Phd Admission 2017 at MNLU Nagpur through Entrance Test – Eligibility, Application Form, Application Procedure, Syllabus, Entrance Test Centres, Important Dates and more
Maharashtra National Law University (MNLU), Nagpur has invited applications from the eligible applicants for admission to Doctoral Philosophy (PhD) Degree Programme for 2017 sessions.
The eligible applicants as per Maharashtra National Law University (MNLU), Nagpur PhD (Doctor of Philosophy) Regulations are required to appear for an All India Entrance Test (AIET) on August 13th 2017.
MNLU Nagpur Phd Admission 2017 Eligibility Criteria
(i) To be admitted to the candidature for a PhD Degree Programme an applicant shall have:
(a) Obtained a Master’s Degree in law (regular mode) from any recognised University including a foreign University securing not less than 55% marks or its equivalent; or
(b) Obtained a Master’s Degree (regular mode) in any discipline from a recognized University including a foreign University with not less than 55% marks or its equivalent.
Provided that the applicant with qualifications in sciences, social sciences and humanities may pursue his / her research interfacing with public policy or law.
Provided further that the requirement of 55% marks or its equivalent at Master’s Degree is relaxed to 50% marks or its equivalent in case of applicant belonging to SC / ST / OBC (non- creamy layer) and Specially Abled Persons (SAP); or
(c) A Judge who has served for minimum three years as a Judge of High Court in India or Judge of the Supreme Court of India.
(d) The applicant who has passed the Company Secretary Exam conducted by the Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI) and has been awarded the Associate Membership of the Institute (ACS) and having a Bachelor Degree in Law from a recognised University through regular stream shall be eligible.
MNLU Nagpur Phd Admission 2017 Selection Procedure
There shall be an All India Entrance Test (AIET) for PhD Degree Program. All the applicants including Foreign Nationals and NRI who wish to pursue PhD Degree Program at the University shall be subject to AIET. The University reserves the right to conduct the said test in the cities wherever reasonable numbers of applicants appear for the said test.
All the applicants who have applied for PhD Degree Program shall appear for All India Entrance Test except those who have qualified UGC NET, JRF, CSIR, SLET, GATE, M.Phil., a Judge who has served for minimum three years as a Judge of High Court in India or Judge of the Supreme Court of India, as per these Regulations.
Applicant who has already obtained Ph.D. Degree in any of the disciplines shall also be exempted from All India Entrance Test (AIET) for subsequent PhD Degree Program.
The qualifying marks at the All India Entrance Test shall be 55% for the General Category applicants and 50% for the applicants from other categories, i.e., SC / ST / OBC (non-creamy layer) and Specially Abled Persons.
Syllabus for All India Entrance Test (AIET)
The All India Entrance Test shall comprise of 25 (Twenty Five) multiple choice questions of one mark each and 5 (Five) short descriptive questions to be attempted out of 10 (Ten) questions of 5 (Five) marks each.
There shall be two compulsory questions of 25 marks each wherein the applicant shall write Essay on any two topics of his / her area of interest in about maximum 1000 (one thousand) words. The Examination shall be of three hours duration.
Test Centres: The University has decided to conduct the All India Entrance Test (AIET) for Ph.D. Degree Programme 2017 at four cities i.e. Nagpur, Delhi, Bangalore and Kolkata.
MNLU Nagpur Phd Admission 2017 Application Procedure
The Application Form can be downloaded from the University website www.nlunagpur.ac.in and the filled-in form should be sent along with a Demand Draft for Rs.2000/- (for Indian Nationals) and Rs.4000/- (for Foreign Nationals) drawn in favour of “Registrar, Maharashtra National Law University, Nagpur” payable at Nagpur.
The duly filled-in application form must reach the Office of the Registrar on or before July 25th 2017 either by post or courier. Applications received after the last date shall not be accepted.
Address for sending the Filled-in Application Form – The Registrar, Maharashtra National Law University, Nagpur, Civil Lines, C P. Club, Road, Nagpur-440001 (Maharashtra).
MNLU Nagpur Phd Admission 2017 Important Dates
Last Date for receipt of Filled-in Application Form July 25th 2017
All India Entrance Examination (AIET) 2017: August 13th 2017