LLM Program

The Center of Postgraduate Legal Studies
The ICFAI Law School has launched the ‘Centre of Postgraduate Legal Studies’ with an objective of offering one year full time LLM programs in Law to facilitate the students of LLM to continue their education and research in the same campus.

The Center of Postgraduate Legal Studies, offers one year LLM Programs in semester mode in accordance with the guidelines of UGC. The program helps in enhancing the knowledge base of the students in academics, professional understanding and readiness to face the challenges of the corporate world.

LLM in Corporate and Commercial Law

The program is a blend of theoretical and practical learning, provides wider horizons of corporate and commercial laws. Students joining the program shall have the unique experience of innovative teaching methods comparable to that of best academic institutions of the country.

LLM in Taxation
The Program is a practice oriented one which provides inputs in the area of taxation. The students joining the program shall have a comprehensive understanding of litigation procedures, relating to taxation.

LLM (Alternative Dispute Resolution)
The program is intended to provide theoretical and practical knowledge to the students and carve them into mediation/negotiation/ arbitration professionals and undertake focused practice and enable them to join any professional bodies towards career growth.

Eligibility

  • Graduation in Five Year / Three Year / Integrated Law Programs or equivalent Degree recognized by The Bar Council of India with a minimum of 50% Marks or equivalent Grade.
  • Should have qualified in the ILSAT (PG) 2019 conducted by ICFAI Law School, IFHE, Hyderabad.
  • The students appearing for final year examinations and awaiting results may also apply for the Entrance Examination.

Program Structure:
The program have:

  • Core and elective courses
  • Credit and non-credit courses
  • Project / Dissertation.

The program structure includes: Three Foundation/ compulsory courses of three credits each; Six optional / specialization courses of two credits each; Dissertation of three credits. An option of choosing one non-credit course in the third trimester.

  • The LLM program is offered in semester mode.

Corporate and Commercial Laws

Semester I
Course Credits
Research Methods and Legal Writing 3
Comparative Public Law 3
Law and Justice in a Globalizing World 3
International Trade Law 2
Company Law 2
Semester II
Intellectual Property Law 2
Laws on Securities and Financial Markets 2
Commercial Arbitration 2
Competition Law 2
Dissertation 3
Non-Credit Courses
Corporate Governance and Social Responsibility;
Corporate Tax Laws;
Mergers and Acquisitions
E-Commerce

Tax Laws

Semester I
Course Credits
Research Methods and Legal Writing 3
Comparative Public Law 3
Law and Justice in a Globalizing World 3
Tax Policy - Foundation of the Taxation - Tax Planning 2
General Taxation, Direct Taxation 2
Semester II
Indirect Taxes 2
Corporate Taxation 2
International Taxation and Tranfer pricing 2
Tax Litigation - Procedure and Practice 2
Dissertation 3
Non-Credit Courses
Double Taxation Agreement and International Consortium of Treaties; Administration, Adjudication and Professional Responsibility; Taxation of Intellectual Property Transaction Tax Planning for Family Business

Alternative Dispute Resolutions

Semester I
Course Credits
Research Methods and Legal Writing 3
Comparative Public Law 3
Law and Justice in a Globalizing World 3
ADR Methods : Conceptual Understanding 2
Arbitration and Conciliation Act 1986 2
Semester II
Negotiation and Mediation Techniques 2
Family Dispute Resolutions 2
International Commercial Arbitration 2
Online Dispute Resolutions 2
Dissertation 3
Non-Credit Courses
ADR – International Agencies,
Enforcement of Foreign Judgements,
Litigation Vs ADR methods.

* The program structure is tentative and subject to change (if required)