The present course on Legal Research Methods intends:

} to acquaint the students of law with scientific methods of inquiry into law.
}to make them familiar with nature, scope, and significance of addition,

} to make them aware of role of legal research in the development of law and legal institutions, in particular and socio-economic development of the country in general. 
§With these objectives, the course addresses to sources,
§categories and types of legal research.
§It focuses on legal research methods and tools.
§ It highlights different dimensions and tools of doctrinal legal research as well as non-doctrinal legal research or socio-legal research.
§ In other words, the course strives to instill in the law students basic skill of identifying research problems, planning and executing legal research projects and of appreciating the problems associated therewith.
§ It aims at instilling in them basic research skills so that they can plan and pursue legal and socio- legal research in future.