Workshop on Legal Research @ NUALS [March 7-9, Kochi, Kerala]: Apply by Feb 27

About the workshop

Legal research is generally a neglected territory in most universities. The need for fostering a culture of research in the legal discipline is imminent. Recent times have witnessed a lack of skill and competence in this area leading to the deterioration in quality of the work.

Research is of utmost importance given that it is most important in policy decisions, judicial pronouncements and other reforms. The dire necessity to bridge the gap between the collection of required data and the adequate and structured use of the collected information is impending.

The lawyers using research for various purposes realise that they are lacking in skills especially at advanced levels of collection and analysis of data. This is because of the limitations in the curriculum, as research methodology as a course is offered to law students only at the PG level.


The workshop is aimed for PG students in law (LL.M) and Research Scholars (part time/ full time) who have registered for PhD. The maximum number of participants will be not more than 75 persons.


Seminar Hall, National University of Advanced Legal Studies. Cochin.

Registration Procedure

The interested LL.M. students and Research Scholars may send an expression of interest along with a research proposal to cpglrm2019[at] which shall be scrutinized by a Selection Committee.

Selected participants will receive a confirmation by 1st of March 2019. The decision of the Selection Committee shall be final.

Guidelines for the research proposal

Participants of the workshop are required to send a copy of their research proposal with the necessary aspects such as scope, relevance, objectives, problem, questions and hypothesis to the above-mentioned email ID.

The word limit for the proposal shall be 600 words. The font should be Times New Roman with 1.5 line spacing

Fee details:

There shall be no registration fee.

Important Dates
  • Last date for submission of Research proposal: 27/02/2019.
  • Date of intimation of selection: 01/03/2019.
  • Date of workshop: 7th, 8th & 9th of March 2019.

Email id: cpglrm2019[at]

1. Prof. (Dr.) VR Jayadevan Director, Centre for Post Graduate Legal Studies 9446803395.

2. Ms. Nandita Narayan Programme Coordinator 9946966257.

Student Coordinators:

Sohail Ansary, 9400729222.
Chinmai Ajith, 8593880430.

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Workshop on Legal Research NUALS Kochi

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