Centre For Post Graduate Legal Studies

One Year Master of Laws (LLM)

The Centre for Post Graduate Legal Studies at Jindal Global Law School offers One Year LLM Programme in

A. Corporate & Financial Laws
B. International Trade and Investment Laws
C. Intellectual Property Rights & Technology Laws
D. Taxation Laws
E. Competition Law
F. General Legal Studies
G. Alternative Dispute Resolution
H. Environmental Law, Energy & Climate Change Law (in Association with WWF-India) (non-residential)


The programme is divided into two semesters as per the academic calendar of the JGLS

DegreeDurationNumber of Credits
LLM12 Months (2 Semesters), Intensive, Full time and Residential Program24 Credits

Programme content

The One Year LLM Programme  is made up of core/foundational and elective courses drawn from one of the three specializations. The programme shall have 24 credits with the following components:

  • Three Core/ Four Foundational mandatory courses
  • Six specialized courses

  • Dissertation on a topic approved by the academic supervisor


Core/Foundational Courses

  • Legal Research Methodology
  • Law and Justice in a Globalizing World
  • Comparative Public Law and Systems of Governance
  • Introduction to Corporate and Financial Law
  • Law of International Trade
  • General Principles of IPR Law


Students will have to choose 5 electives from Corporate and Financial Law and Policy, International Trade and Investment Law, Intellectual Property Rights and Technology Law, Taxation Law and General LLM. Provided, in case the candidate takes a minimum of three specialization papers from any particular Group/Cluster only, then that Course can be called after the discipline the candidates select; the candidate can opt for remaining paper/papers of his/her choice in order to complete the number of courses/credits prescribed for the Degree. With the approval of the Director of the CPGLS, students may choose to take one course in other Schools of JGU towards the fulfillment of LLM course credit requirements.