Law Postgraduate Courses

The various postgraduate courses in law offered in Indian Law schools are described below:

LL.M - Master of Law

While the undergraduate programme in Law teaches the basics of law many subjects, you can specialize in a field of your choice in LL.M
  • Subjects Taught: There are compulsory subjects like Constitutional Law and Social Transformation, and there are optional subjects like Criminal Law, Business Law and IPR.
  • Duration: 2 Years
  • Eligibility: A candidate should have secured a LL.B. degree or its equivalent from a recognized University, having obtained not less than 50% marks in the aggregate. Candidates in the final year of their LL.B. course can also apply but their admission would be confirmed only after they submit LL.B. results with the required 50% marks in aggregate.

MBL - Master of Business Law

While MBL is not on an equal footing with an LL.M, Degree-wise, but content-wise it is more than LL.M. LL.M. has a narrow specialisation when compared with MBL. All Laws required to be known by a business law consultant / Advisor / Officer, are included in the curriculum. The course is theoretical as well as practical oriented.
  • Subjects Taught: Subjects like Criminal Law, Business Law and IPR are taught in MBL
  • Duration:2 Years
  • Eligibility: Candidates who hold a graduation degree from a recognized university can study MBL course through correspondence. There is no age limit and people of any age are considered eligible for this distance learning course.

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