NLSIU offers One-Year LL.M. Degree programme in two distinct and separate Branches of specialization:
Candidates have an option to join either. The admission to the chosen branch will be determined by the inter-se ranking at the CLAT. Once admitted to a chosen branch, the admission is final and is not open to change. Visit https://consortiumofnlus.ac.in/ for admission details.

Post-Graduate Programme

Academic Calendar
Intake and Reservation
Medals & Prizes
Fee Structure

Course Structure

The LL.M. programme is based on the Trimester system. In each trimester four courses are offered for study. In all these subjects, national and international dimensions are properly highlighted. During the third and last trimester, students will be required to undergo writing dissertation. Students will be required to undergo mandatory internships during the academic break between second and third trimester and also participate in the weekly seminar presentations. These two exercises are part of Curriculum.


As per the CLAT 2015 common rule.

There is no provision for direct admission of Foreign Nationals into the postgraduate course. The candidate must have completed undergraduate degree and will have to appear for CLAT to secure admission into the postgraduate programme.

Intake and Reservation [for LL.M. Programme]

At present, the intake capacity of LL.M. Degree Programme shall be 50 (Fifty)
Business Laws 30
Human Rights Laws 20

Sl. No. Category Business Laws
Total – 30 seats
Human Rights Law
Total – 20 seats
1 General Category *



2 Scheduled Caste  (15%)



3 Scheduled Tribe (7.5%)



Note –
1) Two (2) seats in Business Law and One (1) seat in Human Rights Law
comprising 5% of the total seats shall be reserved horizontally for
Persons with Disability.
2) Up to 25% of total seats in each vertical reservation category, subject to
a maximum of Thirteen (13) students shall be admitted.

Read the full notification on the revised seat matrix here

Fee Structure [for LL.M. Programme]

Total fee (including refundable deposits)

  • General Category – Rs. 1,89,500/- p.a.
  • SC / ST Category – Rs. 1,86,375/- p.a.
  • Foreign Nationals – USD 5650

General information

The fees / charges may be revised by the University, but the revised fees / charges will be applied prospectively.

Note : If a candidate is withdrawing admission on any ground, in any of the courses of the University, only the refundable deposits will be returned. Such candidates will not be eligible to claim refund of any other fees.

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