Centre For Post Graduate Legal Studies

LL.M. in Competition Law

Why pursue an LL.M. in Competition Law?

LL.M. in Competition Law provides a unique opportunity to study the role of competition law in market regulation. It is vital for today’s legal practitioners to comprehend the nuances of the Indian competition law regime, so that effective compliance with existing regulations can be ensured, and long and complex antitrust investigations can be avoided in the first place. It is also necessary to be equipped with the right knowledge and information about the fast-developing Indian antitrust jurisprudence as well as understand the relevance and importance of evolving antitrust jurisprudence in other jurisdictions, such as the European Union and the United States.

What makes our LL.M. in Competition Law special?

The curriculum is developed in conjunction with a committee, consisting of leading competition and consumer lawyers, IP experts, industry professionals, enforcement officials, and Indian, E.U., U.S. and international academic experts. Courses will focus on the legal, regulatory, political, ethical, and economic aspects of competition law and policy,thus providing a multidimensional approach towards competition law.

What will you study?

LL.M. in Competition Law is a 24-credit programme including core, foundational and elective courses. All students must complete the required credits in order to receive the LL.M. degree. As a compulsory requirement, LL.M. students need to write  a dissertation of 8000–10,000 words. Students are allowed to take a minimum of 3 and a maximum of 6 electives.

Legal Research MethodologyCompetition Law in Digital Markets Antitrust Issues in EU and USMergers and Acquisitions
Law and Justice in a Globalizing WorldPractitioner’s perspective in Competition LawCommercial Contract Drafting
Comparative Public Law and Systems of GovernanceStandard Essential Patents and Antitrust ConcernsEU and Approaches to New Technology
 Interface between Intellectual Property Rights and Competition LawArtificial Intelligence and Intellectual Property Rights
Foundational Course in Competition LawMerger Control 
Dissertation (3 credits)  

The electives mentioned above are merely indicative and may vary from year to year depending on the availability of faculty members, their research interests, and the number of students opting for an elective course. It may not be possible to offer every course listed above. With permission, it is possible to take upto  two modules external to your programme, as optional choices.

Admissions Team

Ms. Anitha Shibu,

Manager, CPGLS 

: ashibu@jgu.edu.in

: +91 8396907246

Prof. Anand Prakash Mishra,

Director Law Admissions and Associate Professor of Legal Practice & Associate Dean (Admissions, Outreach & Institution Building)

: apmishra@jgu.edu.in

Ms. Anshu Gupta

Assistant Manager – JGLS Admissions


: +91 702 785 0363

Ms. Anugya Kumar

Associate – JGLS Admissions

: anugya@jgu.edu.in

: +91 893 030 0159