committee organised a Talent show on 2nd March’2023 in the MP Hall. The students showcased a variety of cultural performances like Dance, singing, instrumental Music, poetry recitation and one act play. A total of 25 students participated in this event. Aryaman (1925) of the 4th year was giventhe judges’ choice award.




VISIT OF MAJ GEN RK RAINA, SM, P.hD (RETD), MANAGING DIRECTOR, ARMY WELFARE EDUCATION SOCIETY (AWES), NEW DELHI TO THE ARMY INSTITUTE OF LAW, MOHALI ON 03 MAR 2023

Maj Gen RK Raina, SM, Ph.D (Retd), Managing Director, Army Welfare Education Society (AWES), Delhi visited the institute on 3rd Mar 2023. He was accompanied by Col Pritpal Chandel (Retd), Director (Projects), HQ AWES, Delhi and Col RS Bhatti (Retd), Dir AWES Cell, Western Command. He was received by Dr Tejinder Kaur, Principal AIL and Col SP Singh (Retd), Registrar AIL. Col Hardev Singh, SO (AIL) was also present. The MD AWES was briefed by the Principal on academic and administrative state of the Institute. Thereafter, he was taken on round of the campus and 1.44 acre land.







VISIT OF LT GEN VIJAY B NAIR, SM, CHIEF-OF-STAFF HQ WESTERN COMMAND & PATRON AIL TO ARMY INSTITUTE OF LAW, MOHALI ON 28 FEB 2023

Lt Gen Vijay B Nair, SM, Chief-of-Staff, HQ Western Command & Patron, AIL visited the Institute for Stone Laying ceremony of G+3 Hostel. The Gen officer was accompanied by Maj Gen Ivor Goldsmith, SM, MG AOC HQ Western Command & Chairman, AIL, Brig TK Chopra, OIC (AIL & PRC), Col RS Bhatti (Retd), Dir AWES Cell, Western Command and SO to COS, HQ Western Command.

Dr Tejinder Kaur, Principal and Col SP Singh (Retd), Registrar welcomed the General Officers. The COS laid down the Foundation Stone of Additional Hostel. Faculty, staff, student representatives and Mr. Amarjit Singh, contractor of G+3 project were present during the occasion. COS congratulated every one present that work on the project has started. He urged the contractor to ensure quality of construction. Sweets were distributed on the occasion to the entire college students and staff.




Visit of the students and faculty members of Government school, Kumbra to Army Institute of Law, Mohali

Army Institute of Law, Mohali organized an event on 21st February, 2023, wherein students and faculty members of Government School,Kumbravisited the campus. The students of the school were oriented about the viability of law as a subject as well as a career option.

The members of the Legal Aid cell and the Placement cell of the institute interacted with the students and satisfied their queries. The members also accompanied them to have a round of the campus. The students were highly impressed to visit the campus. The Institute had also arranged refreshments for the students and faculty members of the school. The students and faculty members of the school left the campus satisfied and happy.




Lecture of Prof. (Dr.) Virendra Kumar organized by Legal Aid Cell, Army Institute of Law, Mohali

The Legal Aid Cell, AIL organized a lecture by Prof. (Dr.) Virendra Kumar, Professor Emeritus in Law, Founding Director (Academics) Chandigarh Judicial Academy and Former Chairman, Dept. of Laws, Panjab University, Chandigarh on 23rd February, 2023. The Lecture was delivered on the topic "Reservation for EWS via basic structure doctrine under the 103rd amendment of the Constitution: A Juridical Critique". An erudite speaker Professor Kumar enlightened the young minds of AIL towards deeper and indispensable understanding of Basic Structure Doctrine by citing relevant Supreme Court decisions. He also shared his real-life experiences and challenges which he came across while completing his research. After the lecture, he also addressed the questions of students and teachers. The session concluded with felicitation of Professor Virendra Kumar by the worthy Principal Dr. Tejinder Kaur.




'VIRTUOSO 2023'-AIL INTRA INSTITUTE QUIZ COMPETITION, 17th February 2023

AIL Intra Institute Quiz Competition was held on 17th February, 2023. The preliminary round, which was a multiple-choice written test was held on 14th February, 2023. 37 students participated in the preliminary round, out of whom 16 students were selected for the semi-final rounds. These students were divided into 8 teams through a draw of lots conducted on 15th February, 2023.Four teams, namely Teams Red, Green, Blue and Yellow battled it out in Semi-final I. Teams Green and Yellow qualified for the Final after Semi-final I. Teams Orange, Black, White and Brown were part of Semi-final II. Teams Black and Brown qualified for the Finalafter Semi-final II. The Semi-Finals and Finals comprised of 4 rounds each, 2 multiple-choice question rounds, a one-word answer round and a visual round, covering subjects like Law, History, Mythology, Sports, Culture, Current Affairs, Films, etc. Teams Green, Black, Yellow and Brown put up their best performance in the final round. The teams were felicitated by Principal AIL, Dr Tejinder Kaur and the results are as follows:-

Position Team Members Award Money
Winners

TEAM BLACK
Vrinda Bhardwaj (2nd Year)
Sandeep P. Nair (2nd Year)

Rs. 2,500/- + Certificate

 
Runners up
Certificate

TEAM YELLOW

Mrityunjai Rai (3rd Year)
Simran Yadav (2nd Year)

Rs. 2,000/- +

 







" Go Green to Breathe Clean"- AIL Eco Club Activity

AIL Eco Club organised its first activity in the Multi-Purpose Hall, which was a poster making competition on the theme of "Go Green to Breathe Clean" on 9th February, 2023 in which students participated to spread awareness, regarding the significance of inculcating green habits in one's life to live in a healthy environment and a better future, through beautiful and meaningful posters.





Celebration of 74th Republic Day

The 74th Republic Day was celebrated at the Army Institute of Law, Mohali on 26th January, 2023. All the members of the faculty and the administrative staff were present for the celebrations. Dr Tejinder Kaur, Principal, AIL and Col SP Singh (Retd), Registrar, AIL hoisted the Indian National Flag at 9:30 AM. This was followed by an inspirational speech by Dr Tejinder Kaur highlighting the immense significance of celebrating Republic Day.

She also encouraged everyone to live up to the spirit of the day and inculcate the values associated with it. In view of National Voters Day on 25 Jan 2023, AIL staff and students took pledge on the occasion to uphold the democratic traditions of our country and the dignity of free, fair and peaceful elections, and to vote in every election fearlessly and without being influenced by considerations of religion, race, caste, community, language or any inducement. The event concluded with high tea for everyone.





12th CHECKMATE- AIL NATIONAL MOOT COURT COMPETITION 25TH – 27TH NOVEMBER, 2022.

The 12th edition of Checkmate 2022 AIL National Moot Court Competition was successfully organised at AIL Mohali. The Preliminary Round of the competition was conducted through the memorial selection submitted by 34 teams from across the country. Top 12 teams selected from the memorial round participated in the physical rounds that were held on 25–27 November, 2022. The final round was adjudged by the esteemed panel comprising of  Hon'ble Mr. Justice Vikas Bahl, Judge Punjab and Haryana High Court; Prof. Balram K Gupta, Former Director (Academics) Chandigarh Judicial Academy, and Mr. Anil Malhotra, Advocate, Punjab and Haryana High Court.
The details of achievers are as under :-

  • Winners – Jamia Millia Islamia, University, New Delhi- Rs 24000 + Certificate+ Trophy
  • Runners Up – Llyod Law College, Greater Noida Rs 20000 +Certificate
  • Best Speaker – Parthasarathy P Tamil Nadu National Law University, Rs 7000 + Certificate
  • 2nd Best Speaker - Ratik Chatarath Kapur, UILS Panjab University Chandigarh, Rs 5000 + Certificate
  • Best Memorial - Dr. B. R. Ambedkar National University of Law, Haryana Rs 12000 +Certificate
  • 2nd Best Memorial – Jamia Millia Islamia University, New Delhi -Rs 7000 + Certificate







ALUMNI MEET 2022

“We all take different paths in life, but no matter where we go, we take a little of each other everywhere.” The Alumni Cell 2022, conducted the alumni meet on 12 th November 2022.

The meet was conducted in DSOI, Panchkula and was attended by alumni from different batches of the institute. The meet was attended by the Chairman, AIL and Staff Officer. All efforts were made to make it a night full of reminiscing beautiful memories of the bygone days. At the end of the event, a memorabilia was given to all the alumni, as a token of appreciation for their presence and participation. We hope to host a better and bigger alumni meet in 2023 with the same zeal and enthusiasm!





NOVICES MOOT COURT COMPETITION,2022

Novices Moot Court Competition is an annual event in which students who join the course of B.A.LL.B. are introduced to the activity of mooting. A total of 47 teams participated in the competition. The competition was held from 28th September to 4th October 2022 involving 5 rounds ie Preliminary Rounds, Quarter Final, Semi Final and Final Rounds. The Final round of the competition was held on 4th October 2022 which was judged by advocates from Punjab and Haryana High Court- Mr Sameer Sachdev, Mr Karan Bhardwaj and Mr Adhiraj Bhandari.

The results are as under:

  • Winners – Mr. Pratham Kadian (2253) and Mr. Vinayak Sharma (2251)- cash prize of Rs 4,000.
  • Runner Ups – Ms. Asmi Sharma (2284) and Ms. Aastha Singhal (2279), cash prize of Rs 3,000.
  • Best speaker- Ms. Vishwangini (2256) - cash prize of Rs 1,500.
  • 2nd best speaker award shared by Mr. Kartikey (2205) and Ms. Anwesha Kar (2227), cash prize of Rs 1,000.





Send-off to Chairman, AIL, 03 Oct 2022.

Maj Gen Vikram Taneja, MG AOC & Chairman, AIL was given a warm send-off on 03 Oct 2022. The Gen Offr was accompanied by Brig Devinder Singh, OIC, AIL & PRC and Col Hardev Singh, SO to Chairman. An interactive tea was organized with the Faculty and Staff. Chairman was presented a Memento and Memorabilia by the Principal.





National Seminar 24th September, 2022

National Seminar was held on 24th September, 2022 at Army Institute of Law, Mohali. The theme of the Seminar was, “Environmental Challenges in the 21st Century: Emerging Legal Framework”. It was held in virtual mode. The Inaugural Session was held from 10 am to 10.45 am. Dr. Tejinder Kaur, Principal AIL, delivered the inaugural address. Prof. (Dr.) Bharti, Professor of Law from National Law University, Delhi was the Keynote Speaker.Five Technical Sessions were held from 11.30 am to 1 pm. Prof. Rattan Singh, Prof. Devinder Singh and Prof. Shruti Bedi from Panjab University, Chandigarh and Prof. Monica Chawla and Prof. Varinder Kaushik from Punjabi University, Patiala were the Chairpersons of the Technical Sessions. A total of 49 research papers were presented in these sessions. The sessions were very edifying and enriching culminating into the successful organisation of the event.





INTRA- INSTITUTE DEBATE COMPETITION 16 th SEPTEMBER, 2022

Intra- Institute Debate Competition was organised on 16 September, 2022 at the MPH. The debating Society organises this event annually with the aim to refine the public speaking skills of the students. The Preliminary Round of the competition was conducted on September 14th, 2022 on the topic- “Remission of Sentence: A Travesty of Justice?”. Out of the 16 teams, who registered on the first come first serve basis, 8 teams made it to the Final rounds of the competition. On 16th September, 2022, top 8 teams battled for the coveted title of the ‘Winner’ and the splendid Trophy. The speakers spoke eloquently on the topic- “Should OTT Streaming Be Censored in India?” The final round was judged by Prof. (Dr.) Chanchal Narang, Prof of English at UILS Panjab University, Chandigarh, Dr. Jasmine Anand, Assistant Professor in English from Mehr Chand Mahajan DAV College for Women Chandigarh and Mrs. Sunita Kumari, Assistant Professor in Hindi at Mehr Chand Mahajan DAV College.

The details of winners are as under:-

Best Team

Dhruv Khanduri (2173)
Awantika Sharan (2133)

Rs.4,000/- + Running Trophy + Certificate

Runners-up

Shaurya Raj (2161)
Rakshak Tyagi (2152)

Rs.3,000/- + Certificate

Best Speaker

Dhruv Khanduri (2173)

Rs. 1000/- + Certificate


The event was a success.





DEMO MOOT-2022 9th September, 2022

Demo Moot for the first year B.A.LL.B students was conducted on 9th September, 2022 in Army Institute of Law, Mohali at 2:30 PM in the Multipurpose Hall. This was planned for the 1st year batch to show them the skills of Advocacy.

The proposition was based on the act of negligence. Ms. Ananya Sharma, Advocate and an alumnus of Army Institute of Law and Ms. Kanishka Chopra, B.A. LL.B. 3rd year student argued the case. The moot was judged by Dr Bajirao A Rajwade, Asst Prof of Law and Dr Anmolpreet Kaur, Asst Prof of Law. Esteemed Principal, Dr Tejinder Kaur graced the occasion.





VIS OF LT GEN NAV K KHANDURI, AVSM, SM, VSM, GOC-IN-C WESTERN COMMAND & PATRON-IN-CHIEF, AIL: 17 AUG 2022

Lt Gen Nav K Khanduri, AVSM, SM, VSM, GOC-in-C Western Command & Patron- in-Chief, AIL visited Army Institute of Law, Mohali on 17 Aug 2022. The General Officer was accompanied by Maj Gen Vikam Taneja, MG AOC Western Command & Chairman, AIL, Col R S Bhatti (Retd), Dir AWES, HQ Western Command, Col Hardev Singh, SO to Chairman and MA to GOC-in-C. Col S P Singh (Retd), Registrar, AIL was also present. The General Officer was briefed by Dr Tejinder Kaur, Principal, AIL. Thereafter, he was taken on round of the campus.






CELEBRATION OF 75TH INDEPENDENCE DAY IN THE INSTITUTE

As part of “Azaadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav" celebrations, the Independence Day was celebrated in the Institute with fervor and joy.  Patriotic speech and songs were presented by the Staff.   Cup of Tea was organized after the flag hoisting ceremony. 










VIS OF LT GEN VIJAY B NAIR, SM, COS, HQ WESTERN COMMAND AND PATRON, AIL: 19 JUL 2022

Lt Gen Vijay B Nair, SM, Chief-of-Staff, HQ Western Command and Patron, AIL visited Army Institute of Law, Mohali for Annual Adm Inspection of the Institute on 19 Jul 2022. The General Officer was accompanied by Maj Gen Vikam Taneja, MG AOC & Chairman, AIL, Brig Devinder Singh Yadav, OIC, AIL and SO to COS. Col Pankaj Khanna, EME Branch, Col R S Bhatti (Retd), Dir AWES, HQ Western Command and Col S P Singh (Retd), Registrar, AIL were also present.
The General Officer was briefed by Dr Tejinder Kaur, Principal, AIL. Thereafter, he was taken on round of the campus.











International Day of Yoga Celebrated at AIL on 21 Jun 2022






VIS OF LT GEN VIJAY B NAIR, SM, CHIEF OF STAFF HQ WESTERN COMMAND AND PATRON, AIL: 21 MAY 2022

Lt Gen Vijay B Nair, SM, Chief of Staff, HQ Western Command and Patron, AIL visited Army Institute of Law, Mohali on 21 May 2022. The General Officer was briefed by Dr Tejinder Kaur, Principal, AIL. Thereafter, he was taken on round of the campus.

The General Officer was accompanied by Maj Gen Vikram Taneja, MG AOC, HQ Western Command and Chairman, AIL, Brig Devinder Singh Yadav, OIC, AIL, Lt Col M S Rana, SO to Chairman, AIL.






AIL Annual Day Celebrations- 2022

AIL Annual Day-2022 was celebrated at Army Institute of Law, Mohali, on 20th May, 2022 with great fervor after two years of pandemic. Prof Arvind, Vice Chancellor, Punjabi University, Patiala was the Chief Guest for the occasion and Prof Gurpreet Singh Lehal, Dean, College Development Council, Punjabi University, Patiala was the Guest of Honour. The event commenced with a welcome address and presentation of Annual Report by the Principal, AIL. She highlighted the achievements of AILians in different fields. The students who topped in academics as well as who brought laurels by participating in various Inter and Intra-Institute competitions like moots, debates, sports and cultural activities were felicitated with trophies and cash awards including various scholarships like SBI Sponsored Scholarship, Alumni Scholarships, Tata Merit Scholarships etc. Cash prizes worth Rs 3,98,200/- for various inter-institute and intra-institute activities were distributed amongst the students. Aakriti Gupta was declared 'Student of the Year'. The celebration included cultural performances by the students and concluded with a Vote of Thanks and presentation of mementoes to the esteemed guests by Maj Gen Vikram Taneja, MG AOC, Western Command and Chairman, AIL. Cup of tea was arranged for all the staff and students. The event was a grand success.






AIL Annual Intra Institute Moot Court Competition, 2022 26th to 28th of April, 2022

The AIL Annual Intra Institute Moot Court Competition, 2022 was organised from 26th to 28th of April, 2022. The final round was judged by Advocate Tanu Bedi, Advocate Sahil Abhiand AdvocateAditya Dassaura, all practising lawyers from P and H High Court.

The award winners are as under:

  • Best Memorial award Cash prize of Rs 2000/- TC-12Khushi Singh and V Prisha.
  • Best Speaker Award Cash prize of Rs 1000/- TC-14 Rupreet Kaur Dhariwal.
  • Runners up- Cash prize of Rs 3000/- TC-11 Samyukta and Nandini
  • Winners TC-14 Rupreet Kaur Dhariwal and Jannat-They won the rolling trophy and a cash prize of Rs 4000/-.


'VIRTUOSO 2022'-AIL INTRA INSTITUTE QUIZ CHAMPIONSHIP, 21ST APRIL 2022


AIL Intra Institute Quiz Championship was successfully held on 21st April, 2022. The preliminary rounds, comprising of a written test were held on 20th April. 12 top scoring students made it to the Semi- Finals held in the afternoon session on Thursday. These students were divided into 4 teams RED, GREEN, BLUE and ORANGE through a draw of lots. The Teams were asked questions by Quiz Masters Dr Bajirao Rajwade and Dr Sheetal Kapoor. The questions ranged from MCQs, One word answers, Image Identification to Audio- Visual rounds covering a plethora of subjects like Law, History, Mythology, Sports, Culture, Current Affairs, Films etc. Team RED and Team BLUE made it to the finals. The teams were felicitated by Principal AIL, Dr Tejinder Kaur and the results are as follows:-

Position

Team Members

Award Money

Winners

TEAM BLUE
Ajay Pal Singh (1761)
Sonakshi Singla (2070) 
Simran Singh Rathi (2003)

Rs. 2400/- + Certificate  

Runners Up

TEAM RED
Amal AS (1902)
Vani (1963)
Puneet Sharma (2061)

Rs. 1800/- + Certificate  



AIL INTRA INSTITUTE DEBATE CHAMPIONSHIP – 31 MAR 2022


Army Institute of Law successfully conducted the Intra Institute Debate Championship on 31st March 2022. The event being the first Offline Activity Post-Covid was eagerly awaited by all. 12 teams from different batches competed enthusiastically on the Motion - 'SMARTPHONE GENERATION: WELL INFORMED OR ILL INFORMED'.

Dr Swatantar Kapoor, Advocate, Punjab & Haryana High Court, Dr Poorva Trikha, Asst Prof of English at GGDSD College, Chandigarh and Mrs Kesu Singh, Asst Prof, Department of Commerce, Dev Samaj College, Chandigarh judged the championship. The winners are as under:-

Position  Team Members Details of Award Money
Winners Mehula Vats, 5th Year
Mayank Sharma, 5th Year
Cash prize of Rs. 4000/- +
Running Trophy + Certificates
Runners Up Nishant Tiwari,  5th Year  
Vanshika Arora, 2nd Year
Cash prize of Rs. 2800/+ Certificates
Best Speaker Akshaja Singh, 4th Year  Cash prize of Rs. 1000/+ Certificate


3RD SURANA & SURANA AND ARMY INSTITUTE OF LAW NATIONAL FAMILY LAW MOOT COURT COMPETITION, 10-12 MAR 2022


The event was conducted successfully from 10-12 March, 2022. The final round was judged by Hon'ble Mr Justice Harsimran Singh Sethi, Judge Punjab & Haryana High Court, Chandigarh, Mrs Anudeep Kaur Bhatti, Chief Judicial Magistrate (HCS) and Mr. Anil Malhotra, Advocate, Punjab & Haryana High Court, Chandigarh. The details of winners are as under:-

Institution Position Details of Award Money
SVKM Pravin Gandhi College of Law, Mumbai Winning Team 24000/-+ Plaque+Certificates
University Inst of Legal Studies (UILS), Panjab Univ, Chandigarh Runner-up Team 15000/-+ Plaque+Certificates
National Law Institute University, Bhopal Best Memorial 12000/-+ Plaque+Certificates
Maria Theresa from Vaikunta Baliga College of Law, Udupi, Karnataka  Best Student Advocate 7000/- + Plaque+Certificates


Army Institute of Law celebrates 'Matribhasha Diwas'


Army Institute of Law celebrated the Matribhasha Diwas on 21st February, 2022. The day was commemorated with a Singing activity held online where students sang songs in their mother tongue. The event was aimed at promoting mother tongue and to appreciate the linguistic diversity in India.

While Himanshi Kaushik from the First year reminded us of Gurdas Mann with the soulful rendition of 'Challa', Gaurang Takkar from the first year paid a tribute to the Nightingale of India Lata Mangeshkar by singing the mellifluous 'Tere Liye' from Veer Zara and Sai Keerti from the second year enthralled the audience with 'Teri Mitti' echoing the patriotic feelings of every Indian. The event culminated with a surprise announcement of award of a cash prize of Rs.500/- and a Certificate to each of the participants and the MC Harmanpreet Kaur from the second year, by Principal Dr Tejinder Kaur who also lauded the talent of AILians.




Celebration of 73rd Republic Day


The 73rd Republic Day was celebrated at the Army Institute of Law, Mohali on 26th January, 2022. All the members of the faculty and the administrative staff were present for the celebrations. Covid-19 appropriate behavior was followed by all. Dr Tejinder Kaur, Principal, AIL and Col SP Singh (Retd), Registrar, AIL hoisted the Indian National Flag at 9:00 hours.

This was followed by an inspirational speech by Dr. Tejinder Kaur highlighting the immense significance of celebrating Republic Day. The atmosphere was mesmerized with patriotic songs being played in the background and recitation performances by children of the staff members. The event concluded with high tea for everyone.



Celebration of National Girl Child Day on 24th January, 2022

National Girl Child Day was celebrated on 24th January, 2022 by the Institute through Google Meet. Following activities were conducted: Online Poetry Recitation (Hindi, English and Punjabi) Group Discussion

The details of winners are as under:

Poetry Recitation Winner Manshi Joshi (1st Year) (R.No. 2168)
Runner-up Jaismeen Kaur (2nd Year) (R.No. 2078)
Group Discussion: Winner Kanishka Chopra (2nd Year) (R.No. 2065)
Special Mention Manvi Panwar (2nd Year) (R.No. 2037)




Azaadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav- Awareness Programme on Intellectual Property Rights Jan 11th, 2022

Jan 11th, 2022

Centre for Research on Corporate Law and Governance (CRCLG), to be a part of "Azaadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav" celebration collaborated with the Office of Controller General of Patents, Designs and Trademarks and conducted an Awareness Programme on Intellectual Property Rights at AIL, Mohali on Jan. 11th, 2022.The said program was conducted in Online mode which was attended by the Registrar, AIL, students & faculty members (around 160 participants).

The Panel of speakers from the Office of Controller General of Patents, Designs and Trademarks, Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion GOI, were Mr. Rahul Dhakad&Mr. Raj Kumar Meena, Mr Devesh Kumar Lodhi, all three working as Examiner of Patents and Design; Mr. Abhishek Kumar Pandey, Senior Examiner of Trademarks and GI and Dr.Sunil Kumar, Examiner of TM & GI.The speakers enlightened the students on different types of intellectual property rights and the Indian legal system of IP protection. Every participantwasawarded with E-Certificate by the Office of Controller General of Patents, Designs and Trademarks.



Management Development Programme on 'Cyber Law and E-Governance'

17th to 21st January, 2022

A Five-days Management Development Program (MDP) on Cyber Law and E-Governance was conducted from 17th to 21st January, 2022 at Army Institute of Law, Mohali. The Inaugural address was delivered by Maj Gen Vikram Taneja, MG AOC, HQ Western Command. Resource persons for the programme were faculty members of the AIL, Mohali and four Army Officers from the HQ Western Command.

The said program was conducted in Online modewhere several important facets of Cyber Law And E-Governance were dealt with The sessions were interactive and participants deliberated in fruitful discussions. The concluding address was given by Dr Tejinder Kaur, Principal, AIL Mohali. A total of nineteen Army Officers participated in the saidprogramme. The programme was coordinated by Dr Puja Jaiswal and Ms. Tanvir Dhaliwal. The MDP received positive feedback from the participating officers.



MANAGEMENT DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME on GENDER EQUALITY AND CONSTITUTIONAL PROVISION FOR WOMEN AT WORKPLACE

(Dec. 13th -17th, 2021)

Army Institute of Law, Mohali conducted the Management Development Programme On Gender Equality and Constitutional Provisions for Women at Workplace from 13th Dec to 17th Dec 2021. The welcome address was delivered by Dr Tejinder Kaur, Principal AIL Mohali. The programme was attended by 18 women working in various positions at Western Command. The resource persons of the sessions were the faculty of AIL. It was successfully conducted and received a very positive feedback from the participants. The concluding remarks and certificates of participation were given by Dr Tejinder Kaur. AIL Mohali looks forward to conducting more such programmes in future.



Western Command
Heads of Professional Colleges
Academic Meet
9th December 2021

The Academic Meet commenced with the Opening address by the Lt Gen Devendra Sharma, SM, COS HQ Western Command & Patron AIL. Followed by the presentations by the Dean ACMS Delhi Cantt; Principal ACDS, Secunderabad; Principal AIN, Guwahati; Principal AIN, Jalandhar; Principal ALC, Pune and Principal AIL, Mohali. Maj Gen R K Raina, SM, Ph.D. (Retd), Managing Director AWES, gave his concluding remarks. Event concluded with the Vote of Thanks by Dr Tejinder Kaur, Principal AIL Mohali.



CONDUCT OF 8TH CONVOCATION GRADUATION CEREMONY AT ARMY INSTITUTE OF LAW, MOHALI

8th Convocation Graduation ceremony of three batches of BA LL.B and two batches of LL.M students was held on 20th November, 2021 at 1000h with a welcome address by Maj Gen Vikram Taneja, MG AOC, HQ Western Command & Chairman, AIL. Prof (Dr) Veer Singh, former Vice Chancellor, NALSAR University of Law, Hyderabad and former Director, Chandigarh Judicial Academy was the Chief Guest of the event. The convocation ceremony was held in virtual mode due to the restrictions imposed by ongoing pandemic. 68 Students from BA LL.B and 07 students from LL.M joined the ceremony on Google meet. COAS Rolling trophy for Best Student of the Batch, CM's Award for standing 1st in the Batch and Awards of Excellence were awarded on the occasion. The ceremony concluded with Vote of thanks by Dr Tejinder Kaur, Principal, AIL.

Link for the 8th Convocation ceremony held on 20th Nov 2021        


ARMY INSTITUTE OF LAW SIGNED MOU WITH HIMACHAL PRADESH NATIONAL LAW UNIVERSITY, SHIMLA

A Memorandum of Understanding between Army Institute of Law, Mohali and Himachal Pradesh National Law University, Shimla was signed by Maj Gen Vikram Taneja, Chairman, Army Institute of Law, Mohali and Prof (Dr) Nishtha Jaswal, Vice- Chancellor, Himachal Pradesh National Law University, Shimla in the presence of Dr Tejinder Kaur, Principal, AIL and Prof (Dr) S S Jaswal, Registrar of the HPNLU on 15 Nov, 2021. This will further improve the student exchange program and facilitate sharing of e-resources between the students and faculty of the two institutes.



AIL ALUMNI MEET-13th November 2021

With an objective of a Tete a tete with our Alumni,AIL Alumni Meet-2021 was successfully organised at DSOI, Panchkula on 13th Nov'21 at 17:00 hrs. The meet was attended by 41 alumni from different batches since the inception of AIL. Some were accompanied by their Spouse and children. Having carved a niche in different fields like litigation, judicial services, corporate sector, defence forces etc, the attendee alumni made it a momentous occasion. Several dignitaries from the western command, members of the management and faculty also graced the occasion. A group photograph was clicked to cherish it later. The alumni were given memorabilia as a token to convey our thanks.



Checkmate 2021

AIL National Moot Court Competition, 29-30 Oct 2021

The 11th edition of Army Institute of Law National Moot Court Competition- Checkmate, 2021 has been successfully conducted on 29th-30th October, 2021. 26 teams from prestigious law institutes participated in the event. The final round was adjudged by Hon'ble Mr. Justice G S Sandhawalia, Hon'ble Mr. Justice J S Bedi and Dr K P Singh, Former DGP, Haryana.

Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia National Law University, Lucknow has been declared as the Winner, won a cash award of Rs. 18000/; Himachal Pradesh National Law University, Shimla as the Runner Up Team, received a cash award of. Rs. 12000/- and the Third Best Team has been bagged by Dharmashastra National Law University, Jabalpur, award of Rs 6000/-. Other awards- Best Researcher Award- Rs. 4,000/- by Ms. Riddhima Bisht from Delhi Metropolitan Education, GGSIPU, New Delhi, Best Memorial Award- Rs.9000/- by Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, Patiala and Best Speaker Award- Rs. 6000/- by Ms. Stuti Sinha, Lloyd Law College, New Delhi.



VIS OF LT GEN DEVENDRA SHARMA,SM, COS, HQ WESTERN COMMAND AND PATRON, AIL: 27 OCT 2021

Lt Gen Devendra Sharma, SM, Chief-of-Staff, HQ Western Command and Patron, AIL visited Army Institute of Law, Mohali on 27 Oct 2021. The General Officer was briefed by Dr Tejinder Kaur, Principal, AIL. Thereafter, he was taken on round of the campus. The General Officer was accompanied by Maj Gen VikramTaneja, MG AOC, Brig Devinder Singh Yadav, OIC, AIL, and SO to COS.




ONE DAY INTERNATIONAL SEMINAR ON DISPUTE RESOLUTION: BEST PRACTICES AND FUTURE TRENDS

ARMY INSTITUTE OF LAW, MOHALI 18 TH OCTOBER, 2021

Army Institute of Law, Mohali organized One Day International Seminar on Dispute Resolution: Best Practices and Future Trends in association with Strauss Institute of Dispute Resolution Pepperdine University, Caruso Law School, California, USA. This seminar focused on multiple aspects of Dispute Resolution, which has taken a different turn with the introduction of ADR. The Virtual International Seminar commenced with the inaugural session where Dr Sukhsimranjit Singh, MD, Strauss Institute, delivered the Welcome Address. This was followed by panel discussions by Hon'ble Judge Daniel Weinstein, Hon'ble Judge Alexander Williams III, Mr. Peter Robinson, Ms. Stephanie Blondell, and Mr. Steve Rottman. The Vote of Thanks was proposed by Dr Tejinder Kaur, Principal, Army Institute of Law. In the second session of the seminar, four technical session were held on the theme in which 42 papers were presented by scholars, students and faculty from different Colleges and Universities. The event was a success.




Successful conduct of Induction Programme for First Year Students (Batch of 2021-26)

Induction Programme Schedule

INDUCTION PROGRAMME FOR FIRST YEAR STUDENTS (BATCH OF 2021-26) (04-08 OCTOBER 2021)

Induction Programme for the New batch 2021-2026 was successfully organized and conducted from 4th October to 8th October, 2021. The Programme commenced with the welcome address by Principal, Dr. Tejinder Kaur who motivated the students with her words of wisdom. In the week long programme there were several lectures organized for the enlightenment and intellectual elevation of students. These were followed by fun and literary activities to make the students feel at home. On the basis of their participation and evaluation of their performances, winners were declared to motivate the students to continue to 'aspire and achieve'. All the sessions were conducted successfully and the results were declared in the end:

Most talented student of the Batch (2021-26) – Gaurang Takkar Second Most talented student of the Batch (2021-26)- Tarnbir Singh Jhandi

Winners of Various Activities:

Extempore: Amay Sharma

JAM Session: Sukhpreet Kaur

Poetry Recitation: Tarnbir Singh Jhandi

Singing Competition: Himanshi Kaushi




Management Development Programme on 'Cyber Law and Its Applications' – 13th to 17th September, 2021.

A Five-days Management Development Program (MDP) on Cyber Law and Its Applications was conducted from 13 th September, 2021 to 17 th September, 2021. Eighteen Army Officers from across the country, participated in the Development Programme. Resource persons for the Programme were seven faculty members of the Army Institute of Law, Mohali and four Army Officers who had expertise in the subject.

The programme entailed towards enabling a fruitful learning process facilitated by lectures, discussions and interactive sessions. The lectures covered various facets of cyber law and its applications, including: cyber law and e-governance, cyber security audit, cyber-crimes and cyber frauds, investigation and prosecution of cyber-crimes, cyber threats and army's response to the challenges, cyber forensics, dark web, privacy concerns in the digital world, cyber-attacks and mitigation techniques, digital evidence, protecting children and young adults, etc.




Management Development Programme on 'Enabling Legal Framework Affecting Procurement of Goods and Services' - 23rd to 27th August, 2021.

Management Development Programme on 'Enabling Legal Framework Affecting Procurement of Goods and Services' was held from 23 rd to 27 th August, 2021. Nineteen Officers from different Commands of the Indian Army participated in the programme.

The faculty of AIL and four officers from the Army were the resource persons who discussed various aspects of the law of public procurement. The sessions were very fruitful and interactive. The programme was appreciated by the participants. The event successfully accomplished its learning objectives.






ARMY INSTITUTE OF LAW SIGNED MOU WITH DR BR AMBEDKAR NATIONAL LAW UNIVERSITY, SONEPAT

A Memorandum of Understanding between Army Institute of Law, Mohali and Dr BR Ambedkar National Law University, Sonepat was signed by Maj Gen Vikram Taneja, Chairman, Army Institute of Law, Mohali and Dr Viney Kapoor Mehra of Dr BR Ambedkar National Law University in the presence of Dr Tejinder Kaur, Principal, AIL and Registrar of the NLU on 14 Jul 2021. This will further improve the student exchange program and facilitate sharing of e-resources between the students and faculty of the two institutes.







VIS OF MAJ GEN G S KAHLON, SM, MG-IC-ADM HQ WESTERN COMMAND, CHANDIMANDIR: 02 JUL 2021

Maj Gen G S Kahlon, SM, MG-IC-ADM, HQ Western Command, Chandimandir visited Army Institute of Law, Mohali on 02 Jul 2021. The General Officer was briefed by Dr Tejinder Kaur, Principal, AIL. Thereafter, he was taken on round of the campus by the Principal and the Registrar.

The General Officer was accompanied by Brig Devinder Singh Yadav, OIC, AIL, and Lt Col M S Rana, SO to Chairman, AIL.




AIL and Malhotra & Malhotra Associates Child Law National Online Moot Court Competition, 2021

AIL and Malhotra & Malhotra Associates Child Law National Online Moot Court Competition, 2021 was successfully conducted on June 17-18, 2021. The Final round took place on June 18th, 2021 that was judged by the panel comprising of:

  • Hon'ble Mr Justice S SSaron, Former Judge Punjab & Haryana High Court;
  • Prof. Dr Balram Gupta, Director (Academics), Chandigarh Judicial Academy, Chd;
  • Mr. Anil Malhotra, Adv. P & H High Court, Malhotra and Malhotra Associates, Chd.

The achievers of the said competition are:

  • Winners- Best Team- TC-13- Maharashtra National Law University Aurangabad, Cash Award of Rupees. 30,000/-,
  • Runners up- TC-11 University Institute of Legal Studies, Panjab University, Cash Award of Rupees. 20,000/-,
  • Best Student Advocate- TC-12-Michael Thomas Thevaril, St. Joseph's College of Law, Bengaluru, Cash Award of Rupees 10,000/-
  • Best Memorial- TC-10- Dr. Ram Manohar Lohiya National Law University Lucknow, Cash Award of Rupees 10,000/-
  • Best Speaker of The Final Round, TC-11-Kanishka Sharma, University Institute of Legal Studies, Panjab University, Cash Award of Rupees 2,000/-





VIS OF LT GEN MANJINDER SINGH, YSM, VSM, COS, HQ WESTERN COMMAND AND PATRON, AIL: 12 JUN 2021

Lt Gen Manjinder Singh, YSM, VSM, Chief-of-Staff, HQ Western Command and Patron, AIL visited Army Institute of Law, Mohali on 12 June 2021. The General Officer was briefed by Dr Tejinder Kaur, Principal, AIL. Thereafter, he was taken on round of the campus.

The General Officer was accompanied by Brig Devinder Singh Yadav, OIC, AIL, Col R S Bhatti (Retd), Dir AWES, Lt Col M S Rana, SO to Chairman, AIL and SO to COS.







2nd Surana & Surana and AIL National Family Law Moot Court Competition 2021

This year the said competition was organised virtually from April 8th to 10th, 2021. Thirty seven teams from various National Law schools and prestigious Law colleges participated in the said competition. Vellore Institute of Technology School of Law, Chennai was adjudged as Winners and DES Shri Navalmal Firodia Law College, Pune as Runners Up of the competition. The Competition successfully organised.




Intra Institute Quiz

Virtuoso- 2021, Online Intra Institute Quiz was organized by the Institute. The Preliminary Round was conducted on 17th March 2021via Google form where 21 students participated. Based on the scores of the Preliminary Round,8 students qualified for the Semi Final Round which was held online on 18th March 2021 via Google Meet. Out of these 8 students, top 2 scorers qualified for the Final Round which was also conducted via google meet on the same day.

Winner-
Puneet Sharma, 2061, 1st year                  Rs 2000/-
Runners Up-
Omvir Singh, 1626, 5th year               Rs 1500/-
Special Award for the Highest Scorer of the Preliminary Round-
Vani Saini, 1963, 2ndyrRs 1000/-
Overall, the event was a success.




INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY CELEBRATIONS AT ARMY INSTITUTE OF LAW, MOHALI (8 MARCH 2021)

AIL Centre for Research in Social Sciences (ACRSS) and Abhayam- AIL Centre for Gender Empowerment (ACGE)celebratedWomen's Day. Asmita Mann, student of 5th Year welcomed the students and staff. Gunsimran from the 5th year spoke about UN theme for this women's day- "Women in Leadership", highlighting the significant roles being played by women in different walks of life. This was followed by poem recitation on women's role in society, beautifully rendered by Garima Dixit from the 5th Year.

The event ended with a short play by first year students who brilliantly and enthusiastically portrayed the dilemmas faced by women in their lives. The celebrations culminated with everyone partaking of the delectable refreshments served on the special day.






VISIT OF LT GEN YOGENDRA DIMRI, AVSM, VSM,
COS, HQ WESTERN COMMAND AND PATRON, AIL: 26 FEB 2021

Lt Gen Yogendra Dimri, AVSM, VSM, Chief-of-Staff, HQ Western Command and Patron, AIL visited Army Institute of Law, Mohali for carrying out Annual Adm and Technical Inspection-2021. The General Officer was briefed by the Principal. He reviewed the progress made by the College. The General Officer was accompanied by the Chairman, Army Institute of Law and Staff Officers.







Faculty Development Programme- 11th – 12th February, 2021

Faculty Development Programme organised on 11th – 12th February, 2021 at AIL, Mohali on the theme "Teaching Pedagogy in Contemporary times: Effective Process and Tools". The FDP was designed to provide opportunities to teachers and research scholars to enhance their teaching skills in the online mode.








Tricity Alumni Meet- 5th Feb 2021

Tricity Alumni Meet organised on 5th Feb 2021 for sharing the spirit of camaraderie. The meet gave a platform to the alumnus to celebrate their nostalgic moments.








10th edition of Checkmate 2020 AIL National Moot Court Competition 30th -31 st October, 2020

10th edition of Annual National Moot Court Competition- Checkmate organised on 30-31 st October, 2020. This year the competition was conducted via virtual mode.




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