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IIT Kharagpur Law Admission 2019

The application form for IIT Kharagpur Law Admission 2019 is now available on the official website. Candidates can check all the details related to IIT Kharagpur Law Admission 2019 from this page. Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur is a famous name and not many people know that the institute also offers Admission to law course. IIT Kharagpur offers Bachelors in Law (LLB) and Masters in Law (LLM) course. The students study these course at Rajiv Gandhi School of Intellectual Property Law(RGSOIPL), based at IIT, Kharagpur. The institute was set up in collaboration with George Washington University Law School, Washington DC. Rajiv Gandhi School of Intellectual Property Law is one of its kind institutes and is India’s only institute within the IT system imparting legal education with IP specialization. RGSOIPL, IIT Kharagpur is famous for its notable alumni and has worthy placement packages. Students who want to know more about RGSOIPL, IIT Kharagpur may have a look at the page below and know the available courses, fee structure, IIT Kharagpur Law 2019 Admission procedure and more.

Latest: The application forms are available for IIT Kharagpur Law Admission 2019. Apply through the direct link available below.

IIT Kharagpur Law Admission 2019

Speaking of the IIT Kharagpur ranking, RGSOIPL has been ranked number 4 by NIRF. The institute invites varied kinds of Law firms and some big names so that the students have many choices available for them. IIT Kharagpur 2019 Law Admission is done on the basis of an entrance test, qualifying this test, the students can get admission in Rajiv Gandhi School of Intellectual Property Law.

Important Dates for IIT Kharagpur Law Admission 2019

Events Date
Availability of Application form 04 Jan 2019
Last date to submit Application form 15 Mar 2019
Date of Entrance Exam 20 Apr 2019
Personal Interview 20 Apr 2019 & 21 Apr 2019

Apply Now: Candidates willing to apply for IIT Law Admission 2019 can click here.

IIT Kharagpur Law Application Form 2019

The application form for IIT Kharagpur Law admission 2019 is now available on the official website. However, candidates can check the easy way to apply for the same through below.

Click on the direct link above: The candidates are provided a direct link to apply for the Law entrance exam conducted by IIT Kharagpur. Students can proceed to application form filling by clicking on the same.

New Registration: Now the candidates have to click on new registration and enter the details such as –

  • Name of the candidate
  • Email ID
  • Mobile Number
  • Select a password and enter it twice.

Login: Now the candidates will be able to login using their registered Email Id and password.

Fill details in the application form

Now that the candidates have logged in, they will be directly taken to the application form that includes the following tabs. Students must make sure that they enter correct information in all the below tabs.

  • Personal Details
  • Academic and Experience Details
  • Photo and Signature Upload
  • Payment
  • Print Application

Take a printout of the application form

Now the students need to take a printout of the application form. Students have to make sure that they have checked all the details before finally submitting the form. The form has to be kept as a hard copy just for reference purposes. Note that no application form has to be sent to IIT Kharagpur.

IIT Kharagpur Law Admission 2019 – Eligibility Criteria

Before taking IIT Kharagpur Law Admission 2019, the students must make sure that they match the eligibility criteria as explained by Rajiv Gandhi School of Intellectual Property Law on the official website of IIT Kharagpur. Below, the students can check the same and if they match with the eligibility criteria, they will be able to apply for IIT Kharagpur for the 2019 session.

Eligibility Criteria for LLB

  • First class bachelors degree in Engineering/Technology/Medicine or Equivalent
  • First class masters degree in Pharmacy or Science or any equivalent
  • First class MBA Degree with any of the above.

Qualifying Marks

  • GE/OBC Candidates – 6.5/10 CGPA or 60% marks.
  • SC/ST/PwD Candidates – 6.0 CGPA or 55% marks.

Eligibility Criteria for LLM

  • First class or equivalent in Bachelors of Law (LLB) – 5 years from a recognized university.
  • First class or equivalent in 3 Year LLB degree from a recognized university with a bachelors degree in Humanities/Science/Commerce or equivalent.
  • Students who have completed their LLB in Intellectual property Law from IIT Kharagpur with a CGPA of 8.5 or above need not appear for the entrance exam.

Qualifying Marks

  • 6.5/10 CGPA or 60% marks
  • SC/ST/PWD candidates – 6.0 CGPA/55% marks

Note: Students should keep in mind that if the degree awarding institute provides marks in CGPA system, the marks will not be converted in percentage. In such a scenario, the admission will be based on the marks awarded to the students in the transcript. In the event that the CGPA is on a different scale than 10, student’s eligibility will be checked as according to the equivalence stated above.

IIT Kharagpur Courses

IIT Kharagpur offers undergraduate and post-graduate courses to the aspirants. Candidates can get to know more about these course from below.

Law Courses available at IIT Kharagpur

  • LLB
  • LLM

The available courses include LLB and LLM. The courses are designed specifically for the students who want to pursue Intellectual Property law. Students get the knowledge of the interdisciplinary areas of technology and law. Both the LLB and LLM courses are recognized by the Bar Council of India. Students are also provided practical experience in different areas of law.

IIT Kharagpur Law Fee Structure

The candidates who want to take admission in IIT Kharagpur Law. Once the students have cleared the IIT Kharagpur Law Entrance Exam, they have to deposit the fee. Students are informed that the fee structure is subject to change. However, we have the fee for the previous year which will remain the same if IIT Kharagpur does not make any changes in the fee structure. The students are informed to stay updated with the official website for IIT Kharagpur 2019 Law fee structure.

Fee for LLB

  • Per semester: Rs 75,000/- (Approx)
  • Per Year: Rs.1,50,000/- (Approx)
  • Total Fee: Rs 4,50,000/- (Approx)

Student Loan facility

Students can avail complete education loan at RGSOIPL. The students studying at RGSOIPL advise the candidates to take the loan after they have joined RGSOIPL since two of the banks available inside the campus provide the loan on a comparatively lesser interest rate.

  • PNB – 8.75% interest rate + Additional 20% of total fee (Laptop and Books)
  • SBI – 10.5% (approx). No additional money is provided.

Students can reimburse the deposited amount for the first semester as they avail the loan. It must be remembered to keep the receipts and the fee challan safe for reimbursements.

IIT Kharagpur Law Admission Procedure

The candidates are provided admission to the LLB and LLM courses with specialization in IP according to the basis of the Entrance Exam conducted by Rajiv Gandhi School of Intellectual Property Law. IIT Kharagpur Law Admission 2019 will be done on the basis of candidate’s performance in the entrance exam as well in the interview.

Important Note: Speculations are that the institute might not conduct the interview. But nothing as such has been updated on the official website. Thus, till any clarification is given by Rajiv Gandhi School of Intellectual Property Law, students must consider personal interview as a part of the RGSOIPL Admission Procedure.

Personal Interview: The students who will qualify in the IIT Kharagpur Law Entrance Exam will have to appear for the personal interview. The performance of the candidates in the personal interview is very important for the admission.

Tip for RGSOIPL Personal Interview:

The best way to perform well in the interview according to the students who have studied at RGSOIPL is to stay confident throughout the interview. Check out the below tips to crack the RGSOIPL interview

  • Make sure to develop or get developed a nice Curriculum Vitae that looks professional and tells a lot about you and your achievements.
  • Make sure that you gather knowledge and stay updated with the legal issues and happenings with a special focus on IPR.
  • Students must also gather knowledge on the basics of Patents, Copyrights, and trademarks to face the interview even more confidently.

IIT Kharagpur Placements

Students are informed that RGSOIPL is very dedicated toward the placements and the dedicated committee works on their toes to bring the best for their students.
The candidates get a big benefit in the placements since the batch size is smaller with only 30-35 students. The benefits of the small batch are that by the end of the year, all the students get placed.

Important Note: The students must note that RGSOIPL offers placements only in the IP domain. If you want to pursue a career in non-IP fields of law, you can take the help of faculties which feel glad to refer the students having the right potential.

Average Package: As per the reports submitted by the placement committee of RGSOIPL, the candidates get an average package of Rs 9-10 LPA

Highest Package – IIT Kharagpur has recorded the highest package of Rs 11 LPA. It has been seen that all the candidates get appointed by the end of the year and even the students finding a career in the Non-IP fields live their dream.

Companies and Law Firms that visit Rajiv Gandhi School of Intellectual Property Law

TVS, Khetan and Company, WIPRO, Samsung, Naren Thappetta, KPMG etc.

Contact IIT Kharagpur

Published by
Sagar Sharma

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