A Master of Laws is a postgraduate academic degree, pursued by those students who hold an undergraduate law degree, a professional law degree, or an undergraduate degree in a related subject. In some jurisdictions, the Master of Law [LLM] is the basic professional degree for admission into legal practice.

Graduation requirements for an LLM program vary depending on the respective university guidelines. Many LLM programs combine both coursework and research. Also, part-time Master of Laws [LLM] program is available for professionals who wish to complete their LLM while working as a full-time professional.

LLM Course Fees in India:

Students who want to pursue their Master of Laws course should be aware of the fee structure of this course in India. The course fee will vary from one college to another. The average course fee for LLM course in India is approximately INR 2,00,000 per annum.

LLM Course Salary in India:

Acquiring a Master of Laws degree can lead to growth in one's life in terms of finance, knowledge and skill. After post-graduation in LLM course, one can expect a salary of approximately INR 5,56,000 per annum.

LLM Syllabus and Subjects:

The following list of subjects is followed and pursued in most colleges in India throughout their curriculum. While a few colleges adopt minor variations, the core of the syllabus remains the same throughout most colleges.

LLM Subjects - Semester I 
Sl. No. Subjects
1 Constitutional Law- I
2 Legal Theory - I
3 Research Methodology

 

LLM Subjects - Semester II
Sl. No. Subjects
1  Constitutional Law- II
2  Legal Theory - II
3  Law and Social Change

 

LLM Subjects - Semester III
Sl. No. Subjects
1 Law Relating to Industrial Relations
2 Law Relating to Labour Welfare

 

LLM Subjects - Semester IV
Sl. No. Subjects
1 Law Relating to Industrial Injuries and Social Securities
2 Law Relating to Service Regulation

LLM Syllabus:

LLM program syllabus is tabulated below:

LLM Syllabus - Semester I
Sl.No Legal Theory - I
1
Nature of Jurisprudence
2 Meaning of Law
3
Natural Law Theories
4
Classical Positivism
5
Pure Theory of Law
6
Analytical School of Law
7
Sociological School of Law
8
American Realism
9
Scandinavian Realism
10
Historical and Anthropological Jurisprudence
11
Feminist Jurisprudence
12
Postmodernist Jurisprudence

 

LLM Syllabus - Semester I
Sl.No Constitutional Law - I
1 Preamble
2
Fundamental Rights
3
Definition of State
4
Enforceability of Fundamental Rights
5
Test for infringement of Fundamental Rights
6 Right to Equality
7
Right to Freedom
8
Freedom of the Person
9
Right against exploitation
10
Freedom of Religion
11 Right to Property
12
Right to Constitutional Remedies
13
Restriction, Abrogation and Suspension of Fundamental Rights
14
Directive Principles of State Policy

 

LLM Syllabus - Semester I
Sl.No Research Methodology
1
Concept of Reflective thinking
2
Research problem
3 Hypothesis
4
Basic methods of research
5
The technique of Research Observation
6 Analysis of data
7 Report writing
8 Internet material

 

LLM Syllabus - Semester II
Sl.No Legal Theory - II
1
Introduction to Precedents
2 Approach to the Interpretation of the statute
 
Hierarchy of Courts
4
Ratio Decidendi and Obiter dicta
5
Precedent and problems
6
Introductory to the constitutional background
7
Forms of Legislation
8
Parliamentary practice

 

LLM Syllabus - Semester II
Sl.No Constitutional Law - II
1
Principles of Parliamentary and Presidential forms of Govt
2
Nature of the Executive power
3
Composition of Houses of the legislature
4
Jurisdiction of the Supreme Court and High Courts
5
Doctrine of Pleasure
6
The concept of Federalism
7
Legislative relations under the Indian Constitution
8
Administrative Relations between Union and States
9
Restrictions on the power of State Legislatures on fiscal powers

 

LLM Syllabus - Semester II
Sl.No Law and Social Change
1
Conceptions of Society
2
Social Integration
3
Theories of Social Change
4
Conceptions of Law and Legal System
5
The notion of legal impact and effectiveness
6
Symbolic and instrumental uses of the law
7
Problems in the study of impact and effectiveness

 

LLM Syllabus - Semester III
Sl.No Law Relating to Industrial Relations
1 History of Trade Union
2 Collective Bargaining
3 Freedom of Association
4 Industrial Disputes Act
5 Industrial Dispute Resolutions

 

LLM Syllabus - Semester III
Sl.No Law Relating to Labour Welfare
1 Constitution and Labour Welfare
2 Minimum Wage
3 ILO
4 Labour and Human Rights Equality
5 Unorganized Sector

 

LLM Syllabus - Semester IV
Sl.No Law Relating to Industrial Injuries and Social Securities
1 Workmen’s Compensation
2 Fatal Accidents Act
3 Industrial safety Factories Act
4 Occupational Health and Industrial Injuries
5 Social Security

 

LLM Syllabus - Semester IV
Sl.No Law Relating to Service Regulation
1 Service Law
2 Conditions of Service Terms
3 Contractual Employment
4 Misconduct and discipline of the employees
5 Judicial Review

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