NLSIU Bengaluru PhD Admission 2023-24: Dates, Application Form, Entrance

NLSIU Bengaluru PhD Admission

NLSIU Bengaluru PhD Admission 2023-24 – National Law School of India University (NLSIU), Bengaluru invites application for Research Degree Programs for the academic year 2023-24.

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Available Programs

  • Ph.D. in Law
  • Ph.D. (Inter-disciplinary)

NLSIU Bengaluru PhD Admission 2023-24 Important Dates

EventDates
Date of notification16 Jan 2023
Last Date for submitting application06 April 2023
Date of Entrance Examination30 April 2023

Eligibility Criteria for NLSIU Bengaluru PhD Admission 2023-24

  • PhD Degree in Law
    • Candidates having a 5-year/ 10-semester/ 15-trimester bachelor’s degree programme in Law through regular mode from a recognized University having secured a minimum of 75% marks in aggregate or its equivalent grade on a point scale wherever the grading system is followed (70% of marks or its equivalent grade in case of SC/ST/OBC- NCL/Persons with Disability.)
    • Candidates having a 3-year/ 6-semester/ 9-trimester bachelor’s degree programme in Law (LL.B.) through regular mode from a recognized University having secured a minimum of 75% marks in aggregate or its equivalent grade on a point scale wherever the grading system is followed (70% of marks or its equivalent grade in case of SC/ST/OBC-NCL Persons with Disability); and
    • Candidates having a Masters in Law degree (LL.M.) through regular mode from a recognized University having secured an aggregate of at least 55% marks or its equivalent grade (50% of marks or its equivalent grade in case of SC/ST/OBC-NCL)/ Persons with Disability).
    • Provided that candidates in their final year of study in the respective degrees shall be eligible to apply, subject to the candidate securing the minimum marks or equivalent grade prior to the date of commencement of the PhD.
  • PhD Degree (Inter-disciplinary)
    • A master’s degree in any discipline through regular mode with a minimum of 55% or equivalent grade (50% of marks or its equivalent grade in case of SC/ST/PWD), and a Bachelor’s degree from a recognized University through regular mode; or
    • A candidate having passed the Company Secretaryship examination conducted by the ICS in India and having been awarded Associate Membership of the Institute (ACS), and a Bachelor’s in Law (LL.B.) degree from a recognized University through regular mode; or
    • A candidate having passed the Chartered Accountants examination conducted by the Institute of Chartered Accountants and having been awarded Membership of the Institute of Chartered Accountants, and a Bachelor’s in Law (LL.B.) degree from a recognized University through regular mode.
    • Candidates having passed the Solicitors Examination conducted by The Bombay Incorporated Law Society and having completed a bachelor’s degree programme in Law (LL.B.) from a recognized University through regular mode; or
    • Candidates having a Master of Business Laws (MBL) degree from the National Law School of India University with minimum CGPA (Cumulative Grade Point Average) of 4.00 and having completed a bachelor’s degree from a recognized University through regular mode;
    • Provided that candidates in their final year of study in the respective degrees shall be eligible to apply, subject to the candidate securing the minimum marks or equivalent grade prior to the date of commencement of the Ph.D.

NLSIU Bengaluru PhD Admission 2023-24 Application Process

  • Eligible Candidate can apply online on the NLS Website www.nls.ac.in 
  • Candidates should go through the Admission Notification carefully to understand the eligibility requirements and the admission process before submitting the application.
  • Candidates shall submit the application form duly filled up along with a research proposal of about 6-8 pages. The application form shall be available on the website of the University in the third week of January.
  • The research proposal should contain:
    • a. Title
    • b. Statement of the problem and the background information on the subject
    • c. A brief outline of the research design including a set of research questions and the proposed methodology.

Application Fee

  • An application fee of Rs. 3000/- shall be payable at the time of submission of the application.

Selection Process

  • Candidates will be selected based on the marks obtained by the candidate in the NLSAT-PhD, the research proposal, and the oral presentation. The weightage of each score component shall be as follows:
    • a) NLSAT-PhD: 70%
    • b) Research Proposal: 20%
    • c) Oral Presentation: 10%
  • The dates for the oral presentation shall be announced after the completion of the NLSAT-PhD. They are likely to be held in June 2023. Classes for coursework component of the Ph.D. programme shall commence in the University on July 1, 2023.

NLSAT-PhD Admission test

There shall be a national-level entrance examination. The examination will consist of the following:

  • Research Aptitude – 50 marks
  • Essay/Answers on relevant topics pertaining to law/others disciplines –50 marks
  • Candidates securing not less than 50% marks in the admissions test will qualify for an oral presentation before a panel of experts on the date specified by the University.

Important Links

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Application FormClick Here
NLSIU Bengaluru WebsiteClick Here
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NLSIU Bengaluru PhD Admission 2022-23

Important Dates

Last Date for submitting application26th March 2022 – 11:59 PM
Date of Examination24th April 2022 – 02:00 PM
Mode of ExaminationOffline Paper Based

Result

Selected Candidates

NLSIU Bengaluru PhD Admission 2021-22

Available Programs

  • Ph.D. in Law
  • Ph.D. (Inter-disciplinary)
  • Ph.D (Public Policy)
  • Doctor of Laws (LL.D)

Eligibility Criteria for NLSIU Bengaluru PhD Admission 2021-22

  • PhD Degree in Law
    • Candidate shall have an LLM degree from recognized university securing ‘B+’ grade or an aggregate of 55% marks or its equivalent
  • PhD Degree in Public Policy
    • Applicants having a Master’s in Public Policy degree through regular mode from a recognized University having secured an aggregate of at least 55% marks or its equivalent grade (50% of marks or its equivalent grade in case of SC/ST/SAP) shall be eligible
  • PhD Degree (Inter-disciplinary)
    • A master’s degree in any discipline through regular mode with a minimum of 55% or equivalent grade
  • LLD Degree
    • Eligibility for PhD in Law from a recognized university with minimum 10 years of teaching and exceptional academic achievement in the field of law.

NLSIU Bengaluru PhD Admission 2021-22 Important Dates

Last date for submitting the online application06 June 2021
Admission Test Date12 June 2021 at 2.00 PM
VenueNLSIU, Bangalore