Legal professionals decide to pursue an LLM for a variety of reasons. Since in most areas of legal practice, there is now a specialised dimension and therefore there is a strong argument in favour of pursuing LLM.

It helps candidates to expand their horizon by boosting their career the opportunities after LLM will come like Govt jobs etc.

Major Entrance Exams and Syllabus of LLM Examination

1. CLAT

  • Duration of Exam - 2 Hours
  • Marks - 150
  • Objective - 150
  • Subjective - NIL
  • Syllabus -
    • Constitution-50 marks
    • Jurisprudence-50 marks
    • Other law subjects e.g., criminal law, torts, contract, family law, etc.- 50 marks

2. National Law University-Delhi(AILET)

  • Duration of Exam - 1 Hour
  • Marks - 100
  • Objective - 01 Question
  • Subjective - 01 Question of 50 marks
  • Syllabus -
    • Contract law, law of torts, criminal law, constitutional law, jurisprudence

3. Indian Law Institute (ILI)

  • Duration of Exam - 2 Hours
  • Marks - 200
  • Objective - 140 Questions
  • Subjective - 4 question × 5 marks = 20 marks
  • Syllabus -
    • Commercial laws, Law of torts, criminal law, constitutional law, jurisprudence, international law, law of limitation, environment law- 100 marks
    • English and GK – 40 marks

4. Delhi University (DU)

  • Duration of Exam - 2 Hours
  • Marks - 700
  • Objective - 175 questions (each carries 4 marks)
  • Subjective - NIL
  • Syllabus -
    • Contract law, torts, criminal law. Constitutional law, jurisprudence, family law, international law, company law and partnership, intellectual property rights, cyber law and environment law, contemporary legal issues

5. Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University (GGSIPU)

  • Duration of Exam - 2 Hours
  • Marks - 600
  • Objective - 150 ques. (each carries 4 marks)
  • Subjective - NIL
  • Syllabus -
    • GK and English- 30 marks
    • Jurisprudence, constitution law, torts, criminal law, commercial law and family law-45 marks
    • Public international law, human rights and environmental law- 45 marks
    • Current trends in law- 30 marks

6. South Asian University (SAU)

  • Duration of Exam - 3 Hours
  • Marks - 100
  • Objective - 100 Questions
  • Subjective - NIL
  • Syllabus -
    • International law and Jurisprudence- 80 marks
    • GK, geography, polity, civics etc.- 20 marks