The Indian Law Institute [ILI] – set up on 27th December, 1956 is an International Centre for advanced socio-legal research and has done significant work in the field of legal research, education and training. It has made notable contribution in the legal arena. Besides performing important advisory role in fostering the empirical research and making law as an instrument of social engineering, it undertakes research on current legal issues. The Institute is an autonomous body registered under the Societies Registration Act XXI of 1860 No. S. 1049 of 1956-57. It was formally inaugurated by the first President of India Dr. Rajendra Prasad on December 12, 1957 at the Central Hall of Parliament, New Delhi in the presence of the first Prime Minister of India Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru, Hon’ble Mr. Justice S.R. Das, the then Chief Justice of India and late Dr. K.M. Munshi the then Executive Chairman of the Institute and Prof. L.R. Siva Subramanian the then Dean, Law Faculty of Delhi University.Pt. Nehru welcomed the formation of the Institute as necessary and important and said that he would take the liberty to pay tribute and homage to the law and the men of the law and further remarked that he had no doubt that the Institute would perform an essential task in the development of a welfare state.
The Indian Law Institute (ILI) is a Socio-Legal Research Institute. It was made an Deemed University in 2004 thus its functioning has been autonomous since then. Furthermore it is it is the Indian Law Institute (ILI) is among the best law schools in India. It is located across from to the Suprecourt of India thus it is located in an urban area. Indian Law Institute's slogan "Let light emerge from darkness" is a clear statement of its primary goals. They are to promote knowledge and understanding of law, as well as to encourage the development of excellent law-related services. Chief justices of India is, by law, the institute's president.
The institution that is accredited by BCI and NAAC A-grade. It has one of the top libraries in the nation and they also have the National Legal Research centre.
Institute has range MOU's ( Memorandum of Understandings) with various bodies that allow it to share information on a larger scale. Some of the MOU's that are worth noting are listed below:
A Memorandum of Understanding with Havard School of Public Health
With Korea Legislation Research Institute MOU
MOU signed with national Human Rights Commissions.
The institute provides LLM, Ph.D., postgraduate diploma and certificate online programs. The principal goal for ILI is to inspire and advance the field of law, and aid in reforming the justice system.
Infrastructure at one glance demonstrates the capabilities of an institution. A well-constructed infrastructure, accompanied by a competent teachers and staff is the primary necessity for a student. Furthermore, high-quality education and holistic learning is attained through the wide availability of facilities and infrastructure. The infrastructure of colleges that is in good condition contributes in a direct and indirect way to overall growth of the graduate. The infrastructure that is available at the college can be described as follows.
The Institute does offer scholarships. There are two kinds of scholarships one is merit-based, and the other one is Means-cum Merit dependent. Also, the merit-based scholarships focus on students' academic performance and the scholarship reimbursement occurs in two installments, one at the time of gaining admission, and another at the conclusion of the first semester in the event that the student earns the required grades. Additionally, in the Merit-Cum Means-based Scholarship, students who need it are reimbursed for half of tuition fees during the LLM degree program.
The Indian Law Institute Library is one of the top Law libraries in Asia. This is why it receives visitors from prominent figures from all across the globe. The collections of this library are massive. The collection of documents is 75000. Additionally the library isn't just accessible to students; many government officials and other related personnel utilize the library's services for referral for information. In addition, the library has subscriptions to 270 of the legal periodicals. Additionally, it publishes its own journal (Two journals) and provides publishing services for academics as well. Additionally, the library utilizes WEB OPAC to catalog.
Moot Law Court
For students to participate in court-like simulations, moot courts are available within the institution. Thus, students can take part in court simulations to take on cases in full, but only in the absence court proceedings. The moot provides students with confidence and a personality that allows them to be able to handle any future court cases.
The Institute has Seminar Halls and Conference Rooms and classrooms that are equipped which include visual and audio aids as well as gadgets. The institute also has the Lecture Halls as well as an artium. The college has free WI-Fi access too.
The selection process for LL.M is based on the score obtained from the National Level entrance exam conducted by ILI, i.e. ILI Common Admission Test (ILICAT).
Acceptance into P.G diploma programs offered by ILI is by a test score that are scored in the qualifying exam.
The admission process to Ph.D. Ph.D. programs is done by a test of writing conducted by the Institute then followed by a Presentation and an interview.
M.Phil completed or UGC SLET/NET or GATE-qualified candidates are not required to take being exempted from the Ph.D. admission Test. These candidates must be present in the interview only.
The prime objective of the ILI is to cultivate and promote the science of law and to contribute substantially in reforming the administration of justice, so as to meet the socio-economic aspirations and needs of the people through law and its instrumentalities. The Institute has achieved the place of a premier center of national & international legal research and studies.
1. To cultivate the science of law, and to promote advanced studies and research in law and its administration; 2. To promote the reform of administration of justice and of law and its health/development suitable to the social, economic and other needs of the people; 3. To promote the clarification, simplification and systematization of law; 4. To encourage and conduct investigations in legal and allied fields;