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LLM or the Master of Laws is a postgraduate degree, pursued by those either holding an undergraduate Law degree (BA.LLB) or a professional law degree (LLB) with at least 50/45% of the total marks in the aggregate of subjects of those degrees.

An LLM degree can help you to intensify your focus in a particular area of Law and carve a niche for yourself. It helps legal professionals to gain expertise in a particular sector of Law and opens new doors of opportunities.

LLM degree can be pursued from the National Law Universities through CLAT( Several of the NLUs offer this degree for a duration of 1 year), Delhi University (DU offers this degree for a time period of 2 years) and other universities such as BHU, AU etc.

Vidhiwise prepares students for this Masters’ Degree by preparing the students rigorously. The curriculum is designed on the basis of extensive analysis of the exam pattern and learning techniques developed by experts. Supported by highly professional and experienced faculty at Vidhiwise, the students are mentored in a systematic and thorough manner. The contents from the previous Law degree are refined and revised in detail to produce some of the finest lawyers the country has seen. Based on the principle of excellence in everything we do, Vidhiwise is among the pioneers for LLM coaching and training.

LLM through CLAT

Pattern Of Exam

  • Maximum Marks: 150
  • Duration of CLAT: 02:00 Hours
  • Multiple-Choice Questions: 150 questions of one mark each
  • Negative Marking: 0.25 mark will be deducted for each wrong answer

Syllabus

 

Subjects Number of Questions Marks
Constitutional Law 50 50
Jurisprudence 50 50
Other law subjects such as Contract, Torts, Criminal Law, International Law, Environment Law and Human Rights. 50 50


Eligibility Criteria

Educational Qualification: L.L.B. or Equivalent degree examination with a minimum of Fifty Five percent (55%) marks in case of Unreserved/OBC/SAP and Fifty percent (50%) in case of SC/ST categories. Candidates appearing in the qualifying examination are also eligible to Apply.

Here are a few of the Universities that accept students for the LLM course through CLAT PG exam.

Participating Universities

 

University Website
NLS of India University, Bangalore www.nls.ac.in
NALSAR University of Law, Hyderabad www.nalsar.ac.in/
NLU, Jodhpur www.nlujodhpur.ac.in
WB National University of Juridical Sciences, Kolkata www.nujs.edu/
Damodaram Sanjivayya National Law University, Visakhapatnam dsnlu.ac.in/
Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, Patiala www.rgnul.ac.in/
NLU, Cuttack www.nluo.ac.in/
Gujarat NLU, Gandhinagar www.gnlu.ac.in/
Tamil Nadu Law School, Tiruchirappalli www.tnnls.ac.in/
Dr. Ram Manohar Lohiya NLU, Lucknow www.rmlnlu.ac.in/
Hidayatullah NLU, Raipur www.hnlu.ac.in
National University of Advanced Legal Studies, Kochi www.nuals.ac.in
Maharashtra NLU, Mumbai www.mnlumumbai.edu.in/
National University of Study and Research in Law, Ranchi www.nusrlranchi.in/
Chanakya NLU, Patna www.cnlu.ac.in/
NLU and Judicial Academy, Guwahati www.nluassam.ac.in

 

Apart from CLAT PG, there are several other universities that participate in entrance exams such as LSAT-INDIA, AILET for LLM.

 

NON – CLAT LL.M Entrance Exams

 

NLU Delhi http://nludelhi.ac.in/
Faculty of Law, University of Delhi http://lawfaculty.du.ac.in/
Indian Law Institute, New Delhi http://www.ili.ac.in/
Faculty of Law, Jamia Millia Islamia https://jmi.ac.in/law
Faculty of Law, Benaras Hindu University http://www.bhu.ac.in/law/

All India Law Entrance Test (AILET) – NLU Delhi

PATTERN OF EXAM

  • The duration of the Exam will be 1 Hour 30 Minutes.
  • 100 Multiple Choice Questions will be asked in the Examination.
  • One Essay of 50 marks on a topic of law from the above subjects will be asked.

SYllabus

Law of Contracts, Law of Torts, Criminal Law, Constitutional Law and Legal Theory

Eligibility Criteria

LL.B. or an Equivalent Law Degree with 55% marks (50% in case of SC/ST/ Persons with Disability). The candidates appearing in final LL.B. examination can also apply.

 

Faculty of Law, University of Delhi (LL.M 2 Year Programme)

Pattern of Exam

  • The L.L.M. Entrance Test Paper shall contain 100 Questions.
  • Each question shall carry four marks.
  • For every correct answer four marks will be awarded and for every incorrect answer, one mark will be deducted.
  • No marks will be awarded or deducted for a question which is left unanswered.

Syllabus

  1. Constitutional Law of India,
  2. Jurisprudence,
  3. Law of Contracts and Sale of Goods,
  4. Law of Torts and Consumer Protection,
  5. Family Law,
  6. Public International Law,
  7. Criminal Law,
  8. Company law and Partnership,
  9. Intellectual Property Rights (IPR),
  10. Cyber Law.

Eligibility Criteria

A three-year/ five year LL.B. Degree from the University of Delhi or any other Indian or Foreign University recognized as equivalent by the University of Delhi 50% marks or an equivalent grade point in the aggregate for General. 45% marks for OBC 45% marks for SC/ST

 

Indian Law Institute Common Admission Test (ILI – CAT) for LL.M only

Pattern of Exam

  • Total Seat Intake – 20
  • The duration of the Entrance Test will be 2 Hour 30 Minutes.
  • There is negative marking of .25 marks for every wrong answer.
  • The venue for viva-voce will be Indian Law Institute, New Delhi only.
  • ILICAT result is declared on the official admission website as well as notice board of the Indian Law Institute.

 

Pattern of Questions Division of Paper Number of Questions Marks allotted to Each Question
Multiple Choice Questions Part-1 English & General Knowledge 40 1 Mark for Each Question
Part-2 Legal Aptitude

 

100 1 Mark for Each Question
Subjective Questions Part-3 Subjective Questions on Legal Aspects 4 10 Marks for Each Question
Viva-Voce

 

20 Marks

Syllabus

Questions in Part – 1 are generally asked from English Language and General Knowledge.

Questions in Part – 2 are asked from the following subjects:

  1. Jurisprudence,
  2. Constitutional Law,
  3. IPC,
  4. Public International Law,
  5. Law of Contract and Specific Relief Act,
  6. Partnership and Sale of Goods Act,
  7. Law of Torts,
  8. Law of Limitation,
  9. Environmental Law

Eligibility Criteria

L.L.B. Degree (with not less than 50% marks) from any University / Institution recognized by Bar Council of India as eligible for enrollment as an advocate in India or a Law Degree from foreign Country with at least 50% marks in aggregate or equivalent grade.

The candidates appearing in the qualifying examinations are also eligible to apply but their admission will be subject to production of proof of having acquired minimum prescribed qualification, at the time of admission. If the result of the qualifying examination is not declared till the admission, his/her admission shall be provisional.

Such candidates shall give an undertaking that he/she is taking the provisional admission at his/her risk and that he/she shall submit the result of the qualifying examination. In case the candidates fail to submit his/her final result of qualifying examination to prove his/her eligibility for any reason whatsoever, his or her admission shall be treated as canceled and the entire fee forfeited.

 

Faculty of Law, Jamia Millia Islamia

Regular LL.M of 2-year duration

Pattern of Exam & Syllabus

The Entrance Exam Paper will be in 3 (Three) Parts. Part – A will consist of Multiple Choice Questions on General Knowledge and English Language. Part – B will consist of Multiple Choice Questions on Law Subjects. Part – C will consist of Subjective Questions on Law Subjects.

The Law Subjects will include Constitutional Law, Jurisprudence, Criminal Law, Family Law, Environmental Law, Corporate Law, Law of Contract, Law of Torts, International Law, Labour Law, Contemporary Legal issues, etc.

There will be negative marking for every wrong answer to Multiple Choice Question.

The duration of the Exam will be 2 Hours 30 Minutes.

 

Pattern of Questions Number of Questions Marks allotted to Each Question
Multiple Choice Questions on General Knowledge and English Language 40 Questions 40 Marks

(Each Question 1 Mark)

Multiple Choice Questions on Law Subjects 100 Questions 100 Marks

(Each Question 1 Mark)

Subjective Questions on Law Subjects 10 Questions out of which

6 Questions to be attempted

60 Marks

(Each Question 10 Mark)

 

Executive LL.M in Weekend Batches

Pattern of Exam & Syllabus

The Entrance Exam Paper will be in 2 (Two) Parts. Part – A will consist of Multiple Choice Questions on Procedural Law and contemporary Legal Issues etc. Part – B will consist of Subjective Questions on Procedural Law and contemporary Legal Issues etc.

The Law Subjects will generally include Procedural Law i.e. Code of Criminal Procedure, Law of Evidence and Code of Civil Procedure and contemporary Legal Issues etc.

There will be negative marking for the wrong answer to Multiple Choice Question.

The duration of the Exam will be 2 Hours 30 Minutes.

 

Pattern of Questions Number of Questions Marks allotted to Each Question
Multiple Choice Questions on Procedural Law and contemporary Legal Issues 90 Questions 90 Marks

(Each Question 1 Mark)

Subjective Questions on Procedural Law and contemporary Legal Issues 5 Questions out of which

3 Questions to be attempted

60 Marks

(Each Question 20 Mark)

 

Eligibility Criteria

LL.B. with not less than 50% marks in the aggregate or equivalent grade points.