NALSAR University of Law invite Applications for PhD Admissions 2017

NALSAR University of Law Hyderabad notifies PhD Programme (Full Time & Part Time) 2017-18

NALSAR University of Law Hyderabad invites application for admission to Doctoral of Philosophy (PhD) Programmes to the following specializations 2017-18

NALSAR University of Law, Hyderabad, an institution of eminence in the field of legal education and research, is a residential University established by the NALSAR University Act, 1998, (Act 34 of 1998) which is committed to innovation in legal education whilst expanding the frontiers of legal research.

NALSAR University of Law PhD admissions 2017 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates who have obtained a Master’s Degree or equivalent qualifications in Law, Management or Humanities or other cognate disciplines from any recognized University or Autonomous Institution securing not less than 55% marks or its equivalent

Candidates who have passed the Company Secretary Examination conducted by the Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI) and awarded the Associate Membership of the Institute (ACS) are also eligible for admission to the program

Candidates who have passed the final examination of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI), New Delhi

Candidates who have passed the final examination of Institute of Cost Accountants of India

Note: In case of candidates belonging to SC/ST/Other Backward Classes (Non-creamy layer) / Persons with disabilities the requirement of marks at Master’s Degree is 50% or its equivalent

Intake Capacity

The following number of seats are available against each of the below mentioned subject areas:

Constitutional Law - 02; IPR - 01; Personal Law- 02; Legal Theory - 01; Administrative Law - 02; Criminal Law - 04; Environmental Law - 03; Labour Laws - 03; International Trade Law - 01; Business Administration - 05; Social Movements / Sociology of Law - 01; Disability Rights - 02; Corporate Law - 04; Political Science - 01; General - 02

Note:  The General seats have been earmarked for subjects other than the aforementioned specializations. Proposals in such other specialized areas shall be considered subject to availability of faculty and area of interest

Nalsar PhD 2017 Admission Procedure

The admission shall be based on the performance at the written test to be conducted on Saturday, 12th August 2017 at 11.00 a.m. at NALSAR University Campus, Justice City, Shameerpet, Hyderabad

Applicants who have cleared the UGC-NET/ UGC-CSIR NET (including JRF) in their respective disciplines are exempted from writing the entrance test

The entrance test will have two components, with 50% of its weightage assessing the aptitude for research and writing skills and 50% devoted to disciplinary knowledge. The first component is mandatory for all applicants irrespective of their disciplinary background to test the ability to write professionally and in accordance with established norms of scholarship

The preliminary research proposals will be scrutinized for plagiarism. If the similarity index for any proposal exceeds 15%, excluding appropriately cited sources, then the applicants will not be called for the interview.

The applicants whose preliminary proposals are cleared in the plagiarism test will be required to attend an interview before the Research Committee.

The applicants who clear the interview will be provisionally admitted to the PhD Program and will be required to attend the Research Methodology coursework conducted by the University. The Research Committee will allocate a Principal Supervisor for each candidate before the commencement of the Research Methodology Course. Research Committee in appropriate cases may give a co-supervisor who may or may not be NALSAR Faculty member.

Within one month after successful completion of the Research Methodology coursework, the candidates should submit their revised research proposal to their respective Principal Supervisors.

Pattern of the Test Paper

Total Marks: 200 (First component 50% and Second component 50%)

Duration: 2 hours

In the first component, the exam will test the research and writing aptitude of the candidates through essay, comprehension and précis writing. Candidates will also be tested on their ability to write professionally and in accordance with established norms of scholarship through questions which test the candidates knowledge of the where, what and how of referencing

In the second component, the following areas are covered:

1. Law

2. Humanities

3. Business Administration

Nalsar PhD admissions 2017 Application Procedure

All correspondence relating to admissions should be made to the Registrar. The Application Form can be downloaded by Clicking Here and the filled in form should be sent along with a Demand Draft for Rs.2000/- (Rs.1000/- in case of SC & ST Candidates along with Caste Certificate) in favour of “Registrar, NALSAR University of Law” payable at Hyderabad

The duly filled-in form must reach the Registrar on or before July 31, 2017. Applications received after the last date shall not be accepted

Applicants can also apply for this PhD Programme through online mode by clicking Apply Online www.nalsar.ac.in

The University reserves the right to revise the pattern of the admission test, procedure for admission and fee structure

Nalsar Hyderabad PhD admissions 2017 Important Dates

Last Date for Submission of Application Form: 31st July 2017

Date of Written Test: 12th August 2017 (Saturday, 11.00 am at Nalsar University)

Nalsar Hyderabad

University of Law, Hyderabad, Justice City, Shameerpet, Medchal Dist.-500101, Ph.: 91-40-23498105 / 115 Fax: 040-23498385/386, Website www.nalsar.ac.in Email: [email protected]

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