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    LL.M. (Legum Magister) at Chanakya University is a postgraduate degree programme which helps lawyers, who have already completed the LL.B. (Legum Baccalaureus) degree, to obtain specialisation in an advanced stream of legal knowledge. It can be opted by students as well as advocates, who want to pursue a career in academics or research. Chanakya offers specialisation in constitutional law and dispute resolution. The specialisation in constitutional law improves a lawyer’s capacity in dealing with public interest litigations and constitutional cases and the specialisation in dispute resolution opens a new arena with national and international dimensions. They not only increase legal knowledge but also earning capacity of law professionals. Besides, LL.M. should be pursued for in-depth knowledge, expansion of practice area, professional growth, promotion in organisation and opening of new horizons of employment. It is a full-time degree that has no age registration and can also be pursued by professionals who completed their graduation many years ago with 55 % marks.

    Minimum eligibility criteria : –

    • Law Degree from Institution recognised by the Bar Council of India with minimum 55 % marks.

    • Cleared the CLAT/ LSAT or Chanakya University Pravesh Pariksha .

    • Appeared for the Counselling Session under Chanakya University

    USP. LL.M.

    1. A course offers Constitutional Assembly debate, rare in its kind.

    2. Course will try to understand the constitution of India through framers’ point of view.

    3. Course will understand the Judiciary’s view on the constitution and the changes made by the Judiciary in constitution.

    4. A Course will trace the genesis of Constitutional values in ancient Indian literature.

    5. Course will offer the opportunity to study the different constitutions of the world.

    6. Opportunity of academic research and practical training for profession.

    7. Deep understanding of nonconventional way of dispute resolution


    LL.M. in Constitutional Law

    The LL.M. in Constitutional Law is a distinguished academic program designed to equip students with an in-depth understanding and comprehensive knowledge of the Constitution of India, as well as selected constitutions from around the world. Through this specialisation, students will gain the opportunity to delve into the intricate nuances of important constitutions from various regions, and engage in comparative studies.

    Moreover, the program aims to elucidate the origins of constitutional values from a range of international and ancient Indian texts, thereby fostering a deeper appreciation for the philosophical underpinnings of constitutional law. This unique blend of historical and comparative perspectives creates a well-rounded and comprehensive education for aspiring legal professionals.

    This program is particularly suitable for law graduates who aspire to pursue a career in higher courts, the judiciary, social work, or academia. The LL.M. in Constitutional Law provides students with the necessary tools to enhance their professional capabilities and unlock new career opportunities. Graduates will emerge from this program with a robust understanding of constitutional law, enabling them to engage with complex legal issues and navigate the intricacies of the legal profession with ease.

    The LLM in Constitutional Law courses includes.

    1. Advanced Legal Research Methodology

    2. Global Comparative Constitutional Law

    3. Constitutional Principles and Obligations

    4. Centre State relations in India

    5. Constituent Assembly Debates – Part I: The Making of the Constitution

    6. Constituent Assembly Debates – Part II: The Making of the Constitution

    7. Law and Justice in a Transnational World

    8. Constitutionalism and the Wisdom of the Ancients

    9. Landmark Judgments and Constitutional Amendments in India

    10. The Emergency 1975 and the constitution

    11. Advanced Legal Writing and Research – Part I: Dissertation

    12. Advanced Legal Writing and Research – Part II: Dissertation

    LLM in Dispute Resolution

    The LLM in Dispute Resolution is an esteemed specialization offered by the School of Public Policy and Legal Studies, catering to accomplished professionals seeking to expand their practice both nationally and internationally. This program offers an in-depth understanding of national and international dispute resolution legislation, providing students with a comprehensive education on diverse modalities of dispute resolution. Notably, dispute resolution is an alternative mechanism to traditional litigation, eschewing the intervention of a judicial authority. Throughout the course, students will have the opportunity to explore various national and international practices of dispute resolution, as well as different methods of dispute resolution, thereby honing their expertise in this field.

    The School of Public Policy and Legal Studies, a prominent institution of higher learning, is renowned for its focus on interdisciplinary education, which underscores its commitment to producing well-rounded professionals. The LLM in Dispute Resolution program is no exception, designed to equip students with a broad range of competencies that will enable them to tackle challenges in the dispute resolution domain. Moreover, the curriculum offers students ample opportunities to engage with industry experts and practitioners, providing insights into the practical nuances of the field. With this program, students will gain the skills and knowledge necessary to succeed in a dynamic and competitive career in dispute resolution, both in India and globally.

    The LLM in dispute resolution courses includes:

    1. Advanced Legal Research Methodology

    2. Theoretical Perspectives on Dispute Resolution

    3. Law and Practice of Mindful Dispute Resolution

    4. Contemporary Issues in Arbitration Law and Practice

    5. Legal Negotiation: Theory and Practice

    6. Collaborative Law and Interdisciplinary Practice

    7. Early Neutral Evaluation and Case Appraisal

    8. Private Judging: A Comparative Study

    9. Traditional Dispute Resolution Mechanisms and their Role in Modern Legal Systems

    10. Hybrid Methods of Dispute Resolution: An Interdisciplinary Approach

    11. Advanced Legal Writing and Research – Part I: Dissertation

    12. Advanced Legal Writing and Research – Part II: Dissertation

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