Master of Laws [L.L.M.] 

Masters of Laws (LL.M.) is a 2-year post-graduate degree in Law. LL.M. degree allows a law graduate to specialize in one of many legal sub-streams.The basic eligibility for this program is an under-graduate law degree from any recognized university with a minimum of 55% marks.

There are more than 200 Institutes in India which offer LLM courses.

  • National Law University, Delhi 
  • NALSAR University of Law, Hyderabad
  • Gujrat National Law University, Gandhi Nagar
  • Faculty of Law –Banaras Hindu University, Uttar Pradesh
  • Army Institute of Law, Mohali

An LL.M. program is of two years duration. The average tuition fee for the course ranges from  INR 1 to 6 Lacs.Entrance Test for admission in this course are conducted for admission of students in LLM degree course. 

After completion of the course, an LL.M. graduate can find employment in any of the sectors which require legal expertise and work as Lawyers, Legal consultants, Indian Legal Services, Advisors, Solicitor, Legal Writer etc. Average entry level salary for LL.M. graduates are INR 12,000 to 30,000 per month.

LLM: Course Highlights

Course Level



2 years

Examination Type

Semester System


Bachelor’s degree in the stream of law or social science with 55% as aggregate

Admission Process

Entrance Tests: CLATAILETLSAT India

Top recruiting organizations

High court, Supreme court, High State court, AZB and partners, Quislex Legal Services, Pangea 3 global services, Clutch Group, etc.

Top recruiting areas

Courts, Top law firms, Counsel and Corporate houses

Top job profiles

Lawyer, Judge, Notary, Oath administrator, etc

Course Fee

INR 1 to 6 Lacs

Average Starting Salary

INR 2 to 30 Lacs

LLM: What is it about?

The course enables the students to be specialized in the field of law and legal affairs of the country. This course is designed to give an overview of trademarks and trademark law and practice in countries around the world. There will also be some attention given to various international treaties, conventions and agreements. The focus will vary from historical, philosophical, legal and even practical topic. LL.M. course is generally of 2 years duration in which each year is comprised of two semesters with various subjects based on thesis and research work according to the curriculum of university. There are a few universities in India like Symbiosis Law School, Pune and Jindal Global Law School, Sonepat which offer 1 year LL.M. program.