One Year LLM Programme at Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam: Apply by April 13

About the Organisation

Mahatma Gandhi University, one of the major  Universities in Kerala, is a premier educational institution that strives to fulfil the higher educational needs of the people from Central Kerala. The University was established on 2nd October 1983 and has jurisdiction over the revenue districts of Kottayam, Ernakulam, Idukki and parts of Pathanamthitta and Alappuzha.

About the LLM Degree Programme

The One Year LLM Degree Programme offered in School of Indian Legal Thought, Post Graduate Department of law, Mahatma Gandhi University is intended to produce:

  • Law teachers
  • Researchers
  • Experts in law

The courses and transaction are designed to achieve these objectives

The LL.M course shall be of one-year duration, full time, consisting of two semesters. Each semester will be of 20 weeks’ duration including classroom teaching, library work, seminars and research. The Programme will be governed by the Credit and Semester system of the Mahatma Gandhi University.

A student for every Specialisation shall, in the course of two semesters, undergo instruction in three Compulsory Courses, Five Specialization Courses, One Elective Course, apart from the Dissertation and Viva-Voce as per the scheme. An elective course may be chosen from the schedule of electives subject to the availability of teachers and other circumstances.


The specializations offered in the School are the following ones:

  1. Criminal Law
  2. Constitutional and Administrative Law
  3. Environmental Law
  4. Intellectual Property Rights
  5. Health Care Law

Number of Seats

  • Seats available for students of Kerala: 20
  • Additional All India Open Quota: 4
  • Additional International Quota : 2

Number of students to be admitted to one specialisation shall be limited to a maximum of SEVEN.


A candidate who has passed LL.B Examination of a University recognized as equivalent by Mahatma Gandhi University, securing not less than 50% of marks in the aggregate shall be eligible to be considered for admission. Relaxation of minimum marks and reservation of seats will be according to the reservation norms followed by Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam.


Admission to the Programme shall be made through Common Admission Test (CAT) as per the norms followed by Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam.

The last date of Online Application is 13th April 2020

For full details, click here.

Contact Information

Phone: 0481-2310165, 8921438168

Email: bgk[at]

The webste link is here.

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