Hamdard Institute of Legal Studies and Research (HILSR), was established in 2018 by the approval of the Bar Council of India (BCI). HILSR offers BA.LL.B, a five-year integrated degree programme. Under the aegis of HILSR, new programmes are being introduced in the academic session 2022-2023. These are LL.M (Constitution Law, and Commercial Law) and Ph. D (Law). HILSR has made a significant progress since its inception. The faculty members are drawn with diversified knowledge and experiences coming from various renowned institutions. In order to facilitate quality teaching and learning, HILSR is committed to innovative pedagogy and globalism. We are adequately equipped with modem infrastructure, with online facilities such as library, smart classrooms, computer lab, moot court etc. Legal Aid Clinic and Legal Literacy Club in collaboration with Delhi Legal Service Authority has been established to cater to the needs and to promote welfare of the underprivileged of the society. Readers’ Club, Debate Club, Constitutional Club and etc. in HILSR enable students to avail the opportunities to explore new avenues in both academic and extra-curricular arenas. Our vision is to progress with the march of time in order to strengthen our legal education and preparing outstanding lawyers and law professionals who would serve and contribute to the development of a just society.
Aim and objectives
The aim of HILSR is to evolve and impart comprehensive legal education at all levels to achieve excellence by organizing advanced studies, training and the promotion of research in all branches of law and allied subjects. The objectives are:
- To propagate substantial and procedural legal knowledge and skill development, focusing on holistic and interdisciplinary pedagogical global standards
- To promote critical thinking, progressive outlook, legal and ethical values, and the rule of law as enshrined in the Constitution of India
- To encourage collaboration with institutions of national and global importance
- To endorse advanced research and training, relating to law and allied courses
Vision: To attain excellence in the field of legal education of global standard through fostering excellence in learning, research, collaboration, community service and capacity building, along with nurturing socially responsible individuals and organisations so as to shape a better future for humanity.
1 To encourage global perspective in legal education through curriculum, research and collaboration.
2 To promote intellectually-engaging, problem-solving, community service and hands-on training, learning environment.
3 To engage in capacity building training and research for individuals and institutions of social, legal and economic importance.
4 To create a culture of ethics, good practices and responsible persons and professionals with humanitarian values.
The HILSR has the distinction of the following infrastructure and facilities:
- Smart Classrooms
- Moot Court Room
- Seminar Hall
- A well-stocked library and online databases
- Computer Lab
- Legal Aid Clinic and Legal Literacy Club Hall
- Common Rooms: (a) 1 General Room (b) 1 Boys (c) 1 Girls
Dean: Prof. (Dr.) Saleena K. Baseer
Mr. Burhan Majid, Assistant Professor
Dr. Ayan Guha, Assistant Professor
Dr. Mehar Fatima, Assistant Professor
Dr. Angbin Yasmin, Assistant Professor
Dr. Sadaf Fatima, Assistant Professor
Ms. Quratulain Mushtaque, Assistant Professor
Mr. Ishan Ahmad, Assistant Professor
Ms. Naazish Fatima, Assistant Professor
Dr. Waseem Ahmad, Assistant Professor
Dr. Jehirul Islam, Assistant Professor
R H A Sikander, Visiting Faculty
Adv. Amit Sanduja, Visiting Faculty
Mr. Sandeep Kumar, Visiting Faculty
Ms. Varsha Ghulaya, Visiting Faculty
Mr. Shoaib, Visiting Faculty
Dr. Mohd. Saleem, Visiting Faculty
Mr. Jahangir Badar, Visiting Faculty
Mohd Yasin, Visiting Faculty
BA. LL.B (Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Law) 5 Years Integrated Course
Duration: 5 Years
Eligibility: Passed 12th (10+2) standard examination from any government-recognised board with minimum of 50% marks.
Selection Process: Selection to B.A.LL.B Degree programme will be based on merit in CLAT 2022. Non-CLAT candidates may also apply, however CLAT 2022 candidates will be preferred. Non-CLAT applicants may be considered only if suitable number of CLAT-2022 candidates is not available, or there is delay in CLAT result. If situation arises, Non-CLAT applicants will be selected on the basis of merit in the first five subjects in the qualifying examination.
LLM (Master of Laws)
Seats: Constitution Law (20 Seats) Commercial Law (20 Seats)
Duration: 2 Years
Eligibility: A candidate should have successfully passed, three years LL.B. programme after graduation or five years Integrated Law Degree Programme as recognized by the Bar Council of India with minimum 50% marks in aggregate. Those who have appeared in aforementioned exam and the result is awaited can apply for this programme. However, admission will be subject to the fulfillment of eligibility criteria at the time of admission.
Selection Process: Selection to LLM Degree programme will be based on merit in CLAT 2022. Non-CLAT candidates may also apply, however CLAT 2022 candidates will be preferred. Non- CLAT applicants may be considered only if suitable number of CLAT 2022 candidates is not available, or there is delay in CLAT result. If situation arises, Non-CLAT applicants will be selected on the basis of merit in the first five subjects in the qualifying examination.
PhD programs offered in Law
Eligibility: LLM securing at least 55% marks in the aggregate or equivalent grade from any institution recognized by UGC. NET-JRF /Individual Fellowship holders/Project Fellows will be preferred for admissions in PhD. programme.
Admission to PhD programme shall be as per Jamia Hamdard PhD Ordinance 2021.
List of Students Clubs, Committees and Boards:
1. Constitutional Law Club
2. ADR Board
3. Legal Aid Clinic and Legal Literacy Club
4. Moot Court Committee
5. Debate Club
List of Events organised by Hamdard Institute of Legal Studies and Research in Last 1 Year
Learning Outcome Based Carriculum Framework of BALLB Programme