One Year LL.M. (Master of Laws) Degree Programme

The University offers One Year LL.M. (Master of Laws) Degree Programme under Centre for Post Graduate Legal Studies (CPGLS). Students admitted to One Year LL.M. Degree Programme at National Law University and Judicial Academy, Assam have to complete three mandatory papers and six elective papers and a dissertation in order to complete the programme.

The following specialisations are to be offered at National Law University and Judicial Academy, Assam:

  1. Corporate and Commercial Laws
  2. Intellectual Property Laws
  3. International Law
  4. Environmental Law
  5. Constitutional Law
  6. Human Rights Law

Group of courses across various areas of law are on offer in the General stream. The university reserves the right to offer the specialisations subject to the exegeses of faculty in any given academic year. The University may expand the number of specializations if merited by the faculty expertise.


Programme objectives

  • To train the students to learn the advance skills and art of research in their area and in allied areas of specialization
  • To impart knowledge and skills to understand the conceptual framework of the areas undertaken for study
  • To prepare students to develop analytical and critical skills about legal rules
  • To develop a critical and independent view of law and legal developments
  • To make them able to present legal solutions and viewpoints in a systematic and clear manner
  • To promote inter-disciplinary approach to all kinds of laws, social science and legal profession
  • To groom in intellectual integrity and professional ethics


Programme specific outcome

At the end of the programme the students will be able to:

  • Undertake advance legal research at global level
  • Demonstrate conceptual framework of laws and its applicability in practice
  • Have thorough understanding and its application in area of research
  • Understand the art of application and interpret the law in the contemporary situations
  • Develop the skill to compare domestic and international law efficiently
  • Become a social scientist with ability to participate actively in the process of law reform and to discharge social responsibilities
  • Pursue various legal career opportunities at global level