Law Department

Head: Dr. Jyoti J. Mozika


Contact: 364 272 3801/3802


Dr. Jyoti J. Mozika, Head
Department of Law,
North-Eastern Hill University
Shillong 793 022
Contact: +919436312487 (M)


The Department of Law, North Eastern Hill University (NEHU), Shillong was established in 2005. Over the past one decade the Department has made significant progress in terms of restructuring courses and syllabi, introducing new course, experimenting with innovative techniques of imparting legal education and strengthening its Clinical Programme in order to give due emphasis to the expanding horizon of legal profession. The Department of Law organises Moot-Court within the classrooms and intra class moot-court competitions. The students of the Department are also participate in National and International Moot-Court Competitions organized by other Universities.

The Department of Law recognizes the essential role of human creativity, intelligence and initiative in the construction of society and culture. It provides a healthy and respectful environment of free intellectual enquiry and exchange and the protection of freedom of thought. The Department is committed to improving the quality of teaching and learning in Legal Education.

Ph.D (Law)
The Department offers a Ph.D Programme in different areas of Law. The admission process in Ph.D starts in June/July each year. For admission in Ph.D, candidates are allowed to appear entrance test and Pre-Ph.D Course work is taught for a period of one semester.

Master of Laws (LL.M)
The Post-Graduate Programme in Law (LL.M) has been started from the session 2014-15. There are 10 seats for LL.M and the candidates seeking admission in LL.M must have secured 55% (General), 50% (SC/ST) aggregate marks in LL.B or equivalent grade points.

B.A.LL.B (Hons)
There are 60 seats in B.A.LL.B (Hons.) Course. A candidate seeking admission into B.A.LL.B (Hons) Course is required to have (i) Passed the class XII examination in the 10+2 scheme or its equivalent in any discipline securing in the aggregate not less than 50% (General), 45% (SC/ST). (ii) Not completed the age of 20 years (General), 22 years (SC/ST/OBC) as on 1st August of the year of admission.

Law Library
The Departmental Law Library has a collection of over 3500 documents including text books, reference books, law reports, online journals etc. The library supports the specific needs of the Law students and research scholars and Faculty members of the Department. Faculty members can borrow materials from the Central Library also.

Extracurricular activities
The Department of Law aims at an overall development of the personality of the students by giving adequate attention to co-curricular and extracurricular activities besides classroom teaching, particularly with emphasis on moot-court, debates and extension lectures on legal issues.

Student intake

Particulars : B.A.L.L.B.
M.Phil. Ph.D.
Enrolment Capacity : 60 -- --
Actual Admission (total): 60 -- ---
       SC/ST 2/46 -- ---
       General 12 -- ---
       Male 25 -- ---
       Female 35