Ph.D. in Law


    Ph.D. programme at the School of Legal Studies (SOLS) is designed under the guidance of highly qualified and widely recognized faculty in their respective fields. This Ph.D. programme is for curious individuals who want to work at cutting edge research and expand the frontier of human knowledge. The Ph.D.programme is based on the research carried out by the scholars under the guidance of Supervisor/Co-Supervisor(s). The programme duration depends upon the completion of the chosen research work by the scholars. The research work is characterized either by the discovery of new facts or the proposition of a new theory/theories or by a fresh interpretation of known facts. It should bear evidence of the scholars’ capacity for analysis and judgment as well as his/her ability to carry out an independent investigation, design, or development. All admitted scholars are provisionally registered into the programme and are required to undertake a mandatory minimum course work of 12 credits. Upon successful completion of the course work, the student shall identify supervisor/co-supervisor(s) and prepare a detailed Research Proposal/Synopsis of the research s/he wants to carry out.

    Full-Time Scholars

    Scholars are required to devote full time on campus for the Ph.D.programme. Some scholars may be offered a teaching/research/project assistantship. The selected scholars will be required to assist in teaching/laboratories and other developmental work under the guidance of a mentor.

    Sponsored Scholars

    Employees of organizations/industries having collaborations with the university can enroll under this category.

    Part-Time Scholars

    Scholars working in organizations situated in close vicinity of the university can enroll under this category.

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    Programme Structure

    Semester 1
    Semester 2
    • Introduction To Psychology(Life skill)
    • Perspective in Social Psychology(Entrepreneurship)
    • Introduction to Psychology Practicum/Lab
    • Communication Skills(Life skill)
    • Open Elective-1
    • Statistical Method For Psychological Research-I
    • Biopsychology
    • Biopsychology Practicum/Lab
    • Environmental Studies
    • Open Elective-2
    Semester 3
    Semester 4
    • Abnormal Psychology(Employability)
    • Introduction To Personality(Life skill)
    • Life Span development(Life Skill)
    • Introduction To Personality_Practicum/LAB
    • Psychology of Relationships (Entrepreneurship)
    • Inter Group Relations(Open Elective)
    • Disaster Management
    • Fundamental of Cognitive Psychology
    • Counseling skill(Life Skill &Employability)
    • Statistical Method for Psychological research-II
    • Counseling skill_ Practicum/Lab
    • Research Publication and Presentation (Employability)
    • Psychology and Media(Open Elective)
    Semester 5
    Semester 6
    • Organizational Psychology(Entrepreneurship)
    • Psychological Research
    • Clinical Psychology (Employability)
    • Health Psychology(Life Skill)
    • Psychological Research Practicum/Lab
    • Advance Social Psychology(Entrepreneurship)
    • Psychotherapeutic intervention(Employability)
    • Forensic Psychology(Employability)
    • Project/dissertation(DES-4)
    • Psychotherapeutic intervention Practicum/Lab
    • Value Added Course
    Semester 7
    Semester 8

    Connecting Talent to Dream Careers

    K.R. Mangalam University proudly collaborated with prestigious law firms such as Trilegal India, Tata Group, AZB & Partners, S&R Associates, ICICI Bank, Khaitan & Co, Desai & Diwanji etc. These esteemed legal associations actively participate in our annual campus recruitement sessions.

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    Career Options

    Ph.D. in Law is the leading choice among aspiring students who want to make a positive impact on society. Graduates after completing their Ph.D. in Law programme have multiple career opportunities in various domains of Law field. Below are some of the top professions that you can choose from:

    • Lecturer/Professor/Academician : Graduates of Ph.D. in Law can become Lecturer/Professor/Academicians within the academic field of law. You can educate the next generation of lawyers and legal practitioners.
    • Judge : A judge is a person who plays a critical role in the legal process, making decisions or ruling on cases based on the evidence and legal principles.
    • Oath Commissioners : Oath Commissioners are authorized to verify affidavits, which are statements in writing and on oath, and other legal documents.
    • Legal Advisors : Legal Advisors provide expert advice on a variety of legal issues within a corporation, government agency, or non-profit organization.
    • Solicitors : A solicitor is a legal professionals who provide legal support and advice on various legal concerns. They prepare legal documents, represent clients in civil and criminal matters, and guide individuals and organizations through legal procedures to ensure compliance and protect their rights.

    Hear straight from our Students

    Puneet Soni

    I’m currently pursuing my Ph.D. in Law from KRMU which focuses on interdisciplinary research and the guidance provided by eminent faculty members have deepened my understanding of legal scholarship. KRMU's commitment to fostering critical thinking and pushing the boundaries of legal research has equipped me with the skills needed to address complex legal issues. I am confident that the knowledge gained here will be invaluable in contributing to the legal field.

    Monika Sharma

    Studying Ph.D. in Law programmes encouraged me to specialize in areas aligned with my interests. The vibrant community of fellow scholars and the accessibility of faculty members have fostered a collaborative atmosphere, making KRMU an ideal choice for those passionate about advancing legal scholarship.

    Nikhil Tyagi

    KRMU's Ph.D. in Law programme emphasis on empirical research and the application of legal theory to real-world issues has broadened my perspective. The encouragement to participate in national and international conferences has facilitated networking with experts in the field.

    Varun Kumar

    Hi! I’m presently studying Ph.D. in Law at KRMU where supportive faculty and the robust research infrastructure have provided me with the tools to contribute meaningfully to the legal scholarship landscape. I am confident that the skills acquired here will be instrumental in shaping my career as a legal researcher.

    Programme Outcomes

    Becoming more employable

    One of the reasons why you should opt for a Ph.D. in Journalism and Mass Communication is that it will enhance your employability. After studying Journalism and Mass Communication, you will have a wide range of career options to choose from. Having knowledge in multiple avenues will also help you in getting a good starting salary package.

    Gaining confidence in communication

    Another reason why you should consider getting a Journalism and Mass Communication degree is that you will get the confidence to communicate with all sorts of people.

    Global Communication

    By opting for this course, you will be able to communicate different messages with people and enterprises all over the world. This will eliminate any barriers when it comes to global communication.


    The Ph.D. Programme is based on the research carried out by the student under the guidance of the Supervisor/Co-supervisor(s) and the programme duration is dependent upon the completion of the chosen research by the student.

    The research work is characterized either by the discovery of new facts or the proposition of a new theory/theories or by a fresh interpretation of known facts.

    It should bear evidence of the candidate’s capacity for analysis and judgment as well as his/her ability to carry out independent investigation, design or development.

    Ph.D. Admission

    Candidates are required to download the Ph.D. admission form from the university website (click here) and submit it completely filled in all respects with copies of all the documents. Shortlisted candidates will be called for written examination and interview. They will be required to pay a Registration-cum-Processing fee of INR 5000 (Refundable).

    Admission to Ph.D. in CSE programme will be based on the overall performance in Post Graduate degree, Entrance Examination, Personal Interview and positions available. Preference will be given to CSIR/UGC NET qualified candidates and those having sponsored projects.


    It will broadly test the research aptitude and ability to comprehend. Candidates with NET, GATE, M Phil. or equivalent qualifications may be exempted from the entrance examination.

    Candidates who clear the written entrance examination will be selected for the personal interview. The interview will be conducted by the Interview Board of the University to comprehensively judge in-depth knowledge in the concerned subject/area and ability to do research.

    Admitted candidates will be required to pay the first installment of the Ph.D.programme fee and security deposit within the specified time to confirm admission.

    Who Should Pursue

    Individuals who want to contribute to the welfare of society should opt for this field. Lawyers and Legal Advisors are required by many kinds of organizations. You can choose to work for the public or the private sector. Everyone needs a Lawyer–be it a bank, corporate office, artist, or sportsperson. People who have a logical mind and strong critical thinking abilities should take this route. They should be able to make intelligent observations, gather information from different sources, analyse various kinds of facts, and draw relevant conclusions. Lawyers should also be capable of reading people and understanding human psychology to a certain extent. They should be empathetic towards people and have a natural drive to fight against injustice.

    Frequently Asked Questions

    The minimum qualification for admission to a PhD course is a postgraduate degree or equivalent in the concerned subject from a recognized Indian University, or a postgraduate degree approved by the Association of Indian Universities/UGC/AICTE with not less than 55% marks in aggregate or its equivalent grade ‘B’ in the UGC 7-point scale.

    Yes, it is mandatory to have all required mark sheets to enrol in phd course at KRMU. A candidate’s form will be registered and he /she will be offered an entrance exam date only on submission of all required documents including last semester marksheet in case of final year appearing candidates.

    No, PhD Application forms can only be filled and submitted online through the website

    The Phd Application 2024 are accepted twice a year. For January Session – Between November to January and for July Session – Between June to August

    If you are in a job, then you must produce an NOC from your employer at the time of joining.

    Commence Your Journey
    in 6 Simple Steps

    Commence Your Journey in 6 Simple Steps

    Start your Application

    Complete payment and submit

    Pay the required Application Fee

    Take an entrance test

    K.R. Mangalam University Entrance Examination (KREE)

    Appear for interaction

    Attend our Faculty-Led Interview.

    Get the admission offer

    You will receive the offer letter after the successful interaction

    Get Enrolled

    Be prepared to embark on your journey

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