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  • Ph.D. Degree Orientation Programme

January 6, 2018Maharashtra National Law University, Nagpur has reached another mile stone in the second academic year of its establishment by launching the Ph.D. Degree Programme on January 06, 2018 (Saturday) as envisaged by Hon’ble Shri Justice S.A. Bobde, Judge, Supreme Court of India and the Chancellor of the University. The University offers an interdisciplinary Ph.D. Degree Programme for which an All India Entrance Test (AIET) for admission to the Ph.D. Degree programme was held on August 13, 2017. The qualified candidates have gone through a rigorous process of defending their preliminary proposals and after due consideration by the Research Committee of the University thirteen (13) candidates took admission for the ‘Course Work’ as required under Maharashtra National Law University, Nagpur Ph.D. Degree Regulations 2017. The Orientation programme for the scholars was organised by the University on January 6, 2018 wherein Prof. (Dr.) Ranbir Singh, Vice- Chancellor of National Law University Delhi was the Chief Guest, Prof. (Dr.) Paramjit S. Jaswal, Vice-Chancellor of Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, Punjab (Patiala) was the Guest of Honour and Prof. (Dr.) Vijender Kumar, Vice-Chancellor of the University presided over the programme. Prof. Kumar welcomed the guests and scholars and observed that the scholars are fortunate enough as their orientation is done by two eminent academicians in the field of legal education. Prof. Singh advised the scholars that for doing research for Ph.D. Degree, a scholar must be focused, committed to the research, and must develop ‘Critical Legal Thinking’. He further emphasised that time management is the key for success of a scholar. Prof. Jaswal shared his experience about writing a quality thesis and the care to be taken during the whole process of learning while keeping in view the latest UGC Regulations on quality research. The programme concluded with vote of thanks by C. Ramesh Kumar, OSD (Academics) and Deputy Registrar of the University. The Deputy Registrar informed that the ‘Course Work’ would begin in the last week of this month.