Chief Justice of India S.H. Kapadia will preside over the convocation of the Indian Law Institute (ILI), a deemed university, here on Tuesday.

Union Law Minister Salman Khurshid will deliver the convocation address. The ILI was established in 1956 and its objectives are to conduct and promote legal research, to cultivate the science of law and to promote advanced studies in law. The Institute has now completed 55 years and is offering Master of Laws (LL.M.) and Doctor of Philosophy in Law (Ph. D. in Law) degrees.

Supreme Court judges, Justices Altamas Kabir and Swatanter Kumar; Justice Arijit Pasayat, Chairman, Competition Appellate Tribunal and Chairman, Academic Council, ILI; Attorney-General G. E. Vahanvati are among those who will participate in the function to be held at Vigyan Bhavan.

Professor S. Sivakumar, Director-in-charge of ILI, said two candidates would receive Ph.D. in Law, 57 candidates LL.M. and 668 candidates post-graduate diplomas.