IIT Kharagpur Law School’s LLB and LLM Courses: Applications Open


RGSOIPL is a primer law school in the country and holds the fourth position in the NIRF ranking in the National Law School System. The School is ranked number one for Legal Research.

With its Special focus on Intellectual Property Law, RGSOIPL is the first of its kind law school in the country and the only one in the IIT system.

RGSOIPL offers fully residential programs with excellent Faculty-Student interaction to create a conducive environment for learning. The inhouse library offers a wide range of resources to the students. The classroom teaching is combined with various invited lectures, practical mooting sessions and other co-curricular activities. Students of RGSOIPL also gets access to the resources available at IIT Kharagpur.

Courses Offered

The School offers 3-year LL.B. programs for Doctors, Engineers and candidates with a Masters in Science. The course blends general subjects of legal education like family law, contract law, procedural laws, criminal law etc with specific Intellectual Property related subjects like Patent law, Copyright law, Trademarks Law etc.

The course offers excellent placements and a dynamic career to the students. The course is approved by the Bar Council of India and the graduates are allowed it practice in any branch of law they are interested in.

The 2-year LL.M. course offered at the school is open to all law graduates. The LL.M. courses are offered in several specialisations like Intellectual Property Law, Constitution Law, Criminal Law etc.

Admission Procedure

The admissions happen through an All-India Entrance Test which involves an online test followed by interview for short-listed candidates. The test is conducted at test centres in Bengaluru, Delhi, Kolkata and Mumbai.


Candidates with a Frist class degree in Engineering or Medicine or a First-class Masters in Science or Pharmacy or a First-class MBA can apply for the LL.B. course.  For the LL.M. course candidates have to have a first-class degree in Law.

Important Links and Deadline

The links for registration (http://gate.iitkgp.ac.in/law) for the Entrance test are now open. The last day for application is 20th March 2021.

Contact for more information the Helpdesk at the School Dean’s office: Prof. Goutam Saha: Head, Rajiv Gandhi School of Intellectual Property Law, Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, West Bengal

Phone Number: (03222) 282237

Fax Number: (03222) 282238

E-mail ID: dean[at]rgsoipl.iitkgp.ac.in

IIT Kharagpur Law School's LLB and LLM Courses

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