POSTGRADUATE PROGRAMMES

The LL.M is a One-year (two-semester) Post Graduate degree program. The course consists of Two Semesters. The School of Law, KIIT University is going to introduce a semester based One-Year Postgraduate LL.M Degree course from the next academic session i.e. 2014-15.

Revision of Syllabus for B.A./B.B.A/B.ScLLB and LLM in 2019-2020

The syllabus for BA/BBA and BScLLB were revised and few new papers were introduced in the curriculum in 2020.

The new papers introduced are History of Constitutional and Political development in India (LW1016) in 2 nd semester of LLB curriculum

Seminar Paper-I (Energy Laws)( LW5080 ), Seminar Paper-II (Law, Economics and Start-ups) (LW5082) and Seminar Paper –IV(Tribal Laws) (LW5085) in 10 th semester of LLB curriculum.

Religion , Diversity and the Law and Public Policy Development in 2 nd semester of LLM.

MASTER OF LAW (LL.M.) – ONE YEAR PROGRAMME

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ELIGIBILITY
Candidate should have passed B.A.LLB/ BBA LLB/ B.Sc.LLB /B.L, degree or an equivalent degree from recognized university and must have secured at least 55% marks in aggregate.

ADMISSION
Admission to the said course shall be done through an All India Admission Test to be conducted by the University every year. The candidates intending to secure admission to the said course should possess an LL. B degree from a recognized University and get through the All India Admission test.

Course Structure

The One-Year LL.M program shall have a minimum of 28 credit points having the following components:

  • Foundation Course having four credit points
  • Optional / specialization Papers having two credit points
  • A minimum of four specialization Papers from any group/ cluster may be taken by a candidate and the remaining as optional papers as per his/her choice.
  • The number of Specialization Groups and Optional Papers will be decided by the CPGLS.
  • Dissertation shall have four credit points.

Compulsory Courses

  • Research Methods and Legal Writing
  • System  of Governance and Law
  • Justice in Globalizing World.

Optional and Specialization

  • International and Comparative Law
  • Corporate and Commercial Law
  • Criminal and Security Law
  • Family and Social Security Law
  • Constitutional and Administrative Law
  • Legal Pedagogy and Research.

1. To develop integrated legal education & offer three conjoined honors degree courses (B.A.LL.B., B.B.A.LL.B, and B.Sc. LL.B).
2. To produce Law graduates with core values of high professional skill, integrity and competence with the following-

  • Proficient in legal skills
  • Critical analysis
  • Reasoning
  • Problem solving
  • Constructing a legal perspective
  • Effectively communicating within a legal concept
  • Emphasizing intellectual and jurisprudential exercise of law in Social Context.

3. To explore possibilities of new areas of specialization in both undergraduate as well as post-graduate level.

Name of the Program: LL.M 

The Post graduate students after completion of LLM program shall be able to:

PO.1. Critical Thinking: Take informed actions after identifying the assumptions that frame our thinking and actions, checking out the degree to which these assumptions are accurate and valid, and looking at our ideas and decisions (intellectual, organizational, and personal) from different perspectives to understand and offer solution within the realm of law.

PO.2. Effective Communication: Speak, read, write and listen clearly and use the nuances of legal communication in person and through electronic media in English and in one Indian language where the legal profession will be practiced, and make meaning of the world by connecting people, ideas, books, media and technology.

PO.3. Social Interaction: Elicit views of others, mediate disagreements and help reach conclusions in group settings and make use of rule of law to the best possible way.

PO.4. Effective Citizenship: Demonstrate empathetic social concern and equity centred national development, and the ability to act with an informed awareness of issues and participate in civic life through volunteering.

PO.5. Ethics: Recognize different value systems including your own, understand the moral dimensions of your decisions.

PO.6. Environment and Sustainability: Understand the issues of environmental contexts and sustainable development for the betterment of people served to the legal profession and the state or society as a whole.

PO.7. Self-directed and Life-long Learning: Acquire the ability to engage in independent and life-long learning in the broadest context socio-legal changes.

PSO.1. Understand in depth the concepts of Law and its application in research and teaching.

PSO.2. Critically analyse legal theories in difference fields of law and inculcate enhancement of knowledge through research and writing.

PSO.3. Acquire the skill of identifying contentious issues in socio-political and legal perspective for devising ways to counter the gaps between law and its implementation in various avenues of human interaction.

PSO.4. Empower to apply the theoretical knowledge of law ethically in all spheres of governance, regulation and dispute resolution.

OPTIONAL PAPERS AS SPECIALIZATION OFFERED

Specialization

International and Comparative Law Corporate and Commercial Law Criminal and Security Law Family and Social Security Law Constitutional and Administrative Law Legal Pedagogy and Research
2.1 International Economic Law Competition Law Criminology and Criminal Justice Administration Law relating to Marriage and Separation Fundamental Rights and Directive Principles Ideas of Justice and Justice Education
2.2 International Human Rights Law Laws on Securities and Financial Market Victimology Labour and Employment Law Center-State Relations and Constitutional Governance Curriculum Planning and Teaching Plans Development
2.3 Comparative Law Investment Law Sentences and Sentencing Law of Inheritance and Succession Administrative Law Legal Clinics and Clinical Methodology
2.4 Conflict of Laws Banking and Insurance Law International Criminal Law Child Rights and Protection Media Law Legal Research and Writing
2.5 International Criminal Law Intellectual Property Law Police Law and Administration Rights of Women and their Protection Religion, Diversity and the Law Science, Technology and Law
2.6 Air and Space Law International Trade Law Corporate Crimes/White Collar Crimes Health Law Public Policy Development Legal Profession and Social Justice

KSOL offers the following areas of specialization. However the number of optional / specialization courses in any academic year to be offered will depend upon the number of students selected in respective areas of specialization