News And Events
Farewell Dinner 2018
Honourable Justice Dr Meena Gomber, Chairperson Gomber Education Foundation gave Farewell Dinner party for outgoing students of all the schools in the University at Hotel Highway King, Neemrana on 19th May at 7.30 PM.
Both teaching and non-teaching staff along with the students enjoyed the sumptuous dinner and dancing thereafter. Later students and teachers thanked Maam for the dinner party and invited her to share her views.
Gomber Maam urged all the students to get focused, aim high and work hard to achieve their goals in life. She also talked about the launching of alumni book starting from the current passing out batch and asked students to share their info and remain in touch with University for all the times to come.
School of Law, Raffles University, Neemrana Hosts 2nd C.L Agarwal Memorial Moot court Competition
School of Law, Raffles University, Neemrana has conducted the2nd C.L. Agarwal Memorial Moot Court Competition on Criminal Law and Family Law. It was started on 06 April, 2018 with a majestic inaugural ceremony in which Hon’ble Chief Justice Mr. Vinod Shankar Dave, Former Judge, Rajasthan High Court set the tone of the programme through his inspiring speech.
Total twenty four teams from different Law Schools across the country have participated in the Competition. All the teams battled it out against each other in the preliminary, quarter final and semi-final rounds. After a nail biting performance the team from Symbiosis Law School, Pune won the Competition while the team from Law Centre II, Faculty of Law, University of Delhi, Delhi became the Runners Up.
The program came to the ending the evening of 08 April, 2018 with a grand valedictory-cum-prize distribution session, where renowned justice Hon’ble Mr. Amitava Roy, Former Judge, Supreme Court of India graced the occasion with his grand presence. Justice S. C. Agarwal, Former Justice, Supreme Court of India; Justice Dr. Meena V. Gomber, Chairperson, Gomber Education Foundation & Former Justice, Rajasthan High Court; Prof. Dr. V. K. Kapoor, Vice Chancellor, Raffles University, Neemrana and many other esteemed personalities from academics and legal professions were also present there.
1st Raffles University and Surana & Surana National Labour Law Moot Court Competition, 2018
School of Law, Raffles University, Neemrana, a world class institution in the region, in collaboration with Surana and Surana International Attorneys organised the Labour Law Moot Court Competition from March 16 to 18, 2018. Students from sixteen different Law Schools across India participated in this first of its kind Moot Court competition on the issues of Labour Law.
The inaugural ceremony of the three-day long competition took place on 16th March 2018. The occasion was graced by chief guest, Professor (Dr.) Paramjit S. Jaswal, Vice-Chancellor, Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, Panjab. The Guest of Honour was Dr. Justice Meena V. Gomber, Chairperson, Gomber Education Foundation, the sponsoring body of Raffles University, Neemrana. Professor (Dr.) V. K. Kapoor, Vice-Chancellor Raffles University and Dr. S. Ravichandran, Moot Court Coordinator & Head of Academic Initiative, Surana and Surana International Attorneys also graced the occasion with their presence.
On March 17 all sixteen teams battled it out against each other in the preliminary rounds to reach the quarterfinals. Qualified eight teams again showed their advocacy skill in quarterfinals. Four teams who made it to semi-finals were Faculty of Law, University of Delhi, Delhi; Jamia Milia Islamia, Delhi; Symbiosis Law School, Pune and Manipal University, Jaipur.
After an intense battle teams from Manipal University, Jaipur (comprising of Kaartika S. Sharma, Sana Samdani and Rohan Singh Chouhan) won the competition in final while Law Centre -2, Faculty of Law, University of Delhi (comprising of Sanjana Gupta, Shubhra Gulati and Lakshya Sachdeva) became the Runners Up.
The Moot Court sessions were adjudicated by Prof. (Dr.) P. C. Juneja, Dean School Of Law BMN University, Rohtak, Hon’ble Mr. Devendra Nagar, Additional District Judge Alwar; Hon’ble Mr. Ashok Vyas, District Judge Alwar; Hon’ble Mr. Akhilesh Kumar, District Judge Alwar; Hon’ble Mr.Pravendra Pal, District Judge Alwar.
The program came to end with a grand valedictory-cum-prize distribution session. Dr. S. Ravichandran who was supervising the whole competition announced the name of prize winners. The Chief Guest of the closing ceremony was Hon’ble Justice Veerendr Singh Siradhana, Rajasthan High Court who in his speech inspired the students and along with Dr. Justice Meena V. Gomber handed over the prize to the winners. Professor (Dr.) V. K. Kapoor, Vice-Chancellor, Raffles University; Neemrana thanked everyone involved in organising the Moot Court profusely.
School of Law, Raffles University, Neemrana Hosts Surana and Surana National Labour Law Moot Court Competition.
School of Law, Raffles University, Neemrana along with Surana and Surana International Attorneys has kicked off a National Labour Law Moot Court Competition on 16 March, 2018 with a majestic inaugural ceremony in which esteemed personalities from across the country made their presence. Sixteen teams from different states of India have gathered in the University to take part in the competition. The competition will be dealing with the issue of Labour Law which is - though of much importance in the day to day life of ordinary people - rarely taken up as a topic by any Moot Court organisers.
In his address, the Chief Guest Professor (Dr.) Paramjit S. Jaswal, the Vice-Chancellor, Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, Punjab shared his experience with the audience, especially the participants and emphasised that there is no short cut to become a professional but to read copiously and work hard; a person is professional when he or she practices the profession rigorously.
Dr. Ravichandran, Moot Court Coordinator & Head of Academic Initiative, Surana and Surana International Attorneys, the pioneer organisation in mooting has pointed out the practical relevance of taking Labour Law as a topic in a Moot Court. He would personally be supervising the whole event.
Dr. Justice Meena V. Gomber, Chairperson, Gomber Education Foundation, the sponsoring body of Raffles University, in her address invoked the ‘lawyers in the making’ of our country to assure their participation in Moot Courts which is a holistic approach to learning law.
In his welcome address, Professor (Dr.) V. K.Kapoor, Vice-Chancellor, Raffles University; Neemrana gratuitously expressed his happiness to all the participants, students, faculty members, organisers and all others who had helped in conducting the program. Welcoming the students coming from different parts of India he further persuaded them - apart from enjoying the academic activity -to have a feel of a national integration camp where a conglomeration of different culture, religions, languages, traditions and customs takes place along with a fruitful discussion over relevant social issues to take the nation ahead.
The inaugural function ended with a Vote of Thanks delivered by faculty member& Convener, Moot Court Committee, Mr. Kanishka Sewak. The valedictory-cum-prize distribution ceremony would take place on 18 March, 2018 at 4:15 p.m.
Intra Moot Court competition prize distribution on 07-03-2018.
Intra moot court competition at School of Law was held on 27th & 28th February 2018, for which the prize distribution took place today and following students have won competition.
1- Vidisha Shekhawat - 1st Prize
2- Niyati Acharya - 2nd Prize
3- Rohit Verma - 3rd Prize
4- Chandrei Mitea - 4th Prize
5- Pooja Malik - 5th Prize
Guest Lectures by Mr. Uday Chand Barupal, Former District and Sessions Judge, Rajasthan .
Guest lectures were organized on various topics of Code of Civil Procedure, 1908 on 27th and 28th February 2018 at School of Law, Raffles University. Mr. Uday Chand Barupal, Former District and Sessions Judge, Rajasthan was invited for the same. He took sessions on Res Judicata, Res Sub Judice, Reference, Review, Revision, inherent powers of Court etc. He also guided students for the preparation of Judicial exams. The sessions were enlightening and students were immensely helped.
“To strive, to seek and not to yield”: The message of a veteran to the youth force.
Mr. Rajinder Chaudhary, a self-made young man of 85, who intends to work for at least another 20 years; inspired the students with his life story that saw the man change his carrier path as many as six times.
Rajinder Chaudhary, a former wing Commander of the Indian Air Force (IAF), who now runs successful restaurants in Lithuania told the students that they should always shine to be better tomorrow that they are today.
After a very inspiring speech in which Mr. Rajinder Chaudhary narrated his experiences in Lithuania as an honorary consulof India and how he has always tried to breach the culture of India and Lithuania, Mr. Chaudhary took questions from inquisitive students. In the end, the Vice Chancellor of the University gave a vote of thanks to Mr. Chaudhary.
His presence made the students enthusiastic about their future goals. The way he put his words into a meaningful sentence, strike the mind of the students and made a deep impression.
When Education meets practice @ Raffles University: CEO of ‘Surana & Surana’ interacts with the law students.
11th January, 2018 was an important day for the students of the School of Law, Raffles University Neemrana. Dr. Vinod Surana, Partner and CEO of Surana & Surana International Attorneys, visited Raffles University and addressed the students of the School of Law. It started with an inaugural speech by the Director General of the Raffles Group of Institutions, Dr. V. K. Ahluwalia, highlighting the importance of the legal profession in contemporary times and the contribution of Surana & Surana law firm in diverse areas of legal practice in India and abroad, as well as the personal contributions of Dr. Vinod Surana in Legal Research and Practice. The inaugural speech was followed by a highly informative as well as entertaining guest lecture by Dr. Vinod Surana.
There was also a session wherein Dr. Surana directly interacted with the students and addressed several of their questions regarding challenges and prospects of a career in law, especially in litigation, corporate law firms. Dr. Surana also briefed the students about recruitment processes in most corporate law firms in India and abroad.
Later, Dr. Surana also had a healthy discussion with the Dean and other faculty members of the Law School on the performances of various legal institutions such as law schools and universities.
In the end, a vote of thanks was conveyed by the Dean of the School of Law, Dr. V.K. Kapoor to the guest of honour, Dr. Vinod Surana, the Director General of the Raffles Group of Institutions and all the faculty members and students of Raffles University.
Raffles Premier League Season-4 at Raffles University.
Raffles premier league season4 was a big success this time. The promotion of the event was done through an instagram page named raffles_premier_league and live updates were also available on crickheroes app.
The opening ceremony was scheduled on 14th November and the guests of honour were our Chief Patron, Hon’ble Justice Meena V. Gomber and Lt.General V.K Ahluwalia. There were 8 teams in the League, each team having its owners and co-owners who bidded for the players. The League continued for 3 days and the final match took place on 16th November. Our Chief Patron and our Hon’ble Vice Chancellor were the guests for the evening. Team soluchan bagged the first position, whereas Boy of the tournament was awarded to Sandeep Malik and Girl of the Tournament was given to Gibin George.
A lot of enthusiasm and sportsmen spirit was displayed by all players as well as the audience. The event was applauded and appreciated by one and all and we hope this success continues.
Alabbar School of Management celebrated Children’s day program on 14/11/2017.
Alabbar School of Management celebrated Children’s day program on 14/11/2017 with a range of innovative and fun filled activities. Cricket match between faculty and students in the first half of the day and cultural activities in the second half were organized to mark the event and make it a special day for children to enjoy childhood.
Alabbar School of Management organized Inter-departmental sports competition on 11/11/2017.
"Legal Awareness Camp 2017" by RSLSA, Jaipur and DSLSA, Alwar.
On 10th November, 2017 Raffles University, Neemrana had organised “The legal awareness camp” under the patronage of Rajasthan State Legal Service Authority, Jaipur and District State Legal Service Authority, Alwar. The Chief Guest of the function was Mr. K.S. Jhaveri who is an Executive Chairman of Rajasthan State Legal Service Authority and Judge of Rajasthan High Court.
Program was started with the welcome address by Chairperson Gomber Education Foundation Justice Dr. Meena V.Gomber who gave brief introduction about the awareness of legal aid in the country. Mr. Dinesh Jaluthriya (Secretary District Legal Service Authority, Alwar) had spoken about the problems and harms of Child Marriage and Blue Whale Game and further talked about “beti padhao beti bachao scheme”. Further Mr. Ashok Kumar Vyas, District and Session Judge, Alwar made the students aware about the benefits of free legal aid. Mr. Mahendra Singh (District and Session Judge, Behror and Secretary Rajasthan State Legal Service Authority) talked about women empowerment, anti-raging and illegality of gender prediction test.
Mr. K.S. Jhaveri has thrown light upon the evolution of legal aid to citizens in India and also talked about the various Constitutional provisions related to legal aid. He also motivated students to come forward and help the citizens to make available free legal aid.
The function was finally concluded by Prof. Dr. V.K.Kapoor with a thanking note to all the dignitaries, guests and students present there. The other dignataries who graced their presence in the function were Sri Ravendra Pal Singh, ADJ-I Behror, Dr. Rubina Parveen Ansaari, CJM Alwar, Smt Raina Sharma, ACJM Behror, Sri Brijesh Kumar, ACJM-I Behror, Smt Teena Sharma, JM Behror, Smt Neelam Meena, Judicial Officer Neemrana. Apart from them Panel Advocates of Legal Service Authority, Behror and Para-legal Volunteers also made their presence for the occasion.
Seminar on Global Internship Program from AIESEC (NGO).
Alabbar School of Management organized a seminar on Global Internship, wherein a presentation from AIESEC an NGO for Global Internship program took place on 6th November at 11.30 AM in Raffles University Auditorium. AIESEC is an NGO providing young students with an opportunity to develop entrepreneurial and leadership skills through international internships mainly on social issues which will help them enrich their education, challenge their worldview and help them gain a unique combination of multicultural, social and entrepreneurial experience during the formative years of their lives. Srinath Chithravelu Poochan, Vice President Business Development & Business Expansion, AIESEC for Jaipur and his two colleagues interacted with students from all the schools of the University a briefed them about the opportunities available to them and how they can benefit from them.
"Poster-making Competition" conducted by Alabbar School of Management.
“Samman Samaroh avam Vichar Sangosthi”.
On 8th of October,2017 Raffles University, Neemrana organized an interaction program the “Samman Samaroh avam Vichar Sangosthi” with the “Sarpanchas” of the neighbouring area. The occasion was graced by the honourable SDM of Neemrana (Alwar, Rajasthan) Mr. Balwant Singh. The Chairperson of Raffles Group of Institution, Dr. Meena V. Gomber (Retd. Chief Justice, Rajasthan High Court) along with the Director General, of the Raffles Group of Institution Dr. V. K Ahaluwalia (Retd. Lt. Gen., PVSM, AVSM**, YSM, VSM), and Prof. V. K. Kapoor (VC, Raffles University) welcome the guests. After the initial interaction, the Chairperson (RGI) invited the dignitaries and the guests to visit the university campus. The visit was followed by the cultural program and the interaction session in the university auditorium. The customary “Lighting Lamp Ceremony” to start the program was done by the chief guest and other dignitaries. The main aim of the program was the interaction session with the guests on the topic “Modern Day Education and its Challenges on the Youth in the Rural India”. The interaction was to make aware about the importance of education in Indian rural society and to and encourage people toward literacy. The program was concluded by the Vote of Thanks form Prof. V. K. Kapoor (VC, Raffles University).
“Shram-Daan” an initiative of Raffles University towards cleanliness.
On 2nd of October, 2017 Raffles University enthusiastically celebrated ‘Swachh Bharat Abhiyan’. The faculty of Raffles University along with some students visited a nearby Bawri, under the active supervision of our President Prof. V.K. Kapoor.
The group reached the Bawri in Neemrana at about 8:45 am. After reaching the venue, the president addresses the University group and locals about the history of Bawri and the way it has been neglected in terms of hygiene and maintenance. He gladly announced that Raffles University is adopting the Bawri to maintain and clean it.
Students and teachers cleaned the Bawri and concluded the programme with President Speech. He encouraged all to celebrate Swachh Bharat Mission, a Central Govt. initiative, everyday and every where we can.
Raffles University organized “Mock Interview" for B.Tech VII semester students.
Raffles University, with its aim of imparting quality education took a step forward in grooming its students to the present day real-world professional challenges. A “Mock Interview’ was organized by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences,in collaboration with the School of Engineering and Technology, School of Law, School of Basic and Applied Sciences, and Alabbar School of Management for the B. Tech final year students to give them a feel and impression of the interview room environment. The academic council and the management of the university believes that this kind of drill will empower the students of the university to balance the pressure and develop confidence for their future job market challenges.
Technical workshop on "Digital Marketing and Android" from September 25th to 26th 2017.
Industry Institute Partnership Cell (IIPC), Raffles University, Japanese Zone, Neemrana, Alwar, organized a 2 days technical workshop on Digital Marketing and Android on 25th and 26th September 2017, in collaboration with Edunuts Online Services (P) Ltd., New Delhi. Lt Gen (Dr.) V K Ahluwalia,Director General, Raffles Group of Institutions, inaugurated the workshop and asked students to benefit from the workshop as these are the two technologies for the future job market. The workshop was a huge success as it witnessed enthusiastic participation from students of Engineering and Management. In the two-day event, students learnt nuances of Digital Marking delivered by the resource person(s) Mr Sandeep Singh - Digital Marketing Expert and Android programming, and by Mr Ghanshyam Singh, Android Expert. The students also had a fortunate session on their future career options.
Workshop on “Robotics Technology” from September 20th 2017 to September 22nd 2017
The School of Engineering and Technology at Raffles University (Neemrana, Alwar, Rajasthan) in collaboration with Vision Automobile Solutions (VAS) New Delhi, is organizing a three days’ workshop on “Robotics Technology” from September 20th 2017 to September 22nd 2017 in the premise of the respective school. Mr. Bhawani Singh, Sr. Operational Manager at VAS is the chief resource person along with his esteemed team members Mr. Rajendra Maglav (Team Leader in Robotics), Mr. Rahul (Team Member), and Mr. Tabish (Team Member). The complete workshop, in short, comprises of events of lectures, presentations, practical exposure to machine(s), relation of different engineering branches with the genre of robotics, developingfuture concepts in the field, working and designing, exhibitions and a quiz competition. It is expected that the event will bestow its opulence filled with immense knowledge, great opportunities, experiences and lots of fun on masses of teachers and students of the institute. We hope that under the guidance of the Dr. V. K. Ahluwalia (DG, Raffles Group of Institutions), and Prof. V. K. Kapoor (VC, Raffles University), along with the blessings from the Chief Patron of the event Honourable Justice (Retired) Dr. Meena Gomber (Chairperson, GEF), the event will be of a great success.
Blood Donation Camp at Raffles University Neemrana
Blood Donation Camp Raffles University, Neemrana and Lions Club Behror, jointly organized a Blood Donation Camp at the University’s Campus on 14th September 2017. This was activity supported by the SMS Hospital, Jaipur and Kailash Hospital, Behror. The students, members of family, and the non teaching staff come forward voluntarily in large numbers to donate blood. The organizers and the hospital staff were overwhelmed by the response of the blood donors.
71st Independence Day Celebration Raffles University
Raffles fraternity decked up in its positive nationalist essence to celebrate the 71st Independence Day in the University Campus. The National Flag was hoisted at 09.15 a.m. by Lt. General Dr. V. K. Ahluwalia (Director General, Raffles Group of Institutions) in the presence of our Chief Patron Honourable Justice, Dr. Meena V. Gomber, Mr. Anil Sardana (Registrar, Raffles University), the esteemed Faculty members, the university Staff and the Students. The ceremony was followed by the National Anthem. As a part of the celebration, the crowed indulge in the solemn reminder of the sacrifice made by the martyr souls to gain and protect the spirit of freedom, and the integrity of the country.A short photo session with the national flag was also organized. The patriotic fervor was displayed by the young generation students in different forms of cultural activity thereafter. The program was concluded by a motivating song and a photo session with the dignitaries.
Raffles University celebrated the 3rd International Day of Yoga on June 21st, 2017
International day of yoga is also called as the world yoga day. United Nations General Assembly has declared 21st of June as an International Yoga Day on 11th of December in 2014. Launching a particular date of practicing yoga all across the world and celebrating as yoga day was initiated by our honorable Prime Minister, Shri Narender Modi, to the United Nations General Assembly.
Faculty members, workers, students of Raffles University along with officials of nearby industries joined us in celebrating this day and creating awareness about health and fitness through yoga and meditation.
The program schedule was as follows:
S.No. Time Programme Venue of Programme 1. 06:00 am to 06:40 am Heartfulness Meditation Session by Mr. Parminder Singh, Meditation Expert, Heartfulness organization Auditorium 2. 06:40 am to 07:20 am Inspiring Lecture Session on Importance of Yoga in Human Life for wellbeing Auditorium 3. 06:40 am to 07:20 am Yoga Practical Session on 'Hatha Yoga' by Dr. Pavan Agarwal, Ms. Deepa Sharma and Ms. Neha Singh, Yoga Instructor Lawn, in front of School of Law 4. 07:20 am to 07:40 am "Health Care and Yoga" Session by Director General, Raffles Group of Institution Lawn, in front of School of Law
Solicis Lex - "Ethics are important in any profession"
On 9th May 2017, as a part of the Campus Recruitment Drive 2017, Mr. Ameet Mehta, Managing Partner and Mr. Darius Merchant, HR and Admin head from Solicis Lex visited the campus. Apart from the recruitment drive, a guest lecture was organized for the students of School of Law. In the address to the students Mr. Ameet Mehta shared and motivated students through his lifetime experiences.
Mr. Mehta also talked about how to pursue law as a career and marked how important ethics are in shaping an individual’s personality. He also discussed various aspects of law as a career and motivated students to be ethical lawyers.
Raffles University marks the beginning of First National Level Moot Court Competition
Raffles University, in collaboration with Rajasthan Education Trust, inaugurated the 1st C. L. Agrawal Memorial Moot Court Competition on 4th March, 2017. The Chief Guest of the ceremony was Hon'ble Mr. Justice G. S. Singhvi, Former Judge, Supreme Court of India and Chairman, Competition Appellate Tribunal, and the Guest of Honor were Hon'ble Mr. Justice V. S. Dave, Former Judge, Rajasthan High Court, Hon’ble Justice S.C. Agrawal, Former Judge, Supreme Court of India, Hon’ble Mr. Justice S.N. Agrawal and family members of Late Sh. C.L. Agrawal.
The opening address was delivered by Director General, Raffles University, Lt. Gen. (Dr.) V.K. Ahluwalia PVSM, AVSM and Bar, YSM, VSM. In his speech he welcomed the distinguished guests and declared the event open. Lt. Gen. (Dr.) Ahluwalia acknowledged and appreciated the fact that girl participants outnumbered the boys by a huge margin. Dr. Ahluwalia’s speech was followed by wise and inspiring words of the Chairperson, Gomber Education Foundation Hon’ble (Dr.) Justice Meena V. Gomber. Justice Gomber focused on philanthropy and selflessness of two great men Late Mr. V.K. Gomber and Late Mr. C.L. Agrawal, who dedicated their lives by making contributions for the betterment of education sector all over the country. She was of the view that the best way for a law student to learn law is by observing the masters of law and hone their advocacy skills by participating in more such activities like moot court competitions. She ended her address by inviting upon the dais, Hon’ble Mr. Justice V.S. Dave. Justice Dave in his speech emphasized on the academic importance of moot court competitions and the contribution of Late Mr. C.L. Agrawal, in whose memory the event is dedicated, in the field of promoting such activities. He mentioned that Mr. C.L. Agrawal was pioneer in founding first National Law University in Bangalore. To inspire the students he gave an example where he stated that one seed of custard apple, when sown in the ground grows into many other custard apple trees with more custard apples to eat. With this analogy, he preached the idea of following the great legal luminaries under whose guidance many young minds will grow into brilliant legal professionals.
The Chief Guest of the event Hon'ble Mr. Justice G. S. Singhvi encouraged the students to achieve the goals and principles envisioned by our founding fathers and the framers of the Constitution of India. Furthermore, he shared his views about the declining standards of two most important sectors, health as well as education and what a student can do to bring positive changes in these fields. Justice Singhvi recollected and shared his memories as a fresh law practitioner in early 1970s in Jodhpur High Court where he was welcomed and mentored by Late Mr. C.L. Agrawal. He cherished and rejoiced the times spent under Mr. Agrawal’s esteemed supervision where as a senior of bar, he was always keen to help young lawyers and educate law students about the nuances of legal practice. This devotion and service of Mr. C.L. Agrawal towards the future of legal education led him to form a trust named as Rajasthan Education Trust which is in collaboration with Raffles University for this competition. At the end of the ceremony, the vote of thanks was delivered by Prof. (Dr.) V.K. Kapoor, Dean, School of Law, expressing his gratitude towards all the participants, Organizing/Sponsoring bodies and last but not the least, Raffles fraternity for successfully opening the event.
Hon’ble Mr. Justice G.S. Singhvi, Former Judge, Supreme Court of India and Chairman, Competition Appellate Tribunal
Hon'ble (Dr.) Justice Meena V. Gomber, Chairperson, Gomber Education Foundation and Hon'ble Mr. Justice G.S. Singhvi, Former Judge, Supreme Court of India and Chairman, Competition Appellate Tribunal
From left to right - Mr. Justice S.C. Agrawal, Former Judge, Supreme Court of India; Hon'ble Mr. Justice G.S. Singhvi, Former Judge, Supreme Court of India and Chairman, Competition Appellate Tribunal and Lt. Gen. (Dr.) V.K. Ahluwalia PVSM, AVSM and Bar, YSM, VSM, Director General, Raffles University
From left to right - Prof. (Dr.) V.K. Kapoor, Dean, School of Law;
Hon'ble Mr. Justice V. S. Dave, Former Judge, Rajasthan High Court; Lt. Gen. (Dr.) V.K. Ahluwalia PVSM, AVSM and Bar, YSM, VSM (Retd.), Director General, Raffles University and Hon'ble Mr. Justice G. S. Singhvi, Former Judge, Supreme Court of India and Chairman, Competition Appellate Tribunal
Organized Two-Day Science & Technology Exhibition-2016 on 7th and 8th Dec, 2016
Two day Raffles University “Science & Technology Exhibition-2016” was organized by School of Engineering and Technology & School of Basic and Applied Sciences, Raffles University on 7th and 8th December, 2016. Fifty schools across Neemrana, Behror, Shahjanpur, Bawal, Rewari were approached by the Faculty Marketing Committee members of School of Engineering and Technology & School of Basic and Applied Sciences along with selected students of these schools. A total of 40 Models/Projects were presented in the Exhibition out of which 11 Models/Projects were presented by Students of nearby Schools and 29 Models/Projects were presented by our own Students of School of Engineering and Technology & School of Basic and Applied Sciences. In these two days total 385 Students of 10th, 11th & 12th Standards from 26 different Schools were visited Raffles University for this Science & Technology Exhibition-2016.
The Chief Guest of the Exhibition Prof.(Dr.) A.P. Singh, Professor Department of Mathematics Central University Rajasthan Ajmer was welcomed by our President Prof.(Dr.) V.K. Kapoor. Other distinguish Guests of this Exhibition were Prof.(Dr) A.K Das, Professor Mechanical Department, BML Munjal University Gurgoan, Mr. N.K. Jain, Senior Deputy General Manager Wipe Hotwire India Thermal Equipment (P) Ltd Neemrana.
On the Inaugural day, 7th Dec 2016 the function was started by Lightning of Lamp by Chief Guest and other Guests followed by Saraswati Vandana by our Students. Dr Sandeep Malik Convener of this Science & Technology Exhibition-2016 welcomed our President, and all other Guests, participants and our guest speakers and explains the motive behind organizing this Exhibition at Raffles University. This was followed by the Inaugural speech by our chief guest, Prof.(Dr.) A.P. Singh, Professor Department of Mathematics Central University Rajasthan Ajmer followed by motivational speech by President, Prof (Dr). V. K. Kapoor. The first Technical Session of the day was conducted by Prof.(Dr.) A.P.Singh who delivered a interesting talk on Topic What and Why Mathematics, which was followed by second Technical Session by Mr. N.K. Jain on Carrier Opportunities in Industries. After Technical Sessions the Exhibition was inaugurated by Chief Guest followed by Workshop Visit of school of Engineering and Technology. This was followed by lunch at Food court area.
On second day 8th Dec 2016 of the Exhibition, the function was also started by Lightning of Lamp by President and other Guests followed by Technical Session conducted by Prof.(Dr) A.K Das Professor Mechanical Department BML Munjal University Gurgoan his Topic was Challenges in Engineering Education. After the Technical Session the Exhibition was inaugurated by the Guest followed by Workshop Visit. This was followed by lunch at Food court area. After that the valedictory and Prize Distribution was conducted by President Prof.(Dr.) V.K. Kapoor, Registrar Mr. Anil Sardana, Dean School of Engineering and Technology & Convener of Science & Technology Exhibition-2016 Dr. Sandeep Malik and Dean School of Basic and Applied Sciences Dr. T.L.Rajawat in which all participants were given certificates of participation.
After Evaluation of different Models/Projects of Students by various Judges the First Cash Prize Rs. 10000/- winner was Nidhi Sharma from Takshila School Behror, Second Cash Prize Rs. 5000/- winner was Keshav & group from St Xaviers School Behror and Third Cash Prize Rs. 3000/- winner was Nishant & group from DAV Public School Behror. The Cash Prizes were handed over to winners by President and Registrar of Raffles University. In the End Vote of Thanks was delivered by Dean School of Basic and Applied Sciences Dr. T.L.Rajawat. The event was highly appreciated and applauded by visiting Principals and Teachers of various participated Schools.
One-Day Peer Educator Workshop on Self-Management, 25th November, 2016
A One day Peer Educator Workshop was organised by Alabbar School of Management, Raffles University on 25th November, 2016. The preparations for the same started weeks before the programme. The faculty members conceptualised and designed the Brochures and posters for the same and sent it along with the marketing department to different schools.
Twenty eight schools across Neemrana, Behror, Shahjanpur, Rewari and Mahendargarh were approached by the Organising committee and faculty member of Alabbar School of Management, which was followed by student visit to these schools. A total of 178 students from nine schools participated in the workshop. The president, Prof (Dr) V K Kapoor, also gave us valuable suggestion as to how to proceed with an event of such scale. An approval was also received from the Registrar of the Raffles University for the arrangement of food, furniture, mementos and other miscellaneous items.
The organizing committee comprised of Dr Preshita Tudu, Dr Bhawana Rawat, Dr RatikaKaushik, Mr. Kshitij Khandelwal and Mr. Manoj Kumar Meet, where as the advisory committee was formed by Dr. Kartar Singh Gulia, Dr. Somya Chaubey, Mr. Anurag Yadav and Ms. Rekha Mishra. The whole programme was efficiently co-ordinated by Mr. Sanjeev Kumar and Mr. Mukesh Sharma. The Incharge of the workshop was Dr. Vinay K Shrivastava (Dean, Alabbar School of Management).
On the day of the workshop, all participants were given registrations kits and certificates of participation. After the registration process, students were ushered in for tea and light snacks after which they were escorted to the auditorium for the workshop.
Dr Srivastava welcomed our president, all guests, participants and our guest speakers of the day, Dr Sanjiv Mittal, Dean School of Management, GGSIPU, Delhi and Dr Ritesh Gupta, Head, Management, FDDI, Ministry of Industry and Commerce, Govt. of India. This was followed by the inaugural speech by our chief guest, President, Prof (Dr). V. K. Kapoor. The first session of the day was by Dr. Mittal who delivered a rather interesting talk on Self-management, which was followed by second session by Dr Gupta of Time management and the concluding session on stress management was conducted by our home faculty member, Dr Preshita N. Tudu. The valedictory address was delivered by Mr. Mukesh Sharma. This was followed by lunch at Food court area.
The event was highly appreciated and applauded by visiting principals and teachers, home faculty and Raffles University administration. The President and Registrar also sent their congratulations to ASOM on the grand success of this workshop.
Organized a discipline orientation program on Saturday, 12th November, 2016
In school and college life students have a tender mind that does not know what is right or wrong. Students needs constant guidance and supervision from his teacher otherwise he can go towards the wrong path.
Discipline is a way of being honest, hardworking, strict followers of rules and regulations, social norms and values. Discipline makes students good and perfect to behave or deals with the things. It is an ornament of the students. People like the disciplined students. Discipline leads the people towards a perfect way of living. Students must adopt the disciplinary aspects of every performance that makes them successful all the time.
Discipline is the most under-rated, least understood aspect of student life. This is why we organized a discipline orientation program on Saturday, 12th November, 2016 at 2:00 pm in CR-1 of the School.
The programme started with discussing the code of conduct of the university to the students for their knowledge. The orientation program was focused on the importance of discipline in life of human beings. In the first session Kashif, Manisha, Himanit and Samundra from MBA, Praveena, Priyanka, and Paritosh from BBA and Urmela, Diksha, Anuj, Priya and Bharti from B. Com putted their views regarding discipline and gave their presentations on the theme.
In the second session faculty members, Dr. Kartar Singh Gulia, Dr. Bhawana Rawat, Dr. Preshita Tudu, Mr. Mukesh Sharma, and myself delivered for answering the quarries by the students regarding ways to tackle the difficulties arising while maintaining discipline also grievances of students were reconciled. The programme successfully and smoothly ended at 3:50 pm.
- The orientation Programme was eventually informative & functional as well as useful.- Paritosh Jha (BBA-I)
- It was a nice experience; we are looking for the same in the future.- Rohit Sharma, (B Com.-III)
- It was such a wonderful experience regarding discipline. - Sakshi Agarwal (BBA-III)
Demonetization Session was organized on 9th Nov 2016
A post lunch session was organized on 9th Nov 2016 by the Student Activity Cell of the department on the notification of the Government of India, Ministry of Finance, Department of Economic Affairs dated 8th November 2016.
All the students of ASM participated in the session along with the faculty members. The aim of the session was to make them aware about the sudden and recent changes regarding the demonetization of currency notes of denomination of Rs.500 and Rs.1000. Initially the students made aware about the current scenario of the currency notes. The purpose of this session was to make the students to understand the problem in the right perspective and in order to avoid uncertainty and fear among them. This would enable them to clarify the information about the demonetization at their home and neighbourhood. The session was a reflective one in which the teachers floated the theme and concept of the issue and the students of BBA V voluntarily came forward to present their views on the pros and cons of the recent arising situation.
The advantage and difficulties were also discussed at length by the students followed by a short question-answer session that was designed to clarify the doubts and questions on the issue, students participating and as well as by the faculty members. The session was fruitful for all students making the insight over the topic. This may be a great concern that the people might face problems in the beginning but with the passage of time, they will likely to get benefit from this policy of demonetization of the government.
The session was concluded with highlighting the importance and significance of the scheme led by the government, which would not only lessen the circulation of black money but will also enhance financial inclusion in the economy for the inclusive growth of the nation.
Demonetization Session at Alabbar School of Management
THE ART OF LIVING ‘YES! +’ Workshop was conducted in Raffles University from 15th-19th Sept 2016
A five days workshop ‘YES! +’ of THE ART OF LIVING foundation was conducting at Drawing Hall of School of Engineering & Technology, Raffles University Campus from 15th -19th Sept 2016. Students from various Schools like School of Engineering & Technology, School of Basic & Applied Science and School of Management have actively participated in the workshop.
The Workshop was inaugurated by Honourable Vice- Chancellor, Raffles University Dr. V.K. Kapoor and he discussed the importance of this workshop for the students in his inaugural speech. The theme of the Workshop was 'Techniques for Implementation of Knowledge and Practice to ensure strong healthy body, a relaxed mind and a responsible proactive attitude'.
On the successful completion of the Workshop, Certificates from ART OF LIVING was distributed to the Students by Dr. Sandeep Malik, he also thanked Mr. Siddharth Pandey and Mr. Chirag Faculties, from ART OF LIVING for conducting this valuable Workshop for our students in his valedictory speech."
VISHWAKARMA JAYANTI was celebrated in Raffles University Workshop on 17th of Sept, 2016
"Vishwakarma Jayanti was celebrated by School of Engineering & Technology and School of Basic & Applied Science in Raffles University Workshop on 17th September 2016.The Vishwakrama Puja for Lord Vishwakarma was conducting at this day for all the Equipments and Machines of Workshop of School of Engineering & Technology which was followed by the distribution of &'Prasad' amongst the Students."
Engineer’s Day was celebrated in Raffles University Auditorium on 15th of Sept, 2016
"On the 156th Birthday of Sir B. Visvesvaraya, the Engineer’s Day was celebrated by School of Engineering & Technology and School of Basic & Applied Science in Raffles University Auditorium on 15th September 2016.
The Chief Guest, teachers and students lighted the lamp and prayed to goddess Sarasvati for her blessing, subsequently various Technical Events like PPT Presentation, Technical Quiz Competition was conducted for the students.
The Chief Guest of the Event was Dr. V.K. Kapoor, and he discussed the role of Engineer in the Society, at the start of the event Dr. Sandeep Malik, welcomed the Chief Guest and also explains the role of Engineering and Engineer. In the Concluding Part of the Event, one Movie based on Technology was played for the Students."
Teachers Day was celebrated fervor in Raffles University Auditorium on 5th of September
"Teachers Day was celebrated with gaiety and fervor in Raffles University Auditorium on 5th of September. The teachers and students lighted the lamp and prayed to goddess Sarasvati for her blessing, subsequently various social and cultural programmes was conducted by students in honor of the respected teachers."
A gala DJ night was hosted by senior’s students to welcome freshers - 3 Sept, 2016
"A gala DJ night was hosted on 3rd September by senior’s students to welcome freshers to Raffles University in University Campus. Both fresher and senior students danced to the melodious notes of musical hits of Bollywood and Hollywood. The event also brought fourth the dancing talents of many fresher’s and invigorated all for the coming semester."
Raffles University conducted a personality development workshop - 3 Sept, 2016
"Raffles University conducted a personality development workshop for +2 students of Raath International School, Neemrana. The workshop invited enthusiastic response from the students. Both the faculty and students of the school appreciated the efforts put in by Raffles University team in bringing forth this hugely beneficial workshop for them."
Raffles University, Neemrana organized an inter-school debate competition -26 August, 2016
Raffles University, Neemrana organized an inter-school debate competition on the topic "In the opinion of this house, Democracy and Socialism can only be attained by complete freedom of thoughts and actions".The event attracted participants from several school in and around Alwar, Rajasthan. A team of two participants from each school spoke for and against the motion. The debate has two sessions, one conducted in English and the other in Hindi. The house got an opportunity to listen to the views and opinions of budding thinkers of our country on this crucial issue.
The house witnessed enthusiastic participation and exchange of ideas and expressions from participants, judges and audience. The event was chaired by Dr. Srivastava, faculty, School of Management, Raffles University, and judges were from School of Management and School of Law and School of Engineering, Raffles University.
The judges appreciated the efforts put in by all the participants and encouraged them to carry forth their ideas to make a better society and nation as a whole.
Honorable President and Vice- Chancellor, Raffles University, Dr. V K Kapoor welcomed and motivated all the participants to keep up their efforts and aim for national level debates and competitions and become the shining starts of Rajasthan.
The winners of the debate were as follows. In English round: First prize went to Supriya Yadav of Raffles International School; Second prize was shared by Third prize went to Akshat from MDM School and the consolation prize was given to Anshu Gupta of Rajasthan School.
In Hindi round: First prize went to Prachi Agarwal of Rajasthan School; Second prize was won by Yogita Meena of Guru Dhronacharya School and that of the third prize went to Shruti Gupta of Rajasthan School and consolation prize was won by Ravika Tanak of Guru Dhronacharya School.
The inter-school debate competition photographs.
Students of Raffles University celebrated the Janmashthmi festival - 25 August, 2016
Plantation drive held on 22nd August 2016
Following the footsteps of our founder, Mr. V. K. Gomber, a plantation drive was organised by Sanrakshak, Eco Friendly Club, Raffles university in association with HDFC Bank and Hero Motorcorp on 22nd August, 2016.
The plantation drive was aimed at planting various kinds of plants inside and outside the university campus. Students and faculty actively participated to make the drive a successful one. More than 350 plants were planted within 3 hours from 9:00 to 12:00 in the morning by the students of School of Law.
Sanrakshak, Raffles University further plans to plant more than 5000 trees during this rainy season with an aim to turn Neemrana into a green and beautiful city.
University organized very attractive and meaningful cultural function on a theme “Yaad Karo Qurbani” 15th Aug 2016
Raffles University organized very attractive and meaningful cultural function on a theme “Yaad Karo Qurbani” as per the guidelines of Ministry of Human Resource Development, New Delhi.
The flag hoisting ceremony was attended by the fraternity of Raffles University while the Honorable Vice Chancellor and the Registrar of the University were seen in Rajasthani traditional dress.
A local senior citizen of 88 years, Shri Leela Ram Yadav, graced the ceremony as a Special Guest. He addressed the students and teachers in local language sharing his experience and involvement in the freedom movement as a victim of colonization and his observations as a citizen of Azaad Bharat.
The Honorable Vice Chancellor, Prof. (Dr.) V. K. Kapoor in his presidential remarks advised the youth to work hard with vision so as to achieve freedom in the real sense for which Mother India is still aspiring.
Orientation and Induction Program for Session 2016-17
Raffles University, Neemrana is proud to announce the beginning of its new session of Year 2016-17 and Welcome all the Fresher Students in its beautiful campus. One week long induction and orientation program was conducted from July 25th to 30th. This facilitated the camaraderie of the freshers among themselves who have joined Raffles from all over India and Abroad. Freshers also had introductions with their seniors and their faculties.
The objective of the induction program was to introduce the freshers to the culture and values of the University and provide them opportunity to express them to their fellow colleagues, seniors and faculty members.
The first day started with the welcome session and addressable of the President Dr. V.K. Kapoor to the freshers , existing students, teachers and parents. His speech given the insight to the audience about moral and ethical values in the society and role of a student and an educational institute. Along with the President, Deans of various schools also welcomed the new arrives to the campus of the University. Dean School of Management stressed his words on employability, current industry requirement and change which is taking place. Dean School of Science motivated students to accept the challenges of life, in his address to the students.
The Students witnessed A World class Lecture from Dr. Debashis Chakravarty, Professor of Economics and Director of MBA Program at Central Michigan University, U.S.A.
Induction program was full of many activities as Personality Development Session, Know Each Other, Quiz Competition, Talent Hunt, Modeling, Dance competition, Extempore, Essay Competition, Rangoli and Painting competition, Plantation activities, Management Games and Sports activities.
The event was a complete package of fun, rationality, energy and enthusiasm.
Raffles University, Neemrana celebrated “International Yoga Day" on 21 June, 2016
The teachers, students & employees of Raffles University, Neemrana celebrated “International Yoga Day” on 21 st June today at 06:00 a.m. as per guidelines of Ministry Human Resource, New Delhi & University Grant Commission (U.G.C) .The Demonstration were given by the experts about various Yoga exercise and it was followed by interaction & celebration of the Team & meaning of “Yoga”.
The function started with the key-note address delivered by the President (Vice-Chancellor) of the Raffles University Professor V.K. Kapoor, where he explained that main objective of Yoga is mental, spiritual and moral awakening and development of the human beings as per the Vedic concepts and concepts highlighted in Bhagwat Gita & by Swami Vivekananda. It is apparent that Physical aspects are incidental to the spiritual & mental aspects of Yoga exercises. He also highlighted that education & action oriented awareness of Yoga must be provided in every educational Institution in India. Since,It is a desirable & most appropriate need of the time. Deans & teachers employees of various schools of Raffles University participated in the deliberations of the function.
Raffles University, Neemrana
Interpretation of Statutes should seek to do justice" Hon’ble Justice A.K. Shrivastava , 7th March 2016
Interpretation of Statute will remain an inevitable concept and hence should be a primary concern for the lawyers said Hon’ble Justice A.K. Shrivastava while addressing the students of School of Law, Raffles University, Neemrana.
A welcome address was given by Prof. V.K. Kapoor who introduced the students to the topic of lecture i.e. “Interpretation of Statutes”. Justice Shrivastava explained to the students that law cannot be known but it is to be found. No one can be a master of law as everyone is a student of law. He also laid stress that Basic tenets of law must be clear to a law student. A very educative address by Justice Shrivastava was followed by an excellent interactive session with the students where students tried to get answer for their queries related to law.
Lawyers must work for delivering Justice – Prof. N.R. Madhava Menon 27th Feb 2016
"Lawyers have a function of maximising justice" said Prof. N.R Madhava Menon who was here to address the students in an interactive session held at the School Of Law, Raffles University on 27th Feb 2016. Prof. Menon who has to his credits, establishment of NLSIU, Bengaluru and NUJS, Kolkata referred to the futuristic approach of law and its elements. A welcome address was delivered by Prof. V. K. Kapoor, Dean, School of Law who expressed his gratitude towards the guest of honour. Prof. Menon emphasized on the need of skills and clinical legal education and how Indian legal education system is lagging behind in these aspects.
He pointed out towards the facet of a lawyer who has a scientific bent of mind and they should spread in all human settlements. While opening up his heart and knowledge he answered many curious minds and asked them to go for specialisation. Prof. Menon predicted that in the coming times the litigation field will see a downfall in terms of lawyers as new and efficient ways of dispute resolving have evolved which unfortunately have not been initiated in the university level education curriculum. Embarking the inevitable change in the society and technology, he said that law should also maintain the pace with these developments.
Prof. Menon also signed a MoU with the University for the Establishment of “Prof. N.R. Madhava Menon Legal Education and Counselling Centre, Raffles University, Neemrana.” He expressed happiness over the facilities available to the students in the campus and advised them to use these in an efficient manner
Inaugural Ceremony of Eco-Friendly Club – Sanrakshak November 28, 2015
When the world prepared to gather in Paris for COP-21 to discuss global environmental issues on the 28th day of November 2015, the School of Law, Raffles University inaugurated the first of its kind initiative for the protection of environment – ‘the eco friendly club –Sanrakshak’. The objectives of Sanrakshak are illustrated in its Constitution which was drafted by Shriya Mehta, Aman Vashishth and Harsh Agarwal (Scholars of School of Law). The Constitution of Sanrakshak highlights the objectives sought to be achieved by it which amongst many are conducting different programs and various activities to create awareness for environment protection amongst the people from the university level, village level and up to state level.
This auspicious occasion was graced by the presence of eminent guests. Ms Justice Bela M. Trivedi (Sitting Judge, Rajasthan High Court) graced the occasion as the Chief Guest with Dr Justice Meena V. Gomber, the Chief Patron of Sanrakshak as well the Chairman of Gomber Education Foundation as the Guest of Honour.
The inaugural ceremony commenced with a documentary on creating awareness about environmental degradation followed by a mime enactment which sent a strong message that a healthy environment can cure the deadliest diseases. Furthermore, the scholars adopted various methods such as dance and speech to send out a strong message that Raffles University is already on its way to accomplish the dream of “Sawacch Bharat”.
The ceremony concluded with very valuable words of Ms Justice Bela M. Trivedi who emphasized the legal aspects of environment protection, the messages in Vedas and Upanishads regarding the environment protection and showed her commitment to serve a helping hand towards the progress of Sanrakshak. Dr Justice Meena V. Gomber also emphasized on the various ways of environment protection in our day to day life and the highlighted the importance of planting trees. Finally, the vote of thanks was delivered by Prof (Dr). Vijay Kumar Kapoor, the vice-chancellor of Raffles University.
After the conclusion of the program, the Chief Guest and the Guest of Honour laid down the beginning of Sanrakshak by planting tress across the campus.
Inaugural Ceremony of Eco-Friendly Club – Sanrakshak November 28, 2015
For a good debate, ask lawyers to participate - November 3, 2015
In a move to develop the understanding of environmental concerns amongst the scholars, the Eco-Friendly Club of School of Law, Raffles University organized a debate competition. The exemplary quality motion of the debate was “The educational institution can only bring action oriented reforms in creating the healthy environment”.
The competition was a huge success as the large numbers of participants presented their views for and against the motion and displayed a huge concern over the global environmental issues.
Tanmay Purohit (1st Semester) emerged as the winner of the competition by securing the first position. The Second Position was secured by Vidhisha Rathore (1st Semester) followed by Shweta Rathore (7th Semester) on the third slot.
Interview Date for Course Work of Ph.D program in Management Discipline (July - December 2015)
Interview Date for Course Work of Ph.D program in Management Discipline (July – December 2015)
The University has decided to conduct interview for course work of Ph.D Program on 27th Oct, 2015 at 11:30 hrs in the Conference Room at Chancellery building.
It is requested to all candidates, who have passed the written examination conducted on 27th Sept. 2015, to appear before interview committee at the same venue, date and time.
It is mandatory for all candidates to bring original documents for verification of records