LLM - Master of Laws - Overview
Kindly visit www.clat.ac.in for admission details
A candidate for admission to the LL.M. course should have passed the LL.B. Degree or its equivalent from a recognised University and should have secured not less than 55% of marks in the aggregate of the maximum marks prescribed (50% in case of SC/ST & persons with disability) in accordance with the criteria set for the CLAT 2010.
Admission to the Post-Graduate programme is based on the candidate’s performance at a Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) conducted for the purpose. Details of the test will be notified on the CLAT website www.clat.ac.in.
Eligible candidates should apply in the prescribed form by or before the last date prescribed for the submission of application form. Application forms can be obtained from the Convenor, CLAT by sending a Demand Draft for a sum which will be notified on the CLAT website www.clat.ac.in, or by downloading the application form from the website and submitting it with a Demand Draft for the specified amount. The DD should be drawn in favour of the Convenor, CLAT on the State Bank of India or any Nationalised Bank.
Reservation of seats will be made in accordance with applicable Law.
The Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) for the LL.M. is held along with the admission test for the B.A., LL.B. (Hons.) of the NLSIU in the month of May every year. Generally, the foreign candidates are not expected to take the admission test. Flexibility is extended to sponsored candidates as indicated earlier.
NLSIU presently offers two-year LL.M. programmes in two distinct and separate Branches, i.e. (i) BUSINESS LAWS and (ii) HUMAN RIGHTS LAWS. In each branch, there are 25 seats. This programme is designed essentially to equip students for academic careers. Keeping this objective in mind, special emphasis is placed on offering courses of contemporary relevance.
Intake and Reservation for LL.M. Programme
At present, the intake for the LL.M. Degree Programme shall be 50 (Fifty) in the following break-up:
a) General Category : 36
18 - Business Laws Branch
18 - Human Rights Law Branch
b) Scheduled Caste : 8 (i.e. 15%)
4 - Business Laws Branch
4 - Human Rights Laws Branch
c) Scheduled Tribe : 4 (i.e. 7.5%)
2 - Business Laws Branch
2 - Human Rights Law Branch
d) Persons with Disability (PWD) : 2 (i.e. 3%)
1 - Business Laws Branch
1 - Human Rights Laws Branch
Interested foreign students may apply in the prescribed format available on the NLS Website along with the supporting documents directly to the Registrar, NLSIU, Nagarbhavi, Bangalore - 560 242, on or before the prescribed date.
They may be admitted directly on the basis of their performance in the qualifying examination, overall academic record and command over English language.
Preference will be given to the candidates from SAARC countries and other developing countries.