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Master of Philosophy (M. Phil.) in LAW

The Master of Philosophy (M. Phil.) program will provide an opportunity to the students to undertake advanced studies in the subject in which he or she has already acquired post graduation. This would also act as a pre Ph.D. course leading to the Ph.D. program in the same subject.

Duration: One Year (or Two Semesters)
Eligibility Masters Degree in Law with 55% marks (50% marks in case of SC/ST candidates)
Admission Procedure Merit cum interview shall be the criteria for admission
Academic year There would be two academic cycles - one from July to June and the second from January to December.
Selection Procedure The University will issue admission notification in news papers, on the notice board and website of the university and in other publicity media before the start of every cycle.
The University will issue admission notification in news papers, on the notice board and website of the university and in other publicity media before the start of every cycle.
Course structure I. Compulsory papers:
Paper I: Research Methodolgy
Paper II
II. Optional paper (any one of the following):
Paper III
Paper IV
Paper V
III. Dissertation (Mini thesis based on doctrinal or empirical research)

Note: The minimum pass marks shall be 40% in each paper and dissertation, separately and 50% in aggregate. The candidates securing 60% or above marks will be declared as passed with merit.


Paper code Papers/Dissertation
Max. Marks
Max. Marks Max. Marks Max. Marks
M.Phil.01 Paper I
80 20 100
M.Phil.02 Paper II
80 20 100
M.Phil.03 Paper III
80 20 100
M.Phil.04 Dissertation
150 50 200
Total Marks
500

General: In all matters, pertaining to the courses, the decision of the Vice-Chancellor of the University shall be final. However, on the recommendation of the Academic Council, the Vice-Chancellor shall be competent to change the system or pattern of examination. The papers are subject to change from time to time as specified by the Academic Council / Board of Studies.