The survey, launched 25 years ago, assesses colleges using 112 performance indicators, grouped under five main parameters – academic excellence, quality of admission and governance, + infrastructure and life experience, personality development and leadership, and career progression and placement.
Speaking of the achievement, Dr Ramesh Bhat, Vice Chancellor, NMIMS of SVKM reputed to be the university, noted, “NMIMS has always believed in providing an unprecedented educational experience, and we have strived to expand our quality offerings in all areas. We have indeed come a long way since our humble beginnings 41 years ago, and we rejoice in this recognition of the truthfulness of our convictions. The credit for our accomplishments goes entirely to our faculty and staff, who have embraced NMIMS ‘vision for the future and dedicated themselves to nurturing successive generations of leaders and innovators. I congratulate everyone at NMIMS KPMSOL for this success, and many more to come. “
Congratulating the professors and students for the achievement, Dr Alok Misra, Dean, NMIMS Kirit P. Mehta School of Law and NMIMS Schools of Law (SOL), noted “We are thrilled and delighted with this recognition of our hard work and commitment to quality education. At KPMSOL, we have always been at the forefront of delivering innovative legal education and ensuring an immersive and transformational experience for our students. We help them with a solid intellectual foundation on which to build their legal careers, covering basic concepts, theory and skills. To bridge the gap between classroom teaching and the development of the profession, we have incorporated a compulsory credit-based internship and mock trial as well as core subjects. Also in the future, KPMSOL will continue to innovate and prepare students for a rapidly changing legal services industry.
Mr. Harshal Shah, mentor, NMIMS Kirit P. Mehta School of Law and NMIMS Schools of Law, noted, “Institutions such as KPMSOL play an essential role in the training of young lawyers. The legal profession as we know it has radically changed following the Covid-19 crisis. KPMSOL’s young and entrepreneurial team has done an excellent job staying one step ahead with its cutting edge program and multidisciplinary approach. The ranking reflects KPMSOL’s quest to propel quality legal education from national excellence to global eminence.
The survey also took into account how colleges prepared for the pandemic. Data for the current year (December 2020 to June 2021) has been evaluated to provide accurate and relevant rankings. KPMSOL has been awarded the high rank for providing innovative legal education (even online), top-notch infrastructure, world-class research resources and placement support.