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On the 18th, 19th and 20th of January, 2019 the Army Institute of Law, Mohali conducted its annual National Moot Court Competition, Checkmate.

This was the 9th edition of the moot court and it saw participation from 26 teams from law schools around the country.

This year the proposition for Checkmate dealt with a naval dispute between two nations, which caused certain aspersions being cast upon the integrity of a senior naval officer. The questions of law pertained to the Naval Act, 1957 and Constitution of India. This year’s proposition was drafted by Gurnoor Singh Sandhu (5th year) and Adhiraj Bhandari (5th year) who were both felicitated for the same.

On 20th January, the finals were conducted in the Multi Purpose Hall, between Balasaheb Apte College of Law, Mumbai and Symbiosis Law School, Hyderabad. 
The final rounds were judged by - Hon’ble Mr. Justice Arun Palli, Judge Punjab and Haryana High Court; Hon’ble Mr. Justice Gurmeet Singh Sandhawalia, Judge Punjab and Haryana High Court;

Alumni Meet 2018

AIL organised its annual Alumni Meet on the 24thNovember 2018. The alumni meet is conducted every year in order to reconnect with the Alumni and celebrate their success and various achievements.

A special welcome was extended to the Alumnis, followed by a cultural extravagance put up by the students, which was thoroughly enjoyed by the audience.

7th Convocation

AIL’s 7th Annual Convocation was held on Saturday, 24th November 2018. The venue was inside the campus in Mohali at the newly unveiled Sports Complex of 1.44 acres.
The esteemed Guests of Honour for the Convocation were Hon’ble Mr Justice A B Chaudhari, Judge,  Punjab & Haryana High Court; Lt Gen Surinder Singh, AVSM, VSM, ADC, GOC-IN-C, Western Command  & Patron-In-Chief, AIL; Prof  (Dr) B S Ghuman Vice Chancellor  Punjabi University, Patiala and Maj Gen M L Aswal, MG AOC, Western Command  & Chairman, AIL.

 The Convocation began with a majestic and grand procession of Bagpipers that welcomed the esteemed guests. This was followed by the National Anthem. Degrees were awarded to the students of B.A.LL.B. of batches 2012-17, 2013-18 and LL.M.2014-15, 2015-16 and 2016-2017.

AWES Youth Fest 2018

AIL conducted the annual AWES Youth Fest, a three day competition, from the 29th to  the 31st October of 2018. 

The Youth Fest is conducted for colleges that are part of AWES and the following colleges participated in the event:
-Army College of Medical Sciences, New Delhi -Army Institute of Management and Technology, Greater Noida -Army Institute of Education, Greater Noida -Army College of Nursing, Jalandhar -Army Institute of Law, Mohali

The three day fest witnessed neck to neck competition in the sports, literary and cultural events.  The winners were felicitated by Maj. Gen. Aswal, Chairman AIL and Dr. Tejinder Kaur, Principal AIL. The Winners of overall trophy are as under:
Sports (Girls) Trophy - AIL Sports (Boys) Trophy - AIL Cultural Trophy - AIL Literary Trophy - ACMS

Personal Data Protection Bill 2018- A Concise Perusal

Amidst fears with regard to handling of sensitive data and information and several allegations being levelled against the government of enabling the creation of a surveillance state and also with regard to the alleged leak of private information of plethora of people on the social networking site Facebook, a committee headed by retired Justice BN Srikrishna was constituted and given the task of carving out a solid foundation or a digital framework for proper handling and processing of personal and sensitive data and after a long and tedious deliberation it submitted its draft of the “Personal Data Protection Bill, 2018” on July 27, 2018 to the Government. 
Various Entities: The Bill has recognised several entities Data Principal (whose data is processed), Data Processor/Data Fiduciaries (who processes the data), a central regulating authority called the Data Protection Authority of India (DPAI) whereby term “Processing” includes collecting, recording, adapting, indexing and disclosin…


On 18 October, 2018  a think tank, Suvichar organised the Thursday activity. Suvichar is a think tank where experienced persons provide insight into various key sectors of our society. It seeks to give back to the society, inputs and guideposts that can enhance the ability of people to deal with a plethora of issues and also to provide thought leadership in certain areas.

Gen. Ved Prakash Malik PVSM, AVSM

The topic for the day was 'the need to speed up judicial process.'  The esteemed guests for the afternoon were General V P Malik, Mr. M.L. Sarin, and Mr. Vivek Atray. All the dignitaries shared their wisdom and thoughts on the topic with the audience. 

Mr. M.L. Sarin, Senior Advocate, Punjab and Haryana High Court, Founding Secretary, Sarin Memorial Legal Aid Foundation

Mr. Vivek Atray, Author, Motivational speaker, Mentor and Independent Adviser 
Three students from the college, Adhiraj Singh, Akanksha Bhola, and Gurnoor Sandhu shared their ideas during the session. The speak…