The Indian Law Institute (ILI), New Delhi was established in 1956 primarily with the objective of promoting and conducting legal research. The Institute is an autonomous body registered under the Societies Registration Act, 1860, the Indian Law Institute has the requisite independence and academic freedom to carry out its objectives. The Indian Law Institute has been granted Deemed University Status in 2004 vide Government of India, Ministry of Human Resource Development.
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, in which the lawyers from all branches of the profession, judges, government officials and academicians have been participating.
Campus of The Indian Law Institute –
The Institute was housed in the Supreme Court building till 1962. Later it constructed its own building opposite to Supreme Court at Bhagwan Das Road, New Delhi on one and a half acre of land.
Facilities at The Indian Law Institute –
Scholarships at The Indian Law Institute –
The Institute offers Scholarships of Rs. 10,000/- per annum to the students admitted in ILI in order of merit of the Common Admission Test to the first two students admitted to LL.M-1 year. With a view to help the deserving meritorious needy students admitted to LL.M.-1 year course, the Institute might reimburse half the fee of any student (maximum 5% of the intake) keeping in view his/her financial status on the recommendations of the committee to be constituted by the Director.