O.P. Jindal Global [Institution of Eminence Deemed to be University] (JGU) offers the following LL.M. programmes:
The LL.M. programmes provide learners with a specialised focus on dynamic markets, global regulatory issues, the socio-economic impact of IP and technology on emerging markets and the full range of dispute settlement laws and procedures. The LL.M. programmes aim to meet the demands of the 21st century as it is imperative that legal professionals stay abreast with the ever-evolving legal profession. These LL.M. programmes bring a holistically designed curriculum, using elements of theoretical knowledge and practical insights with interdisciplinarity at its core.
The distinct features of the LL.M. programmes are set out below:
These LL.M. programmes are governed by the UGC’s One Year LL.M. Guidelines to the letter and should not be confused with an online, part-time, or remote learning programme. These programmes are being conducted under the aegis of the Centre for Post-Graduate Legal Studies (CPGLS) of JGU and admission to the LL.M. programmes are granted after the completion of an all-India admission test such as the JSAT, CLAT-PG, LSAT-India, etc. Each of the said LL.M. programmes comprise of 24 credits with three compulsory courses of 3 credits each (namely, Comparative Public Law, Law & Justice in the Globalizing World, and Legal Research Methodology), six specialised courses of 2 credits each, and a dissertation of 3 credits. The one-year duration of the LL.M. programmes is divided into three trimesters, with a minimum of 30 hours of learning time in each week and 12 weeks for each of the three terms including teaching hours, library work, and research hours. The courses of the LL.M. programmes follow a continuous assessment/evaluation component as well as an end-term examination period at the end of every trimester.
The LL.M. programmes are JGU-run programmes and Upgrad Education Private Limited (upGrad) facilitates the delivery of the programme through technological interface. These programmes are offered to JGU students in a blended learning mode and are powered by a robust user interface.
The courses in each of these programmes are taught by JGLS faculty members who have advanced degrees from the leading universities around the world such as Harvard University, University of Oxford, University of Cambridge, University of London and New York University. Faculty members also invite industry professionals as guest lecturers, to increase the exposure and opportunities for the students. Many of the graduates of the LL.M. programmes are working professionals in the litigation sector, corporate lawyers, LAMP fellows, in-house lawyers, etc. who have benefitted from our teaching pedagogy and have advanced in their respective careers.