NALSAR University of Law, Hyderabad invites applications for PhD Degree Admission 2021

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NALSAR University of Law, Hyderabad invites applications for admissions to Ph.D Degree in Law for the academic year 2021-22

Ph.D Degree in Law is conducted by NALSAR University of Law, Hyderabad

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 which is committed to innovation in legal education whilst expanding the frontiers of legal research.


The following number of seats are available against each of the below mentioned subject areas:
=> Constitutional Law – 05 Seats

=> IPR – 02 Seats

=> Personal Laws-04 Seats

=> International Law-01 Seats

=> Sociology of Law-02 Seats

=> Disability Rights -01 Seats

=> Legal Theory-01 Seats

=> Environmental Law-04 Seats

=> Labour Laws-04 Seats

=> Administrative Law-02 Seats

=> Criminal Law-04 Seats

=> Corporate Law-02 Seats

=> International Relations-02 Seats

=> Law and Poverty-01 Seat

=> Aviation Law-04 Seats

=> Private International Law-02 Seats

=> Women Health and Child Rights-02 Seats

=> International Trade Law-01 Seat

=> Business Administration-02 Seats

=> General-02 Seats

Eligibility Criteria:

Interested candidates should fulfill following eligibility criteria:

- obtained a Master’s Degree in Law from a recognized University with not less than 55% marks or its equivalent; or

- 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 programme.

- 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.

Application Procedure:

Candidates are advised to refer to official notifications /documents for detailed application procedure. published details for informational purpose.

1. In order to obtain admission, candidates have to appear in a written entrance exam test. This year the three and a half hours exam shall be conducted online on August 7, 2021 from 10:00 a.m.

2. Candidates who have qualified for UGC NET / JRF / SLET /Ph.D. are exempted from taking the admission test.

3. All the candidates who have cleared the admission test as well as those who were exempted from appearing for it are required to submit a preliminary proposal of about 1000 words including hypothesis and the statement of problem. The interview will be on the research methods and survey of literature.

4. All Research Proposals including the preliminary proposals will be screened through the anti-plagiarism software. If the percentage of plagiarism for any proposal exceeds 15% then the candidates will not be called for the interview.

5. All the candidates who have cleared the admission test and the interview, they will be provisionally admitted forPh.D will be required to attend Research Methodology course to be conducted by the University.

6. After successful completion of the Research Methodology course, the candidates can submit their research proposal.

7. The research proposals shall be evaluated by all members of the Research Committee and based on their evaluation, research proposals considered worthy of approval shall be short listed.

8. All candidates whose proposals are short listed for approval shall be required to present their research proposal to the Research Committee. Subsequent to this presentation, the Committee shall either allow the candidates to register forPh.D or seek their proposals to be re-submitted in accordance with suggested modifications.

9. Candidates who have cleared the admission test and the interview and also completed the Research Methodology course shall be given two more opportunities to re-submit their proposal on the basis of the recommendations of the Research Committee.

The Application Form can be downloaded from the University website and the filled in form should be sent along with a Demand Draft for Rs.2,000/- (Rs. 1,000/- in case of S.C. and S.T. 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 September 14, 2021. Applications received after the last date shall not be accepted.

Online Application form can be downloaded from official website ofPh.D Degree in Law: Click here to download application form

Fee Details:

Registration fee to be paid along with Application* : Rs. 2,000/- (Rs. 1,000/- for SC/ST)
Admission Fee : Rs.10,000/- for Indian Nationals and US $ 750 for Foreign Nationals
Tuition Fee* : Rs. 20,000/- (one time to be paid at the time of admission)
Library Fee* : Rs. 5,000/- p.a.

Important Dates:

Ph.D Degree in Law Important dates section aims to list all important dates such as date of availability of form, last submission date, result date, counselling date, etc.

  • Last Date of Submission of Application Form: 07 July, 2021
  • Date of ExaminationPh.D Degree in Law 2021: 07 August, 2021

Pattern of Test Paper:

Total Marks : 100
Duration : 2 ½ Hours

Contact Details

For more details please contact
NALSAR University of Law, Hyderabad
Justice City, Shameerpet, R.R. Dist – 500 101.
Ph: 91- 40 – 23498105 / 108

Fax: 040 – 23498385 / 386

E-mail: [email protected]


NALSAR University of Law, Hyderabad
The National Academy of Legal Studies and Research (NALSAR) University of Law was set up in Hyderabad, India in 1998 to create a generation of able and competent lawyers who would join the Bar as well as the Bench. It was created by an Act of the Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly (Act 34 of 1998). The University is fully residential and conducts teaching in law and allied disciplines. Location: Coordinates: 17°36'16"N 78°32'49"E
Related Courses: Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

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