Masters of Legislative Laws (LLM)


  • Level of Programme Post Graduate
  • Duration 2 years
  • Average Start Salary 6-12 lakhs per annum
  • Language English
  • Assessments Yes
Course Description

LLM, or Masters of Legislative Laws, is a recognized postgraduate degree in law that can be pursued only after completing an LLB degree.

This 2 years duration course is generally pursued in specific specializations such as International Law, Corporate Law, Business Law, Criminal Law, etc. by doing extensive study and research to gain expertise in that particular area of expertise.

LLM is mostly pursued by students who want to become an expert in one specific field of law so that LLM graduates can find employment in any of the sectors which require legal expertise and consultation.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Students should have completed their graduation in law, and secured their law degree in either LLB/BA LLB/BBA LLB/BCom LLB/BSc LLB from a recognized college, institute or university.
  • A minimum of 50-55% is a must in order to apply for an LLM course.
  • Some colleges have also fixed their minimum percentage requirement for admission in LLM courses offered by them.
  • There is no age limit as such specified in general, meaning students can pursue this course anytime in their career basis they have completed Bachelor of Laws from a recognized college or institute.


First Year Syllabus

Constitutional Law I Constitutional Law II
Legal Theory I Legal Theory II
Research Methodology Law and Social Change

Second Year Syllabus

Law Relating to Industrial Relation / Crime and Administration of Criminal Justice / Human Rights / Intellectual Property Rights (Paper I) Law Relating to Industrial Injuries and Social Security / Privileged Class Deviance / International Refugee Law and Humanitarian Law / Intellectual Property Rights (Paper III)
Law relating to Labour Welfare / Penology and Treatment of Offenders / Human Rights and Indian Legal System / Intellectual Property Rights (Paper II) Law Relating to Service Regulation / Law and Organized Crime / Science technology and Human Rights / Intellectual Property Rights (Paper IV)