Applications are now open for the Integrated Ph.D. Programme in Public Policy at National Law School of India University (NLSIU). Apply by April 15.
About the university:
National Law School of India University was established in 1987 and is among the premier law institutes of the country. It focuses on undergraduate and graduate legal and policy education in India.
It was established with a view to cater to the requirements of the legal profession, law teaching and research, and judiciary and it is expected that the students who study in this School will eventually become legal practitioners, law teachers or engage in legal research or enter the judiciary in due course.
About the programme:
National Law School of India University, Bangalore offers an integrated Ph.D. programme in Public Policy with a provision for M.Phil. as a terminal degree for those who successfully complete that programme and are either not desirous of pursuing the Ph.D. programme or who are found not suitable for the same.
The integrated Ph.D. programme is envisioned as a residential programme with possibilities of financial support through teaching assistant and research assistant jobs from the second year of the programme.
Scholarship support (from the second year) is available for those candidates who undertake dissertation work in following areas: Urban Studies, Land Policies, Regulatory Governance, Local Self-Governance, Agrarian Transformation, Environmental Studies, Social Policy, and Accountability question.
Post-Graduates from any discipline.
How to Apply:
Apply online on this page.
After the Policy Aptitude Test, shortlisted candidates will be invited for an interview.
If it is not possible to submit an online application, you may submit a paper application by downloading the form given here and submitting the duly filled form to
Admission Coordinator, Integrated Ph.D. of Public Policy,
National Law School of India University, Nagarbhavi Bengaluru 560 072.
Last date to receive filled-in application forms: April 15.
Phone: +91 80 2321 3160, +91 80 2316 0532, +91 80 2316 0533, +91 80 2316 0535, +91 80 2321 3531
Mob. +91 9986098655.
Email : registrar[at]nls.ac.in, admission4publicpolicy[at]nls.ac.in, phdinpublicpolicy[at]nls.ac.in