About Indian Law Institute

Indian Law Institute(ILI) was founded in 1956 primarily with the objective of promoting and conducting legal research. It has made notable contribution in the legal arena. The prime objective of the ILI is to cultivate and promote the science of law and to contribute substantially in reforming the administration of justice, so as to meet the socio-economic aspirations and needs of the people through law and its instrumentalities. The Institute has achieved the place of a premier center of national & international legal research and studies, in which the lawyers from all branches of the profession, judges, government officials and academicians have been participating.

Courses & Eligibility

Admission will be made in respect of the following courses for the Academic session 2018-2019.

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Instructions

  • The last date to fill online application form for:
        -Ph.D: 1st June,2018(11:59 PM)
        -LL.M: 1st June,2018(11:59 PM)
        -PG Diploma: 3rd July,2018(11:59PM)

  • Application Fee is Non-Refundable.
  • All fields marked with * need to be mandatory filled.
  • An Online Application Number will be displayed, once you successfully submit the online form by making an online payment.
  • Please keep scanned copies handy of your Coloured Photograph, Signature, category Certificate(SC/ST/OBC), PwD Certificate,J&K domicile certificate,research plan for Ph.D(Wherever required) for uploading.
  • Admission Fee structure for final admission in Ph.D ,LLM and PG Diploma courses is available in prospectus.
  • Admit Card for Ph.D/LLM entrance can be self generated by candidates from 5th June,2018 onwards.

Important Guidelines

Ph.D programme

The Indian Law Institute will be conducting Ph.D. Entrance Test on June 09,2018 for non-exempted category. There will be two parts in the entrance test both parts are subjective questions. The syllabus for the Ph.D.Entrance Test is mentioned below:

Part ILegal Research Methodology50 Marks
Five Question to be answered out of eight
Part IIOn core subjects:50 Marks
Five questioned to be answered in not more than 150 words from subjects :
(i)Jursiprudence, (ii)Constitutional Law, (iii)IPC &  (iv)Commercial Laws (Contracts, Partnership & Sale Of Goods)


LL.M. programme

The All India Admission Test will be held at Delhi only. The test shall consist of three parts.

The Timing of All India Admission Test will be held from 3.00 p.m. to 5.30 p.m. on June 09, 2018 (Saturday)

Distribution of Marks for All India Admission Test is as follows:
Note: Candidates would be shortlisted on merit on the basis of marks obtained out of 180 marks (Part I, II & III)
Part- I 40 Objective – Type Questions 40 Marks

Will contain 40 objective type questions with multiple choices relating to English language and general knowledge.

Each question shall carry one mark. There will be negative marking for incorrect answers. One by fourth (1/4) mark will be deducted for each incorrect answer (as per syllabus mentioned above).

Part- II 100 Objective – Type Questions 100 Marks

Will contain 100 objective type questions with multiple choices from the following areas: Jurisprudence, Constitutional Law, IPC, Public International Law, Commercial Law (Contract and Specific Relief Act, Partnership and Sale of Goods Act), Law of Torts, Law of Limitation and Environmental Law.

Each question shall carry one mark. There will be negative marking for incorrect answers. One by fourth (1/4) mark will be deducted for each incorrect answer (as per syllabus mentioned above).

Part- III 4 Subjective – Type Questions 40 Marks

Will contain 4 subjective type questions to be answered in not more than 250 words to test the legal writing skills of the candidate.

There will be 4 questions in Part III and each question shall carry 10 marks. Subjective type questions shall be to test the legal writing skills of the candidate.

 Total180 Marks 
Part- IV Viva-voce20 Marks

Short listed candidates shall be called for viva-voce after declaration of result of All India Admission Test.

Note: Date & Timings of viva-voce will be notified on the website : www.ili.ac.in.

 Total200 Marks 

 

  • The All India Admission Test will be of two and half hours duration.
  • The medium of test will be English.
  • The question papers of last three years of All India Admission Test for LLM programmes are available in the office of the Indian Law Institute against payment of Rs.500/-. The candidates may obtain the question booklet of last three years on payment of Rs.500/- either in cash or through Demand Draft drawn in favour of the Indian Law Institute payable at New Delhi. The question papers of last three years can also be obtained by Registered Book Post/ Courier on payment of Rs.600/-through Demand Draft in favour of "Indian Law Institute" payable at Delhi.
  • Candidates will be shortlisted based on the marks obtained by them in the All India Admission Test and shall be called for viva-voce to be conducted at the Indian Law Institute, New Delhi. List will be notified on the website of the Institute. No separate communication would be sent.
  • Final merit list will be prepared based on the marks obtained by the candidates in All India Admission Test, and viva-voce out of maximum of 200 marks. Merit list will be drawn for LL.M. - One Year Programme. Viva-voce is an integral part of the selection process. If a candidate called for viva-voce does not appear for the same, he/she will not be considered as eligible for admission.
  • Foreign Students and NRI are exempted from appering the entrance test.

Admission process

The Applicant applying for Ph.D in law can submit the application form only through online mode. For Online mode application, the applicant needs to visit the institute website www.ili.ac.in and can follow the link Admission 2018 to proceed further for filling/submitting the online application form. All the relevant instructions/information concerned to procedure of application form is displayed on the admission 2018 webpage. A Helpline contact details and email id is also mentioned on the webpage to get online or telephonic support. For online submission of application form, the applicant is required to pay the fee of Rs.3,000/-(Rupees three thousand)+ service charges only towards application fee through Net banking/Debit/Credit card/wallet on or before 01.06.2018(11:59 PM).

  1. The candidates who have qualified UGC NET/ JRF, SLET, and M. Phil are exempted from taking the admission test.

  2. There shall be a written test of three hours duration for the candidates who have not qualified UGC NET/JRF, SLET & M.Phil. The written test shall consist of two papers and will be held on 09.06.2018 (Saturday) at 10.00 a.m at Indian Law Institute.

    Note:Based on admission test shortlisted Candidates shall be called for presentation of their Research Plan and Interview. The candidates of exempted category shall be shortlisted based on their Research Plan submitted along with the application form.

  3. All qualified candidates shall make a presentation before the Admission Committee on the proposed topic of research on a date notified by the Institute.
(Further details about Ph.D. Programme can be downloaded from the website of the Institute www.ili.ac.in).

Master of Laws (LL.M.) - One Year Programme

The Applicant applying for LL.M one Year Programme can submit the application form only through online mode.

For Online mode application, the applicant needs to visit the institute website www.ili.ac.in.in and can follow the link Admission 2018 to proceed further for filling/submitting the online application form. All the relevant instructions/information on procedure of filling online application form is displayed on the admission 2018 webpage. A Helpline contact details and email id is also mentioned on the webpage to get online or telephonic support.

For online submission of application form, the applicant is required to pay the fee of Rs.2,500/-(Rupees two thousand five hundred) + service charges towards application fee through Net banking/Debit/Credit card/wallet on or before 01.06.2018,Friday.

The All India Admission Test for admission to LL.M. One Year Programme to be conducted by the Indian Law Institute with the objective of Testing Aptitude for Research, Legal Reasoning and Comprehensions and Basic Knowledge in different branches of Law and will be held on Saturday, 09.06.2018 in the Indian Law Institute, New Delhi from 3.00 p.m. to 5.30 p.m. The Shortlisted candidates will be called for Viva-Voce. The components and weightage of marks of admission to the LL.M. (1 year) programme, are as under:-

Sr. No. ComponentWeightage(Max. Marks)
1All India Admission Test (Objective Type)140
2Publication / Research/ Writing Skill
Subjective Paper to test the legal writing skills of the candidate (alongwith the All India Admission Test)
40
3Viva-Voce (of the shortlisted candidates on merit on the basis of marks obtained in i & ii above)20
 Total200

 

Admission to LL.M. One Year programme shall be made according to merit prepared on the basis of the marks obtained by the candidates in the All India Admission Test to be held on June 09, 2018 (Saturday) and performance during Viva-Voce to be conducted by the Institute after All India Admission Test.

Post Graduate Diploma Programmes

The Applicant applying for Post Graduate Diploma Programmes can submit the application form only through online mode of application. For Online mode application, the applicant needs to visit the institute website www.ili.ac.in.in and can follow the link Admission 2018 to proceed further for filling/submitting the online application form. All the relevant instructions/information concerned to procedure of application form is displayed on the admission 2018 webpage. A Helpline contact details and email id is also mentioned on the webpage to get online or telephonic support.

For online submission of application form, the applicant is required to pay the fee of Rs.2,000/-(Rupees two thousand) + service charges towards application fee through Net banking/Debit/Credit card/wallet on or before 03.07.2018,Tuesday(11:59PM).

Admission to the Post Graduate Diploma Programmes shall be made on merit prepared on the basis of marks obtained in the qualifying examination as per the eligibility for individual Post Graduate Diplomas. 5% weightage will be given to candidates who are law graduates except for labour laws.

Eligibility conditions for admission

Sr. No. ProgrammeEligibility
1Ph.D. in Law An applicant holding LL.M. Degree from a recognized university with minimum 55% marks is eligible to apply. The application form complete in all respect along with a brief Research Plan shall be submitted for admission. For further details regarding Ph.D. Regulations, Admission Test and Guidelines, please see the website of the ILI (www.ili.ac.in)
2LL.M.-One Year Programme

LL.B. Degree (with not less than 50% marks) from any University / Institution recognized by Bar Council of India as eligible for enrolment as an advocate in India.

OR

A Law Degree from a foreign university with at least 50% marks in aggregate or equivalent grade as per Association of Indian University (AIU) guidelines.

The candidates appearing in the qualifying examinations are also eligible to apply but their admission will be subject to production of proof of having acquired minimum prescribed qualification, at the time of admission. If the result of the qualifying examination is not declared till the date of admission, his/her admission shall be provisional. Such candidate shall give an undertaking that he/she is taking the provisional admission at his/her risk and that he/she shall submit the result of qualifying examination on or before 15.09.2018. In case the candidate fails to submit his/her final result of qualifying examination to prove his/her eligibility on or before 15.09.2018 for any reason whatsoever, his/her admission shall be treated as cancelled and the entire fee forfeited.

3
PG Diploma Programmes

Minimum qualification for admission to the P.G. Diploma Programmes is a Graduate Degree from a recognised University. 5% weightage will be given to the Law Graduates for admission to all Post Graduate Diploma Programmes except Labour Laws.

The minimum requirement of admission to the PG Diploma in Labour Law is LL.B./MA in Social Sciences(II Divn.)

Programmes
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Corporate Laws and Management
  • Cyber Law
  • Intellectual Property Rights Laws
  • Labour Laws

Scholarships

MERIT SCHOLARSHIP :

The Institute offers scholarships of Rs. 30,000/- per annum to the students admitted in ILI in order of merit of the All India Admission Test to the first two students admitted to One Year LL.M. Degree Programme. The scholarship will be awarded in three installments one at the time of admission, 2nd & 3rd after the declaration of 1st and 2nd Semester result. The scholarship will be given only if the student obtains GPA/CGPA of 'A' Grade or above in the university examinations and maintains the quality of research submitted by him/her during the course of study.


MERIT-CUM-MEANS SCHOLARSHIP :

With a view to help the deserving meritorious needy students admitted to One Year LL.M. Degree Programme, the Institute may reimburse half of the tuition fee of the student(s) (maximum 5% of the intake) keeping in view their financial status. The decision to this effect will be of the Director after consideration of the recommendations of the committee.


GOLD MEDALS TO MERITORIOUS STUDENTS :

Gold medals instituted for various courses shall be awarded to the deserving students at the Convocation. The Gold medal shall be awarded to the students with the highest CGPA/ marks in the course for which the gold medals are instituted. The student(s) to be eligible for the Gold Medal, must have cleared all courses in one attempt. The student(s) should not have been detained/re-admitted and no disciplinary action should have been taken against him/ her. In case two or more students have scored the same CGPA/Marks, their regularity throughout the LL.M. course (average of attendance of all semesters) will be considered while awarding the gold medal i.e. gold medal will be awarded to the student having higher attendance.

Prospectus

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Entrance Exams

  1. There shall be a written test of three hours duration for the candidates who have not qualified UGC NET/JRF, SLET & M.Phil. The written test shall consist of two papers and will be held on 09.06.2018 (Saturday) at 10.00 a.m at Indian Law Institute.

    The syllabus for the Ph.D.Entrance Test is mentioned below:

    Part ILegal Research Methodology50 Marks
    Five Question to be answered out of eight
    Part IIOn core subjects:50 Marks
    Five questioned to be answered in not more than 150 words from subjects :
    (i)Jursiprudence, (ii)Constitutional Law, (iii)IPC &  (iv)Commercial Laws (Contracts, Partnership & Sale Of Goods)

    Note: Short listed Candidates based on the admission test shall be called for Presentation of their Research Plan and Interview. The candidates of exempted category shall be shortlisted based on the Research Plan submitted by them along with the application form.

  2. All qualified candidates shall make a presentation before the Admission Committee on the proposed topic of research on a date notified by the Institute.
(Further details about Ph.D. Programme can be downloaded from the website of the Institute www.ili.ac.in).

The All India Admission Test for admission to LL.M. One Year Programme to be conducted by the Indian Law Institute with the objective of Testing Aptitude for Research, Legal Reasoning and Comprehensions and Basic Knowledge in different branches of Law and will be held on Saturday, 09.06.2018 in the Indian Law Institute, New Delhi from 3.00 p.m. to 5.30 p.m. The Shortlisted candidates will be called for Viva-Voce. The components and weightage of marks of admission finalised by the Academic Council are as under:-

Sr. No. ComponentWeightage (Max. Marks)
1Objective Type140
2Publication / Research/ Writing Skill
Subjective Paper to test the legal writing skills of the candidate (alongwith the All India Admission Test)
40
3Viva-Voce (of the shortlisted candidates on merit on the basis of marks obtained in i & ii above)20
 Total200

Admission Related Issues

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    011-23382190
    011-23782140
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