Chinmaya University’s LLM Programmes 2019-20: Apply by June 20

About the organisation

Chinmaya Vishwavidyapeeth is a Deemed to be University in the ‘de novo’ category Chinmaya Vishwavidyapeeth started in 2016, the centenary year of the inspirational Visionary and Founder of Chinmaya Mission, and renowned Vedantic master, Swami Chinmayananda.

About the LLM Programmes

Chinmaya University offers two LLM Programmes, specializing in Legal Theory and in International Trade and Commercial laws, especially catering to the needs of academia and practice respectively.

LLM Legal Theory

The LLM in Legal Theory is a unique programme in India that offers an array of select theoretical courses on Law.

The course approaches legal theory to include critical reflection on issues in domestic as well as international law that integrates methodologies and perspectives from several disciplines such as legal history, political philosophy, cultural anthropology, political economy, social and political psychology, public policy, feminist legal theory, critical legal theory, Indic knowledge systems and Indology etc. to gain a multidimensional understanding of legal problems.

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The programme builds on collaborative efforts of the different departments of the Chinmaya University and creates an excellent opportunity for interdisciplinary engagement with leading scholars from India and abroad in a lively intellectual community.

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LLM International Trade and Commercial Laws

The 1 year LLM in International Trade and Commercial Laws provides the opportunity to study how the law relates to commercial endeavours within a globalised economy from the perspective of a legal practitioner.

The program intends to cover a broad range of commercially focussed modules that draw on the wealth of commercial expertise across academics and industry.

Chinmaya University’s programme on international trade and commercial laws, with its comprehensive coverage on the topics related to the globalisation of markets, the export-import laws, the expansion of international and regional trade in goods and services, and the dispute settlement mechanisms, aims at fostering a legal framework within which Markets and States can co-operate for the development of human societies.

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Candidates should have scored a minimum of 50% in their LL.B. There will also be interviews to determine the selection of the candidates for the programme.


Chinmaya University, Kochi Campus, Kerela.

Registration Procedure

To apply online, click here.

You will need scanned copies of the certificates of SSLC, HSE/Pre-degree, LLB, and passport size photographs to complete the application process.

Fee Details

Rs. 60,000/- Merit and Need-based University Scholarships are available. Please note that these are not departmental.

  1. First Allotment closes by June 20th 2019
  2. Second Allotment may extend up to July 20th 2019 or till seats are filled, whichever is earlier.
  3. Classes begin: the First week of August 2019
Contact info

Alwin, Admissions Counsellor: 8281824367

Professor Nithin Ramakrishnan, Programme co-ordinator: +91 9895501910

Chinmaya University's LLM Programmes

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