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Ph.D in Law

School of Law (SOL)

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  • Duration

    Min. 3 Years

About the Programme

PhD in Law programme at Sharda University focuses on increasing the expertise of the students in case law, statutory, constitutional law, and improve their bases for practising law as a profession. The PhD in Law degree programme is designed to prepare graduates for careers as legal scholars and teachers through a doctoral programme aimed at producing substantial academic research and writing under the close supervision of highly experienced faculty. 

Throughout the duration of the programme, PhD students will enrol in a curriculum designed to help them acquire the background and research skills needed to complete a dissertation in the field of their interest and to prepare them for qualifying examinations that test the depth and breadth of the literacies and skills they have acquired. This programme offers emerging scholars an opportunity to contribute to the development of law as an academic field and provides an alternate pathway into law teaching alongside existing routes such as fellowships, advanced degrees in related fields, legal practice, and clerkships.

This course is for individuals who...

A career based on the legal understanding of business undertakings. The programme is the best fit for students who want to be associated with corporate entities.   This programme is for students who value ethics law and principles and are keen to learn how the law regulates the business entities.

Students who are looking for...

Learning in the public policies domain and seek in-depth knowledge of the legal procedures of the law. Students keen to devote their life to public service may register for this programme.

Course Fee
For National Students
1st Year 50000
For International Students
Fee Per Semester Fee Per Year
NA 5000
Eligibility Criteria
For National Students
  • A candidate must have cleared post-graduate (PG) degree or equivalent of minimum duration of 2 years from a UGC recognized Indian / foreign university in respective discipline with score of minimum 55% or equivalent CGPA. A 5% relaxation in score for SC/ST/OBC i.e minimum of 50% in PG degree or equivalent CGPA is allowed.
  • Online Entrance Examination of Sharda University followed by interview.
  • Candidates with valid selection from NET / GATE / SET / UET / any other equivalent test conducted by GOI accredited agency (to be decided by the selection committee) are exempted from entrance test and get preference in selection. M.Phil. degree holders from UGC accredited universities are also exempted from entrance test.
For International Students The eligibility criterion for all programs for international applicants is minimum 50% in the qualifying examination and having studied the pre-requisite subjects for admission in to the desired program.

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