Call for Papers: National Seminar on Clinical Trials in India: Law, Regulation and Challenges

ILS Law College, Pune in collaboration with Swasthya Adhikar Manch, Indore announces a two day National seminar on legal aspects of Clinical Trials with the central theme being “CLINICAL TRIALS IN INDIA: LAW, REGULATION AND CHALLENGES”.

The Sub-themes for the Seminar                                                                    

Research Papers on the following themes are invited from the Student Presenters currently pursuing their LL.M.)

  1. Effectiveness of Ethics Committee in the regulatory framework.
  2. Subjects for clinical trial and their Human Rights
  3. Comparative Analysis of Consent Process for Clinical Trials in different countries and India
  4. Role and Responsibilities of institutions as well as individuals conducting trials and other stakeholders (sponsors and investigators)
  5. Critical analysis of Regulatory system for clinical trials in India


This is not an exhaustive list.  Students may choose to write on any other relevant topic.

Instructions for sending the abstract and papers


  1. Researcher must submit a 500-word abstract on any of the sub themes /any other relevant topic providing an overview of the proposed paper by e-mail to  on or before  17th November,2018.
  2. The researcher must include a current CV with the submitted abstract.
  3. The organizing committee will notify each researcher of whether his or her abstract has been accepted by 26thNovember 2018.  Decisions of the organizing committee to accept papers for presentation at the conference shall be final.
  4. Researchers selected by the organizing committee to participate in the conference must submit their complete paper on or before of 17th December 2018. Papers must be submitted by e-mail to
  5. Format for paper
  • Word limit – 4000 to 5000 words (MS Word format on A4 size )
  • Font and Font size – Times New Roman 12
  • Margin – 1’’ on each side
  • Line spacing – 1.5
  • Citation method- SILC/Blue Book


Paper presenter (Other than students pursuing LL.M. in ILS Law College) Rs. 1500/-  (Including GST)
Paper presenter with one co-author (Other than students pursuing LL.M. in ILS Law College) Rs. 1500/-(Including GST) for each author.
Participant students (Other than  students pursuing LL.M. in ILS Law College) Rs.1500/- (Including GST)
Academicians (From Institutions other than ILS Law College), Research scholars, Practicing Advocates Rs. 2000/-(Including GST)


  • Registration fee is non refundable.
  • Registration fee covers the cost for a folder kit, lunch and high tea on both days of the seminar.
  1. Accommodation and travel expenses will not be provided by ILS Law College.
  2. Participants must attend the seminar on both days to receive a participation certificate, which will be presented only at the conclusion of the seminar.


Abstract submission deadline 17/11/2018
Applicants notified of the outcome 26/11/2018
Paper submission deadline 17/12/2018
Date of conference 15/1/2019 and 16/1/2019



(1) Swati Kulkarni (Faculty Coordinator)– 9823227597

(2) Shaila Daware (Faculty Coordinator) – 8983625472  E-mail =

(3) Sampada Kangane (Faculty Coordinator) – 8983137121


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  • Hey thanx for sharing this blog over here. It seems useful to start career in clinical research. We will look forward for more updates.

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