Department of SCHOOL OF LAW

Syllabus for
Doctor of Philosophy (Law)
Academic Year  (2021)



Department Overview:

The School of Law, CHRIST (Deemed to be University) is a premier law school in the country having been consistently ranked among the top ten law schools for many years now by leading ranking agencies measured on comprehensive academic parameters. 

The School of Law in alignment with the University’s vision of ‘Excellence and Service’, focuses on holistic educational development which seeks to nurture socially committed and professionally competent law students, the testimony of which is manifested in the strong, well placed alumni across the globe.

The dynamic and flexible curriculum which appeals to a wide range of interests is taught as elective courses apart from the conventionally mandated Bar Council of India core papers. The teaching pedagogy is unique by its cutting edge focus on legal skill development through specialised guest lectures, workshops, seminars, simulation exercises and value added courses on legal drafting, meditation, conciliation, arbitration and mooting to enable the prepared transition from theory to practice. 

Mission Statement:
Introduction to Program:

Ph.D program in Law is focused towards legally associated social problems with the intention of providing social Justice. It aims to equip research scholars with critical and analytical ability by providing them theoretical and empirical exposure through comprehensive course work. The research in law enables the scholars to pursue research in the front line areas of basic law as well as interdisciplinary areas of legal research . Thus Ph.D. programme produces professional researchers and future leaders in Law.   

Program Objective:

PSO 1- Meaningful contribution to academic research

The students shall be able to demonstrate exhaustive understanding of crucial aspects of corporate law and human rights law and contribute meaningfully in their respective domains.

PSO 2- Ability to address legal problems

The students shall be able to analyze the legal problems from a scholarly perspective and work towards finding solutions to the problems by application of laws and regulations.

Assesment Pattern
Examination And Assesments