The National University of Advanced Legal Studies has decided to launch an integrated LLM, PhD programme with fellowship. The decision was taken in the Executive Council meeting presided over by the Vice-Chancellor Dr K C Sunny. As per the plan, the course will begin this year itself. The first two years will be set apart for research-oriented LLM as per UGC guidelines and the remaining three years for PhD. Fellowship will be given from the first year of LLM onwards till the course ends. In the beginning, only five students will be given admission based on an entrance test.
The meeting was attended by Dr S. Shanthakumar, Director, Gujarat National Law University, Joseph John, Kerala Bar Council Chairman, Hari Nair, Law Secretary, Manoj Kumar, State Attorney, Dr G C Gopala Pillai, Adv Nagaraj Narayanan, Adv KB Sony, Adv Ajith T S, Adv. N. Santha, S Anoop, Additional Secretary, Finance Dept, NUALS Asst Prof Sheeba S Dhar and Student Representative Ashna D.