About the University
Maharashtra National Law University Mumbai, established under the Maharashtra National Law University Act 2014 is one of the premier National Law Universities in India. The Act envisaged to establish National Law University in Maharashtra to impart advanced legal education and promote society oriented research in legal studies for the advancement of societal life of the people in the country. The prime goal of the University is to disseminate advance legal knowledge and processes of law amongst the students and impart in them the skills of advocacy, legal services, law reforms and make them aware and capable to utilize these instruments for social transformation and development. MNLU Mumbai believes in the values enshrined in the Indian Constitution viz. Justice, Liberty, Equality, Fraternity, Secularism, Humanism etc. and makes all out efforts to inculcate them amongst its students, staff, and others to make this institution as not only center of legal knowledge but also an inclusive center of humanity.
The University offers BA.,LL.B.(Hons.) five years integrated program and one year LL.M. program in Corporate and Commercial Laws, LL.M. (Investment and Securities Laws), M.A. in Mediation, Ph.D Programme and planning to add more programme from new academic year. The course structures of the University are framed by a team of dedicated and committed teachers with guidance and from industry experts and academicians.
Hon’ble Mr. Justice S.A. Bobade, Chief Justice of India is the Chancellor of the University who not only guides but also inspires the institution with his novel ideas and rich experience in law field. Prof.(Dr.) Dilip Ukey, Hon’ble Vice-Chancellor of the University an eminent scholar in the field of law and is guiding and leading the University to achieve newer heights. Mr. Vivek Gavhane a District Judge serving as Registrar of the University with his young and dynamic vision coupled with excellent administrative skills is enabling the university to make newer strides in the field of legal education.
About the Programme
NLU Mumbai has floated LL.M. (Professional) a one year program and invites application for admission. LL.M.(Professional) Programme is unique and tailored to meet the needs and expectations law professionals who want to upgrade their knowledge but for personal or professional reasons, are unable to take a rigiourus regular residential LL.M. program. Programme and Courses are devised to benefit and advance the careers of law professionals.
The aim is to (a) impart Specialized Legal Training in functioning of law, compliances, Practices, Procedures etc. (b) provide students with multidisciplinary exposures to various laws relevant in contemporary times. The lectures shall be delivered by expert, experienced and renowned practitioner, judges, academicians, professionals. Programme helpful for those preparing for competitive exams, JMFC, Public Service Commission’s etc. also this degree may be considered for the purposes of internal growth by respective organizations as per their internal policies. Besides providing the prospect for Continuing Legal Education the programme shall also give an opportunity to build a network in legal fraternity. Students of the programme shall be benefitted with University’s Library which is full of rich Online and Offline content.
Total number of seats
The total numbers of seats are 100. However, the University reserves the right to alter the number of seats for the programme in a given academic year without prior notice.
Note: (Reservation: As per Maharashtra Government Rules.)
Candidates for admission will be selected on the basis of percentage secured in LL.B. The merit cut-off list will accordingly be prepared for admission. Reservation is as per Maharashtra Government Rules.
NOTE: LL. M. (Professional) shall not qualify a candidate to the academic benefits of regular LL.M. degree like admission to M.Phil./Ph.D. It shall not provide eligibility for NET/SET Exams..
The LL.M. (Professional) Programme will be conducted through a mixed mode of classroom teaching & virtual contact learning. A person who has completed his/her LL.B. (3 years or 5 years) and has been in service or had professional experience will be eligible to enroll for the said programme.
Beneficiary of the Programme
Litigation lawyers, Consultants, Judges, Law Teachers, Attorney, Journalists, Legal Professionals in Firms, Companies, Banks, PSU, MNC, NGO, etc.
The LL.M. (Pro) Curriculum will have the following components:
Compulsory and Elective Papers (4+5 course and each course has 3 credits)
The Compulsory Course consist of the following 4 Course and 5 elective Courses, which should be completed in the first and Second semester respectively.
- Constitutional Law
- Law and Justice
- Alternative Dispute Resolution
- Information and Technology Law
- Company Law
- Merger and Acquisition Insolvency
- Bankruptcy Law
- Corporate Finance
- Corporate Governance
- Investment and Securitization Law
- Intellectual Property Law
- Taxation Law
- Banking Law
- Law of Specific Relief and Remedies
- Property Law
- Code of Criminal Procedure
- Code of Civil Procedure
- Family Law
The Programme will be of Twenty-seven (27) Credits comprising of:
Four mandatory courses of three (3) credits each
Five Elective papers (3) credits
NOTE: MNLU MUMBAI may at its discretion add, remove or alter the scheme and structure of Electives depending on availability of Resource Persons, interest of Applicants and other factors in the interest of the efficient conduct of the programme.
The programme will be for a period of one academic year. The academic year will run from July 2020 to June 2021. The intense academic activity during each semester will be spread across 18 weeks and it shall include teaching, project assignments, seminars etc.
Conduct of Classes
Classes will be preferably conducted on Saturday/Sunday / Public holidays as notified by the University in advance.
Mode of conduct of classes shall be both online/virtual and offline
The LL.M. (Professional) Programme will be conducted through a mixed mode of class room teaching & virtual contact learning. Attendance in the contact classes is an important component of the programme. It is expected that students shall attend the scheduled contact classes.
Every student has to secure a minimum of 50% attendance in all the subjects taken individually in each Semester to be eligible to appear in the End-Semester examination. Student, who falls short of requisite attendance, shall not be permitted to take the end of the course/ end Semester examination.
Rs. 60,000/- (Rs. Sixty Thousand only) for Indian students.
USD 1500/- (USD One Thousand Five Hundred only) for Foreign Nationals.
Note: Being a professional program there is no consideration for differential fees to any category.
Rs.3,500/- (Rupees Three Thousand and Five hundred only)
Bank Details of the University
Name of Account: MNLU Fee Collection A/c
Account Number: 35225399055
Name of Bank: State Bank of India, Branch: Jain Mandir Road, Powai (Mumbai)
IFSC Code: SBIN0020869 (SBIN zero zero two zero eight six nine)
Last Date of Application 15th July 2020
For Queries Contact
- Programme Coordinator- Anand N. Raut (firstname.lastname@example.org)
- Programme Assistant Coordinator – Pooja Huddar (Mb No – 9653215318); email@example.com)
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