Offered Programmes

LLM (Master of Laws)

Programme Overview

The New Law College offers one-year and two-year LLM programmes to all eligible students. The one-year postgraduate course is a trimester programme (three months in each trimester) while the two-year course will be a semester programme (six months per semester). The University examinations will be held after each trimester/semester. The course focuses on providing the students with specialized and advanced legal training so that they become qualified to work in various legal fields and environments.

Programme Outcomes

  • icon Acquire Specialized Knowledge - Through the course, the students will be able to acquire knowledge in the specific field of law chosen for specialization. 
  • icon Develop Research Abilities - Students will be able to develop their research skills through the dissertation and other activities set by the college.
  • icon Analytical and Reasoning Skills - The programme will also allow the students to develop their analytical and reasoning skills so that they can solve problems by the application of laws and regulations.

Key Information

Duration

2 Years

Eligibility
  • The students should have obtained an LL.B. degree from any university recognized by UGC.
  • Should have secured at least 50% marks or equivalent grade.
course detail

Career Prospects

After pursuing an LLM degree, the graduates will be able to avail themselves of various job opportunities. Some of the career prospects are listed below.

  • Solicitor
  • Advocate
  • Legal Advisor
  • Judge
  • Legal Associate
  • Notary Public
  • Oath Commissioners
  • Trustee
  • Magistrate
  • Legal Consultant
  • Legal Document Reviewer
 

Curriculum

The General Structure

The curriculum for the one-year LLM programme will consist of the given courses and credits. The programme will have 24 credits and each credit will be of 45 hours. Apart from regular classroom teaching, the program content includes clinical legal education, which is Legal Aid, Seminars, Research, and Interactive sessions, etc. The University has adopted a 10-point absolute grading system for grading in each head of passing. The system will have seven grade points, the highest being 10.  The medium of instruction and the examination will be in English. Every paper shall carry 100 marks out of which 60 marks are for written examination i.e. University Examination (UE) & 40 marks for Internal Assessment (IA). Internal Assessment (IA) will be as follows:

  • Unit Tests - 15 marks
  • Home assignment - 10 marks
  • Tutorial/Class Presentation - 10 marks
  • Attendance - 5 marks
L.L.M (2 Year)2
Name of the course No. of Marks No. of Credits

Core Course (Foundation Programmes)

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1. Law and social transformation in India

100

05

2. Indian Constitutional Law: The New Challenges

100

05

3. Judicial Process

100

05

4. Legal Education and Research Methodology

100

05

5. Dissertation

200

30

Elective Courses (Specialization Programmes)

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-

1. Business Law (6 Papers)

100 (each paper)

05 (each paper)

2. Human Rights Law(6 Papers)

100 (each paper)

05 (each paper)

3. Intellectual Property Law(6 Papers)

100 (each paper)

05 (each paper)

4. Environment Law(6 Papers)

100 (each paper)

05 (each paper)

Practical Paper

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-

1. Practical Paper I

100

10

2. Practical Paper II

100

10

3. Practical Paper III

100

10

Interdisciplinary Programmes

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-

1. Educational Technology and E-learning

100

13

2. Computer Application and Legal Research

100

03

2Value Added Programme

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-

1. Soft Skills and Personality Development

100

04