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Education is not to reform students or amuse them or to make them expert technicians. It is to unsettle their minds, widen their horizons, inflame their intellects, teach them to think straight, if possible.

Robert M. Hutchins


National Law University, Delhi offers students enrolled in the LL.M programme, the option of specializing in one amongst various streams.

The course structure is as follows:

  1. Mandatory Papers (3 Credits each)
    1. Research Methodology
    2. Comparative Public Law
    3. Law and Justice in a Globalizing World
  2. Specialization Papers (2 Credits each)
    1. Specialization Paper 1 (Semester I)
    2. Specialization Paper 2 (Semester I)
    3. Specialization Paper 3 (Semester II)
    4. Specialization Paper 4 (Semester II)
    5. Specialization Paper 5 (Semester II)
    6. Specialization Paper 6 (Semester II)
  3. Dissertation (3 Credits)

A student will receive the LL.M degree in a particular stream if s/he opts for and successfully completes all six optional papers and dissertation in that stream.

The following Stream options are being offered to students. An indicative list of papers, based on papers offered in past years, is also listed. Please note that the papers offered in each specialization in the upcoming academic year might vary from the list provided below.


  1. Constitutional Law and Environmental Law
    1. Advanced Constitutional Law
    2. International Environmental Law and Policy
    3. Comparative Law
    4. Constitutional Theory
    5. Climate Change and Sustainable Development
    6. Indian Environmental Law and Policy
  2. Constitutional Law and Criminal Law
    1. Advanced Constitutional Law
    2. Principles of Criminal Law and Contemporary Issues
    3. Comparative Law
    4. Constitutional Theory
    5. Critical Criminal Law
    6. Advanced Evidence Law
  3. Constitutional Law, Human Rights and Humanitarian Law
    1. Advanced Constitutional Law
    2. International Human Rights Law
    3. Comparative Law
    4. Constitutional Theory
    5. International Humanitarian Law
    6. International Refugee Law
  4. Constitutional Law and Personal Laws
    1. Advanced Constitutional Law
    2. Marriage, Divorce, Adoption abd Guardianship under Personal Laws in India
    3. Succession under Personal Laws
    4. Constitutional Claims and Sociological Perspective of Personal Law
    5. Constitutional Theory
    6. Comparative Family Law
  5. Business Laws
    1. International Taxation
    2. Advanced Corporate Law
    3. Mergers and Acquisitions
    4. Corporate Insolvency Law and Practice
    5. Comparative Patent Law
    6. Advanced Competition Law
    7. Advanced Course on Arbitration
    8. Law and Practice of Finance
    9. IP Licensing: Principles, Policies & Practices

  6. * Please keep visiting this page regularly for the updates on LL.M Programme.