LL.M (Master of Law)

Course Description


Master of Law (LL.M.) under the School of Public Policy and Law in the University is a highly sought after programme. The syllabus is quite comprehensive and has sufficient depth to enable the students to gather knowledge and competency in the subject. Broadly, the syllabus includes Legal Theory, Constitutional Law of India: The New Challenges, Legal Research Methodology, Theory of Legislation, Law and Social Transformation in India and so on.

In addition, one module of Public Policy has been incorporated to strengthen the students to examine critically the policies of Government relating to say Health, Education, Tourism, etc. Project preparation on Public Policy in a particular sector will sharpen the analytical skills of the student and provide opportunity to suggest innovative ideas as to reorient or even amend existing Public Policies for the benefit of State Government and people at large.

LL.M. is a two year (4 semesters) Mater Degree Programme in Law. The products of this course would be suitable not only in the world of academics but also in organisations dealing with Government policies. Because of their practical learning, NGOs, financial organisations, cooperatives would be ready to pick up LL.M. products as legal staff. Further, to facilitate students for entry into academics, the syllabus has been designed as per the requirement of UGC-NET.

Course Curriculum for Master of Law

 

Semester I

Semester II

1st year

1.Modern Theories of Law and State
2.Federalism under the Constitution of India
3.Constitutional Law of India: The New Challenges
4.Theory of Legislation
5.Hindu Law-I

1.Law and Social Transformation in India
2. Civil Liberty & Judicial Process
3. Law Making in Indian Polity & Statutory
4. Interpretation
5. Hindu Law-II
6. Legal Research Methodology

 

Semester III

Semester IV

2nd  year

1.Introduction to Public Policy; Policy Examination and Report Submission
2. Specialised Subject (Students should opt for any one from the following groups as their specialisation subject)
• Group A-Constitutional and Administrative law
• Group B-Business Law

1.Specialised Subject (Group A/ Group B)
2. Introduction to Cooperative Law/Management/Accounts
3. Dissertation

GROUP A Courses in Semester III & Semester IV

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Semester III

Semester IV

1

Principles of Constitutional Law-I

(with special reference to India)

Principles of Administrative Law-I

2

Principles of Constitutional Law-II

(with special reference to India)

Principles of Administrative Law-II

3

Comparative Constitutional Law-I

(with special reference to India)

Indian Administrative Law-I

4

Comparative Constitutional Law-II

(with special reference to India)

Indian Administrative Law-II

GROUP B Courses in Semester III & Semester IV

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Semester III

Semester IV

1

General Principles of Contract Law

Banking and Negotiable Instrument

2

General Principles of Company Law

Insurance Law

3

Law of Industrial Relations and Intellectual Property

Corporate Finance and International Business

4

Law of Export Import Regulation

Corporate Governance and Social Responsibility

N.B. Papers may be interchanged between different semester depending upon the exigencies of the situation

Fee Structure for Courses:

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Course

Duration

Fee

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LL.M 2016-18

4 Semester

Will be notified soon

*Does not include cost of Internships, Skill Development Programme, industrial visits etc.

NB:

  • Hostel fee amounts to Rs. 5000 per month (subject to change).
  • Delay in payment of Course Fee and Hostel Fee after the scheduled dates may incur penalty as may be decided by Academic Council.
  • All payments will be by DD in Favour of Assam Rajiv Gandhi University of Cooperative Management, Sivasagar payable at State Bank of India, Sivasagar, Assam.
  • Instalment payment is permissible only with permission from University.
  • For any conveyance arranged for the students, charges on pro rota basis will have to be paid by the students.