Admission Notification Details for National Law School

National Law School NLU Bangalore MPhil PhD LLD Admissions 2013

Research Degree Programmes Admission - 2013

M.Phil / Ph.D / LL.D Programme Admission - 2013

Applications are invited for admission to the following Research Degree Programmes

M.Phil (1 year) programme

Ph.D (3 years) programme

LL.D (3 years) programme

M.Phil:

The candidate shall have an LL.M degree from recognized university securing ‘B+’ grade or an aggregate of 55% marks or its equivalent

Duration:

The candidates are required to carry out research for a minimum period of one year from the date of registration, which includes residential requirement and submit the thesis within a maximum period of three years

Failure to complete within the stipulated time (3 years) will lead to cancellation of registration

Admission Procedure:

Application along with the research proposal of about 10 to 12 pages to be submitted within the stipulated time

The research proposal should contain; title; statement of the problem and the background information on the subject; a set of research questions along with Hypothesis and Methodology; a Research Design containing chapters

The research proposal for inter disciplinary research shall have components which have a bearing on legal aspects, review and reform

Admission Test:

There shall be a written test which will consist of two papers; Paper-I Research Methodology; Paper-II Research Proposal specific paper

Each paper shall carry maximum of 100 marks and the candidate securing not less than 50% marks in each paper will qualify for making an oral presentation before the expert panel

The Foreign Nationals are exempted from taking the admission test

Selection Procedure:

The candidates will be selected by the PG council upon consideration of the report submitted by the expert panel on the presentation

LL.D/Ph.D Degree Programme

Eligibility

LL.D:

Ph.D in Law from a recognised university with minimum 10 years of teaching and exceptional academic achievement in the field of law

Ph.D (Law):

The candidate shall have an LL.M degree from recognized university securing ‘B+’ grade or an aggregate of 55% marks or its equivalent

Ph.D (inter-disciplinary):

The candidate having a master’s degree in any discipline through regular stream with a minimum of 55% or equivalent grade and a bachelor’s degree in Law from a recognized university through regular stream shall be eligible for admission

The candidate having passed the Company Secretaryship examination conducted by the ICS in India and been awarded Associate Membership of the Institute (ACS) and having a bachelor’s degree in Law from a recognized university through regular stream shall be eligible for admission

The candidate having passed the Chartered Accountants examination conducted by the Institute of Chartered Accountants and been awarded Membership of the Institute of Chartered Accountants and having a bachelor’s degree in Law from a recognized university through regular stream shall be eligible for admission

Duration:

The candidates are required to carry out research for a minimum period of three years from the date of registration, which includes residential requirement and submit thesis within a maximum period of five years

Failure to complete within the stipulated time (maximum period of five years) will lead to cancellation of registration

Admission Procedure:

Application along with the research proposal of about 10 to 12 pages to be submitted within the stipulated time

The research proposal should contain; title; statement of the problem and the background information on the subject; a set of research questions along with Hypothesis & Methodology; a research design containing chapters

The research proposal for inter-disciplinary research shall have components which have a bearing on legal aspects, review and reform

Admission Test:

There shall be a written test which will consist of two papers; Paper-I Research Methodology; Paper-II Research Proposal specific paper

Each paper shall carry maximum of 100 marks and the candidate securing not less than 50% marks in each paper will qualify for making an oral presentation before the expert panel

The candidates who have qualified for UGC NET/JRF, SLET and M.Phil, Ph.D and the Foreign Nationals are exempted from taking the admission test

Selection Process:

The candidates will be selected by the PG Council upon consideration of the research proposal and the report submitted by the expert panel on the presentation

Application Form:

Fill in the application form legibly and give all the information required

The filled in application form along with a demand draft of Rs 2,000/- (Rs two thousand only) drawn in favour of Registrar, NLSIU and payable at Bangalore, along with the Research Proposal and other necessary enclosures to the Registrar, NLSIU, Nagarbhavi, PB No-7201, Bangalore-560072

Address:

Nagarbhavi, Bangalore-560242, Tel 080-23160525

Fax 080-23160525, E-mail pgcouncil@nls.ac.in, Website www.nls.ac.in


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