Integrated LLM, PhD Programme @ NALSAR University of Law, Hyderabad [Examination on May 18]: Submit by April 22

NALSAR University of Law, officially the National Academy of Legal Studies and Research, is a legal studies institution located in Shamirpet, Hyderabad, Telangana, India.

In furtherance of its objectives to promote legal education and research the University is offering Integrated LL.M., PhD Programme from the academic year 2019–2020.


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.


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.


The candidates shall be selected by a process exclusive to this program based on the following parameters:

  • Academic performance (CGPA or Percentage of marks obtained) during the 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  • Writing Sample: 30% (could be a published or unpublished paper or a work-in-progress)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.


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If suitable candidates are not found, the University reserves the right to admit less than five candidates.


Interested candidates can download the Application Form by Clicking Here 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. Or by making online payment by clicking Apply Online of Application fee.

Other mandatory enclosures are SoP, Writing Sample and the marks Statement of the qualifying examination.

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 April 22, 2019.

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, May 18, 2019, at NALSAR University of Law, Justice City, Shameerpet.

Incomplete applications will be rejected. The Registration Fee and other fees once paid will not be refunded.

The University reserves the right to revise the admission process, the pattern of the admission test, fee structure, course curriculum, research stipend etc. from time to time.

The following documents to be sent to admissions[at] along with online payment receipt of online application form.

  • Filled in the application form.
  • Attested copy of the marks statement of X Standard.
  • An attested photocopy of marks statements of B.A., LL.B. / LL.B. / B.L. and other Degree Certificates whichever is applicable.
  • Statement of Purpose mentioning why you want to join the said course in about 1000 words.
  • Writing Sample (published research paper/article or a work-in-progress.

E-mail: admissions[at]

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