LLM | DURATION: 2 YEARS

Master Degree in Law

Master Degree in Law

Programme Overview:

This course can be pursued only by those, who have successfully completed their under graduation in law i.e. LL.B. Those who wish to acquire in-depth knowledge in law can opt for the course.

A Master`s degree in law (LL.M) in India is basically aimed at specializing in particular areas of law. Traditionally, the most popular areas of specialization in these Masers degrees in law in India have been constitutional law, family law and taxation law.

Pedagogy:

In order to impart professional skills to budding law persons, the College imparts instructions in simulated settings such as Moot Courts, Mock Trials, and Court room drama. Individualization and one to one interaction is encouraged .Each student has a faculty advisor who is a student mentor for curriculum as well as co-curriculum activities. Given that this is a postgraduate level course, Faculty considers that students benefits from the interaction with their peers from a range of backgrounds, both civil and criminal law, constitutional and administrative law, corporate and commercial law etc. Even in larger subjects, there is space for student participation in the lectures.

Learning Facilities:

The Department is fully equipped with state of the art lecture theaters, moot courts, computer labs, seminar and conference halls and well stocked library.

Career Opportunities:

Master of Laws (LL.M) degree has several opportunities in various undertakings in the Government Sector & Private Sector. There are various specializations that can be pursued through an LL.M course. The work profiles may vary according to the chosen specialization. They have various roles to play in several courts throughout the country where they use their talents to handle legal issues. There are various job profiles being enjoyed by an LL.M graduate in Public Sector Undertakings which include the following: Advocates, Attorney General, Public Prosecutor, Solicitor, Oath Commissioner, Notary, Sub-Magistrate, Magistrate, District and Sessions Judge, Legal Advisor, Trustees, Law Reporters, Legal Experts, Legal Manager, Law Officer, Legal Head, Legal Counsel, Legal Assistant etc.

Programme Outcome:

On completion of the course the students will demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the core doctrines of their chosen field of law and an ability to participate in and potentially publish their own work in scholarly debate. Students will demonstrate a familiarity with case analysis, legal reasoning and how lawyers are “trained to think”. Students will demonstrate skills to conduct legal research and draft legal memoranda and other legal communications and will have the ability to communicate effectively in English, generally and about legal topics in particular both orally and in writing.