Master of Law (LL. M.)

The Master of Law degree course prepares graduates at the postgraduate level in legal principles, law, justice and governance while building in them strong research acumen and subject-matter expertise in Constitutional and Administrative Law as well as Corporate and Commercial Law. The pedagogy and learning delivery includes classroom training based on seminars, workshops and research-centric disc ussions in law.

Semester I
Sl. No. Subject Subject Code Credits
1 Research Methods and Legal Writing [Compulsory Course] 501 3
2 Comparative Public Law / Systems of Governance [Compulsory Course] 502 3
3 Law and Justice in Globalizing World [Compulsory Course] 503 3
Semester I: Specializations
Specialization No. Semester No. Area of Specialization Subject Subject Code Credits
1 I CONSTITUTIONAL LAW AND ADMINISTRATIVE LAW Constitutional Government and Centre State Relations 512 2
2 I CORPORATE AND COMMERCIAL LAW International Trade Law 523 2
3 I INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LAW General Principles of IPR Law and International Protection of IPR 531 2
4 I CRIMINAL AND SECURITY LAW Criminology and Criminal Justice Administration 531 2
Semester II
Sl. No. Subject Subject Code Credits
1 Dissertation 504 3
Semester II: Specializations
Specialization No. Semester No. Area of Specialization Subject Subject Code Credits
1 II CONSTITUTIONAL LAW AND ADMINISTRATIVE LAW Fundamental Rights and Directive Principles 511 2
Decentralization of power and local self-Government 513 2
Administrative Law 514 2
Service Law 515 2
Global Administrative Law 517 2
2 II CORPORATE AND COMMERCIAL LAW Corporate Governance and Corporate Social Responsibility 521 2
Competition and Investment Law 522 2
Banking and Insurance Law 526 2
Labour and Employment Law 527 2
ADR and Commercial Arbitration 528 2
3 II INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LAW Intellectual Property Law - I (Copyrights, Industrial Designs and other related Rights) 532 2
Intellectual Property Law - II (Trademarks and other related Rights 533 2
Intellectual Property Law - III (Patents and Allied Rights) 534 2
Cyber and Information Technology Law 535 2
Biotechnology and the Law 536 2
Criminal Justice and Human Rights 543 2
International Criminal Law 544 2
Police Law and Administration 545 2
Sentences and Sentencing 546 2

The Alliance School of Law is committed to imparting world-class learning in law practice and governance to its key constituents. To fulfill this objective, the curriculum and teaching pedagogy is designed to prepare its graduates in the domestic, international and comparative law subjects. Graduates from the Alliance School of Law study compulsory subjects and choose from an unparalleled range of elective subjects. In addition to subjects on substantive and procedural law, its attorney-graduates also acquire lawyering skills through practical training activities and clinical, legal programs even while they inculcate in themselves sound research and writing skills.

Learning Delivery
  • There are five subjects in the first semester and four subjects along with the Dissertation in the second semester
  • Each subject is of four credits
  • Each credit is equivalent to 15 classroom contact hours and includes practical training classes.
  • Alongside classroom hours, a student may also be allotted practical exercises as a part of the curriculum.
  • For the award of the degree of LL. M., a student has to successfully complete ten subjects, or the equivalent of 40 credits respectively