Rajiv Gandhi School of Intellectual Property Law - IIT Kharagpur - LL.B program 2014

Rajiv Gandhi School of Intellectual Property Law (RGSOIPL) is the first law school by an Indian Institute of Technology (IIT Kharagpur) and it imparts legal education with IP bringing together science, technology, management and law. RGSOIPL offers a Six-Semester, 3 year full-time residential programme leading to a degree of Bachelor of Law (Hons) (LL.B) in Intellectual Property Law approved by the Bar Council of India.


It was set up in 2006 and is the only law school in the country functioning under the IIT system, located within the campus of IIT Kharagpur.

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LL.B. (Hons) in Intellectual Property Rights

The curricula of the programme - LL.B. (Hons) in Intellectual Property Rights has been prepared according to the requirements of the Bar Council of India. In addition, several specialised courses in law and Intellectual Property Rights are offered.



Important Dates

Availability of Application forms online from

1 December, 2013

Last date to submit Online application forms

1 March, 2014

Last Date to Accept Hard Copy

10 March, 2014

Date of IIT's LL.B entrance examination 2014

13 April, 2014

GD & PI

10 & 11 May, 2014


Eligibility Criteria

Interested candidates must fulfil any of the following criteria to be eligible to apply:

  • First Class Bachelors Degree in Engineering (B.E.)/ Technology (B.Tech.) / Medicine (MBBS) or equivalent.
  • First Class Masters Degree in Science (M.Sc) or Pharmacy (M.Pharm.) or equivalent.
  • First Class MBA Degree with any of the above

Admission Procedure

Admission will be a two-step process:

1) Take either of the following tests:

  • All India Entrance Examination (by IIT Kharagpur)
  • LSAT India
  • LSAT Global

The All India Entrance Examination will be conducted by RGSOIPL on 13 April, 2014. Candidates who appear for LSAT-India 2014 don't need to appear for the above-mentioned All India written test. Such candidates will be shortlisted for the GD/PI on the basis of their percentile ranks in the LSAT-India 2014. The candidates must mention their LSAT-India Registration number clearly in the appropriate box in the On-Line Application Form for RGSOIPL, IIT Kharagpur. RGSOIPL will access LSAT-India scores directly from LSAT-India.

Candidates with valid LSAT scores (after taking the global LSAT exam) are also exempted from the All India written test. Such candidates must provide their Law School Admission Council (LSAC) account number in the appropriate box while completing the On-Line Application Form. RGSOIPL, IIT Kharagpur will obtain LSAT scores directly from the LSAC. The LSAC account number is the letter "L" followed by 8 digits. If you have forgotten your LSAC account number, please contact LSAC directly from Support@LSAC.org

2) Group Discussions (GD) and Personal Interviews (PI): GD and PI sessions will be conducted for candidates who are shortlisted through any of these entrance exams. These sessions would be conducted at:

IIT Extension Center,
HC Block, Sector - III,
Salt Lake City, Kolkata - 700106

How to Apply

You can apply online and then send the hard copy of the filled in online application form to:

The Dean,
Rajiv Gandhi School of Intellectual Property Law,
Indian Institute of Technology,
Kharagpur-721302

The hard copy of the online form must be accompanied by a draft payment (application fee to be paid only through demand draft.) The DD should be drawn in favour of "IIT Kharagpur " payable at Kharagpur.

Application fee:

  • Rs. 1000 for general and OBC (Non-creamy layer) candidates
  • Rs. 500 for SC/ST/PD candidates
  • Women candidates don't need to pay any application fees.

Exam centres

The All India Entrance Examination would be conducted in Delhi, Bangalore, Kolkata and Bombay.

Exam pattern

The All India Entrance Examination would be for 200 marks and comprise of the following sections:

English - 40 marks.
Logical Reasoning - 20 marks
Mathematical Ability - 15 marks
Basic Science (Chemistry, Physics, Life Science) - 35 marks
Legal Aptitude - 60 marks
Essay - 30 marks


Contact

Dean
Rajiv Gandhi School of Intellectual Property Law
Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur-721302
Phone: +91 - 3222 - 282237
FAX: +91 - 3222 - 282238
admissions@rgsoipl.iitkgp.ernet.in



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