NLSIU Bangalore

LL.M.

NLSIU offers One-Year LL.M. Degree programme in two distinct and separate branches of specialization:

  1. Business Laws
  2. Human Rights Laws

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.

Eligibility

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

Intake and Reservation

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

Category Business Laws Human Rights
1. General Category 23 15
2. Scheduled Caste (15%) 05 03
3. Scheduled Tribe (7.5%) 02 02
Total 30 20

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.

Duration

The duration of the courses shall be One year through Trimester system.

Intake: The Vice-Chancellor shall decide on the intake for each year under each stream upon the recommendation by the Centre for Post-Graduate Legal Studies.

LLM Business Laws

I Trimester

Course 1: Research Based Learning in Law: Models & Methods
Course 2: Comparative Public Law and Governance
Course 3: International & Comparative Law of IPRs
Course 4: Corporate Governance

II Trimester

Course 5: Changing Conception of Justice & Globalised Legal Order
Course 6: Taxation Law
Course 7: Seminar Course
Course 8: Seminar Course

III Trimester

Course 9: International Trade Law
Course 10: Seminar Course
Course 11: Seminar Course
Course 12: Dissertation

 

LLM Human Rights

I Trimester

Course 1: Research Based Learning in Law: Models & Methods
Course 2: Comparative Public Law and Governance
Course 3: Human Rights Law
Course 4: Concept & Development of Human Rights

II Trimester

Course 5: Changing Conception of Justice & Globalised Legal Order
Course 6: Refugee & International Humanitarian Law
Course 7: Seminar Course
Course 8: Seminar Course

III Trimester

Course 9: International Human Rights Law
Course 10: Seminar Course
Course 11: Seminar Course
Course 12: Dissertation

Academic Calendar for A.Y. 2020-21

I Trimester 

October 27 – 31, 2020: Orientation Programme
November 2, 2020: Classes for the I Term commences
December 2, 2020: Submission of first set of projects
January 2, 2021: Submission of second set of projects
January 27 – 30 , 2021: End-term Exam
February 1 – March 7, 2021: Vacation

II Trimester

March 8, 2021: Classes for the II Term commences
April 5 – 15, 2021: Intensive Seminar course
April 8, 2021: Submission of first set of projects
May 8, 2021: Submission of second set of projects
May 26 – 30, 2021: End-term Exam
June 1 – 10, 2021: Vacation

III Trimester

June 11, 2021: Commencement of III Trimester Classes
July 1, 2021: Submission of soft copies of first set of projects
August 2 – 12, 2021: Intensive Seminar course
August 2, 2021: Submission of soft copies of Second set of projects
August 14, 2021: Submission of draft Dissertation (hard copy)
August 18, 2021: Dissertation presentation
August 25, 2021: Final submission of Dissertation (both hard and soft copies)
September 08 – 11, 2021: End-Term Examination

Fee structure for the Academic Year 2020-21:

One time Admission fee: Rs. 7,500.00
Tuition and facilities fee: Rs. 1,16,100.00 p.a.
Hostel residential Charges: Rs. 27,925.00 p.a.
Mess charges: Rs. 33,200.00 p.a.
Refundable deposits –one time for General Category: Rs. 14,250.00
Refundable deposits – one time for SC/ST/PWD Category: Rs. 11,000.00

Total fee (including refundable deposits):
General Category: Rs. 1,98,975.00 per annum
SC/ST /PWD category: Rs. 1,95,725.00 per annum

For fee payments, login to the NLS portal with your credentials.

Note: The fees/charges are provisional and subject to confirmation & revision as per the decision of the University authorities.
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.