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- 2021 Notification. 

Intake and Reservation: The intake capacity for the LL.M. Programme shall ordinarily be 60 (Sixty) 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


  • 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
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 55,000
Library Fee
INR 10000
Halls of Residence Charges
INR 15000
IT Infrastructure
INR 10000
Campus Devt. Charge
INR 10000
Students Academic Activities
INR 6000
Medical Infrastructure
INR 3000
Electricity & Water Charges
INR 7000
Examination Fee for Thesis Evaluation
INR 15000
Transportation Charges
INR 4000
Caution Money (Refundable)
INR 10,000/- (One-Time)
INR 1,50,000/-* (Rs. One Lakh Fifty Thousand only)

Note: * Total amount of fees to be paid by a candidate at the time of admission. – Mess Fee Rs.13,650/- shall be payable separately by the students on semester basis. – The fees are provisional and subject to revision from time to time by the university authorities.

Course Structure

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

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

Specializations Offered in LL. M. Program

  1. Corporate Law
  2. Intellectual Property Rights Law
  3. Environmental Law
  4. Technology and Law
  5. Public Law

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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