LL.M. (One Year)


HNLU offers one-year LL. M. Program spread over two Semesters. The LL.M. program is designed to inculcate research skills and analytical abilities in students. In addition to classroom training imparted through innovative teaching methods, the LL. M. Program is focused on self-learning and research conducted by the students under the guidance of the faculty members

Eligibility – The eligibility is as per CLAT- 2023 Notification. 

Intake and Reservation: The intake capacity for the LL.M. Programme shall ordinarily be 90 (Ninety) with the following reservations. However, it shall be at the discretion of the Vice Chancellor to proportionately increase/decrease the total number of seats:

Category No. of Seats (All India)
Schedule Caste
Schedule Tribe



*No of reserved seats may very subject to the decision of committee constituted for implementation of OBC reservation


  • 5% seats shall be reserved horizontally for Specially abled Persons (SAP)
  • 30% seats shall be reserved horizontally for female candidates across all the categories of seats.

Additional Seats:

Category No. of Seats
Supernumerary Seats for the Wards of Kashmiri Migrants
Students from Jammu & Kashmir

Fee Structure for LL.M. (Annual Fees)

Particulars of Fees Amount of Fees
Admission Fee (One Time)
INR 5,000
Tuition Fee
INR 65,000
Learning Resource Center
INR 10,000
Halls of Residence Charges
INR 15,000
IT Infrastructure
INR 10,000
Campus Development Charge
INR 10,000
Students Academic Activities
INR 6,000
Medical Infrastructure
INR 3,000
Electricity & Water Charges
INR 7,000
Examination Fee including thesis evaluation
INR 15,000
Transportation Charges
INR 4,000
Caution Money (Refundable)
INR 10,000/- (One-Time)
INR 1,60,000/-* (Rs. One Lakh Sixty Thousand only)

Notes: * The Fee Structure is subject to changes made by the University Councils.

  1. The ‘Counselling Registration Fee’ and the ‘Confirmation Fee’ paid to the CLAT Consortium will be adjusted at the time of paying the University Fees.
  2. The applicable Mess charges, to be paid semester wise at the beginning of every semester, is calculated on the basis of actuals of the contracted charges.

Course Structure

One Year LL.M. Program will follow the following course structure:

Semester - I Semester - II
Core Course: Research Methods and Legal Writing
Optional Course: Paper - IV
Core Course: Comparative Public Law/Systems of Governance
Optional Course: Paper - V
Core Course: Law and Justice in a Globalizing World
Optional Course: Paper- VI
Optional Course: Paper-I
Optional Course: Paper-II
Optional Course: Paper-III

Specializations Offered in LL. M. Program

  1. Corporate Law
  2. Intellectual Property Rights Law
  3. Technology and Law

* Additional Specialization may be offered and Students can opt as and when offered. There will be a cap of 20 per specialization based on merit cum choice of the selected candidates opting for the course.

The optional courses will be offered subject to the availability of faculty and a minimum number of students opting for such specializations. The University reserves the right to increase/decrease the number of specializations in LL.M. programme.

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