Annual fee is Rs. 80,000/-; Semester-wise fee to be paid in two equal semester wise installments of Rs. 40,000/- each at the beginning of each semester (for new admissions, last date of fee submission is mentioned in clause no. 20). The annual fee is the same for full-time and part-time candidates.
Caution Money: A sum of Rs. 5,000/- will be charged from each student seeking admission to the University in the Academic Year. The amount is interest free and will be refunded to the students at the time of withdrawal or at end of their Programme, whichever is later, after deduction of dues, if any.
- Mode: Full time
- Duration: 6 Years
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Law is an offered Full-time three/six-year Doctoral program and it is offered by The NorthCap University, Gurgaon. Ph.D. programme shall be for a minimum duration of three years, including course work and a maximum of six years. Extension beyond the above limits will be governed by the relevant clauses as stipulated in the Statute/Ordinance of the individual Institution concerned.
Broad Areas: Human Rights, International Law, Environmental Law, Constitutional Law, Personal Laws, Criminal Laws, Intellectual Property Law.
Courses Duration -
- Full time - 3 to 6 years
- Part Time - 4 to 6 years
The minimum eligibility criteria indicated above for each Programme is only an enabling clause. The concerned School Doctoral Research Committee (SDRC) may fix higher criteria at the time of short-listing keeping in view the number of candidates, minimum background expected to cope with the Programme etc. Candidates in the final year of their Master’s Programme, who expect to complete all their qualifying degree requirements before the date of registration for the first semester of their PhD Programme at NCU can apply for admissions.
The candidate desiring to seek admission to Ph.D. Programme at NCU shall apply for the same on the prescribed Application Form 1 by a due date announced by NCU. The applications will be scrutinized by the concerned School Doctoral Research Committees (SDRCs).
Candidates who do not have valid score in national tests like GATE, UGC-NET and SLET will have to appear in Entrance Test named ‘NCU Ph. D. Entrance Test’ (NPET) and will have the following weightage of various components for admission: NPET marks 50% , Qualifying degree marks – 30%, and Interview –20%.
Candidates who have valid score in the above National tests shall be exempted from NPET. The following weightage shall be assigned to various components for the admission: NPET marks 50%, qualifying degree marks – 30%, and Interview –20%.
A candidate seeking admission to the PhD Programme under School of Law (SOL) of NCU must have obtained:
- Master’s Degree in Law from a recognized University with not less than 55% marks or its equivalent
- Master’s Degree in any discipline from a recognized University with not less than 55% marks or its equivalent; provided that candidates with qualifications in social sciences, humanities and sciences may be admitted to the Programme if the research they wish to pursue interfaces with the discipline of law with a special focus on Public Policy or Law
- Judge of any State High Court in India with three years’ experience or Judge of Supreme Court of India