Amritsar 22 October 2020: The government of Punjab vides its Act No. 12 of 2020 established the State Law University in the district of Tarn Taran which will run specialized courses in Law and Jurisprudence. To start with, the university will start the LLB program in one of the constituent colleges of Guru Nanak Dev University as a temporary campus and will establish an independent campus in an area of approximately 40 acres in the district of Tarn Taran.
Prof. Dr. Jaspal Singh Sandhu, Vice-Chancellor, Guru Nanak Dev University is given the additional charge of the Law university while Prof. K.S. Kahlon, Registrar, Guru Nanak Dev University will hold the additional charge of the Registrar of this Law University. The Vice-Chancellor has already written to the University Grants Commission for approval under Section 2-F of the UGC Act. He has also written to the Secretary, Bar Council of India for their concurrence for starting the LLB course for the current academic year. Prof. Kahlon said that the university will be shortly appointing teachers initially on a contractual basis for running the LLB course and shall recruit regular faculty in due course of time