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All about LLM Course


All about LLM Course

Last updated: 20 Aug 2020

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Laws are rules that bind all people living in a community. Laws protect our general safety and ensure our rights as citizens against abuses by other people by organisations and by the government itself. The laws are made to help provide for our general safety in the society.

Introduction to LLM

LLM is a postgraduate degree in law that is divided into 2-semesters. The course enables the students to be specialised in the field of law and legal affairs of the country. The course is designed to give an overview of trademarks and trademark law and practice in countries around the world.

The course enables the candidate to gain specialised knowledge through research in a particular area of law. The course enhances one’s repute as the course signifies advanced, specialised legal training and it also signifies that the person is qualified to work in a multinational legal environment.

Specialisations available in LLM

The LLM course is also offered in different specialisations, they are:

  • LLM Gender Studies
  • LLM Technology Law
  • LLM Commercial Law
  • LLM Constitutional Law
  • LLM Corporate and Commercial Law
  • LLM Intellectual Property and Trade Law
  • LLM Constitutional and Administrative Law

Eligibility for LLM

The students who have completed LLB (3 years or 5 years) with 50% aggregate from recognised university are eligible to apply for LLM course.

Admission Procedures

The eligible students can take admission to LLM courses by two modes. The first one is merit- based admission and second one is direct admission.

1. Merit-Based Admission

There are many reputed colleges and universities that conduct institution-based entrance exams for LLM courses, and this mode of admission is called merit admission. The students interested in merit seats are required to apply for these entrance exams. The qualified students are given merit seats. The main reason for entrance exams is to select the right students from the group of non-serious students. The fees are also nominal for merit-admissions.

2. Direct Admission

The students can also get admission to the course by another mode called direct admission. The students are given direct admission to their desired colleges under management quota. The main advantage of this mode of admission is that the students are given special provisions where they are not required to appear for any entrance exams for admissions. Another benefit is that the students can choose their desired colleges and book their seats in advance even before the colleges start. The students interested in direct admission are required to contact Galaxy Educational Services for more details.

Course Curriculum

The students of LLM will be studying the following subjects during their course duration

Sl. No. Subjects of Study
1 Constitutional Law
2 Legal Theory
3 Research Methodology
4 Law and Social Change
5 Law Relating to Industrial Relations
6 Law relating to Labour Welfare
7 Law Relating to Industrial Injuries and Social Securities
8 Law Relating to Service Regulation

Career and Scope

The LLM degree can give the students many job opportunities all over the world. In many areas, they need legal skills for lawyer jobs which are on the rise. In these cases, the advanced knowledge and skills from LLM students can benefit both the professional and the company. The interested students can join a PhD course in law and take up research, they can even join as lecturers in different law colleges and take up teaching of law subjects.

Job Roles available after LLM

  • Law officers
  • Young professionals
  • Joint advisor
  • Assistant Manager (Legal and Finance)
  • Legal Officers

Salary and Emoluments

The fresh LLM graduates will be earning nearly around 6 lakhs to 8 lakhs per annum. The senior experienced professionals will be earning around 10 lakhs to 20 lakhs per annum.

Top Organisations hiring LLM graduates

Some of the top organisations hiring LLM graduates are:

  • Reliance Foundation
  • Infosys Foundation
  • Wipro Foundation
  • Adani Group
  • Tata Group
  • ITC Group
  • Oberoi Group

Final words

The LLM graduates are considered as knowledgeable persons and importance is given to their skills and experience. They are also hired in top positions in various organisations. They are also paid decent salaries and also experience good growth in the career.

The students who are interested to have a deeper knowledge about law can join the LLM course and earn a decent salary and experience good growth in their career.

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