Doctoral Program

Ph.D. Degree (Law)

V.M. Salgaocar College of Law took initiative to start Research Centre at this college to encourage legal research by the faculty and interested students. After affiliation, Goa University recognized the college as Research Centre in the year 2005. Since 2005 eight candidates were awarded Doctorate under the guidance of Dr. Marian Pinheiro and Dr. Carmo D’Souza. Presently the following faculty members are recognised for guiding Ph.D., students in Law. Twenty one students are registered under the Ph.D program.

Dr. M.R.K. Prasad
Dr. G. Shaber Ali
Dr. Kotagiri Srinivasa Rao
Dr. Nagesh S. Colvalkar


The Candidate shall have an LL.M Degree from recognized University securing an aggregate of 55% marks or its equivalent.

Admission Procedure:

A candidate desirous of seeking registration for a Ph.D., Degree at this research centre he/she has to follow the rule and regulations mentioned under Ordinance OB-9A, of Goa University Ordinance governing Ph.D., degree.

For admission procedure and research guide availability refer to Goa University website.