Quality education is always research oriented and exposure driven, which is what makes MM(DU) the leader in cross country studies, in all fields ranging from engineering, hospitality, management, nursing, healthcare and regular under-graduation and post-graduation programs. The highly qualified, experienced, dedicated and professional faculty that graces MM(DU)’s lecture rooms and labs makes this institute an ideal option for a young one who wants to conquer the world with his/her potential. Accredited by NAAC as Grade A university, MM(DU) has built its goodwill as the best university of North India with a rich legacy of excellence in research, innovation and skill development. MM(DU) incorporates the best of both the worlds by presenting a synergy of curricula from both the UGC model of education and the leading schools from around the world.
Minimum Qualifications for Admission
a) Candidates for admission to the Ph.D. programme shall have a Master's degree in at least one of the above discipline or a professional degree declared equivalent to the Master’s degree by the corresponding statutory regulatory body, with at least 55% marks in aggregate or its equivalent grade 'B' in the UGC 7-point scale (or an equivalent grade in a point scale wherever grading system is followed) or an equivalent degree from a foreign educational Institution accredited by an Assessment and Accreditation Agency which is approved, recognized or authorized by an authority, established or incorporated under a law in its home country or any other statutory authority in that country for the purpose of assessing, accrediting or assuring quality and standards of educational institutions.
b) A relaxation of 5% of marks, from 55% to 50%, or an equivalent relaxation of grade, may be allowed for those belonging to SC/ST/OBC (non-creamy layer)/Differently-Abled and other categories of candidates as per the decision of the Commission from time to time, or for those who had obtained their Master's degree prior to 19th September, 1991. The eligibility marks of 55% (or an equivalent grade in a point scale wherever grading system is followed) and the relaxation of 5% to the categories mentioned above are permissible based only on the qualifying marks without including the grace mark procedures.
c) Candidates possessing a Degree considered equivalent to M.Phil. Degree of an Indian Institution, from a Foreign Educational Institution accredited by an Assessment and Accreditation Agency which is approved, recognized or authorized by an authority, established or incorporated under a law in its home country or any other statutory authority in that country for the purpose of assessing, accrediting or assuring quality and standards of educational institutions, shall be eligible for admission to Ph.D. programme.
d) The applicants who have cleared the entrance test with 50% score as qualifying marks are required to do a presentation on the preliminary research proposal with a statement of the research problem and a literature survey which demonstrates that the research topic is unexplored and an original scholarly contribution can be made on the same.
Eligibility Conditions for Admission
a) It is desirable that the applicants, who possess minimum prescribed qualifications for admission to Ph.D. Programme, should have excellent academic/professional track record in the relevant discipline.
b) The applicant for part-time Ph.D. should:
I. Prove to the satisfaction of DRC that his official duties permit him to devote sufficient time to research.
II. Ensure that facilities for pursuing research are available at his place of work in the chosen field of research, where required.
Selection Process, Date of Written Examination and Presentation
Selection process will be conducted and the process shall consist of:
I. Online Entrance Test
II. Online Presentation on the proposed research before the Departmental Research Committee (DRC)
The detailed admission process will be as follows:
II. Entrance Test
III. Declaration of Entrance Test Result
IV. Presentation to DRC
Admission Form and Fees Payment
The candidates who are interested in seeking admission in Ph.D. Programme can apply directly by filling the online admission form. The Application fee INR 4,000/- (non-refundable) shall be made through the following link:- Link: https://gnlu.servergi.com:8071/olagnluphd/student/welcome
The hard copy of the filled-in admission form along with all the relevant certificates shall reach the University through post to the below mentioned address latest by 31 August, 2021.
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Gujarat National Law University
Attalika Avenue, Knowledge Corridor, Koba,
Koba (Sub P. O.), Gandhinagar - 382426 (Gujarat),
INDIA. Phone No. : +91-79-23276611/23276612
Last date of receipt of application forms (in hard copy): 31st August, 2021 (Tuesday)
Date of online examination: 4th September, 2021 (Saturday)
Date of Research Proposal Presentation: 18th September, 2021 (Saturday)
The program will be open to the graduates from any recognized university or institute with minimum qualification in/with commerce, management, law, arts, science and engineering except fine arts.
Only Candidates who have appeared at Common Admission Test (CAT) 2017 conducted by IIMs are eligible to apply.
The candidate must hold a bachelor’s degree, with at least 55% marks or equivalent CGPA (50% in case of the candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste (SC), Scheduled Tribe (ST) and Persons with Disability (PWD)/ Differently Abled (DA) category).
Candidates appearing for the final year of bachelor’s degree/equivalent qualification examination and those who have completed degree requirements and are awaiting Results can also apply.
Online Application will be made available on University Website (www.gnlu.ac.in)
Candidates will be required to submit the application form along with the prescribed fees online at www.gnlu.ac.in
Applicants can submit a soft copy of their duly filled application form till 31st March 2017 and a hard copy of duly filled application form should b e submitted till 10th April 2018
Application Fee - Rs.2000/- (SC/ST Candidates Fee is Rs.1500/-)
Applicants can download soft copy of the information brochure from www.gnlu.ac.in for more details
Applicants can submit a soft copy of their duly filled Application Form: 31st March 2018
Applicants can submit a hard copy of their duly filled Application Form: 10th April 2018
Legal Aptitude Test, Group Discussion & Personal Interview: 11th May 2018
Declaration of Results: 18th May 2018
Payment of Fees for first semester latest by: 10th June 2018
Wait list to fill the vacant seats: 15th June 2018
Commencement of Academic year: 25th June 2018