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Institute of Legal Studies and Research


To train and motivate bright young minds to discover their strengths to become an impact focused legal professional leader in their chosen field Institute of Legal Studies and Research (ILSR) was established in the year 2018 as an integral part of GLA University, Mathura. Institute is aiming to identify specialized career options in the legal profession in public and private sector and provide appropriate guidance and training to students for their upcoming professional life after law school. With a strong pool of well qualified and experienced faculty members, Institute of Legal Studies and Research is presently running three five years integrated honours programmes i.e. BA LLB (H), B. Com. LLB (H) & BBA LLB (H) with due approval of Bar Council of India and institute is also running one year LLM programme in Cyber & Data Privacy Law and Banking, Insurance & Finance Law.

To prepare students for their professional life, due focus is being given on national & international internship at law firms, courts, NGOs, Government and corporate sectors. Equal focus is also being given to provide compulsory paralegal training to all law students for practical training for their legal career. Special training and coaching is also being imparted for UPSC, Judiciary, SSC, Armed forces selection exams aspirants.

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Unique features of the Institute of Legal Studies & Research

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Institute of Legal Studies & Research, GLA University

  • Industry and job focused, dynamic curriculum developed and delivered by top class faculties from premier national and international law schools.
  • Special training and guidance for making career as a Judge, Public Prosecutor, Legal Manager in private and public banks and MNCs, Law officer in State and Centre PSUs, Lawyer in High Court and Supreme Court and UPSC/ PCS exams.
  • Internship and Placement assistance for jobs in corporate and Research/Govt organizations
  • International exposure through special lectures by International Professors from USA, Europe, UK, Singapore etc and collaboration with foreign universities for student & faculty exchange programme.
  • Practical exposure through Moot Court, Legal Aid, MUN, International conferences, seminars, workshops, certificate programme, debate, and research centers etc.
  • Special training for English communication, soft and life skills development programme.


Center for Excellence

  • Centre for International Politics and Law (CIPL)

    The Centre for International Politics and Law is dedicated to advance interdisciplinary research and seeks scholarly exchanges,

  • Centre for Artificial Intelligence, Law & Society (CAILS)

    The Centre for Artificial Intelligence, Law & Society (CAILS) established under the aegis of Institute of Legal Studies,

  • Centre for Competition Law & Policy (CCLP)

    The role of Competition laws across jurisdictions and India has evolved especially in the last one decade.

  • Center for Banking, Insurance and Securities Market (CBISM)

    Institute of Legal Studies & Research (ILSR), GLA University has set up the Center for Banking, Insurance

  • Centre for Human Rights, Law & Justice (CHRLJ)

    The Centre for Human Rights, Law & Justice (CHRLJ) is dedicated to advance interdisciplinary research on human rights


Dear Stakeholders,

Welcome to the Institute of Legal Studies and Research, GLA University, Mathura. Hope this message finds you well as we embark on a new academic term filled with possibilities and opportunities for growth in law domain.

In the pursuit of legal education, it is imperative that we foster an environment of inclusivity and diversity. Our differences are not merely tolerated but celebrated, as they enrich the fabric of our institution and enhance our collective learning experience. At ILSR, we persistently carve the persona of our law students through a range of curricular, co-curricular & extra-curricular events and activities which help the students to gain the required skill-sets and wisdom vital to be an outstanding advocate in the current vibrant environment. Along with a regular practice of industry aligned collaborating teaching, at ILSR, students are nurtured through a range of events and competitions like Expert talks, Seminars, Conferences, Moot Court Competitions, Mock Trial Advocacy Competitions, Debates, and Quiz Competitions. I trust that each student must wear self-assurance every day to adorns their personality. In tune with our strategic planning, with the help of dynamic and well qualified cluster of faculty members the Institute of Legal Studies and Research endeavors to transform students into the "Heirs of Justice".

I hope that you will take advantage of the information offered on our website and other social media platforms and will be a part of our mission to prepare a well nurtured pool of competent legal professionals who promise the world a better future and who will certainly be the ambassadors of change in society.

  • Prof. Somesh Dhamija
  • Dean - Institute of Legal Studies & Research


Indian higher education system has grown at a very rapid pace in last three decades. Growth has brought many opportunities as well as challenges for education planners and administrators. With increase in Gross Enrolment Ratio in higher education, QUALITY of education has always been a point of discussion. It is the duty of all stake holders to see that the students get a holistic education that is not only giving them a job but also makes them a responsible citizen of the country and well meaning human being.

We at Institute of Business Management are regularly updating the course curriculum to make it more industry relevant and make the graduates a responsible stake holder in the society. With experienced and qualified faculty, eminent speakers from Industry. Industrial visits and many value added courses, we are equipping our students with knowledge and practical exposure so that they are “Industry ready”. We are also helping budding entrepreneurs to hone their skill.

I welcome you to your journey for excellence.

  • Prof. Anurag Singh
  • Director
  • Institute of Business Management