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Doctoral Programme

in Law


Course Overview

Ph.D. (Law) is a doctoral law programme with a minimum of three years and a maximum of six years of duration. The course mainly aims to formulate the best team of law stalwarts and contains a broad array of theoretical, methodological, and doctrinal concepts of law and the criminal justice system. In addition, the course includes extensive knowledge of legal education, business law, discrimination law and other interdisciplinary collaborations like human rights and criminal justice.

The Ph.D. Law programme enables postgraduates to make advancements in their studies through research work. During the course, the students can contribute to their choice of the academic field and undergo research. Some stringent guidelines related to the doctoral programme are laid down for the candidates. Any violation of these regulations may lead to the cancellation of their candidature.

The doctoral program in law is interdisciplinary and multidimensional. It undertakes research in Environmental Law, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law, Intellectual Property Rights Law and Information Technology Law. The postgraduates experience the best assistance under certified and skilled faculty guidance that inspires the researcher to initiate their research work and make influential contributions.

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Transforming Law Students into Change-Makers

At GLA University, we emphasize education beyond classrooms with experiential learning so that our students can find their moral compass.
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    Semester Education Model

    Offering an expansive curriculum

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    Global Faculty

    from places like Oxford, Cardiff University, Harvard, Stanford

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    Hands-on Training

    with moot courts, internship, and practical research & drafting

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    Free Judicial & Soft Skill Training

    to help students shine in legal world

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    International Conferences & Seminars

    by eminent legal professionals

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    100% Placement & Internship Assistance

    at India’s top legal firms & corporate


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A doctoral degree is the most revered education across legal sector and government departments.

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  • Reserve Bank of India
  • Stock Exchange Board of India (SEBI)     
  • Judge Advocate General (JAG)
  • Public Prosecutor
  • Judiciary
  • Public Sector Banks
  • Legal Professors/ Lecturers  

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  • Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co.
  • Trilegal India
  • Khaitan & Co.
  • AZB & Partners
  • Coforge Ltd
  • Tata Group
  • Reliance Group and many more   

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  • Preparation for competitive government job exams
  • Preparation for judicial service exam


In the previous academic year, over 3000+ GLAdiators have bagged offers from top recruiters from the industry.
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Why Ph.D. in Law at GLA?

Institute of Legal Studies & Research at GLA University is the second law school after NLSIU Bangalore to adopt trimester education model. It is run by the eminent national & international faculty drawn from the places like NLUs, Harvard, Stanford, and Cardiff University to name a few. Students here are exposed to real-court experience with the help of moot-courts and legal aid clinic. Also, the robust curriculum of the legal courses is inspired by the top global law schools.

Law grads acquire the following positions:
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    Legal Advisor

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    Law Professor / Lecturer

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    Public Prosecutor

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    Legal Manager

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    Legal Services Chief

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    Civil Lawyer

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    Judicial Services

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    Criminal Lawyer

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    Cyber Experts

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    Taxation Experts

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    Legal Advisor in PSUs and LPUs




Candidates for admission to the Ph.D program shall have 55% marks in Master's degree.


  • 1st Year : 90,000/- INR
  • 2nd Year : 90,000/- INR
  • 3rd Year : 90,000/- INR