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Master of Law

Overview

Master of Laws (L.L.M.) is 2 Years Post Graduation course. LLM consists of 4 semesters. Some universities may also offer LLM course of 1-Year, which consists of 2-semesters. LLM course empowers the students to have good practical knowledge and experience in the field of law and lawful issues of the nation. This course is intended to give a review of trademarks and trademark law and practice in nations around the globe.

LLM course can also be pursued by Distance Learning through various Institutes. Law Degrees in India are granted in terms of Advocates Act, 1961, which is a Law passed by Parliament. Bar Council of India is the Supreme Regulatory Body to regulate the Legal Profession in India, under Advocates Act, 1961. The Bar Council of India prescribes the course curriculum which is to be taught by an Institution in order to be eligible to grant a law degree to its students.

Courses & Eligibility

For Master of Laws (LLM) course, a candidate must have the following educational eligibilities for the course of MCA:

  • Bachelor Degree in Law is required for admission in LLB course
  • Candidate must have passed with Minimum 50% marks in Graduation course
  • There is no age restriction for admission in LLM
  • Candidate must clear any of the Entrance Test like CLAT PG, ILI CAT, AIBE etc.

Course Curriculum

The syllabus of the course of LLM (Master of Laws) in Logistics and Supply Chain Management may differ from college to college, but the structure and points secured, continue as before. A definite syllabus of the same is as per the following:


SEMESTER-I

Comparative Jurisprudence
Comparative Constitutional Law
Teaching Methods & Research Methodology
Public International Law

SEMESTER-II

Specialization Area - Paper I
Specialization Area - Paper II
Specialization Area - Paper III (optional)


SEMESTER-III

Specialization Area - Paper IV
Specialization Area - Paper V
Specialization Area - Paper VI (optional)
SEMESTER-IV

Specialization Area - Paper VII
Dissertation
Specialization Area - Paper VII
Viva


Career Prospect

Job Profiles for candidates after LLM are as follows:

  • Lawyer
  • Judge
  • Notary
  • Oath administrator
  • Legal Document Reviewer
  • Legal Consultant

Job Areas for candidates after LLM are as follows:

  • Law Firms
  • Consultancies
  • Finance
  • Corporate
  • Media and Publishing houses
  • Courthouses
  • International Organizations such as UNO or UNICEF
  • NGO
  • FMCG
  • Real Estate

Pay & Remuneration

Salary will be different according to the job positions, eligibility and the position of the company you are working with. But the starting salary for any candidate after completion of LLM course as a fresher can expect Rs. 15,000 – 25,000/- per month.

Salary increases with time and the eligibility of the employee.

Famous Personalities

Famous personalitites in the field of Law are as follows:

  • Soli Sorabjee (9 March 1930)
  • Fali Sam Nariman (10 January 1929)
  • Ram Jethmalani (14 September 1923)
  • Mukul Rohtagi
  • Ashok Desai (24 June 1942)
  • Alladi Krishnaswamy Iyer (14 May 1883 - 3 October 1953)
  • Amrit Singh (1969)
  • Azizul Huque (27 November 1892 - 23 March 1947)

Top Colleges in India

There are various colleges available for the course of LLM across India. Some of the famous and top colleges are as follows:


NAME OF INSTITUTE
CITY
NALSAR University of Law
Hyderabad
Gujrat National Law University
Gandhi Nagar
National Law University
Delhi
Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law
Patiala
Faculty of Law, Jamia Millia Islamia
New Delhi
Alliance School of Law
Bangalore


Other Details

LLM course Specializations:

  • LLM Constitutional Law
  • LLM Business Law
  • LLM Criminal Law
  • LLM Corporate Law
  • LLM Labour Law
  • LLM International Law
  • LLM Human Rights

More Information

Benefits of LLB course:

  • LLB provides a person with an instrument to fight against inequality.
  • Lawyers can get employement in Public as well as Private Sectors.

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