Master of Laws (LLM)
LLM is a two year (four semester) academic programme.
12 years of schooling + a 5 year integrated BA/LLB degree or 12 years of schooling + a 2 or 3 year Bachelor’s degree + a 3 year LLB degree or 12 years of schooling + a 4 year LLB degree) from an institution recognized by the government of any of the SAARC countries.
For candidates from the annual system: 50% and above
For candidates from the semester system (percentage): 55% and above
For candidates from the GPA semester system, the formula for determining percentage is as follows:
CGPA obtained X 100 / Maximum GPA obtainable.
Such candidates are required to have a minimum of 60% marks or above.
Format of the Entrance Test
The duration of the Entrance Test will be 3 hours and the question paper will consist of 100 multiple choice questions in two parts.
Part A will have 20 multiple choice questions of one mark each on general knowledge, political science, geography, general science and civics of the 10+2 level.
Part B will have 80 multiple choice questions of the LLB level carrying one mark each and will generally include the following areas:
Public International Law: General Principles of International Law (Recognition, Succession, State Responsibility, State Immunity, Relationship between International law and Municipal Law); International Organizations; Law of the Sea; Diplomatic and Consular Immunity and others; International Trade Law; International Criminal Law; International Humanitarian Law; Intellectual Property Rights; International Environmental Law; International Human Rights Law.
Jurisprudence: Analytical School of Law; Pure Theory of Law; Sociological Jurisprudence; Legal Personality and Legal Rights; Ownership; Possession and Rule of Law.
Negative Marks for Wrong Answers
If the answer given to any of the Multiple Choice Questions is wrong, ¼ of the marks assigned to that question will be deducted.