NLIU Ph.D. Admission 2020: Eligibility, Application Form, Dates

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National Law Institute University (NLIU) provides various courses under research course level which are as following:

Research courses: Ph.D. (in 2 disciplines) – 2 years

Candidates can get admission to the above-mentioned courses through written test and interview conducted by the university.

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Candidates can register themselves to the above-mentioned courses by submitting the application form fee of amount  INR.1500/-.

At the time of Admission, the candidates must pay INR. 1000/- as Admission Fees.

The following article discusses the detailed information on the eligibility criteria, and admission process and selection procedure for the above-mentioned program.

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Eligibility Criteria

Eligibility for Admission:

  • Candidate must possess an LL.M degree from this university or any other recognized university with at least 50% aggregate marks

The university offers a Ph.D. in the following programs:

  • Law
  • Intellectual Property Rights Law

The university offers 2 Junior Research Fellowships to the selected candidates according to their merit in the entrance test.

To be eligible for admission to Ph.D. Program, the candidates must secure at least 50% marks in the Entrance Test and Interview conducted by NLIU Bhopal. However, the candidates who have qualified UGC NET/JRF need not appear for the All India Written Test but they must appear for an interview before the Board on the notified date.

The Law Teachers of Indian Colleges/Universities may apply for admission to the Ph.D. Program with the prior approval of their Principal/Vice-Chancellor.

Admission Process

Procedure for Admission: Through All India Written Test and Interview.

The Admission to Ph. D. Programs will be governed by the University Grants Commission Regulations and National Law Institute University Rules for Ph. D. Programs.

To be eligible for admission to Ph.D. Program, the candidate must secure at least 50% marks in the Entrance Test and Interview conducted by NLIU Bhopal.

Candidates exempted from the entrance exam: Those who have qualified UGC NET/JRF need not appear for the All India Written Test.
However, they must appear for an interview round before the Selection Board.

The candidates must pay INR 1000/- as admission fees.

How to Apply

Ph.D. aspirants can obtain the application form from the university’s official website “

  • The candidates must fill the form with extreme care.
  • They must provide all of the necessary information.
  • Toward the end, the candidates must sign the declaration.
  • Candidates can obtain the application form by paying the Cost of application form is INR.1500/-.
  • Candidates must pay the fees through DD drawn in the favour of the Director, the National Law Institute University, payable at Bhopal
  • Candidates have to send the filled-in application form through speed post along with the necessary enclosures and the Admit Card at the following address:-
    National Law Institute University
    Kerwa Dam Road
    Bhopal-462044 (M.P.)


  • Mark Sheet of 10th Examination
  • Certificate of 10th Examination
  • Mark Sheet of 12th Examination
  • Certificate of 12th Examination
  • Mark Sheet of Bachelor Degree Examination
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Mark Sheet of LL.B./B.A.LL.B Examination
  • Degree of LL.B./B.A.LL.B
  • Mark Sheet of LL.M, Examination
  • Degree of LL. M.
  • UGC NET/JRF Certificate  
  • Migration Certificate
  • Caste Certificate, if applicable
  • Certificate of Person with Disability, if applicable
  • Affidavit of Intervening Period, if any. All the candidates who have completed their LL.M. Degree before 2018 must submit the affidavit giving reasons for the intervening period.

Admit Card

There will be two Admit Cards:

  1. Candidate’s Copy
  2. Office Copy

The candidate must sign the latter copy and not the former one (Candidate’s Copy) for it is to be signed at the time of the exam.

Contact Details

The National Law Institute University,
Kerwa Dam Road,
Bhopal – 462 044

Phone: +91-755-2696965/970
Fax:- 2696724

*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College



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