Centre For Post Graduate Legal Studies

LL.M. in General Legal Studies

Why pursue an LL.M. in General Legal Studies?

The LL.M. in General Legal Studies offers a platform to students for exploring a diverse array of legal topics and issues through an interdisciplinary lens and advanced pedagogy that promotes rigorous intellectual analysis and cutting-edge research. This programme is designed to provide students the flexibility to choose courses from different areas of law, so that they can tailor their study in order to develop expertise on a given area or in a wide variety of subjects. Students of this LL.M. programme will have the freedom to move beyond the confines of a specialisation and therefore, are free to create their own path for advanced exploration of topics and issues that their professional and personal interests, and career aspirations. The LL.M. in General Legal Studies will help students develop their legal research and analytical skills.

What makes our LL.M. in General Legal Studies special?

This programme offers postgraduate students a unique opportunity to gain expertise in a wide variety of topics. The mandatory courses will allow students to engage with complex legal issues from international, comparative and interdisciplinary perspectives in a rigorous manner. Students in this programme will have the choice to select courses from a wide array of electives ranging from international law, human rights, constitutional law, jurisprudence, and private law. JGLS also offers interdisciplinary elective courses on law and gender, law and development, law and popular culture, law and literature, socio-legal studies, law and the arts, and law and philosophy.

What will you study?

LL.M. in General Legal Studies is a 24-credits program including three core courses (3 credits each), six electives courses (2 credits each) and a dissertation (3 credits). 

Admissions Team

Prof. Anand Prakash Mishra
Director Law Admissions and Associate Professor of Legal Practice & Associate Dean (Admissions, Outreach & Institution Building)

 : apmishra@jgu.edu.in

Ms. Anitha Shibu
Manager, CPGLS
 : ashibu@jgu.edu.in 
: +91 8396907246

Mr. Vir Vikram 
Assistant Manager – JGLS Admissions
: vir.vikram@jgu.edu.in
: +91-741 9614 881