To be a successful lawyer, person needs to hold a degree in Law. Although a bachelor degree holder that is LL.B. is also eligible but higher qualification is always preferable hence LL.M. is there for interested candidates.
This course makes candidates to understand about variety of legal systems, human rights, etc.
This course is for those who want to acquire knowledge by doing research in a particular area of law.
Candidates with Bachelor degree in Law from any recognized university are eligible for this course.
Professional doctors from the field of Law that is Juris Doctors, lawyers working in firms, human rights activists, law professors, diplomats, and judges are also eligible for this course.
Admission procedure is very simple and includes getting prospectus and application form and submission of duly filled Application form enclosed with other required documents and admission fee.
A full time LL.M. degree is having duration of 1 complete year and may vary on the basis of previous qualification. It may include research, classrooms and even a short dissertation project.
Further study options
After successful completion of this course, candidates can go for higher studies which includes course like research degree in law (S.J.D./ J.S.D.) and Doctor of Philosophy in Law (PhD or D.Phil). Another degree available is D.C.L. (Doctor of Civil Law). There are many variants available in the field of Law and candidates can select the option as per their choice.
The course broadly includes Research Methodology, Comparative Public Law and Law and Justice in a Globalizing World as Mandatory Papers for this course. Candidates learn about Constitutional and Comparative Law, Environmental Law and related Policies and Constitutional Theory.
The topics related to crime are Advanced Criminal Procedure, International Human Rights Law, Humanitarian Law, Contemporary Issues in Criminal Law, Refugee Law, Business Laws and many more.
Other related topics which are covered through this course are Alternative Dispute Resolution, Cross Border Business Law and Practice, Overview of Competition Law and Market Regulation and International Taxation.
These candidates can work in state and national courts as a lawyer, can become law professors in Law colleges and institutes, can become an activists, can work as a legal advisors for corporate and private firms and many more.
Apart from all these options, if a candidate is willing to be an entrepreneur or freelancer, he or she can start own legal consultancy firm.
LL.M Admissions for 2020 - 2021 Academic Year
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