Students who wish to gain expertise in a specific domain of law can pursue an LL.M. with specialisation. LL.M. is a postgraduate degree in law being taught at the university as the scope of legal matters is expanding rapidly and various industries now seek legal experts in their domain. The LL.M. degree course curriculum is designed to enhance the basics of legal knowledge learned in an undergraduate course. It is divided into four semesters. For a one year programme, the same programme is divided into two semesters. In the Master of Law programme, students gain in-depth knowledge of a specific field of law through extensive research, study, and classroom discussions.
Eligibility Conditions: Candidates should possess at least 50% marks or an equivalent grade [45% for SC/ST Candidates] in their three- or five-year LL.B. degree from a university recognized by the UGC and approved by BCI.
It is advisable to pursue an LL.M. course after graduating from law school, as an LL.M. programme will help you sharpen legal skills and get started proactively in your legal career. Listed below are a few of the most compelling reasons to pursue LL.M. programmes.
LL.M. programmes at MUIT:
Following LL.M. admission, both LL.M. programmes require regular classes. This programme is designed to be completed in one year.
Students who have been admitted to the LL.M. programme at MUIT can expect to study some common papers in the first semester. Students will, however, begin taking subjects based on the specializations they have chosen for their master's degree in law in the second semester. They will also have the opportunity to intern with law firms during the course to gain valuable practical experience. Both internal and external marks will be given equal weight throughout the course. The foundation courses are required for all students to take in the first semester of the degree, but beyond that, students can choose from a variety of elective courses based on their interests and intended areas of specialization.
LL.M. programme (1 year & 2 years)
The Maharishi Law School of Maharishi University of Information Technology, as one of the top law schools in India, offers LL.M programmes (1 year and 2 years) in accordance with UGC guidelines. This programme includes a wide range of legal courses, seminars, hands-on learning opportunities, and special events.
The specialization courses help them concentrate on a given sub-domain of law.
1 Year Program ( 2 semesters) /2 year Program ( 4 semesters)
Bachelor in Law, min 50% aggregate
International Law, Human Rights, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law, Cyber Law, IPR Law, Corporate Law, Family Law, Arbitration & Conciliation, Banking & Financial Laws, Security & Defense Laws, Criminal Law & Forensic Science.