Chief Justice, High Court of C.G. & Chancellor of HNLU visited at HNMCC-2017
HNLU IMUNC & Colossus 2017
HNLU View by Drone Camera
Hidayatullah National Law University 3rd Convocation 2015
Hidayatullah National Law University 2nd Convocation 2014
Administrative Building, Hidayatullah National Law University, Naya Raipur, Chhattisgarh
HNLU View by Drone Camera
Hidayatullah National Law University Conferred “Upcoming National Law University” award given by Hon’ble Shri D.V. Sadanand Gowra, Minister of Law & Justice, Government of India.
Hon'ble Vice-Chancellor with Students

LL. M. Programme

Post-Graduate Program (One-Year LL.M.) :

HNLU offeres one-year LL.M. Program spread over three trimesters. 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 :

Admission to the LL.M. Program shall exclusively be based on the performance of the candidate in the Common Law Admission Test (CLAT). However, in order to be eligible to appear in CLAT, a candidate should have obtained a LL.B./B.L. Degree or an equivalent degree from a recognized University with not less than 55% marks in aggregate (50% in case of SC and ST candidates). The candidates who have passed the qualifying degree examination through supplementary / compartment and repeat attempts are also eligible for such candidates will have to produce the proof of having passed the qualifying examination with fifty-five/fifty percent marks, as the case may be, on the date of their admission or within the time allowed by the respective universities.

The candidates who are appearing or have appeared in the qualifying degree examination and are awaiting results are also eligible to appear in the test. However, the candidate must have passed/appeared in the final semester/final year examination of the qualifying examination on the date of his/her admission. Such candidates will be provided provisional admission only and they will have to submit their final results of qualifying examination within the timeframe prescribed by the respective Universities/Institutes.

Intake and Reservation :

Category Number of Seats
SC (15%) 07
ST (7.5%) 03
Unreserved Category 35
Wards of Kashmiri Migrants under the Supernumerary Quota 02
Total 47
  • 3% seats shall be reserved horizontally for Persons with Disability (PWD)
  • 30% seats shall be reserved horizontally for female candidates across all the categories of seats.

Wards of Kashmiri Migrants under the Supernumerary Quota :

Category Seats
Supernumerary Seats for the Wards of Kashmiri Migrants 02

Fee Structure for LL.M. Program (Annual Fees) :

S.No. Particulars of Fees Amount of Fees
 1. Admission Fee Rs. 5000/- (One Time)
 2. Tuition Fee Rs. 26500/-
 3. Library Fees Rs. 7500/-
 4. Halls of Residence Charges Rs. 12000/-
 5. Internet Charges Rs. 5000/-
 6. Campus Development Charges Rs. 5000/-
 7. Students’ Welfare Fund Rs. 2000/-
 8. Transportation Charges Rs. 4000/-
 9. Medical Fee Rs. 2000/-
 10. Electricity Charges Rs. 6000/-
 11. Examination Fee for thesis evaluation Rs. 10000/- (One Time)
 12. Caution Money (Refundable) Rs. 10000/- (One Time)
Total Rs. 95000/-* (Rs. Ninety Five thousand only)

Note : *Total amount of fees to be paid by a candidate at the time of admission.

  • Mess Fee shall be payable separately.
  • The fees are provisional and subject to revision from time to time by the university authorities.

Course Structure :

As per the UGC Guidelines dated 18th January 2013 regarding introduction of one-year LL.M. Program, HNLU has adopted the one-year LL.M. Program from the Academic Session 2013-14. It follows a trimester system wherein following courses are taught in different terms.

Trimester-I
Sl. No. Title of the Paper
1 Core Course : Research Methods and Legal Writing
2 Core Course : Comparative Public Law / Systems of Governance
3 Core Course : Law and Justice in a Globalized World
4 Optional Course : Paper-I
Trimester-II
1 Optional Course : Paper-II
2 Optional Course : Paper-III
3 Optional Course : Paper-IV
4 Optional Course : Paper-V
Trimester-III
1 Optional Course : Paper-VI
2 Dissertation
3 Viva-Voce

Specializations Offered in LL.M. Program :

  1. Corporate Law
  2. Intellectual Property Rights Law
  3. Environmental law

The specialization 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 specialization papers.

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