Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur RGSOIPL – IIT KGP LLM Admissions

Admission notification, eligibility criteria, application process and question paper pattern and syllabus for admission to IIT Kharagpur Rajiv Gandhi School of Intellectual Property Law LLM

This is a note on the IIT KGP LLM Admissions notification, eligibility criteria, application process and question paper pattern and syllabus for admission to Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, Rajiv Gandhi School of Intellectual Property Law LLM program.

The Rajiv Gandhi School of Intellectual Property Law RGSIPL of IIT Kharagpur, established in 2006, has the unique feature of imparting conventional legal education along with contemporary law courses that cater to the needs of the global economy, including IPRs and fields related thereto. The School is engaged in, and striving for, a world-class excellence in legal education in India.

Its enviable infra-structure and academic ambience bonded with friendly atmosphere foster the students desire to excel. The School and its faculty seek to cultivate and nurture the spirit of excellence among the students. RGSOIPL equips the students to unravel intricacies of different laws and legal issues and to appreciate or critique them in the given setting with apt logical reasoning. The weekly discussions, seminars and debates in the classroom provide them a unique forum to sharpen their skills and logic.

Highlights of the Programme
An innovative program for law students willing to join academia, Bar, Bench, Firm or Industry. Specializations in broad range of subjects including corporate law, competition law, intellectual property, constitutional law, taxation, criminal law & justice and international law. Exposure to lectures, interactive sessions with acclaimed legal luminaries and industry Doyens from India and abroad.

State of the art infrastructure with rich library resources including globally accessed e-resources like West law, Manupatra, JSTOR, Springer, WIPS, SCC Online, Oxford, Hein Online, Cambridge and many others.

Right blend of classroom lectures, tutorials, weekly discussions, colloquia, interactions with invited experts, clinical exercises including teaching-learning assistance programs.

Eligibility for Admission to LL.M. Programme 2018
First class (or equivalent ) in Bachelor of Laws LL.B./B.L. (5 years) program from any recognized University, or
First Class (or equivalent) in Bachelor of Laws LL.B./B.L.(3 years) program from any recognised University along with Bachelor’s Degree (not less than 3 years) in Humanities/ Science/ Commerce or equivalent.
Students having LL.B (Hons.) in Intellectual Porperty Law from the IIT Kharagpur with CGPA of 8.5 or above are eligible for admission without appearing in the All India Common Entrance Examination (CET).

The requisite qualifying marks for admission to postgraduate and research programmes of the Institute are CGPA 6.5 in 10 point scale or 60% marks for GE/OBC candidates (these are CGPA 6.0 and 55% marks for SC/ST/PWD candidates). The CGPA will not be converted into percentage marks if the degree awarding institute provides marks in CGPA system. Their admission will be based on the CGPA awarded in the transcript. If the CGPA is on a different scale other than 10.0, the eligibility of the candidate will be calculated corresponding to the equivalence stated above.

Applicants are required to apply online. Application fee is Rs. 2500/- for General/OBC and Rs. 1250/- for SC/ST candidates. Women candidates are exempted from the payment of application fees.

Instructions To Fill In Online Application Form

STEP-I : Fill in the ONLINE application form
Register with Your Email Id and Login. FILL in the appropriate data. Please note that you have to upload your testimonials wherever it is required to validate your information along with your digital photograph and signature.

STEP-II : Make PAYMENT and SUBMIT Application
Payment of application fee has to be made through online payment gateway only.

After final submission of your online application, you will be able to generate your online application print with your specific details/data. This application print may be retained with you for future requirement.

Please note that you NEED NOT SEND the application by post. Your application will be considered on the basis of your final submission through online. You can check submission, shortlisting, selection and other application related status from Application Status menu. You should remember your login id and password for the same.

Shortlisting Information:
The candidates shortlisted for online test will be informed through email only. Their names will also be notified in the webpage. However, candidates can see their status through login and download the interview letter, if shortlisted.
If you have any questions, you can send an email to

Important Dates
Availability of Application forms online 22nd January, 2018
Last date to submit Online application forms 28th March, 2018
Date of entrance examination 29th April, 2018

Online Entrance Examination:
Delhi, Kolkata, Bangalore, Mumbai, Visakhapatnam, Hyderabad and Raipur (The institute reserves the right to cancel or change test centres. The changes, if any, will be notified to candidate well in advance.)

General Instructions to candidates for LL.M 2018 Admission
Examination time on 29th April, 2018: 10 AM to 12 PM.
Reporting to the center : 1 hr. before the time specified in the call letter.
At the time of entrance, candidates must carry hard copy of the admit card along with other photo identification documents such as university ID card/driving license/passport/PAN Card/Aadhar card (Any two minimum).
Candidates belonging to the reserved/physically challenged categories must upload supporting document/certificate as recognized by the Competent Authority.
Any Electronic gadgets including mobiles, iPads/laptops are not allowed in the examination hall.
In case of any difficulty you may call at 03222-282237 or contact at

Question Paper Pattern
Legal aptitude 120 marks (Objective Type)

For details contact:
The Dean
Rajiv Gandhi School of Intellectual Property Law
Indian Institute of Technology
Kharagpur 721302
Phone: +91 – 3222 – 282237
FAX: +91 – 3222 – 282238

Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur RGSOIPL – IIT KGP LLM Admissions
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