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One Year LLM

PROGRAM INFO

START DATE END DATE DURATION LAST DATE TO APPLY PROGRAMME FEE (YEARLY)

1 August 2017

31 July 2018

1 Year

10 August 2017

Rs. 4.0 Lacs

Objective 

As an advanced degree offered at CPGLS, JGLS, the LLM programme is designed to represent outstanding academic achievement. The intensive curriculum provides a number of electives on contemporary topics in international and business law oriented streams. Our teaching pedagogy will be based on the assumption that students pursuing an LLM degree have a strong academic background and basic understanding of their speciality area. Many of our courses will be taught by both leading scholars and periodically by accomplished international and domestic practitioners. We ensure high faculty-student ratio and better interactive learning atmosphere.

The Centre for Post Graduate Legal Studies at Jindal Global Law School offers One Year LLM Programme in :

  • Corporate and Financial Law and Policy
  • International Trade and Investment Law
  • Intellectual Property Rights and Technology Law
  • General LLM
  • Taxation Law (For Working Professionals)
Eligibility 

Applicants to the LLM programme at the CPGLS, JGLS must have a Bachelor's degree in Law from any university in India or abroad that is duly recognised under the law and by the regulatory authorities.
Students graduating in 2017 can apply, however they should submit their final certificate/mark sheet at the time of admission.

Credit Structure 

The One Year LLM Programme  is made up of core/foundational and elective courses drawn from one of the three specializations. The programme shall have 28 credits with the following components: 

- Three Core/ Four Foundational mandatory courses (3 credits and 2 credits each) 
- Five optional courses of (2 credits each) and
- Dissertation on a topic approved by the academic supervisor (3 Credits).

Course Electives 

Students will have to choose 5 electives from Corporate and Financial Law and Policy, International Trade and Investment Law, Intellectual Property Rights and Technology Law and General LLM. Provided, in case the candidate takes a minimum of three specialization papers from any particular Group/Cluster only, then that Course can be called after the discipline the candidates select; the candidate can opt for remaining paper/papers of his/her choice in order to complete the number of courses/credits prescribed for the Degree. With the approval of the Director of the CPGLS, students may choose to take one course in other Schools of JGU towards the fulfillment of LLM course credit requirements.

COURSE STRUCTURE

SEMESTER 1

Legal Research Methodology

Law and Justice in a Globalizing World

Comparative Public Law and Systems of Governance

Introduction to Corporate and Financial Law

Law of International Trade

General Principles of IPR Law

Scholarship 

O.P. Jindal Outstanding Merit Scholarships
The top five LSAT—India test scorers who enroll in the three year LL.B. programme, five year B.A./B.B.A. LL.B. (Hons.) programme and a one year LLM programme will be awarded the O.P. Jindal Outstanding Merit Scholarship of Rs. 1 lakh per year. This will be based solely on their performance in the LSAT—India admission test.

Naveen Jindal Young Global Scholarships
The aim of the scholarship is to nurture, encourage and support young global leaders. One student from the five year B.A./B.B.A. LL.B. (Hons.) programme, One student from the three year LL.B. and another student from the one year LLM programme will be awarded this scholarship on the basis of an independent selection process. An award of one year programme fee will be given to the student of B.A./B.B.A. LL.B. (Hons.) and LL.B programme and for LLM 50% of the programme fee will be awarded to the selected student of LLM. programme.

Shalu Jindal Outstanding Women Scholarships

The aim of the scholarship is to nurture, encourage and support outstanding women to enter the field of law. Two students from the three year LL.B. programme, two students from the five year B.A./B.B.A.
LL.B. (Hons.) and two students from the one year LLM programme will be awarded this scholarship on the basis of an independent selection process. An award of 50% of one year programme fee will be given to each student. Students who qualify under Haryana domicile category may be eligible for full or partial fee concession.

Detailed information relating to scholarships, fellowships and fee concessions is available in the website www.jgu.edu.in