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NALSAR University of Law Integrated LLM PhD Admission 2018

Admission Notification for Integrated LL.M., Ph.D. Program 2018-19

NALSAR University of Law Integrated LLM PHD Admission 2018 - NALSAR University of Law Hyderabad invites application for admission to Integrated Master in Law (LLM) and Doctoral of Philosophy (PhD) Programmes for the academic year 2018-19

NALSAR University of Law

  • 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
  • In furtherance of its objectives to promote legal education and research the University is offering Integrated LLM., PhD Program from the academic year 2017–2018


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Important Dates

  • Last Date for Submission of Application Form: 30th May 2018 (all the relevant documents)
  • Date of Written Test & Interview 09th June 2018 (Saturday)



  • Four years, however in exceptional cases the University may for reasons to be recorded in writing permit the doctoral thesis to be submitted in less than four years


Number of Seats

  • 05 (Five); if suitable candidates are not found, the University reserves the right to admit less than five candidates


Eligibility Criteria

  • B.A., LL.B. / LL.B. / B.L. Degree or equivalent degree from a recognized University securing not less than 65% of marks in the aggregate. Candidates who already hold LL.M. degrees from other institutions can also apply


Admission Procedure

  • A process exclusive to this program based on the following parameters shall select candidates:
  • Academic performance (CGPA or Percentage of marks obtained) during first degree in law: 15%
  • Performance at the written test: 30%
  • Statement of Purpose: 10%
  • Writing Sample: 30% (could be a published or unpublished paper or a work-in-progress)
  • Interview: 15%
  • The written test will consist of essay type questions related to the fields of Constitutional Law, Jurisprudence, Law and Society, Law and the Humanities etc.
  • Candidates must also submit at least two letters of recommendations from individuals who have supervised their work in an academic or professional setting. Applications sent without the letters of recommendation will not be processed

Research Stipend & Exit Option

  • Each candidate admitted to this integrated program will receive a stipend of Rs. 25,000/- per month during the first year. On the completion of the LLM dissertation at the end of the first year, the University will assess the suitability of the candidate for pursuing further doctoral studies
  • In case the candidate is found fit for pursuing doctoral work, the candidate will receive a stipend of Rs. 35000/- per month till the end of the fourth year


Fee Details

  • Registration Fee (to be paid along with Application) - Rs. 2000/- (Rs.1000/- for SC/ST)
  • Admission Fee (to be paid at the time of admission) - Rs. 10,000/- for Indian Nationals
  • US $ 1000 for Foreign Nationals Course Fee (to be paid at the time of admission) - Rs. 20,000/- for Indian Nationals
  • US$ 500 for Foreign Nationals - Rs. 12,000/- for Indian Nationals
  • Fee to be paid at the time of submission of thesis - US$ 1000 for Foreign Nationals


Application Procedure

  • Interested candidates can download the application by https://www.nalsar.ac.in/integrated-llm-phd-programme and the filled-in form should be sent along with the Registration Fee of Rs.2000/- (Rs.1000/- for SC/ST), SoP, Writing Sample and the marks Statement of the qualifying exam
  • The Registration Fee can be paid by way of demand draft drawn in favour of ‘Registrar, NALSAR University of Law’ payable at Hyderabad
  • The Statement of Purpose (SoP) should be in 1000 words specifically mentioning why you want to join the said course. The writing sample may be a published research paper / article or a work-in-progress
  • The duly filled-in form along with all the relevant documents should reach the University on or before May 30, 2018. Applications received after the last date for any reason shall not be considered for admission. The written test will be conducted at 11.00 a.m. and the interview will be conducted at 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, June 09, 2018 at NALSAR University of Law, Justice City, Shameerpet
  • Incomplete applications will be rejected. The Registration Fee and other fee once paid will not be refunded
  • The University reserves the right to revise the admission process, pattern of the admission test, fee structure, course curriculum, research stipend etc. from time to time
  • Applicants can also apply for this Integrated LLM PhD Program through online mode by clicking Apply Online


Nalsar University of Law, Hyderabad

(Established by the Andhra Pradesh Act 34 of 1998) Justice City, Shameerpet, Hyderabad-500078, Tel.: (040) 23498404/02, Website www.nalsarpro.org


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