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Ph.D. in Law

Duration

3-6Year

Fees Structure

Semester-I

Rs.45,000/-

Semester-II

Rs.45,000/-

Total Fee

Rs.90,000/-

 

Overview
Ph.D.programme at School of Legal Studies (SOLS) is designed under the guidance of highly qualified and widely recognized faculty in their respective fields. This Ph.D.programme is for curious individuals who want to work at cutting edge research and expand the frontier of human knowledge.  The Ph.D.programme is based on the research carried out by the scholars under the guidance of Supervisor/Co-Supervisor(s). The programme duration depends upon the completion of the chosen research work by the scholars. The research work is characterized either by the discovery of new facts or the proposition of a new theory/theories or by a fresh interpretation of known facts. It should bear evidence of the scholars’ capacity for analysis and judgment as well as his/her ability to carry out an independent investigation, design, or development. All admitted scholars are provisionally registered into the programme and are required to undertake a mandatory minimum course work of 12 credits. Upon successful completion of the course work, the student shall identify supervisor/co-supervisor(s) and prepare a detailed Research Proposal/Synopsis of the research s/he wants to carry out.
 
After the approval of the Synopsis by the supervisor/co-supervisor(s), students get registered into the Ph.D.programme at K.R. Mangalam University. It must happen within the first year of admission. After formal registration, the scholar proceeds with research and is required to submit his/her progress report at the end of every semester and make a presentation to the School Research Committee (SRC). The minimum period after which a scholar can submit the dissertation is three years from the date of admission, and the maximum period allowed is six years. Women scholars and scholars with more than 40% disability may be given a relaxation of 2 years as per UGC norms. On completion of the research work, the scholar has to submit a summary (synopsis) of the research work and make a presentation to SRC. Before submitting the dissertation, the scholar should publish at least one paper from the research work in refereed journals and two presentations at the conference. The dissertation must be a piece of original work free from any plagiarism. The final dissertation is evaluated by examiners and scholars have to defend it. The Ph.D. in Law programme caters to the following categories of students:

The Ph.D. programme caters to the following categories of students:

Full-Time Scholars

Scholars are required to devote full time on campus for the Ph.D. programme. Some scholars may be offered a teaching/research/project assistantship. The selected scholars will be required to assist in teaching/laboratories and other developmental work under the guidance of a mentor.

Part-Time Scholars

Scholars working in organizations situated in close vicinity of the university can enroll under this category.

Sponsored Scholars

Employees of organizations/industries having collaborations with the university can enroll under this category.

 

Specialisations Offered

School of Legal Studies offers the following specialisations to research on:

  • Civil Law/Corporate Laws/IPR
  • Criminal Law
  • Human Rights/Constitution
  • Environment Law and Criminal Law
 

Eligibility Criteria

  • A postgraduate degree or equivalent in the concerned subject from a recognized Indian University, or a postgraduate degree approved by the Association of Indian Universities/UGC/AICTE with not less than 55% marks in aggregate or its equivalent grade ‘B’ in the UGC 7-point scale.
  • Ph.D. admission is open only for those students who have qualified UGC-NET (including JRF/UGC-CSIR NET/GATE) teacher fellowship or have passed M.Phil.
  • Ph.D. admission is open for regular University faculty.
Candidates are required to download the Ph.D. admission form from the university website 
krmangalam.edu.in/admission/PhD-admission and submit it completely filled in all respects with copies of all the documents. Shortlisted candidates will be called for written examination and interview. They will be required to pay a Registration-cum-Processing fee of INR 5000 (Refundable).
 
Admission to Ph. D.programme will be based on the overall performance in Post Graduate degree, Entrance Examination, Personal Interview and positions available. Preference will be given to GATE qualified candidates and those having sponsored projects.
 
Written Entrance Examination
It will broadly test the research aptitude and ability to comprehend. Candidates with GATE or equivalent qualifications may be exempted from the Entrance Examination.
 
Personal Interview
Candidates who clear the written entrance examination will be selected for a Personal interview. The interview will be conducted by the Interview Board of the University to comprehensively judge in-depth knowledge in the concerned subject/area and ability to do research.
 
Admitted candidates will be required to pay the first installment of the Ph.D.programme fee and security deposit within the specified time to confirm admission.

Programme Details

Programme Highlights
  • The Ph.D. in Law programme is based on the research carried out by the student under the guidance of the Supervisor/Co-supervisor(s) and the programme duration is dependent upon the completion of the chosen research by the student. 
  • The research work is characterized either by the discovery of new facts or the proposition of a new theory/theories or by a fresh interpretation of known facts. 
  • It should bear evidence of the candidate’s capacity for analysis and judgment as well as his/her ability to carry out independent investigation, design or development.
  • All admitted students are provisionally registered into the programme and are required to do a mandatory minimum course work of 14 credits. 
  • Upon successful completion of the course work, the student shall identify Supervisor /Co-supervisor(s) and in consultation prepare a detailed.
  • Research Proposal/Synopsis of the researches/he wants to carry out. After the approval of the Synopsis and Supervisor /Co-supervisor(s), students are formally registered to Ph.D.Programme. This must normally be done within one year of admission. 
  • After formal registration, the student proceeds with research and is required to submit his/her progress report at the end of every semester and make a presentation to School Research Committee (SRC). 
  • The minimum period after which a student can submit the dissertation is three years from the date of admission and the maximum period allowed is 6 years. 
  • Women candidates and persons with more than 40% disability may be given a relaxation of 2 years as per UGC norms.
  • On completion of the research work, the student has to submit a summary (synopsis) of the research work and make a presentation to SRC. 
  • Before submitting the dissertation, the student should publish at least one paper from the research work in refereed journals and two presentations at the conference. 
  • The dissertation must be a piece of original work free from any plagiarism, is subject to evaluation by two examiners and the supervisor(s). 
  • On having the Thesis assessment report and recommendations from all examiners, the scholar has to appear for the final viva voce for the award of the degree.
 
Programme Outcomes
  • Becoming more employable: One of the reasons why you should opt for a Ph.D. in Law is that it will enhance your employability. After studying Law, you will have a wide range of career options to choose from. Having knowledge in multiple avenues will also help you in getting a good starting salary package. 
  • Gaining confidence in communication: Another reason why you should consider getting a Law degree is that you will get the confidence to communicate with all sorts of people.
  • Global Communication: By opting for this course, you will be able to communicate different messages with people and enterprises all over the world. This will eliminate any barriers when it comes to global communication.
  • Gaining knowledge: Gaining a lot of knowledge in the field of Law is another advantage of this course. You can use this knowledge to work on individual projects or to collaborate with a team of like-minded people. 
  • Personality development: Being in this field will add an edge to your personality and make you appear more intelligent and charismatic to the outside world. The skills that you gain during this degree will empower you and give you the confidence to solve real-world problems.
 

Who should Pursue

Individuals who want to contribute to the welfare of society should opt for this field. Lawyers and Legal Advisors are required by many kinds of organizations. You can choose to work for the public or the private sector. Everyone needs a Lawyer–be it a bank, corporate office, artist, or sportsperson. People who have a logical mind and strong critical thinking abilities should take this route. They should be able to make intelligent observations, gather information from different sources, analyse various kinds of facts, and draw relevant conclusions. Lawyers should also be capable of reading people and understanding human psychology to a certain extent. They should be empathetic towards people and have a natural drive to fight against injustice.

 

UNIVERSITY RESEARCH FELLOWSHIP

 

University Research Fellowship would be given to full-time research scholars enrolled in PhD Program in the Schools offering a PhD Degree. This fellowship scheme will commence from the 2021-2022 batch. The candidates who show exceptional aptitude for research will be shortlisted for the fellowship.

Position

Amount

University Research Fellow

  • 25,000 INR per month if the candidate is JRF/NET/GATE/GPAT qualified
  • 20000 INR per month if the candidate is NON-NET scholars,/br>
  • Plus 15000 INR contingency per annum
  • Plus 25% discount in Hostel Fees 

Duration: The selected candidates will initially be offered University Research Fellowship for a period of one year which can be extended on yearly basis for another two years (cumulative maximum period of three years). Extension is possible, based on the successful six-monthly progress report and presentation, evaluated by School and University Research Committee. 

 

Career Options

There are various areas in which you can build a good career after graduating from this course. Some of these paths are well-known, while others aren't much of a common choice. Here is the list of some of the possible career sectors that you can take up after completing this degree:
  • Policy Analysts
  • Lecturer/Professor/Academicians
  • Judge
  • Oath Commissioners
  • Legal Advisors
  • Solicitors
 

Placements

K.R. Mangalam University believes in shaping a bright future for its students--that is why it offers only the best of the placement opportunities available in the market. Students of KRMU have secured handsome salary packages through college placements. The university also provides career counselling services to students who are confused about their careers. Additionally, it encourages its students to build a strong professional network so that they can work in their dream jobs when they want to. The top recruiters that are a part of our placement drive are as follows:
  • HCL
  • CPA Global
  • Oyo
  • Paytm
  • Magic Meters
  • News On Dot
  • BookMyForex
  • Indiabulls
  • Husys
  • LawRato
  • Airtel
 

Faq

Yes, the university offers top-notch hostel facilities to its students. The premises are spacious and well-ventilated. KRMU ensures to maintain an optimistic and rejuvenating atmosphere for the students so that they feel completely comfortable during the course of their studies.

Yes, students have access to high-quality transportation services at the university. KRMU provides its transportation facilities to all of the parts of Delhi-NCR. Shuttle Services from the Rajiv Chowk and HUDA Metro Station are also available.

Yes, K.R. Mangalam University provides high-quality career counselling services to its students. This can enable the students to learn how to unleash their inner potential and make the right career choices. They can identify their dream careers if they receive proper guidance and mentorship.

The university strives to make its students industry-ready through a rigorous academic curriculum and campus placements. KRMU has started the ‘Campus to Corporate Connect’ initiative to build a sustainable and mutually beneficial relationship with esteemed corporates and institutions across different industries.

Yes, there are well-structured computer labs equipped with the latest hardware and necessary software in accordance with the curriculum at K.R. Mangalam University. These labs can enable students to feel confident about theoretical concepts by providing opportunities for thorough practice.

 

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