Integrated LL.M & PhD @ NALSAR Hyderabad [Entrance Exam on May 18]: Apply by April 22

NALSAR University of Law, Hyderabad invites applications for the Integrated LL.M., Ph.D. Programme for the year 2019-20.


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.

Admission Procedure

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

  1. Academic performance (CGPA or Percentage of marks obtained) during first degree in law: 15%
  2. Performance at the written test: 30%
  3. Statement of Purpose: 10%
  4. Writing Sample: 30% (could be a published or unpublished paper or a work-in-progress)
  5. 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.

Number of seats: 05 (FIVE)

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

How to apply

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.


Apply online at this page.

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.


Ph: 91- 40 – 23498105 / 115 Fax: 040 – 23498385 / 386

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This post was first published on: 14 Mar 2019

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