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The college was set up in the year 1977 and has 39 years history of achievements and growth in terms of rendering quality education and giving out to the society alumni who have made their mark among the legal fraternity. The College also organises various Moot Court Competitions to enhance ability of students by providing them exposure to practical aspects of legal profession. It invites eminent judges and legal professionals to judge the competition.
To meet the demands of a rapidly changing legal and professional environment, needs of today’s legal profession, and balance the demands of both practical and theoretical learning, the college encourages students to participate in various activities including moot court competition, project management, visits to jails/courts etc. The College Library, with its vast collection of books, journals and online journals keeps students and staff updated. The College also tries to seek suitable career opportunities for students of College. The College students are provided on campus recruitment where top law firms, corporate and counsels are invited to recruit students.
In the 39 years since the college was founded, we have built upon these ideals and our long tradition of innovative leadership to create a pre-eminent Indian and International Centre for legal education and research. The College's rich educational program strives to create a diverse and talented pool of students to meet the challenges of demanding legal careers whether as advocates, counsellors, planners or policy makers.
Presently, the Mandal is investing towards expanding the infrastructural facilities, construction of fully air-conditioned buildings. The students and staff are thereby provided with an ambience conducive for studying with all the modern amenities. The Mandal’s encouragement and zeal towards the Principal, Staff and students is indeed worth a mention.
Jitendra Chauhan college of Law is one of the premier institutes imparting legal education in Mumbai. SVKM, the professionally managed trust, has successfully established 29 educational institutions, JCCL being one of them. The status of JCCL is that of a ‘Minority Institution’ for the ‘Gujarati Linguistic Community’. The Primary aim of the institution is to impart legal knowledge (education in the field of law) and prepare the students for various careers in law and also mounding the overall personality of the students.
The College has earned laurels not only in academics but also in extra and co-curricular activities. In the past years, the toppers at the University of Mumbai have been JCCL students, to name a few Ashish Vidyarthi, Bharat Raichandani, Karishma Rao, etc. JCCL students have won many trophies in the past in Moot Court Competitions, Debates, Elocutions, Sports and cultural events like chess, dancing, singing etc. The College's rich educational program strives to create a diverse and talented pool of students to meet the challenges of demanding legal careers whether as advocates, counselors, planners or policy makers.