A Ph.D. in Law involves research and an academic approach to Law study. A PhD in Law is a professional degree preparing students to practice, pursue academic careers. A wide range of research areas are available for a Ph. D. Law Program, i.e. international law, comparative law, human rights law, maritime law, international environmental law, and many more.
The Ph.D. in Law degree program of Jagannath University is designed to prepare legal scholars and teachers through a doctoral program aimed at the production of a substantial body of academic research. This program offers emerging scholars an opportunity to contribute to the development of law as an academic field, and it provides an alternate pathway into law teaching.
A candidate will be registered for Ph.D. for a period of three years. After three years the maximum extension of registration could be granted to him up to another three years on yearly basis on prescribed fee.
A candidate for admission to the degree of Ph.D. must have obtained the Masters Degree with at least 55% marks (CGPA 5.5 - 6 in a scale of 10) of any recognized University (50% for SC / ST /Physically and visually handicapped candidates).