Rajiv Gandhi School of Intellectual Property Law

The Rajiv Gandhi School of Intellectual Property Law, 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.
RGSOIPL has been ranked second in India by CAREERS 360.

Highlights of the Program:

  • An innovative program for law students willing to join academia, Bar, Bench, Firm or Industry.
  • Specialisations 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 2016:

  • First class (or equivalent ) in Bachelor of Laws LL.B./B.L. (5 years) program from any recognised 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).

Admission Procedure 2016 (Apply Online)

Applicants are required to apply online. Application fee is Rs. 1500/- for General/OBC and Rs. 750/- 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 online submission. You can check submission, shortlisting, selection and other application related status from Application Status menu. You should use your login id and password for the same.

Shortlisting Information:

The candidates shortlisted for test & interview will be informed through email only. Their names will also be notified on the webpage. Candidates can also see their status through login and download their interview letter, if shortlisted.
If you have any questions, you can send an email to admissions@rgsoipl.iitkgp.ernet.in

Important Dates:

Availability of Application forms online January 25th 2016
Last date to submit Online application forms March 21st, 2016
Date of entrance examination/GD/PI April 16th & 17th, 2016

Entrance Examination & GD/PI Centre:

Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Delhi, Guwahati and Kolkata. (The Institute reserves & the right to cancel or change test centres. The changes, if any, will be notified to candidates well in advance.)

General Instructions to candidates for LL.M 2016 admission:

  • Examination: 16th April, 2016: 10 A.M. to 12 P.M.
  • GD / PI : 16th & 17th April, 2016 as specified in call letter.
  • Reporting to the center and interview venue: 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 identification documents such as University ID card/driving license/passport/PAN Card/Aadhar Card (Any two minimum).
  • At the time of interview the candidate must carry photocopy of all certificates from 10th standard to qualifying degree along with original mark sheets and degree certificates.
  • They are also to carry a latest passport size photograph for verification.
  • Candidates belonging to the reserved/physically challenged categories must carry supporting document certificate as recognized by the Government of India.
  • Any Electronic gadgets including mobiles, iPads/laptops are not allowed in the examination hall.
  • Please refer to the Question paper pattern for necessary details regarding the written examination. There is no negative marking in the written test.
  • In case of any difficulty you may call at 03222-282237 or contact at admissions@rgsoipl.iitkgp.ernet.in
Question Paper Pattern:

  • Legal aptitude 160marks (Objective Type)
  • Essay - 40 marks
For details contact:

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
India - 721302
FAX : +91-3222-255303
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